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Pressure ulcers represent a concern that is common to the home health and hospice environments. Thousands of patients in home care and palliative settings face the risks of developing pressure ulcers. Unfortunately, many nurses are unaware of the ways, in which the incidence of pressure ulcers could be successfully reduced....

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I found it horrifying with the way Mary Mallon’s predicament was received with utmost bureaucratic incompetence and public demonization. Mary’s treatment as a typhoid fever carrier is a reflection of indigent social comprehension and lack of libertarian thoughts among the public health officials and law enforcement institutions. Additionally, it was...

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Stress is a common psychological complaint in the modern world. However, it is important to recognize that there is a neurological basis to this complaint. The human nervous system evolved in the prehistoric period; however, it still responds to modern complaints, such as traffic and work pressures. In order to...

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According to the article, the use of steroids by prominent baseball figures has confounded all logic and has bewildered Commissioner Rob Manfred. At the beginning of a recent baseball season, four top athletes tested positive for a common and easily-detected steroid, stanozolol. In the past six seasons, nearly 125 professional...

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Interstitial Cystitis (IC/PBS) is a condition commonly known as the bladder syndrome. The condition is difficult to diagnose. The source of the disease has not been identified, and there is no cure for it. However, literature links the condition to stress, anxiety, panic, and hyperresponsiveness. IC/PBS causes some chronic pain...

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Psychologist have evaluated the relationships between alcoholism and personality profiles in a number of research studies. Alcohol abuse is an untreated epidemic in the United States (Bergland, 2015). There is still a great deal of confusion in regard to the personality traits of men with excessive alcohol consumption and social...

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In the case of “The Color Blind Painter” in Oliver Sacks’ An Anthropologist on Mars Jonathan I. experiences “total color-blindness caused by brain damage, so-called cerebral achromatopsia” (Sacks, loc. 180), while in Christopher Nolan’s “Memento” Guy Pierce’s character, Leonard, suffers from short-term memory loss to hunt down the man that...

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If tobacco smoking has serious adverse effects on both smokers and non-smokers this addiction should be banned both nationally and internationally. Any activity that citizens can participate in which seriously and recklessly endangers their own lives as well as the lives of others should be regulated against by the central...

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Substance abuse refers to a patterned use of a drug in which the user apples the substance in way that is detrimental to him or to others. This implies that the use of these substances has a negative judgment towards human beings 1, 3. Substance abuse is very common in...

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Anabolic steroids are primarily the male sex hormone. Anabolic androgenic steroids are used to enhance the athletic performance as well as appearance. They have the strong effect on the human body that is vital for athletic performance. Anabolic steroids fall into the category of class c drugs and can only...

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For years many people all across the globe have taken part in either consuming alcoholic beverages or smoking marijuana. Numerous studies have been conducted concerning the two aforementioned products, most of which shed light on the many negative impacts of both substances. The National Institute on Drug Abuse and The...

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Anorexia nervosa is a social problem that affects many young people in the American culture due to the issues of body image and the perception of being too fat. Idealized beauty images of women who are portrayed in media representations as thin and attractive can be a contributing factor in...

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The age at death of 25 men and 25 women were collected from the Notable Deaths section of the online New York Times Obituaries (New York Times Staff, 2014). The data collected are shown in Table 1 and charted in Figure 1, both below. In this data set women had...

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Introduction The aim of the paper is to evaluate my dietary consumption in order to gain an awareness of the food that I consume and to determine whether it is healthy and contributing positively to my overall health and nutrition. The paper will focus on my 7-day dietary food-log for...

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Individuals are aware of the importance of a proper diet in maintaining personal health. It is also important for individuals to realize that diet plays an important role in preventing dental disease, such as caries and periodontal disease. Because of this importance, a dental hygienist should discuss diet with patients....

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Introduction The flow of information in healthcare organizations is a crucial component of the entire information system. Access control refers to the ability of healthcare organizations to maintain the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information within their systems. The main reason of enacting access control strategies is to ensure that...

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Since the introduction of the concept of global warming in the previous century, many people have remained skeptical about its validity. However, it is becoming increasingly difficult to dismiss its validity owing to the various impacts we are witnessing. It is a global phenomenon causing effects such as unpredictable and...

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Introduction In the United States of America, the growing rates of obesity besides leveling off are considerably growing exponentially, with this contributed by poor nutrition and physical inability that result in the development of the illness. Several efforts have been established with the sole objective of increasing the citizen’s physical...

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The Family Nursing Practitioners (FPN) have crucial roles in ensuring policies on genetic technologies are implemented in hospitals. The FNP serve on committees that develop and advocate for policies that will improve the health care of all citizens including policies that involve genomics (Calzone et al., 2010). The FNP advocate...

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Dear ladies and gentlemen, Today I would like to raise a point of your attention towards a paramount societal topic. These days many conversations regarding heath care arise among many Western societies, as it is the key to preserving future generations. Here, I would like to stress your attention towards...

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The company that I have chosen to research is called Altria. It was previously known as Philip Morris Companies. It produces some of the most popular brands of cigarettes, such as Marlboro and Virginia Slims. The company’s roots date back to the 1830’s, and as such it is one of...

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• Who makes you accountable for the delegation that you use in your organization, as well as on a state and national level? From a narrow perspective, the authority and responsibility to delegate using particular practices and or approaches is usually determined by the administrators in a specific healthcare institution...

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There are many theories which serve as fundamental building blocks for practice in nursing. They often also serve as frameworks for research. One such theory is health literacy theory. The purpose of this paper is to present what health literacy theory is, review its use in a research-oriented article, evaluate...

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In the Think Cultural Health case study video “Cultural and Religious Beliefs,” the patient in question, Nardira Ansari, is a Muslim woman who believes in the skill of Western medicine but who also strongly believes in her right to uphold her cultural heritage, specifically, that she should not have to...

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The neurologic system is one of the most complex in the body and issues can present itself in several ways. In this case, there are certain special considerations to make. The weight and medical history of the patient are relevant because being obese and having high cholesterol are risk factors...

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