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Acute Illness A sudden Illness from which the person is expected to recover is an acute illness
Assisted living residence An assisted living resident provides housing, personal support services, health care, and social activities in a homelike setting.
Case Management Is a nursing care pattern in which a case manager (an RN_) coordinates a person's care from admission through discharge and into the home setting.
Chronic Illness When an illness or injury is ongoing, is slow or gradual in onset, and has no known cure, it is a chronic illness.
Functional nursing When a nursing care pattern focuses on tasks and jobs, and each nursing team member has certain tasks and jobs to do, it is called functional.
Health Team The many health care workers whose skills and knowledge focus on the person's total care are called the health team.
Hospice Is a health care agency or program for persons who are dying.
Licensed practical nursing (LPN) A person who has completed a 1 year nursing program and has passed a licensing test is a LPN.
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