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    Epidemiology (Population-Based Health Studies)


    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

    Epidemiology of Folic Acid

    A deficiency of folic acid in the diet is linked to the increased number of babies born with congenital anomalies. You are asked to develop an educational program for providers about the need for nutritional counseling to women of childbearing age. How would you gain support for the program from an epidemiological standpoint?

    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?

    Hydrotherapy tub- science

    I am critically reviewing an article about hydrotherapy tubs and their possible effects on the patients and staff who operate them. I need to find 2 scientific flaws and prove how the flaws are inaccurate with references/ I am curious about some of the statements the authors made. They suggest that the water testing complet

    What is the role of the Public Health Inspector in Urban Sprawl??

    Hi there, I am reading an article on Public Health Insepectors/Environmental Health Officers and their role in urban planning and development. How they need to be active when City planners are planning developments. I am wondering if an OTA can give me their perspective on what they think the role of an Public Health Insepecto

    Epidemiological Interpretation of a Journal article

    I am reading a journal article (similar to one that will be on my final) that deals with air pollution and I am trying to epidemiologically interpret the data and see if it makes sense. I would appreciate some professional opinions on this article. Particularly, how would "you" the professional answer the following questions?

    Clinical Services and Measures of Quality

    You have recently been hired to improve the quality of services at a healthcare organization. Your supervisor would like to hear about your plans for improvement. In particular she wants you to send her an email answering the following question: What are the advantages and disadvantages of "process" and "outcome" measures of

    Clinical Services

    How does the nursing structure of a nursing home facility differ from that of a general acute care hospital? Why? Are these differences necessary? Please cite all references. Please try to use and cite USA illustration and examples if possible. Thank you.

    Proliferation and Fragmentation of Health Professions

    You have been asked to prepare a speech to deliver to an industry group about the following topic: The unabated continuation of the proliferation and fragmentation of the health professions. 1. What are the desirable and undesirable aspects of this fragmentation? 2. Should actions be taken to slow or stop this trend? If so,

    Epidemiology Cross Sectional Studies

    I am working on a report for epidemiology, and have a question in regards to Cross-secional studies.. Why are cross-sectional studies not usually used to test hypotheses, and under which circumstance could a cross-sectional study be used to test a hypothesis?