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Nursing care planning of a patient with a fracture, whether casted or in traction, is based upon prevention of complications during healing. Here are eight (8) nursing care plans for fracture:
The smoothness of transition from home to the hospital relies on how well the child has been prepared for it and how the child's physical and emotional needs have been satisfied.
The major nursing care planning goals for the child experiencing abuse includes ensuring adequate nutrition, safety of the abused child, relief from anxiety, improving parenting skills and building parental confidence.
Motor vehicle accidents, acts of violence, and sporting injuries are the common causes of spinal cord injury (SCI).
Seizures are results of uncontrolled electrical firing or discharges from the nerve cells of the cerebral cortex and are characterized by sudden, brief attacks of altered consciousness, motor activity and sensory phenomena.
Lung collapse may occur partially or completely because of air (pneumothorax), blood (hemothorax, or other fluids (pleural effusion) collecting in the pleural space.
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.
This post contains 6 nursing care plans for peritoneal dialysis.