Nursing Care Plan for Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is a serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death. It typically causes a number of symptoms including an itchy rash, throat swelling, and low blood pressure. Common causes include insect bites and stings, foods, and medications. On a mechanistic level, anaphylaxis is caused by the release of mediators from […]

Nursing Care Plan for Pain

Pain is the most common reason a person seeking medical assistance. Pain occurs with the disease process, diagnostic examination and treatment process. Pain is very disturbing and difficult for many people. The nurse could not see and feel the pain experienced by the client, because pain is subjective (between one individual to another individual is […]

Neonatal Jaundice Discharge Planning Applications

Neonatal Jaundice Discharge Planning Applications Growth and development and the changing needs of infants with hyper-bilirubin (such as stimulation, exercise, and social contacts) has always been the responsibility of parents in fulfilling it by following the rules and the description given during hospitalization and follow-up care at home. Factors that must be delivered to the […]

Nursing Care Plan Disturbed Sleep Pattern

Sleep Disorder A sleep disorder, or somnipathy, is a medical disorder of the sleep patterns of a person or animal. Some sleep disorders are serious enough to interfere with normal physical, mental and emotional functioning. A test commonly ordered for some sleep disorders is the polysomnography. Disruptions in sleep can be caused by a variety […]

Treatment and Prevention of Hepatitis B

  Hepatitis B  Key facts Hepatitis B is a viral infection that attacks the liver and can cause both acute and chronic disease. The virus is transmitted through contact with the blood or other body fluids of an infected person – not through casual contact. About 2 billion people worldwide have been infected with the virus […]

Decreased Cardiac Output – Nursing Care Plan for Angina Pectoris

Decreased Cardiac Output NANDA Definition : Inadequate blood pumped by the heart to meet metabolic demands of the body Related Factors: Myocardial infarction or ischemia, valvular disease, cardiomyopathy, serious dysrhythmia, ventricular damage, altered preload or afterload, pericarditis, sepsis, congenital heart defects , vagal stimulation, stress, anaphylaxis, cardiac tamponade Angina Pectoris Angina pectoris is the result […]