The case of Riser v. American Medical Int’l, Inc. is about a malpractice action brought on by the children of patient Mrs. Riser claiming that their mothers death was a result of a medical error in which death occurred in performing a procedure on the wrong location. The procedure that should have been performed was a bilateral brachial arteriogram and what was alternately performed was a femoral arteriogram. The patient, Mrs. Riser had many previous health issues which included diabetes, end stage renal failure, and arteriosclerosis. She was experiencing decreased circulation in her lower arms and legs therefore she was admitted to the hospital. Her doctor, Dr. Sottiurai had ordered her to have bilateral arteriograms to see what could be the cause of the poor circulation.
When a CT scan was done on her brain, it revealed MCA thrombus on the left side. An MRI revealed blockage in the medial cerebral artery. T-PA was given to Carol to help improve the blood flow to the left side of her brain where the blockage had occurred. Post CVA, Carol continued receiving speech and language
Tina’s mother returned to the hospital to pick her up to learn that she had already been discharged, the hospital then followed their child abduction procedures
A 36-year-old white female was referred to a university pain clinic for evaluation of pain in her jaw and face. Her problem had started eight months earlier as a result of an automobile accident during which she sustained a “whiplash” injury and subsequent neck pain and stiffness. She also suffered from tension headaches. She had been evaluated by doctors with several different specialties, and had undergone neck traction, which produced pain in the teeth, jaws, and TM joints. She was evaluated by a neurologist who ordered CT scans of the head and neck, as well as an EEG.
They are obligated to meet the scope of nursing practice with the primary purpose of care delivery. These two roles are dependent and are the major reason for the several cases of conflict that are observed in healthcare setting. The scenario that I experienced recently at my place of work that created a huge conflict was about a 65-year-old patient that was admitted on the 3-11 shift with a history of severe anemia. Normally, when a patient is newly admitted, the
The CNA on duty would be able to administer medication and make sure my relative is doing ok. My relative would be able to socialize and get out of the house. Unfortunately, your loved one has a serious fall sustaining a broken hip and was hospitalized.
This assignment is a reflection of ethical dilemmas in nursing practice as a registered nurse; this paper is based on the group assignment which was completed for NURS3004. This reflection will include an explanation of the role that I portrayed in the group, the preparation that I did for the role, what could have been done differently, how this group assignment has impacted me in terms of working in a team and finally explain how this assignment will assist me in my future clinical practice as a newly registered nurse. The role that I played in the group was a patient who has a mental health disorder and I didn’t want his mother to know about the illness, as a front it seemed as though we had a close relationship. When my mother leaves the room I asked the nurse to keep my illness confidential as she does not really understand it.
The doctors began informing I needed surgery. I made calls to inform my friends and family. My best friend, Lindsey came and waited while I was in surgery. She was also with me when I arrived home and helped me with anything I needed. I could not walk.
The thing I did best today, was, communicating with my patient, and doing his physical assessment. My clinical rotation this quarter for Galen College of Nursing ,is at the VA medical center, in Louisville Ky. The VA medical center is a govt hospital for the veterans.
You are a new nursing student who has been hospitalized for injuries from a major car accident. Earlier today, you were told the fracture in your right leg will require complicated surgery to repair and extensive rehab to recover. There is a question as to whether you will ever regain full use of this leg. The surgery is scheduled for tomorrow morning. Tonight you are alone in your hospital room and the night nurse has just come in.
Although, there was some straightening of the curvature suggesting a muscle spasm. In September of 1985, the plaintiff was rear ended. She suffered a sore neck and soreness in the right shoulder. In April of 1992, the plaintiff was in a motor vehicle accident suffering right leg and groin pain.
The doctor took her to the technician 's room, and he told me that when she wakes up, they will take a test in the MRI machine. The technician said “the people do go nuts in the MRI machine," I said “Bailey will be fine.” After I said that Bailey said her usual “mom” phrase for when I embarrass her. After the MRI test I asked Bailey if she was ok
On 1/17/2016 SO EMT Perez was dispatched to HG-407. SO EMT Perez knocked and announced his presence at the door. SO EMT Perez was greeted at the door by the resident. The Resident, a Mrs. Elsie Cooperman answered the door and was activly bleeding from her face as she was trying to explain what had happened. SO EMT Perez immediatly began to controll the active bleeding and had Mrs. Elsie Cooperman sit down in a nearby chair while he tried to also calm the resident down so he could get some information about what happened.
Rotation day five the Minden Lab. Today was a busy day got to draw many people and they were willing to let me. We also had some calls to the ER and drew on a person that was having chest pain we drew a Cardiac tube he told us that he was worried because his nice was going to have surgery. The phlebotomist asked what kind of surgery he’s niece was having he then told us the story of how his niece had been thrown up in the air and that the little girl had fallen and hit her head. He thought he was having chest pain because of how worried he was.
I am writing this to follow up our various telephone conversations and emails. You’ll recall that I am seeking a registered nurse to review records, prepare a report and possibly testify in a hospital fault case. The plaintiff, Martin Alvarado, is a brittle diabetic of current age 79. He sustained a fall while under the care of a registered nurse at Newman Regional Hospital. The fall resulted in a foot laceration which then became infected.