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Epidemiology (Population-Based Health Studies)


Osteoarthritis: Summarize and current hypothesis, or casual theories or ideas proposed to explain the distributions by person, place, and time in literature, on the web, or ideas you have about why something might be true---for ex., if you find a gender difference, why might that be? Conclude by pointing out what is NOT known ab

Incident prevention strategy - Pandemic-flu

Hello, Could someone help me to come up with an incident prevention strategy for flu pandemic and any mitigation strategy ideas for the flu pandemic in a nursing home for seniors with dementia-related illnesses? Thanks.

Epidemiology: Mortality Rates

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that 4,739 deaths occurred in the U.S. during 2000 when a pedestrian was struck and killed by a motor vehicle. They estimate that 78,000 pedestrians were injured in pedestrian/motor-vehicle collisions during the year. The population of the United States that year was 28

Epidemiology: Mortality and Population Growth

Unless stated otherwise, express all final answers for this problem per 1,000. Based on the data in Table 1: 1) Calculate the crude mortality rate. 2) Calculate the crude birth rate. 3) If there is no immigration or emigration (migration in or out), is this population growing or shrinking? 4) Calculate the cause-sp

Health Problems & Psychology

Summarize the multi-factorial model and how it relates to the diagnosis of illnesses. Explain Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)and Coronary Heart Disease and what role psychology has played in understanding and managing these health problems.

The delivery of patient care & improvement

Please help me with the following: Clinical Governance in healthcare is a system through which healthcare organizations are accountable for continuously improving the quality of their services and safeguarding high standards of care (improving the standard of clinical practice), by creating an environment in which clinical ex

Qualitative research - critiquing an article

Any help with this qualitative article would be greatly appreciated. I have attached the article and the criteria. Thanks for the help. Qualitative Research Paper Each student will assess or critique a qualitative research article, from 1996 or after, in a nursing research journal. Consider identifying an article that w

Sport hernias in sport or active people

1. From the article, what are some of the signs and symptoms of a sports hernia? 2. In your opinion how can you use this information in you profession? 3. How would you help someone with this condition return to sport or their prior level of function? What precautions would you use with post-surgical patients?

Occupational Health and Safety

Please see attached file for full problem description. Safety and Health Pioneers 1. Choose a person from the attached list (see last page). In three paragraphs tell what contribution this person made to the health and safety practice and why you think the contribution was important. (10 pts.) 2. "Near miss accident

Respiratory Disorders

9. A, Explain the significance and limitations of a positive tuberculin test. 9. B. Explain the conditions under which tuberculosis may be contagious. 9. C. What measures can be taken by health professionals to minimize the spread of infection. 10. A. Explain how obstruction develops with chronic bronchitis.

Ethical Issues in Public Health, Neonatal & Prevention

I need assistance with the following questions for a paper: Neonatal health care: 1. What interventions would you see to improve neonatal health care in the United States? What is the key ethical issue you see in our current direction? Infant Mortality & Morbidity Rates In the United States (US): 2. Cite the stat

Medical Records & Privacy

The office manager of the physician practice office where you work has assembled a team to assess the pros and cons of moving from paper-based medical records to computer-based medical records. The office is considered a covered entity under HIPAA regulations. You are a member of that team. After much analysis, the practice has

Impact of each study limitation

I need to discuss the impact of each study limitation in this paper on the study results. I need to identify the major weaknesses in the study *not* acknowledged by the authors and then discuss *why* it weakens the study.

Tracking Epidemiology and Community Health in Other Countries

The Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health reported more than 800 people in Sweden may have cancer as a result of the fallout of the Chernobyl nuclear accident (occurred way back in 1986). The epidemiological investigation included cancer cases among the more than 1.1 million people in the northern parts of Sweden where t

Acute and Chronic Diseases

What are some signs and symptoms of acute diseases? What can influence a chronic disease to become fatal? If we have the knowledge of risk factors and approaches to risk reduction, why do people continue making unhealthy choices? How can we (as a class) encourage people to change their behaviors? How do choices w

Uncontrollable Risk Factors for Infectious Disease

Create a top ten list of uncontrollable risk factors for infectious diseases. Then prescribe a prevention plan for each risk factor. Please include at least 2 references and citations within the body of the assignment.

Global Health Problems

(a)Discuss trends of global acute and chronic health problems. (b)Provide an overview of the various historical and contemporary problems, issues and health hazards of Type II Diabetes.


I have to make a Powerpoint presentation. One of the requirements is to identify the epidemiology and demographics of the focus area (which in this case is overweight/obesity). I am a bit confused as to how to go about it. Can you give me some examples and point me in the right direction?

Discussion questions

I think the further I get into these 400 classes the more difficult and intense the questions are. I am sure I am not the the first who has voiced this opinoin. I have been an R.N. for 20 yrs and I have noticed that the more I preach prevention it appears to me the less people listen. Here are 4 out of the 1

Health Questionnaire

I am having a problem addressing these 4 questions. Can you lead me in the right direction? 1) What is the relationship between health practices and health status? 2) How does the utilization of health care influence health outcomes? 3) If you were in charge of reducing the health problems of an underserved population,

Healthy People 2010

1. What is the importance of conducting a needs assessment ? I think to make sure all americans are getting health access for example pre-natal care, health insurance coverage. etc. 2.How can health planners us epidemiological data and Healthy People 2010 ? I have read several web articles. The understanding the I have gotte


The administrator of a local hospital notices that many patients admitted for Salmonella infection indicate that they drink unpasteurized milk from a local dairy. The dairy has resisted pasteurizing the milk because the state inspections do not always find Salmonella contamination. The hospital administrator decides to conduct

Human Nutrition

I need help with these questions please Weighing ourself on the scale gives us limited information. Why? How do you know if we are attaining a healthy weight? Why is slow weight loss better than fast weight loss? What are some of the guidelines to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a new diet plan?