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Falls in Older Adults With Mental Illness

Aim The aim of this research paper is to examine the cases of falls in older adults mainly due to the mental illness. The decreasing...

North Carolina's Position on Vaccine Preventable Diseases

In Northern Carolina, it is very difficult to find diseases that are preventable through the use of a vaccine. This is because of an...

Treatment and Interventions for Osteoarthritis

INTRODUCTION Osteoarthritis is very common among the old age people. It is also termed as wear and tear arthritis as it occurs when the protective...

Challenges in Communication: Barriers to Patient Care

Hina Mirza Communication has always been a fundamental need of human beings. Communication can be defined as an act of transmitting or imparting, which includes...

Skills Required in Phlebotomy

Objectives To acquire the knowledge and skills to perform phlebotomy and finger prick. To learn the order of draw and its significance. To learn various devices and...

Improving ADLs for Brain Function and Helping Psychosis

Psychosis is defined as an impairment of brain function which is caused by chemical disruptions due to biological, environmental and sociological factors (Morrison-Valfre, 2005,...

Health Promotion Essay: Skin Cancer Awareness and Prevention

Health Promotion Essay about Skin Cancer Awareness and Prevention. Include group members were Lawrence Essilfie, Olufunmilayo Dawodu,Carla Gillard, Neil Brannigan, Niamh Greaney and Fiona...

Reflecting on Needs in Nursing and Healthcare

The aim of this essay is to critically reflect on one academic and one practical learning need. This essay will reflect in relation with...

Evidence-Based Practice on Wound Packing

Evidence-Based Practice on Wound Packing Following Incision and Drainage Arlena Davis   The first article was related to MD’s not using any packing when it comes to...

Preventing Teenagers from Smoking

Problem statement It is well documented that tobacco use has caused many smoking related diseases yearly; De Meyrick (2000) reported that almost...

Responsibility of Health Promotion in Nursing

Health promotion as defined by World Health Organization is “a health strategy that aims to incorporate skills and community development and to create supportive...

Ethical Issue of Life Support Machine

Directions: Read the case study provided. In essay style, apply and discuss the questions listed below: In the case of the patient R.J his autonomy...

Impact of Bad Communication on the Patient

Patient’s outcomes and the impact of appropriate consultation carried out by an aesthetic nurse. Introduction Aesthetics is one of the fastest growing specialties of medical practice....

Reflection on Patient with Acute Asthma Management

Acute asthma, for a human body is really harmful. Being from a medical background, I understand the seriousness of the issue and regarding the...

Relationship between Health and Education

Lachlan Donnet-Jones Health Care Where People Live and Work   The World Health Organisation (WHO) originally proposed a definition for health literacy that was later adapted by...

Experience of Self-monitoring of Blood Glucose in Pregnancy

Lived Experience of Self-monitoring of Blood Glucose among Pregnant Women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Abstract This phenomenological research aimed at describing lived experience of self-monitoring of...

Study on Movement Time of Individual After Stroke

Case scenario A 25 year old male Patient who was apparently well 1 year ago when he met with an accident and got severe head...

Impact of Chemotherapy Induced Diarrhoea (CID)

This assignment will critically explore one impact of cancer treatment, examining the physiological nature of the impact. I will analyse strategies for alleviating the...

Reducing the Risk of Transmission of Nosocomial Infections

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION The standard precautions (SP), proposed by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 1996, are guidelines...

Health Issues of Homeless Population

Introduction A person is contemplated homeless if there is no roof over his head to live. The statistics, which prevail only, relate to masses that...

Pain Management Interventions and Chronic Pain Disorders

Introduction This essay will identify the issue of how poorly addressed acute pain in hospitalized patients may lead to chronic pain disorders, critically compare and...

Evidence Based Practice for Pain Assessment

Yolla Abi Khattar Melissa Makhoul Tsoler Pashayan Vera Tavoukjian Wael Riman  Introduction: Pain is a sensation of discomfort that is subjective to each individual, and it is characterized by an...

Impact of Emotional Intelligence on Manager Performance

The impact of emotional intelligence on managers’ performance: Evidence from hospitals located in Tehran ABSTRACT Context: Most of the studies show that emotional...

Etiology of Substance Abuse

“Drugs are a bet with your mind.” (Jim Morrison). People start taking drugs by their own choice. In early stages they feel stress-free and...

Continuing Professional Education in Nursing

Chapter 2 Review of Related Literature This section shows the significant studies about the literatures on factors influencing continuing participation education among nurses in selected tertiary...

Nursing Leaders in Afghanistan: Competency and Challenges

Wais Mohammad Qarani Significance The objective of this topic is in line with the Afghanistan Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) priority program on human resource development...

Critical Appraisal of Pain Assessment Tools

Introduction Patients presenting with acute pain in hospital settings need immediate intervention and care to improve health outcomes (Department of Health Service, 2007). When severe...

Mental Health Issues: Demographics, Types and Treatments

Mental health issues May 6 2015   Table of Contents 1 (a) MOST PREVALENT MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES 1 (b) DEMOGRAPHICS OF MENTAL...

Pregnancy Induced Hypertension Causes and Treatments

Pregnancy is the gestational process compromising growth and development within a woman of a new individual from conception through the embryonic and fetal periods...

Presentation on Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Reflection

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...

Knowledge on Prevention of Occupational Hazards | Research

CHAPTER- I INTRODUCTION “Working may be an occupational hazard to you. Not working is an occupational hazard to the country.” (12 Eustace 8:5) Work is considered as a...

Interventions for Ventilator Associated Pneumonia

Ventilator associated pneumonia is defined as pneumonia developing in persons who have received mechanical ventilation for at least 48 hours (Shi et al., 2010)....

Epilepsy and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Case Study

People with chronic and complex conditions are usually characterized by complex causality, multiple risk factors, a long latency period, a prolonged course of illness...

Enhancing Orientation of Graduate Nurses

Introduction Graduate nurses have many learning needs as they enter into the nursing workforce and they must continue to improve on their basic learning skills...