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Therapy Dogs

Introduction It is long and widely felt that dogs provide many benefits to living in general. These are pets who offer companionship, warmth, and affection, and people traditionally value and love their dogs. They become “parts of the family” and also help teach children responsibility. All of these qualities, however,...

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Music Therapy Research Paper

Today’s mental health professionals have many tools and techniques at their disposal. Medications that help with depression, anxiety, and other conditions are readily available and have fewer side effects than they once did. For many patients, these are effective, but not for all. Regular sessions with a counselor and cognitive/behavioral...

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A Look at Different Learning Strategies

Therapeutic Communication Therapeutic communication should be taught to nurses dealing with patients with psychological conditions such as mental problems. The best way to teach this method is through personal experience or visits to places where patients require that kind of help. Being a good therapeutic nurse requires an inborn ability...

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Multidimensional Family Therapy

Substance abuse remains a growing problem for adolescents throughout the United States. According to the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration in 2012, “more than one quarter of adolescents drank alcohol, approximately one fifth used an illicit drug, and almost one eighth smoked cigarettes” (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration,...

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Heart Failure Care Plan

Introduction According to the AHRQ model, Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) involves three stages: Knowledge creation and distillation, diffusion and dissemination of the information and adoption, implementation and institutionalization (Nieva et al., 2005). These three basic phases can then be used to construct an EBP based healthcare delivery plan that guides Registered...

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Hepatitis B Management

Hepatitis B Virus is a bloodborne pathogen that causes significant liver disease. It is passed through blood and bodily fluids. Unlike Hepatitis C Virus, there is a vaccine available for the protection of individuals. It is recommended that all health care workers obtain the Hepatitis B vaccine. However, if a...

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Early Mobilization

The purpose behind Nguyene, Thao-Houane, & Warren’s article was to describe the role of OT as a part of a multidisciplinary team in an oncology ISU. The role of OT is determined by the complex physical and psychosocial needs of the patients in the unit and requires providing comprehensive care...

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Presence as an Intervention in Complementary Therapies

Chapter 3 on ‘Presence’ offers a comprehensive assessment and exploration of the intervention as a form of contemporary non-pharmacologic medicine. While simulated presence appears to be a relatively novel intervention, studies already establish the technique as one that mitigates the levels of anxiety and behavioral disorders that impede effective treatment...

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Treatment of Abnormal Behaviours

Abnormal behaviour can take a variety of different forms. Traditionally abnormal behaviour is defined as any behaviour which deviates from the normal socially accepted behaviours (McLeod, 2008)#_ENREF_5" t "McLeod, 2008 #112.While there been a lot of controversy about the treatment of these behaviours, there are techniques which have proven to...

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Alternative Therapy and Cardiovascular Disease

In “Pathophysiology: The biologic basis for disease in adults and children” by McChance and Huether, the chapter that relates to cardiovascular health is chapter 34 titled “Alterations of Cardiovascular Function in Children.” I think that this chapter is very important to understand compared to the other chapters that are related...

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Complementary and Alternative Therapy: Legal, Ethical, Cultural and Political Factors

There is a duty in patient care to provide the most effective treatment possible. Sometimes these treatments may lie outside of the traditional realm of therapeutically practices. These types of practices are complementary and alternative therapies which are aimed at helping patients with unconventional approaches. The National Library of Medicine...

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Alternative Health

Offit (2013) questions the efficacy and validity of many alternative medical treatments including homeopathic medicine. Homeopathic medicine was developed about two centuries ago in Germany by Samuel Hahnemann based on the idea that the dilution of substances that create illness in healthy individuals will cure those symptoms in someone that...

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Nitroglycerin and Pre-hospital Cardiac Arrest

Nitroglycerin is used commonly used for angina. Its therapeutic effects were first observed and utilized by Dr. William Murrell in 1878. The drug has been in use ever since. The drug is commonly administered via sublingual means. Nitroglycerin acts as a vasodilator. The drug dilates arteries, of which include the...

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The Cultural Roots of Medical Techniques

Health and illness as conceptions arise from socially constructed, internally consistent symbolic representations characteristic of the culture in which they were formulated, whether in the West, the Orient or the Indian subcontinent. Three medical practices will accordingly be identified by how these cultures conceive the human body as a specific...

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The Effect of Exercise on the Wellbeing of Senior Citizens

Introduction The present research paper will critically evaluate the existing literature on the effect of exercise on the wellbeing of senior citizens. Based on the reported findings, the paper will also provide suggestions for how the research findings may be applied in clinical practice, and it will highlight possible areas...

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Massage Therapy Benefits on Health and Wellness for the 65 and Over

According to the Middle series of the 2012 National Projections, the population of American citizens aged 65 and over (the seniors) is estimated to be more than one-fifth of the total population by 2030, up from 13 percent reported in 2010 (Ortman, Velkoff, & Hogan, 2014). As this segment of...

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Headache Assessment and Treatments

Headaches are a common complaint in patients and can be symptomatic of a larger problem or occur seemingly at random. The first stage of treating a patient with complaint of a headache is to conduct an assessment to understand the type of headache and possible underlying causes (Gordon, 2014). There...

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Yoga: History, Health, and Practice

From a historical viewpoint, yoga is an Indian philosophical practice that involves both mental and physical parts of the participants (Miller 1). The ancient Indian practice was originally utilized to attain better health outcomes, and specific postures, respiratory techniques, and relaxation were used. As the text notes, yoga could be...

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HIIT- High Intensity Interval Training

Among different types of physical activity, high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is steadily gaining popularity. It is a cardiovascular exercise which implies a sequence of high- and low-intensity modes of activity. A whole HIIT workout does not take more than 30-35 minutes, giving the intense performance of an individual. Also, HIIT’s...

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Medical Errors: Identification of the Problem

Besides on-the-job training, there are other ways that healthcare professionals should get involved. Entities in the academia industry are attempting to shed light on medical errors and offer courses and classes for healthcare professionals and others who would like to know more about these issues. Some of these course, like...

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