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Scleroderma Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Scleroderma

Scleroderma NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Scleroderma Scleroderma is an umbrella term for a group of autoimmune diseases that result in the hardening and tightening of the skin and connective tissues. It occurs when a person’s immune system attacks the tissues, blood vessels, or internal organs underneath …

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Multiple sclerosis MS Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis MS NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Multiple Sclerosis MS Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic condition involving the central nervous system. It is an autoimmune disease characterized by the demyelination or degeneration of myelin sheaths which are protective covering of nerve cells. The damage causes …

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Excess Fluid Volume 5 Nursing Care Plans

Excess Fluid Volume Care Plans

Excess Fluid Volume NCLEX Review Care Plans 5 Nursing Care Plan for Fluid Volume Excess Fluid volume excess (FVE), also known as hypervolemia, refers to the excessive accumulation of fluid in the extracellular fluid compartment. It may occur due to a variety of factors. FVE is mainly associated with sodium …

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Hypercalcemia and Hypocalcemia Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Hypercalcemia and Hypocalcemia

Hypercalcemia and Hypocalcemia NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Hypercalcemia and Hypocalcemia Hypercalcemia and hypocalcemia are conditions that both refer to abnormal calcium levels in the blood. The normal blood calcium level is 8.5-10.3 mg/dL. Therefore, hypercalcemia refers to blood calcium level above 10.3mg/dL, while hypocalcemia occurs when …

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Varicella Chickenpox Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Varicella Chickenpox

Varicella Chickenpox NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Varicella Chickenpox Chickenpox, also known as varicella infection, is a common childhood illness caused by an infection from the varicella zoster virus. It is a highly contagious disease characterized by red, itchy rashes that turn into fluid-filled blisters. It commonly …

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Decubitus Ulcer Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Decubitus Ulcer

Decubitus Ulcer NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide for Decubitus Ulcer Decubitus ulcers, sometimes called bedsores or pressure ulcers, are skin and tissue breakdown that arises from exertion of incessant pressure to the skin. Continuous stress to the skins’ integrity will eventually cause skin breakdowns. The development of decubitus …

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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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