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Life of a Child - In life, children attempt to get loose from the control of their parents, in the hope of freedom, individualism and a life without a need of conformity. In the novel “One flew over the Cokoo’s nest” written by Ken Kesey we experience the life of a child fighting for control from their Guardian known as “The Big Nurse”. The novel begins with a new addition to the ward named Mcmurphy, introducing himself as a person who fights authority and wants control of his surroundings. Throughout the novel he is fight for control of the patients with “Big Nurse” who resembles what was called “Big Brother” in the time of the writing of the novel....   [tags: Literary Analysis ] 839 words
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Teaching Care Plan for Perineal Care - Teaching Care Plan for Perineal Care Outline Title Introduction: I. Client Description A. Nursing Diagnosis; 1. Knowledge deficit related to episiotomy. 2. Risk for infection related to 2nd degree episiotomy. 3. At risk for pain related to the trauma to perineum, as manifested by client’s request for pain medication. B. Assessing the Readiness for Teaching; 1. Recovery from birth 2. Motivation 3. Previous knowledge 4. Experience 5. Cultural factors II. The Content of Teaching Plan; A. Nursing Diagnosis #1 (as stated under client description) B. Nursing Diagnosis #2 (as stated under client description) C. Nursing Diagnosis #3 (as stated under client description) III. Assessment of Teaching Plan IV. Conclusion V. Appendix VI. References Used Teaching Plan for Perineal Care Introduction: On Thursday September 21, 2000, I care for a woman named K.C....   [tags: Papers]
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The Pros and Cons of Childcare - Childcare has become an essential tool in an ever-changing and growing society. The cost of living in Canada has increased, and society has adapted; women have joined the work-force, and dual income families are necessary to retain a decent standard of living. Hence, there is a demand for adequate childcare. By enrolling a child into a childcare program, there are many benefits, such as allowing parents, single or not, to continue their careers and/or attend school, as well as provide children with a developmental and educational foundation that will benefit them later on in life....   [tags: Child Development ]
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Parents of Obese Children and Charges of Child Abuse - As the old saying goes, “You are what you eat”. Initially, some people would say that there is someone to blame for childhood obesity, the parents. Children are becoming obese because of poor health choices and ineffective parenting. According to David Rogers, public health spokesperson for the Local Government Association, "parents who allow their children to eat too much could be as guilty of neglect as those who did not feed their children at all”. However, others will argue that childhood obesity is caused by genetic and hormonal factors....   [tags: Obesity in Children]
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Children's Mental Health - Introduction A study on the child’s mental health involves the mental functioning and the way a child behaves and responds to some instances of life. The study is done by exploring the physiological process and the neurology of a child. The key areas of study include; concentration, mind functioning, emotions, acuity, character and cognition. There are two processes in a child’s development that needs the attention of the parents; physical and the mental development. This is the time that the parent can be able to determine a child’s with mental or physical challenge....   [tags: Child Development]
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Proper Nutrition During a Baby's First Year - The first year of a baby’s life is a time of rapid changes and figuring out who to trust in the world. That first year many things happen that are very important to the future of the infant. This point in life is a time of “rapid physical and nervous system development, accomplishments that ensure an infant’s survival and ability to cope with its world” (Dacey et al., 2009). Babies rapidly gain weight in the first year so nutrition is a very important part of the development process. They need a good diet consisting of “carbohydrates, proteins, minerals, and vitamins” (Dacey et al., 2009)....   [tags: Child Development ]
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Erik Erikson’s Stages of Child Development - Erik Erikson presented eight stages of human development, which last throughout an entire life-span. Throughout each developmental stage, each developmental task presents a catastrophe for the individual. Erikson defined catastrophe as “a turning point of increased vulnerability and enhanced potential” (Santrock 73). Each of Erikson’s developmental stages is presented in such a way that the negatives and positives are clearly defined. Although there are eight developmental stages, five pertain to a child’s development....   [tags: human developmental stages]
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Effects of Postpartum Depression on Child Bearing and Rearing Family - Effects of Postpartum Depression on Child Bearing and Rearing Family Postpartum depression (PPD) is a major event occurring in eight to fifteen percent of the woman population after delivering their child (Glavin, Smith, Sørum & Ellefsen, 2010). The symptoms and causes of PPD are similar to depression symptoms in other periods of life (Glavin et al., 2010). These symptoms may include feelings of helplessness and hopelessness, loss of interest in daily activities, sleep changes, anger or irritability, loss of energy, self-loathing, reckless behavior and concentration problems....   [tags: Health, Maternity, Mental Health]
