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Research Paper

Healthcare

Advanced Directive

Words: 709
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Advanced Directive The 1991 the Patient Self-Determination Act (PSDA) was designed to give patients and their families greater autonomy over making decisions in regards to end-of-life care and minimizing…

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5 Pages
Essay

Healthcare

Advanced Directive May Be One of the

Words: 1790
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Advanced directive may be one of the most important and underutilized tools in estate planning and health planning. This is partially due to the stigma that people have about…

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7 Pages
Research Proposal

Healthcare

Advanced Directives Death Is a

Words: 2377
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

However, it does mean that some things will be different from the normal line of treatment. ("Advance Medical Directives.," n. d.); (Feldman, Mitchell D; Christensen, John F. (2007) The…

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1 Pages
Research Paper

Death and Dying  (general)

Evaluating an Advanced Directive Intervention

Words: 329
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Research Paper

For example, Wissow and colleagues (2004) collected gender, age, ethnicity, and levels of clinic/ED use. This information may provide valuable insight into who is most likely to create an…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Healthcare

Ethics and Advance Directives Ethics

Words: 3485
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

According to this second view, contemporaneous autonomy trumps precedent autonomy because honoring precedent autonomy imposes preferences and values of a different person, the formerly competent self (Buccafumi, p. 14).…

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3 Pages
Article Review

Psychology

Psychiatric Advance Directives Among Public

Words: 838
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Article Review

The main finding sof the study were in addition to correlate identification the development of a more clear idea of the real limitations of prevalence of existing PADs, in…

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3 Pages
Essay

Health - Nursing

Advanced Care Planning Asessment

Words: 1164
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Cae Planning Analysis In eality, sound healthcae-elated advanced planning is a continuous convesation, involving pioities, values, QOL (quality of life) and what one's life means. Tool kits, in this…

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11 Pages
Research Paper

Leadership

Supervision When to Use Directive Control Behaviors

Words: 3005
Length: 11 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Supervision: When to Use Directive Control Behaviors This paper is about many different aspects of effective supervision, training and evaluation, but the main concern here is control. It can…

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6 Pages
Essay

Accounting

Role of Materiality in Auditing in Advanced Auditing

Words: 1992
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Auditing We are living in times of continuous change that thrives on information. Information is the cornerstone of the financial construct of organizations. Information and access thereto drives the…

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5 Pages
Research Proposal

Business - Law

Migrant Labour 2010 New Directives

Words: 1651
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

Methods Methodological consideration on the project is designed as tri-partite study of legal and popular culture on UK immigration and the new formations of labour and capital through: Phase…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Healthcare

Professional Roles and Values

Words: 962
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Professional oles and Values A good number of patients visiting emergency departments are in a position to make independent decision concerning their care. Nevertheless, a significant proportion of them…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Healthcare

Difficulty With Do Not Resuscitate

Words: 1967
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

With regard to the medication administration itself, in a life saving circumstance, which this clearly is not the weight of the potential for depression of respiration and cardiac status…

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2 Pages
Essay

Sociology - Social Work

Planning for End of Life Care

Words: 657
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

The death of elderly individuals takes place in different circumstances and settings such as painless death at home or painful death in a healthcare facility. Social workers have an…

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5 Pages
Essay

Family and Marriage

Rebecca Dresser and John Robertson

Words: 1698
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

I do not believe that wearing glasses or make-up is wrong, even though this is an enhancement of the human body by improving one's life by being able to…

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7 Pages
Essay

Healthcare

In-Service Teaching Portfolio One of

Words: 2630
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

For elderly patients who have no one to appoint as their proxy, completing a living will that outlines their wishes is preferable to not providing any information at all…

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12 Pages
Term Paper

Healthcare

Society & the Elderly the

Words: 3904
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Term Paper

It is also wise to have it reviewed by a doctor or attorney, the Family Doctor eb site suggests; that way you can be assured that what you wish…

