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Document Typology: Newspaper / Magazine article
Methodology addressed by the publication:Narrative medicine
Title of document: The informal system of care in the key of inequality
Name of author(s): Zapata Sampedro, M. A., *Matute Caballero, M. N. *Cobos Boza, J.
Name of publisher: enfermeria global
Language of the publication: Spanish
Language of the review: English
Summary:
"It is known that the primary care nurse is responsible of domiciliary attention to those persons who are unable to care for him/herself due to illness or disability. Many times, they present very high levels of dependency reason why they are considered like great disabled.
For that reason, the nurse must propose a nursing care plan in order to develop the autonomy of disabled person at the best possible levels; or, at least, to guard by the maintenance of its more basic necessities. For it, it is taught the caregiver, who is responsible for attending the daily needs of this patients.
It is described the clinical case of a man with 24 years old who is totally dependent. In this case, a individual nursing care plan is developed.
This plan includes desired outcomes and nursing interventions. The primary care nurse should pay special attention to the care of these persons."
Reviewer's comments on the document:
We chose this article because is a very common patients with lesions irreversible neurological and such high levels of dependence have a care certainly complex, which can be further extended along the time.
Where to find it:

Gac Sanit v.18  supl.1 Barcelona mayo 2004 ISSN: 0213-9111

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