Pathos could be used more in this editorial by bringing in how people with mental illness feel and how just a normal day can feel like nothing. The lancet could make this a much more effective editorial than it is now. Emotions are something everyone can relate to. After all, the lancet is right on one concluding idea that mental illness is not taken seriously by many people. The homeless are to be helped as our main priority.
She had to go through events that not many people would ever imagine going through. She had no preparation for it so how could she be pressured into acting the “right” way. When people go through a tragic event it is not uncommon for them to hold it in so others can’t see. Beth looked like the “bad guy” only because she was paired up next to Calvin who went the opposite way of acting. When Calvin starts acting clingy to Conrad it makes Beth’s ignorance to the situation seem like the worst possible thing.
The novel focuses on Nao Kao and Foua Lee’s youngest daughter Lia, who is diagnosed by modern medicine with epilepsy and by holistic medicine with the spirit catches you and you fall down. Throughout the novel the Lee’s struggle to effectively communicate with many doctors, nurses and social workers due to the language barrier and cultural divide between the Hmong and the Americans. This raises the question, how important is perspective taking when deciding between modern medicines versus holistic medicine? A common theme throughout the novel is trust or lack thereof.
Also, neglect can be, not paying attention to a person health issues, not giving support, left an individual unsupervised, failure in providing medical care for a person. However, as it relates to the case study, Mrs. Thompson before she died was badly abuse and has been neglected by a staff member that causes her untimely death. However, Mrs. Thompson had suffered from abused, first physically, whereby her head was shoved through a wall and causes a number of bruises. According to gov.uk, all abuses are to be reported when a service user is not being treated with the right care at a care home or if they have been mistreated by any care
This model is designed to use the need of identifying and correcting errors other than focusing on the punishments of the employee. A line within this culture states that staff are not fired due to a human error. The focus on better the person as a medical professional, since humans can just make mistakes. It was argued that she should have realized that the dose was too much for an infant. The argument back was that a firing a nurse who made a mistake isn’t really solving anything.
R-L-T model address the patient ALs in a holistic manner. George (2002) explains that Orem 's mostly focused on the physical requirements and lacks emotional needs of an individual. Moreover, Orem 's model is more suggested in acute care setting where patients require short term treatment (Punjani, 2013). However, R-L-T model is suited for both hospital and community setting and it the assessment is for long term treatments. Another strength of R-L-T model is the simplicity.
The author also highlighted that addressing issues concerning unequal availability to healthcare is in imperative in order to reducing health disparities (McHenry, 2012). I think as APNs one thing we can do is make patient aware of what their insurance will cover and what types of services they are eligible for. For many patient, suggested interventions and treatments may be disregarded due to a lack of financial means. In addition to this many people have simply decided not to take advantage of health insurance coverage that is available to
hese are things people look for when getting a PCOS diagnosis; however, many people don’t truly understand what this diagnosis means. A few of my relatives and friends are aware of my PCOS, but the details of this condition remain a secret. In no way am I saying that PCOS is worse than any other condition out there, but it takes its toll not only physically but mentally. It is life-changing in its own right. Nobody sees my daily struggle with this condition that has plagued me for years but never knew what it was..
Currently, about 10% of nursing home residents are restrained. This is a huge drop from before 1990, when nursing homes used restraints on 30-40% of their patients (Gastmans, C., 2006). Fortunately the right practices and training, nursing homes can reduce their amount of restraints even
Consequently, violence perpetrated by psychiatric inpatient toward mental health nurses has received little interest outside the field. However, there has been a national concern in psychiatric hospital in Oman in managing patient aggression and violence by continuous staff training and attending courses and workshops. In addition, staff has a chances to complete a study in psychiatry and take the specialty to be more competent. Disturbingly, nurses tendend not to report incidents due to fear from the maagers, lack of training and education, lack of clear incident reporting policy, nurse perception that violence are part of acute mental health care and previously experienced no action post incident(Kitaneh and Hamdan, 2012, Minstery of health 2017). Post incdents review and debriefing of the staff team and clients has a positive impact on staff and client to learn from the incident and plan , so as to avoid repeating violence again.