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  • Common Colds: Protect Yourself And Others

    Yin Yin Khaing CHB 550: Tuesday 1pm What is Public Health Paper Example 1: Common Colds: Protect Yourself and Others http://www.cdc.gov/features/rhinoviruses/index.html 1. In 2-3 sentences, describe the example and what it involves (e.g., brief summary of the news story, summary of the content and purpose of the tweet); The article mentions that individuals can reduce the risk of getting a cold by washing hands properly and avoid touching the face with unwashed hands, as well as…

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  • Andy Anderson: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Andy Anderson. Mr. Anderson is 70 years old and was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease over 5 years ago. He is a 2 pack a day smoker and has been since the age of 16. In recent years, his symptoms have become worse. He has a cough that will not go away, as well as wheezing that is relatively constant. His sputum is yellow in color and sometimes can be white,…

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  • COPD Research Paper

    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive disease of the lungs that causes obstruction of the airways and results in a gradual decline in the function of the lung (Stark). COPD is typically a combination of emphysema and chronic bronchitis. COPD has been around for a very long time, however, in previous decades it was called something else. In 1679 physician Bonet called it, ‘voluminous lungs’. In 1814 Charles Badham was the first person…

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  • Should Cigarettes Be Banned Essay

    cigarettes be banned, in my personal opinion they should be, because they not only kill the person smoking them, but also the people around them. People who smoke are more likely to develop severe health issues, such as Cancer and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. The risk of developing lung cancer while smoking is fifteen to thirty times higher than those who do not smoke.…

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  • Informative Speech On Asthma

    Imagine this, you're walking out of Shop Rite and the person next to you starts coughing. You notice that the coughing doesn't stop and it turns into wheezing. You ask the man if he’s okay, but it seems that he can’t get his sentences out. It seems to be getting worse, but you don’t know what's happening. Is it possible that this man is having an asthma attack? According to the National Institutes of Health, asthma affects about 25 million people, just in the US. And according to the Asthma and…

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  • Asthma Informative Speech

    I am writing today about a noncommunicable disease that affects 26 million Americans. The mortality rate of this disease is approximately 4,000 per year and causes almost 14 million visits to the Doctors office and 1.75 million emergency room visits. This disease is called asthma, also known to many as reactive airway disease. The reason I chose this particular illness is because of the impact it has had on my brother’s life since he was diagnosed at the age of 3. Asthma is a chronic…

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  • Non Atopic Asthma Research Paper

    Asthma is known as a chronic inflammation disorder of the airways and can be divided as atopic and non-atopic. “Atopic asthma also known as extrinsic asthma is triggered by the environment.” (Barnes, 1996) Atopic asthma is the most common form of asthma. Atopic asthma causes inflammation and is mediated by systemic IgE production. Non-atopic asthma is considered intrinsic asthma which is less common. Non-atopic asthma is inflammation and or constriction of the airways that is not caused by…

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  • COPD Case Study Examples

    Introduction Throughout this essay patient scenario two will be discussed. The patient is a 54-year-old man named Tim who has a diagnosis of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder). This essay will seek to assess Tim’s care against COPD frameworks, one aspect of the RRC (Relationship-centred care model), and finally the two themes of care. NICE 2010 and GOLD 2017 Influence on Care Frameworks and policies are used to help improve quality of life when working with patients who have LTC. The…

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  • COPD Case Studies

    A COPD case study will be assessed and discussed. Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) 2017 guidelines will be analyzed and applied to the case study presented below. Patient monitoring, education strategies, and clinical end point of the chosen drug therapy will be identified. Sample dosages form, route, and frequency of administration based on patients’ health status will be justified. Finally, the efficacy of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) will be…

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  • Compare And Contrast The Biomedical Model Of Health

    Patterns in health continue to change along with the factors that affect one’s health. In most developed countries there are significant health differences which exist between socio-economic groups. The gap between rich and poor continues to produce low levels of social cohesion and create barriers which affect health outcomes. Cigarette smoking continues to be an issue as it causes many diseases and reduces the health of smokers. This assignment will be comparing the biomedical model to social…

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