Can healthcare professionals override parental decision to withhold medical treatment? Should healthcare professionals be able to override parental decisions to withhold medical treatment? Should parents be allowed to refuse medical treatment for their child? Should minors be allowed consent to the follow services without parental notification: contraceptive services, testing and services for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, prenatal care and delivery services. Treatment for alcohol and drug abuse, mental health care. Try to discuss each question including pros and cons, legality in California, moral and ethical concerns and your role in the health care industry in relation to these […]
James was delivered at 39 weeks in a planned delivery. He was the largest of my babies, weighing 8 pounds, 4 ounces and measuring 21.5 inches. He had a raspy cry, a full head of hair, and very light eyebrows. The obstetric team was surprised that he was so big because babies with heart defects tend to be small. They immediately took him to the warming table to assess him and they told me he looked great. He had high APGAR1 scores of 9 and 10, but because he had the prenatal diagnosis of coarctation of the aorta they wanted […]
Effect of physical training on urinary incontinence: a randomized parallel group trial in nursing Homes: Clinical Interventions in Aging, 7, 45-50 by Vinsnes, Helbostad, Nyronning, Harless, Granbo & Seim : What were the instruments or physiologic tools/measures used to measure variable described?
Assume that a patient has 80% coverage for medical services but no coverage for prescription drugs. An 80% drug benefit is added. Show graphically what will happen to the relative utilization of medical services and prescriptions, as well as on total health care, to attain a given health status. What happened to the amount spent on drugs (insurance plus patient amounts)? Why will total spending on health care diminish when the 80% drug benefit is added?
Concepts of respiratory and metabolic acidosis and respiratory and metabolic alkalosis. Include lab and blood gas values, causes and treatment, as well as signs and symptoms in each of the four conditions. Highlight similarities and differences.