Nursing care planning goals of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) involves teaching the patient to avoid situations that decrease lower esophageal sphincter pressure or cause esophageal irritation.
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:
Hospitalization may be needed for clients who experience severe dehydration as a result of the vomiting and diarrhea. This care plan for Gastroenteritis focuses on the initial management in a non-acute care setting. Here are four (4) nursing care plans (NCP) for Gastroenteritis:
Nursing management of hemorrhoids depends on the type and severity of the hemorrhoid and on the patient's overall condition. Treatment includes measures to ease pain, combat swelling and congestion, and regulation of the patient's bowel habits. Patient care includes preoperative and postoperative support.
Subtotal gastrectomy or gastric resection is indicated for gastric hemorrhage/intractable ulcers, dysfunctional lower esophageal sphincter, pyloric obstruction, perforation, cancer.
Pancreatitis is a painful inflammatory condition in which the pancreatic enzymes are prematurely activated resulting in autodigestion of the pancreas.
Peritonitis is the inflammation of the peritoneal cavity. It is either caused by bacteria or chemicals, can either be primary or secondary, and acute or chronic. Here are 6 nursing care plans for Peritonitis.
Nursing care planning for patients with liver cirrhosis includes promoting rest, providing adequate nutrition, skin care, reducing risk for injury, and monitoring and managing complications. Here are 8 liver cirrhosis nursing care plans (NCP):
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) results from a complex interplay between genetic and environmental factors. Similarities involve (1) chronic inflammation of the alimentary tract and (2) periods of remission interspersed with episodes of acute inflammation. Here are 7 nursing care plans for inflammatory bowel disease
Cholecystectomy is the surgical removal of the gallbladder. Here are 4 Cholecystectomy Nursing Care Plans.