The Increasing Role of Electronic Medical Records
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As the report declares today, a health services providing company can never be successful without implementation of an electronic medical record system because such systems keep proper record of all information related to patients in the form of electronic documents that are easy to retrieve when needed.
Demographic And Disease Trends And Healthcare Services
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People are consuming fatty foods quite frequently. As a result of these changing food and life habits, obesity, coronary problems, diabetes and cancer like health problems are increasing day by day. Medical science has advanced a lot so that people of the modern era are getting much better medical services compared to the people in the past.
Amulets in the health practices
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Amulets are objects that are worn by people and are used to cast away evil and to prevent of cure diseases. This is however different from the contemporary health practices in which biochemical procedures and materials such as drugs interact with disease causing organisms to cure disease.
Ethical Issues in Health Care
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The committee will consist of the family member’s doctor and the patient. The committee will follow the ethical decision making process which will include: avoiding causing harm; the healthcare professional should not harm the patient.
Communication Opinion
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However, one-to-one communication means that it is unilateral in which a message is sent and received.  In a larger scale of teams, messages can be lost and misconstrued which may be detrimental to the dynamics of the group. Individuals may feel intimidated, pressured, and not as open when discussing the idea in a team environment.
Role of ICT in Improving Patient Care
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In order to achieve such goals in hospitals, nurses have to adopt the use of health information technology to facilitate and offer room improved patient outcomes.
Advanced Nutrition Nutrigenomics/ Nutrigenetics
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The pancreas, an organ that lies near the stomach, makes a hormone called insulin to help glucose get into the cells of our bodies. When you have diabetes, your body either doesn't make enough insulin or can't use its own insulin as well as it should.
JAPANESE DIET vs. WESTERN DIET
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There is a widespread perception that the Japanese diet is far superior to the Western one in terms of promoting health and longevity. Here considers four reasons why Japanese diet is better than western diet.
Protein and Its role in Nutrition
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According to the paper it is very important for every individual to take care of his nutrition. It is of crucial importance to be aware of the important role vitamins, micro- and macro elements play in our nutrition and contribute much to our lives. Further discussion deals with proteins. These are polymer chains, which consist of amino acids connected by peptide bonds.
Indigenous Health & Education in Australia
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As the report declares Aboriginal peoples suffer everyday in a countless number of ways. Depression, anger, and grief have decimated harmonious communities and domestic violence, alcoholism, drugs and theft have moved in. Australia has buried its head in the sand its feet in the mud for years over addressing the situation with realistic solutions.
Cloning Cells for Medical Treatment
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In his article, Lane has illustrated the genetic modification of human beings and has described the procedure that can be used to create babies using the eggs of two women. He tells about the research work that is being carried out by a research team in UK whose purpose is the creation of an embryo with the participation of three parents
The Home Environment and its Effect on the Older People
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The process of aging introduces new physical and mental limitations in older people and these people experience a deterioration in their eyesight, sense of hearing, muscle and bone strength as well as a deterioration in short – term memory and general cognitive performance amongst other age-induced limitations.
Global Health
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According to the report traditional healers of Finland are simply traditional medicine practitioners who tend to fulfill both political and social roles in the community. Traditional healers services in this case includes healing emotional, physical and spiritual disorders, divination, protecting the community, death rituals and directing of birth.
What is Asthma
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Every emotion a person holds effects the body in one way or the other. Control of these emotions is merely not in ones hand. Calmness in the body and mind is what all people strive for; especially for asthma sufferers the need for peace of mind and the ability to relax are vital.
Abortion
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The one big reason why abortion should be legal is the fact that any woman should have a complete right over her own body and what she intends to do to her body (Harrison 106). In that context, it would be totally wrong on the part of the government and the religious bodies to exercise control over a woman’s body by making abortion illegal or unethical (Harrison 106).
Globalisation and Health
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The author of this essay examines the mechanisms through which Globalisation intensifies disparities in health between and within nations, and shows how it may create a paradoxical situation on the periphery. The impact of Globalisation on health is complex, having both positive and negative aspects.
The Impact of Information Technology on Healthcare Organizations
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This research states that modern day healthcare organizations strive to improve the healthcare safety and service quality by making use of certain kinds of IT in their healthcare delivery activities. Even smaller healthcare organizations have been making use of IT in order to achieve positive synergies.
