Increasingly patients are creating and maintaining personal health records (PHRs) with data from a variety of healthcare providers as well as data they have generated about their health. What provisions should be included in a model privacy and security policy that patients might use in making decisions related to their privacy and the security of their PHRs?
What do you think self-actualization is? What does it mean to you as a student? A professional? How do you think self-actualization can impact your career and how you interact with others? Why is it important for you to self-actualize? Can you think of any strategies to help you self-actualize?
You are attending a high school football game when suddenly you note some unusual activity in the stands behind you. As you turn to see what the commotion is about, you hear someone yell “this man needs medical help.” As you approach him, you note he is slumped between the bleacher seats, is not moving, and has a blush complexion. You note vomitus coming from the mouth and nose. 1. What is your first immediate action to protect yourself? 2. How will you determine his level of responsiveness? 3. What assessment should be conducted first? 4. How would you manage […]
Jackson is a 12-year-old patient with a diagnosis of moderate asthma. He comes into the office stating he has had to increase usage of his rescue inhaler over the past week ever since the weather warmed up. He denies any fever or mucus production but does report a dry cough. The nurse checks his vital signs and even though his respirations are unlabored at the moment, his resting O2 saturation is 91%. Discussion 9.1 Clearly identify the etiology of asthma. Describe the pathophysiologic effects of poor ventilation in the asthma patient. Discuss the relationship between ventilation and perfusion. Explain the […]
Ose is a 2-month-old infant who comes to the clinic today for his well-child checkup and immunizations. He and all of his family members are healthy. He was a term baby. 1. What immunizations does Jose need today? You would write these as an order in the chart rather than as a prescription. Write a complete order for each immunization. 2. What guidelines would you use to determine his immunizations? 3. What education would you provide the parent? 4. What is the follow-up plan?
Describe how to conduct a peripheral vascular exam. What is an Allen test and why would conduct one. What are Arterial Brachial Indexes, why would you conduct one and what results are considered normal, and what do abnormal results indicate.
Carl Rogers is a 67-year-old African American male with a 20-year history of type II diabetes mellitus. On Tuesday at 1530, he was directly admitted from his physician’s office to the medical unit with a stage II nonhealing ulcer on his right heel. The nursing admission paperwork has been completed, and pain medication has been administered. Additional orders for a dressing change and insulin administration have been written but not yet implemented. The scenario takes place on Tuesday at 1700.
“Agnes, an 82-year-old female, is 168.02 cm. (1.6802 m.) in height and weighs 62.36 kg. She has longstanding type II diabetes mellitus and was diagnosed with ESRD in 2008, and has been on HD since that time. Since 2015, she has been receiving outpatient dialysis treatments at a facility that qualifies for the LV adjustment, because it has never had a treatment volume exceeding 4000 treatments since it opened in 2005. On April 1, 2015, Agnes was hospitalized with bacterial pneumonia and remained hospitalized until April 6. She resumed outpatient dialysis on April 10. Agnes was declared free of bacterial […]