In the tale of the Blind Men and the Elephant, the men each find one area of the elephant’s body and describe what they believe an elephant to be. One believed an elephant to be a large fan. It turns out he was describing the animal’s ear. One man described its trunk as a snake, another described its leg as a tree trunk. Yet another man described a rope, yet it turns out he was handling the elephant’s tail. Let’s see if when we describe the characteristics of microorganisms completely your colleagues will provide more accurate answers! Choose a pathogen […]
In a 400-600 word answer, properly cited with an APA-formatted reference list and in-text citations, please answer the following questions. In addition to the researched facts you present as your answer, you may provide opinions and real-world experiences where appropriate. Choose a single microorganism that inhabits more than one body system. It should be considered a pathogen in at least one of the areas of the body. Attempt to choose an organism that is unique among your classmates’ selections. One example includes Bacillus anthracis and its ability to infect the skin, muscles, respiratory system, and digestive tract. Another example are […]
Choose a nursing care process that you believe to be inefficient, ineffective or unsafe. Demonstrate the application of Lean principles to the nursing care process to identify waste and strategies for improvement.
Mr, Owen is a 62-year-old man underwent a neck dissection yesterday due to cancer of the mouth. You are the nurse assigned to care for Mr. Owens during his first postoperative day. Initial assessment finds Mr. Owens sitting up in bed: he is drowsy, but not appear to be in respiratory distress. His respiratory rate is 16 to 18, and his oxygen saturation is 96% on 40% oxygen via face tent. He has two peripheral IV lines both infusing Lactated Ringer’s solution at 75 ml/hr. Two Jackson Pratt drainage tubes are partially filled with serosanguinous drainage, (Learning Objective 5) a. […]
Most migrants do not return to their home country; Kollar & Buyx offer suggestions to remady the situation. Identify these suggestions/policy propsals. Which one(s) seem most resonable? article: “Ethics and policy od medical braiin drain: a review” by Eszter Kollar and Alena Buyx
Evelyn Bean, 52 years of age, is admitted to the same-day surgery unit for an elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy. The patient presents with jaundice of the skin and sclera. The patient’s urine is dark and the patient stated that she has clay-colored stools. She stated she has occasional colicky pain in her right upper quadrant of her abdomen radiating to her back. The patient had preadmission testing 1 week ago and the results are on the patient’s chart. The record of patient education and an informed written consent are also on the chart. (Learning Objectives 2 and 3) a. What additional […]