We aimed to compare clinical characteristics between Asian and Western chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD patients. This was a sub-analysis of an international, multicenter, prospective cohort study. Asian patients were enrolled in Singapore and South Korea. A total of patients were analyzed. Body mass index was significantly lower in Asian
Nursing Baseline Standards
Nursing Baseline Standards | SIOP
Definition of Terms. Shift Assessment. Focused Assessment. The aim of this guideline is to ensure all RCH patients receive consistent and timely nursing assessments. The guideline specifically seeks to provide nurses with:. Admission assessment: Comprehensive nursing assessment including patient history, general appearance, physical examination and vital signs. Focused assessment: Detailed nursing assessment of specific body system s relating to the presenting problem or current concern s of the patient.
Asian Nursing Research
While there are a considerable number of studies that have examined the physical health and health behaviours of people with SMI in Western countries, there have been few studies that have done this in Asia. Being prescribed two or more antipsychotics was significantly associated with greater body weight and a higher BMI than in people prescribed only one antipsychotic. ABSTRACT: Introduction People with schizophrenia have worse physical health than the general population, and studies in developed countries demonstrate that their health behaviours are often undesirable. However, as no similar studies have been conducted in Asian countries with emerging healthcare systems, the physical health promotion challenges in these settings is unknown.