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Tag: HIV

The human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) pandemic is one of the most serious contemporary sexual health related issue affecting the human race today. By the end of 2009, it was approximated that 34 million people were living with the HIV virus and deaths related to AIDS were about 1.8 million people.

HIV

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Impact of HIV on Society

Nursing Essays

Annually, across Australia and the world, many individuals get infected with HIV; thousands living with HIV develop AIDS. The impact of contracting and living with this virus hugely challenging and depends on the society the infected person lives in....

Last modified: 20th Oct 2021

AIDS-Related Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment and Management

Nursing Essays

AIDS-related dementia occurs in the advanced stages of the HIV virus. When the virus attacks there is a worsening of both motor skills and mental declining. It also attacks the nervous system and can cause brain damage....

Last modified: 19th Oct 2021

Treatments For HIV/AIDS

Nursing Essays

HIV is the disease that had been link to human and it is also known as the disease of the century. According to avert.org, the first case of HIV in human was found in 1959 form a man in the Democratic Republic of Congo....

Last modified: 14th Jun 2021

Effects of HIV and AIDS in Children and Adolescents

Nursing Literature Reviews

The purpose of this paper is to provide researched information on the multifaceted effects of adolescents living with HIV and Aids ...

Last modified: 11th May 2021

Essay on AIDS Stigma

Nursing Essays

Stigma is an essential constraint in the fight against AIDS. Discuss. In 2008, the World Health Organization argued that ‘…HIV-related stigma and discrimination are often prevalent within health services, and are critical obstacles to provision and uptake of health sector interventions....

Last modified: 23rd Apr 2021

Literature review On Oral Contraceptive Use And Risk of HIV/AIDS

Nursing Literature Reviews

In this literature review we observe if contraceptive use can create an association between individuals perceived risk of HIV/STI....

Last modified: 14th Apr 2021

Effects of HIV/AIDS in Democratic Republic of Congo

Nursing Essays

Research proposal: A study of AIDS/HIV Epidemic and Impact of Getting to zero Strategy among Women in the Eastern Region of Democratic Republic of Congo from 1996....

Last modified: 23rd Mar 2021

Causes of the HIV Epidemic in South Africa

Nursing Essays

What has led to the Endless HIV Epidemic in South Africa? ” It is bad enough that people are dying of AIDS but no one should die of ignorance.” Elizabeth Taylor...

Last modified: 16th Feb 2021

Homosexual Males and HIV: Issues of Risky Sexual Behaviour and Barriers to Testing

Nursing Essays

The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is an infection that is progressive in nature and causes immune system failure that allows the carrier to be susceptible to more life-threatening diseases....

Last modified: 28th Oct 2020

Comparison of Lifestyle and Infectious Disease on Impacts to Human Health

Nursing Essays

In Australia, increasing living standards have led to a significant reduction in the rates of infectious diseases. The benefits of abundant resources have also led to a high prevalence of preventable diseases arising from lifestyle patterns....

Last modified: 6th Oct 2020

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV): Causes, Effects and Treatments

Nursing Essays

Abstract Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a retrovirus that may lead to the progression of acquired immunodeficiency disease (AIDS) if untreated. The virus attacks the body’s immune system, whi...

Last modified: 19th May 2020

Theme of Stigma in the Movie Philadelphia

Nursing Essays

Essay on the theme of stigma in the movie Philadelphia Philadelphia (1993) was an American motion picture released in 1993 which was directed by Jonathan Demme. The movie provides the backdrop to the ...

Last modified: 19th May 2020

Human Immune Responses to HIV

Nursing Assignments

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a virus which around 36.9 million people around the globe are currently living with. It is one of the world’s most serious public health challenges and is the ...

Last modified: 14th May 2020

HIV- positive women and pregnancy

Nursing Questions

Question HIV- positive women and pregnancy Answer Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a blood-borne virus transmitted through sexual intercourse, intravenous drug use and from mother to child throug...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Research Critique of Quantitative Research on Nursing Practice

Nursing Essays

Nurses are expected to provide the best standards of care possible for their patients and clients, and in order to do this, they are required to provide evidence-based practice wherever possible. Par...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Nursing Essays - HIV and AIDS

Nursing Essays

According to Herek and Glunt (1988), HIV/AIDS is a disease epidemic, but also an epidemic of stigma. In the UK, the number of new HIV has been rising each year since the 1990’s. Since the year 2...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

HIV Patient Oral Health

Nursing Essays

Cherry Jane Banaag Human Immunodeficiency Virus The purpose of my paper is to discuss the significance of HIV infection and the important role of dental professional in establishing the oral health ...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

End of Life and Palliative Care for Patients with HIV/AIDS

Nursing Essays

Students: Surendra Ramkissoon Rishi Gajadhar Introduction: During the 1980s, there was a rapid increase in the number of HIV/AIDS cases for which there was little treatment for both the individual ...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Reducing HIV Stigma Among Nursing Students

Nursing Essays

1 Reducing HIV Stigma Among Nursing Students: A Brief Intervention   The journal article being critiqued is a study of HIV stigma and a study’s intervention at reducing that stigma among...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Health Promotion Activity for HIV

Nursing Essays

GRACE GAISEY HEALTH PROMOTION Health promotion about raising awareness of Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV). Group members– Grace Gaisey, Ethel Onyewuotu, Isabelle Bialan, John Da...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Role of the Nurse in HIV Prevention and Care

Nursing Essays

INTRODUCTION This brief considers role of the nurse in the HIV prevention and care in the black African community. The document considers empirical literature from academic, governmental, and other s...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

HIV Screening for Pregnant Mothers | Research

Nursing Essays

INTRODUCTION “There is such a special sweetness in being able to participate in creation” – Pamela S.Nadev “Passing the disease to a new born is a human rights violation. This should stop...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Trichomonas Vaginalis and HIV in Asymptomatic Pregnant Women

Nursing Essays

PREVALENCE OF TRICHOMONAS VAGINALIS AND HIV CO-INFECTION AMONG ASYMPTOMATIC PREGNANT WOMEN IN ZARIA, NORTHERN NIGERIA ABSTRACT Background: Trichomonas vaginalis is the most common curable sexually tr...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

HIV Reverse Transcriptase: Molecular Mechanisms of Inhibition and Resistance

Nursing Essays

HIV Reverse Transcriptase: Molecular Mechanisms of Inhibition and Resistance Structure of HIV HIV is a lentivirus of the family retroviridae, which typically shows a chronic co...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

The Epidemic Transmission of HIV/AIDS - mother to child and the practice of treatment

Nursing Essays

The Epidemic Transmission of HIV/AIDS – mother to child and the practice of treatment Introduction  AIDS or the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome is a chronic and s...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020