Meruyert Madikenova Communication in caring for terminally ill patients Communication plays an important role in establishment of good relationships between the healthcare provider and patients. Good communication affects patient satisfaction, patient compliance and patient health outcomes. It is the one of the essential attributes of healthcare providers, and mastering in effective communication is necessary skill to provide quality patient care. (McCorry and Mason, 2011) The most asked question for terminally ill patients is “How long I will live?”, and answer gives them time to make decisions about end-of-life care. Therefore, healthcare providers should be able to respond properly to help patients address their concerns and promote shared
The influence of two major theories relating to health and social care provisions This assignment will be evaluating how the two major theories of aging (disengament and activity theory) influence health and social care provisions. As people age they can age in different ways, some people may be effected by their physical health and their oppurtin ities become restricted. because of this they socially withdraw and disengage themseleves becoming independent and in some case defined and an invidual. Other older people may try and stop the disengament process form happening by remain mentally and socially actie even if their physical health starts to fail, this is so they prevent themselves from disengaging. By doing this they maintain some
Healthy aged people constitute an important human resource for the development of the country. Health as human resources affects the physical, social, psychological, and economic abilities of human beings. Many of the health problems of old age are known due to negligence, lack of awareness and poor financial support. Older face health problems such as anemia, blood pressure, chest pain, digestive problem, etc... The status of health among aged people depends upon how health is managed by them.
Before a life changing procedure we should always ask ourselves why we are getting it. Whoever is thinking about this type of surgery should consider talking to a friend or a therapist about these points so he or she will feel truly mentally prepared for any procedure, and have support after the procedure if they decide to follow through with having it done (Altering Body Image). Another thing to consider is how he or she will feel if the results are not what they expected, or if he or she will require more surgery (which requires more money), or if they will have to endure a long recovery from complications (Altering Body Image). If he or she decides to go through with having a cosmetic procedure done there are some things that he or she should check such as checking the state medical board for any complaints or malpractices. Also they should check to see if they can view samples or pictures of surgeons’ average results of the procedure they plan on having done.
The Case of Fatima Jenifer Ranalletti University of the People PSYC 1111 Facilitator- L. Mabey February 4th, 2018 Abstract Health psychology is an important part of the comprehensive treatment of patients. It is essential to determining the best care for patients suffering from both simple illnesses or complex diseases. Fatima is a 30 year old women that was recently diagnosed with hypertension. Using the biomedical model we would have viewed Fatima as a victim to her illness. The biopsychosocial model allows us to see Fatima as a contributor to her condition and determine non biological factors that may have caused her illness.
The fact that the elderly often lack the support of family and friends makes them especially vulnerable to the automatic and sometimes deviation of their systematic health. So elderly may requires some special challenges, it is unfair to make assumption about a person’s abilities or needs based on age alone. Rather physician should asses each elderly patient individually and deligates treatment option accordingly. Physician must advocate for their patients ethical interests and legal rights, especially in the medical context, about which patients are often ill- informed or misled. Ethical principles:- There are most widely accepted principles that characterized by ethical concern of clinical practices for geriatric are- Respect: - Respect for elders not only in clinical situations but also to all life situations.
The purpose of this study is to get insight in personal preferences and spiritual dimensions of a patient involved in an intensive physical therapy intervention. To do so, we describe the diagnostic preoperative process of a patient with osteoarthritis of the hip who opted for total hip arthroplasty (THA). The descriptive layer will be complemented with a reflective and deepened spiritual analysis of the story of, primary, the patient, and secondary, her closest family (daughter) and the physical therapist (PT) involved in the
Before a life changing procedure we should always ask ourselves why we are getting it. Whoever is thinking about this type of surgery should consider talking to a friend or a therapist about these points so he or she will feel truly mentally prepared for any procedure, and have support after the procedure if they decide to follow through with having it done. Another thing to consider is how he or she will feel if the results are not what they expected, or if he or she will require more surgery (which requires more money), or if they will have to endure a long recovery from complications. If he or she decides to go through with having a cosmetic procedure done there are some things that he or she should check such as checking the state medical board for any complaints or malpractices. Also they should check to see if they can view samples or pictures of surgeons’ average results of the procedure they plan on having done.
Common Age-Related Eye Problems Our eyes grow old with us as our bodies age. They, too, are affected by hormonal changes, lifestyle factors and environmental influences that impact the rest of our bodies. So it is no wonder that some time in our lives, our eyesight may become more blurry or we may experience various vision problems as well as dry or teary eyes. Most of these conditions are not serious and they usually improve after consultation with an eye specialist. It is therefore important to know about some of these common problems, because they may not only be annoying, but they may affect your daily activities as well as your safety.
Health care providers who have positive attitude towards patients play an important role in motivating patients towards physical activity (Fie et al., 2011). For the patients who fell tired and fatigue activities should be planned to motivate them and to promote their health. While working with this client and writing scholarly paper I came to know the importance of physical activity in mental health and I endorse different strategies for physical activities. Physical activity is one of the important factors in every individual’s life without physical activity time is very difficult to pass. In Pakistan the prevalence of lack of physical activity is increasing and this can be enriched by the efforts of individual, family, society.