Flashcards in Chapter 11 Deck (18):
Proceeding in the direction from head to toe
Restrictive question requiring only a short answer
Any piece of information or data that influences decisions
All information about a client, includes nursing health history and physical assessment, physicians history, physical examination, and laboratory and diagnostic test results
A highly structured interview that uses closed questions to elicit specific information
Interpretations or conclusions made based on cues or observed data
A question that influences the client to give a particular answer
A question that does not direct or pressure a client to answer in a certain way
An interview using open-ended questions and empathetic responses to build rapport and learn client concerns
A systematic rational method of planning and providing nursing care
Information that is detectable by an observer or can be tested against an accepted standard; can be seen, heard, felt, or smelled; also called signs
The process of collecting, organizing, validating, and recording data about a clients health status
Questions that specify only a broad topic to be discussed and invite clients to discover and explore their thoughts and feelings about the topic.
A relationship between two or more people of mutual trust and understanding.
A brief review of essential functioning of various body parts or systems
Detectable by an observer or can be measured or tested against an accepted standard.
Data that are apparent only to the person affected