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January 25, 2020

In an effort to increase awareness of the problem of childhood obesity, the Tennessee legislature passed a law requiring the printing of student’s BMI scores on their report cards.

In an effort to increase awareness of the problem of childhood obesity, the Tennessee legislature passed a law requiring the printing of student’s BMI scores on their report cards. Using an ethical analysis framework, please discuss what you believe the motivations of the legislators were and why health and education officials and advocates had concerns about their actions.
January 25, 2020

A young woman is brought to the Emergency Department by a neighbor who noticed her sitting, confused, on her front steps.

A young woman is brought to the Emergency Department by a neighbor who noticed her sitting, confused, on her front steps. The patient is a 24-year-old female and unable to give a valid history at this time. Admission data include the following: o Neurological: Confused o Pulmonary: Respirations 28 breaths/min and shallow, lungs clear o Cardiovascular: Irregular rapid pulse, palpitations o Gastrointestinal: Hypoactive bowel sounds o Musculoskeletal: Muscle weakness, cramps, fatigue 1. The preceptor identifies a nursing diagnosis of risk for decreased cardiac output related to electrolyte imbalance. What is the electrolyte imbalance that is being presented by this patient? […]
January 25, 2020

Given the importance of prevention in public health, describe at least two primary prevention strategies to reduce opioid use in the United States and what organizations, institutions or sectors that would need to be involved in the implementation of these strategies.

Given the importance of prevention in public health, describe at least two primary prevention strategies to reduce opioid use in the United States and what organizations, institutions or sectors that would need to be involved in the implementation of these strategies.
January 25, 2020

Medical intervention has become so much more technological and costly than in the past, yet the overall health of Americans is not improving, but actually declining.

Medical intervention has become so much more technological and costly than in the past, yet the overall health of Americans is not improving, but actually declining. In your opinion what factors do overall stress play? What role does over-treating play? What role does individual lifestyle choice play?
January 25, 2020

Is poverty a cause of poor health in communities or is poor health a cause of poverty?

Is poverty a cause of poor health in communities or is poor health a cause of poverty? How would different answer to this question influence public policy?
January 25, 2020

At what level of government (federal, state or local) does responsibility for public health rest in the United States?

At what level of government (federal, state or local) does responsibility for public health rest in the United States? Identify two roles/responsibilities of the federal government in public health and how this support state public health functions.
January 25, 2020

Please identify tow historic or sentinel events in public health history and how these shaped our understanding of public health or the evolution of public health systems.

Please identify tow historic or sentinel events in public health history and how these shaped our understanding of public health or the evolution of public health systems.
January 27, 2020

How to preform a Root CauseAnalysis that preventable mistakes that are common in medicine.

How to preform a Root CauseAnalysis that preventable mistakes that are common in medicine. For example, at 1 hospital, a patient received patient-controlled analgesia (PCA), a combination of local anesthetic and narcotic. The medication was intended to be infused into the epidural space. Instead, a nurse inadvertently connected the tubing to an intravenous catheter, delivering potentially lethal anesthetic into the patient’s bloodstream. What followed were the nurse’s anguish and guilt and, almost as inevitably, the hospital’s root cause analysis (RCA). In the last decade, this process has become the main way medicine investigates mistakes and tries to prevent future mistakes. […]
January 27, 2020

How did health insurance in the us become employer- based without government mandates

How did health insurance in the us become employer- based without government mandates
January 27, 2020

What is positioning strategy?

What is positioning strategy?
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