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Cataracts Nursing Care Plans and Diagnosis Interventions

Cataracts

Cataracts NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Cataracts A cataract is a condition that involves the clouding of the lens leading to reduced or complete loss of vision. It is characterized by the build up of protein in the lens of the eye. The protein build up in …

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Celiac Disease Nursing Care Plans and Diagnosis Interventions

Celiac Disease

Celiac Disease NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Celiac Disease Celiac disease, also known as celiac sprue or gluten-sensitive enteropathy, is a serious autoimmune condition that is characterized by the presence of an immune response that is triggered by ingesting gluten. The damage is noted on the villi …

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Herpes Zoster Shingles Nursing Care Plans and Diagnosis Interventions

Herpes Zoster Shingles

Herpes Zoster Shingles NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Herpes Zoster Shingles Infection Herpes zoster infection, commonly known as shingles, occurs after the reactivation of the primary infection, chicken pox, or varicella zoster infection. A person who had chicken pox infection in the past will have the virus …

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Hemophilia Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Hemophilia

Hemophilia NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Hemophilia Hemophilia is a rare blood disorder characterized by prolonged clotting. It is usually an inherited condition affecting men. It is caused by inadequate amount of either the clotting factor VIII or factor IX. These clotting factors are blood proteins that …

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Hydatidiform Mole Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Hydatidiform Mole

Hydatidiform Mole Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans Nursing Study Guide for Hydatidiform Mole Gestational trophoblastic disease is a group of medical conditions arising from proliferation of abnormal cells inside a patient’s uterus. Hydatidiform mole is one of these conditions wherein trophoblasts abnormally grow in the womb. Instead of maturing …

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Thrombocytopenia Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

thrombocytopenia

Thrombocytopenia NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Thrombocytopenia Thrombocytopenia is a medical condition characterized by low levels of platelets in the blood. It can happen because of reduced production of platelets in the bone marrow, destruction of platelets, or dilution of platelets in the bloodstream. Platelets, also known …

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Meconium Aspiration Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Meconium aspiration

Meconium Aspiration NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Meconium Aspiration Syndrome Meconium aspiration syndrome happens when the newborn displays respiratory distress caused by the ingestion and aspiration of meconium.  Infants usually start their bowel movement after birth. However, in some instances, they start producing meconium, their first stool, …

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Anxiety Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Anxiety

Anxiety NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Anxiety Disorders Anxiety is defined as a feeling of worry, apprehension, and/or fear in response to a perceived harm or threat. It is normal to feel anxious occasionally about a particular situation or life in general. However, intense, persistent, constant, and/or …

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Macular Degeneration Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Macular Degeneration Macular degeneration (MD) is a condition in which the macula of the eye deteriorates and loses its light-sensing capabilities. This is often brought about by old age and is the cause of severe, permanent vision loss for people …

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Cardiomyopathy Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Cardiomyopathy Cardiomyopathy refers to the disease of the heart muscle known as the myocardium. This condition causes difficulties in the heart’s ability to pump blood in different areas of the body. Cardiomyopathy can lead to enlargement of the heart muscle, irregular …

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Otitis Media Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Otitis Media

Otitis Media NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Otitis Media Otitis media involves the inflammation of the middle part of the ear, which is the space located behind the eardrum. It is commonly diagnosed in children but can affect adults as well. Ear infections usually clear up on …

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Glaucoma Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Glaucoma

Glaucoma NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Glaucoma Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions caused by abnormally high eye pressure eventually damaging the nerve that is responsible for good vision called optic nerve. Glaucoma is one of the major causes of blindness among the elderly but can …

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Somatoform Disorder Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Somatoform disorder

Somatoform Disorder NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Somatoform Disorder Somatoform disorder, also known as Somatic Symptom Disorder (SSD), is a mental health condition characterized by having significant physical symptoms brought about by psychological or emotional distress. It can be easily described as the conversion of emotional state …

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Impetigo Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Impetigo

Impetigo NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Impetigo Impetigo is a highly communicable infection of the skin, often seen among infants and children. Although it is a common skin disorder, it is not usually serious in nature. Impetigo is characterized by facial red sores or blisters, especially around …

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