Complication In Grand Multi Parity

23 Mar 2015 11 May 2017

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Grand multi parity is the condition of giving birth after the 28th weeks of gestation, following 5 or more previous viable babies. Grand multiparae is relation to obstetric performance is labeled high risk. High risk pregnancy is define as one in which the mother, fetus or newborn will be at increased risk of morbidity or mortality at or after birth. The risk to the mother and child ...

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Health Promotion And HIV

23 Mar 2015 11 May 2017

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The origins of health promotion lie in the 19th century when epidemic disease eventually led to pressure for sanitary reform for the overcrowded industrial towns. Alongside the health movement emerged the idea of educating the public for the good of its health (Naidoo and Wills, 2000). In 1977 the World health Assembly at Alma Ata committed all member countries to the principles of Health for all 2000 ...

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Utilising Health Promotion Models

23 Mar 2015 11 May 2017

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Health promotion is a new public health initiative which has been integrated into governmental strategies to improve health either within a family, a community, health institutions and work places. It refers to effort to prevent ill health and promote positive health with the aim of enabling people to take control over their own health (Wills, 2007). This essay primarily seeks to discuss how a health promotion model ...

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The Sociology of Dentistry

23 Mar 2015 10 May 2017

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Sociology as applied to dentistry is an essential part of training for dentists. The case for asking, even requiring, medical and other students of the health professions to engage with the multiple ways in which health-related phenomena, from individual behaviours through classifications of and strategies for coping with medically defined disease to the funding of healthcare systems, are embedded in the social world remains undeniable (Scambler 2008). ...

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Various Global Health Issues

23 Mar 2015 10 May 2017

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1.1. Identify the global health risks (due to either internal or external sources) that threaten the health of the UK population. Global health is focused on people across the whole planet rather than the concerns of particular nations. It recognises that health is determined by problems, issues and concerns that transcend national boundaries (HM Government (HMG), 2008). Health risk is a disease precursor associated with a higher ...

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Philosophical Basis Of Occupational Therapy

23 Mar 2015 10 May 2017

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This paper aims to explore the defining of occupational therapy together with its philosophical basis, discussing the relationship between the philosophy of occupational therapy and practice, including the role of the College of Occupational Therapists (COT) and the Health Professions Council (HPC). This paper is going to be structured in essay form, beginning with a discussion of definitions of occupational therapy and the development of occupational therapy ...

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Road Traffic Accidents In Oman

23 Mar 2015 09 May 2017

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RTAs are the direct cause of three-quarters of all accidental deaths of people between the ages of 15 and 24 years (ROP, 2005). In 2005,688 men, women and children were killed and 6,500 injured in 9247 crashes. There have been nearly 45,000 injured since the year 2000. For every death in a road accident, 2 to 3 young people are permanently disabled (ROP, 2010). Factors Influencing THE ...

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Explaining CAM And Its Followers

23 Mar 2015 09 May 2017

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BASIC DEFINITION OF CAM "A cam is a mechanical component of a machine that is used to transmit motion to another component, called the follower, through a prescribed motion program by direct contact." INTRODUCTION TO CAM AND FOLLOWERS A cam follower, also known as a track follower,[1] is a specialized type of roller or needle bearing designed to follow cams. Cam followers come in a vast array ...

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Class Inequalities in Health

23 Mar 2015 08 May 2017

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The Black Report (Black et al, 1980) was commissioned in 1977 by the Labour Secretary of State. Though there had always been a public concern about social class difference and mortality, it was the first ever review of the Health of Britain's working age population. The initial purpose of the report was to measure the impact of ill health within the workforce (Macintyre, 1997). However, the report ...

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The Challenges In Paediatric Radiography

23 Mar 2015 08 May 2017

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In generally paediatric radiography is take the radiography image of children. The purpose to take the radiography image has two purposes which are for the diagnostic and therapeutic purpose. Diagnostic purpose commonly is for evaluate or see the children body condition in anatomical and pathological aspect. But therapeutic purpose mainly is for treatment like surgical repair the fracture such as insert plate to join the bone that ...

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Patients With Complex Needs

23 Mar 2015 05 May 2017

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A learning disability (LD) is a combination of a significantly reduced ability to understand new or complex information and the inability to cope independently (Department of Health, 2001). The assessment of the severity of LD is open to interpretation as there are no distinct differences between the classifications of LD (Royal College of Nursing, 2009). The level of disability is determined by the patients IQ score (Swanson ...

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Causes Of Global Health Issues

23 Mar 2015 05 May 2017

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Human Immunodeficiency Virus, the so called HIV, is still one of the most influential global health issues. According to the investigations of WHO (2011), it is estimated that approximately 34 million people were infected and 25 million people died because of HIV and related diseases. However, the numbers are still increased by 2.7 million of the newly affected and 1.8 million of death per year (Averting HIV ...

