My best friend, Landon, was in the passenger seat of the car where they had been hit the hardest. That whole side of the truck and a lot of the front was completely smashed in. At the scene of the wreck she looked at her mom and reminded her, “Everything is going to be fine.” She was then airlifted to Vanderbilt Medical Hospital. On the flight to the hospital was when she lost consciousness. Landon suffered from many broken bones which can put a lot of stress on your body.
They had found a demon inside her and they were trying to get it out, she couldn’t remember anything. She could feal something inside her but she couldn’t get rid of her than once again, everything went blank. She woke up in a hospital bed with her mom and her dad beside her, she had been in a fatal car accident and she was in a comma for over 6 months. She had has over 30 surgeries trying to put her insides back together. Remarkably she had made a full recovery.
After being sent home from the emergency room and I had to send her back not even two hours later because something was wrong. My mom got admitted into St. Luke’s Hospital for Serotonin Syndrome. Serotonin Syndrome is a life threatening drug reaction that is caused from too much of the same medicine (which also means the body having too much Serotonin). Serotonin Syndrome was caused by the Emergency Department, not paying attention to her everyday medicine and giving her something she was already on. My mom’s health was all over the place.
Lesley Chubick PS124 Introduction to Psychology Alzheimer’s, Disorder of the Brain Unit 7 Assignment The mental disorder I chose for this assignment is on Alzheimers. Alzheimers is a form of dementia that is a disease that attacks the brain’s intellectual functions such as memory, orientation and calculation. This degenerative brain disease attacks one in ten men and women over 60. The question many of us have is what is Alzheimers, what is its effect on the brain and is there a cure? Being a degenerative disease Alzheimers attacks the brain through exponentially greater cell death and tissue loss which results in decreased brain size and brain activity.
Stroke Imagine yourself sitting in a classroom, when all of sudden you notice the person next you struggling to move or speak. Little did you know that a stroke is occurring right in front of you and you’re trying to figure out what to do to help. Like most of us, all we know about stroke’s are that they affect the brain and that they are a very serious condition to a person health and well-being. Unfortunately, about one year ago, one of our grandmothers suffered a catastrophic stroke that led to partial paralysis, physical and mental disabilities as well as a speech impediment. Did you know that every 53 seconds, someone in America has a stroke?
This is summary of two articles describing neglect of residents at a residential home in Northampton. One is from Daily Mail (6.10.2010)” ‘Severe neglect’ of staff blamed for appalling deaths of five elderly care home residents in just two weeks” and the other one is from The Guardian(6.10.2010) “Elderly care home residents died after suffering ‘severe neglect’ “ . Both articles describe preventable deaths of residents in a private nursing home, Parkside House between July 22 and August 6, 2009. The home was originally set up to provide for people over 65 suffering from dementia or long-standing mental illness. But the management decided to admit residents with higher level of dependency and additional needs and ‘simply could not cope’.
Beta amyloid is similar to cholesterol and is essential for the brain but an excessive amount inhibits proper brain function. In result recent research suggest that the cerebral cortex, which process visual and spatial information is damage in Alzheimer’s disease patients brains. In addition, areas of the brain, important for memory such as the basal forebrain and hippocampus are affected .As well as decrease level of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine. In the early stage of dementia patient experience memory impairment, lapse in judgment and little change in personality .as the disease progresses, memory and language problem worsen and patient begin to have difficulty performing activities of daily living such as remembering to feed themselves and bath etc….during the last stage of the disease patient begin to lose motor functions and eventually lose the ability to recognize family member and to
She became pregnant and decided to give her daughter up for adoption. “I just couldn’t care for a child when I was 17 and I don’t think that a lot of people can. My parents just were not supportive when I went through that.” She has stated. Soon after all of this happened Roseanne was involved in a very severe car accident. Her skull was broken and she was rushed to the hospital.
There are three types of dissociative disorders: Dissociative amnesia is a sudden loss of memory for important personal information that is too extensive to be due to normal forgetting. For example; a car accident or a home fire. My daughter suffered from dissociative amnesia after she was involved in a head-on car accident. The accident happened eight years ago and she still will not drive on highway 126 in Ventura, County. Dissociative fugue is when people lose their memory for their sense of personal identity.
This woman needed immediate attention which she did not receive on her first try paging them. As forty-five minutes past to find herself having fallen on the floor after attempting her own assistance. The woman had fractured her hip in the fall and required hip surgery. To sum it all up the woman had longer stayed her visit to the hospital and had to go to a nursing home in the end the family sued the hospital. This leads to the lack of communication and if the nurse was paged the first time this probable would not have happened.