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  • Graham Young: The Teacup Poisoner

    Graham Young, also known as the Teacup Poisoner was born Sept. 7th, 1947. At the early age of 14, in 1961, Young started to test poison on his own family. After doing so, Graham’s stepmother would soon pass away. Young was put into a mental hospital for criminals after admitting to poisoning his own family. He was free after nine years. However, being put away was no help for this young man. Graham began to poison again! Early Years: Graham never knew his mother. Three months after giving birth, his mother died of tuberculosis. Fred Young, Graham’s father, was overwhelmed and devastated. Fred put Graham into the care of Winnie. Winnie was Graham’s aunt. Not only was Graham given away, but he was also split up from his sister. His sister…

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  • The Concept Of Quality Improvement In Health Care Organizations

    affect the organization needs to improve quality for maximum patient satisfaction. The clinicians want the correct diagnosis, find better treatments for patients. The payers consider the finances as they identify if treatments and the volume of care and costs to the company (Hughes, 2008). The doctors in hospitals must report directly any quality issues, or any error could happen to their supervisor. Contact with administrators to set up policies and plans to improve the quality of care.…

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  • Theme Of Power In One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest

    are to be repaired and sent back into society. In simpler terms, the patients are symbolic to the parts of the Combine because they are required to conform in order to regain access into society. The sufficiency of the hospital is kept possible due to the Combine’s machine-like nature and its impact on the patients. The hospital can be interpreted as the world where if you do not conform to the ways of society, then you can be considered mentally ill. Not only, is the machine-like nature…

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  • Dementia Nursing Case Study

    31. Does the researcher place the report in the context of what is already known about the phenomenon? The researcher stated little is known about the feelings of families with patients with dementia in hospital settings. The general feelings that is expressed from the families and caretakers with dementia is well known and documented in many other literally articles. 32. Was the existing literature of the topic related to the findings? Do to the literature examine I found that most families…

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  • Misconceptions Of The Center For Medicare And Medicaid Websites

    Out of all the websites that I have reviewed, the most interesting one was the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Website to compare the hospitals in your home area. It shows how each hospital does on treating several different diseases and shows what the national average is in our country. I found this extremely helpful because it helped confirm some of my beliefs in the Oakwood system, but also showed the misconceptions of the Oakwood system. I had always known that they had an issue with giving…

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  • HIPAA Case Study

    Type your name here Type your name here Before you begin, save this document to your computer. You will need to submit your answers in the area indicated below. | The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a national law that protects a patient’s rights to privacy. As a Medical Administrative Assistant, it is important for you to understand and uphold this law to protect your patients’ health information. In this assignment, you will practice applying HIPAA…

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  • The Importance Of Deterioration In Nursing

    in a report on complaints about clinical deterioration in Queensland hospitals, There were 172 reviewed complaints and 205 root cause analysis reports analyzed in the report. Failures to recognize deterioration were identified as an issue in 81% of cases. Failures to respond adequately were identified in 46% of cases, and failures to communicate about deterioration in 38%(Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, 2014). Inability to detect deteriorating patient have lead to…

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  • The Importance Of Adverse Drug Events In Health

    The most adverse drug events (ADE) occur due to the lack of knowledge of the interaction of one prescribed or over the counter (OTC) drug on another. Nazarko (2014) claims 5 – 15% of hospital admissions are caused by adverse drug events. And Stausberg (2014) results indicate the prevalence rate of ADE’s in the USA was 5.64% which played a substantial burden on US healthcare systems costing annually around 2 billion USDs (2). It is in your best interest to question your pharmacist, or…

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  • Ageism In Health Care

    Ageism is defined discrimination against people because of their increasing age. This is comparable to people who are racist against people of certain skin color and descent. This is an act of singling out a certain population and choosing to providing unequal opportunities and treatment just because of a person’s age. In our situation, “Acute hospitals frequently present a “hostile environment” that leads to functional decline in the frail elderly and a “cascade of dependency” that results in…

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  • The Importance Of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery

    Enhanced recovery after surgery is an evidence based, multimodal pathway that is designed to decrease the stress on the patient through out their surgical journey. It focuses on improving the outcome of the patient after surgery, by taking additional steps to manage the patient before, during and after surgery. The longer a patient stays in the hospital post op, there is an increase risk to become susceptible to infections in this regard, the protocol serves as a guideline used to reduce the…

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