Nursing Care Plan for Cystitis

NCP - Nursing Care Plan for Cystitis


Cystitis is a term that refers to bladder inflammation that results from any one of a number of distinct syndromes. It is most commonly caused by a bacterial infection in which case it is referred to as a urinary tract infection.


The symptoms of a bladder infection include:
  • Cloudy or bloody urine, which may have a foul or strong odor
  • Low fever (not everyone will have a fever)
  • Pain or burning with urination
  • Pressure or cramping in the lower abdomen (usually middle) or back
  • Strong need to urinate often, even right after the bladder has been emptied
Often in an elderly person, mental changes or confusion are the only signs of a possible urinary tract infection.

Nursing Assessment for Cystitis

  • Age: occurs in all age
  • More common in women and increased incidence according to age and se.ual activity
  • Place of residence: whether or not a predisposing factor
Main complaint
  • Pain or burning in the urethra when urinating
  • urine slightly
  • Discomfort in the supra pubic region
Disease history
  • History of UTI
  • Obstruction of the urinary tract
  • Other health problems, such as diabetes mellitus, history of se.ual
Physical examination
  • Abdominal infection, and palpation of the lower urinary bledder: no maximum discharge
  • Inflammation and lesions in the urethral meatus and vaginal introitus
  • Assess urination: the urge, frequency, dysuria, the stinging smell of urine, pain in the supra pubic.

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