Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
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...Acute Respiratory Syndrome which affects the human respiratory system caused by the SARS coronavirus (SARS-CoV). World Health Organization has confirmed 8422 known infected cases and 916 confirmed human death between November 2002 and July 2003. It was in the late 2002, researchers found in the clinics of southern China, a febrile upper respiratory illness, which was progressing into a life threatening pneumonia in some persons. It later turned out to be an explosive outbreak in Hong Kong, which The World Health Organization (WHO) in March 2003 defined as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). The WHO has formed guidelines for the global surveillance of severe... ? SARS SARS is expanded as Severe...
Acute Exacerbation of COPD. Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
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...acute COPD and hospital type and resources. Thorax, 57: 137-141. Soler-Cataluna, J. J., et al (2005). Severe acute exacerbations and mortality in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Thorax, 60: 925-931. #2 Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) Introduction Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) delineates a rapidly developing, life-threatening condition in which the lung is injured... ? a) What is the most likely explanation for this patient's change in mental status?  Introduction The most dominant causes of acute exacerbations of COPD entail overdose of drugs that suppress ventilator drive, as well as conditions that result to respiratory muscle weakness (Gay, 2004). Acute...
Sars
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...acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a new severe respiratory disease which began in Guangdong, Southern China towardsthe end of 2002 (Hawkey et al., 2003). It is a viral disease caused by a new strain of corona virus which is related to viruses which cause cold. The spread of the respiratory was accelerated by international air travel initially spreading to Hong Kong in 2003 and further throughout South East Asia (Lee et al., 2003). Different studies have suggested that virus stability in different environment may contribute to the success of its spread. Apart from the prevalent of mode of transmission through droplet suspension, fecal-oral mode of transmission has been... ? SARS 8th October Severe...
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...acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a new severe respiratory disease which began in Guangdong, Southern China towards the end of 2002 (Hawkey et al., 2003). It is a viral disease caused by a new strain of corona virus which is related to viruses which cause cold. The spread of the respiratory was accelerated by international air travel initially spreading to Hong Kong in 2003 and further throughout South East Asia (Lee et al., 2003). Different studies have suggested that virus stability in different environment may contribute to the success of its spread. Apart from the prevalent of mode of transmission through droplet suspension, fecal-oral mode of transmission has been... SARS 8th October Severe...
Diagnosed with right sided pneumonia leading to acute respiratory failure
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...Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 174 (3), 268-278. Brown, D., Edwards, H., Lewis, S., Heilkemper, M.M., Cirksen, S.R., O’Brien, P.G. & Bucher, L. (2008). Lewis’s Medical-surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems. Chatswood: Elsevier Australia Press. Carbo, A.R. & Smetana, G.W. (2008). How to prevent pulmonary complications in surgery. Contemporary Surgery 64 (12), 566-570. Cheung, T.M., Yam, L.Y., Lau, A.C., Kong, B.M... Diagnosis: Right-Sided Pneumonia Leading to Acute Respiratory Failure Diagnosis: Right-Sided Pneumonia Leading to Acute Respiratory Failure Question 1 Two days after Mr. Bukowski’s operation on the fra...
Diagnosis: Right-Sided Pneumonia Leading to Acute Respiratory Failure
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...Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 174 (3), 268-278. Brown, D., Edwards, H., Lewis, S., Heilkemper, M.M., Cirksen, S.R., O’Brien, P.G. & Bucher, L. (2008). Lewis’s Medical-surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems. Chatswood: Elsevier Australia Press. Carbo, A.R. & Smetana, G.W. (2008). How to prevent pulmonary complications in surgery. Contemporary Surgery 64 (12), 566-570. Cheung, T.M., Yam, L.Y., Lau, A.C., Kong, B.M. & Yung, R.W. (2004... ? Diagnosis: Right-Sided Pneumonia Leading to Acute Respiratory Failure Diagnosis: Right-Sided Pneumonia Leading to Acute Respiratory Failure Question 1 Two days after Mr. Bukowski’s ...
Technical writing proposal on Senior Healthcare Facility
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...Acute Respiratory Syndrome. Objective of the Study The objective of this proposal is to find ways on how to protect faces of the health workers and the effectiveness of the facial protective equipment and procedures for control that can be used. This will include reviewing of the literature of environmental, organizational, and individual factors that improves on the effectiveness of health workers. It will also include identification of the framework that will carry on the final research. The major goal of this proposal is to identify Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome... A Proposal on Senior Healthcare Facility Table of Contents Table of Contents 2 Introduction 3 Objective of the Study 3 Significance...
