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Essay

Medicine

Ulcer Formation

Words: 630
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Ulcer Many people say that an ulcer is caused by stress whereas scientific journals states that it is caused by bacteria. Actually, ulcer has traditionally been thought as a…

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Research Paper

Health - Nursing

Pressure Ulcers in the Elderly During Hospital Stay

Words: 2569
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Pressure Ulcers in the Elderly During Hospital Stays Pressure ulcers are potentially fatal skin lesions that develop especially in frail, elderly patients on bony or cartilaginous areas such as…

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Essay

Healthcare

Pressure Ulcers Case Study Bedsores Are Also Known

Words: 1460
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Pressure Ulcers/Case Study Bedsores are also known as pressure ulcers. They are lesions that are primarily caused when soft tissues are pressed against bone for a long period of…

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Research Paper

Sports - Drugs

Peptic Ulcer Disease

Words: 1516
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Peptic Ulcer Disease: Pathophysiology A peptic ulcer can be defined as "a focal mucosal defect with inflammatory cell infiltration and coagulation necrosis extending through the muscularis mucosae" (Halter, 1995,…

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Essay

Healthcare

Preventing Pressure Ulcers in Postoperative Patients

Words: 2907
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Essay

Preventing Pressure Ulcers in Postoperative Patients this is a nursing research evidence-based practice project paper. THIS IS A NURSING PROJECT. SINGLE SPACE. 6 PAGES FOR THE PROJECT, 2 PAGES…

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Term Paper

Political Science - Government Agencies

Pressure Ulcers the Silent Killer

Words: 1552
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Otherwise, the resources are either short or unavailable. These situations tend to make gains in pressure ulcer care quickly vanish (Cuddigan et al.). Lastly, national records on pressure ulcer…

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Thesis

Disease

Peptic Ulcers a Deeper Look

Words: 1857
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Thesis

The use of aspirin and other NSAIDs has not been eliminated by studies as possible causes of PUD. H. pylori infection generally occurred less among patients with complicated ulcer…

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Term Paper

Health - Nursing

Pressure Ulcers Can Be Defined

Words: 1554
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

ummary of Common and Conflicting Findings Hart, Bergquist, Gajewski & Dunton (2006); Gunningberg (2005); Wipke-Tevis, Williams, Rantz, Popejoy, Madsen, Petroski & Vogelsmeier (2004); and Vanderwee, Grypdonck, DeBacquer & Defloor…

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Case Study

Medicine

Causes of Ulcers

Words: 668
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Case Study

Treatment for a Patient With a Duodenal Ulcer Until relatively recently, stress and spicy foods were deemed to be the likely causes of ulcers. That has changed, however, with…

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Research Paper

Disease

Gastroenteritis and Peptic Ulcers Gastroenteritis

Words: 1024
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Marshall and arren discovered that the organism was there in almost every patient with gastric ulcer and inflammation. Based on the results of their findings, they suggested that Helicobacter…

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Article Review

Health - Nursing

Nursing Pressure Ulcers a Pressure

Words: 637
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Article Review

Prevention / Intervention Screening tools can be a cost effective means of identifying patients who are at risk for developing pressure ulcers. These tools identify specific areas that need…

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Term Paper

Healthcare

Prevention of Pressure Ulcers in Long-Term Care

Words: 1973
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Role of Staff Education in Pressure Ulcer Incidence in Long-Term Care Residents Pressure ulcers (PUs), also known as bed sores, decubitus ulcers, or pressure sores, are formed where skin…

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Research Paper

Disease

Peptic Ulcer Often Known as a Peptic

Words: 1346
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Peptic ulcer, often known as a peptic ulcer disease, is a painful condition of the abdomen resulting in mucosal erosion of the gastrointestinal tract usually by excessive acid (consult,…

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Thesis

Healthcare

Pressure Ulcers and Their Treatment

Words: 2398
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Thesis

Evidence-based studies that delineate how to manage and treat pressure ulcers have determined that the most effective approaches include keeping the wound moist, appropriate repositioning, using support surfaces, and…

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Essay

Healthcare

Planning and Implementing Change Pressure Ulcers Are

Words: 2141
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

Planning and Implementing Change Pressure ulcers are one of the most serious concerns facing hospitals and nursing homes today. This is particularly the case with older people and those…

