The themes in this synthesis are HIV trends in the US, condom use for HIV prevention, mortality of HIV-infected individuals, knowledge of PrEP, and HIV testing.
Evaluation of the model includes the discussion of its logical congruence, legitimacy, and generation to prove the correctness of its application in today's nursing practice with respect to patients' and their families' needs and expectations.
This paper will review the pharmacokinetic properties of digoxin, patient specific factors that change the percentage of free drug, and its hydrophilic and lipophilic properties.
Therefore, it is possible to confirm that the legalization of MAID is not considered unethical by the majority of society and is needed. It is impossible to deny that such restrictions and requirements are crucial [...]
The main purpose of this study is to determine the performance of a short face-to-face educational session between the doctor and the patient.
Firstly, healthcare companies have to acknowledge that the change towards a new model of care is inevitable in the environment with high costs for consumers that allow them to demand better service.
To lower the complacency of people to HIV/AIDS and change the perceptions about the condition for individuals with and without HIV/AIDS, health care professionals should focus on such aspects as safety, responsibility, and stigma.
Medics associate fatigue with the disruption of the circadian rhythm, which contributes to people suffering from irregular sleep patterns. This essay presents sleep patterns, circadian rhythms, and jet lag as major elements that once distracted [...]
Although the research problem is not clearly described in the article, it appears like it is associated with the ever-increasing number of patients, the complexity of healthcare systems, as well as the need to assess [...]
Emphysema and chronic bronchitis have many similarities in their symptomology, and these forms of the disease are difficult to distinguish. The purpose of this paper is to compare and contrast emphysema and chronic bronchitis.
The most common types of these accidents are related to the dose of radiation and the equipment used for the therapy.
In addition, the fact that the roads were blocked without the opportunity to ensure vehicular traffic creates the difficulty with the transportation of injured persons and those who were locked in their houses.
The concept of quality is one of the most studied topics in healthcare research. Overall, the problem of pressure ulcers in patients can be subjected to clear and effective quality improvement measures.
One should address health risks connected to adolescence, pregnancy, and peer pressure for the patient, for which the framework of HEEADSSS can be used.
Genetics and the environment are two of the most influential factors affecting human health as well as the onset and development of many diseases. To conclude, genetics, environment, and lifestyles are the intertwined factors that [...]
According to Samet et al, addiction assessment tools are reliable and effective only for the cases of addictions, while the clinical screening may be used only as a supplementary measure for the diagnosis of comorbid [...]
The present paper offers an overview of the strengths and weaknesses of the medical model and its implication to addiction assessment and treatment.
According to the study conducted by Arcaya, Arcaya, and Subramanian, health inequality implies differences in the health of people while health inequity is a sub-type of health inequality, it conveys a concept of an unjust [...]
However, health care is also often related to the idea of social justice a term that describes the allocation of resources and benefits to people according to their needs and abilities.
The multitude of descriptions and calculations poses another problem the lack of reliable national data about the rates of pressure ulcers which can be used for comparison.
The purpose of this essay is to examine the prevalence and nature of OTC drugs in the United Arab Emirates. This study revealed that professionals in the field of health were embracing the power OTC [...]
The FOCUS-PDSA model used for this project implies that, prior to the creation and implementation of the plan, the unit's QI team should conduct extensive research of the problems in the department.
According to Berlowitz, the most helpful way of measuring the outcomes of the intervention is the incidence of pressure ulcers. Overall, the intervention will be measured by nurses' compliance, pre- and post-testing, and incidence rates [...]
In order to analyze the results of the evaluation of variables and their interactions, it is essential to determine their type to have an idea of the basic measurement methods.
The null hypothesis is the base assumption in the scenario, the one that was held before any data gathering occurred, and the alternate hypothesis challenges it.
The study suggests that macrophages can transit from a pro-inflammatory to reparative or alternative phenotype; the latter is characterized by the switch from inflammation to the proliferation of cells in a healing wound.
According to the majority of them, cancer research is a powerful model or link in the management and treatment of this epidemic.
The organization of information in the text follows a logical format by introducing the background for the vaccine, incorporating the issue of ASD connection, and leading up to the primary research question.
The background of the study presents the statement of the research problem and the justification of the study. The authors used a descriptive study design, which involved the analysis of routinely collected data on the [...]
