Florence Nightingale Journal of Nursing

A Rare Disease: Nursing Care of Patient with Stevens-Johnson Syndrome in Accordance with The Model of Life


Öğr. Görevlisi, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart Üniversitesi, Sağlık Yüksekokulu, Hemşirelik Bölümü, Çanakkale, Türkiye


Prof. Dr., İstanbul Üniversitesi, Florence Nigtingale Hemşirelik Fakültesi, Hemşirelik Esasları Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul, Türkiye

Florence Nightingale J Nurs 2017; 25: 219-226
DOI: 10.17672/fnjn.343260
Read: 311 Downloads: 176 Published: 19 November 2019

Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) is a rare but life-threatening drug allergy disorder, that causes necrosis of the epidermal cell layer. Almost, all of the individual’s systems like bio-physiological, psychological, socio-cultural, and economic dimensions are affected due to the disease. The aim of nursing care of the patient with SJS is to enhance the patient’s quality of life by anticipating and diagnosing the possible complications early, and taking accurate and appropriate precautions. This review is aimed at providing guidance to the nurses, based on a nursing model of care guidelines for taking care of patients with SJS.

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