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3 Pages
Essay

Nursing

The Right to Die Cruzan by Cruzan

Words: 1013
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Nursing and Ethical Choices What are the utilitarian and Kantian justifications for Advance Directives? The health care proxy and the living will are two ways in which a patient…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Healthcare

Adults Sign a Do Not

Words: 2037
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

An adult do not need to make all decisions in advance, but educating oneself is a vital first step. (Death with Dignity: Planning Ahead for End-of-Life Care) few guidelines…

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3 Pages
Research Paper

Healthcare

Futile Care Policy for Hospitals

Words: 1108
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Paper

The hospital should always defer to the patient and family that has an advanced directive in place, and if the patient cannot speak for themselves but has an advanced…

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3 Pages
Article Critique

Health - Nursing

Emergency Nurses' Knowledge Attitudes and

Words: 983
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Article Critique

Internal and external consistency was tested. A pilot study showed that there was internal consistency. However, the results of the larger study indicate that more work on the KAESAD…

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4 Pages
Essay

Nursing

Nursing Conversations About Death

Words: 1267
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Life Care Difficult Situations as a Nurse Practitioner The scenario for the nurse practitioner centers on Angela Smith and her family. Angela is a 55-year-old who suffered a stroke…

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20 Pages
Dissertation

Health - Nursing

Analyzing Elder Care Professionals

Words: 6936
Length: 20 Pages
Type: Dissertation

Hawaiian elde cae pofessionals impove patient eldecae sevices to Japanese nationals, taking into consideation Japanese cultual noms and expectations Caegiving fo eldely paents in Japan Japan has witnessed a…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Business - Law

Terri Schiavo Case Made Headlines

Words: 1544
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The law recognizes the right of a competent adult to make an advance directive instructing his or her physician to provide, withhold, or withdraw life-prolonging procedures. In Terri's case…

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60 Pages
Thesis

Ethics and Morality

The Pros and Cons of Physician Assisted Suicide

Words: 13401
Length: 60 Pages
Type: Thesis

Physician Assisted Suicide in Patients With Unbearable Suffering or the Terminally Ill One of the most hotly debated issues today is physician-assisted suicide. ecently, California became the fifth state…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Health - Nutrition

Important Factors in Treating Huntington's Disease Patients

Words: 6558
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Huntington's disease (HD) was the first autonomic dominant disorder for which genetic prediction became possible" (Harper, et al., 2000, Journal of Medical Genetics, p. 567). HD is a disease…

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3 Pages
Book Report

Death and Dying  (general)

Legal Implications of Assisted Suicide

Words: 988
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Book Report

This has sparked many debates in social and political arenas in regards to personhood, self-determination and human autonomy. Any time a person wants to intentionally end his or her…

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10 Pages
Essay

Business - Law

Wills Outline of Gilbert Law

Words: 3832
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Essay

E. Revival of revoked wills. In most cases, a revoked will is not revivable unless it is reexecuted or revived by codicil; however, if a revoked will was destroyed,…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Healthcare

Roles of a Clinical Dietician

Words: 1533
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In an acute care setting, such Veterans Affairs, this objective is executed by educating patients about how to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle after the leave the facility,…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Health - Nursing

Termination Process When There Are

Words: 3111
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

But there will also be situations where clinicians are asked to discuss with a patient whether they want to or should have resuscitation if they have had a cardiac…

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2 Pages
Case Study

Nursing

Palliative Case Study Example

Words: 555
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Case Study

A.J., an 82-year-old female, was admitted three weeks ago with acute on chronic congestive heart failure (CHF) after presenting to the emergency department (ED) with c/o progressive worsening SOB,…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Nursing

Nursing care and evidenced based practice

Words: 1697
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Roles and ValuesA. Discuss the evidenced-based practice regarding advance directive DNRNursing care is purposed to meet the comprehensive needs of both the patients and their families throughout their healthcare…

