Research Papers on Health Care

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  • Hospital Learning Community Development

    In fourteen pages the many definitions attached to a learning community are considered and a case study is employed to determine how to develop such a learning community within a hospital environment. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Impacts of Caffeine on Human Behavior

    11 pages and 6 sources. This paper provides an overview of the impacts of caffeine on human physiology, with a specific view of the behavioral impacts. This paper considers the fact that caffeine is in fact a drug and that this drug has an impact on the way in which human beings function. This paper looks at the neurological impacts of caffeine use and the impacts on human behaviors through the use of existing research.

  • Blood Pressure and the Effects of TFA

    In eight pages blood pressure and how it is affected by transfatty acids are discussed in a discussion of the importance of dietary choices. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Communication Barriers to Emergency Medical Services to Homeless, Transsexuals, and Prostitutes

    In six pages this tutorial discusses Emergency Medical Services communications in Ontario and Toronto and considers the barriers to access among such populations as the homeless, transsexuals, and prostitutes. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Dietary Supplement Creatine and its Natural Function

    In seven pages creatine and its synthetic as well as natural sources are examined and discusses its use as a dietary supplement and urges caution to individuals who plant to use it. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • How Hospitals Are Analyzing Data

    Big Data Analytics is the most recent innovation to work with huge amounts of data. Hospitals not only have a massive amount of data, it is diverse, including documents, images, and other forms of records. This essay provides a PERT chart that displays the progression of information and data to be analyzed or prepared through several steps. The essay specifies how training will occur, what the expected outcomes will be, and how troubleshooting will happen. There are five sources used in this six page paper.

  • BENCHMARKING DATA AND HEALTHCARE

    Focuses on how healthcare is starting to rely on Big Data, and use it for benchmarking purposes. Best practices and case studies are analyzed. There are 4 sources listed in the bibliography of this 5-page paper.

  • Universal Health Care

    A 3 page paper that begins with facts about the number of Americans with no health care insurance and the number who die unnecessarily because of it. The essay explains what universal health care means, the advantages of having such a system and the disadvantages. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Future of Managed Care and Specialized Laboratories

    In nine pages this paper discusses managed care in a consideration of future roles of specialized laboratories as detailed under new health care insurance provisions. There are 8 sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Politics and Health

    If public health and health care could be integrated, it would result in numerous benefits, however, there are barriers and challenges related to this integration. This essay discusses health care as a right or privilege, politics and health issues, and the determinants needed for high quality public health. There are four sources used in this three page paper.

  • U.S. Health Care System

    A 3 page research paper that discusses the American system. According to an online dictionary, www.businessdictionary.com, a "health care system" is defined as a "Complex of facilities, organizations, and trained personnel engaged in providing health care within a geographical area." If one considers only this extremely broad definition of a "health care system," then, yes, the manner in which health care is delivered in the U.S. is a "system." However, there are scholars who express an evaluation of the way that health care delivery functions in the US that is so negative that one can also easily make the argument that the delivery of health care in America is too dysfunctional to be considered to be a "system," as the term "system" implies organization and comprehensive service. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Health Insurance Coverage and Middle Class Americans

    In fifteen pages this paper examines how there is an ever growing number of America's middle class that has no medical insurance or health care coverage in a consideration of socioeconomic contributing factors. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Funding Universal Health Care

    A 7 page paper that reports certain data, including expenses related to GDP per capita compared to other countries, the number of Americans with no or inadequate health insurance. The paper discusses how individual states attempted to fund universal health coverage and how other countries fund the program. The writer comments on the savings that could be achieved with certain practices and how such a program would need to be funded in this country. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Should the US Adopt a Universal Healthcare System?

