Prostate Cancer in African American Men in Maryland

Prostate cancer is one of the most spread among the American men. African American men are more subject to developing the prostate cancer compared to other races (Lindquist et al., 2016). The mortality is also high. Thus, it is necessary to study the causes of the disease and its peculiarities...

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Posttraumatic stress disorder is simply a disorder that can develop in human being following a life-threatening event that has occurred in his or her life. Any individual who has ever experienced such an event tends to keep away from things that might remind them of the past traumatic events. Posttraumatic...

Epidemiology in the Dental Public Health

Introduction Epidemiology is considered the cornerstone of public health because it helps public health officials to come up with policies that target preventive healthcare. Moreover, epidemiology is important in public health because it helps in the study and analysis of defined conditions. This paper will explore the benefits of epidemiology...

Professional Values, Ethics and Law

Introduction In every career, ethical issues are to be adhered to so as to concur with the legal standards of the profession. In the nursing career, many individuals are faced with ethical and legal dilemmas. A nurse’s professional competence statement should integrate the theoretical knowledge dealing with ethical aspects in...

The NUT1 Nursing Informatics

Introduction Computerized systems in organizations and information systems influence each other in many ways in organizations. They are introduced by managers to serve the interests of the organizations. The organization should also be aware of the impact created by implementation of the information system in the organization (Austin and Boxerman,...

Professional Development Plan: Practice for APNs

Introduction The creation of a professional development plan is a key element of the self-assessment process, which is inextricably linked to the notion of lifelong learning. A professional development plan is an instrument used by advanced practice nurses (APNs) to “better understand their new role” and to “identify knowledge and...

Medicare and Medicaid Overview

Medicaid and Medicare are two distinct government-operated and funded projects for American citizens. While both programs are health insurance schemes, there are variances in cost allocation and supported services. Medicare offers medical insurance to people above 65 and people below 65 who are disabled, regardless of their income. On the...

“Diet and Nutrition” Authored by Shriver

Describe at least 5 ways in which the article is either reliable or¬†worthless using your readings as reference. “How to Determine Whether a Website is Reliable” Several factors are used to determine whether an article is reliable or not in terms of the nature and content of written information. In...

Obesity Epidemic in United States

Abstract Obesity is the accumulation of fats in an individual. It has been an epidemic in the U.S. This has been contributed largely by changes in economic and cultural trends in the whole world. This research has its purpose in determining the causes of this epidemic and how to reduce...

Long-Term Healthcare Market Analysis

The number of LCT providers in the US There are both informal and formal caregivers under long-term care (LTC). ‚ÄúInformal and family caregivers refer to people who do not have pay but provide care‚ÄĚ (Rogers and Komisar, 2003). At the same time, some formal caregivers are mainly volunteers or paid...

Professional Dynamics in Nursing

Introduction The term nurse refers to an individual, who is trained and educated formally in caring for the infirm and the sick. The nurse coordinates with other health care professionals. Moreover, he is accountable for the safety, treatment, and recovery of the sick. The sick and infirm require close observation,...

Adapting to Changes ‚Äď Situational Leadership

Introduction The Strengths and Limitations of Situational Leadership The reviewed article identifies the peculiarities of integrated leadership implementation regarding the public sector performance. In other words, the primary objective of the work is to reflect the ultimate advantages of the combined leadership approach. The paper possesses such consistent strengths as...

Treatment Approaches for Teens With Substance Abuse Issues

Introduction Adults differ from adolescents both emotionally and physiologically, since adolescents evolve from teenagers to adult and, therefore needs treatment that is tailored to their requirements (Szalavitz, 2007). The start of substance or drug use take place at youthful ages leading to more teenagers starting treatment for disorders arising from...

The Healthcare Delivery in Canadian Hospitals

The Canadian healthcare system makes use of the Medicare based systems that are provincially based, this is because they make the administration of the healthcare easy and cost efficient. In each of the provincial hospitals, the medical doctors have the responsibility for handling the insurance claims against the medical insurance...

The Issue of Legalizing Marijuana

There are constant arguments whether marijuana is a harmful drug or not. This question becomes more urgent because of the fact that the issue of legalizing marijuana is one of the main things disputed on. It is obvious that there are pros and cons of marijuana legalization. Still, the government...

