Category: Nursing Care Plan

hemodialysis

Nursing Care Plan – Hemodialysis

Hemodialysis is one of several renal replacement therapies used for the treatment of renal failure. Dialysis removes excess fluid and waste products and restores chemical and electrolyte balance. Hemodialysis involves...

Nursing Care Plan – Peritonitis

Nursing Care Plan – Peritonitis

Peritonitis is an acute inflammation of the visceral/parietal peritoneum and endothelial lining of the abdominal cavity, or peritoneum. Peritonitis can be classified as primary or secondary, localized or generalized. When...

Nursing Care Plan – Appendectomy

Nursing Care Plan – Appendectomy

Appendectomy is the removal of the inflamed appendix. In an open, conventional, and uncomplicated appendectomy, the surgeon removes the appendix through an incision approximately 3 inches long in the right...

Nursing Care Plan – Respiratory Alkalosis

Nursing Care Plan – Respiratory Alkalosis

Respiratory alkalosis is excessive loss of carbon dioxide through hyperventilation (rapid respiration). Clients may hyperventilate in response to anxiety, fear, or improper settings on mechanical ventilators. Hyperventilation can also result...