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Paul Martin, RN

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Is a registered nurse and a contributor at nurseslabs.com. Loves watching movies, traveling places and listening to any kind of music. I wouldn't mind making the unconventional choice.
Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Nursing Care Plans

6 Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Nursing Care Plans

Nursing goals for clients with cleft lip and cleft palate include maintaining adequate nutrition, increasing family coping, reducing the parents’ anxiety and guilt regarding the newborn's physical defects, and preparing parents for the future repair of the cleft lip and palate.
Total Parenteral Nutrition Nursing Care Plans

4 Total Parenteral Nutrition Nursing Care Plans

The major goals for the patient undergoing total parental nutrition may include improvement of nutritional status, maintaining fluid balance, and absence of complications.
Near Drowning Nursing Care Plans

5 Near-Drowning Nursing Care Plans

Therapeutic goals for a client who has nearly drowned include providing adequate oxygenation, maintaining a patent airway, maintaining cerebral perfusion, continuous monitoring, providing rewarming methods, and absence of complications.
Mechanical Ventilation Nursing Care Plans

6 Mechanical Ventilation Nursing Care Plans

Mechanical ventilation can partially or fully replace spontaneous breathing. Its main purpose is to improved gas exchange and decreased work of breathing by delivering...
4 Herpes Zoster (Shingles) Nursing Care Plans

4 Herpes Zoster (Shingles) Nursing Care Plans

Major nursing goals for a client with shingles may include increased understanding of the disease condition and treatment regimen, relief of discomfort from the lesions, emphasis on strict contact isolation, development of self-acceptance, and absence of complications. Here are four (4) nursing care plans (NCP) for herpes zoster (shingles):
Tracheostomy Nursing Care Plans

5 Tracheostomy Nursing Care Plans

Nursing care objectives for a client who had undergone tracheostomy includes maintaining a patent airway through proper suctioning of secretions, providing an alternative means of communication, providing information on tracheostomy care, and preventing the occurrence of infection.
4 Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Nursing Care Plans

4 Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Nursing Care Plans

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes a systemic inflammatory response in various parts of the body. The cause of...
5 Peptic Ulcer Disease Nursing Care Plans

5 Peptic Ulcer Disease Nursing Care Plans

The nursing goals of a client with a peptic ulcer disease include reducing or eliminating contributing factors, promoting comfort measures, promoting optimal nutrition, decreasing anxiety with increased knowledge of disease, management, and prevention of ulcer recurrence and preventing complications. Here are five (5) nursing care plans (NCP) for peptic ulcer disease:
Osteoarthritis Nursing Care Plans

4 Osteoarthritis Nursing Care Plans

Nursing care plan for clients with osteoarthritis involves relieving pain, promoting comfort measures, maintaining optimal joint function, and preventing progressive disability. Here are four (4) nursing care plans (NCP) for osteoarthritis:
4 Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation Nursing Care Plans

4 Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation Nursing Care Plans

The following are the common nursing care planning and goals for clients with DIC: maintenance of hemodynamic status, maintenance of intact skin and oral mucosa, maintenance of fluid balance, maintenance of tissue perfusion, prevention of complications. Here are four (4) nursing care plans (NCP) for disseminated intravascular coagulation:

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