Identify a chronic disease and Describe the disease from the medical perspective – What are 5 important facts to include in the description
Identify a chronic disease and Describe the disease from the medical perspective.
Focus of the Research Paper
The final research paper for the course must be submitted to the instructor no later than 11:59 p.m. of the time zone in which you reside on the last day of the course.
The purpose of the Research Paper is to provide the student an opportunity to investigate a specific issue or topic and research current literature. Your paper must be 8 to 10 pages long and include at least five sources from the Ashford Online Library.
In the Research Paper cover the following content specifications:
Identify a chronic disease or condition and:
§ Describe the disease or condition from the medical perspective.
§ Provide statistics/data on the numbers of people dealing with/afflicted by the condition. Your data can be city, (e.g. San Francisco, New York, Tulsa, etc.), county, state, e.g. Iowa, Georgia, CA), or US wide specific. Make sure to cite your sources both in-text, and a reference page.
§ Research, identify, and discuss psycho-social challenges of the afflicted patient population.
§ Research and discuss a minimum of two research projects concerning the condition. Include the location of the research projects, and the numbers of people/patients involved in the research studies.
§ Research, identify, and describe two successful community based programs that help in meeting the needs of the population. How many constituents are served by the programs? Budget? How long in operation? Funding source (s)?
§ Describe a minimum of two interventions that could be suggested to assist in minimizing the impact of the illness/condition. Justify implementation of the two interventions you are recommending.