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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

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

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!

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?

Urinary System Disorders

Urinary System Disorders 4. Compare the signs of cystitis and pyelonephritis. 5. Compare the causes and pathophysiology of acute pyelonephritis, APSGN, and nephritic syndrome. 7. Compare the pathophysiology of acute and chronic renal failure. 11. Why is protein intake restricted to patients with kidney disease? 13. Why wo

Reproductive disease reproductive disease as the chronic focus, create a patient educational plan that incorporates the following: a. Describe the patient 1) Age 2) Gender 3) Social, family, and medical history as it relates to the disease process chosen 4) Educational background 5) Preferred method of learning

Reproductive disease reproductive disease as the chronic focus, create a patient educational plan that incorporates the following: a. Describe the patient 1) Age 2) Gender 3) Social, family, and medical history as it relates to the disease process chosen 4) Educational background 5)

Blood and Lymphatic Disorders & Cardiovascular Disorders

Blood and Lymphatic Disorders 2. Explain the cause of incompatible blood transfusion. 3. List three types of clotting problems. 4. Explain how pernicious anemia may develop from chronic gastritis. 5. For which conditions could secondary polycythemia develop as compensation: VSD, CHF, chronic lung disease, aplastic

HC Quality Management and Outcome Analysis

What are the pros and cons of implementing clinical pathways and/or practice guidelines or other evidence based medicine tools? How does fear of litigation affect patient care and customer service?

Develop criteria for determining credibility of health information resources

A. Criteria for credibility (define each or say how each is important) 1. Source 2. Currency/date 3. Relevance/utility 4. Editorial review process B. Whether one is referencing print material, resources from the Internet, or listening to a health expert, it is important to discern if the source is reliable. C.

Patient education brochure about diabetes

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 and how

Diseases or Habits

Describe what determines or identifies if a disease or a habit is or will be harmful to an individual or population?

Hepatitis A

A group of citizens in a community of identifiable need is concerned about a recurring incidence of persons with Hepatitis A. The principal commonality is their use of a water utility that is dependent on local wells in the surrounding area. Many of the homes in this area are not connected to sewer service and continue to use

Health Care Organizations Home Health Care

Describe how the following external factors will effect telehealth/telemedicine's trend in relationship to home healthcare: 1. Need help with information in finding how Risk Management effects Telehealth with Home Health Agencies. I will be using for a Power Point.

Health care population

1) What is a population cohort and how is it used with health status indicators? 2) How do living conditions affect one's health status?

Medical best practices

What would be a specific problem that the medical industry faces in regards to technological advancement? How does this actually affect service delivery to patients How can these best practices be implementer to effectively solve problems within the industry? How can the manager maintain this competitive level? I don't