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Human Papillomavirus

Name Professor Course Date Causes and effects of human papillioma virus Human papillioma virus is transmitted through invaded mucus membranes, those covering lining of mouth, tongue, cervix, anus, vagina and throat.( Giuliano, Anna & Raphael p.36) Human papillioma virus infection causes warts, near mucous membranes. Over weight is a cause which develops to adenocarcinoma of cervix. Sexual activities are the major causes of human papillioma virus transmition. Long term use of birth control pills...

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Human Papillomavirus

HPV is short for Human Papillomavirus. There are hundreds of types of HPV. Studies show that every 3 out of 4 people get HPV. There are not many signs and symptoms of the virus therefore many people that get the virus don't even know. A lot of people think only women can get HPV. This accusation is extremely false. Both female and male can be infected with this virus. A person doesn't necessarily have to be sexually active to get HPV. If you and a person with this virus have genital contact it can...

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Hpv (Human Papillomavirus)

Human Papillomavirus The human papillomavirus (HPV) has been established as a substantial threat to public health among the sexually active youth of America. HPV is a common sexually transmitted disease that primarily affects women. It is also responsible for thousands of cancer related deaths each year. There are about 20 million Americans each year that are currently infected with HPV and nearly 5 million people will become newly infected this year with the virus. There are over 100 different...

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Cervical Cancer

prevented from working due to the affects of HPV, which as said before is almost always the cause of cervical cancer. HPV or the Human Papillomavirus is a virus from the papillomavirus family that is only shared through humans. In common with all papillomaviruses, human papillomavirus creates an infection only in keratinocytes of the skin or in mucous membranes. Human papillomavirus is passed on through genital contact. The most common form of genital contact is vaginal and anal intercourse. Genetic testing...

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Epidemiology Paper

from United South and Easter Tribes, Inc website: http://www.usetinc.org/programs/uset-thps/tribalepicenter/definingepidemiology.aspx Women’s Health.Gov. (2009). Human papillomavirus (HPV) and genital warts fact sheet. Retrieved from Women’s Health.Gov website: http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/human-papillomavirus.cfm...

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Cervical Cancer Research Paper

pre-cancerous cells which cause cancer. “Many doctors describe these pre-cancerous changes as cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN), squamous intraepithelial lesion (SIL), and dysplasia”. (American Cancer Society) Cervical cancer is a form of HPV. Human papillomavirus (HPV) it’s usually one person pass it to another person during sexual intercourse. A few HPV types can cause alterations in a women’s cervix which can lead to cervical cancer.” There are two types of HPV (Types 16 and 18) that cause about 75%...

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The screening of cervical Cancer

cervical cancer screening programme saves thousands of lives every year, but around 960 women die from the disease each year. Since 2008, girls aged 12 and 13 have been offered a vaccination against a virus that causes cervical cancer, called human papillomavirus (HPV). More recently, a catch-up programme has been introduced for girls aged 13 to 18 as well. This vaccine can prevent over 70% of cervical cancers. In the UK Scientists estimate that cervical screening saves around 5000 lives each year....

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HPV research paper

Human Papillomavirus Human Papillomavirus is a sexually transmitted disease that infects over twenty million Americans each year (Vanslyke, Baum, Plaza, Otero, Wheeler, Helizter, 2008, P. 584). Many of these people do not realize that they are infected because they do not show any symptoms. Even though HPV has been talked about for decades, it is only until recent years that the topic has become part of mainstream women’s health issues. Not only that, many of these people are women who do not...

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Critical Analysis of Health Promotion Leaflet

campaign to educate and raise awareness of the human papilloma virus vaccination, which can reduce the risk of cervical cancer in the future. Appendix 1 is aimed at girl’s aged 16-17. The rational behind choosing the selected Appendix 1 is this area under discussion is very close to my heart, as a family member died from cervical cancer at a young age, and therefore whole heartily welcome and support this campaign for girls to participate in the human papilloma virus vaccination with enthusiasm and...

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Applying Ethical Frameworks in Nursing Practice

confidences, subsequently creating trust shapes human dignity (Purtilo, 2012). In an article based on an episode of NBC’s ER, issues are raised regarding confidentiality in health care and the possible exceptions for breaching confidentiality. The nurse promises two female minors the right to privacy for STD and Pap tests and treatment without needing parental consent or informing them of the event. One the girls are diagnosed with human papillomavirus (HPV) in addition, her HPV has lead to cervical...

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