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History of Leprosy
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Hansen’s disease, more commonly known as Leprosy is a disease caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium Leprae. When it was first discovered individuals affected were once feared due to it being a highly contagious and devastating disease....

Essay On The Safety Of Blood Supply
Nursing Essays
Introduction: In order to truly appreciate the ingenuity of the scientific process a discussion of the progress of historical safety improvements, current safety practices, and future safety developments on blood supply will follow....

Overview Of The Health Information Exchange
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The health information exchange will help the U.S. move with the rest of the world. It will help ensure patient safety and eliminate errors. The HIE will help reduce medical costs....

Study On The Treatment Of Glaucoma
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide, affecting an estimated 64.3 million people aged 40–80 years, and this figure is expected to increase to 70 million in 2020...

Essay On The Response To The Ebola Outbreak
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The Ebola virus, which is also known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever, is a unique but highly contagious infection that was identified in 1976 in Central Africa....

Impact of Environment on Health
Nursing Assignments
Introduction: Assess and discuss the impact the following environmental and attitudinal determinants have on health in terms of planning, implementation, and the evaluation of health interventions....

Essay On Rising Healthcare Costs
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Healthcare is constantly changing along with the trends of diseases. A key issue is the cost of trends and how it effects not only the patients but businesses and the government. ...

Essay On Independent Living With Epilepsy
Nursing Essays
Introduction: This paper researches epilepsy, independent living and the need for funding. We will assess the disability that is epilepsy, the history of the independent living movement, and the proposed program....

Essay On The Impact Of Vaccination On Bacterial Infections.
Nursing Essays
Introduction: An essay to discuss the impact of vaccination on the global epidemiology of bacterial infections....

Reflective Essay On the effect of SDoH on wellbeing
Reflective Essays
Introduction: Due to this impact of SDoH on the overall outcome of life, this reflection paper will examine the effect of SDoH on wellbeing. More specifically using data entries from my daily logs between October 3rd and October 9th as examples and various theoretical frameworks and literature evidence to support claims....

A History On The Development Of New Medicines
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Introduction: During the time of the 20th century, medical advances increased in many areas. The advancement evolved in many areas in biology, chemistry, physiology, pharmacology, and technology. Due to the knowledge that brought to their understanding, diseases got new treatments and cures as more studies grew larger....

Ebola Virus Essay
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The history of Ebola began when the disease was first recognized in 1976 in Africa and there have 18 conformed out breaks of the diseases since 1976....

Essay On The Treatment Of High Blood Pressure
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Hypertension is the abnormal blood pressure that is measured of the force against the walls of the arteries as the heart pumps blood through the body. ...

Assessment On Support Needs In The Elderly
Nursing Assignments
Introduction: In this assessment, we are tasked to recognize and carefully look into the support needs of older adults suffering from geriatric health conditions most especially those with dementia....

Literature Review on The Benefits of Statins in Patients without CAD
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: This literature review researches whether statin medications should be prescribed to patients without coronary artery disease. ...

Breakthrough Discoveries in Healthcare
Nursing Essays
Introduction: An essay on breakthrough discoveries in healthcare; from a newborn cured of HIV, to the early detection of Parkinson's disease....

Essay on Neonatal Tetanus
Nursing Essays
Introduction: This essay is an attempt to discuss the cause and risk factors, solutions and recommendations for neonatal tetanus....

Depression in Cardiac Patients
Nursing Essays
Introduction: After receiving a cardiac intervention, patients receive specific discharge instructions. However, there are no instructions or suggestions on how to handle any psychological effects, such as depression....

Review of Literature on Schizophrenia
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: Schizophrenia is a prolonged and severe mental disorder that affects the cognitive abilities of a person. This disorder mostly appears in the late adolescent stage or the onset of early adulthood....

Essay on Eye Health Issues in Aboriginals
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The proper diagnosis, management and treatment of eye health problems for Aboriginal and Torres Islander people were affected by geographic remoteness, economic disadvantage and lack of transport. ...

