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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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Risk for Falls 5 Nursing Care Plans

risk for falls

Risk for Falls NCLEX Review Care Plans 5 Nursing Care Plans for Risk for Falls A fall is an event that occurs when a person at rest accidentally comes to the ground or a lower area. It is highly associated with serious injuries including death. According to the World Health …

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Ascites Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Ascites

Ascites NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide for Ascites Ascites is the medical term to describe the accumulation of fluid in the abdomen. Ascites is often associated with severe liver disease, but its causes may vary. Ascites usually presents with marked swelling of the patients’ abdomen, increased abdominal girth …

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Corticosteroids Nursing Pharmacology Study Guide

Corticosteroids

Corticosteroids NCLEX Nursing Pharmacology Review Nursing Pharmacology Study Guide on Corticosteroids Corticosteroids are a class of drug that are used to reduce inflammation in the body as well as to control overactive immune system activity and hormonal imbalances. Corticosteroids mimics cortisol, a hormone that is naturally produced in the adrenal …

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Schizophrenia Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Schizophrenia Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder highly associated with psychosis or the disconnection from reality. It leads to a wide range of manifestations such as hallucinations, delusions, disorganized speech, and cognitive impairment. It highly affects the person’s thoughts and emotions …

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Activity Intolerance 5 Nursing Care Plans

Activity Intolerance

Activity Intolerance NCLEX Review Care Plans 5 Nursing Care Plans for Activity Intolerance Activity Intolerance is one of the most common nursing diagnoses that can be applied to many diseases. The North American Nursing Diagnosis Association (NANDA) defines activity intolerance as a state in which a person is unable to …

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Contractures Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Contractures

Contractures NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide for Contractures Contractures are characterized by the presence of stiffness in the patients’ muscles, tendons, ligaments, and skin. Contractures may also develop in the patients’ joints, thereby restricting natural movement. The affected region prohibits the patient from moving naturally, having the otherwise …

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Compartment Syndrome Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Compartment Syndrome

Compartment Syndrome NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Compartment Syndrome Compartment syndrome is a serious medical condition characterized by the excessive accumulation of pressure in an enclosed muscle space in the body. It commonly occurs in the leg, thigh, forearm, hand, and buttock, although it can occur in …

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Myocarditis Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Myocarditis

Myocarditis NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Myocarditis Myocarditis is a medical condition described as the inflammation of the muscular middle layer of the heart wall called the myocardium. Myocarditis also involves the necrosis of cardiac myocytes or cardiac muscle cells. It can cause a cascade of signs …

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Pericardial Effusion Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Pericardial Effusion

Pericardial Effusion NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Pericardial Effusion Pericardial effusion is a medical condition characterized by the build-up of fluid in the pericardium, a sac-like structure covering the heart consisting of two layers. The pericardium normally contains a small amount of fluid; however, excess collection of …

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Impaired Skin Integrity 5 Nursing Care Plans

Impaired Skin Integrity

Impaired Skin Integrity Diagnosis and Interventions NCLEX Review 5 Nursing Care Plans for Impaired Skin Integrity The skin is a waterproof, flexible organ that covers the human body. Its three main purposes are: (1) to protect the body, (2) to regulate temperature, and (3) to provide sensation. The skin is …

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Diabetic ketoacidosis DKA Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Diabetic ketoacidosis DKA

Diabetic ketoacidosis DKA NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide for Diabetic Ketoacidosis Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is an acute and life-threatening complication of diabetes, often characterized by excessive glucose in the blood (hyperglycemia) and presence of ketones in the blood and urine. Diabetes mellitus (DM) is chronic disease affecting the …

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