Introduction Nurse is an important job in this century. In the early years of nursing, nurses take up simple roles to provide care and assisted the sick for their activities of daily living. As the development of healthcare industry advanced, nurse’s roles have expanded. Nursing as a career has evolved over the years. Nurses are taking up more expanded roles compared to last time.
DEFINITION OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disabling disease on central nervous membrane (CNS). CNS consist of brain, spinal cord and optic nerve. T cells attacks myelin and produce damaging inflammation. Nerve impulses cannot be sent properly (will be explained in section 2) This disease is a lifetime neurological disorder.
Lupus Erythematous Systemic Lupus Erythematous (SLE) is a chronicautoimmune disease occurring in the muscle and skeletal systems. If a person were to have Lupus Erythematous, his/her immune sys-tem would begin to attack itself, rather than outside invaders. As a result, tissues, organs, and nerves are harshly affected. According to the Lupus Foundation of America (2017), SLE affects more than 1.5 million Americans, mainly ranging from ages 15-44, but most commonly in young African-American women. Cause The cause of Systemic Lupus Erythematous is unknown, however there are several fac-tors that may have an effect on the symptoms and disease.
What is the medical model? This paper aims to critically examine the social model of disability, an organisation formed by disabled individuals in order for an equal and fair society for the disabled community. Every individual should feel and belong to a mainstream society which is also their human right. The social model developed after the publication of the fundamental principles of disability by the union of the physically impaired against segregation (UPIAS) in 1977. ” Disability is something imposed on top of our impairments, by the way we are unnecessary isolated and excluded from full participation in society”.(UPIAS 1975)
Tim Ferguson, Australian comedian, author, and star of the nineties comedy group the Doug Anthony All Stars, publically revealed in 2012 that he suffers from Multiple Sclerosis (MS) (Franks, 2014). He first noticed symptoms when he was around 18 years old but chose to ignore them as a temporary product of his lifestyle (Gearin, 2012). After several episodes of paralysis and numbness, also known as paresthesias (Baquis & Shenoy, 2014), on his left side (Ferguson, 2013) he was diagnosed with MS in 1995 (Franks, 2014). Mr Ferguson is one of an estimated 0.1% of the Australian population with MS and one of 46% of Autralians with MS who require some form of mobility assistance (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2013). MS is thought to be caused
In American society, if American’s do not look the same as society’s ideal image, then they are not considered normal. Those non normal American’s are treated as if they have a plague and are left on the outside always looking in. The people who have something that sets them apart from the norm, such as a disability, should not be treated differently than the people who are society’s version of normal. In “Disability” by Nancy Mairs, the problem of judging a book by its cover discusses individual examples relating to people who have a disability. Mairs’ essay discusses having a disability in a world where disability is ignored, especially by the media.
Clinical Scenario P.T. is a 25-year-old women who has been diagnosed with breast cancer with metastasis to her brain. She was recently readmitted to the hospital for pain management. She has two young daughters, who are 3 and 5. P.T. cannot care for herself, but is very aware that she will die. The nurse assists her in her daily needs: bedpan, flushing of implanted central venous access device (port), bathing, emotional support, vital signs, and pain management.
First, it is important to define what it means to be an “Advanced Practice Nurse” in the state of Indiana before we can look at the stipulations set. It is defined as a registered nurse who is currently holding: knowledge acquired from a formal, and organized institution of learning, and additionally, clinical experience, or a stated board approved equivalent.
“To this day I still remember my first encounter with multiple sclerosis. My family and I were at our lake house in Houghton Michigan. It was the morning of July third 2007; I had woken up in the bathroom, dazed and confused. Apparently I began vomiting in my sleep. My grandmother was the first to discover me in this state, and as a result, dragged me to the bathroom.
RESUME for Henry McNeal Turner Henry McNeal Turner Newberry Courthouse, South Carolina September 3, 1868 Objective: To draw America’s / legislators’ attention to the discrimination against the black race and to claim their rights of a man. • Am I a man? If so I Claim the rights of a man • Denounced the legislators who refused to seat with African American senators and representatives • Here to demand his rights and to hurl thunderbolts at the men who would dare to cross the threshold of his manhood • “fighting them with their own weapon” – constitution(?) Summary: (5)