A Report on The Person Centred Approach in Care Planning
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The main purpose of this report is to evaluate the theories and principles, techniques that support the person-centred approach in care planning for individuals with dementia and other common geriatric health conditions. ...

Essay on the US Healthcare System
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The United States spends much more on healthcare per capita than other developing nations; the main reason is not higher utilization of healthcare, but higher prices....

Essay on Management Options in Childhood Cancer
Nursing Essays
Introduction: In this essay, I will discuss management options and wider considerations using a scenario of a 5-year-old girl (Patient A) presenting with signs and symptoms that lead to a diagnosis of intermediate risk stage 3 Wilms’ tumour (WT) with favourable histology....

Healthcare in Canada Survey
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The online survey that was conducted for Canadian Medical Association (CMA) in between 8th February and 15th February 2010 presents that Canadians care and concern about their current health care system....

Study of Operations Management at KPMC
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The surge of the influenza incidence in Auckland, New Zealand alarms Kiwi-Asian Persuasion Medical Center (KPMC) to take necessary actions. To prevent transmission or halt the health problem, KPMC not only prepares the skilled staff to provide but also reaches out to organizations to address the health problem....

Healthcare Reform Essay
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Introduction: There are a number of anticipated outcomes for the enactment of the healthcare reform under consideration. For example, in Vermont, the policies enacted will lead into an increase in the number of the insured people in the state....

Neuroimaging Findings in Late Infantile GM1 gangliosidosis
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: Late infantile GM1 gangliosidosis is an extremely rare metabolic disorder with clinical features of seizure and progressive motor and mental retardation without facial dysmorphism or visceral organomegaly. ...

Risk Management Strategies in Healthcare
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Health care units, especially day care units have an increased risk when it comes to patient safety and it is imperative to identify potential areas where risk poses are high and appropriate strategies to mitigate risk....

Reducing Costs in Chronic Disease Management
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Introduction: With more people with chronic disease living longer lives, the cost to care for them continues to increase. The goal is to improve the quality of care and reduce healthcare costs for this living with chronic illness....

Effects of Paraneoplastic LEMS on Neuromuscular Junction
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) is an autoimmune disease. It is characterised by muscle weakness of the proximal lower limbs as a result of auto-antibodies produced against the voltage-gated calcium channels (VGCC) found on the presynaptic membrane of the neuromuscular junction...

Targeting the ERK signalling pathway in cancer
Nursing Essays
Introduction: This project centers around developing a novel technique for targeting the extracellular signal-regulated kinase (ERK) signaling pathway in cancer cells to inhibit their growth....

The Prevention of Homelessness
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The prevention of homelessness is an important issue. We can eradicate homelessness by increasing funds towards current established programs to improve the quality of care given to the homeless people....

A Case Study on Hypermethylation as a Prostate Cancer Indicator
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: Evaluation of APC Hypermethylation From Serum Samples as an Indicator for Presence of Prostate Cancer....

Case study on Hepatitis B Vaccination in Hemodialysis Patients
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: The objective of this study was to determine the antibody level after Hepatitis B vaccination in chronic hemodialysis patients....

Literature Review on Nursing Practice in Long Term Health Care
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: This paper seeks to analyse and review the literature of two research articles based on long term health care....

Review of Literature on Calcium and Weight Loss
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: As we all know, calcium plays an important role in the protection and production of the body’s teeth and bones. An important question, we as nutritionists are wondering is, can calcium help with weight loss?...

Debate: Should there be a GP Fee Policy?
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Essay Question: What do you think about the prospect of a $5 fee to see a GP? The topic of a $5 patient co-payment for GP visits is an ongoing debate that is currently being argued from individuals t...

A Study on Nicotine Replacement Therapy
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: A study on the knowledge and perceptions regarding Nicotine Replacement therapy among Dental Students in Karnataka....

Mental Health Differences for Men and Women in Full-time Jobs
Nursing Essays
Introduction: MEN AND WOMEN WHO ARE IN FULL-TIME JOBS DIFFER IN THEIR LEVELS OF MENTAL HEALTH.   EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The purpose of this report is to test the hypothesis that th...

