Effective changes in Institutional and Patient Policy
A discussion on the best way to get nursing staff to support decisions about the use or non-introduction of medical innovations.
# 104680 | 892 words | 1 source | MLA | 2008 |
Published on Jun 20, 2008 in Medical and Health (Nursing) , Medical and Health (Public Health Issues) , Medical and Health (General)
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The paper discusses hospital and health policies with regard to the implementation of new directives. The paper outlines the areas to which these new directives relate and suggests that the best way to have the nursing staff support decisions about the use or non-introduction of medical innovations is to implicate them in the decisions for use or non-use. The paper concludes that by giving everyone a voice in putting together procedures, the hospital and the patient will benefit.
From the Paper:"Finally, therapies have grown more complex in response to two factors: (1) patients are generally sicker during the time they are in the hospital, as hospitals seek to discharge less-sick patients to other forms of non-hospital care, and (2) the number of choices for therapy, whether pharmaceutical, surgical or devices, has grown over time. While each of the innovations has been tested and approved by the FDA, the interaction of drugs, devices and surgery has not, in many cases."
Sample of Sources Used:
- The Cleveland Clinic. (n.d.). Heart and Vascular Institute. Retrieved June 19, 2007, from Cleveland Clinic Foundation: http://www.clevelandclinic.org/heartcenter/
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