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13 Apr 2009
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Why do individuals use complementary therapy for the maintenance of health?

Thesis - 6 pages - Psychology

This research project is being conducted to formulate an answer or theory to the question, ‘why do individuals use complementary therapy for the maintenance of health?' Using a single case study a member of the ‘accessible population' shall be interviewed using the...

07 Oct 2009
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Two health-care law case studies

Thesis - 4 pages - Medical studies

Drs. Allison Jones and Emily Johnson will have to abide by several standards when attempting to open their practice in Tesson, Allstate, particularly in regard to their desire to enlist a physician's assistant to do many of their main undertakings in the new their office, especially as he/she...

13 Jul 2009
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The Euthanasia debate in the health care system

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

This debate over the right to die has long been a contentious one, with the focus being on the right that a patient has to control their own body. The question that arises is whether or not life should be preserved at all costs. With regard to this question, there are two polarized opinions; one...

15 Jan 2009
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Chinese healthcare system

Essay - 3 pages - Social sciences

China has recently changed its healthcare system. After the Chinese Communist Party took control of China in 1949, they created a health care system for its peasant population. For 50 years, the communist government took care of the health needs of the country. It dictated what was...

22 May 2009
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Insecurity and access to care: "Better to be rich and healthy than poor

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

In Western Europe, the number of excluded and especially that of illegal aliens continues to grow, along with the globalization of socio-economic and migratory movements. Difficult access to health care for excluded are multi-factorial, they depend on the care system and the patient...

06 Feb 2009
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Children and the importance of a healthy diet

Essay - 7 pages - Psychology

The aim of this essay is to create a body of knowledge for a follow-on research on the subject of the nutritional health needs of children from 3 to 5. For this purpose, information was gathered through observations as well as through study and analysis of materials presented in books,...

04 Sep 2009
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Healthy and stress free living

Thesis - 8 pages - Social sciences

Everyone needs a healthy body and a healthy mind—in fact everyone aspires for a healthy combination of a fit mind in a fit body. In order to have a stress free and healthy lifestyle one has to follow certain principles and they are quite simple to adopt if one is really determined to live...

15 Apr 2009
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A health care practices and clinical skills paper concerning a patient suffering from anxiety and depression

Thesis - 6 pages - Psychology

The aim of this essay is to discuss health and maximizing the health and well being of a client with mental health problems. Factors, which can enhance the health and social well being of the client, such as anxiety management and relaxation therapy, will be...

18 Mar 2009
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The evidence for a link between stress and ill health

Thesis - 4 pages - Medical studies

This essay is going to examine the evidence for a link between stress and ill health. It will include sections on what stress is, how it is caused and its effects on the body and the mind. This essay is going to look at and evaluate different psychologist's views on stress and the effects...

26 Nov 2009
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Good eating habit to adequate healthy living

Thesis - 9 pages - Medical studies

Having good eating habits and a healthy body is not just about consuming the recommended five fruits and vegetables daily but also a new category of foods claiming to have properties on the booster organization, see medicinal. Although there is no exact definition, the term nutraceutical is used...

25 Apr 2009
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A critique of a paper titled 'Service users experience of violence within a mental health system: A study using grounded theory approach'

Thesis - 5 pages - Psychology

This assignment will look at a piece of research relevant to a recent practice placement, on an elderly functional mental health unit. It will critique the article and will use a structured framework based on Benton and Cormack (2001). Following the Framework of this model has been proven...

13 Jan 2009
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The Health Care System in the UK

Essay - 5 pages - Medical studies

The first national strike in the NHS for nearly 20 years took place in London in September last year. This seems to be of bad omen for the British Health Care system. Before we go further into the subject, let us remember how health care used to be before any protection system...

26 Feb 2009
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Public health: The global fight against AIDS

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

At the millennium, over 150 world leaders met at the Millennium Summit to establish a vision for the United Nations in the upcoming years. They discussed the problems of poverty, economic development, public health, and education on a global level and proposed interventions in the form of...

25 Apr 2009
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A critical analysis of a health promotion initiative

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

One of the fundamental roles of the nurse is the promotion and maintenance of health as declared by the Vienna Declaration on nursing (1988) and cited in Salvage (1993). This reflective account, will discuss the presentation of a health promotion initiative by a third year mental...

25 Apr 2009
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An analysis of patient autonomy within the British mental health system

Thesis - 6 pages - Medical studies

Being subject to Section three of the Mental Health Act 1983 removes some rights taken for granted by members of today's society. Patients subject to this Mental Health Act may find it difficult to exercise the right of autonomy, and furthermore face many ethical dilemmas whilst...

