NURSING

Introduction

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1Introduction1 Sara was one of those remarkable patients, familiar in psychiatric and mental health work, who eats objects that shouldn’t be eaten. Batteries, keys, bottle caps, paper clips, knives, nail…

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Garden-variety analogy

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4Garden-variety analogy Inpatient psychiatric care facilities often are associated with lovely outdoor spaces. Tree-lined walkways, old oak groves, sprawling grassy lawns, and even working farms are part of the legacy…

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Conclusion

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8Conclusion Millions of people come into contact with the mental health system every year, and many thousands wind up in the institutional system of care. Institutionalization can be a stultifying…

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The house as a grammatical form

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5The house as a grammatical form Valerie was a middle-aged woman with a lifelong history of alcohol and drug abuse. Her adult years had been marked by multiple acute and…

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The gestural bridge

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2The gestural bridge Joe had attended college briefly and worked part-time as a disc jockey for a local radio station. Fired from the job after repeated sobbing outbursts, he ran…

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Rhythms and regularities in a musical bridge

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6Rhythms and regularities in a musical bridge Medics wheeled the ambulance gurney through the admissions gate and locked it into position, releasing Aaron’s wrists from the restraint straps. Aaron hoisted…

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Nursing Documentation in Digital Solutions

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Purpose Examples Evaluate professional practice as part of quality improvement processes Informs/maintains: Regulatory practice standards & guidelines Organizational professional practice policy & procedures Decision support tools required at POS Determine…

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The Future Is a Sharp 90° Turn

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Fig. 19.1 Rose diagram. These diagrams are used to visualize data in multiple dimensions allows the human brain to think visually and solve complex problems These same diagrams are used…

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Case Study 4: Mobile Nursing in Health Information Systems

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Fig. 18.1 Chemotherapy Medication Administration Process. There are four double-checking steps to assure the correctness of medication before administration (Courtesy of Cathay General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan) Fig. 18.2 Mobile car…

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