Health Promotion/Maintenance Nursing Cards

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  1. This is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, NOT merely the absence of disease or infirmity
  2. this is an active state of being healthy by living a lifestyle promoting good physical, mental, and emotional health
  3. this is the unique response of a person to a disease; an abnormal process involving changed level of functioning
  4. this type of illness generally has a rapid onset of symptoms and lasts only a relatively short time. examples: diarrhea, common cold, pneumonia.
    acute illness
  5. age, genetic factors, physiologic factors, health habits, lifestyle, and environment are all risk factors of what type of illness?
    acute illness
  6. which type of the following is an example of an acute illness? a. diabetes b. rheumatoid arthritis c. pneumonia d. osteoporosis
    c. pneumonia
  7. this is a broad term that encompasses many different physical and mental alterations in health. it is a permanent change. caused or caused by alterations in normal anatomy and physiology, requires patient education, and long period of care or support examples: diabetes mellitus, lung disease, arthritis, and lupus
    chronic illness
  8. What are the stages of illness behavior?
    Remember: Every African Mammal Deeply Roars
    • 1. experiencing symptoms
    • 2. assuming sick role
    • 3. medical care conduct
    • 4. assuming a depending role
    • 5. achieving recovery and rehabilitation
  9. Tell whether the following statement is true or false:
    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. REMEMBER *Every African Mammal Deeply Roars
    False. stage 3 is medical care conduct
  10. What are the human dimensions affecting health?
    REMEMBER *People Say Every Insect Eats Orange Slices
    physical, social, emotional, intellectual, environmental, occupational, spiritual
  11. this dimension deals with genetic inheritance, age, developmental level, race, and gender
    physical dimension
  12. this is the ability to interact successfully with people and the environment
    social dimension
  13. this dimension is how the mind affects body function and responds to body conditions
    emotional dimension
  14. this dimension includes cognitive abilities, educational background, and past experiences
    intellectual dimension
  15. this dimension includes housing, sanitation, climate, pollution of air, food, and water
    environmental dimension
  16. this dimension deals with achieving a balance between work and leisure time
    occupation dimension
  17. this dimension deals with spiritual beliefs and values
    spiritual dimension
  18. What are the factors that influence a person's self-concept? remember PIPE
    past experiences, interpersonal interactions, physical and cultural influences, and education
  19. the extent to which an individual's behavior coincides with medical or health advice
    adherence (compliance)
  20. client motivation, degree of life-style change necessary, perceived severity of illness, value placed on reducing illness threat, difficulty in understanding and performance, degree of inconvenience, belief in prescribed therapy, complexity of side effects, cultural heritage, degree of satisfaction/relationship with health care provides, and overall cost of therapy are all what?
    stressors influencing adherence
  21. What are some nursing interventions to help adherence?
    establish why client is not following regimen, demonstrate caring, encourage healthy behaviors with positive reinforcement, utilize aids to reinforce, and establish a therapeutic relationship
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Health Promotion/Maintenance Nursing Cards
2014-09-22 17:54:34

Health Promotion/Maintenance
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