What should a nurse choose interventions to do when planning cost-effective care?
A. Encourage each discipline involved in care to practice independently. B. Don't involve frequent client follow-up and monitoring. C. Promote healthy lifestyles. D. Provide the greatest reimbursement to the facility.
While pacing in the hall a client with paranoid schizophrenia runs to a nurse and asks why are you poisoning me I know you work for central thought control you can keep my thoughts give me back my soul how should nurse respond during the early stage of the therapeutic process
Promote healthy lifestyles.-rationale: promoting a healthy lifestyle that may prevent many costly illnesses is an effective way to cut health care costs. interdisciplinary care should involve frequent communication and feedback among team members to promote continuity of care and decrease length of stay. following up frequently and monitoring outcomes are important ways of decreasing costs and preventing multiple readmissions for certain diagnoses. nurses should choose interventions that provide cost-effective care rather than the greatest reimbursement to the facility.client needs category: safe, effective care environmentclient needs subcategory: management of carecognitive level: analysisreference: craven, r.f., and hirnle, c.j. fundamentals of nursing: human health and function, 5th ed. philadelphia: lippincott williams & wilkins, 2007, p. 705.