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Case Study: Pregnancy Gestational Diabetes

23 Mar 2015 05 May 2017

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Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is defined as glucose intolerance of variable severity, with onset or first recognised during pregnancy1. This definition includes women whose blood glucose goes back to normal after giving birth, those with undiagnosed type I or type II diabetes and also those with monogenic diabetic2. GDM is believed to complicate approximately 1% to 5% of all pregnancies and is associated with increased foetal and ...

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Biomedical And Biopsychosocial Models

23 Mar 2015 05 May 2017

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Health may be defined as 'the absence of disease and infirmary' (Stroebe, 2000) or alternatively 'not merely an absence of disease or infirmary but a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being (World Health Organisation, 1948). One definition more elaborate than the other, the latter suggesting health is effected by other factors that cannot be physically measured. Since the start of evolution people have looked back ...

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Animal Assisted Therapy

23 Mar 2015 05 May 2017

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The man-animal bond has existed since time immemorial and has always been a beautiful one. Keeping a pet is a wonderful and rewarding experience and has many advantages. Animal therapy, also called Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT), consists of a wide range of activities and a diverse group of animals that are able to help. [Animal therapy, also called Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT), is a blanket term for a wide ...

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Episiotomy Rates Vary Widely Worldwide

23 Mar 2015 05 May 2017

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Labour is a wondrous act of nature and unique to every childbearing women. It is a transformative and special event in a women's life. It is the magic of creation. The very process of giving birth is the most beautiful one on earth and the mother attains unique capacities and true nobility through childbirth. The onset of motherhood present a unique set of physical, emotional and psychological ...

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Educate People On Pusher Syndrome

23 Mar 2015 04 May 2017

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The brain is a very complex organ. Everything we do or think takes place in a very confined, small space. Any injury that occurs in the brain can affect the whole body. Pusher syndrome is a disorder following right or left brain damage. Pusher syndrome occurs when the patient pushes away from the nonhemiparetic side.2 Pusher syndrome is observed in about 10 percent of acute stroke patients ...

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Comparing US-Canadian Healthcare Systems

23 Mar 2015 04 May 2017

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Health care in many parts of the world is considered a basic right that should be given to people. Access is crucial in order to ensure the efficient delivery of basic health care services. In general, health care systems are organized in order to provide treatment of diagnosed health care problems and these systems are usually government-run, meaning they utilize the people's taxes. Though most of the ...

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Drug Addiction In Pakistan Youths

23 Mar 2015 04 May 2017

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Drug addiction is a state of periodic or constant intoxication produced by the repeated consumption of a drug. Its characteristics include Uncontrollable desire to continue taking the drugs, a tendency to increase the dose after interval of time, a psychological and physical dependence on drugs, effects of drugs on individual and society. Drug addiction is an abnormal condition which arises due to frequent drug use. The disorder ...

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Professional Philosophy And Occupational Therapy

23 Mar 2015 04 May 2017

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The definition of occupational therapy as gradually metamorphosis from its genesis till date, yet it has gradually evolved from its first definition in 1914 by George Barton who stated that 'if there is an occupational disease, why not an occupational therapy'. While in 1919, he further postulated that 'occupational therapy is the science of instructing and encouraging the sick in such labours as will involve those energies ...

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Ottawa Charter Influences Health Promotion

23 Mar 2015 04 May 2017

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In recent years there has been a growing expectation of new strategies concerning Health Promotion and a number of conferences have been held around the world. One such conference on Health Promotion was held on the 21st day of November 1986 in Ottawa. The objectives of the conference centred on the needs in industrialised countries, and their main concerns were the Declaration on Primary Health Care at ...

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The Canadian Occupational Performance Measure

23 Mar 2015 04 May 2017

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Introduction Paediatric is a field which comprises of many complex and interesting issues which always related with child development. The development of child that begins from simple to complex that revolves on each of components such as physical, sensory, psychological, cognitive and social issues have always being discuss by many researcher who always doing their studies to understand more about the earliest stage of mankind in the ...

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Complementary Therapies in UK Medicine

23 Mar 2015 04 May 2017

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There is an increasing use of complementary therapies and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) nowadays, and its use has steadily increased over the last ten to fifteen years in United Kingdom (UK) (Ernst and White 2000; 35). A more specifically data obtained within the UK has shown that there is a rapid increase in the use of complementary therapies and CAM with an estimated 15 million users ...

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Management Of Minor Injuries

23 Mar 2015 04 May 2017

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Introduction: As part of this minor injuries course we have been asked to provide a 3000 word assignment utilising a case method as means of researching a patient scenario we experienced during clinical practise. Case study method enables a researcher to investigate an individual and evaluate these findings and relate this evidence to clinical practice ( REFERENCE 1) Case studies are also often subjective and based around ...

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St Jude Children's Research Hospital

23 Mar 2015 04 May 2017

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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is a not-for-profit hospital located in the heart of Memphis, Tennessee. It is an internationally recognized hospital that pioneered research finding cures and saving children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. It treats patients from all 50 states and around the world, without regard to ability to pay, never requiring families to pay for treatment not covered by insurance (St. Jude Children's ...

