The method of so-called therapy landed Andre McCollin in the hospital in a nonresponsive state for three days. Cheryl McCollin now has a civil suit against the Center for the damaging treatment against her son. Who is now diagnosed with acute stress disorder and to her will never be the same. Since the Center
Terri Schiavo's Case: Who was ethically correct? Bianka Rodriguez Keiser University July 18, 2014 Talking about ethical issues can become a very controversial topic since it varies between people's culture, belief and point of view among other aspects. Terri Schiavo was a young woman who suffered a massive cardiac arrest that affected her brain's function secondary to lack of oxygen and consequently she ended up in a Pervasive Vegetative State ( PVS). Terri was married and her husband was her legal guardian after her disability even though her parents were always very involved in her health care. After a demand Terri's husband won for a malpractice sue from one of the many surgical procedure she had to face in their trials to stimulate her brain and try to recover some function, a whole storm of family discrepancies, legal issues in courts and also the hand of politicians covered their lives.
Tina’s mother returned to pick her approximately 2 ½ hours later and found that Tina was discharged 30 minutes earlier. Tina’s mother was extremely distraught, security was called, and a “Code Pink” (hospital-wide child abduction alert) was activated. Local law enforcement was also contacted by hospital security. When the security officer interviewed the mother, she shared with him that she and Tina’s father were divorced and that she had full custody of Tina and her siblings. Tina was located within 30 minutes of her mother’s arrival, by local law enforcement, in the care of her father.
Scenario The wife of C.W., a 70-year-old man, brought him to the emergency department (ED) at 0430 this morning. She told the ED triage nurse that he had had dysentery for the past 3 days and last night he had a lot of “dark red” diarrhea. When he became very dizzy, disoriented, and weak this morning, she decided to bring him to the hospital. C.W.’s vital signs (VS) were 70/- (systolic blood pressure [BP] 70 mm Hg, diastolic BP inaudible), 110, 20. A 16-gauge IV catheter was inserted, and a lactated Ringer’s (LR) infusion was started.
On the 22nd of April my mother got sick that I had to come home to take care of her I am her care giver I make sure she take her medicine, do her speech exercise, walk we her to the doctor’s appointment and also speak for her when she needs it. I try to explain to my probation officer that but of course he don’t really care. I thought that probation supposed to help you but it seems like he is knocking me down. He trying to put me in jail for trying to take of my family and also probation I have no income coming in
Case Study # 1 Janet is a 28 year female who is currently retained at the Ford Correctional Facility for her third possession of a controlled substance, crack cocaine charge in four years. Janet is married with three children; however, she has been separated from her husband and children for over three years due to her addiction and incarceration. She has met neither the substance abuse recovery at the outpatient program nor the visitation requirements through CPS at the home of her husband. CPS is currently undergoing possible revocation of her parental rights if she does not adhere to the court-ordered requirements of successful completion of a substance abuse program. Her husband has called to inquire about her status and has stated that
ENG 121 24, Feb. 2013 Tylenol Murders On the morning of September 29, 1982, a bright 12-year-old girl named Mary Kellerman of Elk Grove Village, Illinois, woke up early complaining of a sore throat and a runny nose. Her parents chose to give her an Extra-Strength Tylenol capsule to make her feel better. Around 7 a.m., they found Mary collapsed on the bathroom floor. In hope of getting her help, the parents rushed their daughter’s unresponsive body to the local hospital. Mary was pronounced dead.
Risk Assessment: Cor Pulmonale NR 282 Pathophysiology II Spring B – 2013 Cor Pulmonale Introduction My patient is a 42 year old Hispanic female with a past medical history of pneumonia and hypertension. She is a single mother with one child (son) and is employed as a cleaner in a general hospital. She denies smoking but drinks alcohol occasionally. She denies using recreational drugs. The patient presented to her physician’s office with shortness of breath, chest pain, excessive coughing, and excessive fatigue and states that, “she has fainted on occasion before”.
Terri Schiavo entered a persistent vegetative state in 1990 and would end up spending fifteen years of her life there. Doctors saw no hope for Terri and Michael, her husband, claimed it was his wife's wish to not be kept alive. Michael wanted her feeding tube removed, but Terri’s parents refused to let that happen. They hoped everyday that their daughter would somehow recover. Eventually, a bill was passed by George W. Bush, which gave hospitals the power to remove patients from life support.
10/10/13 Nicole Malpica American Government Marcucci 5 Period In pain, a girl waits for government to open Because of the government shutdown, Justin Smith fears his daughter, McKenna, will not get the treatment that she needs. She has a rare genetic disorder called Neurofibromatosis. After days of not hearing from the doctors, he grew upset and tweeted “governmentshutdown needs 2 end now; have the House come here to apologize to my young daughter and others.” Then after five months of waiting, Smith received a call from National Institutes of Health calling to say that his daughter got into the company for a clinical trial program. He turned to his daughter and said “baby, hopefully we can get you a cure now.”