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Neutropenia Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Neutropenia

Neutropenia NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Neutropenia Neutropenia is a medical term for low neutrophil count. Neutrophils are a group of white blood cells of the body’s immune system. They are responsible for attacking disease-causing bacteria and other organisms. Created in the bone marrow, neutrophils travel via …

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Glomerulonephritis Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Glomerulonephritis

Glomerulonephritis NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide: Glomerulonephritis Glomerulonephritis is a medical condition wherein the small filters of the kidneys called glomeruli become inflamed. The glomeruli are responsible for the removal of waste, excess fluid, and excess electrolytes from the bloodstream into urine. There are two types of glomerulonephritis: …

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Colorectal Cancer Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Colorectal Cancer Colon cancer is a disease that involves the large intestine (colon), which is the last portion of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Polyps or small, benign groups of cells can form inside the colon. Some of these colon polyps …

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Esophageal Varices Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Esophageal Varices

Esophageal Varices NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide for Esophageal Varices Esophageal varices are veins that are abnormally enlarged and are usually found on the lower two-thirds of the esophagus. They arise from the blockage of the portal vein of the liver. Instead of flowing through the portal vein, …

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Epilepsy Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Epilepsy

Epilepsy NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide for Epilepsy Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that involves abnormality of brain activity. The patient with epilepsy may experience periods of unusual sensation or behavior, as well as seizures. He/she may not be aware of what is happening while the seizure is …

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Atherosclerosis Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide – Atherosclerosis Atherosclerosis is the buildup of fatty material called plaque or atheroma, in the lining of the artery walls. This buildup causes the narrowing of the affected arteries. When the arteries are narrowed, blood cannot go through it easily. This can …

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Encephalitis Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Encephalitis

Encephalitis NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide for Encephalitis Encephalitis is a disease characterized by the inflammation and infection of the brain. The most common cause of encephalitis is a viral infection, so the signs and symptoms usually start as those similar with flu – headache, fever, body ache …

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Nursing Care Plans for Acute Pain

Acute Pain Nursing Care Plan

Acute Pain Diagnosis Interventions Care Plans and NCLEX Review 5 Nursing Care Plans for Acute Pain Acute pain is an experience that is known to virtually all human beings. It is an unpleasant feeling that can be described as highly subjective as a person experiences it. As a nursing diagnosis, …

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Thrombophlebitis Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Thrombophlebitis

Thrombophlebitis Nursing Diagnosis NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide for Thrombophlebitis Thrombophlebitis is a condition where in the inflammatory process results to blood clot formation, and the blood clot blocks the veins. Limbs, particularly the legs, are the usual sites of thrombophlebitis. It can be superficial, as the blood …

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Peritonitis Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Peritonitis

Peritonitis Nursing Diagnosis NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide for Peritonitis Peritonitis is a medical condition wherein the abdominal wall lining or membrane called the peritoneum becomes inflamed, typically due to an infection. The causative agent of this abdominal infection can be either bacteria or fungi. Peritonitis can be …

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