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    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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    sleep or getting comfortable in bed and when they fall asleep, they get vivid and disturbing dreams. At the 48th hour, symptoms of alcohol withdrawal would reach their peak, which may represent delirium tremens. The thoughts and expectations of the individual about the future would have an effect on their experiences. For instance, if the individual expects the withdrawal process to be unpleasant, fear would crave in and the individual would go looking for trouble they are sure to find. Upon…

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    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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    the effect of benzodiazepines, compared to other drugs in the treatment for Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome (AWS)? The synthesis will include inconsistencies and contradictions in the literature that was reviewed. Lastly, I will provide preliminary conclusions on whether the literature that was presented has enough evidence to support a change in daily practice. Introduction In my practice as a correctional nurse, we start assessing inmates that are at risk for alcohol withdrawal syndrome (AWS)…

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    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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    Alcohol Detox Case Study

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    Alcohol Detox The process of becoming clean and sober can be highly temperate, and not everyone is going to make the changes necessary to succeed at Alcohol Detox. However, admitting that you have a problem, and seeking out help to overcome, are definitely the first steps in the process. The reality of Alcohol Detox is that it can become deadly, if not done correctly. That is why it is highly suggested that, in the event of choosing life, you choose to detox within a reputable facility.…

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    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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    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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    Stethoscope Essay Examples

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    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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    Society During The 1970's

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    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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