Childhood Obesity
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Childhood obesity has emerged as a major issue that is swallowing the well-being of the majority of the children of the present epoch. It has taken the shape of an epidemic in the United States. Reports state that 16.3% of children belonging to the age group of 2-19 years are obese (Web: Child Obesity In America).
Health Care Cost and Quality
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This essay discusses that in health care, “cost” may be defined in different ways, depending on the individual’s perception. In health care, cost and quality possess a certain relationship presents that “what higher spending often buys is unnecessary care, which...exposes patients to risk and wastes time, resources, and money, all of which could be put to better use”.
Anorexia Nervosa, Control Issues, Signs and Symptoms
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Anorexia nervosa is a complex multifaceted psychiatric disorder that focuses on food, with an underlying motive to look perfect by strictly regulating food intake and controlling weight. Therefore, to this extent it is also an eating disorder. Anorexia nervosa has become the most common reason for eating disorder related hospitalization in America.
Model of Helping
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The paper tells that the models of helping apply on the patient based on the particular illness and qualities he possesses; each patient is diverse, and hence plans of care and of help must be based on particular qualities and characteristics. Also, the paper discusses the kinds of problems which can be addressed with the multicultural issues of the model.
Management of Type-1 Diabetes in adults
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Infact, statistics show that more than 80 percent of consultations in primary care centers and 65 percent of emergency admissions in the hospital are related to long term illnesses (NHS, 2006). One of the long term conditions that affect every strata of the society is diabetes mellitus-type-1
Education in the Patient Care Setting
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Before the means to develop and enhance the learning in my area of professional practice for a patient can be established, it is important to discuss first the different principles of learning which relate to the quality of feedback, individualization, relevance, and their applicability to practice.
Chicken Pox
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Infection from the Smallpox is usually once in a lifetime, therefore, it's likely that a person might not be infected again due to the immunity that follows the infection. If the immune system of the infected person is not strong enough to cope with the virus, it is more likely that the person will suffer from the painful rushes that result from the disease.
Surgical Care Practitioners in the UK Written by: Julia Keane
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From this research, it is clear that the surgical care practitioner is not only responsible for what has mentioned above but they are also responsible for assisting with surgical procedures in the operating theater as part of the multidisciplinary team for whichever surgical specialty and under the supervision and direction of the operating surgeon.
Universal health care reform
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Currently, the estimated 45 million of Americans do not have any form of health insurance, and even more US citizens lack sufficient financial protection from costs related to health care: the latter group is commonly termed 'underinsured'; the former - 'uninsured' (KFF, 2005a).
Euthanasia - Right or Wrong?
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It is done with the help of physician and is known as physician aid suicide. Now the point for Euthanasia is that when a person is extremely ill and there is no chance for him or her to survive, at the same time the person is suffering from severe pain then do we consider this his right to decide whether he wants to live more or not.
Climate Change and Health
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The climate system is a complex, interactive system consisting of the atmosphere, land surface, snow and ice, oceans and other bodies of water, and living things. Climate is usually described in terms of the mean and variability of temperature, precipitation and wind over a period of time, ranging from months to millions of years.
Mental health and mental disorder
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Mental illness is separate from the legal idea of sanity and insanity. Most psychologists ascribe mental disease to organic/neurochemical reasons that can be cured with psychiatric treatment, psychotherapy, improvement of the way of life and other helpful measures; but, many of the reasons of mental disease are still unknown.
Radiology
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The branch of medical science known as radiology was born in the year 1895 by a German physicist Wilhelm Roentgen, accidentally while working in his lab.
Public Health
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To minimize future incidents such as Jake experienced, the public should utilize and implement more the primary level of prevention as this level of prevention is the most cost effective form of health care.
The Effect of Exercise on Pulse Rate
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The results of the current investigation show that exercise does substantially increase pulse rate. However, this is applicable only for those who are healthy, are not taking in stimulants, are non-smokers, and do not suffer from any other condition which may affect pulse rate.
The Critical Review of Two Articles
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This essay compares the two researchers, that focused their attention on the issue of cases undetected dementia and delirium in the care homes. The most critical questions explored are what can be done to avoid such scenarios and what is being currently done to address the problem in the modern society.
Public Health Microbiolgy. My Personal Perspective
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It so happened that I was with my girlfriend and her children that fine June day. She and I had been friends for over 12 years and when she got married I too cried and cried. I felt I lost a friend, but when the children came – 2 tow-headed boys – I realized I had gained another family. We met in the park and had a nice picnic.
