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.

Disease

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Infection Prevention Control: Cutaneous Diptheria
Nursing Essays
Introduction: 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 se... Last modified: 26th May 2020

Alzheimer’s Disease: Important Issue in our Aging Society
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Alzheimer’s Disease: Important Issue in our Aging Society Dementia is the most common disease in older adults more than any other age group (Miller, 2019).  Approximately forty percent of those ove... Last modified: 25th May 2020

Cough in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: Table of Contents Introduction Review of Evidence Article 1 Article 2 Article 3 Conclusion and Recommendations References A... Last modified: 21st May 2020

Insight to Assisting Patient with Multiple Sclerosis
Nursing Essays
Introduction: 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

Factors Affecting Balance in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: Abstract: Context: Excess prevalence of balance deficit in COPD has been reported, suggesting a link between these two conditions Aims: Balance being affected in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ... Last modified: 20th May 2020

RUA Case Study: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: Health History Pamela Carothers is a 71-year-old Caucasian female who was diagnosed with COPD last year is being admitted for shortness of breath and chest pain that she has had for the last 2 days. S... Last modified: 19th May 2020

Tay-Sachs Disease: Causes, Pathology and Treatment
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Abstract Tay-Sachs disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that occurs when an individual has a mutation within the HEXA gene, hindering the central nervous system’s ability to break down toxins (Vu... Last modified: 19th May 2020

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Case Study
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: Introduction           Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), is a study about common respiratory conditions primarily in the lungs. It is chronic inflammatory lung disease that may ha... Last modified: 18th May 2020

KHA-CARI Guidelines for Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
Nursing Case Studies
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

Public Health Disease Management of Tuberculosis
Nursing Essays
Introduction: This essay critically examines the effectiveness of policy frameworks and assessment tools in public health disease management of tuberculosis. The essay discusses the role of the community nurse and... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Impacts of Alzheimer’s Disease
Nursing Essays
Introduction: It is quite easy to confound someone’s propensity when they have Alzheimer’s and it can be done easily because the person with Alzheimer’s unconsciously has no way of articulating that need... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Non-communicable diseases - Diseases of Excess
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Non-Communicable diseases – often referred to as “Diseases of Excess” or “Diseases of Affluence” – are increasing in both rich and poor countries. What factors are ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Answers to questions on the spread and control of diseases
Nursing Essays
Introduction: List and discuss briefly major public health strategies for communicable disease control. Choose five communicable diseases and discuss what public health strategies will be appropriate in each case. ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The lungs are one of the most important organs in the human body. Without the lungs a person is unable to intake oxygen that is need to life. There are many problems that can develop within the lung... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Hepatitis causes and effects
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Abstract Hepatitis, one of the major incurable diseases, still exists nowadays endangering many people’s lives. It has many types i.e. Hepatitis A, B, C, D, E and G. The nature of Hepatitis is v... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

An Overview Of Peptic Ulcer Disease Health Essay
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Peptic ulcers are one of the most common gastrointestinal tract disorders. The recent past few decades have witnessed an increase in the rate of peptic ulcers occurrence in our human community (Thomps... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Health Essays - Chronic Disease Management
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Chronic Disease Management Chronic diseases have an effect on all countries, and the augment in their prevalence is to a great extend attributed to varying demographics, improved life expectancy, c... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

The pathophysiology of a disease: COPD
Nursing Essays
Introduction: This assignment will discuss the pathophysiology of a disease process of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It will also show how biological, psychological and the social aspects of the dis... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Epidemiology in Disease Control and Prevention
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The purpose of this discussion post is to briefly review the concepts of epidemiology in disease control and prevention. I will also define and apply the ecoscoial epidemiology paradigm to obesity i... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Health Promotion is the process of motivating people and empowering communities to adapt lifestyle and behavioural changes to improve their health. This process involves various interventions to rea... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

What is Alzheimer's Disease?
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Dwight Coleman Wendt L. Eddy In 1906 Alzheimer’s disease was discovered by Alois Alzheimer, a German neurologist. The disease was originally observed in a middle-aged woman named Auguste D. ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Overview of Communicable Diseases
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Pang Sheng Yang In this world, there are hundreds and thousands of communicable diseases that are spread from person to another, at any age, young or old. Some are deadly, and some are not. Some are... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) List
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Consequences: NCDs are the new emerging threat to modern world as they continuously increase disease burden silently. Previously, they were thought to be the diseases of affluent and most of the worl... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Heart Diseases and Stem Cell Transplantation
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Abstract According a report published by the World health organization about the most prevalent causes of mortality for the time periods of 2000 and 2011, it can be seen that Ischemic heart disease i... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020