Hyperthermia - Nursing Care Plan for Typhoid Fever

Typhoid fever is a type of disease in the digestive system disorders that can interfere with the mechanism of the digestive system. Typhoid fever can be caused by bacteria salmonella typhi, or the type of lower virulence, namely Salmonella paratyphi. Typhoid fever is transmitted mostly through the fecal-oral route. The spread of typhoid fever from person to person often occurs in unhygienic environments and in environments with a dense population, this is due to the pattern of the spread of germs S. typhi through food and water contaminated by the feces of patients normally. Therefore, the authors are interested in discussing the case of typhoid fever.

Typhoid is an acute systemic infectious disease caused by infection with salmonella thypi. These organisms enter through the food and drink that has been contaminated by faeces and urine of people infected with the bacteria salmonella. (Bruner and Sudart, 1994). Typhoid and paratyphoid fever is an acute infectious disease of the small intestine. Another name for typhoid and paratyphoid fever typhoid and paratyphoid fever are, enteric fever, typhoid, and paratyphoid abdominal.

Nursing Diagnosis : Hyperthermia related to the process of infection


  • temperature : 36.5 to 37.5 ° C
  • moist lips
  • skin is not palpable heat
  • activities according to ability
  • Identify the causes / factors that can cause hyperthermia.
  • Observation of fluid in and out, calculate fluid balance.
  • Give fluids as needed when not if contraindicated.
  • Give a warm water compress.
  • Instruct the patient to reduce excessive activity when the temperature rises / total bedrest.
  • Instruct the patient to use clothing that is easy to absorb sweat.
  • Create a comfortable environment.
  • Giving antipyretic
  • Giving antibiotics