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Epidemiology of Elderly Driving Annotated Bibliography

… " (Kulikov, 2011, p. 14) The report is stated to demonstrate that the renewal requirements for state drivers license "made a significant different in the driving mobility of older Americans." (Kulikov, 2011, p.14)

IV. Munro, CA, et al. (2010) Predictors of Lane-Change Errors in Older Drivers. JAGS 58:457-242, 2010. The American Geriatrics Society.

The work of Munro (2010) examines predictors of errors in changing lanes on the part of older drivers. Research is reported to show that older drivers have other than attention related to driving outcomes. Visuospatial skills are stated to be linked to on-road measures of driving in patients with dementia. Older age and performance are reported in a study of predictors and failure of a standardized road test to be the primary…. [read more]


Should Elderly Driver Be Tested in the United States Term Paper

… Drivers Test/Elderly

Due to the population change in the United States, or what is called the "graying of America," the next couple of decades will significantly increase the number of individuals over the age of 65 who are driving on the country's roadways. Because a variety of physical and psychological conditions either become worse or arise after the age of 50, especially as the years progress, and because older individuals are involved with a greater number of motor vehicle accidents, it would seem practical that proactive measures be taken at this time. Special examinations should be developed and administered prior to re-licensing that test for the conditions that are most prevalent with aging so that the safety of older individuals and others on the road…. [read more]


UK Healthcare Term Paper

… According to Enthoven, the focus was directed towards enabling private practice to develop and forcing more elderly people to independent private nursing homes, where they had to pay from own resources until their money ran out. Within this approach, the goals of the government as addressed by Enthoven were:

To improve its ability to control the NHS financially by separating 'health' from 'social' care and to continue offering 'free' if services were provided by the NHS staff based on 'means tested' access.

To increase the efficiency of the NHS by improving both productive efficiency and allocative efficiency.

According to Le Grand et al., (1998), the basis of the development of the 'internal market' involved the introduction of competition via the establishment of more and smaller…. [read more]


Elderly Drivers a Need for Change Term Paper

… ¶ … Elderly drivers in America [...] proposal for change supported by research. The proposal is in support of the implementation of required standardized testing of people reaching the age of 65 that would enable them to retain their driver's license while assuring their continued safety on the nation's roads and highways. The proposal will also recommend a course of action for regulation of elderly drivers, and provide a proposed solution to the problem, while urging Americans to get involved now, before more elderly drivers take to the nation's highways and byways.

This proposal attempts to find a course of action and ultimate solution to the growing problem of elderly drivers on America's streets and highways. As the baby boomer population ages, more and more…. [read more]


Health Care Drivers for Increased Medicaid Funding Research Paper

… Health Care Drivers for increased Medicaid funding: A study in the United States.

The Per capita health care spending has increased to about 2,814 in 1990 to more than $7,000 today. With such increased amounts, it is obvious that everyone in America would not be able to afford such so much. This led to the creation and the need for a program like Medicaid. Medicaid is basically a national health insurance program for people with low income. In the year 2000, about 42.7 million people received Medicaid. (Einhorn 25) This shows that Medicaid itself was a program that was a crucial factor in the medical necessities of a lot of people. The demand for health care is still expected to increase thus making an even…. [read more]


Elderly Drivers and Their Drivers Licenses Seminar Paper

… Driving License and the Elderly Driver

There have been a lot of reforms and amendments in the motor vehicle related laws across the world, which has led to a lot of debate. Motor vehicle management is one of the most intricate and sensitive issues which is included in the civil planning of a society or country. A lot of stress is laid towards planning and development of a system, which ensures a safe and sound driving option for the elderly population of a given urban area. It has been found out through various studies and researches that the elderly population has a higher risk of involvement in a road crash, which can be fatal for others as well. There have been various risks which were…. [read more]


Working in United Arab Emirates Business Culture Research Paper



Likewise, locals in the UAE will be mindful of not committing the following faux-pas’s as well, as Soriano (2014) shows, when engaging in a business meeting or regular business practice:

· Never criticizing one of the powerful families of any of the seven emirates in the UAE;

· Never scheduling a business meeting or appointment during Ramadan, as this is an especially holy period for Muslims;

· Never demonstrating an attitude or air of disrespect towards the religious practices of others, but especially towards Islam, as this is the dominant religion of the state; to disrespect a religious practice of another, no matter what it is, however, is viewed as very offensive in the UAE, where everyone is expected to…. [read more]


Road Safety Impact of Impulsiveness Essay

… Thus, the old cannot function and think as efficiently as they used to while they were young.

