In 1992, medical residency programs in the U.S. were described as “responsive principally to the service needs of hospitals, the interests of the medical specialty societies, the objectives of the residency program directors, and the career preferences of the medical students.” In fact, there are so many more residency programs than can be filled by American medical school graduates, that an annual influx of foreign educated physicians has been required to satisfy the service needs of many hospitals. In addition, until recently, there has been no attempt to match America’s needs for various kinds of specialty and generalist physicians […]
Mr. M has had asthma for the past 30 years, and is now 45. He has controlled his asthma properly, but now wonders if his asthma will cause any additional complications as he gets older. Mr. M works as a project manager for a commercial construction company. He spends most of his time (80%) in the office and the remaining time on-site meeting with superintendents and contractors. He has noticed that he has recently put on some weight and is having a more difficult time working on site, especially during warmer months. He is also recovering from a non-work related […]
Investigate the CDC Health Disparities Report (2011) found within Resources Describe your overall impression of how we are doing in terms of minority health. What surprised you the most? Where do you see us doing a good job?
You cannot find an available pump to use and must start the patient’s fluid as ordered. Physician order: Start 0.9%NS at 100ml/hr now. Supplies: Primary Infusion Set 20gtt/ml Calculate the drip rate _______.
You have an available pump to use and must start the patient’s fluid as ordered. Physician order: Start 0.9%NS at 100ml/hr now. Supplies: Primary Infusion Set 20gtt/ml. What rate will you set the pump at:___________ If 300 ml’s were used on the previous shift how much “volume to be infused” would you set the pump at:___________ What is the duration of this bag of fluid:_____________ If you started the infusion at 8am what time will you need to hang a new bag:_______