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Role Of Public Health Practitioner

23 Mar 2015 04 May 2017

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The writer seeks to critically analyse the role of the public health practitioner in general, taking into consideration the current socio-political context, the knowledge and skills needed for the role, challenges that exists in fulfilling the public health role and the approaches. In the second part of this work, the writer has chosen an initiative and will critically appraise how well the identified initiative meets the criteria ...

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Why STIs are called 'silent infections'

23 Mar 2015 03 May 2017

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In the following paragraphs I will be discussing why sexually transmitted diseases are called silent infections. I will also be discussing the topic of urinalysis and its components and how these components may reveal if the body is functioning normally or abnormally. . The information pertaining to these subjects relates to the knowledge I have gained through my readings of The Human Body in Health & Disease, ...

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Women's Reproductive Health: Human Rights

23 Mar 2015 03 May 2017

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Women's rights to reproductive and sexual health are fundamental to women's health in the United States and abroad. Efforts concerning women's rights to reproductive health have been essential in expanding women's human rights. Adoption of a health and human rights framework encourages logical applications about the correlation between women's health and human rights, social justice, and respect for human dignity. Hindrance to reproductive health rights is political, ...

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Public Health Issue: Diabetes Mellitus

23 Mar 2015 03 May 2017

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This assignment will address the public health issue of the increasing prevalence of diabetes mellitus (diabetes) and explore links with health inequalities both nationally and locally. It will discuss the frameworks available which give guidance for standards of care for diabetes patients and their influence on diabetes care. It will then critically discuss the issue of diabetes management in relation to patient education and the ability of ...

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The Review Of Randomised Control Trials

23 Mar 2015 03 May 2017

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The effectiveness of the methodological approach used in any study most certainly determines the accuracy and reliability of the research hence the need to select the most viable methodology. Subsequent studies indicate that the use of a poor methodology is not only misleading but it could also lead to detrimental consequences in the event that the results of the study are used as a basis for decision ...

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Pathophysiology Of Emphysema

23 Mar 2015 02 May 2017

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This essay will describe the pathophysiology of emphysema and the effect it had on a specific patient that I have chosen for this assignment. It will accomplish this by referring to the patients presenting symptoms and diagnosis and then by examining the changes that occur in the airways of an individual suffering from this chronic disease. The essay will continue by exploring the aims of treatment and ...

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Amniotic Fluid Volume In Pregnancy

23 Mar 2015 02 May 2017

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Objectives . To assess the relationship between the amniotic fluid volume (AFV) in low risk pregnancy and the perinatal outcome, using either AFI or SDP, and to evaluate the effects of different fetal positions and Attitudes on those measurements Methods . A prospective study was performed, in which a sample of 3000 low-risk pregnant women were studied using routine ultrasound, including fetal biometry and measurement of AFI, ...

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HIV/AIDS And Stigma | Essay

23 Mar 2015 02 May 2017

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HIV/AIDS is one of the challenges to human life and dignity. It affects all levels of society and has a massive impact on global economic and social development, (Rowden, 2009). Studies have been conducted on its impact on human life and how it could be controlled. This review was conducted by exploring literature from a variety of sources for published articles on HIV/AIDS and its stigma. Literature ...

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Health and illness: Social and biological constructs

23 Mar 2015 02 May 2017

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Define both health and illness as social and biological constructs. Examine the ways in which both constructs differ in your answer make reference to health patterns in two contrasting cultures The everyday absence of disease or illness is known as our health (Bilton et al 2002). Health is simply a biological description of our bodies, and if something is not right, then we deem ourselves ill (Bilton ...

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Advantages, Disadvantages: Electronic Record Systems

23 Mar 2015 02 May 2017

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In the recent past there has been a significant emphasis for the need to implement Electronic Medical Record systems. However, the benefits and shortcomings of these systems need to be evaluated (Amenwert et al. 2004) and a sufficient evidence base gathered using a well structured scientific approach to justify the change and measure the organizational impact (Wager et al. 2000). This essay will address the benefits and ...

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Prevention Of Pressure Ulcer

23 Mar 2015 02 May 2017

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Pressure ulcers, or bed sores, or have been affecting humans for ages, and addressing the overall prevention of pressure ulcers is now a prominent national healthcare issue. Despite of all the advances in medicine, surgery, nursing care, pressure ulcers still remains a major cause of mortality. Pressure sore is a common problem among old people and those who are immobilise or limited activity like post-operative and other ...

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Occupational Theory And Well Being

23 Mar 2015 01 May 2017

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This discussion will be looking at the health needs of an individual and impact these have on health, illness and well-being, in relation to occupational therapy. Firstly it will look at the individual, identifying key aspects of their health and wellbeing. Then it will focus on Occupational therapy, looking at the impact occupational therapy can have on health and well-being. There are 2 appendices attached to enhance ...

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Diabetes Mellitus: Causes And Effect

23 Mar 2015 01 May 2017

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Diabetes Mellitus is considered one of the major health threats diseases that affect people nowadays. It affects both genders male and female within different age group. However, it is mainly occurs as a result of insulin secretion disorder. Every person is different, so Diabetes Mellitus treatment will be tailored to needs. There are lists of common drugs prescribed in Bahrain clinics which are along with a proper ...