In a descriptive quantitative study, de Brito Vieira et al.interviewed 215 elderly patients at one of the Brazilian hospitals and analyzed their medical history to identify risk factors for pressure ulcers.
According to it, for the US population, opioid overdose is one of the most frequent causes of death, and citizens are more likely to die from an opioid overdose than in a car accident.
It is vital to provide examples of adverse outcomes related to drinking to help patients understand the threat that alcohol may pose.
The importance of the topic is due to a constant need to find safe treatment options and to improve the quality of patients' lives.
Aging may result in severe effects on the brain and lead to cumulative damage and the impairment of cognitive functions. However, it is possible to prevent and slow the effects of brain aging.
The first section explores the research problem, the justification of the study and its importance to nursing, the conceptual framework, and the organization of the literature review.
The study is justified because establishing the level of HPV, cervical cancer, and HPV vaccine knowledge among Hispanic women would pave the way for the formulation of strategies on patient education on the issue.
One of the most effective ways to ensure high quality of care and procedure standardization in health care is the implementation of evidence-based practice.
Another hearing hazard in everyday life is busy traffic that, by causing the feeling of fullness in one's ears, may contribute to the hearing loss in the long run.
The nursing profession is one of the high-risk occupations due to the emergence of occupational stress. In the context of nursing professionals, stress is one of the leading causes of impaired physical and mental health.
Moreover, they allow the measurement of variables relevant to the number of groups involved in the experiment and the sample size.
The process of choosing the correct research method benefits the author and the study itself. Similarly, the ability to appraise the chosen methodology also grants professionals the ability to benefit their environment.
Polit and Beck state that internal validity in quantitative research is the extent to which external influences affect the causality of the study's events.
The assigned readings focus on the ways the female body is regarded in the context of biomedicine. In conclusion, it is necessary to note that gender is one of the constructs shaping the way people [...]
Personally, I believe that the ideas and insights presented in this article are meaningful since effective and timely reviews for maternal deaths can promote superior measures to support the attainment of the MDG 5.
The opinions of stakeholders, who are patients and nursing staff, as well as the outcomes of treatment, are factors that influence the response to the research question.
The feasibility of the final question and its elements can either simplify or complicate the search of information and the outcomes of research. Thus, it is vital to address the problem of administration errors and [...]
The search in the Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database yielded 2 results for critically appraised topics, and the studies were not close to the examined question.
They embraced the power of a qualitative approach to understand the nature of this problem, emerging issues, and proposals for improving the situation.
The article by Taj et al.proves that the use of bone-marrow-derived cells can prevent cases of pregnancy failure and loss in mice, thus positing that it has the potential to be used in women as [...]
In order to proceed with the observation, it is necessary to identify the normal issues likely to be encountered by the representatives of both groups.
The authors examine a wide range of past studies that reported on the effects of peer inclusion interventions and present the overall results, showing why further research on peer inclusion interventions for children with ADHD [...]
During the process of data collection, the authors discovered that most of the participants tended to go to bed very late, which affected the quality of their sleep and their ability to normally function over [...]
The treatment of delirium may greatly affect the period of the condition's influence on the patient, and the person's health-related outcomes that follow the development of the issue.
The primary goal of the work is to estimate the prevalence of cardiovascular diseases in the countries of the Gulf region, as well as to analyze the attendant factors that adversely affect the health of [...]
The key advantage of such a method that also related to the given study is a large sample of respondents to quantify the behaviors of nurses and patients as well as their reactions to interventions.
Because of this, in their research article, Urgesi et al.explored the issue of visual body perception as related to the manifestation of anorexia nervosa.
For example, the study "Medication Double-Checking Procedures in Clinical Practice: A Cross-Sectional Survey of Oncology Nurses' Experiences" by Schwappach, Pfeiffer, and Taxis explores the opinions of nurses on the practice of double checking.
The mode determines the most common measures; the mean presents an average score from all values; the median shows data that is placed in the middle of all variables.
In the control group, 80 laymen and women were selected randomly to participate in the study and they completed a modified IPQ-R questionnaire to elicit their perceptions towards AN.
The guidelines for survey development show that such questions have to be simple, concise, and transparent to maximize the response rate.
