In fact, the most common cause of heart failure is myocardial infarction. The nurse should also ask Bert if he has hypertension, another primary underlying condition causing heart failure. [pic][pic] [pic]"Do you have varicose veins?" Varicose veins are not associated with an increased risk for heart failure.
Background Stress in nursing is problematic as it affects the quality of patient’s care and, the impact of nurse’s burnout could be serious. A review from Griffiths and Mimura (2003) presented several researches on strategies, like, education, role playing, nursing method...; it claimed cognitive strategy was the effective one among the others on approaching stress in nursing. In fact, the data could not possibility reflect such result. The source of invalidation could be unveiled from Griffiths and Mimura (2003) cited Crockett and Lee (1994), the research of cognitive techniques study only conducted for two weeks of 12 hours in total. Despite the conclusion was rated as effective or, the result of the statistical test was scored as significant; within this brief timing, the effectiveness or accuracy is questionable.
There wasn’t any evidence of less staff equaling more patient falls, even when nursing hours were increased, there were still falls. The main reason for additional falls could have been increased patient load during “sick” season and patient being confused due to being medicated. Bed alarms need to be used and staff need to round more frequently. Recommendation of gathering different forms of data so that the root cause of the falls can be determined. The actions developed to improve VAP seemed to have been a major factor in reducing VAP during FY09.
The medication you will be taking is very important and that you take it on time. As there are some complications from having hypertension and letting it go uncontrolled. A few of the risks and complications are heart attacks, strokes kidney failure, and vision issues that could lead to blindness. There are
Abstract Central lines also known as central venous catheters are an integrated role in today’s health care. They provide the means of delivering the necessary lifesaving fluids, nutrition, blood products, medications, and means for hemodialysis access. But for this convenience comes great risks of bloodstream infections that are caused by the colonization of microorganisms from the external surface on and around the devices providing a pathway while inserted or in use. These types’ central line or catheter related associated bloodstream infections are often preventable. Yet thousands of people die each year or escalates billions of debt to the health care system in the U.S. annually to fight them.
Understanding Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematous) Takeia Foxx December 4th, 2012 EDU 100 Ms. O Lupus also called Systemic Lupus Erythematous, or SLE may not have a cure, but it’s a highly treatable condition. People who are affected by Lupus go through many complications on an everyday basis. Not only, do the patients feel pain and the family suffer as well. Lupus can be very detrimental to one’s health. Lupus medications can help lower long-term risk and keep symptoms under control.
Falls in the elderly can cause all kinds of injuries and are responsible for many of the brain injuries older adults. Falls are the primary cause that older adults are admitted to hospital and this increases the need for medical services. The older the person is the more likely the fall will end up in death, the need to be in a long-term care facility or be put in a nursing home to recover. Not only does a fall cause physical problems but it can cause psychological issues for the individual. The fall itself causes the older adult to develop a fear of falling and impacts their everyday life.
Before most people have full blown strokes there are usually warning signs.Chronic Disease Stroke Outline Introduction: What is a stroke Your brain cells should have a sufficient amount of energy in order to function properly . For any reason if the supply of oxygen is cut short there will definetly be problems of you health. The failure of oxygen and blood suplly to the brain can cause you to have a stroke. 40 percent of the people who have strokes die. Body : What causes a stroke What are the different types and differences of certain strokes : Statistics; There are different tyoes of strokes you can suffer from.
(Murbank, P. n.d.). Consequences of Falls and Trauma The consequences of falling can be emotional and physical. Falls can lead to complications and might increased the length of hospital stay and increase the hospital bill as well. It can lead to other health problems and might also lead to death. Nursing Strategies and Recommendations to Prevent Falls and Trauma There are a lot of things a nurse can do to prevent falls and trauma, after all it is a nurse’s job to help the patient feel and get better.
Patients should follow their doctor’s recommendations on health care and checkups (Elekta, n.d.). Having regular checkups allows problems to be detected and treated promptly (Elekta, n.d.). When people have cancer, life can change for them and for the people who care about them (Elekta, n.d.). These changes in daily life can be difficult to handle. It’s natural for a person with Hodgkin’s disease to have many different and sometimes confusing emotions (Elekta,