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Nursing Care Plans for Fever Hyperthermia

Fever Hyperthermia nursing care plans

5 Nursing Care Plans for Fever -Hyperthermia Fever, also known as hyperthermia or pyrexia, is a medical condition when there is an uncontrolled rise in the body temperature, measured as above 37.5 degrees Celsius. It results from the failure of the body’s thermoregulatory center, the hypothalamus to control the body …

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Pleurisy Nursing Diagnosis Care Plan

Pleurisy

Pleurisy Nursing Diagnosis Care Plan NCLEX Review Pleurisy is a medical condition affecting the two layers of tissue called “pleura”, which act as a separator between the lungs and the chest wall. One of the layers lines the exterior of the lungs, while the other wraps around the inner chest …

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A Letter From a Past Student of Mine

Tired Student

I wanted to share a letter with all the students on this website.  This letter shows how this nursing student thought that she would fail out of nursing school and instead of giving up, she fought and motivated herself to go on. She was even inducted into the nursing honor …

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Hepatitis -Pathophysiology, Podcast, and Nursing Care Plan

hepatitis

Hepatitis Hepatitis is caused by viruses, exposure to certain medications, alcohol/substance abuse, and even bacteria that attack the liver.  Acute hepatitis lasts less than 6 months. Chronic hepatitis can eventually cause cirrhosis, liver cancer, and liver failure. The most common types of hepatitis are hepatitis A, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, …

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Gastritis – Pathophysiology, Podcast, and Nursing Care Plan

Gastrointestinal system

Gastritis Gastritis occurs when the lining of the stomach gets swollen or inflamed. This can occur suddenly, this is called  acute gastritis or if the gastritis occurs slowly, it is called chronic gastritis.  Chronic gastritis can last from weeks to years. Once the stomach lining is inflamed, the lining of …

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