Many factors played a role in bringing about the depression; however, the main cause for the Great Depression was the combination of the greatly unequal distribution of wealth throughout the 1920 's and 30 's, and the extensive stock market speculation that took place during the 1930 's. These were not only the factors of the great depression, structural weaknesses and the fact that most of the other countries were affected just kept the depression going were also played a part. The resulting period ranked as the longest and worst period of high unemployment and low business activity in modern times. The Great Depression was the worst economic slump ever in U.S. history, and one that spread to the entire industrialized world. Banks, stores, and factories were closed and left millions of Americans jobless, homeless, and penniless.
Journal 4 Summary End of life issues can impact the older adult in numerous different ways. Illuminating meaning is something than an older adult can spend a great deal of time doing. Often times an older adult near the end of their life spends a lot time pondering what the meaning of life is and whether or not they will be remembered when they pass on. Grandparents will reflect on what they taught their children or grandchildren and also whether they left their mark in the world in other ways. As a nurse, it is my job to help with this thought process and converse with my client about their life.
1.5 Research Objectives 1) To evaluate the design guideline of the Senior Outdoor Survey (SOS). 2) To establish a set of compact guideline which is the most beneficial to the elderly based on the SOS’s items. 2.0 LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1 Introduction According to Cooper Marcus, C (2007), it is important to recognize that “healing” is not synonymous with “cure”. A garden cannot mend a broken leg or cure cancer, but it can do the following: • Facilitate stress reduction which helps the body reach a more balanced state. • Help a patient summon up their own inner healing resources • Help a patient come to terms with an incurable medical condition • Provide a setting where staff can conduct physical therapy, horticultural therapy, etc.
"I will remember that there is art to medicine as well as science, and that warmth, sympathy and understanding may outweigh the surgeon 's knife or the chemist 's drug" (Lasagna, 1964). When one begins medical school, it is easy to forget the purpose of all the biochemical and biological theory. In medical school, one spends years learning about the biological functioning of the human body and this can make some people immune to the fact that they will someday be treating real frightened people in a state of despair, illness or other state. This module has helped me along the path of becoming emotionally intelligent and ready for the workplace. I have learned a lot, although if someone were to ask me to specify what exactly I have gained
If we let the patients know that they can fulfil their dream after their conditions get better, they will have the willpower to continue their treatment. Furthermore, they will open up and reconnect with people. I had learnt a lot from Patch Adam. It delivers the message of patient-centered approach which is important to the practice of pharmaceutical care and to me. As a future care provider, I will put patient as my first concern and spend time with patients, talk to them patiently to improve their quality of life.
In other words, where a tiny minority have all the money. The features of rich or developed countries for example, is the presence of a middle class, but, recently we have seen even the western countries are gradually losing their middle class, hence the increasing number of riot and clashes. In a society, poverty is a very harmful factor that can destabilize the entire country. Hence, there will be lack of intelligentsia and educated intellectuals to run the country and therefore poverty issue will remain (Poverties, 2011). Besides that, poverty can also cause high infant mortality and annual death rate, increase crime rate since people turn desperate to survive in the face of poverty and
I think teaching is an essential part of nursing because you find ways of somehow passing on essential knowledge needed by your patients in order to treat, ease, prevent and manage certain disease processes. I’ve been told by various patients and healthcare professionals that I have a special quality of nursing care that I deliver to my patients. What is meant by this statement, is that I really surpass the basic, ideal role of being just a nurse, as I ensure my patients received a holistic approach of care. For instance, I use a gentile tone when speaking to my patients, I love to use gesture like a therapeutic touch in appropriate
Apart from clinical skills, you must be able to withheld private medical information of a patient when it involves a complicated diagnosis. Also, you must be friendly with your patients and have the ability to cheer them up to reduce the gloomy atmosphere in the room. How you interact with patients is a key skill that the senior staff will monitor in your work. Nursing is an honorable and a critical profession where you get a chance to give back to the society. If you are passionate about helping others and want to spend your life serving others, then nursing is the right profession for you.
3. HEALTH PROMOTION CONCEPT Introduction Health care focused on the treatment model for services rendered however this has changed to finding the root cause of disease and what enhances good health and wellness. Health promotion as defined by the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion, 1986. Is “the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health”’. The change in life style and behaviours can only occur when nurses help the individuals, families and communities to see reasons why certain behaviours are inimical to healthy life.
But, people with low income usually don’t have a medical insurance covered by their employers. 2. Health Care is a Merit Good / Health care has positive externalities: in a country with many privatized hospitals, the consumption or usage of medical service is lower than the optimum consumption. So medical market fails due to under-consumption of medical services. So governments should intervene and support the health care.