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Nursing Process Based on Virginia Henderson Applied for a Working Elderly The objective of this study was to describe the application of the nursing process based on the theory of Virginia Henderson to a working elderly. The theoretical model by Virginia Henderson is considered a facilitator of clinical nursing care for the elderly because of its ways to assess the human being in its entirety. The model also collaborates critical thinking of nurses, systematized care, and scientific knowledge related to basic needs of the elderly. In October 2015, a research study was done with an elderly worker, 66 years old, working as a librarian at a University. The data collected for research was performed by physical examination and clinical review guided by a form that was designed just for this study. The form contained assumptions of the steps of the nursing process: data collection, nursing diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation. The risks and benefits were explained to the elderly woman and upon understanding, she agreed to sign the Consent Form. The elderly woman was
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  • Fall '19
  • Nursing, Virginia Henderson, Cavalcante Guedes

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