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  • Malpractice Case: Alterations In The Emergency Department

    (rectal). Cindy Black was admitted to the emergency department for treatment. Notes written by the emergency department physician on initial examination read, "Croupy female; course breath sounds with wheezing; mild bilateral tympanic membrane hyperemia. Chest X-ray reveals bilateral infiltrates." Medication prescribed included Tylenol (acetaminophen) 325 mg orally for elevated temperature, Bronkephrine (ethylnorepinephrine hydrochloride) 0.1 millimeter subcutaneous, and monitor results. Nurse Slighta Hand, RN (fictitious name) administered the medication as ordered and the child was observed for thirty minutes. Miss Hand's charting was brief, almost illegible, and read, "Medicines given as prescribed. Cindy observed without positive results. Physician notified." The physician examined the child; notes read that the child had "minimal clearing" in response to the bronchodilator. The following medications were then prescribed: Elixir of turpenhydrate with codeine one milliliter by mouth, Gantrinsin (sulfisoxazole) 10 Case 3 milliliters, and Quibron (theophylline-glycerol guaiacolate) 10 milliliters. Nurse Slighta Hand, RN charted the medications were given as prescribed. Her note at 11:08 p.m. read, "Vomiting; unable to retain medicine. Respiration increased (54), temperature 101.4°F (rectal); wheezing with increased difficulty breathing." No further notes were made regarding Cindy's condition on the emergency department record by the…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Self-Image

    Self-image and looks are a major issue in the United States. Many teenagers feel out of place or that they do not fit in to the normal standard of society. Everyone knows that there is a certain look that the public pushes for, and that makes girls and some guys unhappy with how they look physically. I think that actions need to be taken against these “perfect looks” so teens can feel happy about themselves. This is an important issue that needs to be brought to our attention because most people…

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  • Diet Pills: Pros And Cons

    Many Viewpoints on Diet Pills Diet pills in America are causing people to go crazy about their self-image. In 1800, the first diet pill was made to reduce fat. Since then, diet pills have been based on herbal formulations, and each year a new diet supplements are sold. Diet pills are supplements that increases the metabolism and aids in weight loss. They suppress an individual’s appetite and aid in burning body fat. Body size is very apparent to everyone and it has an effect on physical…

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  • The Dangers Of Slim Over 50

    Slim Over 50 So you made it! You 're over the hill now at age 50 and it seems as though you 're carrying around a spare tire or two. The cute little pouch you once had is now fully grown and well, you 're thinking it 's not so cute anymore. In that case, are you thinking about losing the extra weight? Well, as we all know, it 's much harder to get rid of fat once we reach a certain age and at age 50, fat hangs around everywhere! It 's around your stomach, hips, thighs, back and arms.…

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  • Phenelite: A Controversial Diet Pill

    PhenELITE is a very controversial diet pill. While it has received a very high approval rating, it has also received a lot of criticism. There are many "Phen" brands that aim to mimic the effects of Phentermine. However, not every Phen alternative is effective or safe. What separates PhenELITE from other diet pills? This review will discuss that. An Overview Of PhenELITE And What It Is Designed To Do No one seems to know about the true identify of PhenELITE. The product says that PhenELITE is…

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  • Oxislim Case Study

    Oxislim Who wants a diet supplement that supports all of the key ingredients of weight loss? In that case, there 's a lot of you guys that should be reading and perhaps taking Osixlim. It 's true; there are hundreds of supplements that make claims to deliver quick and effective weight loss, but it seems the number of actual products that work are small in comparison. However, Oxislim is not one of them. This blend of ingredients are 100% natural. Oxislim uses herbal extracts and fruit…

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  • Psychopharmacology Analysis

    Largely today, the treatment of depression in the United States has become synonymous with taking a pill in order to make all of your troubles go away. As such, the prescribing of anti-depressant medications to patients with depression and other psychiatric disorders by doctors has become a priority to the pharmaceutical industry. Treating depression like one would with a headache has become incredibly lucrative to doctors, patients, and pharmaceutical companies. Evident through the robust…

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  • Persuasive Speech About School Uniforms

    Think about this situation, you are at school and suddenly there is an earthquake tornado or some other natural disaster. Sadly most of the students are killed, later the parents are called in to help identify some of the remains. How are these parents going to figure out if this corpse is their child? Hmmm… maybe by what they saw their child walk out of the house in that morning, so uniforms actually could cause a problem instead of help fix them.      School uniforms…

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  • Tablets Or Talk Summary

    patients experience side effects than the numbers expressed to the public from pharmaceutical companies. For instance, prescription warning inserts can claim that certain side effects only effect 5%-15% of patients, when in reality they effect anywhere from 30%-60% (Hagen, Wong-Wylie and Pijl-Zieber, 113). Many Patients find the various side effects so intolerable that up to 60% of people stop taking their medications (Hagen, Wong-Wylie and Pijl-Zieber, 114). Additionally, some argued that…

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  • Thomas Szasz Theory Of Schizophrenia

    Dr. Thomas Szasz (1920-2012) was a psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, and author who was well known for his criticisms of the field of psychiatry and the concept of mental illness. He moved to the United States from Hungary when he was a teenager and pursued a degree in physics followed by a medical degree in 1944. In 1958, Szasz began discussing his theories on the history of mental illness and the moral and scientific foundations of psychiatry. He also explained modern day views on mental illness…

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