Perceptual adaptation
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...Adaptation Prism adaptation is described as a phenomenon that the motor system adapts new visuo-patial coordinates instituted by prisms that displace the actual visual fields. When the prisms are eliminated, the strength of the adaptation can be measured through spatial deviation of the motor actions in an opposite visual displacement developed by prisms, a process referred as aftereffect. This study was developed to identify the variables that have an effect on the acquisition and maintenance of the aftereffects. Subjects were expected to throw balls to a target situated in front of them before, during, and after the lateral displacement of the visual field with prismatic... ? Psychology Perceptual...
Biological Adaptation
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...Adaption in Sensation and Perception The concept of biological adaptation has profound impact on how the experimenter understands psychology. Sensory adaptation is temporal change in the responses of the senses to a continuous stimulus (Boulpaep & Boron, 2003). The individual often perceives it as a change in sensation over time (Boulpaep & Boron, 2003). To demonstrate, the experimenter conducts a number of experiments to deepen our understanding of neural adaptation. Here, the experimenter reports the methods of and responses to these experiments. For each, the sensory system involved and how adaptation applies will be explained. In the first experiment, the experimenter... Experiments that Demonstrate...
Adaptation & Accountability
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...Adaptation The paper will discuss the issue of adaptation in relation to healthcare organizations. The main stress will be made on the necessity forsuch adaptation. The work is based on the specific example of Duke University Medical Center and Health System in North Carolina. Its story of success and adaptation might serve as a model for healthcare organizations which go through difficult times. According to Laubach (1997), health care systems should adapt to the developing of new technologies, especially in creating new systems of controlling and spreading the data, but as far as the number of healthcare organizations in private sector grows faster than that of public sector, they become... ...
Script Adaptation
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...Adaptation The first scene may begin with the protagonist’s (Bridget) monologue. She is a young slim girl, who is not satisfied with her life. There is no smile on her face. It is not very difficult to read pain and confusion on girl’s face and in her behavior. Bridget is going here and there along the scene. There are practically no lights on the stage. Everything is in green colours. This is a symbol of girl’s young age and inexperience. The protagonist sighs and says that everything is the same every day. Nothing new happens in her life. She gesticulates very actively and addresses the audience. Her eyes are constantly moving as if the girl is asking... Visual Arts and Film Studies   June Script...
Adaptation & Accountability
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...Adaptation The paper will discuss the issue of adaptation in relation to healthcare organizations. The main stress will be made on the necessity forsuch adaptation. The work is based on the specific example of Duke University Medical Center and Health System in North Carolina. Its story of success and adaptation might serve as a model for healthcare organizations which go through difficult times. According to Laubach (1997), health care systems should adapt to the developing of new technologies, especially in creating new systems of controlling and spreading the data, but as far as the number of healthcare organizations in private sector grows faster than that of public sector, they become... ...
Culture Adaptation
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...Adaptation Being an international there were a lot of struggles that I have been through adapting not just in school but also in the community when I first came to America. Since English is my second language and communication is necessary in everyday affairs, I found speaking to be the most challenging in my adaptation to my new environment. I once had the fear of communicating with native speakers because I thought no one might understand me and I might be laughable. I know that even if I spoke in English, my intonation was noticeably Asian and I sometimes felt funny listening to myself. Moreover, I was not very sure of the right words to use and my sentence construction was poor... ?Full Culture...
Cultural Adaptation
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...Adaptation: An Interview Intercultural interaction is defined by Ellingsworth (1998) as the encounter of one person from a certain culture of another host culture. This phenomenon is increasingly becoming common as movements of people among societies for personal or business travels become necessary. Cross-cultural encounters especially those that take a long time can be a stressful experience and this field is the subject of our inquiry. The important point is to determine other people's experience in adapting to their host culture. In this paper, I am to relate the result of the interview that I conducted with a Filipino nurse acquaintance of mine. The experience was quite enlightening... Cultural...
Adaptation to Chronic Pain
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...Adaptation to Chronic Pain Adaptation to Chronic Pain Karen Dunn is an associate whose expertise lies in surgical, gerontological, and critical care nursing. Over many years, she actively participated in research work on chronic pain, stress and coping, aging and spirituality, and self-care practices. In the past years, she has taught about chronic illnesses, pathophysiology, theories of aging, and nursing care for old adults. Her research and education on chronic illness led to the formulation of her theory of adapting to chronic pain. Older adults experience chronic pain, which if undertreated can affect the physical, emotional, social,...
Filmic Adaptation: To Live
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...Adaptation of “To Live” by Yu Hua, Zhang Yimou “To Live” is an artistic and ic masterpiece written by Yu Hua which became popular because of its criticism towards the administration of the communist party in China. The communists ignored the citizen’s needs and achieved success through persistent threats (Larson 195). Both the novel and film by Zhang Yimou presents to its readers and viewers the damaging nature of communist rule, by narrating an epic story of a man named Fugui who fears the government, but later retaliates and set many people free of the communist rule. While relating to literature, the title of the book and film is ironical because everyone dies and only Fugui lives to tell...
Standardisation versus adaptation (MARKETING)
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...Adaptation Faculty Literature Review Conclusion References This paper is a review of the academic literature on Standardisation versus Adaptation in the context of International Communications Planning. This has been a controversial issue for the marketers and researchers from the past. The globalisation and internationalisation processes have opened various geographic locations and new markets for the firms from all over world. These have also increased the complications of various operations related to financial, marketing or manufacturing of various products. Standardisation on one hand offers various companies to maintain a consistence image across all the markets... MARKETING Standardisation versus...
Film Adaptation Essay
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...Adaptation Visual arts are as old as the human race. Artists have used various methods to portray events that happen in the society. Since human beings learnt how to write, art and culture have received preservation through writing as well as development of new techniques of presenting the art piece. Trends in visual arts changed when Erich von Stroheim tried an adaptation of the novel Mc Teague to a film in 1924 (Balio 256). Other similar adaptations are evident today in most films. Artists have made successful attempts in adapting novels, short stories, plays and other pieces of artwork to successful film show. This...
Standardization and Adaptation
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...Adaptation Introduction In the year 1937, McDonald’s was founded by two brothers, Maurice and Richard McDonald. The two brothershad developed an assembly line and food processing system at a small drive-in restaurant located in the east of Pasadena, California. In the year 1954, a milk-shaker mixer salesman named Ray Kroc, recognized an opportunity in this market and decided to exploit it. He negotiated the deal of franchising and got the deal of franchising McDonald’s in USA. As a service fee, Mr Kroc took about 1.9 percent of the sales for himself and a royalty of 0.5percent of the sales was given to McDonald’s. Finally, in 1961, the McDonald’s brothers sold the whole share... ?Standardization and...
The Concept of Adaptation
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...adapt to changes in their surroundings, in order to feel more comfortable and less stressed. Sensory adaptation is an important ability that allows people to be less... ?Task Experiment 1. Yes, the perception of the coarseness changed from having a scale of six to a scale of four. 2. The perception of the coarseness changed by having less feelings of coarseness. The sandpaper felt less coarse the second time around. Experiment 2: 3. Yes, the taste of fresh water was surprising. 4. The fresh water tasted strongly bland, or in other words, very fresh to the mouth. This taste was acquired after swishing sugar water in the mouth. Also, while swishing the sugar water, the sweetness of the water decreased....
Drama/Film Adaptation Essay
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...Adaptation Analysis of ‘Why Don’t You Dance’ Introduction: ‘Why don’t you dance?’ is an excellent masterpiece written by Raymond Carver. The main theme of the story revolves around love, bonding and relationships. Raymond Carver has skillfully highlighted the most delicate subject of relationship in his short story, why don’t you dance which was first published in 1977. Carver is known for his minimalistic writing which can be read anywhere, anytime without tying the reader with the story for so long. The main theme of this story highlights the delicacy of relationships. Like in majority of Carver’s stories, the characters are simple and create a spell-bounding effect on the minds... would...
Physician-Patient Interaction Adaptation
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...adaptation perspective. The entire research was based on the relationship-centered perspective which could be related with the biopsychosocial approach in dealing with illnesses (Duggan & Bradshaw, 2008). Based on these theories, the proponents substantially built a framework for their study which essentially included the concept of non-verbal communication in maintaining... ?A. Identify the main idea of this article, including the theory and/or framework underlying the article. The article generally proposes that there exists an idea such as mutual influence processes in physician-patient communication (Duggan & Bradshaw, 2008). The proponents tried to capture this information from an interaction...
Roy Adaptation Model
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...Adaptation Model Roy Adaptation Model [Institute’s TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION 3 NURSING THEORY 3 NURSINGTHEORY - ROY ADAPTATION MODEL 5 RAM Nursing Theory – Framework for Practice 8 APPLICATION OF RAM NURSING THEORY IN THE FIELD OF EDUCATION 9 Real-life Example of RAM in the field of Education 10 APPLICATION OF RAM NURSING THEORY IN THE FIELD OF NURSING PRACTICE 11 Real-life Example of RAM in the field of Nursing Practice 12 PURPOSE OF ROY ADAPTATION MODEL 13 HOW RESEARCH SUPPORTS THE CONCEPTS AND PROPOSITIONS OF RAM 14 CONCLUSION 14 REFERENCES 16 INTRODUCTION With the population growing at an unprecedented rate, one of the rising concerns for the entire human race of the globe... ?Running Head: Roy...
Movie Adaptation essay
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...Adaptation Introduction The Player (1992) The Player is an example a self-reflective movie. A self- reflective movie is a movie that does not narrate the story behind the movie but rather focuses on the way the film industry as a business runs in this case the Hollywood movie industry. In The Player, Robert Altman gives us an inside look on what happens in movie industries and the things people go through to be successful. The movie is a reflection of the movie industry in Hollywood- the obsession with greed is the highlighted idea. The challenges faced by movie producers; betrayal and deception as well as the sacrifices they make to make a production a success is brought out in this movie... Movie...
Audience Analysis and Adaptation
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...Adaptation In 1990 First Lady Barbara Bush was invited to deliver the commencement address to the graduates of Wellesley College, a private liberal arts college for women in Wellesley, Massachusetts. One-fourth of the graduating class of six hundred signed a petition protesting the selection, maintaining that Bush was unqualified because she seemingly rode the coattails of her husbands prominence and was defined not by a career but by the men in her life. The conflict brought up fundamental issues of feminism, as well as the role of a privileged institution facing diversity, which was the theme of the speech by student Christine Bicknell. However, Mrs Bush shares her... Analysis and Adaptation In 1990 ...
Agricultural Climate Adaptation Plan
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...Adaptation Plan Summary The high population density of Luzon Island together with its proneness to environmental hazards such as typhoons and floods has greatly affected rice production and quality in the area. The Island also experiences rainfall shortages that affect rice production. Farmers in the area depend on rice harvesting for their livelihood, and this makes it very crucial for adaptation strategies to global warming and climate change to be put in place. With these environmental hazards affecting rice production and high population in the Island, poverty level is bound to augment. A climate change adaptation plan needs a set of responses that will highly improve... due: Agricultural Climate...
The Perfect Storm Adaptation
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...adaptation The film was created in the year 2000 by Wolfgang Petersen and was ified as a dramatic disaster. The story is adapted from the book titled the perfect storm whose author is Sebastian Junger. It tells a story of a boat crew that was caught in a storm in the year 1991. The casts in the film include John Reilly, George Clooney, William Fitchtner, Allen Payne, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane, Michael Iron side, John Hawkes, Mary Mastrantonio Elizabeth and Karen Allen. It was released in 2000, October by the Warner Group Motion pictures. Though the movie follows the book in narration, it shows significant differences. Moreover, some differences can be perceived as improvements... The perfect storm...
Physician-patient interaction adaptation
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...adaptation perspective. The entire research was based on the relationship-centered perspective which could be related with the biopsychosocial approach in dealing with illnesses (Duggan & Bradshaw, 2008). Based on these theories, the proponents substantially built a framework for their study which essentially included the concept of non-verbal communication in maintaining... A. Identify the main idea of this article, including the theory and/or framework underlying the article. The article generally proposes that there exists an idea such as mutual influence processes in physician-patient communication (Duggan & Bradshaw, 2008). The proponents tried to capture this information from an interaction...
Criminal Adaptation To Strain
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...ADAPTATION TO STRAIN By Insert Presented to Location Due Introduction The society that we live in today lays significant emphasis on how to succeed in life. Every person is taught on the various ways that can allow him or her to emerge successful in life. For instance, most Americans have a deep desire for wealth and possessions such as cars, housing, clothing, jewelry and other kinds of materials that provide them with comfort. They also need power, prestige, good education and status (Agnew & Brezina, 2002). Today’s society lays great emphasis on realizing these goals regardless of the economic status of different groups. However, because of the influence of the structural state... in the...
Perfume Advertising Adaptation
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...Adaptation Article In this study by Solomon, Ashmore and Longo, the authors have described the process of how attractive models and celebrities are used abundantly in the advertisements. However, the author argues that it is not compulsory for an advertisement to be a success if it contained the model that only has ‘good looks’. The essential of a successful advertisement is when the image of a celebrity matches up with product’s precise image, it is only then the message will be effective. The person who perceives an advertisement often sees a multiple type of good looks in a model that is the reason why certain specialty models pairs with the specific products which matches... Perfume Advertising...
Sister Callista Roy's 'Adaptation Theory'
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...Adaptation Theory Introduction Sister Callista Roy is a highly respected nurse theorist, lecturer, researcher, and teacher. She defined nursing knowledge through her theory "Roy Adaptation Model" which is regarded as rich source of knowledge for clinical nursing. In this assignment, this theory will be critically analyzed to examine whether this theory has provided an expanded, value-based concept of adaptation. The Intent of the Theory Adaptation is a popular and long-standing term in nursing. It is used most frequently to capture a central concern of the discipline: an individual's adjustment to an illness, a disability, or health problem. People, both individually... Critique on Sister Callista Roy's...
Nursing Practice. Roy Adaptation Model.
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...Adaptation Model Roy’s Adaptation Model (RAM) can be categorized as one of the most constructive conceptual frameworks that direct nursing practice, research and influences education. RAM pursues the individual’s adaptation to changeable environment and guides the assessment of individual’s adaptation. Roy adaptation theory is grounded оn the humanistic approach for valuing interpersonal relations and the aspiration of attaining dignity and integrity. The theory’s main concepts encompass aspects such as adaptation, person, environment, health and nursing. Adaptation is defined by RAM as the process and outcome, in which thinking and feeling of persons utilize conscious awareness to fashion... ? Roy...
Sister Callista Roys Adaptation Model
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...Adaptation Model Number We recently encountered an 86-year old man at the localmedical center who had developed a myriad of medical complications, ranging from breathing difficulties to blood pressure anomalies that were basically a doing of lack of exercise that comes with old age and the embrace of a lazy, sedentary lifestyle hence. The Roy’s adaptation model, after it was agreed that the patient should resume exercise on regular basis to continue enjoying life, was used to effect these desired changes into his life. A great number of surveys indicate the aging population is fast growing in size in every corner of the world. With this exponential increase in the numbers... Sister Callista Roy’s...
Organizational Design, Culture, and Adaptation
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...Adaptation How was the program restructured or reengineered to adapt to internal and external factors impacting it? This interview was conducted with a healthcare manager in a hospital facility. The answers that were given by him comprised mostly of the operational design, culture and adaptation regimes. He told us that the program was structured and engineered in such a way that there was immense understanding and empathy at all levels for the patients. This meant that there were less bureaucratic loopholes and more room for productivity to come about within the hospital settings. The patient-centric aspect is being documented through different... ? ID Lecturer Organizational Design, Culture, and...
Organizational Design, Culture, and Adaptation
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...Adaptation How was the program restructured or reengineered to adapt to internal and external factors impacting it? This interview was conducted with a healthcare manager in a hospital facility. The answers that were given by him comprised mostly of the operational design, culture and adaptation regimes. He told us that the program was structured and engineered in such a way that there was immense understanding and empathy at all levels for the patients. This meant that there were less bureaucratic loopholes and more room for productivity to come about within the hospital settings. The patient-centric aspect is being documented through different programs... Organizational Design, Culture, and...
Transforming texts: Literature and Adaptation
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...ADAPTATIONS: MAD WOMAN IN THE ATTIC By Presented to and Due of the paper 1 INTRODUCTION Jane Eyre was first published in October 1847. It was written by Charlotte Bronte who used the pseudonym of Currer Bell. The need to use the pseudonym rose due to male dominance and acceptance in the writer’s arena. Writing was a field associated and accepted by the male members of the society only. So much so, that when Charlotte Bronte approached the publisher she was advised that in order to get recognition a pseudonym be taken , which would appeal more to the general sensibilities of the Victorian era readers. Charlotte Bronte was already partially aware of these but undaunted, having... combined the...
