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    REASON CHIEF COMPLAINT: Re-evaluation initiated; however, patient being discharged. S Patient has no showed for the last two weeks of speech therapy. SLP met him at his room today and he stated he did not want to do speech therapy any longer. MD was informed and he was discharged. O Inmate had just received new hearing aids and had demonstrated marked improvements in overall communication ability by just adding the hearing aids. However, staff reports and patient reports that by increasing the overall loudness, he does not tolerate wearing them for very long. Nursing was encouraged to help him put them on for a few hours in the morning, allow him to take them out and put them back on a few hours in the afternoon. He will need some…

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Patient satisfaction is one of the most important things in a hospital setting. It is important in ensuring that patients can come back to the same institution in the future. Additionally, the healthcare institutions are concerned about their reputation through the patients. Whenever patients are satisfied, they are likely to give positive reviews about a particular institution. On the other hand, when they are unsatisfied, they are likely to give negative reviews about the institution they…

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    Patient Counseling

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    Patient counseling is one of the most important responsibilities of a pharmacist, so a correct form of verbal counseling has to be chosen. In the direct/indirect form of verbal communication, the patient counseling should fall in direct form. Direct form is in which the problems or inquires are addressed straightforwardly. While counseling the patients about the medications that they are going to consume, it is essential that they clearly understand the medication and its effect. Although…

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    Pediatric Patient

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    The Growth and Development of a Pediatric Patient Reason for Hospitalization The patient presented throughout this discussion is a nine-month-old male patient of the pediatric unit. This patient was involved in a car accident in which the car he was in was at a complete stop and rear-ended by a car going 60 miles per hour. Fortunately, the mother of the infant and the infant did not receive life-threatening injuries. However, the events that followed this accident escalated quickly and…

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    Patient Advocacy

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    A patient advocate is someone who advocates for their patient’s rights. The nurse in this role protects the patient’s human and legal rights and provides assistance in asserting those rights if the need arises (Olin, 2012). An example of advocacy would be a patient who is Jehovah Witness, and his medical file says no blood transfusion. I remember watching an episode on Grey’s Anatomy, where Cristina and Leah had a trauma patient and his family did not allow their son to get the blood…

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    Patient Advocate

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    ACTION To be effective, nurses must consider themselves to be experts with the limit and obligation to impact present and future healthcare delivery system. The nursing career depends on the science of human wellbeing and the aspect of caring. It works from a structure that values all individuals in a holistic manner and looks to cultivate and propel individuals' wellbeing all through their lifespans and over all levels of society. Advocacy in Workplace Nurses as a part of a healthcare team…

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    Patient Confidentiality

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    describes confidentiality as “a duty of confidence: which arises when one person discloses information to another” (p.3). Patients depend on confidentiality amongst their physicians. A physician who offers confidentiality is likely to offer a trusting relationship with their patients. Failure to provide confidentiality may result in the loss of patients to a particular organization Additionally, patient information that ends up in the wrong hands can put patients at risk. Smith (2000) states in…

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    Patient Safety

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    Patient safety remains one of the most critical and enforced points in the healthcare system today. Patient safety can be defined as the prevention and avoidance of errors or injuries in the process of providing care. Some major patient safety problems recently found include, but are not limited to, medication errors, the spread of infection and even inaccurate documentation. Nursing is always changing and has always focused on maintaining patient safety and integrating new concepts of keeping…

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    Patient Report

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    The patient is a 48 year old female who presented to the ED via LEO under full IVC by DAYMARK. The patient reports a non-compliance with her medications and experiencing auditory hallucinations. The patient denies suicidal ideations and homicidal ideations. The patient reports depressive symptoms as:guilt, fatigue, tearfulness, anhedonia, and isolation. During the time of the assessment the patient was alert and calm. The patient reports that she has been hearing voice recently. The patient…

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    Patient Vaccination

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    new approaches for the improvement of the delivery of medical assistance to the general public. An efficient health care service requires the full participation of the people concerned. However, this ideal is usually not met. When there is weak or no established relationship between a physician and his patient, distance is created and their interactions are limited, which may hinder the development of diagnostic and therapeutic processes. Medical practitioners have found a way to bridge this…

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