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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Provisional Social Anxiety Disorder
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: A detailed case formulation, literature review, treatment goals and treatment plan for a client diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and provisional Social Anxiety Disorder....

Major Depressive Disorder Diagnosis and Treatment Plan Case Study
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: A case study of a mental health patient that reports “I have been feeling depressed, anxious, and under stress”....

Schön's Theories on the Reflective Practitioner
Reflective Essays
Introduction: Reflections on the instability and conflict this novel and unfamiliar internal experience has provoked and ultimately how it has shaped me as a professional. – Hoff, 1992   Introduction ...

Nursing Self-Development in Placement Experiences
Reflective Essays
Introduction: The purpose of this paper is to reflect on my understanding and critically demonstrate my awareness and self-development as a student nurse all through my recent placement experiences....

Occupational Therapy Case Study
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: Tim was born at 35 weeks and remained in intensive care for 6 months post birth. This is relevant as a pre-term birth increases the risk of delayed neurodevelopment....

Multiple Sclerosis Overview: Symptoms, Causes and Treatments
Nursing Essays
Introduction: An overview of Multiple Sclerosis including the symptoms, causes, and treatments. ...

Women's Heart Health Promotion
Nursing Essays
Introduction: In this paper, a health promotion plan on Heart Disease in Women, which is one of the objectives of the New Zealand Health strategies will be presented....

Implementing Healthcare Policies
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Health policy is a series plan of action assumed by governments or healthcare groups to achieve a desired health outcome....

Effect of Buprenorphine on Postoperative Pain Levels
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: In recent years, buprenorphine has become an increasingly popular choice for managing opioid dependence; however, buprenorphine’s unique mechanism of action can make treating acute pain more complicated....

Essay on Spinal Cord Injury
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a sudden and debilitating event, with life-changing consequences including loss of motor function, often resulting in paralysis, for which there is currently no adequate treatment....

Vitamin K and Cardiovascular Health
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin that can be found in many foods. The two natural forms of vitamin K in food are phylloquinone (vitamin K1) and menaquinones (vitamin K2)....

Essay on Mobile Phones and Cancer
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The claim “mobile phones cause cancer” has a variety of topics that can be researched. The first aspect is ‘What type of radiation does a mobile phone emit?’...

Essay on Male Victims of Sexual Violence
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Sexual assault is an on-going epidemic issue with no end in sight.  Healthcare providers are in constant search for opportunities to improve prevention through education and response to sexual assault. ...

Critical Appraisal Using CASP
Nursing Essays
Introduction: This treatise critically appraises a published research paper, specifically relating to trauma in the pre hospital environment. I have utilised the CASP tool (Critical Appraisal Skills Programme)...

Research on Disability Discrimination
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Research into North Africa, Egypt and Jordan provided several resources into the cultural background which includes religion and traditions, views of disabilities, and lack of health care. ...

Essay on Opioid Agonist Therapy
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The opioid crisis is a troublesome public health issue that has widely spread across the United States. Opioid use disorder (OUD) is associated with HIV and HCV infection, addiction, criminal behaviors, and even death ...

Essay on Parkinson's Disease
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Parkinson’s Disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disease, after Alzheimer’s. Onset typically occurs late in life, affecting approximately 1% of 65 year olds...

Essay on Catheter Related Bloodstream Infections (CRBSI)
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Up to 25% of catheter related bloodstream infections (CRBSI) result in death. In addition to increased treatment cost and overall hospitalization stay this type of hospital acquired infection can be detrimental to patient outcomes...

Immigrant Policy and Healthcare
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Early and consistent prenatal care (PNC) is one of the most important things that an expecting woman can do to protect the newborn from complications. Prenatal care is provided in various healthcare settings and it focuses on the health of the mother and the fetus....

A Comparison of Healthcare Systems
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Singapore is an interesting nation in which to compare to the United States in regards to health care for several reasons. Singapore’s government is a Parliamentary Representative Democratic nation. The United States is a Federal Republic and a Constitutional Democracy....

Essay on the Opioid Crisis in the Workplace
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Prescription drug abuse has skyrocketed over the past decade, especially from Opioid analgesics, and has become a serious epidemic in today’s society....

