The As Multidimensional And Nursing

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CUTIE KURIAKOSE DURHAM COLLEGE NURS – 2516- 02 PROF. JOANNA GALLACHER 100612273 JUNE 17, 2017

INTRODUCTION
Many professions out there is often described as multidimensional and Nursing is one of the profession that lives up to all the expectations to be called as a multidimensional profession as there are many fields or departments that a nurse can specialise in. Gerontological Nursing is a field
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Finally S represents skin break down where the focus is to determine condition of patient’s skin and if they face any risk for skin breakdown . Interview setting and Patient history Patient name is Stella Baxter , a 93 years old pleasant lady . She worked in a court as clerk from where she retired 35 years ago. She was first hospitalised with a hip fracture in 2013 , later she had undergone a hip surgery . While she was recovering from the surgery , it was found out that she had a left basal ganglia stroke . Her combined diagnoses are Hypertension , Hypothyroidism , Osteoarthritis , Osteoporosis and GERD. She has right side weakness as a result of the stroke. I was assigned for her care on week 6 of my placement and I completed my spices assignment on the same day . In the morning after her breakfast I asked for consent to do the interview and she replied that she will be happy to help me but she wanted to do that after 3 pm. So I approached her for the interview at 3 pm and she gave consent .

Discussion Of The Interview I asked her few questions from each focus in the SPICES tool , that I had already prepared. When enquired about

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