Many alternative medicine treatments and complementary medicine treatments are controversial and may suffer the disdain of a majority of medical practioners in the community. Does it then follow that the state medical board may use its judicial powers to enforce orthodox treatment where the alternative treatment is not unlawful?
In Hoover, the court considered what constitutes “reliable, probative, and substantial evidence” in a state medical board treatment. May the state medical board, which is typically comprised of a strong majority of physicians, use the medical opinions as the primary or sole justification of the board’s decision?
Describe 2 (two) strategies you could implement to overcome the consent issues for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients (in 40-60 words). Provide 3 (three) examples of strategies you could implement in your nursing practice in order to support the development of effective partnerships between staff, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and their communities. . Identify 3 (three) resources you could utilise to promote partnerships in promoting Aboriginal cultural safety.
Think about challenges you faced when you first started learning how to do physical assessments and take care of patients. Are there ways to make a very high-pressure situation low-pressure using simulations?
You are the triage nurse in the Emergency Department. Your patient, Mr. Sawyer, is a 48 year old man who presents with severe abdominal pain, poor appetite, and fatigue. He states the pain awakened him from sleep and he began vomiting. He denies any relief from the pain and he can’t get comfortable as the pain radiates to his back and right shoulder. He rates his current pain level as 10/10. He denies any previous medical or surgical history. He denies any tobacco or drug use. States he drinks “just a beer or two after work each day” though he […]