Category: Nursing

  • Revolutionizing Leukemia Treatment: Transplant Advancements

    Revolutionizing Leukemia Treatment: Transplant Advancements

    Revolutionizing Leukemia Treatment: The Promise of Marrow Transplantation Introduction Leukemia remains one of the most formidable challenges in cancer treatment today, affecting the blood and bone marrow with devastating efficiency. Standard treatments like chemotherapy and radiation therapy, although essential, present limitations and severe side effects. The crux of modern medical breakthroughs in this field has…

  • The Pioneering Path of Angioplasty: Milestones and Prowess

    The Pioneering Path of Angioplasty: Milestones and Prowess

    Introduction The exploration through the annals of medical history uncovers the revolutionizing origin and subsequent progress in the field of angioplasty surgery. Starting with the breakthrough in the late 1970s, angioplasty has unfurled as a cornerstone procedure in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. This research paper delves into the historical milestones, elucidates the technological advancements,…

  • Tracing Laparoscopic Surgery: from Inception to Dominance

    Tracing Laparoscopic Surgery: from Inception to Dominance

    INTRODUCTION The evolution of laparoscopic surgery stands as one of the most transformative periods in the history of medicine. While the 1980s marked the decade where laparoscopic techniques blossomed, the journey began long before and steadily progressed over time. This paper will explore not just the rise, but the deep historical roots of laparoscopic surgery…

  • Responsible for Occupational Health Essay

    Who do you think is principally responsible for occupational health and safety in the workplace – the employer, the employee or the government? Introduction In recent years, an increasing awareness has emerged of the potential for occupational and environmental exposure to safety and health issues that could lead to adverse effects in both males and…

  • Sexuality at Different Life Stages Essay

    Sexuality at Different Life Stages Aerial Familiar PSY265 December 15, 2008 Sex is the one biological process that is completely necessary for the perpetuation of humankind. We, as a race, can eat well, sleep well, drink well, and even love well, but without the capacity to reproduce we cannot continue beyond a single generation. Yet…

  • MRSA – Staph Bacteria

    MRSA is by definition a strain of Staphylococcus aureus that is resistant to a large group of antibiotics called the beta-lactams, which include the penicillins and the cephalosporins. In breaking that down, it is easier to just state that MRSA is a type of staph bacteria that is resistant to certain antibiotics.

  • Methamphetamine Addicted Babies

    One of the worst things morally the world has ever seen is to see a woman give birth to a baby addicted to meth-amphetamines.

  • Porter’s Five Forces: Airasia

    The model of the Porter’s Five Forces was developed by Michael E. Porter in his book “Competitive Strategy: Techniques for Analyzing Industries and Competitors” in 1980. Since that time it has become an important tool for analyzing an organizations industry structure in strategic processes.

  • Becoming a Forensic Nurse

    Are you interested in taking care of people? Being able to provide care and make a difference in someone’s life? Do you like Crime scene investigation? Would you like to have a career where you could be the person to make or break the case? Now you can have both together. “Forensic nursing focuses not…

  • Student Nurse Assessment

    Assessment This assignment will describe the assessment of a client that the student nurse has worked with and show how a holistic approach to the assessment process was used and the importance for this. Reference to the academic theory that support and are the reasons behind the student’s actions will be made throughout.

  • The Growth of Alternative Medicine

    The Medicine of the Future: The Growth of Alternative Medicine in Society Alternative medicine is a very general term whose definition can be quite controversial. It includes many holistic techniques for preventing and treating illnesses. Acupuncture and many other therapies have long been a part of Asian cultures and have recently integrated into the Western…

  • HIV & AIDS

    HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection has now spread to every country in the world. Approximately 40 million people are currently living with HIV infection, and an estimated 25 million have died from this disease. The HIV virus has been particularly devastating in Africa, but infection rates in other countries remain high. In the United States,…

  • Suicides in Adolescents

    During the last decade there appears to have been a dramatic increase in attempted and completed suicides among the adolescent population (Emery, 1983). Among 15 to 19 year olds the suicide rate in 1950 was between 2.7 and 3.5 suicides per 100,000.

  • Analyze and Evaluate a patient with a mobility problem in relation to the rehabilitation process

    I have focused on a client whom has mobility impairment due to recurring falls. This patient was referred to the care of the elderly ward where she received intense rehabilitation to help maintain independence. I will explore the issue as a holistic assessment.

  • Asthma

    Asthma is a lung disease that affects approximately ten million people in the United States. (Cramer 2) In people with asthma, the airways of the lungs are hypersensitive to irritants such as cigarette smoke or allergens. When these irritants are inhaled, the airways react by constricting, or narrowing. Some people with asthma have only mild,…

  • Pathophysiology of HELLP Syndrome

    A maternity unit is generally filled with happy moments; however, when an obstetrical emergency walks through the door, those times can be hectic and chaotic. All persons involved need to be part of a delicate team who work together in order for the woman and her child to receive the best care and to ensure…

  • Patient Satisfaction – Nursing Essay

    Patient satisfaction scores in hospitals have steadily decreased in the United States. According to Zwillich (2007), “Americans are more dissatisfied than citizens of other nations with their basic health care, even while paying more of their own money for treatment”. Research has shown that the nursing shortage that has plagued the United States has played…

  • Postpartum Depression

    Postpartum Depression Many women today suffer from Postpartum Depression; probably from the lack of knowledge of PPD. Postpartum depression is an illness that every woman should know after giving birth. PPD is an illness that can affect many women and can go unrecognized, so it is important to take care of yourself and recognize the…

  • Effect of Technology on Cancer Research

    When diagnosed with any form of cancer, the worst fear is death due to this horrible disease. Knowing the alternatives in treatment and that discussing these can lead to a strong bond and a fighting chance for the sufferer. Eventhough surgery and radiation are options; other treatments that technology has helped develop for the fight…

  • How the Government Can Help Smokers

    Smoking has been a major problem in the United States for decades, by contributing to major health problems that are costly to treat and mostly end in death. For this reason, the government has passed legislation regarding smoking in the form of restrictions, education, and taxation. While this is an acceptable plan of attack in…

  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Autism

    The subject of Autism is personal for me because one of my good friends has a son who has autistic. All this week CNN has been doing a study on autism which I found to be very interesting; this is why I am doing my report about the Autistic disorder.

  • Treaments of chronic pain

    Chronic Pain and the treatments of the Chronic Pain. What is pain? In the definition of Medical Terminology, the root word for pain is algia. So if you think of ailments the end with algia they are referring to something to do with pain(Brooks 2002). If you have ever had pain from a broken bone…

  • Overview of Medical Assistant Work

    Medical assistants have many responsibilities. It is an in demand career that requires years of education and passion for helping others. These assistants are used for administrative aid and to perform clinical responsibilities in certain areas of the medical field. Medical assistants are sometimes

  • Organisational Development in the Nursing Field

    Organisational development (OD) is widely documented in a plethora of literature many theorists suggest that OD is science based and its topics are rooted in behavioural sciences. OD emerged in the 1960s in

  • Adaptation Responses of Selected Pregnant Women

    SUMMARY: This study sought to determine the level of adaptation responses of the selected pregnant women in terms of physiologic mode, self-concept mode, role function mode and interdependence mode and the