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December 2, 2019

Explain the pathology of Mrs. Kellie’s heart disease and dyspnea.

Cardiac Case Study Data Mrs. Kellie Consuelo, a 70 year-old Hispanic woman, was admitted to the medical unit with complaints of shortness of breath. Subjective data: – Had a severe MI at 58 years of age – Has experienced increasing shortness of breath during the last 2 weeks – Recently had a respiratory tract infection; has persistent cough, and edema in legs 2 weeks ago – Cannot climb a flight of stair without getting short of breath – Sleeps with head elevated on 3 pillows – Does not always remember to take her medication Objective data: – In respiratory distress: […]
December 2, 2019

How can a nurse educate their patients with Type 2 diabetes?

How can a nurse educate their patients with Type 2 diabetes? What are some barriers the nurse might encounter?
December 2, 2019

You are the director of health information services at a tertiary-care hospital.

You are the director of health information services at a tertiary-care hospital. You and the director of emergency room services are jointly responsible for reporting instances of communicable disease, child abuse, and can- cer to the appropriate state authority. You have just completed an audit of your institu- tion’s reporting mechanism and discovered that the reporting requirements are not con- sistently met. The audit could not definitively establish whether the reporting never occurred or occurred but was not documen- ted in the patient’s health record. Discuss what legal issues are present and what approaches you should take to resolve this […]
December 2, 2019

Discuss the aetiology and pathophysiology of the patient’s presenting condition (LO3)

Susan Summers is a 40 year old female who has 3 children under the age of 10yrs. Susan has casual employment stacking shelves in a supermarket at night. Susan is obese at 90kg (BMI 35kg/m2) and has been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Susan admits to drinking a bottle of wine or more per night after work to help her cope with her life. Susan was admitted to hospital for surgery following changes in her appearance due to Cushing’s syndrome caused by a benign tumour of her right adrenal gland. Susan is admitted to hospital for a laparoscopic right adrenalectomy […]
December 2, 2019

Analyze why genetic or immune factors, rather than infectious agents, are hypothesized to be the cause of ulcerative colitis.

Analyze why genetic or immune factors, rather than infectious agents, are hypothesized to be the cause of ulcerative colitis.
December 2, 2019

Why does the dumping syndrome occur after some gastric surgeries?

Why does the dumping syndrome occur after some gastric surgeries?
December 2, 2019

Identify a fallacy you used in a recent discussion with another person.

Identify a fallacy you used in a recent discussion with another person. Why did you use that facllacy and how can you address the concern without use of facllacy?
December 2, 2019

You will have to write a paper focusing on health disparities and interventions in a population outside of the United States.

You will have to write a paper focusing on health disparities and interventions in a population outside of the United States. Choose any of the issues or diseases (or make your own up!) from the list below that are considered global public health problems. TB Malaria HIV/AIDS Access to water Water quality Air pollution Ebola Sanitation Cholera Climate change Healthcare In your introduction, briefly describe your issue or topic. Also, provide epidemiological information on the following: morbidity and mortality among the specific group, community, or country. Next section will be your methods, in which you describe keywords and how you […]
December 2, 2019

What were the system failures in Dorothy Johnson’s care?

A Routine Endoscopic Procedure Our mother usually had an endoscopic procedure every 2 years. We thought that she had too many visits with her gastroenterologist. She saw the gastroenterologist about every 30 or 60 days. When we asked the physician why our mother had to come in on a continuous basis, his response was “acid reflux.” She was taking a proton pump inhibitor for her acid reflux. Our mother had an endoscopy of her upper gastrointestinal tract in September 2006. The gastroenterologist wanted her to come back in December for another endoscopic test. We did not think it was a […]
December 2, 2019

Pulse oximeter: how to test a pulse oximeter to make sure it is working properly?

Pulse oximeter: how to test a pulse oximeter to make sure it is working properly? How to test each component? How we know it works?