Biophysical Dimension In Nursing

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Biophysical dimension
Mrs. Conner reports her mother, Jane, father, Bill, and three siblings lived on the family farm during her mother’s pregnancy. The client describes her mother’s pregnancy as normal, her mother delivered at 41 weeks. Ivy reports her mother had minimal prenatal care due to lack of doctors in her rural community. In fact, Mrs. Conner was born at home by a midwife (which was a normal occurrence in her community).
Psychological dimension
Ivy states her mother, Jane, had no psychological issues during her pregnancy. The client testifies Jane had outside help from family and church members. Both sets of grandparents lived close by and often helped out with the farm and childcare.
Psychosocial dimension
The client reports her
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The client states, her maternal grandmother, known as nana, cared for her and her siblings daily. So, her parents could work long hours on the farm. Mrs. Conner describes her nana as a loving caretaker.
Spiritual dimension
Ivy reports at 6 weeks old. Her family, including her grandparents attended church twice a week.
Toddler
Biophysical dimension
Mrs. Conner claims as far as she knows, she reached her milestones as a toddler.
Psychological dimension
Ivy states her nana was her primary caregiver, but her paternal grandmother would also help with childcare. The client testifies she spent more time with her grandparents than her parents as a toddler.
Psychosocial dimension
The client describes herself as a high-spirited child who loved to play with her siblings on the farm. Ivy says she always tried to keep up with her siblings. Spiritual dimension
Mrs. Conner confirms the family continued to attend church two times a week. At this point, Ivy says she was involved in Sunday school. Early childhood
Biophysical dimension
Mrs. Conner states, her family was financially struggling. Ivy claims her family rarely sought medical care, so they relied on home
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The client remembers her mother becoming very thin and frail. Ivy affirms her mother was later diagnosed with stomach cancer. She claims the family was greatly affected by her mother’s illness. Ivy remembers her father withdrew as her mother’s health deteriorated. The client says her maternal grandparents came to stay with them to help care for her mother. Ivy reports her mother traveled over two hours for treatment. Mrs. Conner says her mother died when she was 16. Ivy recalls being angry at her mother for leaving the family. Not long after her mother’s death, her paternal grandmother passed away. Ivy states in 1955, Anna married Ted, a local farmer, and moved into his house. Ivy says she felt abandoned because Anna was married, May was dating a young man named Jim, and her brother worked long hours on the farm. According to the client, May got married in 1956 and moved an hour away. Ivy states her nana passed away when she was 18. Not long after, her grandfather went to live with his daughter, Janice, in Philadelphia. Mrs. Conner reports her father remained withdrawn from the family. Ivy states she was overcome with grief and depression, but did not have to time or means to address

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