Abort to Save a Woman or a Baby from Suffering?

I do not argue against legal abortion and I support those women who decide to abort due to serious health issues, rape, or incest. Every year between 4.7% Ģ¶ 13.2% of women dies due to unsafe abortions1. However, if a therapist strongly insists on the termination of pregnancy only because...

Leadership in Healthcare Organizations

Critical Leadership Competencies for Health Care Organizations Authentic leaders are professionals in their field who have the natural qualities of an organizer and the proper training, knowledge, and skills necessary to carry out high-quality work. In fact, the principal competencies necessary for a leader and manager in healthcare include the...

Ethics and Policy Concepts in Care Coordination

Introduction Ethical practices refer to applying moral values in healthcare systems to achieve quality health outcomes. It entails ethical and policy rules that are endorsed by healthcare officials to properly ensure effective healthcare services while minimizing negative traits among the nurses. Healthcare policies refer to the healthcare decisions implemented by...

Amnesia and Memory-Enhancing Strategies

My top three takeaways from this weekā€™s read are based on how memory functions, ways to enhance memory, and problems with memory. From how memory functions, the three basic functions associated with the information process within the brain are encoding, storage, and retrieval. Encoding is a process of feeding information...

Iturralde v. Hilo Medical Center, USA

Medical malpractices have been rampant since time memorial, and the accountability enigma occurs during trials. Iturralde v. Hilo Medical Center, USA, involves Rosalinda Iturralde was the plaintiff in a case where her brotherā€™s spine was fixed with a screwdriver instead of a standard titanium rod. Arturo Iturralde had degenerative spondylolisthesis,...

Schizophrenia and Related Disorders in Adults

Abstract Schizophrenia is a persistent, severe, and disabling mental condition that influences how individuals think and behave. The condition is among the driving reasons for incapacity globally. Studies conducted in the United States suggest that the disease prevalence is 0.26% to 0.62%. Furthermore, they approximate the pervasiveness of schizophrenia among...

Organic Food and Health Correlation

Nowadays, there is a tendency to consume organic food to become healthier. As a response to multiple chains of fast-food restaurants, many restaurant owners strive to promote health through organic food cafes to draw attention to the healthy eating issue. Doctors and diabetologists influence the consuming behavior of citizenship by...

Prevention of Surgical Site Infections in Operating Room

Surgical Site Infections (SSI) are defined as infections related to operative procedures and occurring within thirty days of such procedures at surgical incisions or near them. According to Yuki and Shibamura-Fujiogi (2021), SSIs are the most common among all nosocomial infections affecting surgical patients, accounting for around 20% of the...

Health Status of African Americans

Introduction Ethnic minority groups represented in the United States may experience various inequalities due to structural racism. Its consequences can affect many life aspects, including the health status of the representatives of specific minorities. Much research on the subject shows how people’s health and lives are affected due to racial...

Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Circumstances that threaten people’s lives significantly affect their mental health and can contribute to the development of disorders. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) occurs if a person has become a participant or witness in a traumatic event or has learned that such an event has happened with a loved one. Examples...

Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection Policy

Background Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract infection is ranked as one of the most commonly acquired condition in hospitals, and the trend is on the rise. According to the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN), approximately three-quarter of hospital-acquired UTIs are related with a urinary catheter. Fifteen to twenty-five percent of clients under...

Nursing: Quality Improvement, Teamwork, and Collaboration

Nowadays, nursing has become a more and more demanding profession where standards of quality are among the toughest. These standards are regulated by such documents as the Code of Practice and Nursing Code of Ethics. These documents outline the ways to improve quality, facilitate teamwork and collaboration. This paper hypostatizes...

Family Health Assessment: Social Determinants, Screening, and Health Model

Introduction Health assessment is one of the key healthcare providersā€™ tasks enabling them to identify the exact patientsā€™ needs. Based on the results of such evaluation, it is possible to develop an effective action plan that will be instrumental in achieving optimal patient outcomes (Sokol et al., 2019). This paper...

Kolcabaā€™s Theory of Comfort in the Operating Room

Chosen Clinical Setting Surgical interventions are stressful encounters, with most patients expressing postoperative anxiety due to such fears as the success of the procedure and the uneasiness of anesthesia. As a result, many physiological and psychological problems occur, which increase the risk of postoperative complications and adversely affect patient outcomes....

