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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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Gordon’s Functional Health Patterns Assessment

Nursing Essays

I am presenting here my overall health assessment by using the Gordon’s functional health patterns. Then, my stress is presented as focused assessment. This part of assessment assist me in knowing the level of stress while the internet source helps me in gaining more knowledge about causes, effects of stress in normal health status....

Last modified: 20th Oct 2021

AIDS-Related Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment and Management

Nursing Essays

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

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

Assessment and Observation of the Neurologic System Lecture

Nursing Lectures

The neurologic system is fundamental in controlling the body's functions, and in enabling responses (both automatic and voluntary......

Last modified: 19th Oct 2021

Assessment and Observation of the Gastrointestinal, Urinary and Reproductive Systems

Nursing Lectures

The gastrointestinal, urinary and reproductive systems are the key systems located in the abdominal region. It is important......

Last modified: 19th Oct 2021

Assessment and Observation of the Musculoskeletal and Integumentary Systems

Nursing Lectures

The musculoskeletal and integumentary systems are the last two systems a nurse considers during their observation and assessment...

Last modified: 19th Oct 2021

Targeted Observation and Assessment Lecture

Nursing Lectures

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

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

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

Calgary Family Assessment Model | Case Study

Nursing Case Studies

This paper will discuss the components of the Calgary Family Assessment Model and bringing into context ...

Last modified: 14th Dec 2020

Reflective Assessment of Patient Care

Reflective Essays

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

Defining Assessment And The Importance Of Assessment Nursing Essay

Nursing Essays

” Assessment is the first stage of the nursing process, in which data about the patients health status is collected and from which a nursing care plan can be devised”...

Last modified: 10th Dec 2020

A Critical Analysis of Patient-centred Assessment Including a Reflective Analysis Simulated Problem Focused Assessment

Nursing Assignments

Richard and Whyte (2011), report that patient-centred practice is acknowledged to be a fundamental component of individual sessions between patients and healthcare professionals....

Last modified: 4th Dec 2020

Assessment and Care Management for Dementia Patients

Nursing Essays

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

Biopsychosocial and Risk Assessment of Addiction Patient: Development of Treatment Plan

Nursing Essays

 Addiction in itself can be complex and there are a lot of different types of addictive disorders, such as alcohol use disorder, opioid use disorder, stimulant use disorder and many more...

Last modified: 4th Nov 2020

Education and Assessment of Proper Electrocardiagram Lead Placement

Nursing Essays

Electrocardiography (ECG) is a diagnostic test that has been used for over a century.  ECGs are one of the most common diagnostic tools to assess for signs of cardiac disease....

Last modified: 4th Nov 2020

A Pediatric Assessment of Kawasaki Disease

Nursing Case Studies

Kawasaki Disease is a rare condition that affects children typically from an infant to 5 years of age....

Last modified: 4th Nov 2020

Analyse Contribution Of Engagement In Biopsychosocial Assessment Client Nursing Essay

Nursing Essays

In this essay the process of building a therapeutic relationship and assessing clients’ own circumstances within the inpatient admission and the framework found in practice will be uses analysed...

Last modified: 2nd Nov 2020

Myocardial Infarction (MI): Nursing Assessment and Care

Nursing Essays

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

Reflection on Client Interaction and Assessment

Reflective Essays

The purpose of the client interaction was to conduct an initial assessment on a newly admitted patient....

Last modified: 28th Oct 2020

Role Of Nurse In Family Health Assessments

Nursing Essays

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  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

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

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

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