Nursing Diagnostics and Critical Thinking
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Nursing Diagnostics and Critical Thinking

Learn about the importance of critical thinking in nursing, which helps in avoiding assumptions, missing information, and errors in problem identification. Explore the process of diagnosing a patient's health concerns based on clinical judgment.

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What is the first step in delivering nursing care according to the text?

Assessing

Which of the following characteristics is NOT associated with the Nursing Process as mentioned in the text?

Medication administration focus

What types of data are included in the assessment phase of the Nursing Process according to the text?

Psychological, sociocultural, and lifestyle factors along with physiological data

Which aspect is NOT a characteristic of the Nursing Process based on the text?

<p>Technology-driven care</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main goal of assessing in the Nursing Process?

<p>To establish a client database</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which principle guides the nursing care process according to Ida Jean Orlando?

<p>Client-centered approaches to treatment</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of establishing a database about the client's response to health concerns or illness?

<p>To ensure nurses have access to pertinent information for care planning</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does diagnosing in nursing involve?

<p>Reflecting the nurse's clinical judgment about the client's health needs</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of planning in nursing interventions?

<p>To set measurable and achievable goals based on assessment and diagnosis</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why is it important to avoid making assumptions in nursing care?

<p>To prevent misunderstanding situations</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which element is NOT included in the planning of nursing interventions?

<p>Ignoring diagnosis when setting goals</p> Signup and view all the answers

When implementing nursing interventions, what should a nurse prioritize?

<p>Resolving conflicts through counseling</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of clustering data in nursing assessment?

<p>To enhance the ability to get a clear picture of the client's health status</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is considered a subjective piece of data in nursing assessment?

<p>Symptom: 'I have a headache'</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary source of data in nursing assessment?

<p>Information from the client or family</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which nursing model helps in identifying nursing diagnoses and problems by clustering data?

<p>NANDA's human response patterns</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of validating data in nursing assessment?

<p>To double-check and verify data for accuracy and completeness</p> Signup and view all the answers

In nursing assessment, what does 'double-checking' or 'verifying data' primarily aim to do?

<p>To confirm that data is accurate and complete</p> Signup and view all the answers

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