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  • An Automated External Defribillator (AED)

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    An Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is a tool that saves lives on a constant basis. This device is used to send an electrical charge to stabilize the heart into pumping normally. This device is normally found in EMT kits, hospitals, many public buildings. The AED is an easy tool to use that provides instructions on how effectively use one without damaging the patient. They way an AED is used by placing two pads on the body in the locations that allow the a charge to successfully pass through

  • Discussion Scenario Case Studies Study

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    parentages and need to be judiciously handled by the advanced nurse practitioner for effective patient and provider rapport. Scenario 2: Scenario #2: A 49-year-old woman with advanced stage cancer has been admitted to the emergency room with cardiac arrest. Her husband and one of her children accompanied the ambulance. In this scenario, the patient is a 49-year-old woman with end-stage cancer. End of life snags are always poignant for the healthcare provider and family mutually, I would need to

  • Erikson's Stages Of Psychosocial Development

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    Developmental Factors: Erikson’s stages of psychosocial development: Check one box and give the textbook definition (with reference) of Erickson’s developmental stage for your patient’s age group: _____ Identity vs. Role Confusion/Diffusion _____ Intimacy vs. Isolation __x__ Generativity vs. Self-absorption/Stagnation _____ Ego Integrity vs. Despair Definition: In this stage generativity refers to the adult 's ability to care for another person. The most important event in

  • Hyperkalemia is an Imbaland of Serum Potassium

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    2010). Potassium plays an important role in nerve and muscle function. As a result of this role, abnormalities in serum potassium may trigger membrane excitability and considerable nerve, muscle and cardiac dysfunction leading to ventricular arrhythmias and subsequently sudden cardiac death. It is estimated that between 1% and 10% of patients admitted to a hospital experience hyperkalemia, with a mortality rate of 1 per 1,000 (Raymond & Wazny,2010). Causes of Hyperkalemia Many

  • Major Outcomes For Mr. C

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    Major outcomes for Mr. C would include managing activities of daily living effectively, decreasing his pain level and notifying members of the heath care team prior to his pain level becoming unmanageable. He will be able to report that the pain management regimen is acceptable using the numeric scale. Mr. C will use non-pharmacological methods to help achieve comfort, recognize early signs and symptoms of pancreatitis exacerbation and cutback alcohol consumption or preferably alcohol cessation (Urden

  • Case Study On Stress Management

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    FACULTY OF HEALTH AND ENVIROMENTAL SCIENCES DEPARTMENT OF CLINICAL SCIENCES PROGRAMME: EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE MEDICAL CASE STUDY STRESS Compiled by: Rodney W.K Heyns 213098814 CONTENT TOPIC PAGE No: • Introduction 3 • Stress 3 • Types of stress ` 3 • Psychology behind stress 4 • Specific Case Discussion 4 • Dispatch Information 4 • Differential Diagnosis 5 • History Taking 7 • Assessment 8 • Emergency Management 9 • Progress

  • How To Ditch The Water Persuasive Essay

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    [Hed:] Sink or Swim [Dek:] Five ways to keep your kids safe during drowning’s high season [Byline:] Kristen Desmond LeFevre, Indiana About 1,000 children drown each year in the U.S—enough to fill almost 20 school buses. That makes drowning the leading cause of injury-related death among children age 1 to 4, and the second-leading cause in children age 1 to 15, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). A full third of the nation’s childrens drownings take place in the weeks

  • Dear Board Od Directors

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    Dear board of directors, Hello all, my name is David Jamison, MHA. I am representing Marion General Hospital as the committee chairman of the ethics committee. I am currently reviewing the case involving female patient Margie Whitson. The patient is a 95 year old patient whom wishes to have her pace maker “turned off”, due to her unwillingness to live. The death of her only remaining son was the last event that, that had forced her to contemplate the reason why she still lives. Mrs. Margie Whitson

  • The Clinical Plan For Post Knee Arthroplasty Rehabilitation

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    higher blood pressure and heart rate. The evaluation is not clearly indicative of exercise induced asthma for patient. Weight gain, consistent higher levels of blood pressure and heart rate along with exercise induced exertion can be signs of acute cardiac failure. According to King, Kingery & Casey, 2012, heart failure is a common clinical syndrome characterized by dyspnea, fatigue, and signs of volume overload, which may include peripheral edema and pulmonary rales. In this case, the

  • The Ethical Dilemma Of The Field Of Health Care Essay

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    medical chart. Doctors and hospitals in all states accept DNR orders. The form allows an individual to declare that the following resuscitative measures are not to be used: cardiac compression, endotracheal intubation and other advanced airway management, artificial ventilation, defibrillation, administration of advanced cardiac life support drugs and related emergency medical procedures. The DNR form does not authorize the withholding of other medical interventions, such as intravenous fluids, oxygen