The first reason is that technology can be bad for the health of people. Amy Norton states that, "The AAP has long recommended that children and teens devote no more than two hours to entertainment media each day. That advice is based on research linking more screen time to obesity, higher blood pressure and cholesterol, sleep loss and problems at school"(source 1). This piece of evidence support that ED White should participate in "shut down your screen week" since it is saying that children and teens health will drop and become obese which it effects other parts in good health. Amy Norton agrees when she writes, "Diaz said, even though a lot of the concern with excessive screen time is that it makes kids couch potatoes -- which could affect their physical health -- there is also an important social aspect"(source 1).
Pain Management and the post-surgery healing processes are a difficult area to study based on the personal nature of how each individual patient deals with and visualizes their own pain and recovery. Still, nursing researchers and practitioners are constantly looking for methods to improve or augment current pain management practices within contemporary nursing practice. In more contemporary pain management strategies, there is often a tendency to over rely on pharmaceutical medications. Pain is experienced by patients
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.
Her intro is great because she uses a personal story. Her uses of pathos to make an emotion connection and convincing her audience of the argument by creating an emotional response. One of Theresa weaknesses is “ Or consider “fall assessments “,which nurses uses to determine a patient’s risk of falling while in the hospital-a problem that accounts for 11,000 deaths annually.” This statement is a weakness because it’s no supporting evidence to support the text. Another weakness of Theresa article is “Hospice care is covered benefit under Medicare, and the centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services maintain rigid standards for documentation.” I choose this statement as weakness because the author goes off topic at the end of the article. While reading the article over and over, I notice this article in particular is very bias.
Ever wonder why insurance premiums rise and why our healthcare system is crippling? Part of the issue is healthcare illiteracy. Consumers with poor health sometimes are seen as potential patients with a lack of knowledge, understanding and maybe even education. Our healthcare system is defined by the World Health Organization, which defines health and was actually amended in 1948 (2014). The Healthcare Policy is conclusive today and still established a template and if altered could work in todays present day and future of our country.
Introduction Inter-professional teamwork is a critical aspect in the health care profession. Ideally, taking care of patients is highly complex and requires collaboration between the social and health care professionals. However, many studies show that many professionals are not willing to join forces. This has led to the assumption of the Inter-professional Education (IPE) to help into advancing the Inter-professional Practice (IPP). In the medical grounds, IPE strategy is used to encourage professionals such as doctors, radiographers, nurses, therapists among other health workers, to come together, share their proficiencies and have a chance to interact with the aim of providing a better health care.
There is currently under 1% of nurses with a doctorate. In order to ease the demands the IOM is encouraging nursing schools to work together with public and private partners to make the goal possible. With older faculty members retiring from Universities and nursing schools and very few replacements this will impact negatively on the training of new nursing students that are needed to reduce the nursing shortage. In order to attract new staff salaries and benefits packages should be attractive so that highly qualified academic and clinical nurses can be hired and kept. There seems to be some uncertainty of what academic pathway is best for the DNP due to lack of proof of some educational outcomes (IOM,2010).
Living after cancer treatment is not free of complications as there are acute and chronic side effects of treatment that requires constant monitoring and attention, and this information spurred me to shift my focus from palliative to survivorship care. The knowledge that I have attained now and my background in patient navigation will help me as a future oncology nurse practitioner, to manage the complex needs of cancer survivorship. I will be able to support my patient’s transition into their new way of life as effective transition management can translate into less hospitalization, lower health care cost and less physical, emotional, spiritual, social and financial stress to patients and their support system. Hope comes in many forms other than with the cure, it comes with control, relief, comfort; to a dying patient, it could mean living another day with their loved ones and
This has been shown to considerably reduce disability from back pain, decrease time off work, and financial savings by effective utilisation of resources (Hill et al., 2011). The IMPaCT study demonstrates how this concept can be introduced into primary care, where patients may first present to a healthcare provider (Foster et al., 2014). These tools are beneficial to healthcare staff in meeting the challenges posed by chronic
(1999), it was shown that occupational therapists were able to impede future falls in the elderly by visiting the patients’ homes so that the patients will be able to live safely. Further interventions include home modifications which can also result in positive behaviour outcomes. The intervention had shown to be statistically significantly better in the intervention group (36%) had than the control group (45%) with a decreasing percentage of subjects who had fallen. Together with the prescribed home exercise programme and home modification for safety, these interventions can decrease the rate and risk of future falls (Gillespie et al.,