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Family Health Assessment
Wilson K. A Nyamwatta
Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V (NRS- 429V) Family Centered Health Promotion
November 25, 2012

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There are three methods of data collection employed by community nurses to obtain community assessment data. They include observation, interviews and measurement; the observation method also referred to as the windshield survey that includes the use of all the senses i.e. sight, touch, smell, hearing and taste to ascertain community appearances, noting the status of residential buildings, the people and their physical and biological surroundings.
The second method is the measurement technique that utilizes tools to quantify information obtained from the community. They type of data obtained using this method includes mortality and morbidity rates, census, population statistics and other epidemiological statistical data. These types of data can easily be obtained from private and public or government agencies.
Lastly, the most famous source of information from the community is talking to people in the particular community. The residents form a very important way of learning about the community concerns, strengths, weaknesses and their perception of their community as a whole. This method requires formulating a set of questions specific to target areas. This assignment used the interview method of data collection to complete my family’s assessment of the Gordon’s eleven functional health patterns.
Under the values and health perception: our family perceives a healthy status to be simply the absence of disease and the ability for a family member to stay away from going to the hospital often. The biggest threat to our family was revealed as malaria, a disease caused by mosquitos. According to the International Medical Corps, a child dies every minute in Africa from malaria. The family ensures that everyone in…...

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