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October 23, 2019

What classic manifestations indicate the patient had a COPD exacerbation?

M.B. is a 65-year-old male who is being admitted from the emergency department to the cardiopulmonary unit with an exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). M.B. has been using ipratropium (Atrovent) and albuterol (Proventil) metered-dose inhaler for control of his symptoms. His admission vital signs are as follows: blood […]
October 23, 2019

Use “Roddy and Ganz Worksheets” to complete an assessment of the research studies

Use “Roddy and Ganz Worksheets” to complete an assessment of the research studies: “Evidence-Based Clinical Guidelines: “ICU Nurses’ Oral-Care Practices and the Current Best Evidence” (Ganz et al.). In a paper (1,000-1,250 words), analyze and support whether you believe that the changes recommended are statistically valid and sound enough to […]
October 23, 2019

In Switzerland there was a drastic shift to a universal healthcare system that came about after a close national vote. In Switzerland those who were opposed adjusted and the pharmaceutical companies also adjusted and are now OK with the change. Do you think the Swiss model might be a possibility in the US? Are there lessons that could be learned from this scenario that could be implemented in the US?

In Switzerland there was a drastic shift to a universal healthcare system that came about after a close national vote. In Switzerland those who were opposed adjusted and the pharmaceutical companies also adjusted and are now OK with the change. Do you think the Swiss model might be a possibility […]
October 23, 2019

Identify a person dependent approach to promoting safe and effective nursing care that you have experience in your practice or clinical

Identify a person dependent approach to promoting safe and effective nursing care that you have experience in your practice or clinical. Describe how you would transform the approach from person dependent to system or process dependent. Discuss your thoughts as to the advantages of transforming the approach.
October 23, 2019

When thinking about the forces that are changing healthcare, what are some ways that nurses could take advantage of emerging technologies in health care and information systems?

Please answer all questions thank you! 1. When thinking about the forces that are changing healthcare, what are some ways that nurses could take advantage of emerging technologies in health care and information systems? Think about the various things that you have seen or heard about in Sentara Healthcare. 2. […]
October 23, 2019

Which form of prevention (primary, secondary or tertiary) would be the main form of prevention appropriate for this patient and why?

Case: You are a physician assistant taking care of a 65-year old retired man with a history of cardiovascular disease, including two heart attacks. A thorough history and physical exam reveal: height= 170 cm, weight= 80 kg, BP= 150/90, HR= 100 bpm, LDL= 200 mg/dl, TG= 250 mg/dl, HDL= 30 […]
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