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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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....

An Essay on Isoxazoline Derivatives
Nursing Essays
Introduction: From agriculture to vital components in pharmaceutical syntheses, heterocycles reign king. These unsuspecting, but mighty rings are ubiquitous in many realms of industry....

A Study on Root Canal Treatments
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the quality of root canal treatments performed by students of Isfahan University School of Dentistry between 2013 and 2015. ...

Essay on Leptospirosis
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Leptospirosis is a disease associated with human contact with wild and domestic animal urine. A bacterium by the name of Leptospira causes this disease process....

A Study on the Effectiveness of Primary Realignment on Stricture Urethra
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Aim: To study the effectiveness of primary realignment on the incidence of stricture urethra and its impact on the incidence of complications....

Essay on Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Nursing Assignments
Introduction: This assignment is based on my experience of caring for an infant with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) in a Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU). NAS is a set of signs and symptoms experienced by certain infants after a sudden withdrawal of passively transferred intrauterine opioids or other psychoactive substances used by mother during pregnancy...

Care of a Confused Patient
Nursing Assignments
Introduction: The client in this example has been diagnosed with Stage 4 Lung Cancer (T4, N3) which denotes that she suffers from a malignant tumour which has invaded the oesophagus, epicardium, pleural cavity, T5 and T6 vertebrae with Metastasis to the supraclavicular lymph node. She also suffers from osteoarthritis of L2-L5 and S1-S5, Type 2 Diabetes and Psoriasis....

Care Planning in Geriatrics
Nursing Essays
Introduction: It is always best to provide an intervention to every issue that is seen. In relation to the common Geriatric problems, there are different approaches in the planning of care depending on the needs of every individual....

Causes of Obesity and Diabetes
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Obesity is a condition that emanates from malnutrition and presents with serious social and psychological problems. It is present across different ages and affects individuals in the developing and developed countries....

Essay on Obstetric Care for Pregnant Women
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Although pregnancy and childbirth are not of medical origin, respectively, they signify normal physiological events. Women who are pregnant often anticipate satisfactory childbirth outcomes, with no complications during the birthing process....

Screening in Breast and Prostate Cancers
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Currently, people believe that the same level of screening for breast cancer in females should be done for malignancies in males since mortality rates are very similar....

Pharmacies and Child Vaccinations Essay
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Vaccinations train the immune system in the body to fight against infectious diseases.  They contain a dead or weakened pathogen that will not cause any symptoms of the disease. The immune system will continue to produce antibodies due to the foreign antigens on the surface of the pathogen. ...

Essay on Interprofessional Education
Nursing Essays
Introduction: What do you understand by the terms inter professional education (IPE), inter professional working (IPW) and enquiry based learning (EBL)? ...

Essay on the Ebola Outbreak
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Ebola is a hemorrhagic illness having a severe fatality rate of 90% that has caused an epidemic in West Africa in the year 2014 (World Health Organization, 2014). This is considered to be the most deadly and the first to occur in West Africa and in its history. ...

Paranoia Studies Effecting Psychological Interventions for Psychosis
Nursing Essays
Introduction: To what extent do studies of paranoia in the non-clinical population inform psychological interventions for psychosis?...

Review of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Nursing Assignments
Introduction: This research paper entails how technological advancement has played a huge role in healthcare and how social media can pose a huge impact on maintaining patient’s privacy by nurses. Gagnon and Sabus (2015) reported that in 2014 a report from Mayo clinic shows that 1,500 U.S hospitals manage about 6,500 social media accounts on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and LinkedIn....

Living Kidney Donor Transplant Guidelines
Nursing Assignments
Introduction: Key recommendations from three guideline bodies will be reviewed and an evidence based protocol for living donor renal transplant will be presented....

A Study on the Quality of Life of People Living with HIV/AIDS
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The study investigates the causal relationships between age, antiretroviral treatment, social support, symptom experience, self-care strategies, and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in people living with HIV/AIDS...

Infection Control: Cutaneous Diptheria
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The topic of this paper is cutaneous diphtheria. This paper aims to discuss the tools available to infection prevention control teams (IPCT) in recognising outbreaks in the healthcare setting in a potential case of cutaneous diphtheria and how they would response....

Occupational Hazards in Hospital
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Improper waste management increases the risk of occupational hazard among staff working in hospital. The aim of this cross-sectional study was to identify awareness and practices associated with occupational hazards among the sanitary staff working at tertiary care hospitals. ...

Lead Exposure and Parkinson’s Disease
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The etiological source of Parkinson’s is not yet fully known. So far the consensus between academics is that it is a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Chronic exposure to environmental toxicants such as lead has shown to be a risk factor....

Mental Health Facility Closure
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Mental health facilities provide different services to a person at any age who are experiencing mental and emotional crisis. ...

