In 2010, the biggest earthquake since 1770 struck Haiti, causing over 250,000 deaths and affecting at least three million people, drastically increasing the level of poverty (“Top 5 Facts about Poverty in Haiti”). The earthquake destroyed practically everything, leaving the country in ruins. The small amount of infrastructure in Haiti was destroyed, leaving the government with no way to organize and regulate life. Left without an economy, the country was impossible to save. The World Bank estimates that the earthquake caused eight million dollars in damage, leading the country further into poverty (“Top 5 Facts about Poverty in Haiti”).
The quake cost 3,000 people their lives and not only rattled the residences of San Francisco, but people from Oregon to L.A and as far inland as Nevada(history.com). The quake ran down the San Andreas fault for 296 miles.The total damage estimation is $500,000,000 and very little of that is from the earthquake directly(history.com). Much of the destruction originated from fire. Many small fires across San Francisco grew into very large fires that demolished the city. The fires obliterated 490 city blocks, a total of 25,000 buildings leaving over 250,000 homeless (eyewitnesshistory) and, websites are conflicted but estimate the loss of 450 to 3,000 lives.
However, he explains that it’s tough to change a medicine culture since the senior physicians always rank themselves higher and other lower positions rank below. Kalb explains doctors tend to refuse to follow the directions for safety and continue finishing tasks in the way they’re used to. Central-line infection is one of the major causes for fatal death, noted Kalb. Even though changes were made, that safety procedure such as washing hands is necessary, but people aren’t dedicated their time to adapt to these changes. He states that Dr. Gary Kaplan gave his staff members to report concern throughout the system even if it’s a smallest mistake.
In our interview Sissy explained to me the various ways her providers have excelled in every expectation she could ever have and then a few ways they have disappointed her. There are two voices you can express to a patient about any situation. Voice of Lifeworld and Voice of Medicine; According to the text Communication About Health: Current Issues and Perspectives, Voice of Lifeworld can be defined as “primarily concerned with health and illness as they relate to everyday experiences” (DuPré, 2016, p. 73). Voice of Lifeworld focuses on feelings rather than evidence. Those who use this voice tend to be more concerned with wanting to know how their condition affects them.
Hurricane Katrina: the Affects of National Guidance SFC Guillermo Mora U.S. Army Noncommissioned Officer Academy Master Leader Course Class# 003-18 MSG Brandy Phillip Introduction One of the deadliest hurricanes hit the city of New Orleans, Louisiana on August 29, 2005. Hurricane Katrina did a lot of damage, but its aftermath was catastrophic. Levee breaches led to eighty percent of the city to be flooded causing more than 2,000 deaths and over 100 billion dollars in damages (History.com staff, 2009). The flooding also stranded 20,000 residents in the Louisiana Superdome and thousands more on rooftops for days. Displaced residents were desperate for help and in much need of food, water and basic essentials.
There are still 705 people missing after the storm. About 80% of New Orleans was under water and the hurricane impacted about 90,000 square miles. Hurricane Katrina affected over 15 million people in different ways from losing their house and other economic sufferings ("11 Facts About Hurricane Katrina"). New Orleans is in a risk area for floods or storms since the city actually lies
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to not have a house? Or be rummaging through rubble to find your family well that 's what it was like in the Philippines when a huge earthquake hit in Bohol. When a 7.1 earthquake hits in Bohol, it is the strongest temblor to shake the area in over 23 years, it killed over 180 people and destroyed almost all the houses down to the foundation. Ports, schools and airports reported damage, and a hospital collapsed on Bohol in Loon, killing at least 18 people (BE). People react after a major destruction caused by mother nature by… Gathering supplies, evacuating to safer grounds, and when you are hurt or in need of help the Red Cross comes.
After watching the film, I noticed that there were a lot of significant moral issues, which correlates with the nursing profession. One of it is the proper way of upholding patient 's rights when it comes to medical research. As a nursing major, I am aware that it is one of my ethical responsibilities to ensure that utmost care and treatment are provided to my patient 's advocate which means that we should stand and do something when we see malpractice being done to our patients. The doctors used Vivian as a research subject, but her nurse Susie struggles to guarantee the most beneficial care and treatment is provided for her. This film depicts the significance of advocating and fighting for patients as well as their rights in order to ensure that they are receiving optimal medical treatment.
I believe that I am not confident to face it. Therefore, I would like to escape from the ward. Apart from low self-esteem, this was also a kind of irresponsibility. My school and this hospital have done a lot to arrange students in order to provide a valuable experience for us to apply our knowledge in the real situation. When I reached some unfamiliar medical terms, I have given up readily.
The era of medicine before the Civil War wasn’t beneficial. They had just started common practices and having few uneducated nurses. When entering the Civil War diseases and hygiene became a huge problem for the soldiers on the front lines since doctors had little knowledge about medicine. Amputation, Lewis Sayre, and diseases aided the construct of modern medicine from the Civil War. Amputation was a familiar use during the Civil War.
My societal responsibility once I complete my degree would be to help others be the best that they can be no matter their environment or mental situation. I plan on becoming a neurosurgeon but I really want to focus on mental health treatments. I also want to volunteer with Doctors without Borders because I enjoy travelling and helping others that do not have the opportunity for betterment either with not having enough money or not being able to reach a medical center. Over the course of history, the treatment of mental health patients has been very cruel and inhumane. Although modern standards of treatments have improved greatly, an idea that I have had would be treatment that would be a little less invasive and could be used for many different types of mental illnesses.
On October 8th of 1871, a massive fire destroyed thousands of buildings and killed approximately 300 people. About 100,000 were left homeless and the disaster summed up to about $200 million in damages. With this major issue of such high cost in property loss we must help these poor, innocent people in getting the help they rightfully deserve. In addition, we will work to save up funds to contribute to the construction of buildings of other materials than wood, which is
Hurricane Sandy Nearly 300 lives were taken when Hurricane Sandy hit the Caribbean and the East Coast of the United States. It lasted around 2 weeks wiping out houses, businesses, and much more. The hurricane happened in 2012. It started on October 22nd and ended November 1st. Hurricane Sandy was so destructive, it caused 75 billion dollars in damage.