Chapter 16 Vocab
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first step of the nursing process. activities required in the first step are data collection, validation, sorting, and documentation.
active listening technique that prompts a respondent to continue telling a story or describing a situation
form of question that limits the respondents anser to one or two words
information that a nurse acquires through hearing, visual observations, touch and smell
store or bank of information especcially in a form that can be processed by a computer
Functional health patterns
method for organizing assessment data based on the level of patient function in specific area
Nursing Health History
Data collected about a patients level of wellness, changes in life patterns, sociocultural role, and mental and emotional reactions to illness
information that can be observed by others.
open ended questions
question where respondent answers in more than one word
information gathered from patient statements. the patients feelings and perceptions. not verified by another except by inference
act of confirming verifying or coroberating the accuracy of assessment data or the appropriateness of the care plan
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