Psychology in Respiratory Therapy When I decided I wanted to be a respiratory therapist, I never imagined that I would be dealing with any psychological aspects. As I have learned more about the respiratory system and the patients that I will treat, I can see that I will deal
5. What does it mean to be in acute respiratory failure? It results when one or both of these gas-exchanging functions are inadequate . It is not a disease but a symptom of an underlying pathology affecting lung tissue function, 02 delivery, cardiac output, or the baseline metabolic state. It is a condition that occurs because of one or more diseases involving the lungs or other body systems. Symptoms of this is hypoexia and hypercapnia.
Case Management Paper Joshua Adetayo Bowie State University Department of Nursing Nursing 349: Adult Practice December 10, 2014 Overview Ms. B.T. is a Seventy-seven years old African American female who was brought to Southern Maryland Hospital by her son and daughter in-law on 11/21/14 with a chief complaint of increased fatigue and shortness of
Etsy is a great e-commerce site that gives you an opportunity to make a part-time or full-time income doing what you love. If you are a crafty person who enjoys creating and selling crafts for profit, Etsy is certainly a great place to get started, but learning some Etsy Shop tips can give you a jump start on Etsy sales and make the difference of having a successful shop or going out of business. Unlike craft fairs, Etsy doesn't require a big financial investment or a major time commitment. You can open and run a Shop with as few as 1 item and work at your own pace. However, craft fairs certainly have one major advantage over an Etsy Store - your booth is visible to hundreds of potential customers. And although there are always plenty of people looking for handmade items
One day there was an open field, but not just any open field. This field was guarded by a goddess, Nixious (Nix-e-ous) goddess of disease. In this field laid her treasure, a young rancher and her cottage with sheep. This rancher impressed the goddess, and earned the name Simkaxzi (Sim-kah-z). One day, a mischievous young thief came to the ranch to take the sheep flock. As soon as he started to put a lead on one of the sheep’s neck, the goddess awakened. Nixious as furious as ever, and picked up the thief with her mighty grasp. She called Simkaxzi down from her small cottage. Nixious announced “Here is thy thief. Simkaxzi should you be thy one to decide punishment, what would it be.” Simkaxzi replied “Let his family be cursed with a disease
The Home Care Provider and Senior Fainting The medical term for fainting is syncope. With syncope, the brain does not get enough oxygen so the person temporarily loses consciousness. Seniors over 70-years of age have more than twice the chance of fainting than those in younger age groups. The chances of fainting triple for those over 80. The greatest risk of fainting in seniors is that it often leads to falling, and falls put more seniors in the hospital for serious injury than any other reason. The good news is that more than half of seniors over 85-years of age who end up in the hospital for syncope live for many more years.
If you saw police officers and drug sniffing dogs approaching a high school, would you think anything of it? Probably not. In the world we live in today, this has become part of the "norm", as it is a common attempt to decrease on school drug usage. Unannounced school searches, with the use of drug sniffing dogs, prevent illegal drug use and provide punishment for students not abiding by the law.
The MDT would also have to consider psychosocial factors. One major psychological factor would be anxiety. Anxiety can have an effect on the respiratory system and can contribute to hyperventilation (Kelly, 2014). Some things nursing staff could do to counteract this is to give the patient reassurance. A way they can do this is exploring the patient's ideas, concerns and expectations. It is important to make sure the patient is able to convey their fears. Another way to decrease anxiety is to summarise all stages of care and explain what’s happening e.g. taking a blood pressure or placing a cannula (Kular, 2014). One reason for an increase in anxiety might be because he cannot communicate because of his breathlessness. This is why it is recommended
Acute respiratory distress syndrome is a disease process that requires specific, intensive care to increase the odds of patient survival. Due to the rapid and significant decline in a patient’s ability to maintain their respiratory status, ventilation techniques in treating acute respiratory distress syndrome are specific and unique. Multiple techniques have been studied extensively and a few stand above the rest in changing the mortality rate. High frequency percussive ventilation and high frequency oscillatory ventilation may be good options for ventilating some of the most critical patients.
Dangerously Passionate is a personal blog about my life and journey on becoming a better person. The name Dangerously Passionate comes from my passion giving to other’s. I love to take care of people before myself and make sure everyone else is happy. Growing up I was always shy and
Children who may not live without the ventilator, go through the procedure of artificial airways and are very unstable, therefore patients have no choice of provider or hospital.
In conclusion, the health care practice is structured with evidence-based practices in order to deliver a safe and quality care to patients. In this case, Giovanni’s fluid overload and impaired oxygenation would improve knowing that the intervetions provided are supported with evidences. The efficiency of Frusemide and low sodium diet would help restore and maintain Giovanni’s fluid balance while relieving his edema, dyspnea, and crackles. Additionally, the decrement in Giovanni’s cardiopulmonary edema would also affect his oxygen status. The integration of CPAP and deep slow breaths in his care would result to improvement of his shortness of breath, breathlessness, fatigue, and normalization of his heart rate and respiratory
I analysed that experience in clinical practice required more knowledge to evaluate the incidents with the patients. Moreover assess, plan, intervention and evaluate of the patients aided in delivering the care to the patients. The procedure encompassed the knowledge and attitude in performing the skill on the tracheostomy patients. The most important part I really had to have the knowledge about the tracheostomy patients. The assessment on the patients breathing could indicate the respiratory problems occur. Audible bilaterally is the breath sounds signify that the air is flowing freely through the tracheostomy tube(Astle, 2003, p35). The indication of sound explain by McConnell (2002, p17) are the coarse breath sounds, noisy breathing, and
Quick! Someone is drowning in the ocean! Think about what can be done to save them. No, stop, they are already dead. It is more important to define a person by their actions because they can save lives and it shows how they treat others.
Hyperventilation Hyperventilation is breathing more deeply and more rapidly than normal. An episode of hyperventilation usually lasts 20–30 minutes. During an episode: