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Musculoskeletal Care Plans

Care plans related to bones and muscles. Disorders and conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system are tackled here.

4 Osteoporosis Nursing Care Plans

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.
Spinal-Cord-Injury

12 Spinal Cord Injury Nursing Care Plans

Motor vehicle accidents, acts of violence, and sporting injuries are the common causes of spinal cord injury (SCI).
Total Joint (knee, Hip) Replacement Nursing Care Plans

5 Total Joint (Knee, Hip) Replacement Nursing Care Plans

Joint replacements are indicated for irreversibly damaged joints with loss of function and unremitting pain, selected fractures, joint instability and congenital hip disorders.
Multiple Sclerosis Nursing Care Plans

9 Multiple Sclerosis Nursing Care Plans

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common of the demyelinating disorders and the predominant CNS disease among young adults. Here are 9 Nursing Care Plans for MS.
Rheumatoid Arthritis Nursing Care Plans

6 Rheumatoid Arthritis Nursing Care Plans

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic, systemic inflammatory diseases that involves the connective tissues and characterized by destruction and proliferation of synovial membrane resulting in joint destruction, ankylosis, and deformity.
Laminectomy

8 Laminectomy (Disc Surgery) Nursing Care Plans

Laminectomy is the excision of a vertebral posterior arch and is commonly performed for injury to the spinal column or to relieve pressure/pain in the presence of a herniated disc. The procedure may be done with or without fusion of vertebrae.
8 Fracture Nursing Care Plans

8 Fracture Nursing Care Plans

A fracture (sometimes abbreviated FRX or Fx, Fx, or #) is a discontinuity or break in a bone. Most fractures are managed at the community level. Although a number of the interventions listed here are appropriate for this population, this plan of care addresses more complicated injuries encountered on an inpatient acute medical-surgical unit.
Amputation

4 Amputation Nursing Care Plans

In general, amputation of limbs is the result of trauma, peripheral vascular disease, tumors, and congenital disorders.

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