    This 5 page paper is an argumentative paper on the topic of whether or not the United States should adopt universal healthcare system similar to those found in countries such as Canada, New Zealand and the UK. The paper looks at the arguments for and against the adoption of universal healthcare system including issues such as cost and quality of care, and finishes with a conclusion in favor of universal healthcare. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Basic Human Right of Health Care

    In five pages this paper argues that for individuals healthcare access should be regarded not merely as a privilege but as a basic human right. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Senior Citizens and Healthy Lifestyles

    In five pages this paper examines senior citizens and their extensive use of health services in a thesis that argues healthier lifestyles for the elderly are both social as well as economic necessities. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • What Causes Birth Defects

    A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects/congenital abnormalities. It could also related to the pregnant woman being exposed to something, like rubella. Some of teratogens are identified and discussed. The second part of the paper discusses: how do heredity and early experiences influence brain organization. There are five sources used in this four page paper.

  • A Book Review of Cerebral Palsy and Irish Medical Care in the 1930's

    In 3 pages ‘My Left Foot' by Christy Brown is reviewed and examines the story of how a man's struggles with severe paralysis from cerebral palsy reinforces the need for human dignity. There is no bibliography.

  • Medical Coding

    This 5 page paper responds to different questions, most of which involve medical coding beginning with the constructs that affect medical coding. Other topics include cost shifting, time studies, case mix management, implementing electronic medical records and ethical lapses of two physicians discussing a patient while riding in an elevator. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Electronic Medical Records

    Some believe that Electronic Medical Records is the wave of the future, but it is something that is here now. This paper looks at three top companies in the field. There are five sources in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Steps Towards Electronic Medical Records

    This paper reports comments from four journal articles regarding private companies entering the field to provide electronic medical records. There are four sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Energy Conservation and Nursing

    In twelve pages this research paper considers the importance of conserving energy in the nursing profession with a consideration of Rogers' theories and the contributions of Myra Levine. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Plato's Works on Socrates' Death and How We Die by Sherwin Nuland

    In eight pages this paper examines Plato's Apology, Crito, and Euthyphro in a consideration of living well and dying as described in How We Die by Sherwin Nuland. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Hospital Technology

    The purpose of technology in hospitals is to increase efficiency and accuracy of their healthcare systems and to improve patient care. This essay explains clinical information systems, identifies a hospital that uses it, discusses how it was adopted, and offers various types of information about implementation. There are fifteen sources used in this fifteen page paper.

  • Hospital Information Systems: Identifying Pathways

    A 3 page paper identifying information pathways in a nonprofit hospital clinic. The overall system can be improved by requiring that all patient data be stored electronically. This creates a record of items presently not accounted for (such as paper messages or verbal instruction), making them available for practitioners' use as well as for greater accuracy in billing. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Proposal Hospital Implement Electronic Management

    Information technology plays a major role in mitigating different issues such as increasing demand, constrained resources, continued pressures containment of cost, and improving the quality of care in hospitals. This essay discusses decision making models, planning timeline, likely comments from stakeholders, criteria for new information management system, and how decision will be made. There are nine sources used in this ten page paper.

  • Iceland and Health Care Delivery

    In six pages this paper compares Iceland's systems of health care with those of America in a consideration of economic stresses and how Iceland's system could serve as an example for all developed countries in that no citizen is ever denied health care access. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Generic Pharmaceuticals

    In four pages the industry of general pharmaceuticals is examined in an overview of history, company examples, and generic companies' impact upon the industry as a whole. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Insurance Companies, Health Professionals, and HMO

    In ten pages this paper examines the issues involving health care professionals and insurance companies as they relate to HMO and the inability of practitioners to adequately satisfy patient needs. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Benefits of Yoga for Asthma Sufferers

    In three pages the complicated condition known as asthma is considered within the context of the possible benefits offered by yoga despite the lack of definitive proof. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Antibiotic Resistance and Nursing Implications

    In eight pages this paper discusses antibiotic resistance and its nursing implications in a consideration that includes Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus, Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamase, and Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Antidepressant Escitalopram

    In ten pages this antidepressant medication is discussed in an informational overview. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Biomedical to Biopsychosocial Medical Evolution

    In six pages this paper examines the medical evolution from biomedical to biopsychosocial approaches. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Using Christoffe’s Framework Prevent Asthma

    Christoffe's framework is explained with advocacy stepsn identifed for each step. The issue is childhood asthma. There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Government Involvement in Health

    This paper explores how the government became involved in health care and health care insurance by tracing the history of insurance. There are three sources listed in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS AND THEIR DATA

    Focuses on particular types of data that might be gathered by healthcare organizations. Also discussed is how that data might be used. There are 2 sources listed in the bibliography of this 3-page paper.

