Subject Search for: Nursing, Healthcare / Aging, Gerontology
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1.2123 Nursing/Economics: Issues Relating To The Treatment Of Alzheimer's Disease.
The topic this study is Alzheimer's disease, especially issues related to the treatment of this particular disease. Alzheimer's disease is not only a chronic, debilitating and progressive disorder, but it is also one that is expected to escalate on account of the aging of the population. When one adds the fact that there currently is no cure for the disease, and that total care is required for people who are in the final stages, then one is left with perhaps one of the most significant health issues in our society. Also, the fact that care giving is such an important aspect of treatment, one is faced with the effects that are experienced by caregivers. This final point makes the topic of profound interest to the author on account of the author's own involvement in care giving. 6 pgs. 7 f/c. 6b.
Bibliography: 6 source(s) listed
Filename: 2123 Treatment Alzheimer's Disease.doc
2.3887 Alzheimer's Disease: Not Just Loss of Memory.
This is a 10 page, 10 resource paper discussing Alzheimer's disease, discussing the history, symptoms, diagnosis and hopes for a cure of the disease. 10 pgs. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
Bibliography: 10 source(s) listed
Filename: 3887 Alzheimer's Disease Memory.doc
3.4237 Access To Healthcare For The Elderly.
This is an 8-page paper in APA format with 20 references that focuses on Health Care provision for the elderly. It analyzes the fact that while the current health care changes are restructuring the system they're not focusing on the largest segment of the population-the elderly, which needs the most health care. 8 pgs. Bibliography lists 19 sources.
Bibliography: 19 source(s) listed
Filename: 4237 Access Healthcare Elderly.doc
4.7094 Euthanasia, Assisted Suicide and the Effective Medical Ethics Committee in Nursing Homes.
This three-page junior year paper discusses Euthanasia, Assisted Suicide and the Effective Medical Ethics Committee in Nursing Homes. The paper analyzes various views and is based upon reliable research. 3 pgs. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
Bibliography: 4 source(s) listed
Filename: 7094 Euthanasia Effective Ethics.doc
5.8470 "Bio phosphates & Osteoporosis".
A 2-page overview of the link between "Bio phosphates & Osteoporosis". 2 pgs. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
Bibliography: 4 source(s) listed
Filename: 8470 Biophosphates Osteoporosis.doc
6.7753 Nursing Home Administration Problems.
This paper questions what problems nursing homes have, and how these problems proceed from assumptions made about the elderly by both healthcare workers and people in general. The primary source is an interview with a geriatrics specialist. The paper concludes that nursing homes would be much better places if the patient-for-profit mentality was not so widespread, and if adult children were more willing to take in their elderly relatives. 4 pgs. Bibliography lists 1 source.
This paper will define and examine the study of music therapy and its use with Alzheimer's patients. This paper will also examine several sources and their findings of the effects of music in reducing symptoms and changing dispositions of patients with dementia. 6 pgs. Bibliography lists 5 sources.