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    5 Deep Vein Thrombosis Nursing Care Plans

    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.

    4 Pulmonary Embolism Nursing Care Plans

    Here are four (4) nursing care plans (NCP) for pulmonary embolism:

    Deep Vein Thrombosis

    Deep vein thrombosis occurs when a blood clot (thrombus) forms in one or more of the deep veins in the body, usually in the legs.

    Pulmonary Embolism

    Pulmonary embolism refers to the obstruction of the pulmonary artery or one of its branches by a thrombus that originates somewhere in the venous system or in the right side of the heart.

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