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Urinary Tract Infection Nursing Care Plan

Urinary Tract Infection Nursing Care Plan

Urinary Tract Infection is due to an infection the lower urinary tract, involving the bladder, and sometimes the urethra and the ureter. It is ascending infection caused commonly by E. coli, Enterobacter, Pseudomonas and Serratia. Clients who are at risk for having urinary tract infection are those with long standing indwelling catheters, pregnant women, females […]

Pleural Effusion Nursing Care Plan

Pleural Effusion Nursing Care Plan

In order to allow movement of pleural surfaces and prevent friction, the pleural space contains 5 to 15 mL of fluid which acts as a lubricant. An increase in the collection of fluid without drainage will result to pleural effusion. What is pleural effusion? Pleural effusion is the abnormal accumulation of fluid in the pleural […]

Nursing Care Plan Breast Cancer

Nursing Care Plan Breast Cancer

In 2013, American Cancer Society (ACS) estimated 232,340 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed among women in the US, as well as an estimated 64,640 additional cases of in situ breast cancer. Also on the same year, approximately 39,620 women are expected to die from breast cancer. Breast cancer is the leading […]

Nursing Care Plan Postpartum Depression

Nursing Care Plan Postpartum Depression

Did you know? – The prevalence rate of postpartum depression among new mothers is about 10%. Almost every new mother notices alterations in their feelings or mood after giving birth. Disturbances in function, affect or thought processes are characteristics of affective or mood disorders. When this condition affects the family after giving birth it can […]

Thyroidectomy Nursing Care Plan -Risk for Ineffective Airway Clearance

Thyroidectomy Nursing Care Plan -Risk for Ineffective Airway Clearance

Hyperthyroidism is a metabolic imbalance that results from overproduction of thyroid hormone. The most common form of this condition is Grave’s disease, which common manifestations are increase of thyroxine (T4) production and enlargement of the thyroid gland known as goiter. The incidence of Grave’s disease affects women eight times more frequently than men especially on […]