This patient is a 6 month old male infant. He was referred to his physician because of his high number of recurrent infections with RSV and Candida albicans. Physical examination of the child revealed that he has wide set eyes, low ears and a surgically corrected cleft palate. A chest x-ray revealed that he does not have a thymus. A CBC revealed that the infant is anemic and has a profound decrease in lymphocytes. Despite documented infections with Candida albicans, antigen testing was negative. This is interpreted as a defect in T-cell function. Flow cytometry results demonstrate a decrease in […]
This patient is a 55 year old woman. She has complaints of generalized fatigue. She eats meat and has an overall well-balanced diet. CBC results indicate that her red blood cells are macrocytic (large) and that her segmented neutrophils are hypersegmented. Additional lab tests demonstrate that she has low serum B12 levels. Tests for anti-intrinsic factor and anti-parietal cell antibodies came back positive. This patient most likely has: which disease is this
ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS DON’T ANSWER IF YOU CANT ANSWER ALL I NEED THEM WELL EXPLAINED THANKS Case Study 1 While you are at your son’s baseball game, one of the other players slides into second base and then lies there without moving. Another player yells for help. The other parents know you are a nurse and ask you to check on the player while they call 911. When you approach the child, you note that his leg is fractured and lying in an awkward position. You feel that if you reposition the leg, you might cause more harm and pain […]
For this discussion you will be examining ethical nursing practice. In three to five paragraphs answer the following questions. Define in your own words “ethical nursing practice.” Describe the basis or framework you used for your definition. Explain the difference between legal and ethical nursing practice. Discuss one ethical or bioethical dilemma a nurse may encounter and describe how it could be handled. Please make your initial post by midweek, and respond to at least two other student’s post by the end of the week. Please check the Course Calendar for specific due dates.
Today there are numerous discussions regarding a shortage in the organ-transplant market. More than 100,000 Americans are waiting for life-saving kidneys, livers, lungs, and other vital organs. The government doesn’t permit organ sales to occur. In 1984, Congress forbade the purchase or sale of human organs in the United States (the National Organ Transplant Act). Use the following sources to research this example of the price floor set at zero. Discuss your own conclusion regarding what should be done about organ shortage, including references to the sources you used. Located in Richmond, Virginia, the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) […]
Case study Sherrie is a community services worker and the organisation she works for provides physical assistance to children living with a disability. As part of Sherrie’s role she must comply with the ethical and legal requirements of her workplace. Since working for this organisation Sherrie has had to deal with several unresolved conflict situations, has observed breaches in standard procedures and been faced with complicated situations that required her to make ethical decisions regarding potential conflicts of interest. One of the major problems encountered by Sherrie (and the others with whom she works) is a lack of funding, which […]