Intervention for a Diabetic Child Based on the Braden Self-Help Model

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Essay #: 068033
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Intervention for a Diabetic Child Based on the Braden Self-Help Model
Introduction
The clinical experience I would like to discuss involves working with diabetic children in a clinic. The discussion will consists of four parts: (a) Description of the intervention, (b) definition of the theoretical basis for the intervention, (c) the relevance of the theory to nursing practice, and (d) reference to a research article that supports the intervention as evidence.
Description of the Intervention
One of the children with whom I worked, a young Asian boy of 12, would often express hopeless feelings about his condition. He would engage in negative talk about himself that I sometimes overhead: “I’m no good,” “I keep forgetting to stay on my diet,”...
The end:
.....This paper contained a discussion of an intervention with a diabetic child based on the Braden Self-Help Model. There was also a discussion of the applicability of the Braden Self-Help Model to nursing practice and a synopsis of an article that describes a specific use of this model with a patient population. The overall conclusion is that the Braden Self-Help Model is a powerful and useful mid-range theory for nursing.
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