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Endocrine and Metabolic Care Plans

Nursing care plans that are related to the endocrine system and metabolism.

6 Cushing's Disease Nursing Care Plan

6 Cushing’s Disease Nursing Care Plan

Here are six (6) nursing care plans (NCP) for Cushing's disease or Cushing's syndrome:
Diabetic Ketoacidosis Nursing Care Plans

4 Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Syndrome Nursing Care Plans

Here are four (4) nursing care plans (NCP) for Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Syndrome:
3 Hypothyroidism (Myxedema, Cretinism) Nursing Care Plans

3 Hypothyroidism Nursing Care Plans

Here are three (3) nursing care plans (NCP) for hypothyroidism (myxedema, cretinism):

3 Addison’s Disease Nursing Care Plans

Addison's disease or adrenal hypofunction is characterized by decreased mineralocorticoid, glucocorticoid, and androgen secretion.

Metabolic Acidosis Nursing Care Plan

Metabolic acidosis (primary base bicarbonate [HCO3] deficiency) reflects an excess of acid (hydrogen) and a deficit of base (bicarbonate) resulting from acid overproduction, loss of intestinal bicarbonate, inadequate conservation of bicarbonate, and excretion of acid, or anaerobic metabolism.

Metabolic Alkalosis Nursing Care Plan

Metabolic alkalosis is characterized by a high pH (loss of hydrogen ions) and high plasma bicarbonate caused by excessive intake of sodium bicarbonate, loss of gastric/intestinal acid, renal excretion of hydrogen and chloride, prolonged hypercalcemia, hypokalemia, and hyperaldosteronism.

Respiratory Alkalosis Nursing Care Plan

Respiratory alkalosis is a loss of carbon dioxide (Pco2 <>2CO3) due to a marked increase in the rate of respirations. Nursing care plans for respiratory alkalosis can be found here.

Respiratory Acidosis Nursing Care Plan

Respiratory acidosis, an elevation in the PaCO2 level), is caused by hypoventilation with reslutant excess carbonic acid. Here's a nursing care plan for Respiratory Acidosis.
Obesity

4 Obesity Nursing Care Plans

Obesity is an excess accumulation of body fat at least 20% over average desired weight for age, sex, and height or a body mass index of greater than 27.8 for men and greater than 27.3 for women. Here are 4 nursing care plans for obesity.

5 Thyroidectomy Nursing Care Plans

Thyroidectomy is the removal of the thyroid gland, this post contains nursing care plans for post-op thyroidectomy patients.

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