? Essays on Healthcare Research

The Importance of Stearidonic Acid

In the recent years medical science has seen a rise in coronary heart diseases around the world. There is an understanding among the scientific community that a diet with good amount of omega-3 fatty acids can provide some extend of protection in this area (World Health Organization 22-23). According to...

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The Quantitation of Anti-D by Flow Cytometry

Abstract It has been determined that the major causative factor for the haemolytic disease of the newborn is the maternal immunization against D and incompatibility. Medical research has developed a medication that can help to prevent this complication. In the D– incompatibility pregnancy cases, governments and health policies in many...

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Antioxidants In Tea And It’s Health Benefits

Introduction “Anti” as the word suggest is against or is in resistance to, or counteractive in nature. Hence antioxidant means against the process of oxidation. Technically an “antioxidant” aids in correct oxidation of the cells by fastening themselves with the damaging free radical molecules and finishing the chain of reactions...

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Geographical Areas that Influence Health

Geographical locations inhabited by individuals have great influence on the health of an individual. The health fitness of an individual can easily be affected by the place where an individual is living at that particular time. People living in well-developed countries suffer less health related complications as compared to those...

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The Gender Differences in Access to ARV Therapy

In this article, Le Couer et al. report the procedure and findings of their study that aimed to associate the gender differences in access to ARV therapy with the causes and timing of HIV testing in the framework of the individual life-course and the growing AIDS pandemic in the country....

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Health Care Administration Issues

Introduction It is undeniable that USA healthcare spending has been expensive and increasing as time goes by. This means that there is a large number of Americans who can not access medical care and this are some of the issues that need to be sorted out. As far as this...

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Developing an Implementation Plan: Breastfeeding Problem in Young Mothers

Approval Before implementing the writer’s plan of action of ensuring that new mothers breastfeed their infants till the recommended period, approval would be obtained in writing from the supervisors. The message about the program would then be circulated among fellow staff and other health personnel coming into contact with the...

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The Relationship that Exists between Healthcare and Education

The article explains the relationship that exists between healthcare and education. The whole process of health care requires constant learning and teaching for the purposes of enhancing and developing appropriate skills. The method used to generate data in this research was both flexible and very sensitive to the area where...

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“The Experience of Falling Ill With Diabetes” by Johansson

To begin with, it should be stated that the main aim of the study is to fill the theoretical gap within the researches dedicated to the study of the patient perspective in the context of having diabetes. The main focus is made on the matters of the process of illness...

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“Hope, Health Work and Quality of Life in Families of Stroke Survivors” by Bluvol

This research paper aims to study the relations between such issues of human life as hope, family health promotion, and quality of life after stroke. Taking into consideration the notion that after stroke period requires not only a proper medical approach but also the allover support by family and friends,...

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Issues Affecting Management, Supervision, or Administration in Medical Imaging

Introduction Medical Imaging (or Diagnostic Imaging) involves medical studies and practice based on technology for imaging internal human systems and presents high relevance in diagnosing health conditions. Medical imaging is aimed at providing pictures of the interior of human body in the most likely non-invasive nature. However, the complete success...

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Principles of Support in Health and Social Care Practice

Principles of Support in Health and Social Care Practice How principles of support are applied to ensure that individuals are cared for in health and social care practice Healthcare is a professional area of practice which aims at improving the health and social well- being of individuals faced with physical,...

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Healthcare Provider and Faith Diversity

Introduction Spirituality means something different to all of us. Not only is it different because of the culture we are raised in but also because of who we are and what our souls have grown to be. Spirituality and religion, though often thought of together, are not necessarily the same...

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Intake of Proteins, Fats, Fiber, and Carbohydrates

Role of Protein in the body Proteins are also essential for generation of antibodies. The generated antibodies are responsible for fighting illnesses and other infections. Protein sources include shellfish, meat, fish, dairy produce and poultry (Schlosser, 2001). Professional nutritionists recommend that human beings should eat 2-3 servings of proteins per...

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Healthcare: Salmonella Enteritidis

An outbreak of food poisoning was traced to an event where food dressed in a fresh-egg based mayonnaise, had been eaten by all those who subsequently went to their general practitioner where gastroenteritis was diagnosed. Faecal samples were sent to the laboratory for investigation for suspected Salmonella enteritidis infection. Salmonella...