However, the use of qualitative methods is essential to the development of any research field. The steps of this process include problem identification, loss of trust, reconciliation of expectations, and the development of outcomes.
Thus, the choice to apply this methodology for a topic has to be founded on the necessity to show specific numbers and their correlation. The concentration of plasma oxytocin and cerebrospinal fluid in the first [...]
The versatility of some models allows them to be used for a variety of topics, For instance, the Theory of Planned Behavior introduced as a version of the Theory of Reasoned Action is an approach [...]
Biss's main point is the difficulty of rating pain on a scale that has a zero reading as a measure of no suffering.
It is important to mention that the significance of the study is presented in the first paragraphs, albeit not directly. As stated, one of the commendable attributes of the study is the use of many [...]
Within the frame of the first three steps, evaluators are expected to identify areas of attention and collect data on the most important failure modes, thereby describing the potential effect of all failures on a [...]
To appreciate the role of hand hygiene in eliminating the spread of infections within healthcare surroundings, it is crucial to examine various mechanisms that enhance the spread of germs.
Therefore, even though the major part of the evidence can be inaccessible, the sample can be amplified due to the development of technology. The final stage is the evaluation of the accuracy of the analysis [...]
Response time is the amount of time required to provide medical care from the moment of receiving a call up to the scene.
There are numerous journals publishing articles related to health program planning, for example, Health Program Planning and Evaluation, Evaluation and Program Planning, Clinical Ophthalmology, Public Health Nursing, Assessment and Planning in Health Programs, American Journal [...]
Because of the high prevalence of asthma in the USA, mortality and morbidity rates in the country are also excessive. Asthma is one of the most common diseases in the USA, with high prevalence and [...]
Denying the use of medicinal marijuana as one of the fastest and the most efficient ways of relieving pain in the military setting, one will inevitably infringe upon the rights of American troops.
In the Anglo-American system, the patients with less severe diseases are provided with services by First Responder Units and the Emergency Responder. The main purpose of this model is to treat patients effectively both during [...]
Therefore, the implications of nanobacterial infections are the topic that deserves discussion and detailed consideration for determining the most frequent ailments and the ways of their treatment.
The higher the bone mass associated with the peak of its development, the more bone will be retained for the rest of the life.
The research regarding the connection between caffeine consumption and one's response to exercising is replete with studies failing to find any significant effects of the stimulant on people's vitals.
According to the recent data from the UN on the performance of the good health parameter, progress has been made in the maternal, child, and general healthcare provision across the globe.
With the rapid development of modern technologies, all the spheres of human life are in demand of new tools to facilitate them, and medicine is no exception to the rule.
In particular, Gates emphasizes the significance of preparedness for a potential epidemic in the years to come. Indeed, healthcare lacked epidemiologists to explore and immediately report the extent of the problem, and "a medical team [...]
As such, research into the application of the method to the treatment of various conditions is crucial. According to Lillis, the condition causes an inflammation that can extend to the cartilage as well as other [...]
The problem is nursing retention, the intervention is a mentorship program, the comparison is no mentorship, and the expected outcome is the increased retention rate.
The methods section discusses the study design and how it fits the purpose of the study. The discussion section explains how the study's findings relate to the stated purpose, while the last section covers the [...]
In the introduction, which is the first section, the study's research problems and their significance to nursing are stated. The discussion section covers how the authors relate the findings to the research objective and the [...]
Each of the components of family-professional collaboration has its own unique features, and due to these advantages, these principles' role in the context of the interaction is essential.
The news article accurately reports the focus of the study in the diagnosis of AD. Hence, the news article accurately presents that the diagnostic method is important in the diagnosis and prognosis of AD among [...]
In order to support the health goals of the targeted people, practitioners, social workers, and clinicians can embrace the use of an effective theory.
The implementation of sound research can help in addressing the problem and decreasing the incidence of domestic violence, which will contribute to the development of American society.
According to Aggarwal and Ranganathan, the study is descriptive - "one that is designed to describe the distribution of one or more variables". In addition to that, the author pays attention to the practical significance [...]
One of the most common forms of pathology of the nervous system is neuroses. The principle of reduction is aimed at reducing the number of animals involved in the experiment.
