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Terminal Condition and Informing Patients 2

Acquiescing to the constraints imposed by organizational and professional structure does not mean that the nurse has no alternativ...

Neonatal Circumcision and Pain Management and Assessment

still exists as to the necessity and long-term benefits of circumcision. Virtually all agree that if circumcision is to be done, ...

Nursing Reflections

biochemistry. I recognized the wonder of chemistry, but what I failed to recognize at the time was the solid practice it gave me ...

Annotated Bibliography on Patient Restraint

physical restraints. The authors own views combined with the findings of current literature reveal that the use of physical restr...

Patient Stress Reduction According to Theories King, Johnson, and Neuman

on education and prevention, and on how individual and social systems work together in the "society" of the health care industry. ...

Patient Welfare, Health, and the Family Nurse Practitioner

so often work today. The first issue which will be discussed for the purposes of this paper is that of environment. This...

Nursing Home Management Interview Summary

every 30 minutes for protection, safety and placement. This was a two-part citation in that there is no evidence that staff...

Professional Dilemmas and Nursing Ethics

decisions. It is through our status as health care professionals that such a role is not only valued but critical. Nursing...

Alcoholic Patients and Nursing

abuse despite interpersonal problems or social caused brought about by drinking (Dawson, 2000). Repeated drinking of alcohol on da...

Acute Renal Failure and Dialysis Patients, Nutrition, and Nursing

infinitely more to the aspect of nursing than administering medicine; in fact, the myriad components that ultimately comprise the ...

Confidentiality Issues and Nursing Ethics

he could use public transportation to visit his parents nearby town. In short, the argument that Mr. Paul depends on his dr...

Healing Wounds and the Role of Nutrition

placement of polyvinyl alcohol sponges into subcutaneous pockets" (p. 7). Each of the rats were "given a nutritional solution con...

Chronic Pain Management and Nursing Philosophy

stronger. The authors make no comment on whether any of the individuals were concerned about becoming dependent on their pa...

The Terminal Patient: A Case Study

paradigm but without the fantasy that acceptance is the ultimate outcome. In treating this patient, a student writing on the subje...

Patient Outcome and Defining the Contribution of Nursing

authors have explored the importance of the holistic approach in positively impacting patient outcome. As early as the 1970s rese...

Nursing Diagnoses After Surgery

indwelling foley and compression boot. Her dressing is dry and intact. She was discharged with Percocet 5mg q6. Analysis and Out...

Communication and Palliative Care

the patient prior to his death. The nurse clearly felt the need to encourage the family to stay and spend as much time as possibl...

Nursing Injuries' Problem Resolution

provided. A nurse who has back pain will likely reduce the care he or she could otherwise administer. When people have back or m...

Patient Care Impact of the Shortage in Nursing

* Time over Money - Employees today seek more personal time versus financial compensation. * Professional versus Personal Role - ...

Nursing Dilemma Represented by The English Patient

and two other men beside her patient, she becomes drawn to the patient, though not in a romantic way. She devotes nearly her entir...

Patient Care Perception and Nurse Uniform Color

that make use of color, but even these efforts have not typically met with good response by patients or hospital administrators (S...

Issues of Managed Care and Patient Rights

and more nurses are standing at the front lines of managed care, acting somewhat as liaison between the patient and managed care o...

Nursing Home Industry and Patient Care Costs Determination

In six pages this research paper examines the nursing home industry and considers the increasing costs of patient care due to an e...

Continuing Education for the Healthcare Professional

Continuing education is a universal requirement for professionals in the healthcare industry. This paper presents a lesson plan on...

Hospice Care, Dying, and Death

In three pages a nursing perspective is applied to a hospice program that deals with terminal patients through investigative resea...

Terminal Illness and Counseling

In fifteen pages this research paper discusses how psychologists, clerics, physicians and nurses can counsel patients who are term...

Withholding Treatment and Ethical Issues Pertaining to Nursing

In four pages this paper examines the ethics of withholding treatment in the form of hydration and nutrition from patients who are...

Assisted Suicide, Ethics, and Nursing

way, before his mind too, was gone." As a nurse, this presented me with what I felt were two conflicting goals. On the one hand, ...

Quality in Health Care and the Effects of Agency Nurses

In seventeen pages this research paper examines the U.S. system of health care in terms of the empirical studies that indicate the...

AIDS Patients and Nursing

In five pages this paper discusses issues relating to patients with AIDS and nurses. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography...