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Nursing Book Report/Review

Prevention of falls in the hospitalized elderly patient
In addition, more than 60% of them were males. Moreover, it was observed that most of the fallers had a history of fall. In other words, the ones who had a history of fall are more likely to fall again. Similarly, Gowans (2008) looked into the commonality of elderly falls and opined that 35% of the people above 70 will fall every year. In addition, there comes the opinion that females are twice as likely as men to have osteoporosis, and hence, to break a bone when fall. Thus, all these scholars
Pages: 8 (2000 words), Book Report/Review
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A Guide to Taking Patient History
The article began with an introduction on the importance of history-taking as part of nursing assessment. The authors mentioned the expanding roles of nurses, especially when it comes to assessment; therefore, nurses need to know the proper way of taking a patient’s history. The body of the paper was then divided into six main parts, each discussing a significant aspect of the history-taking process.The first section of the body explored the concept of the preparation of the environment as
Pages: 5 (1250 words), Book Report/Review
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Nursing Tools and Strategies to Assess Cognition
The negligence of the health care professional in adequately evaluating the cognitive status and thus also tries to focus upon the impact that such negligence may have upon the mental status of the patient. It suggests the ways through which the patient’s safety as well as dignity can be maintained. The article has been beneficial in throwing light upon the term cognition and confusion in the context of health care. It has given due attention towards the safety and health of the patients and
Pages: 3 (750 words), Book Report/Review
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Qualitative Critique
Professor in the ‘family and child nursing department’, University of Washington, WA; while Hong is a doctoral student in the school of social work at the same university. According to Smith and Lytle (1990), teachers play an important role in research. Teachers should be encouraged to conduct research since this ensures their professional development. Kim therefore is a very suitable candidate for research. The other researcher, namely Hong is a doctoral student in social work. Nursing and
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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Half the Sky by Nicholas D. Kristoff and Sheryl WuDUNN
They view the ordeal of women in African countries such as Ethiopia, Burundi, Mali, Congo, Rwanda, Zimbabwe, Sudan, and so on (Kristoff & WuDUNN, 2010). They also narrate the ordeal of women in the Asian countries of Cambodia, Korea, Bangladesh, Japan, China, India, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Thailand, Malaysia, and so on (Kristoff & WuDUNN, 2010). The experiences of women in the aforementioned countries were shared with readers. The book is coming at a time that, the issue of womens rights and the
Pages: 3 (750 words), Book Report/Review
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The Significance of Balanced Scorecard in the Organisation
The balanced scorecard is a planning and management tool that is extensively utilised in both profit and non-profit organisation for developing a vision and improve the internal and external strategies for the organisation.
Pages: 10 (2500 words), Book Report/Review
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1 summary of book "The integrity factor" of 5 phases by Kevin Mannoia for 3 pages. 3 pages of Jacobsen & Sawatsky- Choosing a chapter in the book, answer the inset questions in that chapter in essay form. Note at the end of your paper one idea f
In this path, the processes of the Incarnation, Gethsemane and the Empty Tomb are described to compare the leader’s rugged path. The Incarnation is likened to the incarnation of Christ as the leader relives His sufferings from the cross to the tomb before he can be resurrected in glory. Gethsemane refers to the great temptation to succumb back to his own will such as Jesus experienced at the garden of Gethsemane. Had He given in to the temptation of backing out of his mission, then it would
Pages: 6 (1500 words), Book Report/Review
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The Integrity Factor by Kevin Mannoia
In this path, the processes of the Incarnation, Gethsemane and the Empty Tomb are described to compare the leader’s rugged path. The Incarnation is likened to the incarnation of Christ as the leader relives His sufferings from the cross to the tomb before he can be resurrected in glory. Gethsemane refers to the great temptation to succumb back to his own will such as Jesus experienced at the garden of Gethsemane. Had He given in to the temptation of backing out of his mission, then it would
Pages: 6 (1500 words), Book Report/Review
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How to Win Friends and Influence People
Because all human beings are unique, it is important to learn them, and appreciate who they are before associating with them (Carnegie, 1936). In a nutshell, the author feels that the fundamental principles of handling them is avoiding criticism, condemnation or even complains.Secondly, Carnegie shifts his focus on the way one can form a cohesive relationship with his friends. On this, he emphasizes on the need for honesty and sincerity in handling people. One must learn to tell the truth and
Pages: 5 (1250 words), Book Report/Review
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You Dont Need To Be a Title to Be a Leader By Mark Sanborn
They help the people by providing comfort and monitoring them. They work as a team with doctors and cooperate with patients too, so they have the power with the people.The principle “persuasive communication” can be widely practiced in nursing. With the help of strong communication a leader can gain trust of his followers. Nurses work in the environment where they have to communicate with patients and their families’ everyday. In order to be a leader, nurses should be good listeners for
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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Article review/critic
The sample is clearly shown but the hypothesis is not clearly shown (Berzoff & Silverman, 2004). The data collected is reliable since all those who participated in the questionnaire program were willing and they even gave more than what was asked thus providing more information. The notion of the same person asking the question to a particular caregiver makes the information more reliable since the questionnaire was carried out severally. The interviewee and interviewer have a bond thus better
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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Recommendations to the Researcher of the Survey of the Swedish Intensive Care Unit
The sample was obtained by inviting the general intensive care units from all over Sweden. Sixty-five ICU's were invited for the survey that consisted of the MV guidelines. The guidelines included was inclusive of four fact items from the AGREE clause (Eldh et al., 2013). The main participants were the heads of the ICU nurses and senior physicians.