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The Food Detective Investigation

Introduction “Humans beings can eat just about anything as food, from mammary secretions (Milk) to mineral crystals (common salts) including fruits, flowers, seeds, stalks, Leaves, roots, seaweed, fungus, eggs of fish and birds or the dead bodies of various Animals” Modernization has resulted to an ever changing lifestyle, hence rising...

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Resilience Concept Analysis in Adolescents

Resilience constitutes a withstanding potential against illness, adaptation, and surviving, the ability to bounce back or recover from stress (Bruce et al., 2008). This could vary greatly with a magnitude of a disease manifestation. For example, cancer is a major health problem. It may promote psychological stress to the patient....

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Review of Symptomatic Treatment of Diabetic Neuropathy

Summary The title of the article on medical literature is ‘Review of Symptomatic Treatment of Diabetic Neuropathy by Dr. July, M. Wright. Dr. Wright is a specialist in pharmacology and the article attempts to outline how neuropathy symptoms caused by diabetes can be treated. Background The literature outlines how diabetes...

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Three Major Diagnostic Procedures

The greatest challenge facing medical professionals is to ensure that the patients are correctly diagnosed if subsequent treatment procedures are to be beneficial to the clients. A lot of money is spent by individuals as well as governments in the provision of health care. The essay identifies and discusses three...

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Ventilator Aquired Pneumonia Protocol in the ICU

Overall plan for implementing the proposed solution Overall methods used in the implementation of VAP prevention protocol was indicated as follows; head of the bed should be raised at an angle between 30° and 45°, then there is application of whole-body chlorhexidine-based medication which uses some small percentage of oil...

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Managing and Improving Quality Grading Criteria in Healthcare

Introduction Many health facilities are continuously undertaking process improvement primarily aimed at reducing cases of medical errors and bring consistency in the standard of care received by patients. Hughes (2008) posits that majority of medical errors in a healthcare setting results from faulty and inefficient processes, changing case mix of...

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Computer Tomography: Radiation Dose Reduction Strategies

The high levels that have along with Computer Tomography technology are currently making a major threat to the health of patients and CT administrators. Discussed is an analysis of the findings attained from the analysis of the reduction dosage threat. As a result, knowledgeable people and institutions have come up...

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Healthcare as a Right, and Human Rights

The following post is an attempt to explain why healthcare is a right, not a privilege. The question of whether healthcare is a right or a privilege is a controversial topic and a point of discussion in modern American society. Healthcare services are vital for every human being as they...

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Juvenile Alternative Treatment: Critique of the Self-Efficacy Theory

Introduction Human civilization has from ancient times acknowledged the fact that children are the future of the present civilization. Our modern era also believes in these ideals and this being the case, our society has always strived to ensure that children and the youth are given the best opportunity to...

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The Attitude of CareGivers Towards Dental Care of People With Disability In Saudi Arabia

Abstract Studies indicate the attitude of health caregivers in dental care for people with disabilities to be positive. However, some negative attitude provides a strong barrier to the care and rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities and their integration into the community. This study identifies issues such as cultural values, religious...

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Management of Pain in Older Adults With Hip Fracture

Introduction The article being critiqued is titled “The effect of emergency department crowding on the management of pain in older adults with hip fracture” by Hwang, Richardson, Sonuyi, and Morrison (2006). Article Analysis Background information The researchers provide adequate background information on the topic. This background information mainly includes the...

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Cervical and Thoracic Anomalies and Modifying Adjustments

In the human body, the thoracic structure has 12 bones together with other processes that join it to the ribs that are tactically positioned to avoid flexion (Romer and Parsons 161). In other versions; the thoracic vertebrae are also known as dorsal vertebrae. Most of the bodies forming thoracic vertebrae...

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High Maternal Mortality Rates in Laos

Introduction Maternal mortality is also known as maternal death or “obstetrical death refers to the death of a woman during or shortly after a pregnancy” (Arkutu, 1995). Globally the maternal rate was approximated to stand at 345, 000 in 2008 down from 526, 350 in 1980 out of the total...

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Nursing, Poverty and Healthcare

Introduction Healthcare and poverty are two interrelated topics. Healthcare is directly dependent on the level of poverty within an area. It would be insincere to assert that poverty is the greatest threat to healthcare. Generally, poor people have to reckon with a myriad of illnesses as compared to wealthy people....

