Pulmonary embolism (PE) Nursing Care Plan

Pulmonary Embolism nursing care plan

Pulmonary embolism (PE) Nursing Care Plan A Pulmonary Embolism PE occurs when one or more pulmonary arteries in the patients lungs have become blocked. It is possible that the pulmonary embolism was a result of a blood clot or clots that migrated to the lungs from the legs or even another part of the body, these clots from another part […]

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Myasthenia Gravis Nursing Care Plan

Myasthenia Gravis Nursing Care Plan Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disorder. Autoimmune in short means that the body is attacking itself.  This disorder is characterized by fatigue and generalized weakness of any of the muscles that are under voluntary control. This disease attacks the peripheral nervous system (PNS), which is outside the brain and spinal cord. It can surface at […]

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Anemia Nursing Care Plan

Anemia of Chronic Disease Anemia is a condition in which your body does not have enough healthy red blood cells to carry oxygen to your tissues. Symptoms: Fatigue weakness Pale skin Irregular or fast heart rate Shortness of Breath Chest pain Dizziness Headache Cognitive Problems Cold extremities Headache Nursing Diagnosis: #1 Activity Intolerance related to anemia and decreased oxygen carrying […]

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Hypertension Care Plan

Hypertension Hypertension is a sustained elevation of blood pressure. Hypertension is a major contributor to cardiac disease, CVA, and renal failure. There are two types of hypertension, Primary (idiopathic, essential) or secondary. Primary is the most common. Signs and Symptoms: Headache Heart failure CVA or TIA Chest pain Shortness of breath Renal failure Eye damage Aneurysms Nausea Vomiting Blurred vision […]

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Congestive Heart Failure ( CHF) – Nursing Care Plan

Congestive Heart Failure ( CHF) Congestive heart failure (CHF) occurs when the myocardium can not pump effectively enough to meet the body’s needs. Heart failure usually occurs in the damaged left ventricle, however, it may also occur in the right ventricle. In any event, damage to the left ventricle usually occurs first. Signs and Symptoms may include: Fatigue Jugular vein […]

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COPD Care Plan

COPD careplan NOTE: every school an every instructor will have a specific way that they want a care plan written, please use this as a guide to help. COPD – Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease : COPD is a destructive, irreversible condition where air passages are obstructed due to chronic bronchitis, emphysema, bronchiectasis & asthma. Asthma: Also known as chronic reactive airway disease, asthma […]

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COPD Nursing Diagnosis

  Ineffective Airway Clearancerelated to: increased sputum production, bronchoconstriction, ineffective cough, bronchopulmonary infection, fatigue / lack of energy. Ineffective breathing pattern related to: shortness of breath, bronchoconstriction, excessive mucus production, airway irritants. 3. Impaired Gas Exchange related to: ventilation perfusion inequality.   4. Imbalanced Nutrition: less than body requirements related to: anorexia.   5. Activity intolerance related to: imbalance between oxygen supply […]

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How to write a diagnostic statement for a care plan.

  How do I write a diagnostic statement for risk, problem-focused and health promotion diagnoses? When writing a diagnostic statement using the Problem-etiology-symptom (PES) method, we are conveying a lot of information to our colleagues. We start with the diagnosis itself, followed by the etiologic factors (related factors in an actual diagnosis). Finally, we identify the major signs/symptoms (Defining characteristics) […]

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NANDA Nursing Diagnosis 2012-2014

The Complete list of NANDA Nursing Diagnosis for 2012-2014, with 16 new diagnoses. Below is the list of the 16 new NANDA Nursing Diagnoses 1. Risk for Ineffective Activity Planning 2. Risk for Adverse Reaction to Iodinated Contrast Media 3. Risk for Allergy Response 4. Insufficient Breast Milk 5. Ineffective Childbearing Process 6. Risk for Ineffective Child Bearing Process 7. […]

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