Laboratory testing for known causes of brain calcifications came back negative; thus the patient was diagnosed with Fahr’s disease, a condition that was diagnosed in her younger sibling two years previously. As there is no cure for the condition, the patient received physiotherapy, speech and language therapy, and her diabetic control was optimised prior to discharge from hospital; she made mild improvement in her symptoms. Fahr’s disease is a condition characterised by an idiopathic bilateral basal ganglia calcification. It is a rare disease with prevelance believed to be less than one in a million; most often an autosomal dominant in nature. It can
There they met with the school’s director, and he told them to meet with Anne Sullivan. Anne Sullivan was an American teacher. She was also a 20 year old graduate from the Perkins Institute for the Blind. When Anne was 5 she got a disease called Trachoma, which left her blind. Anne went through many surgeries before her eyesight was partially restored.
After 2 hours of driving, we arrived to the hospital, the doctors told us that she has suffered from severe dehydration and as a results her kidney failed and she might need to be on a dialysis machine. My eyes were filled with tears to know that the absence of the basic medical services in the village was going
October 2003, my family was stuck with tragedy. Chloe my little sister started to become ill, she started out with acute symptoms such as pyrexia, rash, hemiplegia, and arthralgia. After two trips to her Primary Care Physician they just continued to claim she had the flu. After a month of her symptoms developing and becoming worse a trip to Miner Medical Center was the only answer. Only being there for about an hour she was transported via life flight to Children’s Hospital in Pittsburg.
Not being pregnant, I was sick and I barely could get out of bed. This put such a strain on my marriage we divorced. I had four children under the ages of ten to support and raise. My youngest was not in school yet and I went to college. I became very ill and was put into the hospital.
This essay explains a critical incident that occurred on the pediatric emergency room, on my first week on the unit as a nurse technician, the incident relates to pediatric patients that range from three days old to fifteen years of age. The patient that fell during the fall was six- year old patient that had a increase of drowsy from pharmological treatment, which caused an increased risk for falls. In the Emergency department falls happen due to stretcher side rails up not being up while transporting or leaving patients unattended. As a nurse technician in the pediatric emergency department, I feel it is imperative to ensure patient safety. The age groups that are being seen pose an increase for falls.
In hopes of understanding their reasoning I signed up for AP psychology at school and it has been a truly wonderful experience, each topic is so fascinating and I wish I could go in more depth on each topic as we have to move quite quickly. The subject holds such a variety of topics all which open many doors for me to get in the heads of those I love and understand their reasoning for their actions and thoughts. This has led me to want to major in psychology so I can further my knowledge and gain more tools to help those I love and others. As in my head being happy is easy and life makes sense, and but in others minds it’s a trap they want to escape and happiness seems out of reach. So I hope to find solutions and spread my happiness in the small things but also say its okay to be sad because that’s what makes us human.
I have had years of therapy to where I believe that working with this population will affect me negatively. Granted anything could trigger that trauma that I experienced, but I believe that the tools I was given in therapy can help me overcome any negative emotions or actions. My goal is to provide justice and the tools to heal to children who have experienced the
She also didn’t have a lot of energy as kid for her age. She was constantly getting sick and always had a pain in her side. She went to the doctor’s office, but they all said it was growing pain. Later one night she was vomiting, had a high fever and her feet were purple. Her parents rushed her to the Emergency room later finding out the she need to get her appendix out or so they thought.
When she was nine years old her parents adopted a 14-year-old foster girl. This changed my mom’s world as she started being abused both physically and emotional by this girl, which went on for over four years. When asked about when the abuse started my mom said, “I had no concept of abuse before this happened, it shattered my safe little world”. My mom hide the abuse from her family and friends as she felt that her parents were trying to do good thing for this girl and she did not want take that away from them. However, after about seven months the abused escalated to a point that my mother could no longer hide it and she was sent to live with her Aunt for four months until the social worker felt it was safe for my mother to come home again.
My mother and I started noticing that she was having trouble walking, seeing and she was throwing up. My mom decided to take her to the doctor, and he suggested to have her get an MRI. Today we got phone call from our doctor stating that she had cancer. I was in complete denial, until I realized that I had I stay strong for my best friend and help her through this tough moment in her life. Riley is the spitting image of me.
I have recently interviewed my grandmother, she is the mother of my father her name is Ngawiki Cooper. I asked her what was the first thing that she noticed differently about herself? She responded, Well i was 69 years old when i first notice a change in my breast, then I was advised to by my partner to go to the next screening, and it wasn 't until my breast got very painful till i took his advice, by that time i was 70 years old and i was too late the cancer had already speared into both my breast. I then asked her why she didn 't get her screening earlier when she first notices difference in her breast, and why didn 't she take her partner 's advice when it was he asked her? She replied, Because i didn 't think it was as serious as it ended up to be, I 'm old i get different kinds of pain throughout my whole body and unfortunately i class the pain in my breast as a passing pain where i thought i would never get it
My family was going through a tough time, all they wanted were answers. All that night I had to drink a drink the doctor’s gave me to get ready for surgery that early morning. What? Another surgery my incision wasn’t close to healing before they opened me back up. The morning of the surgery came, and the doctor came in my room told my family if you guys would have brought her in any later then yesterday Ms. Jessica would have died.