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Enteral Feeding Nursing Care Plan - Imbalanced Nutrition, less than body requirements

Enteral Feeding Nursing Care Plan – Imbalanced Nutrition, less than body requirements

Enteral feeding is the administration of essential nutrients and calories directly into the stomach or intestine via a feeding tube. It could help maintain caloric and nutritional requirements of an individual with difficulty in taking enough food orally. It could be given through nasoenteric or nasogastric tubes, or in some cases gastrostomy is done to...
Community Public Health Nursing - Roles and Responsibilities

Community Public Health Nursing – Roles and Responsibilities

Community public health nursing is not entirely different in nursing practice with that of clinical nursing confined in the four corners of the hospital. It also promotes wellness and prevents illness through education and health teachings, provides comfort and care through its delicate nursing care interventions, and emphasizes curative and rehabilitative interventions through individualized efficient...
Anorexia Nervosa - Nursing Considerations

Anorexia Nervosa – Nursing Considerations

According to statistics, Anorexia Nervosa has been affecting 1 out of 100 female teenagers for the past years. It is the most intriguing psychiatric illness compared to other disorders since it is likely linked to TV personalities and some superstar- wanna – bee individuals. Recently, the number of male college students who are diagnosed with...
Obesity in Pregnancy Nursing Management

Obesity in Pregnancy Nursing Management

Obesity as defined is the abnormal accumulation of fat cells in the visceral and subcutaneous portions of the body. During pregnancy, women are more likely to eat for two as they may have cravings for food. Gaining weight may be attributed to the demand of the growing fetus and the accumulation of maternal stores. However,...
Renal Failure Nursing Care Plan

Renal Failure Nursing Care Plan

Renal failure is defined as sudden decline in functioning of the renal system. It is contributed to failure in renal circulation which commonly due to glomerular or tubular damage. There are various factors which are attributed to this disease condition. It could be because of reduction in renal blood flow, hypotension, sepsis, hypovolemia/dehydration, trauma, obstructive...
COPD Pathophysiology & Schematic Diagram

COPD Pathophysiology & Schematic Diagram

COPD or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is the most common respiratory illness that has affected many. It is considered to be the 4th leading cause of death in the United States which has even tripled for the past decades. The term COPD is often interchanged with COLD or Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease. They are sets...
Depression Nursing Care Plan-Self-Esteem Disturbance

Depression Nursing Care Plan-Self-Esteem Disturbance

It has been reported that depression is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide. It is commonly defined as persistent sad or depressed mood in a 2- week period according to DSM-IV-TR. Meanwhile, it has been accompanied by loss in pleasure to previous interests, disturbed sleep (hypersomnia or insomnia), loss in appetite (some may...
Tuberculosis(TB) Pathophysiology & Schematic Diagram

Tuberculosis(TB) Pathophysiology & Schematic Diagram

Tuberculosis (TB) or known as the White Plague during the 19th century, has inflicted the human race ever since. It is described as a chronic infectious disease caused by an organism called Mycobacterium tuberculosis through droplet transmission, like coughing, sneezing, or if the person inhales the infected droplet. It can be considered as primary or...
Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI)

Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI)

The Integrated Management of Childhood Illness or IMCI has several key points in the promotion and restoration of health of children in the community. It has been improved to provide a more integrated approach to managing sick children by UNICEF in cooperation with the World Health Organization. The main objectives of IMCI involves the reduction...
Depression Nursing Interventions

Depression Nursing Interventions

Have you ever felt as if life is unfair? Have you ever been so down that you could not brush away the fears, pains, or worries in your mind like a dragging mystery? If that is, you are not alone. Depression often goes unrecognized by the person, himself and not even his family members or...
Anemia in Pregnancy-Nursing Considerations

Anemia in Pregnancy-Nursing Considerations

During pregnancy, a woman may develop a slight expansion in the blood volume than the normal RBC count as the body prepares for catering the growing fetus inside the mother’s womb. It is called as pseudoanemia of early pregnancy- which is part of the normal changes in the woman’s body. True anemia, however occurs as...
Respiratory System- Anatomy and Physiology

Respiratory System- Anatomy and Physiology

The respiratory system deals with ventilation and perfusion of tissues through the gas exchange process. It is composed of several essential structures contributing to its functionality.It involves the upper and lower airways, the lungs, the bony thorax, and the respiratory muscles. a. The upper airways – these includes the nose, mouth, and the laryngo- pharynx...
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