Essays on Medicine

Hospital Acquired Infection: Transmission And Prevention

Modes of transmission: Direct person to person transmission: (Infected patient, staff members, or visitors) Indirect transmission through (Equipment, hospital producers) Transmission through air Anyone who goes to the hospital and gets their medical treatment has the risk of Nosocomial infection, some people are at higher risk than others, including the following: premature babies and very...
900 Words 2 Pages

Phlebotomy: Study Of A Young Woman Case

Introduction/Background Our client is a 25-year-old woman who came to the clinic after setting off a metal detector on a vacation to California. When the client was being checked she thought she was coming down with something and complained about her joint pain. The 25-year-old woman’s hematocrit levels were normal, ferritin levels were greatly elevated,...
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Phlebotomy: Safety Engineered Devices

Phlebotomy includes invasive procedures that allows for the collection of blood for testing or donation. This is done by a needlestick to a vein which may be dangerous in the hands of phlebotomist with improper training. Because safety is a priority of the phlebotomist, we’re seeking ways that we can improve safety for both the...
813 Words 2 Pages

Neonatal Special And Transitional Care

This is a reflective essay of an experience I had while caring for a high dependency baby on the ward. I will use Gibbs (1988) reflective model in writing the essay by describing an episode of care in regards to resuscitation of a baby in the presence of a parent. The reflective model will help...
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First Aid: Definition And Procedure Of CPR

Introduction and definition: It is very essential to be aware of rules of first aids as they are the chief succor or help that can be done at place of accident to injured person. They are usually done prior to ambulance access. They must be applied rapidly and judiciously [1]. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is one...
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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR): Definition And Steps

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is used to restore blood flow to the brain immediately following a cardiac event. When CPR is performed correctly within 2 minutes following a cardiac event, chances of survival double. Definition of Terms: Clavicle- collar bones; located below the shoulders on the front side of the body Manubrium- upper part...
647 Words 1 Page

Gerontology: The Concept Of Aging

Ageing is a natural phenomenon; it refers to a multidimensional procedure of physical, mental and social changes. One out of each ten peoples on the planet is presently 60 + years. The population of elderly (especially very old) is incrassating quickly all through the developed and developing world. The Indian culture has encountered broad changes...
1090 Words 2 Pages

First Aid: Steps To Do

An emergency is an immediate response giving to a severely injured or ill person. This involves a lot of decision making and the best time to make such decisions and when to act. the following includes the steps that one should take in an emergency: Recognize the Emergency: first, check the safety of the victim...
484 Words 1 Page

Technology And Fall Prevention In Older Adults

Singapore is one of the countries that have a rapidly aging population in the world, and it is estimated that one in four Singaporean will be aged 65 and above in 2030 (Department of Statistics Singapore, 2019). The increasing aging population also brings along lots of issues and concerns. Fall is one of the issues...
1587 Words 3 Pages
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