The Gulf War Syndrome

The Gulf War Syndrome was identified after the Gulf War in 1991. Thousands of troops from the US, British, and Canadian developed symptoms after the war. This Syndrome has been researched since the end of the Gulf War and still not all the answers have been found. Not only have thousands of troops suffered from … Read more

Inflammatory Bowel Disease / Crohn’s Disease

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a group of chronic disorders that cause inflammation or ulceration in the small and large intestines. Most often IBD is classified as ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease but may be referred to as colitis, enteritis, ileitis, and proctitis. Ulcerative colitis causes ulceration and inflammation of the inner lining of a … Read more

Surfactant Replacement in Neonates with Respiratory distress syndrome type

The innovation of surfactant replacement therapy in the treatment of respiratory distress syndrome has proven to increase the survival and minimize the complications of the premature neonate. Replacing surfactant has lessened time on ventilators, and allowing the neonate and parents an opportunity to grow together earlier outside of intensive care. This paper will discuss the … Read more

Treating Anaphylaxis

In the emergency setting, anaphylaxis is a dangerous, life threatening condition that must be treated in an aggressive and timely fashion. Anaphylaxis is a condition related to acute allergic reactions. Following the body’s exposure to the offending allergen, there are common systemic reactions. The most serious reactions involve the respiratory and cardiovascular systems, but the … Read more

Recent Memory Loss That Affects Job Performance

It’s normal to occasionally forget assignments, colleagues’ names or a business associate’s telephone number, but generally remember them later. Those with a dementia like Alzheimer’s disease, may forget things more often, and not remember them later. They may repeatedly ask the same question, not remembering either the answer, or that they already asked the question. … Read more

The Ebola Virus Investigating a Killer

The female scientist, fully dressed in a quarantine outfit, anxiously prepared to inject a sedative into the arm of the delirious patient. Although he was being held down by several pairs of arms, he was still putting up a good fight. The needle goes in. He jerks. The needle flicks into the forefinger of the … Read more

Ebola And Symptoms And Effects

Ebola virus is a relatively recently discovered virus, that when it infects humans, caries with it a 50-90% fatality rate. Symptoms of this deadly virus include Sudden Fever, Weakness, Muscle Pain, Headache, Sore Throat, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Rash. Internal results include Limited Kidney Function, Limited Liver Function, and Internal and External Bleeding. The incubation period for … Read more

Fetal alcohol syndrome or FAS

There are different characteristics that accompany fetal alcohol syndrome or FAS in the different stages of a child’s life. “At birth, infants with intrauterine exposure to alcohol frequently have low birth rate; pre-term delivery; a small head circumference; and the characteristic facial features of the eyes, nose, and mouth” (Phelps, 1995). Some of the facial … Read more

Diabetes and Types

Diabetes is little or no ability to move glucose out of the blood into the red blood cells. Nearly 16 million people have diabetes in the United States, which narrows it down to about 1 out of every seventeen people. About 2,150 new cases are diagnosed each day. Many of us do not clearly know … Read more

Heavy Metal Poisoning

Heavy metal poisoning is the toxic accumulation of heavy metals in the soft tissues of the body. Heavy metals are chemical elements that have a specific gravity at least five times that of water. The heavy metals most often implicated in human poisoning are lead, mercury, arsenic, and cadmium. Some heavy metals, such as zinc, … Read more

Sickle Cell Anemia

The problem is that sickle cell anemia affects about 72,000 Americans in the United States. Sickle cell anemia is an inherited disease in which the body is unable to produce normal hemoglobin, an iron-containing protein. Abnormal hemoglobin can morph cells that can become lodged in narrow blood vessels, blocking oxygen from reaching organs and tissues. … Read more

Positron Emission Tomography

Positron Emission Tomography is a scanning technique that allows us to measure in detail the functioning of distinct areas of the human brain while the patient is comfortable, conscious and alert. PET represents a type of functional imaging, unlike X-rays or CT scans, which show only structural details within the brain. The differences between these … Read more

