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  • Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory Case Study

    Grand theory is a category of nursing theory that is broad in scope and addresses abstract concepts. One such theory is the Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory (SCDNT), developed by Dorthea Orem. The philosophy of the SCDNT is that people want to take care of themselves and that recovery occurs more quickly when they are allowed to care for themselves within their ability (Current Nursing, 2012). I chose this theory because I feel that it is important to help patients learn to take care of…

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  • Effects Of Water Shortage

    Water shortage is a growing problem, not only in poverty stricken and developing countries, but globally. It is said that within 15 years, over half of the population of the world will be living in high water stress areas. It is fast becoming a universal issue, and should be addressed immediately. Glass (2010) suggests that “the population is increasing most rapidly in cities,” and so the availability of water is also decreasing. Population growth is commonly seen as a key factor that adds to…

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  • Ethical Issues In Water Pollution Essay

    Water contamination is a major issue, both to humans and the environment. There are many ethical issues surrounding companies who may contribute to water contamination and those who govern water safety. Water contamination events can cause nationwide concern, such as the drinking water in the city of Flint, Michigan and the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill into the Gulf of Mexico. Water contamination can have disastrous consequences for the human population with effects such as birth defects and…

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  • Sleep Deficit: The Performance Killer: Article Analysis

    Sleep Deficit: The Performance Killer is an article written in October 2006 by Bronwyn Fryer, a senior editor at the Harvard Business Review. It states the dangers of sleep deprivation, telling us how it affects our health and performance, as well as how our actions can hurt others. According to the Highway Traffic Safety Administration, sleep deprivation is responsible for 1.35 million automobile accidents in the United States. The article includes an interview with Dr. Charles A. Czeisler, an…

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  • Analysis Of The Self-Care Deficit Theory Of Nursing

    The Self-Care Deficit Theory of Nursing (SCDTN) is a grand nursing theory, in that it covers a broad scope with basic concepts that can be applied to all nursing situations. The SCDTN attempts to provide a conceptual framework for the entire body of nursing knowledge. It’s creator, Dorothea E. Orem, “pursued the development of a theoretical structure that would serve as an organizing framework for such a body of knowledge” (Alligood, 2014, p. 241). In determining the proper object or focus of…

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  • Water In Toni Morrison's Beloved The Ohio River

    The image of water brings the image of life. Water makes up all life and is essential to the survival and wellbeing of life. To many people, water symbolizes freedom, but also the unknown. In Toni Morrison’s Beloved The Ohio River is a place where characters such as Beloved, Denver, and Sethe are reborn and given a new life, ultimately suggesting that the Ohio River serves as the bridge between worlds and the line separating them is as fluid as the water itself. The Ohio River symbolizes the…

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  • What Happened In The Flint Water Crisis

    Understanding what a crisis is and how to effectively communicate in a time of crisis are two things that business managers must become acquainted with. The Flint Water Crisis is an excellent example of a lack of managerial communication during a time of crisis and how that lack of communication made matters worse. The situation in Flint can be looked at as what not to do during a crisis. This report will cover what happened in the city of Flint, what a crisis is, what crisis communication is,…

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  • The Importance Of Water Conservation In Texas

    “Water is the driving force of all nature.” - Leonardo da Vinci. Proteins and cells can do many remarkable things, however the thing that really brings them to life is water (Trabesinger 1). Water is a precious resource all around the globe, especially in one's local community. How one handles the water so all consumers have the opportunity to make use of it and making it last for moments of urgency is especially important. Many areas in Texas have experienced serious drought. In the face of the…

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  • Chapter 13 Beyond The Deficit Paradigm Analysis

    While reading chapter 7 from Spring, and chapter 13 Beyond the Deficit Paradigm: An Ecological Orientation to Thriving Urban Schools, I was able to reflect and come up with many different questions, comments, and concerns about the reading material. Chapter 7 from Spring talked about multiculturalism and the failure of the common school ideal. In this chapter it talked about educational segregation/discrimination regarding Mexican Americans, Asian Americans, native Americans, African Americans,…

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  • Essay On Dorothea Oreem's Self Care Deficit Theory

    Dorothea Orem’s self-care deficit theory focuses on patients being included in his or her care and being as independent as possible. Orem’s self-care deficit theory is made up of three major components. The first major component is the theory of self-care. The theory of self-care is about self-care, self-care agency, therapeutic self-care demand…

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