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Parents of Obese Children and Charges of Child Abuse - ... A parents control over meals and their attitudes toward dietary intake are factors that contribute to childhood obesity. “Hood et al. (2000) found in their study that disinhibited eating in the parents, when coupled with dietary restraint, may be associated with an increased risk for obesity in the child”. A word about genetic problems: Several genetic disorders account for overeating, and an inability of the body to process and use foods properly, however, this is an uncommon factor in most obesity cases....   [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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Duty of Care For Students Policy - ... The policy covers issues relating to the wellbeing and safety of the students, the responsibilities of the educators and safety procedures that must be adhered to. Also discussing the expectations of teaching and non-teaching staff, the roles and responsibilities and how the safety measures must be carried out. A description of the various measures to be undertaken when taking reasonable care and how to assess the risk of situations that may occur in the school ground are given as a guideline for schools to support them in the delivery....   [tags: Education]
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Proper Nutrition During a Baby's First Year - ... How a child was nurtured at birth has a direct bearing on his or her future. One of the most famous experiments on attachment was Harlow’s monkey experiments. After watching a video of the monkey experiments the conclusion is that nurturing is directly related to an infant’s attachment. Harlow was trying to discover how attachment develops. He placed baby monkeys into a room with some unfamiliar objects. When left in the room with these objects the monkeys became very scared and agitated. When a cloth like figure was placed in the room the babies would cling to the mother like figure, and then they would gradually begin exploring the room....   [tags: Child Development ]
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Global Health Care Challenges - ... A Heavy Price Increasing the cost of health care is among the range of solutions scholars are analyzing in order to meet the demands of labor. Wages, training, and facilities are all areas that will benefit from increased funds. Besides affecting the available health care coverage per birth, the shortage of health care workers hampers a nation’s ability to meet the three health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs): to reduce child mortality, improve maternal health, and combat HIV/AIDS in addition to other diseases such as TB and malaria (8)....   [tags: World Health Organization, Poor Health] 2456 words
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Effects of Postpartum Depression on Child Bearing and Rearing Family - ... Negligent parenting may result if there is no attachment between the parent and infant. Negligence poses increase health risk for the child as mentioned in the first paragraph. In addition, depressed women may respond to their infants with increased withdrawal and hostility making the child at risk for child abuse (Barnes, 2006). Consequently, child abuse may cause trauma that may affect the child’s lifelong psychological and cognitive health. Poor maternal-infant attachment is a causative factor for cascading inadequate care; hence, it is a health issue for children of depressed mothers....   [tags: Health, Maternity, Mental Health]
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Child Health in Twenty-First Century Britian - ... However positively, if children see active parents/guardians and receive nutritional meals, then the child’s well-being will be up lifted. Discouraging the use of technology through the promotion of outdoor play by parents/guardians, endorses a healthier lifestyle. Today’s society portrays outdoor play as a child’s classroom because indoor play is viewed as the way adults want teach the children in a controlled environment (Harriman, 2006). Outdoor play is beneficial to children as it covers all areas of development, specifically physical development....   [tags: Healthcare]
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Fundamental Nursing Skill: Monitoring a Child's Temperature - ... () The patient history indicated that the child had been unwell for the past 2 days despite the parent’s efforts to care for them. The child had not been given any medication within the last twenty four hours which is important to prevent overdosing medication. A study by Blumenthal (2000) found that most parents were not aware of what a ‘normal’ body temperature was. This would leave them unable to determine when to administer anti pyretic medicine possibly administering too little, too much or unnecessarily....   [tags: Nursing ]
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Analysis of Duty of Care 2007 - ... Discussed in the appendices are some examples of how duty of care can be discharged and a section on liability, discussing how an instance of negligence can be established by students or parents (WADE, 2007). This policy is crucial in educating and protecting teachers, schools, volunteers, parents and any other person who has contact with students. It advises them when and how they are responsible to take “reasonable measures to protect student from reasonably foreseen harm” (WADE, 2007). 2....   [tags: Education]
