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Nursing Care Plan Meningitis

Nursing Care Plan Meningitis

Meningitis is the inflammation of the meninges (the covering membranes of the brain and the spinal cord). Meningitis begins when a causative agent enters on the central nervous system through the blood, CSF, or through the mouth or nose. The invading organism will trigger an inflammatory response. The inflammation may cause increased intracranial pressure, disrupted […]

3 Spinal Cord Injury Nursing Care Plan

3 Spinal Cord Injury Nursing Care Plan

Most common location of injury The most common vertebrae involved in Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) are the 5th, 6th and 7th cervical, the 12th thoracic, and the 1st lumbar. Classification Spinal Cord Injury can be separated into two categories: Primary injury is caused by direct trauma and may result is usually permanent. Secondary injury is cause […]

Hip Fracture Nursing Care Plan

Hip Fracture Nursing Care Plan

Hip fracture marks an immense impact on the health care system, principally on the geriatric care. Case incidence is usually connected with morbidity, mortality and medical care cost. The prevalence of hip fractures is projected to rise with the growing elderly population as case occurrence increases with age.  Hip fracture is a common case with […]

Diarrhea Nursing Care Plan

Diarrhea Nursing Care Plan

The nursing diagnosis of diarrhea is defined as a state in which an individual experiences a change in normal bowel habits characterized by the frequent passage of loose, fluid, unformed stools. Diarrhea is indeed the passing of at least 3 or more loose watery stools which may be a reaction to certain underlying factors or […]

Urinary Incontinence Nursing Management

Urinary Incontinence Nursing Management

Urinary incontinence is an uncontrolled leakage of urine. Pathology speaking, the inability to hold urine in the bladder is either caused by the weakened, or the lost of voluntary control over the urinary sphincter. This involuntary micturation commonly occurs as a distressing problem for the patient and its caregivers—which may considerably affect the quality of […]

Tuberculosis Nursing Care Plan – Ineffective Airway Clearance

Tuberculosis Nursing Care Plan – Ineffective Airway Clearance

Tuberculosis is primarily a contagious condition derived through the inhalation of an airborne bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The most common location infected with this condition is the pulmonary tract otherwise it may also invade the bloodstream or the lymphatic system, especially for those immunocompromised individuals.     Pulmonary tuberculosis may produce symptoms like cough which may […]

Alzheimers Disease -The Nursing Process

Alzheimers Disease -The Nursing Process

Alzheimer’s disease—or senile dementia of the Alzheimer’s type—is a chronic, progressive, irreversible, and degenerative brain/neurologic disorder that begins insidiously accompanied by profound effects on memory, cognition, ability for self-care and disturbances in behavior and affect (Smeltzer & Bare, 2004). Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is ubiquitous to the geriatric stage of the life of man. Patients with […]