Analyze the relationship that the three have in regards to its impact on healthcare and healthcare delivery. Is there one player that is more united than the others and thus has a greater share of power? Where does the government fall into this relationship? Are they a provider, a payer, or both? Lastly, how has this relationship changed over time?
In a 500 word assignment, discuss the nursing home industry. In your paper you are to: (a) discuss the growth of the nursing home industry, (b) determine if the current supply of long-term care facilities will be sufficient to meet the rapidly expanding elderly population, and (c) discuss the overall quality of care in these facilities.
Baby Barbie’s older siblings both died from an inherited condition that prevented their livers from functioning effectively. Each was placed on the hospital’s list for a liver transplant, but no suitable donated organ could be found. As an infant, Barbie already has indications of liver failure that seriously compromises her. Children with her disease have never survived their first year without a transplant. Barbie’s quickly worsening condition suggests that, without a transplant, she is unlikely to live out the year. But it is very, very difficult to find a suitable donated human liver for a baby. Further, her parents both […]
Scenario: A nurse working in the Emergency Room is attempting to start an IV on a very bloody trauma patient. The patient starts to seize and the nurse looses her grip and sticks herself with the bloody IV needle… Describe the viral characteristics of HIV and discuss why the virus eventually results in the disease AIDS. If the patient is in the initial few weeks of their HIV infection, is it likely that the test will show their true HIV status? Would the test need to be repeated at a later date? If so, why?
Choose 7 medications from Antimicrobial drugs, immunologic drugs. For each of the medications address the following: Summary of the Unit/Classification Pregnancy category Typical routes of administration Common side effects and adverse effects Special considerations Common Nursing intervent