Patient-controlled analgesia Essays

  • Professionalism In The Workplace: A Case Study

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    knowledgeable in the subject, and responsible to self and others” (Pottery & Perry, 2015, P. 3). Professionalism in the workplace, to me as the nurse, means that someone can think critically, provide safe quality care, communicate therapeutically with the patient, and has standards of accountability and punctuality. Critical thinking is “the active, purposeful, organized, cognitive process used to carefully examine one’s thinking and the thinking of other individuals” (Pottery & Perry, 2015, P. 1178). If the

  • Effective Pain Management In Nursing

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    Effective pain management is a vital component to quality patient care. Nurses play an essential role in implementing pain management. Empowered nurses equipped with the latest evidenced based knowledge, skills and information are able to provide safe and compassionate care during the most vulnerable time in the life of critical care patients. Evidenced- based pain management information is crucial to provide the nurse with unbiased skills that could form the basis of their knowledge and attitudes

  • Reflective Essay On Person Centred Care

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    the patient. Diagnostic radiographers interact with people at the time in their lives when they are most likely to feel vulnerable, feel uncertain about their future or anxious about results. Therefore, person centred care can be achieved through good communication skills such as verbal and nonverbal which can aid the relationship between the radiographer and the patient to promote person-centred care. Also, it is good practice to involve patient into decision-making as it empowers patients and helps

  • Pain Assessment

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    clinical guide line in assessing pain for demented patient, this drive me to know more about assessing pain for this special group of demented patient. In Tan Tock Seng hospital, both general ward and geriatric ward are not using this pain assessment in advanced dementia scale for assessing pain for demented patient. In Tan Tock Seng hospital, both general ward and geriatric ward nurses are using Wong baker pain assessment scale for those patient unable to describe or verbalize

  • The Effect Of Forest Fires In California

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    Although the world has to many different natural disasters, forest fires seems to happen quite often in California. Forest fires are uncontrolled blazes fueled by dry underbrush, wind, and weather. In the matter of seconds. wildfires can burn acres of land and destroy everything in their paths. For a wildfire to burn there needs to be three conditions present, fire fighters call it fuel, oxygen, and a heat sources the “The fire triangle.” Any type of fuel is flammable material circling a fire,

  • The Great Fire Of 1910 Essay

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    During the 1910s, there were many exciting and terrifying events. In 1910, a horrible inferno called the Great Fire of 1910 broke out and destroyed a couple million acres of forest. With the Great Fire, one of the heroic firefighters, Edward Pulaski, saved almost all of his crew except The 1910s also had music. Bluegrass, jazz, and scat with many other genres. The Great Fire of 1910, Edward Pulaski, and Music Impacted the culture of the United States because of the new rules and plans for fire

  • Essay On Prescribed Fire

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    there be controlled fires for any number of reasons such as, putting the nutrients back into the soil, and clearing out debris that could be hazardous if a wildfire were to occur. This does not come with out it 's faults, sometimes the fire becomes to big to handle and they become near misses or wildfires. Prescribed fires are great for the ecosystem and the overall well being of forests. They make ecosystems more diverse and replenish the soil for new plant growth. When they do controlled fires they

  • Tamsulosin Case Study

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    0.2mg in post shock wave lithotripsy of renal pelvic Stone ≤ 2 cm. Patients and methods: Prospective randomized placebo-controlled double-blind clinical study was conducted in shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) outpatient unit on 106 patients .After successful SWL they were divided into, two groups; Placebo group and Tamsulosin 0.2mg group. Then follow up for 2, 4 and 6 weeks all patients completed the follow-up period except 6 patients were excluded from the study. Results Stone criteria of both groups

  • Six Aims Of Quality Patient Care Essay

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    The Importance of the Six Aims of Quality Patient Care (STEEEP) Since the addition of Crossing the Quality Chasm six aims of quality patient care was created by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), there has been a significant change in the effectiveness and condition of patient care. Before this report came out in 2001, health care providers did not realize that they were not providing proper care to patients in addition to disorganization and complexity of standards of care. The IOM was able to determine

  • Essay On Preoperative Communication

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    the patient need his or her consent; otherwise the patient could claim to have been assaulted. Patients usually give consent either by implication, for example when a patient agrees to receive a drug. However, some procedures are so dangerous, or the choices for the patient so complex, that it is necessary to record the act of consent. Most anaesthetic and surgical procedures fall into this category. The role of the practitioners is to ensure that the surgeon, anaesthetist

