Health Assessment Chapter 1 1. According to the holistic model, a narrow definition of holistic health includes: A an optimal functioning of mind, body, and spirit within the environment. B the absence of disease. Correct C the response of the whole person to actual or potential problems. D the internal and external environment. From a biomedical perspective, health is defined as the absence of disease or elimination of symptoms and signs of disease, whereas a holistic model approach examines mind, body, and spirit working interdependently within the environment to maintain health and well-being. Nursing has an expanded concept of health; holistic health includes the mind, body, and spirit as interdependent and functioning as a whole within the environment. Nursing diagnoses are clinical judgments about a person’s response to an actual or potential health state. In a holistic model approach to health, both the internal and the external environment affect a patient’s health and well-being. 2.What type of database is mostappropriate when rapid collection of data is required and often compiled concurrently with lifesaving measures?EEpisodic
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- Nursing, Physical examination, subjective data, Crepitation