Essay on Antibiotic Resistance
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The advent of antibiotics not only modernized health care system but also enhanced longevity. Earlier, both patients and doctors were helpless against infectious diseases and antibiotics proved to be a wonder drug for them....

Essay on the Prevention of Gastrointestinal Cancer
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The association between dietary modification and the prevention of gastric cancer is very high. Avoiding processed meat such as red meat which are high in n-nitroso compounds and food sources which are high in dietary salt can prevent damage to the mucosal lining of the stomach and prevent mutations....

A Study on a Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Association of selected risk factors and the number of grafts at Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) surgery: A preliminary study...

Essay on Healthcare Informatics
Nursing Essays
Introduction: In healthcare, interoperability is the ability of different information technology systems and software applications to communicate, exchange data, and use the information that has been exchanged ...

A Study on Stress Urinary Incontinence Treatment
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The long-term objective and subjective results of female patients who were previously randomized in a single blind study to two arms, TVT or PVS, between 2000 and 2004, were evaluated....

Critical Analysis of a Randomised Controlled Trial
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The following essay aims to critically analyse a randomised controlled trial; ‘Effect of IV alteplase on the ischemic brain lesion at 24-48 hours after ischemic stroke’ by Mair et al.,(2018)....

Alcoholism and Gabapentin Treatment
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Gabapentin was designed as a GABA analog. Currently, used for its antiepileptic and analgesic properties, most likely antagonizes high-voltage-gated calcium channels....

Essay on Periodontal Disease
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Periodontal disease is defined as an inflammatory disease of the supporting tissues of the teeth caused by specific microorganisms or groups of specific microorganisms....

A Study on NHS Partnerships and Values
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The purpose of this study is to discuss why nurses should show sympathy for NHS partnerships and values. It also explains how nurses ensure that people care and sympathize by establishing therapeutic relationships with patient care users. ...

Essay on Women, Ageing and Health
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The paper will discuss how the health outcomes of the female gender can be improved in regards to ageing. Hence, due to the limited word count of this discussion, the health initiatives addressed will be physical activity and mental well-being with reference to Menopause, Osteoporosis, Depression and Breast Cancer....

Essay on Children’s Mental Health Services
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Based on the data provided by the 2010 National Vital Statistics System (NVSS), suicide serves as the second leading cause of death among youth, ages 12-17....

Essay on Weight Management Models
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The prevalence of disorders such as obesity and eating disorders are rising globally and proving difficult to control. No one has calculated the costs of delivery which combined may account for more than $26.6 billion...

Essay on Leukemia
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Leukemia is a common cancer of the bone marrow. In the United States it occurs mostly in the young and elderly and is associated with down syndrome. This research will go over the back-ground information on leukemia, types of leukemia, demographic, genetic links, and treatment for each types of leukemia....

Certificate of Need Laws on Healthcare
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The rising cost of health care and access to quality health care has been an issue for many of us. One of the reasons for this that many states have what is called certificate of need regulations. ...

Health Disparities for Lesbian and Bisexual Women
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Lesbian and bisexual women are typically an invisible minority in the healthcare system due to the assumption of heteronormativity, which typically results in poor management of their sexual health needs....

Essay on Crohn's Disease and Fertility
Nursing Essays
Introduction:  I chose to research about the relationship between Crohn’s disease and conception because I have Crohn’s disease and I want to know how difficult it might be for me to conceive later in life....

Termination of Pregnancy Due to Fetal Abnormality Literature Review
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: This paper has engaged both systematic and critical review considering the best available evidence of STOP. Pregnancy terminations for FA have been increased due to advanced methods in antenatal screening and delayed maternal age ...

Berardinelli-Seip Congenital Lipodystrophy
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Congenital Generalized Lipodystrophy, most commonly known as Berardinelli-Seip Syndrome or Berardinelli-Seip Congenital Lipodystrophy (BSCL), ...

Study on Gestational Diabetes
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Tight or less tight glycaemic targets for women with gestational diabetes mellitus for reducing maternal and perinatal morbidity? (TARGET): study protocol for a stepped wedge randomised trial. ...

