Literature Search Task & Analysis of a sample of qualitative data. Illustrate your essay with specific examples.
Even a cursory glance at the wider literature shows that Public Health and Health Promotion is a vast field with many specialisms. Indeed, the field is so large that a search requires a strong focus within a specific subject or sub-field. In this case the decision was made to focus on smoking cessation. Smoking cessation […]
KILLING AND LETTING DIE: IS THERE A MORAL DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PERFORMING ACTIVE EUTHANASIA AND LETTING A PATIENT DIE THROUGH WITHDRAWING LIFE PROLONGING TREATMENT?”
“The distinction between active and passive euthanasia is thought to be crucial for medical ethics…the idea that it is permissible, at least in some cases, to withhold treatment and allow a patient to die, but it is never permissible to take any direct action designed to kill the patient. This doctrine is endorsed by most […]
Critical evaluation of falls prevention education to staff within residential homes: An analytical report. Illustrate your essay with specific examples.
Introduction Falls and their consequences especially in residential homes are a leading cause of death in elderly population especially people 75 years and older and it represents a major cause of disability in older people, posing a serious threat to their health and well being and about one third to one half of the people […]
Factors that have influenced the health behaviour of a type 2 diabetic patient who smokes. Illustrate your essay with specific examples.
Diabetes is one of the most frequently occurring chronic diseases in the world affecting nearly 2-4% of the population. (WHO, 1998 p88). Research has shown that lifestyle factors such as diet, physical activity smoking and levels of stress have a direct as well as confounding impact on the glucose metabolism and insulin sensitivity which in […]
The Patient This case study is based on an 85-year-old male patient who was attended to following a 999 call from his wife. History The history and clinical examination of patients serves as the main source of information for paramedics in emergency practice. (Aldrich, J. 2005) It allows them to effectively assess the patient and […]