Please answer ONE of the following DQ’s. Please provide the questions that is being answered as the heading. Incomplete answers will be marked as “0.”
Steroids are often given for severe inflammatory pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis. For acute surgical pain, however, these drugs are rarely used, even though inflammation is probably the major cause of postoperative pain. What is the rationale for the contrasting approaches?
You have been appointed to a hospital committee to investigate the pros and cons of creating a “latex-free” environment throughout the entire hospital. In the process of setting priorities for your committee’s task, what pros and cons do you think carry the greatest weight? Support your answers.
A 19-year-old client comes into the clinic to learn his test results. He was exposed to HIV through sexual contact 2 weeks prior and is relieved to learn that his results are negative.
a. Given what you know about the virus, explain why it is important to have follow-up tests in 3, 6, and 12 months?
b. While teaching the client, what other assessments would you perform based on his exposure to HIV?