Health Care Needs Assessment Plan

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WHO - Needs Assessment Project Introduction This research gives commonsense help and direction to a nurse, undertaking group wellbeing needs appraisal and assessment. It gives data and guidance on the phases of necessities appraisal, empowering the attendant to finish the procedure sensibly inside her/his regular work. (Anderson TV) This project utilizes a comprehensive model of well being, accentuating the social, financial and social figures that influence ...

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Clinical Computer Standards of Student Restorative Clinic

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Audit to assess the clinical computer standards of the student restorative clinic in the University of Manchester dental hospital Introduction: The use of computers in clinics is a useful tool for clinicians, however it can create challenges for their users with regards to cross infection control and patient data protection. The GDC (General Dental Council) and CMFT (Central Manchester Foundation Trust) have set standards for cross ...

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Approaches to Responding to Discrimination

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People with mental illness are one of the most marginalised groups in society. Stigma and discrimination affect tangata whai ora’s (TWO) quality of life, prevent them from full access to education, employment, and housing, contribute to lower incomes, increase relapse, and result in exclusion from the society. This damaging effect on the person is often persisting even after resolution of the symptoms. The evidence shows that ...

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Refractory Monosymptomatic Nocturnal Enuresis Treatment

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Role of Posterior Tibial Nerve Stimulation in the Treatment of Refractory Monosymptomatic Nocturnal Enuresis: A Pilot Study Ali Abdel Raheem,* Yasser Farahat, Osama El-Gamal, Maged Ragab, Mohamed Radwan, Abdel Hamid El-Bahnasy, Abdel Naser El-Gamasy and Mohamed Rasheed Purpose: We evaluated the early clinical and urodynamic results of posterior tibial nerve stimulation in patients with refractory monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis. Materials and Methods: We randomly assigned 28 patients with refractory monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis ...

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Nursing Care Plan for Elderly Woman with Shortness of Breath

23 Jan 2018

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Fortis College Nursing Care Plan Patient Demographics Student: _Brenda Davis_____ Clinical Site: __JVH_______ Date: ___08/06/2014_______________ Client Initials: __E.D.__ Age: __65_______ Weight: _75.7 kg Height: ___69________in. Primary Language:_English____ Religion: _LDS, active in church__ Culture: __Retired lives with daughter and son-on law, they are at the bedside off and on throughout the day____________________ Admitting Diagnosis: ___Pneumoia_________________________________________________________ Secondary Diagnosis: __Hypoxia___________________________________________________________ Allergies & Reactions: __No Allergies_______ Code Status: DNR_____ ...

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Birth Control: History, Methods and Issues

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David Birth Control Introduction How amazing would it be if we lived in a utopia where people can choose whether or not to get pregnant after unprotected sex and have no Sexual Transmitted Diseases(STD). Sexual Transmitted Diseases(STD) are diseases that has a high chance to be transmitted between humans by sexual intercourse, such as but not limited to: “vaginal intercourse, anal sex, oral sex, etc.”[1] Well ...

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Predictors of Patient Satisfaction

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CHAPTER 1: Introduction In this chapter we will briefly discuss the background of the research area. At first an overview of the patients satisfaction concept will be introduced. This will be followed by the relevance of this thesis to the country of Kuwait. After that, we will present a discussion of the problem that will give a better understanding to the reader for our subject. The ...

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Management, Leadership and Public Health Planning

23 Jan 2018

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Student Name: Aphrodis Ndayisaba 0. Introduction The complexity and dynamism of healthcare systems around the world make them require strong, knowledgeable and skilful managers and leaders. The need for effective health managers and leaders is of paramount importance in allowing organisations and professionals to achieve their goals. Part of the knowledge and skills that healthcare services managers and leaders should have include planning and change management. ...

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Immunology: Techniques and Functions

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a) Acquired resistance The efficient and protective response against dermatophytosis is a cell-mediated response of the DTH, characterized namely by the action of macrophages as effector cells, interferon-α secretion from type 1 T-helper lymphocytes and by some key cytokines like interferon-γ (IFN-γ). Immune detection and chemotaxis occur via low-molecular weight chemotactic factors or alternative complement pathway activation. However, the immune response that is raised, and especially ...

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Protection of Health Information Privacy

23 Jan 2018

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The Necessity of Developing a National legal Framework Introduction: A concise factual review of “privacy” indicates this concept accentuated since Hippocrate, s affidavit, firstly (1ØŒ 2). afterwards, defined by Samuel Warren and Louis Brandies as “the right to be let alone” in 1890s, subsequently, evolved as “informational privacy,” defined by Allen Westine considering as individual’s right to control personal information(3). Generally, privacy covers intermixed concepts including ...

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Opinions on Referral Guidelines from Audiology to ENT

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A Survey of Opinions on Referral Guidelines, Onward Referral Criteria from Audiology to ENT Name: Joseph Browne   INTRODUCTION The Audiologist's primary role in healthcare includes the identification of hearing loss, its management and hearing conservation. Moreover, audiologists also function as ‘gatekeepers’ to secondary medical care. As a result, appropriate audiological referrals can, for some patients, reduce the risk of worsening hearing and other associated medical complications, ...