Therefore, despite possible ethical concerns associated with the implications of SCR on human nature, I believe that the use of embryonic cells as one of the key aspects of CSR should be promoted as a [...]
Building an understanding of the nature of the human blood type inheritance will help to study the issues related to the process and define the strategies for preventing the instances of inherent disorders.
The research article by Deom, Agoritsas, Bovier, and Pernerger explored the opinions of doctors as to the influence of managed care tools on quality, autonomy, and patient relationships.
The author of this article is Zara Jethani, and she argues that neuroscience is one of the priorities in modern medicine, and this approach to treatment may allow restructuring damaged tissues and cells.
The article "Differential Effects of a Body Image Exposure Session on Smoking Urge between Physically Active and Sedentary Female Smokers" deepens the behavioral mechanisms that correlate urge to smoke, body image, and physical activity among [...]
The variables used in the article are sufficient for the investigation, and they would not be changed. The study authors assume that risperidone and placebo treatments would have significant variations in the mental abilities of [...]
In this study, the independent variable was chocolate intake, while the dependent variable was the effect of chocolate on the memory of different genders.
Reproductive experiences are one of the central components of health for women as they impact their lives and the health of the nation significantly.
Tomic et al.suggest that the positive effects of physical activity on fetal development may be defined by the impact of exercising on glucose tolerance, which also determines the occurrence of gestational diabetes.
Smoking is a practice that should be avoided or controlled rigorously since it is a risk factor for diseases such as cancer, affects the health outcomes of direct and passive cigarette users, children, and pregnant [...]
A program that promotes health through dietary change should address the socioeconomic specificities of communities in the Bronx by offering educational classes that provide affordable alternatives to unhealthy but cheap foods.
At the end of the 1980s and the beginning of the 1990s, many political, economic, and social changes occurred in the country.
The UAE government should apply high taxes for tobacco to reduce the number of smokers because it is dangerous for health and it may lead to child labor.
As a result, the behavior of the individuals with the condition is a threat to the members of the family and the society.
Once the needs are identified, the nurse's role shifts to monitoring the state of the patient and adjusting the amount of dependent-care or self-care agency.
The design of a cohort study is the most relevant strategy for studying the effects of a suspected risk factor since conducting a more thorough type to study of risk factors is unethical. In addition, [...]
The use of traditional surveys that are paper-based remains one of the most popular approaches to data collection, and it is associated with numerous advantages for patient outcomes and data analysis.
The proposed study aims to create awareness of the importance of interventions with ADHD among parents refusing to use medication. The misperceptions about ADHD diagnosis and limited use of behavioral modification strategies may be due [...]
In any case, there exists a necessity for the immersion of domestic specialists into the health care system of another country as a part of the foreign professional exchange.
Chwastiak et al.state that the collaborative care model is a better option for patients with schizophrenia and diabetes when compared to usual care.
In particular, in a female body, the concentration of estrogen varies depending on the state of the reproductive system and the phase of the cycle, and, with age, the secretion of sex hormones decreases and [...]
As for the qualitative study, its authors tend to give special consideration to reviewing the properties of the sample whereas the information on data analysis is presented in a few sentences.
After the first interview question was answered, I should not have moved to the next question quickly and should have asked a probing question to get more detailed answers.
The research showed that the essential structure of most mental conditions was invariant in both men and women. The study also showed substantial gender differences in the level of mental problem.
The way of how people are able to accept the already settled symbols determines the development of American culture and the quality of health care.
I believe that exactly this study approach has the greatest potential to answer my research question as it will allow me to assess the impact of both alternative methods and make conclusions having compared numerical [...]
As professionals, we are required to provide patients with information that can improve their health, prevent the development of diseases, and determine their future health status.
The article under review is "Applying Bradford Hill's Criteria for Causation to Neuropsychiatry: Challenges and Opportunities," published in "The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences". Hill's criteria allow the researcher to be critical about the [...]
That is why the authors investigate the issue of the relation between music and dementia in order to find the best solution to the existing problem.
After this, the regression model will be developed applying the variables associated with predictors of readmission and the dichotomous variable as the outcome.
The issues that will have to be controlled include the type of medicine that the participants of the research receive as the means of alleviating pain and the individual pain tolerance levels of the target [...]