A 15 year old boy enters your clinic requesting treatment for scalds received on his hand while emptying the dishwasher at his place of employment. Although his family receives medical treatment at the clinic , you are uncertain about seeing him without his parent’s knowledge. Can he consent to treatment? What are the legal ramifications?
Ms. Y is a 31-year-old woman who reported to her physician that she has recently lost weight, always seems tired, and has experienced night sweats. A few months ago, she had noticed a small firm lump on her neck that was painless and not tender, so she ignored it. Closer physical examination revealed a swelling of several lymph nodes in the neck and throat region. A blood test indicated a decreased lymphocyte count and a lymph node biopsy revealed the presence of Reed-Sternberg cells, confirming the diagnosis of Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Discussion Questions Relate the pathophysiologic changes to the manifestations and […]
A newly employed medical clinic manager, you discover that one of the providers in the clinic does not follow the written collections policies and is more lenient about clients paying their bills. What problems does this create for you and the other providers.?
What is one key finding of social constructionism? Explain and provide examples. Have you noticed this before in daily life and/or the medical field? After reading the links on BMI: How is BMI socially constructed? Is using BMI a good indicator of health? Why or why not? Has the use of BMI by the medical field influenced your perception of health? Discuss.
How to make process improvement of reduction of fall related injuries in memory care residents? This will include maintaining their dignity while improving fall reduction protocols. Who are stakeholders at hand? In the analysis, describe your professional ethical dilemma with a brief background of the situation (as you would in a case study) and justify why this issue is considered an ethical dilemma. Next, identify stakeholders, describe influences and apply four different lenses (theories and principles) to examine resolution options. Conclude your paper by identifying a chosen position for dilemma resolution.