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Operating Theatre Practice Reflective Assessment

23 Jan 2018

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Activity 1 Register nurses who work in the operation theatre where they are trained to care patient before, during and after surgery. There they gain both classroom learning and hands on experience. Strengths: “Strengths-based learning is the process of acquiring knowledge or skills by applying what makes you strong. Put simply, it is new learning that builds on past success.” (Dunedin, 1960) There is strength that ...

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Analysis of Emergency Healthcare in Nigeria

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1.1 Background of Study USAID reported in 2009 that in Nigeria out surveyed 107 healthcare centre, 20% health care givers washed their hand before and after giving injection, 63% receive vaccination, 43% have no training or information on how to dispose waste, 32% use an off-site disposal method, 20% burn waste of theirs in the open hole which burn freely to the air, this shows that ...

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Effectiveness of Primary Realignment on Stricture Urethra

23 Jan 2018

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THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PRIMARY REALIGNMENT IN TRAUMATIC POSTERIOR URETHRAL DISTRACTION INJURIES ASSOCIATED WITH FRACTURE PELVIS. ABSTRACT Aim: To study the effectiveness of primary realignment on the incidence of stricture urethra and its impact on the incidence of complications. Methods : From 2005 to 2008, a total of 27 patients of posterior Urethral distraction injuries were studied, out of which 15 patients were treated with the aim ...

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The Past, Present & Future of Mäori Smokers

23 Jan 2018

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Introduction Tobacco with the scientific name of Nicotiana tabacum is a plant known to originate on South America during prehistoric times and spread northward to North America. Long before Columbus discovered America 5000 years ago it was believed that the Native Americans already adapted, domesticated and refined the use of tobacco. Europeans and Spanish explorers spread tobacco to Europe and then to Asia including here in ...

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Tibialis Anterior Tendon Reconstructed With Plate and Screw

23 Jan 2018

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Traumatic Ruptures On The Insertion Of The Tibialis Anterior Tendon Reconstructed With Plate And Screw Fixation Technique And Anterolateral Thigh Flap Running title: tibialis anterior tendon reconstructed with plate and screw fixation technique Haijun Mao M.D., Guangyue Xu M.D. Institution:Orthopedics, The Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital of Nanjing University Medical School, Nanjing, China Abstract Objective: Traumatic ruptures of the tibialis anterior tendon are rare but can cause ...

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Health Care of Salt Workers in Surendranagar District

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  INTRODUCTION HEALTH is a blessing from GOD. The enjoyment of highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being (Preamble to WHO Constitution UN, 1948). According to Human Rights Article 25; every one has the right to... medical care and necessary social services. According to a well-known adage, “He who has health has hope, and he who has hope ...

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Factors for the Development of Trigger Points

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Introduction The primary mean of locomotion which enables human and other animals to move on their foot is running. There are some regular points the gait cycle during which both the feet are not on the ground in running. Running has a"flight"phase during which neither limb is in ground contact. Running gait can be divided into two phases in context to the lower extremity which is absorption, ...

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Pulmonary Rehabilitation and QoL in Lung Cancer Patients

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PULMONARY REHABILITATION AND QUALITY OF LIFE IN LUNG CANCER PATIENTS (Abstract):The quality of life in patients with lung cancer is determined both by factors related to the patient (stage of disease, comorbidities) and the factors related to treatment (surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy). Since the impact of treatment on survival of patients with lung canceris quite low, quality of life is a goal increasingly important. Until now, quality ...

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Co-Occurring Disorders and Behavioral Health Services

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Jasmina Vuksanovic Co-Occurring Disorders and Behavioral Health Services Co-occurring disorders exist “when at least one disorder of each type can be established independent of the other and is not simply a cluster of symptoms resulting from a single disorder.”1 It has also been defined as the co-occurrence of “two or more psychiatric disorders.”2 Depending on the disorders involved, comorbidity may be homotypic, which involves ...

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Clostridium Difficile Infection: Causes and Treatment

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Clostridium difficile  Introduction Clostridium difficile generally written as C. difficile is a bacterium (germ). It presents in a small quantity in the gut of many people without harming person. But, when the quantity of C. difficile bacteria increases in the gut, then it can cause infection. The C. difficile bacteria usually do not create infection in healthy people. Though, some antibiotics can disturb the regular balance of ...

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Analysis of Alcohol Advertising in the UK

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Advertising for the UK alcoholic sector has gained far stricter guidelines and regulations over the last few decades. Do you agree that the advertising of alcohol should be restricted to such an extent and how far do you believe any governments should be able to control advertising? Introduction According to this essay, the controling in alcoholic advertising by government will be examined. In past few years, ...

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Masturbation: Prevention and Treatment | Article Review

23 Jan 2018

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Jamie Burden Scholarly Article on the Prevention of Masturbation: The scholarly article under consideration is Masturbation: Prevention and the Treatment written by A.Shekarey, M.Sedaghat Rostami, Kh.Mazdai, A.Mohammadi first published in Procedia (A.Shekarey, 2011) as a peer reviewed scholarly article. The article investigates the topic of masturbation thoroughly. The author’s goal was to provide authentic evidence showing the ill effects of masturbation and the article ...

