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  • Patient To The X Ray Room
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    Trauma C-Spine This essay is not intended to criticize any emergency medical or hospital staff. I am writing this essay out of concern for patients who come into the emergency room that may have a jeopardized spinal cord resulting from an injury or suspected injury to their cervical spine. I am a certified emergency medical technician, farm-medic instructor and currently a medical diagnostic student doing clinical's. In the United States each year there are approximately 10,000 reported cervical...
  • Hospital With Susanna
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    Overall I feel that the movie was pretty good and was linked to psychology in many factors. The social disorders of the girls, the mental hospital, the treatments, and the therapy are all aspects of the movie which are linked to psychology. I believe that Lisa possessed an antisocial disorder to a certain degree. I believe she was naturally antisocial but the fact that she was in a mental hospital for 8 years may have contributed to the level of disorder. Since she has been in there for so long,...
  • Case Of Faith Community Hospital
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    Faith Community Hospital " With the foundation and commitment of our spiritual heritage and values, our mission is to promote the heath and well-being of the people in the communities we serve through a comprehensive continuum of services provides in collaboration with the partners who share the same vision and values". This mission statement explains the goal and purpose of Faith Community Hospital. Unfortunately, it seems that a large number of employees either forget the meaning of the missio...
  • Malfunctions Due To Y 2 K Problems
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    This year, most of the world is preparing to celebrate the year 2000 and the coming of a new millennium. However, many businesses, manufacturers, banks and hospitals are quietly hoping for an uneventful new years transition. At midnight on December 31, many businesses will be anticipating what effects the millennium rollover will have on computer software and other equipment that contain a time sensitive chip called an embedded chip. Early computer programmers, in an effort to conserve limited m...
  • Nurse Patient Ratios
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    The issues disc used in this article are pertinent not just to nu ring professionals but potential patients as well, which means everyone. The general consensus seems to be divided into two camps; the nurses and the administration. While both sides have adamant arguments for their points it is imperative for all of us that a solution be found. The topics covered are related to legislation, current practices utilized for staffing, and the nursing shortage. Any person living in california is famil...
  • Faith Community Hospital Faces
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    Chris Smith received a promotion to executive assistant to the chief executive officer at Faith Community Hospital. On Chris's first day as executive assistant his boss, Pat, the CEO of Faith Community Hospital, meets with Chris to discuss, what the hospital does and some of the problems that the hospital is having. At the end of the meeting, Pat asks Chris to prepare a report that covers three areas: what is going on right now, what they can do about it, and what they should do about it. In the...
  • Reasons For Medication Errors At Grmc
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    Risk management paper Risk management is defined as a program directed toward identifying of, evaluating of, and taking corrective action against potential risks that could lead to injury of patients, staff, or visitors. It is a planned program of loss prevention and liability control, and its main purpose is to identify, analyze, and evaluate risks and then to develop a plan for reducing the frequency and severity of accidents and injuries (Decker and Sullivan, 2001). Risk management is a conti...
  • Simulation Of Patient Transport Within The Hospital
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    Many health-care industry bottlenecks can be eliminated, resulting in major improvements in efficiency, cost savings and patient care when hospitals borrow principles from production lines on the factory floor, according to researchers in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University at Buffalo. At UB's Center of Excellence for Global Enterprise Management, Li Lin, Ph. D., professor of industrial engineering, and his colleagues apply industrial-engineering tools, including Six...
  • Patient With A Significant Mechanism Of Injury
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    Trauma patients am currently taking a EMT course through Copper Mountain College. We have had to study trauma and medical cases. I would like to share with you in detail some of the cases that we have studied first ill introduce you to some of the assessments that have to be done before we begin. For a trauma patients especially one whose injuries are serious-time must not be wasted at the scene. This patient needs to get to a hospital as quickly as possible. On the other hand, enough time must ...
  • Higher Nurse To Patient Ratios
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    Several studies have suggested that higher nurse to patient ratios are associated with improved patient outcomes, affecting both morbidity (illness) and mortality (death). This is considered to be the main rationale for changing nurse to patient ratios. An American Nurses Association study (American Nurses Association, 1997) found that higher nurse to patient ratios were associated with shorter lengths of stay in hospitals and a reduction in complications such as pressure sores, pneumonia, urina...
