Discuss the pathophysiologies of one medical and one trauma condition commonly encountered among elderly patients. Specifically, discuss the significance of ageing in the prevalence and complexity of these conditions.
Write a double-spaced, 500 to 550 word summary of the the weekly module. Use about two-thirds of the space reflecting on the content and the last third on how you can apply it to your own personal and/or professional medical thinking and practices.
How significant was the role of data collection and data analysis in measuring the chronology of events? Explain. From your perspective, what steps should have been taken to avoid this latent medical error? Evaluate why and how humans produce errors and what precautions should have been taken in this case study.
Case Study – Ruth Ruth is a 42 year old woman who lives in a two bedroom Council flat with her 21 year old daughter Megan and dog Ruby. She has a history of frequent contact with a range of health and social care agencies over the past three years. Ruth had a very unhappy […]