What ethical, cultural, and social influences are encouraging an increase of CAM use in traditional clinical practice? What ethical, cultural, and social influences are discouraging the use of CAM in traditional clinical practice? How do you foresee your clinical practice integrating CAM therapies based on these influences?
Do you believe that nursing and medical education needs more formal instruction of alternative therapies in current educational curriculums? Why or why not? Should there be continuing education requirements related to alternative therapies? Why or why not?
Discuss how the two concepts of intraoperative counts and res ipsa loquitur intersect. Explain the fundamental change the Patient Care Partnership introduced as related to the patient. Discuss the differences between morals and ethics. Give as many examples of each as you can think of. In a conversation with a CST fellow-worker, he relates a story about a recent case. You soon realize that the patient in question was one of your close family members. What do you do?
A tube-feeding formula is administered to a patient via Gastrostomy at 75 ml/hr. The formula contains 6.5% protein. How much protein will the patient receive in the entire day, if the feeding must be held (stopped) for 2 hours before and 2 hours after the administration of Dilantin twice a day