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Cerebral Aneurysm Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Cerebral Aneurysm

Cerebral Aneurysm NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Cerebral Aneurysm Cerebral aneurysm, also called as brain aneurysm, is a bulge located on a weakened area of a blood vessel in the brain, which causes an abnormal ballooning. The weakness of the arterial wall can often trigger an aneurysm …

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Arthritis Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Arthritis

Arthritis NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide for Arthritis Arthritis is a medical condition that involves the inflammation of joints, which includes joint tenderness, swelling, and pain. Arthritis usually becomes worse as a person age. There are different types of arthritis; the most common ones include osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, …

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Intussusception Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

intussusception

Intussusception NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide for Intussusception Intussusception is a medical condition wherein a part of the intestine goes into another part of the intestine that is adjacent to it, quite like how a telescope looks. Intussusception causes blockage of fluid and food, disabling them to go …

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Antacids Nursing NCLEX Pharmacology

Antacids

Antacids Nursing Pharmacology Study Notes and Care Plan Nursing Pharmacology Study Guide: Antacids Antacids are a group of gastrointestinal (GI) medication that contains inorganic salts that have the ability to neutralize stomach acid. Several GI disorders can be treated with antacids, particularly indigestion and peptic ulcer disease. Many antacids can …

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Concussion Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

concussion

Concussion NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Concussion A concussion is a traumatic brain injury which causes a disturbance in brain function. The effects can include headaches, difficulty in concentration, problems with memory, balance and coordination, and loss of consciousness in some cases. Most of its complications are …

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Gestational Diabetes Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

gestational diabetes

Gestational Diabetes NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Gestational Diabetes       Gestational Diabetes is a pregnancy-related type of diabetes. It causes elevated blood sugar level which can be detrimental to both the mother and baby’s health during pregnancy. Like any other complications of pregnancy, gestational diabetes is seemingly …

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide for Rheumatoid Arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an inflammatory disorder that primarily affects the joints, but can also damage the skin, lungs, eyes, and the cardiovascular system. It is long-term autoimmune disorder that happens when the immune system attacks the tissues …

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Neutropenia Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Neutropenia

Neutropenia NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Neutropenia Neutropenia is a medical term for low neutrophil count. Neutrophils are a group of white blood cells of the body’s immune system. They are responsible for attacking disease-causing bacteria and other organisms. Created in the bone marrow, neutrophils travel via …

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Glomerulonephritis Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Glomerulonephritis

Glomerulonephritis NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide: Glomerulonephritis Glomerulonephritis is a medical condition wherein the small filters of the kidneys called glomeruli become inflamed. The glomeruli are responsible for the removal of waste, excess fluid, and excess electrolytes from the bloodstream into urine. There are two types of glomerulonephritis: …

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Colorectal Cancer Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Colorectal Cancer Colon cancer is a disease that involves the large intestine (colon), which is the last portion of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Polyps or small, benign groups of cells can form inside the colon. Some of these colon polyps …

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Esophageal Varices Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Esophageal Varices

Esophageal Varices NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide for Esophageal Varices Esophageal varices are veins that are abnormally enlarged and are usually found on the lower two-thirds of the esophagus. They arise from the blockage of the portal vein of the liver. Instead of flowing through the portal vein, …

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