Analysis Of Katharine Kolcaba's Comfort Theory

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Theory and Rationale
For my concept analysis, I am interested in researching is patient advocacy and how nurses use the concept in critical situations, such as placing a patient in comfort measures only. For my research, I discover that Katharine Kolcaba’s Comfort Theory will work best with my patient advocacy concept. The rationale behind the Comfort Theory is that it presents how the nurse cares for the needs of the patient; whether they are critically ill or not. In comparison to patient advocacy, the model identifies with the patient as individuals, families, institutions, or communities in need of health care and can be manipulated by the nurse or loved one in order to enhance comfort (Petiprin, 2016). By choosing Kolcaba’s Comfort
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I will examine how the nurse advocates for their patients under comfort measures only and how they involve the client and family with the care plan. Furthermore, I will like to go into depth on behaviors of the nurse, patient, and caregivers when the patient is placed on CMO. Lastly, to conclude my findings, I like to investigate the end results of how the nurses act in a critical situation and if she/he is influenced by personal or general outside experiences with CMO …show more content…
The usage of “quiet time” can aid patients who are anxious and stressed about their diagnosis and symptoms. For example, Krinsky’s case study regarding John who was experiencing chest pains and anxious about his pain discomfort represents how decreased his stimuli and improved is outcomes with his care of plan, with the addition of patient satisfaction with the health care team. This case confirmed di not only display how the patient was comfortable during quiet time, yet built a therapeutic relationship with the health care team. The nurses were concerned with the patient’s discomfort and advocated to have quiet time to place John at

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