Carl Edwards is a 75-year-old man with congestive heart failure. Having sustained three myocardial infarctions in the last 10 years, he has decreased left ventricular function. Mr. Edwards takes Digoxin, Capoten, Coreg, and Lasix for management of this disease. Today he presents to the emergency department with fatigue, generalized weakness, and feelings of “skipping” heartbeats. Upon arrival, he is placed on the cardiac monitor, his vital signs are assessed, and an IV is inserted. He currently denies chest pain, but is experiencing some shortness of breath, and is placed on 2 L of oxygen via nasal cannula. (Learning Objective 1) […]
Explain the “rating of perceived exertion” (RPE) and why it is important for fitness training. The primary focus of KINESIS training was on what health-related components of fitness? Describe why Kinesis training is different from using the weight machines in the Fitness Center. How many laps around the indoor track does it take to equal 1 mile in distance?
Health records are key to treating patients as well as managing overall operations and population health. In this topic, we are going to discuss various clinical and administrative documents contained in the health record. What is the difference between a paper record, an electronic record and a hybrid record? Name one pro and one con if you can of each record type.
The content of the health record is guided by various organizations, rules, and regulations. In this topic, discuss standards and guidelines pertaining to health records. A patient’s health record is a history of the story of their health status over a period. What is the goal of documentation standards? In the transition from paper to electronic, how have documentation standards changed?
The National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis was revolutionary in the way it raised money for charity. Even though there are many other potentially threatening diseases, describe how the Foundation was able to be a powerful source for its cause. Does the concept of “philanthropy as consumerism” belong in the field of public health? Why or why not?