Urinary tract infection

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  • Nursing Profession: A Nursing Case Study

    associated urinary tract infections and surgical site infections. In this study the nurses had on average 5.7 patients and over one-third of the nurses reported he or she had job related burnout. Additionally, for every one thousand patients sixteen patients got some type of infection while at the hospital. Furthermore, this study concluded by increasing a nurse’s patient load by one patient the risk for these patients getting a catheter associated urinary tract infection or a surgical site…

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  • Non-Emergency Patient Transport: A Case Study

    Non-Emergency Patient Transport (NEPT) evolved from an identified need in the Victorian health care system in the late 1990’s when there was a major reform of the (then) Metropolitan Ambulance Service. The main reason for the reform was that many patients were being delayed in their appointments, as ambulances were being redirected to emergency cases. During the early years of the new century, many lobbied for change, as the service was unregulated. In October 2003 the State Parliament passed…

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  • Mario F Pedero Case Study

    male visited his physician complaining of painful bumps and soars on his leg. The patient was diagnosed with HIV + 5 years ago. Due to his diagnosis, cutaneous disorders may manifest from the condition itself, or it can lead to opportunistic infections or infections that are more extensive than normal. The patient was sent to the emergency room were the physical examination revealed skin redness, papule lesions, and central ulcerations present on his left leg. A fever of 38.5 and general feeling…

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  • Congenital Heart Diseases Case Studies

    Poor sense of balance, coordination, and motor planning - Limited endurance to gross motor activities - Delayed protective reactions Discussion Screenings questions were addressed related to current asthma condition, unilateral renal agenesis, ear infections, ambiguous genitalia, hypospadias, GERD and G-tube feeding along with past surgical…

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  • Reducing Healthcare-Associated Infections

    Title: Reducing Healthcare-Associated Infections at TriStar Centennial Medical Center Project Summary As the title states, this project is aimed at reducing the rate of Healthcare-Associated Infections that occur at TriStar Centennial Medical Center (CMC) in Nashville, Tennessee. CMC is a 657 beds hospital CMC that has 657 beds, and covers 43 acres of land and offers services in behavioral health, women’s health, pediatric, oncology, cardiovascular, diabetic, emergency, imaging, neurology,…

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  • Carbohydrates Binding And Inhibition Study

    The carbohydrates present on the cells surface can act as a receptor for many pathogens to facilitate cell-cell adhesion through which humans can be infected, for example, mannose binds pathogenic bacteria E. coli and sialic acid binds influenza virus. Therefore, cell surface can be mimicked by preparing SAMs of carbohydrates to study and understand different types of binding and inhibition studies in vitro. SAMs of carbohydrates are also used for detecting disease biomarkers and carrying drugs.…

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  • E. Coli Bacteria

    numbers as a resident of the colon; however, it can grow outside its normal body site and cause urinary tract infections, sepsis, wound infections, and meningitis1. The most common UTI caused by E. coli is the infection of the bladder (cystitis). This makes sense because, most infections involving E. coli are endogenous, meaning the resident E. coli of the commensal microbiota established the infection when it grew outside of its natural body site. E. coli can also cause clinical disease in…

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  • E. Coli Case Study

    E. coli occurs in different forms or strains with most of these strains being very harmless. However, there are other strains that are very harmful and can cause one to be sick. Some of these strains can cause diarrhea and in most cases urinary tract infections (Ellerbe & Regen, 2012). Other health threats caused by E. coli include respiratory illnesses and pneumonia (Ellerbe & Regen, 2012). These bacteria live in the intestines of humans and animals and they are very important in supporting and…

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  • Sacramento Community Clinic Case Study

    This includes vision screening, blood pressure screening, weight evaluation, hearing screening, TB skin testing, UTI (Urinary Tract Infection) testing, STI (Sexually Transmitted Infection), pregnancy, and other services. This is a long list, but the department is more than capable of handling being able to provide all of the services. In addition to the full time nurse Barkley, there are a few other nurses…

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  • Dr. Hitzig Case Study

    When a doctor is unable to physically see and touch a patient to exam him or her the doctor is more likely to let something slip through the cracks; something that could be life changing. “To me, there are no limits on how you can use telemedicine, but of course one of the cons is that you cannot personally touch or feel the patient” (Harper). Online doctors have to rely on patients to tell the doctor what is wrong with them. For the cyberchondrias whose use google to diagnose them or the…

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