Nursing, Its History and Specifics

Nursing was not closely connected to professional medical expertise when it originally began, and much to do with gender and willingness to work. Women gained medical skills from their moms or other women in the same profession in the early days of nursing. It was not considered a genuine occupation,...

Restructuring the US Health Care Delivery System

Introduction Like any other healthcare system of the world, the US medical system has undergone and continues to undergo a series of changes. The changes that target health care delivery are related to the advancement of the methods of care, resource use, and the organization of professional role performance for...

Abortion Laws and Their Pros and Cons

Introduction Abortion in this perspective occurs when pregnancy is terminated in the sense that it would not lead to the birth of a baby. Pregnancy can be terminated as a result of either human intervention or natural causes. Besides protecting the human lives advocacy, legalizing abortion has been questioned on...

Treatment of Children With Anxiety

The paper investigates intervention ways for depression and anxiety affecting children and young people below 25 years. The intervention identified does not require any professional skills or input. The authors portray how nonprofessional interventions can be skewed and fit the digital interventions. The research identified 103 interventions for children and...

Philosophy of Nursing Assignment

Introduction My purpose as a nurse is to play a key role in improving patient outcomes and providing quality care. My holistic approach to care focuses on excellent care, and dedication to patients making me an essential part of the healthcare team. Nurses are vital to providing compassionate, high-quality care...

Healthcare Organization Accreditation

Introduction In the conditions of healthcare reform, the transition from multi-channel to single-channel financing, changes in the legal status, ownership forms of medical institutions are being carried out. Organizational and economic changes in healthcare represent innovations that contribute to the development of the competitiveness of a medical institution. In this...

Affordable Care Act vs. UAE’s Social Health System

Extent of Coverage The public health system in the Emirates includes both public and private medical services. State medical institutions operate free of charge and serve all the country’s citizens. As for private clinics, there is a fairly extensive network of specialized clinics and medical institutions in the Emirates. Here...

Resource Planning and Management in Intensive Care

As a manager in an intensive care unit (ICU), high demand or the services may necessitate an expansion of the facility to accommodate all cases brought forward. However, such an expansion is constrained by the resources available. Therefore, the manager can use the concept of resource planning to help free...

Universal Health Insurance in Orlando, Florida

Introduction Good health is key to human well-being and contributes to prosperity, economic independence; as healthy people are more productive, and live longer. In the United States, there have been disparities in the provision of health service due to the fact that health insurance cover has been left entirely in...

Healthy People 2030: Priority Objectives

The Healthy People 2030 program is a health care initiative in the United States of America. It was designed to ā€œguide national health promotion and disease prevention efforts to improve the health of the nationā€ (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2021, para. 1). The initiative was first enacted in...

Communication in Healthcare: The Recent Trends

The quality of medical care is closely connected with communication between a healthcare specialist and a patient. The fundamental elements of patient communication include respect, understanding, empathy, and support. The construction of an effective dialogue between a doctor or a nurse and a patient is a way to collect a...

Importance of Health and Wellbeing for Children

Introduction The health and wellbeing of children are seen as the highest priority in the United Kingdom and the vast majority of countries in the world. According to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), every child has the right to access health services needed to...

Biopsychosocial Assessment: Case Study

For this assignment, I selected the Medical Social Work Assessment tool. Matrix Home Care (n.d.) offers this instrument to perform a biopsychosocial assessment of a client. This tool consists of a few sections focusing on the clientā€™s ā€œpersonal, psychosocial, and family functioning and financial informationā€ (Matrix Home Care, n.d., p....

Diabetes Type 2: Key Information

Summary Over the past decade, diabetes has become one of the major health concerns despite the efforts to mitigate the disease of healthcare organizations. Globally, diabetes was registered among 8.5% of adults in 2014, causing around 1,500,000 deaths in 2016 (National Institute of Health, 2021). Moreover, between 2000-2016, a 5%...

Healthcare Organizations and Their Roles

Introduction Efficient and quality healthcare is one of the most quoted principles of health policy. It includes continuously assessing and improving care for the patients. Health enterprises play a critical role in ensuring high-quality medical aid is efficiently provided to the people. Healthcare organizations are structured social systems and environments...

