Tag: Impaired Tissue Integrity
Risk for Impaired Skin Integrity: At risk for skin being adversely altered.
Diabetes is a chronic disease, which occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin, or when the body cannot effectively use the insulin it produces. Here are nursing care plans for diabetes mellitus.
Impaired Tissue Integrity: Damage to mucous membrane, corneal, integumentary, or subcutaneous tissues.
Nursing Care Plans for clients experiencing pressure ulcer includes assessing the contributing factors leading to a lack of tissue perfusion, assessing the extent of the injury, promoting compliance to the medication regimen, preventing further injury.
A nurse who cares for a patient with burn injury (burns) should be knowledgeable about the physiologic changes that occur after a burn, as well as astute assessment skills to detect subtle changes in the patient’s condition.
Nursing management of hemorrhoids depends on the type and severity of the hemorrhoid and on the patient's overall condition. Treatment includes measures to ease pain, combat swelling and congestion, and regulation of the patient's bowel habits. Patient care includes preoperative and postoperative support.
Patients with hyperthyroidism require vigilant care to prevent acute exacerbations and complications. Here are 7 hyperthyroidism nursing care plans.