Organ Donation

Harry Wilson is one lucky man; even Harry’s doctors cannot believe how lucky he is. You see, Harry, at age 54, was dying. He had to have both of his kidneys removed, they were failing and he had been on an organ donation list for the past two years without success. Harry’s children were tested … Read more

Rhabdomyosarcoma

Recently we have been studying genetic disorders. We were given the opportunity to choose what genetic disorder that we wanted to learn more about by writing a paper about the disorder. The topic at hand is one that hits close to home to everyone at Milford High School. In a recent, disappointing, and discouraging loss, … Read more

Evaluating North American Health Systems

Compensating the affairs of economic efficiency with the demands of sociopolitical rights is a constant source of tension in Canada and the United States alike. In no other element is this tension more apparent than in the group of complex markets we call the health care system. Canadians have been fortunate enough to receive a … Read more

LASIK or Laser In-Situ Keratomileusis

Seeing well without contact lenses and glasses is the dream of millions of Americans and modern medical science has enabled that dream to come true (Caster, 8). Since first grade, Dede Head, a 30-year-old fitness trainer in North Carolina, has worn glasses to correct sever near-sightedness and astigmatism. Over the years she became accustomed to … Read more

Treating anaphylaxis

In the emergency setting, anaphylaxis is a dangerous, life threatening condition that must be treated in an aggressive and timely fashion. Anaphylaxis is a condition related to acute allergic reactions. Following the bodys exposure to the offending allergen, there are common systemic reactions. The most serious reactions involve the respiratory and cardiovascular systems, but the … Read more

Health Care History

Health Care History Keisha Williams-Young HCS/440 November 07, 2011 Over the course of the past 50 years, health care benefits costs and coverage have become a dominant force in almost everyone’s life. By 1990, 186 million Americans were covered by health insurance (Kinner & Pellegrini, 2009). Even with that extremely high number, many people are … Read more

History and Evolution of Health Care

Sacha Hammack History And Evolution Of Health Care Economics University of Phoenix HCS/440 History and Evolution of Health Care Healthcare is an everyday thing to Americans now in the Twenty-first Century but before the 1900’s this would have been a totally different concept. Economics is the science that deals with the production, distribution, and consumption … Read more

History of Mental Health by Mind

Article from MIND better mental health Histort of mental health factsheets: You are welcome to print and photocopy this page of Mind’s website. Organisations are free to distribute copies to service users and colleagues, but must ensure they always use the latest version, as available on the website, at the time of distribution. 1601 The … Read more

Health care economics history

United States evolved from a simple System of home remedies and itinerant doctors with little training to a employ, scientific, Technological, and bureaucratic system often called the “medical industrial complex The history and evolution of health care economics involve economist analyzing the health care system. Over the past 60 years health care scientific advancement and … Read more

The Health History of a Patient

The Complete Health History Virginia G Parrott Fort Hays State University Health History Health history assessment conducted on George on the fifteen of February 2010 at approximately one o’clock. George is a fifty-four year white male married with three adult children and two grand children. He has been working as a teacher for over twenty … Read more

Health History Form

Two to three a week per patient. Patient also has complaints of nausea, vomiting, neck tension, and photosensitive. Past Medical History: Patient has a medical history of hypertension diagnosed in 2010. For which she takes an ACE Inhibitor for. Patient has also had a history of one vaginal birth with no complications. Childhood Illness: Patient … Read more

HIstory and Development of Clinical Mental Health

Capable University Online The history of mental health counseling and philosophies that developed formed the foundation of professional counseling and Is responsible for how the profession is perceived today. The current standards, regulation, and credentialing set by the profession in addition help form an identity for the profession. Mental Health Counseling has always focused on … Read more

Health History

Jarvis (2012) state that the purpose of a health history Is to collect subjective data- what the person tells you about himself or herself. This gives a complete picture of the person’s past and present health. This Information will help the nurse or physician determine if you are doing everything right, but also what you … Read more

Health care economics history

United States evolved from a simple System of home remedies and itinerant doctors with little training to a employ, scientific, Technological, and bureaucratic system often called the “medical industrial complex The history and evolution of health care economics involve economist analyzing the health care system. Over the past 60 years health care scientific advancement and … Read more