(Portfolio Task: Module 3)
When you ask a patient to plantar flex a foot, what changes occur within the muscles involved?
According to Maitland (1977), the movement of foot in which ankle is bent is termed as Plantar Flexion. Posture where one stands on his/ her tiptoes or gas pedal of a vehicle i...
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
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Guidelines on how to write a practice profile
Questions That Children Ask;
the Big Four and More
Join me, if you will, at a local Sunday School. There, the children of a class of junior high schoolers have been invited to a Question-and-Answer (Q&A) session in which they may ask any question that they wish to have answered. An...
TABLE OF CONTENT
CHAPTER | CONTENT | PAGE |
| TABLE OF CONTENT | |
| LIST OF TABLES | |
| PREFACE | |
| ACKNOWLEDGEMENT | |
| INTRODUCTION | |
ONE | ASSESSMENT OF PATIENT AND FAMILY | |
| PATIENTS PARTICULARS | |
| FAMILY MEDICAL AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC HISTORY | |
Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar, either because the pancreas does not produce enough insulin, or because cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced. This high blood sugar produces...
In almost any capacity the demands of life can be both hectic and challenging. In light of this, the processes by which life is lived, shared and nurtured must involve organization, effective communication, and collaboration. This simple concept is true of life on almost any level but it is especial...
“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”: The Law and Military Policy on Same-Sex Behavior
David F. Burrelli Specialist in Military Manpower Policy October 14, 2010
Congressional Research Service 7-5700 www.crs.gov R40782
CRS Report for Congress
Prepared for Members and Committees of Congress
There are a number of factors involved in regards to a nurse's best practice associated in pain management. To ask a patient 'do you have pain?' is not an adequate intervention for effective pain management by nurses. As the literature shows, pain assessment is a much more comprehensive and importan...
A Case study of A Patient Suffering With A Long Term Health Problem
The care and management of patients suffering with a long term condition is an integral part of the nurse’s role. With approximately 15 million people in the UK suffering from at least one chronic illness (DoH, 2012), it become...
Running head: Teaching plan for NPO patient
Teaching plan for NPO patient
Georgiana Bougher and Brenda Rhea
November 3, 2007
The purpose of a teaching plan is to educate a patient about treatmen...
EFFECTIVE DOCTOR PATIENT COMMUNICATIONS
1. Patients who rate communication with their physicians as excellent are four times more likely to believe they have received excellent health care than those who do not. Also patients who like the way their physician communicates wit...
SYSTEMS, PROCESSES, EDUCATION AND TRAINING: HELP FOR NURSES TO PROMOTE PATIENT SAFETY
Hospital mission statements provide a statement of purpose. They inspire employees to provide quality care. Remembering your mission statement in crucial situations can help stakeholders refocus and...
Moving Toward Preventative Education in the Diabetic Patient
Chronic illnesses affect patients in all age groups in all of the ethnical and socioeconomic groups within the United States (Cohen & Cesta, 2005). The treatment and management of a chronic illness is a life-long task for the...
A Standardized Approach to Patient Hand-Off
More than 65% of sentinel events in accredited healthcare organizations are caused by communication problems with evidence suggesting that at least half of communication breakdowns occur during handoffs.2,3 Additionally, adverse events happen...
WK 4 Checkpoint: Patient Report
HCR/210 Patient Records Keeping It Real
|Name of Report |Brief Description of Contents |Who Signs the Report |Filing Standard |
|Face Sheet |Patient identification, financial data, clinical...
N342 Nursing Process Paper: Overview of the Patient P.L.
Brigham Young University
Student cared for P. L. on October 31, 2013. P. L. is a 70 year old male who was admitted to the hospital on October 29, 2013 for abdominal pain...
Biologic changes: "Health in the later years is an accumulated product of your life before," says geriatrician Dr Denise Eldemire Shearer. "Most of the illnesses in the later years are lifestyle-related and prevention is very important."
Concurrent with physical ageing - which all woman...