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Schizophrenia
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...patient embrace good quality life and adapt to it. The final step of the plan will be to lead the patient towards maximum recovery and release from any negative effects the disorder caused. References Help guide. (2014). Schizophrenia: Signs, Types & Causes. Accessed on September 14, 2014 from< http://www.helpguide.org/mental/schizophrenia_symptom.htm... Schizophrenia CASE STUDY TEMPLATE Client’s PART I DIAGNOSIS: (include DSM 5 subtype, & specifiers; any comorbid disorders?) Anna is experiencing Schizophrenia malady whose unique nature encompasses loosing contact with reality thus prompting one seem to focus his or her attention elsewhere (Help guide, 2014). The DSM 5 code for this disorder requires that...
Schizophrenia Case Study
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...patient friend or member of the family or even teachers. As the individual responds to treatment, more self-responsibility is expected. Because some psychiatric patients develop manipulative techniques for avoiding responsibility, the question of how much self-responsibility is appropriate must always be addressed. This essay focuses on some of the psychosocial factors that play an important role in the onset, course and treatment of schizophrenia. Most researchers believe there is an interaction between genetic/biological predispositions and environmental stresses. 1. Vulnerability Factors... SCHIZOPHRENIA- AN INTRODUCTION: Schizophrenia is characterized by profound disruption in cognition and...
Psychosis and Schizophrenia
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...Schizophrenia Psychosis and Schizophrenia Nursing 504 Advanced Pharmacology CC: Patient: “People are following me. I do not have anything wrong with me; I think those people want something from me.” Parents: “Gerald’s behavior is progressively odd. We think that he may have ingested some kind of drug during his friend’s birthday party which happened two weeks ago.” HPI: Two weeks ago, Gerald began insisting on keeping all the lights on in the house 24 hours/day and staying up most of the night. Over the past week he has become increasingly frightened, claiming his ex-girlfriend has bugged his room so she can blackmail him and that an old roommate is sending him threatening messages... ?Psychosis and...
The distrustful mind: A case of paranoid schizophrenia
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...Schizophrenia and died of mismanaged adverse reactions of antipsychotic drugs. Her biological parents could barely provide food for the family. In fact, they got divorced and her mother suffered from major depression. Genogram Legend: +- Diagnosed with Schizophrenia, died of adverse drug effects +- Diagnosed with Major depression +- Patient, diagnosed with paranoid- type Schizophrenia *Red line indicates the relationship of the patient with the adoptive parents. Personal history The client was a silent and conservative woman in her pre morbid years. She was an active member in the local church and teaches small kids about religious matters... ?The distrustful mind: A case of paranoid schizophrenia...
Schizophrenia
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The patient discussed in this case study is Sonny Ford. He was aged 21 years old and is ailing from Schizophrenia. According to the 5th edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, a patient must experience at least two of the following symptoms in order to be diagnosed from schizophrenia; hallucinations, delusions, disorganized speech, catatonic behaviors, and negative symptoms. In most cases, patients suffering from Schizophrenia are diagnosed with antipsychotics. The drugs include Chlorpromazine, Haloperidol, Thiothixene, and Fluephenazine. The drugs are known to work in the brain chemicals such as serotonin and dopamine. Important to note is that the patient under...
Competence based assessment
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...schizophrenia. The DSM-IV distinguishes between paranoid, disorganized, catatonic, undifferentiated, and residual schizophrenia. It was easy to rule out catatonic schizophrenia as the individual was moving and speaking. Conversely, catatonic schizophrenia generally is comprised of immobility and silence among patients. Disorganized schizophrenia is recognized as constituting thought disorders as well as the flat affect. The flat affect constitutes inappropriate emotion and affect. This is significant, as the flat affect does not exist in paranoid schizophrenia....
