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Nursing (6,302 Books)


Nursing is a healthcare profession focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of life from conception to death. Nurses work in a large variety of specialties where they work independently and as part of a team to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care. Nursing Science is a field of knowledge based on the contributions of nursing scientist through peer reviewed scholarly journals and evidenced-based practice.

 
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World Health Organization : Year 1997 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

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Part one: Background information on the organism and the disease Ebola virus causes the acute viral syndrome known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever (EHF). Named after a river in northern Zaire (now Congo) where it was first discovered in 1976, Ebola is morphologically related to the Marburg virus recognized in 1967, but is antigenically distinct. EHF is a severe disease, with or without haemorrhagic symptoms, characterized by person-to-person transmission through close contac...

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World Health Organization : Year 1997 ; World Health Organization,...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

Part one: Background information on the organism and the disease Ebola virus causes the acute viral syndrome known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever (EHF). Named after a river in northern Zaire (now Congo) where it was first discovered in 1976, Ebola is morphologically related to the Marburg virus recognized in 1967, but is antigenically distinct. EHF is a severe disease, with or without haemorrhagic symptoms, characterized by person-to-person transmission through close contac...

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National Center for Health Statistics

By: Edward J. Sondik, Ph. D.

Overview: and Background. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is a unique public resource for health information. As the Nation’s principal health statistics agency, NCHS provides statistical information to guide actions and policies to improve the health of the American people. NCHS’s mission is to monitor America’s health, and our activities mirror the multi-faceted aspects of health care. NCHS surveys and data systems provide fundamental public health and...

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World Health Organization : Year 2001 ; Communicable Diseases and ...

By: John Buntine

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Introduction In 1998, the World Health Organization (WHO) established the Global Buruli Ulcer Initiative (GBUI) in response to the growing spread and impact of Buruli ulcer, Mycobacterium ulcerans disease. The disease exists or has been suspected in at least 31 countries (Fig. 1). The primary objectives of the GBUI are: to raise awareness of the disease, to mobilize support for affected countries, to promote and to coordinate research activities and to coordinate the wor...

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