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Crossroads Between Fears and What’s Important to the Individual

A very contentious and angry male patient was very problematic in the sense that he would yell and scream whether he was answering or asking a question. The nurses had it with him, understandably so. There was something about this individual that I wanted to know more about. The Question I asked “Will you be …

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The Role of Religion in Healthcare with the African-American Elderly Population

82 y/o African American who stated on a weekday, “What I am most concerned about is that I will not be able to go to church on Sunday.” Role of Religion in the Black Elderly Population and Clinical Care is Pivotal. She stopped eating and participating in her care. The team diagnosed her as being …

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