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Strategies for Elderly Care and Dementia

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INTRODUCTION There is often a stigma for people who have dementia because of the poor understanding of dementia and how to provide care for them. Although there is a strong association between dementia and old age this is not always the case as there are many reports of dementia in younger people. There is currently approximately 4000 people under the age of 65 with dementia in ...

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Improving Tissue Support- Altered Cast Technique

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ABSTRACT Aim: Cast partial denture made using altered cast technique creates an environment in which the teeth and the edentulous tissues support the denture bases as compatible as possible, resulting in a more stable cast partial denture. Background: The tissues of the edentulous ridge in distal extension removable partial denture are liable to be displaced under occlusal pressure. This is a result of the displaceability of ...

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Case Study: Managing Risk

23 Jan 2018

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Juaries Fe Dela Cruz John Murphy Molina Introduction This study demonstrates the critical value of having an essential knowledge and practical strategy in managing risk considering the policy and procedures with strategies and operation that can safeguard the organization against the threat of the healthcare business functions and additional option that is necessary for the advantageous and success of the organization welfare. The entire case study ...

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Epidemiolgy of Chikungunya Fever in Srikakulam District

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Abstract Background: Chikungunya virus is no stranger to the Indian sub-continent. Since its first isolation in Calcutta, in 1963, the last outbreak of chikungunya virus infection occurred in India in 1971. Subsequently, there has been no active or passive surveillance carried out in the country and seemed that the virus has disappeared till the large outbreaks of fever occurred in several parts of Southern India. We ...

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Achilles Tendon Sprain Case Study

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Name: Lani Thompson Age: 26 Sex: Female Occupation: Merchandiser Height: 179 Weight:77.8, BMI: Diet: Mixed Family: She lives with her partner, no kids. Medical History: No history of Hypertension, Cardiovascular, Diabetics mellitus, pulmonary or any chronic disease. Footwear: A comfortable, properly fitted footwear should be used. Avoid High heels. Daily activities: Usually she goes to Gym thrice in a week, occasionally she goes for swimming. Balance: ...

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Drivers of Risk in Healthcare

23 Jan 2018

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CHERRY AMOR B. DAWAL These summary may pertains to the sum of all informations regarding the drivers risk on the following strategic risk, financial risk, operational risk, health and safety risk, hazard risk and information risk. Strategic Risk Drivers- it is a mean of having loss that might arise from the pursuit of not successful business plan.The organization always takes struggle well with strategic ...

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Comparison of Nursing Theories

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Jessica N. Baker The grand nursing theories are too abstract to effectively guide practice, but they can provide a world view. Middle range theories, on the other hand, are less abstract, but are more easily linked to practice. Compare and contrast these two types of theory and how they can be used to inform ANP practice using one grand theory and one middle range theory as ...

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Impact of Leadership Development in Healthcare

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A crucial factor dominating health organisations in NSW, Australia and the world has been identified as patient safety and quality of care. Literature indicates that in order to achieve these objectives, there is need for effective clinical leadership to occur. This essay will discuss and analyse the impact of leadership development, with a focus on transformational leadership and related matters, on both the individual and health ...

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Triaging in a Major Disaster: Haiti Earthquake Case Study

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Haiti Earthquake On January 12, 2012, the country of Haiti was hit by a catastrophic 7.0 magnitude earthquake that changed the lives of people living across the nation. The earthquake struck inland before 5pm and was approximately 25 kilometres west of Haiti's capital Port-au-Prince1. It was estimated that as many as 3 million people had been affected by the earthquake2. The estimated death toll was over ...

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Importance of Culturally Appropriate Health Policies

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Bernard F. Richards Explain the importance of culturally appropriate health policies. Lederach (1995) defines culture as “the shared knowledge and schemes created by a set of people for perceiving, interpreting, expressing, and responding to the social realities around them" (p. 9). Damen (1987) notes that culture can be defined as “learned and shared human patterns or models for living day-to-day living patterns and include ...

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Facial Trauma Among Patients With Head Injuries

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Facial Trauma among patients with head injuries Dr. Shazia Yasir*, Dr. Faisal Moin, Dr. Muneer Sadiq ABSTRACT Introduction: Facial trauma is without a doubt a most challenging area for any emergency physician. Despite many researches and advances in the understanding of multiple techniques; initial assessment and management of facial injuries in emergency and early stages remained a complex area for patient care. Objective: The ...

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Article Analysis: Computerised Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

23 Jan 2018

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ADEOLU AMOS ADEYEMO D240 EMA X246808X QUESTION: (A) Summarise the research article ‘An exploration of the therapeutic process while using computerised cognitive behaviour therapy’ (D240, 2010 The Open University). (B) Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the approach to research contained in the article. (C) Conclude by discussing which understanding of the counselling relationship you feel most drawn to and why. Word Count. 2000. PART A ...

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Saliva: Functions, Composition and Chemistry

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1-3 Saliva 1-3-1 Secretion and function; The components of saliva essentialy are produced by acinar cells. Saliva is the main product of the salivary glands. It is an acidic, clear, slightly mucoserous exocrine fluid forming a complex mixture of secretions from major and minor salivary glands and gingival crevicular fluid (Humphrey and Williamson, 2001; Kaufman and Lamster, 2002). This mixture of fluids derived from different salivary ...

