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plan

 [plan]
a detailed method worked out in advance for the attainment of a goal; see also planning.
Baylor plan a method of staffing nursing units developed at Baylor University Medical Center; nurses work only 12-hour shifts on the weekend and are paid for a standard work week.
care plan a document that identifies nursing orders for a patient and serves as a guide to nursing care. It can either be written for an individual patient, be retrieved from a computer and individualized, or be preprinted for a specific disease, condition, or nursing diagnosis and individualized to the specific patient. Standardized care plans are available for a number of patient conditions.
plan (omaha) in the omaha system, an analytical process of activity designed to establish a course of client care; this includes establishing priorities and selecting a course of action from identified alternatives.

care plan

care plan

A written personalised care plan which, under the single assessment process, details a patient’s integrated health and social care needs.

care plan

(kār plan)
A carefully prepared outline of nursing care showing all of the patient's needs and the ways of meeting them; a dynamic document initiated at admission and subject to continuous reassessment and change by the nursing staff caring for the patient; typically includes nursing diagnoses, nursing interventions, and outcomes; ensures consistency of care; may be standardized or preprinted.
Synonym(s): plan of care.

care plan

A plan for the medical care of a particular patient or the welfare of a child in care.

care plan

(kār plan)
Outline of nursing care showing all of the patient's needs and the ways of meeting them.
Synonym(s): plan of care.

care plan,

n strategies designed to guide health care professionals involved with patient care. Such plans are patient specific and are meant to address the total status of the patient. Care plans are intended to ensure optimal outcomes for patients during the course of their care.

Patient discussion about care plan

Q. What is the best pathophysiology of colorectal cancer. The pathophysiology just has to be brief and concise. It also has to include nursing considerations for the patient.

A. i'm not sure i understand your question...do you mean what is the best treatment for colorectal cancer? patophysiology is the changes the tissue acquired. if you'll give me more details on what you are looking for i'll be more then happy to help you.

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This award is testament to the hard work and dedication of the whole team at Car Care Plan," said Tim Heavisides, chief executive of Car Care Plan Holdings.
Once allocated to a patient, MMEx constructs a visual representation of a care plan (Figure 1).
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