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19 Jun 2018

Considerations when recruiting foreign nurses and the ethics of international recruitment

Essay - 3 pages - Medical studies

The nursing shortage has always been one of the biggest concerns in the healthcare field. Since nurses make up the majority of the healthcare workforce, many solutions for this problem have been presented: improving recruitment, offering opportunities for advancement, suggesting contracts with...

30 Jan 2017

Advanced knowledge for nurse educators

Essay - 6 pages - Medical studies

Concerns are raised concerning the safety of patients as cases of error and injury escalate globally. To improve the security of patients, nurses are thus supposed to recognize variations in the condition of the patient. Besides, they should be in a position to anticipate orders, prioritize and...

26 Sep 2016

Dental informatics

Essay - 3 pages - Medical studies

Dental Informatics is a relatively new field which has gained popularity in proportion to the increasing use of computer systems in dental practices. Sittig, Mirshner, and Maupome define dental informatics as "Application of computer and information science to improve dental practice, research...

21 Sep 2016

Genetically modified foods: a feeding system in need of improvement?

Essay - 4 pages - Medical studies

Genetically engineered food has become a very controversial topic over the past few decades, and the issue continues to gain importance as more companies are producing genetically engineered/modified foods. The process of genetic engineering involves taking food products, alternating their...

16 Sep 2016

Why does nursing care differ for patients who suffer from dementia?

Essay - 2 pages - Medical studies

Dementia is one of the most difficult symptoms for patients to cope with. There are three main forms of dementia. The most common cause, Alzheimer's disease, is responsible for dementia. It afflicts 4 million Americans (Dolhi and Rogers, 2001). It is a degenerative disease that affects the brain...

07 Sep 2016

Lyme disease: history, causes & transmission, effects & symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, prevention

Essay - 4 pages - Medical studies

Lyme disease begins as an infection caused by black-legged ticks. Usually living in wooded areas such as forests, these ticks can attach themselves to the skin of humans and bite them, infecting them a bacterium called Borrelia burgdorferi (CDC 2008). Several days or weeks after such a bite, a...

06 Jul 2016

Whether vegetarianism is good for the heart

Essay - 5 pages - Medical studies

Although many people believe that eating meat is part of a healthy diet, and eating this way is as nature intended, vegetarianism is a popular growing trend among many individuals who are attempting to improve their health. It is a difficult choice to make, and while there are many reasons to...

05 Jul 2016

Smallpox and vaccination in the 19th century

Essay - 2 pages - Medical studies

During the 19th century, medicine and technology were two things very far behind what they are today. There were no guidelines on how to treat patients, and epidemics arose due to the poor standards of living. Therefore, when smallpox broke out, there were many reactions to the incredible...

22 Mar 2016

Cancer patients receiving hospice care

Essay - 2 pages - Medical studies

Generally, cancer is a group of diseases that involve abnormal cell growth and the abnormal cell growth has the potential to spread to other body parts. The cancer condition is also referred to as a malignant tumor, but this does not mean all tumors are cancerous. On the other...

21 Mar 2016

Pathophysiology of presenting features - Case based assignment

Essay - 3 pages - Medical studies

Conventionally, the sensation of uncomfortable or difficulty in breathing experienced by John is normally referred to as Dyspnea. The Dyspnea on exertion (DOE) that John reports normally is considered an indication of disease because it occurred at a level of activity that he usually tolerates....

25 Feb 2016

Cancer patients receiving hospital care

Essay - 2 pages - Medical studies

Cancer which is well known as the malignancy, is the unusual growth of cells in the body. Different patients who are having cancer suffer from different types of cancer, which is approximately one hundred. The patient treatment of cancer also varies depending on the type of cancer which include,...

17 Sep 2015

Healthy alternatives to prescription medications

Essay - 5 pages - Medical studies

Prescriptions that are made for various health problems under conventional Western medical practice often have alternative interventions that are mainly drawn from traditional methods of treatment in various parts of the world. Remarkably, there are a lot of non medicinal interventions that...

16 Sep 2015

Childbirth booth camp : natural childbirth and care

Essay - 5 pages - Medical studies

A childbirth boot camp offers information and knowledge on natural childbirth as well as other topics related with childbirth and care. These camps are mainly designed for educational purposes. This paper provides an examination of current trends in Childbirth Education. In this regard, the...

16 Sep 2015

Active care rehabilitation for patients suffering from back pain

Essay - 2 pages - Medical studies

Active care rehabilitation is the use of different methods of treatments, mostly involving exercises, to facilitate the recovery from injury or a procedure to ensure that the patient regains the original or normal working of the different functional abilities as they did before the injury or...

10 Sep 2015

Lassa fever in West Africa

Essay - 12 pages - Medical studies

This paper focuses on Lassa fever in West Africa. The Lassa virus that causes the fever has been considered a member of Old World Arenaviruses. In this regard, it has been solely considered endemic in West Africa. Its full endemicity is nevertheless unclear especially given the poor contact means...

10 Sep 2015

Does displaying nutritional information in fast food restaurants impact consumers ?

