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Most Recent Articles For: Disease Conditions NCP

Written by ncp nursing care plan on April 25th, 2012
I. Pathophysiology—Partial or complete detachment of body part with residual extremity covered with well-vascularized muscle and skin, although reattachment surgery may be possible for fingers, hands, and arms a. Primarily two types of amputations i. Open or provisional: requires subsequent revisions ii. Closed or flap: all surgical revision is performed and the wound closed in one procedure b. ...
Written by ncp nursing care plan on April 25th, 2012
I. Indications—surgical removal of the uterus a. Malignancies: 11% of hysterectomies b. Nonmalignant conditions, such as endometriosis, fibroid tumors; pelvic relaxation with uterine prolapse that leads to disabling levels of pain, discomfort, uterine bleeding, emotional stress c. Life-threatening bleeding or hemorrhaging, such as obstetric or traumatic complication; irreparable rupture of the uterus d. Treatment of intractable pelvic infection II. Procedures a. ...
Written by ncp nursing care plan on April 30th, 2011
Gastrointestinal (GI) Bleed, Acute Upper Upper GI bleeding accounts for a significant number of hospital admissions each year. Ulcers in the stomach or duodenum are the major cause of GI bleeding. Other causes include esophageal varices, erosive esophagitis or gastritis, gastric cancer, Mallory-Weiss tears, regular use of ulcerogenic medications such as ...
Written by ncp nursing care plan on April 30th, 2011
Fractured Hip with Internal Fixation or Prosthesis Insertion A fractured hip is the term used to describe a fracture of the proximal end of the femur. Hip fractures are classified according to the specific location of the fracture. A common classification system divides hip fractures into three types: femoral neck fractures ...
Written by ncp nursing care plan on April 30th, 2011
Femoropopliteal Bypass Lower extremity arterial bypass is performed to treat peripheral artery insufficiency that has not responded well to conservative management. The impaired blood flow can occur as a result of acute conditions (e.g., trauma, embolization) but most often is caused by atherosclerotic changes in the vessels. The femoropopliteal arterial segment ...
Written by ncp nursing care plan on April 30th, 2011
Diabetes Mellitus Diabetes mellitus is a chronic multisystem disease characterized by alterations in carbohydrate, fat, and protein metabolism resulting from abnormal insulin production, impaired insulin utilization, or both. The hallmark of this metabolic disorder is hyperglycemia. Diabetes* is often complicated by structural and functional abnormalities in the blood vessels and nerves. The ...
Written by ncp nursing care plan on April 30th, 2011
Deep Vein Thrombosis Venous thrombosis occurs when a thrombus forms in a superficial or deep vein. This condition is often called thrombophlebitis because of the associated inflammation in the involved vessel wall. The predisposing factors for venous thrombus formation are venous stasis, damage to the endothelium of the vein wall, and/or ...
Written by ncp nursing care plan on September 16th, 2010
Cirrhosis ncp nursing care plan Ineffective breathing pattern Risk for imbalanced fluid and electrolytes excess fluid volume third-spacing hypokalemia hyponatremia Imbalanced nutrition: less than body requirements Altered comfort: pruritus Altered comfort: dyspepsia Risk for impaired tissue integrity Activity intolerance Disturbed thought processes Risk for infection Risk for injury falls burns and lacerations Potential complications bleeding ascites hepatorenal syndrome bleeding esophageal varices hepatic (portal-systemic) encephalopathy (hepatic coma) Disturbed self-concept Ineffective therapeutic regimen management Deficient knowledge or ...
Written by ncp nursing care plan on September 16th, 2010
Cholelithiasis and Cholecystitis ncp nursing care plan Imbalanced fluid and electrolytes: deficient fluid volume, hypokalemia, hypochloremia, and metabolic alkalosis Acute pain: epigastric area or right upper quadrant of abdomen with radiation to interscapular area or right scapula or shoulder Nausea Altered comfort: dyspepsia Potential complications abscess or fistula formation peritonitis pancreatitis cholangitis Deficient knowledge, Ineffective therapeutic regimen management, or Ineffective ...
Written by ncp nursing care plan on September 16th, 2010
Chemotherapy ncp nursing care plan Fear/Anxiety Imbalanced nutrition: less than body requirements Acute/Chronic pain oral, pharyngeal, esophageal, and/or abdominal pain muscle and bone pain neuropathic pain Nausea Impaired oral mucous membrane dryness stomatitis Fatigue Diarrhea Risk for infection Potential complications of chemotherapy bleeding impaired renal function hemorrhagic cystitis local tissue irritation and sloughing cardiac dysrhythmias inflammation and fibrosis of lung tissue neurotoxicity anaphylactic reaction Disturbed self-concept Grieving Deficient knowledge, Ineffective therapeutic regimen management, or Ineffective ...
