This case study aims to critically analyse an episode of care in relation to a patient suffering from complex health care needs. The focus of the assignment includes three aspects of care: depression, malnutrition and their relationship to lung cancer.
Life as a House is not just about one man and his battle of cancer. It is about family, and the interconnected stories of a father and son. The impact that one person can have on another, and the ability for an individual to change for the better because of a positive influence in their life. Sam Monroe went from a horribly depressed, reckless, attention seeking, anti-social adolescent who was selling his body for drug money, to a caring, loving son with a sense of purpose. Sam shows us that divorce can have a major
The PBS NOVA documentary “Doctors’ Diaries” gives the everyday person insight into the grueling yet rewarding life of seven doctors’ journey through medical school, and into their career. The viewer follows the life of seven medical students: Tom Tarter who is an emergency room physician, Luanda Grazette, a cardiologist, David Friedman, an ophthalmologist and heath researcher, Jane Leibschutz who is an internal medicine and primary care taker, Elliot Bennett-Guerrero who is an anesthesiologist, Cheryl Dorsey, a pediatrician, and Jay Bonner who is a psychiatrist. Throughout the film, the seven doctors face happiness, hardships, heartbreak, and personal disappoint.
The fourth household that was discussed in the simulation had the potential for a medical emergency because of the inability for the resident to obtain medication for hypertension. The nurse realized that this must be addressed and arranged relocation to a shelter. This shelter supplied the necessary medication as well as medical supervision as needed.
My second clinical day at Mercy Defiance Hospital, progressive care unit, was overwhelming but rewarding and very educational. Through the 8 hours I was there, I learned a lot. I engaged myself in many self-directing learning practices to futher promote my professional growth. My first time interaccting with my patient,I was joined with my clinical instructor. While in the room, I got to listen to to my patients heart, lungs, and bowel sounds. I was able to see and examine the patients ostomy bag, as well as help them to the bathroom. There were ways that I can improve my professional growth, suchas,having the confidence to not second guess my self about things to do in assessments. For example, I know how to assess the lungs, I should not second guess where to listen for the sounds. One of my goals for next week dealing with professional growth would be to have the confidence to know what I have learned and use it. My second one being to go into the room with a confident attitude and believe in myself.
House’s actions are negative examples of the medical field. Firstly, Dr. House constantly breaks and actively defies the rules of the hospital and of Dr. Cuddy. Even when Dr. Cuddy tells Dr. House to stop performing dangerous, invasive procedures to diagnose, Dr. House does not stop. In this episode, Dr. House administers employing therapeutic hypothermia, meaning that they will cool her body down to 21 Celsius to stop her heart, making her effectively dead. In addition, Dr. House is addicted to vicodin, which often creates problems. In a couple of episodes, Dr. House’s team tries to get Dr. House to withdraw from vicodin, which causes issues when he has to diagnose and treat
House is one of the most favorite American TV shows which has seen its twists and turns and has managed to keep its viewers mesmerized for several years. The very theme of the drama originates from the fact that everybody has a tendency to lie in given circumstances and also other humans cannot be trusted. This same theme is reflected in every action of the lead character Dr. Gregory House. House can be seen as a detailed analysis of how humans react to each other's actions when there relations are doubt driven and also, it is the curiosity in human's nature which acts as the basis for many inventions and diagnosis.
She was for sure the that pests had attacked her studio even though the exterminator found no sign of bedbugs, but Cahalan insisted to spray for them just in case. She hid her bug bites from her co-workers. She had a fear that they would judge her if they thought she had bed bugs. She began to get scared and hallucinate. Susannah’s love ones all began to see Susannah that they didn’t know in the past, she had mental and emotional issues. As the disease worsen, her movements became awkward, her speech became slurred, and having seizures. Doctors kept on saying she was normal and no type of disease would show up on her results. A doctor admitted her into New York University medical school hospital. Cahalan was in the hospital about a month before the accurate diagnosis, prior to the other doctors thought of a plethora of conditions and a bipolar disease and schizophrenia to dire physical ailments including cancer. There was a doctor named Dr. Najjar who was known for solving medical mysteries and didn’t take long to figure out what was the problem. He gave her a simple clock test and ask her to draw a clock with all the numbers. When drew the full clock, he knew immediately that the
In this episode Dr. House feels that Cuddy is lying to him about either last night or that day about something. House does everything possible to make Cuddy mad. But instead of breaking Cuddy’s autonomy to find out the lie it is House that is the one that ends up losing his autonomy.
My second clinic rotation is internal medicine and I’ve had many encounters, both with patients and colleagues, which have made me pause and reflect. One of those encounters, in particular, will still be on my mind long after I finish typing this reflective journal. The patient at the center of it all is a lady I’ll refer to from here on as “Mrs. Flowers.” Mrs. Flowers is an 81 year old female with dementia and diabetes. She arrived on our unit with a diabetic foot infection that had progressed from a simple toe ulcer to wet gangrene. Over the last 2-3 months, gangrenous changes encompassed the distal half of her left foot. During pre-rounds, our medical team unanimously agreed that we would contact surgery for a consult. At time, it was obvious
The events portrayed correspond with real-world situations like gay marriages, divorce, drugs and drug abuse, work conflict, dynamics of relationships at work, management of medical conditions like pain and life-long states, and others. Unlike conventional shows that handle hypothetical situations that probably may never take place centered on medical jargon that audiences do not efficiently recognize unless their personal preferences converge on the medical genre, HOUSE MD revolves around situations that the world readily identifies. Dr. Gregory captures the stage as a hero with his unique insight into mundane affairs of the world. Dr. Gregory is a brilliant crippled doctor because ordinary doctors in the film cannot provide proper diagnosis for medical conditions. This sad state of events motivates Dr. House to pursue personal development as the means of becoming the best diagnostician. In the film, Lisa Cuddy forces House to attend to his clinic hours that he had avoided for a number of years. The medical drama comedy covers sensitive matters like wrong diagnosis and medical bureaucracy to provide impetus for the show. Because Dr. House ignored serving his clinic hours, the writers of the film find strong foundations during one of his walks. Each episode illustrates a new mysterious case that ensures a patient's life is on the line as time takes its
It was a really short day for me, so I just worked on completing more referrals and watching Donna check-in patients. There are quite a few steps on Donna’s part that include: checking to make sure that the insurance has not changed, the pharmacy has stayed the same, collecting copay, and a lot more things that I need to still get in there and learn. We had one particular patient that had a procedure scheduled for weeks that we had to reschedule until insurance differences could be worked out. He was not a happy camper, but luckily he directed his anger toward the insurance company and not us. I haven’t got to really be in the front office much this week because of the need in the clinical area, but I hope to get more experience in this area
Although a very complicated history, House’s personality may be, what in the end, makes him such a great doctor. In the end, House pushes everything aside when his best friend Dr. Wilson has only 3 months left to live. From rehabilitation to faking his own death, House puts his best friend, who has been there for him through thick and thin, forward in efforts to make his last moments great