Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Monday, January 20, 2020
Women in the Civil War The Civil War, which lasted for four long years, was a Ã¢â¬Å"total warÃ¢â¬ involving every aspect of society. During this time in one of the bloodiest of wars, northern and southern women were as equally involved as their male counterparts, if not more. Because of this war, women were forced to abandon their traditional roles of the 19th century, and participate in the war effort. Some fearless women disguised themselves as young men, and took on the role of soldiers, in order to show their patriotism. Some of the more cunning women freelanced as spies outside the government sphere, so that they could participate in the war. Others supported the war effort by taking on the roles of nurses who risked their lives on the battlefield; however, most of them worked in hospitals located in the rear. No matter how big or small the role they played during the civil war, the significance of their effort and support broadened beliefs about the abilities of women and what they could achieve outside of the home. One of the more significant roles that women played during the civil war was that of a soldier. Both Union and Confederate armies forbade the enlistment of women, so those that wanted to enlist, crossed gender boundaries and disguised themselves as young men and assumed masculine names. This war was not only a manÃ¢â¬â¢s fight, but it was also a womanÃ¢â¬â¢s fight. Female civil war soldiers, like the male soldiers, lived in camps, suffered in prisons and died for their respective causes. They were wounded prisoners of war, and killed in action. Going to war was strictly by choice and they were all aware of the risks involved. Many had never fired a rifle before much less contained the understanding of the army way of life, but nevertheless, they still managed and some were very successful. It was estimated that 400 women rolled up their pants, bound their breasts, and cut their hair, in order to enlist with the fighting forces. Among those that joined the Confederate Army ranks was Mrs. Amy Clarke, Ã¢â¬Å"who enlisted with her husband and continued service after he was killed at Shiloh. It was not until she was wounded a second time and captured by the Federal that Mrs. Amy ClarkeÃ¢â¬â¢s gender was detectedÃ¢â¬ . Female soldiers had plenty of guts; they did not faint at the sight of blood, nor did they swoon in unbearably hot weather. They endured the same physical and... ...ty, NY: Hanover House, 1954. The author of this book provided a plethora of biographies, techniques and accomplishments of women, who spied for the Union Army listing the most influential to the least. Markle, Donald C. Spies and Spymasters. New York : Hippocrene Books, 1994. This book gave examples of female spies from both the Union and the Confederate Armies. These examples included the most significant women and the methods they used that are still practiced in espionage today. United States National Park Service. Ã¢â¬Å"Clara Barton Ã¢â¬â Angel of the Battlefield.Ã¢â¬ Home page on-line. Available from http://www.nps.gov/anti/clara.htm; Internet; accessed 30 July 03. This article provided a brief biography of Clara Barton, to include, her experiences on the battlefield as a nurse during the Civil War and a brief outline of her accomplishments after the war. Zeinert, Karen. Elizabeth Van Lew: Southern Belle, Union Spy. New Jersey. Dillon Press, Ã Ã Ã Ã Ã 1995. The author gave an intimate view of one of the most significant spies during the Civil War with a thorough background of Elizabeth Van Lew, not leaving out her adventures and hilarious techniques used.
Sunday, January 12, 2020
Potential Community Health HESI Topic Areas These are some additional areas you may want to considering being familiar with: Ancathosis nigricans A skin condition characterized by dark, thick, velvety skin in body folds and creases. Most often, acanthosis nigricans affects your armpits, groin and neck. There's no specific treatment for acanthosis nigricans Ã¢â¬ but treating any underlying conditions, such as diabetes and obesity, may cause the changes in your skin changes to fade Characteristics of acanthosis nigricans include: Skin changes. Skin changes are the only signs of acanthosis nigricans.You'll notice dark, thick, velvety skin in body folds and creases Ã¢â¬ typically in your armpits, groin and neck. Sometimes the lips, palms or soles of the feet are affected as well. Slow progression. The skin changes appear slowly, sometimes over months or years. Possible itching. Rarely, the affected areas may itch. Acanthosis nigricans is often associated with conditions that increa se your insulin level, such as type 2 diabetes or being overweight. If your insulin level is too high, the extra insulin may trigger activity in your skin cells. This may cause the characteristic skin changes.Question pertained to nurse checking for lice and noticing dark patch of skin on neck. Advisor role Antepartum Ã¢â¬â risk factors Anthrax incubation and exposure Assess trends and patterns Assessing income Assessment Ã¢â¬â validation Assignments Ã¢â¬â home care; Make sure students know how to prioritize home health clients (i. e. which ones to see/call back first. ) When given the choice between a patient with COPD who is short of breath, a terminally ill pt who refuses to eat or drink, or a pt with congestive heart failure who has gained 3 lbs, choose the last one.Asthma triage Battering-communication If the question pertains to a nurse suspecting a female patient has been abused and the woman has her child in the room with her, the nurse should ask the child to leave the room and question the woman about the abuse. The question does not pe rtain to the child being abused. Breast cancer-risk (who is at greatest risk) Calculate rate Ã¢â¬â population COBRA-cost (client still has to pay for expenses) When the question asks what would be a concern for a person who has lost their Job but has COBRA, the answer is paying for health care/expenses.Communicable disease (pertussis) Community Ã¢â¬â assessment Community Assessment Ã¢â¬â TB Community data source Community education Ã¢â¬â evaluate Community resource Ã¢â¬â elderly Community resources-population age Community resources Ã¢â¬â rural Community strategies Ã¢â¬â mental deficiencies Cultural competence Cultural -lactose intolerant Cultural Ã¢â¬â Native American (Native Americans are at high risk for diabetes Ã¢â¬â have the highest rates, so the nurse needs to screen for and educate about this).Culturally sensitive teaching CV disease Ã¢â¬â African American Diabetes AIC If a nurse is working in a community with high rates of diabetes and implements a program, at the end of 1 year (or whatever evaluation period is stated) the nurse will ant to evaluate hemoglobin A1 C levels to determine effectiveness of program.Disaster Ã¢â¬â Cholera (Priority for treating those with cholera: fluid and electrolytes) Disaster- Professional Disaster Ã¢â¬â red tag triage Disaster planning Disaster Preparedness Ã¢â¬â START Disaster triage Ã¢â¬â color system Elder abuse-Home setting Elder health Ã¢â¬â assessment Employee health Epidemiological triad host Epidemiological triad agent Fall in home Family assistance Ã¢â¬â ophthalmic meds Family ecomap Flu vaccine-priority Gatekeeper Genetic risk Ã¢â¬â assessment Geriatrics Ã¢â¬â home nutrition Geriatric syndrome Ã¢â¬â home health GTD-hCG valuesHealth Promotion Program Ã¢â¬â Planning Heart healthy diet Ã¢â¬â limit Heat stroke If an adolescent is playing sports at school and goes to the school n urse with red, dry skin and other symptoms of heat stroke, the first thing the nurse should do is call for emergency personnel (not assess). Hepatitis A Ã¢â¬â risk Main route is through fecal-oral Hep B vaccine Ã¢â¬â pregnancy Hepatovax B allergy Home care referral Home Health Ã¢â¬â Management Home health Ã¢â¬â PT Home safety Ã¢â¬â post arthroplasty Hypertension-BP measure Immunize Ã¢â¬â 3rd world country Immunization rates Increase vaccination rates Infant mortality rateInfluenza -prophylactic Relenza Lillian Wald Ã¢â¬â Henry Street (she established the Henry Street Settlement) Focused on cleanliness, staff was educated, and ventilation Lipid screening Long-term care-infection Long-term car Ã¢â¬â fall prevention Meals-on-wheels Medicare Menomune vaccine Migrant worker risks Morbidity data Ã¢â¬â gather Morbidity data-glaucoma If a nurse is working with an elderly population and most of them are choosing to get a surgery that will CURE glaucoma, then the nu rse will be concerned with assessing prevalence of glaucoma (not morbidity). Needs assessment Neighborhood safe housesNeuman model Ã¢â¬â line of defense Obese children-parent involvement Occupational health Ã¢â¬â smoking Occupational nurse practitioner role Oral contraceptives Ã¢â¬â smokers Osteoporosis Ã¢â¬â prevention Outcome evaluation Polypharmacy Ã¢â¬â GERI Post vaccination teaching Primary prevention Ã¢â¬â adolescents Primary prevention Ã¢â¬â WIC Priority Ã¢â¬â HF lab results Program goal setting Quality Care Ã¢â¬â nursing home Quality Care Ã¢â¬â public clinic management Quality health Ã¢â¬â bicycle safety Rash with fever Ã¢â¬â PEDI (chicken pox) Ritalin evaluation Ã¢â¬â adolescent Assessing intervention with ADHD in an adolescent: get their feedback on mprovement, as their self-esteem is priority School age screen (obesity) School nurse role If an adolescent comes to a school nurse and tells her she is pregnant, the nurse will want to im plement measures to ensure the teen and her baby are healthy. These things include referral to prenatal care, encouraging prenatal vitamins, etc. The nurse will NOT tell the parents and things like arranging childcare or teaching breastfeeding are not something the school nurse will be involved in. screening Ã¢â¬â DM Ã¢â¬â PEDI Screening priority Question regarding hypothyroidism and the nurse recognizes that mental ysfunction is a long-term consequence. What is screening priority? Answers included screening for T3 in preschoolers or children (? ), iodine screening in people over 60, TSH in women over 45, and T4 in newborns. The answer is T4 in newborns.Seat belt safety-adolescents Secondary prevention Ã¢â¬â tobacco Secondary prevention Ã¢â¬â children Sensitivity of tests Social organization Stakeholder If a community health nurse is going into a community to try to develop or implement an intervention, remember one of the key things he/she must do is form a relationship with someone who would be identified as the stakeholder. Stakeholders will be someone who is invested in the health of the community and will be invested in the program to be implemented. They will be vital in the nurse gaining access into the community, the success of the program, and ensuring the sustainability of the program. STD-Reporting If an adolescent goes to the health dept and is diagnosed with chlamydia, the nurse must report this. It is a reportable disease that is monitored by the state and the CDC, and the disease intervention specialist must be informed to do contact tracing.
Friday, January 3, 2020
Dear all, This is my homework (let s better call it personal research ) for this unit. I have combined my interests in archaeology and museum studies, and I have created an interdisciplinary report. Introduction How is culture transferred from place to place? Cultural transference occurs multi-directionally, because of: the circulation of people (e.g. via warfare and migration), the circulation of items (e.g. trade), or, other pathways of communication (e.g. diplomacy, dynastic marriages, oral and written tradition, etc.). In archaeological terminology, the practice of cultural transfer is called diffusion (Fagan, 1996, p. 175-176). When attempting to examine how much of Roman culture was Greek in origin, the Greco-Roman world can offer a great insight into the way diffusion operates. Objective and methodology The scope of this report is to investigate how and why the Greeks influenced Roman culture. To achieve this, I will support my discussion with a set of specific examples. 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