Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography

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  • Personal Narrative: A Day At St. Luke's Hospital

    and each one of the students had one patient. One of them was in her group but that student went to an infusion sweet for the day. When coming back she mentioned that she got to do one IV, but the instructor had to finish putting it in for her. I have four students who take two patients each. Anne gave the average of one or two medications per patient. Due to being there so early at the University my students give at least twenty medications a day. I have my students for eight weeks/ two days a week. My students all got to do lab draws a couple times, and each one got to put in a successful IV. My students also went with their patients on several different procedures. Three of my four patients got to see an Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) being done. Each student saw an ultrasound and a paracentesis. Another thing that I was thinking while I was there was each one of my students have taken at least one patient with severe mental health problems and morbid obesity. The acuity is so different at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics. I felt like the atmosphere at each hospital was very different. When I teach clinicals at the UIHC I am giving medications on up to eight patients at a time. The mornings fly by so fast, I do not have time to go to the bathroom. I pass medications (with different students) from 0730 to 0930. My day is so busy I like to strategically put two students into a pod so I am not running to three different pods…

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  • Example Of A Genre Analysis Essay

    Genre Analysis: Three Different Voices of Retrograde Amnesia The main purpose of writing in psychology is to share existent or new knowledge in the field with a wider audience. Since many psychology-related research are conducted within institutionalized laboratories, only a selective group of people, such as researchers, research assistants, and research review board members know about the conducted research’s progress. Therefore, scientists, who obtain respectable degrees, usually write…

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  • Ethical Issues With Aphasia

    Background and introduction Daniel Jackson was admitted into hospital for a right sided cerebrovascular accident. The impact of this has caused Mr Jackson to develop expressive dysphasia/aphasia, where he is able to understand what is being communicated to him but unable to respond verbally or in writing (Labreche et al. 2016). Mr Jackson is to be discharged to his mother’s house with a package of supportive care since she refused to have him at home unless he has a Percutaneous endoscopic…

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  • Golden Rule In Health Care

    The goals of a dietitian must be measurable, realistic and a reachable outcome of favor elongating and improving quality of life. Geriatric patients with advanced dementia are the highest at risk population for getting a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube (PEG) placed in order to receive tube feeding. AND’s position does not support the use of PEG tubes for this population. Research evidence denies the benefits of prolonging life, prevent aspiration pneumonia, improve function and reducing…

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  • Artificial Hydration Research Paper

    Artificial nutrition and hydration should not be used for end of life patients because intravenous hydration can have a negative impact on the quality of their life. According to RJ Ackermann, M.D (Medical Doctor), “There is always a risk when someone is fed through a tube. Liquid might enter the lungs. This can cause coughing and pneumonia… They can become plugged up, causing pain, nausea and vomiting” (Artificial Hydration and Nutrition par. 19). This quote shows that it is risky to use a…

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  • Common Bile Construct Essay

    Common bile duct stones are concomitant with gallstones in 10-15% of the patients, with the percentage of association between 8% and 15% in patients under the age of 60 and between 15% and 60% in patients over the age of 601. A standard treatment for concomitant common bile duct (CBD) and gallstones remains controversial and there is no consensus on the optimal management strategy, which could be due to multiple factors, including the level of suspicion for choledocholithiasis, preferences…

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  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiography

    There are several surgical procedures done today to help improve the lives of people. One of those surgical procedures is a cholangiography. The cholangiography procedure was first performed in 1932, with the intention to demonstrate the biliary duct system, drainage into the duodenum, and any remaining stones in the biliary ducts (Bontrager & Lampignano, 2014). There are different types of cholangiography's including percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography (PTC), intraoperative…

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  • Fiona Jones Case Study Essay

    There should be minimal discomfort. Nurse’s Findings The findings of the nurse who visited Mrs. Jones at home, can indicate that there is an infection, or the beginning of one. This is based on Mrs. Jones’ pulse rate (120) and blood pressure, (100/60), as her body tries to compensate for the forgiven bacteria. Mrs. Jones’ temperate had a reading of 38.8, which is above normal (36.5-37.5 degrees Celsius), which can be an indication that her body is fighting an infection.
It was later found that…

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  • Gallbladder Case Study

    often indicate more advanced disease. Gallbladder adenocarcinoma is difficult to detect and diagnose. Signs and symptoms are not usually seen in the early stages of disease and often overlap with the symptoms of gallstones and biliary colic. Ultrasonography (US) is a standard initial study in patients with right upper quadrant pain. A mass can be identified in 50-75% of patients with gallbladder cancer. Computed tomography (CT) scans also may be useful in patients with upper abdominal pain and…

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  • Function Of The Pancreas Roles, And Mal-Functions

    have to make lifestyle changes. “There are two major problems caused by a non-working pancreas. The first is poor food absorption which may cause weight loss, diarrhea and intolerable bowel movements. The second would be low insulin production which is Diabetes. Diabetes can affect a person’s entire body. Extreme cases it causes bad blood circulation, blindness and loss of limbs. Cancer is also a factor in the pancreas that can throw the entire body off. The pancreas is directly related to the…

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