Nursing Process- An approach to the identification, diagnosis, and treatment of responses to
5 Steps of the Nursing Process
Establishes a base of data
Includes a health history
Documentation- Anything that is written or printed within a patient record by paper, electronic, or
a combination of both formats.
Provides evidence for credentialing, research, reimbursement, and
Purposes of Physical Exams
Gather baseline data
Supplement, confirm, or refute data
Confirm and identify nursing diagnosis
Make clinical judgments
Evaluate the outcomes of care
-Growth and development of fetus.
-Rapid and erratic growth patterns through childhood & rapid growth & change during puberty.
-Physical growth levels off as adul
Nature of Carbohydrates
Basic fuel source
Energy production system
Production of energy through basic fuel must be able to do the following
Change the basic fuel to a refined fuel that the machine is designed