Category: Nursing Care Plan

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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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Nursing Care Plan – Hypervolemia

Hypervolemia or excessive fluid volume in the blood. This fluid excess usually results from compromised regulatory mechanisms for sodium and water as seen in congestive heart failure (CHF), kidney failure,...