21. The article relied mostly on secondary sources of data to gather its findings. Most of the secondary sources of the research include newspaper articles, the scholarly literature, past research work, textbooks, journals and web sources. The research was more concerned with offering scholarly information as opposed to my research that aimed at shedding more light into the seriousness of the research problem. My research solely relied on primary sources. A list of questions was submitted to the respondents who offered first hand information for the research.

J. Discussion

22. The function of the document was to explain the hypothesis of the research. The research sought to establish…. [read more]


Fault: An Alternative Term Paper

… "

The largest cluster of incidents (216 or 55%) occurred in NHS hospitals. The second largest group (99 or 25%) could be ascribed to General Practitioners. Of the incidents reported:

55% claimed the effect was emotional, minor or temporary in nature

28% reported a temporary or permanent major disability

30% claimed the event had a permanent impact on their health

35% reported to have taken at least one month out of work due to the event

25% reported missing at least one year of work because of the event

Perhaps most notable were the answers to the question: "What response would be most appropriate to the event that occurred?" The majority, or 34% of those surveyed felt that an apology or an explanation was appropriate.…. [read more]


Personal Financial Management Term Paper

… Financial Planning

Charting the Course: Planning for Life after College

It has frequently been said that the end of college is not an end at all, but is rather the beginning of life's journey. Because life is a journey rather than a race, it is important to make some plans ahead of time so the path is known and the destination understood to the extent possible in advance. When most people set out on a journey to destinations unknown, they usually secure a map ahead of time to avoid getting lost. Likewise, a map of an individual's life journey can help a person stay on course and avoid the pitfalls that await the unwary along life's roads; however, in some cases, there is no real…. [read more]


Grandparent Caregivers Societal Antecedents as Predictors Dissertation

… Grandparent Caregivers

Societal Antecedents as Predictors of Resilience, Caregiving/Parenting Stress and Coping Strategies in Custodial and Non-Custodial Grandmothers of African-American or African Decent

The past three decades have seen a break from the traditional nuclear family roles. During this time, society has witnessed a dramatic increase in the number of children being raised by their grandparents. Many grandparents assume the role of primary caregiver for their grandchildren and/or childcare provider because of the impact of numerous societal antecedents which cause the parent or parents to be absent from the home. These societal antecedents include child abandonment, and/or neglect, parental employment obligations, parental education endeavors, and parental military obligations. These represent the key reasons for grandparents assuming the care of grandchildren. This comes at a time…. [read more]


Jesus' Christian Life, Prayer, and Teachings Dissertation

… Prayer brings redemption. Solomon averred that as soon as he asked for Wisdom, it was bestowed upon him. David, similarly, was given fortitude through the Spirit of God (Psalms 118, 131). Every martyr obtained strength to resist tyrants, and overcame dangers and death through prayer. The above are all examples of this "communication" with God in the true spirit of how Prayer was intended.