Climate adaptation & mitigation vulnerable population
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...adaptation approaches that aid in tackling the problem to some extent. Community Resilience towards trimming down ethnic and racial inconsistencies article The article discusses a community evaluation tool that assists communities, reinforce elements that enhance health consequences, and trim down discrepancies... the DDR and CCA programs function? 3. In what ways can an individual deal with ethnic pressures during the period of depressing climatic conditions? Websites and summary of their contents Julianne B. G. Integration of Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Measures in the Management of Natural Resources in Four Priority Watersheds in Panama. June 9, 2009. Web....
Conversion and Adaptation of Buildings
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...ADAPTATION OF BUILDINGS By Design Outline Restaurant Important concepts The design used herewill be employed to convert The Old House (British Listed Building) in Brentwood to a restaurant. The aim is to come up with a beautiful modernized restaurant that will offer traditional cuisine from the European communities. Therefore, the designs will be developed to show an aspect of a traditional feel but with a modern look (Bloszies, 2012:34). The sketches and illustrations below show the proposed layout interior and exterior spaces that will allow for future rearrangements of the interior use of space. The interior of the restaurant will be arranged in a manger that leaves space... AND ADAPTATION OF...
International Marketing: Adaptation vs. Standardisation
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...adapt existing products to satisfy those needs and wants. In contrast, Levitt sees the marketing concept in a slightly different light, arguing that in the same way that the market does not even know what it wants or needs and could not tell business what to satisfy, customers are aspiring to enjoy... International Marketing Discussion of Levitt (1983) and Douglas-Wind (1987) Levitt (1983) and Douglas and Wind (1987) propose two "seemingly" opposing views on marketing. We emphasise the term "seemingly" because a deeper analysis of the two works show that each one looks at the same phenomenon using a different viewpoint. Therefore, like the proverbial blind men and the elephant, these two sets of...
Conversion and Adaptation of Buildings
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...Adaptation of buildings By: History of the building The town centre of Brentwood is currently a mature settlement that is fully built up with little open spaces. The backlands, as a result of the continued construction practices have almost been fully occupied too. The ample spaces available around the buildings on Shenfield and Ingrave Roads are in existence only due to their presence on the conservation areas and more efforts are being placed so that it is not encroached upon or compromised by infilling by the general population of Brentwood District Old House located on the Shenfield Road, Brentwood, documented from 1748, is a building with brick flared headers, and is grade II... Conversion and...
Adaptation In A New Team
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...Adaptation In A New Team The article discussed the process and the situation in which a stranger finds himself when he approaches a new group. The in-group, of which the stranger intends to assimilate in, has its own peculiar worldview that is foreign to him. This is so because individuals interpret the world as he sees it. That worldview is often incoherent, inconsistent and only partially clear due to the fact that man is disinterested with the details of his world and is often contented to the ready-made standardized cultural pattern handed to him. This is magnified in a group whose cultural patterns differ from the stranger. The stranger himself has his own...
Organizational Design, Culture, and Adaptation
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...Adaptation The case at hand presents a of an initiative undertaken by a healthcare unit to manage diabetic patients through a well-planned process. The reasons that resulted in the Drive Day initiative as described by Vachon et al., (2007) include the most obvious increasing rate of type-2 diabetes and its associated illnesses in certain communities; increasing incidences of diabetes in the economically disadvantaged classes with minimal or no access to required insurance; and associated challenges for healthcare professionals in handling these numbers and the severity of complications presented. The major challenges in diabetes care have... ?Running head: management Organizational Design, Culture, and...
Adaptation and Accountability in the Workplace
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...Adaptation and Accountability in the Workplace: A Personal Review The issue of adaptation and accountability in the workplace is one of incredible significance and importance, and is one which is not constantly understood or communicated about as thoroughly or as often in the workplace as is necessary. Accountability has become a rather common term used in health care reform discussions across the world, and it conjures up processes in which particular citizens might come to understand where their tax dollars go, why certain policy decisions are made, or even where they can turn if they are dissatisfied with the care that they receive. A measure that has been taken in my workplace that aid... ...
