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Nursing care plan total joint replacement

I. Purpose a. Definitive treatment for advanced, irreversibly damaged joints with loss of function and unremitting pain b. Commom conditions: degenerative and rheumatoid arthritis (RA); selected fractures, such as with hip and femoral neck; joint instability; congenital hip disorders; avascular … Continue reading

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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 fractures

I. Pathophysiology a. Discontinuity or break in a bone b. May be associated with serious injury to nerves, blood vessels, muscles, and/or organs c. More than 150 fracture classifications with five major types: incomplete, complete, closed, open, and pathologic II. … Continue reading

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Nursing diagnosis V

Ventilation, impaired spontaneous: ventilatory assistance (mechanical) and, Ventilatory weaning response, dysfunctional: ventilatory assistance (mechanical) and, risk for, Violence, risk for other-directed: psychosocial aspects of care and, Violence, risk for self-directed: psychosocial aspects of care and,

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Nursing diagnosis U

Urinary elimination, impaired: dementia of the Alzheimer’s type/vascular dementia and, ; extended care and, risk for, 8; hysterectomy and, ; multiple sclerosis and, ; prostatectomy and, ; spinal cord injury (acute rehabilitative phase) and, 8; urinary diversions/urostomy (postoperative care) and, … Continue reading

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Nursing diagnosis T

Therapeutic regimen management, family: HIV-positive client and, Tissue integrity, impaired: cancer and, risk for, 1; cholecystectomy and, ; fecal diversions: postoperative care of ileostomy and colostomy and, (risk for, ); fractures and, risk for, 1; hepatitis and, risk for, ; … Continue reading

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Nursing diagnosis S

Self-care deficit: cerebrovascular accident (CVA)/stroke and, ; dementia of the Alzheimer’s type/vascular dementia and, ; extended care and, ; multiple sclerosis and, ; renal dialysis and, ; rheumatoid arthritis and, Self-esteem: cirrhosis of the liver and, Self-esteem, chronic low: eating … Continue reading

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Nursing diagnosis R

Religiosity, risk for impaired: psychosocial aspects of care and, Relocation stress syndrome, risk for: dementia of the Alzheimer’s type/vascular dementia and, ; extended care and, Role performance, ineffective: burns: thermal, chemical, electrical and, ; radical neck surgery: laryngectomy (postoperative care) … Continue reading

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Nursing diagnosis P

Pain, acute: adult leukemias and, ; AIDS and, ; amputation and, ; angina (coronary artery disease, acute coronary syndrome) and, ; appendectomy and, ; benign prostatic hyperplasia and, ; burns: thermal, chemical, electrical and, ; cancer and, ; cardiac surgery: … Continue reading

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Nursing diagnosis O

Oral mucous membrane, impaired: AIDS and, ; cancer and, risk for, ; radical neck surgery: laryngectomy (postoperative care) and, ; renal failure: chronic and, risk for, ; ventilatory assistance (mechanical) and,

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Nursing diagnosis N

Nausea: lymphomas and, Neglect, unilateral: cerebrovascular accident (CVA)/stroke and, Nutrition: less than body requirements, imbalanced: AIDS and, ; anemias—iron deficiency, anemia of chronic disease, pernicious, aplastic, hemolytic and, ; burns: thermal, chemical, electric and, ; cancer and, ; cholecystitis with … Continue reading

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Nursing diagnosis M

Memory, impaired: extended care and, Mobility, impaired physical: amputation and, ; burns: thermal, chemical, electric and, ; cerebrovascular accident (CVA)/stroke and, ; craniocerebral trauma (acute rehabilitative phase) and, ; disc surgery and, ; extended care and, ; fractures and, ; … Continue reading

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Nursing diagnosis L

Lifestyle, sedentary: eating disorders: obesity and, Liver function, risk for impaired: hepatitis and,

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Nursing diagnosis K

Knowledge, deficient: adult leukemias and, ; AIDS and, ; amputation and, ; anemias–iron deficiency, pernicious, aplastic, hemolytic and ; angina (coronary artery disease, acute coronary syndrome) and, ; appendectomy and, ; benign prostatic hyperplasia and, ; burns: thermal/chemical/electric and, ; … Continue reading

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Nursing diagnosis I

Infection, risk for: adult leukemias and, ; anemias (iron deficiency, anemia of chronic disease, pernicious, aplastic, hemolytic) and, ; appendectomy and, ; craniocerebral trauma (acute rehabilitative phase) and, ; diabetes mellitus/diabetic ketoacidosis and, ; hepatitis and, ; obesity: bariatric surgery … Continue reading

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Nursing diagnosis H

Health maintenance, ineffective: dementia of the Alzheimer’s type/vascular dementia and, ; extended care and, ; pediatric considerations and, risk for, Home maintenance, impaired: dementia of the Alzheimer’s type/vascular dementia and, Hopelessness: multiple sclerosis and,

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Nursing diagnosis G

Gas exchange, impaired: AIDS and, risk for, ; COPD and asthma and, ; fractures and, risk for, ; heart failure: chronic and, risk for, ; lung cancer (postoperative care) and, ; lymphomas and, risk for, ; pancreatitis and, ; pneumonia … Continue reading

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Nursing diagnosis F

Falls, risk for: extended care and, Family processes, dysfunctional: substance dependence/abuse rehabilitation and, Family processes, interrupted: cancer and, risk for, ; craniocerebral trauma (acute rehabilitative phase) and, ; pediatric consideration and, Fatigue: diabetes mellitus/diabetic ketoacidosis and, ; hepatitis and, ; … Continue reading

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Nursing diagnosis E

Electrolyte imbalance, risk for: hypercalcemia (calcium excess) and, ; hyperkalemia (potassium excess) and, ; hypermagnesemia (magnesium excess) and, ; hypernatremia (sodium excess) and, ; hypocalcemia (calcium deficit) and, ; hypokalemia (potassium deficit) and, ; hypomagnesemia (magnesium deficit) and, ; hyponatremia … Continue reading

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Nursing diagnosis D

Denial, ineffective: substance dependence/abuse rehabilitation and, Development, risk for delayed: pediatric considerations and, Diarrhea: anemias—iron deficiency, anemia of chronic disease, pernicious, aplastic hemolytic and, ; cancer and, risk for, ; extended care and, risk for, ; fecal diversions: postoperative care … Continue reading

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