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Written by ncp nursing care plan on April 29th, 2012
I. Pathophysiology a. End result of infection with a retrovirus—the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) b. Progression from HIV infection to AIDS is highly variable: It may take weeks to years, with median rate of 9 to 11 years after infection in the absence of antiretroviral therapy (United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS [UNAIDS] & World Health Organization [WHO], ...
Written by ncp nursing care plan on April 29th, 2012
I. Pathophysiology a. Infection by a subgroup of retroviruses with a high affinity for CD4 T-lymphocytes and monocytes, with viral DNA incorporating itself into host DNA (Dubin, 2008) b. Following successful transmission of HIV, the course of subsequent infection is variable and dependent on a number of factors. c. Main consequence of infection is damage to the ...
Written by ncp nursing care plan on May 4th, 2011
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is an infectious disease of the immune system and is considered to be the last phase of the clinical spectrum of infection by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). HIV is a retrovirus that affects the ...
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 ...

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