Prominent Diseases Of Norway Case Study

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Prominent diseases of Norway are similar to the United States. In both countries, cardiovascular diseases and cancer are topping the charts for the populations (Chronic disease overview, 2015; World health organization, 2014). These diseases are affecting the population, health care systems and the future. These particular diseases are broken into subcategories with heart disease, stroke and cancer, leading the way for causes of death (Chronic disease overview, 2015; World health organization, 2014). There are some causes of death that are not as prominent, but worth mentioning such as suicide rates in relation to mental health disorders. The article on Application of the Epidemiological Model by Dinah Saunders and Barbara Harrison is intriguing …show more content…
Although mental health may not be physical disease, it is one that greatly impacts people and their health. The World Health Organization reports that in the European countries, which includes Norway, “27% of the adult population had experienced at least one of a series of mental health disorders in the past year” (Data and statistics, 2016). It was also noted that Norway is ranked at number eleven for suicide on the top fifty causes of death (World health rankings, 2014). Mental health is an important aspect of health care and should be assessed often, especially in those with other co morbidities, as those changes can cause …show more content…
Healthy eating is the foundation of a healthy lifestyle. The nurse could educate a patient on healthy eating, and the possibility of using a farmer’s market for a more cost effective purchase. Eating healthy can be more expensive than some can afford, but by educating cooking at home, it is possible to help a patient be healthier and teach their children to be healthier. Educating younger generations can also promote healthy eating habits from the beginning and not correction of eating habits that are already

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