The Staffing Ratio in a Home Care Setting

Problem or Issue The staffing ratio is a policy, practice, education, or population problem that coincides with the defined organizational aims. According to Griffiths et al. (2018), nurse staffing levels have been linked to adverse clinical outcomes, such as in-hospital fatalities. Most hospitals in the US are organized into a...

The Nursing and Midwifery Council Code’s Purpose

Introduction Care providers analyse and enhance the quality of treatment through monitoring patient encounters. Clinicians significantly influence patient outcomes due to the number of hours they invest in patients. To improve patient outcomes of the quality of treatment, nurses must understand the elements that impact the clinical work atmosphere. Often...

Interprofessional Collaboration in Healthcare

It has been long established that the key to quality patient care is an integrated approach to health care services, assuming medical professionals pay attention to every aspect of patient care. However, whereas every medical professional has a defined range of responsibilities, lack of accounting for other clinical aspects serves...

Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory

Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory (SCDNT) Infographic Many theories can provide an efficient conceptual framework for nurses. The self-care deficit nursing theory (SCDNT) developed by Dorothea E. Orem focuses on the ability of the patients to perform self-care and the nursesā€™ role in the initial guidance development of those abilities (Petiprin,...

Contingency Leadership for the Healthcare Industry

Enterprise leaders are the most crucial link in the company’s work; the organization’s success depends on them. Today, humanity needs medicine and the high quality of services provided more than ever. It is essential for healthcare leaders to establish work within the team because the efficiency of employees and the...

The Privacy and Security Issues in Healthcare

In the given case, the privacy and security issues arose because the nurse posted content on social media that contained details about patients and negatively commented on them. In particular, the nurse disclosed information about the patientā€™s weight and health condition, which may be considered a privacy breach. The manner...

Scripps Health: Implementing Continuous Glucose Monitor Devices

Abstract Healthcare management is a multifaceted phenomenon that involves the optimal use of technological resources to enhance the quality of care. One of the key challenges in the institutions is the administration of glucose among diabetic patients. It is a practice that negatively affects the quality of living among the...

Aspects of Mandatory Vaccination

Introduction The current conditions of the pandemic imply the need for elaborating effective measures for protecting the world population. They should be underpinned by moral considerations, which are vital for ensuring the acceptance of vaccination by all people. The necessity to make this initiative compulsory for everyone is supported by...

The Structure and Functions of the Lymphatic System

Introduction The lymphatic system functions similarly to the circulatory system. The structure extends into all the major regions of the body. It works together with the immune system because one of the functions of its function is to produce and release lymphocytes (Moore Jr & Bertram, 2018). The structure is...

Health & Wellness and Hierarchy of Needs

While many people identify wellness with overall health ā€” diet and weight management ā€” it involves a far broader range of disciplines. Wellness is a holistic concept that encompasses physical, social, spiritual, and emotional wellness. It sustains the body, stimulates the intellect, and maintains the spirit. (Hosker et al. 171)....

Is the Affordable Health Care Act Successful?

Introduction The Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act (ACA) has been amended by Health & Education reconciliation act and fully implemented from the 1st of January, 2014. The Affordable Health Care Act is the public health policy of the US that assists vulnerable groups to access quality healthcare (Zhao...

Somatic Symptom Disorders and Dissociative Disorders

When consulting with a doctor, most patients have a mixture of physical and mental complaints that should not be overlooked and appropriately treated. The former is usually referred to as somatic symptoms or somatoform. The somatic disorders are defined by physical sicknesses, such as pain, dyspnea, fatigue, or sensory changes...

Peculiarities of Speech Disorders in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Introduction Autism is commonly referred to as a pathophysiological condition of the patient that results in emotional and communicative dysfunction. Although the true causes of autism are still being determined and therapy methodologies are being developed, by now, it is clear that one of the most striking manifestations of psychiatric...

The Impact of Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Programs

Hospital value-based purchasing program (HVBP) focuses on improving the quality of the healthcare services provided to Medicare patients. This program includes events on evaluating the quality of the services of different hospitals and creating the ranking of medical organizations people can visit. The hospitals with high performance get the award...

