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Family as client: using Gordon's health pattern typology.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8496725     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The community health nursing faculty at Kent State University organized a family assessment instrument in accordance with the health pattern typology described by Gordon (1982). Students use the instrument with traditional and nontraditional families at every stage of the family life cycle. Reasons for initial visits to the families range from newborn health promotion to skilled nursing for acute and chronic conditions. The instrument helps students conceptualize the family as client and explore the concept of family nursing diagnoses.
C Nettle; J Pavelich; N Jones; C Beltz; P Laboon; P Pifer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of community health nursing     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0737-0016     ISO Abbreviation:  J Community Health Nurs     Publication Date:  1993  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-06-18     Completed Date:  1993-06-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8411341     Medline TA:  J Community Health Nurs     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  53-61     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
School of Nursing, Kent State University, OH 44242-0001.
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MeSH Terms
Community Health Nursing / education,  methods*
Education, Nursing, Baccalaureate
Faculty, Nursing
Models, Nursing
Nursing Assessment / standards*
Nursing Diagnosis
Nursing Evaluation Research
Patient Care Planning
Reproducibility of Results

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