Identify at least 2 ways the law has been used to respond to health-harming social needs in health communities. Do you feel the response was effective? What changes would you recommend as a healthcare regulator? Justify your rationale.
An RN walks into a patient’s room and encounters the patient with his arms crossed. The patient states in a loud voice, “How come I’m not being taken care of in this hospital?” The patient points to the covered tray on the table across the room and states,” My lunch tray is sitting over there, and I can’t reach it. My call light has been on for the last 30 minutes, and nobody has responded. My wife was right when she said the care here is deplorable!“ Initial Discussion Post: Address the following: Describe which communication style the RN should […]
The author of the assigned article, “Shattuck Lecture: A Successful and Sustainable Health System — How to Get There From Here” (https://library.gcu.edu:2443/login?url=http://search.proquest.com.library.gcu.edu:2048/docview/929159711?accountid=7374) maintains that a sustainable health system has three key attributes. What are these three key attributes and what recommendations are offered to ensure efficiency, sustainability, and optimal functioning?
We live in an industrialized world and there remains significant concern about environmental exposures and public health. One of the key components of environment epidemiology is exposure assessment. Describe an idealized study design that allows you to both assess the level of exposure to an important environmental pollutant and conduct an epidemiological investigation of the general public for a specific disease in the following scenario Scenario: Air pollution from coal fire station and lung cancer Explain the choice of epidemiological study design needed to conduct the investigation. If your study includes control groups describe them. How would you measure exposure […]
Imagine a system of contractual or elective no-fault with respect to product-related injuries. Manufacturers would offer with their prod- ucts schedules of benefits that they would pay if consumers should be injured while using the products. In the event of an injury, there would be no inquiry into the product’s defect or the user’s fault; benefits would simply be paid to the injured consumer according to the contractual schedule. Pain and suffer- ing would not be compensable; collateral benefits would be deducted; and a few other restrictions would apply. Those manufacturers who chose not to of- fer elective no-fault would […]