Treatment plan for Paranoid- type Schizophrenia
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...Schizophrenia: Their Relevance for Adherence to Treatment. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 33 (5), pp. 1238– 1246. d oi:10.1093/schbul/sbl070 Klingberg, S., Wittorf, A., Herrlich, J. et al. (2009). Cognitive behavioural treatment of negative symptoms in schizophrenia patients: study design of the TONES study, feasibility and safety of treatment. European Archive of Psychiatry and CLinical Neuroscience, 259 (2), pp... ?Treatment plan for Paranoid- type Schizophrenia The goals of treatment for paranoid- type schizophrenia emphasize the promotion of safety of the client and other involved people, ensuring proper nutrition, enhancing therapeutic relationship between the client and the therapist, and prevention of...
Patient with heart failure
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...Patient with Heart Failure Case Study: Patient with Heart Failure Immediate nursing assessment for the patient Nurses should prioritize on identifying the all the possible causes and eventual treatment. The assessment should entail observation of the body temperature, respiratory rate, heartbeat rate, blood pressure of the patient, oxygenation levels throughout the body, urinary output and serial ECGs. #2: Symptoms of congestive heart failure The ankle edema is caused by the kidney’s response to weakening of heart muscle walls. The muscles are unable to blood effectively. Kidney retains fluids in the form of water and salt and they end up building up in arms, legs, ankles, and feet... Case Study:...
Case Study on the book: A brilliant madness: Living with manic-depressive illnesses. (USE A CLINICAL APPROACH)
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...schizophrenia”. Due to his illness, he was given treatment for long time but later he withdrew from his medication due to its side effects. Later he gets accustomed to his hallucination and gets rid of it as he gets old. Fortunately, he is then felicitated with Nobel prize which gave him world acclamation This case, the patient is John Nash a mathematician who is in middle age suffering from schizophrenia. As per (Nasar)“Unbeknownst to Nash, the Royal Swedish Academy... ? Case Study on the book: A brilliant madness: Living with manic-depressive illnesses Topic A Brilliant Madness Background History The book “A Brilliant madness” is a real life story of John Nash a genius Mathematician who suffered from...
CORE COMPETENCIES: PATIENT TEACHING CORE COMPETENCIES: PATIENT TEACHING
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...Patient Teaching Core Competencies Number Chapter 7 A. Introduction: Major Topic Areas Being Covered The major topic areas being covered are: the importance of patient education as a crucial part of patient (Mr. M.S.) care; the need for nurses to understand the application of nursing processes to patient education, in relation to drug therapy; the relevance of evaluating the patient's learning and increased adherence to the medication regimen as a matter of utmost importance; and the need for the nurse in charge to be actively involved in evaluating the patient's (Mr. M.S.) adherence to...
Case analysis response.
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...schizophrenia. Axis 2: 301.83 borderline personality disorder, Axis 3: None Axis 4: child abuse, broken relationship, death of loved one. Axis 5: 45 Explanation of the Diagnosis It is by examining the life scenarios that the patient has gone through in arriving at her current life struggles; the psychological problem the patient is facing is the unipolar disorder. This is due to the recurring history problems of lacking early childhood support system from parents, financial struggles, stress and illness of loved ones, and job problems (First, 2004). According to the patient, in her life she... ? DSM-IV Diagnosis DSM-IV Diagnosis DSM-IV Diagnoses Axis 296.30 unipolar disorder, early onset. 295.10...
Psychiatric Case Study
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...Schizophrenia Psychosis and Schizophrenia Nursing 504 Advanced Pharmacology CC: Patient: “People are followingme. I do not have anything wrong with me; I think those people want something from me.” Parents: “Gerald’s behavior is progressively odd. We think that he may have ingested some kind of drug during his friend’s birthday party which happened two weeks ago.” HPI: Two weeks ago, Gerald began insisting on keeping all the lights on in the house 24 hours/day and staying up most of the night. Over the past week he has become increasingly frightened, claiming his ex-girlfriend has bugged his room so she can blackmail him and that an old roommate is sending him threatening messages... Psychosis and...
