B.M, an 82 year old male has been taken 650 mg of aspirin four times a day for 6 months to alleviate chronic symptoms of pain and inflammation associated with arthritis. Four weeks ago, B.M was diagnosed with a peptic ulcer. The provider immediately discontinued the daily aspirin and prescribed […]
In the United States, the content and information exchanged on the Internet are relatively free from the control of our government and other organizations. In your initial post, take a position on how this freely available (and at times, inaccurate) information affects patient and healthcare provider beliefs and practices.
What is meant by accreditation (of a hospital)? What is meant by deemed status, and how does a hospital obtain it? Go to the Joint Commission Website and research your information; provide feedback to the class on what you found for accrediting hospitals. Remember not all hospitals are accredited the […]
Medical Terminology: Abnormalities of sensation can result from disease or dysfunction in the receptors for sensation or along the pathway that sends the signals from the receptors to specific areas of the brain. The abnormality can also be the result of brain abnormalities with no reported problems in the areas […]
Leadership Styles There are many articles and books written about the differences between managers and leaders. Leaders are visionary, influential in positive ways, value their teams, support their growth, and empower their staff. Leaders who are positive in their actions coach, delegate, and share recognition. Read the following scenarios and […]