Parkes also studied how the effect of a traumatic bereavement can influence the persons overall response. An unexpected loss can exhibit a problematic bereavement in some due to the unpreparedness a sudden death can bring. Parkes (2008) found that there were higher levels of distress when a traumatic bereavement had occurred, and were more likely to obtain psychiatric help. Davies (2010) comments on his own experience of bereavement stating it is personal knowledge, compassion, and own experience that creates our judgement that directs end of life care, whether it be for a sudden or expected death. Davies further states that “we have a professional obligation to extend a thoughtful condolence to surviving family members (2010,
But under present law, assisting in suicide is a crime. Social, medical and legal controversy surround this issue, leaving us with one important question: Should we, as a society, pass laws sanctioning assisted suicide. Social Issues Those who support legalising assisted suicide, claim that all people have the right to choose freely what they want to do with their lives without inflicting harm on others. This right to free choice includes the right to end one’s life. There are many people whose disease, handicap or
With the high rate of turnover resulting from high burn-out rates, managers are focused more on hiring and retaining staff, and not on implementing policy changes. In this nurse’s practice, many nurses would love to research and apply evidence to practice, but complain that lack of time is the biggest issue. Combined with the lack of encouragement from management, this has a devastating impact on the ability to perform this vital part of
al 117). In addition to affecting the lives of patients, addiction impacts the community’s functionality. Interestingly, frequent use of psychoactive medications by patients of all ages can lead to addiction, but administration of these medications is a valuable technique of treatment for ailments. Medications can provide relief from discomfort that a patient may experience, nevertheless while causing an alteration in
Both of these examples show that capgras is a serious disorder, and can negatively affect relationships, word, eductions, and even close relatives. Overall, capgras delusion is a very serious psychological disorder that can range from acute or a very serious chronic case. Even though capgras is proven to be helped with antipsychotic drugs or therapy, it is still difficult to completely understand the human brain and the affect it can have on people. Scientists are still researching capgras delusions and many other psychological disorders to help better understand our bodies, and to maybe eventually be able to completely cure these
Hence, the hygienist had to ensure a duty of care to the patients with her quality services. Conclusion In spite of knowing that such health issue may happen to the patients by using the anterior sickle instrument, she continued to do the same. This is an unethical practice, that reflects complete dishonesty to her profession. Moreover, the reaction from the dentist employer was not proper. The dentist employer did not provide an immediate solution to this issue.
There is a correlation between health care members providing information in a timely manner to patients who need to make decisions about their care and treatment and the quality of care patients receive. Lack of care resulted from physicians being reluctant to refer patients to palliative care. Due to a lack of honest open discussions regarding diagnosis, prognosis and treatment options patient’s suffering was prolonged. Since palliative care focuses on improving symptoms, dignity and quality-of-life it is important that sufficient attention is placed on the complex needs of individuals. The delivery of palliative care has become challenging for nurses.
A mental disorder is a medical condition which disrupts a person’s ability to think, to feel, to relate to others, his/her mood and daily functioning. More clearly, a mental disorder or a psychological disorder is a psychological dysfunction associated with distress or impairment in functioning and a response that is not typical or culturally expected (Durand et al, 2006). According to National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH); a mental illness is a mental, behavioural or emotional disorder which is diagnosable and can be treated. There are innumerable mental disorders which can be named; like major depression, schizophrenia, panic disorder, etc. In the world, everyday, people who are diagnosed with a mental disorder is increasing.
This investigation analyses the causes and effects of procrastination and explores a range of measures suitable to cease this destructive habit. The information for this report has been gathered from both printed and electronic sources namely published books, online journal articles, newspaper articles and psychological websites. It was found that procrastination is mainly driven by the fear towards failure and imperfection. Ineffective time spending and poor time allocation is also a root cause of procrastination. Procrastination may deteriorate procrastinator’s health in which procrastinators suffer high stress leading to other chronic diseases including cardiovascular disease (CVD) and hypertension.
Nurses fatigue is growing problem nurse face each day in the healthcare environment, and he can be caused by long hours, sleep deprivation, and possibly by accepting extra assignments can be dangerous for both nurses and patient. These inadequacies can result in major implications for the health and safety of registered nurses and can compromise patient care which can lead to fatalities. (American Nurses Association, 2014). In my experience, being fatigued from working much 12-hour shifts consecutively was very difficult as I felt extremely tired, resulting in lack of focus, missing important details during the handing over the process with impaired cognitive functioning. This I found was detrimental to the patients and myself as it impedes quality and has a deleterious effect on patient safety.
Nurses, commit not! Being a nurse is not an easy job because it deals with life. One mistake can turn things upside down. That is why we prepared 3 common mistakes that nurses commit that you should know and that you should be aware of to avoid committing such mishandled and erroneous acts. 1.
Pilot study: Effectiveness of Hypnotherapy for the mood disorder, depression Systematic Review Abstract Background Recent studies have demonstrated the increase of depression around the world. It is a condition that can affect anyone, at any age, at any time as there are many causes and triggers. This disorder causes the loss of emotion, interest, lack of positive thoughts and low energy which can lead to other disorders as well as self-harm and suicide. Hypnotherapy is a type of complementary interventions that is recommended as a treatment for depression. It uses the hypnosis method to alter the state of consciousness.
Sand-Jecklin and Sherman (2014) article showed that one of the factors that contributed to sentinel events was miscommunication of information especially shift change handoff. Kearns (2015) and Vandenberg (2013) literature review also showed that patient safety is compromised severely if critical information is not passed on thus the need to implement a new way to handoff and also utilize a tool that would make sure critical information is passed on. Radtke (2013) article stated that lack of communication between nurses and clients has been verified through HCAHPS surveys and clients feel excluded from information and decisions related to their care. Cairns, Dudjak, Hoffman, and Lorenz (2013) article states that bedside report increases patient satisfaction scores, creates a trust between nurse and patient, reduces communication errors increasing patient safety and promotes accountability with teamwork and respect among the nurses. Cairns, et al.
The main focus of this paper is defining the common clinical problem, and discussing the severity that postpatrum depression poses on infants and mothers. Eisner et al. (2002) argues that postpartum depression can also lead to psychos, which is more susceptible in women who had previous mental health issues such as bipolar. This pycosis requires invention imeadalty as it involves bizarre behaviours, unusal halluicantions a, which can result in the mother causing serious harm or death, to herself or the child. This article was very important as it demonstrated the severity that postpartum depression has on the child and the mother and the they risks that they impose when not intervened.