  • WWW and Down's Syndrome

    In nine pages the available information on the World Wide Web regarding Down's Syndrome is considered in a review of 10 websites that are consumer based with a table of features also included for each of the sites considered. There are no other sources cited.

  • Tears of the Giraffe by Alexander Smith and Principles of Ethics

    In five pages ethics particularly as they relate to healthcare are examined in this consideration of Alexander Smith's novel. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Health Information Technology

    This essay discusses the health information technology economic and clinical health act, which addresses using technology in health care facilities. More than that, it requires a meaningful use of these technologies. How meaningful use was finally defined is the focus of this essay. Priorities and criteria are included. There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this six page paper.

  • For and Against the Practice of Euthanasia

    In six pages the pros and cons of euthanasia are examined before arguing in support of its practice with various euthanasia categories including living wills defined along with statistical information analysis and a consideration of the Netherlands, which has legally sanctioned euthanasia for more than two decades. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • HEALTHCARE, FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING

    Focuses on questions concerning healthcare, finance and accounting. There are 3 sources listed in the bibliography of this 3-page paper.

  • Financial Trend Analysis in Healthcare

    A 5 page paper discussing financial trend analysis as it applies to health care. Financial trend analysis is a tool commonly used in making investment decisions because it allows potential investors to assess the path that a potential investment target is following. Analysis of financial statements using methods that make trends more readily apparent can inform those who seek to know the true financial outlook for an organization and make adjustments for the future. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The Importance of Vaccines

    This 4 page paper gives a review of vaccines and why they are important in fighting disease. The writer explains the way in which vaccines are made and how they work.

  • Best Practice in Ensuring Infected Wound Healing

    An 8 page consideration of the factors that enter into wound care. The author reviews the literature for approaches to wound care. The emphasis is made that appropriate wound care is not only specific to the type of wound but to the patient themselves. The nurse's careful interaction with the patient is critical in determining their needs and an address for those needs. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Over Diagnosed?

    This 11 page paper considerers the arguments for and against the proposition that ADHD is being over diagnosed. The paper looks at how ADHD may be diagnosed, the difficulties in diagnoses and how there is the potential for over diagnosis. After this the evidence for and against is considered citing various research papers. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

  • Comparing Nursing Definitions of Virginia Henderson and Florence Nightingale

    In seven pages this research paper examines how nursing was defined in the 19th century by Florence Nightingale and in the 20th century by Virginia Henderson's nursing theories. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Six-Month Old Infant and Solid Food

    One question parents often have is, when to begin feeding their infant solid foods. This paper reports a case of a six-month old and discusses proper weight gain in first year, when and how to begin giving solid foods and what kinds, whether the case study infant should begin solid foods, and what micronutrient infants are born with. There are three sources listed in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • DATA STORAGE AND INFORMATION RETRIEVAL IN HEALTHCARE

    Focuses on data storage and information retrieval trends and tools in healthcare situations. There are 4 sources listed in the bibliography of this 4-page paper.

