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chapter 17 complementary and alternative therapy and chapter 3 documentation
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the nurse is caring for a patient recovering from a hip replacement and is providing education regarding exercises and physical therapy. What type of therapy should the nurse called these exercises?
older adult patient tells a home health nurse my doctor hasn't help my arthritis at all, I am using a chiropractor now. What change has the patient made?
allopathic medicine to Alternative therapy
what is the responsibility of the national Center of complementary and alternative therapy?
evaluate Effectiveness and alternative medical treatment
what is the importance of the nurse asking about the patient using alternative therapy went uptain health history?
it will have them fortunate interactions with additional Therapies it can contradict with medications
the nurse is obtaining health issue information on the new patient at a physician's office and he or she records a barbiturate medication on the current list. What herb should the nurse asked if the patient is taking?
what should the nurse advise a patient taking Ginger or Rosemary several times a day?
what is true about manufacturers herbal products?
they do not have to demonstrate their safety
how are herbs allowable to be sold?
what is the goal of herbal therapy?
confusion with this information relative to herbal can make patient rely on herbal used to healthcare providers. What should be the nurses approach to the patient?
what would place an herb and vinegar or alcohol make?
acupuncture is complementary therapy that uses fine needles in acupoints what is believes purpose of acupoints?
to open meridians
the nurses indicating with hoagland's of the left leg What alternative therapy should the patient avoid until the condition is resolved?
no massage therapy
what type of alternative therapy is the nurse practicing when using essential oils when providing patient treatment?
the nurses indicating a patient regarding reflexology information includes is a therapy based on the theory that the entire body can be reached by applying pressure to a specific area. Where is pressure mainly applied on reflexology?
what type of therapy is thought to increase circulation to the affected area to promote healing and stimulate acupuncture point?
which term describes using the conscious mind to create situations that evoke physical changes in the body?
the nurse describes a therapy that can produce a state of decrease in cognitive and psychological or behavioral arousal. What type of therapy is this
what is a therapeutic treatment that joins the body and mind and increases muscle?
what helps prevent osteoporosis
patient wants to use aromatherapy to treat pneumonia but the hospital policy will not allow burning of eucalyptus and candles. What should the nurse suggest they can use instead?
topical a eucalyptus
patient admitted with low back pain is not sure that the prescribed treatment is not working and is asking what alternative might help. What should the nurse suggest
select all that apply why do people often choose complementary and alternative therapy?
less invasive, more holistic, dedicated to maintenance, control of patient
what does documentation of type of care time of care and signature of the persons prove?
interventions were implemented to meet the person's need
why is documentation especially significant in Managed Care?
institutions are reimbursed only for patient care that is documented
the nurse charts only additional treatments done, changes in patients condition, and you concerns. What is this system of documentation
chart by exception
what forms explain the lapse when events are not consistent with facilities or national standards of expected care?
the staff from all disciplines is developing integrated care plans for a projected length of stay for patients of specific case type. This is known as a
what makes home healthcare documentation unique?
different Healthcare Providers need access
what regulates standards for long-term care documentation?
what is a nurse required to do at here to the concept of confidentiality for patients medical record?
have a clinical reason for reading the record
documentation is necessary for the evaluation of patient care. Of which phrase of the nursing process is this an integral part?
what does the nurse use as a basis for documentation phase of the nursing process
what is the purpose of quality assurance?
to evaluate care results against accepted standards
what is the process used to appraise the practice of an individual nurse known as?
what is a documentation format that uses the acronym SOBE?
who is the owner of the patient's medical record?
when you leave scene electronic or computerize documentation, which process should the nurse use to ensure that no one's Alters the information the nurse has entered?
what is the system that classifies patients by age, diagnosis, and surgical procedures and produces 300 different categories used for predicting the use of Hospital resources?
DRG diagnosis-related groups
a nurse is using data action response education also known as dare system of charting and is completing the data portion. What data are the nurses Focus?
a new patient is being admitted to a long-term care facility. Who has primary responsibility for each patient's initial admission nursing history, physical assessment, and development of care plan based on the nursing diagnosis identified
what will the nurse Implement when an air is made when documenting in a patient's chart?
draw a single line through the error
what should the nurse be sure to do when documenting in a patient's chart?
select all that apply what are categories of inadequate documentation that may lead to a malpractice claim?
incorrectly recording the time of an event, failing to record verbal orders, charting events in advance, documenting and incorrect dated
select all that applies when documenting an incident in the nurse's notes, what should the nurse include?
description of injury, including diagrams of injury placement, date, time and location of incident, name a physician and family members notified, chronological order of the events of the incident
what are some problems associated with electric or computerized charting? Select all the apply
security, expense of training staff, new terminology. A,B, E
what are the basic purposes of written records? Select all that apply
teaching, legal record of care, written communication, research and data collection, permanent record of accountability, ABCDE
what should a medical record provide for all Healthcare Providers? Select all that apply
care given to the patient, care plan for the patient, a patient's nursing problems, a patient's medical problems, the patient's response to treatment. a b c d f
the best defense against malpractice claims associated with nursing care is accurate?
24-hour charting is designed to establish______ levels to help determine staffing needs
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