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  • test

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    HF patients into different risk categories based on their expected prognosis (17, 23-26), but these models are not yet routinely applied in daily clinical practice to evaluate the efficacy and safety of a new therapy . We showthat the impact of tailoring the content and structure of a DMP to the risk profile of the individual patient improves clinical outcome and cost-effectiveness. Our finding that more intensive management is not beneficial in high-risk patients may seem counterintuitive to some

  • Neuropsychologist

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    we wish to measure a thing "A" then the test has to be able to measure "A" even when very little of "A" is present; this is sensitivity. Specificity means when we measure "A" with our test, we know that the test does not measure "B", "C," or "D." Clinical neuropsychologists evaluate patients using one of three general methods. The first method is to use an assessment technique in which a fixed battery of tests is given and in which we only want to know what functions are impaired and what functions

  • Ethical Dilemmas In Geriatrics

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    issues on geriatrics: a guide to clinicians (2004) reports that clinicians will care for an increasing number of elderly patients with challenging medical problems. Ethical principles are judgments that serve as a basic justification for the ethical evaluation of one’s action. They are the viewpoints from which guidance can be obtained along the pathway to a decision. According to the Journal of the American Nurse Association, ethical principles are the general goals that each theory tries to achieve

  • The History Of Rorschach Inkblots

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    diagnostick, was published. He derived this test from the children’s game of Blotto, also known as Klecksgraphie, which uses words and story association from images blotted onto white cards (Exner, 2003, p. 6). The test includes his ten selected inkblots, clinical findings, and theoretical bases for his investigations. These blots consist of inkblot designs printed on the center of a block of white cardboard. Each piece has its distinctive characteristics. Rorschach is superlative “when an understanding of

  • Review an analysis

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    Review Analysis and Evaluation DECLARATIVE TITLE: In unconscious out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients targeted temperature management at 330c did not show any reduction in mortality rate as compare to targeted temperature management at 360c.1 ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: Article title: “Targeted temperature management at 330c versus 360c after cardiac arrest.”1 Bibliographic information: Nielsen N, Wetterslev J, Cronberg T, Erlinge D, Gasche Y, Hassager C, Horn J, Hovdenes

  • Why I Got into the Medical Field-Personal Narrative

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    involves the invention and discoveries of new drugs and every single one of these has to be tested in the setting of a phase I trial. In order to develop a successful career as an academic oncologist, one needs to be able to conduct well-designed clinical trials and to be able to publish reproducible respected genuine papers. I also strongly feel that quality is more important than quantity in terms of final outcome of all the efforts and work. I hope to be working in this field in the future and

  • Mental Status Test Analysis

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    reliability, or internal consistency. Both the SLUMS and the commonly utilized Mini Mental Status Exam (MMSE) have been noted for their excellent validity ratings (r = 0.75) (Raad, 2014). Malingering and deception: Mental status exams are based upon clinical observations from well trained clinicians, therefore minimizing the chance of the exaggerating or minimizing of symptoms. Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

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    My objective in the long term is to provide therapeutic and counseling services that assist persons suffering with traumatic brain injury (TBI) or acquired brain injury (ABI) in coping and recovering from the mental illnesses that often accompany such tragedies. TBI/ABI has shown a proven link with “anxiety, depression, personality changes, aggression (National Alliance on Mental Illness Veterans Resource Center May 8, 2009 Traumatic Brain Injury)”, as well as many other issues. As the caregiver

  • Nursing Case Study

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    Introduction “Code Blue”, that the last thing anyone wants to here at the beginning or end of a shift, or for that matter at any time during their shift. With the development of rapids response teams (RRTs), acute care nurses and ancillary departments have a resource available to their disposal when need in uncertain situations. Many times nurses struggle to maintain a patient deteriorating in front of them all the while make a multitude of calls to the physician for orders or concerns. Having a

  • The Ethics of Gene Therapy: Balancing the Risks

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    that restricted the progress of gene therapy and increasing reports of clinical success, it is now generally recognised that earlier expectations may have been premature. High profile adverse events resulting in disproportionate media attention have prevented a greater difficulty for the field, with the death of Jesse Gelsinger in a trial of gene therapy for ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency undermining public trust of clinical research in the US. There is a danger that the gene therapy field may