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UNIT 5: PSY 533 Medical Crisis

A young child was admitted to the emergency department of a large academic hospital.  The child was physically and mentally challenged and as a result was unable to communicate or respond in a way that would alert his caregivers that there was a problem.  The young child was experiencing a medical crisis as a result […]

PSY 533 Unit 2 Blog: Surgery for Grandma

Grandma is 92 years old and needs heart surgery.  The surgeon provides Grandma and her family with all the risks associated with the surgery and the anticipated recovery time.  The family loves Grandma; the thought of not moving forward with the surgery is not even a consideration.  She is quite spunky for her age, continues […]

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