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Appendicitis Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Appendicitis

Appendicitis NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Appendicitis Appendicitis is a medical condition that occurs when there is an inflammation of the finger-shaped pouch near the colon called appendix. The appendix is a part of the immune system in younger people as it has an abundance of lymphoid …

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HELLP Syndrome Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

HELLP Syndrome

HELLP Syndrome NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on HELLP Syndrome HELLP Syndrome is a rare and serious condition that occurs during pregnancy and can last after childbirth. HELLP Syndrome is a life- threatening syndrome that stands for: Hemolysis or the destruction of red blood cells, Elevated Liver Enzymes, …

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Abruptio Placentae Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Abruptio Placentae

Abruptio Placentae NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide for Abruptio Placentae The placenta is a highly vascular organ that develops within the walls of the uterus during pregnancy and fetal development. This structure is primarily responsible for the supply of oxygen and nutrients to the fetus. Given the importance …

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Ulcerative Colitis Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

ulcerative colitis

Ulcerative Colitis NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Ulcerative Colitis Ulcerative colitis is a medical condition that involves the inflammation and ulcer formation in the lining of the colon (large intestine) and rectum. It is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that can have progressive symptoms over …

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Crohn’s Disease Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

crohn's disease

Crohn’s Disease NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Crohn’s Disease Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease, is characterized by the inflammation of the digestive tract causing gastrointestinal problems and discomfort. The inflammation may involve even the deeper layers of the gastrointestinal tract. This condition can be overwhelming …

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Placenta Previa Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Placenta Previa

Placenta Previa NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Placenta Previa The placenta is the structure that develops inside the uterus and envelops the unborn fetus. This supplements the fetus of the needed nutrients and oxygen. Also, it serves as a medium for the elimination of by-products and wastes …

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Sickle Cell Anemia Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Sickle Cell Anemia

Sickle Cell Anemia NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Sickle Cell Anemia Sickle cell anemia is a congenital blood disorder characterized by irregularly shaped red blood cells, commonly crescent and/or “sickles” in shape. These asymmetrical cells get stuck on small blood vessels which can slow down and even …

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Bell’s Palsy Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Bell's Palsy

Bell’s Palsy NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide for Bell’s Palsy Acute peripheral facial palsy, more commonly known as Bell’s palsy, is a medical condition that involves the sudden weakness of facial muscles. It has an unknown exact cause and can occur at any age.  Its symptoms include sudden …

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Hydrocephalus Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Hydrocephalus Hydrocephalus is a medical condition wherein excessive fluid accumulates in the brain. Two Greek words comprise the word hydrocephalus: hydro (water) and cephalus (head). The increase in the production of cerebrospinal fluid and the relaxation of the cerebral ventricles may …

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Pulmonary Hypertension Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary Hypertension NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Pulmonary Hypertension Pulmonary hypertension is a medical condition where in the blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs and the right side of the heart becomes elevated. The blood vessels of the lungs may experience blockage, narrowing, or damage …

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Beta Blockers Nursing Pharmacology and Care Plans

Beta Blockers

Beta Blockers NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Pharmacology Study Guide: Beta Blockers Beta-adrenergic blocking agents, commonly known as beta blockers, are medications used to reduce blood pressure and are often prescribed to treat cardiac problems. They work by blocking the effects of adrenaline, also called epinephrine, which is “the fight …

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