enables us to provide a copy of this manual to each intermediate care and skilled nursing facility in Missouri. Emphasis on Developing Palliative Care Goals Recognizing a continuing need to discuss critical issues related to developing and revising plans of care for patients residing in nursing facilities at the end of life, the Nursing Care Plan, Nanda Diagnosis and Interventions. Nursing Care Plan for Graves' Disease Graves' disease is an autoimmune disease in which the thyroid is overactive, producing excessive amounts of thyroid hormone (serious metabolic imbalance known as hyperthyroidism and thyrotoxicosis) and disorder can be on the eyes and skin. and talking about what should or should not be done, is at the heart of advance care planning (Lynn 2003, IOM 1997). “Throughout our lives, but especially when we are older and facing increased risk of serious illness, we need a plan about what services are essential to living well and meaningfully,” Dr. Lynn said.

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