Archive for 'Nursing Diagnosis and Interventions' Category

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]