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This essay will attempt to discuss the importance of safer s*x health education and the importance of health promotion in this area.4 star(s)
Freedom from fear, shame, guilt, false beliefs and other physiological factors inhibiting s****l response and impairing s****l relationships. Freedom from organic disorders, disease and deficiencies that interfere with s****l and reproductive functions ". This definition appears to focus on the positive elements of a s****l being with an element of negativity surround "disorders and disease". The author has recently completed a placement a Watford general hospital and was given the opportunity to visit the Genito-urinary medicine clinic and observe the nurses giving advice and treatments to patients and was able to gain a better understanding into the specific role that they perform.
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Describe any one approach to identity. Discuss how this approach can help to explain the identities of people with disabilities.3 star(s)
Therefore, does not take into account when a person becomes disabled succeeding adolescence. Tajfel's Social Identity Theory allows for a significant change in any stage of life and could well have been a good choice of an approach to identity for the purpose of this essay. However, I think that the criticism of this particular theory is that it could be seen to trivialise major social differences, such as disability, due to it being based on laboratory-based studies from simplified social processes.
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Written communication is central to somone working within a care setting, as in care work there are always writen records to support any treatment or decision authrozied by the service user as these could be proven useful at a later date. The rules of governing writing are different compared to oral communication. In a health care setting accuracy and darity is exteremly important, as many people know, when having a conversation with someone then repeating to someone else some
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Decision support aids the clinician by allowing the most appropriate drug to be selected for the patient's condition. It also has the potential to warn the patient about allergies, potential drug interactions and ensure that medication doses are correct, in relation to the patients height, weight etc. Administration The administration element of electronic prescribing software assists nursing staff to correctly distribute drugs and therapies to inpatients. As a result it completes the electronic medication record and permits the removal of drug charts.
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Poverty is used here to indicate a fixed and minimum set of basic resources which all individuals are said to require in order to physically sustain life. This definition however, appears rather narrow in relation to social problems as highlighted by Bephage (1997), who argues that what is considered as basic needs in one society, may not always be appropriate in another society, because cultural needs differ according to the society lived in. Relative poverty which is given as an alternative to absolute, according to Bephage (1997)
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This is probably because women are more sensitive to the symptoms of illness and family health. It is much easier for the women/mother to see their GP than a man because generally their partners are the full-time worker, which makes it harder for them to see a doctor. Women are more likely to be labelled by their GP when it comes to psychiatric diagnoses. Szasz(1966) argues that such labels are confusing, e.g. the label of 'clinical depression' may disguise the fact that someone is very miserable The approach further suggests that the statistics could also be wrong because of the lifestyles that men are socialized into.
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