From the ancient days of BBC BASIC I am today still trying to pick up some PHP to help me grasp Drupal (and Ruby).
In declaring variables - a key element of computer programs - I thought about the following both as a VARIABLE -
$nursing_care = "variable"
- and as a CONSTANT.
Which made me wonder: when do we want nursing to be a 'variable' and when a 'constant'?
Nursing care must be a VARIABLE when it reflects the care plans and objectives that relate to a person - a unique individual.
Alternately, what must be declared as CONSTANT are -
You may wish to consider what other aspects of nursing and your practice are either variable or constant in nature?
Hodges' model care domains suggested content: http://www.p-jones.demon.co.uk/quads.htm
I am updating the single page above and must add hygiene;
should you have any additional suggestions please get in touch -
h2cmng at yahoo.co.uk