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Hypertension is the leading preventable risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and all-cause mortality worldwide. The prevalence of hypertension is rising globally owing to the aging of the population and increases in exposure to lifestyle risk factors including unhealthy diets and lack of physical activity. Due to the associated morbidity and mortality and cost to […]

Hypertension Nursing Management & Desired Outcomes

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NCLEX: Newborn Nursing Questions and Rationale https://rnspeak.com/newborn-nclex-questions/ https://rnspeak.com/newborn-nclex-questions/#respond Sat, 15 Oct 2022 14:02:25 +0000 https://rnspeak.com/?p=26942

The physiology of newborns is fundamentally different than the physiology of older children and adults. Maybe the reason that it is different is it constantly changes, with the biggest change going out from the intrauterine and entering the extrauterine life. Newborn health is so important to families that the 2020 National Health Goals related to […]

NCLEX: Newborn Nursing Questions and Rationale

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Nursing Diagnosis https://rnspeak.com/chronic-obstructive-pulmonary-disease-copd-nursing-diagnosis/ https://rnspeak.com/chronic-obstructive-pulmonary-disease-copd-nursing-diagnosis/#respond Sat, 01 Oct 2022 09:29:52 +0000 https://rnspeak.com/?p=26934

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is estimated to affect 32 million persons in the United States and is the third leading cause of death in this country (Mosenifar & Oppenheimer, 2022). It is primarily present in smokers and those greater than the age of 40. However, its prevalence is likely to be underestimated due to […]

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Nursing Diagnosis

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Pleural Effusion Nursing Care Plan https://rnspeak.com/pleural-effusion-nursing-care-plan/ https://rnspeak.com/pleural-effusion-nursing-care-plan/#respond Sat, 01 Oct 2022 03:52:47 +0000 http://rnspeak.com/?p=15542

Approximately, 1.5 million pleural effusions are diagnosed in the United States each year. Pleural effusion is the most common manifestation of pleural disease, and its etiologies range in the spectrum from cardiopulmonary disorders and/or systemic inflammatory conditions to malignancy. Morbidity and mortality rates of pleural effusions are directly related to the cause of the underlying […]

Pleural Effusion Nursing Care Plan

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Acute Glomerulonephritis (AGN) Nursing Care Plan https://rnspeak.com/acute-glomerulonephritis-agn-nursing-care-plan/ https://rnspeak.com/acute-glomerulonephritis-agn-nursing-care-plan/#respond Sat, 01 Oct 2022 03:28:14 +0000 http://rnspeak.com/?p=13618

Glomerulonephritis is a prominent cause of renal impairment. Glomerulonephritis represents 10-15% of glomerular diseases. In most instances, the disease becomes progressive without timely intervention, eventually leading to morbidity. This makes chronic glomerulonephritis the third most common cause of end-stage renal disease in the United States, following diabetes mellitus and hypertension, accounting for 10% of clients […]

Acute Glomerulonephritis (AGN) Nursing Care Plan

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Constipation Nursing Diagnosis https://rnspeak.com/constipation-nursing-diagnosis/ https://rnspeak.com/constipation-nursing-diagnosis/#respond Mon, 29 Aug 2022 02:45:59 +0000 https://rnspeak.com/?p=26917

Constipation is one of the most common digestive complaints in the United States in ambulatory centers and a common cause of referral to gastroenterologists and colorectal surgeons. It is a symptom rather than a disease, and despite its frequency, it often remains unrecognized until the client develops sequelae, such as anorectal disorders (Basson & Anand, […]

Constipation Nursing Diagnosis

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Acute Gastrointestinal (GI) Hemorrhage and GI Bleed Nursing Care Plan https://rnspeak.com/acute-gastrointestinal-hemorrhage-nursing-care-plan/ https://rnspeak.com/acute-gastrointestinal-hemorrhage-nursing-care-plan/#respond Sun, 28 Aug 2022 13:34:42 +0000 http://rnspeak.com/?p=5128

Acute gastrointestinal bleeding is a potentially life-threatening abdominal emergency that remains a common cause of hospitalization. The incidence of upper GI bleeding (UGIB) is approximately 100 cases per 100,000 population per year. Bleeding from the upper GI tract is about 4 times more common than the lower GI tract and is a significant cause of […]

Acute Gastrointestinal (GI) Hemorrhage and GI Bleed Nursing Care Plan

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NCLEX: Fundamentals of Nursing Questions and Rationale https://rnspeak.com/nclex-fundamentals-of-nursing-questions/ https://rnspeak.com/nclex-fundamentals-of-nursing-questions/#respond Sun, 21 Aug 2022 15:56:37 +0000 https://rnspeak.com/?p=26890

  Fundamentals of nursing are courses that educate about the basic principles and procedures of nursing. The course highlights the significance of the fundamental needs of humans and the competence in fundamental skills as prerequisite knowledge to providing extensive nursing care. Read and analyze each question carefully and chose the best answer/s from the choices […]

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Pressure Ulcer/Pressure Injury Nursing Care Plan https://rnspeak.com/nursing-care-plan-of-pressure-ulcers-impaired-skin-integrity/ https://rnspeak.com/nursing-care-plan-of-pressure-ulcers-impaired-skin-integrity/#comments Tue, 09 Aug 2022 04:47:21 +0000 http://rnspeak.com/?p=3833

The oldest term for pressure ulcers is decubitus, which evolved into decubitus ulcers or ischemic ulcers in the 1950s. The term bedsores indicate the association of wounds with a stay in bed, which ignores the potential occurrence of these wounds on any other type of support surfaces. In the 1980s, the term pressure sore became […]

Pressure Ulcer/Pressure Injury Nursing Care Plan

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Hip Fracture Nursing Care Plan https://rnspeak.com/hip-fracture-nursing-care-plan/ https://rnspeak.com/hip-fracture-nursing-care-plan/#respond Wed, 20 Jul 2022 04:26:30 +0000 http://rnspeak.com/?p=6856

Hip fractures are among the most frequent fractures presented to the emergency department and orthopedic trauma teams. Hip fracture, or femur neck fracture, is described as a fracture of the proximal femur between the femoral head and 5 cm distal to the lesser trochanter. In the U.S., the yearly incidence per 100,000 is thought to […]

Hip Fracture Nursing Care Plan

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