Trans-Cultural Health Care Provision

Introduction Cultural diversity and the long standing disparities in the global world is one thing that eludes many healthcare providers, and has presently prompted them to take the diversity in culture as a priority when providing the healthcare services. In my personal experience, I went through a very challenging incident...

The Right-To-Die Movement: Person’s Right to Die

Person’s Right to Die Life cannot be considered enjoyable when it consists of physical and mental torment without the hope of relief. If sophisticated medical technologies support a person’s existence, life ceases to be desired. Among the arguments in favor of euthanasia, there is the economic aspect: the funds spent...

Health Care in New Zealand

Introduction New Zealand is an island country located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean with a population of roughly 4.86 million people. According to the data provided by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, New Zealand ranks above average in income, wealth, and health care (Cumming, 2017). The latter is...

Ethics of Organ Donation: Advantages and Disadvantages

During the last decades of the 20th century and the beginning of this one, human organ transplantation crystallized achievements of an array of disciplines, making it one of the most promising procedures in medicine. Organ transplantation is an area of high biomedical technologies and social importance; still, it is regarded...

The Bipolar Disorder Research

Bipolar disorder, also called manic-depressive illness, is a mental disorder that manifested in severe shifts in mood, concentration, desire to perform activities, and the ability to carry routine responsibilities and tasks (‚ÄúBipolar disorder,‚ÄĚ 2020). The main danger of this disease occurs because of “episodes” of mood swings. During the increased...

German Health Care Delivery System as an Exemplary Framework

Increasing access to and quality of health care remain two of the crucial goals on the agenda of modern health care. Health care experts have been seeking ways of making the current health care system accessible and easy to use, applying innovative technology and creating new communication channels for patient-nurse...

Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Major Approaches to Clinical Psychology

Introduction The purpose of this essay is to explore major approaches to Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). Generalized Anxiety Disorder will be explained and explored with regard to psychological approaches. Major psychological approaches will include psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, and family systems. The essay will cover philosophical origins; the goals of each...

The USA Healthcare System and the Economic Issues

The Healthcare System Levels and Organization of the System Healthcare practice in the U.S is categorized into three significant classes based on the care level required by patients: primary, secondary, and tertiary healthcare levels. The primary care level is devolved to municipalities and cities and is grounded primarily on essential...

Leadership and Change Theories in Healthcare

Xu, J. H. (2017). Leadership theory in clinical practice. Chinese Nursing Research, 4(4), 155-157. This small article is written by J. H. Xu to discuss the application of main leadership theories in healthcare settings. The author describes a typical management case of a nurse violating a night shift policy and...

The Concept of Patient-Centered Care in Nursing

Introduction Healthcare practitioners increasingly acknowledge the need to make patient-centered care (PCC) a part of their everyday clinical practice. A growing recognition to embrace PCC as a core of new models of care delivery is also evident among governments, international healthcare organizations, and lobby groups (Kitson, Marshall, Bassett, & Zeitz,...

Schizophrenia and Biological Treatment Methods

Schizophrenia is, perhaps, one of the best-known and, ironically, the most misrepresented mental disorders among general audiences, which makes the process of addressing it and building awareness about the needs of patients with schizophrenia a truly excruciating process for healthcare experts. Presently, schizophrenia as a mental health issue, specifically, as...

A Family Interview and Needs Assessment

The family is a part of society in which people grow up and acquire the necessary skills for life and the place where they acquire specific health characteristics. Assessment of family health is necessary to determine the category of risk to the health of its members, the socio-psychological state of...

Personal Philosophy of Nursing

Introduction The basis of professional nursing practice exists with the goal of providing exceptional care to all persons. To maintain high practice standards, the practice of nursing is controlled by national or state law in the majority of nations across the world. As a result, anybody seeking to enter and...

Fall Prevention Education: Project Change Proposal

Background Over the years, many cases of falls have been reported among patients in various healthcare facilities. Whenever these stumbles occur, they negatively impact the victims by overstaying in hospitals, reduce life quality, and being costly (Toye et al., 2017). Many of these incidences are often associated with a lack...

Virginia Henderson’s Nursing Need Theory

In nursing, many models guide how care is given to patients in and out of hospital. One such theory is the Nursing need theory modelled by Virginia Henderson. Virginia Henderson advocated for a nursing practice that supported self-care for patients after hospitalization (Ahtisham & Jacoline, 2015). The nursing model known...

