Health

The Cost and Quality of Long-Term Care in the US

Introduction Presently there is a question about the quality and financing of care. More than 11 million Americans need some form of long-term attention due to chronic illness. Receiving the care needed is crucial to their quality of life, but long-term treatment and care require significant resources. Since people and...

COVID-19 and Its Impact on the Immune System

COVID-19 has shaken the very basics of the healthcare system. The medicine was supposed to create epidemiological solutions for COVID-19 prevention and treatment quickly. In order to analyze the virus, the medical providers and epidemiologists had to work together to learn how the immune system responds to the virus and...

Watson’s and Nightingale’s Nursing Theories Comparison

Introduction Nursing is one of the fundamental aspects of human civilization. Since ancient times, people have been trying to help others in need, reduce their suffering, and improve their well-being. For this reason, this field of knowledge evolved along with the development of society and science. The rise of nursing...

Use of Qualitative Research in Nursing Practice

Qualitative Research Throughout the COVID-19 epidemic, the media, lawmakers, and the general people have rallied alongside frontline healthcare professionals worldwide. It is worth emphasizing that the hero story might be troublesome for nurses and other healthcare professionals. This article examines and discusses the repercussions of being declared a hero. In...

The Ethical Implications of Medical Errors

Although medical errors must be avoided due to their unfavorable outcomes for the patients, they sometimes happen. In that case, a medical professional who has made an error has to understand the ethical and legal implications of their actions. The nondisclosure of a mistake may lead to unfavorable health outcomes...

Legalization of Marijuana and Veterans

Introduction At ten, I began using marijuana or developing a cannabis addiction. Growing up in the streets of San Francisco, I began smoking marijuana at an early age to help me cope with the stresses of life. I started smoking with my uncle Jesse, who suffered from severe arthritis in...

The Implementation of New Information Technologies

Nowadays, technological progress has affected almost any area of human’s daily life. Many organizations from different fields are gradually implementing IT-based methods of work. In the medical field, in particular, in the United States, more and more hospitals use EHR (Electronic Health Record), EMR (Electronic Medical Record), and PHR (Personal...

Pharmacogenomic Testing to Increase Treatment Adherence in Bipolar Disorder

Introduction Bipolar disorder is a serious mental disorder that is typified by drastic mood fluctuations between mania and depression. The lifetime prevalence of this disorder is about 2.4%.1 Bipolar disorder is a longstanding disease with affective incidents that may elicit substantial personal suffering, social dysfunction and negative outcomes on the...

Opposing Views on Mandatory Vaccination

Personal and Communal Ethical Factors In determining the moral positions of the two sides of the debates surrounding mandatory vaccination, personal and communal ethical factors should be explored. One personal factor is individual beliefs and values. Advocates of compulsory vaccination may think that immunization is the only way to stop...

Analysis of RUA’s Article: Hypertension

Introduction of disease High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a condition characterized by the high long-term force of the blood against the artery walls that negatively affect the heart’s function. The blood pressure depends on the two main conditions: the amount of blood in heart pumps and blood...

Pros and Cons of Mandatory Continuing Nursing Education

Continuing Nursing Education Continuing Nursing education is defined as “systematic professional learning experiences designed to augment the knowledge, skills, and attributes of nurses and therefore enrich the nurses’ contributions to quality health care and their pursuit of professional career goals” (American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation, 2012). Mandatory continuing...

The Role of the Federal Government in Public Health

Federal governments play an important role in public health by protecting and promoting safety and people’s opportunities. In regards to the population’s health status, healthcare facilities should follow certain standards and policies, learn laws and regulations, and offer services at the required levels. Governments’ interventions touch upon different sectors, including...

HIV Treatment and Family Support

Introduction Social support and familial sustenance are critical in terms of fighting the deadliest and most challenging diseases in the world. Social connectivity enables a person to feel a certain level of happiness and confidence. Challenged individuals experience a significant level of anxiety and stress. However, they also need their...

The Value of Secondary Data in Healthcare

Introduction The use of secondary data is acceptable in many spheres of research. Secondary data are the sources of information “that has already been collected by someone else” and can be accessed by a researcher (Clark, 2013, p. 57). Johnson (2014) claims that secondary data can be a good alternative...

Breast Health Education Article by Yi & Park

A chart showing how the researchers addressed the five areas of a research report. How evidence of the five areas in the research report supports the conclusion The conclusion shows that breast health survivors had significant roles in “motivating young women to adopt behaviors that helped in preventing breast cancer...

Researching Advanced Practice Nursing

Introduction Advanced practice nursing is rapidly gaining support from health care providers because the use of different advanced practice roles and competencies improves healthcare quality and lowers health care costs. Comparison and contrast of advanced practice nursing roles can help to examine the specialty of primary care family nurse practitioners...

The Discussion of Heart Diseases in Women

Introduction Heart diseases may not have received as much attention as they require. This may be the reason why many people are still not aware of the risk factors, symptoms, and preventive measures. This lack of knowledge explains why there is still a big number of people dying of heart-related...

Nursing Morals, Values, and Ethics

Introduction Passion The need to ensure human beings live comfortable lives and access quality health care services motivate me to seek to know what should be done to ensure this is possible. I have a passion for ensuring that every person enjoys life despite the inevitable challenges that modern societies...

