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Document Typology: Newspaper / Magazine article
Methodology addressed by the publication:Narrative medicine
Name of author(s): Zapata Sampedro, M. A.,Matute Caballero, M. N. Cobos Boza, J.
Name of publisher: Enfermería Global
Language of the publication: Spanish
Language of the review: English
"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:
The importance of this paper is due it shows a very good practice with regards to caring. It shows how to plan a developing a coherent course of action in the scope of caring is very important in order to enhance the health situation of the patients cared.
Moreover in relation with home-care it shows how the care has also to be planned and how the planning and developing of the course of action can be the key to reduce the dependency situations.
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Enfermería Global, Vol 6, nº1 (2007)

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