Accreditation of health care providers

Accreditation of health care providers in the United States Student’s Name Institutional Affiliation Being a privately-owned skilled nursing facility, we provide residential care to clients who need incessant nursing care and who have considerable hardships dealing with the requisite daily activities as defined by either a social worker or a nursing facility provider. Following the present regulations in the nursing industry, as well as government directives, such organizations should be accredited by recognized bodies to ensure patient safety and improve the standards of care (Certification & Compliance - Nursing Homes, 2015). There are two primary recognized bodies that are tasked...

My Health Information Management Clinical Experience

Student Professor Course level Date My Health Information Management Clinical Experience Personal health information management (PHIM) are the activities that promote accessing, integration, organization, and use of their personal health information. Some of the activities in PHIM include monitoring and time to time health assessment, and health-related decision making, planning for intervention or a precautionary measure, and action for the decision settled upon. All the activities for personal health information management are directed towards, better health by combating diseases before they occur or in case they occur with someone being unaware. Personal health information can be used...

Nutrition conspectus

NUTRITION CONSPTECUS: Name: Institution: There is no single high level of exercise that can help if you keep feeding yourself with food considered to be crap. This is a very big problem that I had for quite a very long time. I loved each and every type of food. Whenever I had a feeling that certain type of food tasted good, I would eat a lot of it. There is no way someone would eat so much food and then experience weight loss even after doing exercises. When it comes to eating smart, it does not necessarily mean eliminating every food that you eat. However, it is all about being aware of the types of food you eat. For my case, I had to do a track down of the calories. Now I necessarily do not...

The Health Benefits of Sprouted Grains

BENEFITS OF SPROUTED GRAIN By Student’s Name University Affiliation Abstract Total of the medicinal and nutritive boon of sprouts are acquired from their extraordinary organic compounds content, mineral as well as vitamins. Sprouts comprise a noteworthy quantity of dietary fiber and protein, in addition to riboflavin, folate, vitamin K, niacin, vitamin C and vitamin A, thiamin as well as pantothenic acid. In regard to minerals, shoots encompass calcium, magnesium, manganese, copper, iron, and zinc. Several of these element nutrients escalate intensely as the sprout lingers to advance. Sideways with entire of those constituents, they are similarlyhealth and basis of crucial enzymes for...

Alkaline water, fact or myth

NAME: INSTRUCTOR: COURSE: DATE: ALKALINE WATER INTRODUCTION The growth of the internet and increase in the number of literate people has seen a widespread change in the marketing tactics employed by companies. Social media, for example, has become one of the most used platforms by marketing agents in an attempt to boost their sales. The use of grapevines in social media is largely supported by the high number of people who rely on the platforms to get updates on what is trending in the world. Some of these grapevines may provide useful information, but most of them support unconfirmed myths that are often misconceived as truths. Marketing agents also have developed a trend of highlighting...

Efficacy of the ketogenic diet as the treatment for epilepsy

Literature Review Report Efficacy of Ketogenic Diet as a Treatment for Epilepsy Name of the Student University Efficacy of Ketogenic Diet as a Treatment for Epilepsy 1. Literature Review 1.1. Background Anticonvulsant medications do not provide adequate cure in many patients with epilepsy. This is because either these drugs are not effective in controlling seizures or might lead to poor toleration profiles. One form of nutritional therapy called the "ketogenic diet," has been associated with management of such epileptic cases1. The diet is used as an adjunct to the pharmacological interventions for controlling the episodes of seizure. The ketogenic diet is a high fat-low...

tax on fatty foods

Name Course Professor Date Should there be a Tax on Fatty Foods? Introduction “Arteries of an obese child are as thick and stiff as those of a healthy 45-year-old. This places kids at a premature risk for degenerative diseases that already place $190 billion strain on healthcare spending” (Kalaidis par. 1). A glance at the picture above leads to the realization that taxes on fatty foods is an intelligent move. People should learn to differentiate the healthy individual from an obese one due to the misconceptions revolving around the two concepts. Obesity rates have more than doubled since the late 20th century. Despite the emphasis on healthy nutrition, the figures continue to be...

Nutrition

Name: Professor: Title: Date: Nutrition Healthy eating is essential as it gives the body the nutrients it desires for growth and protection. This should be achieved while maintaining the daily calorie intake for weight loss. Healthy living lowers chances of heart attack and many other hazardous health conditions. The semester healthy eating plan will comprise of vegetables, low fat or fat-free products, whole grains, lean meats, eggs, nuts, beans and fish in controlled portions. It will be limited in added sugars, fats and sodium. To ensure weight loss there will be a need for reduced calories from beverages and foods while increasing the levels of physical activities. The need for eating...

Fad Diet: Review on “Macrobiotic Diet”

A fad diet is referred to as an eating regime that endorses on eating specific food groups and avoiding certain food groups to address a specific healthcare problem. Such diets are popularly consumed in the context of obesity, overweight or certain diseases like cancer. They are popular as such diets are often recommended by celebrities or media personnel or even clinicians (Mcbean & Speckmann, 1974). An example of such diet is “Macrobiotic Diet”. A “Macrobiotic Diet” is one which chiefly endorses consumption of eating grains (cereals) as the major staple food. Along with that vegetables should be supplemented adequately. A “Macrobiotic Diet” recommends avoiding intake of refined...

Differential Diagnosis and treatment

Student’s name Professor’s name Course level Due date Differential diagnosis and treatment. Differential diagnosis is the process of evaluating the probability of the presence of a disease against another. Often conditions with similar presentation causing illness in a patient are considered. Jane is suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), a group of lung diseases that develops over time leading to breathing problems. Smoking is a major predisposing factor for COPDs occurrence. CHRONIC ASTHMA The onset of chronic asthma is delayed, and the same case applies to COPD, development takes a long period of the manifestation of symptoms. However in Asthma an allergic...