Explore BrainMass
Share

Explore BrainMass

    Epidemiology (Population-Based Health Studies)

    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?

    Epidemiology and Administrators

    Do you think knowing, understanding, and using epidemiology would help an administrator in decision-making? Would it help to identify solutions, resolve issues, or address concerns quickly and efficiently?

    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.

    Applying epidemiology

    A new screening program was instituted in a certain country. The program used a screening test that is effective in detecting cancer B at an early stage. Assume that there is no effective treatment for this type of cancer and, therefore, that the program results in no change in the usual course of the disease. Assume also that t

    Incidence rate of disease explanation

    The incidence rate of a disease is five times greater in women than in men, but the prevalence rates show no sex difference. The best explanation is that : Correct answer in review question: B. the case-fatality for this disease is greater in women. Again no explanation in the answer section how the authors arrived at this

    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

    Cognitive behavioral therapy: practice

    Hello, Just looking for general help please thankyou. "How can Obesity be linked to the Cognitive Behavioural Theory and how may it be used to inform the promotion of health and well being of an individual who is overweight"

    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.

    Medical law and ethics

    Robert Frost (1874 -1963), an American poet wrote the following lines: I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence; Two roads diverged in a wood, and I I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. There are two cults (options) within the traditions of ancient Greece

    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.