Health Model Papers

Informatics and Recruitment & Retention of Nurses

Impact and Importance of Informatics in Nursing The issue that I have observed during my Practicum Experience was an unplanned downtime of the EHR system that lasted for an hour. As a result, the healthcare staff suddenly lost access to patients’ clinical information. When the downtime occurred, the staff was...

Quality Improvement Initiative: Reducing Falls in Long-Term Care (LTC)

Purpose Older persons constitute a significant part of the population, and their numbers are increasing due to the tendency of population aging. With age, the risk of falls and, accordingly, injury due to physical, sensory, and cognitive changes increases. One-third of people over 65 and a half over 85 falls...

Is Social Media Affecting Teenagers’ Mental Health?

Technological progress caused an increased involvement of technologies such as social media in the daily life of ordinary people and teenagers. However, despite the original positive purpose of social media being a source of communication with friends and family and meeting new people, social media nowadays presents a negative environment,...

Health and Safety in the Nursing Home Industry

Trends and projections for the aging population in the United States Nursing home industry has been rapidly expanding over the years due to the increased demand for the home care services for the aging population. According to the recent statistics, there has been a consistent increase in the population of...

Deep and Pursed Lip Breathing

Deep or diaphragmatic breathing improves the body’s airflow and plays a crucial role in calming the nerves. Yokogawa et al. (2018) expound that this technique is among the best ways of reducing anxiety and stress because deep breaths send positive messages to the brain. It also helps relieve pain, improves...

The Person’s Health: Effects of ZIP Code

Research Question: How may a person’s ZIP code affect their health or treatment process, making it essential to choose the residency place, and what are the ways to eliminate the health paradigm of the ZIP code? Introduction There is an extended number of various factors that can affect people’s health....

The Dosher Memorial Hospital: Admission, Discharge, and Transfer of Patients

Veronica is a nurse at a licensed memorial hospital by the name of Dosher. She has been ordered to determine the rate of admission, discharge, and transfer of patients at the facility. The questions that need to be answered are as follows: What uses might hospital administrators have for this...

The Concept of Disease Prevention

The topic I have chosen to discuss is disease prevention. It plays a significant role in maintaining human health and is more effective and less costly than treatment. Disease prevention involves people in medical examinations or services to avoid the onset of illness. It helps to extend life spans, reduce...

Electronic Medical Records and Electronic Health Records

Electronic medical records (EMR) and electronic health records (EHR) are two systems that can be both utilized in a healthcare facility or health-related organization. The major difference between the two systems is linked to the width of their application as EMR contain medical data that are primarily necessary for treatment...

Medical Social Workers: The Main Functions

The social work profession is gaining increasing popularity in hospitals because patients need assistance with understanding the complexity of the American healthcare system. The primary function of this occupation is to solve social issues that result from a medical condition (Gehlert, 2019). Moreover, the evolution of their duties allowed them...

The Institute of Medicine of the US: Six Dimensions of Healthcare Quality

Introduction Quality in medicine is a developing concept that focuses on delivering patient services and effective outcomes. Concerning laboratory medicine, quality ranges from analytical quality to overall assessment and value of information in terms of clinical decision-making (Plebani, 2017). The importance of understanding quality components has been distinguished relatively recently,...

Case Study Involving Indigenous People

The case study involves a 4-year-old male patient named Binesi who has had asthma for several years. The boy comes from an indigenous Anishinaabe family, belonging to Canada’s First Nations people. The patient is faced with several challenges in the environment, which are common for indigenous people. According to Greenwood...

Descriptive Epidemiology: Heart Disease in the US

Currently, there are quite a large number of different diseases that complicate life and cause people discomfort. Diseases such as diabetes, AIDS, and HIV, heart diseases accompany people for a long time, and it is often impossible to completely get rid of them. Adults often overeat, lead a sedentary lifestyle,...

