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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

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.

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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The report stated: "When we last visited we found care plans were inconsistent and did not clearly show the patient's progress during their stay.
While patients' preferences and goals were included in care plans, they were rarely involved in modifying or updating the care plans directly.
"Staff have acknowledged they didn't look at Ismaeel's care plan, yet I would have expected managers and chefs to be conversant with it," he said.
It is important that care plans are implemented in a way that is sensitive to the family's culture and goals for their child.
"There's virtually no support for the Republican health care plan," Dean Debnam, president of Public Policy Polling, said.
Team member Annette Cosgrove said: "We develop care plans for patients who are attending the emergency department a lot, either because of chaotic lifestyles or because they've got longterm conditions.
CMC manages over 25,000 individual care plans for patients receiving urgent and palliative care in the greater London area.
AmTrusta[euro](tm)s president and chief executive officer Barry Zyskind said that by combining Car Care Plan with the companya[euro](tm)s existing business, AmTrust will be able to broaden its global warranty presence as well as its position to offer international operation to service the rising needs of large auto manufacturers.
Staff at Age UK North Tyneside, have a "can do" attitude which is reflected in how your care plan is managed, the review process and how flexible the service is.
The reader may find it a transition from the sublime to the ridiculous, or vice versa, to discuss the Book of Genesis and patient-centered care plans in sequential paragraphs.
In the 14 weeks after a care plan was started for Ann, she visited the ED twice and was admitted twice.
Both presenters were very clear about the need for RN involvement in order to increase the number of Wisconsinites participating and making decisions regarding their own advance care plan. Dr.