Care Study: General Surgical Care

  • Stephen J. Cavanagh
Part of the Nursing Models in Action book series (NMAS)


Jill is an ambitious 56-year-old woman, who has recently been promoted to branch manager of a local bank. This has put a great deal of stress on her, with long hours and frequent meetings and conferences. She has since had difficulty in establishing a daily routine for living; her eating habits in particular have been disrupted because of the large number of working lunches she must attend.


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  1. Billings, D. M. and Stokes, L. S. 1987. Medical-Surgical Nursing. St. Louis: Mosby.Google Scholar
  2. Porth, C.M. 1986. Pathophysiology: concepts of altered health states. New York: Lippincott.Google Scholar

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© Stephen J. Cavanagh 1991

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