Drug Diversion in Nursing

Introduction Pharmaceuticals have played a significant role in improving human life following the introduction of drugs that have helped to eliminate chronic ailments such as smallpox and polio. The emergence of psychoactive drugs has also helped in relieving pain and mental ailments. The success of the pharmaceutical industry is also...

Significance of Community to Public Health

Public health research has shown that authentic community engagement could positively improve health outcomes (Glanz, Rimer, & Viswanath, 2008). This finding is only a small part of larger research findings that have drawn the link between public health research and community engagement. However, to realize positive health outcomes in this...

Implantable Medical Telemetry Devices and Security

Technological development has guided human civilization for its entire existence. In the last century, the rate of this development has increased to unprecedented levels. As the new capabilities allowed by innovative technologies can be enormous, their implications can become more challenging to take into account. Because of this, legislation can...

Bipolar Disorder: Symptoms and Treatment

Bipolar disorder is a chronic disease characterized by significant fluctuations in energy levels and mood (Grande et al., 2016). Usually, mood fluctuations are caused by everyday worries and are common in real life. However, mood swings and unusual behavior may be symptoms of the underlined disorder (Carvalho et al., 2020)....

Prader-Willi Syndrome: Treatment of Covert Food Stealing

In their experimental research, Maglieri et al. (2000) test the effects of using warning stimuli in an underage person diagnosed with Prader-Willi syndrome. As for the source’s significance to the field of behavioral engineering or ABA, the work adds to the existing knowledge regarding non-controversial and non-harmful methods of preventing...

Singer Demi Lovato’s Mental Health Assessment

Being rich and famous does not protect people from the possibility of developing a mental illness. An important fact to remember is that such individuals also struggle with severe diseases, which they hide under the smile in the spotlights. Identifying a cognitive impairment among well-known individuals is based on showing...

Abortion: A Personal Choice or Crime?

This persuasive essay will focus on what image abortion has in society. The argument is that every woman should have the right to have her pregnancy terminated if she believes that this decision will either bring positive consequences or help avoid negative ones. This health-related issue has received my attention...

Pulmonary Artery Catheters Complications and Management

Introduction Pulmonary artery catheterization (PAC) is a common procedure during which patients get an intravascular catheter inserted through a central vein to the right ventricle and into a pulmonary artery to diagnose multiple health problems. This diagnostic tool helps learn the heart’s and lungs’ conditions and choose the most appropriate...

Moral Status of Fetus with Down Syndrome

The Christian view of the nature of human persons, which theory of moral status is it compatible with, and how is this related to the intrinsic human value and dignity The case presents a dilemma based on the topic of abortion, where Jessica, as a moral agent, needs to decide...

Chapter 12 of “Intervention and Reflection” by Munson and Lague

Summary In the twelfth chapter, Munson and Lague demonstrate the basic terms and principles of bioethics. They start by examining five significant moral hypotheses that have been advanced by famous philosophers such as Kant, Ross, and Rawls (Munson & Lague, 2017). Every one of these hypotheses addresses an endeavor to...

Chapter 4 of “Moral Choices” Book by Rae

Summary The fourth chapter of the book by Rae holds essential information regarding the principal techniques to ensure a person makes carefully weighted and ethically right decisions. The author looks at three different life scenarios which pose various moral dilemmas and offers analyses of the situations and possible actions. In...

Chapter 5 “Abortion” in “Intervention and Reflection” by Munson

Chapter 5 “Abortion” from the book “Intervention and reflection: Basic issues in bioethics” by Munson (2017) provides an immensely comprehensive and detailed discussion of abortion. The numerous cases illustrate difficulties that were faced by women in the times when abortions were still illegal in the US or some American states....

Roles and Scope of Practice of Registered Nurse

The roles of the RNs can differ depending on specialization, which determines the environment and health characteristics of patients. The presented assignment includes the sections concerning roles of the registered nurse, scope of practice of RNs in Minnesota, and comparison of the practice for RNs and LPNs in Minnesota. This...

Should the Covid-19 Vaccination Be Mandatory?

