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Stroke Patients and Caring Assistance

have different concerns and worries which will need to be addressed prior to the tackling of the practical issues. The plan will...

Prescribing Nurses and the Treatment of Wounds

in which nurses had to request perceptions for certain types of dressing was a waste of time and resources, which in turn impacted...

Nursing and Chronicity

particular, resilience is also crucial because each instance is completely unique and may require a different response. In other ...

Relationship Between Psychiatric Nurse and Patient

formulation with others, testing new behaviors, integrating this learning into "new, more satisfying behavior, and then using thes...

Study on Health Status and Participation Critiqued

evaluating information (including assumptions and evidence) related to the issue, considering alternatives ... and drawing conclus...

Instructional Approaches Assessed

must have at least some knowledge of the topic of discussion beforehand, or the discussion can disintegrate into an exercise in "p...

Patient Education Assessment

to take insulin only when his blood glucose level was above the value established by his physician. The nurse laid out all ...

'Don't Call Me Sweetie!' Australia Nursing Study Reviewed

In six pages this paper examines nursing care from the perspectives of nurses and patients as reported by this Australian study. ...

7 Nursing Theory Issues

patient was in a significant amount of pain, he made jokes throughout his entire stay, as family members remained at his bedside. ...

SNF Costs and the Impact of the Shortage of Registered Nurses

of the patients in a single unit will be assigned to one RN; the other half will be assigned to another. Another will be availabl...

Nursing and Patient Dignity

the inclination is to treat the dying patient with as little emotion as possible, so as not to suffer emotionally as well, many nu...

Registered Nurse's Hospital Role

several years. Psychologically, it has been found that individuals more actively involved with their own health care often fare m...

Quitting Smoking and Hospitalized Patients Educational Obstacles

In five pages this paper examines literature regarding the nurse's role in educating hospitalized patients on smoking cessation. ...

Confused Elderly Patient Case Study

question was directed at the nurse. One of her companions noted that her daughters name is Nancy, but Nancy died three years previ...

Nursing Transcendence Relevance

In fifteen pages this research paper considers the relevance of the transcendence concept to the nursing profession and discusses ...

Concerns About Safety and the Shortage of Nurses

In five pages this paper discusses how the shortage of nurses compromises the safety of both patients and nurses alike. Six sourc...

Critical Concepts in the Hospital Environment

Decision-making, critical thinking and advocacy are all important in the modern hospital experience. This paper examines a patient...

Terminally Ill Patient, a Nurse's choice Not to Resuscitate, and the Resulting Lawsuit

In six pages this nurse's job loss is examined in terms of the reasons behind it after her failure to save a terminally ill patien...

Health Care Quality, Nursing Job Satisfaction, and a Review of a Nursing Journal Article VI

In two pages an article featured in a nursing journal is reviewed that considers the correlation between patient health care quali...

Concepts of Self Care

to the wide-ranging aspect of nursing than merely administering medicine; in fact, the myriad components that ultimately comprise ...

Patient Depression and Nursing

influential resource and is a resource in which the patient will rely. Ethics Issues In this paper the treatment of a pati...

Nurse's Role in Patient Assessments

of a unified health care organization that included both Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Brigham and Womens Hospital (BWH...

Balance of Philosophy and Nursing Values

not money" (Collings, 1997; p. 52). The sentiment was true long before the 1980 survey, and its persistence over time likely woul...

Nursing & ED Overcrowding

York found that, in the past, ambulance diversions were a seasonal event. However, more recent research finds that diversional sta...

Spiritual Nursing

information. These guidelines are also based on this researchers finding that self-care promotes the pediatric patients spiritual ...

Nursing Leadership Attributes

secretary, should leave the ward when there were fewer than three children on the unit and work a second adult unit as well. He wa...

Hand Washing Project

proven to be the principal reason for nosocomial infections, that is, infections that are acquired after hospital admittance. Impo...

Occupational Rehabilitation For A Nurse; A Case Study

workplace is a critical component of occupational rehabilitation (Morrison, 1993). In one study it was found that employees of inj...

Nursing Questions

provide effective communication, the Band Aid song "Do They Know Its Christmas" a song which led to Live Aid was effective; this w...

Jean Watson's Theory Of Human Caring & Personal Reflection

it is like the concept of paying it forward. Praying forward is that act of doing something kind or helpful for someone else, they...