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Indd eight Co Di to Participation in Care gP r ac tic v source Availability Resiliency Ca r in ity ers Predictability es scientific Inquiry severely ailing sufferer/ kin y/Moral enterprise ocac Adv Fac Vulnerability S en of L ng ni r a HARACTERISTIC m dg e C RSE NU determine 1-1 ▲ the connection among the patient/family and the nurse within the Synergy version. 7/16/2012 10:49:22 PM CHAPTER 1 serious CARE NURSING perform: selling EXCELLENCE via worrying, COLLABORATION, field 1-8 AND facts nine features of sufferers, medical devices, and platforms of outrage to Nurses • Resiliency—the potential to come back to a restorative point of functioning utilizing compensatory/coping mechanisms; the facility to dance again speedy after an insult point 1: Minimally resilient. not able to mount a reaction; failure of compensatory/coping mechanisms; minimum reserves; brittle point three: reasonably resilient. in a position to mount a average reaction; capable of start up some extent of reimbursement; average reserves point five: hugely resilient. in a position to mount and hold a reaction; intact compensatory/coping mechanisms; powerful reserves; patience • Vulnerability—susceptibility to genuine or power stressors that can adversely impact sufferer results point 1: hugely susceptible. weak; unprotected, fragile point three: reasonably susceptible. slightly weak; a bit secure point five: Minimally weak. secure; out of the woods; safe, now not fragile • Stability—the skill to take care of a steady-state equilibrium point 1: Minimally good. Labile; risky; unresponsive to treatments; excessive probability of dying point three: reasonably good. in a position to continue regular kingdom for restricted time period; a few responsiveness to remedies point five: hugely sturdy. consistent; aware of treatments; low hazard of loss of life • Complexity—the complex entanglement of 2 or extra platforms (eg, physique, kin, cures) point 1: hugely complicated. elaborate; complicated patient/family dynamics; ambiguous/vague; peculiar presentation point three: reasonably complicated. reasonably concerned patient/family dynamics point five: Minimally advanced. user-friendly; regimen sufferer/ relatives dynamics; simple/clearcut; usual presentation • source Availability—extent of assets (eg, technical, financial, own, mental, and social) the patient/family/community carry to the placement point 1: Few assets. valuable wisdom and abilities no longer on hand; worthwhile monetary aid no longer on hand; minimum personal/psychological supportive assets; few social platforms assets point three: average assets. restricted wisdom and abilities on hand; restricted monetary aid to be had; constrained personal/psychological supportive assets; constrained social platforms assets point five: Many assets. large wisdom and abilities on hand and available; monetary assets available; powerful personal/psychological supportive assets; powerful social structures assets • Participation in Care—extent to which patient/family engages in elements of care point 1: No participation.