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Can you describe the epidemiology of hypertension?

Can you describe the epidemiology of hypertension?

See below: Darwin labarthe wrote a book called the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease, there is a chapter on hypertension. Basically, it increases you get older and gain weight. It is more common in african americans and those with high salt and poor diets rich in fats and starches. It is also common in those with kidney problems and those with sleep apnea. ...Read more

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Epidemiology: health statistics and demographic statistics?

Epidemiology: health statistics and demographic statistics?

Multiple locations: Government agencies, special interest and single issue organizations, health organizations, groups, and non-profit associations have websites and may post stats. Also, depending on type you are looking for, cdc has national center for health statistics, and a faststats section on website. Also nat'l institutes of health website, nih. Gov has many. ...Read more

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In terms of epidemiology: what is the difference between health statistics and demographic statistics?

In terms of epidemiology: what is the difference between health statistics and demographic statistics?

Focus: Health statistics focus strictly on health matters such as heart disease, hypertension, cancer, etc. Demographic statistics can include health statistics, but also include variables such as age, sex, race, income, profession ...Read more

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What is the epidemiology of atherosclerosis?

What is the epidemiology of atherosclerosis?

Cholesterol: Atherosclerosis occurs when cholesterol is deposited into the walls of blood vessels, usually due to dietary issues or minor trauma. This is followed by the deposition of calcium, giving rise to obstructive lesions or plaques. Controlling cholesterol levels will aide in slowing progression, but will not lead to regression. ...Read more

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What are the preventions for epidemiology cardiovascular diseases on elderly?

What are the preventions for epidemiology cardiovascular diseases on elderly?

Activity: Stay active, control your blood pressure and cholesterol levels, eat a healthy diet that keeps you at a healthy weight, and stay positive and optimistic. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what the epidemiology of diabetes insipidus is?

Can you tell me what the epidemiology of diabetes insipidus is?

Rare disorder: Diabetes insipidus (di) is a rare disorder in which the kidneys cannot concentrate urine, thereby causing excessive loss of water from the body and dehydration. It can result from a problem of the pituitary gland, or from a defect in the kidneys. However, most people who think they have di are actually excessive fluid drinkers, and urinate a lot because they drink a lot. ...Read more

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What the main role of psych rn nurses? Do they Counsel? And can they work in a variety of settings?

What the main role of psych rn nurses? Do they Counsel? And can they work in a variety of settings?

Fertile ground: An answer from a Psych RN would be best - here's a link: http://allnurses. Com/psychiatric-nursing/psych-rn-role-31089.html
With $ pressure on the MDs, it sounds like much of what they once did is now possible for a trained Psych RN.
Groups, 1:1 and family sessions = yes to your question. I think you'd need to search settings for each region. I'll bet it's growing. Best! ...Read more

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What is the role of a acute care nurse?

What is the role of a acute care nurse?

Acute Care Nurse: An acute care hospital provides 24-hour inpatient care for short, significant episodes of illness, trauma-related conditions and recovery following surgical procedures. All acute care hospitals must provide 24/7 nursing care.

Read more: what is the role of the nurse in the acute care setting? | ehow. Com http://www. Ehow. Com/facts_5632441_role-nurse-acute-care-setting_.Html#ixzz2q9zkpjnb. ...Read more

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What roles and responsibilties are there for nurses when dealing with patients with dementia?

What roles and responsibilties are there for nurses when dealing with patients with dementia?

Lots of info online: Here's one of many links:

http://nursingplanet. Com/dementia/dementia_nursing_management. Html

short list: be calm, consistent, easy to understand, patient, explain what's happening, listen, prompt and seek agreement, try verbal & non-verbal, safety first! Take notes to provide info to md, don't over-medicate, or upset, gently end a bad interaction & try again later. Seek support & guidance prn! ...Read more

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Are resp. Therapists really being phased out and their roles returned to nurses like they once were? I was told not to go in the field for that reason

Are resp. Therapists really being phased out and their roles returned to nurses like they once were? I was told not to go in the field for that reason

It's a point.: There are many changes going on in healthcare. Yes, nursing services may include respiratory therapy. One could say the same about becoming a physician, because nurse practitioners and physician assistants will be doing more and more that MD's r doing. I think it depends on how strongly you feel about going into any field, but go in with open eyes about the changing realities. ...Read more

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Do doctors do bedside care such as bathing and stuff? Or is that the nurses role?

Do doctors do bedside care such as bathing and stuff? Or is that the nurses role?

If you need home: Health care you doc can prescribe visiting nurses and home health aids to visit and help you. Peace and good health. They have both male & female helpers, females being in greater number. ...Read more

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What's a gatekeeper's role?

What's a gatekeeper's role?

Primary care: The idea of the "gatekeeper" physician is the person who controls and limits access to the more pricey specialists and the costly imaging studies. The more the primary care physician knows and can handle himself/herself, the cheaper health care is supposed to be. In fact, cost may be increased by putting another step in the way of someone who knows they need, say, a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the role of your fibula?

What is the role of your fibula?

Strut: The fibula a acts to stabilize the legal provide motion at the ankle joint with stability of the knee. It does not directly bear weight, but it helps support the knee and ankle for more range of motion in ankle movement. ...Read more

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What is the role of benfothiamine?

What is the role of benfothiamine?

Inhibits AGE's: Benfotiamine is a synthetic fat-soluble derivative of vit b1 (thiamine) that prevents formation of advanced glycation end-products (age's), which are molecules damaged by high blood sugar. Clinically it helps treat diabetic neuropathy, retinopathy & nephropathy (nerve, eye & kidney damage) & may have anti-aging benefits in non-diabetics. For more info see
http://www. Benfotiamine. Org/faq. Htm. ...Read more

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What is role of hypnosis in health?

What is role of hypnosis in health?

Breaking habits: Hypnosis can be helpful in eliminating several habits and obsessions, such as smoking, over eating, and other unwanted habits that can affect your health. The technique involves trance induction in combination with suggestions. The method can also help with ego strength, anxiety, etc. Best to see a qualified therapist who practices hypnosis as part of overall treatment. ...Read more

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What's the role of the pericardium?

What's the role of the pericardium?

Little role: The pericardium is a lining around the heart muscle. Its function is of little value, but it is thought to be a barrier against foreign bodies or proteins that might harm the heart muscle. Its only significance is when the pericardium is inflammed, as in pericarditis, or when fluid builds up around the heart and collects between the heart and pericardium and can cause heart failure. ...Read more

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What is the role of an anaesthetist?

What is the role of an anaesthetist?

Anaesthetis: To put you to sleep when you need to have surgery or a procedure that is either painful or anxiety provoking and it is important for you to lie still. In the US we also call them anesthesiologists. We also have certified nurse anesthetists who do the same job but under the supervision of anesthesiologists (who are physicians) ...Read more

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What is the main role of the rectum?

What is the main role of the rectum?

Rectum and colon: The colon has two main functions. The right half of the colon is where some of the water used in the digestive process is absorbed. The left half is a storage unit for the waste of eating. The rectum is the last portion of the storage area and has slightly more muscle to help propel the waste out during defecation. ...Read more

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