Families of Indigenous Australian Background: Child and Family Health Services

Introduction The number of people dwelling in Australia that are foreign-born, have one or both parents born overseas, or use languages apart from English for communication at home has been increasing in recent decades, requiring improvements in Australian child and family health (CFH) professionals’ intercultural competence. One critical issue in...

Health Information Exchange Standards

Electronic health information exchange (HIE) is growing in use in the medical sector. It allows health care providers and patients to securely and appropriately access and shares critical patient medical information. It improves the safety, speed, quality, efficiency, and cost of patient care. Over time, more and more standards, such...

Health Services Strategic Management Planning

Strategic management is key in any business organization to sustain competitiveness. It involves drafting, implementation, and assessment of cross-functional frameworks to enable an organization to achieve short-term and long-term goals (Ravaghi et al., 2020; Al-Momani, 2018). In a healthcare organization, the process could be triggered by changes in internal and...

Magnet Hospitals: The Magnet Recognition Program

Introduction The successful operation of a health facility requires the concerted efforts of a qualified team of clinical and administrative professionals. However, the provision of quality patient care is the primary roles of nurses. Nursing professionals are at the forefront in meeting the health needs of patients, whether in a...

Use of Capnography During Resuscitation of Patients in Coronary Care Unit

Topic Background In a coronary care unit, each procedure and healthcare provider’s decision can determine the patients’ condition. Cardiac arrest is a serious threat to the patients that reside in this unit, and it is a medical emergency that can lead to long-lasting permanent health problems. Therefore, there exists a...

Cardiovascular Diseases in the Australian Healthcare System

Introduction Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are a major concern for the Australian healthcare system due to the high rate of morbidity and mortality from its complications. According to the Australian Institution of Health and Welfare (AIHW, 2019), 1.2 million Australians aged 18 and above have one or more hear-related conditions. Heart...

Public Health and Data Collection

Introduction This work outlines six key tenets of public health programs and their influence on how people perceive health information. It is broadly categorized into two sections of analysis. In the first part, I will explain how public health officials collect, compile and disseminate health data. In the second segment,...

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition caused by exposure to a discrete traumatic event. Individuals often develop PTSD due to distressing events such as abuse, sexual or physical assault, accidents, serious health problems, childbirth experience, war events, or torture. The majority of trauma-exposed individuals manage to return...

The Convergence of Healthcare Financing and Economic Trends and Forces

Current Health Care Insurance Models In the United States, the health care delivery system is characterized by diversity and complexity. Several insurance models co-exist which the United States citizens rely on to pay for medical services. These are: employment-based, individual-based and government-financed insurance. Employment-Based Health Coverage Employment-based health insurance was...

Substance Use Disorder in Nursing

Introduction Nursing often gives professionals access to the drugs and medications used to treat hospital patients. As patient treatment includes a wide variety of drugs, psychoactive substances are among them. The proximity and accessibility of such chemicals to the nurse can lead to the specialist using such medications themselves. This...

Anxiety Disorders in Adolescents: Family-Based Therapy

A selected topic from the approved list: The implementation of a family-based therapy for the management of anxiety disorder in adolescents 13 to 18 years of age in the primary practice clinic setting. PICOT question: In a group of patients between the ages of 13-18 with complaints of anxiety (P),...

Medical-Surgical Technology: Personnel Training

Introduction The purpose of this qualitative descriptive study was to understand the experiences of surgical personnel in ambulatory surgical centers in the northeastern part of the United States who learn new, advanced medical-surgical technology through in-services, on-the-job training, and the associated acquired level of skill competency. The aim was to...

The Pending Nursing Practice and Management System Project

Nursing informatics is currently the fastest growing area of ‚Äč‚Äčprofessional nursing work. Integration of the principles of nursing practice and information and computer technology allows this area to solve specific issues related to patient safety. The problem of falls is relevant for all global institutions in the world and poses...

African Americans Hesitancy to Receive Vaccines and the Tuskegee Experiment

Abstract COVID-19 pandemic effects on people’s health and economies can only be reduced by enhancing the campaigns on disease vaccination across the world. However, in the United States, high COVID-19 vaccine hesitance was reported since 2020. The African-Americans population has noted high hesitancy than any other race across the United...

