self-care deficit


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self-care deficit

Impaired ability to perform or complete feeding, bathing/hygiene, dressing and grooming, or toileting activities for oneself [on a temporary, permanent, or progressing basis] (Specify level of independence using a standardized functional scale). health maintenance, altered; home maintenance management, impaired;
See also: self-care
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The self-care deficit theory of nursing consists of three parts: theory of self-care, theory of self-care deficit, and theory of nursing systems [78].
The use of antidepressant medications in patients with ESRD is often a second-tiered approach due to the possibility of metabolic interactions and can help address the self-care deficit (Hedayati et al., 2012).
The study included a total of 65 caregivers (30 males, 35 females; mean age 52 years; range 20 to 79 years) of 65 Chinese RA inpatients (9 males, 56 females; mean age 59 years; range 20 to 85 years) with self-care deficit. The inclusion criteria for RA patients were as follows; confirmed diagnosis as RA according to the 2010 criteria proposed by American College of Rheumatology/European League Against Rheumatism, (3) a disease duration [greater than or equal to] 5 years, Health Assessment Questionnaire-Disability Index [greater than or equal to] 1.5, Disease Activity Score 28 >5.1, and Global Functional Status of class IV.
They were: risk for infection (77.6%), impaired physical mobility (69.4%), risk for impaired skin integrity (59.2%), risk for falls (57.1%), imbalanced nutrition: less than body requirements (57.1%) risk for unstable blood glucose (51%) and self-care deficit (51%).
Orem's (2001) self-care deficit nursing theory was used to reflect upon the themes.
* Impaired mobility and self-care deficit related to left-sided weakness secondary to a stroke.
The School of Nursing at Southern University (SUSON) operates its programs under a humanistic/self care framework that incorporates concepts from caring as described by Jean Watson (Leininger & Watson, 1990), and from "Self-Care Deficit Theory" by Dorothea Orem (Orem, 1991).
Nursing theorist Dorothea Orem presented the concept of self-care, self-care deficit, and nursing agency as a framework to understand and interpret experiences (Orem, Taylor, & Renpenning, 2001).
Abstract: Guided by Orem's self-care deficit nursing theory, the purpose of this descriptive comparative study was to examine the emotional support, physical help, and health of caregivers of stroke survivors.
En 1980 la propuesta teorica de Orem aparece bajo el nombre de Teoria General de Orem; una decada despues fue especificado el nombre por Self-Care Deficit Theory of Nursing o S-CDT (8), donde se articulan o interrelacionan tres teorias: la del autocuidado, la del deficit de autocuidado y la de los sistemas de enfermeria'.
The theoretical frameworks used to guide this study included Pender's Health Promotion Model (1996), Bandura's Self-Efficacy Theory (1997), and Orem's Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory (2001).
The remainder of the volume focuses on presenting Orem's Self-Care Deficit Theory.