SARS Outbreak in Toronto
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...acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) plagued the whole world in January 23, 2003. Everyone was aware of this condition but not more than Ontario Premier Ernie Eves understood it. Moreover, after four months he released a press statement urging people to go back to work and continue with their lives normally. He believed that the epidemic that had affected 24 Ontarians and 318 Canadians was over. However, few minutes before releasing the press statement he had received news from Toronto’s North York General Hospital on four new cases and he kept asking himself if the cases may possibly be a new... SARS Outbreak in Toronto affiliation Who must be blame for letting the virus get out of control and why? Severe...
SARS
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...Acute Respiratory Syndrome, first appeared in February 2003 and victimized around 8,000 people worldwide and killed 10% of them. It has created panic and emerged as one of the most dreaded infectious viral diseases (Kamps and Hoffmann). The virus is defined to be coronavirus causing respiratory illness. The study is therefore important and seeks attention to formulate a deep understanding about SARS to control virus attacks. SARS has drawn the attention of researchers as these viruses invade hosts and are not limited to the species for invasion. SARS virus originated in bats (Cornell researchers), then attacked civets (weasel-like mammals) in Chinese markets... "SARS" Introduction SARS is Severe Acute...
SARS( biology essay)
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...Acute Respiratory Syndrome, first appeared in February 2003 and victimized around 8,000 people worldwide and killed10% of them. It has created panic and emerged as one of the most dreaded infectious viral diseases (Kamps and Hoffmann). The virus is defined to be coronavirus causing respiratory illness. The study is therefore important and seeks attention to formulate a deep understanding about SARS to control virus attacks. SARS has drawn the attention of researchers as these viruses invade hosts and are not limited to the species for invasion. SARS virus originated in bats (Cornell researchers), then attacked civets (weasel-like mammals) in Chinese markets followed... SARS” Introduction SARS is Severe...
SARS Disease
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...Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), also called "atypical pneumonia" has emerged as a new infectious disease posing great threat to the public health worldwide. The etiological agent, responsible for the epidemic, has been identified as SARS associated corona virus (SARS -CoV), a novel member of Coronaviridae family. First identified in the Guangdong Province of China, the epidemic has spread to other Asian countries, North America, and Europe (Youjun, 2007). There is a common notion that the world wide spread was triggered by a single individual infected from Guangdong who spent sometime in Hongkong before succumbing... SARS - AN EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASE INTRODUCTION In the recent times, Severe Acute...
MERS-CoV
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...respiratory parts of mammals, Coronaviruses belongs in the family Coronaviridae (Momattin et al, 2013). Examples of diseases caused by Coronaviruses include common colds, pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) which is caused by SARS –CoV and Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). Symptoms of MERS-CoV Middle East respiratory syndrome, which is respiratory illness, is caused by coronavirus referred to as MERS-CoV. Having been first reported in 2012 in Saudi Arabia, MERS has spread... Running head: MERS-CoV 6th May Coronavirus Coronaviruses refers to a type of viruses that causevarious illnesses to humans and animals. Mostly infecting the gastrointestinal tract and upper...
SARS Pandemic
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...acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). These viruses received attention, about 70 years after their discovery, from the whole world in early 2003 when SARS was detected. The impact was huge in very short time interval; 8000 people became sick and 700 died across the globe. The rapid spread of the viruses is favoured by the established modes of transmission, which are droplet and contact. As no drug of choice is still available therefore, symptomatic treatment is provided to the patients, which consists of antibiotics, antiviral, corticosteroids, supplemental oxygen and immunoglobulons. Vaccine is in the preparatory phase. Once... SARS Pandemic Coronavirus are the causative agent for sever...
SARS disease
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...Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) is a viral respiratory disease that originated from China in November 2002 caused by the SARS coronavirus (Schmidt, Wolff & Weber, 2005). After the first incidence in China, the disease has spread to more than 17 countries with causes of the spread not yet accurately determined. According to WHO statistics, the number of cases for the disease that have been reported by the various ministries of health as at April 2003 stood at 2781 cases with 111 fatalities; the global fatality rates for the disease is 4 per cent (World Health Organisation, 11 April 2003). Epidemiology of recent SARS pandemics Most of the cases of SARS that have... ? SARS Disease introduction Severe...