Social Work and Mental Illness
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...patient, with the psychiatrist medical background at hand, he/she will be able to offer both professional and medical help to Keisha. The social worker will also be handy in providing home based care to both the patient and the family members. She may act under the directions of the psychiatrist but he/she may still play a major role in the case of Shanikwa. Skills that a social worker would require in handling Keisha's case Schizophrenia is a disorder that besides interfering with the mental operations of individuals has had adverse emotional and social effects to families with such patients. Social workers, as the major parties who deal with such patients therefore need... Introduction Improving the...
EMR Implementation and Patient Flow
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...patient`s paper chart. Firstly EHR allowsimproving the quality of the health care. Also, it helps to reduce the cost of the health care, make care coordination, accuracy of the diagnostic better. EHR contains the following information about the patient: medical history, diagnoses, treatment plans, medications, immunization dates, allergies, laboratory and test results and radiology images. In addition, EHR includes evidence – based tools that help physicians to make appropriate and effective diagnoses. Another benefit of the EHR is that all medical information can be created and supervised... Implementing electronic health records Anna Fihar Electronic health record (EHR) is a digital format of the...
Care of Patient Undergoing General Anesthesia
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...Patient Undergoing General Anesthesia: Case Study HF01023 Introduction As an anesthesia assistant, this comes across patients undergoing surgical operations in practice. However, in practice, anesthesia is mandatory before any surgical procedure, and it must follow strict safety precautions and attendance to details of an anesthesia protocols indicated for any particular procedure (May et al., 2007). As an assistant, this writer has to carry out different parts of the whole procedure of anesthesia where safe transit of the patient from preoperative state to postoperative reversal is the goal, while the surgical team performs the surgery....
Psych Case Formulation on Bipolar patient
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...patient due: Introduction Bipolar disorder refers to a brain disorder that leads to unusual set of “mood swing” conditions; this is an alternating appearance of two emotional extremes. This condition; also known as manic depression, describes exaggerated mood swings, energy, activity levels, delusions of having extraordinary talents, and cognition from one extreme emotion to the other. Bipolar patients experience recurrent episodes of high or elevated moods; characteristics of mania and depression states. Bipolar disorder symptoms can lead to broken relations, and even suicide. Individuals who experience the combination of major depressive episodes and mania... ? Psych Case Formulation on Bipolar patient ...
Care for a Patient undergoing Chemotherapy
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...Patient undergoing Chemotherapy Introduction No one person and no one profession can meet allthe needs of the client with cancer and the family. To effectively manage outcomes requires teamwork involving the client, the family, the nurse, and other health professionals. (Meier, 2001) The author of this paper works as a nurse in an Oncology Unit. As such, the focus of this paper would encompass the assessment of a breast cancer patient, nursing care plans, medication/drug study, and the medical and nursing management, which were implemented to the client with the purpose of gearing towards positive outcomes. Furthermore, this paper aims... to provide a critical analysis of all aspects of care,...
Grieving and Support of a Dying Patient
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...Patient In case of Mary, the care must be a co-ordinated one with the care plan available to all in the team. In this team, there are diabetic educator, Registered Nurses, dietician, and social worker and doctor. This care plan must be reviewed by the team, and the plan would involve Mary's wishes and preferences about the type of care she and her family wish to receive. The end of life strategy should determine how Mary would be cared for, for the rest of her life to ensure that they experience a good death. Mary wished to return home, but the family was in a remote place. It is to be understood that death does not always represent failure of healthcare; rather... Grieving and Support of a Dying...
The Care Given to a Patient
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...Patient They have Care for Swarnambika S Academia Research There are a number of degrees and kinds of alcoholism. Some alcoholics stop drinking without any medical aid because of changes in their life situations or their attitudes toward life. Some stop with assistance such as psychotherapy, somatic therapy, or social and vocational rehabilitation programs. Probably more than half continue to drink throughout their lives, with the occasional treatment of medical problems related to their alcoholism. Generally, however, when we use the term alcoholism, we are referring to the excessive, compulsive, uncontrolled, and self destructive intake of alcohol. It is that person whose... The Care Given to a...
