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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. Warren Strudwick
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Dr. Michael DePietro
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Pneumonia (Definition)

The most common definition is an infection involving the lung. Several noninfectious disorders can cause inflammation of the lung which is ...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. Warren Strudwick
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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. Warren Strudwick
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Dr. William Singer
Board Certified, Pediatric Neurology
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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. Thomas Fiala
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
27 years in practice
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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. Alan Ali
Board Certified, Psychiatry
26 years in practice
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How long does it take for pneumonia to get started and become lethal in a nursing home?

How long does it take for pneumonia to get started and become lethal in a nursing home?

Pneumonia: Depends on type (bacterial or viral) & body's immune system & other factors such as medications & cognitive state & mobility, etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Benjamin Lessig
Board Certified, Geriatrics
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Lady in my hall died of pneumonia how do you get it in nursing home?

See below: It is not a question of how. It is a question of why this person died from pneumonia. Maybe this person may have a weaker immune system or enroll hospice service. ...Read more

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Board Certified, Psychiatry
36 years in practice
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Patient received bad news about his condition. What nursing care would you implement to help a patient who has received a sudden traumatic diagnosis?

Patient received bad news about his condition. What nursing care would you implement to help a patient who has received a sudden traumatic diagnosis?

What diagnosis?: It depends on the diagnosis, and what supports the patient already has in his life. Is the patient in the hospital, and trying to sort through treatment options? For cancer diagnoses, there are often oncology nurses who help patients review what they've been told about their illness, help get more info as needed, and discuss. Social services and Consult-Liaison Psychiatry can help also. ...Read more

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