Patients complaints
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Major Patient’s (or Patients’) Complaints in London NHS Hospitals and Ways to Minimize this Complaints Insert Tutor Institution Date Table of Contents Table of Contents 2 Acknowledgement 4 Abstract 5 Chapter 1 6 Introduction 6 1.1 Background 6 1.2 The Concept of Patient Complaints 8 Chapter 2 14 Methodology 14 2.1 Introduction 14 2.1 Aims and Objectives 15 2.3 Data collection process 19 2.4 Process for data analysis 19 2.5 Results 19 2.6 Conclusion 21 Chapter 3 21 Literature review 21 3.1 Introduction 21 3.2 Major Themes 22 Chapter 4 25 Discussion 25 4.1 Introduction 25 4.3 Strengths and Weaknesses 27 4.4 Policy and Research Implications 28 References 30 Acknowledgement I woul
Patients History
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This critique is on a journal entitled "A Guide to Taking a Patient's History" which was authored by Hilary Lloyd and Stephen Craig, both lecturers in Nursing at City Hospitals Sunderland and Northumbria University, respectively. This was published in the Nursing Standard last December 2007.… Several health assessment procedures were discussed noted by Lloyd…
Patients saftey
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Safe care is associated with procedural efficiency, implementation of evidence-based standards and the use of tools designed to reduce the likelihood of medical error (such as computerized medication… It does seem likely, however, that, under stress, hospital staff is more likely to make mistakes that can contribute to the emergence of accidents, because high…
Difficult Patients and History Patients
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Your Name Prof’s Name Date Lesson Plan: Difficult Patients and History Patients and Taking Medical Histories Abstract: this will be a lesson plan identifying strategies to deal with difficult patients when collecting family history. Many patients in a clinical environment will either be unwilling or unable to provide family history in cogent ways, and nurses will have to learn how to cope with that.…
Elderly Patients and Malnutrition
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This paper provides an overview of current studies and approaches to fight malnutrition among elderly patients in hospitals. The overwhelming cases of malnutrition in the UK have led the government and health care professionals to dedicate serious efforts to alleviate the prevalence and risk especially among the elderly. … This paper approves that the current…
Home bound geriatric patients
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The homebound elderly patients often suffer from loneliness. They also tend to be very dependent. Due to their physical disabilities (due to… Homebound geriatric patients often live in senior apartment housing or sometimes, in individual housing. Their homes are sometimes in substandard conditions even if they try very hard to keep their homes clean and…
Patients as consumers
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Apart from patients’ rights and the health care providers’ obligation, the above mentioned reasons make delivery of patient information all the more mandatory. Health care has become a national priority and an active and involved patient can help in better outcome by participating with the health care team.… Patients and health care consumers need to have…
DNR Surgical Patients
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The content of the journal article is very much relevant and applicable to my anesthesia practice because it discusses the different preferences of patients in terms of how DNR orders would be carried out in their name and for their welfare. It is applicable to my practice… It also discusses the legal and moral implications of anesthesia practice and how these…
Violence in schizophrenic patients
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This study examines the level of violence in patients of Schizophrenia convicted of serious offences with substance abuse and without substance abuse and the level of violence of violent non-schizophrenic convicted of serious offenses with and without substance abuse.… The design consisted in the administration of Arabic coffee as a stimulant that created or…
Diabetic patients with depression
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Abstract Diabetes has become one of the most prevalent diseases in the world. Its impact has also been considered significant due to its impact on the quality of life of the diabetic patient. Depression is one of the psychological issues suffered by patients with diabetes, especially as they have difficulties in coping with the changes in the quality of their life, and have to bear the physical impact of the disease.…
Exercise in Cancer patients
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Deryl Felder October 15, 2013 Professional Foundations of Exercise Science Exercise in Cancer Patients Introduction While the diagnoses among chronic diseases are becoming more prevalent among Americans today, it is imperative for our society to continue researching the most effective methods in treating and preventing these various diseases.… Therefore, in…
Patients in Pain
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Running Head: PATIENTS IN PAIN Patients in pain Name Institution Date Evidence based practice paper regarding the single study research "The challenge of caring for patients in pain: from the nurse's perspective. Appraisal Questions for a Single Study Research Report Introduction This research study is aimed at investigating why the nursing process for hospitalized patients in pain remains poor in spite of a wider knowledge base, advancements in technological as well as a wealth of research on such patients.…
Constipation in Stroke patients