Writting about SARs disease.
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...Acute Respiratory Syndrome) SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) is a respiratory illness much like the flu that caused widespread panic in the first few years of the 21st century. By 2003, the virus had spread from Asia to many parts of the world, including the United States. “According to the World Health Organization (WHO), a total of 8,098 people worldwide became sick with SARS during the 2003 outbreak. Of these, 774 died” (CDC, 2005). The death toll in other countries was what started concerns in the United States. However, with better healthcare overall, access to appropriate medications and swift action on the parts of doctors and nurses to help contain the virus... with the...
Policy, Power and Politics in Health Care
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...ACUTE RESPIRATORY SYNDROME (SARS) is a global (Cameron, Rainer, & Smit, 2003).phenomenon that is getting worse fast. It is heavily clustered in China, Hong Kong, Canada, Singapore, and Hanoi but there are recent reports in the United States, England, and here in Australia. T There is concern that these are substantially underestimated and that there are more cases of all... Executive Summary The outbreak of three dangerous viruses all together can be devastating. H1N1 was just news when it first arrived and it was dealt with quickly but the virus has mutated and is back to claim more lives in a much quicker fashion. At the same time is the SARS virus and H5N1 which is the Avian flu virus. All of these...
Select 1 of the following epidemics / near-epidemics of the 21st century: Mexican / Swine Flu (2009) or SARS (2003). Review news clips from major news outlets 2
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...acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) had been reported to had posed significant health threats to various parts of the world to the extent that thousands of deaths had been documented. According to the news article in The Washington Post, there were significant delays in reporting the outbreak which contributed to significant number of cases and deaths (Brown). Concurrently, news from MNT has reviewed the outbreak as unprecedented as it reportedly... September 11, Critique on Media Reporting of an Epidemic The epidemic that emerged in the year 2009 was reportedto have took the global health agencies by complete surprise (Ortiz, et al.; Coker, Hunter and Rudge). The novel viruses, particularly the severe...
Geographies of disease/health - Annotated Bibliography
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...acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) outbreak in Hong Kong. Cameron, P.A., Rainer, T.H., Mak, P. (2004). Motor vehicle deaths in Hong Kong: Opportunities for improvement. Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care, 56 (4), 890-893. This journal article has been written after extensively examining the traffic records of Hong Kong with medical cross reference... Running Head: What is a What is a global Identify and discuss the major health issues that can occur as a result. You must describe the processes that you identify. (Choose one specific city as an example, e.g. Tokyo, Hong Kong) Student Name University Name Geographies of disease/health – Annotated Bibliography Instructor Name Date of Submissi...
Geographies of disease/health - Annotated Bibliography
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...acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) outbreak in Hong Kong. Cameron, P.A., Rainer, T.H., Mak, P. (2004). Motor vehicle deaths in Hong Kong: Opportunities for improvement. Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care, 56 (4), 890-893. This journal article has been written after extensively examining the traffic records of Hong Kong with medical cross reference... ?Running Head: What is a What is a global Identify and discuss the major health issues that can occur as a result. You must describe the processes that you identify. (Choose one specific city as an example, e.g. Tokyo, Hong Kong) Student Name University Name Geographies of disease/health – Annotated Bibliography Instructor Name Date of...
Environmental and global health issues
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...Acute Respiratory Syndrome. It is a disease which is an epidemic and is much similar to cold but much severe as compared to common cold. The breakout of this disease was in the year 2003 when it rapidly spread in large parts of Asia, Europe and America. Severe and immediate actions were taken for the control of this disease and within a few months it was brought much under control and the number of effected cases reduced to almost zero. Actions were taken against the countries from which this disease originated and migration of the people from such countries was stopped. Health care centers and nurses became very active... Environmental and Global Health Issues SARS is the abbreviation for Severe Acute...
Sar and UTI and Serodiagnosis
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...Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). Retrieved from http://www.chp.gov.hk/en/content/9/24/47.html Crump, J., Corder, J., Henshaw, N., & Reller, L. (2004). Development, Implementation, and Impact of Acceptability Criteria for Serologic Tests for Infectious Diseases. Journal Of Clinical Microbiology, 42(2), 881-883. doi:10.1128/jcm.42.2.881-883.2004 Phagetherapycenter.com,. (2015). Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) - Treatment. Retrieved from http://www.phagetherapycenter.com/pii/PatientServlet?command=static_uti... SARS, UTI, and Serodiagnosis Etiological Agent of SARS The etiological agent of SARS is novel coronavirus that was found in Hong Kong, Germany and United States laboratories (Chp.gov.hk, 2015). The...
