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Comprehensive Health History, 65-year-old Male

allergies. He has never been involved in a serious industrial or automobile accident (Physical assessment, 2007). He is not taking...

Los Angeles Air Pollution and Healthy People 2010

2008). Further significant improvement is unlikely in the near future, however. Californias Efforts Governor Arnold Schwar...

Childhood Obesity

2005, p.165). In obese children, the number of fat cells present in the body can be as much as three times higher than in normal w...

Topics for a Course in Health

course, there is no need to go into depth, as an entire course does, when speaking of a general health course. A general health co...

Universal Prescription Drug Coverage

Foundation, 2006). In 2003, at least US$700 million was spent by Americans purchasing drugs from Canadian pharmacies (Kaiser Famil...

Factors Affecting Health Care

now our nations elderly have depended on Medicare/Medicaid for their medical needs. The Medicare/Medicaid system upon which these...

Public Health/Then & Now

and three stores," which served as "stock rooms, milk stations, clinics," etc. (Lillian Wald). Roughly 3,000 people typically were...

E-Health and Women's Hypertension

E-Health resources are utilized not just by the healthcare establishment itself but also by patients and consumers (HIMSS, 2006; E...

Policy Overview

eligibility is determined by age and health status. Implementation difficulties reflect the perpetual absence of adequate funding...

Health Education Teaching Strategies

actual sexual violence (Pateman, 2002). Students further learn how to set sexual limits and the need to respect the limits of othe...

Hospital Database Use

In addition to these operational benefits, the state in which databases exist today enable organizations to use the data contained...

An Annotated Bibliography of Health Articles

quality of life to a term relative to happiness. This result is less measurable than the authors had hoped, and so they proposed ...

UK General Ward and Mental Health Ward Risk Management Comparison

(Briggs, 2003). At the lower levels of the hierarchy there is also a very clear and specified role to accept "personal responsibil...

Public Relations Campaigns, HIV, and AIDS

well as making it clear that HIV/AIDS is not only an issue which affects other countries but is also very relevant to residents of...

Dignity and Privacy Issues

regulation has been broadly down controlled by the integrity of medical practitioners. This model was one which was mainly self-re...

Ethical Issues in Mental Health Care Practice

This research team selected homeless adolescents as the focus for their study. While, in general, the concept that informed parent...

Health Care and Material Management

would have no need for surgical gloves, but a hospital or a stand-alone outpatient surgery clinic has need for both. A mate...

United Kingdom's White Paper Our Health, Our Care, Our Say

this were not a political issue then the attention would be focused elsewhere, also that with increasing costs in healthcare the n...

Mental Health Issues and Prison System Problems

1997, p.42). Mental health is not only something that is peculiar to an individual, but it is something that affects the entire c...

Education and Health Promotion

fundamental differences between the two concepts. Whitehead (2004), for sake of clarity, delineates the foundation of health-rela...

Care Barriers

in a Scottish farmhouse that is more than 10 miles from the nearest village and more than 50 miles from the nearest hospital. Jame...

Metabolic Syndrome Explored

apple shaped rather than a pear shaped body) has been associated with an increased risk for heart disease" (The metabolic syndrome...

The Economic Impact on Home Health Issues

markets that can be quite lucrative. The industry can expect greater numbers of patients in the future, resulting both from demog...

Health and Alcohol as Perceived by a GP Nurse

those under stress or who are unhappy with their lives. For this reason there has been a higher use in poorer social classes where...

Diversity in Occupations in Health Care

hallways of hospitals, it does seem to contain a great deal of minority workers. Yet, it is not clear who are in managerial roles ...

Overview of Health Promotion and Health

absence of disease and infirmity" ("Definitions of Health and Fitness," 2006). Health promotion, on the other hand, " is the combi...

Health of Canadian Aborigines

those Aboriginal people living on reserves--in fact--the entire history of "colonialist and paternalistic relations" between the g...

Canada's Tele-Health and E-Health Systems

cost effectiveness (The Conference Board of Canada, 2005). In Australia, for example, a physician located in one area can examine ...

Study Objectives and Health Care Assessments

important to understanding the impact of interventions. One of the major problems noted by a number of theorists is that the exte...

Conway Medical Center's Economic Forecast

Also on hospital property is an 88-bed nursing center that the hospital also owns and operates. Conway Medical Center provides ge...