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Re: Topic 1 DQ 1Using a problem-solving approach, the following article compares the medical practice problem to thenursing practice problem.The medical model focuses on the physical, biological, pathology, and pharmacology aspects. Forinstance, a patient complains of constant headaches over a period. The physician utilizing the medicalpractice model will order tests to determine the cause of these headaches. That patient may undergodiagnostic tests such as an MRI or CT scan to rule out an aneurysm or something worse. On the otherhand, the nurse may assess the patient and consider other reasons for the constant migraines, such asit being related to stress.A nursing practice problem deals with the human response and actual or potential health problemsthat affect people. The nursing practice looks at the actual or potential problems. A nursing practiceproblem looks at the clinical judgment about and individual patient, a family, or a community and how
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Nursing, Physician, William Osler

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