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Disease

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Smallpox

In this paper I will examine how Europeans brought smallpox to the United States. In addition to smallpox, they brought a whole slew of diseases with them, including measles, scarlet fever, influenza, typhoid, tuberculosis, cholera, chicken pox and sexually transmitted diseases. However, smallpox was the primary silent killer of the...

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Early Childhood Issues

The 2014 Head Start Impact study, a follow-up of The Head Start Impact Study (HSIS) Final Report indicates some positive early childhood outcomes engendered by the Head Start (HS) Program even though only few impacts on children in Kindergarten through third grade (‘Head Start’, 2014). This signals a variety of...

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Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis is a rare condition in which granulomas develop throughout the tissues of the body. It is likely the result of an immune response in the body, which may be triggered by an inhaled substance. While it predominantly impacts the lungs, the granulomas may develop in any tissue in the...

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Emphysema Care Plan

This patient has previously been diagnosed with emphysema, and the radiographs that were taken in association with this visit indicate that this diagnosis is correct and accurate. Indications of hyperinflation of the lungs associated with emphysema include a low sitting diaphragm which may be flat, increased lucency of the lung...

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HEENT And Respiratory Infections

HEENT and respiratory infections are affections that affect the head, eyes, ears, nose, throat and the respiratory system. These infections are bound to affect anyone at any stage of life depending on how one is prone to the HEENT related pathogens (Body, 2010). Mouth disorders may include Epiglottis, Lymphadenitis, Tonsillitis,...

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Case scenario 1: Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is essentially a health disorder that is usually associated with children who are below two years old (Sigurs et al., 2015). Thus, from the presented case study 1, it is possible that Ms. Teel’s 7-month-old infant is suffering from the disorder. The fact the symptoms of...

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Male Reproductive Cancers

Two major types of cancer occur exclusively in man: prostate and testicular cancer. The aim of this paper is to provide a brief overview of the risk factors contributing to the development of male reproductive cancers. It is important to note that some risk factors are relevant for prostate cancers...

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Cardiovascular Risk Factors

What do I want to Accomplish? The topic of choice for this particular assignment will be cardiovascular risk factors. I have the desire to understand the specifics of the cases that are chosen so I can be well versed in the wide array of factors that are involved in cardiac...

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Sickle Cell Crisis

1. Sickle cell disease is characterized by red blood cells that are abnormal and shaped as a rigid sickle. The disease is a genetic disorder. The formation of sickle cells is increased by low oxygen partial pressure. A mutation in the HBB gene causes the disease as it results in...

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Abnormal Pap Smear Test

IntroductionThe concept of an abnormal pap smear test involves the ideology that the cells that are found on the cervix may not appear to be normal. There may be an indication of an infection or inflammation. Furthermore, the results may be able to determine if a woman has had recent...

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Letter to The Editor: Alzheimer’s Disease Must Not be Forgotten

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disease that destroys a person’s mental functions and memory. Its symptoms often go unnoticed and may begin with mild confusion and difficulty remember simple things. As the disease progresses, so does the memories of many of the important people and events in a person’s life....

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Flu Virus

H1N1 refers to a specific influenza virus. All influenza viruses are categorized based upon the hemagglutinins and neuraminidase receptors. H1N1 is a significant concern for public health because it was a new a strain that was not previously seen in humans. Therefore, large amounts of individuals were susceptible to it....

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Creation of a Cardiovascular Risk Factors Research Design

In conducting a research design for testing the proposed new high fiber diet, I will conduct tests on a number of different families suffering from different effects of cardiovascular disease. They would then be divided and used as test subjects. The effects of the new high fiber diet would be...

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Dissociative Amnesia

Dissociative amnesia, also known as psychogenic amnesia, is characterized by a sudden loss of memory in an individual, and can last for a period of time ranging from a few hours to a period of years. An episode of dissociative amnesia is also often accompanied by personality changes in the...

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Disease Model of Addiction

IntroductionThe disease model is a model that helps “highlights the differences between people with the disease, and those without it” . The disease model of addiction helps explain the various factors that can play into a person addiction (such as genetic and environmental factors). The disease model of addiction helps...

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Analysis of Disease Risk Assessments in Society

The health and well being of people in society is dependent on a large number of factors in relation to lifestyle choices, environmental conditions and the ability of society to provide treatment and adequate health facilities. Organizations globally such as the World Health Organization (WHO) have agreed that there are...

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Cardiovascular Diseases

This paper discusses three risk factors that are associated with cardiovascular diseases development and focuses on the essence of the primary intervention for a patient that has yet to develop one. It describes how first a nurse practitioner needs to conduct an integrated approach to assess the patient’s needs and...

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Chronic Kidney Disease Paper

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a severe medical condition in which the victims experience a gradual failure of the functionality of the kidney. The condition makes the kidneys to malfunction through filtering excess fluids and wastes from the blood system and thus affecting the physiological functions of the body. Therefore,...

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The “Demon Plague”: Article Summary

HIV/AIDS is a global pandemic and many countries have put in place measures to ensure its citizens have access to treatment thus lead a healthy life. America has been receiving a large number of immigrants from Asia and the Pacific, and the migration is raising concerns in the country because...

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Measles in France: Research Paper

Since 2008, France has been facing a significant outbreak of measles. In the last 5 years alone, over 23,000 cases have been reported. Prior to 1968, measles was rampant throughout the entire country, but when the vaccination for measles was introduced at this time, this made considerable progress in controlling...

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