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Typhoid Fever Signs, Symptoms and Treatments

19 Jan 2018

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Name of disease: Typhoid Fever 1. Aetiology: Typhoid fever, otherwise known as enteric fever, is a potentially fatal multisystemic illness caused primarily by Salmonella typhi. S typhi has been a major human pathogen for thousands of years, thriving in conditions of poor sanitation, crowding, and social chaos. It might have been responsible for the Great Plague of Athens at the end of the Peloponnesian War. The ...

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Policy-making Procedures in Healthcare

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1.1 The policy-making process Policy-making procedure is the approach of diverse wander by which government makes the procedure for tackle differing issues. The wander for the methodology making needs your full thought and data about distinctive issues. The steps for the course of action making are after: Problem identification and agenda setting For make we technique we need to recognize the issue first. Various ...

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Study into the Prevalence of FGM in Nigeria

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2. METHODOLOGY 2.1 Data The Nigerian Demographic Health Surveys (NDHS) of 2013 supporting evidence and additional sources of data from published reports of NDHS 2013 have been used in this study. Datasets for 2013 Nigerian DHS were downloaded following approval from measuredhs.com. Authorisation was obtained via registering with measuredhs.com, requesting permission to use datasets. Permission to use data was granted via email. (Appendix I). Demographic ...

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Substance Abuse of Pyrethroid

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Case Report Kimmyben Patel , Ankitkumar B. Patel, Pokhraj P. Suthar, Kewal Arunkumar Mistry [S.B.K.S. Medical Institute and Research Centre, Waghodiya,Vadodara. ; S.S.G. Hospital , Medical College , Vadodara ; Third Year Resident Doctor,Department of Radiology , S.S.G. Hospital , Medical College , Vadodara . ; Department of Radiology, Dr Rajendra Prasad Government medical College, Kangra at Tanda, Himachal Pradesh, India ]  An Uncommon Substance of ...

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HIV & AIDS Education in the Emergency Services

17 Jan 2018

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HIV & AIDS Education, counseling & support services in the emergency medical service environment Introduction Our presentation is about historical ground and theories of origin of human immunodefiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). We going to briefly discuss HIV/AIDS education counseling and testing, support service in emergency medical service environment. We also going to touch on the background presentation measures and management ...

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MSM (Methyl Sulfonyl Methane)

17 Jan 2018

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What is MSM? MSM (Methyl Sulfonyl Methane) is a naturally occurring sulphur compound that is found in all vertebrates (including humans) and is highly effective in not only improving joint health and hair health but also in reducing pain relief significantly. It does this predominantly by reducing inflammation within the body. How sulphur is absorbed into the diet is very interesting. MSM gets into the ...

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Ganglioneuroblastoma During Pregnancy – Case Report

17 Jan 2018

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Rare case of ganglioneuroblastoma during pregnancy – case report Abstract Ganglioneuroblastoma is a very rare tumor, especially in pregnancy. So far the association between this tumor and pregnancy has not been reported. We present a case of ganglioneuroblastoma relapse at a 3rd trimester pregnant woman. Neurological symptoms developed late, increased by the effects of pregnancy on the brain tumor. Therapeutic management in this case represents a ...

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Antibody Level After Hepatitis B Vaccination in Hemodialysis

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ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to determine the antibody level after Hepatitis B vaccination in chronic hemodialysis patients. METHOD: All patients undergoing chronic hemodialysis (HD) at the dialysis unit of Liaquat National Hospital, fulfilling the inclusion and exclusion criteria were enrolled between April 2013 and September 2013, after taking informed consent. AntiHbs (Hepatitis B surface antibody) titers were measured. Patients were differentiated as ...

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Case Report of Secondary Narcolepsy

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Title of the article: “ Case Report of Secondary Narcolepsy presenting as self-inflicted genital injury ” Abstract: Primary Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder with classical presentation showing tetrad of excessive daytime sleepiness, cataplexy, sleep paralysis, and Hypnogogic hallucinations. Some conditions that result in secondary narcolepsy include traumatic brain injury, tumors, and stroke. [1] A rare case of secondary narcolepsy was seen in a patient with self-inflicted ...

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Debate on a GP Fee Policy

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Essay Question: What do you think about the prospect of a $5 fee to see a GP? The topic of a $5 patient co-payment for GP visits is an ongoing debate that is currently being argued from individuals to health care providers. Under this proposal, pensioners and concession card holders are exempted, and families are allowed 12 bulk billed visits before co-payment applies. So, why would ...

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Histomorphometeric Study of Lymphoid Nodules of Vermiform

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ABSTRACT Objective: To study the lymphoid tissues of vermiform Appendix at various age groups to establish that appendix is an important organ of gut associated lymphoid tissue (GALT) and its role in etiology of acute appendicitis. Study Design: Comparative study Place and duration: The study was conducted at Islamic International Medical College Rawalpindi from July 2011 to June 2013. Materials and Methods: Four age groups spacing ...

