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Recently, however, the focus has shifted to patient-reported outcome (PRO) measures, whereby questionnaires are used by patients to self-report. Pain-related disability questionnaires in LBP focus on the decrease in capacity of performance and altered performance of activities of daily living, but also cover other limitations of health under the ICF definition (Grotle et al 2005). In this literature review, the author aims to investigate the current literature pertaining to the Roland Morris Disability Questionnaire (RDQ), Quebec Back Pain Disability Scale (QBPDS) and Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) with regards to assessing LBP and disability. The RDQ was originally designed to be used for primary care research to assess physical disability due to LBP in 1983 by Roland and Morris (Roland and Fairbank 2000).
The results were limited to published studies in the English. The literature search on medication adherence in HF patients was done by using common words “medication adherence,” “non- adherence,” “compliance,” “heart failure.” The pharmacist intervention literature search was conducted using the common key words “pharmacist,” “patient counselling” to evaluate any pharmacist intervention in the treatment of HF patients. The review also included studies that did not contain pharmacist intervention, instead of that improves medication adherence is
In this case the concurrent review was chosen. As discussed previously in the assignment it was decided that drug kardex documentation would be audited. A drug kardex, also known as drug prescription or drug script is defined by the World Health Organisation (2002) as ‘’an instruction from the prescriber to the dispenser’’. In this instance the prescriber will be identified as any doctor in the hospital setting with prescriptive authority and the dispenser can be identified as any registered general nurse.
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Researchers used nursing theories to help guide research on complicated phenomena(Connelly, 2014). After reviewing evidences collected on the topic "Antibiotic therapy and Clostridium difficile infection (CDI)", the most common theories that have been cited are, exposure to antibiotic, especiallyin patients that have been previously diagnosed with bacterial infections(respiratory, urinary and osteoarticular infections) are significanly at risk for acquiring CDI and theory for prevention cited was implementation of an Antibiotic stewardship program. Inaddition,hand hygiene, contact precaution and environmental cleaning protocols where other interventions listed. Concept Definitions Exposure to antibiotic- is operationally defined as the last time within 30 days a hospitalized patients received antibiotic therapy before the current hospital
Smith’s second diagnostic code 305.00, which indicates she is diagnosed with Mild Alcohol Use in DSM-5 (American Psychiatric Association, 2013) or Alcohol Abuse in DSM-IV-TR (4th ed. , text rev.; DSM–IV–TR; American Psychiatric Association, 2000). Since the dilemma was not clear on mine and my supervisor’s areas of competence, I would have to look into our competencies before treating clients with clinical addiction and substance abuse disorders. According to the BCACC codes of ethics (2014) the RCC will “limit practice and supervision to areas of competence in which proficiency has been gained through education, training, or experience” (p. 6). Therefore my supervisor and I would have to determine whether we are competent to counsel Ms.
Merck Manual. Retrieved from http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/infectious-diseases/herpesviruses/herpes-zoster Kennedy-Malone, L., Fletcher, K., & Martin-Plank, L. (2014). Herpes zoster. Advanced Practice Nursing in the Care of Older Adults, p.132. [South University].