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  • Hypertension In African American Culture

    According to CDC Center of Disease Control nearly 70 million American adults are suffering from hypertension. According to mayo clinic staff Hypertension is condition where the force of the blood against the artery walls is high enough, which could cause health complications such as heart diseases. Blood pressure is measured by the amount of blood the heart pumps and the amount of resistance of blood flow in your arteries. The more blood the heart pumps and the narrower the arteries get, the…

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  • Medical Coding Essay

    “There are over 9,800 CPT codes – one for every type of health care service provided by health care practitioners or facilities.” (Explore Health Careers). Medical coding is a fast growing field and not a lot of people know how well it is going to strive here in the next couple years. The overview of this report is to elaborate what medical coding is. What the education requirements are for a medical coder along with the cost of tuition. Where medical coders can be employed. What the pay is for…

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  • Episodic Health Model Essay

    different aspects of life that affect an individual’s perception of health such as lifestyle choices, living conditions, socioeconomic status, or social support networks. It important to define the terms health and episodic health challenge to have a better understanding of the content of this paper. What does the word health mean? According to Reutter & Eastlick Kusher (2014), the World Health Organization (WHO) defined health as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and…

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  • Ethnocentrism In Hmong's Culture

    beliefs differ about medicine, authority and raising children. The Hmong have struggled throughout history to preserve their unique culture fighting especially against Chinese dominance. And the primary reason for their migration to the United…

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  • Substance Abuse In Health Care

    individuals are unaware or aware of their problem. Typically it is just a temporary breather turning to these substances as a short term release, but ultimately it can lead to a dual diagnosis of additional issues. Not only do they still have a mental health problem, but also an addiction to deal with as well and may encourage them to increase their usage. Sometime individuals allow their environments to influence alcohol and drug abuse. Those who grew up in broken households are likely to…

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  • Kamehameha Nursing Home: A Case Study

    provide best quality of care to its residents and their families. One way to provide best quality of care is to avoid fall incidents in the facility. As of year 2015, there were 120 residents in Kamehameha Nursing Home who suffered physical injuries because of falls. The aim of this paper is to perform fall risk and prevention needs assessment for Kamehameha Nursing…

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  • Nurse Practitioners Research Paper

    Barriers that prevent Nurse Practitioners from practicing in Long Term Care Facilities Nancy Marshall A thesis presented to the School of Graduate Nursing Mountain State University In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree…

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  • Health Care Pros And Cons Essay

    POLICY CHANGE: THE PROS/CONS In order to combat the gaps in services and increase access to quality health care, a policy must be mandated at the state levels. In this policy, DC government would have to step in and standardize all health clinics specified for pregnant women and children regardless of their ability to pay. This policy would consist of expanding clinic hours among Wards that currently have limited timings and accessibility. With the increase in hours, there should be more one to…

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  • The Role Of Bullying In Nursing

    The healthcare industry is thriving now more than ever before, but behind the thriving industry are the healthcare workers which are taking a beating to keep the industry growing. Stress among health workers, especially nurses has reached all time heights. During 2014 the number of sick days rose to 17 per year and stress had grown by 37 percent in the previous three years Donnelly (2015). Now nursing is a stressful job but the burnout rate shows that there is more to the picture than just…

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  • Spread Of Disease

    infectious diseases in hospitals and health care organizations has been one of the major factors contributing to the loss of lives in the health care industry. As a result, there have been numerous efforts by the health care facilities and workers towards the prevention of the spread of infectious diseases within the facilities. Most of these health care organizations have developed and implemented comprehensive policies and procedures that guide the actions of their health workers in relation…

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