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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]