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Dr. James Lin
Board Certified, Urology
45 years in practice
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Can you tell me about nursing care plan for urosepsis?

Here are some ...: There should be no difference in caring patients with or without urosepsis with timely mental and physical supportive measures besides administrating drugs and implementing constant healthy lifestyle without overindulgence. More? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
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Dr. Payam Rafat
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Dr. Lisa Saponaro
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
12 years in practice
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Can anyone give me a nursing care plan for dysthymia?

Can anyone give me a nursing care plan for dysthymia?

Psychotherapy: Treatment for dysthymia is similar to treatment for depression. It should include psychotherapy and may also be appropriate to treat with antidepressants. Start with your primary care physician and a good therapist. Cognitive behavioral therapies and interpersonal therapies can be effective. Exercise, good sleep, good nutrition, and overall self-care help improve mood naturally as well. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Board Certified, Psychiatry
30 years in practice
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Unable to get any health info or nursing care plan on mom due to hipaa. She signed both of us as poa in tx but in this state can be only 1. What to do?

Unable to get any health info or nursing care plan on mom due to hipaa. She signed both of us as poa in tx but in this state can be only 1. What to do?

Need to know: What state you are in to be able to research this. Best thing to do is to consult a lawyer in your mother's state who has dealt with this type of issue before. ...Read more

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Dr. James Ferguson
Board Certified, Pediatrics
40 years in practice
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How should I start my nursing care plan for measles on a recovering pediatric patient?

How should I start my nursing care plan for measles on a recovering pediatric patient?

Consult your texts: This site is not a substitute for doing your own homework. Your nursing instructors expect your work to be done in the jargon of the teaching references they provide you for study. As you enter the profession you will be better prepared and more respected if you avoid shortcuts to complete your assignments. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
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Dr. William Singer
Board Certified, Pediatric Neurology
45 years in practice
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Nursing care plan for spina bifida occulta?

Nursing care plan for spina bifida occulta?

None needed: Spina bifida occulta is usually found as an incidental finding when evaluating the cause of back pain. unless there is an indication of bladder or bowel dysfunction related to a tethered spinal cord there is no need for a nursing care plan. ...Read more

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Board Certified, Hospital-based practice
40 years in practice
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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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Dr. Martin Tyson
Board Certified, Addiction Medicine
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Dr. Michael Miller
Board Certified, Wound care
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Looking for answer to how do you get cellulitis infection?

What's the cause?: Cellulitis is an inflammation (red, hot swollen and tender) of the skin and soft tissues. It can be cause by many things such as bacteria, sunburn, vein disease and trauma all of which have different treatments. Depending on where it occurs and what is the cause, changes the treatment. If you keep having recurrences, the treatments are wrong, seek another opinion. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Fiala
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
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Which interventions are considered the best in bedsore nursing care?

Which interventions are considered the best in bedsore nursing care?

Team approach: Turning the patient every 2 hours like clockwork, and getting the pressure off the wound is step 1. Good nutrition, and proper wound care is next. Make sure the wound is not constantly soiled with urine or feces. Get a wound care team involved. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Dorsey
Board Certified, Wound care
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What is difference between cellulitis and mercer infection?

Not much: Cellulitis is caused by multiple different bacteria. Mrsa is the most common bacteria causing cellulitis. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Miller
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Cellulitis (Definition)

Cellulitis is a common skin condition that is caused by bacteria. Common symptoms may include fever, a skin sore that appears suddenly and grows quickly, and redness, pain, and tenderness ...Read more


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