Tag: Disease

A disease is a particular abnormal condition that negatively affects the structure or function of all or part of an organism, and that is not due to any immediate external injury. Diseases are often known to be medical conditions that are associated with specific signs and symptoms.


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Essay on Parkinson's Disease

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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...

Last modified: 30th Jun 2021

Essay on Periodontal Disease

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Periodontal disease is defined as an inflammatory disease of the supporting tissues of the teeth caused by specific microorganisms or groups of specific microorganisms....

Last modified: 29th Jun 2021

Essay on Leptospirosis

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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....

Last modified: 10th Jun 2021

Infection Control: Cutaneous Diptheria

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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....

Last modified: 26th May 2021

Social and Economic Factors of Rabies

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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...

Last modified: 11th May 2021

Essay On The Treatment of Parkinson's Disease

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Parkinson’s disease is a neurological condition that affects the sufferer’s mobility and speech. It affects the central nervous system, leading to a person’s inability to control muscles throughout the body....

Last modified: 19th Apr 2021

Alzheimer’s Disease: Treatments for Patients

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The pharmacological and non- pharmacological treatments are both able to manage the vast progression of Alzheimer’s and maintain behavioral symptoms. ...

Last modified: 12th Jan 2021

Case study of alzheimers disease

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My first administrative position in mental health was working on a Geriatric Psychiatric unit of the local hospital. Many of the patients were elderly patients with Alzheimer’s. ...

Last modified: 22nd Dec 2020

Pathophysiology of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is chronic inflammation of the air ways, specifically the peripheral airways and lung parenchyma (alveoli and bronchioles) which leads to expiratory airflow limitation....

Last modified: 4th Dec 2020

Chronic Disease Health Promotion and Maintenance/for Adults Aged 35–65

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Chronic diseases, in addition to the negative impact on an individual quality of life can have some serious economic implications for both the patient and the population....

Last modified: 27th Nov 2020

A Pediatric Assessment of Kawasaki Disease

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Kawasaki Disease is a rare condition that affects children typically from an infant to 5 years of age....

Last modified: 4th Nov 2020

Chronic Diseases: Impacts and Prevention

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Chronic conditions have an effect on developing countries and first world countries such as Australia and it is on the increase year by year....

Last modified: 28th Oct 2020

Pathophysiology of the Digestive System and Treatments for Dietary Diseases

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The mouth is the start of the digestive system. The mouth is where food is chewed and broken down into very small pieces. The salvia in the mouth is mixed with the food to easily help digest the food....

Last modified: 8th Oct 2020

Infectious Disease: Outbreak and Control Strategies

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  A disease is an abnormal illness that negatively impacts the function of living organisms. The disease is commonly taken as a medical condition and is mostly associated with particular symptoms and certain signs and differs from physical injury in nature. ...

Last modified: 28th Aug 2020

Comparison of Biomedical and Biopsychological Models of Disease

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For some time, researchers have struggled to find a model that explains the prevalence of a disease within individuals or a community of people. Some of the models that have been in existence, such as the biomedical model and the biopsychosocial model have been used by medical practitioners to examine the prevalence of diseases in human populations....

Last modified: 21st Aug 2020

Disease Prevention to Health Promotion

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Ottawa Charter and Jakarta Declaration Disease prevention focuses on particular efforts intended at decreasing the growth and severity of chronic diseases and other illnesses. As an impo...

Last modified: 18th Jun 2020

Pathophysiology of Alzheimer’s Disease

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Introduction of Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s Disease is named after Dr. Alois Alzheimer, in 1906 when he noticed changes in the brain tissue of a woman who had died of an unusual mental illness...

Last modified: 17th Jun 2020

Diseases Related to the Human Body Systems

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Diseases Related to the Human Body Systems The human body has several systems that function together to help everyday activities happen. Sometimes these individual systems can become impaired by an ou...

Last modified: 8th Jun 2020

Smallpox: Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment

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Abstract In conclusion, smallpox was a very demanding viral disease the affected the entire world.  It was such a largely widespread disease, that was around for a very long time, that it was a huge ...

Last modified: 4th Jun 2020

Is Obesity a Disease?

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Obesity is Not a disease- Michel Tanner AMA Declares Obesity a Disease- Liz Neporent John Pollina One of the most controversial issues related to the health field is obesity. Obesity affe...

Last modified: 4th Jun 2020

Role of Physical Therapy in Medical Treatment.

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Role of Physical Therapy in medical treatment. The study of physical therapy is generally termed as physical and rehabilitation medicine (PRM). It should be kept in mind that it is a new and developin...

Last modified: 3rd Jun 2020

Hepatitis C: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

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Hepatitis C Hepatitis C is an infection of the liver caused by the blood-borne, Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2019a). According to the CDC (2019), the majo...

Last modified: 1st Jun 2020

Disease Prevention in Nursing

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According to The World Organization [WHO] (1946), “health is the state of complete physical, social, and mental welfare and merely the absence of disease”. WHO’s definition, however, does not re...

Last modified: 1st Jun 2020

Alcoholism: Disease or Moral Dilemma?

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 Is alcoholism a disease or just a moral dilemma? That is a question that many people still ask today. There are doctors, lawyers, professional people and everyday citizens that   ...

Last modified: 26th May 2020

Insight to Assisting Patient with Multiple Sclerosis

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This essay will look to explore, critique and interpret the existing literature relevant to Multiple Sclerosis within physiotherapy practice. The author will research pathophysiology, physiotherapy as...

Last modified: 20th May 2020