1.Why was the Hill-Burton Act important for the development of the Safety Net? 2.Describe what the community health care centers were like before President Johnson? 3.Why would a block grant have “killed” the community health centers in the 1980s? 4.What is compassionate conservatism? 5.What was Pennsylvania’s uninsured rate in 2013? 6.How do the costs of care that the uninsured face differ from costs for the same care for those with insurance?
Case study Read the case study below, then answer the questions that follow. Nerelee works as a support worker in a home-based care setting. As part of her role, Nerelee assists with showering, grooming and dressing people in their own home. Nerelee’s workplace has WHS policies and procedures that aim to ensure the home-based care environment is as safe as possible, for both the care support workers, and the people receiving care. Nerelee is aware that there are specific safety requirements that apply to working in a home-based environment. Question What should important information about working with high-risk groups Nerelee […]
Mrs. Gutierrez, age 52, arrives at the clinic for diabetic teaching. She appears distracted and sad, uninterested in the teaching. She is unable to focus, and paces back and forth in the clinic wringing her hands. The nurse suspects that Mrs. Gutierrez is upset by her diagnosis of diabetes. 2. Provide a 500 words written APA formatting paper. 3. Briefly explained diabetes. 4. Provide a NANDA nursing diagnosis appropriate for this case. 5. Follow your rubric criteria when completing your written assignment. 6. Provide at least two APA peer reviewed references.
Case Study: Pressure Ulcer Louise Mandrake is a 68-year-old woman with a history of severe rheumatoid arthritis who is confined mostly to a bed or a chair. She requires assistance in changing positions or in repositioning and cannot bear much weight when transferring to the chair. Ms. Mandrake has 24-hour care at home by family members during the day and home health assistants at night. The home care nurse visits Ms. Mandrake on a weekly basis. 1. What assessments, in relation to skin, should the nurse make at each visit? What should the nurse teach the family members and home […]
A family member notifies the nurse with concerns about a red area on Ms. Mandrake’s left hip, saying that the redness doesn’t disappear even after she has been repositioned. The nurse arrives the next day and completes a thorough skin assessment. The nurse notes that Ms. Mandrake has a stage 2 pressure ulcer on her left hip. 2. What clinical manifestations of pressure ulcer on the left hip (associated with a stage 2 pressure ulcer) may exhibit?