The nurse is working with a new client at the community clinic. The client is a 59-year-old African American female. The client’s mother was diagnosed with coronary artery disease at the age of 60. The client has a sedentary job but walks for 30 minutes every day on the weekend. Her waist circumference is 38 inches (96.52cm). Her blood pressure on this visit is 140/90 mm Hg. She stopped smoking six months ago. Laboratory results are: Triglycerides 250 mg/dL HDL 445 mg/dL LDL 150 mg/dL Total cholesterol 300 mg/dL The nurse establishes a NANDA -I nursing diagnosis of Deficient Knowledge […]
Endometrial Cancer Researcher A conducts a case-control study to explore the consumption of fruits and vegetables and the risk of endometrial cancer. The results of the study indicate a lower risk of cancer with vegetable consumption. Researcher B conducts a cross-sectional study to explore the consumption of fruits and vegetables and the risk of endometrial cancer. The results of the study indicate a higher risk of cancer with vegetable consumption. Conduct research by reading the articles and journals on endometrial cancer. Based on your research and understanding, answer the following questions: From the research information you have at hand, what […]
Identify two possible research questions for your final project. Explain why these two questions interest you and why you would like to conduct research on them. Be concise in explaining why you believe there is a need for research to be conducted on the topics you’ve chosen. Respond to at least two of your classmates with feedback on the questions they posted. Advise your classmates on which of the research questions they posted you think would be best for them to use. Explain why you think the question you chose would be best for them to pursue.
Speculate as to the causes of these disparities. Using the data on the Trust for America’s Health Web site, other data sources you find, and your own analysis, suggest and explain at least two possible causes for the disparities you found.
What are the laws pertaining to establishing and running a community home for mentally ill clients in texas? Discuss the pros and cons of this type of community group home for these clients. Discuss the pros and cons of this type of community group home for the neighborhood that it is in.
Suppose after a high-smog alert day in your city, a 5-year-old child with asthma, a 50-year-old male smoker with emphysema, and a 75-year-old of average health all come to the emergency room complaining of a cough and chest pain. Which patient’s health would you be the most concerned about and why? How do breathed-in air pollutants, such as smoke or asbestos, interfere with or worsen the respiration process in each of these scenarios?
Suggest at least one approach to assessing health risks for individuals in your state to address a significant disparity. How might prevention strategies and approaches based on race and ethnicity improve or hinder accurate risk assessment?