NUR111 Chapter 8 Textbook Notes
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Provides Medicaid or subsidized coverage to
qualifying people with incomes up to 400% of poverty, beginning in 2014.
Health Insurance Marketplace A key element of the health
NUR111 Chapter 5 Textbook Notes
Cultural Diversity The definition of cultural diversity includes, but is not limited to, people of varying
cultural background, racial and ethnic origin, religion, language, physical size, gender, sexual orientation,
NUR 111 Chapter 20 Textbook Notes
Communication The process of exchanging information and generating and transmitting meanings
between two or more people.
Stimulus A patient need that must be addressed. Agent, act, or other influence capable of initiating
NUR111 Chapter 3 Textbook Notes
Health State of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, not just the absence of disease of infirmary.
Morbidity How frequently a disease occurs
Mortality The number of deaths resulting from a disease
NUR 111 Chapter 24 Textbook Notes
Vital Signs A persons temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure (abbreviated T, P, R, and BP).
Pain is often included as a/the fifth vital sign. A change in vital signs might indicate a change in health.