Nursings Fundamental Patterns of Knowing

Running head: NURSINGS FUNDAMENTAL PATTERNS OF KNOWING1 Nurses play one of the most important roles in medicine because they assist physicians, patients and monitor numerous processes maintaining treatment and care. For this reason, they require obtaining numerous critical competences in this sphere.

Antiviral Agents

The skill of nurse practitioner to timely and successfully detect and diagnose a particular disease or condition is one of the most critical requirements in medical practice. Obtaining such a skill may depend upon various factors, such as education, individual professional learning, evidence practice, etc.

Diabetes Mellitus

Carbohydrate metabolism disorders constitute a significant proportion of general metabolic disorders. A part of them is symptomatic and secondary by occurrence, but some are separate diseases. Among endocrine pathology, diabetes ranks the first place with the frequency up to 50% of all endocrine glands diseases.

Gastroenteritis at a University in Texas

Upon hearing from the students, I would ask them few questions, First would be on when did they start experiencing these symptoms. It would help to determine the period in which the students had become ill.

Philosophy of Nursing and Drucker's Theory

Running head: PHILOSOPHY OF NURSING AND DRUCKERS THEORY 1 Leadership in nursing is a significant aspect because leaders are expected to guide employees, provide directions, and inspire change within the health care sector. Leaders in nursing follow different inspiration practices and guiding techniques in order to serve other individuals within the field.

Infectious Disease Case Study

Infectious diseases are caused by pathogenic microorganisms of different origin and have specific means of spread. Among the mechanisms of transfer of infections are the one via air, via touch contact, alimentary, sexual and other. Each of them leads to the contact with the source of infection and further insertion of the agent into a vulnerable organism.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Drugs and substance abuse is one of the major problems in the United States. A drug is a substance that can change or disrupt bodys normal functioning. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) (2016), a drug is also defined as a substance that is taken or administered to modify the individuals behavior for his/her benefits.

Sexual Orientation

Sexual orientation is the classification based on individuals sexual attraction to a particular gender. There are different categories of sexual orientation, such as heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality, and asexuality. While many people think that sexual orientation is a choice of an individual, scientific evidence suggests that a person is born with several orientations.

Liver Cirrhosis

Liver cirrhosis is a disease that causes hardening of a part of the liver thus hindering its functions. In the body, liver is located in the right upper side of the abdomen. The liver can regenerate itself in case of lost or damaged part.

Patient Treatment Case Study

The main complaint was a dry cough for two weeks, a low-grade fever, which began two days ago and was high as 101 orally. The patient has a decreased appetite but no vomiting and nausea. The coughs occur at night, and she must sit up on the chair to breathe easily.

Country with High Mortality Rates: Angola

The republic of Angola is situated on the west coast of Africa (SSA) and is considered to be one of the biggest countries on the continent with a surface of more than 12 million kilometers. The population of the state is 17 million people, of whom 44 percent are children at the age lower than fourteen years.

Pledging in Nursing: Florence Nightingale Pledge

The practice of having a particular profession obliges to take and follow a set of rules and principles that are common for that profession. The Nightingale pledge, which is considered as a form of the Hippocratic Oath, consists of the ethical principles that ought to be followed and adopted by all nurses (Miracle, 2009)

High-Risk Incident

Medicine has always been a very specific area of social service and errors made by doctors can lead to irretrievable outcomes. In 1999, the Institute of Medicine has reported that from 44,000 to 98,000 people die each year because of medical errors that could have been avoided (Wachter, 2012). Over the last decade, the levels of mortality from medical errors have increased

Nursing and Community Health Issues

The issue of healthcare is very important for citizens of any country. Everybody would agree that some of the essential characteristics of healthcare are accessibility and equal affordability for all social groups. Sometimes the system of healthcare or other social services is so complicated that even having an access to them, a person cannot decide what he or she exactly wants and which benefits he or she will be provided

Family Health Assessment

To understand the health issues of patients, a family assessment is paramount. The assessment gives the care provider an understanding of the familys cultural, social, and economic issues, which determine the treatment that needs to be administered and the patients response to the treatment. In addition to family assessment, a nursing plan outlines the plan of action or care that the provider finds appropriate for treating the medical concerns identified during the assessment of the family