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Mononucleosis Paper 2

Concepts in Community and Public Health NRS-427V Mononucleosis Mononucleosis is a viral infection that affects the heart, lymphatic system, spleen and throat and is commonly known as the “kissing disease” or “Mono”. It mainly affects children and adolescents and does not have a specific treatment. Here we will discuss the virus, the signs and symptoms, causes and the determinants of health. We will also discuss as the role of the community nurse and efforts made by the World Health Organization (WHO) to...

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Sidney Payne 143 medical interventions

 Sidney Payne 1.4.3 1. Conduct research 2. Oversee public health programs and train other healthcare workers 3. Consulting with healthcare departments or medical facilities about communicable disease control 4. Developing procedures and policies regarding disease control measures 5. Investigate patterns and causes of disease and injury in humans 6. Seek to reduce the risk and occurrence of negative health outcomes 7. Plan and direct studies to investigate human or animal disease, preventive...

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GSK Brazil

company’s analysts recognized that vaccine sales in countries with significant unmet medical needs were critical to public health as well as the company’s future, especially considering the fact that prescription drug sales in Europe and North America were expected to level off or decline. GSK utilized vaccine innovations and global access to provide low-cost solutions to public health dilemmas in developing countries and as such was doing its part to assist in the United Nations’ Millennium Development...

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during that same time (WHO, 2015b). Determinants of Health There are many factors that increase risks of infection like a person’s location of residence and travelling habits. India, China, Russia, and Africa all have high rates of drug-resistant forms of TB. Situations where people live in close proximity such as nursing homes, prisons, and homeless camps, contain high incidences of TB infections due to close living quarters, poor health and nutrition all increase risk. Low income populations...

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smoking bans

been part of the world’s history since the beginning. However, because of its negative impact on health, governments have decided to banish smoking from public areas. Japan and North America were the pioneers to banish smoking in the late part of the 20th century. Nevertheless, this banishment had consequences for the industry especially on the hospitality; restaurants and bars are considered as public places and where tobacco is the most consumed. The effects on this branch of the industry will be...

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Reliable Sources Worksheet.Doc

all aspect to everyone and everything. Source 2 Author: Milgrom P, Sutherland M, Shirtcilff RM, Ludwig S, Smolen D Date: 2010 February, 8 Title: Children's tooth decay in a public health program to encourage low-income pregnant women to utilize dental care. Publication: BMC Public Health Write a 100- to 150-word response to each of the following questions: Is the source reliable? How do you know? Yes, the source is reliable as the authors are established authors. They have...

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Childhood Obesity

Montalvo-Liendo November, 30, 2012 Childhood obesity is a condition where excess body fat negatively affects a child's health or wellbeing. As methods to determine body fat directly are difficult, the diagnosis of obesity is often based on BMI. Due to the rising prevalence of obesity in children and its many adverse health effects it is being recognized as a serious public health concern (Kopelman, 2005). What was once known as a disease of adults has become a crisis in children. The Problem Childhood...

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concepts of epidemiology (HIV)

Concepts of Epidemiology (HIV) Mun Kang Grand Canyon University Concept in Community and Public Health NRS 427 V Colleen Darrow June 08, 2014 HIV Communicable diseases are global health issues nowadays as the world become globalized by increasing international travel and business. Among many of communicable diseases, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection is considered to be one of the most severe communicable diseases worldwide. It has spread...

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Smoking Ban Persuasive Essay

Smoking, specifically in public, had generally been regarded as a personal choice that bystanders had little control over. Now for the first time, the act of public smoking is becoming regulated, even restricted in many cities worldwide. The city of Columbia has recently implemented a ban on smoking in efforts to reduce the negative effects of smoking on employees and customers of restaurants and bars. The issue is that smoke directly affects everyone in the vicinity of a public place, restaurant or...

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vaccine essay

with more and more vaccines being introduced and add to the vaccine schedule. The media spread misinform science and claims of the hazards of vaccines, and once again anti-vaccine thinking blossomed. With news outlet spreading misinformation to the public, people who genuinely believed that vaccines causes more harm than it sought to be. Many people choose not to vaccinate their children, for either religious purposes as some religious group believed “that infectious diseases were sent from God to...

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