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Schizophrenia
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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 one must show one of these three symptoms,… The treatment plan for Anna will first involve reducing or eliminating symptoms.…
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Schizophrenia Case Study
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Schizophrenia is characterized by profound disruption in cognition and emotion, affecting the most fundamental human attributes: language, thought, perception, affect, and sense of self. The array of symptoms, while wide ranging, frequently includes psychotic manifestations, such as hearing internal voices or experiencing other sensations not connected to an obvious source (hallucinations) and assigning unusual significance or meaning to normal events or holding fixed false personal beliefs (delusions).…
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Psychosis and Schizophrenia
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Psychosis and Schizophrenia Psychosis and Schizophrenia Nursing 504 Advanced Pharmacology Professor 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.… For the past two days he has not slept at all, only eats food out of cans that he…
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The distrustful mind: A case of paranoid schizophrenia
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The distrustful mind: A case of paranoid schizophrenia Schizophrenia is a mental health disorder that causes alterations in thought process, perceptions, emotions, and behavior (Videbect, 2007). Theoretically, the condition should be seen as a combination of causes and symptoms rather than a single illness.… Genetics is seen as an important factor in…
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Schizophrenia
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Neurodevelopmental theory of Schizophrenia proposes that the goal of treatment plan for this chronic disease is to eliminate symptoms, promote recovery to the maximum extent possible, and to maximize the quality of life.… 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…
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Competence based assessment
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Finch had an ear problem before reporting to the clinic. Upon investigating Finch’s ear the doctor was not able to locate any physical auditory dysfunctions. As Finch continued speaking the doctor eventually decided to… Although Finch initially denied having a drinking problem, he later revealed that he had a long history of drinking. His drinking problem had…
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Treatment plan for Paranoid- type Schizophrenia
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This study will discuss the highlights of care provided to the client by the mental health care team. With the status of the client, preemptive measures should include securing a physician’s order for administering medication to control potentially injurious behaviors.… The paper tells that the goals of treatment for paranoid- type schizophrenia emphasize the…
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Patient with heart failure
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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… rthopnea are caused insufficient flow of blood so that there is no enough oxygen circulating within the body therefore causing a problem of breathing. The symptom of…
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Case Study on the book: A brilliant madness: Living with manic-depressive illnesses. (USE A CLINICAL APPROACH)
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Case Study on the book: A brilliant madness: Living with manic-depressive illnesses Your Name Date 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 schizophrenia and yet became a Nobel Prize winner.… He was then encountering imaginary characters and start…
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CORE COMPETENCIES: PATIENT TEACHING CORE COMPETENCIES: PATIENT TEACHING
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Patient Teaching Core Competencies Course/Number Date 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.) adherence to medication regimen. Question B The two teaching principles related to patient education and drug therapy across the…
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Case analysis response
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DSM-IV Diagnosis Name Institution DSM-IV Diagnosis DSM-IV Diagnoses Axis 1: 296.30 unipolar disorder, early onset. 295.10 schizophrenia. Axis 2: 301.83 borderline personality disorder, Axis 3: None Axis 4: child abuse, broken relationship, death of loved one.… According to the patient, in her life she experienced hardship situations when her father became…
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Psychiatric Case Study
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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… His parents indicate that at that time, he was talking to himself all the time and not thinking clearly. He was treated with Haloperidol but they cannot remember the dose. They said he was much better after leaving…
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Social Work and Mental Illness
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Improving the lives of individuals with various social inadequacies is an initiative which social workers have always undertaken. Their strong desire to be a part of the solutions faced in everyday life has gone a long way into maintaining emotional stability within the society.… Social workers are referred to as licensed clinical social workers in cases where…
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EMR Implementation and Patient Flow
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Firstly EHR allows improving 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… Another benefit of the EHR is that all medical information can be created and supervised by authorized users. That`s option allowed providers to share the health…
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Care of Patient Undergoing General Anesthesia
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As an anesthesia assistant, this writer 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).… This is a case of a…
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Psych Case Formulation on Bipolar patient
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This paper will deal with sequences of thought, feelings, and deeds that are maladaptive, disruptive, either for the bipolar patient; treatment options will also be discussed in this paper.… Bipolar patients experience recurrent episodes of high or elevated moods; characteristics of mania and depression states. Bipolar disorder symptoms can lead to broken…
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Care for a Patient undergoing Chemotherapy
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No one person and no one profession can meet all the 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.… Furthermore, this paper aims to provide a critical…
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The Care Given to a Patient
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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.… It is that person whose dependence upon alcohol has resulted…
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Diagnosis and the Treatment Planning
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1. Louis according to SSIS Diagnostic Code has a dual diagnosis or paranoid 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.… The full range of approaches would be based on establishment of a…
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Grieving and Support of a Dying Patient
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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.…
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Case Study: A Patient with Altered Mental Status
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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. Mental processing time… They had attended a relative’s birthday party and Patient X was in her usual state of…
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Medical Paper / Case study on a Patient with Metabolic Syndrome
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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… As part of the patient’s treatment and health care prevention, a list of…
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Care Needs for a Patient with Cervical Cancer
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This is the case study of a 30-year-old female patient with stage IB squamous cell carcinoma 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.… Although it is an early stage of cancer, due to its metastatic potential, the treatment offered to…
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Pressure ulcers disease
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The following study "Pressure ulcers disease" concerns the origin of the mentioned disease. As the author puts it, technically, patients who spend more time on the bed as patients with reduced mobility have higher risks of suffering from pressure ulcers.… The Never Event Policy was generally instituted to ensure that hospitals and healthcare facilities…
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Medicare and a Never Event Involving a Patient Transfer Case
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MEDICARE AND A NEVER EVENT INVOLVING A 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).… The following kinds of patients are at risk of having pressure ulcers: patients who spend…
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