The concerns of obesity in children and young people: physical activity and sedentary behaviours
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The current study adds knowledge about complicated relationships between obesity and obesity-related health risk behaviors and provides some implications for future interventions for obesity. Obesity is associated with numerous health complications and can cause difficulty in many organ systems.
Healthcare Competition
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The United States displays one of the highest spending levels on healthcare when compared to other countries. It has been estimated that around 14% of the GDP or some 1.6 trillion dollars were being spent on healthcare in 2002. Out of this expense, the federal, state and local governments end up paying around 45% of the total incurred expense. Another 40% of this cost is paid by private insurance as well as other forms of private spending.
AIDS and Women in America
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According to the report AIDS and Women in America by the end of 2002, 159,271 adolescent and adult women in the United States were reported as having AIDS. Based on cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through December 2002, more than 57,376 women have been infected with HIV.
Blood clotting is an essential and yet potentially lethal process of life
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Clotting is the solidification of blood in a process known as coagulation. When the body is injured it responds rapidly to stop the bleeding and repair the damage. The blood that oozes out is exposed to the air and after a while the blood clots. The platelets present in the blood come into action to seal the leak by forming a clot.
Effects of Drug Addiction on the Family
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Drug addiction is increasing everyday in most of the countries. This application essay describes the current generation, that is under heavy stress because of the above commitments and responsibilities. In order to escape from the stress drugs are used by many people. This essay focuses on social, workplace and family problems that drug addict can cause or suffer from.
The Approaches of Solution Focused Brief Therapy and Motivational Interviewing in the Treatment of Alcoholism/ Excessive Drinking
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According to the report the current state of literature provides an extensive review of various therapeutic approaches to alcohol and drug problems. Solution focused brief therapy (SFBT) and motivational interviewing (MI) are often cited among the most popular, the most effective, and the most productive approaches to addiction counseling.
Hiring two specialists: 1) Specialist in Mental Health and 2) Neonatologist
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At least 5-7% reduction in the number of people who availed the services, getting admitted for medical assistance.
Medical Terms
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It is a relatively uncomplicated cell, microscopic in nature composed of the head with nuclear hereditary material called chromosomes, the tail region that is composed of flagellum which
Tuberculosis
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Note that the incidence rate of TB varies across countries. However, the disease is much more prevalent in developing countries than in advanced economies. To illustrate this fact, according to the WHO Report (Global Tuberculosis Control 2006), South Africa posted the highest incidence of TB with 718 cases per 100,000 people in 2004.
Food and Obesity
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The author of this essay aims to analyze the link between the consumption of the junk food and obesity and describes the political action in support of the prevention of obesity. The type of food and the quantum of food one consumes, without adequate exercise are considered to be the main causative factors of obesity.
Strategic Planning: Emmanuel Medical Center
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For instance, the medical institution has made limited strides to create significant impact in foreign markets. In an argument by Gofin & Gofin (2010) entrant in a foreign market increases the ability of an organization to develop diversification.
Oral cavity health in Elderly
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This research paper focuses on the importance of oral heath as a component of body heath and in study the impact of oral health among the elderly. Where the elderly are concerned, their physical body well-being is mostly focused on, neglecting their oral cavity health and how it affects the overall body health of an individual.
Nutrition and Aging
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According to the report some of the factors affecting the nutrition values consumed by the elderly have been identified as depression, medications, medical conditions or diseases, and decreased metabolism. The latter requires a concentrated effort to maintain nutrition requirements while decreasing caloric intake. This can be challenging as many of the elderly suffer from depression, are on fixed budgets, and lack social interaction.
Role of Sexual Health Advisors
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The study highlights the health belief systems and models incorporated in public health systems and explains the epidemiology of sexually transmitted infections (STI) including the HIV. The paper elucidates the importance of partner notification as an important method in arresting the spread of this epidemic.
Should Abortion Be Allowed To Prevail Within The Society
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Abortion is one of the topics that have raised controversy in the world. There are people who support the idea and those who reject it. Abortion can be described as a procedure that is used to end the pregnancy. The procedure entails the use of surgery or medicine to remove the placenta and fetus or embryo from the uterus.
A Comparative Study of the Quality Healthcare Service in U.K and U.S.A
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This paper will look at some of the indicators of a quality health care system and against this backdrop undertake a comparative the U.S.A and U.K healthcare system. It refers to the overall healthcare system that a country has in relation to the array of physical ailments and the degree of effectiveness the system in addressing the needs of society.
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