Public Health

Which of the following statements best describes a weakness of early n

Which of the following statements best describes a weakness of early nursing theories? a. Many nurses did not know or understand the theoretical basis of nursing practice. b. Most nursing theories focused on microscopic individual concerns. c. The theories did not reflect the actual world of nursing practice. d. The theories had global applicability to […]

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Date: October 9th, 2020

A nurse has determined that there is always a consistent level of peop

A nurse has determined that there is always a consistent level of people in the population who experience pneumonia. Which of the following best describes the prevalence of this disease? a. Prevalent b. Endemic c. Epidemic d. Pandemic   ESSAYBID ANSWER ANS: B By definition, when diseases are always present in a population they are […]

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Date: October 9th, 2020

Which ethical belief would be most helpful in the current health care

Which ethical belief would be most helpful in the current health care crisis? a. Emphasis should be on individual and corporation freedom in the marketplace. b. Emphasis should be on individual autonomy and freedom of choice. c. Emphasis should be on social justice and collective responsibility. d. Emphasis should be on the effectiveness of technology […]

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Date: October 9th, 2020

Which of the following best describes the primary purpose of nursing t

Which of the following best describes the primary purpose of nursing theory? a. To improve nursing practice b. To demonstrate that nursing is a profession c. To organize nursing knowledge d. To serve as a basis for ongoing nursing research   ESSAYBID ANSWER ANS: A Although nursing theory does serve as a basis for ongoing […]

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Date: October 9th, 2020

Which of the following best describes an innovation introduced by the

Which of the following best describes an innovation introduced by the Romans? a. Citizenship duties b. Daily street cleaning c. Hospitals and nursing homes d. Daily exercise   ESSAYBID ANSWER ANS: C The Romans introduced many health innovations such as fresh water, public physicians, hospitals, surgeries, infirmaries, and nursing homes. Unfortunately, these services were only […]

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Date: October 9th, 2020

A nurse was becoming frustrated. She had given her client extensive in

A nurse was becoming frustrated. She had given her client extensive information on his health problem, but the client continued to be noncompliant in making needed changes. Which of the following principles had the nurse forgotten? a. A person may have a higher priority than improving his or her health. b. Information, while necessary, will […]

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Date: October 9th, 2020

The nurse working with a client to change behavior to maximize health

The nurse working with a client to change behavior to maximize health asked the client to bring his family to the next visit. Which of the following best describes why the nurse wants the family to come with the client? a. To analyze the family’s beliefs about health b. To determine the family’s support of […]

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Date: October 9th, 2020

Which of the following best describes the primary reason that American

Which of the following best describes the primary reason that Americans are concerned about health care? a. Politicians are discussing how to improve health care. b. The media has provided mixed messages about the health care system. c. Our national health care costs keep increasing. d. The new health care system offers free services to […]

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Date: October 9th, 2020

Which of the following best describes a modern public health practice

Which of the following best describes a modern public health practice that was originally developed as a means of self-protection from the Black Death (bubonic plague)? a. Care in a hospital b. Chemical intervention c. Isolation and quarantine d. Herbal remedies   ESSAYBID ANSWER ANS: C Modern public health practices, such as isolation, disinfection, and […]

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Date: October 9th, 2020