Articles about circumcising babies have been circulating lately. Are infant circumcisions okay? Or should you just wait for the baby to reach a certain age for him to be circumcised? Should you do it now, or set it aside for later?
New drugs to treat Alzheimer’s disease and other cognitive deficits also may improve cognition in healthy individuals, but they also pose certain difficulties and challenges, some are even dangerous. Do you think it’s worth it?
Issues about abortion have been circulating lately. As nurses, we might not have the same religious beliefs, but we do have a common goal, which is to save lives. But with regards to abortion, contraception and the like, where do we stand? Are you pro-life or pro-choice?
Patient X, who is on life support, has been admitted for more than a week now. GCS 3, the doctor explained that the patient is already brain dead, leaving the family of the patient to decide whether or not they will still continue keeping the patient on life support. What is your take on this? […]
I know that the use of morphine is associated with a high risk of respiratory depression, but if the patient is…
Hey, I’m doing an essay on morphine sulphate and wondered if anyone can help me out, I know that the use of morphine is associated with a high risk of respiratory depression, but if the patient is undergoing oxygen therapy of 2L of oxygen by nasal cannula, would the risk of opioid-induced respiratory depression be […]
Sometimes human errors are unavoidable. If in case a nurse happen to administer a wrong medication to a patient. What should the nurse do?
Is it okay for a 70 year old patient whom was admitted for shortness of breath, with a med history of COPD, HTN and a few other things to be taking a Calcium Channel blocker AND an Ace Inhibitor together?
Moral and ethical issues affect the provision of healthcare
Hi there.. I have a nursing interview coming up and a question is ‘ What are the current ethical and moral issues affecting the provision of healthcare in the UK’ could anyone help me out with some ideas?
Would be very appreciated!
Is it possible to have COPD related to emphysema?
I’m working on an assignment and I’m a bit confused. Is it possible to have COPD related to emphysema? Or is that not a possibility.
Anne is a nurse. She has been told that her 18 year old daughter, Mary, has type I DM. Anne is upset and decides she is the best person to educate Mary about her condition. Anne sits Mary down and tells her DM is serious disease but Mary should count her self fortunate because she is a smart girl and learning about diet, activity, insulin and monitoring blood sugar will not be a problem for her. Further since her mother is an nurse this will make things much easier.
What assumptions can you identify?
What facts can you identify?
What are some of the possible ramifications of basing this teaching plan on assumptions rather than upon facts?
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