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VII. Conceptual Approaches to Care

VII. Conceptual Approaches to Care

INTRODUCTION             The term ‘nursing model’ was probably introduced to you in your basic education, and used for assignment work. Nursing models are supposed to be used in practice but in reality they are generally not used well, and appear to serve more as checklists for care plans rather than […]

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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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BAG TECHNIQUE

BAG TECHNIQUE

Definition A tool making use of  a public health bag through which the nurse, during his /her home visit can perform nursing procedure with ease and deftness, saving time and effort with the end in view of rendering effective nursing care. Purpose To render effective nursing care due to clients and/or members of the family […]

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The Role of Religion in the Development of Nursing

The Role of Religion in the Development of Nursing

Many of the world’s religions encourage benevolence, but it was the Christians value of “love thy neighbor as thyself” that had a significant impact on the development if Western nursing. The principle of caring was established with Christ’s parable of the Good Samaritan providing care for a tired and injured stranger. Converts to Christianity during […]

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