Nursing Care Plan
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...
Dementia Nursing Care Plan - Self Care Deficit

Dementia Nursing Care Plan – Self Care Deficit

Dementia described as cognitive impairment that commonly happens in senile people. But according to Shives (2008), it is characterized by impairment not only of cognition but also of judgement, orientation, memory, and attention or JOMAC. It is a debilitating disease which affects a person by either a slow, gradual deterioration or at times, rapid deterioration...
Ineffective Airway Clearance-Nursing Care Plan for COPD

Ineffective Airway Clearance-Nursing Care Plan for COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease – COPD can come in many names like chronic obstructive airway disease, chronic obstructive lung disease or chronic bronchitis. This is one of the most common lung diseases that are encountered by nursing personnel.There are two forms of COPD; one for instance is composed of long-term occurrence of productive cough which...
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...
Hypoglycemia Nursing Care Plan - Risk for Altered Cerebral Tissue Perfusion

Hypoglycemia Nursing Care Plan – Risk for Altered Cerebral Tissue Perfusion

 Hypoglycemia is not a disease but a condition which is brought about by underlying co morbidity called Diabetes Mellitus. It is a result of several situations like: an overdose of insulin, or oral hypoglycaemic agents, delay in eating or taking less food than usual, alcohol intake, nutritional imbalance, or overexertion from vigorous exercise activity or...
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...
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...
Orem’s Theory in the Management of Post-thyroidectomy

Orem’s Theory in the Management of Post-thyroidectomy

Dorothea E. Orem’s “Self-Care Deficit Theory of Nursing”. Orem’s model elicits the theory of self-care deficit and the role of the nursing system. Self-care is the practice of activities of daily living (ADL) that an individual personally initiates and performs on their own behalf to maintain health and well-being, as well as life as a...
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