Acute Respiratory Distress Case Study
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...Acute Respiratory Distress                 Case Study: Acute Respiratory Distress The case study presents a man with the symptoms of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome or HPS (“Vector-Borne,” 2011). HPS triggers a series of symptoms in the infected person such as labored and rapid breathing as well as shortness of breath (“Acute respiratory distress,” 2010). These symptoms are both present in the young man in the case study. He also shows other symptoms such as tachypnea and tachycardia, which are both characteristic of HPS (Siegel, 2011). The bearing of this diagnosis with the cabin rests upon the idea that a cabin is an enclosed area and that usually HPS occurs in a shed or cabin closed... Case Study:...
Toronto during the SARS outbreak
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...acute respiratory syndrome) outbreak' whose authors are Maurine A Cava, Krissa E Fay, Heather J Beanland, Elizabeth A McCray and Rauleen Wignall, is a study on qualitine measures undertaken during the outbreak of SARS. Qualitine is a health measure undertaken to avoid transmission of disease to other people and it involves separating the ill from the healthy. The study focuses on Toronto during the SARS outbreak where more than 14,000 people were quarantined. The health officials ordered exposed people to isolate themselves at home for 10 days, wear masks, and avoid contact with family... Analytical Paper: Introduction: The article 'risk perception and compliance withquarantine during the SARS (severe...
Acute coronary syndrome
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...Acute Coronary Syndrome: A review of the Literature of the Nursing of the June 24, Acute Coronary Syndrome Introduction Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is the acute presentation of coronary artery disease (CAD) which is manifested as unstable angina (UA), ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) or non- ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) (Noble, 2011). Nearly 1.5 million people are hospitalized with ACS annually, out of which more than two-thirds suffer from UA and NSTEMI (Lloyd-Jones et al. 2009). Globally, ACS is a leading cause of death in pre...
Acute Coronary Syndrome
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...Acute Coronary Syndrome: A review of the Literature of the Nursing of the June 24, Acute Coronary Syndrome Introduction Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is the acute presentation of coronary artery disease (CAD) which is manifested as unstable angina (UA), ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) or non- ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) (Noble, 2011). Nearly 1.5 million people are hospitalized with ACS annually, out of which more than two-thirds suffer from UA and NSTEMI (Lloyd-Jones et al. 2009). Globally, ACS is a leading cause of death in pre...
Marketing plan ( part )
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...Acute Respiratory Syndrome or SARS alarmed the health organizations and travel agencies all over the world. SARS... ? Marketing Plan I.D. Number: Term and Year Executive Summary This is a marketing plan, which is intended to follow the general format and purpose of the topic. The topic is Toronto tourism. The main foci are on identifying the cities that rival Toronto as a tourist destination and how to address the gaps in the existing tourist marketing strategy of the city. In this plan to be presented to the mayor of Toronto, aspectual analysis of the background problem has been considered critical. The element of proper publicity and advertising has been emphasized most. Instead of furnishing the city...
Infection Control
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...Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) case of 2003 to illustrate how ineffective infection control system is today. He filed his observation while working for WHO during the outbreak of the SARS. The article is based on reports and field observations. He clearly describes SARS-related infection control practices that were observed in some of the affected countries and gives a suggestion of what is required in today’s infection control practices. Most infection control inefficiencies... Infection Control Introduction Every year, patients in various hospitals around the world loose their lives because of infections that are spread within the hospital. Healthcare associated infections (HCAIs) are caused by...
Speach on ethics
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...acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a viral disease that has affected several countries in the world and not only Toronto. As the minister of Public Health in this country, I would like to inform all citizens of this disease. Paquin (42) states that some of the signs and symptoms of SARS may include severe and chronic flu, fever, and cough; it is one of the respiratory distress syndromes. This disease is caused by a SARS corona virus, and diagnosis of this disease... SARS Outbreak in Toronto Greetings to all citizens of Toronto, I am Mr. Sur the minister of Public Health and Sanitation. Today being the World’s Health Day, I want to talk about SARS, which is our current concern as a country. Severe...
