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December 3, 2019

Can healthcare professionals override parental decision to withhold medical treatment?

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 […]
December 3, 2019

Identify organizations whose tax-exempt status is being challenged?

Identify organizations whose tax-exempt status is being challenged?
December 3, 2019

You are the office manager, and a co-worker has been neglecting her duties and making mistakes.

You are the office manager, and a co-worker has been neglecting her duties and making mistakes. This co-worker has also become your friend outside of the office. How would you approach this situation?
December 3, 2019

The overarching theme in James’s story is the absence of meaningful informed consent. At what points in James’s diagnosis and treatment do you see the informed consent process breaking down?

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 […]
December 3, 2019

Discuss a situation that creates a barrier in the improvement of health care.

Discuss a situation that creates a barrier in the improvement of health care. Provide one input, one output, and your expected outcomes
December 3, 2019

What were the instruments or physiologic tools/measures used to measure variable described?

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?
December 3, 2019

Assume that a patient has 80% coverage for medical services but no coverage for prescription drugs.

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?
December 3, 2019

How can someone use medical terminology skills to combine word roots, prefixes, and suffixes that they already know in order to define new terms related to the musculoskeletal system?

How can someone use medical terminology skills to combine word roots, prefixes, and suffixes that they already know in order to define new terms related to the musculoskeletal system?
December 3, 2019

How do we address social determinants factors within the communities?

How do we address social determinants factors within the communities?
December 3, 2019

Concepts of respiratory and metabolic acidosis and respiratory and metabolic alkalosis.

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.