HSM 542 You Decide Week 2 Keller
HSM 542 You Decide Week 2 Keller

HSM 542 You Decide Week 2 Keller

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HSM 542 You Decide Week 2 Keller

Please Just Turn This Thing Off!

A nursing assistant wheels Margie Whitson back to her room…

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HSM 542 You Decide Week 2 Keller

HSM 542 You Decide Week 2 Keller

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Please Just Turn This Thing Off!

A nursing assistant wheels Margie Whitson back to her room at Golden Oaks Rehabilitation Center and helps her back into bed. Golden Oaks is located on the grounds of Marion General Hospital, owned and operated by the hospital board of directors.

It has been a very difficult day. Margie takes a deep sigh as she leans back into bed and says, “I’ll get into night clothes in a few minutes if that’s alright. I’d just like to sit here and think for a little while.” The nursing assistant nods in agreement

Margie has just attended the funeral of her son William, who died this week after several years of poor life quality in the same nursing facility. William’s first stroke happened 3 years prior; two more strokes followed, and he lingered in poor health at the center over the intervening time. Margie is now 95 years of age, and William was 73 when he passed this week.

The last 5 years have simply been devastating for Margie. First her husband Earl passed on at the age of 88. They had been married for 68 years, most of them wonderful and successful years together, until the medical problems began. They had one other son, Jacob, who died in a motor vehicle accident in his 30s.

As Margie sits in the quiet of her nursing home room, she faces the reality that she is utterly and completely alone in the world. She and Earl had hoped for grandchildren, but that never happened, and Margie’s family is simply all gone now. Margie’s own health is poor. A hip fracture 10 years ago slowed her…

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In the scenario provided for this paper, Margie Whitson, a patient at Golden Oaks Rehabilitation Center, located on the grounds of Marion General Hospital, wanted the pacemaker that kept her alive to be turned off.  This request came in light of her son’s recent death from stroke and the poor health he’s had to endure…

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HSM 542 You Decide Week 2 Keller

HSM 542

Please Just Turn This Thing Off!

HSM 542