5 page Essay: Leukemia topic
Required to write a 4 to 5 page paper covering a disease-specific, planned approach to health enhancement and/or disease prevention based on the models presented in the course. Students must choose a disease/disorder NOT INCLUDED in the class topics. Papers should be double-spaced with 12pt. Times New Roman Font. All margins should be 1 inch. Papers should have a title page (which does not count towards the page count). References do not count towards the page requirement. Anatomy & physiology systems affected by chosen disease/disorder (20 Points)
What bodily system does the disease affect?
What are the main functions of that system?
How does the disease impair that function?
Significance of Chronic Disease (15 Points)
Incidence & prevalence (How many people are affected by the disease?)
National trends by age, gender, race, geographic region, risk groups (Who is affected?)
Disease Pathology (25 Points)
Be specific – what type of tests are used for diagnosis?
Disease Control (based on research literature) (25 Points)
How is the disease treated?
Primary intervention methods (preventing the onset of disease)
Secondary intervention methods (treating individuals who are developing the disease)
Tertiary intervention methods (treatment after the onset of disease)
Which treatments are most effective and ineffective?
References (at least 5 references – Wikipedia is not an acceptable source)