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The Basics of Toilet Training - ... There are many emotional issues that can greatly affect toilet training that include a eagerness for independence, a child’s need for control, testing of rules and limits, desire to win parents’ approval, and fears of toilet use. If a child resists the idea of using the toilet when mentioned he may be experiencing an emotional issue and the parent should wait for a better time to follow through with the process. If the child is continually repeating signs of resistance a parent may want to rethink if it is too soon to begin the process and understand that the child may be going through a major change in the his life that is creating stress....   [tags: Child Development ]
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Urie Bronfenbrenner and his Ecological Systems Theory - ... For instance: the connection between the child’s neighborhood and church or between their parents and teacher. III. Exosystem: Is made up of the larger societal system, the places and things which influences the child, yet the child doesn’t directly affect them. It is the larger social scheme wherein the child has no direct functionality. These are the structures that interact with some part of the child’s microsystem layer, impacting the child’s development. For example: the Parent schedule for work, or resources from the community that the parent may receive....   [tags: Child Development ]
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Early Years: Every Child Must be Included - ... ‘Parties shall assure to the child who is capable of forming his or her own views the right to express those views freely in all matters affecting the child, the view of the child being given due weight in accordance with the age and maturity of the child’. (The United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child. March 2010). From my understanding of the legal frameworks surrounding children every child is entitled to appropriate care and support from adults who have the experience of understanding the developments of the child’s individual needs....   [tags: Nursery, Pre-School, Childcare] 2246 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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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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Unaccompanied Immigrant Minors and Child Protective Services - ... Derluyn and Broekaert (2005) refer to a Belgian study that reported that unaccompanied minors are five times more likely to experience severe symptoms of depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress. It was also reported that becoming a refugee or migrating to foreign country place children and adolescents at risk for developing psychopathology. Unaccompanied minors have to also face adjustment, grief, and language issues. The transition for minors can best be described as stressful. (Roberts, 2009)....   [tags: Immigration]
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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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Hounslow Primary Care Trust - ... The Department of Health is in charge for all policies addressing alcohol misuse and takes major initiatives to promote healthy lifestyle and community care for people affected by alcohol and drug misuse (Department of Health 2011). Tackling alcohol misuse is strongly embedded in Hounslow’s Community and the government. In 2007, the Department of Health and the Home Office jointly launched an updated government alcohol strategy for all the boroughs in the capital, setting out clear goals and actions to promote sensible drinking and reduce the harm that alcohol can cause (The Department of Health 2008)....   [tags: Drug Abuse]
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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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Child Abuse Case Study: Peter Connelly - ... He had blackened finger and toenails. One finger was missing a nail and the skin had been stripped. (Timeline Leading to Toddler Peter Connelly's Tragedy) It is tough for many people to comprehend why anyone would abuse a seventeen month old baby, but it is a problem that keeps rising. According to the National Child Abuse Statistics, the number of deaths per day due to child abuse increased from 3.33 billion in 1995 to 4.82 billion in 2007 and the numbers are still rising. Above all, Peter’s mother and the stepfather were sentenced to a minimum of twelve years to indeterminate sentences....   [tags: Case Study, solution]
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Nurturing Yields a Productive Citizen - ... In studying young children, one will see that no two children are exactly alike. Although they may look alike, identical twins differ in personality. This is why psychologists have “emphasized the importance of the environment” (Kasschau 75). Most children are born with the ability to cry, but this is the only way that an infant can show its emotions. As the child grows, they have to be taught other ways to express how they feel. Adult involvement is very crucial in the emotional development of a child....   [tags: Child Development ]
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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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The Impact of Religious Educational Schools on Child Development - ... In the best cases they were given play days where they were allowed to play with balls and run around if they had been good during Children’s church; some of the most impacting actions was the teaching of songs. The children would sing “Jesus Loves Me” in which they were taught that no matter “red, yellow, black, or white they were precious in his sight.” Some of the worst behaved children over a period of weeks of discipline and loving would suddenly become contained and sweet to an extent....   [tags: Religious Education, private schools]
