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:
A nurse’s care plan should focus on the patient’s fragility, stressing careful positioning, ambulation, and prescribed exercises. Here are the nursing care plans for patients with osteoporosis.
Joint replacements are indicated for irreversibly damaged joints with loss of function and unremitting pain, selected fractures, joint instability and congenital hip disorders.