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Community Needs Assessment for Cardiovascular Disease
15th Jun 2020
Introduction: Environmental Assessment The target population for this community needs assessment is those who have cardiovascular disease and qualify for cardiac rehabilitation. In order for a patient to receive th...

Evaluation of Healthcare Policies in Canada
15th Jun 2020
Introduction:  Summary of Healthcare Policies in Canada In Canada, the healthcare system is under the control of both the federal and provincial governments.  The federal government provides funding and p...

Causes and Impacts of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss
15th Jun 2020
Introduction: Introduction Hearing is the foundation for communication, which is the essence of humanity. It is how people express themselves, how they can show emotion and how they are able to relate to one anothe...

Sex and Sexuality in Late Adulthood
15th Jun 2020
Introduction: Sex and Sexuality in Late Adulthood Introduction A person’s sexuality was defined by one’s sexual orientation, gender identity, and sexual feelings toward others. Sexuality was expressed by hu...

Suicide as a Public Health Emergency
15th Jun 2020
Introduction: Introduction Suicide, which is now the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, is a rapidly escalating public health emergency. (Puntil, York, Limandri, Greene, Arauz, & Hobbs, 2013). T...

HIPAA Administrative, Physical, and Technical Safeguards
15th Jun 2020
Introduction: HIPAA Administrative, Physical, and Technical Safeguards The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules protect health information̵...

How does Vitamin D affect Diabetes?
10th Jun 2020
Introduction: The common endocrine disorder diabetes is most prevalent in today’s day in age due to the rise in the populations’ weight, poor diet choices, and lack of physical exercise. Personally, I know of m...

Risk of Violence in Health Settings
9th Jun 2020
Introduction: Introduction Workplace violence is a universal problem in health care settings across Canada. Health care workers have four times higher rate of workplace violence than any other profession. And yet, ...

Community Health Assessment of a Virtual City
9th Jun 2020
Introduction: This is a community health assessment of a virtual city called Sentinel City.  As the location of this city is unknown a direct comparison to other cities is impossible to perform.  The city...

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Etiology, Symptoms and Management
8th Jun 2020
Introduction: Rheumatoid Arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that affects about 1% of the population (Hubert & VanMeter, 2018). It results in a chronic inflammatory condition, primary in ol...

BayCare Health System Evaluation
4th Jun 2020
Introduction: BayCare Health System was originated in 1997 when many of the not-for-profit hospitals in the Tampa Bay area came together under one name united by a common mission. BayCare Health System joins with t...

Obesity Strategies in the US
4th Jun 2020
Introduction: Obesity Jaleesa Gadson Abstract The meaning of obesity is having too much body fat. It is a difference in being overweight and weighing too much. In some cases, genetics seem responsible; in...

Is Obesity a Disease?
4th Jun 2020
Introduction: 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...

Benefits of Healthy Eating
4th Jun 2020
Introduction: Health Eating Studies show that by improving personal eating habits can prevent some of the leading causes of death in the world, such as heart disease, cancer, stroke, some lung diseases and injuri...

The Sphere of Advocacy Model
4th Jun 2020
Introduction: Patient advocacy is essential to the scope of nursing practice. When caring for different populations, knowledge about key issues can facilitate a better understanding of the importance of advocacy fo...

Complex Adult Health Needs Assessment
3rd Jun 2020
Introduction: Background Information Patient J. H.  is an 84-year-old African American female. Past medical history includes upper gastrointestinal bleeding, hyperlipidemia, Cerebral Vascular Accident in the cereb...

Pathophysiology of Asthma and Effect on the Child
3rd Jun 2020
Introduction: Asthma Function of the respiration system The upper respiratory is composed of the oral cavity the pharynx, nasal cavity, and the larynx.  The upper respiration tracts ensure that the air that enteri...

How Can Pharmacies Promote Child Vaccinations?
3rd Jun 2020
Introduction: Childhood Vaccinations: Promoting vaccination uptake, how can pharmacy help? Vaccinations train the immune system in the body to fight against infectious diseases.  They contain a dead or weakened pa...

Patient Case Study: Diabetic Ketoacidosis
3rd Jun 2020
Introduction: Health History ●       Patient: J.D. ●       Age: 30 years old ●       Gender: Female ●       Ethnicity: Hispanic ●       Chief complaint: cold sweats, nausea, ...

The Overuse of Diuretics in the Older Patient
3rd Jun 2020
Introduction: The Overuse of Diuretics in the Older Patient INTRODUCTION Diuretics are used everyday in the hospital and especially in older patients. Many older adults have health issues, like heart failure, that ...