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8 Pages
Research Paper

Children

Ethics Treating Impaired Infants Nearly

Words: 2590
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Newborn pain is an example of an everyday occurrence where achieving neonates' interests are through making them comfortable and pain-free. As the neonatal intensive care nursery gives rise to…

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23 Pages
Dissertation

Healthcare

Patients With Relevant Information Required

Words: 6307
Length: 23 Pages
Type: Dissertation

Merrill, in the UK. Following his experience with heart surgery using innovating surgical techniques, the physician noted the problems he experienced in understanding all of his alternatives compared to…

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3 Pages
Case Study

Nursing

A Brief Case Study Regarding Treatment Noncompliance

Words: 896
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Case Study

Patient is a 69-year-Old male who is refusing treatment for cancer. The following is a description of the patient. Primary diagnosis: Malignant Neoplasm of Head, Face and Neck (C76.0)…

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3 Pages
Essay

Death and Dying  (general)

Business Strategy Class Group Assigned a Case

Words: 1113
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

business strategy class, group assigned a case study. It a 12-20-page paper, responsibility write 4 pages, part write. Here teacher instruction: "A case study assigned group. Additionally a rubric…

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2 Pages
Research Paper

Healthcare

Organization of the U S Healthcare System

Words: 540
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Predict the economic impact (e.g., costs, benefits, efficiency, cost containment) on healthcare delivery at the local, state, national, or international level if the legislative bill were enacted. This paper…

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5 Pages
Research Paper

Healthcare

Dimensions Criteria and Define Them in No

Words: 1346
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

dimensions (criteria) and define them in no more than one paragraph each. Safe: avoiding injuries to patients from the care that is intended to help them. Effective: providing services…

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50 Pages
Thesis

Healthcare

Health Maintenance Organization Impact on

Words: 13949
Length: 50 Pages
Type: Thesis

" (AAF, nd) The Health Maintenance Organization further should "…negotiate with both public and private payers for adequate reimbursement or direct payment to cover the expenses of interpreter services…

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20 Pages
Term Paper

Healthcare

Rural Healthcare Facilities Context of

Words: 5552
Length: 20 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Provide sustained technical assistance (Expert Panel Meeting: Health Information Technology: Meeting Summary, 2003) Evaluation of the process in rural and small communities includes: (1) scope of the project; (2)…

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4 Pages
Essay

Health - Nursing

Understanding the Theory of Comfort

Words: 1966
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

KATHAINE KOLCABA'S COMFOT THEOY Evaluation of K. Kolcaba's Comfort Theory Structure Are the concepts in the theory explicitly and/or implicitly described in the theory? (including the four concepts of…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Healthcare

Ethical Issues Raised by Biomedical

Words: 1736
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

As the narrow policy discussions regarding Physician-Assisted Suicide continue, we ought to encourage all presently existing and legal methods of reducing the painful sufferings during the last phase of…

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10 Pages
Application Essay

Healthcare

Medical Theory Ever Since the

Words: 3095
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Application Essay

As mentioned earlier, the desired outcome of nursing care is comfort and there are many articles in which the researchers have talked about the needs of the patients and…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Death and Dying  (general)

Euthanasia Pros and Cons Euthanasia

Words: 2504
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

As palliative care specialist Dr. Gilbert puts it, "Despite this close involvement with the very patients for whom euthanasia is advocated we do not encounter any persistent rational demand"…

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6 Pages
Essay

Healthcare

Web Health Care Located in Wichita Kansas

Words: 1937
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Web Health Care Located in Wichita, Kansas, Via Christi Health is the agency that serves the eponymous region through the site via-christi.org. Via Christi provides care through hospitals, outpatient…

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6 Pages
Thesis

Mythology - Religion

Nursing and Religion Practice Religion and Nursing

Words: 2267
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Thesis

Nursing and eligion Practice ELIGION AND NUSING PACTICE Nursing success depends on the ability to put the patient in a state of rest and comfort as much as it…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Healthcare

