Organizational framework for the practice of Nursing
Systematic method by which nurses plan and provide care for patients
The application of the nursing process only applies to RN's and not LPN's
The Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice of the ANA outlines the steps of the nursing process
When patient is critically ill or disoriented
When patient is unable to respond
Preferably early in the morning before breakfast.
When drastic changes are happening to a patient.
Performance of a physical examination
Documentation of database
Analysis of database
Filing of database
Acquiring a database of information
Analyzing signs and symptoms
Identifying patient statements
Grouping related cues together
Entering patient data in the computer
Dry skin and dry oral mucous
Decreased urine output
Nurse overload and nurse burnout
When the nurse calls in sick
Any health care condition that requires diagnostic, therapeutic, or educational actions.
Lose of employment
Job description of a clinical nurse
Nursing diagnosis title or label
Definition of the title or label
Contributing, etiologic or related factors
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