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Balancing Patient Confidentiality and Other Ethical Principles

This paper outlines a dilemma that arises when a patient requests secrecy upon revealing physical abuse to a student nurse. There...

Congestive Heart Failure, A Case Study

This research paper describes a patient with congestive heart failure, giving a case study overview of nursing care. Six pages in ...

Increasing the Quality of Care in Nursing

This 16 page paper outlines the elements that need to change for improving quality of nursing care. This paper explains that the p...

Theory Utilization, Betty Neuman

This research paper describes how an advanced practice nurse used Neuman's systems model and assessment tool to aid in developing ...

Critical Modality of Humor

In three pages this research paper discusses how humor can be a modality that assists nurses in patient care as well as self care....

Dorothea Orem and Florence Nightingale on Nursing Theories, Beliefs, and Values

prepared for this role" (McKenna, 1997, p. 87). Perhaps most significant of all was Florence Nightingales belief that env...

Nursing Diabetes Patient Education Internet Websites

on diabetes into categories and addresses these topics on separate web pages, as does the first site. The homepage explains that t...

Community and Patient Nursing Care and Meningococcal Meningitis

the disease as well as around the prevention of the spread of the causative organism to other individuals that come into contact w...

Article on Bypass Surgery Critiqued

which resulted in 47 practices taking part and two of these having two patients. The sample : 98 (75 male) consecutive patients w...

Kolcaba and Holistic Care

reporting. Lukas (2004) outlines the problems associated with pain well by pointing out that the potential for postoperative pain ...

Nursing and Teaching Patients

also as a result of the environment in which they are cared for, where smoking is banned. Teaching patients may be seen as a funct...

Reviews of 8 Diabetes Education Articles

only one group, no control group. Group exposed to treatment and then measure (Creswell, 2003). Measured participants blood gluco...

Geriatric Care Quality

balance these too opposing criteria. Empowering care aids the geriatric patients in overcoming learned helplessness, as they take ...

Nursing at the End of Life

by the caring physical presence of this nurse in her last remaining hours. However, the way in which this case turned out saw the ...

Treatment and Jehovah's Witnesses, An Ethical Dilemma

This paper pertains to an ethical dilemma faced by hospital nurses caring for patients who are Jehovah's Witnesses. Adherent of th...

A Review: Bae (2011)

This research paper presents a review of the research conducted by Bae (2011). This study consists of a systematic review of empir...

Addressing Ageism in Nursing

This paper considers how nurses can become an agent of change in regard to ageism, the myths surrounding it, and the care of older...

Decreasing Re-Hospitalization in CHF Patients

This research paper pertains to a proposal for a capstone project in which telemonitoring and skilled nursing visits are utilized ...

Nursing Home Care for Dementia Patients: Speaker Notes:

This paper consists of the speaker notes for a PowerPoint presentation that pertains to the a student's volunteer experience. The ...

Stem Cell Research and Essentials VIII

This paper reviews the important criteria of Essentials VIII professionalism and discusses how they apply to nurses working with p...

Skills Needed by a Forensic Nurse

McAndrew, 2006). With communication skills there are includes skills of listening as well as tact as essential to facilitate effec...

Nursing Case Mgmt./Asthma

this condition. If the student does not have asthma, the student may feel motivated to help this population because of he/she rea...

Rural & Remote Nursing in Australia

seek the same health goals for clients as in mainstream nursing, nurses in remote locations often cope with problems and obstacles...

Concept Mapping Versus Care Plans/A Proposed Study

the fever? Was it related to an infection in the surgical wound? Was the patient developing atelectasis and pneumonia? Or, was the...

Implementing Care Following Leininger’s Theory

meals to all Orthodox Jewish patients should be investigated by hospital administrators if they are not already in place. Furtherm...

Roy’s Adaptation Model & Cardiac Care

As described by Araich (2001), four nursing strategies effectively summarize how a critical care nurse can use the RAM to aid a ca...

Patient’s Possessions & Cultural Competency

arts, beliefs, values, customs, lifeways and all other products of human work and thought..." (Purnell, 2005, p. 7). It is the eth...

The Impacts of the Level of Nursing Education on Patient Reported Outcomes

of the hospital nursing staff could be nurses with a bachelors degree or higher and that this can have an impact on patient outcom...

Learning to Care for Children/A Study Critique

critique of this study will both summarize and analyze the various sections of Coetzees article, which describes this research, a...

Australia Focus on Breast Cancer

carcinoma in situ (DCIS). This is also known as "intraductal carcinoma or non-invasive breast cancer" (Breast Cancer, 2004; p. PG...