an agent capable of transmitting a disease. Question 2 Multiple Choice 5 points All of the following are recommended vaccines for teens and college students who do not have previous immunity EXCEPT ____________________. hepatitis A and B. zoster. varicella. influenza.
Smoking history and associated risk factors such as increased risk for deep vein thrombosis with use of oral contraceptive. 5. Emotional abuse from spouse. Complete the table below with the following information: Formulate three nursing diagnoses using the Problem, Etiology, and Signs and Symptoms (PES) format and the taxonomy of NANDA. The diagnoses must be based on the case study, be appropriate, be prioritized, and be formatted correctly.
Also you have to write down all the people at risk of harm, the severity which will be a number between 1 and 5, the likelihood of this happening which is also a number between 1 and 5, 1 being low and 5 being high risk. Then you would multiply the severity number with the likelihood number to get the risk rating which is between 1 and 25, 1 being a low risk and 25 being a high risk. Then you would write down the control measures you have put in place to the risks and any comments. Five stages of a risk assessment have been identified by the health and safety executive and they are: 1. Identify the risk.
Certain cancers, illnesses, and diseases also affect different populations, so it is important to determine the population affected before studies can come into play. Perfect example, as stated in the text, is that cervical cancer only pertains to women, while prostate cancer only affects men. But lung cancer can affect both genders, and a variety of ages. (Riegelman, 2010) Any type of epidemic, from a flu, to a typical cold virus can also be determined and monitored through epidemiology. An epidemic is specific to one city, region or country, and an epidemic occurs when the number of people who become infected rises well beyond what is expected within a country or a part of a country.
(Giddens 1989) This model of health looks at individual physical functioning and describes disease and illness as a result of physical causes such as injury or infections. The model focuses on the treatment rather than the prevention. It does not take into account the role of a person's mind or society in the treatment. (Senior and Viveash 1998) It is for reducing the treating of morbidity of unhealthy, disease conditions and premature death and focuses on the removal of illness through diagnosis and effective treatment which makes it useful for helping ill patients. (Webb and Tossell 1999) In the biomedical model of health a critical
Finnally the immune system eliminates viruses if it is able to reproduce. When we are stressed in a chronic way, cortisol is released as a part of the pituitary adrenal system. One of the effects of extra cortisol is that it reduces the amount of white blood cells including killer T cells. T cells are important when in regards to fighting antigens. This means, the immune system does not work as effectively, so that we are more prone to colds, flu and other viral and bacterial illnesses.
It inhibits histamine H2receptor site. It may not of worked to relieve all the patients symptoms because there could be an ulcer and a bacterial infection that is unrelieved by the medication. 7. A concern with the coffee ground emesis is bleeding somewhere in the upper GI tract. 8.
Combating the spread of HIV / AIDS and Hepatic C: Needle exchange program works does work. Stopping the spread of HIV / AIDS and Hepatic C Has being a life long passion of mind. I am by no means condoning intravenous drug use because of its risky behavior. Opponents on the other hand may argue that needle exchange programs encourage illicit and immoral behavior and that we as a society should focus our time and energy on punishing interventions drug users, which would discouraging drug-usage, and provide them treatment centers instead. Several questions arise surrounding this debate: Do they save lives?
There currently is no cure for COPD however, treatment and lifestyle changes can help patients to feel better and slow down the advancement of the disease. The leading causes of COPD are smoking, exposure to secondhand smoke, and chemicals. People who suffer from COPD have blocked tubes that carry air back and forth from the lungs. Side effects caused by the disease include coughing that causes large amounts of phlegm, wheezing, shortness of breath, frequent respiratory infections, and chest tightness (National Heart Lung and Blood Institute,
High concentrations of sulfur dioxide can result in breathing problems with asthmatic children and adults who are active outdoors. With longer term exposure could include respiratory illness, alterations in the lungs defenses, and aggravation of existing cardiovascular disease. Sulfur dioxide is a precursor of acid rain, which has acidified soils, lakes and streams, accelerated corrosion of buildings and monuments, and reduced visibility which effect the environment. Nitrogen oxide is a group of gases made up of different oxygen and nitrogen. Major sources of nitrogen oxide include fuel combustion in power plants and automobiles and processes used in chemical plants.