Your cousin is involved in a Medical Lawsuit. He is the claimant of the case. You were very suprised and you asked him to give you a summary of the problem. Your cousin mentioned the words “noneconomic damages”, “standard of care”, and “Medical Malpractice”. You are not sure what these terms mean so you decide to do some research. Research the three terms and provide specific “real world” examples of the application of these terms. You can define them first but you must also use examples to explain each one
Since primary care is the basis for maintaining health and early diagnosis of potential health problems, who should be responsible for rectifying this misplaced emphasis of health care? Insurers? Medical schools? The government? The AMA? Others?
The patient presents to your office with a PHR. Ceate an educational tool that you can provide to your patients that address the following questions: How do you access it? What obstacles might you identify?
Many chronic respiratory conditions are exacerbated by risk factors that may or may not be within the patient’s control (e.g., smoking versus pollution). As a nurse you have the unique ability to be both proactive and reactive within health care. Pick a risk factor and discuss educational strategies from both a proactive and a reactive standpoint. Cite all sources in APA format. Your reply posts should be substantive in content and add to the Discussion. See the Discussion Grading Rubric for additional information.
Patient A Patient B Patient C Na+ 138 mEq/L 142 mEq/L 148 mEq/L K+ 5.1 mEq/L 6.1 mEq/L 3.8 mEq/L Ca+ 8.9 mg/dL 7.5 mg/dL 9.5 mg/dL Mg+ 1.3 mg/dL 0.9 mg/dL 2.1 mg/dL pH 7.40 7.32 7.42 PCO2 42 mm Hg 48 mm Hg 40 mm Hg PO2 95% 98% 99% HCO3 22 28 26 1. Which patient needs to be assessed first based on the information above? Why?
The Hayes White Paper on Strategic assessments notes the importance of environmental factors guiding organizational strategy. What do you consider the importance of the organization’s environment in strategic planning and why is the environment so important in health care?