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Patient Records Assignment: Arizona Behavioral Health

Abstract The use of patient records serves as a major tool in the collection of information for database use. However, healthcare providers must ensure that the collection process and the storage processes do not impede on the minimum requirements set forth by regulatory bodies. This report presents an Arizona based...

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Patient Centered Care and Health Outcomes Coursework

Social influences are elemental in determining the quality of health care service. These influences are caused by the gaps as a result of various alignments that exist in the society today. In the article ‘Health Equity through Action on the Social Determinants of Health: Taking up the challenge,’ Linda Reutter...

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Opioid Use on Long-Term Chronic Pain Patients: An Ongoing Experiment

Purpose Statement Opioids can be a very useful tool when treating short term chronic pain; however, using this type of treatment long term is not without some complications to a patient developing a physical dependency, developing a tolerance, or developing hyperalgesia. Outline Background Information “Opiates have been used for centuries...

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Patient Scenario

A physical examination begins with the doctor greeting the patient and taking vital signs (radial pulse, brachial blood pressure, breathing rate, temperature) with the patient sitting. This should be followed by a general visual inspection, then examination of the structures of the head, including cranial nerves. The neck should be...

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The Effect of the Patient Self-Determination Act

The effect of the Patient Self-Determination Act on health care delivery has been marginal at best. Alexis Foster used the term “lackluster” to describe to performance of this act. She argued that “there is reluctance on the part of many physicians to discuss end-of-life care with patients” and that this...

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High Fidelity Patient Simulation

Clinical feasibility is the process of evaluating the probability of conducting a particular clinical program in a given geographical location. The overall objective of the feasibility in the clinical field is to ensure the completion of the project within the timelines, costs and targets. The clinical feasibility is intended to...

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Providing Anesthesia to the DNR Patient

Patient's rights to self-determination include the right to refuse life-saving procedures, should they become incapacitated. Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) order are directives that limit treatment if the person should need it at any time. DNR orders pose a particular problem in the field of anesthesia. Anesthesia procedures sometimes require procedures...

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Patient Consent and Rationing

As the health care industry continues to remain one of the major political issues in America, many medical agencies and insurance providers are bolstering efforts to ensure that patients receive the appropriate health care. Health care providers have an ethical obligation to the patient to make sure they receive important...

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Music Therapy for the Mentally and Physically Challenged Patients

Music Therapy research has shown positive effects of music therapy for people with mental and physical health disorders. Music therapy is known to affect a person's thoughts, feelings and behavior and has been shown to assist with depression and alleviate pain. Patients who are facing a terminal illness -Music Therapy...

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Pattern of Patient Recognition Symptoms

With the numerous ailments, diseases, and injuries that a patient can be afflicted with, it is critical to make an early and accurate diagnosis in order to format the most appropriate course of treatment for the patient. However, as many of these ailments can have similar symptoms, such a diagnosis...

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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Since it was signed into law in 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has been a source of a tremendous amount of controversy, misconception, and opposition. This has occurred despite the fact that it has long been a goal in the United States to provide all citizens with...

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Mirror Therapy for Stroke Patients

How to treat stroke patients is one of the most important issues today for those who are concerned with the health of the global population. Strokes can occur at any age, but they typically afflict the elderly and lead to paralysis, lost speech as well as mental illness and many...

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Patient Record Keeping

Patient record keeping functions as a legal document addressing all that was completed during the medical consultation process by the practitioner. That being said, embedded in such a document are legal, ethical, and professional requirements which must be met. A patient record must be clearly written using the commonly accepted...

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