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Literature Review on Breast Reconstructive Surgery

| November 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Introduction Research is from the French word “research” which literally means to investigate thoroughly. It is a process of systematic enquiry into a particular subject (phenomenon) which intends to create new knowledge and is governed by scientific principles (Cormack 1996). The department of health (DOH) defines research as: “the attempt to derive generalised new knowledge […]

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Does Therapeutic Touch Reduce Pain?

Does Therapeutic Touch Reduce Pain?

| October 8, 2012 | 1 Comment

Abstract Many dismiss Complementary and Alternative Medicines such as Therapeutic Touch due to a lack of physiological data accrued from trials (NCCAM, 2000). Therapeutic Touch is considered by those in the field to provide multidimensional effects, not only physiologically, but in thought, feeling, and also spiritually (Leskowitz, 2011). Conventional Controlled Clinical Trials and Randomised Controlled […]

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Does Therapeutic Touch reduce pain?

Does Therapeutic Touch reduce pain?

| October 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Abstract Pain has a significant negative impact on those who experience it and is not always eased by analgesia. Complementary therapies such as Therapeutic Touch may provide an alternative solution for pain relief. While there have not been many studies into Therapeutic Touch, there is some evidence that it may reduce pain. Recent review articles […]

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What, in your opinion, are the causes of the obesity ‘epidemic’ in the UK?

What, in your opinion, are the causes of the obesity ‘epidemic’ in the UK?

| October 5, 2012 | 1 Comment

Abstract The aim of this essay was to explore the causes of the obesity epidemic in the UK. The prevalence of obesity among children and adults has reached epidemic proportions over the past two decades and is a major public health concern in the UK. The causes of the obesity epidemic are complex and include […]

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Do depression, anxiety and other mental illness, carry less stigma than 20 years ago?

Do depression, anxiety and other mental illness, carry less stigma than 20 years ago?

| September 27, 2012 | 1 Comment

Stigma associated with mental health is highly damaging to sufferers, causing distress to the individual and their families and often leading to severe marginalisation and exclusion from mainstream society.  The past two decades have witnessed the introduction of campaigns, support groups, and projects; has observed changes in policy, law, and the media coverage surrounding mental […]

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Discuss the Relative Values of Drug Treatments and ‘Talking Therapies’ in the NHS, with reference to current health policies

Discuss the Relative Values of Drug Treatments and ‘Talking Therapies’ in the NHS, with reference to current health policies

| July 1, 2012 | 2 Comments

The aim of this essay is to discuss the relative values of drug treatments and ‘talking therapies’ as available modes of treatment for depression within the NHS. Both treatments are of value and are implemented respectively under the guidelines laid out by the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence. Psychological interventions such as CBT […]

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Explore the many ethical dimensions of contemporary healthcare in terms of abortion

Explore the many ethical dimensions of contemporary healthcare in terms of abortion

| June 29, 2012 | 1 Comment

The aim of this essay was to explore the many ethical dimensions of contemporary healthcare in terms of abortion. Abortion rates in the UK have been reported, as has abortion globally as an increased method of population control. The reasons for abortion, are varied, including abortion as a contraceptive, attitudes to human life, and disability […]

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What Role Does the Family Play in Development, Maintenance and Treatment of Adolescent with an Eating Disorder

What Role Does the Family Play in Development, Maintenance and Treatment of Adolescent with an Eating Disorder

| April 15, 2012 | 2 Comments

The purpose of this essay is to clarify the role family plays in the developments, maintenance and treatment of eating disorders, focusing on anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. It argues that family systems can be restructured, so that supportive families can be utilised as a part of the treatment process in order to facilitate patient […]

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The Role that Family plays in the development, maintenance and treatment of adolescents with eating disorders.

The Role that Family plays in the development, maintenance and treatment of adolescents with eating disorders.

| February 12, 2012 | 1 Comment

This essay aims to assess the role that family members play in the development, maintenance and treatment of an adolescent with an eating disorder.