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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Analysis of It's Your Ship or It's Our Ship texts by retired Navy Captain Michael Abrashoff
Today’s turbulent healthcare environment is continuously challenged by the greater inability to successfully achieve these key elements. The establishment of an optimal/ healthy work environment requires the presence of strong nursing leadership. This should be at all concerned levels within the organizational setting more so at the unit level.
Pages: 8 (2000 words), Book Report/Review
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LITERATURE REVIEW
The subjects were also asked questions concerning their way of lives and composition of their daily diets. Data was gathered for a period of five months that involved home visits and results of different intervention methods were established.Sample size: The sample size for this study was made up of 28 women who have hypertension registered in the Primary Health Care Unit, which is situated within the urban region of southeastern Brazil. The 28 subjects who took part in the study were by this
Pages: 7 (1750 words), Book Report/Review
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LITERATURE REVIEW
Lastly, they divided the data sample according to the dietary approaches to stop hypertension, increased magnesium intake, reduced sodium intake, increased potassium intake, increased calcium intake, moderation in alcohol intake, weight loss and increased physical activities.Other non-pharmacological interventions that were put into test were smaller clinical trials but resulted into inadequate and inconsistent effects that will hardly be revealed. They include increased protein intake,
Pages: 7 (1750 words), Book Report/Review
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Critique of Quantitative Research Article
In addition, the objective of the study can be drawn from the stated purpose of the study (Osaki et al. For example, the goal was to establish the preventive effect of risedronate on the subsequent hip fracture amongst the osteoporosis females in Japan. The study conceptual as well as theoretical and conceptual mechanisms were not however stated but clearly implied in the study.The theoretical framework applied is that despite the effectiveness in risedronate, the female’s osteoporosis in
Pages: 6 (1500 words), Book Report/Review
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Critique of Quantitative Research Ariticle
The results will thus be very conclusive and beneficial.The author logically presents information on the reliability and validity of the instruments. He states the various methods that can be used which include samples from major urban universities. The patients who took part were at least three days post-surgery for hip fracture. They also used nursing intervention where clinical staff were involved and were educated about the booklet hence they could help the patients and encourage them to
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Critique of Quantitative Research Article
A vital characteristic of MA fall method is that a fall is transformed into a systematic rolling motion. Through rolling methodology, the weight is dispersed over a larger bearing location and the volume of energy to be immersed during impact is condensed. Other characteristics outlined in the article on the MA fall method are head safety and the practice of the arm to reduce the fall (Groen et.In this research, it has clearly explained the experiments undertaken by younger individuals, who are
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Nursing research
Secondly, the population sample is specified not to have a normal social life, association and family support. The population sample was not linked to the existing network of community support. These characteristics of the study samples have been precisely mentioned in the article (Lee et al.The participants were selected in a systemic manner. The factors considered in forming the sample included: the participants were to be 65 years old and above in order to be chosen; they must not have a
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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How does the book relate to health community nursing?
The relationship between Micah and Daniela helps show the importance of community health nursing as the two care both for themselves and for others.Frances is Daniela’s friend. She influences some of the decisions that Daniela makes. They work together and often spend their free time together. The closeness between Daniela and Frances helps show the level of diversity that exists in a community. Unlike Daniela, Frances is not religious and hardly goes to church. However, she respects Daniela
Pages: 5 (1250 words), Book Report/Review
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