Climate change and adaptation and mitigation
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...adaptation and mitigation Question one The effects of climate change on the environment and humanity are numerous and diverse. The key effect is the increase of global average temperature (Smith & Tirpak, 1988). This is the basis of a number of secondary effects that include rising sea levels, changing agricultural patterns, changes in precipitation patterns increases, increasing severe weather occurrences, growth of a series of tropical diseases, reduction of the ozone layer, opening of new trade paths and ocean ph. becomes low (Hardy, 2003). Over the last century, atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide have increased from a pre- industrial value of 278 to 385 parts... Topics: Climate change and...
Dunn's Theory of adaptation to chronic pain
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...Adaptation to Chronic Pain Adaptation to Chronic Pain Karen Dunn is an associate whose expertise lies in surgical, gerontological, and critical care nursing. Over many years, she actively participated in research work on chronic pain, stress and coping, aging and spirituality, and self-care practices. In the past years, she has taught about chronic illnesses, pathophysiology, theories of aging, and nursing care for old adults. Her research and education on chronic illness led to the formulation of her theory of adapting to chronic pain. Older adults experience chronic pain, which if undertreated can affect the physical, emotional, social,...
Clueless is the latest cinematic adaptation
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...adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel Emma. Emma was set inthe Victorian England of early nineteenth century and thereby highlights the sensibilities and values of that period. Hence, adapting the story to a 1990s high school setting in California is challenging on account of sweeping changes in modern culture that has taken place since as well as the outdated milieu of the original work. This essay will analyze how faithful a reproduction of Emma is the movie Clueless. The female protagonist of Clueless, Cher (played by Alicia Silverstone), is defined by her role as a pretentious matchmaker. Director Amy... Is "Clueless" the movie just a reinterpretation of "Emma?" Clueless is the latest cinematic...
Adaptation to Environment: Physical and Physiological
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...ADAPTATION TO ENVIRONMENT Adaptation to Environment: Physical and Physiological Word Count: 1050 (4 pages) I. Introduction Transient ischaemia attack (TIA) patients are definitely at some greater risk for having depression and other secondary and tertiary conditions beyond what’s happened to them already. Here it will be attempted to examine two majorly important, pressing issues within the Roy Adaptation Model of the Physical and Physiological processes: the theory (including a brief introduction and rationale); as well as the clinical problem (including a description of the clinical problem, how major concepts of the theory apply to the...
Superiority of films after adaptation from literature
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...adaptation from literature Introduction There is a high relationship between the literature and the films. From observations, most of the films are taken from one particular literature or the other. They are either adapted from shoprt stories, novels or poems that provide an inspiration for production. As such, the two intergrate perfectly since while the literature can only create an imagination for the reader to understand what is being said, the films make it possible to make the images easy to interprete by the viewer. In this case, the production of literature works into films most of the times makes the films more superior as the have a stronger message than... the literature despite...
Renoirs adaptation of maupassants "A counrty excursion"
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...adaptation or might a film move between all three? Use Jean Renoir’s film ‘A Day in the Country’ and Guy de Maupassant’s story ‘A Country Excursion’ to illustrate or test, concretely and precisely, one or more of Andrews’ three adaptation strategies. Introduction: A Day in the Country is one of Renoir’s early forays into narrative story telling. One can see the tentativeness of a filmmaker finding his feet in the new medium which was only a few years past the silent films era. A characteristic of the fledgling days of cinema was its seeking of ideas and stories from classic literature and theatre. In the context of French cinema... ?Must a single film operate in only one of Andrews’ three modes of...
Adaptation of Hills Like White Elephant
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...Adaptation of Hills Like White Elephant “Hills Like White Elephants” is obviously one of the most famous American short stories ever. The author, Ernest Hemingway is considered to be one of the greatest motivators of the 20th century fiction having won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1953. “Hills Like White Elephants” is set at a train station which directly signifies or highlights that the relationship between the American and the girl is at crossroad. The argument of the couples at the junction forms the springboard of the story as it represents Ernest Hemingway’s story. Women and men; seduction stories bring to the screen three stories each of which is focused on a...