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Benefits Types Of Wheelchair Ramps

23 Mar 2015 01 May 2017

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Most people who use wheelchairs face the difficulty of climbing stairs since they are seated on the wheel chairs. They also find it difficult to go over a platform due to the upward slope that they will have to drive over. Wheelchair users also experience problems when getting down or stepping inside a car or when they go to a building that does not have a ramp. ...

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Promoting Good Health Primary Care

23 Mar 2015 01 May 2017

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Health professionals, particularly those working in primary care, have an important part to play in promoting good health. Therefore it is the intention of this essay to explain the theoretical base that underpins the nurse's health promotion practice. Reference will be made specifically to promoting good nutritional intake and healthy lives for children. The essay will identify how evidence-based research concerning the subject of health promotion can ...

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Trauma Radiography And Procedure

23 Mar 2015 01 May 2017

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Trauma radiography can be an exciting and challenging environment for the radiographer. However the performing trauma procedure can be intimidating and stressful. The difference depends on how prepared the radiographer is to handle the situation. To reduce the stress associated with trauma radiography, the radiographer must be properly prepared for multitude of responsibilities encountered in the emergency room (ER). Trauma is defined as a sudden, unexpected, dramatic, ...

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Structure Function Of Axial Skeleton

23 Mar 2015 01 May 2017

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The axial skeleton consists of the 80 bones in the head and trunk of the human body. It is composed of several parts; the human skull, the sternum, the rib cage, and the vertebral column. There are also some major bones included in this skeleton. The skull, which is located on top of the vertebral column, is one. The axial skeleton and the appendicular skeleton together form ...

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A Socio Ecological Model

23 Mar 2015 01 May 2017

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A Socio- ecological model focuses on the influences on behaviour with focus on the environment and policy and reorientations of organizations such as the health system. The use of e ecological model presents a problem from other models, whereas other models can be specific, ecological model only give domains and does not give specific guidelines as to which domain to use for what specific behaviour. Where as ...

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Cell Tissue Organ System

23 Mar 2015 01 May 2017

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The cell is the basic structural and functional unit of all known living organism. It is the smallest unit of life that is classified as a living thing and is often called the building block of life. Some organism such as most bacteria, are unicellular (consist of a single cell) and other organism such as human, are multicellular. Each cell can take in nutrients, convert these nutrients ...

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Hyperthyroidism Case Study

23 Mar 2015 28 Apr 2017

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Introduction Patient A is a 49 year old female of 76 kilograms and height of 161.5 centimetres. The patient has attempted to diet but has gained 11.3 kilograms in the previous months. The patient also sleeps for 14-16 hours a day. Her movements were slothful. The patient's signs consisted of a slight enlargement of the neck area, coarse textured hair and dry skin. When her blood sample ...

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Verbal And Nonverbal Communication

23 Mar 2015 28 Apr 2017

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When we pursue to convey our thoughts to another person, we use three different modes, methods, or channels to transmit our intentions. These modes are important to let people know who we are, how we view and experience the world, and how we describe our experiences. This communication is done verbally and non-verbally, and sometimes with varied signals or noise. When two people, A and B, are ...

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Health Care Of The Elderly

23 Mar 2015 28 Apr 2017

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Geriatrics is the branch of medicine that focuses on health care of the elderly. This is the study of the aging process itself. The term comes from the Greek geron meaning "old man" and iatros meaning "healer". Geriatrics is the branch of medicine dealing with the aged and the problems of the aging.The field of gerontology includes illness prevention and management, health maintenance,and promotion of the quality ...

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Sociological Concepts In Understanding Obesity

23 Mar 2015 28 Apr 2017

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This essay will look at sociological concepts and concerns that can help in understanding why obesity is a public health problem. I will begin by giving a definition of obesity, and then address the public health concerns of obesity in relation to sociological concepts such as socioeconomic status, ethnicity and stigma. I will make reference to obesity health inequalities throughout this essay. Relevant contemporary literature and policies ...

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The Maternity Leave Benefits

23 Mar 2015 28 Apr 2017

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The governments of every high-income economy in the world take measures to support parents in their efforts to care for newborn children. These policies reflect the national interest in promoting the health and well-being of infants and young children as well as society's recognition that the first months and years of a child's life require substantial and sustained attention from parents. THE LEGAL BACKGROUND OF MATERNITY LEAVE ...

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Public Health Delivery In Mauritius

23 Mar 2015 28 Apr 2017

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As the saying goes "health is wealth", the provision of proper healthcare is extremely important as this implies well-being, happiness, and a good quality of life. A healthy population is essential for the growth and prosperity of a country. A nation's health system should thus aim at providing quality healthcare to its population. The Ministry of Health & Quality of Life, to whom an overall yearly budget ...

