Ethics And Evidence-Based Practice

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Jennifer, I fully agree with your statement that “ethics and evidence-based practice are related in that we as nurses, as well as other healthcare professionals, need to promote good and always focus on the well-being of the patient in every aspect of delivery of care”. Not too long ago we had a 50-year-old patient who was admitted with low blood pressure and needed to be on pressors. On the second day of admission the patient suffered a stroke, with paralysis to one side of his body. The patient complained of chest pains to which cardiac enzymes were ordered. The first set was normal, the second set of cardiac enzymes showed his troponin was elevated to which the doctor was paged. He was not worried about it he said, but the nurse on
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