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Defibrillators are one of the most commonly seen and useful innovations in cardiology. Designed to treat cardiac dysrhythmias, ventricular fibrillation and pulseless ventricular tachycardia, these devices have saved countless lives over the years. These irregularities in the heart’s sinus rhythm result in a weaker than necessary contraction of the heart muscles, meaning that...

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Though there are many important and distinct areas of advanced imaging that enhance medical diagnostics and treatment such as mammography, sonography, ultrasound, and CT scans, nuclear medicine is one specialty area where many serious conditions or disease states can rapidly and accurately be determined and treatments for these disease states...

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According to the American Diabetes Association, nearly 29.1 million Americans were diagnosed with diabetes. That is nearly 9.3% of the population. That was up 25.8 million from 2010 statistics (American Diabetes Association, 2014). Exercise has long been considered one of the most important factors in controlling diabetes in any age...

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This experiment takes a critical look at one of the most critical illnesses affecting children in the current society – Typhoid fever. While this is a rather serious illness, it is important that necessary diagnosis is done before prescribing medication (World Health Organization 2004, p.50). This section describes the procedure...

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Introduction The purpose of this annotated bibliography is to examine the questions, “What are some surgical procedures for congenital heart disease (CHD) in children? What were the first efforts, and what are the current choices?” This articles were located using library databases and conducting keyword searches using the words and...

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When I began to consider my career options following high school, I asked myself many questions. What is something I could do for the rest of my life? Did I want to make money or make a difference? Did I want to work with other people or alone? Did I...

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Pharmacists receive information necessary to fill prescription medications by means of the telephone, fax, or through electronic transmissions. It is essential to learn when the patient would like to receive the prescription from the pharmacy in order to ensure that medications are processed in the appropriate order to maximize workflow...

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Influenza is a serious infectious disease for many individuals. While most people will get “the flu” and recover swiftly, many individuals may develop serious complications from it. Some will even die as a result of the disease. Influenza tends to be most serious in individuals under the age of five...

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Aerospace Over the last several years, the aerospace industry has been expected to increase their productivity while decreasing the amount of money they spend to create products. This has been an area of difficulty as this approach could actually cost more money by increasing the hazards to health and safety...

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Transformation or restructuring in any form of organization is noted for being difficult. According to Harvard Business School Professor of Leadership John Kotter, the failure rate since 20 years past has remained has high as 70 percent. Furthermore, significant change took extensively long for successful implementation (approximately anywhere between 5...

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A full history of the American Cancer Society has never been published. As a consequence little is known of the extensive support rendered by the Society to the promotion of applied and fundamental cancer research from its inception. Organizational Beginnings The development of the national voluntary cancer movement was first...

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Rates of childhood obesity and excess weight have significantly increased over the past few decades and continue to threaten the health and quality of life of many American children. Childhood obesity is a dangerous medical condition that affects adolescents and children. It occurs when a young person is well above...

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Introduction Parkinson’s disease is a disorder of the nervous system that affects movement. The disease begins to develop slowly but does gradually become incredibly significant. In the beginning, a very slight tremor may start on one hand. The face may not be able to develop expressions and arms may not...

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Discuss how preventing healthcare-associated infections requires both a change in behavior and a change in the organization’s culture. The prevalence of undesirable complications that arose from health care associated infections (HAI’s) has been a subject under review for a long time now (De Bono, Heling and Borg, (2014). The rate...

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Margaret Newman’s Health as Expanding Consciousness is one of the major grand theories of modern nursing practice. It has broad applicability, and any nurse in any practice field can use it as the basis or framework for his or her practice in understanding the nurse-patient relationship and interaction that are...

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1.Psychosocial theories are instrumental in supporting the care and treatment of the patient in question, and for her age group, it is necessary to utilize strong social networks and support systems to give her the best possible care to promote a greater quality of life (Conrad and Barker, 2010). Furthermore,...

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Medicine has changed dramatically since the first vaccine. And yet, it has stayed remarkable the same. Since the dawn of medicine, scared and sick patients have sought out doctors and nurses to give them hope and medicines to cure their diseases. In the last 20 – 30 years, the ability...

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Lipscomb’s article notes the renewed interested in social justice, a renaissance which he accounts for in terms of two main reasons. Firstly, changing economic circumstances have led to this returned engagement with social justice. (Lipscomb, 2012, p. 1) Secondly, there is a theoretical emphasis on social justice in healthcare academic...

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Sensory integration therapy is a well-established treatment for autism spectrum disorder. Unfortunately, the understanding of its effectiveness is more of a knee-jerk, intuitive response than any type of scientific fact. As will be seen, it just seems like it should work, but actually might not do much. Autism is a...

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Introduction Alcohol abuse is one of the leading causes of preventable deaths in people under 40 years of age in the United States, with the disease itself affecting around 17 million adults (Hasin et al., 2007). It is now estimated that 1 in 10 children live with a parent who...

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Medicaid is a social program funded by the Federal Government. It was established in 1965 under the Presidency of Lyndon B Johnson. The program provides health coverage for the poor and disabled as long as their income falls below the federal poverty level. States are not required to participate in...

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Introduction There are many different ethical and legal concerns associated with the disclosure of medication error within the United States. When an individual enters into the healthcare field, they must already have an idea as to how he or she will respond to or address a situation, should one occur....

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With regard to the addiction treatment in the context of the LBGT community, there are several risk factors that serve as barriers to effective substance abuse treatment. Some of these issues exist within the treatment environment, including 'heterosexist comments and reactions from their peers' as well as 'staff members who...

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The treatment type chosen is a Psycho-educational group. Psycho-education is a treatment type that is chosen to use on individuals who have a mental health condition and also uses their family as encouragement and helps them deal with the individual's condition. This treatment type mainly refers to those individuals who...

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Today’s medical field is highly technological and regulated. With the advances in the way that doctors and pharmacists practice medicine it can be hard to believe how provincial the field of medicine was during the late 1800s. The way that medicine was practiced 150 years ago was significantly different as...

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