Does the research article clearly identify the research methods, results and discussion of the findings? Reference the research study in APA format. 2. Discuss how the authors obtained Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval for the original research study. 3. Identify the research question for the original research study.
A coder reads the following documentation in the patient record: “Mrs. Smith presents with a sharp pain in her right arm. She indicates that the pain is a 7 on a scale of 1 to 10. She says that the pain began 3 days ago after she spent several hours gardening. She says her arm has hurt constantly since then. She tried using a heating pad on her arm at night, which did not alleviate the pain. There has been some dizziness associated with these episodes.” What information within this description will be important for the coder to note […]
Identify the types of conflict that were happening with in the meeting. Identify the decision-making models that were used. Scenario Care in this capacity can range from short term to long term based upon the changing needs of the patient. Patient age can range from pediatric to elderly. Care can be provided in the patient’s private home, group home, or assisted living setting. Medical homes fall into this category and are a new focus of Accountable Care Organizations through the Affordable Care Act of 2010. Standardization, process, attention to detail, and uniform adherence to policy are the most difficult concepts […]
Do a quick web search and find an example of a recent (within the last 5 years) fraud and abuse allegation in the healthcare industry. Summarize the situation (in your own words). Identify which fraud and abuse law is at issue in the case (false claims act, anti-kickback statue, Stark laws) and explain why. Cite your source.
Edward Kirwin Edward Kirwin wrote out his living will in 1997. In it he specified that , should he ever become completely dependent on medical feeding to keep him alive, he would want to have the feeding withdrawn. In 2001, Kirwin was in a terrible automobile accident that left him virtually paralyzed. As a result, Kirwin was being maintained on artificial feeding. Though lucid for about three months in this condition, he eventually slipped into a coma. His wife then requested the removal of his feeding tubes according to his advance directive. Upon examining Kirwin’s advance directive, the attending physician […]
You’re Too Old! “I’m going to be blunt about it,” Dr. Carl McKensie said. “You are fifty-five, and that’s far too old to have a child.” “You’re not trying to tell me it’s impossible, are you?” Kisha Clare asked. “I’ve read that you can use donated eggs and donated sperm to fertilize them outside the body, then implant them and have a normal pregnancy. I’m sure it’s expensive, but Tom and I have got enough money, and I want to have a baby.” “Oh, it’s possible ,” Dr. McKensie admitted, “but it’s a bad idea because you’ll be too old […]
Christy was referred to the school social worker due to high absenteeism. When the social worker made a home visit, Christy’s mother stated that her daughter’s absences resulted from Christy’s frequent complaints of feeling sick to her stomach. The mother disclosed that Christy had been involved in a bicycle accident more than two years ago, resulting in a separation of her cartilage from the ribcage when her chest hit the handle bars. Due to this painful condition, Christy missed more than a month of school and subsequently had to repeat the third grade. Christy’s mother enrolled her in a private […]