The Healthcare Quality Strategy Reflective Essay
Reflective Essays
Introduction: This reflective essay will discuss a significant event in relation to the people’s priorities identified within the Healthcare Quality Strategy. ...

Essay on Melanomas and Gene Therapy
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Melanomas are a type of cancer that arises from melanocytes that are specialized in pigments cells predominant in the skin....

The Debate on Physician-assisted Suicide
Nursing Essays
Introduction: It is with increasing frequency that physicians in the United States and throughout the world are asked to participate in ending the lives of their patients.  Abortion and physician-assisted suicide are two issues that illustrate the expectation that physicians will participate in intentional life-ending activities....

Healthcare Leadership and Mental Health
Nursing Essays
Introduction: In general, mental health appears to be a topic that very few people seemingly wish to discuss— predominantly within the work environment.  The prime contributing factor may be obvious: A destitute mental state—that is left unresolved—could manifest within the workplace and ultimately afflict an individual’s work performance. ...

Management of Younger Onset Dementia
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Management of younger onset dementia (YOD) in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders people, residing in remote areas of New South Wales (NSW)....

Essay on Bone Marrow Donations
Nursing Essays
Introduction: A public service campaign is necessary for bone marrow donation largely due to the fact that it can be a daunting task for both the donor and the recipient. There are negative stigmas that surround bone marrow donation and it is important to ease minds while simultaneously educating the public so more people are compelled to donate....

Increasing Physical Activity to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a significant public health issue; it constitutes the major cause of death and disability globally.1 The burden of this disease is significantly associated with societal concern....

Societal Determinants of Health
Nursing Essays
Introduction: This essay will be looking at how an individual’s health is determined within society. Epidemiologists who study the pattern of disease, have found that not all groups have the same opportunities to achieve good health ...

Essay on the Genetics of Huntington Disease
Nursing Essays
Introduction:  Huntington disease (HD) is an autosomal prevailing genetic condition that can influence development and discernment and is dynamic and leads to premature death....

A Study on Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
Nursing Essays
Introduction: To help further the understanding of PMDD, two hundred University girls across The United States from ages 19 to 45 that suffered from both Depression and PMDD, PMDD alone, and Depression alone were taken as participants for the study to answer the question of how does comorbidity affect PMDD....

Analysis of Drug Use
Nursing Essays
Introduction: MDMA became a very popular drug used and abused during the time frame of 1950-2000. What is MDMA? According to (Montvilo, 2017) it is considered a controlled substance which was not only smuggled but produced illegally underground....

Essay on Eating Disorders and Alcohol Abuse
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Alcoholism is characterized by a strong craving to drink, an inability to stop drinking once beginning, a physical dependence upon alcohol to prevent symptoms of withdrawal, and a need for greater amounts of alcohol due to increased tolerance....

Essay on Dementia and Communication
Nursing Essays
Introduction: In this report I will be discussing a brain disease called Picks and how it affects communication for the client, their family and the healthcare assistant....

Skills Required for Counseling
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The paper will thus outline the utility, advantages, and disadvantages in the consideration of empathy, content reflection, feelings reflection, and clarification during a counseling session....

Essay on Health Literacy
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The purpose of this paper is to support the development of an educational activity that identifies factors associated with health illiteracy and promotes the evidence-based teaching strategy, “teach-back”. ...

Treating Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy with Ginger
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: This article presents a systemic review of the mechanism and safety of using ginger to treat nausea and vomiting in pregnancy ...

Essay on Telehealth
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Telehealth is the use of electronic and telecommunications technology to deliver healthcare and medical services to support patients remotely connected and to provide professional healthcare education, public health and health administration....

Essay on the Epidemiology of Clostridioides Difficile
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Clostridioides difficile also known as C. difficile or C. diff is a Gram-positive, anaerobic bacterium and is the most prevalent pathogen among all healthcare-associated infections...

Radiography in Ureterocele
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Because ureteroceles only occurs in about one of every 1,000 births, there would be many questions such as: what is an ureterocele, what tests will have to be done and what treatments will need to be taken...

Essay on Nursing Education
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Nursing educators today have many different means at their disposal to accomplish this, they can use simulations, distance learning and games to teach skills and technology needed in nursing today....

