1. How do differing philosophies of science (received view or logical positivism and perceived view) influence whether nursing is considered a hard, soft, applied, or human science? 2. Whall (2012/2005, Ch # 9)) states that “Practice is not a ‘stand alone’ phenomenon; rather, it is a direct outcome of philosophic […]
Many U.S. citizens support the role of public health departments in providing preventive and treatment services as necessary to fill gaps in the system for the medically needy. Others believe these services are more efficiently and effectively provided through private organizations. What is your position on this issue? Explain your […]
Peter is seen in the clinic with symptoms of a cold. The health care provider recommends that he take pseudoephedrine. Peter is unfamiliar with pseudoephedrine and the use of the correct dosing. a) What are the key teaching points for pseudoephedrine? b) What is the biggest drug–drug interaction problem with […]
Joe has asthma, and his health care team has decided to add fluticasone (Flovent) 220 mcg twice a day in the orally inhaled form. a) How does fluticasone improve asthma symptoms? b) What are the most important points that Joe needs to understand about taking this new medication?