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COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Pathophysiology | Care Plan for Nursing Students

COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease | COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a long-term lung disease that involves the obstruction of airflow due to an inflammation of the lungs. COPD further branches into three specific lung conditions: emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and refractory asthma. Emphysema occurs when the air sacs in …

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COPD Care Plan

COPD careplan NOTE: every school an every instructor will have a specific way that they want a care plan written, please use this as a guide to help. COPD – Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease : COPD is a destructive, irreversible condition where air passages are obstructed due to chronic bronchitis, emphysema, bronchiectasis …

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COPD Nursing Diagnosis

  Ineffective Airway Clearancerelated to: increased sputum production, bronchoconstriction, ineffective cough, bronchopulmonary infection, fatigue / lack of energy. Ineffective breathing pattern related to: shortness of breath, bronchoconstriction, excessive mucus production, airway irritants. 3. Impaired Gas Exchange related to: ventilation perfusion inequality.   4. Imbalanced Nutrition: less than body requirements related to: anorexia. …

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