Define the concepts of paternalism and autonomy. Describe your duty/obligation as a health care provider in relationship to patient autonomy. How can you as a health professional respect the decision of those you serve when their decision is contrary to your personal convictions?
Suppose you have a small child suffering from an extreme fever. Assuming you have enough ice and a container large enough to hold the child, describe both in words and mathematically how you would reduce the child’s fever to a normal level using an ice bath.
As adolescents separate from their parents and gain a sense of control, sometimes they are unable to balance stresses. As a result, depression may occur, and, at times, suicide may be the outcome. Choose the topic of either adolescent depression or adolescent suicide. Discuss contributing factors and signs and symptoms […]