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Management of Patient With Vestibular Neuronitis (VN)

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Stephen Chiang (21209166) Rural GP Case 2GP CLINIC Presenting complaint TW is a 22 year old woman who was presented with a 3 day history of dizziness and light-headedness. History of presenting complaint Patient first experienced dizziness and light-headedness after returning from her holiday in Sydney. History of viral URTI 4 weeks ago which has been resolved. Describes the dizziness as “walking on air” and ...

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Strategies to Strengthen Memory Skills

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Memory is the power or process of remembering what has been learned. It can be bunches of information that you’ve learned from school, internet, and experiences, either good or bad. Memory is like a very big storage in our head. You yourself will be shocked from the things that are in store with it. When we remember or recall something, our memory is involved to it. ...

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Symptoms of Dementia

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1.1   Dementia Normal Ageing Loss of Nerve cells Due to loss of nerve cells and less cerebral cortex the cerebrum contracts. Plaques and tangles cause the passing of nerve cells and disturb the messages in the cerebrum. in the ordinary maturing cerebrum there are discovered a few tangles ...

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Global Health and Issues in Disease Prevention

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Application: The “Haves” and “Have Nots”: Why Are There Disparities? Bernard F. Richards   Describe two health outcomes for which India and China have had different experiences in the last half century. It has long been an observation that socio-economic status influences health outcomes. Wilkinson and Pickett (2010) explain that the majority of health-related and social problems that plague nations and even sub-populations within ...

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Support and Charities for Geriatric Patients and the Elderly

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INTRODUCION As population age, the body or physical appearance changes, mental, emotional and social aspects of person’s life are also altered. It is inevitable since nobody can live young for a long time. This also mean that an individual is vulnerable to any diseases. Most of the time the elderly people experience a lot of illnesses due to the fact that they cannot perform certain activities ...

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Empowering Users of Health & Social Care Services

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Table of Contents Introduction Case Study 1 Desired Outcomes and Care Plan for Bob Small Case Study 2: Question 1 Factors Affecting Decisions to Self Medicate Possible Risks of Self Medication Measures to Minimize Risks Advantage and Disadvantage of Self Medication Should Jean be Encouraged to Self Medicate? Case Study 3: Question 2 Meeting Mr H’s Dietary Needs Managing the Tension to Help Mr H Cook ...

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Epidemiology of Ebola

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Genesis Santiago Introduction & Historical Significance Epidemiology is the study of disease distributed amongst a certain population of people. This study zooms in on groups versus individual people in the population. Epidemiology is specifically concerned with studying and surveying a population to understand what groups are being affected and whether it is based on age, sex, ethnic group, and or occupation. Furthermore the data ...

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Meeting Organizational Aims and Commitment in Healthcare

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Managing a healthcare facility or a healthcare organization with diverse and multicultural employees requires an exquisite and well updated policies and procedures. These would become the governing principle and plan that guides every action, stating what should and how should an action be done. But before an organization put up these policies and procedures, it should first have clarified its organizational aims and with the help ...

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Anti-retroviral Treatment of HIV/AIDs

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The causative agent for Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome AIDS is the Human Immunodeficiency virus HIV. These are diploid and enveloped, single-stranded, positive-sense RNA viruses, which have the ability to integrate viral genome that persists within the host-cell DNA through viral intermediate copy DNA (cDNA)[1]. They are retroviruses with 2 structurally related forms HIV-1 and HIV-2. The diploid positive single-stranded RNA codes for the nine genes enclosed by a conical capsid. The nine ...

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Barriers to Health Maintenance and Disease Prevention

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Redante Castro Introduction: There are many factors that interfere with health equity and the ability of the patients to get their healthcare needs met. Whether people are healthy or not, is determined by their circumstances and environment. There are challenges that a patient and healthcare providers encounters in securing and providing health services. These social determinants of health, such as income, education, transportation, housing, ...

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Accountability for Reasonableness for Priority Setting

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Essay Accountability for Reasonableness, for priority setting and resource allocation. INTRODUCTION Pakistan as a developing country has very limited health care resources when considering a huge population of over 170 million. We have very few tertiary care hospitals and they are providing services to the whole country. Majority of people in our country are poor and they are unable to afford the expenses of private hospitals, though private hospitals are ...

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Heroin Harm Reduction Strategies in the US

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The Northern Kentucky (NKY) Independent Health Department represents four different counties in Kentucky: Boone, Campbell, Grant, and Kenton. This region is often referred to as District 8 and it is made up of 381,153 Kentuckians. In 2008, a startling 18% of individuals in the region were diagnosed with depression and 9.8 % of individuals were living below the poverty level. Yet, the most pressing issue in ...

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Health Effects of Occupational Exposure: Case Study

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A newly recruited employee at a furniture manufacturing plant has recently been complaining of cough, chest tightness and shortness of breath. Symptoms start soon after commencing work and continue throughout the day and night. They improve on the weekends but return as soon as he starts work again. What are the possible diagnoses and which is the most likely? What work-related factors could be involved? ...

