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If I get a partial colectomy for my diverticular disease, will I need home nursing care?

If I get a partial colectomy for my diverticular disease, will I need home nursing care?

Surgery Home Health: Plan ahead with your surgeon and the hospitalist (if possible) to arrange for home health for yourself for wound care, ostomy teaching, and for therapy. You must be home bound in order to receive this level of care. ...Read more

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Dr. Raj Kapur
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Colectomy (Definition)

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Is chronic disease management considered a particular specialty of nursing ?

Is chronic disease management considered a particular  specialty of nursing ?

Yes and no: Nurses may get specialized training and develop expert-level knowledge and experience in chronic disease management, but there is not one universal certification or national exam for nurses in this area. A good, attentive nurse can be a tremendous ally in managing any chronic health issue! ...Read more

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Can you name actual, possible and risk nursing diagnosis for clients with Crohn's disease?

In 400 characters or: less? I think you will need to do your own homework on this. ...Read more

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What's the role and responsibilites of a nursing assistant when it comes to Parkinson's disease?

What's the role and responsibilites of a nursing assistant when it comes to Parkinson's disease?

Care for Parkinson's: The role of nusring assistant should be to help with activities of daily living, dressing, grooming, bathroom hygiene, physical activity, and assistance to administer rx's on time. Intellectually stimulating the patient as well and promoting independence if possible. ...Read more

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What are some nursing diagnoses for cerebrovascular disease?

What are some nursing diagnoses for cerebrovascular disease?

Same as for MDs: Nurses use the same "playbook" as doctors. It would not make sense for nurses to refer to the same conditions by different names as do physicians. In fact, one of the major outcomes of the flexner commission in modernizing and unifying medical education. ...Read more

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Where can I get a general infectious disease test for someone living in nursing home?

Where can I get a general infectious disease test for someone living in nursing home?

See below: Screening for infectious diseases is not routinely done unless the resident has signs or symptoms of illness or if there is an outbreak of a particular disease in the facility. Unless the test(s) is/are ordered by a physician with an appropriate diagnosis code, the patient most likely will be responsible for the entire bill. CBC with differential would be a starting point to test for infection. ...Read more

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What is the best nursing care plan for chronic kidney disease secondary to diabetes mellitus?

What is the best nursing care plan for chronic kidney disease secondary to diabetes mellitus?

Diabetes: Chronic kidney disease is a long term complication of dm. I am afraid there is no nursing care involved, but appropriate medications, can postpone the need for dialysis depending on the severity of illness. ...Read more

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I have deterating disc deasease followed up with, RA in my back, I am 57 yrs old and work in a nursing home, could this be consistered, a disability case, ?

I have deterating disc deasease followed up with, RA in my back, I am 57 yrs old and work in a nursing home, could this be consistered, a disability case, ?

It possible: Since you work in nursing home and you have to be to respond to the need of your patient as far as lifting a, carrying and heavy duty. Those activates could worsen your condition, this could be the base for disability. ...Read more

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I'm still nursing my 21 month old son. Can i start taking lithium for bipolar disorder?

I'm still nursing my 21 month old son. Can i start taking lithium for bipolar disorder?

No. : First, it's great that you have breastfed your son for so long. He won't lose any of the benefits of breastfeeding if you stop now, which you should do before starting to take lithium. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a colectomy it done over 20 yrs ago ant to get lap band surgery would be safe for me had colectomy done for Crohn's disease and colectomy can I have a lap band surgery even thought I have the colectomy done overr 20 years ago

I have a colectomy it done over 20 yrs ago ant to get lap band surgery would be safe for me had colectomy done for Crohn's  disease  and colectomy can I have a lap band surgery even thought I have the colectomy done overr 20 years ago

Lap band colectomy: Yes, it can be done. I have placed bands in people that have had colectomies. It can be tough because of all the scar tissue, but bands and sleeve gastrectomies can be done. A bypass would be very difficult to do though. ...Read more

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