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Health AssessmentNursing ProcessG - Goal orientedO - OrganizedS - SystematicH - Humanistic Care>> Approach for efficient and effective provision of nursing care.Effective: able to assess the patient's conditionEfficient: able to establish a medical intervention to change the patient'sconditionPhase I - Assessment>> collecting subjective and collective data>> the purpose of health assessment is to collect holistic subjective andobjective data to determine a client's overall level of functioning in order tomake a professional cilinical judgment.1. Initial Comprehensive assessment>> Collection of subjective data about the client's perception of his/her healthof all body systems. As well as objective ata gathered during step by stepphysical examination.>> done for baseline information. Will ask all the important information.>> needed when client first enters the health care facility to provide baselinedata for future health concerns.2. Ongoing or partial assessment>> consists of data collection that occurs after comprehensive database isestablished.>> mini overview of the client's body systems and holistic health patterns as afollow up health status.>> REASSESSMENT to detect new problem3. Focused or problem-oriented assessment>> performend when a comprehensive database exist for a client who comes to thehealth care agency WITH A SPECIFIC PROBLEM.>> consists of thorough assessment of a particular client problem and does notcover areas not related to the problem.4. Emergency assessment>> very rapid assessment performed in life threatening situations.>> immediate assessment to provide prompt treatment.>> major and only concern is to determine the status of client's life sustainingphysical functions.Needed Info for interview:-History of present health concern-Personal Health history-Family History-Lifestyle and health practicesSteps of Health AssessmentPreparation of the assessment:>> review the medical records if available

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Nursing, acute pain

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