Tobacco Cessation for Mental Health Patients

Introduction Tobacco use is a problem of current interest as it directly affects various significant indexes, such as morbidity and mortality rates. Although smoking is dangerous for anyone to a certain extent, it is an even more severe problem for individuals with mental health disorders. They can be more susceptible...

Electronic Medical Record and Electronic Health Record

The electronic medical record (EMR) is a computerized record that keeps patientsā€™ health information gathered, managed, and accessed by approved clinicians, staff, and other medical consultants within the healthcare organization. The EMR is significant in ensuring the quality of patient care is improved and facilitating workflow. An electronic health record...

Diet Education: Obesity in Children

Lately, there has been a dramatic escalation in the prevalence of childhood obesity and overweight around the world. It is a highly dangerous problem that depends mostly on two factors. The first one includes heredity and predisposition, the formed set of genes derived from parents. The second aspect includes environmental...

COVID-19 Vaccine Policies at Historical Black Colleges

Introduction The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has affected the lives of millions of people, hitting minorities and those with a low socio-economic background especially hard. For example, according to Murty and Payne, the rate of COVID-related deaths among African-Americans is 2.5 times higher than among White Americans (2021). Furthermore, in light...

Electronic Health Records Improved Data Collection

Introduction Electronic health records can be a useful function that can improve the health of the whole population. Electronic copies of documents are more comfortable to handle and allow the medical professionals dispersed in time and locations to get access to the same data. That is why it is important...

Managed Care Techniques, Types, Impact, Benefits

Introduction Managed care or managed healthcare represents a set of frameworks and principles designed to control the healthcare market. The primary objectives are to reduce the cost of the services, provide the citizens with health insurance, and improve the quality of care. Managed care utilizes various programs in order to...

Pay-for-Performance and Value-Based Purchasing in Healthcare

Introduction Healthcare organizations normally provide incentives to healthcare professionals while also monitoring their performance and impact on the patients to improve the populationā€™s health. This is achieved through the use of pay-for-performance and value-based purchasing techniques. Pay-for-performance offers financial inducements and rewards to healthcare providers according to their productivity. In...

Abbott NorthWestern Hospital’s Nurse Retention

Abstract The problem requiring a practice change was the low nurse retention at my clinical setting, the Abbott MidWestern Hospital. RNs at the orthopedic unit were overwhelmed with clinical responsibilities given that the facility serves patients with critical care needs, including those with COVID-19 symptoms. As a result, they were...

Nursing Informatics: A Nurse Leader as a Knowledge Worker

The Concept of a Knowledge Worker Knowledge workers are employees who use their knowledge as their main asset in the workplace. Peter Drucker was a famous Australian management consultant who coined the term in the middle of the 20th century. According to Drucker (1959), knowledge and power are the ā€œmeans...

The Healthcare Organization Competing Needs

One could claim without a doubt that the healthcare industry has changed tremendously over the course of a couple of decades. However, certain aspects certainly remain true even as years have passed. For instance, medical professionals often face dilemmas in regards to various competing needs related to patient safety, quality...

Incivility Within the Healthcare Metaparadigm

Introduction By definition, nursing is a career that requires kindness, compassion, and excellent behaviour toward clients, as it is the positive practices and mindset that are crucial in ensuring that the patient’s wellbeing is prioritized. As a result, nurses are required to conduct themselves civilly as part of their work...

Social Justice in Nursing Practice

Introduction Social justice is a concept that involves five main principles, including human rights, diversity, equity, access to resources, and participation. Social justice investigates how these rights are exhibited in people’s lives, intending to rectify inequalities based on age, gender, religion, and race, among other attributes (Centers for Disease Control...

Childhood Obesity and Predisposition to Other Diseases

Abstract Childhood obesity is a catastrophic condition in the 21st century affecting children and adolescents. It is the excessive and uncontrolled increase of body mass by fat tissues accumulation and metabolism failures, leading to the inability of their digesting. Given the technological advancements and the sedentary lifestyle embraced globally, this...

Childhood Obesity and Its Socioeconomic Causes

A child becomes obese once the body mass index (BMI) shift to more than 95%. A BMI below 85% is considered normal; however, between the range of 85% and 95%, a child is deemed overweight (An et al., 2020). These two variables of being overweight and obese affect the well-being...

