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.
Suzy Baker a 30 year old primigravida has an emergency caesarean section at term following prolonged rupture of membranes and failure to progress. Suzy is now day four postnatal and complains of feeling hot and lethargic, her temperature is recorded as 38.6*c. Explain the immediate and subsequent care for Suzy during the next twenty four hours. Explanation needs to be supported with the evidence based rationales, with an emphasis on the role of the midwife. Caesarean section is like any other major surgery. Management of high temperature is not only a routine but mammoth especially post operatively because the comfort of the mother hitherwards the baby comfort.
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.
It was very interesting to me because I have GI issues and recently was sick for over a month with C. diff. I had a hard time getting over it because the antibiotics used to treat it were flaring up my other GI issues. I was hospitalized two times within a month due to it and had a relapse after a week of IV antibiotics and two weeks of home antibiotics. After reading this article I was interested and read more about the new process of using “poop
The patient points to the Buck traction and screams, "Somebody tied me up with ropes." The patient is experiencing: illusion A patient was admitted 48 hours ago for injuries sustained while intoxicated. The patient is shaky, irritable, anxious, and diaphoretic. The pulse rate is 130 beats per minute. The patient shouts, "Bugs are crawling on my bed.
The range of codes that would be used for Darlene would be Codes 680-709 because Darlene had an infection of her skin due to shards of glass still left in her wound. These codes are for Diseases of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissues. 2. A 44-year-old male presents to the office complaining of intermittent chest pain. The physician orders an EKG to rule out a possible cardiac event.
Many Navajos died from other diseases caused by poor sanitation. Pneumonia, influenza, measles, small pox also took a serious toll. In the book of Maus, Vladek mentions when they slept at night in the barracks, sitting on straw, waiting to die. In the straw, it was Lice from the lice was Typhus (Vol II 91). I wouldn’t have lasted that long being treated like that after a long day works.
I could see the catheter bag hanging from the bed which was filling up with blood instead of urine. I thought I was going to bleed to death as I can not accept blood transfusions, due to my religious beliefs. After a week in the hospital, the fluid in the catheter bag started gradually turning yellow. On day seven, the doctor came to my room and gave me the best news that I have heard in a long time. He said “Kerry you can go home but will need to follow-up with your doctor”.
Assisted Suicide PHI 200 Steven Carter February 27, 2012 Assisted Suicide Dealing with a painful and a long terminal illness is hard on everyone involved especially the person whom this is happening to. Susan Wolf’s article, “Confronting Physician-Assisted suicide and Euthanasia: My Father’s Death”, was very emotional and expressed the changes a dying person makes as the pain and all the treatments become too much to handle, especially when it is determined nothing else can be done. If this had been one of my parents, I would have dealt with the situation the same way that Susan Wolf did. I had an aunt that suffered with colon cancer and I agree that the most important thing to do is to keep the person comfortable and do only
This requires the readers to be able to analyse beneath the surface of the text rather than simply accepting and following the author's perspective. Of course critical literacy isn’t an entirely new concept for us. Since a young age our teachers have enforced critical literacy through our learning to give us the ability to question, investigate and challenge the relationships between language, social groups and practices over others. The significance of the ability for us adolescents to be able to become critically literate thinkers is very important. It allows us to become active thinkers and develop the ability to inquire and reflect on the societal concerns, interact and build connectedness with our life choices.