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Anticoagulants Nursing Pharmacology Study Guide

Anticoagulants

Anticoagulants NCLEX Nursing Pharmacology Review Nursing Pharmacology Guide on Anticoagulants Anticoagulants are a group of drugs that are used to prevent blood clot formation. Blood clots are clumps of blood products that can form in the blood vessels. These clots can dislodge and travel into the circulation and get stuck …

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Emphysema Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Emphysema

Emphysema NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Emphysema Emphysema is a medical condition wherein the alveoli are damaged, therefore limiting the lungs capability for proper oxygen – carbon dioxide exchange. It is one of the types of diseases under the umbrella term chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). When …

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease IBD Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Inflammatory bowel disease IBD NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Inflammatory Bowel Disease Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an umbrella term to describe two inflammatory disorders of the digestive tract: ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. IBD is a long-term condition characterized by diarrhea, rectal bleeding, abdominal pain, fatigue, …

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Dehydration Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Dehydration

Dehydration NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Dehydration Dehydration refers to the deficit of fluids in the body to carry out normal bodily functions. Fluid balance is an important aspect of the body’s overall health. It is responsible for maintaining renal and cardiac functions as well as electrolyte …

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Postpartum Hemorrhage Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Postpartum Hemorrhage

Postpartum Hemorrhage NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Postpartum Hemorrhage Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is a medical emergency that involves the abnormal or excessive vaginal bleeding of the mother after the birth of her baby. It is important to note that vaginal bleeding called lochia is normally heavy from …

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Risk for Unstable Blood Glucose Level 5 Nursing Care Plans

Risk for Unstable Blood Glucose Level

5 Nursing Care Plans for Risk for Unstable Blood Glucose Level Glucose is a very important nutrient in the human body. It serves as the source of energy for cells to function. There are different mechanisms to regulate glucose level, including the hormone insulin which is produced by the pancreas. …

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Ineffective Tissue Perfusion 5 Nursing Care Plans

Ineffective Tissue Perfusion

5 Nursing Care Plans for Ineffective Tissue Perfusion The cells are the building blocks of the human body. For them to function, they need oxygen to break down sugar and use it as energy. This mechanism is carried out by the circulatory system in a process known as tissue perfusion. …

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Ineffective Breathing Pattern 5 Nursing Care Plans

Ineffective Breathing Pattern

5 Nursing Care Plans for Ineffective Breathing Pattern Ineffective Breathing Pattern is considered one of the critical NANDA nursing diagnoses because it highlights the integrity of the body’s respiratory function. This alteration could either be reflected on the state, depth, timing, and rhythm of a patient’s breathing. When the breathing …

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Diarrhea 5 Nursing Care Plans

Diarrhea

5 Nursing Care Plans for Diarrhea Diarrhea is condition wherein the frequency of bowel movements is increased, accompanied with increased level of water content which makes the consistency of the stools softer than normal. It can also occur with an increased volume of waste, abdominal pain and/or cramping, hyperactive bowel …

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Decreased Cardiac Output 5 Nursing Care Plans

Decreased Cardiac Output Nursing Care Plans

5 Nursing Care Plans for Decreased Cardiac Output Cardiac output is defined as the amount of blood pumped by the heart for systemic circulation in one minute. It is measured in liters per minute, and it is dependent upon the heart rate and stroke volume.  The normal range for cardiac …

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Breast Cancer Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

breast cancer

Breast Cancer NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Breast Cancer Breast cancer is a type of cancer that involves the uncontrolled growth and division of breast cancer cells. In the United States, breast cancer is the second most common types of cancer in women, after skin cancer. Signs …

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AIDS Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

aids

AIDS NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on AIDS Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a chronic medical condition that involves damage on the immune system. AIDS is caused by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). Currently, HIV/AIDS has no cure yet; however, there are …

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Osteopenia Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Osteopenia

Osteopenia NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide for Osteopenia Osteopenia is a medical condition wherein the bone density is lower than normal, but not so low that it can be diagnosed as osteoporosis. The term osteopenia is derived from two words; “Osteo” meaning bone and “penia” meaning lacking. Normally, …

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Sarcoidosis Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Sarcoidosis Sarcoidosis is a rare condition characterized by the formation of inflammatory cells called granulomas. This condition is also referred to as sarcoid and Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease. Sarcoidosis can occur in any organ in the human body most commonly in the lymph …

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Chorioamnionitis Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Chorioamnionitis

Chorioamnionitis NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Chorioamnionitis Chorioamnionitis is a pregnancy-related condition that refers to the bacterial infection of the surrounding membranes of the fetus. The infection can occur in the amniotic fluid and placenta, specifically in the chorion, the outermost layer of the placenta, and the …

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