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Most Recent Articles For: Inflammatory bowel disease

Written by ncp nursing care plan on April 3rd, 2012
ULCERATIVE COLITIS, CROHN’S DISEASE I. Pathophysiolgy—Abnormal response of the immune system, leading to chronic inflammation of various portions of the alimentary tract II. Classifications a. Ulcerative colitis (UC) i. Usually starts in rectum and distal portions of the colon, possibly spreading upward to involve the sigmoid and descending colon or the entire colon ii. Intermittent, with acute exacerbation and ...
Written by ncp nursing care plan on September 23rd, 2010
Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease ncp nursing care plan 1. Risk for imbalanced fluid and electrolytes 1. deficient fluid volume, hypokalemia, hypomagnesemia, and hypocalcemia 2. metabolic acidosis 2. Imbalanced nutrition: less than body requirements 3. Acute/Chronic pain 1. abdominal pain and cramping 2. joint pain 3. perianal pain 4. Risk for impaired tissue integrity 5. Hyperthermia 6. Activity ...

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