St. John Chrysostom weighs in again: "He who uses this great weapon knows not death, leaves the earth, enters heaven, and lives with God. He falls not into sin; he loses affection for the earth; he makes his abode in heaven; and begins, even in this life, to enjoy the conversation of God. How then can you disquiet…. [read more]


Respiratory Syncytial Virus RSV Term Paper

… Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is an RNA negative-sense stranded enveloped virus. Infection with the virus is implicated in the condition bronchiolitis, which is a condition which affects predominantly infants. The condition is characterized by flu-like symptoms, including runny nose, fever, coughing and wheezing. Often there is little need for laboratory diagnosis as the clinical symptoms and history allow for accurate diagnosis of the condition. The treatment of RSV currently focuses on treatment of the condition's symptoms. This involves the use of anti-inflammatories to control the fever, and bronchodilators or corticosteroids to control the effects present in the pulmonary system. The use of ribavirin, which is an antiviral medication, is indicated in those that are immunocompromised or those with severe symptoms. There may also be a…. [read more]


Instantly Forming Judgment of Others Chapter

… ¶ … instantly forming judgment of others. Some of these judgments likely come as a result of socialization, but I think that socialization theories are incorrect in affirming that all mental schemas, namely decisions, judgment, conclusions, beliefs and so forth are as result of enculturation, for I find that many proceed too from personal experience. In fact, most of my negative instantaneous judgments are a result of experiences that have been accrued that go counter to my socialization.

Positive judgments that I consequently make involve color of the skin, dress, and action, as well as general personality characteristics. I am attracted to the Black race since I consider them diligent, hardworking and, generally, people who have overcome terrific odds just as I have. I know…. [read more]


Rural vs. Urban Health Care Disparities Dissertation

… Health Care Disparity in Maryland



Context of the Problem



Unsettling Disparities Occur



Approximately 1,600,000 individuals who live in Maryland either do not have access to healthcare as they cannot afford insurance and/or are underinsured.



In "Health care reform: a vital issue for Maryland's nurses," Anne S. Kasper and Leni Preston (2008) stress this unsettling fact, as they point out that Maryland ranks number 24 in the United States in the number of uninsured residents. Fifteen percent of Maryland's population, almost 800,000 people, in fact, is not insured. The significance of the fact relating to those who do not have access to healthcare, Kasper, and Preston (2008) assert, increases as this magnificent number of…. [read more]


Grumpier Old Men Term Paper

… Grumpier Old Men

This movie is a sequel to an earlier movie (Grumpy Old Men), about some friends, Max Goldman (Walter Matthau) and John Gustafson (Jack Lemmon). In this movie, John has married Ariel (Ann-Margaret) and Max pretends that he is perfectly fine, though he acts jealous and lonely. He claims the only joy left in his life is fishing, but the old bait shop is bought by a beautiful woman, Maria Ragatti (Sophia Loren) and her mother, Mama Ragetti (Ann Guilbert) and he and John try sabotaging her efforts to turn the building into an upscale "ristorante." John's lusty old father (Burgess Meredith) shows up again in this movie and flirts with women in a very raunchy way.

Part of the story involves a…. [read more]


Sandwich Generation Thesis

… ¶ … Sandwich Generation, Caregiving, and Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's

The disease that all elderly people -- and their children, their grandchildren, their friends and neighbors -- dread nearly as much as cancer is Alzheimer's, and with good reason. "The worst part is the helplessness," said Sue Irvine, whose mother is an Alzheimer's patient. "You see a loved one struggling and unhappy, and there's nothing you can do. You can't even reason with them a lot of the time" (Laurant, 2009). In an article in the Lynchburg Virginia News & Advance, Irvine (who is now working for Generation Solutions, a home care service) said she, her husband, and their daughter Kenzie all were caregivers for her mother. But since Kenzie was the "last child still at home…she…. [read more]


Varying Differences of Universal Health Care Capstone Project

… ¶ … Universal Health Care

This project explores several published articles that report on results from research conducted on Online (Internet) and Offline (non-internet) on the benefits of Americans receiving/participating in Universal Health Care (UHC). The articles, however, vary in their definition in implementing UHC. The Democratic government suggests that UHC is more effective than Private Insurance Carriers (PIC), and advocate the use of supplementary coverage for the millions of previously and otherwise rejected un-insurable Americans. Other articles define UHC differently and therefore, offer different results?

