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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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Dystocia Nursing Care Plans and Diagnosis Interventions

Dystocia

Dystocia NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Dystocia Shoulder dystocia is a medical emergency which occurs when the baby’s shoulder is caught on the mother’s pubic bone during delivery. It is sometimes referred to as “turtle sign” due to its presentation. The head is delivered but the shoulder …

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Cellulitis Nursing Care Plans and Diagnosis Interventions

Cellulitis

Cellulitis NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide for Cellulitis The skin is considered the biggest organ of the body in terms of surface area. It has three functions: (1) initial protection of the body; (2) regulation of body temperatures; and (3) responsible for tactile sensation. In cellulitis, opportunistic bacteria …

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Hyperbilirubinemia Nursing Care Plans and Diagnosis Interventions

Hyperbilirubinemia

Hyperbilirubinemia NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Hyperbilirubinemia Hyperbilirubinemia is a condition that occurs when bilirubin accumulates beyond normal levels in the blood. When red blood cells die, they break down into heme and globin. Bilirubin is a yellowish substance that is derived from the heme part of …

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Mastitis Nursing Care Plans and Diagnosis Interventions

Mastitis

Mastitis NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Mastitis Mastitis is the localized inflammation of the breast tissue, sometimes involving the nipple and areola. It is characterized by redness and swelling, and usually affects only one breast. It is mostly seen in lactating women but can also occur in …

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Cataracts Nursing Care Plans and Diagnosis Interventions

Cataracts

Cataracts NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Cataracts A cataract is a condition that involves the clouding of the lens leading to reduced or complete loss of vision. It is characterized by the build up of protein in the lens of the eye. The protein build up in …

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Celiac Disease Nursing Care Plans and Diagnosis Interventions

Celiac Disease

Celiac Disease NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Celiac Disease Celiac disease, also known as celiac sprue or gluten-sensitive enteropathy, is a serious autoimmune condition that is characterized by the presence of an immune response that is triggered by ingesting gluten. The damage is noted on the villi …

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Herpes Zoster Shingles Nursing Care Plans and Diagnosis Interventions

Herpes Zoster Shingles

Herpes Zoster Shingles NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Herpes Zoster Shingles Infection Herpes zoster infection, commonly known as shingles, occurs after the reactivation of the primary infection, chicken pox, or varicella zoster infection. A person who had chicken pox infection in the past will have the virus …

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Hemophilia Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Hemophilia

Hemophilia NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Hemophilia Hemophilia is a rare blood disorder characterized by prolonged clotting. It is usually an inherited condition affecting men. It is caused by inadequate amount of either the clotting factor VIII or factor IX. These clotting factors are blood proteins that …

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Hydatidiform Mole Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Hydatidiform Mole

Hydatidiform Mole Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans Nursing Study Guide for Hydatidiform Mole Gestational trophoblastic disease is a group of medical conditions arising from proliferation of abnormal cells inside a patient’s uterus. Hydatidiform mole is one of these conditions wherein trophoblasts abnormally grow in the womb. Instead of maturing …

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Thrombocytopenia Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

thrombocytopenia

Thrombocytopenia NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Thrombocytopenia Thrombocytopenia is a medical condition characterized by low levels of platelets in the blood. It can happen because of reduced production of platelets in the bone marrow, destruction of platelets, or dilution of platelets in the bloodstream. Platelets, also known …

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Meconium Aspiration Nursing Diagnosis Interventions and Care Plans

Meconium aspiration

Meconium Aspiration NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Meconium Aspiration Syndrome Meconium aspiration syndrome happens when the newborn displays respiratory distress caused by the ingestion and aspiration of meconium.  Infants usually start their bowel movement after birth. However, in some instances, they start producing meconium, their first stool, …

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