Nursing 110

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  1. health
    a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, not merely the absence of disease or infirmity
  2. wellness
    an active state of being healthy by living a lifestyle promoting good physical, mental, and emotional health
  3. illness
    the unique response of a person to a disease; an abnormal process involving changed level of functioning
  4. acute illness
    generally has a rapid onset of symptoms and lasts only a relatively short time. examples: appendicitis, pneumonia, diarrhea, common cold
  5. Risk factors of acute illness
    age, genetic factors, physiologic factors, health habits, lifestyle, environment
  6. Which of the following is an example of acute illness?
    A. Diabetes B. Rheumatoid arthritis C. Pneumonia D. Osteoporosis
    C. Pneumonia
  7. a broad term that encompasses many different physical and mental alterations in health. it is a permanent change. it causes or is caused by irreversible alterations in normal anatomy and physiology. examples: diabetes mellitus, lung disease, arthritis, lupus
    chronic illness
  8. seriousness and duration of illness, role of the ill person in a family, and culture and social customs of family all affect what?
    effects of illness
  9. experiencing symptoms, assuming the sick role, medical care conduct, assuming a dependent role, and achieving recovery and rehabilitation are all stages of what?
    stages of illness behavior
  10. A person who is experiencing a productive cough and fever takes a sick day to recuperate and decide whether to make an appointment with the doctor. This person is said to be in stage 3 of illness behavior: assuming a dependent role. 
    A. True
    B. False
    B. False. Stage 3 is Medical Care conduct
  11. genetic inheritance, age, developmental level, race, and gender
    physical dimension
  12. ability to interact successfully with people and the environment
    social dimension
  13. how the mind affects body function and responds to body conditions
    emotional dimension
  14. cognitive abilities, educational background, and past experiences
    intellectual dimension
  15. housing, sanitation, climate, pollution of air, food, and water
    environmental dimension
  16. achieving a balance between work and leisure time
    occupation dimension
  17. spiritual beliefs and values
    spiritual dimension
  18. past experiences, interpersonal interactions, physical and cultural influences, and education all influence a person's what?
    self concept
  19. When does a patient come into a health facility looking for help on the health-illness continuum?
    under illness
  20. the extent to which and individual's behavior coincides with medical or health advice
    adherence (compliance)
  21. establish why client is not following regimen, demonstrate caring, encourage healthy behaviors with positive reinforcement, utilize aids to reinforce, establish a therapeutic relationship are all parts of what?
    nursing interventions
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Nursing 110
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