  • Medical Coding - Informed Consent Forms

    This 3 page paper responds to two diverse topics. The first one discusses the question: Is medical coding the process of operationalizing the construct of "severity" -- or the construct itself? The writer determines the illness and severity is the construct. The second question is about medical consent forms and provides a real court case as an example. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Hand Washing Hygiene in Disease Control

    A 3 page overview of recent Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines in hand hygiene. This paper reviews organism susceptibility to soap and water as well as to alcohol solutions. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Psychosocial Impact of Diabetic Eye Disease

    In ten pages this paper discusses the complications of eye disease and blindness that can frequently accompany diabetes onset and their implications. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Medical Imaging and Neural Networking

    In five pages this paper considers medical imaging and how the improvements of data analysis and accuracy have been enhanced through neural networking. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Healing With Prayer

    Christian or Spiritual healing began with Jesus Christ and subsequently His Apostles. Over the centuries, other faith healers have emerged, many with great success. In recent years, there has been a renewal of interest in charismatic Christian healing, which is the primary focus of this paper. Key terms are defined and the write comments on the efficacy of this kind of healing. There are fourteen sources listed in the bibliography of this sixteen page paper.

  • Aging and Mitochondria

    In fourteen pages this paper examines statistical information in relation to America's aging population, the effects of mitochondrial damage, and dietary supplements. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • U.S. Health System

    This 3 page paper begins by identifying one hopes the main functions of the health system is and how that system is failing in the United States. Experts say the system is broken. Limited statistical data are reported in terms of medical errors and the uninsured. The writer also reports and discusses the mission statement from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Pre-Service, Service, After-Service

    This essay discusses three phases of hospital management. There are two sources used in this three page paper.

  • Influenza and the Need for Current Vaccines

    This paper reviews genetic drift as it occurs in influenza viruses. Vaccines must change yearly in order to address the changing face of the virus. There are four sources listed in this three page paper.

  • Theories Regarding Smoking

    This paper points out the health effects of smoking and why people have trouble quitting. Some of the recent research that links smoking to anxiety is reported and discussed. There are seven sources used in this seven page paper

  • Using Botox as a Treatment for Muscle Spasms

    The writer describes the way in which botox (botulism toxin) can be used to treat muscle spasms. The paper is ten pages long and there are thirteen sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Health Care Insurance Policy

    This 3 page paper describes a health insurance policy for a 25-year-old male, full-time college student in the state of Florida. The plan is Aetna's POS Open Access 2500. The essay reports the co-payments, deductibles, benefits, and limitations of the policy. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Health Care Communication

    This 6 page paper provides a general overview of the importance of effective communication within the health care system. The discussions include: health care provider and patient; the need for communication skills to be learned, the need to recognize cultural and national communication differences, communication between professionals, and an example of how one organization set up its internal communication network. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Daycare Setting and the Protection of Welfare and Health

    In twenty pages this paper presents hygiene practices in a step by step manner and emphasizes the importance of preventing toxic chemical exposure and the spread of germs in a daycare setting. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Dental Hygiene, Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate

    In five pages proper dental hygiene and care required for cleft palates and cleft lips are examined. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Call Tracking and Shand's Health Care

    This paper discusses how Shand's Health Care University Medical Center can be assisted by a call tracking system in twelve pages. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Barack Obama’s Universal Healthcare

    A 9 page paper which examines President Elect Barack Obama’s universal healthcare plan. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Money Can't Buy Happiness

    This 3 page paper discusses the relationship between income level and stress, and finds that the people who are most stressed by financial problems are the very wealthy and the very poor. It argues that it is absolutely untrue that less money means less stress. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Article Reviews on Breast Cancer

    In five pages breast cancer treatment is examined through its representation in three journal articles on the topic. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Health Insurance Crisis

    This 5 page paper discusses the health insurance care crisis in the U.S., what causes it, and what it means for the future of health care. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Vegetarianism Impact on Blood Sugar Study Proposal

    In this paper consisting of twelve pages a random selection of subjects through email surveys are evaluated in terms of lifestyle choices to determine if there is a correlation between a vegetarian diet and blood sugar levels. There are fourteen bibliographic sources cited.

  • Careers in Health Information

    Some of the careers in health information are analyst, medical records technician, medical record director, information security officer, information privacy officer and compliance officer. This paper discusses each. Seven pages, seven sources.

