Ethical dilemma: Sarah has been trying to conceive her first child for quite some time and her wish has finally been granted. During her prenatal visit her physician did some blood work and came back with positive results of her child having Down syndrome, and tay-sachs disease. The ethical dilemma is should Sarah bring and intellectually disabled child into this world? Should she trust in god and believe that god has her back? Will the child suffer because of the chromosomal disorder?
The purpose of this assignment is to critically reflect on the emergency child protection management of one neonate diagnosed with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome who was at risk of abduction from hospital by his mother. Newborn abductions are common risks in Neonatal and Maternity units (Shogan, 2001) however this was my first experience. Actual names of people and places have been changed for confidentiality purposes (Nursing and Midwifery Council, 2004) and the infant will be known as Chris and his parents Corrina and Liam. In many nursing programs worldwide the Gibbs Reflective Cycle and Guided Reflection Model are now a respected and required learning and assessment methods (Duffy, 2008). To structurally guide the reflective process the author has utilized Gibbs (1988) reflective cycle as oppose to the Johns (1995) guided reflection model which was also reviewed.
nvq 3 304 person centred approach305 Understand person-centred approaches in adult care settings. Task B reflective account. We have been looking after JM for a number of years she came to live with us with early stage dementia as her husband BM could no longer care for her himself at home as he was suffering from heart disease and diabetes but he still regularly visited her as he lived a short distance away. Whilst in our care her dementia has deteriorated slowly but she would still recognise her husband and family when they came to visit. At all times her support plans where updated regularly about changes in her health conditions.
Anwar Malik, a 54 year old grocer, lives with his wife Hansa and youngest son Iqbal. He migrated from Pakistan as a young Muslim who uses Punjabi and Urdu as his first language, but speaks English to his wife in their shop. Usually an active and hardworking man, Anwar had been feeling increasingly tired and lethargic, and was always thirsty. Hansa noticed him being less active around the house and going to the toilet a lot. Anwar’s daily visits to his allotment dwindled to once a week and when he was there found less work was being done.
Nursing ethics is concerned with the application of ethics complicated by human relationships Crawford and Hickson (2002). The practicioner may need to resolve and differences between what they believe personally and what might be expected of them professionally (Edwards 1996). Dilemmas about withdrawal of treatment were highlighted in the early 1970's. The issues mainly focused on infants born with major congenital anomalies (Lorber 1972). Advances in prenatal screening and diagnosis has changed the emphasis and dilemmas now exist surrounding extreme premature infants with neurological damage (McHaffie and Fowlie 1996).
Conrad's Recovery The book Ordinary People by Judith Guest explains the troubles that occur in a typical American family. The Jarretts try to maintain a normal life without a dysfunctional status. In the beginning of the story, the family deals with minor problems that had little impact to them. Since, they had just moved to a new house in a new neighborhood, they try to make relationships with other neighbors. Conrad, their son, faces depression because his brother Jordan drowned in a boating accident.
Physician Breach of Patient Confidentiality Suzan BERGER, Respondent, v. John SONNELAND, M.D., Petitioner Teresa Jawson Medical Law & Ethics 2014 Introduction On June 26, 1996 Respondent Suzan Berger filed a summons and complaint in the Spokane County Superior Court against Petitioner John Sonneland M.D., claiming breach of confidentiality; breach of fiduciary relationship; breach of the Uniform Health Care Information Act, chapter 70.02 RCW 3; and medical malpractice. She claims that her Physician Dr. Sonneland gave unauthorized disclosure of confidential information about her to her former husband, Dr. Daniel F. Hoheim, M.D., a practicing Physician himself. Suzan is seeking damages resulting from the unauthorized disclosure of confidential information related to health care that occurred within the physician-patient relationship. She also states that her emotional distress arising out of Sonneland's conduct has caused her injury and she has developed insomnia, anxiety, and stress (including nausea, vomiting, and weight
Describe a piece of evidence to support your answer. Answer 4 strong and accurate at birth prenatal experience (in the womb, taste what mother eats) Steiner experiment: placed drops of flavoured water on neonates who have not yet been fed found that there was a universal reaction to sweet, sour, and bitter Question 5 Your friend decides to adopt a child from an extremely impoverished town. He shows you a picture of a boy who is 3.5 years old. Having taken Dr. O's class, explain some of the concerns you might raise and provide one piece of research using humans to support your answer. Answer 5 Purpose: to determine environmental factors and genetic influences on development IV: time spent in orphanage DV: head size, cognitive development Methods: measure head size of infants of different age groups, depending on how long they spent in an orphanage Conclusion: head size negatively correlated with cognitive development and time in orphanage critical periods
These include mania stages, delusions, hallucinations, abnormal moods and thinking patterns, suicide attempts, and major depression (Mondimore, Francis Mark 4). One of the difficulties of detecting childhood mental disorders is that symptoms such as emotional outbursts, anxiety, and depression are also a natural part of childhood development (McCredie, Scott). Dr. Bill Womack, associate professor of psychiatry and behavior science at the University of Washington School of Medicine, focuses on three as warranting serious attention. There was a definite point at which the unusual behavior started and the behavior persists more than two months (McCredie, Scott). Also, if the child isn't functioning normally in daily life (McCredie, Scott).
Ashley Hoover Instructor Kendy Writing 121 February 7th 2013 Childhood Immunizations: preventing widespread diseases Valerie rushed her four-year-old son Jacob into the emergency room; something wasn't right. Test results came back positive for a severe case of the measles; he was immediately admitted to the hospital and put in isolation. Valerie didn't understand how her son could have caught the disease, then she remembered years back when Jacob was one, she had signed a application exempting him from a set of childhood vaccinations. Looking back Valerie could have avoided her situation had she been better informed on the possible consequences. More information and better education on the issue could have saved her son and other