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Ancient and Modern Childhood - ... If the child was male he was expected to carry on the family name and business, as stated above. If the child was female she was expected to bear children, as many children as she could possibly bear, because the Greeks believed in the large families. Marriages were arranged by the father of the bride and sacrifices were made to Hera, Zeus, Artemis, Aphrodite, and Peitho. The bride was taught her new duties at her new home by the slaves and was not allowed to leave her home. The martial contract was negotiated between the groom and the groom’s father....   [tags: Child Development ]
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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 - ... There are preventive programs focused on psychosocial interventions such as parent skills training, parent support and education (Barzman & Findling, 2008). In addition, parent management training in considered the most effective behavior management intervention, which involves constructive engagements by positive reinforcement strategies that prize prosocial behavior, non-violent disciplinary tactics that promote the withdrawal of incentives every time aggression emerges, as well as time outs....   [tags: Child Psychology ]
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The Effects of Homelessness on Children - ... “They include disease and illness, maternal stress, lack of sanitation, lack of refrigeration, and lack of sterilization of formula” (4-5). Also emotional scars are made on these children with the lack of pivotal maternal-child bonding occurring due to the housing situation they are placed in (5). Mental disorders can very easily form and remain with the child for his or her lifetime. These disorders are due to lack of health care and the data that shows that “one-third of homeless infants are lacking essential immunizations.” Detection of these disorders however is very difficult and may be encountered too late (5)....   [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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Television and Children: Friend or Foe - ... Their risk of developing later childhood attention problems such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (AD(H)D) and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) increased by almost 10 percent (Shulman, 2004). These findings contribute to the rise in diagnosed cases of these disorders considerably over the past several years. With the amount of risky behavior such as drinking, smoking, drugs and sex in television programs; children are empowered with a need to participate in these practices. This not only contributes to the delinquency of today’s youth but also creates an increased amount of mental and health related issues....   [tags: Child Development ]
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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 - ... As part of the initiative is that FGC that is now used by LA to invite families to come together to discuss who if anyone would come forward in the event that they can’t remain with their parents.FRG Emphasis is placed on the Local authorities to amalgamate their education and children's social services departments. This suggests a number of factors can assist in a child failing to achieve their full potential, however it does not consider the question of what might constitute potential and who the best judge of such potential when a kin child has ‘corporate parents’, parents, carers and relatives....   [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 - ... But that does not make a difference. Consider this hypothetical example. If a country of five thousand people, only has one thousand enrolled in medical insurance, and they pay three hundred dollars a month for coverage, that comes to 3.6 million dollars a year that the insurance company will see. Now let's say that only one-quarter of those consumers will actually need medical care in a year, and the insurance company only has to pay an average of five thousand dollars to each person needing medical care....   [tags: Health Care ]
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Medical Problems in International Adoption - ... This disorder is uncommon in Asia due to alcohol consumption restrictions. The problem with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder is that it is not only one specific defect, but a cluster or pattern of related problems. There are many signs of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: head circumference and brain size, small eyelid opening, a sunken nasal bridge, or an exceptionally thin upper lip. Also, the child may have heart defects, deformities of joints, limbs, and fingers, slow physical growth before and after birth, and difficulties of vision or hearing....   [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 - ... The rate among neighbors went from 0.08% or 80 per 100,000, up to 0.22% or 221 per 100,000. (“Expanding”) Using this system of active case finding, cases can be found more quickly and more efficiently, meaning that people get treatment sooner and have less chances to pass the disease on to someone else. Another method that Farmer created and that he and PIH have implemented across the globe has been the hiring of community health workers, members of the community who have been trained to visit patients and administer medicine, and also helping meet patient’s other needs by giving them small amounts of money for food, transportation and child care....   [tags: Health Care]