This project examines UHC research in relation to several other research articles to suggest that all areas of UHC should be studied in order to fully understand how UHC will influence (impact) and better the lives of all Americans,…. [read more]


Journalism Term Paper

… Called "fourmore," the Smart SUV will be smaller than most, but with all the features that make Smart's two- and four-seater buggies, called "fortwo" and "forfour" respectively, attractive. Like ee cummings poems, all of Smart's offerings shun capital letters. The official company logo is smart, but to avoid confusion with the everyday adjective, the cars are commonly referred to in print as Smart cars.

Along with the car's unique shape, the two-door Smart cars are uniquely customizable and modular. Like playing with Lego, the owner can change the Smart car's plastic body panels, side skirts, and spoilers for a fresh new look. Smart cars are available in a smart-looking Cabriolet convertible model. The interior of the Smart car is not only surprisingly spacious but also…. [read more]


Green Provides Some Clear Guidelines Term Paper

… e. via telephone, email, marketing, direct face-to-face communication, focus groups, interviews, etc. (Perko, Module 4).

Step 6/7: Create messages/Develop promotion programs

- The messages and development programs are created and implemented with the help of professional marketing or advertising companies (Perko, Module 4)

Step 8: Implement communication strategies

- This is done primarily following the internal organizational structure of the hospital (discussed late in question 6 under health communication) (Perko, Module 4)

Step 9/10: Assess Effects/Feedback

- This is a long-term monitoring process of the management whereby statistical, qualitative and quantitative data and facts are collected to ensure the success or failure of a promotion strategy employed (Perko, Module 4)

3. Discuss three examples of health promotion techniques that can effectively achieve environmental change.

Ethical…. [read more]


Drug Reimportation Would Benefit Americans Essay

… Drug Reimportation

The Need for Drug Reimportation

There is a growing problem in the United States that often gets caught up in larger debates regarding policy and spending, and thus does not always receive the specific attention it deserves. Especially with healthcare generally being such a controversial topic, yet only one such topic of extreme political and directly practical importance in the country today, specific issues within the broader issue of healthcare are quite often lost as they are out-clamored by larger and more general problems. The specific problem addressed in this paper is that of the high cost of prescription drugs that Americans face, and even more specifically this paper will deal with a potential solution to this problem that has faced -- and…. [read more]


What Attracting Customers to Purchase Apple Products Research Paper

… ¶ … Attracting Customers to Purchase Apple Products

Investigating the reasons as to why individuals purchase Apple Inc. products.

What attracts customers to purchase Apple products?

The IT industry is the driver of change, but its own change impacts itself as well. Incremental levels of competition force the IT&C manufacturers and vendors to also focus on issues outside product quality. A question is being as such posed relative to the elements which generate the sale of Apple products, particularly the reasons as to why customers buy the respective items. The starting point in the analysis is constituted by a general look at the elements which drive customer purchase decisions, which is then followed by a complex analysis. It is finally concluded that the reasons for…. [read more]


Senate Government Affairs Subcommittee Fraud and Abuse in Medicare Prescription Drug Program Movie Review

… Medicare Fraud, Abuse and Waste

Senate Government Affairs Committee: Medicare Prescription Drug Program

This memorandum is written with the purpose of exploring the Medicare prescription drug program that was enacted in 2003 under the Medicare Modernization Act. While the program has seen great success, with 85% of its participants believing that it is a good program, its complexity has made it vulnerable to fraud, waste, and abuse. There have been claims that appropriate antifraud safeguards will be implemented to guard against these issues but the critical and basic antifraud safeguards are not yet in place despite the fact that this program has entered into its fifth year of service.

It is imperative that plans to address waste, fraud, and abuse come to fruition and are…. [read more]


Jungian Phenomenology and Police Training the Methodologies Term Paper

… Jungian Phenomenology and Police Training

The methodologies selected for this study were the meta-synthesis approach developed by Noblit and Hare (1988) and a content analysis technique described by Neuman (2003) and others. The meta-synthesis approach allows researchers to draw broad substantive interpretations from various sources. According to York (1994), the meta-synthesis technique is a type of research that "systematically compares studies in order to interpret meaning, to clarify research foci, and to resolve existing substantive, methodological, or interpretive problems" (p. xiii). This approach allows the researcher to "compare and analyze text, creating new interpretations in the process" (Noblit & Hare, 1988, p. 9).