Professional Accountability in Nursing

Nursing Theory Explanation From assessing the patient to set goals and interventions for them, the care environment should only allow for the best approaches intended to predict crucial nursing steps and facilitate the care provision process. This is why I am picking Sister Callista Roy’s Adaptation Model of Nursing as...

Electronic Health Records: Purposes, Development, and Implementation

Electronic Health Records (EHR) is a HIT (Healthcare Information Technology) that is becoming increasingly popular among health care organizations. In its essence, EHR functions as an electronic version of a patient’s medical history that includes critical clinical data relevant to a particular person. However, EHR is not limited by standard...

Chronic Care Management Project

Abstract When the disease is not in the acute stage, patients can stay at home rather than in the hospital. This allows them to feel cozier and more comfortable, which can be conducive to recovery. However, at the same time, they must monitor their condition and, if necessary, consult a...

Management of Patient Falls Prevention

Clinical safety is a fundamental element in the delivery of quality healthcare services. Institutions must identify and eliminate risks that could potentially endanger patients as they interact with the healthcare system. Approximately half of hospital falls are avoidable if appropriate measures are instituted promptly (Montejano-Lozoya et al., 2020). A hospital...

The Affordable Care Act’s Implications for the Healthcare Industry

Introduction The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a constitutional reform in the United States, established to extend health insurance coverage to the underrepresented communities and poor people in the nation. In addition, ACA provides regulations with the target of enhancing healthcare service quality (Himmelstein et al., 2019). Practitioners and clinicians...

Financial Analysis in Healthcare

Introduction Financial analysis in healthcare is an essential part of the strategic and financial management that allows hospitals to grow. It has become more comprehensive in health finance to hold financial records, and the need for consistency has risen. Many protocols have been developed to include competencies, and ethical principles...

For-Profit and Not-for-Profit Healthcare Systems

Organizations related to health operate in a system that is complex to give quality care to their patients. These institutions do not function the same since some are for-profit while others are not-for-profit. Those that are aligned to for-profit systems develop products and services that are consumed by their patients...

Patient Safety Culture in the Healthcare Workplace

In high hazard industries can result in devastating losses; thus, one of the crucial aspects that is paramount to ensuring a safe working environment is safety culture. Safety culture is defined as the combination of beliefs and attitudes of employees toward the safety of workers and the overall welfare of...

Evaluation Design of Cross-Cultural Training in New Harbor Memorial Hospital

Abstract Needs assessment of New Harbor Memorial Hospital revealed that Latino patients are provided with low-quality services due to inadequate culturally and linguistically competent services. The most appropriate method for addressing the problem was identified to be an introduction of a cross-cultural training program. The program will be evaluated using...

Evidence-Based Practice and Its Impact on Nursing Care

Evidence-based practice (EBP) stands for utilizing contemporary discoveries and effective novel practices in decision-making and patient care on the daily basis. Specifically, EBP concerns itself with the best and proven solutions to achieve better patient outcomes, address their unique needs, and personal preferences (Polit & Beck, 2021). It can be...

Mental Health Issues During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Introduction Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a highly infectious illness that has caused unprecedented economic and social disruptions throughout the world. In addition to heightening the existing disease burden, the global pandemic has led to massive death, social isolation, job losses, disruption of education and total or partial lack of access...

Nursing Employee Benefits in Healthcare Organization

Employee benefits are non-wage compensation provided by an organization in addition to their normal salaries and wages. These benefits may include group insurance covers for health, dental, and life. Besides, the benefits include retirement benefits, education loans, sick leaves, and vacation. Employers offer benefits for various reasons, such as attracting...

The Mistrust of African-Americans on COVID-19 Vaccination

Methods The success of research is dependent on the method applied in data collection and analysis (Opoku et al., 2016). The choice of this study’s research questions is guided by the hypothetical questions and the research questions. This section explains the quantitative data analysis method used, the participants, and the...

Leadership in Oncology Nursing

Introduction Contemporary hospital care is currently experiencing several issues, including financial constraints, evolving customer demands and expectations, workforce challenges, mandates to provide patient-centered care, increasing care access demands, and healthcare safety and quality-related issues. To address these problems adequately, Xu (2017) recommends adopting effective governance to promote efficient care management...

