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Fatty Liver Disease: Responsive or Risky Treatment
Fatty Liver Disease: Responsive or Risky... Treatment
Nursing Lecture
Added: 10/01/2018
Could you be at risk? Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease affects up to a third of the global population. Obesity is a strong risk factor for the development of this disease. Many people with this disea...se have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, cirrhosis and liver-related death.
Pathophysiology: Impact of Alcohol on Humans
Pathophysiology: Impact of Alcohol on Hu...mans
Nursing Lecture
Added: 16/05/2016
Why is it that, despite alcohol being high in kilojoules, it is poor in nutrition? Why does malnutrition exist alongside heavy drinking?...
The Relationship Between Amino Acids and Atherosclerosis
The Relationship Between Amino Acids and... Atherosclerosis
Nursing Lecture
Added: 03/02/2016
Taurine and homocysteine are essential amino acids that regulate metabolism and function....
Coeliac Disease - An Under-Diagnosed Condition?
Coeliac Disease - An Under-Diagnosed Con...dition?
Nursing Lecture
Added: 02/07/2015
Public awareness of gluten intolerance has increased in recent years, yet coeliac disease - affecting 1 in 70 Australians - remains under diagnosed. In this Nursing Lecture, Dr. Jason Tye-Din describe...s the causes, presentation and diagnosis of coeliac disease and provides advice on management.
Palliative Care in Chronic Illness
eChapter
Added: 05/04/2012
Currently, contemporary health care systems are poorly designed to meet their palliative care needs. As a consequence, many people with chronic illnesses either fall between the gaps or receive inappr...opriate or ineffective care. The delivery of sub-optimal care contributes to increased health care costs and causes unnecessary suffering, especially when clinically futile treatments are administered or symptoms are poorly managed. In addition, increasing access to care provides a conundrum in withdrawing and withholding treatment. This chapter explores a range of palliative care issues for people suffering from illnesses other than cancer and provides discussion of the implications for policy, practice and research.
Palliative Care in Chronic Illness
eChapter
Added: 21/07/2009
This chapter is concerned with specialist palliative care of people suffering from illnesses other than cancer and specifically with the provision of specialist palliative care for adults because s...pecialist palliative-care services for children are already predominantly concerned with those experiencing conditions other than cancer.
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