PathoMaps student version

PathoMaps student version - PathoMaps 1 What are they?...

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1 PathoMaps
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2 What are they? Description of pathophysiology Explanation of what caused the disease/illness Sequence of events in body at various levels Tissue Cell Maybe even chemical
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3 What are they? A means of grasping the “big picture” w data mapped out on one page Visual means of “connecting the dots”
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4 What are they? Include all key pieces Cause Risk factors Signs & Sx Dx tests, studies, etc. Treatments Nursing Dx
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5 Why bother? To help you (students) more quickly grasp big picture of what’s happening with your patients Understand the “whys” Medications tests Tx Assessment findings Etc.
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6 Why bother? Create your plan of care for the Pt Learn, grow and become a “real” nurse!
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7 So what’s a PathoMap look like and how do you create one? Many “right” ways Here is an example of one way
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8 Pneumonia Causes Nsg Dx References Huether & McCance (2008) Understanding Pathophysiology Treatments
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