Abstract Many studies have been done to establish if there are gender differences in patients having a myocardial infarction. This paper looks at various literature materials written on the same topic. After the introduction, there is a review of various studies that have been done to establish if there are...
Abstract The use of NSAIDS has been in general medical practice for many years and its therapeutic effects documented for a long time. NSAIDs have been widely known for their analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory activities. They have been used in many clinical situations with good outcomes. The local, as well...
Introduction According to Public Health England (2016), childhood obesity is one of the most compelling public health issues of the 21st century, both globally and locally. In the last decades, the rate of childhood obesity in the UK has been increasing drastically, and it is expected to continue rising in...
Introduction There is no doubt that modern medicine has made tremendous progress in the treatment of many previously incurable diseases, including conditions that only two or three decades ago led to mass deaths of diagnosed patients. Such advances indeed appear to be a significant milestone in human history, but it...
Introduction My current job profile requires me to offer my services in the surgical/orthopedic ward. During my current job, I have come across several instances where the lack of pain assessment results in the suffering of the patients having pain. This persistent problem prompted me to choose a research topic...
Introduction to the Project Pressure injuries or hospital-acquired pressure ulcers (HAPUs) are a significant issue in the healthcare industry. It is so because they “affect over 2.5 million individuals resulting in 60,000 deaths” in the United States every year (Padula et al., 2019, p. 132). These health problems occur when...
Abstract This paper aims to synthesize evidence on the role of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) in the recovery of patients who had abdomen surgery. Although there are many studies that examine one or several aspects of this health concern, systematic reviews involving several specialties were not conducted recently. The...
Abstract Osteoarthritis of the knee is one of the most common forms of arthritis leading to inhibited movement, excruciating pain and joint arthroplasty. The condition affects mainly the elderly and it accounts for at least 20% of the world’s elderly population. The condition has no specific known cause but has...
Introduction Since HIV was discovered in the 1980s, nations have been trying to come up with measures to prevent its spread and reduce the cases of new infections to zero. One of the ways that have been used by many governments globally is the use of voluntary HIV counseling and...
Introduction Autism and epilepsy can be serious mental health problems although an early detection of these health complications can lead to proper management and control of the symptoms associated with them (Pop-Jordanova et al. 4). Over the years, autism and epilepsy have been psychological conditions that have persistently subjected families...
Introduction Breast cancer epidemiology According to Breast Cancer Care, about 55,600 persons are confirmed to have breast cancer in the United Kingdom on an annual basis. It is estimated that about 500,000 mortality cases are attributed to breast cancers annually. In comparison to other parts of the world, Europe is...
Introduction Background Information The brain is an integral part of any living organism. The brain receives blood from the heart and this blood contains oxygen and nutrients that nourish it. At the same time, it carries away any metabolic waste that result from breakdown of the nutrients. Of all the...
Diagnostic-imaging refers to technology-driven medical practice through which the health situation of a patient is investigated by healthcare personnel. Imaging devices are utilized for capturing images through x-raying, scanning and ultra-sounding of internal organs for onward medical prediction, interpretation or diagnostics. Due to the changing complexity of diseases, medical imaging...
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Introduction The training of a midwife calls for the use for methods that can help improve learning and service delivery. One of the Invaluable tools for medical practitioners in the improvement of their practice is the use of reflection. This has brought about a boom in research as to the...
Abstract Based on statistical data gathered from the Internet and up-to-date literary sources, the question about the effectiveness of nursing education and practical skills of caregivers has been raised. Nursing is the sphere that requires constant improvements and innovations to provide patients with the necessary support and care. It has...
Abstract Autism disorders are psychiatric abnormalities characterized by improper functioning of the nerves system. It mainly affects the social recognition of oneself including inability to exercise normal executive functions especially those involving learning processes associated with the brain. This paper looks into various developmental syndromes associated with the dysfunction of...
Abstract Statins are drugs that are used to lower the cholesterol levels in the body to prevent the occurrence of heart attacks, strokes and coronary artery disorders. Statins prescriptions are therefore important for patients who are suffering from heart problems and high levels of cholesterol within their bodies. The purpose...
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Introduction Introduction and Background of the Problem Currently in Washington, the health care debates continue. President Obama is hoping to eventually sign into law a new plan that is geared to overhaul the current health care system. As the bill passed through the Senate, several Republicans were geared to “slam...
Overview of Pain Pain can be described as an unpleasant sensation that regularly arises as a consequence of destructive stimuli. Simmons, McLeod, and Laird term pain as an “unpleasant sensory or emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such damage” (2012, p. 332)....
Introduction The quality of care in coronary care units (CCUs) has undergone considerable changes and improvements. Many methods are available to achieve positive results, avoid cardiac complications, and predict deaths or other negative health outcomes in patients. In this prospectus of a direct practice involvement (DPI) project, the idea of...
Introduction Anxiety is an adaptive response of the human brain to stimuli that is perceived to be of danger to the individual. It is a vital protective response that develops early in life usually during infancy. Under normal circumstances, its main aim is to protect or warn an individual of...
Abstract Purpose: To investigate the connection between adverse life events and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) development. Method: Critical review of literature. Six key pieces of academic research are considered for an in-depth examination. Findings: Studies focus on multiple links between affecting factors and ADHD. Demographic characteristics, comorbidities, parent mental illness, socioeconomic...
Introduction Immunization procedures are implemented on a global scale in uniformity under the organization of the WHO. Millions of children are being saved from childhood illnesses like measles, mumps, rubella, diphtheria and polio. This mass effort is commendable so long as the medicines used and techniques employed are above board....
Problem Identification The problem lies in the rising cases of dementia patients and the prevalence of malnutrition in the elderly segment of the population. The following study reveals the significance of malnutrition in dementia, emphasizing the issue in aged care Introduction According to 1995 medical statistics of all Australian population...
Introduction This quantitative quasi-experimental DPI project is aimed at examining the effect of education about physical activity received by parents on obesity levels observed in school-aged children residing in the Southeast region of the United States. Therefore, this chapter provides a review of the existing literature on a variety of...
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Introduction Canada, as a developed nation, is currently experiencing an aging population in its demographics. It arises from low birth rates, good quality healthcare, and longer lifespan for its citizenry. Due to advancement in healthcare, more people are living longer than before, despite an increase in the number of chronic...
Abstract The population of children affected by AD/HD has a range of behavioral challenges that are difficult to manage in a group or team environment. Therefore, many families suffer because they are placed under great stress to monitor their child’s hyperactivity and impulsive behavior constantly. The result of AD/HD is...
Literature Review Electronic health record (EHR) is an application of information technology in the collection, storage, retrieval, and utilization of data derived from patients or the general population. Hayrinen, Saranto, and Nykanen (2008) define EHR as “a means of repository of patient data in a digital form, stored, and exchanged...