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Psychological factors affecting health

23 Mar 2015 28 Apr 2017

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How does psychology affect ones physical health? Several psychological factors including stress, behavior due to chronic pain, depression, and cultural beliefs can have adverse affects on the body's physical condition. The treatment of both physiological and psychological aspects of poor health are crucial for patients to have successful treatment outcomes, maintain and improve wellness, and improved adherence to medical regimens. Adding a team of five psychologists to ...

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The Leisure Ability Model

23 Mar 2015 28 Apr 2017

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Therapeutic Recreation seeks to promote the capacity and ability of groups and individuals to make self determined and responsible choices, in light of their needs to grow, to explore new perspectives and possibilities, and to realise their full potential. (reference) Within this assignment I am going to critically compare and evaluate the use of the following models in the Therapeutic Recreation Service: The Leisure Ability Model and ...

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Health care in the Amish culture

23 Mar 2015 28 Apr 2017

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The religious and cultural beliefs of the Amish culture have led to variations in health care practices that are different from main stream American culture. The Amish have a health care belief system that includes traditional remedies passed from one generation to the next. Amish families are without health insurance and though concerned about paying medical expenses, most of the time the extended family, friends, and the ...

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The Importance Of Health Communication

23 Mar 2015 28 Apr 2017

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The healthcare systems around the world are making full use of the communication methods to improve quality of healthcare services provided and people's life. They are utilizing the newly developed information and communication technologies to bring required socio-economic changes in the areas as diverse as health and education system. In this modern era the consequence of media and communication is vastly increasing. According to Mann and Colven, ...

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Factors Affecting Health Communication Campaigns

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A comparison of HIV Aids and Polio Campaigns in Aligargh, Uttar Pradesh Introduction: Last two decades of the century has seen a renewed interest in the field of health communication, disease prevention and health promotion. This was because it was realized that continued investments in clinical health research brings diminishing returns if it is not accompanied with strategic information, education and communication(IEC) efforts. (Pencheon, Guest, Melzer, & ...

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Modern Global Epidemic Of Obesity

23 Mar 2015 27 Apr 2017

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In his Annual report of 2002, the UK Chief Medical Officer has described it as a health time bomb. Overweight and obese children are likely to stay obese into adulthood with increased risk of associated major chronic diseases. Consequently, socioeconomic disparities observed in obesity supplement socioeconomic inequalities in health (Law et al., 2007). Prevention of childhood obesity therefore is critical. In this paper, the author will examine ...

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The Consumption Of Alcohol

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INTRODUCTION Public Health is the science of protecting and improving the health of communities through education, promotion of healthy lifestyles, and research for disease and injury prevention. In order to develop programs that protect the health of your family and community, public health professionals analyse the effect on health of genetics, personal choice and the environment. It is concerned with threats to health based on population health ...

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The Alma Ata Declaration

23 Mar 2015 27 Apr 2017

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The Alma Ata Declaration was formally adopted at the International Conference on Primary Health Care in Alma Ata (in present Kazakhstan) in September 1978 (WHO, 1978). It identifies and stresses the need for an immediate action by all governments, all health and development workers and the world community to promote and protect world health through Primary Health Care (PHC) (ibid). This has been identified by the Declaration ...

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Quality Life For Older People: Dementia

23 Mar 2015 27 Apr 2017

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There is no mental disorder that is inevitable in old age. Older people describe their overall well-being as good. Hence there is such a thing as "normal" ageing in terms of mental (as well as physical) health. Nevertheless, as in all age groups, mental disorder is not uncommon in older people and there are some disorders that become more prevalent as age increases. Mental disorder in old ...

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Discuss The Concepts Of Health

23 Mar 2015 27 Apr 2017

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This assignment is a reflection of team work in the first enquiry. This assignment is going to discuss the concepts of health, my beliefs about health and illness, and how the unit may have altered my views on health. 'Health' as a concepts means different to different people. Some believe health as a state of being free from disease but some believe that this definition is limited. ...

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Case Analysis Of Ethical Conduct

23 Mar 2015 27 Apr 2017

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The nonprofit hospital has the duty to provide healthcare to its poor and indigent citizens. They charge these patients list prices for their healthcare services. This subgroup of the population functions without the security of healthcare benefits and is expected to pay the highest prices for their care. The hospitals that operate as their area's not for profit facility accepts tax dollars to support its operations and ...

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Health Promotion: Post Natal Depression

23 Mar 2015 25 Apr 2017

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The issues of health and health promotion initiatives have gained much significance in the recent past. Stephens (2008:5) comments that from a social perspective health are understood as much more than a matter for individual experience and responsibility; health behaviour is seen in terms of relationship with others and health is structured by society." World HealthOrganisation(WHO) constitution of 1948, defines health as a state of complete, physical, ...

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Drinking And Smoking In Students

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This chapter reviews the literature in relation to drinking and smoking behaviour. It also looks at the concurrent use of alcohol and tobacco within student life. For the purpose of this study the author had two research objectives, which were, to explore the reasons students consume alcohol and smoke tobacco and to investigate the relationship between both. Numerous studies have shown an association between cigarette smoking and ...

