For this analysis section a breakdown of the different stages will be explored in order to deepen both knowledge and understanding of the nursing process.
Orlando (1961) first thought of the nursing process as a repetitive way of concentrating upon patient centered problems and setting agreed realistic and measurable goals to improve health. The modern day nursing process ASPIRE (Barrett et al., 2012) includes the following: Assessment, Systematic diagnosis, plan, implement, recheck and evaluate. This cycle ensures that the patients are re-evaluated regularly using the latest evidence based care.
The five main stages enables nurses to deliver the highest possible care from admission to discharge using underpinned knowledge and evidence based practice to carry out this process correctly and effectively (Sackett et al, 1996). Person centred care is considered the underpinning of good patient care (First steps, 2017). Patient centred care plays a fundamental role in developing and maintaining a therapeutic relationship between patient and nurse. Putting patients in the …show more content…
Professional behaviour and attitudes such as compassion, sensitivity and good communication throughout a patients care delivery are extremely important during the assessment. Also it is fundamental to provide and promote patient centred care this does not only mean the patient but inclusion of their families and carers too (The Royal College Of Nursing, 2017). The nurse demonstrated both dignity and respect towards Mr Smith and his family, she addressed all questions straight to him and allowed Mr Smith to answer for himself. If there was and difficulty in answering any of the questions she allowed his wife to answer so she could get to know the patient to establish his individual