U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)

Diseases are a major threat to human survival. In 1998, it was estimated that infectious diseases had accounted for 54 million deaths worldwide (Johnstone, 2008). Further, in the United States alone, the disease-related mortality rates had doubled to 170,000 by 2008 as compared to a historic low in 1980 (Johnstone, 2008, p. 23). From this […]

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Placebos

The human mind is not explored to a great extent, and some issues remain quite controversial. For example, the placebo effects have been widely discussed in various scientific journals, but the physicians still cannot reach consensus about it. Some of them believe that self-suggestion has the healing effect while others opine that placebos are useless […]

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Practice-Related Problems – Pressure Ulcers

Pressure ulcers are injuries that occur on the skin or in underlying tissues and their main cause is pressure combined with shear or excess friction. Pressure ulcers are in other words called decubitus ulcers or simply bedsores. The main purpose of this assignment is to explore in deep about pressure ulcers, how its address can […]

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Disorders of Nutritional Status

Too much fat accumulated in the human body than that perceived health is obesity. Most of the causes of obesity include genetic, cultural factors, biological, and behavior of the children. Too much fat is majorly the main cause of obesity. As children eat more food exceeding the daily bodily requirements for the activities of a […]

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Heritage Assessment Tool

Cultural heritage can be explained to mean a natural facet that is kept by each mortal man. Every ethnicity has a diverse perception of incidents taking place on the planet. As an innate trait, culture embraces likes and dislikes, customs, talents, and beliefs. Culture performs a vital function in joining and regarding varieties of different […]

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