Asthma Nursing Diagnosis & Care Plan

nursing diagnosis for asthma

Asthma is a chronic condition that involves the narrowing and/or swelling of the airways, causing difficulty of breathing and triggering of cough. This may also include excessive production of mucus. Asthma is sometimes referred to as reactive airway disease or bronchial asthma. There is no cure for asthma, but the symptoms can be managed and … Read more

Pneumonia Nursing Diagnosis and Care Plan

pneumonia nursing diagnosis

Definition Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition affecting the lung parenchyma—specifically the alveoli and the bronchioles. It can be caused by various microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, and fungi. Signs and Symptoms Subjective: Objective: Related Factors and At-Risk Population Nursing Diagnosis for Pneumonia Below are five nursing diagnoses that can be used for Pneumonia Nursing Care Plans. … Read more

Ineffective Airway Clearance Nursing Diagnosis & Care Plan

Ineffective airway clearance

Ineffective airway clearance occurs when the body loses the ability to maintain a patent airway. A compromised airway can lead to a series of serious problems, including death. Immediate attention and intervention are necessary to address airway problems. Causes of Ineffective Airway Clearance Signs and Symptoms of Ineffective Airway Clearance Expected Outcomes and Goals for … Read more

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Nursing Diagnosis & Care Plan

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a long-term lung disease that involves the obstruction of airflow due to an inflammation of the lungs. COPD further branches into three specific lung conditions: emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and refractory asthma. Emphysema occurs when the air sacs in the lungs called alveoli become damaged, causing them to have destroyed … Read more

Impaired Gas Exchange Nursing Diagnosis & Care Plans

impaired gas exchange nursing diagnosis

Impaired gas exchange is a common nursing diagnosis that refers to a patient’s inability to effectively exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide in the lungs. This condition can be caused by a variety of factors, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pneumonia, asthma, and other respiratory illnesses. Causes of Impaired Gas Exchange It is important to … Read more