Diagnosis and the Treatment Planning
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...schizophrenia of continuous variety with alcohol dependence on inconsistent Seroquel with problems with shelter and nominal social support. He is educated, no social support network due to no contact with the family. His disease is inadequately controlled and is manifested by alcohol intake and delusions. For schizophrenia, an approach of psychoanalytic psychotherapy would be the best which can be incorporated into the need-adapted approach of therapy. A psychodynamic understanding of this patient's situation is imperative. The full range of approaches would be based on establishment... Diagnosis and the Treatment Planning (Psychology Louis according to SSIS Diagnostic has a dual diagnosis or paranoid...
Case Study: A Patient with Altered Mental Status
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...Patient with Altered Mental Status The essay aims to address a two-fold objective to wit: (1) to describe the patient condition through history, examination, and procedure ordered; and (2) to select 3 course concepts that recommends best practice in patients with altered mental status. Case Study: A Patient with Altered Mental Status Mental processing time decreases with age, memory, and language but the judgment capacities remain intact as well as the mental status of a patient; thus, any change in the mental status of an aging client should never be viewed as normal (Brunner, Smeltzer, Bare, Hinkle & Cheever, 2009, 1850). For instance, Patient X who was 70 years old was found... Case Study: A Patient...
Medical Paper / Case study on a Patient with Metabolic Syndrome
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...PATIENT WITH METABOLIC SYNDROME Case Study: Patient with Metabolic Syndrome of Nevada, Las Vegas Number Course Code Date of Submission Name of Professor Number of Words: 7,529 Abstract Metabolic syndrome is a combination of metabolic abnormalities characterized by abdominal obesity, type II diabetes, atherogenic dyslipidemia (blood fat disorders including high levels of triglycerides, high LDL cholesterol causing plaque build-ups within the artery walls, and low HDL cholesterol), and hypertension. Considering the case of A.K. who is a 64 year-old Japanese patient, this study will explain the patient’s laboratory test results in relation to etiology and pathophysiology of metabolic... Running head:...
Care Needs for a Patient with Cervical Cancer
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...Patient with Cervical Cancer Scenario This is the case study of a 30-year-old female patient with stage IB squamous cellcarcinoma of cervix, for which she had been operated earlier. This case episode relates to her postoperative radiotherapy. She is a single parent with two children under age 10. In this assignment, the care needs of the patient will be analysed in order to develop a care plan for her with the aim of solving all the problems and meeting her care needs as she undergoes external beam radiotherapy. Brief Assessment She has cervical cancer stage IB, which according to FIGO classification system is confined to the cervix but invasive at the microscopic level... Case Study Care Needs for a...
Medicare and a "Never Event" Involving a Patient Transfer Case
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...PATIENT TRANSFER CASE Factors for receiving pressure ulcers proper skin care Technically, patients who spend more time on the bed as patients with reduced mobility have higher risks of suffering from pressure ulcers (Stanton, 2001). As the disease is identified to be very painful, and in some cases it is difficult to treat, it is extremely important that the approach taken to treat pressure ulcers include prevention, early detection, and intensive and proper skin care. The patients at risk must receive proper skin care if the occurrence of pressure ulcers is to be curtailed. The following kinds of patients are at risk of having pressure ulcers: patients who... MEDICARE AND A NEVER EVENT INVOLVING A...
Medicare and a "Never Event" Involving a Patient Transfer Case
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...PATIENT TRANSFER CASE Factors for receiving pressure ulcers proper skin care Technically, patients who spend more time on the bed as patients with reduced mobility have higher risks of suffering from pressure ulcers (Stanton, 2001). As the disease is identified to be very painful, and in some cases it is difficult to treat, it is extremely important that the approach taken to treat pressure ulcers include prevention, early detection, and intensive and proper skin care. The patients at risk must receive proper skin care if the occurrence of pressure ulcers is to be curtailed. The following kinds of patients are at risk of having pressure ulcers: patients who... ?MEDICARE AND A NEVER EVENT INVOLVING A...
