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  • Nursing Role Essay

    1. Nursing Role: In what ways did the RN utilize critical thinking in each setting? What professional/unprofessional conduct did you observe while in these settings? The nurse demonstrated flexibility by being open to change of the treatment plan. For example, a patient was scheduled for a lipid panel and was supposed to be fasting, but was eating prior to her scheduled appointment due to discomfort. The nurse was flexible by rescheduling her lipid panel and adjusting her treatment plan…

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  • Sample Case Study In Nursing Case Paper

    The physician has written discharge orders for Anna. Anna’s spouse Steve Starke is also at the bedside, waiting for the nurse to bring the discharge paperwork. Anna’s morning labs are as follows: hemoglobin 10.4 g/dl, hematocrit of 28%, BNP level of 200pg/ml, and white blood count of 9,000 cells/mm3. Her morning chest x-ray results are normal. Her assigned RN checked vital signs before discharge. The vitals are as follows: Temperature: 97.20F, Heart rate: 80 beats per…

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  • Platelet Poor Clasma Case Study

    deficiency - Disseminated intravascular coagulation - Antagonist drugs (c) Acquired deficiencies Case study two 1. (a) There is leukocytosis characterized by lymphocytosis. Red blood cells are decreased together with hemoglobin and hematocrit. (b) The elevation in lymphocytes is relative since it is greater than…

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  • Room 337 Case Study

    Room 337, an 85- year old widowed white female, presented six days ago to Lynchburg General Hospital with complaints of dizziness and falling. She has a past medical history of hypertension, chronic CHF, asthma and hypothyroidism. After the conduction of lab testing, Room 337 was diagnosed with syncope. Her syncope was most likely a result of insufficient O2 delivery to the brain caused by a decreased CO produced by the weakening of her heart muscle. Despite hypertension medications, Room N337’s…

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  • Leukopenia Case Study

    At this moment, this young boy fits the diagnosis of Normocytic anemia with increased red cell production along with leukopenia. The patient presents with symptoms consistent with severe anemia including of pallor, fatigue, tachycardia, tachypnea, and hypotension. The patient’s new systolic ejection murmur is most likely related to increased semilunar flow due to the anemia. The recent throat infection and subsequent antibiotic treatment are the most probable cause of these symptoms. The…

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  • Electronic Health Record System Analysis

    Electronic Health Record Systems offer many features that are designed to increase both the quality and the utility of clinical documentation and enhance communication between all healthcare providers. Choosing the correct electronic healthcare system is a very important task. Healthcare facilities should select an EHR system based on the selected goals chosen by the facility. Poor Electronic Health Record (EHR) system design and improper use can cause EHR-related errors that jeopardize the…

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  • Effective Communication

    The objective of this study was to determine if communication between nurses and physicians in the hospital setting was negatively impacted by disorderly physician behavior. This study acknowledged behaviors displayed by physicians that inhibit effective communication. To begin with, this study opened by sharing an incident that occurred in a medical unit at a community hospital during shift change. A patient had to be transferred to a higher level of care as a result of a change in vital signs…

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  • Goodpasture's Syndrome Essay

    Goodpasture’s Syndrome, also known as Goodpasture’s Disease, antiglomerular basement antibody disease, or anti-GBM disease is an autoimmune disease affecting the lungs and kidneys. In this rare disease antibodies are formed that attack the collagen in the lungs and kidneys leading to kidney failure and bleeding in the lungs. The laboratory plays an important role in the diagnostic process of Goodpasture’s disease. Patients will experience edema, joint pain, changes of urine color, and…

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  • Sample Nursing Case Studies

    Nursing is a job of practice that requires patient oriented care in order to fulfill patient recovery. It is important for nurses to understand and comprehend the significant problem in order to provide the necessary care for a patient. Student Ana Castillo, from Wilkes University took care of a cardiac patient during her clinical experience. The student identified the primary problem, provided nursing interventions, and evaluated the patient’s performance. The student provided care that aided…

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  • Same Day Surgery Research Paper

    Same Day Surgery During same day surgery, I shadowed Nurse Laura, BSN, RN. We prepared four patients for their procedures. The first patient was an 81 year old, white male. He was a patient of Dr. Workman in for a medi-port placement. A medi-port is one type of a central venous access device. This port can remain in place for years and is often inserted for patients who receive long term IV medications and who require frequent blood draws causing less discomfort for the patient. The port is…

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