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Diseases Affecting the Geriatric Population: Bibliography

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Literature review : Lourdu jafrin , Venkata Naveen Kumar .P, Udaya laxmi .T Jayapriya. B et.al performed a 2 months cross-sectional, Unicentric observational study titled “drug utilization pattern of geriatric patients in the medical department of tertiary care hospital” and it was published in international journal of pharmacy and life sciences in 2013. This research has shown the chronic nature of diseases affecting the geriatric ...

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Patterns of Intestinal Parasitic Infections in HIV/AIDS

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INTRODUCTION HIV/AIDS continues to be a major public health problem with far reaching consequences on the development and the national security of several African countries. Although only 11% of the world's populations live in Africa, an estimated 23.5 million people living with HIV representing 69% of the global HIV/AIDS burden reside in sub-Saharan Africa, [1-4]. About 90-92% of all pregnant women and children living with HIV ...

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Analysis of Healthcare in California

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By Team Bluefish: Brenda Benavides Liyang Hayworth Janelle Moulder Jesse Phillips Timothy Weigand Melecia Wright Introduction In recent years, United States healthcare expenditure focused on expanding health care coverage and increasing access to medical services. For example, the state of California has been grappling with the burden of cardio-metabolic diseases such as diabetes and obesity. Though billions of dollars are spent annually to treat ...

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Ocular Manifestations in Hansen’s Disease

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Christina Samuel1, Sundararajan D2 1Postgraduate, 2HOD. Department Of Ophthalmology, Meenakshi Medical College, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, India ABSTRACT Background: Leprosy or Hansen’s disease is a chronic mildly contagious granulomatous disease of tropical and subtropical regions caused by the rod shaped bacillus, Mycobacterium leprae. It affects the skin, peripheral nerves in hands and feet, mucous membrane of nose, throat and eyes. When left untreated it is capable of ...

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Mentoring in Practice

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Thembelani Dube Mentoring is described by Kinnell and Hughes(2010) as the transferring of knowledge ,skills and attitudes from health professionals to the students that they are working with. The royal college of nursing states that the role of the mentor is to enable the student to make sense of their practice through the application of theory, assessing, evaluating and giving constructive feedback and facilitating ...

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Communication in Care Settings

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The Croft Nursery school is a chain of day-care centres throughout the Newcastle-under-Lyme area, it takes children from 0-4 years before preschool and has close links with the local hospital with kids need specialised attention for disabilities and medical conditions. Communication is very important in this care setting both between staff and children and there are different ways this communication takes place through oral, written, body ...

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Strategies to Develop Communication in Healthcare

17 Jan 2018

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Numerous human services associations are utilizing social networking to captivate with patients and buyers. The essential centre for most associations' online networking projects is showcasing and interchanges. Social networking is moving individuals far from a dependence on publicizing in settling on acquiring choices; buyers are depending all the more on the data they discover on the web. For medicinal services, this gets to be progressively applicable ...

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Impact of User Fees in Healthcare

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Introduction An old proverb offers a world of insight when it says that “health is wealth”. Truly without health nothing in life is worth it be it a million dollar Ferrari or a state of the art beach house. Looking at the statistics, the overall health of the population across the globe is deteriorating and no amount of medical technology or innovation is able to mask ...

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Analysis of the US Healthcare System

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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Cost, Efficiency, Choice and Equity in the United States Health Care System While excellent medical care is available in the United States, health care economics and the service delivery system present many challenges for the consumer and practitioner alike. This paper addresses four dimensions that are pivotal to the successes and failures of the system: cost, efficiency, choice and equity. The interplay of these dimensions across the ...

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Evidence Based Care: Hand Hygiene

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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Utilising Evidence Based Care This essay endeavours to investigate hand hygiene, and feel I need to gain more knowledge in this field by utilising the available evidence effectively. I also intend to discuss nurse held traditions, customs and rituals. The common method of handwasing is usually with unmedicated soaps, whist an anti-bacterial soap may be used for total hand decontamination. (Hugonnet & Pittet 2000). As nursing staff ...

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Comparison of Social and Medical Models of Health

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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The ways in which health, illness and disease are defined depends on different factors and models, For instance the way the practitioner defines health is different from the way other people in the society defines it. There has always been diversity in the theoretical of health and illness in the western culture. Though the models of health may vary, these models play a defining role, signifying what ...

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Ethical Principles in Healthcare

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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Introduction The Department of Health (DoH) (2003) highlighted the importance for all professions currently regulated by the Health Professions Council to demonstrate competence through continuing professional development (CPD). CPD is a systematic, ongoing, structured process that encourages the development and maintenance of knowledge, skills and competency that assists us in becoming better practitioners (Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP), 2003). As a result of the Health Act (1999) ...

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Global Health Issue Analysis: HIV/AIDS

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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GLOBAL HEALTH ISSUES Global issue is a broad description that is often used to explain matters of great social concern that affect human populations locally and that are shared among diverse human societies within our global community. Global issues koncern us all and one at the heart of many valuable learning experiences. Issues such as environment al sustainability, health, peace building and human rights focus students attention ...

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Definitions of Health and Illness

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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Victorine Diana Goin According to the definition offered by the World Health Organisation (WHO) (1948)[1] health is 'a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.' This paper seeks to offer critical analysis on the definitions of health and illness in respect of prominent academics in the field. Furthermore an in-depth discussion will be raised on the ways ...

