Girl, Interrupted, written by Susanna Kaysen in 1967, is a thought provoking memoir following her and fellow parents’ tragic and twisted experiences in McLean Mental Hospital. As a young adult Susanna Kaysen tried to commit suicide by swallowing a bottle of pills and following it with a bottle of alcohol. Her parents were very worried about her and suggested her to go to a doctor that her dad once knew. Kaysen visited the doctor who, after talking to her for a while, requested that she be sent to one of the best mental hospitals in her area. She had been diagnosed with borderline personality disorder.
In 25th of October, 1995 middle of the night Janette Morinio has started feeling very bad, she was screaming really hard out of the pain she was feeling. Her neighbors have heard her scream then called the emergency ambulance to come get her. She was immediately sent to the Emergency Center, at that time she was pregnant for about 8months.
The Quintanilla family confronted Yolanda about money missing from the Selena Etc. account and it appeared that Yolanda was stealing from them. Although she was fired, Yolanda continued to work because there were papers missing. Early in the morning of March 31, 1995, Selena went to where Yolanda was staying at, the Days Inn Motel, and confronted her again about the money situation. Yolanda stated that she had been raped in Monterey, Mexico and needed to go to the hospital.
but she really need a psychiatric help. According to Moran (1992), “Winnie was admitted to Willingdon School, the Reform school for girls” (65). In this school Winnie also got psychiatric help because a psychiatric came there every month. Moran got a call from police who said that they found Winnie in panties and brassiere at the city suburb. Because of lack of resources court decided to put Winnie again in Willingdon Reform School for girls.
Ms. N is a 74-year-old female patient, who presents to the nursing home for admission by her daughter with complaints of being confused, falling and urinary incontinence over the past three weeks. Her daughter, Doris sates she is unable to care for her mother at home anymore and wants to permanently admit her. Ms. N presents with several problems that can be placed on her preliminary list. First problem is Ms. N’s recent lifestyle change from being completely independent and driving herself to her part-time job at the local library, to being completely dependent, all within one month. This alerts that some illness is affecting Ms. N, which has caused her to be affected by these changes in such a short period of time.
The event that took place at Nightingale Memorial Hospital was child abduction. In this case the child was dropped off for an operating room procedure and the mother was told it should take approximately one hour and forty-five minutes. The mother instructed the pre-op nurse that she had an errand to run with her oldest child but would return before the surgery was completed. The mother gave the pre-op nurse her phone number to be reached if the surgery was quicker than expected. One Tina was finished with surgery and ready for discharge she was discharged to the care of her father.
“The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” by Anna Fadiman tells the story of Lia Lee, a Hmong child with epilepsy, whose life could have been different if only her family was caught up in western medicine. This book reveals the tragic struggles between a doctor and patient because of lack of communication. When Lia was around three months old, her older sister Yer accidentally slammed a door and Lia had suddenly fallen into the floor. This is the first recorded time that Lia was experiencing an epileptic shock.
When they found out she had broken her hip, social services was called to take Cap while Rain did rehab. The agent on the case was Mrs.Donnelly who was once a flower child herself. She moved to garland when she was little and then a moved out after a few years. She felt bad for cap because she knew what it was like to move to the real world and attend a public school, so she took him into her home out of the kindness of her heart. As he arrived at Mrs.Donnelly 's house he was given a snotty attitude by Sophie Donnelly, Mrs.Donnelly’s daughter.
An experience I had involving ethics in relation to an interprofessional collaboration was in my present nursing case. Prior to me starting my patient a 13-year-old girl had a severe asthma attack and went into cardiac arrest, died and was brought back to life this past February. Although the EMTs were able to bring her back, she has been in a coma ever since. What makes this case an ethical dilemma is that several months ago the doctors wanted to diagnose her as brain dead and remove her from life support. Through the use of medical terminology, lack of understanding about her daughter’s condition and unempathetic doctors they managed to convince the mother that her child had no hope of survival.
The doctor believed that Perez experienced a severe panic attack that possibly stopped her heart activity when she collapsed the night she was suspected of being possessed by an evil spirit. In addition, according to Daily Mail, another suspicion is that Perez had a cataplexy attack, a temporary loss of voluntary muscle function which was triggered by strong emotions such as stress or fear. Meanwhile, Perez had possibly experienced lack of oxygen after she woke up inside the coffin which resulted to her death.
The story Girl interrupted starts with Susanna Kaysen, just out of high school and wasn 't having an easy time. She left her boyfriend for her English teacher, who got fired and moved to North Carolina. She had no intentions of going to college. She visited her doctor after trying to commit suicide and he sent her to McLean, a mental hospital famous for the celebrities that have been there and it 's method of treating them. She spent a total of two years in the ward for teenage girls.
Thematic Essay Cut by Patricia McCormick is based on a girl named Callie. She has family troubles at home with her brother Sam, her mother, and her dad. Callie starts to cut herself, getting instantly addicted because she feels that it ‘relieves her pain’. Her family soon finds out and they send her to a treatment facility named Sea Pines (or Sick Minds as Callie likes to call it), that helps people deal with drug abuses, mental illnesses, and disorders. Callie stops talking when she arrives to Sea Pines, ignoring therapists, her group of girls that she was put in for Sea Pines, and even her family.
Fights and arguments continued to plague the relationship between Sanchez and Buchholz and on July 20, she left him and descended into crisis. Emotional distress often exacerbates postpartum depression and Sanchez soon found herself in the emergency room at Metropolitan Methodist, asking for help. During this visit, Sanchez met with a counselor at the clinic that ushered her through her pregnancy. Upon speaking with the counselor, she stated that she had delusional, paranoid thoughts that other women were trying to breastfeed her baby and hearing voices which said that others would like to take her baby away. She also reported visual images of other children’s faces transposed on her baby’s face.
Presenting Problem: Pt is a 15 y/o female, domiciled who recently was admitted to Dominion Hospital after overdosing on 200 pills of Tylenol and aspirin 11/29/15. Pt has also been caught drinking in school. She drinks about a half liter of liquor a day morning and night. She is currently in some honors class at Stuart High school and failing all of them. She states that biological parents were prostitutes and currently serving time in jail.