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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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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Protonix – a quick med podcast and information

  Protonix (Pantoprazole): is a proton pump inhibitor used to treat certain stomach and esophageal           problems (such as acid reflux). It works by decreasing the amount of acid your stomach makes. This medication relieves symptoms such as heartburn, difficulty swallowing, and persistent cough. It helps heal acid damage to the stomach and esophagus, it helps prevent ulcers, and may help to prevent cancer of the esophagus. Protonix belongs […]

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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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