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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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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