Ethical Marketing Solutions
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...acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). This syndrome caused thousands of death and the world health organization had to respond in finding the causative agent. The disease vectors discovered originated in a country that was hesitant to ban their production. They were still smuggled out of the country in order for the company responsible to cut their losses. After the vectors landed in another country, they were legally on sale therefore violating the bioethical code and marketing ethics. SARS was a revelation for the ignorant cooperate; it showed how ignoring certain things that looked simple could have a ripple effect. Tobacco is just as dangerous to the body. The inability of the global... Ethical...
THE GLOBAL ECONOMY AND ITS IMPACT ON HUMAN HEALTH
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...Acute Respiratory Syndrome (S.A.R.S) in China, the United States had to take a stern measures so as to ensure that the deadly disease did not spread into the country. They issued travel advisories and close monitoring of its borders. Health expenditures in the United States and Mexico Health care provision in the United States is mainly offered by many firms... THE IMPACT OF GLOBALIZATION ON HUMAN HEALTH Introduction Globalization which is defined as the process in which businesses, organizations and individuals develop international influence, has a great impact on human health. The ever increasing movement of people and goods from one point to another due to globalization, has greatly increased...
Respiratory
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...Respiratory System 7 3.1.1 Effects of Smoking on the Respiratory System 7 3.1.2 Effects of High fat Diet on the Respiratory System 7 3.1.3 Effects of Alcohol on the Respiratory System 8 3.2 Cardiovascular System 10 3.2.1 Effects of Smoking on Cardiovascular System 10 3.2.2 Effects of High fat Diet on Cardiovascular system 10 3.2.3 Effects of Alcohol on Cardiovascular System 12 4.0 Emergency Medical Management 12 4.1 Acute Coronary Syndrome 12 4.1.1 Diagnosis 13 4.1.2 Treatments... WHAT WILL KILL YOU FIRST: SMOKING, A HIGH FAT DIET, OR ALCOHOL? Department Table of Contents Table of Contents 2 Table of Figures 3 1.0 Introduction 4 2.1 Epidemiology and Prevalence 4 3.0 Pathophysiology and Pathology 7 3.1 Res...
Epidemiology
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...acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is one of the viral respiratory illnesses across the globe. Like common cold, it belongs to the coronavirus family. Voigt in his article of Hong Kong and SARS explains a study from the scientist which proves that the disease jumped from the civet cats, a delicacy in southern china to human beings. Also, it has been linked to bats. Some of the notable symptoms that are experienced initially are flu-like, and this may include cough, myalgia, sore throat, fever and lethargy symptoms. This paper discusses the SARS epidemic in Asia. It also discusses the three parts of the epidemiological triangle in a clear and outright... SARS Epidemic in Asia SARS Epidemic in Asia Severe...
Community Project
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...Acute Respiratory Syndrome is a contagious disease that is spread through direct contact with the infected... Nursing al Affiliation) TASK TWO Communicable diseases The recent figures produced by The World Health Organization (WHO)demonstrate that, there has been a raging increase of transmissible diseases across the world. This has mainly been attributed to two key factors, which comprise; galloping population increase and the changes in inoculation practices around the world boosting the spread of such diseases like measles, avian influenza, and SARS. In the latest times, of the most common infectious diseases, Measles has been on top of the list in terms of prevalence, incidence rates, and severity. ...
Emergency Nursing Assessment Framework
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...acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) may be causing this, since in cases of orthopaedic surgeries and pneumonia, ARDS has been reported to be the cause of such presentations. Bacterial pneumonia and fat embolism due to bone trauma are well known causes of such condition (Cheung, et al., 2004). Atelactasis leads to insufficient chest wall function... ASSESSMENT 2 - Case Study Based Assignment Q1. Four Key Pieces of Assessment Data Supporting the Diagnosis of Acute Respiratory failure In this assignment given the acuteness of the condition, a five-step Emergency Nursing Assessment Framework (EMNF) will be used to analyse the assessment data (Curtis, Murphy, Hoy, & Lewis, 2009), which would support...
Air transport Management
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...Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS... Chapter One 1 Introduction With reference to the writings by Lechner (2009), it has been d that the increased level of globalization and even the modernization of transport systems, has led to an increase in travel across different parts of the World. In particular, more transport networks including airports and roads have been developed over the years in different parts of the world. Additionally, more superior and reliable vehicles with greater capacity have also been developed, thereby enabling people to easily move from one location to another whilst enjoying some level of comfort. The increased ease of travel across the World has enabled rapid globalization, which ...
