Delirium tremens

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  • Mr Can Case Study Essay

    hepatitis C are common causes of HCC. Depression on the other hand can lead to over eating or lack of appetite. 2. Outline your nursing assessment, planning, interventions and means of evaluation for this situation. Assessment • Assess patient nutrition and fluids intake (calorie, fluid intake and output and weight) and monitor for nausea and vomiting. • Bloodwork: CBC, electrolytes, liver function test, INR, PTT and alpha fetoprotein determination • Assess for pain/discomfort in abdomen. • Assess vital signs for elevated or decrease in BP and elevated pulse • Assess for depression (withdrawal from friends) • Assess for peripheral edema, weakness and mobility. • Measured abdomen for any indication of ascites. • Assess for symptoms of Delirium Tremens (DT). • Assess skin for itchiness and bruising. Planning • Decrease weight by monitor fluids and calorie intake and propose exercise. • Monitor bloodwork results. •…

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  • Jailhouse In Thunder Bay: Article Analysis

    A jailhouse in Thunder Bay, Ontario was accused of ignoring warnings on desperately needed updates for solitary confinement cells. It was requested by staff and government several times that the jailhouse be upgraded to suit the basic needs of inmates. The cells received small modifications but this did little to help the situation. These unsafe conditions were factors in the deaths of two inmates in 2003, 2008, and potentially a third in 2016. The death of Christopher Coaster in 2008 was the…

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  • Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome Case Studies

    INTRODUCTION: Alcohol is a part of New Zealand culture and is considered as an inevitable factor for celebrations and for relieving stress (“Alcohol misuse”, 2016). Long-term high rate of alcohol consumption can lead to alcohol misuse and make people dependent on alcohol. It has now become a very common thing to see an alcoholic patient presenting to the hospital frequently to treat the withdrawal symptoms. Most of the patients admitted with Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome (AWS) have multiple…

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  • Stethoscope Essay Examples

    Dementia is a progressive disease of the brain over a long period of time. Therefore its progression is much more subtle. Delirium often involves an acute event or change, such as an overdose of medication. This also helps to affect duration Given the progressive loss of neural function in dementia over a long time, dementia would be stable over the day relative to delirium where some acute insult to the brain may fluctuate in potency over the day. Both the reductions in awareness and alertness…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: How To Ride A Bike

    I was around seven years old when my mom decided to teach me how to ride a bike. She thought it was quite pathetic that a seven-year-old did not know how to properly get on a bike, let alone ride it. So one day she went up to me while I was watching the television and said “tomorrow I’m going to teach you how to ride a bike, Ok boy?” I Simply nodded my head, then she left. After hearing that I got excited that I could finally ride along side with my friends instead of having them wait for me to…

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  • Analyzing Thomas 'Melancholy'

    The poem shows Thomas ' depression and his battle with it. The title "Melancholy" draws the reader to reflect upon the theme of the poem, and to sympathise with the feeling of never ending depression and sadness that Thomas felt throughout most of his life. Making it one word causes the reader to want to know why Thomas is feeling such and how he became like this. It also shows the anger Thomas felt towards his inability to make himself be happy, especially around the beautiful things in the…

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  • Chronic Confusion, Orem's Theory Of Self-Care System

    This paper goes in depth about the topic of confusion. It first starts off by defining what chronic confusion is. It also explains the differences between acute and chronic confusion. It briefly goes into explaining why nursing theory is important in the health care system. Another topic mentioned in this paper is, Orem’s theory of self-care deficit. This theory is explained and related to chronic confusion. Lastly this paper relates how chronic confusion effects daily living. Chronic…

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  • Society During The 1970's

    During the 1960’s, society lived in a fake utopia that made them feel that war never happened and all the bad things never really happen around them. As the 1970’s hit and the youthful rebellion came to an end, reality started to see more of the horrific and terrible occurrences around the world because of technology and the younger society's want for the truth to be set free. As the dark, morbid side of society was revealed to the world, there also appeared more dominance/ abusive…

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  • The Validity Of Waylon's Poem

    Since my birth, my curiosity of Waylon Pallidum has been insatiable. Waylon is not a part of our family, but he has been practically adopted. The long story short about Waylon, and this will confuse you - he has been alive for centuries, and he will never die. No, that is not a metaphor, this is not a poem. Waylon is not a prized possession that has esteemed a title worth personifying. Waylon is not a creative way I’ve decided to express my mind’s ability. Waylon is a human, a person who has…

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  • What Is Excited Delirium?

    What is excited delirium and why is it important to law enforcement? Over the years the condition has been named and re-named as part of its very long and sorted history. A very small snap shot of what excited delirium entails is that it is a medical and physiological condition that sends the body into overdrive that elevates the heart and respiratory rates plus triggers other neurological changes. When the body can no longer operate at this very high capacity it begins to crash. This high…

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