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South Georgia Medical Center and its Problems

South Georgia Medical Center (SGMC) is a non-governmental not-for-profit referral hospital situated in Valdosta, Georgia. The hospital, with a bed capacity of 335, provides a wide range of health care services in the South Georgia and North Florida regions. In addition, it provides many employment opportunities to the locals of...

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Artificial Pancreas: Dream or Reality?

Millions of people in the world suffer from diabetes. To them, “life is a series of finger sticks, injections, and surges and dips in blood sugar levels” (Nazario, 2004). To date, manual methods have been the major means of managing diabetes among patients. The artificial pancreas is a promising addition...

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Informatics in Health Care Analysis

Health care and technology became more than closely interrelated in the 21st century. Some years earlier, my attitude towards nursing informatics was rather skeptical, though I belong to those people who readily accept the innovations. With time, however, I understood that nursing informatics is responsible for the future of health...

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Peer-Mentored Older Adult Fitness Program

Introduction Written by Dorgo, Robinson, and Bader, The Effectiveness of a Peer- Mentored Older Adult Fitness Program on Perceived Physical, Mental, and Social Function is a research document that seeks to compare the changes perceived in physical, mental and social function by Short Form-36 (SF36vr2) in a group trained by...

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Endocrine System: Diabetes Mellitus Pathophysiology

Introduction This article focuses on the endocrine system and its correlation with diabetes mellitus. Diabetes mellitus is an endocrine disorder characterized by either lack of insulin or lack of response to insulin in body tissues. Structure of the endocrine system The endocrine system and the nervous system have evolved principally...

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Healthy People 2020: Maternal, Infant, and Child Health

Maternal, Infant, and Child Health: Outlook and Objectives Maternal, infant, and child health is a crucial component of the USA’s healthcare system as it aims at enhancing the well-being and health of pregnant women, newborns, and children. Since this aspect has a considerable effect on the development of the whole...

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Hypoglycemi: Diagnosis, and Treatment

Introduction This is a case of 51 years old Douglas Adams, who was brought in the hospital by a friend confused and disorientated. His Glasgow coma rate was 14/15 on admission due physical injuries. He seems to be suffering from some spells of dizziness and unconsciousness. He is also anxious,...

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The Effects of Drinking Green Tea on Cardiovascular and Liver Diseases

The article “cross sectional study of effects of drinking green tea on cardiovascular and liver diseases” is a 1995 publication by K Imai and K Nakachi in the British Medical Journal volume 310, number 6981 from page 693 to 696. Imai and Nakachi (1995) sought to find out the connection...

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Healthcare: Liability and Claim

Introduction The issue of responsibility and accountability of personnel and organizations dealing with healthcare matters requires extensive analysis of factors that affect the given circumstances before and after it occurs. This is because there can be different arguments when pursuing a possible suit, or trying to avoid one altogether. To...

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Decreasing Obesity at the Workplace

Background of the study Obesity is a health complication associated with the excessive deposition of fats in adipose tissue. Relative to the body mass index (BMI), obesity is a term used to refer to persons with a BMI of 30-40. Conversely, obese individuals can be grouped into three categories, which...

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Blood Transfusion Administration

Abstract Blood transfusion administration is mandatory for clinical surgeries as well as emergency rescues. Blood is often reserved in blood banks awaiting use. However, blood storage lesion results in changes that affect the red blood cells hence changing the quality of blood as it ages. This paper articulates the negative...

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Effects of Venlafaxine and Escitalopram Treatments on NMDA Receptors

The research was carried out using rats to find out if there is any relationship between venlafaxine and escitalopram treatments with NMDAR in the brain. The level of NMDAR was reduced in rats injected with depression. Venlafaxine treatment on rats administered with depression was found to prevent the reduction of...

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NSW Mental Health Clinical Documentation

Introduction Appropriate clinical documentation forms a basis for mental health care in New South Wales (NSW), Australia. It is essential to carry out a subjective assessment and diagnosis on a patient and this is made possible by the Mental Health Outcomes and Assessment Tools (MH-OAT). Unfortunately, reviews of critical incidents...

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State-Supported Family and Medical Leave in the U.S.

Most developed countries across the globe have a national policy that provides employees with paid time off to care for and bond with their children and for medical reasons. However, the U.S. does not have such a policy and it is the only country in the Organization for Economic Cooperation...

