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September 6, 2019

What first actions should the nurse take and what are the rationales for these actions?

George Brown, 72 years of age, is a male patient who is admitted with the diagnosis of acute pulmonary edema secondary to acute left ventricular heart failure. The patient has a history of coronary artery disease that has been treated medically. The patient is anxious, pale, cold, clammy, and dyspneic. […]
September 6, 2019

Nursing Theory Comparison Paper: Orem’s Theory of Self-Care Deficit and Leininger’s Theory of Cultural Care Diversity and Universality

Nursing Theory Comparison Paper: Orem’s Theory of Self-Care Deficit and Leininger’s Theory of Cultural Care Diversity and Universality The following should be included: • An introduction, including an overview of both selected nursing theories • Background of the theories • Philosophical underpinnings of the theories • Major assumptions, concepts, and […]
September 6, 2019

ICD PCS Coding

ICD PCS Coding The changing of traction apparatus on the back would be reported with code Due to an automobile accident, John’s right lower arm was placed in traction using traction apparatus. The code for this procedure would be Due to extensive bleeding, Dr. Smith packed a wound of the […]
September 6, 2019

Determine how you would then address whatever opportunities for improvement seem to exist and what processes you would put in place

You are the manager of a new primary care clinic located about twenty five (25) miles outside of a small city (population of 50,000). With five (5) family physicians, two (2) nurse practitioners, two (2) physicians’ assistants (PAs), and twenty (20) clinical support staff consisting of RNs, LPNs, and CMAs, […]
September 6, 2019

What should you do when you disagree with the information provided to you by a CDSS?

What should you do when you disagree with the information provided to you by a CDSS? Who is responsible if a CDSS makes a recommendation to a clinician that results in harm to a patient?
September 6, 2019

A large-scale evaluation of a CDSS in one hospital shows significant improvements in efficiency and effectiveness of clinical processes

A large-scale evaluation of a CDSS in one hospital shows significant improvements in efficiency and effectiveness of clinical processes. However when the same system is implemented in a second hospital no improvements are found. How many reasons can you think of to explain this situation?
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