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This project aims to assess the early recognition of constipation in patients suffering from stroke. Among the objectives is to educate nurses through focused education sessions on the effects of constipation using evidence based on the conducted research. … From this research it is clear that in the current clinical practice, chronic constipation is a…
Advocating for Patients
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What if there is the possibility of substance abuse or domestic violence? How would these factors affect the patient’s treatment? What… The nurse should deliver the care but report the before and after injuries or signs of illness to the concerned authorities. This way, the nurse would provide the care and referring the matter to the suitable department for…
Doctors and patients
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This brief paper compares two viewpoints of a classic short story which despite brevity, had been entertaining readers over the years. The comparison is quite apt since both viewpoints looked at the same ailment from a different perspective, that of the patient and that of the doctor. … The patient happens to be the narrator of the story and told the story…
Pain in unresponsive patients
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Pain is very common in several pathological conditions including, but not restricted to, trauma, surgery, malignancy, and end of life. Pain management is a major challenge, and especially complicated… A contributing factor for this could be that the various pain scales available for noncommunicative patients generally are subjective and, therefore, lacking in…
Should patients have choice
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Consumers are becoming more involved in their care. Over the past 30 years, sources of medical information have proliferated, and the population in the countries like United States and United Kingdom has become increasingly better educated about their health care options. … Consumers are becoming more involved in their care. Over the past 30 years, sources of…
Patients Consent for Surgery
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This paper critically analyses consent and the theatre nurse's role. The paper also discusses why consent is needed prior to surgery and goes on to discuss the entire process including problems and issues. A patient is required by law to give consent before any surgical (or non surgical) procedure can take place.… The reason for consent is pretty…
Trends of Diabetic Patients
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Trends of Diabetic Patient Name Instructor Task Date Introduction The significance of finding credible sources for patients and doctors is in comprehension of trends in health issues concerning patients suffering from diabetics, since the information acknowledged on health is remarkably useful, empowering for an individual to make apt health decisions.…
Patients with Dementia
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Dementia (from Latin demens) is progressive decline in brain's cognitive function due to damage or disease in the brain beyond what might be expected from normal aging. Particularly affected areas may be memory, attention, language and problem solving, although particularly in the later stages of the condition, affected persons may be confused in time (not knowing what day, week, month or year it is), place (not knowing where they are) and person (not knowing who they are) (Wikipedia, 2005). …
Psychosocial Needs of Patients
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In care experiences, it is often said that for each physiological response, there is a psychological response. The emotional response to suffering and illness is a fact in all care settings, and this arises from the well-established mind-body-spirit connection.… This means the illness-associated events that create problem through the patient's perception and…
Patients Like Me: An Online Community of Patients
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This case study presents the overview of "Patients Like Me", an online community of patients whose founders are James Heywood, the current Chairman, Ben Heywood, who is the current President of the company, and Jeff Cole and now has fifteen communities of patients.… The case study "Patients Like Me: An Online Community of Patients" presents the overview of…
Depression effects in cancer patients
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Cancer is normally a disease that comes about when abnormal cells in a human body divides and multiplies with no control. This happens when extra cells that are not required by the… Cancer cells often interfere with the body organs they invade and results into a lot of health complications. Linking the two diseases, cancer and depression, together is hard but…
Intervention plan for diabetic patients
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Several intervention methods are available for the management of both types one and two diabetes. Upon diagnosis with either type of diabetes, it is vital that a patient enroll on… Nutrition is the most important factor for diabetic patients because it impacts directly on the blood glucose levels. As an intervention plan for the diabetic patients, it comes…
Leaders Obligation When Discharging Patients
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My obligation as a leader in this situation is to ensure a timely discharge of patients according to protocols and guidelines and secure the best outcomes possible. There is need to ensure passable communication between practitioners, patients, and their families to agree on the… From a social perspective, timely discharge may appreciably improve a patients…
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