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Epidemiology (Population-Based Health Studies)

Health Care Interview

Hi, I need help with this interview assignment. I need some guidance on how to approach this question. Conduct an interview with a health care professional. Do the following: A. Describe the targeted department or facility. B. Give information about the type of work done in the department or facility. C. Give any interest

Marketing Foods that Cause Poor Nutrition and Obese Children

Field Research Consider the following: Many products, diets, and services are marketed to parents as beneficial to infant or toddler development. In order to increase sales to parents and caretakers, some companies use marketing strategies that make exaggerated, unfounded, or unrealistic claims about the effects of their pr

Tests and Scales

What are the relationships among tests and scales, populations, reliability and validity. Describe the test and scale examples from your discipline, including the populations, the reliability and validity of each test, and whether the test and scale could be applied to another population.

Breast Cancer Campaign

- Explain the community-based response to the breast cancer issue, including community-based planning, needs assessments, and selection of locally identified objectives. - Compare institutional and community leadership roles in responding to these targeted health objectives. - Describe any economic factors and funding inte

An Outbreak of Fulminant Hepatitis B in a Medical Ward

I need help with answering this question in 300 words or more, with references. "An Outbreak of Fulminant Hepatitis B in a Medical Ward in Israel" What were the possible mechanisms of transmission considered for this outbreak by the CDC staff before sending the author to Israel and what were the strengths and weaknesses of

Epidemiology and Autism

How has epidemiology been used to define the public health problem of Autism? I need to review an article on this topic and provide a summary.

Today's Health Care: Clinical Nurse Leaders

Please help me with a project on clinical nurse leaders. I need to identify the educational preparation and role(s) of the clinical nurse leader (CNL) designation and provide an example of how the CNL influences direct patient care. I will also like to identify advocacy strategies that can be used to create change in a w

The Demographic Transition Theory

The demographic transition theory describes a set of interrelated social and demographic changes that contribute to astronomical growth and aging of the population. The theory attributes a significant role to the timing, nature, and strength of declining birthrate and increased mortality. Analyze the demographic transition the

Descriptive Epidemiology: Trends and Cohort Effects

(1) Define the term descriptive epidemiology. (2) Give the definitions and examples of the categories of descriptive epidemiology. (3) What are secular trends and cohort effects? Explain the relationship between these two terms.

Atherosclerosis

Briefly explain the effects of the following on atherosclerosis. Be sure to include some data on the epidemiology (statistics on the effects of the substance) and the molecular effect or actions: 1. Fish oil 2. Trans fats in diet 3. Diabetes 4. cRP and inflammation: 5. Cholesterol subtypes (HDL2 and dense small LDL or lar

Public Health Ethics

1. Explain the concept of ethical relativism. What are the inherent dangers in ethical relativism? 2. How does elitism impact our perceptions and our actions as professionals in public health? How can we mitigate against elitism? 3. When making involuntary quarantine decisions, determine what ethical theories support our decis

Do you feel that PTSD affects all segments of society equally?

(a) Do you feel that PTSD affects all segments of society equally? Why or why not? (b) Are the available treatments for PTSD administered by health professionals effective? Why or why not? (c) Do you feel that there is a stigma associated with this mental illness?

Tobacco users and the Impact on the successful outcome of Public Health Education

Compare outcomes achieved in public health efforts in terms of the control of infectious diseases and tobacco use. Which of these accomplishments has had the greatest impact on health status and quality of life of Americans living in the early 21st century? Explain and help me understand why you feel this way. Using the CDC

Sampling technique

SAMPLING TECHNIQUE The generalizability of a research study is dictated by how well the sample represents the selected population. In the early stages of research design, the sample and requisite sample size need to be determined. In addition, how the selected population will be accessed must be considered. Without an adequat

MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY - PLEASE I NEED HELP

Assignment # 1 Health plays a major role in the functioning of society. Define the relationship between social behavior and health. Justify your answer using examples and reasoning. Ã?¢â?¬Ã?¢ What are the social factors that play a critical role in improving health? Ã?¢â?¬Ã?¢ What are the social factors that

Public Health

â?¢ Public Health Issue: Heart disease in the African American population in Michigan, Indicator: Overweight and obesity, tobacco use â?¢ Analyze of the community and population using population health data sources needed to address this issue. o Which federal, state, and local agencies tasked with addressing and

Tasks in performing a Needs Assessment in the correct order

Arrange the tasks in performing a Needs Assessment in the correct order: a. Survey the community for resources and capacities b. Use both qualitative and quantitative data c. Conduct an epidemiological assessment d. Describe a tentative intervention population e. Write program goals and objectives f. Put togeth

Research methodology related to experimental and quasi-experimental designs

The foundation of both observational research and experimental design methods each contributes significantly to the study and practice of public health. QUESTIONS 1.What are the strengths and weaknesses of the research methodology presented in Brownson et al. (2007)? 2.What value did using a quasi-experimental design add

Health publication possibilities are emphasized.

Please help with answer the following questions. Provide at least 300 words in the solution. What would be a first and possibly the easiest and fastest ways/places/sites/journals/...anything to get your very first piece in health/public health published? (MPH, CHES) What issues does a public health professional need to b

Cigarette and alcohol: A contrast is advertisement

Do you think most of tobacco's problems stem from the fact that they denied that there were serious health issues associated with the consumption of cigarettes for so long--and even funded bogus studies which supported these false claims? Alcohol, for example, can cause liver damage if consumed excessively, but why are they n

Present Causes of Emergence with the Past Cause

Compare the present cause of emergence with the past causes; Evaluate the differences between the two and look for obvious patterns. I found one webpage but it wasn't very helpful. It just talked about reforestation being a cause of emergence. The link was http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2626828/pdf/8903148.pdf

Article summary help is given.

Read the article â??Prevention and Treatment of Overweight in Children and Adolescentsâ? from the American Family Physician and discuss the following questions: Describe and analyze the new definition of child overweight as an effective intervention for childhood obesity. In your opinion is it useful? Why or why not? Na