Apnea is defined as periodic cessation of breathing for more than 15 seconds in the full-term or more than 20 seconds in the preterm infant. It may be related to sepsis, gastroesophageal reflux, metabolic abnormality, seizure disorder, trauma or the impairment of breathing during sleep, although it is not uncommon to find no apparent causative factor.
Nursing care plan goals for a child experiencing tonsillitis include maintaining a patent airway, preventing aspiration, relieving pain, especially while swallowing, encouraging fluid intake, and understanding of post-discharge care and possible complications.
The goal of nursing care to a child with otitis media include relief from pain, improved hearing and communication, avoidance of re-infection, and increased knowledge about the disease condition and its management. Here are four (4) nursing care plans (NCP) for otitis media.
Care plan for a child with osteosarcoma includes prevention of injury, improved condition of oral mucous membranes, relief from anxiety and absence of complications. Here are four (4) nursing care plans (NCP) for osteogenic sarcoma (Osteosarcoma).
Here are four (4) nursing care plans (NCP) for hypospadias and epispadias. Major nursing care plan objectives for the child with hypospadias or epispadias include improving the child's physical appearance, ensuring a positive body image, providing relief of pain and discomfort, decreasing parental anxiety, and absence of complications (bleeding, infection, catheter obstruction and sexual dysfunction).
Nursing care plan goals for a client with postpartum thrombophlebitis include enhance tissue perfusion, facilitate resolution of thrombus, promote optimal comfort, prevent complications and provide information and emotional support. Here are four (4) nursing care plans (NCP) for postpartum thrombophlebitis:
Nurse care planning for a client with prenatal hemorrhage include assess maternal/fetal condition, maintain circulatory fluid volume, assist with efforts to nurture the pregnancy, if possible, avoid complications, provide emotional support to the client/couple, and provide knowledge on short- and long-term complications of the hemorrhage. Here are seven (7) nursing care plans (NCP) for prenatal hemorrhage.
Here are six (6) nursing care plans (NCP) for prenatal substance dependence/abuse.