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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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. […]
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 […]