When pediatric patients present with mood disorders, the process of assessing, d

When pediatric patients present with mood disorders the process of assessing diagnosing and treating them can be quite complex. Children not only present with different signs and symptoms than adult patients with the same disorders they also metabolize medications much differently. Yet there may be times when the same psychopharmacologic treatments may be used in… Continue reading When pediatric patients present with mood disorders, the process of assessing, d

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When politics and medical science intersect, there can be much debate. Sometimes

When politics and medical science intersect there can be much debate. Sometimes anecdotes or hearsay are misused as evidence to support a particular point. Despite these and other challenges however evidence-based approaches are increasingly used to inform health policy decision-making regarding causes of disease intervention strategies and issues impacting society. One example is the introduction… Continue reading When politics and medical science intersect, there can be much debate. Sometimes

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When seeking to identify a patients health condition, advanced practice nurses

When seeking to identify a patients health condition advanced practice nurses can use a diverse selection of diagnostic tests and assessment tools; however different factors affect the validity and reliability of the results produced by these tests or tools. Nurses must be aware of these factors in order to select the most appropriate test or… Continue reading When seeking to identify a patients health condition, advanced practice nurses

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When the Affordable Care Act was passed, it came with a requirement of empirical

When the Affordable Care Act was passed it came with a requirement of empirical evidence. Research on EBP increased significantly. Application of EBP spread to allied health professions education healthcare technology and more. Health organizations began to adopt and promote EBP. In this Discussion you will consider this adoption. You will examine healthcare organization websites… Continue reading When the Affordable Care Act was passed, it came with a requirement of empirical

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When it comes to different types of diabetes, they all involve problems with pro

When it comes to different types of diabetes they all involve problems with producing insulin or reacting to insulin production. Type 1 diabetes is also known as juvenile diabetes because the disease presents itself in the adolescent months. More people have Type 2 diabetes which is diagnosed at any age and not as prevalent in… Continue reading When it comes to different types of diabetes, they all involve problems with pro

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When Dan (now 80) and Jane (now 65) began dating more than 15 years ago, both we

When Dan (now 80) and Jane (now 65) began dating more than 15 years ago both were emotionally charged to begin their lives anew. Well-educated and financially secure they had a lot in common. Dan was a protestant minister and Janes deceased husband had been a protestant minister. Both had lost their spouses. Janes first… Continue reading When Dan (now 80) and Jane (now 65) began dating more than 15 years ago, both we

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When faced with a choice between 2 or more possible answers, using a STEPS ana

When faced with a choice between 2 or more possible answers using a STEPS analysis may be a useful clinical decision making tool. The goal is to provide information for each agent and compare the results to aid in your decision. S: safety “ are there any serious drug interactions? Possible serious side effects or… Continue reading When faced with a choice between 2 or more possible answers, using a STEPS ana

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When faced with a choice between 2 or more possible answers, using a STEPS ana

When faced with a choice between 2 or more possible answers using a STEPS analysis may be a useful clinical decision making tool. The goal is to provide information for each agent and compare the results to aid in your decision. S: safety “ are there any serious drug interactions? Possible serious side effects or… Continue reading When faced with a choice between 2 or more possible answers, using a STEPS ana

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When I Was Growing Up¦How were older adults in my family treated? What did I obs

When I Was Growing Up¦How were older adults in my family treated? What did I observe about the treatment of older adults in society? How were people with mental or emotional disorders viewed? What language was used to describe aging old age and older adults with altered mental function? What words did my family use… Continue reading When I Was Growing Up¦How were older adults in my family treated?
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