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  • Patients To Other Doctors
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    asdfadsfDave: Bad Doctor Obtained from: Kids in the Hall FAQ Transcribed by: Dave: Wanna know something? I'm a bad doctor. I'm not boasting. I mean, who would? Just stating a fact that I've never really gotten the hang of the whole healing-the-sick thing. And don't interpret this as some sort of false modesty, please its not, its not like I'm weak in some areas. No, I'm homogeneously unqualified to practice medicine in any capacity. I really don't have a clue. And no one could be more shocked th...
  • McMurphy To The Hospital
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    McMurphy is the saviour of the institution. McMurphy starts off as a run of the muck person not needing medical attention and almost from the start realizes what's going on in the institute and works (sometimes in an odd way) but to help the inmates get out of the "fog". Where the other patients are timid and quiet, McMurphy is cocky and loud; where they are unable to do more than snicker, his healthy laughter shakes the walls; where they are sexually repressed, he is a self-proclaimed (and, by ...
  • Leader Towards The Other Patients
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    The readers are first introduced to Chief Bromden, the narrator of the novel who has been in the mental hospital for fifteen years. As a "Chronic", a type of patient that cannot be cured, the half Columbia Indian pretended to be deaf and dumb with much success. In the hospital the patients are under the power of Big Nurse Ratched. She was a former army nurse and leads a strict daily routine. She encourages the "Acute" patients, ones that are young enough to 'fix' to spy on and record each other'...
  • McMurphy And The Other Patients
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    Chief Bromden, the half-Indian narrator of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, has been a patient in an Oregon psychiatric hospital for fifteen years. During this time, he has pretended to be deaf and dumb. When he was a child, three government officials came to see his father about buying the tribe's land so they could build a hydroelectric dam. Bromden, ten years old at the time, was home alone. When he tried to speak to them, they acted as if he weren't there, sowing the seeds for his withdrawal...
  • Deborah's Parents
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    I Never Promised You a Rose Garden The cold tone of this story starts out right in the beginning and her mother and father are quite distraught because of the daughter's illness and the fact that they must trust the doctors; they seem to not trust anyone. They even told their own family that Deborah is at convalescent school, not a mental institution. Of course the time period of the book is much earlier than now so it is more understandable why they were upset. Hopefully parents now are less ig...
  • Of The Patients And McMurphy
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    Jack Nicholson as Randall McMurphy: What do you think you are, for Chris sake, crazy or something'? Well you " re not! You " re not! You " re no crazier than the average asshole out walking' around on the streets and that's it. This film presents an individual that chooses not to conform to modern society, and the consequences of that choice. The main character R.P. McMurphy would be best described as the antihero, and Nurse Ratchet would be the antagonist. Both characters have an important role...
  • Insurance Companies And The Patients B
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    Medical Bookkeeper Reports to: Department: Classification: Division: Date: Approved: JOB FUNCTION: This bookkeeper position is responsible for pricing of surgeries and other services provided by the physicians and also for telephone collections and patient inquiries. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Pricing: a. Obtains chart from secretary. b. Reads the operative report, applies appropriate fee schedule, posts to the batch, secures physician approval of any changes, follows through on the necessary chang...
  • Bargaining Stage
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    1: Shock-Denial: This stage is when the patient first hears about his / her illness, and this is where the patient is saying 'no, not me' and 'it can't be me'. During this time they will also ask a numerous amount that 'is the results wrong', or 'could you check my results again please'. 2: Rage / Anger: There are two things to remember when dealing with this stage, which is that; anger is never personal, its more generalised. This means that no matter what, the patient never blames the people a...
  • Enlist The Help Of A Couple Teammates
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    The following is a book report about: The Leadership Secrets of Santa Claus, and was written by, (Cottrell, et al., 2003). This is an eighty-page leadership skill-building book, published by the Performance Systems Corporation in 2003. There are eight main points (Santa Secrets) discussed by the authors in this book and I agree with them all. However, I will attempt to reveal why I agree that to "Build A Wonderful Workshop" is important, discuss one secret ("Listen To The Elves") I see being pra...
  • Dr Finkelman On A Daily Basis
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    My third writing assignment in rhetoric 160 is a job communication analysis. I will take a look into the daily problem for a neurologist and what he must do in order to solve these problems effectively. Being a doctor means much more than just making a lot of money and seeing a few patients a day. If you choose a specialty in medicine, and decide to start your own private practice - you must make many decisions on a daily basis. The patients that are scheduled for you to see come in with a multi...
  • Patients With Borderline Personality Disorder
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    Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a serious mental illness characterized by pervasive instability in moods, interpersonal relationships, self-image, and behavior. This instability often disrupts family and work life, long-term planning, and the individual's sense of self-identity. Originally thought to be at the "borderline" of psychosis, people with BPD suffer from a disorder of emotion regulation. While less well known than schizophrenia or bipolar disorder (manic-depressive illness), B...
  • Act On The Neurotransmitter Gaba
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    Epilepsy is a neurological disorder characterized by synchronized excitation of large groups or neuron. To reduce seizures, patients are given drugs that act on the neurotransmitter GABA. How does this type of drug control seizures? Describe seizures and the drug effects on them in terms of synaptic transmission. This type of drug is very effective in prevetning seizures. A patient being treated for epilepsy is given drugs that act on the neurotransmitter GABA. GABA receptors are inhibitory neur...

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