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Article Review

Nursing

Preventing Pressure Ulcers in Nursing Home Patients

Words: 1189
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Article Review

Preventing Pressure Ulcers in Nursing Home Patients With growing numbers of the American population joining the elderly ranks, there has been a corresponding increase in the number of residents…

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2 Pages
Essay

Health - Nursing

Prevention of Pressure Ulcers

Words: 712
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Patient Turning Every Two Hours and Positioning Decreases the Development of New Pressure Ulcers The objective of this study is to determine whether turning and positioning of a patient…

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5 Pages
Essay

Health - Nursing

Evaluation of Call Light Use and Hourly Nurse Rounds to Help Reducing Falls and Pressure Ulcers

Words: 1747
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Hourly Nurse ounds to Help educe Falls, Call Light Use, and Pressure Ulcers The objective of this paper is to carry out the literature review to investigate whether the…

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Essay

Health - Nursing

Effect of Hourly Rounding on Pressure Ulcers Call Light Use and Falls Preventions

Words: 1296
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Evidence-Based Practice on Hourly ounding Impact of Hourly ounding on Falls Preventions, eduction of Pressure Ulcers and Call Light Use In the contemporary health environment, falls are the common…

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3 Pages
Research Paper

Nursing

Diagnosing a Perforated Ulcer

Words: 1059
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Discussions 1 The mechanics of breathing are greatly compromised in each of the cases in the following manners: infant respiratory distress syndrome leads air sacs to collapse when air…

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Essay

Disease

Comparative Pathophysiologies of GERD Peptic Ulcer Disease and Gastritis

Words: 627
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Pathophysiology of Gastric Acid Stimulation and Production The human body produces gastric acid in the stomach, primarily to digest proteins (Anand, 2015; Huether & McCance, 2012). It is composed…

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3 Pages
Research Paper

Nursing

Nursing With Regards to Pressure Ulcer and Wounds

Words: 914
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Paper

performing a clean and sterile technique wound dressing change. The term sterile refers to being free from microorganisms, making the sterile technique method one that reduces exposure to microorganisms…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Minor Aphthous Ulceration Discussion of

Words: 1158
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The antibiotic agents most commonly used in treatment are Tetracycline and minocycline. [1] Certain anti-inflammatory agents have also been found to be a means of accelerating the healing process,…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Nursing

Abdomen Assessment

Words: 1474
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Assessing the Abdomen Introduction Understanding patient history is important when formulating a diagnosis of a patient. In the case of the patient JR, there is a lot of information…

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3 Pages
Research Paper

Death and Dying  (general)

Pressure Ulcers in the Elderly Gifty Appiah

Words: 870
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Pressure Ulcers in the Elderly Gifty Appiah Dr. Judi Kuric DNP Project Final Premise DNP Project Question Will Every Two Hourly Turning and Positioning Decrease Pressure Ulcers in the…

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Essay

Healthcare

Evidence-Based Research on Pressure Ulcers

Words: 953
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Evidence-Based Project Implementation Issues: Pressure Ulcers Evidence-based research as opposed to evidence-based practice is defined as "research [that] is generating new knowledge about a phenomenon or validating existing knowledge…Although…

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Peer Reviewed Journal

Psychology

Braden Scale for Pressure Ulcers

Words: 1095
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Peer Reviewed Journal

ressure ulcers are a serious risk for all bedridden patients, particularly the elderly. Ideally, assessing the patient's risk for developing pressure ulcers before the ulcers occur is the most…

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9 Pages
Term Paper

Health - Nursing

Nursing Woc Et Approach to

Words: 2715
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

2004: 45). ecommendations Many recommend use of minimally invasive techniques including SEPS to treat and address problems related to chronic venous insufficiency (Kalra & Glovisczki, 2002). Multiple studies confirm…

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3 Pages
Essay

Health - Nursing

New Practice Approaches Through Policy

Words: 1086
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

New Practice Approaches Through Policy One of the major current concerns in health care is the rapidly aging nature of the populations in Western societies today. This is, in…

