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Scoliosis Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Scoliosis

Scoliosis NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Scoliosis Scoliosis is a medical condition that occurs when the spine curves and twists to the side. It affects people of all ages; however, it is most common in children aged 10 to 15 years. Most cases of scoliosis are idiopathic, …

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Sleep Apnea Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Sleep apnea

Sleep Apnea NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Sleep Apnea Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder characterized by abnormal breathing patterns during sleep. It causes multiple breaks in breathing which can affect the oxygen supply and quality of sleep. Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder affecting both …

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Depression Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Depression

Depression NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide for Depression Depression is a mood disorder wherein the patient experiences a persistent feeling of loneliness and loss of interest which is otherwise different from usual episodes of sadness. This disorder greatly affects the person’s thinking, emotions, and behavior, consequently affecting how …

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Statins Nursing Pharmacology Study Guide

Statins

Statins NCLEX Nursing Pharmacology Review Nursing Pharmacology Study Guide for Statins Statins are chemically modified drugs that are prescribed to lower low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or “bad cholesterol” levels in the body. They are also known as hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA (HMG-CoA) reductase enzyme inhibitors and are synthesized from the products of fungi. Statins …

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Risk for bleeding 5 Nursing Care Plans

Risk for Bleeding

Risk for bleeding NCLEX Review Care Plans 5 Nursing Care Plans for Risk for Bleeding Risk for Bleeding is a NANDA nursing diagnosis that can be used for the care of patients with increased chances of bleeding, such as those diagnosed with reduced platelets, problems with clotting factors, or those …

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Risk For Injury 5 Nursing Care Plans

risk for injury

Risk For Injury Nursing Diagnosis and Interventions 5 Nursing Care Plans on Risk for Injury Injury is defined as a damage to one more body parts due to an external factor or force. It can also be referred to as “physical trauma”, and can be caused by hits, falls, accidents, …

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Diuretics Nursing Pharmacology Study Guide

Diuretic

Diuretics NCLEX Nursing Pharmacology Review Nursing Pharmacology Study Guide for Diuretics Diuretics are drugs that increase urine production and urine volume through the excretion of sodium and water. They are often referred to as “water tablets” or “water pills” because they cause urinary frequency. Types of Diuretics There are five …

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Seizures Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

seizures

Seizures NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide for Seizures Seizure is the general term associated to any sudden and uncontrolled disturbance in the brain’s functioning. The effects of seizures could either be changes on the person’s behavior, body movements, and level of consciousness. Seizure episodes of two or more …

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Risk for Aspiration 5 Nursing Care Plans

Risk for Aspiration

Risk for Aspiration NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Care Plans for Risk for Aspiration Aspiration occurs when liquids, foods, or objects are swallowed, but enters the airways and into the lungs. It is often described by patients as swallowing something that has “gone the wrong way”, since the food or …

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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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