Archive for April, 2013

Nursing Management for Fever

Last updated: Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Hyperthermia occurs when the body absorbs heat more than it can release. Excessively elevated body temperatures are considered medical emergency as it may life-threatening that can cause permanent disability and even death. Hyperthermia is elevated body temperature due to failed thermoregulation that occurs when a body produces or absorbs more heat than it dissipates. Hyperthermia […]

Acute Pain related to Postoperative Thyroidectomy

Last updated: Monday, April 22, 2013

Thyroidectomy is the surgical removal of the thyroid gland. The surgical procedure of thyroidectomy involves a partial or a complete removal of the thyroid (a gland, which is located in front of the lower neck, just above the trachea). The gland is formed by two cone-like lobes or wings (lobus dexter (right lobe) and lobus […]

Clinical Symptoms of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Last updated: Monday, April 22, 2013

Conversations with medical professionals concerning prostate health, symptoms and remedies are typically packaged at some point with medical vocabulary for example, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), prostate cancer surgery and laparoscopic prostatectomy. Medical issues in general often start with a first stage, which is for sufferers to get the counsel of doctors. A comprehensive knowledge of […]

The Different Types of Brain Cancer

Last updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013

Cancer of the brain is usually called a brain tumor. Cancers of the brain are the consequence of abnormal growths of cells in the brain. Brain cancer can arise from many different types of brain cells (primary brain cancer) or occur when cancer cells from another part of the body spread (metastasize) to the brain. […]

Nursing Care Plan for Colostomy

Last updated: Monday, April 15, 2013

Colostomy is a surgical procedure that brings one end of the large intestine out through the abdominal wall. Stools moving through the intestine drain into a bag attached to the abdomen. The colostomy may be short-term or permanent. Colostomy is done while you are under general anesthesia (asleep and pain-free). It may either be done […]

Nursing Care Plan BPH with Diagnosis and Interventions

Last updated: Sunday, April 14, 2013

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a histologic diagnosis characterized by proliferation of the cellular elements of the prostate. Cellular accumulation and gland enlargement may result from epithelial and stromal proliferation, impaired preprogrammed cell death (apoptosis), or both. BPH is considered a normal part of the aging process in men and is hormonally dependent on testosterone […]

Disturbed Sensory Perception: Auditory related to Chronic Otitis Media

Last updated: Saturday, April 6, 2013

Chronic Otitis Media (COM) is the term used to describe a variety of signs, symptoms, and physical findings that result from the long-term damage to the middle ear by infection an inflammation. This includes the following: Severe retraction or perforation of the eardrum (a hole in the eardrum) Scarring or erosion of the small, sound […]

Nursing Care Plan for Brain Tumor (Intracranial Tumor)

Last updated: Saturday, April 6, 2013

Brain Tumor A brain tumor, or tumour, is an intracranial solid neoplasm, a tumor (defined as an abnormal growth of cells) within the brain or the central spinal canal. A brain tumor begins when normal cells in the brain change and grow uncontrollably, forming a mass. A tumor can be benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous). […]

Nursing Diagnosis Interventions for Cancer and Chemotherapy

Last updated: Friday, April 5, 2013

Cancer and Chemotherapy 1. Chronic Pain related to growth / metastatic tumor Goal : Clients are able to: Lowering the level of pain Controll of pain Increase a sense of comfort With the outcomes: Measure the pain by using a pain scale, set goals for the reduction of pain, which is expected and make action […]

Pathology and Pathogenesis of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

Last updated: Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is an enlarged prostate gland. As the prostate enlarges, it can squeeze down on the urethra. BPH occurs in almost all men as they age. BPH is not cancer. An enlarged prostate can be a nuisance. But it is usually not a serious problem. Benign prostatic hyperplasia is probably a normal […]