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Assessment information gathering regarding the current status of a particular patient, including evaluation of past history and physical examination; provides a baseline of information and clues to effectiveness of therapy
Evaluation part of the nursing process; determining the effects of the interventions that were instituted for the patient and leading to further assessment and intervention
Implementation actions undertaken to meet a patient’s needs, such as administration of drugs, comfort measures, or patient teaching
Nursing the art of nurturing and administering to the sick, combined with the scientific application of chemistry, anatomy, physiology, biology, nutrition, psychology, and pharmacology to the particular clinical situation
Nursing diagnosis statement of an actual or potential problem, based on the assessment of a particular clinical situation, which directs needed nursing interventions
Nursing process the problem-solving process used to provide efficient nursing care; it involves gathering information, formulating a nursing diagnosis statement, carrying out interventions, and evaluating the process
Nursing is a complex art and science that provides for nurturing and care of the sick, as well as prevention and education services
Components of the nursing assessment (history of past illnesses and the current complaint, as well as a physical examination) provide a database of baseline information to ensure safe administration of a drug and to evaluate the drug’s effectiveness and adverse effects
Nursing diagnoses are developed from the information gathered during the assessment phase of the nursing process. A nursing diagnosis states the actual or potential response of a patient to a clinical situation
A nursing care guide and patient education materials can be prepared for each drug being given, using information about a drug’s therapeutic effects, adverse effects, and special considerations
Prevention of medication errors is a complicated task that involves the prescriber, the pharmacist, the nurse administering the drugs, and the patient.
Assessment information gathering regarding the current status of a particular patient, including evaluation of past history and physical examination; provides a baseline of information and clues to effectiveness of therapy
Evaluation part of the nursing process; determining the effects of the interventions that were instituted for the patient and leading to further assessment and intervention
Implementation actions undertaken to meet a patient’s needs, such as administration of drugs, comfort measures, or patient teaching
Nursing the art of nurturing and administering to the sick, combined with the scientific application of chemistry, anatomy, physiology, biology, nutrition, psychology, and pharmacology to the particular clinical situation
Nursing diagnosis statement of an actual or potential problem, based on the assessment of a particular clinical situation, which directs needed nursing interventions
Nursing process the problem-solving process used to provide efficient nursing care; it involves gathering information, formulating a nursing diagnosis statement, carrying out interventions, and evaluating the process
Nursing is a complex art and science that provides for nurturing and care of the sick, as well as prevention and education services
Components of the nursing assessment (history of past illnesses and the current complaint, as well as a physical examination) provide a database of baseline information to ensure safe administration of a drug and to evaluate the drug’s effectiveness and adverse effects
Nursing assessment must include information on the history of past illnesses and the current complaint, as well as a physical examination
Nursing diagnoses are developed from the information gathered during the assessment phase of the nursing process. A nursing diagnosis states the actual or potential response of a patient to a clinical situation
Implementation involves taking the information gathered and synthesized into nursing diagnoses to plan the patient care.
Evaluation is part of the continuing process of patient care that leads to changes in assessment, diagnosis, and intervention.
A nursing care guide and patient education materials can be prepared for each drug being given, using information about a drug’s therapeutic effects, adverse effects, and special considerations
Prevention of medication errors is a complicated task that involves the prescriber, the pharmacist, the nurse administering the drugs, and the patient.
The nurse needs to be vigilant in administering drugs to check the seven “rights” of drug administration.
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