Neurology

Hydrocephalus Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Hydrocephalus Hydrocephalus is a medical condition wherein excessive fluid accumulates in the brain. Two Greek words comprise the word hydrocephalus: hydro (water) and cephalus (head). The increase in the production of cerebrospinal fluid and the relaxation of the cerebral ventricles may …

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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ALS Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

ALS

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ALS NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a disease that involves the nervous system and primarily manifests as loss of control of the muscles. This progressive disease usually starts with slurred speech, …

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