Archive for the 'Bleeding' Category

Nursing diagnosis – risk for bleeding

ShareRisk for bleeding DEFINITION At risk for a decrease in blood volume that may compromise health RISK FACTORS • RISK FOR BLEEDING • Pregnancy-related complications (e.g., placenta praevia or abruptio) • Postpartum complications (e.g., uterine atony, retained placenta) • Treatment-related side effects (e.g., surgery, medications affecting the bleeding and clotting, administration of platelet-deficient blood products, [...]