Project #48296 - Nursing

  1. Discuss the functions and sources of law as they relate to healthcare and professional nursing practice. QUESTIONS MUST BE ANSWERED IN APA FORMAT. 
  2. Describe strategies for avoiding legal problems. QUESTIONS MUST BE ANSWERED IN APA FORMAT. 

 

  Discuss how saliva is integral to the digestive processes of ingestion, propulsion, secretion, and mechanical and chemical digestion.

 

1.      William comes to the clinic because he is having trouble swallowing. You know that this could be functional or mechanical dysphagia. Distinguish between these options.

 

  Makayla, a 2-week-old infant, began vomiting after eating yesterday. Her parents bring her to the emergency department because of continued vomiting and irritability. They tried giving her electrolyte solution, but she vomited that also. She is diagnosed with pyloric stenosis, and her parents ask you to explain what causes this condition and the treatment she will require. What would you say to them?

 

   Isaac is a 32-year-old healthy adult. Describe how he maintains bone integrity.

 

      Joey, a 15-year-old football player, arrives at the emergency department by emergency squad following an injury during a game. His left thigh leg was splinted by the first responders, and once the splint is removed, you determine it is very edematous, deformed, and quite painful.

 

1- What type of injury do you suspect he has sustained?

 

2- What will be the likely therapy for this injury?

 

3- What processes will be necessary for normal healing of this injury?

 

  Joanna is a 2-year-old who presents the urgent care clinic with a transverse fracture of the right tibia. On examination, she is withdrawn and cries when touched by anyone other than her mother. On radiographs, she has had a previous fracture of the right tibia and of the anterior ribs on the left. Her mother does not recall any accidents that would have produced these injuries. What are the possible causes of her injuries, and what evaluations should be performed?

 

Dan is a 20-year-old with plaque psoriasis. He reports that his father also had severe plaque psoriasis throughout his life. Dan wants to know what causes this and what he can do to make it less noticeable to others who don’t understand the disease. What would you tell him?

 

Angela is 15 years old and has developed lesions on her face and upper chest that appear to be both open and closed comedones. She is very upset, as she is going to a party in a week and wants to look her best. She wants to know what this is, why she has it, and how to treat it.

 

1- Give examples of blockers and facilitators to communication. 

2- Outline the steps involved in building rapport before performing an examination. 

3- List cultural considerations when taking a history and performing a physical examination. 

4- Differentiate between the human and the scientific understanding of illness. 

5- Discuss the phrase “Deal with the total person.”

6-  Discuss comfort and privacy issues related to positioning during the examination. 

7-  Review ways to maintain privacy during the examination process. 

8   Discuss methods to reduce anxiety in persons of various ages during the examination process. 

9-  Discuss methods that can be used to decrease a child’s fear during an examination. How can “white coat fear” affect the examination?

 

10-You and several other students are allowed to observe an actual physical examination. Afterward, one of your peers comments that the examiner seemed very “equipment-oriented.” 

                   a- What does your fellow student mean? If an examiner is “equipment-oriented” during an examination, what is the result?

 

 

      11-You overhear another student complaining about how frustrated she was during her first practice examination of an infant. “He was sleeping when it was time to begin the examination,” she explains. “I woke him up so that I could get started, but then he started crying. He finally quit crying, but by then I’d already lost a lot of time.”

 

                   A-What critique can you offer for the scenario? What advice do you have for this student examiner?

 

 

       12-When does the process of inspection begin with the patient?

      13-For children who are small enough, where should they be examined?

        14-Compare alliance and compliance. 

      15-Name three observations that a human can make better than a machine. 

      16-The child’s ability at any age to react socially offers clues to which two types of well-being? 

      17-Why are children fearful?

      18-What does observing a child playing on the floor afford us? 

      19- List some ways in which cultural differences manifest themselves.

      20-The physical examination of the older patient should include mental status evaluation with particular attention to which 

  three areas?

 

 

 

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Due By (Pacific Time) 11/20/2014 12:00 am
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