HAPUs are a fundamental challenge in the American healthcare industry. The rationale behind this statement is that numerous people suffer from this issue (Padula et al., 2019, Hultin et al., 2019; Latimer et al., 2019). Even though the problem affects many patients, it is considered preventable, and multiple articles prove...
Introduction Children in society are considered to be a welcomed asset. This is because of their degree of innocence which they normally show. However, it is not always the case that children are admired by everyone. At times, children are born during circumstances where the best thing for them is...
Executive summary Sexual orientation is a question that several people around the globe have had a challenge accepting and embracing. Health care provision is a priority in the United Kingdom. Individuals are expected to access quality health care irrespective of their sexual orientation. Gays and lesbians are discriminated against in...
Executive Summary The present project sought to explore the factors influencing turnover intentions of nurses working for the Ministry of National Guard. The study aimed to collect data on the drivers of nurses’ turnover intentions, thus identifying predictors of turnover intentions. The factors explored in the research were organisational, personal,...
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Autism Management using EEG Approximately 1% of children across the globe have autism. Nevertheless, the diagnosis of autism spectrum conditions is still in the dark times since it remains a perplexing and biased practice where physicians convey their judgment following observation of the behaviors of a child and evaluating past...
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...
How Indoor Air Quality Affects Occupants’ Health and Comfort in Offices Overview A number of diseases have been associated with the office environment like sick building syndrome (SBS) and building related symptoms (BRS); in this chapter, they will be analysed first. Thereafter, a comparison of SBS and BRS will be...
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Introduction In today’s world, health promotion is imperative in the control and prevention of diseases. The concept of integrating health promotion in all aspects of life has resulted from the high prevalence of diseases and conditions that are preventable. Promotion of healthy lifestyle has taken momentum in the last few...
Introduction Scope and Specificity Among the neurodegenerative diseases that occur in mammals, the prion diseases are unique for being transmissible, for manifesting in diverse phenotypes from just one etiologic factor, and for the pathological phenomenon of “spongiform” damage to the affected tissue. In humans, the transmission also occurs genetically and...
Introduction Osteoarthritis is a health condition that affects the joints and muscles around the knees. It is characterized by breakdown of joint cartilage over a period of time. In normal circumstances, cartilage allows bones to slide over one another, but patients with this condition experience pain around joints because there...
Introduction The Health Resources and Services Administration have estimated the requirement of nurses at 800,000 full-time equivalent nurses position by the year 2012 (Yordy, 2006). However, American Association of Colleges of Nursing [AACN] (2008) has reported that 40,285 qualified applicants to entry level baccalaureate and graduate nursing programs have been...
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Literature Review In the CCU setting, patients are especially vulnerable due to the vastly negative effects that specific external factors may have on their health status. The changes in end-tidal (ET) CO2 levels are particularly important to determine since they allow improving the opportunity for performing the return to spontaneous...
Abstract With an average annual growth rate of 11.1 percent from 1970 until 2006, the pharma market is one of the fastest-growing markets in the world, reaching more than US$400 billion in sales in 2003 (PhRMA, 2004). The industry is now going through a major consolidation stage where direct product...
Abstract Inadequate educational preparation, professional mentorship, and practicum exposure are significant barriers to optimal palliative care. A deficit was noted in the current curricula that focus on ethical issues rather than on building core competencies that will improve patient outcomes. An end-of-life (EOL) course founded in standardized best practices and...
Abstract It would not be wrong to claim that obesity starts from the cradle, follows the child through various growth phases, and may lead to many health complications in adulthood. Children must be provided with appropriate help to avoid health problems that may result due to overweight unconsciousness. This help...