Project One: Peer Article Review
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...Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) outbreak of 2003, and the Sichuan quake of 2008. It aims to show the changes in media practices over the 5 years between the two crises. It tells about the changes in politics, journalism education, the increase in social awareness brought about by the internet, as well as all the small details that contributed to China’s shift in media practices. It also seeks to differentiate between two types of media practices in China, and the way they framed the issues... One: Peer article review It is said that with great power, comes great responsibility. The media has a great power over the population. The stories it weaves and the way it presents them manipulate the minds and...
Use of PEEP in Ventilation
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...respiratory failure. ARDS, the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome is often the fertile soil for respiratory failure to get nurtured. In ARDS there is sudden respiratory failure due to the rapid accumulation of fluid in the lungs following an abrupt increase in the permeability of the normal barrier between the capillaries and the alveoli air sacs in the lungs. This damages the capillaries and alveoli air sacs. Leakage of fluid from the damaged capillaries to air sacs causing some sacs to collapse and some sacs filled with the fluid. This makes the lung stiff. Gas exchange is quite...
How effective has the World Health Organization performed its main functions when dealing with international pandemics?
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...Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in 2003 reduced consumer confidence tremendously, which was reflected through an obvious decline in service demand (Chiu, et al., 2009; CBC, 2004; Chinese Consortium, 2004). When Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) broke out in China in 2002, Global Public Health Intelligence Network (GPHIN) provided a lot of ways... World Health Organization and the International Health Security of the Modern World Introduction The sense of security in the modern world transcendsmore than just its physical aspect. More to the idea is the notion of health awareness. Illnesses are some of the most important concerns not just by an average person but of countries around the world....
Environmental and Global Health Issues
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...Acute Respiratory Syndrome developed in 2002 in Hong Kong with the disease spreading worldwide causing 916 deaths and over 8,000 known cases. The cause of the outbreak was the Coronavirus which is found in avian and mammal populations and is important for some species, but can cause respiratory tract infections in a variety of more domesticated species, including humans (M'ikanatha, 2007). The illness ran its course from the winter of 2002 until the last reported case in June of 2003. Overall fatality was averaged at about 10.9%, with only 1% occurring in those under 24 and 6% for over the age of 25. It was worse for those over the age... ?Running Head: RESPIRTAORY DISTRESS: ANALYSIS OF SARS Respiratory...
Community Health- Communicable Diseases
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...Acute Respiratory Syndrome(SARS) guidelines should be rigorously followed with no exemption... ? Community Health- Communicable Diseases of Affiliate Part A Introduction Measles or Rubeola is a communicable disease that affects mostly children under the age of five years. Before extensive vaccination of the disease, approximated related deaths were 2.6 million every year, in 1980 according to a study conducted by (Center for Disease Control (CDC), 2012). The disease is transmitted via a virus that belongs to the family Paramyxoviridae. This virus is a single stranded RNA virus. Human beings are the only hosts for the agent where the virus comfortably thrives in cells lining the back of the throat and...
Saudi Ministry of Health strategy for Infection Control.
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...acute respiratory syndrome (Madani et al., 2013). Of course, the hajj celebrations provide perfect conditions through which these diseases could be transmitted and to address this problem, the Saudi Arabian government has initiated a number of measures: i) The government launched an education program aimed at sensitizing the abattoir workers about the need to observe good sanitary conditions (Cowling, Chan & Fang, 2009) ii) The government has introduced ban policies to restrict persons from countries where emerging infections have been reported iii) The government has invested in modern... ? Saudi ministry of health strategy for infection control and Introduction According to anarticle written by Memish...
Influenza in America
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...Acute Respiratory Syndrome) outbreak began in Guangdong province of Mainland China. The disease was believed to have come from civets, animals that looked like cats. The risk of being infected with SARS is very low (McLean 2005). Symptoms. Recorded symptoms include headaches, body aches, chills, discomfort, sore... ?. INFLUENZA IN AMERICA. al Affiliation) Influenza, also known as the flu, is an infectious disease that is caused by the RN viruses, from the influenza viruses family. The most common symptoms of this infection include fever, sore throat, chills, muscle pain, fatigue and general discomfort. This disease could be fatal, especially to young people. There are various types of influenza and are...