A Case Study on Spinal Cord Injured patient
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...Patient outcome expectation The neurological recovery of Catherine is supposed to resume in few months with minor surgery and occupational therapy. The physiotherapy can allow her to walk in couple of months. Tread mill walking and medication can allow her to walk. She can sit and walk and move with locomotors training. The complication factors are the injury in lungs which can create problem in tread-milling and other exercises. The low blood pressure is another issue. She is also suffering from skin sores due to immobility. Burning sensation on arms and limbs is another issue.... Case Study Catherine is a18 year old Caucasian female and is single .She met with an accident and was unconscious for 3...
Case Study: A patient with type 2 diabetes
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...Patient Details. The patient is a 57 year old man with type II diabetes which was diagnosed two years ago. He is obese at 243 lbs and 5ft 8 inches and hypertensive with a blood pressure of 168/100. His pulse is regular at 84 beats per minute. He has come to the office for routine follow up. He agreed to have lab work done prior to the appointment and the results follow. This and all other information is kept in confidence in his medical record. Mr. As labs Normal Blood urea nitrogen 14 mg/dl 8-20 mg/dl Serum creatinine 1.2 mg/dl 0.6-1.2 mg./dl Random glucose 169 mg/dl Trace protein in urine No protein Electrolytes normal Thyroid stimulating... Type II Diabetes A Case Study A Case Study...
Dual Diagnosis
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...patient has been with Early Intervention Services since July 2007. The client has a recent exacerbation of symptoms with deterioration of mental health, and the paranoiac component of schizophrenia has increased recently in that he developed evident persecutory delusions. He believes neighbours are tracing him with electronic devices. He was verbally abusive and threatening to the attending community team, and the mother reported threatening behaviour. He had also assaulted mother in the recent past. He is on psychotropic medications, and despite being on those, he continues to abuse illicit drugs and alcohol. Clients with a dual diagnosis... A Critique Review of an Assessment of a Dual Diagnosis Client...
Analysis and Application
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...schizophrenia. The main aim behind their use is to stabilize the mood of the patient. In some instances, mood stabilizing medicines are used together with the antidepressants. Some of the mood stabilizing medicines includes lithium, divalproex and lamotrigine (Selingam & Reichenberg, 2011). Ethical Issues The patient may not have the ability to allow the physician to perform medical tests and examination so as to establishthe cause of the problem. The physician is normally allowed to perform diagnosis tests after the patient has given him or her consent. Making appointments to be treated... ?Analysis and Application On the biological factors leading to the condition of Cassandra, she may be experiencing...
Strategic delimma, the quality improvement , equal work load and quality and patient safety
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...patient census, sourcing for more funds to finance key initiatives in the hospital and improve service delivery (Allio, 2006). In the first one year, I will seek to increase the number of employees and make the hospital a profit making organization. Among the various strategic options considered to improve this hospital, include improved human resource management, use of technology, collaboration with other providers of healthcare, profit making, and client management. While all these options are good for the organization, the situation in which the hospital finds itself in requires very... Case Study: Management Case Study Quality Improvement Poor attendance at Jeff’s first team formation meeting can be ...
Antisocial Personality Disorder
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...Schizophrenia or be involved in a Manic Episode (DSM-IV, 1994, p. 649-650). The Mayo Clinic... Case Study 7: Milo Tark Part Diagnosis Milo is a 23 year old who has a pattern of getting in trouble with the law. According to the DSM-IV, I would diagnose him as 301.7 Antisocial Personality Disorder. Although he is 23 now, by the age of 15 he was already in trouble with the law. The criterion for this disorder is: A. There is a pervasive pattern of disregard for and violation of the rights of others occurring since the age of 15' Milo had picked several fights when he was younger and by the time he was 15, he was engaging in petty theft and finally stole a car at 15 (criteria 1). He is irritable and aggressi...