The Color Purple, Alice Walker. adaptation essay
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...adaptation as a direct result of the translation from literature to film. Celie begins... The Color Purple: Novel to Film with a Different Message Alice Walker’s novel The Color Purple, investigates the black American woman’s experience. The main character, Celie, is presented as a black woman heavily oppressed, trained early to be subservient and completely conventional in her ideas as a result. Through epistolary segments, the maturation process of Celie is revealed in letters to God and Nettie, Celie’s sister, that indicate her changing ideas and strengthening resolve. Influenced by the appearance of strong women within her world, such as her step-son’s wife and especially the ‘wild-woman’ Shug,...
Contemporary Nursing Theories: Roy Adaptation Theory
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...Adaptation Theory Contemporary Nursing Theory Some of the contemporary nursing theories include Roy adaptation theory, which identifies the human body as an open system interacting with external factors of stimuli. The theory presents four models of responses to environmental stimuli, which require attention during nursing intervention; self-concept group identity, physiological-physical, role function and interdependence. Watson's Human Caring Theory outline that caring is the unifying focus of nursing practice. It entails human science orientation to human caring process and experience (Plummer and Molzahn, 2009). Orem's general theory states that nursing...  Contemporary Nursing Theories: Roy Adaptat...
Callista Roys Adaptation Model: Implications for Emergency Nursing
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...ADAPTATION MODEL Callista Roy’s Adaptation Model: Implications for Emergency Nursing Abstract Callista Roy’s Adaptation Model remains one of the most salient theoretical and practical frameworks in nursing care. Much has been written and said about the quality and efficiency of the adaptation model in practical nursing settings. This paper provides a brief overview of the model. A review of literature is performed, to highlight the most important practical findings. Analysis of Roy’s Adaptation Model in the context of emergency nursing is conducted. Implications of the model for emergency nursing care are provided. Keywords: Roy, Roy’s Adaptation Model, nursing care... ?Running head: CALLISTA ROY’S...
Should overseas aid be used for climate change adaptation?
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...Adaptation Should overseas aid be used for climate change adaptation? Introduction In the contemporary world, the climate is continuously deteriorating due to the extensive use of chemicals and harmful gases primarily expelled by humans into the natural environment (Cole, 2008, p.1). Climate change adaptation broadly refers to the strategies and steps taken in order to reduce the adverse affects of climate (Adaptation, 2013). All of the operations related to climate change adaptation are greatly influenced by the lack of resources and funds. Hence successful adaptation is often executed with the help of overseas aid. This paper aims to critically analyze this subject while... identifying that...
The Difficulties of Film Adaptation: Finding a median
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...adaptation is “Adapt This,” by Phillip Lopate. Lopate shows how adaptation of a book or ideology often disregards various viewpoints and approaches. However, Lopate doesn’t point out that film is a different medium and requires techniques and tactics which are strongly associated with the film industry. Looking at alternative perspectives of film... ?The interpretation of films and the approach taken to change into a different medium is one which is controversial to many working with movies. Transferring story lines and philosophies to film is one which becomes complex because of the variety of viewpoints offered when completing the main ideology. An interpretation which is shown in relation to film...
A Research on Sister Callista’s Roy Adaptation Model
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...Adaptation Model” Top of page 2. 3. Introduction 4. How Roy's theory was developed 5. How the theory is internally structured 6. How the theory is used 7. When compared to other models 8. Conclusions 9. References 10. Appendices This research examines the use of Roy's Adaptation Model of Nursing in clinical practice and nursing. It is known that Roy's model is well developed and hence has the potential to positively influence nurse practice and patient outcomes within nursing practice. But it should be appreciated that a greater level of research-based evidence is needed so that to fully justify the use of the model within clinical practice. Question one... The Roy...
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde adaptation
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...ADAPTATION Teacher’s Today’s Date Class and Period Assignment The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde adaptation Characters Dr. Edmond: a respectable doctor who works for the better society and is known for his philanthropy. Mr. Augur: the dark unconscious side of Dr. Edmond, which takes hold of him whenever he sees evil in society. Mr. Alistair: the butler who is aware of Dr. Edmond’s secret and is helping him find a control of the recurring Mr. Augur. Miss. Sasha: a neighbor and childhood friend. Setting of the room The characters, Dr. Edmond and Mr. Alistair are sitting in the Lab beneath the house. The lab is fully equipped... THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE...
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