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Socio-economic Status and Health Inequalities Relationship

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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In this essay I will discuss the relationship between underlying social structures and health outcomes. the debates about the casual pathways between socio-economic status and health inequalities. Inequality in health is the worst inequality of all. There is no more serious inequality than knowing that you'll die sooner because you are badly off (Frank Dobson / DoH, 1997a). The term health inequalities refer to the difference in ...

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Asthma and the Buteyko Breathing Technique (BBT)

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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Introduction Lung disease is any pathology that occurs in the lung components and causes the lungs not to function properly and this may lead to serious problems that may cause death. They are considered the third killing factor worldwide. Lung diseases include emphysema , bronchitis, bronchial asthma, pulmonary failure, pneumonia, tuberculosis and pulmonary embolism. These diseases have the following signs and symptoms which are coughing , dyspnea, ...

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Smoking as a Public Health Issue

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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INTRODUCTION Smoking is an extremely crucial public health issue which is considered to be an immediate and serious threat to many developing countries across the globe (WHO 2005). Being one of the most significant determinants of increased rate of mortality and ill-health throughout the world, smoking is still a preventable epidemic (OTC 2005). Active cigarette smoking has long been known to predispose common people to several types ...

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Which Antibiotic is the Most Effective on Bacteria?

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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INTRODUCTION Antibiotics The word antibiotic comes from the Greek anti meaning 'against' and bios meaning 'life' (a bacterium is a life form).' Antibiotics are also known as antibacterials, and they are drugs used to treat infections caused by bacteria. Bacteria are tiny organisms that can sometimes cause illness to humans and animals. The singular word for bacteria is bacterium. Such illnesses as tuberculosis, salmonella, syphilis and some ...

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The Effect of Different Antibiotics on Bacteria

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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Antibiotics are medicines that kill bacteria. Bacteria can cause infections such as strep throat, ear infections, urinary tract infections, and sinus infections (sinusitis). There are many types of antibiotics. Each works a little differently and acts on different types of bacteria. Don't antibiotics cure everything? Antibiotics are powerful medicines, but they cannot cure everything. Antibiotics do not work against illnesses that are caused by a virus. They ...

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Extracting and Analysing Plasmid DNA From E.coli

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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Introduction Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a molecule present in all living things, and they carry genetic information which determines every characteristic a person can have. DNA contains 4 chemical units: Adenine, Guanine, Thymine and Cytosine. These 4 letters are organized to make genes which contain information to make proteins. As scientists have discovered, it is the genome (DNA sequence in a particular arrangement of the 4 letters) ...

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Relationship Between Sedentary Lifestyle and Obesity

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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Topic: Is the rise in Childhood Obesity a result of a sedentary lifestyle or due to pre-disposing factors? Executive Summary This review examines the relationship that predisposing factors and sedentary lifestyles have on childhood obesity. The authors of the article "Childhood Obesity: Trends and Potential Causes, state that there is not just one factor that is responsible for the high rates of childhood obesity. The authors conclude ...

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Role of Metformin for Treatment of Type Ii Diabetes Mellitus

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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The role of metformin in the treatment of type II Diabetes Mellitus Introduction: Diabetes mellitus is a sever inherited or acquired disease which occurs when either pancreas does not produce enough insulin, which characterises type I diabetes and it is most commonly diagnosed in children, or the insulin that has been produced does not get used by the body effectively, type II diabetes and therefore patients will ...

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Comparison and Analysis of Healthcare Systems

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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Abstract Health care plans are important components of health care systems of every country. A health care plan essentially facilitates the provision of health care to people living within a country or jurisdiction. There are millions of people who do not have access to health care across the world. This problem faces many countries including the United States where 15% of residents do not have access to ...

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Benefits of Medical Waste Management Methods

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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ABSTRACT Medical waste management is a critical problem around Africa continent. The problem is observed in Tanzania in all levels of health facilities. Medical waste is one of the major health safety and environmental problem. This is a result of lack of awareness on among generators and handlers of medical waste. This calls for an urgent attention to understand the extent and magnitude of the problem and ...

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Pneumonia: Causes and Treatments

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung which can result from infection with particular bacteria, viruses or other organisms. It is characterised by lung parenchyma inflammation and the filling of the air-filled sacs of the lung (alveoli) with fluid resulting in a decrease in elasticity which leads to inefficient gas exchange. In excess of 5 million cases of infectious pneumonia are estimated to occur annually in ...

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Anger in Children: Causes, Effects and Coping Strategies

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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Abstract This project discusses the causes, effects and coping strategies surrounding anger in children. Anger is a natural emotion but children often lack the social and verbal capacity to describe their emotions or to develop appropriate coping mechanisms. This project takes the form of a critical literature review. Anger is caused by many factors but today's children face a particular risk of experiencing anger as a result ...

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Treatments of Parkinson's Disease

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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Parkinson's disease is a neurological condition that affects the sufferer's mobility and speech. It affects the central nervous system, leading to a person's inability to control muscles throughout the body. It is a disease whose treatment does not intend to cure it but instead, aims at controlling its manifestation. There are various ways in which this can be done. It may involve the use of drugs or ...

