Select ONE health policy issue from the list below: Medical Marijuana Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia Vaccines for Children The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Right to Health Care Research arguments for and against the health policy and addressing the following: Research the policy issue and present background information on the issue Address the political, financial, and economic issues related to the health policy. Discuss the specifics of who will be eligible and who will be responsible for providing services. Discuss the impact of your proposal on recipients and providers of care; include eligibility requirements for receiving benefits, application process, […]
What is the difference between high-, middle-, and low-range theories? Explain your understanding of a middle-range nursing theory. Identify a research study in which a middle-range theory was applied. Discuss the study results and implications for practice.
A 52-year-old man with chronic eczema was admitted to the Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, with fever and chills. Before admission, he had been treated for infected eczematous lesions for several weeks with oral ampicillin, cloxacillin, and cefazolin. He had no history of hospitalization in the past 10 years, and none of his family members were healthcare workers. Examination showed an oral temperature of 40°C, blood pressure 95/55 mm Hg, and no audible murmur. Cellulitis in the left leg complicated his eczematous skin lesions. Chest radiograph showed right-middle-zone pneumonia. Neutrophilia (leukocytes 15.5 × 109/L, neutrophils 86%), thrombocytopenia (platelets 55 […]
How do you differentiate between signs and symptoms? How do you convert a sign into a symptom and vice versa? Differentiating between signs and symptoms – A. Sign: objective evidence of an injury, illness or disease. It can be seen, heard, palpated or measured. 1. Examples: high blood pressure, rapid pulse, swollen joint, open wound, high temperature, deformed muscle, bruise, nodule, abnormal EKG, low blood sugar level B. Symptom: subjective experience of an injury, illness or disease. It is a feeling or sensation that is unique to each individual and his/her situation. 1. Examples: pain, dizziness, pins and needles, fatigue, […]
We Have Two Topics to Choose from This Week in Discussion Answer all questions for one topic (Emerging Adulthood or Adulthood) The first question is concerning topics in Emerging Adulthood: LET’S TALK RELATIONSHIPS Is the divorce rate actually 50% as we often hear?Discuss what makes for a happy and satisfying relationship?Does cohabitation before marriage increase the likelihood of staying together?Discuss domestic abuse. What is it? Are there different types of abuse? What are the symptoms?How prevalent is domestic abuse? What age group does it affect most?Did you learn anything new on this topic that stood out to you? Please share with us!What do you consider to be the […]