a child refusing blood transfusions that are necessary to save the child’s life. This paper will examine the ethical dilemma in pediatric nursing of a parent’s refusal of blood products for their child; apply relevant principles from the ANA Code of Ethics, and analyze possible resources used for resolution and dilemma outcomes. Ethical Dilemma One ethical dilemma that may be encountered in the field of pediatrics is the parents of a child refusing necessary blood transfusions for their
This paper reflects my observations and thoughts as a part of my clinical experience, shadowing a Nurse. I was assigned to RN Nick on unit 2400. This provided me a tremendous opportunity to be practical and learn new things about nursing. What I understood from this experience is that nursing requires a lot of knowledge to assess, plan, and intervene to promote health, prevent disease, and help patients cope with illness. My two goals that I selected to observe during my shadowing experience were
Over the past 100 years, modern science in collaboration with technology has been responsible for some phenomenal inventions to aid the delivery of medical treatment such as the x-ray machine, ultra sound technology and the cochlear implant. One such development has been initiated in field of robotic surgery, which is redefining the way in which patients undergo procedures. Robotic surgery utilizes the robot to actually perform the tasks that were performed by humans but in a more precise and efficient
towards a larger sample. Again these can be also shaped to be done in a particular setting (like the dental wing in a facility) or in specific groups of patients (like age groups); and these are called as tailored surveys. Moreover, surveys can also be paper based, telephonic or through internet or any other means as given by Picker Institute (2009). The narratives are mostly qualitative tools. These can include interviews with patients on specific subjects or incidents enumerate Klaucy et al (2009).
was at the time, unaware that Josef Mengele was a wanted war criminal who spent his life torturing children for a living. He was quickly released. From the summer of 1945, for four years, until the spring of 1949, Josef Mengele worked under false papers as a farmhand near Rosenheim, Bavaria. During that time, Mengele’s wealthy family came back into play, aiding his emigration to South America, where Mengele settled for the remainder of his life of freedom. Little did he know, his life of war crime
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study Dengue is an arbovirus disease complex which includes dengue fever (DF) and dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) and its subsequent dengue shock syndrome (DSS). It is caused by four serotypes of dengue virus. A dengue virus infection may be asymptomatic or it may lead to undifferentiated viral fever syndrome, dengue fever, fever hemorrhagic fever or dengue shock syndrome. (World Health Organization 2003) The disease is often, though not exclusively