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Duty of Care For Students Policy - Duty of care document analysis. Introduction The duty of care policy is a legal document, discussing the importance of student safety and wellbeing. It describes the measures that must be taken in order to prevent injury or harm, and provides guidelines to ensure that all teachers endeavour to protect and care for the students. “Teaching staff have a duty to take reasonable care for the safety and welfare of the student.”(Department of Education, WA, (2011) duty of care for students policy 2011, a) and put the students needs before their own....   [tags: Education]
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The Basics of Toilet Training - The process of toilet training may be considered the most challenging process that parents encounter with their child during the early stages of his or life. Toilet training can be described as an individualized developmental process that all children will progress at their own developmental pace and temperament, not the child’s chronological age. Toilet training should be a natural result of the child’s developmental readiness. Therefore the primary goal can only be achieved when the child is ready and willing....   [tags: Child Development ]
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Urie Bronfenbrenner and his Ecological Systems Theory - A great deal of consideration needs to go into preparing a child for the change that occurs when going from a home/child care atmosphere into a school environment. The Teacher needs to consider the child in its entirety throughout the changeover to scholarly activities. This must include the child’s physical readiness, socio-emotional, and cognitive abilities for learning. It is equally essential to discover ways in which to involve the children's first and most important teachers, their families....   [tags: Child Development ]
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Global Health Care Challenges - When analyzing the global health care crisis, one should pay particular attention of the problem from both the macro and micro scale. Overlooking either side of the issue wastes both valuable time and resources during an era that cannot afford such loss. Some argue that health care is a fight that politicians must win to enact change. Others say the crisis is simply another economic matter that will eventually resolve itself under the theories of supply and demand. When we look at these explanations without seriously considering the issues that arise in the microcosm, we expose ourselves to moral hazard....   [tags: World Health Organization, Poor Health] 2456 words
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Child Health in Twenty-First Century Britian - The purpose of this essay is to discuss three different factors which have an influence on child health in 21st century Britain, these are: legislation, poverty and parents and guardians. Furthermore going onto evaluate strategies that are in place which promote health and well-being of young children. Finally to consider how the growing emphasis on outdoor physical play, is managed safely by ROSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) using risk assessments. Considering the Unique child, many influences occur to affect from birth the “resilient, capable, confident and self-assured” (DCSFa, 2008, p05) individual, impacting upon the Childs’ health....   [tags: Healthcare]
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Fundamental Nursing Skill: Monitoring a Child's Temperature - In adherence with the NMC (2008) consent has been obtained from all individuals involved and information will be under strict confidentiality. A qualified mentor supervised all patient procedures and the individuals concerned were made aware I was a nursing student, as per the ‘Guidance for Students’ of NMC code. This essay is to demonstrate my understanding of a fundamental nursing skill of which I have gained experience of during clinical placement on an acute paediatric ward. Of the many skills required of a child nurse the monitoring and recording of a child’s temperature is a skill where accurate record keeping is evidentially important....   [tags: Nursing ]
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Early Years: Every Child Must be Included - When working as a practitioner within early years it is important to remember the individual responsibility as a practitioner concerning equality of opportunities for children. It is therefore my responsibility as the provider to ensure that the setting has an effective equal opportunities and inclusion policy (see appendix 2), ensuring staff have the appropriate training to ascertain the equality of opportunities that are made available and support is in place for children with additional needs to include learning difficulties and disabilities....   [tags: Nursery, Pre-School, Childcare] 2246 words
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Analysis of Duty of Care 2007 - A. INTRODUCTION The purpose of this report is to analyse the Duty of Care for Students Policy provided by the Western Australian government’s Department of Education. It does this by firstly looking at the reasoning behind the creation of the policy, then determining who the policy is written for and finally stating why it is of importance. The report examines the content within the policy and relates it to a local primary school. Three scenarios are discussed and the issues within them are analysed with reference to the policy....   [tags: Education]
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Erik Erikson's Attachment Theory - Erik H. Erikson was a significant psychologist that greatly changed the field of child development. In the 1950’s, Erikson advanced a Freudian approach in development. He viewed that social development as a series of eight challenges that people have to overcome. Each challenge has an outcome that’s either favorable or unfavorable. The outcome drastically affects a person’s personality. For example, in a favorable outcome, the result can leave a positive feeling. With a positive outlook, it’s easier for a person to cope with challenges in life....   [tags: Child Development] 840 words