The vaccine invention had to be good news for most Americans. Finally, scientists have found a way to stop the pandemic and save hundreds of thousands of people’s lives. For now, healthcare workers, older people, and people with related conditions are the primary groups eligible for vaccination. However, no one...

Telehealth System and Its Advantages

Introduction The Telehealth system uses modern technologies and telecommunications for the remote provision of medical services. For instance, due to videoconferencing, medical workers can not only examine patients remotely but also conduct medical consultations, collect anamnesis, request and send information about the course of diseases, and prescribe treatment. Telehealth systems...

Type 2 Diabetes: Causes and Prevention

Introduction Diabetes type 2 is a chronic disease that affects certain groups of individuals more compared to others based on some predisposing racial and ethnic risk factors. Hispanics in the United States have the highest incidence rates. It is the most prevalent form of diabetes, even though it is preventable...

Kaposi’s Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus Infection

Introduction When Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) is examined, it is related to endothelial Kaposi’s in individuals with compromised immunity. KS wounds show relations similar to those in neuroendocrine (NE) cancers. Such similarities include swelling abrasions and spindle-shaped cells, the discharge of bioactive amines, and the sluggish development of tumors (Strahan...

Averting Incivility and Bullying in Healthcare Organization

I cannot claim that I was involved in severe cases of bullying or incivility at my work. Nevertheless, there has been an incident that may be referred to as the uncivil one – it was caused by a patient. During the scheduled morning drug intake, he was substantially nervous due...

Autism Prevalence and Treatment Methods

The authors of the study discuss the problem of an increase in the number of patients with autism and the methods of treatment used. In modern society, the research methodology is extended, while the given investigation tries to use all the critical aspects for the extended result. The leading indicators...

The Lamaze Approach to Fear of Childbirth

Child delivery, also referred to as childbirth or labor, describes the ending of a pregnancy where one or more babies leave the uterus through a caesarian section of the vagina. Dencker et al. (2019) explain that analysts have not established the actual events leading to child labor despite conducting significant...

Sickle Cell Anemia: Metabolomic and Molecular Insights

Introduction Human health involves a multitude of pathological conditions that tend to develop either throughout life or have innate adverse health effects. For example, inherited diseases pose the greatest danger to the population because they can suppress the health of related individuals over time. At the same time, hereditary diseases...

Social Determinants of Health and Illness

Taking care of one’s health is one of the most important things that every person should do in order to live a long and happy life. Many factors can affect our health; however, the longevity and average rate of death have changed throughout human history. If a few centuries ago...

Reducing Annual Hospital and Registered Nurse Staff Turnover

The PICOT question is: does nursing intervention programs influence the decrease of nurses over a year when compared to no intervention within the same period? Steege and Rainbow (2017) examine how different factors, including turnover and decrease of the number of nurses, affect the professional’s perceptions of their work. From...

Major Psychological Disorders Prevalence Rates in China

Mental health issues are a large concern in China and requires much attention from both the regular population and the people in positions of power. While not much is known about the People’s Republic of China, a number of statistics and research have been made to record the status of...

Protected Health Information for Interprofessional Staff

In the United States, wellbeing data is secured by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) since the end of the 20th century (Cohen & Mello, 2018). HIPAA is a set of security rules with an administering system of ensured wellbeing data exposures (Freundlich et al., 2017). HIPAA’s Privacy...

Risk Management Program in Public Health Agency

A risk management program is a necessary component of any system within healthcare. This paper discusses a strategy for preventing falls in the elderly. This problem has many criteria, so a well-developed program is needed to solve it. This paper aims to summarize the plan and analysis of a risk...

Preventing Preeclampsia During Pregnancy

Introduction Preeclampsia is a complication that develops during pregnancy or after giving birth. It is characterized by high blood pressure, swelling of the hands and legs, and the presence of proteins in the blood. The condition will typically occur during the 20th week of pregnancy, but in some cases, it...

