Essays Tagged: "Patient"

Anorexia Treatment.

rexia Nervosa, suicide. In definition it's the deliberate self-starvation with intense weight loss. Patients have a persistent fear of gaining weight, they refuse to eat, their always on a diet, alway ... why isn't this mental illness being taken more seriously? I want to know why the treatment of these patients aren't adequate nor effective the majority of the times, how they are expected to pay for i ...

(4 pages) 50 0 0.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Business Ethics surrounding doctor office visits. More than half of all patients spend at least twenty minutes in the waiting room before seing the doctor.

During an average doctor visit, more than half of all patients spend at least twenty minutes in the waiting room and another fifteen minutes (or more) in ... minutes (or more) in the exam room before seeing the doctor. When waiting times are too long, some patients may expect the doctor to reimburse them for their time, or at the very least, not expect th ... s office-waiting times. It is sometimes hard to estimate how much time a doctor will need with each patient. Often, patients can be seen in just a few minutes, but other patients may have complicated ...

(5 pages) 58 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Anthropology Student

tarragon butter, galantine of rabbit with foie gras, oxtail in red wine, and apple tartelletes. The patient had this rich meal and complained of "liver upset" (crise de foie). Why a liver ache? I alwa ... ce. I gained practical experience assisting him and his staff perform various procedures in his out-patient center. This exposure increased my admiration for the restorative, technological, and artist ...

(3 pages) 55 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

34 Ways to Make Your Clinic More Productive

succeed within the parameters set by today's health care system. Cost reduction, revenue analysis, patient throughput, coding measurement, and productivity improvement are not tasks to be performed o ... erform. These could (and should) include answering telephones, collecting cash and co-payments from patients, and directing patients to other functions within the clinic. More important from the patie ...

(11 pages) 99 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Awakenings (How does the movie Awakenings make you realize how much you take for granted?)

In the movie Awakenings, a psychiatrist takes an interest in the patients that are in a statue-esque state. After much research and experimentation, he concludes tha ... cks the transmissions, and thereby limiting it, and increases Copamine in the synaptic gap.When the patients "awoke", they almost acted as an adult newborn. Every little detail that we took for grante ... aking and freedoms, they were entranced and obsessed with. It was difficult for some of the treated patients to cope with the realization that they have been "asleep" for 30 some years, time must have ...

(2 pages) 32 0 4.3 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Archibald Garrod

with one of the Mendelian geneticists, when he noted that certain diseases he encountered among his patients seemed to be more prevalent in particular families. By examining several generations of the ... he affected families. Garrod investigated this ordeal in greater detail. In alkaptonuria the patients produced urine that contained mogentisic acid (alkapton). This substance oxidized rapidly w ...

(1 pages) 2580 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The aims and objectives of this assignment are to select a patient that I have cared for with complex health care needs and identify one aspect of patient education he/she requires

rement of the Nursing and Midwifery Code of Professional Practice (2002).Mrs X is a newly diagnosed patient with non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma who is still coming to terms with her illness and has been admit ... ore I could identify any aspect of learning for Mrs X I needed to complete a thorough assessment. A patient assessment according to Basford and Slevin (1995) is a carefully thought out approach to gat ...

(5 pages) 134 1 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Analysis of Pain Using Conceptual Models by Keena Rossyion

oblems that people face today. The medical community is viewed as having limited success in helping patients deal with pain (Hart, 2003).Pain is a personal experience that is unique to each individual ... n (Hart, 2003).Pain is a personal experience that is unique to each individual experiencing it. The patient, not the clinician, is the authority on their pain and self-report is the most reliable indi ...

(12 pages) 203 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Canterbury Tales: Doctor Summary

like this pilgrim; he mentions how the doctor is corrupt- he and his friends make money off of the patients "žg not very religious because he does not read the Bible I would cast Peter Gallagher ... to portray my character. In House on Haunted Hill he played a similar role as a doctor that brought patients into the household on the pretense that they were there for an insomnia study. He was portr ...

(2 pages) 6317 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


the deep end. His first experiment at his new job was working with Leonard Lowe who was a catatonic patient. He gave Leonard a new drug that had just come out on the market. It was called L-Dopa. This ... called L-Dopa. This drug started to have an effect on Leonard, so he decided to try it on the other patients. This was probably a bad idea as not all the patients had something to look forward too in ...