Human Service Ethics

Words: 2443
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Morality and ethics: what are they and why do they matter? All you need to know about ethics approaches and theories Means, ends, principles and virtues six step process…

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9 Pages
Book Report

Business - Ethics

Rawls & Bernard Williams

Words: 2941
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Book Report

Utilitarianism The author of this report is to offer a fairly extensive essay about three general questions relating to utilitarianism. The first question pertains to John awls and his…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Military

Emerging Social Work Crisis for Veterans and Their Families

Words: 2224
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

careers, many social workers will encounter individuals who are veterans of active duty military service. Like other client populations, veterans may experience issues with their day-to-day living requirements that…

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3 Pages
Research Paper

Psychology

Outpatient Civil Commitment and Mental

Words: 1104
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Torrey and Zdanowicz (2001) identify some important aspects of outpatient commitment that would need to be present in order to ensure positive outcomes such as clear legal principles, a…

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6 Pages
Research Paper

Psychology

Psychology Mental Health Recovery Program

Words: 1748
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Paper

One of the best things about the WAP program is the flexibility that it has. Every patient has their own individual needs that need to be met by a…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

History - Asian

Japanese Cultural Interview and Assessment

Words: 1466
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Japanese: Cultural Interview and Nursing Assessment Presentation of client and scenario This interview was conducted with a Ms. X, a Japanese national visiting friends in another country. She was,…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Death and Dying  (general)

Pass Away From a Lingering

Words: 670
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

One of the arguments against assisted suicide as outlined in balancedpolitics.org, is that patients may give up on medical procedures too soon, and that there is always hope that…

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3 Pages
Case Study

Healthcare

Gbmc Healthcare Hospital The Main Issue Relates

Words: 835
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Case Study

GBMC Healthcare Hospital. The main issue relates to privacy and confidentiality issues considered essential components of fostering trust between healthcare consumers and providers. The issue arose the GBMC hospital…

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7 Pages
Research Paper

Healthcare

Reducing Health Disparities for Dementia Patients

Words: 1880
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Among the most important aspects to the health promotion plan will be the benefits associated with a care manager, who can ensure that all six core elements of CCM…

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3 Pages
Case Study

Death and Dying  (general)

Terry Schiavo Before Terry Schiavo

Words: 1370
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Case Study

Brophy Case Study The unfortunate case of Paul Brophy should immediately remind people of the very similar case of Terry Schiavo and how that case ended up. Indeed, Mr.…

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9 Pages
Essay

Nursing

Nursing Burnout Issue at a Facility

Words: 2669
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Essay

North Mountain Medical is a super sniff facility as they specialized in high acuity level patient. The patient structure is respiratory, with staff trained in tracheostomy care and ventilator…

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20 Pages
Research Paper

Education - Computers

Persistent Threat Historical Background of

Words: 5786
Length: 20 Pages
Type: Research Paper

According to Toronto Star reporter Stephan Handelman in an article printed in 2005, the U.S. senior intelligence analysts consider China to be the greatest long-term threat to U.S. stability.…

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6 Pages
Essay

Terrorism

Operation of the Homeland Security Council Creates

Words: 1614
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Operation of the Homeland Security Council Creates the Homeland Security Council and sets down is functions. This directive creates the Homeland Security Council (HSC) and lists its functions. The…

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10 Pages
Book Review

Family and Marriage

Ethics Project

Words: 4363
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Book Review

Life and Death: The Life Support Dilemma by Kenneth E. Schemmer M.D Kenneth Schemmer in his thorough, thought provoking book brings to life the controversial subject of the life…

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18 Pages
Essay

Children

Black's Law Dictionary 1991 Child

Words: 5968
Length: 18 Pages
Type: Essay

Moreover, it is unclear whether Jim has attempted to reestablish any meaningful contact with his children; rather, his entire focus has been on becoming a better person. While there…

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