  • Epilepsy Lab Report

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    Thiopentone and benzodiazepines are potent anticonvulsants1, 7. Reports about the effects of propofol on ECoG are conflicting. In epileptic patients low doses of propofol activated electrocorticogram and high dose produce burst suppression8. There has been a report of activation of epileptogenic foci after administering a bolus of propofol (2mg/kg, IV), in patients having history of intractable temporal lobe epilepsy which lasted for upto 7 minutes7. Numerous studies have shown that propofol is safe

  • Anaesthetists: A Literature Review

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    adverse effects of sedatives and analgesic drugs on airway patency, respiratory function, and hemodynamic balance as the cornerstone for a safe sedation. Complications during procedural sedation may be prevented by the appropriate pre-evaluation of the patient, intraprocedural monitoring of physiologic functions, and early intervention when adverse effects are recognized. This review will present the most recent review of the literature on drugs used for procedural sedation, new methods for delivering sedation

  • Acupuncture In Domestic Animals

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    a drug free pain and stress relief option. Two major branches in the veterinary holistic care are acupuncture and massage. These, like other aspects of medicine worldwide, are approached differently based on the species, age, and function of the patient as well as the learnings of the therapist and doctor following the procedures. As this is not new technology but is becoming more commonly seen, this is an important aspect to understand in the veterinary medicine world. Many analgesics

  • Metabolic Response To Trauma Essay

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    responses activated after trauma which serves for “self preservation” and maintenance of homeostasis; but which may become pathological if uncontrolled or prolonged. Resuscitation, surgical intervention and critical care can return the severely injured patient to a situation in which homeostasis becomes possible once again It is important to recognise that the response to injury is graded and it evolves with time: the more severe the injury, the greater the response. These response components include physiological

  • Postoperative Pain Case Review

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    Efficacy And Safety Of Post-Cesarean Section Incisional Infiltration With Lidocaine Alone Versus Lidocaine And Epinephrine In Reducing Postoperative Pain: A Randomized Controlled double-blinded Clinical Trial Ahmed A. Tharwat (MD)*, Amr H. Yehia (MD, MRCOG)*, Karim A. Wahba(MD, MRCOG)*, Abd-ElRahman G. Ali (MSc.)** * Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Ain Shams University Maternity Hospital ** Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Misr Al-Gededa Military Hospital Correspondence : Dr Karim

  • Total Knee Arthroplasty Case Study

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    postoperative nursing unit. Postoperative pain control was looked at utilizing either the manual conveyance of PRN oral pain prescription or a bedside oral patient-controlled absence of pain gadget. Thirty patients in every gathering finished an overview upon the arrival of release, and extra information was gathered by surveys. Device patients had essentially preferred pain scores over the typical consideration accumulated on postoperative Day 2 and inside the most recent 24 hours before release

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Literature Review

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    CHAPTER ONE: BACKGROUND AND LITERATURE REVIEW 1.1 Background Carpal tunnel syndrome is the entrapment of median nerve at the wrist. The median nerve originates from the brachial plexus at level of C5 to T1. It passes down through the midline of the arm in front of the elbow joint supplying muscles of the forearm continuing to the hand supplying the front of the thumb, the two first fingers and the lateral half of the third finger (Elsevier 2001). The symptoms in carpal tunnel syndrome include numbness

  • The Misuse Of Drugs Act (MDA)

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    main classes labelled A, B, and C. Controlled substances that fall under class A (i.e. cocaine, heroin, MDMA) are deemed to be the most harmful to the users and others and carry strict penalties for possession (Up to 7 years in prison, an unlimited fine or both) and intent to supply (Up to life in prison, an unlimited fine or both) (MDA, 1971). Controlled substances in class B (i.e. cannabis,

  • Clinical Problems In Nursing Practice

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    area of nursing practice (as identified in Module 1). Critically appraise the research and summarize the knowledge available on the clinical problem. The problem that was identified in my module 1 is Oxygen desaturation in the pacu patient or post-op surgical patient, patient that is still on opiate analgesics after surgery. The clinical problem that was presented in module 1 reflects on the bodies decrease respiratory capacity after receiving opioid analgesics, or IV anesthesia during the operative

  • Microperc Feasibility Study

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    Background and Purpose: Microperc using all-seeing needle is associated with reduce tract-related morbidity. The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness and safety of microperc in children. Patients and Methods: From July 2010 to August 2014, a total of 17 patients with renal stones underwent microperc at our institution. Renal access was achieved through 4.85-Fr (16 gauge) all-seeing needle under direct vision and fragmentation with 200 µm holmium:YAG laser fiber. The patient’s