FOUND Chpt 5 vocab

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FOUND Chpt 5 vocab
2011-08-21 15:46:03
FOUND Chpt vocab

FOUND Chpt 5 vocab
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  1. Data
    Pieces of information on a specific topic
  2. Database
    All the information gathered about a patient
  3. Interview
    Conversation where facts are obtained
  4. Subjective data
    Data obtained from the patient verbally
  5. Objective data
    Information obtained through the senses and hands on physical examination
  6. Cues
    pieces of data or information that influence decisions
  7. Interferences
    Conculsions made based on observed data
  8. Nursing diagnosis
    Indicated the patient's actual health status or the risk of a problem developing, the causative or related factors, and specific defining characteristics (signs and symptoms)
  9. Etiologic factors
    Causes of the problems
  10. Signs
    Abnormalities that can be verified by repeat examination and are objective data
  11. Symptoms
    Data the patient has said are occurring that cannot be verified by examination; subjective data
  12. Defining characteristics
    Characteristics that must be present for a particular nursing diagnosis to be appropriate for that patient
  13. Goal
    Broad idea of what is to be achieved through nursing intervention
  14. Expected outcome
    Specific statement of the goal the patient is expected to achieve as a result of nursing intervention