Tag: Assessment

Specific health assessment refers to an assessment of a specific problem and it may be the initial assessment or an ongoing assessment. A specific assessment is problem oriented, it focuses on a specific problem and not a general health.

Assessment

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AIDS-Related Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment and Management
Nursing Essays
Introduction: AIDS-related dementia occurs in the advanced stages of the HIV virus. When the virus attacks there is a worsening of both motor skills and mental declining. It also attacks the nervous system and can cause brain damage.... Last modified: 19th Oct 2021

Emergency Triage and Rapid Assessment Lecture
Nursing Lectures
Introduction: This chapter begins by defining the concept and purpose of triage in emergency care settings. It then considers the system of triage... Last modified: 19th Oct 2021

Targeted Observation and Assessment Lecture
Nursing Lectures
Introduction: So far in this module, you have studied the processes involved in observing and assessing each of the major body systems.... Last modified: 19th Oct 2021

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: The case of a 24 year old kick-boxer with history of a non-contact knee injury with minor complaints is studied to show the difference in clinical findings and imaging.... Last modified: 29th Sep 2021

Reflective Assessment of Holistic Wellbeing
Reflective Essays
Introduction: Health, like beauty, lies in the eyes of the beholder and a single definition cannot capture its complexity. To this end, this essay aims to explore what health means to me... Last modified: 22nd Dec 2020

Reflective Assessment of Patient Care
Reflective Essays
Introduction: Introduction Reflection within Healthcare, has been outlined as the active process of reviewing, analysing, and evaluating experiences and then interpreting or assessing them (Atkins and Murphy,1994)... Last modified: 14th Dec 2020

Gordon’s Functional Health Patterns Assessment
Nursing Essays
Introduction: I am presenting here my overall health assessment by using the Gordon’s functional health patterns. Then, my stress is presented as focused assessment. ... Last modified: 10th Dec 2020

Assessment and Care Management for Dementia Patients
Nursing Essays
Introduction: When assessing for dementia, it is important to determine the persons baseline cognitive status. Nurses, family members, and caregiver play an important role when it comes to this task.... Last modified: 17th Nov 2020

A Pediatric Assessment of Kawasaki Disease
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: Kawasaki Disease is a rare condition that affects children typically from an infant to 5 years of age.... Last modified: 4th Nov 2020

Myocardial Infarction (MI): Nursing Assessment and Care
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The purpose of this reflective essay is to critically analyse the clinical assessment and nursing care of a patient suffering from an Myocardial Infarction (MI). ... Last modified: 2nd Nov 2020

Role Of Nurse In Family Health Assessments
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The family can be defined simply as any group of people who live together. The role of the family is to help meet the basic human needs of society. (LeMone, Lillis, and Taylor 2001, p 27). ... Last modified: 14th Oct 2020

Contextual Framework on the Barriers, Assessments and Treatments
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Introduction  Everyone experiences emotional ups and downs from time to time caused by certain events in our lives. Mental health related conditions go beyond these emotional reactions to specifi... Last modified: 24th Sep 2020

Holistic Assessment of Patient with Asthma
Nursing Assignments
Introduction: The holistic assessment is an assessment of a person as a whole. It is used in the nursing process and creates a foundation for the patients care. This is done using therapeutic communication and collecting subjective and objective information about the patient.... Last modified: 20th Aug 2020

Risk Factors in Venous Thromboembolism Risk Assessment
Nursing Assignments
Introduction: Venous thromboembolism, commonly known as VTE is a condition in which a blood clot develops mostly in deep veins of the leg, groin or arm and travels in the circulation and lodging in the lungs, called pulmonary embolism (PE). VTE generally occurs after major general surgery and if not taken care of on time, it might become life threatening... Last modified: 20th Aug 2020

Manual Handling Risk Assessment Report
Nursing Assignments
Introduction: Manual Handling Risk Assessment Report Introduction I am the Health and Safety Officer (HSO) for The Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) ROC (Resource Outreach Centre). This is a day facility for the p... Last modified: 22nd Jun 2020