Healthcare Articles

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September 2, 2013 – 851 views
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When ethical or legal dilemmas make themselves apparent, as is bound to happen to virtually anyone in the social work profession, there are a few key resources that will help to clarify how to proceed, who can offer help, and how local laws or regulations can be employed to defuse the situation. Each of these resources offers a unique perspective that can be useful in certain situations... Full Story 
August 16, 2013 – 922 views
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It is a legal necessity for the health provider to maintain and save medical records of patients. Medical records have several useful functions. They can give complete health information on patients whenever needed by a physician. In addition they can serve legal purposes in case disputes arise on medical issues for some reason... Full Story 
August 16, 2013 – 1,276 views
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In its broadest sense, moral courage is a measure of the fortitude of character a person has which enables him to act according to his moral consciousness, despite all risks of negative consequences. It is a powerful tool that helps individuals reach out to help and stand up for those who are being bullied and ill treated, either emotionally, physically, or mentally. Moral courage is also a professional virtue which needs to be followed religiously by all professionals... Full Story 
August 16, 2013 – 896 views
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Substance abuse is one of the biggest problems facing today’s adolescent population and is becoming a matter of great concern. The fact that a lot of the substances that are abused are easy to procure through regular medical stores is also a cause for concern and requires each and every one of us to be more vigilant to help the youth... Full Story 
August 8, 2013 – 941 views
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Obsessive-compulsive disorders are a surprisingly common condition to suffer from and can affect an individual in a number of ways. What is undisputed, however, is the fact that suffering from an OCD will significantly affect the overall quality of a patient’s life. Primarily classified as an anxiety disorder, OCDs are obsessive tendencies to perform a certain action that the patient feels must be performed without any logical explanation to do so... Full Story 
August 7, 2013 – 924 views
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Doctors and nurses perform not only the job of care and treatment but they also have the responsibility to communicate bad news to their patients. This task may seem simple on the face of it, but is a task that comes with a huge responsibility. There is no clear and universally applicable protocol on this form of communication. Though the doctors have not been trained to perform this task, an understanding on how bad news should be disclosed has begun to emerge... Full Story 
August 5, 2013 – 844 views
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A landmark event in the health care reform arena has been the signing of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). This reform in health care was long awaited in view of the growing consumers and an overall increase in poor quality care services... Full Story 
July 22, 2013 – 1,132 views
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The job of nurses and other health care providers is very demanding – mentally, physically, as well as emotionally and can often turn out to be extremely strenuous. Working long hours with ill, anxious, and stressed out people day in and day out is as challenging as daily life can get. In such a situation, it becomes essential for all nurses and health care professionals to not let the pressure and exhaustion catch up to them. Acquiring and displaying mental fortitude is an effective method of keeping these negative sentiments at bay... Full Story