Introduction to Nursing Care Plan for Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Alcoholic cirrhosis is a severe liver disease resulting from excessive drinking that inhibits the normal functioning of the organ. It is characterized by extensive scarring of the organ, necrosis and fibrosis, on top of its usual functions. The disease has serious implications to an individual’s physical and mental health and presents great socio-economic challenges.
Assessment of Nursing Care Plan for Alcoholic Cirrhosis
In order to create a comprehensive care plan for alcohol-associated cirrhosis, nurses must first complete a thorough assessment of the individual’s medical and functional status, including understanding their history of hazardous alcoh