A 50-year-old overweight male with a history of atherosclerosis, diabetes mellit

A 50-year-old overweight male with a history of atherosclerosis diabetes mellitus type 2 and coronary artery disease (CAD) is found by a neighbor unconscious and not breathing in his front lawn where he appears to have been mowing his lawn. He is rushed to a local emergency room where it is determined that he has… Continue reading A 50-year-old overweight male with a history of atherosclerosis, diabetes mellit

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A balanced scorecard is one method that may be used in a health care environment

A balanced scorecard is one method that may be used in a health care environment for the purpose of strategic budgeting. Provide 2-3 examples of other strategic budgeting methods that may be used in a health care organization and explain how each method can set the organization up to achieve positive financial results. please include… Continue reading A balanced scorecard is one method that may be used in a health care environment

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A 58-year-old obese white male presents to ED with chief complaint of fever, chi

A 58-year-old obese white male presents to ED with chief complaint of fever chills pain and swelling in the right great toe. He states the symptoms came on very suddenly and he cannot put any weight on his foot. Physical exam reveals exquisite pain on any attempt to assess the right first metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint.… Continue reading A 58-year-old obese white male presents to ED with chief complaint of fever, chi

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A 7-year-old boy has a one-week history of leg pains. He wakes up at night and c

A 7-year-old boy has a one-week history of leg pains. He wakes up at night and cries because his legs hurt; however during the day he feels fine with no pain and no movement limitations. He has no history of trauma fever or joint swelling. The family history is negative for rheumatic or collagen vascular… Continue reading A 7-year-old boy has a one-week history of leg pains. He wakes up at night and c

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A 4-year-old who requires a life saving organ transplant has been admitted to th

A 4-year-old who requires a life saving organ transplant has been admitted to the local childrens hospital via ambulance. The child was at school when a school nurse noticed that the child needed immediate medical attention and called 911. The child is joined in the hospital by mom and dad who dont believe in modern… Continue reading A 4-year-old who requires a life saving organ transplant has been admitted to th

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A big problem facing the healthcare system is the shortage of nurses. There are

A big problem facing the healthcare system is the shortage of nurses. There are an estimated 3.9 million nurses in the United States and it was predicted that an additional one million nurses were needed by the year 2020. Nurses play a critical part in the healthcare and are one of the largest and fastest… Continue reading A big problem facing the healthcare system is the shortage of nurses. There are

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A 62-year-old inmate is admitted to this hospital from prison with a complaint o

A 62-year-old inmate is admitted to this hospital from prison with a complaint of chest pain. The patient is being worked up for possible myocardial infarction and admitted to the cardiac unit. Because the patient is an inmate while he is in the hospital a prison guard will be posted outside of the patients room… Continue reading A 62-year-old inmate is admitted to this hospital from prison with a complaint o

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a brief explanation of the psychological disorder presented and the decision ste

a brief explanation of the psychological disorder presented and the decision steps you applied in completing the interactive media piece for the psychological disorder you selected. Then explain how the administration of the associated pharmacotherapeutics you recommended may impact the patients pathophysiology. How might these potential impacts inform how you would suggest treatment plans for… Continue reading a brief explanation of the psychological disorder presented and the decision ste

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A 72-year-old male presents to the clinic with 4 weeks of productive cough. He h

A 72-year-old male presents to the clinic with 4 weeks of productive cough. He has a 10-year history of diagnosed COPD. He has a 45-year history of two packs a day cigarette smoking. He states he quit smoking due to financial needs about 6 years ago. He complains of pain in his chest from coughing… Continue reading A 72-year-old male presents to the clinic with 4 weeks of productive cough. He h

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