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Evidence Based Medicine: Primary Care, Clinical Review

Introduction Evidence-based medicine is a concept that has come to be incorporated and practiced in various sectors of medicine. It is regarded for its independence as well as validated advice. In addition to this evidence-based medicine has also been defined as “the integration of best research evidence with clinical expertise...

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Protecting Human Research Participants

Healthcare research involves using human subjects to investigate various aspects of physiology, disease mechanisms, patients’ behavior, and the effectiveness of treatment regimens. Such research may pose risks to individuals participating in the study; hence, adequate measures must be initiated by the relevant parties to mitigate them. For instance, the use...

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Production and Characterization of Histidine Rich Glycoprotein

The function of human body is determined by various factors that play key role in contributing to physiological or homeostatic pathway regulation. This in turn relies on the vitality of the body fluids like serum or plasma as there are inherent essential components being present like proteins, coagulating factors, hormones...

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“Childhood Trauma and Risk…” by C. Heim

“Childhood trauma and risk for chronic fatigue syndrome association with neuroendocrine dysfunction” is authored by Christine Heim, Urs M. Nater, Elizabeth Maloney, Roumiana Boneva, James F. Jones and William C. Reeves and published in 2009 in the Archives of General Psychiatry Journal volume 66, number 1 from page 72-80. Heim...

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“Less Invasive Lymph Node Biopsy Method…” by European Cancer Conference

What’s New? The article “Less Invasive Lymph Node Biopsy Method Could Spare Thousands Unnecessary Operations” discusses a new technique known as ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration cytology (US-FNAC), which has been developed by a team of medical scientists led by Dr. Christine Voit, director of the diagnostic unit at the Skin Cancer...

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A Study on the Oral Health Status

We should keep our teeth, tongue, and gum clean to prevent oral diseases and bad odors. Gum diseases and cavities are problems caused by poor oral hygiene. When teeth and gum are not properly cleaned after eating, plaque forms. This is a sticky layer where bacteria multiply and produce toxic...

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Audit Proposal-Healthcare Waste Management

Effective disposal of healthcare waste products is a key element in ensuring that waste products from the industry do not result in environmental pollution. According to Johannessen, Dijkman, Bartone, Hanrahan, Boyer &Chandra, 2000, p.22), health care waste refers to all the waste which results from various healthcare establishments, laboratories, emergency...

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Relationship Between Health and Wealth

Introduction General statement: Good health is a wish of every human person. After food, clothing, and shelter, many people are concerned about their health. The importance of health care in society is demonstrated by the high budgetary allocation given to health care by many countries. It is also demonstrated by...

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Long-Term Effects of Harmful Substances on the Respiratory System

Introduction The respiratory system is prone to harm that may result from hazardous substances that may be contained in the air. These harmful substances may come naturally from the environment, out of a polluted environment, due to risky lifestyles as well as in the form of occupational hazards. Exposure to...

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Medicaid as the Essential Part of the U.S. Healthcare System

Medicaid has existed as a federal and state program aimed at cutting costs for low-income individuals since the 1960s. It is also the largest source of help for those who cannot afford health-related services, some of which are not covered by any other programs in the US. Although every state...

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Self-Breast Examination Overview

Introduction The African American is less educated about Breast cancer and the importance of self breast examination. A teaching plan is formulated so that the focus groups get a clear cut idea about breast cancer. The objective of the teaching plan is to provide education and teach them essential skills...

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Acupuncture in Otoacoustic Emissions Patients

Introduction The findings of Frasson de Azevedo, Chiari, Okada and Onishi (2007) in their journal article: Impact of Acupuncture on Otoacoustic Emissions in Patients with Tinnitus shall be presented in this paper. The paper will discuss the major issues addressed in the paper, how the researchers go about addressing the...

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Conceptualization of Health

Introduction Health conceptualizations in nursing can be classified into two groups. The first is the wellness-illness continuum, “a bipolar interactive portrayal of health and illness in myriad configurations ranging from high-level wellness to depletion of health (death)” (Fitzpatrick & Wallace, 2006, p. 244). High-level wellness is additionally conceptualized as a...

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Terms Comparison of Healthcare

Terms of health care such as cost, quality, and resources differ in the field of the health care system and economics. These terms differ across the world and also in a particular country these terms may differ depending on the region. Health care systems operate to serve the entire public...

