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Document Typology: Book
Methodology addressed by the publication:International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
Title of document: Needs in Nursing Care.
Name of author(s): Martina Tomagová, Ivana Bóriková a kol.
Name of publisher: Osveta 2009
Language of the publication: Slovak
Language of the review: English
Summary:
Understanding the human needs in its complexity, biological, psychological and social determination helps in using in in a total approach to a person. The theory of needs is in the center of nursing. One of the main roles is covering the needs of an individual, family and community while aiming for sustaining an optimal helat condition and therefore improving the life quality.
The monography is designated for the nursing students, nurses as well as pedagogues.
General part- contains needs of nursing and nursing conceptual models, needs of nursing classification models.
Special part- the needs of nursing care contain biological needs, psychosocial needs and mental needs. Appendix contains nursing diagnoses in NANDA International Taxonomy II.
Reviewer's comments on the document:
For the project it is a key publication from the entirety in the approach to the human and for understanding human needs in their complexity, biological, psychological and social determination. It helps in administerinng the whole approach to the human. One of the main roles is covering the needs of an individual, family and community while aiming for sustaining an optimal helat condition and therefore improving the life quality. It concerns mainly the skills and knowledge defined by the project:

Being able to identify the assistance needs.
Being able to estimate the patient’s aspect of life and the practicability.
Being able to identify the caregiver for supporting and sharing the planning assistance.
Being able to make plans and customized flexible paths adjustable as time goes by.
Being able to plan interventions.
Being able to estimate the effectiveness of interventions.
Being able to identify the skills for improving and developing the existing family resources.
Being able to respect the family in the therapeutic education programme.
Being able to reach the family culture in a respectfully way (habits and customs, by learning from it)
Being able to apply methods and tools of the system quality management within the Continuity of care in hospital and territory.
Where to find it: www.martinus.sk

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