Nursing care plan for a post-operation patient (CA colon) who was prolonged ICU stay due to prolonged ventilator support
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...patient (CA colon) with prolonged ICU stay due to prolonged ventilator support al affiliation) Introduction Nursing care plan is an effective nursing tool that is important in designing and planning the care of Ms Max after surgery. Among the objective of the care plan is to ensure Ms Max is able to adjust to actual or perceived changes, to prevent complications, to meet self care needs through assistance by a medical practitioner or by self, to help the patient understand the procedure, therapeutic regimen and potential complications related to surgery as well as to put plans in place in order to meet discharge needs (A Shared Nursing Care Plan, 2010). This can... Nursing care plan for post-operative...
Case analysis
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...schizophrenia state. Also, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI), which is a type of drug used to treat depression, can be used to treat PTSD. During a cognitive therapy, the patients are counseled by a professional therapist, with the aim of helping them change their mentality regarding trauma and its consequences. The therapist focus on letting the patients understands how particular perspectives regarding disturbance occurrences can stress them and exacerbate their symptoms. The patients are taught how recognize sources of thoughts regarding the world that surrounds them, and which can make them feel afraid or offended. As such, therapist can help them replace such thoughts... Case analysis: ...
Major Depressive Disorder
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...patients present with a wide range of psychopathological conditions which differ from one person to another. It is characterized by a very low consideration regarding self existence. A person considers himself to be of no use and does not have a very high opinion of him. The patients have thoughts of remorse and do not consider their existence to hold any value. They have negative thoughts regarding everything. The patient feels low and distressed and has a bad temper along with a feeling of exhaustion and weariness. The patient cannot engage in activities which require him to remain focused and has a tendency to easily...
Adjustment Case Study
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...patient characteristics, culture, and preferences, state, needs, values (Spring, 2007). It considers to be the treatment for a disorder, biopsychosocial condition or life problems (“Policy Statement on Evidence-Based Practice”, 2005). Among the most famous and most popular evidence-based strategies we can name cognitive behavioral therapy (effectively used during... Adjustment Case Study Adjustment Case Study To go to the detailed discussion and analysis of the selected video materials it should be mentioned that therapies cooperating with the physiological illnesses and problems vary a lot. One of the best available research integrations is evidence-based practice in psychology (EBPP), operating with...
Management of adult or child with special health needs,can be interpreted as patient with communication difficulties,mental health problems for example
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...patient, finding on examination and findings, outline the various patients’ health needs as well as various action taken to overcome matter related to this effect including communication with other agencies and team members. The designed case study will incorporate critical discussion of relevant ethical, legal and professional issues. According to Andre and Velasquez (2010) adults and children with special health needs are a diverse group. They tend to experience health conditions ranging from body pains, hypertension and other physical disorders. Katy (2002) maintains that, among pregnant women level... Special Health Needs Management Evidently, researchers have constantly argued about the management...
Law School Open Memo
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...patient exception" pursuant to the Federal Rules of Evidence that will overcome the presumption of privilege and thus compel the defendants' psychologist to testify against him at trial 2. May the defendant be prosecuted under the intimidation provision set forth in 18 U.S.C. 2113 (a) when he handed a note to the bank teller demanding money and had a water gun visible inside his trench coat that the teller recognized as a fake weapon SHORT ANSWER 1. Yes, because although courts for the most part, honor the patient - psychologist rule of privilege, here, because the defendant... specifically detailed the bank that he planned to rob, the psychologist failed to warn the bank, and the bank...
