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Nursing care plan chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (COPD) AND ASTHMA I. Pathophysiology a. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): chronic obstructive bronchitis and emphysema i. Chronic airflow limitations (CAL): caused by a mixture of small airway disease (obstructive bonchiolitis) and parenchymal destruction (emphysema) ii. … Continue reading

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Nursing Care Plan ncp COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ncp nursing care plan 1. Impaired respiratory function 1. ineffective breathing pattern 2. ineffective airway clearance 3. impaired gas exchange 2. Imbalanced nutrition: less than body requirements 3. Activity intolerance 4. Risk for infection: pneumonia 5. … Continue reading

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