Written by ncp nursing care plan on September 16th, 2010
Carotid Endarterectomy NCP NURSING CARE PLAN Preoperative Ineffective tissue perfusion: cerebral Postoperative Potential complications cerebral ischemia respiratory distress cranial nerve damage (particularly the facial, hypoglossal, glossopharyngeal, vagus, and/or accessory nerves) Deficient knowledge, Ineffective therapeutic regimen management, or Ineffective health maintenance
Written by ncp nursing care plan on September 16th, 2010
Cardiac Dysrhythmias NCP NURSING CARE PLAN Risk for decreased cardiac output Risk for activity intolerance Risk for falls Potential complications systemic arterial embolization heart failure sudden cardiac death (SCD) Fear/Anxiety Deficient knowledge, Ineffective therapeutic regimen management, or Ineffective health maintenance
Written by ncp nursing care plan on September 16th, 2010
Heart Surgery: Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) or Valve Replacement ncp nursing care plan Preoperative Fear/Anxiety Postoperative Decreased cardiac output Risk for impaired respiratory function ineffective breathing pattern ineffective airway clearance impaired gas exchange Risk for imbalanced fluid and electrolytes excess fluid volume third-spacing of fluid deficient fluid volume hypokalemia, hypochloremia, and/or metabolic alkalosis Activity intolerance Risk for infection pneumonia wound infection and mediastinitis Potential complications myocardial infarction (MI) cardiac ...
Written by ncp nursing care plan on September 16th, 2010
Bowel Diversion: Ileostomy Preoperative Fear/Anxiety Deficient knowledge Postoperative Risk for imbalanced fluid and electrolytes deficient fluid volume hypokalemia, hypomagnesemia, and hypochloremia metabolic alkalosis metabolic acidosis Imbalanced nutrition: less than body requirements Actual/Risk for impaired tissue integrity Potential complications peritonitis stomal changes necrosis excessive bleeding prolapse stomal obstruction Ineffective sexuality patterns Disturbed self-concept Deficient knowledge, Ineffective therapeutic regimen management, or Ineffective health maintenance Additional Diagnoses Ineffective coping Grieving
Written by ncp nursing care plan on September 16th, 2010
Bladder Neck Suspension (Vesicourethral Suspension) NCP NURSING CARE PLAN Postoperative Urinary retention Risk for constipation Risk for infection urinary tract infection wound infection Potential complication: bladder, urethral, or ureteral injury Deficient knowledge, Ineffective therapeutic regimen management, or Ineffective health maintenance
Written by ncp nursing care plan on September 16th, 2010
Angina Pectoris NCP NURSING CARE PLAN Risk for decreased cardiac output Acute pain: radiating or nonradiating chest pain/discomfort Potential complications cardiac dysrhythmias myocardial infarction Fear/Anxiety Deficient knowledge, Ineffective therapeutic regimen management, or Ineffective health maintenance
Written by ncp nursing care plan on September 16th, 2010
Amputation NCP NURSING CARE PLAN Preoperative Fear/Anxiety Deficient knowledge Postoperative Acute/Chronic pain incisional pain phantom limb pain Actual/Risk for impaired tissue integrity Impaired physical mobility Risk for falls Potential complications hematoma formation necrosis of skin flap knee and hip contractures on the operative side Disturbed self-concept Deficient knowledge, Ineffective therapeutic regimen management, or Ineffective health maintenance Additional Diagnoses 1.Grieving
Written by ncp nursing care plan on September 16th, 2010
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) NCP NURSING CARE PLAN Impaired respiratory function ineffective breathing pattern ineffective airway clearance impaired gas exchange Risk for imbalanced fluid and electrolytes deficient fluid volume hypokalemia hyponatremia Imbalanced nutrition: less than body requirements Acute/Chronic pain oral, pharyngeal, and/or esophageal pain abdominal pain neuropathic pain headache chest pain skin and local tissue pain Hyperthermia Impaired oral mucous membrane Actual/Risk ...
Written by ncp nursing care plan on September 16th, 2010
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair NCP Nursing Care Plan Preoperative Fear/Anxiety Potential complication: hypovolemic shock Postoperative Risk for imbalanced fluid and electrolytes third-spacing of fluid excess fluid volume deficient fluid volume hypokalemia, hypochloremia, and metabolic alkalosis Potential complications hypovolemic shock lower extremity arterial embolization cardiac dysrhythmias ischemic colitis impaired renal function Deficient knowledge, Ineffective therapeutic regimen management, or Ineffective health maintenance Additional Diagnoses 1.Sexual dysfunction

Source Credits: Nursing Care Planning Guides: For Adults in Acute, Extended and Home Care Settings by S. P. Ulrich and S. W. Canale BSN MSN / Nursing Care Plans by M. Doenges MF Moorehouse Alice Murr