Safety and security needs
A condition of homeostatis and adaptation.
A state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease and infirmity.
An individual’s location along a wellness–illness continuum.
A fluid, ever-changing balance reflected through physical, mental, and social behavior.
The classification of a group based upon certain distinctive characteristics.
The status of belonging to a particular region by origin, birth, or naturalization.
A group of people distinguished by genetically transmitted material.
The learned patterns of behavior, beliefs, and values that can be attributed to a particular group of people.
Decreased cost of care associated with inpatient stay.
Increased length of hospital stay.
Discharge from specialty care units to home.
Limited availability for inter-unit hospital transfers.
Health care savings account program.
Business arrangement between hospitals and physicians.
Prepaid group health practice system.
Limited insurance program.
Hospice care delivery
Promoting and maintaining the health of populations and preventing and minimizing the progress of disease
Rehabilitation and restorative services
Adaptation of hospital care to the home environment
Restoring maximum health function.
Promoting the health of populations.
Minimizing the progress of disease.
Maintaining the health of populations.
By the third hospital day
Twenty-four hours prior to discharge
The shift prior to discharge
Alcohol and drug abuse.
Mental and emotional problems.