Transition and Uncertainty in Patient Term Paper by Top Papers

Transition and Uncertainty in Patient
A discussion of transition and uncertainty in a patient recovering from a motor vehicle accident.
# 141026 | 1,250 words | 4 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Medical and Health (Nursing) , Psychology (General)


$19.95 Buy and instantly download this paper now

Description:

The paper explores the process of transition for a patient as well as the uncertainty that now obscures that patient's future. The paper considers the nurse's role in assisting the patient through the transition and to cope with uncertainty. The paper discusses how according to Kralik, Visentin and van Loon (2006), patients must undergo a process whereby they incorporate persistent illness into their lives, the process is significant for nursing and nurses have an ethical commitment to transition.

From the Paper:

"The two concepts to be discussed are transitions and persistent illness, along with uncertainty and coping with symptoms. This paper will explore the process of transition for a patient as well as the uncertainty that now obscures that patient's future. The nurse's role in assisting the patient through the transition and to cope with uncertainty will be discussed. According to Kralik, Visentin and van Loon (2006), patients must undergo a process whereby they incorporate persistent illness into..."

Cite this Term Paper:

APA Format

Transition and Uncertainty in Patient (2008, December 01) Retrieved December 09, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/transition-and-uncertainty-in-patient-141026/

MLA Format

"Transition and Uncertainty in Patient" 01 December 2008. Web. 09 December. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/transition-and-uncertainty-in-patient-141026/>

Comments