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No Child Should Be Deprived of a Home Because of Prejudice - Former President of the United States John Fitzgerald Kennedy said it best when he proclaimed "Children are the world's most valuable resource and its best hope for the future." Although helping children become the best they can be is a universal platform endorsed by most, if not all, legislation passed by state governments in the last hundred years seems to sing to a different tune. According to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as of 2007 there were “approximately 130,000 in the child welfare system waiting to be adopted.”(Averett) Adoption is widely viewed as the most positive service available to children in the child welfare arena....   [tags: Homosexuality] 2076 words
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The Consequences of Abuse - Child abuse is a phenomenon in today’s society. Many people have been victims and although it has been taken into consideration, more surveillance should be taking place. There are three types of abuse that ruin the life of a child: physical, emotional, and sexual. However, focusing on domestic violence, a child will be affected by physical and emotional abuse. The problem is that some parents may not even consider how it affects their child in public places. When a child has been abused, how long does it affect him or her into adulthood....   [tags: Child Abuse]
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Nursing Report: Treating a Child with Chronic Illnesses - ... She had a slim physique and no appearance of nutritional deficiencies. Skin appeared smooth, hair looks lustrous and strong, and mucous membranes appeared pick and moist. She was casually groomed in school clothing. The purpose of this visit was to initiate therapy to resolve the cycle of conflict between the child and mother. My client is very hyper and instigates conflict with her mother. Because of her low self esteem she does not want to attend school so she is excessively absent. She hits and kicks her mom when she tries to wake her up, constantly disrespects, and aggravate her....   [tags: Therapy, Monitoring, Narrative] 795 words
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Asperger’s Disorder - With Asperger’s disorder (AD), there is a disruption in the formation of the child’s physical and or psychological development. The various child disorders were separated in 1944, to provide a basis for each child to get the proper care. For children with Asperger’s disorder, the areas that are affected are the ability to communicate, the imagination, and the ability to connect with others. Usually the child will have normal communication skills in the beginning years. They will be using single words by age one....   [tags: Child Development] 1078 words
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Nurturing Yields a Productive Citizen - Does nurturing in an early childhood stage help to create a productive citizen. Yes, nurturing children, “ building a loving and caring relationship” in an early childhood stage allows young children to obtain a positive self-concept, reach social & emotional development, understand others, achieve physical growth0 and learn intellectually and morally (Love Our Children USA). First, a positive self-concept (the image one has of oneself and ones strengths) sets the basis as to how a child will conduct his or herself in the future....   [tags: Child Development ]
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Unaccompanied Immigrant Minors and Child Protective Services - In the summer of 2010, I was assigned to work with a youth who became known to the New Jersey Division of Youth and Family Services (The Division) as a substantiated victim of child abuse (physical). Within the Division, the youth was assigned a case manager to handle legal aspects of the case and link him to services. I was specifically assigned to the youth to develop a therapeutic relationship and assist with his new adjustment, after being removed from his biological father and placed in foster care....   [tags: Immigration]
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Child Abuse Case Study: Peter Connelly - Child abuse does not discriminate against a child because of age, sex, religion, or socioeconomic background. Every child is vulnerable to abuse. Parents today face the possibility that someone they know or a stranger may hurt or take advantage of their children. Research indicates that as many as one out of every four children will be the victims of some kind of abuse (National Child Abuse Statistics). Furthermore, one of the biggest ironies of child abuse is that the family, a child’s primary source of care, love, and security, can also be their most taunting experience....   [tags: Case Study, solution]
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How Does the Brain Work? - How do we learn. What makes us smart and how do we remember what we have learned, what can I do to motivate myself and others, what makes us do the things we do. These are all questions that a student teacher needs to have answered in order to be able to teach effectively. Following are some explanations that have guided my understanding of how I have learned and how I can become more effective in my teaching practice. The brain is a good place to start when we talk about learning. “It is sometimes referred to as a muscle of thinking.” (Biology about.com)There are lots of different parts to the brain, but the forebrain, midbrain and hindbrain are the biggest parts of the brain....   [tags: Child Development ]
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Infant Attachment - Introduction Infant attachment is the first relationship a child experiences and is crucial to the child’s survival (BOOK). A mother’s response to her child will yield either a secure bond or insecurity with the infant. Parents who respond “more sensitively and responsively to the child’s distress” establish a secure bond faster than “parents of insecure children”. (Attachment and Emotion, page 475) The quality of the attachment has “profound implications for the child’s feelings of security and capacity to form trusting relationships” (Book)....   [tags: Child Development] 1419 words
