Stroke Patient: Watson’s Theory and Analysis


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Essay #: 053314
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Stroke Patient: Watson’s Theory and Analysis
One of the main aspects of Watson’s theory of human care is that care is based on a transpersonal caring relationship that enables the nurse and patient to enter into one another’s domains and then leads to change in both of them. In the case study, there is a clash between the nurse’s and patient’s perspective even though a very strong therapeutic relationship was developed with Mrs. M. One of the chief values of Watson’s theory is that it is capable of addressing confusion and ambiguity. The main concept is transpersonal caring.
Relevant aspects of Watson’s theory
Watson regarded nursing as an intersubjective process and made the caring relationship between the nurse and the...
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.....risk factors were assessed, and the modifiable factor was stress and she therefore needed learning to cope effectively with the stress associated with her work. Staff evaluation sand neurological assessments after one month revealed that Mrs. M was not showing improvement in her symptoms. I felt that, having considered all the issues, an extended period of rehabilitation would be beneficial for the patient. However, Mrs. M was adamant that she would fine at home and that her husband could take care of her. He agreed and wanted his wife to return for therapy several times a week. The only two options were for Mrs. M to continue her treatment and therapy as an inpatient or comply with a program as an outpatient, supervised only by her family.