Rehabilitation of Stroke Patients
Nursing Assignments
Introduction: Affecting nearly 795,000 patients in the United States each year, stroke is one of the leading causes of people, mostly adults, with long-term disability....

An Essay on Treatments for Neuropathic Pain
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Neuropathy is used as a medicinal phrase for nerve injury it is a common problem of type 1 and type 2 diabetic. It is estimated that up to twenty six percent of the people living with type 2 diabetes...

Treatment of Organ Rejection
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Since the pioneering experiments of allograft heart transplantation by Christiaan Barnard in 1967, there have been significant advances in the development of human organ transplantation....

Zika Virus Effect on the Brain
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Discuss the evidence that Zika virus infection causes congenital brain abnormalities and Guillain-Barré syndrome....

Mary Seacole Nursing Programme Reflective Assignment
Reflective Essays
Introduction: This is not a question I had ever asked myself until starting the Mary Seacole Programme, yet it has been the most important for my development as a leader. I have become more self-aware, I have changed how I react to situations and communicate with the team....

The Person-centred Approach of Individuals with Dementia
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The person-centred approach means focusing on the individual’s personal wellbeing and needs, along with their wants, desires and goals. ...

Ethical Issue of Elder Abuse in Care
Nursing Essays
Introduction:  Twyla has a patient named, Mary Louis, who is in the system as well as her progress notes being noted after a fall. Mary had released from the hospital after her fall at home....

Development of Mental Illness Treatments
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Since the beginning of time people have suffered from mental illnesses. However, how they viewed it and handled people with this illness has evolved throughout time...

Impact of Learning Disabilities
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Though learning disabilities may not be visible to the naked eye, seven million, or fourteen percent of all public school students, are affected by this quiet handicap...

Public Health Issue of Contraceptives for Women
Nursing Essays
Introduction:  The topic within sexual health that I believe public health has ineffectively and negatively addressed is contraceptives for women. Although there are numerous options along with, what seems like, plenty of opportunities for women to get contraceptives easily, there have been and continue to be problems for specific aspects of it...

Healthcare System Issues: Price and Secretiveness
Nursing Essays
Introduction:  Healthcare in America is absurdly expensive. If you have ever looked at the uninsured bill for a hospital visit it is probably in the thousand if not tens of thousands. ...

The Rise in Opioid and Electronic Cigarette Abuse
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Substance abuse is an epidemic that is on the rise throughout the world. It is a tragic trend, a battle against one's own brain chemistry, and it does not appear to be ending anytime soon....

Social and Economic Factors of Rabies
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Rabies is a viral, neurotropic disease that, upon the development of symptoms, has a 100% fatality rate.  This neglected tropical disease (NTD) is transmitted by human exposure to unvaccinated dogs and is responsible for approximately 59,000 deaths worldwide...

Descriptive Epidemiology of Syphilis
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Descriptive Epidemiology measures the frequency of disease in a population, determines the characteristics of diseased individuals, and determines whether the occurrence of disease varies by place and time...

Evaluation of the Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence Based Practice Model
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice: Model and Guidelines assists with problem solving in clinical decision making.  It is a 19-step process that consists of 3 phases identified by the acronym PET....

Dealing with the Social Problem of Obesity
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Obesity refers to a medical condition in which excess body fat accumulates in a way that creates an adverse effect on health ...

The History of Abortions and Government Strategies
Nursing Essays
Introduction: In Government Abortions has been the topic of conversation in a lot of court cases and news reviews in the last year or two. By definition abortions is the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, most often performed during the first 28 weeks of pregnancy....

Evaluation of the US Healthcare System
Nursing Essays
Introduction: To transform the current U.S. healthcare system and industry sector is mandatory in order to mitigate and stabilize the obstacles involving most of the issues on the standard requirements and benefit that the healthcare system can provide to the U.S. populations. ...

An Evaluation of Collective Action, Herd Immunity & Vaccination Policy
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Immunization via vaccines are key in allowing us to protect members of the community who cannot receive vaccinations, such as the elderly, infants and others who immunocompromised due to medical reasons....

Outpatient Services to Reduce Healthcare Costs
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Healthcare cost has increased throughout the years, this is due to the increase in insured policies and government intervention with regulations....

The History of Health Care, Insurance, and Managed Care in the U.S
Nursing Essays
Introduction:  The cost of health care has created divisions in the U.S health delivery systems this has hence caused all sectors to analyze what the delivery of the system means to an average American who is underserved and uninsured. ...

Advantages and Disadvantages of Universal and Private Health Care
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The universal and private health care debate shouldn’t be an either-or debate. Private health care does not have to disappear so we can have universal health care. It should be an option to those who can afford it....

