Diarrhea Nursing Diagnosis and Care Plan

Nursing Diagnosis for Diarrhea

Diarrhea is a common gastrointestinal problem that affects people of all ages. It is characterized by frequent, loose, and watery bowel movements that can cause discomfort and dehydration. It can also occur with an increased volume of waste, abdominal pain and/or cramping, hyperactive bowel sounds, as well as increased urgency and frequency (more than 3 … Read more

Psychosocial Nursing Diagnosis and Care Plan

psychosocial nursing diagnosis

Psychosocial nursing diagnosis and care involves culturally sensitive social, psychological, and spiritual care through the use of therapeutic communication. According to recent studies, provision of good psychosocial care may improve patient outcomes by reducing anxiety, stress, period of hospitalization, and healthcare costs. It may also enhance the patient’s coping mechanisms and reduce pain levels, thereby … Read more

Bowel Obstruction Nursing Diagnosis and Care Plan

Bowel Obstruction Nursing Diagnosis

Bowel Obstruction (intestinal obstruction) is a condition wherein there is a blockage that prevents food or fluid from entering either the small intestines ( small bowel obstruction ) or the large intestines. Reasons for bowel obstruction may precipitate due to fibrous tissue development (adhesions) after abdominopelvic surgery; hernias; colon cancer; some medications; or inflammatory bowel … Read more

Hypertension Nursing Diagnosis & Care Plan

Hypertension Nursing Diagnosis

Hypertension, commonly known as high blood pressure, is a chronic medical condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It is a major risk factor for heart disease, stroke, and kidney failure. Nursing diagnosis is an essential component of hypertension management, as it helps nurses to identify the patient’s health problems and develop an effective care … Read more

Constipation Nursing Diagnosis and Care Plan

constipation nursing diagnosis

Constipation is a common gastrointestinal disorder characterized by infrequent bowel movements, difficulty passing stools, hard stools, or incomplete evacuation of feces from the rectum. It is defined as having fewer than three bowel movements per week, but this can vary depending on the individual’s normal bowel habits. Constipation can be caused by a variety of … Read more