Hospital improves patient case with data warehouse
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... Comparative Evaluation Between Realism And Marxism Marxism and Realism are international relation theories with differing views on how to tackle issue in the realm of an international economy. All these theories basically attempt to look at the world through different viewing angles as Realism mainly looks at the factors concerning the security of a state, while on the contrary Marxism has more to do with equality amongst various classes that exist within a society at large. These theories can be seen in a totally different angle as well; that each of these groups fight for their own vested interests as a whole, rather than taking a stand for the mutual benefit of people coming in from all... Comparativ...
Using marijuana
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...schizophrenia. Subsequent amnesia of the episode can happen. Chronic use can cause a syndrome resembling dysthymic disorder. This disorder was diagnosed systematically following Marci’s use of marijuana. Substance intoxication disorder: After substance ingestion, it is market by development of syndromes that are reversible with time. Judgment is impaired due to the strong effect the ingested substance has on the nervous system. Merci smokes marijuana and drinks a lot of alcohol. She has suffered from intoxication as evident from the couple of time she coursed accidents while intoxicated. The time... ?Case Study Case Study Key issues a) Smoking marijuana b) Drinking c) Deterioration in school performance...
Adults with Incapacity: Assessing capacity to consent to treatment
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...patients and relatives in a developing country: results from PakistanFacteurs influant sur le processus dobtention dun consentement eclaire pour une intervention chirurgicale chez des patients et des parents dans un pays en developpement: resultats du Pakistan, Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 9, p. 569 Kim, S., Appelbaum, P., Swan, J., Stroup, T., McEvoy, J., Goff, D., Jeste, D., Lamberti, J., Leibovici, A. & Caine, E. (2007) Determining when impairment constitutes incapacity for informed consent in schizophrenia research. The British Journal Of Psychiatry: The Journal Of Mental Science 191 (15) 38-43 Kim, S. H. (2010... ADULTS WITH INCAPA ASSESSING CAPA TO CONSENT TO TREATMENT Department...
DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOPATHOLOGY
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...schizophrenia and psychosis, and child abuse, temperaments and attitudes that are associated with anxiety. Majority of the disorders that are considered... Lecturer: Topic: DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOPATHOLOGY Part Basic Principles and Concepts Normal and abnormal behavior are a continuum As far as the continuum model of normality is concerned, all the behavior can be classified in a continuum that ranges from normal to abnormal and subjective judgments are made on where to develop boundaries between normality and abnormality (Preedy, Watson and Martin 1412). This means that there is a wide array of behaviors considered as normal or abnormal behavior different levels, which may be varying when different individ...
Facilitating Learning in Clinical Practice BSC Nursing
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...patient would be transferred to our regional secure unit from the prison environment. In our unit, these patients get individualized care. The group of patients I work with is mentally disabled. They may suffer from schizophrenia where the perceptive abilities (Bentall, 2003) of these patients are distorted and are far from reality. They have grave disturbances of thought and thought processes (Green, 2001) along with languages. These patients prefer to be withdrawn in a social isolation, even to the extent of making themselves and the environment untidy. The other group of patients that I handle... Abstract This paper is a reflective account of my experiential learning as a co...
Impact of a priority health issue on a population group and implication for the nurse
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...schizophrenia or other bipolar disorder, the illness is likely to manifest itself when the individuals are still living with their family. Even if these individuals are older and have moved out of their homes, the mental health issues not only affect the patients but also impacts on their family (Commonwealth of Australia, 2008). Mental health issues have a ripple effect of families as they result in the creation of tension, troubled... Impact of Mental Health Issues on Overseas Born People in Australia and Implication for the Nurse Introduction The issue of mental health among overseas born people in Australia has become widely discussed in the recent years. This is owing to the fact that the country...
