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Which is the best nursing diagnosis for neonatal sepsis?

Which is the best nursing diagnosis for neonatal sepsis?

Do your homework: The site is not a shortcut for you to get your nursing homework answered for you. Apply yourself ; acquire the answers from the texts ; sources in your curriculum. To be successful as a nurse you need to do the work ; gain the skills or you will be neither happy or successful. ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Neonatal (Definition)

The term neonatal is generally used to describe events that occur with an infant within the first 30 days after birth. Some practitioners are looser with the definition & extend the ...Read more


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I was wondering what are some nursing diagnoses for cholangitis?

I was wondering what are some nursing diagnoses for cholangitis?

Not sure of question: There are several causes of cholangitis, bacterial and autoimmune. Bacterial cholangitis has several causes, ascending infection caused by blockage from stones (choledocholithiasis), malignancy or iatrogenic. This is because bacteria grow in the stagnant bile upstream of the blockage and cause biliary sepsis. Autoimmune cholangitis also includes primary sclerosing cholangitis. ...Read more

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What are nursing diagnoses for bradycardia?

What are nursing diagnoses for bradycardia?

Counts pulse: The nurse would feel your pulse usually at the wrist to determine the number of heart beats per minute. If it is less than 60, that is defined as bradycardia. An EKG would determine the exact rhythm responsible for the slow pulse. ...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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Which nursing diagnoses are most appropriate for a person with wheezes, dyspnea, and tachypnea?

Which nursing diagnoses are most appropriate for a person with wheezes, dyspnea, and tachypnea?

Study materials: This site is designed to answer questions about medical questions from the public. Your instructors will expect you to study your references and acquire the jargon they use in your nursing studies. It is important that you do so as they will know if you don't. ...Read more

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What can you give a newborn nursing baby to help move bowels?

What can you give a newborn nursing baby to help move bowels?

Don't worry: Human babies are made to drink human milk. Their guts can be so efficient at absorbing all the nutrients there might not be much to eliminate. It is not unheard of to go 2 weeks or more without a bowel movement in a baby only getting breast milk. It is not considered constipation in this case. As long as baby eats, nurses, behaves, grows and acts normally baby is fine. ...Read more

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I have got acne now, a few months after I stopped nursing my new born baby.?

I have got acne now, a few months after I stopped nursing my new born baby.?

ACNE AFTER NURSING: There is a possibility that the prenatal vitamins you are probably still taking might be responsible. The other reason is that your hormones haven't adjusted yet. Be patient. ...Read more

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How to suggest I get into neonatal nursing?

How to suggest I get into neonatal nursing?

Nursing: Most hospitals have nurses that will help you with breastfeeding, many have nursing clinics for once you are discharged from hospital. ...Read more

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I'm nursing my newborn, he seems to be having a rough time with bowls. Why? He has a little here and there during day. Not las much as he was though

I'm nursing my newborn, he seems to be having a rough time with bowls. Why? He has a little here and there during day. Not las much as he was though

?? rough time??: Infants can often seem to grunt & groan continuously & we sometimes assume it must be a problem. They are not gifted with muscle tone & gravity and must push a stool out using their breathing muscle until their muscles strengthen with age. Bf newborns can make a little poo every feed or overflow a diaper once a week. If stools are soft & they are thriving I think they are doing fine. ...Read more

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How does nursing differ in neonatal, newborn, and postnatal care?

How does nursing differ in neonatal, newborn, and postnatal care?

Breastfeeding: Nursing immediately after birth, baby receives colostrum rich in protein & antibodies. At this stage, baby is just learning to suck the correct way. After 3 days, transitional milk flows - rich in fat & lactose. After 7 days, mature milk comes in - largely water but also includes carbohydrates, proteins and fat. Baby sucks better, regains birth weight and continues further weight gain. ...Read more