The first phase of the nursing process, involves data collection, organization and validation. the purpose is to establish a database about the client's response to health concerns or illness to determine the client's nursing needs.
Are those actions that requires an order from a physician or another health care professional.
are nursing action initiated by the nurse that do not require direction or an order from another health care professional
are those action that are implemented in a collaborative manner by the nurse with other health care professional
adjustment to living with other living thinking and environment conditions
vague sense of impending doom or apprehension precipitated by new and unknown experiences.
behaviors exhibited as the result or prolonged occupational stress
patterns of behaviors used to neutralized, deny or counteract anxiety
occurs then coping and defense mechanisms are no longer effective, resulting in high levels of anxiety, disorganized behavior, and the inability to function normally
forms of self-deception; unconscious process the self uses to protect itself from anxiety or threats to self-esteem
fight or flight response
the body prepares itself against threat, to either resist (fight) or evade (flight) the danger
General Adaptation Syndrome
biochemical model of stress describing the body's general response to stress
Local Adaptation Syndrome
localized response of the body to stress, precipitated by trauma or pathology
physiological alterations and illness believed to be due to psychological influences
A statement describing a combination of signs or symptoms indicative of an actual or potential health problems that nurses are able, licensed, and accountable to treat
a five step systematic method for organizing and delivering nursing care
(signs) data are observe and measureable that are obtained through both standards assessments techniques (during PE) and diagnostic tests.
(symptoms) Data are from the clients point of view and include: feelings perceptions and concerns. pain is a symptom
condition in which the human system responds to change in it normal balanced state
anything causing a person to experience stress; change in the balanced state