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Dr. Payam Rafat
Board Certified, Podiatry
17 years in practice
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What is a nursing diagnosis for sternal wound infection?

Dr. Payam Rafat
Board Certified, Podiatry
17 years in practice
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What is a nursing diagnosis for sternal wound infection?

See your doctor: Localized small infections can be rinsed with sterile saline and dressed with a topical antibiotic ointment and covered with a sterile dressing. Deeper more involved infections with extending redness past the immediate margins will likely require a more aggressive approach such as incision and drainage, debridement, and oral antibiotic. Consult with your physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Umesh Patel
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Dr. Scott Bolhack
803 doctors shared insights

Wounds (Definition)

Wounds is also known as Injuries and wounds. A wound is a condition in which a person has some trauma to part of his body in which the surface of the skin or some other organ has been broken open. Wounds include clean cuts, jagged cuts, avulsions (ripping away) of ...Read more


Dr. Benjamin Lessig
Board Certified, Geriatrics
20 years in practice
362K people helped
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What are nursing procedures for a wound infection?

Dr. Benjamin Lessig
Board Certified, Geriatrics
20 years in practice
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What are nursing procedures for a wound infection?

See below: Please refer to nursing home for the policy and procedure for notifying and managing wound care infection and treatment. Every nursing home has different policy and if you have questions or concerns about it, please contact unit manager or supervisor. ...Read more

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Dr. Umesh Patel
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Dr. James Burns
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
32 years in practice
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Ideas? What nursing diagnosis would indicate the need for using a wound vac?

Dr. James Burns
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
32 years in practice
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Ideas? What nursing diagnosis would indicate the need for using a wound vac?

Post surgical: Dehiscence, tunneling wounds, undermining wounds, deep wounds with significant amount of drainage are a few examples that could benefit from npwc or vac. ...Read more

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Dr. Devon Webster
Board Certified, Medical Oncology
17 years in practice
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Is it possible to get a nursing diagnosis for leukocytosis?

Dr. Devon Webster
Board Certified, Medical Oncology
17 years in practice
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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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Dr. Umesh Patel
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Dr. Sireesha Vemuri
Board Certified, Family Medicine
12 years in practice
130K people helped
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Nursing diagnosis for ards?

Dr. Sireesha Vemuri
Board Certified, Family Medicine
12 years in practice
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Nursing diagnosis for ards?

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

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Board Certified, Family Medicine
28 years in practice
15M people helped
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What is the nanda nursing diagnosis for syncope?

Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Board Certified, Family Medicine
28 years in practice
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What is the nanda nursing diagnosis for syncope?

Nanda?: Not familiar with that, can you enlighten me? ...Read more

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
25 years in practice
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Please answer! what would be good nursing diagnosis for pt with hyperlipidemia?

Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
25 years in practice
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Please answer! what would be good nursing diagnosis for pt with hyperlipidemia?

High: Cholesterol and Triglycerides

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped
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Can you name actual, possible and risk nursing diagnosis for clients with Crohn's disease?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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In 400 characters or: less? I think you will need to do your own homework on this. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Board Certified, Cardiology
39 years in practice
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What is good nursing diagnosis for pt with hyperlipidemia?

Dr. Bennett Werner
Board Certified, Cardiology
39 years in practice
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Dr. Anthony Filly
Board Certified, Radiology
21 years in practice
947K people helped
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Nursing diagnosis for hypovolemic ahock?

Dr. Anthony Filly
Board Certified, Radiology
21 years in practice
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?: Not sure what you mean... Can you rephrase your question? Thanks. ...Read more

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Dr. Bret Boyle
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Wound Infection (Definition)

The following types of wounds are more likely to become infected: bites, punctures, crushing injuries, dirty wounds, wounds on the feet, and wounds that ...Read more


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Dr. Umesh Patel
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