Each patient does not require same level of nursing care. The nursing care need of a patient depends on the intensity of sickness of the patient.
Therefore the nursing care need of the patient is based on the concept of progressive patient care.It means the level of nursing care need of a patient changes with the progress in his sickness condition.
Therefore, “Progressive patient care is defined as the organization of hospital facilities, services and staff as per the medical and nursing needs of the patient”.
This concept does not take in to consideration the age, sex or type of disease but the essentiality of nursing care needs.
Why this concept is important, how the patients are categorized under this concept , advantages and short coming of such division is described in short in this presentation on "Progressive Patient Care"
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