nursing management for emphysema

Nursing Interventions for Emphysema

Nursing Interventions: Emphysema If ordered, perform chest physiotherapy, including postural drainage and chest persussion and vibration several times daily. Schedule respiratory treatments at least 1 hour before and after meals. Provide high calorie-protein rich diet to promote health and healing. Make sure the patient receives adequate fluids at least 3 liters per day to loosen […]

Nursing Interventions for Clients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), also known as chronic airflow limitation, is a group of disorders associated with persistent or recurrent obstruction of airflow, which include chronic bronchitis, emphysema and asthma. These conditions frequently overlap. Most commonly, bronchitis and emphysema occur together. Asthma frequently occurs alone without the triad of bronchitis, emphysema and asthma. The […]