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Nursing Case Study: Osteoarthritis (OA) Management

Introduction Over 60% of adults in England suffer from a chronic health problem (Department of Health 2004). Osteoarthritis (OA) is among the most common chronic...

Practice Nurses Role in Treating Chlamydia

The practice nurses role in treating chlamydia and improving the sexual health of the nation   Introduction Chlamydia treatment has been the focus of considerable research interest...

Reflection on Communication in Intensive Care Setting

LPD 3 SUMMATIVE ESSAY My identified learning need is enhancing my ability to communicate articulately and assertively with the multidisciplinary team (MDT) members, as I...

Change Management Plan to Reduce Medication Errors

Assignment 2 Change Management Plan: reducing medication errors by building a dual medication error reporting system with a ‘no fault, no blame’ culture Introduction Medication errors...

Effectiveness of Exercise Programme to Prevent Falls

This chapter deals with the information collected in relation to the present study through published and unpublished materials for foundation, to prepare and to...

Conflict Resolution and Communication in Healthcare

Reflective Writing on Critical Incident in the Clinical Experience with Integration of Leadership Theories in Analysis. This write up aims at exploring a conflict that...

Strategies to Develop Health Literacy

Table of Contents 1. Introduction about health literacy 2. Relation between primary healthcare and health literacy 3. Health...

Implementing Guidelines for Pediatric Tonsillectomies

Practice Paper: Implementing Quality Based Procedures Guidelines for Pediatric Tonsillectomies at Credit Valley Hospital Kathryn DePass   Trillium Health Partners, encompassing three sites- Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga Hospital,...

Subjective Health Assessment

Despite the importance of an individual’s perspective of their health and wellbeing, individuals are extremely influenced by the extent to which their treatment outcomes...

Barriers to Asthma Management

Renate Jimerson, Pat LeBlanc, & Centrella Stacks   Asthma Asthma, the most common chronic illness of childhood, is an inflammatory disease characterized by hyper responsiveness of the...

Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) Guidelines

Lachlan Donnet-Jones Introduction To provide effective patient care at a high standard it is necessary to use a clinical and systematic approach. The primary and secondary...

Analysis of the Affordable Healthcare Act

Affordable Healthcare Act Introduction The Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act, officially called The Patient Protection (PPACA) is a United States law approved by President Barack...

Affordable Housing and Income Inequality

Liz White-MacDonald Abstract Nurses are faced with daily challenges to deal with an increased in acuity and complexities in regards to patient health outcomes. Nurses participate...

Strategies to Prevent Child Injuries

Table of Contents CHILDHOOD INJURIES Introduction The significance of child injury Health education strategies Strategy 1: to...

Empowerment and Job Satisfaction in Nursing Educators

Research Design This research will use a descriptive correlational study design and involve the following variables: Structural Empowerment and Job Satisfaction in nursing educators. This...

Effectiveness of Teaching Program on QoL of Elderly Patients

CHAPTER – 1 INTRODUCTION “It’s not how old you are, it’s how you are old Live your life and forget your age” Older adults recognize that they have...

Incorporating Telemedicine into a Surgical Practice

Kristen Harkey Imagine presenting to the hospital for your planned cesarean section, a time of great anxiety and joy. During the procedure you unfortunately have...

Watson’s Caring theory (2008) for Elderly Care

Aging is a natural part of human life. With modern technologies and medical innovations the society has been able to prolong life and thus...

Overview of Vagus Nerve Stimulation

The vagus nerve is one of 12 cranial nerves that pass information to and from the brain. The vagus nerve is the longest of...

The Effectiveness of Benson’s Relaxation Therapy

ABSTRACT A study to evaluate the effectiveness of Benson’s relaxation therapy on reduction of pain and stress among post caesarean mothers admitted in KMCH, Coimbatore Objectives...

Reflection on Task Management in Nursing

Description: what happened. Whilst working on a medical ward with a senior staff nurse as a mentor, I identified certain competencies which needed achieving around...

Factors for Motivation at Work in Nursing

Is motivation at work for nurses in two NHS hospitals dependant on job satisfaction or financial incentives? The National Health Service was described in a...

Importance of Communication in Nursing

Communication is a huge topic and can be considered on many different levels from a professional viewpoint. We can consider issues such as the...

Reflection on Critical Care of COPD Patient

Foundations of critical care. Introduction The aim of this essay is to present a situation in describing my experiences caring for am identified female patient, and...

Clinical Supervision in Practice and District Nursing

CLINICAL SUPERVISION IN PRACTICE AND DISTRICT NURSING: A LITERATURE REVIEW The following research reports a systematic literature review of studies which have assessed the development,...

Reflection on Care Interventions and Decision Making

Reflective evaluation of care interventions and clinical decision making. Introduction This essay is a reflective examination of a care episode in the domain of mental health...

Development of Competent Nursing Skills

Introduction This essay focuses on a reflection on the development from novice, to competent beginner, to skilled practitioner in the light of my own development...

Learning Disability Nurse Reflection

Summary reflection –Modules 5 - 9 Working as a learning disability nurse, poses a career fraught with many interesting and often frustrating challenges. However, this...

Skills Development for Child Nursing Course

Provide an in-depth reflective account that demonstrates how learning, during the three years of the child nursing course, has been achieved in relation to...

A Concept Analysis of Advanced Nursing Practice

Introduction The idea of advanced practice in nursing presents a challenge to the general nurse in terms of exploring scope of practice and potential professional...

Healthy Nutrition for a Child

Health Intervention Plan   A) Brief summary of concerns about the child’s health and well-being. An overview of Joshua would conclude that he is essentially a healthy...

Learning Outcomes Assessment for Student Nurse

Learning Outcome 1 – Pre-assessment The ultimate goal of the pre-assessment is to assure that those patients identified as suitable for day surgery are properly...

Competencies of the Effective Healthcare Leader

The analysis of a top down change process in my organisation has led me to a critical understanding of processes, my own place within...

Importance of Research in Nursing Practice and Theories

Introduction This essay will consider the definition of nursing research, different types of research and design, and why research is important in nursing practice. It...

Communication Skills Reflection: Patient Interaction

This essay will examine the interaction between myself and the mother of a child who has recently been diagnosed with diabetes mellitus (Mrs X)....