Essay on Preventing Measles Outbreaks
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Although measles is a vaccine-preventable disease with highly effective vaccination, it still remains a cause of a global outbreak and mortality....

MRI for Breast Cancer Screening
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Is MRI effective as screening tool for breast cancer? Which modality is the most effective study for diagnosing breast cancer? Are imaging modalities other than MRI a waste of time and money for patients?...

Ethical Issues in Clinical Practices
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Many ethical, legal, forensic, and diagnostic issues arise in clinical practices. As well as implications. As professionals, we must uphold our obligations of moral nature that govern the practice of medicine, therapeutic assessments, tools, and techniques. ...

Essay on the Impacts on Healthcare
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The current healthcare industry is impacted by many factors including, the medical culture, market pressures, and the insurance industry.  The present article will review how each of these factors impact healthcare.  Some solutions are suggested in this article and how they might impact the healthcare system. ...

Essay on Public Health Funding
Nursing Essays
Introduction: In this paper, we evaluate the current landscape of funding for public health initiatives, the lack of uniformity of financial accounting standards for public health spending, and our proposal to address the existing funding structures of the public health system....

Disparities and Obesity Trends
Nursing Essays
Introduction: This research paper examined the differences between Whites and Black in the recent trends of obesity and overweight by their educational level. The paper adopted a three-pronged probability and stratified cluster sampling research design in collecting data from the research subjects drawn from African Americans, Caribbean Blacks, and Caucasian households....

Literature Review on the Treatment of Cocaine Addiction
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction:  The study focuses on the review of literature concerning the effectiveness of the Asian treatment of the people addicted to cocaine....

Critique of a Qualitative Research Study
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Critique of Walsh (2006) “‘Nesting’ and ‘matrescence’ as distinctive features of a free-standing birth centre in the UK....

The Role of the Nurse Practitioner
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Nurse practitioners meet the needs of underserved communities or those who lack access to care by joining primary care medical services with advanced practice nursing skills....

Marginalized Women in Healthcare
Nursing Essays
Introduction: To ensure the delivery of safe high quality care, primary care providers must be knowledgeable about the unique health care challenges of marginalized women. ...

Health Advocacy in Nursing
Nursing Essays
Introduction: An advocate is therefore someone who provides support to those who are vulnerable or less able to speak for themselves or access services that they require...

Essay on Health Information Exchange
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Health information exchange is improving health care quality, safety, and patient outcomes by allowing healthcare providers to access and share medical information electronically....

Essay on Diversity in Nursing
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Racial and ethnic diversity among healthcare professionals has been reported to somewhat improve underserved and minorities population healthcare outcomes, and increase their access to care ...

Essay on High Teen Birth Rates
Nursing Essays
Introduction: High teen birth rates are a rapidly expanding epidemic in the United States of America. According to Napier, rates of teen pregnancy in the states are at a historic high...

Epidemiology of Pancreatic Cancer Essay
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The objective of the present research paper is to highlight the epidemiological facts related to pancreatic cancer (i.e frequency, distribution and determinants of health) and identify the public health authorities’ approaches towards management and control of this devastating health condition....

Study on the Impact of Life Factors on Pregnancy
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The focus of this research is personal life factors such as the number of people participating is living with, the total number of jobs this participant has had, income, number of sexual partners, health insurance as factors they may or may not suggest the amount time a person is pregnant....

Systematic Review of Spatial Analysis of Diarrhoea
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: This review summarises the current literatures on spatial analysis and patterns associated with diarrhoea....

Treatments For HIV/AIDS
Nursing Essays
Introduction: HIV is the disease that had been link to human and it is also known as the disease of the century. According to avert.org, the first case of HIV in human was found in 1959 form a man in the Democratic Republic of Congo....

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Essay
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The genetic disorder I have chosen to write about is Duchenne muscular dystrophy, which is a condition that cause a reduced lifespan through the progressive weakening of the muscles. In this essay I aim to describe how this disease is inherited, how it affects individuals and the current and potential treatments for Duchenne muscular dystrophy....

Management of Nerve Injury
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Nerve injury following implant therapy often results in paraesthesic or anaesthesic effects that affect quality of life of the patient. Patients usually experience postoperative changes in sensation....

