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Knowing the different normal lab values is an important step in making an informed clinical decision as a nurse.
Nursing care plan goals for a child experiencing tonsillitis include maintaining a patent airway, preventing aspiration, relieving pain, especially while swallowing, encouraging fluid intake, and understanding of post-discharge care and possible complications.
Nursing goals for a child experiencing febrile seizures include maintain airway/respiratory function, maintain normal core temperature, protection from injury, and provide family information about disease process, prognosis, and treatment needs.
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:
The nursing care plan for the client with deep vein thrombosis include: providing information regarding disease condition, treatment, and prevention; assessing and monitoring anticoagulant therapy; providing comfort measures; positioning the body and encouraging exercise; maintaining adequate tissue perfusion; and preventing complications.
Acetaminophen poisoning is an overdose of the over-the-counter (OTC) pain medication, acetaminophen (eg, Tylenol, Biogesic), which is usually safe when used as recommended.