Dental Clinics’ Challenges With Financial Effects

One of the major challenges for dental clinics causing a significant financial effect is the cases of allergy and hypersensitivity to latex among the employees and their patients. The unwanted skin reactions also include dermatoses attributed to wearing rubber gloves by professionals (Japundžić et al., 2018). In this case, the...

Immunization Against S. Pneumoniae and Myocardial Infarction

Article Citation in APA format Lamontagne, F., et al. (2008). Pneumococcal vaccination and risk of myocardial infarction. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 179 (8), 773-777. Research Question Does immunization against S. Pneumonia link to a reduced threat of myocardial infarction? Health Outcome of Interest There is an impact of pneumococcal immunization...

Spreading Innovation in Healthcare Industry

The white paper presented by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) encourages healthcare organizations and providers to spread new ideas and innovations rapidly. Such an evidence-based practice is capable of closing the current gap between common medical care and best practice. This paper describes how my current institution has successfully...

Medical Records Versus Administrative Data

For different research and study goals, as well as analysis and statistics, different databases provide varying results based on the information contained in them. The advantages and disadvantages of the two most popular sources, medical records, and administrative data stem from their particular reflection of “clinical quality, financial performance, patient...

Hospital Readmissions of Patients

Introduction A lot of issues related to nursing are discussed nowadays, but hospital readmissions of patients within 30 days of discharge seem to be among the most crucial ones because it means that the interventions they received in a hospital failed to improve their health condition as expected. Rather often...

Health Care Systems Management: Sids

SIDS stands for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This condition is commonly associated with inexplicable deaths of young children because they die when all of their body organs work normally and no signs of diseases or infections are identified. SIDS has long been witnessed. However, it has been investigated since recently....

Nursing Care Models in Practice Settings

Introduction Successful nursing care delivery is one of the main goals of any nurse or other medical worker. It is not enough to focus on autonomy, accountability, and responsibility as the individual abilities that have to be developed. Nurses, as well as health care organizations, should also recognize and comprehend...

Assisted Suicide or Euthanasia

Introduction Assisted suicide or euthanasia appears to be, probably, the highest form of acceptance of death. Understanding of its inevitability defines the way one chooses to continue their life while being able to enjoy it. Nevertheless, assisted dying stays quite a questionable matter: Yale University Online portal calls its article...

Psychiatrist’s Functions and Correctional Goals

Mental health is particularly associated with crime due to the disproportionate representation of individuals with serious mental conditions in correctional facilities. Therefore, the role of a psychiatrist in a correctional setting is pivotal since the professionalism and expertise of practitioners predetermine the justice outcomes for offenders. Overall, criminology is considerably...

Infectious Disease Analysis: COVID

Coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) Among Older Adults Coronaviruses, commonly abbreviated as CoVs, relate to a family of viruses known to trigger the onset of moderate flu-like symptoms in human beings. The Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2’s (SARS-CoV-2) causes COVID-19 and is currently declared a worldwide pandemic by the World...

The Use of Dietary Supplements by Athletes

Introduction Athletes continuously seek better means of recovery and performance improvement, and dietary supplements are considered to serve this purpose. In this regard, they actively utilize the principle of nutrient timing, which consists of select the best openings to administer the required nutrients and enhance their workout performance rates. According...

Disease Process: Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease

Stroke and cerebrovascular disease Stroke definition Cerebrovascular disease definition Stroke: abrupt interruption of blood flow Cerebrovascular disease: All disorders affecting the brain Stroke is part of cerebrovascular disease Cerebrovascular disease comprises all disorders whereby blood flow to the brain is affected leading to the temporal or permanent dysfunction of the...

Public Health Problems: Alcohol Consumption

One of the public health problems is excessive alcohol consumption, which leads to health complications. The Department of Health uses various means to deliver the message, including media, by advertising the effects of addiction on television and radio broadcasts. The message is also printed on the alcoholic beverage bottles to...

