In the novel, The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls faces many challenges that seemed impossible to overcome much like I have during my middle school years. Jeannette in her younger years had to deal with poverty and bullying that I have to imagine caused much distress and pain in her life. While my story and Jeannette’s aren’t that similar, they both are about pain and challenges that we had to overcome. In my case, my hardships began around the beginning of seventh grade. I had to deal with horrible surgery recovery and things going wrong in my body.
Another major factor of Thao's medication error was fatigue. That had been picking up extra shifts, including the one in which she worked on the fourth of July. Her lack of proper rest and not giving her mind time to receive those eight hours caused the confusion between the two IV containing the two kinds of medication. Despite the fact that Thao had been a nurse for several years prior to the event, Thao did not follow the proper protocol to ensure that patient's safety. She gave her un-prescribed medication which resulted in Jasmines death.
She explained that she would get bruises on her legs after training that would take days or weeks heal. Instead of being distressed about the situation she decided to educate others about FMF, which became an essential part of her illness experience. One way she did this is through her high school senior project. “Not a lot of people knew about it and I wanted to change that a little bit. I created a website that had information about FMF and did a presentation on it.”
children, was difficult. As an adolescent and young adult, I felt unable to be carefree and struggled to open up to others, as most people my age were able to do. After I got married and had my daughter, I was terrified to drive and get involved in activities with her in case I had a low blood sugar, as I would have to pull off the road and couldn’t tend to her adequately. Highway driving became a nightmare. It made me feel out of control and inadequate.
She is, however, enrolled in school and has set a goal to attain her high school diploma. The pregnancy was not planned; nonetheless, when she discovered she was pregnant, she wanted to have her baby. Angela began to receive prenatal care at an early gestational age, eight weeks. Her first appointment was very stressful. The doctor and nurse encouraged her to have an abortion.
On this day, I had my first surgery, and it was a tonsillectomy. Two weeks before the surgery, I was sick. I couldn’t sleep at night and my days were miserable. I was forced to take medicines that were just some bitter liquids for me. They didn’t make the pain stop as the doctor
Reason being, as some of the points mentioned above, we are putting our health at risks of potentially falling ill, contracting certain diseases and misinterpretation. This creates like a barrier to live a healthier life. Having low health literacy rate would not only affect a person individually, but also affect others at the same time. For example, a mother brings a 4 year old daughter to the doctor because she has fever. Doctor prescribes the medicine and told the mother to follow the recommended dose of medication to be given to her daughter.
Further on one more cause that leads to nurse’s shortage is that the nursing work needs physical work more. Nurses have to do physical work like giving bath, changing bed sheets, changing patient ’s position, lifting bed ridden patients and many more. This physical work sometimes makes nurses tired and due to this they may leave the
The pain did not go away. I was at the doctor again the next week for worrying back pain starting. The pain was near my kidneys which was not only worrying me, but everyone else. After a many doctor visits, my mom was worried about me for a completely different reason. She thought I was missing too much school.
Alzheimer 's is a hard disease to deal with, and more often, caregivers are needed for patients with Alzheimer 's disease. As a caregiver, it will not be an easy thing to do. In fact, caregivers are often stressed and overwhelmed because of the frequent care the Alzheimer 's patients require. They require help with eating, bathing, dressing, taking prescribed medication, communicating, help going to the bathroom, and more. Patients with Alzheimer 's are not able to perform these daily tasks because they may forget how to do them.
Assess how multi-disciplinary working can improve the provision of health services. Case study 2 Claire is a 47 year old single mother of three children aged 12, 9, and 7. She has cervical cancer, which is now at stage 3. Multi-disciplinary strategy If Claire has a cervical stage 3 cancer, she will need a multi-disciplinary strategy to help her stage of treatment and operation.