30 Nov 2009
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Nobel economics and information asymmetries health

Thesis - 9 pages - Medical studies

Americans Akerloff George A, A Michael Spence and Joseph E Stiglitz jointly received the Nobel Prize in economics October 11 last. The Royal Swedish Academy wanted to reward work "on markets with asymmetric information", which allow to consider how some agents have more information than others...

13 Aug 2009
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Health services in the Gaza

Case study - 6 pages - Journalism

Previous research studies reveal that utilization of health services vary systematically among individuals and communities. There are a number of factors that influence the utilization of services, including the availability of services, quality and cost of services, and other social...

05 Mar 2009
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Five strategy innovations to redefine the debate surrounding baseline national health coverage in the United States

Thesis - 10 pages - Social sciences

Healthcare is the single most pressing domestic issue in American politics. Over 45 million Americans are uninsured; likely twice that are underinsured. 80% of the uninsured are workers, or live in families with workers. Extensive work has documented the market failure related to health...

29 Jul 2009
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Nursing initiatives: Application of mental health project

Thesis - 4 pages - Medical studies

The following paper will describe the home health nursing program previously promoted and approved for implementation concerning mental health outpatient care. It was discussed that patients with mental disorders receive considerable benefits from home care supplemental to their...

29 Jul 2009
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Home health nursing initiatives: Mental health outpatient care

Thesis - 4 pages - Medical studies

Extending the accessibility of home nursing care for patients with mental illness will greatly improve their health and well being. A psychiatric home care nurse (PHCN) can assist patients with a primary diagnosis of mental illness; in particular, those with a history of not following...

29 Apr 2009
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Comparing the response to cholera in Zimbabwe with SARS response in Toronto - Public health systems in crisis

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

This is an article about two diseases: cholera and SARS. Pandemics today potentially can spread from one part of the globe to another. The spread of SARS from Hong Kong where it was first identified and isolated, to Toronto (which was particularly hard hit), in part has to do with the new...

25 Apr 2009
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The care of an elderly person in the mental health system: A patient-led approach

Thesis - 6 pages - Medical studies

This account will reflect on the skills of a nurse, observed at an older person's functional mental health unit. It will focus on the organization of care, and skills used when dealing with a Multi Disciplinary Team. (MDT) It gives an understanding of the skills used to clearly establish...

15 Apr 2009
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An assessment of a nurse's work with an elderly person within the mental health environment

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

This account will reflect on the skills of a nurse, observed at an older person functional mental health unit. It will focus on the organization of care, and skills used when dealing with a Multi Disciplinary Team. (MDT) It gives an understanding of the skills used to clearly establish...

05 Jun 2008
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The Social, Political, and Public Health Development of Tuberculosis

Essay - 8 pages - Social sciences

Tuberculosis has borne an invasive and impressionable mark on public health history. Its presence has influenced the development of medical practice and public health responsibilities, and its impact is still very much felt to this day. Yet the existence of tuberculosis has not...

11 Feb 2008
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How healthy is the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003?

Essay - 4 pages - Ecology & environment

Facing increasing concerns about protecting the environment, the government has enacted the Healthy Forests Restoration Act in 2003 to help control wildfires. However, there has been some speculation that "thinning" forests is actually a ruse for timber companies to cut down more trees. In...

17 Jul 2008
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The Universal Healthcare debate in America

Essay - 4 pages - Government finance

According to the National Coalition on Healthcare, nearly 47 million Americans go without health insurance (NCHC 2008). That means that sixteen percent of the American population cannot afford to get treated when they are sick, injured, or possibly dying. Within that number, seventy...

25 Nov 2008
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Diagnosis, monitoring and evaluation of forest health and protection

Essay - 9 pages - Ecology & environment

Over the last 30 years forest health became a popular issue together with the concern about acid rain, air pollution, and climate change. Terms like forest decline, and the German ‘Waldsterben' (forest death) and ‘Neuartigen Waldscha ┬Ęden' (new type of forest damage) became...

10 Sep 2008
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Healthcare for the uninsured

Essay - 6 pages - Sociology

It can be said, with some truth, that the American healthcare system is the best in the world. Technology levels are high, specialists abound, innovations in treatment, care, and prevention are matters of course, and physicians and other medical professionals are well-paid, high status, and thus...

25 Nov 2008
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Legal issues in child health

Essay - 5 pages - Sociology

Lawyers are uniquely suited to help improve the health of today's children. Many would argue that health insurance and ethics are the dominant concern in the health of America's youth. The best legal support for children is to help allow the child to participate in...

20 Jun 2008
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Latinos and healthcare in the United States: Diverse challenges and unmet needs

Dissertation - 26 pages - Social sciences

Since 2003, Latinos have become the largest minority group in the United States, composing over 12.5% of the population. Unfortunately, many Latinos are not able to access healthcare in a meaningful way, as barriers of availability, accessibility, affordability and adaptability create a...