Essay - 22 pages - Medical studies

In Western societies food is usually readily available, but poor nutritional choices have been linked to poor health as well as to such things as diabetes, obesity and heart disease. Often these choices involve fast food. (NHS Choices, undated):- The observed association between the...

10 Sep 2015

Data mining as a methodology for extracting hidden knowledge from breast cancer patient's

Essay - 5 pages - Medical studies

Modern monitoring devices among other data collection devices have helped health care organization reduce their cost of collecting and storing data. Specialized tools that come with such equipment have made the entire data collection and storage process more effective thereby easing management's...

10 Sep 2015

Do lung epithelia in copd undergo transition to behave more like fibroblasts ?

Essay - 22 pages - Medical studies

Various respiratory conditions like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma and pulmonary fibrosis are known to cause the degeneration of respiratory tissues such as the epithelial tissue. In regard to this issue, this study tries to establish whether lung epithelia in COPD undergo...

29 Jul 2015

The evolving role of the nurse practitioner and consensus model

Essay - 1 pages - Medical studies

Full Practice Authority for NPs is a significant legal issue that limits the role of NPs and affects health and care delivery. The range of activities that the nurse practitioner should practice is legally regulated by the licensing state and is a controversial issue in the medical community.

24 Jul 2015

Neurocognitive Outcomes of Type 1 Diabetes in Children

Essay - 8 pages - Medical studies

Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1DM) is a disease caused by the inability of the body to produce insulin. As a result of the human defenses against autoimmune disorders, insulin producing cells in the body are identified as foreign and therefore targeted by immune cells for destruction. ...

20 Aug 2012

Illustrating the Intimate Similarities between Select Classic Poems to Kafka's The Metamorphosis

Essay - 7 pages - Medical studies

If love is the language that transcends race, geography, and ideology, then it probably is the greatest form of plot and theme to every literary tongue. Truth be told, love is the lifeblood of most classical pieces: from Romeo and Juliet's unsurpassable tale of “love begets tragedy” to...

14 Nov 2011

Hepatitis B

Essay - 15 pages - Medical studies

According to Gould (2006), hepatitis results as an inflammation to the liver. There are a couple of different reasons for hepatitis: idiopathic- fatty liver resulting from a local infection, or from an infection somewhere else in the body, or from chemical or drug toxicity are all different...

07 Jul 2011

Richard Dawkins' arguments in 'The Selfish Gene'

Essay - 4 pages - Medical studies

Evolutionary theory, in particular Richard Dawkins' arguments in 'The Selfish Gene', has always been used as support for egoism. In Simon Blackburn's work 'Ethics: A Very Short Introduction', he attempts to argue against this particular flavor of egoism as a way of defusing a...

07 Jul 2011

Informational presentation on Dracunculus medinensis

Essay - 3 pages - Medical studies

Imagine that, one day, you develop a blister on your foot. After a few more days, the blister bursts, causing excruciating pain. You are unable to walk on the foot. The lesion persists for more than a month before finally going away, and the pain finally subsides. A few months later, a similar...

24 Jun 2011

The best way to manage sex addiction

Essay - 2 pages - Medical studies

Basically, the need for sex is one of the basic human instincts, like eating, drinking, etc. As a basic instinct, in certain limits, the need for sex is necessary and useful for human survival - to breed and continue the lineage. A more practical purpose is to give peace, comfort or...

21 Feb 2011

Physical properties of drugs with regard to their use as local and general anaesthetic agents- Their adverse effects.

Essay - 4 pages - Medical studies

Local anaesthetics now have many clinical uses and can be applied in a number of ways; they vary in their pharmacological properties, and as such are used in various techniques of anesthesia. Infiltration anesthesia sees the direct injection of local anesthetic into tissues to reach nerve...

03 Feb 2011

Optical fibers and their applications in new technologies

Essay - 22 pages - Medical studies

The optical fibers are the source of a technological revolution in telecommunications, because they are capable of navigating light over thousands of kilometers.The main objective of our project is to show how communications using fiber optics can meet the explosive growth of E-traffic expected...

29 Sep 2010

Production of bacteria colonies containing normal and mutated version of the same gene (encoding for Bacillus thuringiensis toxin) to compare the activity of the corresponding proteins

Essay - 13 pages - Medical studies

The Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) is a bacterium which mostly has insects as hosts. When the growing conditions are bad (lack in nutrients, bad temperature etc.), Bt produces spores, sleeping forms of the bacterium, which are able to resist even extreme conditions. What makes Bt different from...

21 Sep 2010

Health concepts

Essay - 3 pages - Medical studies

When going to the doctor's office or hospital many things are going through an individual's head. The individual is most likely experiencing some very high anxiety at this point, not knowing what to expect. The anxiety can come from the pain and suffering, financial concerns, or...

09 Aug 2010

7 steps for curbing the carbohydrate craving monster

Essay - 1 pages - Medical studies

Plan your snacks very carefully. Self-denial can lead to overeating or binge eating. Allow yourself small sensible servings of your favorite foods. This may help to curb cravings. Take healthy snacks to work or school with you. Habits can be at the root of most food cravings. Find more nutritious...