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  • Total Hip Replacement Surgery

    Total Hip Replacement Hip arthroplasty is using a prosthesis to replace hip joint is one of the most common surgical procedures today (Walker, 2007). A good surgical team will increase the success rate of the total hip replacement. However, proper nursing interventions during pre-operative and post-operative phase of the surgery is very important for the patient. Nurses spend more time with patients compared to the other health care personnel. Therefore, a good nursing care will better prepare the patient before the surgery, accelerates healing post-surgery, and prevents further complications (Walker, 2007). This article provides instructions on how to prevent complications after total hip replacement surgery. Providing proper nursing…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Personal Experiences In Nursing Practice

    On Wednesday 29th April 2014, I was assigned to the same four patients I had the day prior. One of my patients was admitted for sepsis of the R) knee following a total knee joint replacement two months prior. He was a 67 year old Maori gentleman, MRSA positive with a history of gout, hypertension, GORD, bilateral total hip joint replacements and R) sided weakness following a MVA in 2011. During handover, it was stated to us that this patient was due to have his IVABs at both 1300 and 1400.…

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  • Importance Of Values In My Life

    equipment will help them with mobility. Therefore, I need to respect their cultural beliefs, but at the same time, educate and train the client on least restrictive mobility device such as cane (which may not be viewed as devastating). The exposure to diverse religious background has helped me to understand the significance of the religious beliefs on daily routines and occupations. I worked with an elderly Muslim client post hip replacement surgery. He was admitted for a repeated dislocation…

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  • Cause Of Osteolysis

    A minor fall on the right hip caused the head of the femur to deteriorate, and the right leg was reported to be 5 cm shorter than the left leg. A biopsy was taken and two weeks later a prosthetic hip replacement was performed. The biopsy revealed an increased amount of osteoclasts which are bone cells that no longer secrete extracellular matrix. The six month follow-up there was no sign of returning Gorham’s disease. The second case was reported in 1972 when a 70-year-old woman complained about…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Technology Overload

    For years theologians have argued that technology is leading to an overload of man’s mind; many people focus so much on their studies that they leave one of man’s most luxurious past-times: leisure. “The root problem, he claims, is that the culture has lost the practice of leisure. On the face of it, then, Pieper appears to be worrying that people are in danger of working themselves into a workaholic frenzy and at risk of losing their weekends, vacation and rerecreation time” (No Time to Think,…

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  • How Do Robots Affect Society

    Technology has advanced so much over the years and is only going to continue to advance as humans gain more knowledge and skills. The invention of technology has provided us with so many benefits such as the advancement in health care, leisure products, eco friendly vehicles, etc. However, technology also has some negatives as it pollutes our earth and has become a big influence in our society today. Recently a popular topic in the news has been the advancement in robots. Hopefully the…

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  • Case Study: Preventative Planned Maintenance

    if we need to put in place a more intrusive plan as to deal with an aging lift. A full condition report and recommendations will be carried out as soon as we have the lift in a working order. I feel that ESH have taken all reasonable steps to adequately ensure the lift is maintained to the expected standard and cannot be held responsible for parts failures or breakdowns. The two parts that have cause the bulk of the breakdowns and that can take up to 7 days to deliver replacements were…

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  • Alone Together The Robotic Moment Analysis

    Sheffield, argues that robots might be beneficial but it can get to a point where they replace human contact, so we must be mindful. On the other hand, Judith Newman, a mother of an autistic child, in her article To Siri, With Love: How One Boy with Autism Became BFF with Apple’s Siri, this article creates controversy on how robots can actually be favorable for people who suffer from difficulties in social interactions. IN Robbie Brown’s article we can also see the same idea of how a robot can…

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  • Reflection On Hip Arthroplasty

    Caring for patients who have received a hip arthroplasty, requires some specific and unique nursing considerations and care. While it is an elective surgery, many patients opt to get it to decrease pain due to osteoarthritis and to increase mobility. Each patient will have different perioperative experiences, and as a nurse it is important to be able to know the interventions and what to consider to make their overall experience as positive as possible. Trigger Event My first week of clinical,…

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  • Bureaucracy Of Goodwill Case Study

    There are many different types of bureaucracies in America that focus on the betterment of the workplace. When looking into a efficient, well running bureaucracy it is important to look at the hierarchical levels, division of labor, written rules, written communications, and replaceability within the workplace. People who depend on a bureaucracy to make a living, must follow the structure set upon them when working. This paper is on the set bureaucracy of Goodwill and how a person must make…

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