Tag: Patient

Nursing health assessment is an important role for a patient being diagnosis and give appropriate treatment

Introduction Nursing health assessment is an important role for a patient being diagnosis and give appropriate treatment (Bellack, 1992, p.12). In my past clinical practice, only some simple assessments were conducted as it is able to reduce the affect of the problem but not solve it. After studied nursing health assessment, some more extensive and …

Demonstrate how care is delivered to a specific individual in an acute in-patient setting

Introduction: This piece of work will demonstrate how care is delivered to a specific individual in an acute in-patient setting. This involves a holistic assessment of an individual’ needs which will then be met by various professionals who meet those needs. To this end, my objective in the clinical placement is utilising a care study …

A case study diffuse non-scarring alopecia in an adult female patient and an approach to diagonossis and management female-pattern hair loss in primary care setting

Introduction CASE STUDY Mrs KJ, a 29 year old manager at a busy law firm, presented to her GP complaining of recent sudden onset of hair loss over a period of a few weeks. What prompted her visit to the GP, was noticing large amounts of hair on the bathroom floor whilst on honeymoon, and …

It could be argued that the patient is now the consumer of health care. Do you agree and to what extent do you think this consumerism has succeeded in placing the patient at the centre of healthcare?

Abstract The essay examines the idea that the patient is the consumer of health care. It assesses the extent to which patients can be seen as ‘consumers’, and also looks at how far this definition of patients succeeds in delivering the patient-centred care that current government guidelines suggest. While the move has, to some extent, …