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V. Therapeutic  Relationships

V. Therapeutic Relationships

THE FEATURES OF A THERAPEUTIC RELATIONSHIP            The recognition of the importance of the therapeutic relationship is not a new phenomenon. Peplau’s (1952) theory of nursing is based upon the importance of the relationship between the nurse and the patient, and she asserts this is the way in which all nursing care is delivered. The […]

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Dorothy E. Johnson

Dorothy E. Johnson

Behavioral System Model (1959,1968,1974,1980) Person/Client: A behavioral system composed of seven subsystems: affiliative, achievement, dependence, aggressive, eliminative, ingestive, and sexual. Environment: Consists of all factors that are not part of the individual’s behavioral system but that influence the system and some of which can be manipulated by the nurse to achieve the health goal of […]

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Imogene King

Imogene King

Goal Attainment Theory (1971,1981,1986,1987,1989) Person/Client: Three interacting systems; individuals (personal system), groups (interpersonal system), and society (social system); the personal system is a unified, complex, whole self who perceives, thinks, desires, imagines, decides, identifies goals, and selects means to achieve them. Environment: Adjustments to life and health are influenced by an individual;s interactions with environment. […]

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Nurse says she was ‘stunned’ by infant’s injuries

Nurse says she was ‘stunned’ by infant’s injuries

A nurse was the first witness today in Olmsted District Court to describe her reaction seeing the severely swollen legs of an infant boy who was brought to the hospital emergency room days after being released to his parents. “I was completely stunned,” said Lindia Stein, a nurse, of her reaction to seeing Jordan James, […]

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Nurses blame Holby City for unrealistic expectations

Nurses blame Holby City for unrealistic expectations

Television hospital dramas like Holby City are leading patients’ families to expect medical “miracles” with injury lawyers exploiting their unrealistic hopes, a nursing conference has heard. Medical dramas fuelling a culture of litigiousness at the Royal College of Nursing’s (RCN) annual conference in Bournemouth. Nurses also warned that a fear of being sued could lead […]

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ER nurse Michelle Beets found dead on doorstep in Chatswood, Sydney

ER nurse Michelle Beets found dead on doorstep in Chatswood, Sydney

A WOMAN found dead on the porch of her Sydney suburb home has been identified as the emergency department nursing manager at Royal North Shore Hospital. Police said Michelle Beets had been “callously murdered”, The Daily Telegraph reports. A couple out walking their dog discovered her body lying on the verandah of her Holland St, […]

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Cardiff leaflet ‘nurse’ is Lib Dem staff

Cardiff leaflet ‘nurse’ is Lib Dem staff

The Liberal Democrats have been attacked for using a party employee to pose as a nurse on an election leaflet. The leaflet, promoting Cardiff North candidate John Dixon, shows him talking to a woman in nurse’s uniform. But the identity of the ‘nurse’ has been revealed as a researcher for the Liberal Democrat AM Mick […]

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Virginia Henderson (1955, 1966, 1969, 1978)

Virginia Henderson (1955, 1966, 1969, 1978)

Person/Client: A whole, complete, and independent being who has 14  fundamental needs to breathe, eat and drink, eliminate, move and maintain posture, sleep and rest, dress and undress, maintain body temperature, keep clean, avoid danger, communicate, worship, work, play and learn. Environment: The aggregate of the external conditions and influences affecting the life and development […]

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Welcome to NursingBuddy.com

Welcome to NursingBuddy.com

Greetings everyone, I made this website intended for all nurses and nursing students for their online nursing reference.  In behalf of all staff here in Nurse Buddy we will do our best to make  this website very informative and one hundred percent accurate. If you want to have your article about nursing posted here feel […]

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