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Nursing Care Plan: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.

Preparing for Professional Practice Knowing the Nursing Profession  In cases of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis nurses play an important role in providing supportive care but also education. (Duck, 2014). Since the disease is chronic and often affects older patients, comorbidities and polypharmacy play a significant role in how to help clients manage their condition. Continual monitoring of the disease is required as coughing and shortness of breath are common and oxygen use must be monitored with ineffective treatments being withdrawn.  Knowing […]

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