Research Papers/Topics in Health Administration And Management

Roles of Serotonin in Depression

INTRODUCTIONSerotonin is a monoamine neurotransmitter derived biochemically from L-tryptophan. It is mainly found in the gastrointestinal tract (about 90% in enterochromaffin cells), platelets and in the central nervous system of humans and animals. It is an important biogenic amine that play combined role of neurotransmitter as well as neuromodulator (Gyermek, 1996). Serotonin, a neurotransmitter synthesized in the brain, acts importantly in the functioning of the cardiov...

MORINGA OLEIFERA SUPPLEMENTED DIET: MODULATION OF RAT PLASMA LIPID PROFILE AND OTHER BIOCHEMICAL INDICES - for merge

ABSTRACTBackground: The Moringa oleifera plant which is also known as miracle tree has been reported to have many medicinal uses with high nutritional values.  Objective: This study, evaluated the effect of M. oleifera leaves as food supplement in Wistar rats. Methods: Two experimental feeds A containing no M. Oleifera and B having 15 % M. oleifera were prepared and analyzed for proximate composition. Rats were assigned into two groups and sustained on either feed A or B for 21 days. 24hrs...

Performing a Safety Audit in the Workplace

ABSTRACTContinual improvement is an essential precondition for each safety audit system that seeks to reap lasting success in today’s rapidly evolving society. The best guarantee for a dynamic system of continuous improvement and constant flexibility is the full commitment of competent employees who grow with the overall organization because their efforts are systematically valorized and because they are given the opportunities to develop and regularly update their skills. Within the safety...

Safety Management Systems (Case study: Respiratory Protection Program (RPP) for Hospitals)

ABSTRACTA Safety Management System (SMS) is a systematic approach to managing safety, including the necessary organizational structures, accountabilities, policies, and procedures. Safety Management system is a comprehensive management system designed to manage safety elements in the workplace. It includes policy, objectives, plans, procedures, organization, responsibilities and other measures. The SMS is used in industries that manage significant safety risks, including aviation, petrole...

Research Method on Safety Issues (Field Work)

ABSTRACTThis paper is geared towards identifying the various research methods used to find out the safety issues in the workplaces. It details the safety issues, ways it is mitigated, eliminated or reduced in workplaces. This work increases awareness for the handling of safety issues. Chapter one familiarizes readers with concepts used in this study. Chapter two records details of common safety issues encountered in the workplace. The rest of the paper explains the best methods and reactions ...

THE COMPLAINANT COMPLEX AND NEGLIGENCE: A SURVEY IN THE MEDICAL RECORDS DEPARTMENT OF FEDERAL NEUROPSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL ENUGU, NIGERIA

The purpose of this work is to cross examine all clinic entries with a view to determining the appropriateness of the status administered as patient, client, in-patient, out- patient, parole, trial  and otherwise. The legality is built upon the fact of economic pressure to generate revenue internally and the concomitant effect on medical personnel who may want to indulge.The power effect on the public that may want to cajole and get squarely away is also considered with the victim in both ca...

THE BASICS OF DRUG WITHDRAWAL

AbstractThe basic point in this paper is to emphasize drug withdrawal as a therapeutic process requires for many clinical treatments to be complete. The states of nature that are influenced with drugs can undergo conformational changes to heal a disease or rid and infection. these changes nay need to be returned to their normal states of nature before the infliction. therefore the drug withdrawal seeks a near perfect clinical administration where patients are well treated and body system clea...

CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN THE CONSULTING CLINICS OF FEDERAL NEUROPSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL ENUGU

ABSTRACTThe world of medical diagnostics is very wide in range considering the socio-mental cum physical stand of the World Health Organisation(WHO) in its definition of health.This paper is written with a view to resolving as much as possible all conflicts witnessed between doctors, nurses, medical records officers and patients.The conflicts usually have Administrative, Technical and Behavioural orientation as applied to medical diagnostics. The paper targets every literate person capable of...

THE CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF MALNUTRITION ON PREGNANT WOMEN IN ONNA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, AKWA IBOM STATE

ABSTRACTThis study was carried out to examine the causes and effect of malnutrition on pregnant women in Onna Local Government Area. To guide this work, three objectives and hypotheses were sets and formulated: to identify the causes of malnutrition among pregnant women; to determine the effects of malnutrition among pregnant women; and to established measures of preventing malnutrition among pregnant women in Onna Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. Related literatures were reviewed on...

AN ASSESSMENT OF THE LEVEL OF ABUSE OF TRAMADOL AMONG PEOPLE IN MAIDUGURI METROPOLIS

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION       1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYAfrica with approximately one fifth of the world’s population is by far the continent with the least document in terms of data on substance abuse (Data for Africa, 2011).Nigeria the most populous country in Africa and the eight most populous in the world with an estimate population over 154 million, does not have current data on substance abuse treatment demand and treatment facilities. The drug treatment demand ...

MOTHERS AND FUTURE GENERATION

Mothers are special caregivers of families in Rwandan society, but not only Rwanda but also the whole world, mothers bear babies nine months during pregnancy, they take care of babies during breast feeding and some lose life in during parturition. Babies born and grow up through cares from mothers, babies are producers of the future, thus mothers are pearl of good future through important activities and contribution they do through caring future generation as talked above. In this short artic...

PREMARITAL SEX AND ABORTION AS PERCEIVED CAUSE AND PREDISPOSING FACTORS OF ILL-HEALTH CONDITIONS AMONG STUDENTS OF OLABISI ONABANJO UNIVERSITY

ABSTRACTPremarital sex leading to abortion is a common phenomenon among youths especially the undergraduate which has led to several physiological and sociological  health issues such as sepsis, uterine damage, and sometimes infertility with social stigma and broken homes. The study was conducted among undergraduate students of Olabisi Onabanjo University to elicit information about the knowledge of ill health consequences of premarital sex and abortion. Two hundred and forty partic...

Occupational safety and health (OSH)

INTRODUCTIONOccupational safety and health (OSH) also commonly referred to as occupational health and safety (OHS) or workplace health and safety (WHS) is an area concerned with the safety, health and welfare of people engaged in work or employment. The goals of occupational safety and health programs include to foster a safe and healthy work environment. OSH may also protect co-workers, family members, employers, customers, and many others who might be affected by the workplace environment. ...

COMPREHENSIVE REPORT ON STATE MONITORING OF MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH WEEK

AbstractMaternal, newborn and child health week provides the practical exercise on safe motherhood, breastfeeding, child development, nutrition and growth, immunization, Diarrhea, malaria, HIV/AIDS, etc. for the management of creating supportive environment for maternal and newborn health, this requires altering behaviors that discriminates against women and girls and adopting healthy practices that safeguards them from disease and injury.Healthy practices such as; exclusive breastfeeding &nb...

THE IMPACT OF HEALTH CARE FINANCING ON NIGERIAN ECONOMIC GROWTH

ABSTRACTThe way a country finances its health care system is a key determinant of the health of its citizenry. Selection of an adequate and efficient method(s) of financing in addition to organizational delivery structure for health services is essential if a country is set to achieve its national health objective of providing health for all. Health care in Nigeria is financed by tax revenue, out-of-pocket payments, donor funding, and health insurance (social and community). However, achievin...


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