In September 1976, a physician recommended that she consult an ear, nose, and throat specialist for a suspected tumor and referred her for a CAT scan. She went to the Temple University Hospital, where she told the radiologist that she had side effects of nausea, vomiting, hives, and difficulties breathing from the injected dye used during the scans. In order to the prevent this, the radiologist opted to use a test amount and as a precaution, set up an intravenous line so that in the event of a reaction, counter-acting drugs could be administered. When the first round of drugs were administered, Haimes had a bad reaction so the doctor waited 5-7 minutes before administering the next dose, which triggered an immediate strong reaction with difficulties breathing tightness of the throat, pain, nausea, and vomiting to name a few. Epinphrin and Benadryl were immediately given to her, and she was watched carefully for the next 15-20 minutes.
The patient’s head is thrust back, and the patient is unable to speak. What will the nurse do? a.|Administer the haloperidol as ordered.| b.|Discuss increasing the haloperidol dose with the provider.| c.|Request an order to give diphenhydramine.| d.|Request an order to give levodopa.| ____ 2. A patient who is taking an antipsychotic drug for schizophrenia comes to the clinic for evaluation. The nurse observes that the patient has a shuffling gait and tremors and is drooling.
A -- A carotid bruit #2 Due to Nancy's deteriorating condition she is referred to a neurologist. The emergency room nurse realizes that she has probably suffered from a left-sided brain attack. What clinical manifestation further supports this assessment? D -- Global Aphasia #3 What nursing intervention should the nurse implement when preparing Nancy for a noncontrast CT scan? B -- Explain that the client will not be able to move her head thoughout the CT scan #4 The neurologist also prescribes a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the head STAT, why?
24th July 1999: Victoria is taken to North Middlesex Hospital's casualty department with scalding to her head and face which the doctors immediately suspect have been deliberately inflicted. Kouao presents another story as to how the injuries were sustained to Lisa Arthurworrey and PC Jones. 6th August 1999: Victoria is discharged from the hospital and is collected by Kouao after her explanation for the injuries is accepted by child protection authorities. October 1999: Trial evidence reveals that from October 1999 until the following January, Carl Manning forces Victoria to sleep in a bin liner
• The PACU nurse gave the wrong answer when asked when they would use override. The response was to get anti-nausea drugs for patients when they return from surgery. Override is used in urgent/emergency situations. The situation, not the medication determines if the override is appropriate. Corrective action plan Many deficiencies were identified after further review of the surgical patient tracer worksheet.
ASSIGNMENT 204 - TASK B – RESEARCH AND ACCOUNT IDENTIFY TWO REPORTS ON SERIOUS FAILURES TO PROTECT INDIVIDUALS ON ABUSE. WRITE AN ACCOUNT THAT DESCRIBES THE UNSAFE PRACTICES IN THE REVIEWS. REPORT 1 Concerns at Winterbourne View Hospital first came to light after a charge nurse raised the issues with the hospital in October 2010 and his allegations were passed on to the local authority, South Gloucestershire council, in its capacity as lead safeguarding agency and then relayed to the CQC in December 2010 but nothing was done. In May 2011 the BBC released undercover footage about the appalling way vulnerable residents at Winterbourne View Hospital were being treated, once the footage was released it came into light that the owners of Winterbourne View, health regulators, local health services and the police had failed to act upon increasing warning signs. On the 18TH June 2011 the CQC published its findings following an inspection of services provided at Winterbourne View.
Cliff's results may not be reliable because of which of the following problems with his study? Question 4 4 out of 4 points Courtnie has been allergic to cats as long as she can remember; this requires her doctor to give her an allergy shot. On her 26th birthday she spends the day in a house with cats and has no reaction. Therefore the allergy shot has helped Courtnie overcome her reaction to cats. The explanation for why she had no reaction describes which of the following?
“By interpreting the shapes, colors, sizes and flecks of the aura, an aura reader can discover different things about the individual, including things about the subject's past and future” (Haimes v. Temple University Hospital, 1986, p. 4). Prior to the plaintiff completing a computerized axiotomography (CT Scan), she provided services consisting of aura reading and psychic counseling out of an office in New Castle, Delaware in which she opened in 1969 (Haimes v. Temple University Hospital, 1986). A CT scan is a type diagnostic x-ray. According to Haimes v. Temple University Hospital (1986) in September of 1976, the consultation with Dr. Max Ronis was a result of a suggestion by a physician, the plaintiff’s client, to check for suspected tumors. Haimes had about 14 or
The Court also asked the parties to argue whether the class meets the traditional requirements of numerosity, commonality, typicality, and adequacy of representation. The Supreme Court ruled unanimously that the class should not be certified in its current form, although they disagreed 5-4 on the reason and on allowing it to continue in a different form. Background In 2000 Betty Dukes, a 54-year-old Wal-Mart worker in California, claimed sex discrimination. Despite six years of work and positive performance reviews, she was denied the training she needed to advance to a higher salaried position. Wal-Mart argued Dukes clashed with a female Wal-Mart supervisor and was disciplined for admittedly returning late from lunch breaks.
CASE BRIEF Ferguson and others v. City of Charleston and others 532 U.S. 67 (2001) Facts In the fall of 1988 with the regard to the increase use of cocaine among pregnant patients, the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) began to order drug screens to be performed on urine samples of patients. Those that tested positive were referred to the county substance abuse commission for counseling and treatment. This lead to a relationship of MUSC staff and the Solicitor of Charleston, that then lead to a policy outlining legal action to be taken against the pregnant addicts. The hope of these women would get treatment for themselves and their unborn child. There was no consent given by the women for these drug screenings to occur.