Light Usage in Cancer Treatment

Cancer is one of the most widespread diseases affecting millions of people in the USA. This health condition is associated with painful symptoms and complicated treatment that also causes diverse inconveniences and a lower quality of life (El-Hussein et al. 149). Chemotherapy has been the major type of treatment, although...

Significance of Health Communication in Public Health

Health communication is of significance for public health since it allows medical professionals to share essential findings regarding diseases, preventive measures, treatment, and others. The Covid-19 pandemic is the most recent example to demonstrate the application of health communication. According to Finset et al. (2020), the phenomenon under analysis helps...

Labor and Birth Process Case Study

During the call, the nurse can determine whether Emily is having true or false labor with several inquiries. The nurse should ask about the estimated date of birth, fetal movement, other premonitory signs of labor, previous childbirth experiences, and a description of the contractions, such as frequency, duration, and intensity....

Disadvantages of Dietary Supplements Intake

A healthy diet is essential for one’s well-being as it is the primary source of nutrients. However, a balanced regimen can be difficult to achieve, and many people choose to take dietary supplements to compensate for the lack of minerals and vitamins and obtain an adequate amount of nutritious elements....

Diagnosis and Treatment: Obesity Condition

Introduction Health professionals need to display an improved comprehension of the pathophysiological systems of illnesses, clinical symptoms, and treatment plans and how they impact clients during their lives. Firstly, it is worth noting that clinical manifestations are classified into two groups and are objective and subjective. The doctor determines the...

Bioethics. Embryonic Stem Cell Research

This embryonic stem cell research involves the use of donated embryos whereby with this consent of the donor and her instructions the embryo will never enter a uterus. It is noteworthy that after the embryos have been donated to stem cell research and therapy, at the end of the day...

Teen Pregnancy Issue Analysis

Teenage pregnancy is defined as “pregnancy and parenthood” during “adolescence.” Inside the United States, it is known as a pregnancy that occurs in underage girls. Across the world, this term is used for pregnant women who have not reached legal adulthood, which varies from country to country. Teenage pregnancy can...

Non-English Speakers’ Medical Consent Issue

Introduction One of the responsibilities of a healthcare professional is to communicate with a patient, especially when it comes to making health decisions. Among other things, having meaningful conversations with a patient helps to gain informed consent, which is the foundation of ethical medical practice. However, transmitting information is not...

Community Health Issue in Ontario: Dental Care

Introduction This newspaper article is focused on the issue of dental care in Ontario. As the majority of population has OHIP coverage for their general healthcare, the dental care is only covered by private insurances that only a certain category of people has. In some cases, for example if an...

Stereotypes in Business – Plastic Surgery to Get Ahead

Introduction Today more and more Americans are choosing plastic surgery. The number of cosmetic plastic surgeries has increased by 7 percent from 2005 to 2006. According to the statistics of the American Association of Plastic, Surgeons women have undergone 9.9 million cosmetic procedures, whereas men – 1.1 million. We can...

Immune Responses to Pseudomonas Aeruginosa in Mice

Introduction Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a gram-negative bacterium, is a significant cause of nosocomial infections in patients. It is common among immunocompromised patients with an extended period of hospitalization.1 For pathogens to infect individuals, they require exposed skin surfaces and delicate internal tissues. Wounds, abdomen, urinary tract, and respiratory tracts are primary...

Healthcare Administration the Vermont Early Childhood Education Program

Introduction The importance of early childhood education has been neglected for many years by various educational depart in many countries. Of recent there has been special attention given to the early childhood education as forms the foundation. It is in this view that many organizations have come up with initiatives...

Physician-Assisted Suicide and Alternative Options

Introduction The debate over Physician-Assisted Suicide (PAS) is momentous, complex and contentious. Since ancient times, there have been arguments about the permissibility of suicide, assisted suicide and physician-assisted suicide without agreement (Kopelman & de Ville 2002, pp 1). The discussions have covered the properly legal, ethical or professional response of...

Should People be Able to Sell Organs for Transplants?

Organ transplantation is a very controversial issue. Imagine using an organ from a person who just died and giving it to the person who is very ill. Is this possible? It is possible for a person to receive an organ from a person who just died. Some organs which could...