Individual Ethical Case Analysis Social work/ Human services
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...Schizophrenia, Major Affective Disorder (Smith & Williams, 2008). The scenario of the people seeking help for their mental disorders can be depicted as follows- The various paradigms related... ETHICAL CASE ANALYSIS SOCIAL WORK Introduction This case study has been prepared by following the case study preparation guidance provided by Palmer (Palmer, 2008). It has been stated by the World Health Organization WHO (2011) that for a given year, almost 20% of the adolescents experience mental disorder which happens mostly due to anxiety or depression. As a result of this mental disorder the risk gets increased for young people in relation to experiences of humiliation, violence, poverty, devaluation and...
The Use of Cognitive Behavior Therapy in Aggression-Related Impulse Control Disorders
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...patient. One of the most important activities involved in Mr. C’s treatment is discussion... ? A Case of Intermittent Explosive Disorder The Use of Cognitive Behavior Therapy in Aggression-Related Impulse Control Disorders by A Clinical Case Study Dissertation submitted in partial satisfaction of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology. RYOKAN COLLEGE, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA DATE Table of Contents I.Introduction 4 II.Factors in Intermittent Explosive Disorder & Aggression 6 A.An Overview of Impulse Control Disorders 7 B.An Overview of Intermittent Explosive Disorder 8 C.Etiology of Intermittent Explosive Disorder 10 D.Intermittent Explosive Disorder and Personality ...
Psychology paper related to Movie"A Beautiful Mind"
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...Schizophrenia is characterized by a wide spectrum of emotional and cognitive dysfunctions coupled with delusions, disorganized speech and behavior as well as inappropriate emotions. Symptoms associated with schizophrenia can be grouped into positive, negative and disorganized. Positive symptoms in schizophrenia involve active manifestations of abnormal behavior or distortion of the normal behavior manifested through delusions and hallucinations. The negative symptoms indicate deficits in normal behavior in various dimensions like emotion, motivation and speech. The disorganized symptoms associated with schizophrenia involve... Lecturer: Psychology paper related to Movie “A Beautiful Mind” Part I...
Clinical Biochemistry Coursework
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...Patient Details: patient 4 Nature of Test Requested: Thyroid hormones Summary of results: see following table Supplementary Info: Patient has already been treated for an underactive thyroid Initial Interpretation of Results: 1st patient: central hypothyroidism 2nd patient: hyperthyroidism, 3rd patient: hypothyroidism 4th patient: subclinical hypothyroidism Overall Conclusion 1st patient was treated for an underactive thyroid but he has very low rate of TSH, that is characteristic for hypophysaric insufficiency. 2nd patient has laboratory...
Operational skills
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...Patient management protocols are used in guiding clinical care. Patient management protocols are used in ensuring individualized care plans for clinical care in order to ensure safety and quality of clinical care. In an operating room, patient management protocols allow nurses, surgeons and technicians to establish routines and also govern those tasks that are performed in an operating room in order to enhance effectiveness (Ray and Griffith, 2010). The protocols ensure all key steps are taken in the filling of the potential gaps in the system of care such as ensuring surgical instrumentation are made available all through. Compliance with patient management protocols is incorrect... Operational Skills...
Legal Aspect of Nursing
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...patient when he knew that they did not have adequate facilities to execute the surgery. The physician should have done minor treatment to ensure that the severity of the patient is contained. Failure to act as patients advocate. The physician did not discharge his duties in a manner that best suits the patient. The physician should have done his very best to ensure that the patient receives treatment immediately. The physician should have looked for an alternative source of the anesthetist or take... the patient to another hospital. Failure to provide the appropriate care and referrals to the patient. The physician did not give the patient...
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...patient’s history, physical examination done, the diagnosis of the patient, and the medications that the patient has been prescribed. All these information are necessary for monitoring the patient’s progress in hospital. The records can also act as a piece of evidence in the case of a malpractice claim or any inquiries that arise concerning the patient care. Therefore, nurses should be taught on how to record and keep accurate information of the patient in his or her file. Length of hospital stay When taking history, it is important to record... al affiliation Length of hospital stays (LOS) Introduction Medical records are used for many purposes in a hospital setting. These records document the...
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