Mechanical ventilation can partially or fully replace spontaneous breathing. Its main purpose is to improved gas exchange and decreased work of breathing by delivering...
Nursing care objectives for a client who had undergone tracheostomy includes maintaining a patent airway through proper suctioning of secretions, providing an alternative means of communication, providing information on tracheostomy care, and preventing the occurrence of infection.
Here are four (4) nursing care plans (NCP) for pulmonary embolism:
Nursing care plan for clients with cystic fibrosis includes maintaining adequate oxygenation, promoting measures to remove pulmonary secretions, emphasizing the importance of adequate fluid and dietary intake, ensuring an adequate nutrition, and preventing complications.
The nursing care plan focuses on preventing the hypersensitivity reaction, controlling the allergens, maintaining airway patency and preventing the occurrence of reversible complications.
Influenza doesn't require hospitalization and patient care usually focuses on the relief of symptoms. Below are the nursing care plans for patients with influenza.
Lung collapse may occur partially or completely because of air (pneumothorax), blood (hemothorax, or other fluids (pleural effusion) collecting in the pleural space.
Lung Cancer or carcinoma of the lungs is characterized by uncontrolled growth of tissues of the lung. Below are 5 nursing care plans for patients with Lung Cancer.
Tuberculosis is an acute or chronic infection caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. These are 5 Pulmonary Tuberculosis Nursing Care Plans (NCPs) which you can use for writing your own nursing care plans.
COPD is a condition of chronic dyspnea with expiratory airflow limitation that does not significantly fluctuate. Here are 5 Nursing Care Plans for COPD
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