Electronic Health Records: Function, Users, and Benefits

Introduction Physicians and nurses were required to document every clinical detail regarding their patients. They can, however, quickly enter all of their information into the Electronic Health Records (EHR) system. EHRis available via smartphone or computer is the cherry on top (Rajkomar et al., 2018). Additionally, it enables clinicians to...

Cancer Pathophysiology and Management

Diagnosis and Staging Cancer is a highly complex medical condition whose development happens due to rapid progression on a cellular level. When looking at the available national statistics for cancer incidence, it becomes evident that the incidence rate for cancer gradually decreased from 2015 to 2018 (Centers for Disease Control...

The Chronic Pain Syndrome: Causes and Treatment

Chronic pain syndrome is a form of disease affecting an arm or a leg. It usually grows when one is injured, when they undergo surgery, because of stroke, and prolonged physical, emotional, and social stress. There are several evidence-based treatment modalities for this syndrome that helps in reducing the chronic...

Remote Collaboration and Evidence-Based Model in Healthcare

Relevance of EBP Model and the Health Care Plan The use of the Evidence-Based Model (EBP) has been in the advancements of technology to help develop The Health Care Plan. The changes happening in technology have significantly improved remote collaboration and this led to the improvement of the Villa Health...

Effective Communication Skills for Social Workers

Summary The article asserts that effective communication is the center of social work. Excellent communication is fundamental to professional relationships that demand compassion (One Education, 2021). Successful communication helps us understand people better, and it also allows us to recognize diversities and build both respect and trust. It can also...

Economics of Health Care in Germany

Health care economics is a term used to describe the various elements that play a crucial role in converging, significantly influencing healthcare costs, expenses, and spending. The healthcare sector is responsible for understanding the individual parts, the healthcare providers, insurers, the government agencies, and the roles that both the public...

The United States Healthcare System Problems

In recent years, the U.S. has adopted significant approaches to improve healthcare among its citizens. Nonetheless, recent studies have highlighted that less than seven percent of U.S. citizens are contented with the healthcare system (Bombard et al., 2018). This concern results from specific factors, including high costs, fragmentation of services,...

Ethnic Diversity and Cultural Competence in Nurses

Introduction Social justice in the nursing practice is very critical to ensuring quality and equitable care. In recent years, the topic of ethnic diversity and cultural competence has attracted much attention in the nursing field. Healthcare studies have constantly found problems with cultural competency and racial disparities in the delivery...

Why Strategic Planning Is Important in Healthcare

The term ā€œstrategic planningā€ often refers to the management mechanism, as well as the process of choosing the goals of the organization and ways to achieve them. Thus, this mechanism provides a fundamental basis for management decisions and actions aimed at achieving specific goals of the organization, motivation, and control....

Universal Health Care Should Be Given Freely to Everyone

Thesis statement: universal health care should be free to everyone because health is a right, it saves lives, improves health care equality, and creates a healthier workforce. Introduction Do you know that deaths associated with lack of health care access now exceed those caused by common killers like kidney disease?...

Mental Health in the Healthcare Arena

Abstract Mental health considers individuals’ behavioral, cognitive, and emotional well-being, focusing on how they conduct themselves, think, and feel. Exploring the history of mental health theories, biases, and ethical and legal aspects associated with it is instrumental in understanding challenges linked to caring for patients and families in this field...

APNs Improvement in Primary and Health Care System

Advanced Practice Nurses (APNs) operating in acute care settings are well placed and equipped to ease the financial burden for patients, providing the opportunity for career advancement for caregivers, addressing healthcare concerns, and offering improved treatment. APNs play a critical role in guaranteeing that hospital patients receive evidence-based treatment and...

The Influence of the Parentsā€™ Intervention on Self-Management of Diabetes

Abstract Diabetes is a significant public health challenge that affects populations of all ages, ethnicities, and socioeconomic groups. The disease requires daily self-management, and their caregivers’ control frequently influences the related habits developed by the affected individuals in childhood and adolescence. This paper explores if regulating parental involvement can result...

The Noise Pollution: Negative Effects

Sound is one of the environmental influences for all living organisms, including humans. Machines, propagating systems, and transport systems are easily argued to be the grassroots sources of loud sounds (Morillas 214). In nature, loud sounds are rare, and the noise is relatively weak and short-lived. The combination of sound...

