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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 May 4th, 2011
Hysterectomy with Salpingectomy and Oophorectomy Hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus. It is performed to treat conditions such as malignant and nonmalignant growths in the uterus and cervix, symptomatic endometriosis, uterine prolapse, intractable pelvic infection, irreparable rupture of the uterus, and dysfunctional or life-threatening uterine bleeding. Both the uterus ...

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