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Research Paper

Medicine

Pylori the Cause of Peptic

Words: 891
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Paper

This is hardly used for detection of H. pylori alone but for ruling out the existence of other stomach maladies. It is quite expensive and requires a highly skilled…

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Literature Review

Health - Nursing

Maggot Debridement Therapy Is Maggot

Words: 2057
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Literature Review

Given the frequency of pressure ulcers, the strategies used in mitigating those wounds must be effective. Sherman reports that 61 ulcers in 50 patients got maggot therapy and 84…

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Article

Disease

Management of Osteomyelitis in the Diabetic Patient

Words: 3435
Length: 11 Pages
Type: Article

Osteomyelitis in the Diabetic Patient Management OF OSTEOMYELITIS IN THE DIABETIC PATIENT Osteomyelitis is an infection of the bone or bone marrow which is typically categorized as acute, subacute…

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3 Pages
Essay

Health

Assessing a Patient with Stomach Pain

Words: 934
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Assessing the Abdomen The chief complaint of JR is that his “stomach hurts” and he is experiencing diarrhea, from which he has been unable to obtain any relief. His…

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Capstone Project

Health - Nursing

Arterial Ulcerations Management of Arterial Ulcerations in the Diabetic Patient

Words: 778
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Capstone Project

Arterial Ulcerations:Management of Arterial ulcerations in the diabetic patient Arterial Ulcerations: Management of Arterial ulcerations in the diabetic Patient There Approximately 10 per cent of all leg ulcers are…

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Essay

Health - Nursing

Best Way to Avoid Bedsores

Words: 1043
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Stress Ulcer Prevention The subject up for study in this report shall be whether stress ulcers in hospital patients induced by being bedridden can be mitigated or even prevented…

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Essay

Health - Nursing

Practice Issue Evidence-Based Practice EBP Project in

Words: 718
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Practice Issue Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Project in courses DNP program, asked The practice issue I have chosen to explore is whether or not q2 hourly turning and positioning actually…

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3 Pages
Essay

Nursing

Pathophysiology of Gastric Acid Stimulation and Production

Words: 894
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

The digestive fluids that are secreted by the stomach glands aimed at breaking down solid food and to kill bacteria in the stomach are referred to as gastric juices.…

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Case Study

Children

Sarah's Condition it Is Often

Words: 1770
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Case Study

As a result, children and adolescents are at risk of delays and impairments in cognitive development" (Levy 2009). Such delays are far from inevitable, but they do underline the…

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Research Proposal

Psychology

Burnout and Technical College Counselors

Words: 7250
Length: 25 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

The assumption here is that ounselor burnout may be heightened as a result of the diversity of students who attend post seondary eduational institutions, and the variety of servies…

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Research Paper

Healthcare

Professional Platform for Ethics and Leadership

Words: 3277
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Paper

agrees that ethics is an important part of effective leadership in the field of health care but there is no universally accepted understanding of what constitutes ethical leadership (Milton,…

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Essay

Teaching

EBP Project Will Every Two Hour Turning

Words: 988
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

EBP Project: Will Every Two Hour Turning and Positioning Decrease Pressure Ulcers in the Eldery Bed Bound Population in Nursing Homes? Practicum: Clinical rotations with preceptor; serving patients with…

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10 Pages
Essay

Health - Nursing

Placement Practice I Discovered a Great Deal

Words: 3070
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Essay

placement practice I discovered a great deal about pressure ulcers that occur following perioperative care. I am normally community based and I treat patients that have been discharged from…

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Term Paper

Health - Nursing

Nursing Utilization Review Preparation Scientific

Words: 1792
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Resources needed include manpower and positional aids mentioned previously in this report. Evaluation of the effectiveness of the change would be accomplished through data collection related to the frequency…

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Term Paper

Health - Nursing

Healing Wounds Case Study

Words: 6082
Length: 22 Pages
Type: Term Paper

MS Case Study Nurse Practice When patients enter hospitals it is oftentimes they become more ill and sicker due to inappropriate care and professional ignorance. This is due mainly…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Healthcare

Art in Critiquing the Study

Words: 1322
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

This could have been a significant factor, but researchers will never know because the information was never looked at, nor contained in the study. An additional weakness of the…