  • Kings Park Psychiatric Center
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    The Kings Park Psychiatric Center has had a large effect on the social changes of Long Island. A small town grew larger and prosperous from the direct effect of this State hospital from the time of 1885 to the present. The history of the town, the patients and court cases held, and the concluding plans for the land after its closing have all had a significant mark on the social changes of the town. The first hospital was built in a quiet farming town later named Kings Park. In 1885, officials of...
  • Care For Their Patients And Staff Members
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    The Faith Community Hospital has encountered a dilemma of how to ensure that the staff provides quality health care for patients at the hospital and financial issues that could affect the hospital's patient programs. The staff at Faith Community Hospital varies from one extreme to another. There are staff members that do not provide enough care for their patients, staff members who provide too much care for their patients and staff members who put their own safety before the care of the patients...
  • Patient Occupancy At Faith Community Hospital
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    Abstract Faith community hospital, like many others, is facing financial hardships. Increased operating costs and low occupancy rates at the hospital are financially crippling. Included in this case study will be discussion on root causes of major issues and problems along with analysis and evaluations of alternative solutions to the hospital's financial crisis using a force-field analysis as a decision making method. This method will allow for the evaluation of forces for and against the decisi...
  • Introduction Within The Organization Of Kaiser Hospital
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    INTRODUCTION Within the organization of Kaiser Hospital and any organization, applied critical thinking skills provide an essential foundation for all effective planning, problem-solving, and decision-making activities. Employees who can analyze and reason effectively can help and communicate workplace problems (web). A recent problem I have heard spoken through upper management involves the negative and neglecting operations of our hospital. Much discussion has been recently filtered to the dep...
  • Financial Issues At Faith Community Hospital
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    Faith Community Hospital a Case Study This case study involves Faith Community hospital, which has several challenges. After meeting with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Pat, several financial and personnel issues are troubling the hospital. This report will identify the issues then offer possible solutions and their ramifications. The solutions will be narrowed down into a plan of resolution to remedy the issues. This institution has a stated mission to promote the health and well being of th...
  • Patients At Shouldice Hospital
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    Recommendation: Shouldice Hospital has successfully created a hernia operation assembly line that is so effective that it makes every patient feel different and unique even though those patients are merely cogs in the Shouldice Hospital process. It is this irony that has made Shouldice Hospital a success, which is clearly evident based on its rate of "word of mouth" referral and the attendance at annual "reunion" parties. Without any form of formal marketing, the Company has its largest backlog ...
  • Malcolm's Patients
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    All storylines have some type of feature that enables them to be compared and contrasted. The plots do not have to be related in any particular way nor do the characters have to play a similar role. In the movies, Prefontaine and Awakening's, they have plots that can be compared and contrasted by going in depth of the movie detail. The protagonists of both these great movies move promptly in the goal they want to achieve, but they end up in the exact position which they were not hoping for. Both...
  • 866 Patient Days The Hospital
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    Let it Pour Week Four Rodney Henry CCS 330 Critical thinking and computer Logic When I first read this assignment I did not fully understand what was asked of me with this particular assignment. I then read the case study a couple of more times and then read the questions many more times after that and now I think I have an understanding of what is going on. The first problem that I saw was patient costs have increased to 240.00 per day over last year's cost of 217.00 per day. The hospital is pr...
  • Randle Patrick McMurphy
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    In the novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's nest by Ken Kelsey, Randolph Patrick McMurphy seems to be an heroic character even if he is characterized by the words, big, loud, sexual, dirty, and confident. As a protagonist, Randle McMurphy, a big, redheaded gambler, a con man, and a backroom boxer, becomes a hero after all the great events he makes and the events happened by him. He also appears to be a Christ figure partly in the fishing trip. He is the dominant force challenging the establishment a...
  • Good Communication Between Doctor And Patient
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    According to Zhani, in the paper "Joint Commission Center for Transforming Health Care Tackles Miscommunication Among Caregivers" an "estimated 80 percent of serious medical errors involve miscommunication between caregivers when responsibility for patients is transferred or handed-off. Recognizing this as a critical patient safety issue, a group of 10 leading U.S. hospitals and health care systems teamed up with the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare to use new methods to find ...

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