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Dementia Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Dementia

Dementia NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Dementia Dementia is a complex neurocognitive condition affecting one’s memory, thought process, and social skills. The decline in these functions may affect the person’s ability to complete activities of daily living. Dementia can also change feelings and behavior. It is often …

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Parkinson’s Disease Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Parkinson’s Disease Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a common neurodegenerative disease characterized by changes in movement and posture. It is a progressive illness with symptoms starting from barely noticeable to obvious signs and symptoms. Tremors, rigidity, and bradykinesia are the triad …

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Necrotizing Fasciitis Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Necrotizing Fasciitis

Necrotizing Fasciitis NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide for Necrotizing Fasciitis Necrotizing Fasciitis is a severe, rapid, and progressive form of inflammation and infection affecting not only the skin, but also deeper down to the subcutaneous, the fascia and muscle. The condition is rare and is often lethal if …

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Proton pump inhibitors PPIs Nursing Pharmacology Study Guide

Proton pump inhibitors

Proton pump inhibitors PPIs NCLEX Nursing Pharmacology Review Nursing Pharmacology Study Guide: Proton Pump Inhibitors Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are a group of medications mainly used to treat gastric acid-related disorders.  PPIs work by inhibiting the gastric proton pumps from releasing gastric acid, providing long-lasting reduction in stomach acid production …

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Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Hodgkin’s Lymphoma NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Hodgkin’s Lymphoma In Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (also called Hodgkin’s Disease), the lymphatic system is compromised, thereby resulting to the proliferation of invasive abnormal, cancer cells. The lymphatic system is composed of a network of lymph nodes whose primary function is to …

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Cytomegalovirus CMV 4 Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Cytomegalovirus CMV

Cytomegalovirus CMV NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Cytomegalovirus CMV Infection Cytomegalovirus CMV infection is a common viral infection that rarely causes serious illness. Its effects can range from nil to severe illnesses which can affect the liver, spleen, and neurologic system. Cytomegalovirus comes from the family of …

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Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia

Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia Hyponatremia and hypernatremia are conditions that refer to the concentration of sodium in the blood. Hyponatremia denotes abnormally low levels of sodium, while hypernatremia means high levels of sodium. Sodium is an essential extracellular electrolyte. It …

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Tonsillitis 4 Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Tonsillitis Tonsillitis refers to the inflammation of the palatine tonsils and is typically caused by a viral infection. The tonsils are lumps of soft tissues found at the back of the throat. The palatine tonsils are a pair of tonsils positioned …

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Eczema Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Eczema

Eczema NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Eczema Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is a skin condition characterized by red and itchy skin. It is the most common chronic inflammatory skin disease. The term “eczema” came from the Greek word “ekzein,” which means “to boil.” It is …

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Spina Bifida Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

spina bifida

Spina Bifida NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Spina Bifida Spina bifida is a condition characterized by non-closure or defective closure of the vertebral column. It is a subtype of neural tube defects. The neural tube is the building block of the brain and spinal cord which makes …

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Conjunctivitis Nursing Care Plans and Diagnosis Interventions

Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Conjunctivitis Conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the conjunctiva, which is a tissue that lines the eyelids and covers the sclera or the white part of the eye. The inflammation affects the blood vessels in the eye, causing its reddish to pink …

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Osteomalacia Nursing Care Plans and Diagnosis Interventions

Osteomalacia

Osteomalacia NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide of Osteomalacia Osteomalacia is a disorder characterized by weakening and softening of bones, commonly due to low levels of Vitamin D in the body. Bones are rigid organs in the body that functions to protect other organs and helps with movement and …

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Toxoplasmosis Nursing Care Plans and Diagnosis Interventions

Toxoplasmosis

Toxoplasmosis NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Toxoplasmosis Toxoplasmosis is an infection caused by a protozoan parasite called Toxoplasma gondii. Toxoplasma is a common parasite found worldwide and it normally affects warm-blooded organisms, including humans. This parasite is known to make cats their definitive hosts, hence explaining the …

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Paralytic Ilius Nursing Care Plans and Diagnosis Interventions

Paralytic Ilius

Paralytic Ilius NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Paralytic Ileus Paralytic ileus is the paralysis or occlusion of the intestines, inhibiting peristalsis or the forward pushing of intestinal contents. This may result to the accumulation of intestinal contents and eventual blockage of the intestines. Four out of five …

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