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Hounslow Primary Care Trust - This assignment will discuss the Hounslow Primary Care Trust (HPCT) and its policies relating to alcohol misuse and will outline the causes and effects of alcohol misuse in the Hounslow PCT. In order to gain an in-depth knowledge of the factors that affect and contribute to the alcohol misuse, contents such as the demographics of the neighbourhood, health belief model, government’s policies, social economic status, and culture will be discussed. Hounslow is a borough located at the west of Central London, in close proximity to Heathrow airport....   [tags: Drug Abuse]
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Ancient and Modern Childhood - There are many cultures that believe that children are the key factor to the future of their civilization. Are we so different. As we know there are many differences in our cultures but humanity has one goal in mind; to pass on their traditions and culture of their people to others so that their country’s legacy will live on through them and others like them. Raising a child does not only effect the child’s decisions on how they will take on the world, but on how the child did in the world will reflect on how well the child’s family did on raising them....   [tags: Child Development ]
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The Impact of Religious Educational Schools on Child Development - There are many factors and perspectives that shape the minds of people; children in particular are very impressionable; taken this fact it is very possible that different types of education may have an effect on child development. Specifically, the case of religious education is a perspective that many adolescents are being introduced to. More parents than ever before are choosing to put their children in private schools, children’s churches, and church services in general. With the impact of religious education and change in curriculum young minds are being shaped in a different fashion, one that could change a generation....   [tags: Religious Education, private schools]
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Information Gathering: Observing Children's Behavior and Preferences - Everyone informally observes and assess those around them using information to form our opinions and attitudes on both a conscious and subconscious level. Formal written observations in settings vary in the type of information collected and their format looking at different areas of learning and development. I have used the written format in part 1 to look at events as they unfold written in the present tense, edited and condensed for the purpose of this assignment. Listed below are some other ways of information gathering: Tavistock observations look at the “emotional world of the child” (reader2ch20pg)....   [tags: Child Development] 1075 words
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Aggression in Children - Aggression is a problem that is very common in many children and that if not addressed early enough would continue through adolescence and later on in life. Aggression can be caused by a multitude of factor, which is sometimes considered part of a normal developmental stage; never the less aggression can also be a symptom of a multitude of disruptive behaviors (Barzman & Findling, 2008). It is important that parents learn to deal with this type of behaviors and find ways to effectively modify the child’s misconduct; according to Barzman & Findling (2008) the intricacy of aggression needs to be addressed through complex assessment strategies....   [tags: Child Psychology ]
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The Effects of Homelessness on Children - Imagine a young child growing up, learning, and trying to further his or her life to obtain success in the future. For an “everyday” child this can be challenging, however “everyday” obstacles can be overcome. For thousands of children in the United States, this dream is almost impossible to achieve. These children are a part of the homeless population that is spread throughout the United States. Many times these individuals try to hide this major secret from the rest of the world, but homelessness is very prevalent among these youths today....   [tags: Child Development ]
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Television and Children: Friend or Foe - In the United States, 96.7 percent of American households own television sets (Nielsen, 2011). Whether it is watching the news to catch up on what is going on in the world, or checking the road conditions for the morning rush hour; television has become a necessity in every household. Television gives people the ability to take a break from life and melt away into a different world. Children in particular, have become overly attached to TV. In many cases children are being left in front of the television for hours to entertain themselves....   [tags: Child Development ]
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The Ethical Duty to Prevent Child Abuse - The Ethical Duty to Prevent Child Abuse Beating children, chronically belittling them, using them for sexual gratification, or depriving them of the basic necessities of life are repellent acts and cannot be permitted in a civilized society. Tolerating child abuse denies the worth of children as human beings and makes a mockery of the American People. As a moral Citizen we have the right to turn in a child abuser. In the United States, teachers are told to report child abuse to the Department of Community Services because the department has the responsibility and legal mandate to insure a child's safety, care, and welfare (Bender et al....   [tags: Papers] 927 words
