Day: September 4, 2019

Roles of Inpatient Palliative Care Nurses

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Discuss the roles and responsibilities of inpatient palliative care nurses e.g symptom management such as pain, bowel, bladder management. assisting with ADLs, environment of ward/room. How do inpatient palliative care nurses support, empower and prepare family members/carers in order to care for the patient: e.g. through education about different phases of illness/end of life, preparing stable patients to return home (support systems required) or fulfilling patients wishes to return home for end of life (800 words)

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Would You do a “Designer Baby” if Given Opportunity?

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Would you do “designer baby” if you given opportunity? In the 1970s, Dr. Robert Graham believed that he could save the world by helping to create babies with a higher IQ. The concept of genetic engineering in humans was also coming to light at this time. As reproductive technologies continue to improve, men and women have greater choices in how they conceive and in how they create embryos.

The new technologies allow for gene selection for things such as eye color, hair color, and even sex! Aside from the many ethical issues, there is also discussion about how much of our development is ultimately based upon those genes, our nature, and how much is related to environmental influences, our nature. 

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The American Revolution

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Explain what the motive behind the American Revolution was. Was the ultimate purpose to remake the American society into an inclusive, democratic nation, or was it simply to seek independence from Britain?  In what ways were certain groups of Americans affected by the revolution?

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