  • Literature Review on Artificial Neural Networks Use

    In forty pages this paper presents a literature review on how medical information can be interpreted by using artificial neural networks. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • AN ANALYSIS OF QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH DESIGNS ON NURSING STUDIES

    Analyzes research designs for qualitative and quantitative research pertaining to compassion fatigue and burnout among nurses. There are 2 sources in the bibliography of this 5-page paper.

  • How Can Doctors Get Patients to Comply?

    Doctors who cultivate a good relationship with their patients have a better chance of getting the patient to comply with lifestyle and medication instructions. This paper examines the correlation between a good doctor-patient relationship and positive medical outcomes.This paper has seven pages and ten sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • OPERATING ROOM MATERIALS MANAGEMENT

    Examines the importance of materials management in healthcare systems' operating rooms, and methods to ensure an efficient supply system. There are 4 sources listed in the bibliography of this 3-page paper.

  • Physician Induced Demand: Examples From Obstretics

    In this three page paper the author first defines and then explores the reasons behind physician induced demand. Two examples from obstretics are provided. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Nuclear Medicine: Past, Present, and Future

    A 4 page overview of the advances made in nuclear medicine. This paper addresses the field from the introduction of the x-ray to the modern utilization of digital imaging such as PET and CT scans. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Smoking Drinking During Pregnancy

    This essay discusses the effects of drinking and smoking during pregnancy. It also discusses electronic media and young children and programs for pregnant women to get proper nutrition. There are four sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • An Article on Obesity, Diabetes, and the Effect of Estrogen Reviewed

    In eight pages the article 'Estrogen can prevent or reverse obesity and diabetes in mice expressing human islet amyloid polypeptide' is reviewed in terms of content, methodology, content, and results. A conclusion is also provided.

  • Community Project: Self-Care For OCD

    7 pages in length. The writer provides the foundation of a community center where those with OCD can not only obtain information about self-care but also interpretation of otherwise hard to understand medical information. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • A Medical Waste Landfill and Bacteria That is Antibiotic Resistant

    The dangers anti resistant bacteria poses is examined within the context of Marysville, Washington's Tulalip landfill for medical waste. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Periodontal Laser Treatments

    In five pages this paper examines laser treatments in a consideration of periodontal laser surgical procedures. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Arguing in Favor of Legalizing Marijuana for Medical Uses

    This five page paper describes the medical benefits of legalizing marijuana. There are four sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Nursing Equality and How It Has Evolved

    In seven pages this paper discusses nursing roles, how they have changed, and the status of equality over the past century with professional associations, labor unions, and higher education among the topics covered. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The History and Mission of Tripler Army Medical Center

    This 8 page paper discusses the history of Tripler Army Medical Center, which has been located in Honolulu, Hawaii, for over 50 years. Tripler is one of the main medical facilities in the Pacific, serving patients from an area of over 3 million square miles with a patient base of over 750,000 individuals. In addition to providing medical care, Tripler is also a research facility and a teaching hospital. There are 6 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • ANALYSIS OF CODING ARTICLES

    This 3-page paper examines three articles dealing with medical terminology and CPT (coding procedures) for medical procedures.

  • X-Ray Technician

    A 4 page research paper/essay that discusses the field of x-ray technician -- the duties of this position, how it contributes to a medical team and the educational requirements. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Article Analysis: Skin Cancer

    This 3 page paper is an analysis of an article by Geller and his colleagues dealing with SunWise, a program to educate children about skin cancer. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Sun Exposure and Skin Cancer

    In six pages this paper discusses the connection between skin cancer and sun exposure. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Community and Patient Nursing Care and Meningococcal Meningitis

    In five pages this paper examines the role of nursing regarding Meningococcal meningitis in a consideration of patient care and community education. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Health Care - United States vs Canada

    An 8 page paper. Compares health care in both countries, reports data regarding costs and comments on access and goals of each program. The problems reported with each system are reported and discussed. A recommendation is made for the health care system in the U.S. Statistical data included. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

  • Important Discoveries in Microbiology

    Pneumococcal Disease in the Aborigine Population This paper explores pneumococcal disease and the steps that are being taken to address it.