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Child Abuse can be Deferred through Child Education Courses - Child Abuse can be Deferred through Child Education Courses Parenting is not instinctive. If it were, everyone who had a child would be a good parent. Consequently, child abuse is a rising phenomenon in our society. Though no single factor has been identified as the cause of child maltreatment, it appears to be influenced by parents' histories, psychological resources, and economic status. Parenting must be learned. While this is often done through experience, education courses for individuals prior to their becoming parents, and close evaluation of questionable homes could enhance parents' knowledge and the childrens' well being....   [tags: Papers] 620 words
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Child Abuse And the Effect It Has On Children - Child Abuse And the Effect It Has On Children Imagine being a child and having your own father or mother hitting or burning your body, making sexual advances towards you, or just never being there for you when you need them. Becca, who decided to keep her last name anonymous, told about her experiences with being abused as a child in the Admit to Child Abuse web page. She told of her story by saying that she was "the victim of child sexual abuse and was abused for approximately 7 years by my father....   [tags: essays papers] 2249 words
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Moral Philosophy and Moral Reasoning Applied to a Home Care Nursing Company - World wide, annually over a 100,000 women will give birth to a child that is born with some form of disability. In 1986 a home health care company by the name of ABS Homecare was created by a young entrepreneur that understood the overwhelming demand of home health care staffing. Home care nursing is a very profitable business as ABS Home care may receive fifty dollars an hour by the patient or caregivers insurance company, but only pay the nurse fifteen dollars an hour to care for a patient. The agency supplies and staffs the nurses to take care of patients with a long-term disease or illness that would normally deem them to be institutionalized....   [tags: Moral Philosophy] 1606 words
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Basic Normal Stages of Child Development - Basic Normal Stages of Child Development This section is a brief overview of child development looking at children from birth to the age of five. It is easiest show this information as part of a table as it enables us to compare different parts of a child’s development along side each other. It is also very important to realise that the ages and time frames shown in the table have been taken from the average ages and would not be cause for concern if a child developed slightly slower than shown in the table bellow....   [tags: Papers] 3277 words
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Aborting a Child isn't the Right Choice - Abortion to the Webster dictionary is the term used to describe the premature expulsion of the fetus from the womb, or the operation to cause this. It is when a pregnant woman intentionally gets rid of her child before it is fully developed.Why do people do it. Is it killing a human life. What are the benefits for having an abortion. Should it be made illegal. I tell you my side how I feel about it. Abortion is the killing of a child before the birth. They usually take a needle and put it into the mothers womb, and kill it.It comes out of the womb half way, then they kill it....   [tags: essays research papers] 512 words
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child abuse and violence against families - Child Abuse and Violence Against Females Domestic violence in the United States has become a major problem that affects nearly 2/3's of all people. It can affect wives, the elderly, and even men, but in this paper we will discuss the abuse that occurs to children and also violence toward women. It is widely assumed that most estimates of the incidence of domestic violence are underestimates. Even large population surveys cannot provide accurate estimates of the extent of domestic violence. This is partly because many victims feel unable to speak out about domestic violence....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The Effects of Day Care on Children's Cognitive and Social Development - The Effects of Day Care on Children's Cognitive and Social Development What is day care. According to Scarr (1998) day care is the non-maternal care of children who reside with parents/guardians. There are two types of day-care, 'out of home' (including Crèches, day nurseries and childminders) and 'in the home' (including nannies and non-residential grandparents). Today, a lot of mothers of infants under 12 ¾ months need to put their children in day care so that they can go out to work....   [tags: Papers] 868 words
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Kinship Care: Help for 'Looked After Children' in the Education System - This essay will explore how principles for working with children in kinship care and their carers influence professionals practice towards improving their educational outcomes. Legislations will be explored with an insight to the history and development of raising educational attainment of kinship children. The term Kin child/children is a child being raised by a member of their family because they can no longer live with their parents (Family and Friends Carers, 2011).Kinship care is defined in many ways such as private and informal, registered private and Local Authority foster care....   [tags: Education, primary education] 2156 words
