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Written by ncp nursing care plan on April 2nd, 2012
POSTOPERATIVE CARE— CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT (CABG), MINIMALLY INVASIVE DIRECT CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS (MIDCAB), CARDIOMYOPLASTY, VALVE REPLACEMENT I. Purpose: to maximize cardiac output by improving blood flow and myocardial muscle function II. Types a. Reparative: closure of atrial or ventricular septal defect or repair of stenotic mitral valve; reparative surgeries more likely to produce cure or prolonged ...
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 ...

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