Application of Theory of Goal Attainment in Nursing Clinical Practice: A Case Study of Patients with Stroke

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Rerngrit Thongyu
Duangporn Piyakong
Somluk Tepsuriyanont
Waraporn Yottavee


          Patients with stroke often suffer from disability due to impairments of the body functions. It decreases the patient's ability in doing activities in daily life. Patients with stroke usually feel dependent, inferior, discourage and hopeless that lower their quality of life. Nursing care to promote their physical rehabilitation, encourage the patients to get closest to their normal lives is very important. This article aims to describe the theory of goal attainment application in nursing care for patients with stroke to promote their rehabilitation and improve their ability to perform daily activities.


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