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 […]

Ineffective Breathing Pattern Nursing Care Plan for Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)

Ineffective Breathing Pattern NANDA Definition: The exchange of air inspiration and / or expiration inadequate. Characteristics: Decrease pressure inspiration / expiration Decrease in air changes per minute Using additional respiratory muscle Nasal flaring Dyspnea Orthopnea Changes in chest deviation Shortness of breath Assumption of 3-point position Breathing pursed-lip Phase lasts very long expiratory Increased anterior-posterior […]

Acute Pain Nursing Care Plan for Peritonitis

Nursing Diagnosis for Peritonitis : Acute Pain related to inflammatory processes, fever and tissue damage. Acute Pain NANDA Definition : Unpleasant sensory and emotional experience arising from actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage (International Association for the Study of Pain); sudden or slow onset of any intensity from mild […]

Mesothelioma Care Plan

Nursing Care Plan for Mesothelioma Nursing Assessment Nursing Care Plan for Mesothelioma Assessment is the main base of the nursing process. Assessment is the first step in one of the nursing process (Gaffar, 1999). Activities undertaken in the assessment is gathering data and formulating priority issues. In the assessment – a careful collection of data […]

Pleural Effusion Care Plan

Nursing Diagnosis for Pleural Effusion Ineffective breathing pattern related to decreased lung expansion (accumulation of air / liquid), musculoskeletal disorders, pain / anxiety, the inflammatory process. Chest pain related to biologic factors (tissue trauma) and physical factors (chest tube installation) Nursing Intervention for Pleural Effusion Ineffective breathing pattern related to decreased lung expansion (accumulation of […]