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Time For A Fat Tax: Obesity

23 Mar 2015 25 Apr 2017

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Obesity has been a growing worldwide problem for the past three decades, especially in European countries and the United States of America. Between 1980 and 2004, the prevalence of obesity in Europe and the USA doubled, from 15% to 32%. At the moment in Britain, most adults are overweight and one-third of all Americans are obese (Yaniv, Rosin Tobol, 2009). All over the world, one billion adults ...

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Yoga As A Health Benefit

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The classical techniques of Yoga date back more than 5,000 years. While Yoga has been used in India for centuries to treat disease, only recently has there been scientific evidence and growing interest in the benefits of therapeutic yoga as a specialty treatment which combines postures, breathing exercises, mindfulness, and meditation. The cross-fertilization of Western science with ideas from ancient Eastern wisdom systems has been adding scientific ...

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Normal Occlusion And Its Characteristics

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The development of human dentition from adolescence to adulthood has been the subject of extensive study by numerous dentists, orthodontists and other experts in the past. While prevention and cure of dental diseases, surgical reconstitution to address teeth anomalies and research studies on teeth and development of the dental arch during the growing up years has been the main concerns across the past decades, in recent years, ...

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Challenges Hospital Management In Nepal

23 Mar 2015 25 Apr 2017

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The WHO defines health as '' A complete state of physical, mental and social wellbeing, not merely the absence or disorder'' (WHO, 1948). It means that complete state of wellbeing is health and hospitals one of the major tool for promotion of health. WHO in 2010 has addressed the role and importance of hospital management for a quality health (WHO, 2010). There is no internationally accepted clear ...

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Childhood Obesity And Health Inequalities

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Childhood obesity is distributed disproportionately in different regions. Socio-economic status, racial groups, (lobstein et.al., 2006) being more common in lower expectary and morbidity are common in lower. Socio-economic group in developed countries like U.K (Wilkison.R & Marmot R) considering these several factors. Sociological models strives to explain health inequalities in society which contributes to childhood obesity. The second back report (exworthy 2003) identified inequalities in health and ...

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The Hyper Globalist Perspective

23 Mar 2015 24 Apr 2017

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The aim of this assignment is to evaluate the hyper-globalist perspective on globalization using examples from the obesity. The first part of the assignment will define globalization and then briefly summarise what the hyper-globalist perspective says on globalization. The second part of the assignment will critically analyse the hyper-globalist perspective on globalization with reference to obesity and compare it to what other perspectives say about globalization. Several ...

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Denying Treatment To Smokers

23 Mar 2015 24 Apr 2017

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For many years, smoking has been one of the most popular topics in our health education. Many people are aware that smoking causes a great deal of diseases ranging form minor cough to deleterious lung cancer. However, many smokers tend to continue their hazardous habit despite advices from health care providers and campaigns from many organisations, hospitals or even local pharmacies. Hence, the question is 'Should patients ...

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Hypertension And Blood Pressure

23 Mar 2015 24 Apr 2017

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Hypertension is a common and major cause of stroke and other cardiovascular disease. There are many causes of hypertension, including defined hormonal and genetic syndromes, renal disease and multifactorial racial and familial factors. It is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the world and will increase in worldwide importance as a public health problem by 2020 (Murray and Lopez 1997). Blood pressure (BP) ...

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Reflection On Ncmh Mandaluyong City

23 Mar 2015 24 Apr 2017

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A visit to country's prime mental health institution, the National Center for Mental Health (NCMH) in Mandaluyong City. Essentially, the visit was intended to make us, students become familiar with NCMH set up, the delivery of health services provided and the condition of the patients who are confined in groups. Background of NCMH NCMH was established through Public Works Act 3258. It was formally opened on December ...

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Flexibility And Stretching | Essay

23 Mar 2015 24 Apr 2017

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Man's interest in flexibility is by no means a modern development. The importance of flexibility and its practice is evident from Roman times in the training of Gladiators, and in more recent times World War I injuries spurred the study of orthopedics. Specifically, as injured soldiers returned from war many were compromised in basic daily function because of loss of flexibility that occurred from war injuries. It ...

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What Is Public Health Health?

23 Mar 2015 24 Apr 2017

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Wanless (2004, p.27 [online]) defines public health as "the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the organised efforts and informed choices of society, organisations, communities and individuals". From this definition we can establish that the main focus of public health is to reduce health inequalities with the key concepts being to protect the public from transmissible diseases, improving service provision and ...

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Case Study: Pre Eclampsia | Essay

23 Mar 2015 24 Apr 2017

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This essay is based on a case study and will discuss the underlying pathophysiology, management and psychosocial aspects a patient faces when diagnosed with pre-eclampsia. Information was obtained through the patient and from their medical notes. Section A: Case History JB is a 38-year-old, gravida 4, para 0, Caucasian female who presented in hospital at 36 weeks plus 5 days gestation with sudden development of oedema in ...

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Literature On Yoga And Dysmenorrhea

23 Mar 2015 24 Apr 2017

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"A great literature is chiefly a product of inquiring minds in revolt against the immovable certainities of nation "- Mecken H.C. Literature serves a number of important functions in the research process. It helps the researcher to generate ideas or to focus on a research topic. It also can be useful in pointing out the research design, methodology, meaning of tools and type of statistical analysis that ...

