Anxiety Nursing Interventions and Rationales

Last updated: Monday, May 19, 2014

Anxiety Definition : A vague, uneasy feeling of discomfort or dread accompanied by an autonomic response, with the source often nonspecific or unknown to the individual; a feeling of apprehension caused by anticipation of danger. It is an altering signal that warns of impending danger and enables the individual to take measures to deal with […]

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Chronic Pain Nursing Interventions and Rationales

Last updated: Monday, May 19, 2014

Nursing Interventions and Rationales 1. Determine whether client is experiencing pain at time of initial interview. If so, intervene at that time to provide pain relief. The intensity, character, onset, duration, and aggravating and relieving factors of pain should be assessed and documented during the initial evaluation of the patient (American Pain Society Quality of […]

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Urinary Retention – Nursing Interventions and Rationales

Last updated: Monday, May 19, 2014

Urinary Retention Definition : Incomplete emptying of the bladder Nursing Interventions and Rationales 1. Obtain focused urinary history emphasizing character and duration of lower urinary symptoms, remembering that the presence of obstructive or irritative voiding symptoms is not diagnostic of urinary retention. Query the patient about episodes of acute urinary retention (complete inability to void) […]

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Total Urinary Incontinence Nursing Interventions and Rationales

Last updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014

Total urinary Incontinence Definition : Continuous and unpredictable loss of urine.   Nursing Interventions and Rationales 1. Obtain a history of duration and severity of urine loss, previous method of management, and aggravating or alleviating features. The symptom of continuous incontinence may be caused by extraurethral leakage or other types of incontinence that have been […]

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Symptoms and Treatment of COPD

Last updated: Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or COPD is a lung disorder characterized by the existence of an obstruction of the airways usually progressive and generally not reversible. The problem with COPD is it’s a condition that lasts for a lifetime. Since it lasts for a long time, a number of patients are just dealing with end […]

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Heart Attack Warning Signs

Last updated: Tuesday, January 7, 2014

A heart attack occurs when a blockage forms in the heart or in the arteries around the heart, resulting in restricted blood flow to a section of the heart muscle. The heart muscle requires a constant supply of oxygen to remain alive and optimally functioning. A heart attack (also called myocardial infarction) must be treated […]

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Basic Concepts of Nursing Process for Typhoid Fever

Last updated: Thursday, May 30, 2013

According Doenges, et al (2000) in providing nursing care to clients with Typhoid Fever using the five stages of the nursing process, which includes: assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. 1. Assessment for Typhoid Fever The initial steps of the nursing process is a systematic assessment, continuous, valid, and client data obtained from interviews […]

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Brain Cancer – 7 Nursing Diagnosis and Interventions

Last updated: Wednesday, May 29, 2013

I. Anxiety related to diagnosis, poor prognosis, chemotherapy and possible side effects. Goal: The client said anxiously down, to fear that can be overcome. Intervention: 1. Use a calm and convincing approach. Rational: to prevent anxiety. 2. Perform the action that makes it convenient. Rational: increase relaxation. 3. Listen attentively to the client’s expression of […]

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Physical Examination : Head to Toe

Last updated: Friday, May 24, 2013

Physical examination is a review from head to toe on every body system, which provides information on clients and allows nurses to make clinical judgments. The accuracy of the physical examination affect selection of treatment received by the client and the determination of response to therapy. (Potter and Perry, 2005) Physical examination techniques used are: […]

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Nursing Care Plan of Patients with Parotitis

Last updated: Friday, May 3, 2013

Parotitis is an infectious disease in 30-40% of cases are asymptomatic infection. Spread of the virus occurs by direct contact, splashing saliva, raw materials possible with urine. Now the disease is common in young adults, causing epidemics in general. Generally, epidemic parotitis is considered less contagious if compared with morbilli or varicella, because, many infectious […]

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