Implementing Evidence Based Practice
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Evidence based practice (EBP) is a frequently used term in everyday health-care jargon. EBP is based on research, evidence on best practices, and the consideration of individual patient’s needs and preferences...

Effects of HIV and AIDS in Children and Adolescents
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: The purpose of this paper is to provide researched information on the multifaceted effects of adolescents living with HIV and Aids ...

Causes of Childhood Asthma
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: This case study aims to review the causes of childhood asthma in the United Kingdom (UK) as well as worldwide and look at current guidelines used within the UK Ambulance Service, National Health Service (NHS) and global health care providers. ...

Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes: Causes, Symptoms and Management
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Just like type 1 diabetes, type 2 doesn't have an exact cause but there are things that increase your chances of having it. What we know so far is that type 2 diabetes comes from a combination of genetics and lifestyle factors....

Impact of Dementia on the Individual
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Individuals with dementia frequently involve changes in their passionate reactions. They may have less control over their sentiments and how they express them....

Reflection - Care Map for Patient with Irregular Heart Rate
Reflective Essays
Introduction: My verbal communication skills helped me in seeking proper health information from the patient. As I asked questions about the patient’s condition I could correlate all the diagnosis effective for my concept map....

Gestational Diabetes
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Gestational diabetes is a condition that can affect pregnant women, causing their blood glucose levels to become too high during their pregnancy. This can put the mother and baby’s health at risk and affect them both later in life....

Alzheimer’s Disease Etiology, Biology and Treatments
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a type of dementia characterized by the progressive loss in cognitive function due to neurodegeneration that results in gradual memory loss and eventually the inability to carry out tasks of daily living....

Multidisciplinary Support for Deaf Children
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The purpose of this assignment is to outline a multidisciplinary package that can be implemented to meet the developmental needs of deaf children....

Vulnerable Populations Health Issues
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Vulnerable populations are defined as the disadvantaged sub-segment of the community(Shivayogi, 2013). Vulnerable populations require the utmost care and specific considerations...

Essay on Government Drug Policy
Nursing Essays
Introduction: New Zealand Government’s drug policy was enclosed in the National Drug Policy 2007 – 2012. This policy was first approved in 1998 to give direction for drug policy in Aoteoroa New Zealand as a whole. ...

Obesity and Nutrition
Nursing Essays
Introduction: How does as a society overcome obesity, and overcome the nutrition problems facing low-income African-American children living in the urban areas within our inner cities?...

Health Behaviour Essay
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Discuss the psychological and social factors that influence people” adoption of healthy or unhealthy lifestyles Evidence from various researches has shown that major causes of death are from individual behaviour. ...

Literature Review on Obesity Trends
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: In this paper we are going to discuss about the various literature review on trends of obesity in USA, academic knowledge impacts and principles of active citizenship might have effect on the contemporary issue of obesity during the subsequent 5 to 10 years....

Gender Differences in Disease
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Men are more susceptible than women for certain diseases. Discuss. There are a number of diseases that affect men more than woman, these include heart disease which has been stated in literature to be the number one killer of men, stroke, peripheral vascular disease and dementia...

Misuse and Addiction of Opioids
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Basically, too much of opioid use is harmful. Unfortunately, opioid abuse has affected the healthcare system. Over the years, the healthcare sector has conducted multiple studies to develop new and better treatment methods and drugs for various health problems....

Essay on AIDS Stigma
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Stigma is an essential constraint in the fight against AIDS. Discuss. In 2008, the World Health Organization argued that ‘…HIV-related stigma and discrimination are often prevalent within health services, and are critical obstacles to provision and uptake of health sector interventions....

Mindfulness for Alcohol Addiction
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Mindfulness delivers an understanding of the third stage of addiction, viewing the addiction loop process to become more effective than other treatment forms ...

Chronic Pain and Opioids
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Just like anything else, the use of opioid to treat chronic pain has benefits and side effects. Chronic pain is a pain that lasts longer than 3 to 6 months....

Healthcare System Evaluation
Nursing Essays
Introduction: It is advisable that universal system of health care, like in Canada, should be implemented in the USA because it would reduce health care cost and boost the country’s GDP, it would help small businesses to flourish, and it would force hospitals to provide the same standard of service to all people, making it fairer and less discriminatory....

Essay on Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The adoption of psychotherapy by psychiatric nurses when dealing with individuals with mental cases has been and always going to be effective only when the nurses has both compassion and respect for the individuals that seek help. ...

Aetiology and Treatment of Arthritis
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic, systemic inflammatory disorder. It can affect many tissues and organs but mainly attacks the joints, producing an inflammatory reaction in the lining surfaces that often progresses to destruction of the articular cartilage and ankylosis...