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    days in the hospital with her underage infant, diagnosed with the disease known as, measles. The infant was too young at the time to receive any vaccinations, and because of such was at risk for contracting the disease when at a doctor’s office visit. Where there was a child who was unvaccinated, and a carrier of the disease. According to the (AJPH, 2016), it has been historically known that individuals who are not vaccinated pose a risk for other individuals in waiting room areas. Another…

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    An Analysis of Centers for Disease Control Examining Internal and External Factors The Communicable Disease Center (CDC) was initiated in Atlanta, Georgia. The center was opened and occupied one floor in a small building on July 1, 1946 under the leadership of Founder Joseph Mountin (CDC, 2013). The CDC paid Emory University $10 to occupy 15 acres of land on Clifton Road in Atlanta that now serves as CDC Headquarters (CDC, 2013). The CDC has grown immensely since its doors founding. The…

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    As a future adult/gerontology nurse practitioner (AGNP), my role will be focusing on helping patients to manage chronic illnesses, illness prevention, and health promotion. In addition, The AGNP collaborate with other health care providers such as physicians and specialist to better manage and treat patient illness. The problem I am really interested in researching is catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) in hospitalized patients. Working as a registered nurse in a…

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    Causes Of Obesity

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    number increased to 300 million. Recently, the number of people affected with this disease has risen dramatically in low- and middle-income countries (World Health Organization, n.d.). Surprisingly, the islands of the Western Pacific have the highest obesity rates. The Eastern Mediterranean region places…

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    Health Crisis In Canada

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    SARS as a disease that was spreading fast through the contact of the mucous membrane, the Public health of Ontario must had to face many challenges, because not had preparation and a plan to respond to the outbreak immediately, by the overcrowding of the health facility, inadequate controls to prevent transmission of the disease, the lack of laboratories to carry out an effective investigation about the disease and its causes to allowing avoid major risks. (Arnold, 2009) An emergency department…

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    Ethical Issues With Ebola

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    supported with the harm principle and the need for the government to contribute to the public good of preventing the spread of communicable diseases. The Ebola virus is a fatal and contagious disease that can be passed through human contact with an infected person in the form of blood, secretions and bodily fluid (The World Health Organisation, 2015a). The disease can also be passed through…

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    world, over 120 million people are infected with a disease called lymphatic filariasis. From these 120 million people, over 40 million of them are disfigured and crippled due to the disease (World Health Organization, 2015). Lymphatic filariasis is a parasitic tropical disease that is caused by microscopic threadlike worms that destroys the lymph system in the human body that may result in intense swelling (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2013). Lymphatic filariasis is a epidemic…

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    Rice and Estes predicted in 1984 that the increase in the elderly population and the disease prevalence would result in an increase in hospital utilization and the number of beds need to provide the needed care. The hospital utilization however, has been declining over the last 20 years. Hospital discharges from 1992 through 2000 did not significantly increase (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2004) The inpatient discharges for Medicare beneficiaries declined 6 percent from 2004 to…

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    established the following characteristics for diagnosing; compulsive drug use regardless of the consequences, inability to meet social, employment, or other responsibilities, inability to stop using drugs, tolerance, and lastly withdrawal (Teen Treatment Center,…

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    hygiene can greatly affect one’s overall health. Our interventions include presenting this in a creative way to elementary students so that they are able to learn why hygiene is so important. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2009), tooth decay and periodontal disease are two oral problems that people often encounter. Tooth decay, also known as a cavity, can affect children in many ways. Cavities can cause children pain, which in turn can cause them to miss school.…

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