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What are the differences and similarities between Hildegard Peplau's and Jean Watson's theories on nursing? What are...

To compare and contrast Hildegard Peplau and Jean Watson's theories on nursing, first, examine the aspects of each theory. Then, determine the significance of an interpersonal approach to each...

Latest answer posted October 13, 2020 11:27 pm UTC

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Some insurance plans strictly limit coverage for mental health treatment, for instance, paying for only a small...

The federal Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, passed in 2008, states that insurance companies must cover mental health and substance-abuse issues to the same degree that they cover...

Latest answer posted April 10, 2016 11:49 am UTC

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Comparing cholera and COVID-19, have we made any progress as a society in our response to our most vulnerable...

COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted society’s most vulnerable and less well-off members. At the end of July, it was estimated that COVID-19 has killed three times as many Black people as white...

Latest answer posted August 27, 2020 2:23 pm UTC

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With COVID-19 being a real concern among healthcare workers and patients, especially those with underlying conditions...

The question regarding concerns among health workers and patients with underlying conditions like Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) has been submitted within the context of global...

Latest answer posted March 16, 2020 5:07 pm UTC

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Why did the Affordable Care Act not resolve the disparity issues in healthcare? What would need to be done for the...

The study you cite concludes: The ACA has reduced racial/ethnic disparities in coverage, although substantial disparities remain. Further increases in coverage will require Medicaid expansion by...

Latest answer posted March 5, 2020 1:58 pm UTC

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Within the context of healthcare, what are managerial responsibilities related to administrative ethical issues, such...

Often, legislation is introduced to address a problem that has come to the attention of one or more members of the United States Congress. The problem may be isolated, or it may be systemic, but...

Latest answer posted November 21, 2013 6:00 pm UTC

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How successful have US healthcare planning efforts been?

It is very difficult to argue that efforts in the United States to plan healthcare have been successful. The US healthcare system is not in particularly good shape. To the extent that the system...

Latest answer posted January 18, 2013 3:35 pm UTC

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Should one consider implementing daily huddles in one's healthcare practice, and how would one initiate this...

Huddles are certainly an efficient way for a team environment to communicate effectively. They are especially useful because, when done correctly, they are shorter than a meeting and can be done...

Latest answer posted December 20, 2013 6:12 am UTC

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With knowledge of the services provided, evidence-based practice, interdisciplinary collaboration and care, and...

The financial plan of a nursing home is composed of three main controllable costs: revenues, labor costs, and supply costs. To develop a financial plan, you will need to review the financial...

Latest answer posted May 24, 2020 7:14 pm UTC

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What are the statute of limitations in ohio for sueing a doctor that performs surgery without consent?

Performing surgery without consent is a form of medical malpractice. In the state of Ohio, an injured party, i.e. plaintiff, has up to one year to file a claim of medical malpractice. The one...

Latest answer posted July 30, 2013 8:03 pm UTC

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Explore a policy initiative undertaken or supported by a hospital (please name the hospital you select) and discuss...

One policy initiative being undertaken in a number of hospitals is a redesign to achieve better patient care while lowering cost to patients. One part of this redesign initiative is the philosophy...

Latest answer posted May 22, 2013 10:26 pm UTC

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What recourse does the patient have with the health insurance carrier? A patient is diagnosed with degenerative disk...

Unfortunately, most providers of health insurance plans--both private and corporate--build into their policies a "carve out" for any procedures the insurance providers consider experimental. In...

Latest answer posted July 30, 2013 7:19 pm UTC

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How is the doctrine of informed consent used and why is it important?

The doctrine of informed consent is a relatively new doctrine, arising from our horror from many medical experiments in which people were subjected to treatment or lack of treatment without any...

Latest answer posted January 24, 2013 4:59 pm UTC

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What are the flaws and successes in the US healthcare system?

There are two major flaws and one major success in the healthcare system in the United States. The major success in our system is that it gives pretty good care to the people who are able to get...

Latest answer posted January 18, 2013 8:03 pm UTC

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