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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Atrial Fibrillation Afib Pathophysiology, Podcast, and Nursing Care Plan


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 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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Crohn’s Disease Pathophysiology, Podcast, & Nursing Care Plan


Crohn’s Disease Crohn’s Disease is classified as an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The inflammation caused by Crohn’s disease can cause the patient to have abdominal pain, malnutrition, weight loss, severe diarrhea and even fatigue. Crohn’s can lead to scarring, abscesses, fistulas, and ulcerations in the intestine. It is also characterized …

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