Aspects of Hospital Quality Initiative

The objective of the Hospital Quality Initiative is to improve the healthcare quality offered in hospitals and compute data about hospital performance. This gives consumers more confidence to discuss and come up with the best ideas for improving the care offered in hospitals. The CMS website has various tools used...

Medical Errors in Healthcare

How Medical Error Impacts a Nurseā€™s Need to Use High-Level Clinical Judgment Clinical judgment is one of the excellent strategies that reduce medical errors in healthcare matters. Clinical assessment influences the ability of healthcare workers to provide safe and high-quality medical services to their clients. However, this is based on...

Chronic Disease: The Healthcare System

A chronic disease refers to a condition that lasts one year or more and needs ongoing medical treatment. Examples of such diseases include heart disease, diabetes, and cancer (Cardoso et al., 2017). In the U.S., chronic diseases account for the death of many individuals. About three trillion dollars, most of...

Analysis of Public Health Reform Plan

The United States of America is the pioneer in biomedical research, medical problem solving, medical technology, and hospitals. The country is focused on ensuring that every citizen has access to the healthcare system and is provided with quality care. This issue is of great concern to both the general public...

Discussion of Medication Errors

Introduction Safety and health care quality directly affect treatment success and patient satisfaction. This presentation discusses the medication errors issue as one of the health care and patientsā€™ safety problem. Initially representing an overview of this issue, other questions are considered, such as necessity in nursesā€™ high-level critical judgment, current...

Incivility Within the Healthcare Workplace

Introduction Within the hospital metaparadigm, incivility alludes to inappropriate, harassing, violent, and disrespectful workplace actions that negatively impact workplace practices and result in emotional distress. On the low-risk end of the spectrum, incivility may include uncomfortable and unpleasant procedures that can also be irritating, such as intimidation, extortion, unfair conduct,...

Illegal Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide

Euthanasia is an issue in medicine that poses imminent controversies cause of the dynamic ethical overview. The practice enshrines physician-assisted suicide among individuals to solve the ideological terminal illness condition. According to Callahan, it is offensive to implement the policy since it reflects allowance on conditional murder (52). The researcher...

Issue of Medication Errors

Introduction Healthcare systems across the world are struggling to achieve the ultimate patient safety. One of the main factors in patient safety is medication errors as discussed in the previous assignment. Medication errors imply inappropriate use of medications by a patient under the care of a professional. The errors emanate...

Healthcare Research: Medication Errors

Introduction Medication errors refer to the inappropriate use of medications, especially when the patient is under the care of a medical professional. Medication errors are a global healthcare problem common among medical professionals. They can harm the patient and, in extreme cases, cause death. The errors also introduce cost implications...

Parental Intervention on Self-Management of Diabetes for Adolescents

Introduction The health of any population depends on various factors, such as genetics, environment, economy, psychosocial aspects, and overall lifestyle tendencies. Consequently, epidemiological research about diseases must view the issue from several perspectives simultaneously to achieve considerable results. Diabetes, as one of the most significant modern health challenges, requires observational...

Euthanasia Effect on People and Institutions

Euthanasia has been a non-ending debate that has been walking in society for many years. Individuals have argued from the religious, political, philosophical, and judicial approaches without an agreement (Barnett et al. 1). In a study on euthanasia among Turkish students, around 73% of them did not approve of it...

Medicare and Medicaid Federal Health Insurance Programs

Social workers should assure that patients have access to health care through private or public health insurance. The majority of Americans obtain their health insurance through their employers (Darnell & Allen, 2019). However, populations of low socioeconomic status and senior citizens could use publicly funded health insurance if they are...

Applying Library Research Skills in Healthcare

Limited Access to Healthcare is a significant barrier that currently affects the Geriatric population for different reasons. As a Geriatrics home care nurse in Long Island, NY, I come across a handful of individuals who do not have transportation due to several factors. For instance, the issues include the inability...

Breastfeeding Impact on Mother and Child During Early Years

Breastfeeding is the main way of getting the necessary nutrients for the newborn. Breastfeeding is also an act of communication between the baby and the mother, which strengthens their relationship and affection. Healthy breastfeeding practices have multiple positive effects on both baby and maternal health. At the same time, it...

