HCA 210 HCA210 Week 7 Discussion Question 1

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HCA 210 Week 7 DQ 1 // Please use this as a reference and compile your own answer with its help // Best regards // // Honest Abe // Doctors as we know are first on line among the health care workers. They function to achieve their wide  scope role in providing patient care. A doctor is traditionally known as a health care worker who is mainly  responsible on finding the diagnosis and providing due treatment to patients. Finding the diagnosis  includes extensive history taking procedures, physical examinations, many other examinations, ordering  diagnostic procedures, and lots of assessments and observations. Treatment includes prescribing due  medications and other procedures. Providing health teaching and giving information to the family and  significant others are known as additional doctor’s role. So far, doctors appear to be not assuming roles  out of their traditional scope of practice. With the changing models of the healthcare delivery, it seems  that doctors are in need of assuming more responsibilities. Patients these days are becoming more  “active” in their care. With more facilities providing knowledge to the patients, patients these days has  widened their knowledge on understanding their own situation and even partly some assuming health  care delivery which once was only provided by the doctors. Doctors need to be more active in managing  the health care delivery of every patient. Doctors must take the responsibility to ensure that the 
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2010 for the course HCA 210 HCA 210 taught by Professor Suziemays during the Fall '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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