Meaning of Health and Healing

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Meaning of Health and Healing
Health is the optimal function of the physical, psychological and spiritual aspects of a human being with the absence of any form of ailment, pain or sickness. Health is also affected by the environment that a person lives in. The environment can be altered to improve the health condition of a person. The environment is altered through nursing and through the efforts of the individual. The ability to take care of one’s self to prevent illness and to restore the body back to optimal function is an important individual and personal responsibility. Dorothy Orem’s theory of self-care focuses on the role of self-care and self-care deficits in health and healing. Dorothea Orem also includes the environment as one of...
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