1. Identify and discuss one medical problem that may at first appear as a psychiatric disorder. 2. How do you determine if the symptoms are related to a medical illness rather than a psychiatric illness?
Joan Smith, 55 years of age, is a female patient who presents to the intensive care unit with the diagnosis of intracranial hemorrhage. The patient stopped taking her antihypertensive suddenly because of the cost of the medications and she recently lost her job to outsourcing. The patient is slightly drowsy and complains of headache and blurring vision. The patient’s blood pressure is 220/130 mm Hg upon presentation . a. According to the definition set by the Seventh report of the joint National Committee of Prevention, Detection, Evaluation and Treatment of High Blood Pressure (JNC 7), which type of hypertensive crisis […]
The community health nurse is preparing a program about hypertension for a local community center. The focus of the program is on the reduction of risk factors and compliance for those who have been diagnosed with high blood pressure. The target population includes older adults. a.The nurse focuses on primary hypertension because it accounts for 90% – 95% of hypertension in the United States. What risk factors does the nurse include for this population? Smoking, elevated LDL’s and total cholesterol, diabetes mellitus, impaired renal function, obesity, physical inactivity, age over 55, and family history of cardiovascular disease are all risk […]
Identify the three major issues affecting healthcare organizations today. Describe the role HRM plays in dealing with or addressing these issues. Give an example of a healthcare setting and explain how you, as an HR manager in that setting, would respond to the three issues. Provide reasons and evidence in support of your responses.
Describe the types of care provided. Identify the national organization(s) and the healthcare standards for the setting. Identify your home state of NJ for state specific information Summarize NJ specific health record (i.e., medical record) documentation guidelines for the healthcare setting, including the statute, regulation and administrative code reference number. Summarize NJ specific health record (i.e., medical record) retention guidelines for the health care setting, including the statute, regulation and administrative code reference number. Summarize the documentation requirements from The Joint Commission, including the standard and section (only for hospital-based care). Describe the reimbursement method for the healthcare setting. Describe […]
1. Name three reasons why a parent may not follow through on a request to promote school health. 2. Name five specific potential stressors for families that may have detrimental effects on the family structure.
Newborn transferred to Children’s Hospital after birth at local community hospital. Reasons for transfer are premature infant, 32 weeks gestation, and birthweight of 1,800 grams with grade 1 intraventricular hemorrhage.
A patient receives an antimicrobial dose of 500mg by IV bolus every 8hrs. after steady state is reached, the concentration 2 and 7 hours after the peak are 8.9 mg/l and 4.5mg/l. what dose will attain a new css max of 20mg/l?