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Dr. James Lin
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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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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


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. Ward Dean
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
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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
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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 Singer
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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
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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. Stuart Hickerson
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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I had cellulitis 3 months ago and now have it again! Same leg but on other side of that leg. Why am I getting it so often all the sudden?

I had cellulitis 3 months ago and now have it again! Same leg but on other side of that leg. Why am I getting it so often all the sudden?

Is it cellultis?: Other possibility is that it is not cellulits. Lupus other skin conditions can present as redness. Paticularly with this recurring I would get it checked. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Dorsey
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Dr. Michael Miller
Board Certified, Wound care
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What is cellulitis in the leg?

What's the cause?: Cellulitis is an inflammation (red, hot swollen and tender) of the skin and soft tissues. It can be caused 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, the treatment changes. If you keep having recurrences, the treatments are wrong, seek another opinion. ...Read more

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
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In the past six months I've had cellulitis three times. The first two were on one leg and 2 months apart and the third one is on other leg. Why recur?

In the past six months I've had cellulitis three times. The first two were on one leg and 2 months apart and the third one is on other leg. Why recur?

Because of germs: that are on the skin. About 10% of the population has germs that can cause disease on the skin (staph epidermatis .. the 90%, can't invade staph aureus can). People tend to have the same germs over time. Also, cellulitis has germs in it, and they can get into other spots (but since that would be occurring DURING treatment, that is NOT likely to be the reason.. and that the germs sit ON you IS) ...Read more

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