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Nursing care plan for Anemia

This article discusses the Nursing care plan for Anemia and Nursing Diagnosis for Anemia, what is meant by the Nursing care plan for Anemia and Nursing Diagnosis for Anemia

anemia1 Nursing care plan for AnemiaAnemia are a group of blood disorders characterized by too little hemoglobin in the blood. Hemoglobin is a substance contained in red blood cells that carries oxygen from the lungs to other body tissues. Anemia is often a sign or symptom of an underlying disease rather than a disease in its own right. There are three tests commonly used to detect anemia: the number of red blood cells can be counted; the amount of hemoglobin in the red blood cells can be measured; or the proportion of blood cells to serum (the liquid part of blood, called the hematocrit) can be assessed.

Common nursing diagnosis found in Nursing care plans for anemia

Activity Intolerance, Impaired oral mucous membrane, Imbalanced Nutrition: Less than Body Requirements, Constipation/Diarrhea, Risk for Infection, Risk for deficient fluid volume, Deficient Knowledge regarding condition, prognosis, treatment, self-care, prevention of crisis, and discharge needs, Fatigue, Fear, Ineffective coping, Ineffective thermoregulation.