CHD/Rationale for Health Promotion

An 8 page research paper that discusses the prevalence of coronary heart disease (CHD) in the US. CHD results in an average of 500,000 deaths per year in the US alone (Link and Tanner, 2001). The following examination of CHD looks at its prevalence and incidence from a demographically perspective; its causation and risk factors; and creates a health promotion rationale for nursing. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Aggregate Introduction and Diagnoses

A 5 page paper introducing an aggregate for an upcoming health promotion effort and stating three nursing diagnoses that will be addressed in the health promotion. The aggregate consists of those over 65 with heart disease; diagnoses include proper use of medication; importance of medication; and symptoms of stroke or heart attack. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Intervention in Pre and Post Natal Care

This 16 page paper considers the way that intervention nursing in the community may be used to reduce the infant mortality rate and increase birth weights of new born babies in African American families. The paper considers the background and explains how home visits need to be instigated so that they do add value to the medical processes and increase the medical provision in tangible terms. The bibliography cites 25 sources.

Diabetes Mellitus

A 3 page research paper that describes the negative impact of diabetes mellitus, its societal cost and its effect on morbidity and mortality rates, and then addresses how these concerns impact professional nursing. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Annotated Bibliography Of Peer-Reviewed Journals To Determine The Impact Of Environmental Conditions And Practices On Falls

This 8 page paper is an annotated bibliography outlining a range of peer-reviewed literature examining issues associated with falls and environmental causes or influences. The articles identified look at the way environmental may issues may increase the incidence of fall rates, especially in elderly populations, the interaction of fall rate of other risk factors, and the benefit of environmental adaptations. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

Nurse-Led Secondary Prevention Clinic For Myocardial Infarction

13 pages in length. With a strong emphasis upon prevention, more and more contemporary health maintenance facilities are deciding to act upon potential medical conditions long before they arise. Incorporating nurse-led secondary prevention clinics for sufferers of coronary heart disease (CHD) who have already experienced myocardial infarction, these facilities effectively train their patients to maintain a proper level of fitness in order to stave off the potential for additional cardiovascular problems. Such programs encourage adequate and sustained exercise, proper nutritional choices and an overall lifestyle approach conducive to healthful living. With the focus upon prevention, findings indicate that such application can help control the debilitating recurrence of coronary heart disease; as well, by embracing such a positive, health-oriented lifestyle, patients can also expect to live longer and more fulfilled lives. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

Nurse's Role/Ottawa Charter/Preventing Heart Disease

A 4 page research paper that discusses how nurses are involved in health and wellbeing as it relates to heart disease prevention. The writer discusses this topic in relation to the five categories of health promotion listed in the Ottawa Charter of 1986. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Human Factors and Patient Safety

This 5 page research paper reports on the human factors that affect nurses and nursing practice. Medication error, cognitive errors and other issues are discussed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Professional Development Plan

This 5 page research paper pertains to the professional development plan of a nurse who is about to assume the role of Director of Cardiovascular Services and Acute Care. Her short-term and long-term plans are described, as well as the factors that will affect her long-term development. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Patient Compliance & CHF Nursing Care

A 6 page research paper that discusses care of chronic health failure patients. Chronic heart failure (CHF) is a prevalent chronic condition hat can be characterized as encompassing “major fluctuations in clinical status” as the disease advances toward the more advanced stages (Di Salvo and Warner Stevenson, 2003, p. 87). In order to obtain the most positive patient outcomes possible and reduce hospitalizations, while maintaining quality of life, patient compliance with prescribed regimens for CHF is a crucial factor. This examination of literature examines the topic of CHF patient compliance as it applies to the practice and role of the family nurse practitioner, using Orem’s Self-Care Deficit theory. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Rotating Night Shifts and Risk of Breast Cancer in Women Participating in the Nurses' Health Study

This 6 page paper provides an overview of an article on breast cancer and considers the impacts of rotating night shifts and breast cancer risk. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Nurses and Drug Abuse

This 3 page paper looks at the issue of drug abuse or addiction and nurses. The argumentative paper discusses the level of addiction and argues that given the range of influencing factors that addiction rates appear to be relativity low and that this issue f onuses with addiction problems does not receive sufficient attention. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

Otitis Media and Nursing Practice

A 4 page research paper that address this topic. A baby or toddler screams and a parent notices that the child is tugging or batting at his ear. More than likely, the pain is caused by an ear infection, which is one of the most common childhood diseases. The following examination of this topic looks at its physiological causes, associated risk factors, and the implications of recent research to nursing practice. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Diabetes Type II

This 10 page paper begins with an overview of diabetes, explaining the disease, the types and the incidence. The paper then focuses on Type II diabetes, symptoms, diagnosis, complications, treatment and other risk factors. The next section discusses how nurses help in the management of the illness and the final section discusses the importance of an interdisciplinary team when treating patients. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Atherosclerosis/ Nursing

A 6 page research paper that examines the risk factors and dangers associated with atherosclerosis. The writer examines the pathophysiology of this deadly disease and discusses how nursing practice provide an invaluable educational function in teaching clients about their own "pipes" can become "clogged" through poor lifestyle choices, such as a fatty diet and no exercise. Bibliography lists 10 sources.