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Chronic Pain 5 Nursing Care Plans

Chronic pain

Chronic Pain NCLEX Review Care Plans 5 Nursing Care Plans for Chronic Pain Chronic pain is defined as the persistence of pain for longer than 12 weeks despite pain management or treatment. The pain can be continuous or intermittent. It can stay on one part of the body or it …

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Ineffective Airway Clearance 5 Nursing Care Plans

Ineffective airway clearance

Ineffective Airway Clearance NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Care Plans for Ineffective Airway Clearance Ineffective airway clearance occurs when the body loses the ability to maintain a patent airway. The human body has several mechanisms to keep the airway free from occlusions such as the presence of microorganisms in the …

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Risk for Infection 5 Nursing Care Plans

Risk for infection

Risk for Infection NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Care Plans for Risk for Infection Risk for infection is a NANDA nursing diagnosis that involves the alteration or disturbance in the body’s inflammatory response, which allows microorganisms to invade the body and cause infection. It is a common problem in people …

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Vasopressors Nursing Pharmacology Study Guide

Vasopressors

Vasopressors NCLEX Nursing Pharmacology Review Nursing Pharmacology Study Guide on Vasopressors Vasopressors are a class of drugs that increase blood pressure and promote tissue perfusion through vasoconstriction. These are potent medications that are widely used in critical conditions and medical emergencies involving severely low blood pressure levels such as in …

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Hypothermia NCLEX Review Care Plans

hypothermia

Hypothermia Nursing Care Plan Nursing Study Guide for Hypothermia Hypothermia is a condition wherein the body’s temperature is compromised and overwhelmed by cold stressors. Hypothermia is a term derived from two words – hypo (below) and thermē (Greek for heat). It is a state wherein the body’s core temperature falls …

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Scleroderma Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Scleroderma

Scleroderma NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Scleroderma Scleroderma is an umbrella term for a group of autoimmune diseases that result in the hardening and tightening of the skin and connective tissues. It occurs when a person’s immune system attacks the tissues, blood vessels, or internal organs underneath …

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Multiple sclerosis MS Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis MS NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Multiple Sclerosis MS Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic condition involving the central nervous system. It is an autoimmune disease characterized by the demyelination or degeneration of myelin sheaths which are protective covering of nerve cells. The damage causes …

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Excess Fluid Volume 5 Nursing Care Plans

Excess Fluid Volume Care Plans

Excess Fluid Volume NCLEX Review Care Plans 5 Nursing Care Plan for Fluid Volume Excess Fluid volume excess (FVE), also known as hypervolemia, refers to the excessive accumulation of fluid in the extracellular fluid compartment. It may occur due to a variety of factors. FVE is mainly associated with sodium …

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Hypercalcemia and Hypocalcemia Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Hypercalcemia and Hypocalcemia

Hypercalcemia and Hypocalcemia NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Hypercalcemia and Hypocalcemia Hypercalcemia and hypocalcemia are conditions that both refer to abnormal calcium levels in the blood. The normal blood calcium level is 8.5-10.3 mg/dL. Therefore, hypercalcemia refers to blood calcium level above 10.3mg/dL, while hypocalcemia occurs when …

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Varicella Chickenpox Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Varicella Chickenpox

Varicella Chickenpox NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Varicella Chickenpox Chickenpox, also known as varicella infection, is a common childhood illness caused by an infection from the varicella zoster virus. It is a highly contagious disease characterized by red, itchy rashes that turn into fluid-filled blisters. It commonly …

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Decubitus Ulcer Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Decubitus Ulcer

Decubitus Ulcer NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide for Decubitus Ulcer Decubitus ulcers, sometimes called bedsores or pressure ulcers, are skin and tissue breakdown that arises from exertion of incessant pressure to the skin. Continuous stress to the skins’ integrity will eventually cause skin breakdowns. The development of decubitus …

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Whipple’s Disease Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Whipple’s Disease

Whipple’s Disease NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Whipple’s Disease Whipple’s disease is a rare infection caused by the bacteria Tropheryma whipplei. It can affect any organ system in the body, although it is most noted to affect the gastrointestinal system. Whipple’s disease affects the metabolism of fats. …

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Cerebral Palsy Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Cerebral Palsy Cerebral palsy refers to a group of neurologic conditions that affect movement and coordination. It occurs when the brain develops abnormally before or after a baby is born. It can also affect the person’s ability to talk, chew, …

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