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  • Triple Threat Case Study

    1. Anabolic steroids disrupt a delicate balance of hormones in the body. Give three examples of these changes in terms of the physical side effects of steroid abuse. The abuse of anabolic steroids have a direct effect on the hormonal secretion in the body. The consequences of this disruption are both external and internal. Some of the physical side effects are acne, shrunken testicles and gynecomastia. Acne is the result of the enlargement of the sebaceous glands and an increase in the…

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  • Esquimalt Case Study

    In 2015, Victoria, BC saw an increase in drug overdoses throughout the city including one death occurring in Esquimalt (news source). Drug-related fatalities are preventable if the population has access to services that would minimize the risk of an overdose. Through an assessment of the community of Esquimalt, I am proposing that there is a need to build a safe injection site to prevent accidental overdoses, as well as provide social services for detoxification and rehabilitation programs. It…

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  • San Fernando Valley Community Mental Health Center: Case Study

    San Fernando Valley Community Mental Health Center, Inc. http://www.movinglivesforward.org 1. The type of prevention is: Secondary Prevention a. This agency provides secondary prevention to its cliental because it primarily focuses on a high-risk population: people with serious emotional disorders, severe and persistent mental illness. 2. The main functions of this agency are to: ease clients into everyday life by helping them reach their highest potential, offer individualized and…

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  • Distributive Justice In Health Care

    12). Primary prevention is the promotion of healthy living and disease prevention to populations at risk through education, public policy, and immunization (Adams and Messias, 2016). An example of primary prevention to protect at risk populations is for a nurse to advocate for policy changes in public schools to provide all students with a free healthy lunch. Secondary prevention is the early identification and treatment of an acute illness or…

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  • Hospital Acquired Pressure Ulcers Research Paper

    Prevention of Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcers Jillien Meligan NURS4030:001 Adult Health Nursing II University of Toledo, College of Nursing June 1st, 2016 Abstract The purpose of this paper is to educate readers on guidelines to prevent hospital-acquired pressure ulcers and how these guidelines are not being implemented. Hospital-acquired pressure ulcers are overall preventable if the right interventions are used. If they are present, these ulcers can be a result of several factors.…

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  • Human Trafficking Research Summary

    Summary Human trafficking is a violent, insidious crime that thrives off the misunderstanding of general public and the misgivings of policy-makers. Trafficking, especially the trafficking of minors, is an injustice that has garnered national attention; whereas, a preventative response to this injustice has been deficient. The objective of this guide is to identify programs, practices, and policies that effectively prevent or reduce the trafficking of minors. The beginning part of the guide…

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  • The Million Hearts Campaign Initiative

    Unfortunately, in the United States, heart disease remains the number one cause of death in both males and females (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2015). It is indicated, “About 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year, that’s 1 in every 4 deaths” (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2015, p. 1). Fortunately, many healthcare providers/organizations recognize the current issue and current interventions are being implemented across the nation with…

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  • Relationship Between Disease Prevention And Health Promotion

    Transcript for Final Presentation Good afternoon, this is Ashley Bequette. I will be presenting my presentation over disease prevention and health promotion. Introduction Disease prevention and health promotion should be the focus of all health care providers. Disease prevention is defined by Farlex as “Activities designed to protect patients or other members of the public from actual or potential health threats and their harmful consequences” (Farlex, 2009, p. 1). The definition provided by…

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  • The Affordable Healthcare Act: A Case Study

    involve providing free preventative care for uninsured patients while incentivizing prevention for healthcare organizations. By focusing on preventative care, medical costs can be significantly decreased so that the patient or hospital is not stuck paying expensive medical bills that could easily have been prevented. The cost of primary prevention of disease is significantly less than secondary or tertiary prevention and would allow patients to be educated and empower them to prevent further…

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  • Hispanic Population Essay

    understand this population concerning medical and health. Nurse must be prepared and know as much as they can about Latino populations. Therefore, I will discuss the current health status, health disparities, and provide example of health promotions prevention…

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