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Symptom Management Theory - ... While this approach was effective for adult populations, it was too elementary when applied to pediatric populations. Improvements were needed because, “…the current SMT model … does not capture the idea that psychological, social, emotional, spiritual, or physical growth occurs in each significant event in a child's life.” (Newcomb, 2010) Noncompliance from children and their caregivers is another weakness. Management strategies cannot be evaluated for effectiveness and adjusted appropriately for optimal outcomes....   [tags: Health Care]
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The Albanian Electronic Health Record - Abstract. The issue of Electronic Health Records interoperability can be seen as very important at the beginning of conception or as an emergency associated with high impact in quality of care, and costs if left to be solved at an advanced stage of the process. This paper tends to analyze the Albanian situation in EHR interoperability and identify the major deficiencies. This case is complicated even more from the country population structure and emigration. A large part of population is living and working in western European countries bringing the question of their electronic records interoperability....   [tags: Health Care ]
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Impact of Vertical Mobility on Employee Efficiency: A Comparative Study of Public and Private Health Sectors - INTRODUCTION: In today’s competitive environment vertical mobility is an important issue. Vertical mobility refers to a person or group's movement up or down in an organizational hierarchy. Vertical mobility is commonly referred to as social mobility; yet vertical mobility can also refer to any movement up or down a hierarchy of any kind, not necessarily related to social status in the same way that social mobility is. In an organization, vertical mobility is considered to be an important human resource practice which is of two types; upward and downward....   [tags: Health Care]
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Access, Quality, and Cost Containment - ... Second it would require an internet or satellite link that could not be disrupted. School health clinics run into the barrier of costs to set up. Districts already have trouble meeting expenses, additional physicians, nurses and staff would cause districts to go over budget. A federal program could help fund, but would require federal control over local control. Second school clinics run into the problem of permission and privacy. Parents for cultural reasons may not grant permission to treat some students....   [tags: Health Care ]
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Violence Prevention Programs in Health Zone 1 - ... Some of the problems that can lead to poor economic status include increased levels of unemployment, poverty, decreased levels of economic opportunities and a lack of education (Browne, Salomon, Bassuk, 1999). Browne, Salomon, and Bassuk (1999) concluded that individuals residing in households earning less than $10,000 a year had a greater possibility of experiencing violence, than individuals living in wealthier households. Furthermore, in 2005 “Health Zone 1 had the highest poverty level with 26% of the population living below poverty” (Duval County Health Department, 2008, pg....   [tags: Health Care]
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child development - IDENTIFY WHAT YOU CONSIDER TO BE KEY FEATURES DEVELOPMENT OF INFANTS,AND EXPLORE THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR THEORIES OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT. INTRODUCTION When infants are born they want to be loved and cared in what ever relationships they are with their caregivers, so that they could survive and could feel sense of security and warmth , which without a caregiver is impossible ,talking about caregivers ,mother would be the primary source of forming an infant’s first relationship by whom the baby would take his first leap towards his growth and development and would keep continuing making his advances further in many domains of psychological development , whether social or cognitive....   [tags: essays research papers] 3057 words
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Understanding a child's strengths and weaknesses - ... She also took note of the way Emily talked about schoolwork and her teachers. The mother knew Emily’s strengths included, being independent, and taking care of others. Emily’s weakness was that she was very shy and did not do great academically. Parents who understand their child’s strengths can use this knowledge to help their children develop. When a child has a talent in a specific area, a parent can help their child strengthen their talent in many ways such as, enrolling the child into a talent-development school, visiting museums, or getting books to learn more about the specific craft....   [tags: Parenting]
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Child Adoption Research Paper - ... The website also offered the percentages of the most common ages that children are usually adopted. The most common age that children are adopted is under 1 year old, which is about 46%. Next are ages 1-4 at 43%, 5-9 years old at 8%, and over 9 years old which is only 3% (Donaldson, 2008). After reading these statistics, I decided to further research how the children of these varying ages may adapt as they are adopted at different ages. As stated by Ellen Singer and Madeleine Krebs, “Among children adopted from the foster care system, at most 2% are under 1 year of age (Evan B....   [tags: Adoption]
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