What was the probable relationship of the previously undiagnosed diabetes to the MI?

1 assignment
Pathophysiology: Chapter 4 case study CASE STUDY: After researching the case, please submit a Word document explaining your answers in no less than 100 words.

At age 63, Ms. Breene lived a sedentary life as a clerk in a small insurance company. She would joke that since her dog died, her only exercise was walking back and forth to her car. She had talked with friends about joining the local health club, and it was on her “to-do” list, perhaps for when she retired in a couple of years Shortly before lunch one morning, someone at work found Ms. Breene at her desk in a confused and unresponsive state. A colleague drove her to the emergency room, where elevated cardiac markers and EKG changes showed that Ms. Breene had suffered a myocardial infarct. Blood glucose testing indicated uncontrolled diabetes

Ms. Breene said she had never been treated for diabetes, and had also experienced no symptoms of an MI.

1. What kind of MI had Ms. Breene experienced?
2. What was the probable relationship of the previously undiagnosed diabetes to the MI?

Assignment 2 Healthcare Management
Use your text to answer the following questions. If you use outside resource, make sure to provide a citation.

1. Which of the four features of cognition – mental representation, processing speed and habits, decision-making and problem-solving, or social-emotional intelligence – do you consider most important and why? Which one would you like to further develop and how would you go about doing so?

2. Think of a recent situation in which you participated where you think it would have been helpful to surface underlying assumptions. Describe the situation, who was involved, their roles, what they were trying to accomplish, and what actually happened. What did you observe that leads you to believe assumptions played a role in this situation? What could you have done differently to change the situation? What will you do or say differently in similar situations in the future?

3. Compare automatic and deliberate thinking process. Give examples of when it would be better to use automatic processing and when it would be better to use deliberate processing.

4. Medical error is a serious and controversial problem for healthcare. Dr. Lucian Leape, a leading researcher on medical error, concludes “Errors result from faulty systems not from faulty people” (2000, p.97). Discuss how Leape’s view fits with attribution theory, and the implications for health care managers. What does the literature say that managers believe about the causes of medical errors? What messages do organizational practices send employees about the causes of medical errors?

5. Implicit bias is unconscious bias, which makes it difficult to recognize and change. What can an individual employee do to reduce bias and discrimination in the workplace?

6. Why does empathy matter in the workplace, and how would it benefit the organization and its members?

7. How are emotions handled where you have worked (or in a classroom)? How does understanding your own emotions help you at work or school? Why is it important to understand someone else’s emotions at work or school?

Review the manager’s three types of roles. Give an example you recall from school, work, or other setting of leaders who were especially effective or ineffective in one of the roles. What was the situation, what did the person do, and what effect did it have on others? Which were instrumental in his or her effectiveness?

Assignment 3 Drugs, diagnostic and therapeutic
Chapter 8
Answer the following questions (pg. 173):

1. Describe the therapeutic effect of H2 blocker drugs.

2. How do the therapeutic effects of antacid drugs, H2 blocker drugs, proton pump inhibitor drugs, misoprostol (Cytotec), and sucralfate (Carafate) differ from each other in treating peptic ulcer disease.

3. Name five categories of laxative drugs, describe their therapeutic effects, and give examples of drugs in those categories.

4. Describe the therapeutic effects of drugs used to treat motion sickness and vertigo.

5. Explain why narcotic drugs are useful in treating diarrhea