Literature Review on Analgesia Administration in Limb Trauma
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: The published paper that this literature review assignment is based upon is the ‘Efficacy of Intravenous Paracetamol Versus Intravenous Morphine in Acute Limb Trauma’...

A Critical Appraisal of the Giving Up Smoking in Pregnancy Initiative
Nursing Assignments
Introduction: The object of this assignment is to critically appraise a health promotion initiative related to midwifery practice. The initiative chosen is a NHS Health Scotland leaflet entitled ‘Smoking: giving up during pregnancy: a guide for pregnant women who want to stop smoking’...

Residential Care Health and Safety Management Audit
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Agape Homes Trust provides intellectual disability level care for adults in residential and day care. A shortfall identified in this audit around staff training and other records has been addressed....

Study on the Impact of Geriatric Medication Errors
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: A prospective observational study was conducted for 9 months in a 650 bed private corporate hospital, South India, to study the impact of medication errors....

A Study on Physician Engagement in a Health System Program
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: The present study is an attempt to survey the reasons for the physicians’ reluctance to take part in the family physical program in the Tehran Province health system....

Is Schizophrenia Caused by Environmental Factors or Genetic Factors?
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Abstract Schizophrenia affects a quarter of a million people in the UK. Schizophrenia is a psychotic disorder which unmediated patients find difficulties to sustain relationships and can...

Patient Case Study of Long QT-syndrome
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: This patient case study will be discussing Mr-T, a 40-year old male who attended the family screening clinic, referred for an exercise treadmill test (ETT) to rule out long QT-syndrome....

A Study on Rat Cranial Blood Vessels Under the Influence of Ethanol
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: A study on the changes of intrapericardial cranial venae cavae of rats in postnatal development under the influence of ethanol....

A Cross Sectional Study on Gender Variation of Health Awareness of Adolescents
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: A cross sectional study showing the many differences in health awareness between males and females of the adolescent age group. ...

Cross Sectional Study on Dental Caries Experience and Anti-Retroviral Therapy
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: A cross sectional study to assess the dental caries experience, Periodontal Status and oral mucosal lesions among patients with and without Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART)....

A Study on the Effectiveness of HPV vaccination planned teaching programme
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: The study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of planned teaching programme regarding HPV vaccination among nursing students. ...

A Study on the Effect of Artesunate on HT-29-AK Cancer Cells
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: A study on the possible cytotoxic effect of Artesunate on the survival factors and the concentration of HT-29-AK cells over different incubation periods and its therapeutic implications....

A Study on the Relation between Serum Apelin Level and CAE
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: In this study, we investigated the relation between plasma apelin levels and coronary artery ectasia. Study population included totally 54 patients. 26 patients with isolated CAE (53.6±8.1 years ); 28 patients as control group with normal coronary arteries....

Occlusal Stent Construction Case Study
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: After selecting the suitable patients for the case study, all of them received supra gingival scaling and polishing with a good motivation and instruction in oral hygiene measures....

A Case study on The Prediction of Feature Genes in Trauma Patients
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: Tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-α variation is closely linked to sepsis syndrome and mortality after severe trauma. We aimed to identify feature genes for prediction trauma patients with or without TNF-α variation to help direct them toward alternative successful treatment....

A Case Study on the Quality of Life in Turkish Patients with AS
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: In this case study, we planned to determine the possible risk factors affecting functional situation and quality of life in Turkish patients with Ankylosing spondylitis (AS), a chronic inflammatory rheumatological disease....

A Case Study on The Effect of Cryotherapy on Balance
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: The purposes of the case study were to determine the immediate and late effect of cryotherapy on the dominant ankle joint on static balance and to determine the difference in static balance changes between both sexes....

Clinical Computer Standards Audit of Student Restorative Clinic
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: Audit to assess the clinical computer standards of the student restorative clinic in the University of Manchester dental hospital....

Review of Literature on Smoking and Urinary Bladder Carcinoma
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: Urinary bladder carcinoma is one of the most prevalent tumors worldwide and smoking is one of its major risk factors, studying the relationship between smoking and urinary bladder carcinoma is of great importance....

