Acupressure has been shown to be effective in treating chemotherapy-induced and postoperative
nausea, as well as low back, neck, and labor pain, and dysmenorrhea
Acupressure is used in various ways outside the health care settingin community wellness
1. Identify and state a priority nursing diagnosis label for your assigned patient
related to pain.
According to American Society of Pain Management Nursing Conference: Taking the
Next Steps. Pain Management Nursing, acute pain is defined as an unpleasant
1. Explain Joyce's behavior.
Erikson proposed a theory that occurs in late adulthood, ages sixty-five and up, known as
ego integrity vs. despair. As people become older, productivity tends to slow down and
the elderly begin to explore life as a retired pe
1. Identify and state which patient symptoms are more likely to be relieved by this
treatment. Give the reasons to support this.
Acupressure is a traditional Chinese medicine, bodywork technique that is based on and
evolved from ideas, such as acupuncture
1. Compare and contrast the terms disability and chronic illness". What are the
similarities and/or differences? Can they coexist? Give reasoning behind your
According to Hinkle and Cheever, disability is defined as "the restriction or lack of
According to Hinkle and Cheever, a major visual, aging impairment that affects
individuals over the age of forty is glaucoma. Glaucoma occurs when there is damage to
the optic nerve and a drastic increase in intraocular pressure. In the United States,
1) Compare and contrast the terms "disability" and "chronic illness". Are they interchangeable?
State why or why not. Give reasoning behind your evaluation.
The terms "Disability" and "Chronic Illness" are different and cannot be interchanged. The main
Maslows hierarchy of needs theory remains just as valid today as it did in the 1940s. It helps us
to understand human motivation, management training, and personal development [Ber14]. The
lower levels on Maslows pyramid are physiological needs, while the
A 25-year-old Arab American man is one day post op following an appendectomy. There have
been no post-surgical complications. He tells his family that he is in terrible pain, yet he
reports ratings of 2 to 3 on 0-10 numeric rating scale to the
1. State and discuss the legal and ethical considerations occurring in this scenario.
Include supporting citations.
When taking care of patients in a culturally diverse society there are many legal and
ethical considerations that can arise. Nurses are obl