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December 12, 2019

Discuss the responsibilities of community and public health nurses in promoting health and decreasing illness and injury in populations, families, and individuals.

Discuss the responsibilities of community and public health nurses in promoting health and decreasing illness and injury in populations, families, and individuals. Include the risk factors that contribute to vulnerability and poor health.
December 12, 2019

Human services programs have existed for hundreds of years.

Human services programs have existed for hundreds of years. Do you feel society has an obligation to care for those society members in need?
December 12, 2019

What was the standardized mortality ratio (SMR) for lung diseases in cigarette smokers?

In 2000, there were 65,000 deaths due to lung disease in cigarette smokers aged 20-64 years. The expected number of deaths among cigarette smokers based on age-specific death rates from lung diseases in all females aged 20-64 years was 15,000 during 1995. 8. What was the standardized mortality ratio (SMR) for lung diseases in cigarette smokers?
December 12, 2019

Mr. H presents to the emergency department reporting excruciating chest pain.

Mr. H presents to the emergency department reporting excruciating chest pain. He is a 76-year-old white male who has been working in his yard for the past several days. He reports that the pain has gotten increasingly worse, and he just knows he is going to have a heart attack and die. He is immediately placed on a cardiac monitor and given nasal O2 at 2 L/min. What questions would be helpful at this point?
December 12, 2019

What labs would be helpful in confirming or ruling out a myocardial infarction, and what are the advantages of each?

Mr. H reports that the sharp pain started about 2 days ago and it has gotten so bad that he cannot lie down. He rates the pain as an 8 on a scale of 1 to 10, and it radiates to his neck and back. It is much worse when he takes a deep breath, but leaning forward seems to help him. He is on lisinopril for his high blood pressure and denies any other health problems. Family history is significant for heart disease and hypertension. What labs would be helpful in confirming or ruling out a myocardial infarction, and […]
December 12, 2019

What is pericarditis and how is it diagnosed?

When the nurse auscultates his heart, she hears a pericardial friction rub. His ECG shows normal sinus rhythm, and all labs are within normal limits except for an elevated white blood cell (WBC) count. His vital signs are BP, 128/78; HR, 76; RR, 14; and T, 99. Based on these findings, the health care provider makes a diagnosis of pericarditis. What is pericarditis and how is it diagnosed? How is pericarditis treated?
December 12, 2019

Discuss why it is important defining a performance improvement model in health care?

Discuss why it is important defining a performance improvement model in health care?
December 12, 2019

Describe one way the federal government was involved in human services from the 1930s to the present.

Describe one way the federal government was involved in human services from the 1930s to the present.
December 12, 2019

Research online at the NHMRC guidelines and outline the 6 steps to respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette

The National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia recommend that any person with signs or symptoms of respiratory illness should follow the steps of respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette. Research online at the NHMRC guidelines and outline the 6 steps to respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette
December 12, 2019

Provide examples of tasks involved in terminally cleaning a room (example washing special equipment) and determine which personal protective equipment would be required during these cleaning procedures

Terminal cleaning is the thorough cleaning of the client’s room when they are discharged from the facility or have become deceased. Provide examples of tasks involved in terminally cleaning a room (example washing special equipment) and determine which personal protective equipment would be required during these cleaning procedures
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