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

| February 12, 2012 | 1 Comment

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common childhood disorders and can continue through adolescence and adulthood symptoms include difficulty staying focused and paying attention, different controlling behaviour and over-activity.

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Discuss the relative values of drug treatments and ‘talking therapies’ for depression in the NHS, with reference to current health policies

Discuss the relative values of drug treatments and ‘talking therapies’ for depression in the NHS, with reference to current health policies

| February 12, 2012 | 1 Comment

For those suffering from the mood disorder depression, treatment options currently belong to two differing schools of thought; the psychiatric intervention of antidepressant medication, or the psychological intervention, ‘talking therapy’.

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Does Therapeutic Touch Reduce Pain?

Does Therapeutic Touch Reduce Pain?

| February 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Therapeutic touch (TT) is a form of “energy healing” which was first developed in the 1970s and gained much of its popularity within the American nursing community.

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Role of Drug Treatments and Talking Therapies as Depression Treatment

Role of Drug Treatments and Talking Therapies as Depression Treatment

| February 8, 2012 | 1 Comment

Discuss the relative values of drug treatments and ‘talking therapies’ for depression in the NHS, with reference to current health policies

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Food Health & Nutrition Dissertation Topics

Food Health & Nutrition Dissertation Topics

| November 10, 2011 | 4 Comments

This guide gives you some ideas for dissertation titles. Food Health and Nutrition covers many areas, so there should be plenty to whet your appetite here.

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Free Surgical Care Practitioner Essay

Free Surgical Care Practitioner Essay

| October 20, 2011 | 1 Comment

Surgical Care Practitioner Since its introduction there has been much hostility towards the new professional role of the surgical care practitioner (SCP) within the surgical community. However as the outlook of the NHS is rapidly being modified and European influence in the form of the European Workforce Team are being directed and beginning to have […]

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Free Radiology Research Study Critique

Free Radiology Research Study Critique

| October 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Critique: Research Study Radiology   1. Citation Upton, D. & Upton , P. (2006). Knowledge and Use of Evidence-based practice by allied health and health science professionals in the United Kingdom. Journal of Allied Health, 35:3, 127-133   2. Study Purpose The following critically reviews a paper by Upton and Upton (2006), concerned with clinical […]

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Free How to Build a Healthy Diet

Free How to Build a Healthy Diet

| October 20, 2011 | 1 Comment

WHAT IS A HEALTHY DIET Eating healthy is not easy.  Although there is a vast amount of information available on the subject, it is difficult to understand what a healthy diet actually consists of.  It is often suggested that a healthy diet consists of foods low in saturated fat, high in fibre, and rich in […]

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Free Health and Safety Assignment

Free Health and Safety Assignment

| October 20, 2011 | 1 Comment

Introduction Health and safety is of paramount importance. Essentially, this is an issue of growing importance anchored in the ministry of labour. It is important to note that pollution and odor nuisance may be detrimental on the local environment quality. As such management of the working environs becomes a necessary and fundamental aspect. This paper […]

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Free Beef Cattle Productivity Essay

Free Beef Cattle Productivity Essay

| October 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

INTRODUCTION Producing high quality beef, which corresponds to the customers’ needs, has become extremely essential for the farmers. Red Meat in Scotlandnow faces competition from high quality imported products from countries such as USA, Braziland Argentina, even the meat producers from other parts of United Kingdom. Recent surveys indicate that the ‘tenderness of beef’ cuts […]

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Free Detection and Identification of Bacteria in Food

Free Detection and Identification of Bacteria in Food

| October 20, 2011 | 1 Comment

Rapid detection and identification of bacteria in food and clinical laboratories  Abstract Modern technological progress has affected how microbiology is practiced. There is emphasis on the minimalisation of laboratory costs, cost-efficiency and reliability of tests for efficient bacterial identification from food cultures. Before using any technology, it is recommended that the products’ performance characteristics be first […]

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