Nursing Fundamentals Chapter 12

Nursing Fundamentals Chapter 12 Diagnosing Ch Apter Nu
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The cluster of signs and symptons that indicate the presence of a particular diagnostic label
 
Defining characteristics
Physician prescribed therapies and treatments
 
Dependent functions
Statement or conclusion regarding the nature of a phenomenon
 
Diagnosis
Standardized NANDA names for diagnoses
 
Diagnostic labels
Causal relationship between a problem and its related or risk factors
 
Etiology
Relates to the client's preparedness for implementing behaviors to improve their health condition
 
Health promotion diagnosis
Areas of health care that are unique to nursing
 
Independent functions
Generally accepted measure, rule, model or pattern
 
Norm
Client's problem statement, plus etiology
 
nursing diagnosis
the basic three part diagnosis statement
 
PES format
Added words to give additional meaning to a diagnostic statement
 
Qualifiers
Indicate that a problem is likely to develop without nursing intervention
 
Risk Factors
Clinical judgment that a problem does not exist, but that a problem is likely to develop without nursing intervention
 
Risk nursing diagnosis
Generally accepted norm
 
Standard
Diagnosis that is associated with a cluster of other diagnoses
 
Syndrome diagnosis
Classification system
 
Taxonomy
Describes human responses to levels of wellness in an individual, family or community
 
Wellness diagnosis
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