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The Care for Children in Early Modern English Society - The Care for Children in Early Modern English Society Early modern English child rearing practices like wet-nursing, swaddling, prescriptive literature and apparent lack of parental emotional attachment has caused much discussion, regarding the care of children. Philippe Aries and Lawrence Stone used these ideas, amongst others, to suggest that parents did not care for their children. Their ideas have been challenged by a number of historians who argue that, through research of first hand accounts in diaries and official records, it is clear that children were cared for and even though these practices appear to our modern society as uncaring and cruel they were, in fact, carried out with the best of intentions....   [tags: Papers] 1366 words
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Potential Role of Traditional Birth Attendants in Postpartum and Newborn Care - Objective: To gain an understanding of competency based training of TBAs and its effect on both maternal postpartum and new-born care. To investigate the factors that influence the training programs in different cultures with a focus on a rural Angolan district. Design: The research paper is a descriptive study in which mixed methods have been used. Both qualitative and quantitative techniques are used in this research. Setting: Remote and cultural areas of a rural Angolan district. Participants: 150 participants will be involved in the research study, and will be divided into three groups....   [tags: Medical Research ] 1799 words
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How Shall We Care for Our Frail Elders? - How Can We Best Care for our Frail Elders. The issue of what constitutes “best” care for the elderly is not easily identified nor readily defined. There are widely differing points of view, each with its own strengths and limitations. In addition, arguments are often full of bias and assumptions, making it even more challenging to form an intelligent opinion regarding this difficult problem. Differing points of view provide a variety of evidence, biases, and assumptions to be examined and interpreted before coming to a personal conclusion....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Parent-Child Relationships in the Poems Refugee Mother and Child, Poem at Thirty-Nine and Piano - In Refugee Mother and Child, the nature of relationship portrayed between a mother and child is very tender and personal. The title of this poem directly suggests a connection between a mother and child. The very first line elaborates on this idea, as seen in the metaphor; “No Madonna and child could touch, that picture of a mother's tenderness...” Here the sustained sacred love between the mother and child surpasses the iconography of Mother Mary and Jesus. This signifies that the refugee mother and child shared a distinctive kind of closeness and loving relationship, experienced by no other parent and child....   [tags: Poetry Analysis, Alice Walker, Poem Comparison] 1286 words
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Health care the fourth inaliniable human right. - Healthcare Statistics What is Adequate Health and who is deserves the right to receive it. Racism and Discrimination in Healthcare Conclusion Human Rights and Health References and Works Cited Introduction Throughout the world, in countries rich and poor, people have no access to basic physical and mental healthcare nor to immunizations from infectious disease. Some people have no access because they lack the resources to buy and the state does not provide it. Others may be able to afford healthcare but because there are no services available in their communities they must do without it....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Giving to the Rich - In March of 2010, amid national controversy, Congress passed and President Obama signed into law the Affordable Health Care Act. According to a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services pamphlet, the law is supposed to cut health care costs (“Understanding the Affordable Care Act: About the Law”). But where does it specifically say that it will, and more importantly, how. Looking through the Compilation of Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act, published by the Office of Legal Counsel for the U.S....   [tags: Health Care ]
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Medical Problems in International Adoption - Adoption brings a child born to other parents into a new family. Birth parents have a number of reasons for placing the child for adoption, but usually it is because they want better lives for their children than they feel they will be able to give or provide for the child. International adoption is popular around the world right now, but there are many problems with it. Pre-adoption evaluations, the development of mental health disorders, and overall health problems with the child are major problems with international disorders....   [tags: Health Care ]
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The Forgotten: Uninsured Children - This paper is going to define oppression, describe an oppressed group and a framework. Oppression is defined as “unjust or cruel exercise of authority or power or a sense of being weighed down in body or mind” (Merriam-Webster Dictionary, 2010) The oppressed population that I am going to describe is uninsured children with a disability. Typically, children obtain health insurance coverage through their parents. If parents lack health insurance, so will their children. This paper will discuss the social problem of the inability of children with a disability to obtain health insurance....   [tags: Health Care]
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Paul Farmer, Partners in Health and Tuberculosis - Paul Farmer was born in Massachusetts in 1959, went to Harvard Medical School, became a doctor, and ended up living and working in Haiti. He co-founded an organization in 1987 called Partners in Health (PIH). The philosophy behind the organization is that everyone, no matter who or where has a right to health care. Paul Farmer and PIH have already made amazing progress in Haiti, Peru, and several other countries, helping people get the care they need. PIH’s website lists a detailed history of they and Farmer’s work in Haiti....   [tags: Health Care]
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