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Doctor insights on: Role Of The Nurse In Health Promotion

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Dr. Elisha Atkins
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Nurses (Definition)

Nurses are a type of healthcare professional that can provide a ...Read more


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What is the role of a public health nutrionist?

What is the role of a public health nutrionist?

Public health: The public health nutritionalist has as their "patient" a large population of individuals e.g. School age children, or college students or low income communities or various groups of people including general national populations. The health role includes all factors concerning nutrition and can be very broad in its definition. ...Read more

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What are the different benefits of health and wellness programs in a workplace?

What are the different benefits of health and wellness programs in a workplace?

Better health if: follow basic common sense you can do without this ; good healthy eating and modest exersize, keep normal weight and never smoke and drink alcohol modestly , keep good sleep habits , less stress, sometimes it is easier to follow work[place benefits , they offer more money or other benefits if keep healthy weight ect. ...Read more

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What is the model of psychiatry and mental health services up in canada?

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What is the model of psychiatry and mental health services up in canada?

Canadian Psych.: Basically philosophy is same as far as mission & goals. The canadian classification of mental illnesses follows the world health organization classification (icd), whereas the american follows the diagnostic & statistical manual of mental illnesses (dsm). ...Read more

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Why is effective use of medical terminology essential to the performance of job duties in health professions?

Why is effective use of medical terminology essential to the performance of job duties in health professions?

Communication: Just like any other industry or job, you have to be able to communicate accurately and effectively with others. Medicine is no different. ...Read more

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What were the problems with the womens health initiative study?

What were the problems with the womens health initiative study?

Bias: It was biased toward older women, smokers and women with heart disease. It was stopped too early to tell if there was any effect on breast cancer because of the long detection time . Most of the women may have had it already and just not known it. ...Read more

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What are the health effects of poor nutrition in children?

What are the health effects of poor nutrition in children?

There are many: adverse health effects of poor nutrition in children, such as poor growth, obesity, poor weight gain, more frequent infections, poor brain development, poor bone health, decreased ability to focus in school, decreased energy and therefore decreased ability to exercise enough/properly, among others. ...Read more

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What is the role of neurohumors in maintaining health and preventing disease?

What is the role of neurohumors in maintaining health and preventing disease?

Hormones in general: Are like yin and yang. They can energize or calm us. That's why then need to stay balanced. This translates into mood, hyper or sluggish would be extremes. When mood is balanced we think better and can concentrate better, thus we become motivated to do things and make decisions. Therefore, hormones impact everything in life. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is there any relation of architectural structures to the well being of patients in mental health facility?

Is there any relation of architectural structures to the well being of patients in mental health facility?

Evidence Suggests: The concept of 'healing architecture' has been developing over the last two decades and a large amount of research has been carried out into the impact of architectural design on the success of healthcare environments. Evidence that architects can significantly alter patients' experience and quality of life has led to changes in designing healthcare spaces. From rsa royal society of arts. ...Read more

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What is the role of fitness and exercise in the corporate world?

What is the role of fitness and exercise in the corporate world?

Fitness is important: Even if you exercise regularly, sitting all day can increase your risk of chronic disease. So it's important to get up and move throughout the day every 30-60 minutes. If you're interested in making fitness part of your corporate culture, talk to the hr manager or wellness director. You'll need to get buy-in from the execs and support from coworkers. But it'll benefit everyone. ...Read more

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Whats the state of mental health in the united states?

Whats the state of mental health in the united states?

Not so good: A report last year from the U.S. Centers for disease control and prevention indicated that at least 25% of the us population reported having a mental illness in the previous year. The same report showed that 8.4 million americans had suicidal thoughts in the past year, 2.2 million made plans to kill themselves, and 1 million attempted suicide. Note: stigma may lead to under-reporting. ...Read more

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What is the role of family physicians after health care reform passed?

What is the role  of family physicians after health care reform passed?

Family physicians: Family physicians in my opinion are the cornerstone to you health. In the healthcare reform they will have a greater role. However, keep in mind there will definitely be a shortage of doctors. ...Read more

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What were the results of the women's health initiative study?

What were the results of the women's health initiative study?

Difficult question : Was a biased study with avg age of 63 and lots of smokers and heart disease. No surprise there were more cardiovascular events in the first year! evened out in second year. Study was stopped too early( pushed by the drug co. That sell drugs for osteoporosis , one of main benefits of hrt) to really know if there is any increased breast cancer risk at all. Everything reads. ...Read more

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What makes records and statistics on accidents valuable in contributing towards improving health and safety?

What makes records and statistics on accidents valuable in contributing towards improving health and safety?

Epidemiology: Is how we learn about many aspects of medicine. A single doctor cannot see tghe whole picture. For instance we see the incidence of heart disease rising in direct proportion to the effort to advertise and promite cheese and meat in our diet in the 50's. We see a rise in lyphoma and leukewmia in directr proportion toxray dosage given to patients. We know in our minds that these associations cot. ...Read more

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What is the importance of hygiene in maintaining health and fitness?

What is the importance of hygiene in maintaining health and fitness?

Hygiene is one: Of the pillars of health along with healthy eating and exercise. It helps to minimize your risk of developing an infectious or toxic complication. ...Read more