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A Hygienic And Healthy Environment

23 Mar 2015 21 Apr 2017

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Human development can be defined as the process of enlarging peoples choices and improving human capabilities the range of things that they can do or be in life and freedoms so they can live a long and healthy life. The encompasses living a healthy life, being educated, having access to resources and being able to participate in decisions that affect their community. Human development considers the following ...

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Older People With Strokes

23 Mar 2015 21 Apr 2017

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An estimated 150,000 people have a stroke in the UK each year (Scottish Stroke Care Audit 2005/2006) with a mortality of over 67,000 (British Heart Foundation, 2005) . It is the third most common cause of death in England and Wales, after heart disease and cancer (NHS, 2001).This is in accordance with the report published by World Health Organization stating, "stroke is the third highest cause of ...

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Health Promotion Plan: Older People

23 Mar 2015 21 Apr 2017

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Caspersen .et .al (1985) defined physical activity as any bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that result in energy expenditure. The aim of this essay is to plan a health promotion based on older people. Inactivity can lead to health problems, such as obesity, coronary heart disease, stroke, cardiovascular disease and also accident prevention. This assignment will present a series of evidence based on the intervention and ...

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How To Prevent Tooth Decay

23 Mar 2015 21 Apr 2017

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1. Introduction Fotek (2012) noted that tooth decay, which is also called dental caries or dental cavities, is a source of infection, causing the loss of mineral salts and devastation of the hard tissues such as enamel, dentin and cementum. It is a result of the bacterial fermentation of the food. If it is untreated, it'll lead to pain. Nowadays, tooth decay is remain one of the ...

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Occupational Science And Occupational Therapy

23 Mar 2015 21 Apr 2017

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This assignment is aimed at establishing occupation as the link between occupational science (academic discipline) and occupational therapy (a profession) (Cohn 2003). Both occupational science and occupational therapy has a passion to solve performance problem or occupational dysfunction by applying occupation as a tool. Hence the complexity of occupation requires activities analysis as a process for finding and adjusting an occupation to achieve some therapeutic benefit or ...

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Diabetes Mellitus Among Filipinos Philippines Health And Social Care Essay

23 Mar 2015 21 Apr 2017

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Most of us just heard about diabetes but how much do we know about it. The thing that we only know that many people does have diabetes mellitus, and most of them are Filipinos. There Mellitus are more than 300,000 Filipinos who suffer from Diabetes Mellitus. In the United States, there are about 16 million diabetics and about 1800 new cases are diagnosed each year. Type I ...

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The Differences Between Health Care

23 Mar 2015 21 Apr 2017

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A person's first level of contact, with regards to the health system is known as Primary Health Care (French, S., Old, A., & Healy, J. (2001)). It is necessary, usually community based, health care aimed to be reachable to all everywhere and delivering health care nearer to people's homes and workplaces (Gillies A. (2003). The primary providers of this type of health care are general practitioners (GP's); ...

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Bullwhip Effect In Healthcare Sector

23 Mar 2015 20 Apr 2017

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In Supply Chain management, Bullwhip effect has attracted some considerable importance in the FMCG sector in the last 20 years. The phenomenon "Bullwhip Effect" shows how small changes at the customer's end have tremendous impact on the operations back there in the chain. The cause behind this effect is mainly attributed to the increasing demand variability in the supply chain. We consider the number of companies taking ...

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The Reproductive Health Bill

23 Mar 2015 20 Apr 2017

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Public opinion is the aggregate of individual dispositions and beliefs with regards to important issues. Public opinion holds great importance in democracies because a democracy, by its very definition, connotes a form of government that is responsive to the people. Democracy is most often defined as a set of procedures and institutions intended to make the holders of political power directly responsible to the electorates. The quality ...

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Foucault's Theory Of Power

23 Mar 2015 18 Apr 2017

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The entire work of Michael Foucault is one of the most important and innovative theoretical productions of the 20th century. It has been characterized as complex, daring and often in conflict with the prevailing views of his time whereas it still rises, over twenty years after his death, many debates and controversies in the fields of philosophy and political theory (Zdoukou 2007). Hence, the theoretical framework of ...

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The Service Line Development

23 Mar 2015 14 Apr 2017

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At present time, there are many areas that are in high demand for patients in the service line area for completely new service lines. When following the strategic plan of implementation of the cardiovascular, cancer and orthopedic centers it will help to analyze the demand for the development of three new service lines. Please see below the elements necessary to perform such evaluation. How will position this ...

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Socio Economic Inequalities: Health

23 Mar 2015 14 Apr 2017

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Research on health inequalities is grounded in social epidemiology, which explains how people's social circumstances affect their health (Graham, H 2007:5). Explanatory frameworks have been presented and theories proposed in order to explain the variations in health across social class (Asthana, S & Halliday, J 2006:45). This essay will discuss and analyze the sociological theory necessary to understand social class inequalities in health within the UK. Implications ...