Influenza
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...Acute Respiratory Syndrome and Influenza. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Vol. 168, No. 12, 1416-1420.... Influenza Introduction: This paper looks at the communicable disease influenza and nursing research. Influenza was chosen due to the prevalence of the numerous influenza viruses that have circulated globally over the last few decades and the presence of community health nurses on the frontlines of dealing with the diseases. Some of the influenza viruses that emerged were the following: H5N1/97 virus from Hong Kong which was transmitted from poultry stock to humans; and, the H1N1/2009 virus, also from Hong Kong. The difference between the two viruses, of particular note...
Nursing intervention
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...acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Consistently wearing a surgical or particulate respirator mask while caring for a SARS patient protected the nurses from SARS infection (Loeb, et al., 2004). The peri-urethral area should be thoroughly cleaned with disinfectant making sure that the wiping motions are carried from front to back to prevent fecal bacteria from being transported to the urinary meatus which is the site of catheter entry. Sterile (water-soluble) lubricant should be applied on the catheter prior to insertion. When inserting the catheter, contact with non-sterile surfaces should be avoided. The catheter... Nursing Intervention for Prevention of Catheter-Associated Infections Catheter-associated ...
Case study: Ready or not...
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...acute respiratory syndrome). A survey conducted in Hong Kong by the American Chamber of Commerce revealed that almost every company had someone responsible for implementing avian flu policies. The global bank HSBC was one of the most prepared and it had measures in place for employees to work from home and the division of work. The reader is left to consider what will happen to those companies that have made no preparation for the possible outbreak. 1. What role do you think goals might play in a company’s planning for any potential bird flu? List... ? The Case Application, “Ready or Not...” looks at the level of preparedness displayed by businesses in planning for the possibility of an influenza...
Racial Profiling
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...acute respiratory syndrome (Tator & Henry, 2006).This freedom of choice may be misused thus resulting to reintroduction of crimes such as racism in society. Secondly, racial profiling is an ethical issue since it employs various ethical concepts during its decision making stage. For instance, consequential theories in ethics suggest that an action is moral if the number of benefits it generates exceeds the number... ? Racial profiling In society, various perceptional tendencies may encourage the introduction of socially limiting behaviors. Among these is racial profiling. In this study, racial profiling is defined as various measures that are undertaken to enhance security based on stereotypes within...
MCH Frameworks Paper
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...acute respiratory syndrome. Just as contagious diseases are mostly transmitted from one person to another, so too a passage can occur from one child to the other. Therefore, there is a need for developing effective infectious disease control mechanism among the children at the national scale... Communicable Diseases Introduction Effective Maternal and Child Health (MCH) practice needs application of skills that involves a combination of frameworks and theoretical models supporting systems that address the health needs of children. Communicable diseases, especially those that are mostly contagious, are rapidly increasing as witnessed by the emergence of viruses, for instance, severe acute respiratory...
SARS Treatment Methods.
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...acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) still lingers among the world population. According to Krupa, the 2003 SARS outbreak created commotion among people, mostly because the disease was unknown to the majority. The fear of the unknown, of something that never really goes away, produces a subconscious hysteria among the populations, thus making them susceptible to any minor outbreak of that disease (Krupa). Since SARS is almost impossible to extinguish from the face... SARS Treatment Methods Unexpectedly, the incident at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant awoke fear among the American citizens that radiation would linger on for years and affect them as well (Krupa). Likewise, the fear of severe acute ...
Public Health Paper on Surveillance Ethics based on a case study
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...respiratory disease, currently referred to as the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), has been... Public Health Paper on Surveillance Ethics Based on a Case Study Public Health Paper on Surveillance Ethics based on a case study Thus far, world systems have been centered on managing various infections, some of which have turned out to be quite challenging. Indeed, viral mutations have seen various joint efforts to combat the many arising viral diseases fail to realize their objectives. In some instances, the methodologies used in managing and controlling the various viral infections have aroused public outcry based on their suitability and ethical compliance. For instance, the management of the...
The topic should be related to the field of quarantine
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...acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and other emerging infectious diseases," J. of Law, Medicine &? Ethics S63-5. Gostin, Lawrence, et al. (2003) "Ethical and Legal Challenges Posed by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome," 290 J. of the American Medical Association 3229-3237. Ries, Nola (2004) "Public health law and ethics: lessons from SARS and quarantine," Health Law Rev. 3-7. Rothstein, Mark (2004) "Are Traditional Public Health Strategies Consistent With Contemporary American Values?," 77 Temple Law Rev. 175-92. Rothstein, Mark, et al. (2003) Quarantine and Isolation: Lessons Learned from...
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