The US Federal Agency in Health and Medicine

Introduction Healthcare is an essential element of the social sphere and aims to preserve and strengthen the health of the population through preventive, curative, and other types of activities of medical institutions. The fundamental role of healthcare as an integral condition of society is recognized in the legislative acts of...

Mental Health Care for the Aged

Introduction Once a person advances in age, their immunity is likely to decrease, hence, become exposed to various health challenges. Mental health issues in the aged are not a new phenomenon in the health care sector as they suffer from issues such as anxiety, depression, and stress. Due to an...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevent and Its Public Policy Impact

Overview of the Organization The Centers for Disease Control and Prevent (CDC) is a national public health agency of the US. It is a United States federal agency operating under the Department of Health and Human Services, with headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. The main objective of the agency is to...

Fatigue and Stress in Nursing

Introduction Nursing professionals face multiple stressful situations daily that substantially affect their physical and mental health. This paper aims to investigate the issue of fatigue and stress in nursing based on a peer-reviewed literature review. The significance of this study is determined by the fact that stress and fatigue experienced...

Cultural Competency in Nursing

The racial and ethnic composition in the United States is projected to change by 2060. Asian, African-American, and Hispanic populations are expected to rise to 9.1 percent, 15%, and 27%, respectively, but non-Hispanic whites are expected to decrease to 44.3% (Vespa et al., 2020). As the country’s demography becomes highly...

Opposing Views on Mandatory Vaccination

The Covid-19 pandemic has undoubtedly exposed the healthcare sector to numerous situations that amount to an ethical dilemma. The nursing professionals have been on the frontline in the fight against the pandemic and as such have faced numerous ethical issues emanating from their line of work and societal demands. The...

Reducing Emergency Waits in Healthcare

Prolonged waits in emergency departments are linked with lofty patient deaths and unpleasant outcomes. However, patient calls for emergency protection have grown in numerous countries with aging people and more compound conditions. This extra pressure on emergency departments makes it harder to maintain brief throughput times. The United States is...

Analysis of the Nursing Theories

Jakimowicz, S., Perry, L., & Lewis, J. (2021). Bowen Family Systems Theory: Mapping a framework to support critical care nursesā€™ wellā€being and care quality. Nursing Philosophy, 22(2), e12320. Web. The article in question reviews the application of the Family Systems Theory to the work of critical care nurses from the...

Healthcare Policies in the United States

Healthcare policy is a set of decisions or plans undertaken to attain specific goals in care programs. The main features of the US health policy include pluralistic politics, government as a subsidiary to the private sector, piecemeal reform, and presidential leadership. These characteristics work separately or together to promote health...

Importance of Mask Wearing During COVID-19

Introduction By researching and writing essays, I learned how to find, read and study scientific research and articles. I need this skill in order to have up-to-date information received from professionals on the chosen topic, as well as to receive specific statistical data. I learned to work more carefully and...

Cultural Competency and Diversity and Patient and Family-Centered Care

Cultural competency is a crucial ability or expertise to provide services across culturally diverse groups. In nursing, cultural competency implies the capability of health care providers to deliver the best medical care to patients while demonstrating cultural awareness of their principles, race, and morals (Brathwaite, 2020). It implies possessing knowledge...

Treating Obesity Co-Occurring with Depression

The percentage of Americans who are obese is continually increasing. According to Cooper et al. (2018), the rate of overweight persons has grown by 10% over the last two decades. Simultaneously, around 40.4% of the United States of America population is diagnosed with obesity (Cooper et al., 2018, p.1). Each...

Statistical Significance and Clinical Importance of Results

This assignment aims to compare and contrast the definitions of the results’ statistical significance and clinical importance. In the wide sense, the statistical significance demonstrates the probability of happening occasion, and clinical importance illustrates the extent of the experience. Clinical significance is commonly more related to the practical applicability of...

Congestive Heart Failure: Causes, Symptoms, Types, and Treatment

Introduction Congestive heart failure is a condition that causes health complications and affects people in various ways. The condition happens when the muscle of the heart fails to supply enough oxygenated blood to the body (A. A. Inamdar, 2016; A. C. Inamdar, 2016). The main types of heart failure are...