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Myasthenia Gravis Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Myasthenia Gravis

Myasthenia Gravis NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Myasthenia Gravis Myasthenia Gravis is an autoimmune neuromuscular disorder characterized by muscle weakness and fatigue. The weakness of skeletal muscles worsens upon exertion and improves after rest periods. Myasthenia gravis results from failure or error in transmission of impulses between …

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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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Peptic Ulcer Disease PUD Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Peptic Ulcer Disease

Peptic Ulcer Disease Nursing Diagnosis NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide: Peptic Ulcer Disease Peptic Ulcer Disease is a medical condition that involves the formation of open sores or ulcers on the stomach’s lining and/or the upper part of the small intestine (duodenum). Most patients with peptic ulcer disease …

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Endocarditis Nursing Diagnosis Care Plan

Endocarditis Nursing Diagnosis Care Plan Pathophysiology and NCLEX review There are two types of Endocarditis. Non-infective Endocarditis and Infective Endocarditis. Endocarditis is a medical condition that involves the inner lining of the heart.   Non infective endocarditis develops when sterile fibrous vegetations form on the heart valves. Infective endocarditis is …

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Tuberculosis Nursing Diagnosis Care Plan

Tuberculosis Nursing Diagnosis and Care Plan Tuberculosis is an infectious disease of the lungs that is caused by the pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The disease is highly contagious as it can be transmitted via tiny air droplets from one person to another. There are two types of tuberculosis (TB): latent and …

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Atrial Fibrillation Afib Pathophysiology, Podcast, and Nursing Care Plan

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Atrial Fibrillation Atrial Fibrillation is described as a quivering or irregular and sometimes fast heart rate. Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) can lead to heart failure, stroke, blood clots, and other complications of the heart. In Afib, the atria ( the hearts upper two chambers) beat irregularly and at a high rate. …

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Hepatitis -Pathophysiology, Podcast, and Nursing Care Plan

hepatitis

Hepatitis Hepatitis is caused by viruses, exposure to certain medications, alcohol/substance abuse, and even bacteria that attack the liver.  Acute hepatitis lasts less than 6 months. Chronic hepatitis can eventually cause cirrhosis, liver cancer, and liver failure. The most common types of hepatitis are hepatitis A, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, …

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