Questions On Clinical Decision Making

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Clinical Decision Making This paper will write the story of JT, clinical patient of mine. The paper will document her account of our interactions using her eyes and voice. The story will include health assessment data, labs, and a physical assessment. Elements of JT’s journey will also include her culture, level of pain, spiritual and psychosocial stance and ethical issues that arose. The paper will then detail the patient decision making process and strategies in a systemic manner to analyze the situation and help determine what could have been done better. The decision making process will also attempt to identify elements where the patient care could have been improved and determine what went well and what actions or assessments made had no basis in the guidelines or protocol. Additionally, analysis concepts will be integrated with continuous quality improvement (CQI) initiatives. An approach for change process using the Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) model will be described as it applies to this patient scenario and will include clinical guidelines. The paper will then utilize the results from my completed self-assessment tool as well as the self-reflection and self-discovery to analyze the process of clinical decision making. JT is a clinical patient who was born in the 1930’s. By the time she was 12 years old, WW2 was in full effect and the nation was faced with its biggest challenge yet. By the 1950’s JT had graduated high school and was enrolled in College for
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