Vancomycin Nursing Diagnosis and Collaborative Problems

Patients who receive vancomycin may also experience nephrotoxicty (kidney). Monitor urine output for kidney function.

Here are the common nursing diagnoses that are related to a patient who is receiving vancomycin.

• Risk for injury related to histamine release if administered too rapidly

• Fluid volume deficit related to nausea and vomiting

• Impaired tissue integrity

• Sensory-perceptual disturbance related to ototoxicity (loss of hearing and tinnitus [ringing in the ears])

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