Category Archives: Disease Conditions NCP

Nursing care plan amputation

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 … Continue reading

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Nursing care plan hysterectomy

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 … Continue reading

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Nursing care plan ncp gi gastrointestinal bleed acute upper

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, … Continue reading

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Nursing care plan ncp fractured hip internal fixation or prosthesis insertion

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 … Continue reading

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Nursing care plan ncp femoropopliteal bypass

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 … Continue reading

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Nursing care plan ncp dm diabetes mellitus

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 … Continue reading

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Nursing care plan ncp dvt deep vein thrombosis

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 … Continue reading

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Nursing Care Plan ncp cirrhosis

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 … Continue reading

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Nursing Care Plan ncp cholelithiasis cholecystitis

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 … Continue reading

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Nursing Care Plan ncp chemotheraphy

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 … Continue reading

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Nursing Care Plan ncp carotid endarectomy

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

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Nursing Care Plan ncp cardiac dysrhytmias

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

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Nursing Care Plan ncp CABG valve replacement

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 … Continue reading

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Nursing Care Plan ncp bowel diversion ileostomy

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 … Continue reading

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Nursing Care Plan ncp bladder neck suspension

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

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Nursing Care Plan ncp angina pectoris

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

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Nursing Care Plan ncp amputation

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 … Continue reading

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Nursing Care Plan ncp hiv aids

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: … Continue reading

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Nursing Care Plan ncp abdominal aortic aneurysm

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 … Continue reading

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