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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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com)-- Using care plans increased medication adherence and self-management in patients and boosted clinical quality ratings for 70 percent of healthcare organizations engaged in the tools, according to newly published market metrics from the Healthcare Intelligence Network (HIN).
The CMC service, which is hosted by The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and built on the InterSystems HealthShare[R] health informatics and interoperability platform, ensures that patients' personally approved care plans are shared with general practitioners (GPs), community nurses, community palliative care teams, hospitals, hospices, social workers, London Ambulance Service, NHS 111 and care homes.
Driven by the best available evidence from Lippincott's Nursing Solutions, UpToDate([R]) and Ovid MEDLINE([R]), ProVation Care Plans ensure that interdisciplinary care teams have the information they need to enhance clinical practice and demonstrate compliance with credentialing and standards for the Joint Commission and other regulatory bodies.
A Lifetime Care Plan is a special type of care plan that is automatically allocated to all individuals from birth.
The life care plan is a dynamic multidisciplinary management tool for patients with catastrophic injuries.
Key words: Adolescent, care plan, adult hospital, communication
As shown in Figure 1, the activities involved the initial and periodic assessment of residents, the application of more indepth RAPs triggered by ratings on specific items in the initial assessment, development and revision of the care plan, ongoing meetings related to care planning, communication of the care plan to direct care staff, and submission of the assessment data to the state.
As well, the judge said that not only does the care plan lack the details required by the Child and Family Services Act, but it also has "no mention of services to remedy his 'paranoiac, assaultive' behaviour," nor does it mention services for his education, housing and daily living.
Case managers also contract with home health and home care agencies, adult day care providers, meals-on-wheels providers, emergency alarm vendors, assistive technology suppliers, and others to provide the goods and services specified in the care plan.
49% of companies without managed dental care plan to add it in the next two years.
Just because a managed care plan is cheaper doesn't mean the quality is there," says Reed.
2 billion, not including the out-of-pocket expenses of health care plan beneficiaries, such as co-insurance payments and deductibles, and employee expenditures for nonwork-based health care plans.