Review of Literature on Clinical Guidelines in Patient Care
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: This brief considers the empirical literature on the use of clinical guidelines in patient care. It is argued that negative guideline characteristics and justified concerns amongst doctors negate sat...

Case Study Into Female Pain During Childbirth
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: Objectives of this study were to assess and compare the pre and post test level of episiotomy wound status and psychological wellbeing among the experimental group of postnatal mothers....

Reflective Account: Ethical Dilemma Treating Cancer
Reflective Essays
Introduction: This reflective account will discuss an ethical dilemma which arose during a placement within a community setting. To assist the reflection process, the Gibbs (1988) Reflective Cycle which encompasses...

Mental Health - Definition and Case Study
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: This assignment is going to explore about what mental health is and make a distinction between mental disorders and mental illnesses. A case study of a patient suffering with depression is going t...

Case Study: Mental Health Problems
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: The purpose of this assignment is to select a client with the diagnosis of enduring mental illness and carry out an assessment based on the presenting problem of the chosen patient and the psychosocia...

Social Media Harmful Effects on Youth Mental Health
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Analysts are correct in their declarations suggesting that young people are in the middle of a mental health crisis due to the rise of social media....

The Important Of Healthy Eating Health Essay
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Food is the most important thing in our lives besides water. Moreover, healthy eating means eating a variety of food that gives you the nutrients you need to maintain your health, feel good, and have energy. ...

Neisseria Gonorrhoea Diagnostic Tests: Literature Review
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: Literature review of Neisseria gonorrhoea diagnostic tests. Neisseria gonorrhoeae is a gram-negative diplococci bacterium that is a major cause of morbidity among sexually-active individuals worldwide....

Patient Satisfaction with Public Healthcare | Literature
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: Literature Review: Alian A. Alrasheedy, Mohammed Azmi Hassali, et al., published a research study in Australasian Medical Journal, 2014 entitled as “Assessment of general public satisfaction with p...

Spasticity Following Stroke: a Literature Review
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: The studies taken in this review shows a great diversity in respect to methodology, intervention, population and outcome measures....

Literature Review: Medical Research on Schizophrenia
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: This research paper will help gather more information and knowledge toward the understanding of the illness to help progress further within the mental health care industry....

Depression among Pregnant Adolescents: Literature Review
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: Depression among pregnant adolescents as well as the factors that contributes to the said condition is being discussed in this review of literature....

Health Risks of Coronary Heart Disease: Literature Review
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: To enable this review a comprehensive search of relevant databases such as CINAHL and the British Nursing Index was undertaken....

Literature Review: Treatment and Management of Pain
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: The investigator studied and reviewed the related literature to broaden the understandings about the topic to gain insight into the selected problem under study....

Controlling Operative and Postoperative Pain | Literature
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: This chapter attempts to present a review of studies done methodology adopted and conclusion attained by earlier investigators which helps in this study....

Patient Need During Mechanical Ventilation Literature Review
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: This chapter deals with the information collected in relation to the present study through published and unpublished materials, which provided the foundation to carry out this study....

Literature Review on Preconception Counselling and Education
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: Literature Review on Preconception Counselling and Education. Review of literature is an essential step in the development of a research project....

Literature Review of Risks Prevention of Pressure Sores
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: A literature review of literature related to the prevalence of pressure sores, risk factors associated with the pressure ulcer, and prevention of pressure sores....

Literature Review of Caregivers Stress and Coping
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: A review of literature related to Caregivers Stress and literature related to Coping Measures to Reduce Caregivers Stress....

Literature Review Strategy for Evidence Based Practice (EBP)
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: Evidence based practice (EBP) is an approach to health care in which health professionals use the most appropriate information available to make clinical decision for providing high quality patient care....

Creative Art Therapy on Schizophrenia | Literature Review
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: The review of literature has been described under the following headings: SECTION A: Studies related to schizophrenia. SECTION B: Studies related to Creative Art Therapy. SECTION C: Studies related to Creative Art Therapy on schizophrenia....

