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Nursing care plan disc surgery

I. Pathophysiology—Laminectomy is the surgical excision of a vertebral posterior arch performed in the presence of a herniated disc for the purpose of relieving pressure on the spinal cord nerve roots and removing a source of pain. II. Types a. … Continue reading

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Nursing care plan radical neck surgery

LARYNGECTOMY (POSTOPERATIVE CARE) I. Pathophysiology a. Malignancy lies above the clavicle, for instance lip, mouth, nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, pharynx, larynx, but excludes the brain, spinal cord, axial skeleton, and vertebrae. b. Cancers limited to the vocal cords (intrinsic) tend … Continue reading

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