Archive for February, 2013

Nursing Diagnosis related to Diabetes Mellitus (Type 1 and Type 2)

Last updated: Thursday, February 28, 2013

Diabetes mellitus is a condition in which the pancreas no longer produces enough insulin or cells stop responding to the insulin that is produced, so that glucose in the blood cannot be absorbed into the cells of the body. The two types of diabetes are referred to as type 1 and type 2. Former names […]

Hypertension – 5 Nursing Diagnosis and Interventions

Last updated: Saturday, February 23, 2013

Hypertension is the term used to describe high blood pressure. Blood pressure is a measurement of the force against the walls of your arteries as the heart pumps blood through the body. The top number is called the systolic blood pressure, and the bottom number is called the diastolic blood pressure. Normal blood pressure is […]

Risk for Infection – Nursing Care Plan for Anemia

Last updated: Monday, February 18, 2013

Anemia is a decrease in number of red blood cells (RBCs) or less than the normal quantity of hemoglobin in the blood. For men, anemia is typically defined as hemoglobin level of less than 13.5 gram/100 ml and in women as hemoglobin of less than 12.0 gram/100 ml. Anemia is caused essentially through two basic […]

Acute Pain – Nursing Care Plan for Hemorrhoids

Last updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013

Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the anal canal. Hemorrhoids are very unpleasant and troublesome situation where by the veins during the anus or even the rectum are excessively distended and swollen. The most common cause is straining during bowel movements. Hemorrhoids may be caused by: Straining during bowel movements Constipation Sitting for long periods of […]

NCP COPD with 10 Nursing Diagnosis

Last updated: Thursday, February 14, 2013

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the most common lung diseases. It makes it difficult to breathe. There are two main forms of COPD: Chronic bronchitis, which involves a long-term cough with mucus Emphysema, which involves destruction of the lungs over time Symptoms of COPD : a cough that lasts a long time, […]

Hypertension Nanda Nursing Diagnosis

Last updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013

Hypertension or high blood pressure is a measurement of the force against the walls of the arteries as the heart pumps blood through the body. It increases the risk of associated cardiovascular (heart) diseases such as stroke, myocardial infarction, failure of kidneys or heart, other vascular complications. Blood pressure readings are usually given as two […]