the concept of health and healing has evolved in recent years. which is the best description of health?
health depends on an interaction of mind, body, and spirit within the environment.
which would be included in the database for a new patient admission to the surgical unit?
all subjective ad objective, and data gathered from a patient and the results of any laboratory or diagnostic studies completed.
you are reviewing assessment data of a 45 year old male patient and note pain of 8 on a 10 scale , labored breathing, pale skin color on the electronic health record.this documentation is an example of?
a patient is in the emergency department with nausea and vomiting. which would you include in the database?
a diet and GI history
a patient has recently received health insurance and would like to know how often he should visit the provider. how do you respond?
“your visits may vary, depending on your level of wellness.”
you are reviewing concepts related to steps in the nursing process for determining prioritization and develop patient outcomes. to what are these actions attributed?
which best describes evidence-based nursing practice?
combining clinical expertise with the use of nursing research to provide the best care for patients while considering the patients values and circumstances.
what can be determined when the nurse clusters data as part of the critical thinking process?
the nurse recognizes relevant information among the data.
the patient says she is very nervous and nauseated, she feels like she will vomit. this data is what type of data?
the expert nurse differs from the novice nurse by acting without consciously thinking about the actions. this is referred to as:
which would be considered a risk diagnosis?
identifying potential problems the individual may develop.
which would be included in a holistic model of assessment?
a patients perception of his or her health status
the nurse uses health promotion activities with a new patient. what would this focus include?
the nurse would empower the patient to choose a healthier lifestyle.
which is an example of objective data?
2- x 5-cm scar present on the right lower forearm.
during the evaluation phase of the nursing process, which action would be included?
providing information to the patient and family members.
the collection of data about an individual’s health state
The Western European/North American tradition that views health as the absence of disease
a complete health hx and full physical examination
simultaneously problem solving while self improving one’s own thinking abilty
a method of collecting and analyzing clinical information with the following components: attending to initial cues, formulating hypotheses, gathering data relative to the tentative hypotheses and evaluating each hypothesis with the new data collected and arriving at a final diagnosis
rapid collection of the database often compiled concurrently with lifesaving measures
the total of all the conditions and elements that make up the surrounding and influence the development of a person
Evidence based practice
a systematic approach emphasizing the best research evidence the clinicians experience patient preferences and values physical examination and assessment
one used for a limited or short term problem concerns mainly one problem one cue complexor one body system
used in all setting to monitor progress on short term or chronic health problems
the view that the mind body and spirit are inerdependent and function as a whole within the environment
used to evaluate the cause and etiology of disease; focus is on the function or malfunction of specific organ system
used to evaluate the response of the whole person to actual or potential health problems
a method of collecting and anlyzing clinical information with the following components; assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification planning implementation and evaluation
what the healthcare professional observes by inspecting palpating percussing and auscultating during the physical examination
any action directed toward promoting health and preventing the occurence of a disease