  • Migraines and Acupuncture

    A 6 page review of migraine headaches. The author explores the causes and symptoms of migraines and evaluates the usefulness of acupuncture in treating those causes and symptoms. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS - SYMPTOMS, DIAGNOSIS AND LIFE SPAN

    This 5-page paper examines the disease of multiple sclerosis, the symptoms, treatment options and other factors. Bibliograpy lists 5 sources.

  • Near Death Experiences and 3 Articles Reviewed

    In five pages this paper considers and critiques near death experiences as described in 3 articles. There are 4 sources cited in the bibliography.

  • IMPROVING DATA ANALYSIS FOR VILA HEALTH

    Discusses the use of data collection and analysis in reducing risk and increasing quality assurance at a fictitious hospital. There are 6 sources used in the bibliography of this 6-page paper.

  • The Flaws in the Peer Review System

    In a paper of four pages, the author reflects on the use of the peer review system for physicians in situations of potential medical malpractice and reflects the impacts of change. Bibliography lists five sources.

  • What Can Be Done About Dental Phobia

    In seven pages oral hygiene is examined in terms of dental phobia and how it can be prevented with the thesis argued that most of the cosmetic dental procedures increase this phobia that might be otherwise overcome. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Choosing Physician's Assistant as an Occupation

    In four pages this paper examines the career of being a physician's assistant in a consideration of licensing certification and an individual's experiences as a massage therapist, licensed practical nurse, and phlebotomy. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • TOUCH THERAPY AND PREMATURE BABIES: A LITERATURE REVIEW

    Focuses on literature and research conducted on the effects of gentle massage on preterm infants. There are 5 sources listed in the bibliography of this 8-page paper.

  • Product Life Cycle of VADs Ventricular Assist Devices Product Life Cycle

    Ventricular Assist Devices are examined in an overview consisting of six pages that includes growth effects and revenue generating as each refers to the life cycle of the produces. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Study Proposal on Children's Pulmonary Function and the Effects of Second Hand Smoke

    In twenty one pages this paper discusses second hand smoke and its effects in this study proposal and survey focusing upon the pulmonary function of children between the ages of 11 and 15.

  • CLARION COURT: STRATEGIC PLANNING AND QUALITY IMPROVEMENT INITIATIVES

    Focuses on a case study concerning Vila Health's Clarion Court Skilled Nursing center, and the importance of quality improvement and strategic planning. Included are recommendations to improve quality at the center. Powerpoint slide included. There are 5 sources listed in the bibliography of this 8-page paper.

  • USE OF LEADERSHIP AND TEAMS WITH QUALITY IMPROVEMENT IN HEALTHCARE

    Analyzes the need for team-building and leadership in forming quality improvement and quality assurance initiatives. Includes reference to the fictitious Vila Health, a healthcare organization. There are 4 sources listed in the bibliography of this 5-page paper.

  • QUALITY ANALYSIS OVERVIEW: BROOKE ARMY MEDICAL CENTER

    An overview of metrics and statistics used to ascertain quality measures by Brooke Army Medical Center. Also listed are potential obstacles with quality implementation. There are 5 sources listed in the bibliography of this 4-page paper.

  • Arthritis Clinic Led by Nurse Practitioners

    In six pages this research paper considers the United Kingdom in a discussion of a rheumatoid arthritis clinic led by nurse practitioners and the possible ramifications. Twenty sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Exposure of Sanitation Workers to Disinfectants in a Hospital Environment

    This 10 page paper looks at the problem that may be faced by sanitation workers using disinfectants in hospitals. The paper focuses on the issues within Trinidad, but uses a range of research from around the world to understand and explore the subject as well as provide guidance for prevention and control and further research. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • Lesson Plan : Seniors And Smoking