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The Institutional Review Board’s Mission

Introduction The history of standardizing and monitoring research based on human experimentation can be traced to the Nuremberg code which was established at the Nuremberg Military Tribunal immediately after WW11. Its development was used as the basis of reviewing and bringing to book the Nazis who conducted human experimentation to...

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The Healthcare Profession: The Impact of Managed Care

Since conception, the idea of managed care was to reduce the burden of the costs associated with health care. However, it also had to ensure that the quality did not suffer as a result. It would seem that the system is inherently pro-patient, but some paths offer less freedom for...

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Effectiveness of Antibacterial & Antimicrobial Soaps

Abstract Antibacterial soaps have been the focus of attention in recent studies. Various individuals have questioned the advantages of these soaps over plain soap and water. This research was carried out to determine the effectiveness of these antibacterial soaps. From past studies, washing with antibacterial soaps was not been found...

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The Role of Research in the Advancement of the Health Professions

Introduction Physiotherapy also referred to as physical therapy dates back to early Greece at a period that was commonly associated with Hippocrates. From that period henceforth, physiotherapy has thus developed from just an ordinary message to a profession that is characterized by complex portfolios of treatments with several applications. Physiotherapy...

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Chronic Diseases in Australia and Saudi Arabia

Introduction According to Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute report (2006), the World Health Organization defines chronic diseases as those diseases that have at least one of the following characteristics; Being permanent Their cause is non-reversible pathological alteration Leave behind residual disability The patient having any of these diseases need...

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Diabetes Mellitus: Treatment and Statistics

Diabetes mellitus is a medical condition that is a result of the body producing insufficient insulin or the body failing to react to the insulin produced. Insulin is an essential component that the body requires for the digestion of glucose; failure to which results in the accumulation of blood sugars...

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Success Stories in Global Health Programming

The World Health Organization (WHO) and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have been instrumental in helping many countries to fight different kinds of diseases through resource mobilization and capacity building initiatives. However, the globalization of economies, coupled with the extensive international commerce and travels between countries, has forced both the developed and...

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Disadvantages of Vaping and Its Harmful Effects

Introduction Over the past several years, the prevalence of vaping among young people has increased considerably. According to a study by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than 37% of 12th graders reported vaping in 2018 (Shmerling, 2019). These numbers are quite alarming, as scientists do not know much...

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Homeostasis and Pain Management in Patients With Multisystem Failure

History, Physical Examinations and Investigations In simulation 1, the history and physical examination suggests that the patient could be having diabetic coma as a result of hypoglycemia. Features that would favor hypoglycemia include syringe found next to patient, cold skin, rapid pulse, blood sugar of 21mg/dl and unresponsiveness. The findings...

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Medical Malpractice and Formation Medical Career

Introduction Medical malpractice has always been one of the most complicated investigation subjects due to a variety of pitfalls when resolving a court case. As a result, a single case can be addressed in court for several years, followed by a number of appeals. A prime example of such a...

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The Outcomes of Appliance Digital Therapeutics in Healthcare

Abstract Digital technologies are one of the outstanding achievements of our time. In particular, they can and should be applied in the field of healthcare. They can be useful in collecting statistics on the status of patients and their data. Technologies also make treatment faster and more effective. Sometimes, thanks...

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Defining Health Within Healthcare Policies

Health policies and related procedures are targeted at establishing standardization in the common operational activities of providers. Through the decades working with policies and procedures, it has become increasingly apparent that they are imperative for providing clarity when dealing with problems and activities that are imperative for reaching high levels...

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Program Evaluation: Colorado Healthy People 2010 Initiative

The program under consideration for this dissertation is Colorado Healthy People 2010 Initiative: Obesity Prevention carried out by The Colorado Trust which is a grant-making foundation committed to promoting the healthiness and well-being of the residents of Colorado. The literature for the study is provided by the Colorado Healthy People...

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Rapid Shallow Breathing Index Method in Practice

A recent study aimed at comparing the effectiveness of ultrasound-based diaphragmatic excursion (DE) and rapid shallow breathing index (RSBI) in weaning ICU patients from mechanical ventilation. A year cohort study that involved 90 ICU patients aged between 19 and 83 years who were ventilated mechanically during two days demonstrated the...

