Lady Macbeth wants to be a controlling figure in his life and please him rather than herself. It is prone for women to burn-out and become depressed because they are more likely than men to be people pleasers who often ignore their own needs (Cape Times 2013). Although she demonstrates a strong character in the play, sometimes characters lead to their own downfall. With all these troubles that build up, Lady Macbeth deteriorates more and more each time to the point where she visits a doctor. The doctor concerns about her mental health and says, “Look after her./
One ethical obligation nurses are required to fulfil during their shift is to ensure no harm is done to their patient. Due to nursing shortages and too many patient’s, nurses are finding this hard to do. Ethics help nurses make the right decisions with the guidance of their morals, but due to shortages and overworked nurses they tend to feel dissatisfied with their jobs. This results from unsafe work environments, lack of time for communication and quality care of patients. “Understaffing and overtime hours have been associated with increases in patient mortality, hospital-acquired infections, shock, and bloodstream infections” (Kane et al., 2007b).
Nurses in the nursing homes can be biased by giving bad treatments compared to the others. It is very difficult for people to understand that the elders are being bullied and abused very often nowadays. As elders grow older and weaker in mentally and physically, their hearing and sights tend to be weaker as
Therefore, the impaired nurses may harm themselves as well as their patients and the colleagues. What is the cause of burn out in nursing field? There are more than one factors effect nursing profession included work-load, overtime, rotation shifts, 12 hours shift, bullying, ill patients, death,
Buchan and Aiken (2008) stated that the nurses shortage problems may be due to the nurses that not willing to work as a nurse under the current conditions in working environment. A real shortage is circumstances where experienced people are not available for a certain vacancies due to some reasons (Wildschut&Mqolozana, 2008). A news article written by Salma Khalikin in Straits Times stated that according to current situation Singapore may not be able to create enough nurses for upcoming years. The impact of nurses shortage may causes increase work load for nurses which subsequently may increase the risk for nurses made errors in clinical, the risk of increase hospital acquired infections which cause by viral, bacterial, and fungal pathogens. More over the impact of shortage of nurses may also increase death rate, and also increase the risk of occupation injuries and exposure in working environments.
Griffiths et al (2014) stated that frustration is a common problem for nurses who are caring for people with dementia. I think that Margaret’s emotions were the biggest factor that influenced my feelings. The frustration on her face upset me as I desperately wanted to resolve the problem for her. However, part of the problem was me not allowing her to go home. Marquardt (2011) acknowledged that care for people with dementia is made more difficult in the hospital setting as the busy environment can disorientate them and leads to
Although staff are held responsible, most of the nurses have not seen nor even read the guideline. Aside from that, nurses are not unified when it comes to the documentation of the wound assessment. These may be due to lack of knowledge of the guideline and also their attitudes towards skin issues, especially bruises. Some nurses do not like to write an incident for bruises because they consider it a hassle.
Management must also tend to the needs of those nurses suffering from compassion fatigue. Studies confirm that caregivers play host to a high level of compassion fatigue. Day in, day out, workers struggle to function in care giving environments that constantly present heart wrenching, emotional challenges. Affecting positive change in society, a mission so vital to those passionate about caring for others, is perceived as elusive, if not impossible. This painful reality, coupled with first-hand knowledge of society 's flagrant disregard for the safety and wellbeing of the feeble and frail, takes its toll on everyone from full time employees to part time volunteers.
(Giuffrida A) Findings of study showed that the defined payment rates are not correct because they were determined regardless of appropriate technical methods and will lead to oppression against members of the health team. Most experts suggested that payments are too low while the load of physician’s workload is greater and, it results in dissatisfaction of them. In addition, midwifes as the main members of health team have many inappropriate tasks and unsatisfying payment leads to their displeasure and finally, as some studies indicated they leave the health team in order to study in a specialized school. (Hossein
2.2 Incomplete charting, the use of uncommon abbreviations and falsified documentation Besides, not only the issue of unreadable handwriting, due to the lack of time and abundance nursing care and patients assignment, nurses are also prone to involve in incomplete charting. As we know that, there are many reports and charts need to be filled during one shift such as four hourly observation chart, pain assessment chart, input and output chart, Morse Fall Scale assessment chart and so on. Nurses tend to take everything for granted and document in simple way. For example, during input and output charting, nurses document for the quantity of urine output but he or she might miss to fill in the remarks column which required the nurses to document
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.
Healthcare systems may not be aware how much nurse burnout is really costing them. As cited by Chang and Chan (2015) emotional exhaustion, a cynical attitude toward others and a decreased sense of personal achievement at work can alter a nurse 's ability to perform his or her job duties at a high level. These symptoms can therefore negatively affect patient care, as nurses critical thinking, and problem solving capabilities may be compromised. This shows that nurses suffering from compassion fatigue may not be giving effective patient care.
This situation has become an unnoticed problem by the main managers that oversee the departments. First, we need to recognize why people are becoming burned out. There are a few reasons that come to mind, duty strain, inadequate reward, inconsistent principles, and non-committed community (canceled appointments). When patients cancel appointments this leaves added stress on the clinical assistant. The office has to adjust the schedule another patient to be seen in that time slot.
A healthcare system should include an interprofessional team that works well together. If everyone in the interprofessional team is not cooperative or passionate about building the group, this may impact a patient’s outcome. The goal of an interprofessional team within a healthcare system is to provide the finest quality of care for their patients. If one or multiple cannot put the effort to work with others, the intended result may be corrupt. It is vital for healthcare interprofessional teams to function as a whole to provide the greatest result.
I regard nurses as a different or high breed of professionals advocating for patients daily and playing a crucial role to deliver the optimum patient care. Nurses are typically known “called to serve” and unlikely to put their interest s behind those of their patients. However, it is very important for nurses to have a voice collectively to represent them via labor union. Some of the reasons of unionization include better wages and benefits, better working conditions, and job security. More often, the desire to unionize can typically be attributed to workers’ perceptions of management as unfair and when they feel that they are not valued or respected by their employer, and other reasons that cannot be measured by dollars (McConnell, 2011,