Hospital Nursing Leadership Styles and Patient Mortality

Research Topic The article “The Contribution of Hospital Nursing Leadership Styles to 30-day Patient Mortality” is based on research conducted in 2010 to show the relationship between nursing leadership style and patient outcomes. The research topic focuses on how nursing and physician staffing influence patients’ health. Nursing leadership is needed...

Healthcare-Associated Infections: Control and Prevention

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are a global health burden because of their impact on treatment outcomes, such as increased costs in healthcare services. They are characterized by a rise in patient morbidity and mortality. HAIs increase healthcare expenses since they increase the length of hospital stays and require additional medical care...

Patient Health Record Protection & Security Measures

There is a significant need to protect patient‚Äôs health records and data in the health care and medicine domain. Ensuring the security of health evidence in health research is necessary since providing patients with quality medical services implies the collection and use of substantial amounts of client’s personal health information,...

Qualitative and Quantitative Research in Nursing

The notions of qualitative and quantitative research in the nursing practice are extremely common, as they serve as a foundation for the continuous development of evidence-based clinical practice. The primary difference between the two approaches to the research is the fact that quantitative analysis aims at finding tangible and measurable...

Health Care Reform Debate Discussion

Introduction In general, health care reform refers to a set of governmental policies with the objective to increase the overall quality of services and decrease the cost of health care. The traditions and methods of medical treatment have been thoroughly developed and improved since the very introduction of health care...

Use of Electronic Health Records

Introduction Health facilities worldwide are in constant change to improve their services through electronic systems to enhance the quality of patient care. In the last forty years, hospitals have improvised their routines to integrate technology into their routine practice, eliminating nursing errors (4). An increase in the elderly population dramatically...

Effects of Nursing Staff Shortage and Quality of Care for Patients

Introduction The shortage of nurses is a common criterion in vast medical fields globally. An article by Haddad et al. (2020) states that there is no hope of an end to the shortage of nurses despite numerous attempts of addressing the issue. The nurse shortage issue is extensively linked to...

The Usage of Health Information Technology

The usage of Health Information Technology (HIT) has started back in the middle of the 20th century, and the goals of HIT did not change much since then. According to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (n.d.), HIT “refers to the electronic systems health care professionals...

Oncology: Palliative Care

Palliative care ‚Äď is active, comprehensive care for a patient suffering from an illness that cannot be cured. The main task of palliative care is to relieve pain and other symptoms and solve social, psychological, and spiritual problems. This is a wholesome help to a person with an incurable, progressive...

Lack of Fall Prevention Education in Nurses

Introduction Many healthcare facilities continue to experience cases of falls among people, especially patients. King et al. (2018) indicate that a third of falls can be prevented when nurses practice hospital safety operations. Falls have become common in hospitals, and nurses within the facility have been unable to prevent this...

Nursing Informatics: Nursing Informatics Pioneers

Introduction Throughout human existence, human beings have always learned from persons they interact with during their everyday life. Over the years, technological innovations have backed the implementation of nursing developments, including nursing informatics that integrates nursing science with other disciplines comprising computer and information science (Hoy & Frith, 2017). Nursing...

Ethical Dilemma: Shared Patient Decision Making Dilemma

Shared Patient Decision Making Dilemma Recently, healthcare was dominated by a paternalistic mindset in which medical practitioners acted on their assumptions and preconceived notions rather than considering the preferences of their patients. This unethical practice has since been replaced by one that is significantly more ethical. The idea of shared...

‚ÄúDeath Stalks the Continent‚ÄĚ: HIV/AIDS in Africa

Introduction HIV/AIDS is a global problem equivalent to a death sentence for the infected people who do not have access to antiretroviral therapy. Sadly, when the developed world advanced in prolonging patients’ lives with new drugs, people on the African continent were dying from various complications of immune deficiency. The...

Lack of Fall Prevention Education in Nurses

Falls are considered serious healthcare issues that most facilities face globally. Hospitalized patients have become concerned since falls increase the length of stay, reduce the life quality, and sometimes become costly to patients and hospitals at large (Alert, 2018). Therefore, creating a safe environment for the patient requires a multidisciplinary...