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Medical & Social Model: Language Quiz

Take this short quiz to test your awareness of disability related language. Please place an “M” for medical model before those terms you believe are reflective of the model and a “S” for social model before those terms you believe are reflective of the model. S invalid S disfigured S...

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Hyperventilation for Intracranial Pressure

A recent study implemented in a Swedish neuro ICU suggests that 30-34mmHg hyperventilation is beneficial for patients diagnosed with severe TBI due to potential improvements in pressure autoregulation. The study was carried out between 2008 and 2018 and included 120 patients whose arterial pCO2, PRx55-15, as well as the level...

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“What Factors Promote Participation and Adherence to Resistance Training?” Article by Baraki

Summary The literature review focuses on determining the biological, social, and psychological factors that can be associated with participating in resistance training. Engaging in healthy physical activity is crucial to sustaining a person’s mental and physical well-being. Cardiorespiratory exercise and resistance exercises are often advised as important to maintaining human...

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Quality and Highly Reliable Medical Care in the Conditions of Clinical Organizations

Introduction The introduction of quality and highly reliable medical care in the conditions of clinical organizations is of primary importance. However, there is a range of views that express not only the belief that evidence-based policy has several advantages, but also fears about whether the use of practice will be...

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Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase

Introduction The modern medical practice continues to develop therapeutic and instrumental methods of treatment, which greatly facilitate and accelerate the process of patient recovery. There is no doubt that medical science has developed quite strongly over the past decades, and diseases that were considered untreatable before today can be inhibited,...

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Critical Appraisal of the Study by Celis-Morales

A recent study by Cecilis-Morales et al. (2017) focuses on the main outcome measures of incident CVD (cardiovascular diseases) and cancer in geriatric patients. The research question of the analyzed article aims to explore the relationship between active commuting and cases of cancer, CVD, and all-cause mortality. A closer examination...

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Healthcare Access in the U.S.

Health is, by all means, one of the major constituents of human life that should be treated with carefulness and respect. Although every human being is federally allowed to be provided with healthcare support, access to this system has now become purely individual. Various medical services across the US are...

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Health Risk Factors and Their Trends

In the past years, humanity identified and successfully found cures for many, previously deadly diseases. However, the current situation in many low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) to stay mostly unsatisfactory in terms of population health. Leading risk factors include, but are not limited to, smoking, low physical activity, lack of...

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Effectiveness of Community Treatment Orders: The International Evidence

In this systematic review, “Effectiveness of Community Treatment Orders: The International Evidence” (Rugkåsa, 2016), the researcher examines the effectiveness of community treatment orders (CTO), drawing on the evidence from the literature published before 2013. The primary objective of this study was to critically examine the practicality of CTO that, over...

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Current Health Care Problem or Issue

Introduction Throughout medical history, there has been a medical-related issue that collides with one of the core values of health care, “not harm.” Particularly, preventable medication errors in the operating room. An operating room is an environment where many things happen simultaneously with a multi-dimensional range of practitioners playing different...

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NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation: Problems and Solutions

The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (NYC HHC) is one of the largest public health systems in the United States. Its goal is the provision of inpatient and outpatient care, as well as home-based services, for both insured and uninsured New Yorkers (NYC Health + Hospitals, n.d.a). There...

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Molecular Basis of D Weak and D Partial

How Weak D is made based on the molecular basis By definition, the weak D phenotype (formerly referred to as Du) is the weak form of the D antigen. During the routine D ty, ping it reacts with a group of anti-D but not with others when an immediate spin...

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China’s Approach to Manage the Public’s Mental Health

The study is being conducted in rural China, predominantly in southern parts. The research is conducted by Zhiying Ma, and the group being studied are Chinese individuals with serious mental illnesses (SMIs). The research topic addresses China’s approach to managing the public’s mental health, where some families are forced to...

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Stem Cells: Potential Application in Kidney Disease

Introduction Stem cells are the basic units from which the entire body of a human being develops. These are a group of cells from which all 210 diverse types of tissue such as muscle cells, blood cells, nerve cells and even new teeth in the human body originate (National Bioethics...

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Healthcare Privatization Issue

Healthcare privatization had become a topic for continuous discussion over the last years when people realized that there was a gap between the quality of healthcare and the cost of insurance in the US. People believe that the privatization of healthcare would improve the level of professional competence and patient...

