Category: Nursing Care Plan

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Nursing Care Plan for Insomia

What is Insomia Insomnia is the perception or complaint of inadequate or poor-quality sleep because of one or more of the following: difficulty falling asleep waking up frequently during the...

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Nursing Care Plan – Hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus is characterized by an abnormal increase in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) volume within the intracranial cavity and by enlargement of the head in infancy. Pressure from increased fluid volume can...

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Nursing Care Plan – Angina

Angina is a temporary chest pain that results from inadequate oxygen flow to the myocardium. It’s usually described as burning, squeezing, or a tight feeling in the substernal or precordial...

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Nursing Care Plan – Mitral Valve Annuloplasty (Post-op)

Nursing Care Plan – Mitral Valve Annuloplasty (Post-op)

Mitral Valve Annuloplasty (reconstruction) is the reparative procedure of choice for most clients with acquired mitral insufficiency. To make annulus (the valve ring that attaches to and supports the leaflets) smaller, the physician may suture the leaflets to an annuloplasty ring or take tucks in the client’s annulus. Leaflet repair is often performed at the same time. Elongated leaflets may be shortened, and shortened leaflets may be repaired by lengthening the chordae that bond them in place. Perforated leaflets may be patched with synthetic grafts.

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