New Harbor Memorial Hospital’s Analysis

Background Information The organization selected for the analysis is the New Harbor Memorial Hospital. The hospital under analysis is a part of Christiana Care Health System, which ranks 22nd in terms of hospital admissions in the US. Christiana Care Health System includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds,...

Critical Thinking as an Approach to Knowledge in Nursing

Critical thinking is a challenging approach to knowledge and commonly accepted wisdom. A person thinks critically if he or she questions what is accepted as accurate. In nursing, critical thinking is used to solve the problems of patients and their care. It is also meant to apply creativity when making...

Alternative Non-Opioid Therapies for Pain Management

Opioids entail strong drugs that alter the body’s response to pain. They are mostly applied for the treatment of acute pain, and their potential for abuse is high. Today, at least 2 million people are addicted, and 130 die due to overdose every day (Marshall et al., 2019). Unfortunately, the...

Discssion of Tuskegee Syphilis and COVID-19

Introduction This paper analyzes different views, thoughts, and findings on the long-term impact of the Tuskegee Syphilis experiment on vaccination and its relation to COVID-19 vaccination hesitancy. The study collects the data observed and analyzed by other scholars and stakeholders in health education through qualitative analysis of secondary sources. According...

Nursing Practice Problem and PICOT Question

Abstract The current nursing practice problem is considered to be the nursing shortage. Many countries have faced this problem due to the insufficient number of new graduates, the high turnover of qualified nursing staff, or a lack of employment opportunities for young professionals. Nurses in healthcare facilities are overworked, quitting...

Analysis of Nursing Theory: Grand, Middle Range, and Practice-Level Theories

Respect for life, dignity and human rights is a fundamental tenet of the philosophy of nursing. The nurse acts both independently and in collaboration with other health care professionals to meet the health needs of the community and individual patients. Nursing has no restrictions on race, age, gender, political or...

Evidence-Based Practice Models and Applications

It is important to note that there a wide range of evidence-based models, which can be utilized in a nursing setting, and each of them brings a unique array of benefits alongside its shortcomings. In the case of the Iowa model, it is stated that it “can help nurses and...

Evidence-Based Practice in Medicine and Healthcare

Introduction Medicine and healthcare are amongst the significantly dynamic human fields, and substantial amounts of finances have been spent yearly on refined and quality studies on research, leading to an exponential development in medical writings. Occasionally, innovative and more efficient health services, medicines, and treatments are invented. The primary goal...

The Evidence-Based Practice and the Iowa Model

Summary The Iowa Model was first used 25 years ago by students at the University of Iowa. The Iowa Model guides clinical decision-making and the EBP process from both the clinician and systems perspectives (Iowa Model Collaborative, 2017). EBP is a process of analysis that brings a clear view of...

The Community Health Nursing and Public Organizations

The paradigm of healthcare has come a long way from a reactive model of response to illnesses and health issues to the proactive approach aimed at anticipating the community’s health risks. Thus, such a shift has had a profound impact on the nurse’s role in the health care context. If...

Ellis-van Creveld Syndrome: A Case Report

Abstract Ellis-van Creveld syndrome, also known as chondroectodermal dysplasia, is a complex genetic disorder caused by a mutation of particular genes. Its main physiological characteristics are dwarfism, polydactyly that includes additional fingers or toes, abnormal nail structure, and dental malformations. Dental manifestations include enamel hypoplasia and hypodontia. Patients with Ellis-van...

Vaccine Passports ‚Äď A Blessing or Curse?

Introduction: Overview of Vaccine Passports Since the last year, the world has been suffering from a pandemic triggered by the virus COVID-19. Countries are trying to solve the problem of isolation and allow people to see their relatives and travel safely again. They want to do this with vaccine passports,...

Disparities in Health and Health Care

Health disparity is defined as a scenario whereby one group experiences a higher burden of disability, injury, morbidity, or mortality compared to another. A health care disparity is a scenario whereby one group of the population has better access to and use of care, insurance coverage, and quality of care...

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Intervention and Communication

Many mental disorders affect individuals at various stages of their lives. Some can be treated completely, while for others, only the effects and symptoms can be reduced. Traumatizing events can cause a person to develop a disorder requiring medical attention support to be addressed. Posttraumatic stress disorder causes trauma in...

