Hepatitis B vaccine

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  • Hepatitis B Vaccines: A Case Study

    biggest barrier to resource retrieval by vulnerable populations is their understanding of available help. These barriers vary by group and include reduced visual and audible abilities, lack of education leading to illiteracy, language barriers, and lack of access to information sources. This problem manifests constantly in the city as it prevents people from receiving care that has been set aside by the government for them. As a result stability in the community is reduced and they become more susceptible to disasters, both natural and man-made, and disease. An example of this can be found by looking through research done by Schwarz (2008) in distributing Hepatitis B vaccines. In the city there are funds set aside for free vaccines to be distributed to the homeless. However past attempts to distribute this vaccine to the population resulted in a…

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  • Hepatitis B Vaccine Argumentative Essay

    light, the virus’s and bacteria that you are being protected from with vaccines saves you illness and suffering. Vaccines have been proven to be safe and effective for everyone. The amount of money to save your life before your sick is cheaper than a month stay or a funeral cost. If you deny your shot record they can deny you do to their protection. Families are at risk for every one person in their surroundings who do not have their shots. Doctors all over the world are finding new…

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  • Universal Precautions

    All clinical staff are encouraged to receive the Hepatitis-B vaccine. In accordance with OSHA requirements and the Practice, the Hepatitis B vaccine is available to all employees within 10 working days of initial assignment where they may have occupational exposure. Disposal of blood/body fluids/infectious materials will be performed only by designated clinical staff. Infection Control: Universal Precautions All employees, regardless of their positions, must adhere to the following universal…

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  • Pregnant Women: A Case Study

    determines genetic conditions of both mother and foetus, such as thalassaemia, sickle-cell disease and globin chain variants, when identified, women are offered genetic counselling and further testing (Tan, & Kidson-Gerber, 2016). Pathology enables the investigation of maternal immunity levels by antibody titre; adequate immunity levels require no additional treatment. Routine testing for rubella immunity is offered early in pregnancy, in conjunction with full blood examination and blood group…

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  • Animal Testing Persuasive

    Throughout history, animal experimentation has proved to be crucial to the development of our society. Since as early as the 17th century, we see how animal testings have led to important discoveries such as the understanding of the blood circulation and the function of the lungs in Medieval Europe . And now, scientists are relying on chimpanzees in hopes to help create the Hepatitis C vaccine . Overall, I believe that the state’s policy on animal experiments, as it is covered in the Criminal…

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  • Controversial Animal Experimentation

    The polio vaccine, after testing in animals, decreased the events of the ailment “from 350,000 cases in 1988 to 223 cases in 2012” (ProCon.org). Trials in which the pancreas of dogs were removed were responsible for the discovery of insulin, which is important for the lives of diabetics (ProCon.org). Experimentation on chimpanzees is also responsible for a hepatitis B vaccine, and researchers are hopeful that similar experiments on chimps can yield a vaccine for hepatitis C (ProCon.org).…

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  • Hepatitis B Foundation Case Study

    They work closely with Dr. Baruc Blumber, who won the Nobel Prize for discovering the HBV, and their main goal is to improve the lives of those infected by the HBV by advocating for them, “by funding research, promote disease awareness, supporting immunization and treatment initiatives, and serving as the primary source of information for patients and their families, the medical and scientific community, and the general public” (Hepatitis B Foundation, 2015,…

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  • Organ Transplantation Ethical Dilemma

    For Mrs. Bay the consequence of transplantation would likely lead to re-infection of the graft organ and eventually graft liver cirrhosis. For Mr. Mann the consequence and outcomes of liver transplantation will likely prolong his life and offer hope for the future. Considering the medical statistics in regards to outcome and long-term recovery, the patient with alcoholism ultimately has a better survival rate than the patient with hepatitis B virus, which is a promotion of allocating rare…

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  • Hepatitis B Virus: A Case Study

    The Microbe Hepatitis B virus belongs to a group called, Hepadnaviridae which consists of diseases that contain deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and affect the liver. Hepatitis B is a virus therefore; hepatitis B requires a living host to replicate viral particles. Hepatitis B consists of a nucleic acid core, a protein coat, and a lipid envelope. The hepatitis B virus contains a partially double-stranded DNA within the nucleic acid core because one of the full-length strands is linked to the viral…

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  • Knowledge Deficit Case Study

    minorities” (Ackley & Ladwig, 2014, p. 223). This is useful because “attending to linguistic differences is important not only because it can enhance the respectful treatment of typically vulnerable populations, but because it can help to prevent serious adverse outcomes” (Ackley & Ladwig, 2014, p. 223). For a patient of the Chinese culture who is infected with the hepatitis B virus, the nurse will want to promote healing measures. One very common side effect and nursing diagnosis for a patient…

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