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9 phases of Chronic illness trajectory

1 pretrajectory phase: at risk
2-trajectory: initial symptoms- no dx
3- stable: diagnosis, symptoms are managed
4 unstable phase: symptoms reoccur, complications develop
5-acute phase: severe or unrelieved sx. Need for hospitalization.
6-crisis phase: critical or life threatening
7- comeback: recovery after acute phase
8 downward: sx worsen
9 dying phase:

2

Kubler-Ross 5 grief stages

Denial
Anger
Bargaining
Depression
Acceptance

3

What is diagnosis of death based on?

Legally based on brain death. Therefore death has occurred when patient has irreversible loss of all brain functions. No respiration or brain stem reflexes.

4

Differences of the following:

Remission:
Stable:
Exacerbation:

Remission: symptoms subside

Stable: symptoms are controlled

Exacerbation: symptoms are worsening

5

Contemporary view of sick role is:

patients partnering with healthcare provider in making healthcare decisions

6

What are the overall goals of Healthy People 2020?

Increase life expectancy and quality of life

Eliminate health disparities