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Academic Journal of Medicine & Health Sciences, 2024, 5(5); doi: 10.25236/AJMHS.2024.050507.

Reflection on Nursing Outcomes of 96 Patients after Extraventricular Drainage Surgery


Qiming Yan

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Qiming Yan

Yunnan First People's Hospital, Kunming, 650100, China


This study explores the nursing effects on patients after external ventricular drainage (EVD) surgery and evaluates the influence of nursing measures on treatment outcomes. Ninety-six patients undergoing EVD surgery were observed and nursed, with records of vital signs, intracranial pressure, drainage conditions, and complications. Nursing measures including skin care, infection control, pain management, along with psychological support and rehabilitation care were provided. After the implementation of nursing measures, patients' vital signs stabilized, intracranial pressure was effectively controlled, drainage was unobstructed, skin condition was good, infection rate was low, and the incidence of complications was reduced, with effective pain relief. The study found that the implementation of psychological support and rehabilitation nursing helped improve patients' quality of life. Nursing measures for patients after EVD surgery significantly influence treatment outcomes. Through effective nursing measures, patients' quality of life can be improved, complications reduced, and recovery promoted.


External Ventricular Drainage; Subdural Effusion; Nursing

Cite This Paper

Qiming Yan. Reflection on Nursing Outcomes of 96 Patients after Extraventricular Drainage Surgery. Academic Journal of Medicine & Health Sciences (2024), Vol. 5, Issue 5: 49-54. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJMHS.2024.050507.


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