Dementia Patients in the Acute Care Setting

Dementia is a term that has a Latin root and results in loss of cognitive ability beyond what is expected of the normal aging process. The disease results in loss of brain functions and is often associated with certain diseases. In most cases, patients suffering from dementia are likely to display difficulty in memory, thinking, behaviour,… Continue reading Dementia Patients in the Acute Care Setting

Banning Smoking in Public Places analysis

  Smoking in public places is not a new issue to many people. Many smokers go around smoking anywhere anytime without minding any other person. Within any environment, there are smokers and nonsmokers. Therefore, smokers should be aware. According to an article written by American College of Cardiology(2009),smoking in public places and also workplaces should… Continue reading Banning Smoking in Public Places analysis

Article Critique: Sociology of Health and Medicine

  Even though the medical profession has every right to monopolize national health policy, medicine has not contributed greatly to the improvement of people’s health in the past. Hart (1985) argues that people find it very hard to separate their ideas concerning health form their perception of medicines. This difficulty is brought about by the… Continue reading Article Critique: Sociology of Health and Medicine

The Relationship Between Trees and Human Health

The last several decades have seen a growing interest in the relationship between human health and the natural environment. It’s been shown that the presence of green spaces like parks can contribute to physical health, and that exposure to natural environments can reduce negative emotions such as anger, sadness, and stress.1,2,3 In a now-classic study, published… Continue reading The Relationship Between Trees and Human Health