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Analysis of Healthcare Models

03 Jun 2016 19 Dec 2017

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The biomedical and social model for health The Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion VicHealth and VicHealth funded projects Many models of health exist thorough out the world. When a government or organisations is determining the most appropriate model to implement factors such as cost, ability to achieve desired outcomes and feasibility must be considered. The models of healthcare that play the largest role in ...

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Clinical Reasoning Case Study: Knee Osteoarthritis

23 Mar 2015 19 Dec 2017

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Abstract Clinical reasoning is the thinking process that escorts clinical practice, it is a multifaceted skill. The aim of this report is to use clinical reasoning to comment on a case of medial compartment one-sided knee osteoarthritis. Using clinical reasoning, an outline of management and manual therapy are designed. Introduction Mendez and Neufeld (2003) defined clinical reasoning as a cognitive process aiming to understand the implications of ...

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Importance of Nutrition in Patient Care

23 Mar 2015 18 Dec 2017

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Nutrition and hydration are essential human needs that should be the main focus of the nurse in the care of the patient/client. If the nutritional state of the patient is inadequate or unbalanced the effect of therapeutic medical interventions can be ineffective therefore nutrition is as important as medication in the recovery from chronic diseases, wounds, infections and surgical operation. The lack of a balanced diet can ...

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Childhood Obesity as a Global Epidemic

23 Mar 2015 18 Dec 2017

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Childhood obesity has reached epidemic proportions worldwide and its prevalence is increasing e.g. In america, direct measures of body mass and height obtained through the national health and nutrition examination survey (nhanes) indicate that approximately 15% of 6 - 19 year olds were classified as overweight in 1999 - 2000. This value was up approximately 5% from 1988 to 1994 (ogden cl,p1728) All of the literature refers ...

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Benefits of Breastfeeding and Stages of Child Feeding

23 Mar 2015 18 Dec 2017

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Breastfeeding is the oldest method of feeding a child and has existed since the beginning of time. Most of the mothers received advice on the methods of feeding their infants and it comes from a variety of different sources like relatives or their mothers, health professionals, friends, books, magazines and baby food manufacturers. Similar findings were reported by Worsfold (1996). It is found to confer several advantages ...

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Effects of Childhood Malnutrition and Child Obesity

23 Mar 2015 18 Dec 2017

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A literature review is a compilation of resources that provide the ground work for further study. It is frequently found as a subsection of a published research study. Literature review refers to the activities involves in searching for information on a topic and developing a comprehensive picture of the state of the knowledge on the topic. Review of literature is a written summary of the study conducted ...

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Science of Epidemiology

23 Mar 2015 18 Dec 2017

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Edward Truelove EPIDEMIOLOGY Introduction This assignment will identify and explain what epidemiology is and describe how epidemiologists collect and analyse specific data. It will then identify a number of aspects of the science and then look a disease and see how epidemiologist's data was used to influence health promotion. What is Epidemiology? Epidemiology is the ‘science concerned with the study of the factors determining and ...

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Effects of the Change4Life Advertising Campaign

23 Mar 2015 18 Dec 2017

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The NHS document will go through the changes that are going to be implemented in the NHS. This will go through what might improve in the NHS due to changes and what will not improve. It will go the criticisms that the proposed changes have received and also the positive points that have been received. The proposed changes in the NHS will mean that the GP's will ...

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Reflective Essay on the US Healthcare System

30 Nov 2017

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What is right with the U.S. Health Care System Marina Bukhrashvili   The national strategy presented in The Affordable Care Act (ACA) seeks to fund prevention and public health. This is an important goal in our nation’s health care system. Prevention services, which include wellness, research, health screening, educational campaigns for preventive benefits and immunization programs, may have a positive effect on decreasing health ...

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Health Literacy in Australia

30 Nov 2017

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Health literacy was defined as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions” (IOM, 2004, p. 32).Inotherwords, it is the person’s ability obtain and understand healthcare information and make decisions based on those information whilst following those instructions during the treatment process. Health literacy can contextual where demands are made ...

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Effectiveness of Assertiveness Training

30 Nov 2017

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CHAPTER – IV DATA ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION This chapter deals with analysis and interpretation of data to study the effectiveness of assertiveness training programme on the level of self esteem among adolescents at selected school. The result findings have been tabulated and interpreted according to plan for data analysis. The data collected from 60 samples were grouped and analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. The results ...

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Connection of the Mind and Body

30 Nov 2017

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Paragraphs 1) Why do we feel the way we feel? They rush through you menacingly on a mountain trail when you mistake a twisted stick for a snake or when you feel as if a spider is walking down your neck) . They wash over you gently when your newborn looks your way or when you see any affectionate scene. And when you gaze upon a ...

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Obesity in Bahrain

29 Nov 2017

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The current situation Currently in Bahrain, the things that aid obesity are more than a few things. For example, there are more than ample amounts fast food and cafeterias that are open throughout the day, most of which are open until the early hours of the mornings. Staying up to the early hours of the morning is a past time for teenagers and university students, mainly ...

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