Archive for March, 2013

Pneumonia – Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Last updated: Saturday, March 16, 2013

Pneumonia is a breathing (respiratory) condition in which there is an infection of the lung. Pneumonia is a common lung infection caused by bacteria, a virus or fungi. Pneumonia is not a single disease. It can have more than 30 different causes. Understanding the cause of pneumonia is important because pneumonia treatment depends on its […]

Risk for Infection – Nanda NIC NOC

Last updated: Friday, March 1, 2013

Risk for Infection – Nanda NIC NOC NANDA Definition: At increased risk for being invaded by pathogenic organisms Risk Factors : Invasive procedures Insufficient knowledge regarding avoidance of exposure to pathogens Trauma Tissue destruction and increased environmental exposure Rupture of amniotic membranes Pharmaceutical agents (e.g., immunosuppressants) Malnutrition Increased environmental exposure to pathogens Immunosuppression Inadequate acquired […]