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Cirrhosis Nursing Management

Cirrhosis Nursing Management

Cirrhosis is a chronic disease characterized by replacement of normal liver tissue with diffuse fibrosis that disrupts the structure and function of the liver. The fibrosis alters liver structure and vasculature, impairing blood and lymph flow and resulting in hepatic insufficiency and hypertension in the portal vein. After years of liver inflammation, it will gradually […]

Cataract Nursing Management

Cataract Nursing Management

Cataract is a disorder that causes the lens or its capsules to lose its transparency or become opaque. Cataract are made from a protein that has altered from its natural state,distorting and eventually prohibiting required light from entering into the retina, the part of the eye that receives light. Often cataracts cause no problems for […]

Epistaxis Nursing Management

Epistaxis Nursing Management

Epistaxis (also known as nosebleed) a hemorrhage from the nose caused by rupture of tiny, distended vessels in the mucous membrane of any area of the nose, which is mostly occur in the anterior-inferior nasal septum(Kiesselbach’s plexus ) but they may also may occur at the point where the inferior turbinates meet  the nasophrynx. Most […]

COPD Nursing Management

COPD Nursing Management

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is a disease that is comprised by three related conditions which are chronic bronchitis, chronic asthma, and emphysema. COPD is also known as Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (COLD), Chronic Airflow Limitation (CAL), and Chronic Obstructive Respiratory Disease (CORD).  In this disease, there is an obstruction in the flow of air both […]

Shingles Nursing Management

Shingles Nursing Management

  One of the most common communicable diseases that can be encountered in hospital admissions is Shingles or called as herpes zoster. Herpes zoster is a contagious type of disease that involves the peripheral nervous system as caused by reactivation of the varicella-zoster virus. This disease is characterized with blisters which as very painful. The […]

Hypoglycemia Nursing Management

Hypoglycemia Nursing Management

Hypoglycemia is the clinical syndrome that results from low blood sugar. The symptoms of hypoglycemia can vary from person to person, as can the severity. Classically, hypoglycemia is diagnosed by a low blood sugar with symptoms that resolve when the sugar level returns to the normal range. Action The body regulates its glucose level—the primary […]