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Describe a vector-borne disease that represents public health problems in the United States. Infections may be spread among humans by intermediaries known as vectors. Certain insects such as mosquitoes, fleas, ticks, etc., serve as vectors.

Describe a vector-borne disease that represents public health problems in the United States. Infections may be spread among humans by intermediaries known as vectors. Certain insects such as mosquitoes, fleas, ticks, etc., serve as vectors. Using your course textbook, the South University Online Library, and the Internet, research the vector-borne diseases. Find maps that reveal

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Describe the changes in our knowledge and attitudes toward this disease throughout history.

What is the causative agent of the disease? Is it a bacterium, a virus, a prion, or a eukaryote? 1. If it is a bacterium, what are the characteristics of the cell (Gram-reaction, cell shape and arrangement? metabolic capabilities?). 2. If it is a virus, what are its characteristics (DNA, positive-strand RNA, negative-strand RNA, or

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Describe the categories of antimicrobial agents. Describe differences between viral and bacterial infections.

Assignment: Antimicrobial Agents Antimicrobial agents are essential components in the treatment of various bacterial infections as they help to kill or prevent the growth of microbes such as bacteria, fungi, and protozoans. Prior to the discovery of antimicrobial agents, treatment options for patients with bacterial infections were limited. For many patients, treatment often resulted in

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• What medication would be given and for what period of time?

Select one of the two questions from the discussion questions listed below. Be sure to respond to the question using the lessons and vocabulary found in the reading. Justify your answers using examples and reasoning. Support your answers with examples and research and cite your research using APA format. In addition to your textbook, consult

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What is the relationship between alcohol and breast cancer?

Review the following research questions. Is the use of soap and water or alcohol-based rubs more effective in preventing nosocomial infections? How effective are anti-depressive medications on anxiety and depression? For patients of 70 years and older, how effective is the use of the influenza vaccine at preventing flu as compared to patients who have

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Analyze how this healthcare organization’s mission is correlated with its quality philosophy.

Analyze how this healthcare organization’s mission is correlated with its quality philosophy. Assess the role of quality within value-based reimbursement in this particular healthcare organization. How is leadership involved in the dissemination and application of quality data at this healthcare organization? II. Quality Infrastructure Part of any performance improvement (PI) or quality plan is the

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Briefly list the health problems caused by the disease and whether the disease can be fatal.

Describe a vector-borne disease that represents public health problems in the United States. Infections may be spread among humans by intermediaries known as vectors. Certain insects such as mosquitoes, fleas, ticks, etc., serve as vectors. Using your course textbook, the South University Online Library, and the Internet, research the vector-borne diseases. Find maps that reveal

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• Use technology and information resources to research issues in sociology.

Obesity in America is considered an epidemic. There are many contributing factors to obesity (both childhood and adult), such as biological, environmental, social, or economic factors. Review the information on obesity on pages 383 to 385 in the textbook. You may also use the Internet or Strayer Library to research obesity and its causes. Suggested

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Analyze how hospital data on specific nursing-sensitive indicators (such as incidence of pressure ulcers and prevalence of restraints) could advance quality patient care throughout the hospital.

National initiatives driven by the American Nurses Association have determined nursing-sensitive outcome indicators that are intended to focus plans and programs to increase quality and safety in patient care. The following outcomes are commonly used nursing-sensitive indicators: � Complications such as urinary tract infections, pressure ulcers, hospital acquired pneumonia, and DVT � Patient falls �

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Analyze Good Health Hospital’s records and itemize recent nosocomial infections that occurred within the past year. In your report, categorize the different parameters

Analyze Good Health Hospital’s records and itemize recent nosocomial infections that occurred within the past year. In your report, categorize the different parameters (i.e., person, time, place, ethnicity, and gender) used in the compilation of data into the information summative. 2.Propose at least six (6) questions for the health care administrator at Good Health Hospital,