Nursing Estella Case Study Case Study

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Nursing: Estella Case Study

Which models of health are most applicable to Estella and his family? Why?

It appears that the action model is the model for health that is most applicable to Estella's family, largely due to the comprehensive nature of this model. It includes assessment, interventions, and dissemination of information that can actuate these people to make changes in their health and in their lives to greater ensure their wellness.

Which Healthy People 2020 (website) Objectives are of greatest importance to Estella's family? All of the objectives that pertain to weight loss and a reduction in the rate of obesity for children and adults pertain to Estella and her family. So do all of the ones that encourage a diversified diet in which fruits and vegetables are encouraged. The two related to a reduction in solid fats and saturated fats applies as well.

What effect do the leading Health Indicators have upon the family? The leading health indicators have a great effect on the family -- if they choose to address the issues most relevant to them by engaging in the preventative measures that can help these indicators. These indicators include nutrition, physical activity and obesity, and clinical preventive services.

What preventative measures could be performed at the following levels? At the primary level, Estella and her family could benefit from health promotion in the form of general education about the dangers associated with their hereditary at-risk status for heart disease which is inherently exacerbated by their weight issues.
At the secondary level the family could certainly benefit from screenings and examinations that detect the prevalence and temporal propinquity for these maladies (obesity and heart disease). At the tertiary level, it would behoove the family to involve itself in community facilities (such as recreation centers or parks) in order to facilitate greater access to an involvement in exercise, which is preventative for both conditions.

Correlate each preventative measure to the appropriate healthy people 2020 objectives and leading health indicator (LHI). The primary preventative measure of education correlates to the objectives for adults to lose weight and to eat less fat foods with greater fruits and vegetables which relates to the LHI of nutrition, physical activity and obesity.. Secondary screenings relate to objective of reducing sodium and fatty foods in diet, which pertains to clinical preventive services LHI. Community involvement in exercise facilities (tertiary) relates to the objectives about reducing obesity and the former LHI.

What cultural aspects should be considered when discussing healthy eating habits with Estella and her family? There are several cultural aspects to be considered when discussing….....

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