Essays Tagged: "Emergency department"

This essay describes in depth first-aid and the branches of it. If sources are needed email me.

First Aid, emergency care for a victim of sudden illness or injury until more skillful medical treatment is ava ... upon a victim's needs and the provider's level of knowledge and skill. Knowing what not to do in an emergency is as important as knowing what to do. Improperly moving a person with a neck injury, for ... States phone books. If the number is unavailable, the provider should call a physician or hospital emergency department. If possible, the provider should try to identify the poison, either by questio ...

(5 pages) 37 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Client Study Based on Critical Incident

em. Then discussion into such a critical incident experienced by a student nurse in an accident and emergency department. Looking into the importance of infection control in line with the incident and ... ts in an overwhelming sense of vulnerability or loss of control." (Solomon),"Any situation faced by emergency service personnel that causes them to experience unusually strong emotional reactions whic ...

(19 pages) 736 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Latest Technological Advancements in HealthCare Industry

l messages with other providers' outstanding implementation and support teams.2) HEALTHMATICSTM ED (Emergency Department):A4 HEALTH SYSTEMSTM is committed to promoting community-based healthcare via c ... prehensive information software and services for integrated delivery networks, community hospitals, emergency departments, academic medical centres and physician practices throughout the United States ...

(11 pages) 921 0 4.1 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

The Anthropology Student

e.To confirm that medicine is the best way for me to help others, I assisted a research team in the Emergency Room at University Medical Center (UMC). This experience brought me in direct contact with ...

(3 pages) 55 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Case Study: Closer Look at a Medication Regimen

toryNB is a 40 year old, 5 foot 7 inch, 148 lbs (67kg) African American female admitted through the emergency department (ED) with loss of consciousness, possibly related to a drug overdose. Subsequen ...

(14 pages) 110 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The day and life of an er doctor

sually walks into work Saturday evening immediately being informed of what would soon arrive in the emergency room. She had no more than a few minutes to prepare herself for a suicidal drug-hungry cra ... like an uninviting scenario to many, Dr. Susan Sabatier hasn't the slightest problem with it. "The emergency room is the only place that fulfills my desire for extreme spontaneity and disorder," she ...

(5 pages) 33 0 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

IMS - Hospital Information Support System (HISS)

l data concurrently so users can exchange & manage the medical treatment, hospitalization & emergency in just 1 pg on the monitor screen- adapts easily to changes & supports credit card, f ... onitoring of staffing levels & nurses' workloads in response to patient needs.5) Accident & Emergency - The A & E system performs a wide variety of functions, including : tracking patients ...

(8 pages) 277 1 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Case study for Dementia

aid at the time. An ambulance took him to the Victoria Hospital in Halifax where he was seen in the Emergency Department by the attending emergency care physician. Mr. Springfield was admitted to an a ...

(3 pages) 81 0 3.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Speech about SARS disease

included fatigue, headache, chills, and sweating. A few days later, he had diarrhea and went to the emergency department of the nearest hospital. A fever of 100.7 degrees F was recorded, but no diagno ...

(3 pages) 33 1 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Changing Perspectives Create Awakenings

magery in his language, whereas Keith D Edwards in his online medical journal article "Death in the emergency department: a not so absolutely ordinary rainbow", uses the metaphor of a 'Ned Kelly suit ... perspectives, that is the awakening; seems futile for Keith D Edwards in his article "Death in the emergency department: a not so absolutely ordinary rainbow". Edwards uses the metaphor of a 'Ned Kel ...

(5 pages) 56 0 4.1 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Manic Monday

h. My mother helped me out of the bed, dressed me in loose clothing,and worriedly carried me to the emergency room. When I arrived at the emergency room I was overcome with fear. All I could hear was ... noises. The doctor ran some test and came to the conclusion that I had appendicitis and would need emergency surgery. The nurse immediately began prepping me for surgery. I felt what seemed like hund ...

(2 pages) 742 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Patients' Dignity and the Effects of Nursing Care

atient's physical needs as the only aspect requiring care. The fast-paced focus and limited time in emergency department make it difficult to attend to the holistic needs of the patient. Physical barr ... p to increase, indicating possible loss of dignity.Model CaseMr. T., a 90 year old man presented to emergency department (ED) accompanied by his wife. He reported feeling progressively weaker over the ...

(12 pages) 237 0 3.7 Apr/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Ketorolac Versus Opioids For Renal Colic

SC 527IntroductionPain has been reported as the most common complaint of patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) (Karwowski et al., 2006). Studies have shown that pain is often insufficie ... d by renal colic. Lack of a set ideal analgesic for renal colic leads to the following question: In emergency department patients with renal colic, is ketorolac more effective in treating pain and avo ...

(16 pages) 41 1 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

History Taking Strategies

of these figures, 50,000 die, 225,000 are hospitalized and 1.1 million are treated and related from emergency rooms each year. TBI in children ages 0-14 result in 2,685 deaths, 37,000 hospitalizations ...

(5 pages) 27 0 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Ethics Case Study

th the ethical issues and principles.The case study discussed an 8-month old child brought into the emergency department by the mother due to inconsolable crying. It was reported that the child had be ...

(5 pages) 201 0 5.0 May/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Care Plan Essay

This is a case study of Sarah, a 39 year old female who presented at the emergency department with her husband, who is worried about her recent behaviour. She is showing cla ...

(9 pages) 163 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Analyzing Messages

iven as a means of communicatory feedback. First Message Marisa, an office coordinator within the Emergency Department, sent me an e-mail two weeks ago in search of a meeting room. It read: "Would y ...

(6 pages) 69 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Domestic Violence Intervention for Women Visiting Accident & Emergency Departments in UK

Domestic Violence Intervention for Women Visiting Accident & Emergency Departments in UKIntroductionThe emergency department can be said to be the portal of entr ... Sklar, 19-96; Koziol-McLain & Campbell, 20-101). In the UK, it is estimated that 17-25% of all emergency visits resulted from domestic violence and 37% of injuries were as a result of domestic vi ... ; Davey, 20-100; Ellis, 19-99). Further data in the UK estimated that 18% to 25% of women attending emergency departments and 23% of women attending their antenatal checks were victims of domestic vio ...

(29 pages) 20 0 0.0 Jun/2011

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

SWOT Analysis

e first started is by collecting data of zip codes of patients that are most frequently seen in the emergency department for asthma/difficulty of breathing. The outreach will be provided to local chur ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Pain Assessment Tool for Postoperative Pain-week 12

ents and their doctors have used VAS rated pain patients and upon arrival at the discharge from the emergency department. It was found that physicians gave significantly lower ratings than the patient ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jun/2013

Subjects: Science Essays