8. The health illness continuum or the illness – wellness continuum…

Question 8. The health illness continuum or the illness – wellness continuum… 8.      The health illness continuum or the illness – wellness continuum is a process that is never static. Individuals can move up and down the spectrum depending on their health / illness.   Consider that further down the continuum your patients go towards illness the closer they are to death; rather, the further up the continuum your patients goes towards wellness, the closer they are to optimal health. Many factors contribute to the illness – wellness spectrum and nurses along with a multidisciplinary team play an important role in providing optimal care and resources to assist a patient to achieve optimal health and wellness. a)      Discuss (3) ways that a nurse can contribute contribution to the health and wellness of individuals    b)      From the multiple choice below tick the answer that you feel best outlines the (6) main components that reflect the needs of a person along the illness-wellness continuumSleep, Stress, Energy, Diet, Relationships and Finances.Fruits, Vegetables, Carbohydrates, Protein, Dairy and Amino AcidsPhysical, Emotional, Social, Mental, Environmental and Spiritual.Blood Pressure, Heart Rate, Respiratory Rate, Temperature, Oxygen Saturation and PainCholesterol, Blood Sugar, Potassium, Sodium Chloride, White Blood Cells and Red Blood Cells Health Science Science Nursing HLT 54115 Share QuestionEmailCopy link Comments (0)