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Nursing practice and the maintenance of independence in patients with advanced cancer

Jean Flanagan

Nursing practice and the maintenance of independence in patients with advanced cancer

by Jean Flanagan

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Published .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.Sc.) - University of Surrey, 1996.

StatementJean Flanagan.
ContributionsUniversity of Surrey. European Institute of Health and Medical Sciences.
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Open LibraryOL19354863M

Explain why health promotion is a vital part of nursing practice. intrOductiOn Health promotion is a key component of nursing practice. As we will discuss, by pro-moting the health of individuals, families, communities, and populations, nurses help transform the health of individuals, our society, and our healthcare system. As one. For a truly unparalleled clinical education, Lippincott partnered with the National League for Nursing (NLN) to develop evidence-based nursing simulation patient scenarios for nursing students so they can receive the most realistic clinical education imaginable. This allows students to hone their critical thinking and prioritization skills treating the virtual patient in vSim for Nursing.

Nursing is a profession within the health care sector focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of may be differentiated from other health care providers by their approach to patient care, training, and scope of practice in many specialties with differing levels of prescription. brings the expertise and resources of ASCO to people living with cancer and those who care for and about them to help patients and families make informed health care decisions. Visit Site Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, raises funds to support the world's leading researchers who are improving treatments and discovering cures for.

This can lower the chance of the cancer coming back and help people live longer than using surgery alone. Chemo for advanced cancers: For cancers that have spread to other organs, such as the liver, chemo can also be used to help shrink tumors and relieve symptoms. Although it is not likely to cure the cancer, it often helps people live longer. The lifetime risk of breast cancer in women is approximately 12% but if these mutations are present, the lifetime risk is %. 55 The USPSTF recommends that women who have a personal or family history of breast, ovarian, tubal, or peritoneal cancer or who have an ancestry associated with breast cancer susceptibility 1 and 2 (BRCA1/2) gene.


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Nursing theories provide the foundations of nursing practice, helps generate further knowledge, and indicate in which direction nursing should develop in the future (Brown, ). By providing nurses a sense of identity, nursing theory can help patients, managers, and other healthcare professionals to acknowledge and understand the unique.

We (McCorkle et al.) 15 examined the effects of a standard nursing intervention protocol (SNIP) delivered by advanced practice oncology nurses on older post-surgical cancer patients' physical, functional, emotional, and psychological recovery in the home setting.

The SNIP consisted of clinical assessments, monitoring of potential complications Cited by:   Health education is a primary role for the registered nurse, but the nurse health coach uses the coaching model to expand on teaching disease prevention and health promotion strategies. He or she also coaches patients through an illness to encourage a transition from dependence to independence when possible.

Madeleine Leininger’s theory of Transcultural Nursing and her book “Culture Care Diversity and Universality: A Theory of Nursing” “searches for comprehensive and holistic care data relying on social structure, worldview, and multiple factors in a culture in order to get a holistic knowledge base about care” (Leininger,p.

I RECENTLY MET a remarkable woman named Patricia,* who at age 80 remains staunchly independent despite a body that's growing old and frail and a world growing smaller each day due to the limitations imposed by her health problems.

I've learned a lot from Patricia about how to promote dignity in caring for patients. Dignity has been defined as "an inherent characteristic of being human, it can. Technology in care at home can be used by patients, for example to monitor their symptoms, and may contribute to patients’ independence, enabling them to stay at home for as long as possible.

The use of technology in care at home is a relatively new research field and the body of evidence regarding its effects is sparse [ 3 ]. Geriatric Medicine Clinical Recommendations & Guidelines.

Clinical recommendations help family physicians make evidence-based decisions about treatment & prevention of disease. Obviously you already turned this paper since I'm responding a year later in but just in case anybody else is looking for information on this topic, according to Lynda Carpenito, Nursing Diagnosis Application to Clinical Practice 14th edition p.

15 "Health-promotion nursing diagnoses do not contain related factors" in other words, you just say Readiness for Enhanced Comfort. The identification phase is the development of a nursing care plan based on the patient’s situation and goals.

The exploitation phase uses professional assistance for problem-solving alternatives. The advantages of the professional services used are based on the needs and interests of the patients. The nursing profession has evolved greatly over time. Moving from dependence upon total medical direction providing basic care into an independent practice modality, nursing has its own nursing theory practice, nursing models, and distinct nursing interventions.

Nursing theories have been developed by a large number of leaders in the nursing field. Below is a list Continue reading "Nursing. The nursing profession has impressively evolved over time, and along with this transition came the development of different nursing theories.

These theories provide the foundation of nursing practice, specifically nursing assessment, intervention, and evaluation. They also offer a framework for generating knowledge and new ideas.

Also Read: + Flashcards & Memory Aids for Nurses Nursing. The American Cancer Society estimates thatAmericans will die of cancer in [] Anticipating the end of life (EOL) and making health care decisions about appropriate or preferred treatment or care near the EOL is intellectually challenging and emotionally distressing for patients with advanced cancer, their families and friends, oncology clinicians, and other professional caregivers.

Of identified articles, 31 moderate-quality articles describing 8 quantitative and 23 qualitative studies were included. Patients with advanced cancer used self-management strategies in seven domains: medicine and pharmacology, lifestyle, mental health, social support, knowledge and information, navigation and coordination and medical decision-making (29 articles).

Gil Wayne graduated in with a bachelor of science in nursing and during the same year, earned his license to practice as a registered nurse. His drive for educating people stemmed from working as a community health nurse where he conducted first aid training and health seminars and workshops to teachers, community members, and local groups.

Latinos comprise nearly 16 percent of the U.S. population, and this proportion is anticipated to increase to 30 percent by Latinos are a. see how they relate to a trust’s own set of nursing values. Patients and their families can use the principles to: evaluate the care they have received by using them as a checklist.

Further reading. Engaging with the principles of nursing practice; The principles of nursing practice card; The NMC Code for nurses and midwives.

nursing is an area of specialty practice within the framework of nursing that strives to advance the health care and quality of life of all affected individuals.

The WOCN Society believes that continuing education and research provide the basis for current, comprehensive nursing practice for patients with wounds, ostomies and incontinence. Cultural care preservation or maintenance, which relates to nursing care activities that help specific cultures to retain the core cultural values related to healthcare.

Humanistic Nursing Theory Also called the holistic approach, the Humanistic Theory looks to. Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery is indicated for patients with coronary artery disease to relieve symptoms, improve quality of life, and/or prolong life.

More thanpatients undergo CABG surgery annually in the United States with an initial hospital cost of approximately $30, per patient.

Abstract. Harris, A. () Providing urinary continence care to adults at the end of g Times; ; This article focuses on the urinary continence needs of adults at the end of their life. It considers the possible causes of urinary continence problems and outlines some of the management options.

the pediatric unit in the hospital. Her dementia is quite advanced but she might enjoy “caring for her patients” Resident’s middle daughter overdosed on prescription medication 10 years ago and died.

Resident is afraid to take her Morphine routinely even though her pain negatively impacts her quality of .Standard: Nursing practice requires that a conceptual model for nursing be the basis for the independent part of that practice.

Elements: Nurses are required to have clear idea or conception of the distinct goal nursing, the patient, the health needs of the society, the source of client difficulty, the focus, and modes of nursing intervention.Living Practice Points from the American College of Physicians Full text.

Practice Points (Version 1, June ) Use of N95, Surgical, and Cloth Masks to Prevent COVID in Health Care and Community Settings: Living Practice Points From the American College of Physicians Full text.