Nursing Care Plan – Thyroidectomy

Thyroidectomy is the removal of all or a portion of the thyroid gland. The procedure is usually performed to treat various disease of the thyroid gland that may not be treated effectively by chemotherapy or medication. A total thyroidectomy is indicated for certain carcinomas and to relieve tracheal or esophageal compression.


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Daisy Jane Antipuesto RN MN

Currently a Nursing Local Board Examination Reviewer. Subjects handled are Pediatric, Obstetric and Psychiatric Nursing. Previous work experiences include: Clinical instructor/lecturer, clinical coordinator (Level II), caregiver instructor/lecturer, NC2 examination reviewer and staff/clinic nurse. Areas of specialization: Emergency room, Orthopedic Ward and Delivery Room. Also an IELTS passer.

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