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Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes

1.) How is diabetes a risk factor for heart disease? 2.) What is the metabolic syndrome and the role diabetes plays in that syndrome? 3.) How does diabetes affect ethnic minority populations in the U.S.? 4.) What is the latest information regarding pancreas transplants?

Infectious Agents and Biological Weapons

Of the following: Anthrax, Plague, Smallpox, Hemorragic Fever Viruses, and Tularemia, which infectious agent is more able to be used as a biological weapon? Why does this agent and/or disease has biological warfare or terrorist potential and why quarantine, or related isolation methods, would or would not be of value in control

The World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) utilizes the WHO Family of International Classifications in an effort to have a universal method for classifying diseases. There are 3 main components of this system that include the following: â?¢International Classification of Diseases (ICD) â?¢International Classification of Functi

How Humans Contract Avian Flu

While a (H5N1) is considered an avian disease, there are cases of human infection. Is it true that risk factor for contracting the virus is handling of infected poultry, but transmission of the virus from infected birds to humans is inefficient

PERSPECTIVE

Details: You work in the office of an endocrinologist. He has asked you to develop a draft of an initial patient education brochure about diabetes. He has jotted some notes, handed them to you, and asked you to make them patient friendly. Learning about Diabetes (Describe briefly what body system the pancreas is a part of

Patient Education for Diabetes

Details: You work in the office of an endocrinologist. He has asked you to develop a draft of an initial patient education brochure about diabetes. He has jotted some notes, handed them to you, and asked you to make them patient friendly. Learning about Diabetes (Describe briefly what body system the pancreas is a part of

Disease Management Programs

Do you consider telephonic or disease management programs that assign nursing personnel a patient population to serve, useful? Under which circumstances do you think these programs would be useful?

Reducing Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer

Please help with the following problem. Some people feel cardiovascular disease and cancer are beyond one's control. List three points of information that may convince a person that he/she can reduce the risk of getting those diseases . Textbook for class: EBOOK COLLECTION: Insel, P. M., & Roth, W. T. (2008). Core conc

Health Care today

1) Various theories of disease causation that date back from ancient times to the present has lead to current disease prevention and health promotion strategies. Scientific and medical breakthroughs have also affected the current understanding of disease causation and disease prevention measures. Describe the major scientific

Diseases & Other Healthcare Issues

Take a position on the following statement: Our current acceptance of a right to die, especially for those who are unconscious and need a proxy decision maker, is a rather slippery slope that may, in the future, be used not to protect individual autonomy or privacy but rather to serve as a facade to rid us of individuals whos

American Heart Association & Red Cross

What is the culture within the American Red Cross and American Heart Association? How are the two organizations similar or different? What can the managers at each organization do to change the culture of their organization? What suggestions could be made to Red Cross and American Heart Association in terms of developing their

Health Care Management

Describe five health issues we might face over the next 20 years, and provide solutions to those problems. List and describe briefly five reasons why, the U.S. health care system is good.

Disease causation is inferred

In the Seventeenth Century, advances in understanding of diseases resulted from the questioning of past beliefs which led to the search for answers. What were the major "breakthroughs" that contributed to a more scientific understanding of disease causation?

Gather an article relating to current community health concerns and nursing roles.

Brief description of the article, community described. Nursing roles to address the concern. Three possible influences in the establishment of this role and ethical issues related to not addressing the community health concern. Using Watson`s theory of caring propose nursing interventions to address the community health concern.

Alzheimer Disease

Please write (in your own words ) everything you know about Alzheimer's Disease. What is it? Why people get the disease? Who gets the disease? what are signs and systoms? How it's treated? and etc. Many thanks!

Sickle cell disease is featured.

How does the disease affect the body? What are the signs and symptoms that aid in detection of the disease? Does it have a retionship between NUTRITION, OBESITY AND FITNESS?

Educational Assessment and Analysis

Conduct an educational needs assessment and analysis of your place of employment. Include in your assessment the following information: 1)Type of institution 2)Type of nursing care/services provided 3)Volume of activity of the institution 4)Levels of nursing care staff employed 5)Summarize the results of the educationa

Blood disorders are assessed

Please help me finish diagnosing and treating these three patient.I need help with details about each of the three conditions. I have little on Amy and Marcus but am stumped on Richard.See attached. Please include a description of the cause of the disorder, how it can be diagnosed, what can be done to treat it, and how to pre

Patient education on heart disease

Please assist so I can complete this assignment: You work in the office of a cardiologist. He has asked you to develop a draft of an initial patient education brochure to help patients who have had a myocardial infarction. He has jotted some notes, handed them to you, and asked you to make them "patient friendly." Read t

Pluripotent stem cell research

What are 15 questions which one who is in favor of pluripotent stem cell research that can be asked to the opponent in a pluripotent stem cell usage debate?