The Expression of Pain: An Angry Client
– … I asked if he wanted water or some snacks and he replied he wanted his phone. Client was angry at security and was projecting his feelings to me and my preceptor. I think my preceptor knew that I was in a tough position because of the circumstances. When I first met the client I had a feeling that he would be difficult to handle for the rest of my shift. The client’s facial expression and mood indicated that he was not going to cooperate. The client seemed annoyed at the PACU nurse and agitated at everyone else in the room….
The Suffering Griselda in The Clerk’s Tale
– In Geoffrey Chaucer’s “The Clerk’s Tale,” from The Canterbury Tales, Chaucer describes a “perfect wife.” This wife, Griselda, is totally submissive to her husband, and seems to have no regrets or remorse for anything he makes her do. Griselda’s husband, Walter, puts her through many trials in order to test her dedication and loyalty to him. He takes away both of their children, telling her that he is going to have them killed. He then tells her that he is divorcing her and taking another bride. After this, he forces her to prepare the new bride for him. Through all of this, Griselda loves Walter without fail, meets his demands without any word of disapproval, and remains faithful…
The Client/Server Database Environment
– Over the last thirty plus years, in which computer software applications have been vital to business operations, the concept of client/server applications has evolved. In the early 1980’s the term, Client/Server, primarily referenced capabilities of new powerful centralized hardware. The computer world is different today and the concept is better defined as a system where the different logical components are separated from each other. The first of the three basic logical components is the Presentation Logic….
Summary and Analysis of The Clerk’s Tale
– Summary and Analysis of The Clerk’s Tale (The Canterbury Tales) Prologue to the Clerk’s Tale: The Host remarks that the Clerk of Oxford sits quietly, and tells him to be more cheerful. The Host asks the Clerk to tell a merry tale of adventure and not a moralistic sermon. The Clerk agrees to tell a story that he learned from a clerk at Padua, Francis Petrarch. He then praises the renowned Petrarch for his sweet rhetoric and poetry. The Clerk does warn that Petrarch, before his tale, wrote a poem in a high style exalting the Italian landscape….
How the Misuse of Norm-Referenced Tests can Impact the Assessment and Treatment of a Client
– In this article, the authors discuss how the misuse of norm-referenced tests can impact the assessment and treatment of a client. Norm-referenced tests provide a comparison between the skills and behaviors assessed of a client to the relevant norms of a similar age group. According to the article, a clinician must ensure to properly use a norm-referenced test in order to provide evidence as to whether a client may need more assessments or whether a certain treatment approach is more beneficial to the client….