Final Exam Mattie Parham Bryant & Stratton College HTHS 400: Disaster Planning and Management Dr. Markisha J. Woodson April 25, 2016 Compare and Contrast the various types of disasters that can affect healthcare facilities. Describe the effect that various types of disasters can have on the ability of a healthcare facility to effectively respond. A disaster in health care is an event that produces casualties beyond the number and severity for which a single hospital or prehospital emergency medical system can plan. A disaster would affect communities, surrounding localities, and regions. The World Health (WHO) defines a disaster as an occurrence that causes damage, ecological disruption, loss of human life, deterioration of
Atwood feels that it is the responsibility of the writers to mirror whatever takes place in the world be it child abuse, violence against women, terrorism and so on. The novel Oryx and Crake brings out the issues related to the natural world and how much damage has been done to nature by humans and how the implications would be in the following years. This novel raises questions about the present state of the natural world and how nature is being treated. The environmental questions such as global warming, social inequalities that is being carried out relating to the environment, pollution, over-population, the modification and diminution of natural resources has been clearly raised. Though, Atwood have produced many works, not any of her works has this much portrayal of nature and environmental issues as it is done in the novel Oryx and Crake.
“Millions of lives were changed in a day by a cruel and wasteful storm” (George W. Bush). George W. Bush said this quote after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast. Hurricanes are deadly natural disasters that affect people every year. They have a very complex way of forming, and each storm is distinguished by its characteristics. After hurricanes, people and the environment are deeply harmed.
Childhood trauma is categorized as one of our countries most important public health issues. The American Psychological Association defines trauma as an emotional response to a terrible event like an accident, rape or natural disaster. Trauma can also be brought about by abuse and grief. Although most childhood trauma beings at home, many thousands also experience trauma due to community violence, accidents and while undergoing traumatic medical or surgical procedures (van der Kolk, 2005). Following the trauma are multiple stress disorders including, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), depressive disorders, anxiety, learning disabilities and chronic physical health problems that children are often left with.
They have reduced and some have even eliminated diseases that have killed or severely disabled people. Getting vaccinated now will prevent children from getting diseases and will prevent them from passing on diseases to their children. Getting vaccinated will save lots of lives. Vaccinating children is the smartest and safest approach to make sure children are healthy. Why would you want to put your children at risk of catching a disease when it is easily preventable.
All their lives they had been in the midst of a war between the malicious indians, embittered french, and the puritans. As many were rapt to the war many children and adults most likely would have been traumatized. If so they may have had post traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. According to nimh.nih.gov, “PTSD develops after a terrifying ordeal that involved physical harm or the threat of physical harm.” If these children and adults had been through all of this they would most likely have developed PTSD. People with PTSD tend to be scared or jumpy even when the danger has passed.
The most frequent symptom of phobias is panic attack .Some characteristics of panic attack are dry mouth, racing heart, and chest pain(5).Other symptoms of phobia are an upset stomach, dizziness, nausea, and sweating(6). Phobia can lead to serious and dangerous complications ,such as depression, social isolation, suicide, and substance
In a study by Grasso et al. (2011) six, nine, and twelve months’ post-treatment offered a continued reduction on childhood PTS symptoms. Parents also gained the listening skills needed to access their child’s needs. However, during treatment, negative childhood behaviors are likely to worsen (Grasso et al., 2011). Potential Barriers to Treatment.
The effects range from their physiological to their psychological wellbeing, in as much as the studies conducted have tried to highlight the effects on the adult children, possible ways of containing this evil should be looked into. Researchers should acknowledge the fact that alcoholism starts at a very young age and when dealing with the adult children they should know that the problem started a long time before they became adult children. More research needs to be conducted into the effects of the abuse, especially at a young age. Research should also be done into knowing that it is not a one factor to become an alcoholic, that the problem is a compounding issue. Some children begin at a very young age.