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Are there nursing interventions of chest pain?

Are there nursing interventions of chest pain?

Several: The nurse would ask questions about the pain such as where it is and how severe, measure vital signs such as blood pressure and pulse, and then notify the doctor. Depending on the assessment, the nurse might then give medication such as nitroglycerine or perform tests like an ekg. The nurse then would follow up to see if the pain improved. Wow, i could be a nurse, i think! ...Read more

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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more


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Is it possible to get a nursing diagnosis for leukocytosis?

Is it possible to get a nursing diagnosis for leukocytosis?

I'm not sure: Leukocytosis means an elevated white blood cell count. This diagnosis can be made by looking at the results of a CBC (complete blood count), which is a lab test done on your blood. So a nurse can tell you that you have leukocytosis just by looking at this result. Reasons for leukocytosis include infection, inflammation, and stress! i hope this helps. ...Read more

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Nursing diagnosis for ards?

Nursing diagnosis for ards?

Acute respiratory : ARDS stands for acute respiratory distress syndrome. ...Read more

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What is the nursing diagnosis for encephalopathy?

What is the nursing diagnosis for encephalopathy?

GENERIC TERM: The meaning is nonspecific and refers to brain (encephalo), pathology (pathy). That is any brain abnormality which might be diffuse, could be labeled with term. Does not imply any causation or actual underlying diagnosis. ...Read more

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Chest Tightness (Definition)

Chest tightness is a squeezing sensation or sense of heaviness within the chest. If this sensation occurs in response to the heart not receiving enough blood, it ...Read more


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Chest Pressure (Definition)

Chest pressure is a sensation of heaviness on or within the chest. If this sensation occurs in response to the heart not receiving enough blood, it ...Read more


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