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Medication administration errors occurs 34 percent more often than any other preventable error. These errors directly impact patient safety. According to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), there are approximately one million patients harmed in hospitals across the United States. Studies support barcode scanning medication during medication administration can prevent this type of medication error (Marx, K., Stoudenmire, L.L., & Manasco, K.B., 2013). It is report that barcode medication administration (BCMA) may reduce medication administration errors by 86 percent (Gooder, V., 2012).
Review Article (5000) TITLE: Empathy in the Health Professions: an ally in the care of patients with chronic diseases ABSTRACT KEY WORDS INTRODUCTION Chronic disease care is of particular concern, as chronic diseases have become more widespread and are often poorly controlled(1). In Europe, 77 % of the disease burden is attributable to chronic diseases(2), in the EU-28 in 2014, 32.5% of the population aged 16 and over reported a long-standing illness or health problem(3) and according to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, chronic diseases, such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes, are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States, accounting for 70% of all deaths in the U.S. These diseases
Leadership Paper Asiimwe John Baptist RM12M12/002 Master of Nursing Science 10th /September /2014 Course faculty: Professor Drake Karen Providing Pediatric Palliative Care Services for Children with Cancer in a Hospital Setting: A cost Effective Strategy This leadership paper focuses on how to provide pediatric palliative care services in hospital setting for children with cancer in a cost manner putting into consideration the resource constraints. Firstly, I start by highlighting the current situation through stating the problems or challenges in Uganda today. I then describe my past perspective about this issue and how my perspective has changed of recent. I wind up the paper by suggesting some solutions as a masters’ prepared
These questions on the topic of how often Lovenox injections are required to be therapeutic versus how often heparin needs to be injected and the resulting patient satisfaction during the hospital stay. With the emphasis on patient satisfaction and the government guidelines for preventable hospital acquired problems, finding a solution to DVT prevention is important for nursing. One study by Arnold et al. (2010) directly compared the two drugs in question for this project and provided credible information to the development of an evidenced-based answer to the problem (Arnold et al., 2010). A second systematic review by Akl et al.