    A 5 page paper that incorporates and labels aspects of a lesson plan for senior citizens on the relationship between heart disease and smoking. The lesson incorporates small group brainstorming on different topics, large group discussion, questions, and lecture notes that include statistical data. The lesson ends with a quote that affirms the success rate of senior citizens who try to quit smoking. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Senior Citizens and Health Care Needs

    In seven pages this paper discusses how senior citizens' growing health care needs should be addressed by the government. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Heath Care and Nursing's Pender Promotion Model

    In eight pages this paper considers this promotional model from an educational perspective. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Eradicating Smallpox, Implications for Polio

    This research paper discusses the WHO campaign to eradicate polio and compares this to the successful campaign to eradicate smallpox. Ten pages in length, seven sources are cited.

  • Strategic Management of Health Care

    In ten pages health care facilities are examined in terms of strategic management and leadership in an overview of problems, challenges, strategic management and planning differences, and leadership attributes. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Iatrogenic Infection

    This 14 page paper looks at the issue of iatrogenic infection and how a hospital may undertake an innovation to reduce the occurrence of iatrogenic infection in an intensive care unit. The paper examines the risk presented by iatrogenesis and the way the infection can spread before suggesting an approach to reduce the rate of infection. The paper includes sections on the risk, the need for change, the business plan, the timetable including Gantt chart and implementation. The bibliography cites 30 sources.

  • Reports on Medicare

    Activities performed by the Department of Health and Human Services are discussed in comprehensive semiannual reports that are authored by the Office of the Inspector General. These reports focus on abuse, fraud, and crimes against Medicare and Medicaid along with some other similar programs. The report specifies the billions of dollars recovered every six months. The two most recent reports are discussed and the writer comments on a report from 2004. There are three sources used in this four page paper.

  • The Sense of Taste

    Taste remains the least understood of the human’s five sense but more knowledge and understanding is evolving. There are many reasons that two people may taste the same food differently. It could be related to genes, heredity, having more or less receptor cells. This essay explores this question. There are two sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.a

  • Overview of Tattoos

    In three pages the tattoo process of application and removal are discussed in this informational overview. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Future Issues Impacting on Pathology in a Teaching Hospital

    Careers and jobs change, the writer looks at some of the different influences which may impact on pathology in a UK teaching hospital looking at professional as well as environmental influences. Five sources are cited in this four page paper.

  • An Article on Fetal Growth and Exposure to Smoke Reviewed

    In eight pages 'The exposure of nonsmoking and smoking mothers to environmental tobacco smoke during different gestational phases and fetal growth' is critically reviewed in terms of research study introduction, methodology, questions, and a conclusion is included. One source is cited in the bibliography.

  • Different Types of Porcelain Tooth Crowns

    In five pages this paper assesses the pros and cons of porcelain and porcelain and metal fused types of tooth crowns. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Positive and Negative Health Screening

    This 5 page paper gives an overview of disease screening. This paper gives various examples of disease screening, some positive and some negative outcomes. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • The Health Care System in the United States and Access by Black Americans

    17 pages and 27 sources. This paper considers the fact that the American Health Care system has some significant flaws, including the way in which African Americans can or cannot access this system. This paper relates the belief that a large population of Black Americans have little or no access to health care, a problem that can negatively impact their capacity to reduce disease, have health children and improve their long-term care. This paper also considers the call for greater equity in health care in the hopes of changing this problem.

  • Proposal Regarding Nursing Homes and Elder Incontinence

    In five pages this proposed research study on nursing homes and the issue of elderly incontinence, treatment, and intervention alternatives features an introduction, statement of the problem and reasoning, methodology, and a review of current research literature. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Senior Citizens and Incontinence

    In eight pages the issue of incontinence in senior citizens is considered in a research study proposal that includes an introduction, purpose, review of current literature, structural theoretical framework, with conclusions offered. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Yemen, United Kingdom, and United States Healthcare Delivery Systems

    In five pages this paper examines Yemen's Ministry of Health, the UK's National Health Service, and the US's Medicaid in a comparative analysis of these countries' healthcare delivery systems. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

 

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