In February 2006, Emily Jerry, a two-year old child was at a Cleveland hospital to complete her last series of chemotherapy treatment. Her doctor ordered intravenous chemotherapy solution that was filled incorrectly by a pharmacy technician. The prescription called for 1% saline; however, a lethal amount of 23% saline was given instead, causing her to slip into a coma resulting in death. Eric Cropp, who was the supervising pharmacist signed off on the technician’s work despite her informing him that the mixture did not look right; nonetheless, he approved it. The pharmacy was so busy that day and short staffed, which led to a preventable fatal error that changed Eric’s whole life in a matter of seconds.
PART A QUESTION 1 Infection control in a health care setting Chickenpox in a Health Care Worker – Total 13 marks A registered nurse working in an HDU (High Dependency Unit) notified the Infection Control Nurse that her daughter had chickenpox. The daughter’s skin lesions had appeared five days prior to the notification. The staff member did not have a history of having had the disease and was in the second trimester of her second pregnancy. Blood tests on the RN for antibody to Varicella zoster virus (VZV) were negative. She was rostered off work and given varicella zoster specific immunoglobulin by her obstetrician.
Hunting the nightmare bacteria Frontline investigates the alarming rise of deadly type of bacteria that our modern antibiotics cannot stop. This video is about three different cases of infection that is becoming impossible to treat. First case appear in Tucson, Arizona, May 2011. Addie an 11 years old, physically perfect. She start complaining to her mom about pain in her hip, next day took her to the hospital where they said she had symptom of a virus but days after the pain spread and the fever got worse.
Shawana underwent eight rounds of chemotherapy to shrink the tumor and underwent a partial mastectomy to remove the remainder of the tumor and some breast tissue around the site. After surgery, she went through six weeks of radiation therapy to remove any leftover traces of the cancer in her body. Chemotherapy caused symptoms such as losing energy and the loss of her hair. Her physician also advised that she not become pregnant due to the excess estrogen during pregnancy that may cause a recurrence of the breast cancer. However, the recurrence was slim after treatment.
Novello was diagnosed with congenital mega colon, at a very young age. The condition was very painful, in which Novello visited the hospital frequently. She was told that the only way of treatment was through surgery. It wasn’t until Novello was 18 years old did she receive the surgery, but the results were unsuccessful. She suffered for an additional two more years, at the age of 20, was she finally cured.
However, I went outside to see my friends, because I was bored in the house. So we all went strolling around the neighborhood. Man, after ten minutes of walking around we just had to find some shade and it wasn’t really helping even though the sweat was making us a little cooler under the shade; so we had all agreed to go back inside and cool off before the heat “killed us”. How did i stay cool? I know I have 3 layers of skin on my body, the Epidermis layer, the Dermis layer, and the Hypodermis layer; which worked together to keep my body cool and isolated.
I my question for the author is what inspired her to write this book. Was it because you just wanted to write about a family that is manipulated to think that the world is just a wasteland by their own father. That is my question to the author. I would vote for this book for an award because this book is descriptive, Going back to my quote “Eddy and I spend a lot of time on the beach, watching cocoa chase Lucas and Carla in and out of the waves as Quinn sits in the sand, throwing handfuls into the air and screeching.”. If you read that it feels like you are there.
The psychiatrist makes a diagnosis by a simple observation: ‘“You have a pimple,” Said the doctor. I’d hoped nobody would notice. “You’ve been picking it,” he went on. “You’ve been picking at yourself,” the doctor said.”’ Kaysen explains how popping that pimple earlier that day gave her a sense of achievement. Only in the first twenty minutes of the session, he diagnosed her with Borderline Personality Disorder because he believed
Smoking harms nearly every organ of the body & decreases a persons overall health as seen in almost every tobacco commercials. Millions of Americans have health problems caused by smoking cigarettes. Quitting smoking cigarettes is another one of my short term goals. I’ve been smoking since I was 15 years old & I have yet to see the damaging results every article & commercial warns us about. Although I am blessed enough to be in good health, I know if I continue to smoke it will harm me in the future.
The only way to eliminate the cancer, temporarily, was to remove the flesh that had traces of cancer on it. She learned in order to live she had to let go of her physical appearance and said goodbye to her youthful beauty piece by piece.. She managed to do so until the doctors had to start removing portions from the most noticeable place, her face. They started with removing her nose and soon after, her bottom lip. It was a horror story that had come to life, the unimaginable. I never knew my great grandma before this.