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health as defined by WHO
a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, not merely the absence of disease or infirmity
ideals that a person feels are important
concepts that a person holds to be true
- a full and balanced integration of all aspects of health
- involves physical,emotional,social, and spiritual health
the sum of physical, emotional,social, and spiritual health
- factors that motivate behavior.
- in order, they are
- 1. physiologic
- 2. safety and security
- 3. love and belonging
- 4. esteem and self-esteem
- 5. self actualization
incidence of a specific disease, disorder, or injury when refering to the rate or numbers of people affected
incidence of deaths..ie the number of people who died from a particular disease or condition
one that developes independently of any other disease
disorder that develops from a preexisting condition
disorder present at birth but is the result of faulty embryonic development.
unexplained or unknown cause
health services provided by the first health care professional or agency a person contacts
health services to which primary caregivers refer clients for consultation and additional testing
health services provided at hospitals or medical centers where complex technology and specialists are available
- federal program that finances health care for those over 65
- part A covers acute hospital care
- part B is purchased independently to cover extended services such as laboratory expenses, outpatient hospital care, etc.
corporations that charge preset, fixed, yearly fees in exchange for providing health care for their members
agents for health insurance companies that control health care costs on the basis of competition
a payment sytem in which a peset fee per member is paid to a health care provider reguardless of whether or not the member requires services
integrated delivery systems
networks thast provide a full range of health care services in a highly coordinated, cost-effective manner
- personnel who care for clients directly.
- the goal is to help clients attain, maintain, or regain health
- a pattern in which each nurse on a client unit is assigned specific tasks
- task oriented
pattern in which one nurse manages all the care a client or group of clients needs for a designated period of time
pattern in which nursing personnel divide clients into groups and complete their care together.......usually has a team leader
pattern in which the admitting nurse assumes responsibilty for planning client care and evaluating the client's progress
a nurse manager plans the nursing care of clients based on their type of case or medical diagnosis
continuity of care
maintainence of health care from one level of health to another and from one agency to another. the goal is to avoid causing the client to feel isolated, fragmented, or abandoned.