Free Patient Essays and Papers

Sort By:
Satisfactory Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Powerful Essays
Best Essays

Free Patient Essays and Papers

Page 7 of 50 - About 500 essays
  • Powerful Essays

    Filipino American Patient

    • 1538 Words
    • 4 Pages

    The Filipino American Nurse and the Filipino American Patient 1 2 The Filipino American Nurse and the Filipino American Patient Professional Communication: Cultural Sensitivity Guide The Filipino American Nurse and the Filipino American Patient Michelle Nabus-Shah Grand Canyon University: Nursing 502 July 26, 2016 The Filipino American Nurse and the Filipino American Patient This paper attempts to provide information about the Filipino-Americans perception of health. The Filipino

    • 1538 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Powerful Essays
  • Good Essays

    Ebola Patient Ethics

    • 688 Words
    • 2 Pages

    individual is in the case of quarantines. In particular, the fear of an Ebola outbreak a few years ago led to some particularly public examples of individuals quarantined for reasons that they felt were not appropriate. A nurse who cared for Ebola patients in Africa, Kaci Hickox , was involuntarily quarantined upon her return back to the United States (Jobe, 2016). This quarantine was implemented despite CDC guidance that stated the quarantine was not necessary. It should be noted that politicians

    • 688 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Patient-Centered Care

    • 586 Words
    • 2 Pages

    concentrated on “patient-centered” or “person centered,” or delivering care using a “client-centered approach”. In this discussion defines the history of the terms client-, patient-, and person-centered care and then focus on person-centered care, especially as it relates to nursing. In its landmark book Crossing the Quality Chasm (2001, p. 40), the Institute of Medicine (IOM) defined patient centered as “providing care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient preferences, needs

    • 586 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    educated and trained professionals; colleagues who advocate for patient autonomy and patient-centered care (the patient’s right and ability to make their own informed decisions). Similarly, as nurses, we have the right and the ability to deliver autonomously holistic primary nursing care. Both nursing and patient autonomy allow for the healthy development of a respectful partnership: a relationship that can foresee and respond to patient/family needs (e.g., physical comfort, emotional, informational

    • 914 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Patient Safety

    • 1173 Words
    • 3 Pages

    Introduction Keeping patients safe is essential in today’s health care system, but patient safety events that violate that safety are increasing each year. It was only recently, that the focus on patient safety was reinforced by a report prepared by Institute of medicine (IOM) entitled ” To err is human, building a safer health system”(Wakefield & Iliffe,2002).This report found that approx-imately 44,000 to 98,000 deaths occur each year due to medical errors and that the majority was preventable

    • 1173 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    The English Patient

    • 5337 Words
    • 11 Pages

    The English Patient Auteur Michael Ondaatje (12 september 1943, Colombo ~ Sri Lanka) is een Canadese schrijver, hoewel er ook Engels, Nederlands, Tamil en Sinhalees bloed door zijn aderen stroomt. Toen hij negen was, verhuisde hij met zijn moeder, zuster en broer naar Londen. In 1962 emigreerde hij naar Canada, waar hij Engels en geschiedenis ging studeren. In zijn studietijd begon hij gedichten te schrijven en in 1967 verscheen zijn eerste dichtbundel ‘The Dainty Monsters’. De eerste tien jaar

    • 5337 Words
    • 11 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    Patient Portals and Communication Technology is a driving force in our society. People can now manage their bank accounts, pay bills, and get their news with the click of the mouse. It only makes sense that the health care industry would join in on these web-based initiatives. More and more providers are using online patient portals as a means for communicating with patients and allowing them to have access to important health information. While patient portals are still in their emerging stages

    • 1769 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays
  • Good Essays

    D-Met with the patient as she was placed on HOLD to address her allegation of threat by another patient on Sunday (08/07/2016). This writer first and foremost, greeted the patient, advised the patient of this writer in receipt of her call to talk about the incident, and then asked about how she is feeling, at which she reported "fine." According to the patient, on Sunday, the clinic had opened up late, ten minutes after 7am, at which the Nursing allowed the working patient to dose by 8am as a priority

    • 661 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Patient satisfaction is defined as a subjective evaluation of the health service derived from client’s expectations(1). For this reason, patient satisfaction depends on understanding patients’ expectations to accommodate their needs and wants. Another reason, Feedback from patients is highly recommended due to the significant effect on the overall service quality in order to improve organizational learning and developmental agenda. Therefore, providing an opportunity to fulfill the needs. As reported

    • 910 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Satisfactory Essays

    The Importance of Patient Care One of the most important things in the healthcare setting is how patients are treated. It is vital that patients are cared for in the best way possible. It is under many people’s opinion that the patient is what makes the healthcare field go round. Let’s be honest, if there is no patient then there is no healthcare system. This is what makes patient care so important in the healthcare setting. Since the patients are opinionatedly the most important part of the healthcare

    • 1250 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Satisfactory Essays