Palliative Care for Cancer Patients | Literature Review
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: Various researches have raised the need for palliative care for cancer patients besides the treatment that they receive from their respective hospitals....

Education and Fertility | Literature Review
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: The relation between the education and fertility of women is a topic that has received much attention in the last decades....

Interventions for Type 2 Diabetes Literature Review
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: Ganachari M S et al (2010) conducted “Assessment of Drug Therapy Interventions by Clinical Pharmacist in a Tertiary Care Hospital” which was conducted at KLES’s Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital...

Literature Review: Safety in the Fire-Fighting Profession
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: Fire-fighting strategic operations that are important for successful rescue and fire confinement and extinguishment expose an individual to high levels of personal danger....

Literature Review: Gel Ocular Drug Delivery Systems
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: LITERATURE REVIEW: Smadar et al, developed a new in situ gel forming ocular delivery system of drug from alginate undergoing gelation in the eye....

Health Disparities in New Zealand: A Literature Review
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: The principal objective of this paper is to review the specific historical, cultural, social, educational and economic backgrounds of the Maori people and each corresponding effects to healthcare approach....

Literature Review: Are Sunbeds Safer than Natural Sunlight?
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: The unanswered debate on whether sunbeds are safer than natural sunlight is an ongoing brawl amongst Dermatologists and cancer researches....

Oxytocin During Labour - Literature Review
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: The objective of this literature review is to assess and investigate available literature studying the timing of oxytocin during the third stage of labour....

Dignity and Privacy in Health Care: Literature Review
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: During this assignment the sources used will be based upon on the subject of privacy and dignity, and overall 15 sources will be used including one national policy....

Literature Review: Smoking And Coronary Artery Disease
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: Cigarette smoking highly boosts the risk of coronary artery disease (CAD), and the associated risk is particularly high in subjects with diabetes mellitus (DM) (Mühlhauser, 1994)....

Literature Review on Childhood Obesity and Treatment
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: This review was mainly focussing on the use of two articles Obesity in Childhood and Prevention of Childhood Obesity which between then cover all the issues surrounding childhood obesity....

Review of literature related to menopause
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: This chapter deals with the review of literature, the studies reviewed have been arranged under the following sections: Review related to menopause. Review related to studies on quality of life of postmenopausal women....

Literature Review Of Nocturnal Enuresis Health And Social Care Essay
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: The reviewed literature for this study is presented in the following sections. Prevalence and contributing factors of nocturnal enuresis. Management of nocturnal enuresis. Prevalence and Contributing Factors of Nocturnal Enuresis....

Literature Review On Cervical Cancer Health And Social Care Essay
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: In this chapter, the investigator has presented the available research studies and relevant literature from which the strength of the study was drawn....

LITERATURE REVIEW of Postoperative Pain and Foot Reflexology
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: Post operative pain: The International Association for the Study of Pain defines pain as an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such damage....

Review of literature on Postoperative Pulmonary Complications
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: Related literature which was reviewed is discussed under the following headings. Studies related to overview of the postoperative pulmonary complications. Studies related to chest physiotherapy and incentive spirometry....

Literature Review Of Essential Oils And Aromatherapy Nursing Essay
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: Aromatherapy is perhaps the most increasingly popular Complementary and Alternative Medicine in this century. It is suitable for both physiologically and psychologically problems....

LITERATURE REVIEW: THE USE OF HONEY IN WOUND CARE
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: The use of honey to treat infected wounds dates to many centuries ago before the discovery of the various types of bacteria that cause wound infection....

Literature Review of biopsychosocial model of back pain
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: A literature search was carried out using the Science direct, Pub Med, Medline, Ovid, Cochrane and Google Scholar was undertaken for relevant studies in the last 5years and then extended into 10 years....

A systematic literature review to study Dignity in Care for Adults
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: The proposed research will analyse the literature associated with dignity in care for adults with learning disabilities in the United Kingdom....

Review Of Literature Related To Diabetes Mellitus Nursing Essay
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: The review of literature for the present Study has been done on knowledge regarding lifestyle modification among diabetes mellitus patients from published articles, textbooks, reports, newsletters, medline and internet search....