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Levine’s Four Conservation Principles in the Bio-Behavioral Pain Management

Levine’s Four Conservation Principles in the Bio-Behavioral Pain Management

Myra Estrin Levine’s “The Four Conservation Principles of Nursing”. The four major assertions of this model state that nursing intervention is based on the conservation of energy, structural integrity, personal integrity and social integrity (Tomey & Alligood, 2002). Conservation of energy focused on physical, psychological/emotional and spiritual energy. Structural energy refers to the preservation of […]

Alzheimer’s Nursing Care Plan-Risk for Injury

Alzheimer’s Nursing Care Plan-Risk for Injury

Alzheimer’s disease is a major form of dementia and is believed to comprise half of all dementia. It has progressive effects on the individual’s cognition in two or more aspects, memory and client’s ability to comprehend and utilize language, calculation, spatial perception, judgement, and abstraction. The etiology of this condition has not yet been discovered […]

Labor Nursing Care Plan

Labor Nursing Care Plan

Merriam Webster defined labor as the physical activities involved in parturition consisting essentially of a prolonged series of involuntary contractions of the uterine musculature together with both reflex and voluntary contractions of the abdominal wall. Labor, is,perceived by many as the most painful part of the childbearing process. More often than not, women dread this […]

Constipation Nursing Care Plan

Constipation Nursing Care Plan

Constipation abnormally delayed or infrequent passage of dry hardened feces (Merriam Webster). Constipation interferes with normal holistic functioning of individual clients. Constipation may be caused by a multitude of factors, some of these include poor dietary intake, a sedentary lifestyle and poor fluid intake.Stress may also cause constipation due to the increased sypathetic responses involved […]

Fracture Nursing Care Plan

Fracture Nursing Care Plan

Fracture is the discontinuity or break in the bone which is usually accompanied by trauma to the surrounding tissue. It commonly varies in size, severity, and treatment needed. They can range from slight missed crack in the bone to pelvic injury. Injuries to the surrounding tissues of the fractured site, involving the nerves, skin, vessels, […]

Fever (Hyperthermia) Nursing Care Plan

Fever (Hyperthermia) Nursing Care Plan

Hyperthermia or commonly known as fever is present when the body temperature is higher than 37ᴼC which can be measured orally, but 37.7ᴼC if measured per rectum. It occurs when the body is invaded by some bacteria, viruses, or parasites. Sometimes the occurrence of fever may also be due to non- infectious factors like injury, […]