functional health pattern

functional health pattern

Collective features of an individual's health history used to assess, plan, diagnose, intervene, and evaluate appropriate nursing care. The term is associated with Margery Gordon.
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When categorized according to Gordon's Functional Health Patterns, the nursing diagnoses demonstrated a positive linear relationship with nursing intensity, and explained a substantial and significant amount of the variability in nurse resource use through a variety of regression models.
Section three describes major functional health patterns.
In the remaining chapters, the author provides keen insights for integration of complementary and alternative modalities with conventional health care using Marjory Gordon's Functional Health Patterns.
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