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Community Health Visit: Klinik Kesihatan

23 Mar 2015 14 Apr 2017

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An Introduction to the Malaysian Healthcare System Most of us have been exposed to the Malaysian healthecare system one way another, be it, private clinics or government ones, even hospitals at times. The Malaysian healthcare system can be said to consist of a broad umbrella structure that encompasses the provision of healthcare to both urban, not to mentioni also, the rural regions of our beloved country. In ...

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Physiological Effects Of Obesity - Essay

23 Mar 2015 13 Apr 2017

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Measuring body shape can be a rich data about health and the risk of disease. Measuring anthropometry manually could be time-consuming, only a few indexes of shape (e.g. body girths and their ratios) are used regularly in clinical practice or epidemiology, both of which still rely primarily on body mass index (BMI). Three-dimensional (3-D) body scanning provides high-quality digital information about shape. Obesity, on the other hand, ...

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Cooper Green Hospital Care Plan

23 Mar 2015 13 Apr 2017

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The case, Cooper Green Hospital and its Community Care Plan is a very interesting case, which tries to outline the problems that plagued the hospitals growth and the attempts made by the top management of the hospital to enhance its reach to maximum number of poor and undeserved citizens who were in dire need of medical treatment. This mission of CGH made it stand in front of ...

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Malnutrition Effects on Quality Of Life

23 Mar 2015 13 Apr 2017

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The focus of this assessment is quality of life and specifically this paper considers how malnutrition affects quality of life of community settings' patients. According to the Scottish Governments publication "Older people living in community - Nutrition needs, barrier and interventions: a literature review", malnutrition is an umbrella term for undernutrition, overnutrition and imbalance diet intake (The Scottish Government, 2009). Malnutrition has previously been described in the ...

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Case Study Of Meningococcal disease - Essay

23 Mar 2015 11 Apr 2017

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As a paramedic attending a patient it is important that all presenting conditions, signs and symptoms are adequately assessed using the tools available to paramedics. Along with the assessment a thorough history must be obtained to identify the main presenting problem so appropriate management and treatment can be implemented. Through the limited information provided it has been determined that the patient is presenting with signs and symptoms ...

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The NHS Role in Tackling Health Inequalities

23 Mar 2015 11 Apr 2017

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At the turn of the 21st century, social health inequalities remain to be the key public health problems in advanced European countries. There is strong variation in life expectancy between and within the countries, which has accumulated over the past 3 or 4 decades' (Fox, 1989; Drever & Whitehead, 1997; Kunst, 1997; Marmot & Wilkinson, 1999; Elstad, 2000; Mackenbach & Bakker, 2002). NHS targeted health inequalities with ...

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Impacts of Placing Children in Foster Care

03 Oct 2016 23 Feb 2017

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PLACING CHILDREN IN FOSTER CARE All the children have a right to a better existence. It is the responsibility of the state to make sure that all the youngsters grow up in the best environment. Parents and guardians should always act as role models to their kids. Therefore, it is necessary to take away children from their homes and place them in the care of the ...

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Prevention & Control of Occupational Lung Diseases

03 Oct 2016 14 Nov 2016

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Prevention & Control of Occupational Lung Diseases What is Occupational Lung Disease? Lung disorder related to matter inhaled from the occupational environment. Occupational lung diseases are a broad group of diagnoses caused by the inhalation of dusts, chemicals, or proteins. Even persons who do not work in the industry can develop occupational disease through indirect exposure. The effects of an inhaled agent depend on many factors: ...

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Introduction to Occupational Therapy

03 Oct 2016 14 Nov 2016

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Physiology is the study of how the body parts and living organisms work and physical and chemical factor responsible for the origin, progression and development of life. Physiology is a foundation for further studies in the health science. Occupational therapy is a health profession that helps patients improve their nervous system functions including motor, social, personal, academic and vocational pursuits. Occupational therapy is professional trained in ...

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Health and Social Care Task

03 Oct 2016 14 Nov 2016

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Introduction: Understanding the specific needs in health and social care is very important in the context of society. A social care and service provider needs to understand the specific and diverse needs in health and social care in order to provide better service, treatment and care. It is also important to know what factors and systems actually meet and support the specific needs. In this assignment, ...

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Health Promotion Essay

15 Jun 2016 21 Jun 2016

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This written rationale will identify and explain the necessity for the promotion of public health and physical activity. It will demonstrate an understanding of the role, function and settings of public health and physical activity promotion by national, regional and local agencies. It will also analyse and evaluate the health related models and approaches to public health and physical activity promotion. What is Health? There are many ...

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Health and Social Care Essays - red dot system

23 Mar 2015 18 Jun 2015

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Introduction In the frequently frantic and universally pressured world of the A&E departments of this country's hospitals, mistakes get made. This is a fact of life. In any human endeavour this is sadly true. Until recently, the blame culture that was prevalent within the NHS, made certain defensive behaviour patterns amongst staff almost endemic (Vincent, 1994). It is one of the characteristics of a professional life that ...

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