Health Information Safety and Security in Nursing

Introduction Modern technology is presently playing a crucial role in the fields of nursing and education. Nurse practitioners (NPs) who have access to different health information systems and know how to use them effectively will address most of the challenges they face. Medical informatics is a powerful tool for transforming...

Tuberculosis: Diagnosis, Treatment, Reducing the Risk of TB Exposure

Tuberculosis – Defined Tuberculosis is a bacterial disease prevalent since ancient times. It existed many centuries before Robert Koch first isolated the tubercle bacillus in 1882. Koch’s discovery initiated a period of intense scientific activity that resulted in a variety of methods for detecting the tubercle bacilli by microscopy, by...

Diet for Breast Cancer as a Part of Treatment

Problems on various types of diseases have long been affecting the populace of all countries. There are several factors that contributed to these problems. And these are: poor diet and nutrition; sedentary lifestyle; chronic stress; destructive habits; environmental pollution; internal pollution; and genetic expression. The first two reasons have been...

“Hills Like White Elephants” by Hemingway Review

“Hills Like White Elephants” does not give everything done for the reader; we only see the surface of what is going on. It leaves an open end; readers can have their own ending and therefore take part in the story. A masterpiece of external narration, there seems to be no...

Smoking in Public Places: Why It Should Be Banned

Introduction When your parents were young, people could buy cigarettes and smoke pretty much anywhere even in hospitals. Ads for cigarettes were all over the [place. Today we are more aware of how bad smoking is for our health. Smoking is restricted or banned in almost all public places and...

End-of-Life Care from Healthcare Provider’s Perspective

Patients with terminal diseases require specific services that usually fall under the umbrella term of end-of-life care (EoLC). Incorporating palliative therapy and medical support, EoLC demands a continuity of care, which is represented by careful scheduling, emotional support, continuous dialogue with a patient, and coordination of care (Sugar, Riekse, Holstege,...

Management Information System in Health Care

Introduction Health services do not have a good history of cost effective implementation of health information technology systems (HIT), or of electronic medical records (EMR) which are at the center of such systems. The potential for increasing safety and productivity is largely unrealized. Many countries and services have policies for...

Universal Healthcare in the US: Why We Need It

Introduction That the inadequate healthcare system needs a significant and immediate overhaul is undeniable. Health care professionals understand the problems associated with the failing system more so than anyone and are the first to voice their concerns. Americans of all political ideologies agree too many individuals and families are uninsured...

Comparison and Contrasting Us and UK Health Care Systems

There are many factors that influence the general health of the public in a country. The kind of health care system that a country has for its citizens is one such factor as it has a direct influence on the delivery of health care services and its affordability. A simple...

Diagnostic Classification of Eating disorder

Introduction Eating disorders like anorexia nervosa and bulimia are serious eating behavior disturbances and involve either a reduction of food intake or severe overeating. This is usually accompanied by feelings of distress or extreme concern about body shape or weight. Eating disorders are mostly seen in adolescent females. The etiology...

Health Care Management Systems and Their Advantages and Disadvantages

Introduction Clinical Care Management Systems are the health care systems used by physicians to automate the process of administering medical records of a patient and to eliminate medical errors. Three clinical care managements systems are described below: Eclipsys Sunrise Acute Care clinical solution This health care system is built on...

Code of Ethics for Nurses: Principles and Drawbacks

Introduction Ethics is a field of study relating to moral values and principles. Considering health and allied-health professions, the Codes of Ethics encompass the ideals of compassion and high standards of conduct, promoting excellence within professional practice. This essay will provide an overview of the “Code of Ethics for Nurses,”...

Teenage Sex and Resulting Problems

Introduction Sexual activity among teenagers and the problems associated with it is a wide­spread concern all over the world. Although with the efforts over the years there is a reduction in teenage sex, still it continues to be a problem. The alarming statistics from different parts of the world on...