Category: Medicine

Acute Prostatitis, Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy, and Prostate Cancer

The clinical presentation of acute prostatitis, benign prostatic hypertrophy, and prostate cancer are markedly different. Nevertheless, patients cannot always differentiate between these three conditions. No less serious are the problems they face in relation to self-management, education, and follow-ups. Consequently, one of the primary obligations to be fulfilled by nurses is to provide patients diagnosed […]

Addiction and Obsessions

Introduction Habits are often seen as harmless until they develop into addictions with serious psychological or physical effects on the individuals. Over the past years, however, countless number of people have faced the problem of defining an addiction in order to discern the point at which a habit can be considered harmful, and thus diagnosed […]

Drugs and Alcohol Addiction

People ruin their lives in a number of ways, and addiction is one of them. Scientists still disagree as to why exactly some people are at more risk of addiction development than others, but they all are convinced that this dangerous habit can and should be dealt with. A person can be addicted to drugs, […]

Coronary Heart Attack Prevention

Intervention Plan Summary Coronary heart events are potentially lethal conditions. Treatment of atherosclerosis of the heart arteries is expensive and lacks effectiveness if preventive strategies are ignored (Libby, 2013). Thus, prophylactic interventions for coronary heart disease are both effective and compulsory. Risk factors philosophy allows heath caregivers to understand in detail in which direction preventive […]

Healthcare Systems

During the last decades, the state of affairs in healthcare systems has been the subject to numerous brisk debates among experts, politicians and ordinary citizens in different countries all over the world. To improve the situation in this sphere, policy-makers make certain steps. To illustrate, in the USA, health care reform (Obamacare) was launched on […]