(2 pages) 1370 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


ys it all in what it is called. This argument calls for the dying person right to choose. The dying patient should be free to choose if he wants to take part in euthanasia or not to take part to his p ... t either. This argument looks at the fact that the doctor can not make the judgement that the dying patient is hopeless. There have been cases that the patient was claimed hopeless and some how surviv ...

(1 pages) 1283 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Buzzing and Beeping Javier Aleman Section 21336 March 1, 2002

nt at Del Sol Medical Center almost lulls me to sleep, but the buzzing and beeping from machines in patient's rooms and constant sound of voices keep me awake on this Wednesday, February 20,2002. In f ... "Okay Adrian, what exactly do you do all day?" I ask. "I pretty much spend all day taking x-rays of patients and working with doctors." Adrian adds that it also depends on how busy it is. Sometimes, h ...

(7 pages) 1052 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Air Force Academy Hospital Management Working for over four years

n for about three years now. The Support Squadron consists of all administration duties to include: patient registration, medical records, and quality assurance. The Support Squadron also consists of ... iented and tasked. Personnel working in these services are usually the first and primary contact to patients. When patients make appointments, get their records, or check out of the hospital, their po ...

(17 pages) 1584 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

What I can offer the Nursing Profession

out to do just that. I have come to the realization that having a nurse willing to educate and be a patient advocate makes the best registered nurse. I have also learned that it is not in the best int ... ate makes the best registered nurse. I have also learned that it is not in the best interest of the patient to be shunned by healthcare professionals for "asking too many questions." After ten ...

(1 pages) 32 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Betty Ford Center

cations and special services. Not only is it a huge cost to pay back but the required deposit for inpatient care is $5,000. There are many people who have let their addiction control their life, meani ... ery person, not just the wealthy. I do like that one family member's treatment is included in the inpatient treatment costs. Three things I learned about patient care programs are that they are ...

(2 pages) 1210 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Advanced Practice in Nursing reflect on how the course has enabled and facilitated their professional development.

most all included in our course contents and also, these contents seem to be based on experience by patients and needs to extend the practical theoretical and the research skill. Go through the variet ... rean & Fadwa,2006; Linda, 1995). In the future, as an ANP, we not only are able to take care of patients as an expert in the clinic but also act as a nursing educator, a model for the novice nurse ...

(5 pages) 158 0 4.7 May/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Advanced nursing practices

ir numerous responsibilities in a tight schedule. For the paper we will discuss a hospital based outpatient pain management center located in a large metropolitan area that receives on the average 100 ... nts are trying to train nurses to have collaborating skill. This can help them to organize what the patient needs exactly. For instance, to coordinate discharge planning with patients, physicians, car ...

(8 pages) 137 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Advocacy Focused Interview in Clinical Setting

was living in a mobile home with her 27-year-old boyfriend whom she had met 9 months ago. Both the patient and her partner were considering giving the baby up for adoption due to financial strain and ... h and says that she has become increasingly clumsy during her pregnancy.We’ve begun asking our patients about abuse at our facility: Within the past year, or since you have been pregnant, have yo ...

(3 pages) 16 0 4.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Animal-Assisted Therapy

rehabilitation centers, psychiatric institutions and some others. Pets are usually used to help the patient to inmate in correctional facilities and gain sympathy. For example, autistic children can s ... ce of his/her profession" (Delta Society, 2005).The main aim of AAT is to reach improvements in the patient's emotional, social and physical functioning, thinking and intellectual skills. AAT can be p ...

(3 pages) 8 0 0.0 May/2011

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Pain Assessment Tool for Postoperative Pain-week 8

tidimensionality (Flaherty 1996). Nevertheless, one of its major weaknesses is that it requires the patient and requires up to 30 minutes to complete (McGuire 1988, Flaherty 1996). As with any attempt ... . As with any attempt of measuring the subjective experience through words, but it is possible that patients may not understand the description of pain (Flaherty 1996). Since the development of more t ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jan/2014

Subjects: Science Essays