Tag: Chronic Illness

Chronic illnesses are non-communicable diseases which develop gradually over time. They generally cannot be solved instinctively and are barely to be cured ultimately. In most cases, chronic illnesses are more likely to be insidious where the patients have mild or no symptoms.

Chronic Illness

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Effects of Physical Inactivity on State Diabetes Rates
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Introduction: Introduction Diabetes is an issue that continues to grow and plague the United States. According to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes was the seventh leading cause of death in 2015 (ADA 2015... Last modified: 14th May 2020

Prevalence, Aetiology and Pathology of Type 2 Diabetes
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Introduction: Introduction A summary of the prevalence, aetiology and pathology of type 2 diabetes What is diabetes? Diabetes is a group of conditions characterised by high blood glucose Type 2 diabetes occurs due... Last modified: 12th May 2020

KHA-CARI Guidelines for Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
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Introduction: As part of the profession nurses work to uphold and follow all relevant guidelines to shape the care given to patients to ensure effectiveness. The KHA-CARI Guidelines work are used by Renal nurses to... Last modified: 12th May 2020

Case Study of Diabetes Mellitus and Community Health Nurse
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Introduction: This paper is going to illustrate a case study, which has been chosen during the two weeks of clinical practicum. It will present the medical history of the patient, focus on current health status and... Last modified: 13th Feb 2020

Case Study Of A Patient With Diabetes Mellitus Nursing Essay
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Introduction: Patient Mr. NCS is a 53 year old Chinese man with the height of 1.72m, and weighs 82kg where his BMI is 27.7kg/m2 (overweight). Patient runs his own business and is currently staying with his wife and... Last modified: 13th Feb 2020

Case study on diabetes management
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Introduction: The following reflection is based on my experience of observing the care of MJ, a diabetic patient, using the model proposed by Boud, Keogh and Walker (1985). The reason for choosing this reflective ... Last modified: 12th Feb 2020

Holistic Case Study On A Patient With Diabetes
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Introduction: This is a case commentary about a diabetic patient, in regards to the patient interviewed in a clinic setting. The case is studied in a holistic manner, where medical and non-medical aspects were full... Last modified: 12th Feb 2020

Case Study: Elderly Person With Diabetes
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Introduction: This is a case commentary about a diabetic patient, in regards to the patient interviewed in a clinic setting. The case is studied in a holistic manner, where medical and non-medical aspects were full... Last modified: 12th Feb 2020

Case Study: Adolescent Type 1 Diabetes
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Introduction: Mary is 19 old female as she just come for higher studies in university. She was diagnosed diabetes type 1 at the age of 11. Her objective data shows the symptoms of uncontrolled diabetes. Diabetes ha... Last modified: 12th Feb 2020

Diabetes Case Study Assignment
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Introduction: Empowerment is a multidimensional construct applicable to individuals, organizations, and neighbourhoods (Rappaport, 1987). It is viewed as a construct rather than a concept because it is not directly... Last modified: 12th Feb 2020

Health Case Study: Diabetes
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Introduction: Introduction Diabetes is a disease which has a significant impact on individuals, family and society (DH, 2002). It affects 1.4 million people across the UK (Hilton and Digner, 2006). Such is the sign... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Diabetes Mellitus and Hypercalcaemia Case Study
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Introduction: ABSTRACT We report a case of diabetes mellitus in a middle aged female who developed primary hyperparathyroidism and had parathyroidectomy. She had multiple hospitalizations for vomiting, pain abdome... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Client Based Care Case Study: Elderly with Diabetes
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Introduction: 215479 Client Based Care Study Introduction In this essay, the author will explore the care of a single patient, encountered in clinical practice, examining the impact on quality of care, and on the ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Case Study: Impact of Type 1 Diabetes
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Introduction: Title: Knowledge required for decision making in adult nursing   Introduction. This essay is primarily about the impact of Type 1 diabetes on a particular patient. It will consider not only the rele... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Epilepsy and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Case Study
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Introduction: People with chronic and complex conditions are usually characterized by complex causality, multiple risk factors, a long latency period, a prolonged course of illness that cannot been cured, and func... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Patient Management Plan: Diabetes Mellitus
Nursing Essays
Introduction:  Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States. Over 86 million Americans have prediabetes and 90% are undiagnosed or unaware of the condition and... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
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Introduction: Question What is the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus? Answer Diabetes is a homeostatic disease which presents when the levels of blood glucose within the body are too high. Gluc... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Relationship between obesity and type 2 diabetes.
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Diabetes and obesity have been highest in the most serious threats in world’s health. Diabetes is now one of the serious chronic diseases which have affected many of the Australians as it is... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Treatment Of Type One Diabetes Nursing Essay
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Introduction: Type 1 diabetes is one of the most common chronic childhood illnesses, affecting 18 to 20 per 100 000 children a year in the United Kingdom. The term type 1A diabetes for immune mediated diabetes wit... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Diabetes Mellitus in the emergency services
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common medical issues affecting people today. There are two types of diabetes. The first is type one, it is often referred to as juvenile diabetes or insulin depen... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Lifestyle modification among patients with diabetes mellitus
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The study is conducted to evaluate the knowledge regarding lifestyle modification among patients with diabetes mellitus. The discussion in this chapter is based on the findings obtained from the stati... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Someone With A Chronic Illness Nursing Essay
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The life of someone with a chronic illness is changed in many ways that a healthy individual cannot understand (Epping-Jordan, J.A. et al, 2004). There is remarkable impact to the social, psychologic... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020