Essays about: "health and safety"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 220 essays containing the words health and safety.

  1. 1. Language barriers in nursing care

    University essay from

    Author : Mari Lyytikäinen; Mi Tran; [2017-02-13]
    Keywords : language barriers; communication barriers; transcultural nursing; cultural competence; nursing care; interpreters;

    Abstract : Nurses today are faced with the challenges of caring in a multicultural environment. One ofthese challenges is the inability to communicate with the patient due to differences inlanguage. Communication plays a key role in the nurse-patient relationship and determinesthe outcome of the care provided. READ MORE

  2. 2. Radioaktiv jodbehandling av hypertyreoidism hos katt : behandlingsresultat vid användning av totala tyroxin-nivåer för dosberäkning samt utvärdering av strålskydd

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Emma Hietala; [2017]
    Keywords : I-131; radioaktiv jod; hypertyreoidism; behandling; katt; T4;

    Abstract : SAMMANFATTNING Hypertyreoidism hos katt är en vanlig sjukdom hos den äldre katten. Förekommande behandlingsalternativ innefattar behandling med radioaktivt jod (I-131) vilket framgångsrikt kan återställa eutyreoidism med en injektion av I-131. Vid behandling kan doseringen av radioaktivt jod utföras enligt olika metoder. READ MORE

  3. 3. Retrospective study of infection rate in canine mastectomies without associated antibiotic prophylaxis

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Philip Spåre; [2017]
    Keywords : canine mastectomy; SSI; prophylactic antibiotherapy; woundinfection; reconstructive surgery;

    Abstract : Peri-operative antibiotics are often used by both veterinarians and physicians to prevent and treat surgical site infections (SSI). According to international guidelines, antibiotic prophylaxis is only required when it has been proven to be clinically necessary. READ MORE

  4. 4. Using geographical information systems in epidemiology : mapping & analyzing occurrence of diarrhea in urban–residential area of Islamabad, Pakistan

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Mirza Amir Liaquat Baig; [2017]
    Keywords : Islamabad; hotspots; GIS; geographic information system; disease; cluster; diarrhea; mapping; Pakistan; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Almost 2 million people are living in Islamabad, significant number of workforce commute from neighboring areas and other parts of the country. The city is facing restraint on natural resources due to increased urban migration coupled with rapid population growth. READ MORE

  5. 5. Inequities in health care: lessons from New Zealand : A qualitative interview study about the cultural safety theory

    University essay from Röda Korsets Högskola; Röda Korsets Högskola

    Author : Cecilia Eriksson; Linn Eriksson; [2017]
    Keywords : Cultural Safety; Inequity; New Zealand; Māori; Kulturell Säkerhet; Māori; Nya Zeeland; Orättvisor;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND: According to the World Health Organisation, the indigenous Māori are reportedly the most marginalised ethnic group with the poorest health status in New Zealand. Cultural safety theory is a part of nursing programmes in New Zealand with the aim to reduce inequities within the health care system. READ MORE