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The RN also needs to inform the patient that he or she will take some time to adjust to the new lifestyle and that it will not be easy. However, words of encouragement will motivate the patient to live positively. Some of the factors that the RN needs to consider include the patient’s knowledge, attitude and skills.
The main steps of the teaching-learning process include assessing learning needs, diagnosing the learning needs, developing a teaching plan and finally executing the plan (Hood, 2013). The RN was likely to have missed the second step. The RN did not identify the patient’s lack of knowledge regarding diabetes and poor attitude towards the disease, which were likely to obstruct the patients self-promotion of health (Hood, 2013).
Some of the things that might be done differently include enlisting the patient to a support group of other patients with type 1 diabetes. In the group, the patients can share their day-to-day experiences of living with diabetes, the challenges they face and ways of overcoming these obstacles. Through the self-help group, the patient will be able to meet other people who are living healthy, productive lives with type 1 diabetes. Consequently, the patient will accept that diabetes is not the end of life and that insulin injections and blood glucose monitoring are the major ways of dealing with the
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PATHOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY MODEL DEGREE EXAM QUESTIONS
Q1. Write a full description of the differences between Malignant and Benign neoplasm (you should have between 14-15 differences). In your essay you should draw up a table SIMILAR to the one below (Do not use the exact wording as the table below)
The central theme of this theory holds the view that individuals are capable of caring themselves and gradually regain their health. If they perform their part, that is look into self care, they will get well drastically. In addition to the self care of the patients, it is the deliberate action of the nurses that help people overcome the maladies they are down with.
Q1. Which is your most natural energy orientation? Extraverted Characteristics Introverted Characteristics First action and after that the reflection Prefer relationship with single individual and one-to-one communication Feel depressed when left alone. I like communicating with individuals Usually open towards change and external world, inculcating differentiated people E-Extraversion Q2.
Type 1 is treated non-surgically with insulin replacement – normally through an insulin pump or insulin injection, along with dietary management, usually including vigilant monitoring of blood glucose levels with the use of glucose meters and carbohydrate tracking.
One is insulin resistance, and the other is progressive depletion of insulin reserve. Several studies have shown that once daily or twice daily insulin regimen started early on disease in type 2 diabetes with or without oral antihyperglycaemic agents serve to prevent hypoglycaemic events, to aid weight loss, and to produce better glycaemic control measured by blood glucose and glycosylated haemoglobin levels provided the patient can be educated and persuaded to accept insulin injections and an appropriate lifestyle modification.
According to (CEMACH (Confidential Enquiry into Maternal and Child Health)2002)) "IN UK,approximately one pregnant woman in 250 has pre-existing (type 1 or type 2) diabetes and an increasing number of young people are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes." It has long-term complications affecting a person's quality of life.
The interviewee, denoted throughout this essay as PA, had been on diabetes medication and under the care of a physician for this condition for over 20 years. As such, she understood the importance of her medicine and the gravity of