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Presentation on Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Reflection
1st Dec 2020
Introduction: INTRODUCTION As a part of my Overseas Nursing Programme, I had to conduct a seminar presentation on any topic of my interest in front of students. I was given the date of presentation. Knowledge expa...

Management of Sepsis
22nd Jun 2020
Introduction: Sepsis is defined as the overwhelming response of the human body and life-threatening reaction to a probable or documented infection which results in tissue hypoperfusion and organ dysfunction. Major ...

Tuberculosis in Aboriginal People
17th Jun 2020
Introduction: Introduction Tuberculosis is caused by a bacterial infection triggered by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, generally from the lungs, though it was also transmitted until lately through the intake of infect...

Urinary Tract Infection and Osteoporosis in Women
26th May 2020
Introduction: Introduction  Urinary tract infections, also called cystitis or infectious cystitis, is an acute infection that occurs within the upper, or the lower urinary tract. Women are at greater risk of d...

Infection Prevention Control: Cutaneous Diptheria
26th May 2020
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...

Epidemiology: Parametes Affecting Influenza
25th May 2020
Introduction: Epidemiology Assignment Part 1 Influenza is an upper respiratory infection commonly known as the flu. It is caused by either influenza virus A or B and can cause “fever, headache, muscle pain, runn...

Factors for Infection Prevention and Control
11th May 2020
Introduction: INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL INTRODUCTION In this assignment I will explain what Infection prevention and control is, describe the infection prevention controls in my workplace, describe the corre...

Case Study of Infection Control Mr Jones
13th Feb 2020
Introduction: Mr. Jones is a 72 year old Gentleman who was cared for in an acute medical setting, to ensure patients confidentiality is maintained (NMC2009) his name has been changed. Infection control is a fundame...

Case study: Nosocomial Infections
12th Feb 2020
Introduction: Nosocomial infections still remain the most frequent complications in hospitalized patients. They are the fourth most common cause of mortality in the United States after the cardiovascular system dis...

Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Case Study
11th Feb 2020
Introduction:   Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Case Study 5 Case study 5 A male, 24 years of age presents to the STI clinic. He complains of a burning and sore sensation ...

Effect of HCV Infection on Liver: Case Study
11th Feb 2020
Introduction: Introduction (400-600 words): 538      Hepatitis C virus (HCV) was first identified in patients with transfusion-associated hepatitis in which Feinstone...

National/international hand hygiene policy
11th Feb 2020
Introduction: Question Why do you need a hand hygiene policy in a trust and how can a national/international hand hygiene policy affect it? Answer It is vital to have a hand hygiene policy in a trust because, accor...

Endemic, Epidemic and Pandemic
11th Feb 2020
Introduction: Question What is the difference between an Endemic, Epidemic and Pandemic? Answer Epidemiology is the collective term for the study of global causes, patterns and effects of health and disease conditi...

Accountability In Nursing
11th Feb 2020
Introduction: Question what is your accountability as a newly qualified nurse regarding infection control? Answer Accountability within the field of nursing is addressed by the UKCC code of conduct, and covers a ra...