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8 Pages
Case Study

Healthcare

Gastrorrhagia as Early as 1500

Words: 2265
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Case Study

2003, p. 247). The use of NSAID has been associated with increased risks of gastrointestinal bleeding in unselected patients, approximately five-fold for musculoskeletal pain and two fold for secondary…

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Term Paper

Health - Nursing

Sufficiently Narrow in Scope Without

Words: 1484
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

c. What types of validity were used? Is the validity adequate? Multiple trials, yes validity is adequate d. Are the instruments clearly described? All instruments utilized in the study…

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2 Pages
Essay

Healthcare

Translation Evidence Into Nursing Health Care Practice

Words: 644
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Translation Evidence Into Nursing Health Care Practice. Chapter 6, "Translation Evidence Leadership" Article: Bakke, C.K. (2010). Clinical cost effectiveness guidelines prevent intravascular catheter-related infections patients' hemodialysis. Briefly summarize your…

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4 Pages
Capstone Project

Healthcare

Health and Nursing Reduction of Bedsores Through

Words: 1591
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Capstone Project

Health and Nursing eduction of bedsores through implementation of Hospital wide turntable Does the implementation of a hospital-wide turntable team have a positive impact on the reduction of bedsores?…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Medicine

Helicobacter Pylori

Words: 1181
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Helicobacter Pylori Helicobacter (genus) pylori (species), commonly known as H. pylori, is a bacterium that causes gastritis of the inner lining of the stomach in humans and is the…

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3 Pages
Essay

Nursing

Against All Odds Article

Words: 542
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Against All Odds: Preventing Pressure Ulcers in High-isk Cardiac Surgery Patients There are three authors of the article reviewed who represent several degrees, including one master's degree, and certifications.…

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6 Pages
Essay

Nursing

Plan for Implementing Hourly Nursing Rounds

Words: 2107
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Hourly nursing rounding is regarded as one of the most suitable means for enhancing patient satisfaction and clinical outcomes. This process can be described as a proactive, systematic nurse-centered…

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5 Pages
Annotated Bibliography

Literature

Nursing Annotated Bibliography Nursing Annotated Bibliography Annotated

Words: 1256
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Annotated Bibliography

ursing Annotated Bibliography ursing Annotated Bibliography Annotated Bibliography This article categorizes diabetes as an epidemic that can responds well with the adjunctive treatment of HBOT. The authors use two…

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2 Pages
Research Paper

Health - Nursing

Moore Z Price P 2004

Words: 548
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Bedsore prevention was not given priority in the 'benchmarks' used to grade nursing effectiveness and insufficient care and attention was devoted to ensuring that nurses followed standardized preventative procedures.…

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Essay

Healthcare

Dashboard Evaluation for Medical Portal

Words: 1335
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Dashboard Evaluation Patient Satisfaction Scorecard https://angelmedia.fhchs.edu/compass/dadi490/media/iDashboard/index.html This dashboard page reviews and specifies how satisfied patients attending the hospital were, or were not, based on the service they received at…

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Term Paper

Psychology

Child Counseling

Words: 2053
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Child Counseling The objective of this work is to provide viable research techniques to use in order to help a child and her family. This report represents a summary…

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Term Paper

Disease

Diabetic Vascular Disease

Words: 1945
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Diabetic Vascular Disease state caused by the deficiency of a chemical in the body called insulin which is a hormone is called Diabetes. There are two forms of diabetes.…

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3 Pages
Essay

Health - Nursing

Case Study on Nursing Indicators

Words: 1070
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

OGANIZATIONAL SYSTEMS & QUALITY LEADESHIP Organizational Systems and Quality Leadership Efforts to measure and improve the quality of nursing care provided to patients began with Florence Nightingale, who measured…

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2 Pages
Research Paper

Healthcare

Geriatric Nursing

Words: 588
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Search the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National Guideline Clearinghouse website at http://www.guideline.gov / for a quality guideline that pertains to the area of nursing in which…

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Essay

Children

Nursing Experience After Spending a Semester in

Words: 1904
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Nursing Experience After spending a semester in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) as a student nurse in training, I can report that I have learned a great deal…

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