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Measuring Outcomes. Project Evaluation

Measuring outcomes represents a significant part of any project, and this phase must integrate reliable and valid tools throughout the process. The evaluation of the evidence-based projects is essential within any field, because it generates a more exceptional picture, emphasizes the most crucial aspects, and helps to identify the shortcomings...

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Healthcare Privatization Analysis

The debate on the subject of healthcare privatization has been relevant over the past years due to several reasons. On the one hand, healthcare privatization might guarantee a more individual and qualified approach to the patients’ treatment. On the other hand, however, public health representatives examine how the healthcare prevention...

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Critique of Evaluation Plans From Multiple Viewpoints

The evaluation plan presentation titled “Technology and Patient Safety” covers the topic of implementing electronic health records (EHRs) in acute care hospitals with the purpose of decreasing errors. Within the proposed PICOT question, the effectiveness of EHRs implementation was compared to paper charting as a method for tracking medication prescriptions...

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Project Management for Health Care Professionals

Introduction Project Mission Statement To create a fast track clinic where non-urgent patients can be treated to reduce the number of patients in the Emergency Department (ED), improve quality of care and satisfaction rates. Project Objectives The objectives of the project are as follows: Establish a fast-track clinic for the...

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Protected Health Information Assessment: Addressing Phi Breaches

Introduction The issue of managing patients’ data has become substantially more complicated in the healthcare setting., Due to the rise in the number of external threats to which patients’ personal information may be subjected, the necessity to introduce more effective tools for handling information has emerged (Kuek & Hakkennes, 2020)....

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Continuity of Care Association and Readmission to Hospital in Patients With Severe Psychosis

In this 36-month prospective cohort study, “The Association between Continuity of Care and Readmission to Hospital in Patients with Severe Psychosis” (Puntis, Rugkåsa & Burns, 2016), the researchers examine the effectiveness of good continuity of care. The primary objective of this study was to critically examine the service use and...

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Fulton and Montgomery: The Health Status

Objective In this report, two counties in Pennsylvania, Fulton and Montgomery, are examined for their health status. The motives behind the choice of the two counties are in their sharp difference in many categories. For instance, the dissimilarity in population is very prominent since the population per square mile in...

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Huntington’s Disease: Common Snp-Based Haplotype Analysis

Huntington’s disease (HD) is a hereditary neurodegenerative disease for which there is no effective treatment. For its development, it is necessary to study the genetic mechanisms of the disease. It is known that the disease is associated with a mutation of the huntingtin gene, the repetition of the trinucleotide CAG...

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Mycobacterium Tuberculosis: Properties and the Damage

Introduction Mycobacterium Tuberculosis or M. tb is a pathogen that causes tuberculosis (TB). It was first discovered a century ago by Robert Koch. TB continues to affect thousands of people in the United States, and there is a plethora of multidrug-resistant TB. M. tb differs from other bacteria in its...

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The Hippocratic Oath: Moral Analysis

The Hippocratic Oath is one of the oldest documents in the history of humanity. While it was created thousands of years ago, this text is still widely used by medical professionals all over the world. With the Hippocratic Oath help, physicians promise to take care of the sick, treat individuals...

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Palliative Care For Different Patients

Introduction Death is an inevitable outcome that marks the end of a life cycle in any living being, yet the subject of death is portrayed differently in various religions and cultures, leading to different traditions and attitudes associated with death. However, an observation of the existing end-of-life and palliative care...

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Public Health and Community Health in Miami City

Public health and community health providers need to apply their competencies and monitor the existing health conditions in different regions. They need to collaborate with social workers and clinicians to support the wellbeing of more community members. The purpose of this paper is to give a detailed assessment of Miami...

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Evaluation Design Biases and Sample Size

The internal validity of particular evaluation designs may be affected by certain biases such as history and maturation. The history effect is the influence of events occurring outside of the study or circumstances between repeated measurements of the dependent variable on the behavior and perception of participants of the experiment...

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Ventilation and Apnea: Summary of the Articles on the Health

Benefits of Non-Invasive Ventilation Non-invasion ventilation has various benefits since it can improve the recovery of patients after surgeries and in immunocompromised states. First of all, hypoxemic acute respiratory failure, which is characterized by Pa02 / Fi02 less than 300ml, can cause hypocapnia because of increased accessory and, hence, the...

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