Patient Education Plan For Congestive Heart Failure

Abstract This paper provides a patient education plan for a hypothetical African American with congestive heart failure (CHF). The education plan includes information on diagnosis and pathophysiology of congestive heart failure, medications, and treatment of the disease, home care considerations, as well as health and wellness. Overall, the patient education...

Transformational Leadership in Nursing

Introduction Leadership is important in all organizations that utilize people to attain their goals, missions, aims, and objectives. It involves influencing other people to facilitate the accomplishment of a given goal. Leaders arrange, manage, direct, and guide other people towards the attainment of common mutual objectives and goals. Leadership occurs...

Financial Management and Budgeting in Hospitals

Introduction Current nursing training schools have embraced basic accounting classes in their coursework. This is to ensure that their end product becomes better nurse managers either immediately after college or at later stages in their nursing career. Managing a hospital takes the same approach as any other business. It requires...

Long-Term Care Services in Southern Mississippi

The Determinant of Market price and Quantity in Long-Term-Care Services In Southern Mississippi The demand for long-term care services in the southern Mississippi has been observed to rise sequentially following the current trend of population increase, which in a way threatens the survival of the less disadvantaged in terms of...

Lung Cancer in the People Life

Introduction Lung cancer is an illness of unregulated cell growth of the lung. This cell growth within the lung tissues may result to metastasis. Lung cancer is accountable for approximately 1.5 million deaths globally every year and it is the most cancer that affects the highest number of men and...

Fat-Soluble and Water-Soluble Vitamins

Introduction The health benefits of vitamin consumption are a controversial issue and should be considered with caution. Indeed, unreasonable use of these substances in various forms might have severe consequences for one’s health due to disregard for their side effects leading to the emergence of health issues (Cerrato 69). These...

Exclusive Breastfeeding Among Infants

Feeding is one paramount activity that not only allows a person to grow and live one more day but also protects the health of the one being fed in many ways. Children are one specific group of human beings whose nutritional needs continue from the womb to the real world...

Regulation for Nursing Practice

Board of Directors There are various differences between a professional nurse association and board of nursing. While the association advocates for nurses, the board regulates nursing practices. The board develop regulations and uniform rules, oversee the licensure, and enforces law (Neff et al., 2018). It also provides standards for supporting...

The Symptoms and Treatment of Cervical Cancer

Abstract This paper looks into various aspects of cervical cancer. It looks into how cervical cancer is diagnosed and the symptoms that are used to tell when an individual has cervical cancer. It also seeks to establish the available treatment for the disease, prevention, and the use of P medication....

Long-Term Care in USA

Abstract Long-term care is a very important issue that requires serious policy attention in the United States, even though this has not been the case. It matters in the lives of millions of Americans and has direct impact on spending by public programs. Notably, LTC faces a host of challenges...

Marketing Plan for Hospital Has Low Demand

Executive Summary The marketing plan details the various actions that Al-Salit will take into account in the process of introducing a new line of service. Specifically, the firm intends to establish a pediatric wing in order to improve the effectiveness with which it serves its customers. The new wing aims...

Iodine Regulation in the Thyroid

Introduction The human body is a complex structure that runs on various processes, which are similar to machines. The different body parts play significant roles in the normal operation of the entire being. In order to ensure that each part runs efficiently and effectively, special care is necessary. Such care...

Theoretical Perspectives for Nursing

The four key concepts that form the foundation for the nursing profession are person, environment, health and nursing. These concepts examine the primary doctrines of nursing practice. They also form the ground through which individuals should be examined and treated within the nursing profession. This paper looks at the application...

The Venezuelan Healthcare System Critical Assessment

Introduction Comprehensive introductory plans and the availability of subsidized or free healthcare given by the Venezuelan government in the 1980s and 1990s made the country’s health care system among the most developed in the region. By 2000, a large population of people both in towns and rural areas could access...

Right to Die, DNR

The right to die is an entitlement to end one’s life (Humphry, 2003). It holds that every person has a right to die with dignity. Possession of this right gives an individual the ability to choose when to die and by whom. It is sometimes denoted as do not resuscitate....

Job Description: Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Job description Diagnostic imaging commonly uses X-Ray to diagnose diseases. In nuclear medicine, diagnosis is made using radionuclides. Radionuclides are unstable atoms that spontaneously emit radiation (Nuclear Medicine Technologists, 2012). They are used to develop radiopharmaceuticals. The work of nuclear medicine technologists is to give patients radiopharmaceuticals, and then keep...

Alzheimer Disease and Its Effects

Introduction Alzheimer’s disease is a permanent condition that mainly affects the elderly. Besides it being a substantial burden to the healthcare system, it is also a challenge to the patients themselves, as well as caregivers (Salawu, Umar & Olokoba, 2011). As such, Alzheimer’s has become a significant public health issue...

The Expected Code of Conduct in Long-Term-Care Facility

Introduction Healthcare is a medical term which refers to all activities and services involving human health, such as the diagnosis, treatment, as well as prevention of illness, disease, injury, and other mental and physical impairments in humans. Health care is delivered or administered by practitioners in various medical professions such...

The Contribution of Florence Nightingale in Nursing

Introduction Like many other professions in the world today, nursing has undergone tremendous transformations throughout history. It is evident that the outlook of nursing in the 21st century as an admirable career differs largely from what was known a century ago. This change has been brought about by visionary and...