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HIV Medication

A patient has recently been diagnosed as positive for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). The patient is unsure whether the medication regimen prescribed is actually helping. The patient complains of several side-effects and is especially upset because he or she was asymptomatic before beginning treatment. How would you respond?

Gonorrhoea - Social groups and Taboos

Describe the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhoea in detail. Please locate and include at least one public health information link or pamphlet. the mechanism of disease associated with your selection and discuss that in detail as well. Choose a social group or organization that a patient may belong to and describe the taboos

Excretion and joint pain

A patient comes to your office and complains of pain in their joints. The pain is constant, regardless of movement, but comes and goes in waves. The patient has no history of fractures or joint damage and arthritis testing is negative. How do you proceed? What do the symptoms suggest? On the basis of what you have learned about

Overview of a disease using Crohn's disease as an example

Select one disease of the respiratory or digestive system and overview it in detail. Please locate and include at least one image in your post. Pay special attention to the mechanism of disease associated with your selection and discuss that in detail as well. If the mechanisms seem controllable, what action would you recommend

Nutrition: High Protein, Low Carbohydrate Diets

Low carbohydrate diets have been very popular recently. Many people today are going on variations of the high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet. Describe what happens in the body when only proteins and fat are ingested but carbohydrates are excluded. Are diets that are high in proteins and fat healthy weight-loss alternatives? Wit

Pulmonary function testing in the diagnosis and treatment of asthma

A patient has recently been diagnosed with asthma. The patient is unsure whether the medication regimen prescribed is actually helping. The physician orders pulmonary function testing. What information might testing provide that will aid in the patient's treatment regimen?

Carbon monoxide poisoning and respiration

A patient comes to your office and asks you what carbon monoxide poisoning is. How do you answer? What are the symptoms? On the basis of what you have learned about the process of respiration, what is happening at the cellular level?

Non-profit vs. for-profit health care organizations

Identify a non-profit health care organization and a for-profit health care organization. Answer the following: - Summarize the types of services provided, clientele served, and provider groups involved. - Compare and contrast the strengths and weaknesses of each organization from patient, provider, administrator, and third-pa

Myocarditis Cardiovascular Systems

Select one disease of the cardiovascular or lymphatic system and overview it in detail. Pay special attention to the mechanism of disease associated with your selection and discuss that in detail as well. Discuss something you feel the general public does not understand about the disease you selected.

Autonomic effects in fight or flight responses

Mr. Collins is a 60-year-old patient who was in a car accident earlier in the day. After an examination, the physician determines that Mr. Collins sustained no physical injuries, although the patient's blood pressure and heart rate are elevated. Mr. Collins reports that at the time of the accident he felt a high level of fear an

Brain Dysfunction Diagnosis

Mr. Stevens comes to your office complaining that he frequently loses his balance. He says that he feels like a drunken man when he walks and cannot even draw a straight line. Mr. Stevens will have to undergo testing before you determine a diagnosis, but what part of his brain do you think might be involved on the basis of the s

Entrepreneur Strategies

Entrepreneurs use several approaches to analyze market needs, encourage new idea generation, and recognize business opportunities. What are two of those approaches? What do those approaches entail? Which approach do you think is most effective? Please include a reference so that I can expand on this topic. Thank you

Diabetes and Exercise with other Medical Questions

Please provide at least one source per case study to support your responses. Response to each case. 1. Mr. Stevens comes to your office complaining that he frequently loses his balance. He says that he feels like a drunken man when he walks and cannot even draw a straight line. Mr. Stevens will have to undergo testing before

Health Injuries

1.Mr. MacPherson came into the emergency department with burns on both of his arms and hands and on his face as the result of a grease fire in his kitchen. He complained of severe pain. His burns showed signs of blistering, swelling and fluid loss. What percentage of his body was burned? What classification is his burn, and why?

Osteoporosis Disease

Osteoporosis disease of the Skeletal system Discuss the mechanism in detail, the mechanisms of disease associated with the disorders presented? What are the connections between the diseases? What might these connections mean for future mitigation and treatment of the diseases?

Researching ICD vendors

Search the web for various vendors of ICD or other encoding systems. Develop a table that describes the functions provided in these systems. Are there similarities among the systems? Do you believe some systems are better than others? Why or why not? Any help would be appreciated.

Allopathic and Osteopathic Medicine

Discuss the differences between the philosophies of traditional, allopathic medicine and osteopathic medicine. List the pros and cons of the procedures and practices reinforced at both institutions and make some observations of the types of physicians that MD-programs and DO-programs tend to produce.

Leadership: Taking a Risk

Describe one or two instances when you experienced a leader taking a risk—this can either be you as a leader, or someone who served as a leader to you. How did the leader go about taking that risk? What qualities did they exude in doing so? Was the outcome positive or negative for those they lead? Was the outcome positive or n

Detailed Project Plan

According to the Project Management Institute (PMI.org), a detailed project plan must contain 9 sub-plans: •Scope Management Plan •Time Management Plan •Cost Management Plan •Communications Management Plan •Risk Management Plan •Integration Management Plan •Procurement Management Plan •Human Reso

Executive Summary Hippa Act and Data Breaches

Post an executive summary of the legal issue, associated regulations, and risk management recommendations Need help composing this Example of executive summary Position Statement Using a federal law as an example: Issue X has emerged due to inadequate enforcement of Federal Law A (Year), which was enacted for pu

Healthcare Challenges for Providers

Analyze three of the greatest challenges that health care providers will confront in the next few years due to health care reform, the changing health care marketplace, and the economic climate. Evaluate specific roles that health care marketing can play in assisting health care organizations to overcome each of the challenges t

Reliability, Validity, Legality, and Usefulness of Appraisal Ratings

This unit discusses the importance of using a series of job-related tools to select good employees such as application forms, various types of tests, interviews, background investigations and physical exams. Emphasis is placed on steps for maximizing performance appraisal effectiveness and methods using absolute standards, relat

Patient as Center of the Health Care Universe

Please give a summary of the author's main points in this article: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21469488 Then assess the value and challenges of clinical decision support systems (CDSSs), in general, and of computerized physician order entry systems (CPOEs), in specific, to achieve the patient-centered care goals set f

Emergency Management Institute

Are you family with Emergency Management Institute? ( http://www.training.fema.gov/EMI/ ) This agency is used to train individuals in the intricacies of emergency management. After taking a look at the site, can you tell me how you would use this organization as a hospital administrator? In addition, What are the roles of the

Health Resource and Policy Analysis

1. What do you consider the most important trends in medical practice in the U.S.? Discuss at least three major trends, and provide your assessment as to whether these are positive or negative trends for medical care in our country. 2. Much of the surgery once performed at American hospitals is now done at ambulatory surgery

Government Reprocussions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

The government is a significant payor source in healthcare. Through Medicare and Medicaid the government is picking up the tab for a significant amount of care delivered in the United States. Consider the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, signed into law in 2010 and evaluate the prospects for the future of government's

Credentials from the Heathcare Financial Management Association

1. A broad term commonly used for medical professionals who are not nurses and not physicians is allied health personnel. Dental Hygienist is a very well respected allied health profession. Describe the field, and be sure to include training, professional role, and other aspects to this profession. 2. The general public typi