What types of rights do you think older adults should have when it comes to the end of their lives and prolonging life? If older adults with dementia or longtime chronic illnesses choose to withhold food/water or refuse treatment for an illness, do you feel that is within their rights? How would you counsel family members to deal with these types of issues?
I am a nursing student taking microbiology. I am preparing a paper on SARS- Cov and need help solving some key points I’m confused about: (3 questions) How does this microbe attach itself to the cell and cause the disease (the mechanism)? If we understand this, how can we prevent or even treat the infection with current therapies? I have a basic understanding of SARS corona virus. Thank you for your insight.
Mrs. J. is a 63-year-old woman who has a history of hypertension, chronic heart failure, and sleep apnea. She has been smoking two packs of cigarettes a day for 40 years and has refused to quit. Three days ago, she had an onset of flu with fever, pharyngitis, and malaise. She has not taken her antihypertensive medications or her medications to control her heart failure for 4 days. Today, she has been admitted to the hospital ICU with acute decompensated heart failure. Subjective Data Is very anxious and asks whether she is going to die. Denies pain but says she […]
1. Discuss important elements of the history and nursing assessment, pertaining the processes of ingestion, digestion, absorption, and elimination. 2. Discuss nursing implications (key assessments, teaching, labs to monitor, etc.) related to caring for a client with nausea and vomiting.