Essay on the Benefits of Art Therapy
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Art therapy is part of communicative therapy that focuses on the creative process for building up an artistic approach to recover a person’s mental, physical, & emotional well-being. ...

Cardiovascular Disease and Patient Medication
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients have a higher rate of death after hospital discharge due to recurrent ischemic events (2017). The use of guideline directed medications, when used appropriately, has been shown to reduce the risk of death by 50 percent...

Essay on Donor Database Management
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Non-Profits who utilize a Donor Database Management System (DDBMS) properly can cultivate a deeper relationship with donors and volunteers, better known as a non-profit’s constituents....

Physical Observed Assessment
Nursing Assignments
Introduction: This assignment is going to be discussed about a physical observed assessment which was observed during practice at placement....

Essay on Universal Healthcare
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The severe high prices of healthcare is becoming an alarming public crisis. A survey done by NORC at the University of Chicago indicated that nationwide there is a percentage of 40% of  Americans that in their lifetime have avoided treatment or medical testing due to its cost....

Reflective Essay on Death
Nursing Essays
Introduction: In life nothing is more inevitable than death, it simply cannot be avoided. Despite advances in medical sciences and increased longevity in the Western world, human life remains fragile as death can occur at any age in a myriad of circumstances. ...

Essay on the Institute of Public Health
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The Institute of Public Health in Ireland was created in 1999 to promote cooperation for public health in the whole of the country.  ...

Essay on Hypertension
Nursing Essays
Introduction:  Hypertension is a modifiable risk factor for the development of coronary artery disease through the development of atherosclerosis....

Essay on Chernobyl and Thyroid Cancer
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Papillary thyroid carcinoma is often observed in patients who were exposed to Chernobyl nuclear power accident. ...

Pneumonia: Treatments and Vaccines
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Streptococcus pneumoniae is a gram-positive capsular, bacterial pathogen, which is responsible for many diseases, ranging from fairly harmless (acute otitis media and sinusitis) to deadly (pneumonia, bacteraemia and meningitis). ...

Fibroblasts, TGF-β and In-Vitro Models for Lung Fibrosis
Nursing Essays
Introduction: A review of the importance of myfibroblast cells and TGF-β, as a fibrosis promoter cytokine and a discussion on In-Vitro models for lung fibrosis....

Plantar Fasciitis Patient Case Study
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: This case presents a 47 year old traffic warden who had pain on the sole and heel of the foot. Findings suggest a working hypothesis of Plantar Fasciitis....

Trauma Department Review
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The purpose of the interview and consultation was to identify the strengths and weaknesses within the Trauma Department and to develop a plan to address the concern. ...

Research Article Critique on Diabetes
Nursing Essays
Introduction:  This research was carried out by 3 researchers who have experience in conducting research studies based on their level of qualification....

Causes of Obesity and Ethical Values
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Altogether, we must bring to the table all of the possible perpetrators of obesity while questioning the ethical values of schools and businesses. Through all culprits of obesity, the deceitful hand of schools and businesses are in action. ...

Primary Care Case Study
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: The case study is about Mrs. R who is a 56-year-old Hispanic female who reported to the clinic with a chief complaint of extreme fatigue and a gradual weight gain since her menopause last year. ...

Ferropenic Anaemias Essay
Nursing Essays
Introduction: There are several levels of consideration when analysing the problem of the ferropenic anaemias. Firstly there is the overall prevalence in the population, which is quite low in the UK....

Essay on Elderly Mistreatment
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Elder mistreatment is an issue that receives more recognition every year, but what many may not know on the subject are the laws and actions taken against elderly mistreatment....

Essay on Chronic Pain and Suicidal Thoughts
Nursing Essays
Introduction: This research paper discusses the impact of chronic pain on the suicide attempts. It includes the prevalence and risk of suicidal ideation associated with chronic pain. ...

Essay on Tackling Malaria in Children
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Malaria is an acute, febrile disease in humans caused by a Plasmodium parasite species. It is a communicable disease that can be transmitted from one person to another through the bite of an Anopheles mosquito carrying this parasite....