Measurement of Perceptual Effects of Afterimages

Introduction and Aims The connection between decision-making and stimuli detection cannot be ignored as it determines human behaviours and any social relationship. Much depends on the way people perceive information and identify the factors that may have an impact on their behaviour. The process of receiving information begins with an...

Schizophrenia: Concept, Causes, and Treatment

Introduction Schizophrenia is psychotic disorder whereby an individual’s performance in regards to social and occupational welfare is negatively affected due to disturbed thought process, motor abnormalities, unusual emotions and strange perceptions (Javitt & Coyle, 2004, p. 49). It may also refer to the situation whereby there are certain psychiatric irregularities...

Healthcare Around the World

Introduction Healthcare is one of the critical issues addressed by sovereign governments across the globe. Many nations have established the best healthcare systems in order to support the needs of their patients. The concept of universal health care has emerged in different countries. Universal health care is a term referring...

Civil Commitment and the Mentally Ill

Common psychological treatment options for incarcerated offenders The common psychological treatment options for the mentally ill persons that have been advocated among nurses and physiologists include the outpatient civil commitment and assertive community treatment methods (Greene & Heilbrun, 2013). Testa and West (2010) use a drug court model to propose...

Recognizing the Role of Adhering to the Standard of Care

Introduction Nurses have a significant duty to deliver proper medical care to their patients. This responsibility is not implied by the profession but is an integral part of official documentation to which nurses must adhere (Watson, 2014). With the development of the industry, healthcare delivery moved away from quantity-based results...

The X Hospital: Implementation of EHRs Systems

Introduction Multiple barriers of technical character may hinder the quality of healthcare services provided in an institution. The strategies that aim at addressing such limitations should be designed and implemented in a timely manner. Cooperation of senior hospital management and health informatics specialists is essential for the delivering of high-quality...

Anxiety Disorder Diagnosis and Treatment Options

Introduction Anxiety disorder is a major medical issue and a common mental health condition among patients with mental illnesses. This paper contains basic information regarding anxiety, such as its definition and symptoms. The work also concerns the factors that influence anxiety development. In addition, it considers the treatment options applied...

Cross-Cultural Training in New Harbor Memorial Hospital

Introduction Latinos played a crucial role in driving the US population growth during the past ten years. According to Krogstad (2020), the US population increased by more than 18.9 million, and 52% of the total increase was attributed to Hispanics. The US healthcare system needs to evolve considering these changes...

Illness Profile: Congestive Heart Failure

Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) is a prevalent disease occurring among many people ‚Äď each year, ‚Äúthere are 960,000 new cases of heart failure and just over 300,000 deaths‚ÄĚ (Ferrell & Paice, p. 559). Average life expectancy generally fluctuates depending upon the severity of the condition. Life expectancy ‚Äúprognosis depends on...

The Role of Preliminary Care Coordination Plan in Nursing

Introduction Care coordination is a healthcare approach in which all of the patient’s needs are coordinated through the primary contact person. In this case, the patients and their families are provided with the complete information about the disease and receive the most appropriate treatment. One important role of the care...

Cultural Humility and Competence in Nursing

In every field of practice, nurses are professionals who have ethics to respect and mind every individual’s culture. Nurses must value each person’s culture and consider how culture may result in a person’s experience in health care care and the service system. Cultural competence is a set of compatible policies,...

Diagnosis of Dementia: The Case Study

Clinical Manifestation of Mr. M Dementia is deterioration in cognitive functions, memory, behavior, and the ability to perform daily activities. Mostly it affects older people, although it is not part of the aging process and it does not affect consciousness. Individuals with this disorder are at risk of getting urinary...

The Mid-Atlantic Nursing Center: External and Internal Environmental Analysis

Executive Summary Mid-Atlantic Nursing Center (MANC) is a large and one of the best healthcare facilities based in the Mid-Atlantic region offering sophisticated services for assisted living and nursing homes. The company achieved excellent coverage in location, situated in Virginia – Washington D.C. – Maryland Metro area. MANC has a...

A Research Paper on Multiple Sclerosis

Introduction Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a commonly occurring disease of the central nervous system (CNS) that affects mostly young adults aged 20-40 years. Its causes are under-researched, and symptoms include multiple manifestations of CNS malfunctioning, including blurred vision, balance impairment, memory loss, and others. MS is one of the most...