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Ch 6 Health Care Systems

What is the central role of health services financing in the US Fund health insuranceWhat is the primary mechanism that enables people to obtain health services health insurancethe phenomenon called moral hazard results directly from health insurance coverageliberal reimbursement for a given technology will ____ innovation/diffusion of that technology increasecontrolling total health care expenditures by restricting financing for health insurance Demand side rationingin national health care systems total expenditures are controlled mainly by supply side rationingnational health expenditures E = E = P x Qin general sense what is primary purpose of insurance protection against riskprivate health insurance is also called voluntary insuranceunder co...

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Mental Health fall17 – Nurse Care Plan- Schizophrenia

Assessment Data Previous history with schizophrenia Previous suicidal ideation Current support system Client’s perception of current situation Non-reality-based thinking Disorientation Labile affect Short attention span Impaired judgement DistractibilityExpected Outcomes Immediate: The client will be fee of injury throughout hospitalization. Demonstrate decreased anxiety level within 24 to 48 hours. Respond to reality-based interactions initiated by others, for example, verbally interact with staff for 5 to 10 minutes within 24 to 48 hours Stabilization: The client will interact on reality-based topics such as daily activities or local events. Sustain attention and concentration to complete tasks or activities. Community: The client will verbalize recognition of delusion...

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Public Health Ch. 7

1.A community health nurse working as a school health nurse conducted a community assessment and determined that the focus of programs and health education for the academic year should address the problem of childhood obesity. In planning, it is important for the nurse to allow time for individual nursing assessment and education for children who are overweight or obese and to plan classroom education programs. The nurse is demonstrating an understanding of which important community health nursing concept? a. Health planning b. Aggregate health care c. Community as client d. Use of the nursing process c2.What legislation resulted in increased consumer involvement in the U.S. health care system and a review of the allocation of health care resources? a. Partnership for Health P...

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Week 2- Epidemiology and Public Health

What is epidemiology? A science that explains the strength of association between exposures and health effects in human populations. *It can also be defined as the study of distribution and factors that determine health-related states or events in a population and the use of this information to control health problems.Define Epidemiological Triangle Disease results from complex relationships among causal agents, susceptible persons (host), and environmental factors. A change in one of these elements of the triangle can influence the occurrence of disease by increasing or decreasing a person’s risk for disease.Define Web of Causality Recognizes complex interrelationships of many factors interacting, sometimes in subtle ways, to increase (or decrease) the risk for dise...

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Chapter 2 – Health Care Systems Assignment Sheet

Long-Term Care Provide assistance and care mainly for elderly patientsEmergency Care Services Provide special care for accidents or sudden illnessMental Health Facilities Deal with mental disorders and diseasesIndustrial Health Care Centers Health centers located in large companies or industriesDental Offices Offices owned by one or more dentistsLaboratories Preform special diagnostic testsHome Health Care Provide care in a patient’s homeRehabilitation Facilities Provide physical, occupational, and other therapiesGenetic Counseling Centers Check for genetic abnormalities and birth defects4 main types of hospitals: General Hospitals Specialty Hospitals Government Hospitals University or College Medical CentersResidential Care Facility D...

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Health Insurance – Ch 5 (Legal & Regulatory Issues)

Statutes (Statutory law) Laws passed by legislative bodies (e.g., federal Congress and state legislatures).Regulations Guidelines written by administrative agencies (e.g., CMS)Case law (common law) Based on court decisions that establish a precedent (or standard).Civil law This deals with all areas of the law that are not classified as criminal.Criminal law Public law (statute or ordinance) that defines crimes and their prosecution.Subpoena An order of the court that requires a witness to appear at a particular time and place to testify.Subpoena duces tecum Requires documents (e.g., patient record) to be produced.Deposition Testimony under oath taken outside of court (e.g., at the provider’s office).Interrogatory A document co...

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Health Diseases, Ch 13, 14, 20 and 21

Which action does not keep your immune system working effectively? avoiding close contact with healthy peopleWhich of the following cause infectious disease? microorganismYour’s body’s ability to destroy pathogens that it previously encountered is called immunityWhich of the following is not a controllable risk factor heredityThe incidence of heart disease is lower in womenheart attack, atherosclerosis, stoke and high blood pressure are all cardiovascular diseaseYour risk of developing CVD increases if you have DIABETESA diet high in fiver can help prevent heart diseaseAsbestos, HPV, chemicals found in tobacco smoke and exposure to radioactivity and UV radiation are causes of cancerThe form of cancer that affects the tissues that pro...

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Ch 4 – NUR304 – Adult Health

Ch 4: ANA Standards of Nursing Practice The Registered Nurse will: – Derive the diagnosis based on the assessment – Validate the diagnosis in a manner that facilitates development of expected outcomes and measures – Identify actual or potential risks the patient as well as identify potential barriers to health – Use a standardize classification system, when available in naming diagnosisCh 4: Nursing Diagnosis A statement of client health status that nurses can identify, prevent, or treat independently. It is stated in terms of human responses (biological, emotional, interpersonal, social or spiritual). Nursing diagnosis provides the basis for selection of nursing interventions to achieve outcomes for which the nurse is accountable (NANDA, 2003, p. 263)....

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Health Insurance – Ch 5 (Legal & Regulatory Issues)

Statutes (Statutory law) Laws passed by legislative bodies (e.g., federal Congress and state legislatures).Regulations Guidelines written by administrative agencies (e.g., CMS)Case law (common law) Based on court decisions that establish a precedent (or standard).Civil law This deals with all areas of the law that are not classified as criminal.Criminal law Public law (statute or ordinance) that defines crimes and their prosecution.Subpoena An order of the court that requires a witness to appear at a particular time and place to testify.Subpoena duces tecum Requires documents (e.g., patient record) to be produced.Deposition Testimony under oath taken outside of court (e.g., at the provider’s office).Interrogatory A docu...

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Medical Terminology II

Medical Terminology IISuffix meaning ‘pertaining to’ ic, al, or acSuffix meaning ‘record’. gramSuffix meaning ‘condition or process’ ismSuffix meaning ‘condition’ iaSuffix meaning ‘protein’ globinSuffix meaning ‘record’ gramSuffix meaning ‘pain’ algiaSuffix meaning ‘cell’ cyteSuffix meaning ‘cutting out; removal excision’ ectomySuffix meaning ‘blood condition’ emiaRoot word meaning ‘mind’ psych/oRoot word meaning ‘kidney’ ren/o; nephr/oRoot word meaning ‘nose’ rhin/oRoot word meaning ‘flesh’ sacr/oRoot word meaning ‘clotting’ thromb/oSuffix meaning ‘inflammation’ itisSuffix meaning ‘specialist in the study of’ logistSuffix meaning ‘study of’ logySuffix meaning ‘tumor, mass’ om...

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