The seven-step process used in the meta-synthesis methodology developed by Noblit and Hare is set forth in Table 1 below.

Table 1.…. [read more]


Yak Milk Niche or Nightmare Term Paper

… Yak Milk: Niche or Nightmare?

Yak Milk

I am the Consultant hired by the person to take the key decision of the case.

Key Issues:

Lack of acceptance of milk and milk-based products among the Chinese population due to high degree of lactose intolerance among the population, low yield of milk and diary production and traditional unpopularity of cheese and other dairy-based products. (2) Raw materials availability i.e. milk is a problem as a normal Yak can give just 2 to 3 liters of milk which is a fraction of what an average dairy cow gives which is 20 to 30 liters of milk daily. Future upscaling of production of milk-based products is bound to face serious hurdles if the basic raw material -milk supplies…. [read more]


Eugene O'neill's Play, "The Emperor Term Paper

… That chastisement extends to George's grief over Emily's death at the grave, which the dead souls say should be spent by George in enjoying while he still has the time on earth to.

Wilder uses the stage to immortalize these simple and passing motions of daily life on earth and translate them into extraordinary and meaningful events through the eyes and perspective of the dead. It is the very irony of the play: that it takes death to acknowledge the immortal value of life, no matter how boring or meaningless some acts may be.

One more value "Our Town" salutes to is the importance of volitional companionship among the residents, e.g., with the milkman, the paperboy, the gossipers, the romance between George and Emily. It…. [read more]


Future of Cuba Term Paper

… Cuba After Castro

Cuba is an island nation some 90 miles from Florida, and proximity alone gives this country great importance in the thinking of American leaders. More than this, however, Cuba represents a major loss in the Western Hemisphere, a country that is Communist-led and that has therefore been viewed as a major security threat to the United States. At times, that threat has been given even more weight, as it was during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962. At other times, the threat has been less specific and often derives largely from antipathy to the leadership and to the very idea of Communism. In addition, Cuba holds a place of importance because of the many exiles from Cuba who have come to the…. [read more]


Closed Circuit Television a Law Enforcement Tool Thesis

… CCTV

The incursion of technology into nearly every aspect of modern life is an accepted part of life in the twenty first century. To that end, technology is a significant tool in the war against crime waged daily by officers of the law. However, the uses and potential abuses of that technology specifically tools such as CCTV (Closed Circuit Television) systems have given rise to entirely new debates regarding the degree to which such potentially advantageous technological advances violate individual civil rights. As White House executives have been quoted saying these technological advances can be sold as either a reassurance or more Big Brother (Delaney, 2009). What must be determined first though, upon weighing both the arguments for and against such technology is whether, benefit…. [read more]


Contemporary Management Technique Term Paper

… TQM

Contemporary Management Philosophy:

Total Quality Management

The philosophy of Total Quality Management (TQM) offers contemporary managers a battery of techniques to increase organizational productivity and to minimize production defects. Yet, since the height of its popularity in the 1980s and 90s, TQM has become more of a buzzword, used by managers unschooled in the true TQM methodology, and the phrase has become so ubiquitous it is easy to forget what the acronym actually signifies. Essentially, the underlying philosophy of TQM that quality is not an abstract concept rather quality is an error-free objective that can be managed by human design. Quality is a process, not a result, and leaders should accept no deviations from quality standards, moreover leaders should be setting higher and higher…. [read more]


Skies 2003 Term Paper

… Such a scheme would do nothing to reduce emissions overall, and certainly nothing to reduce emissions on the streets where the gas-guzzler was driven.)

While Congress is wrangling over the Clear Skies bill, the EPA, still in charge of enforcing the CAA, says rules adopted in 1997 fail to protect the elderly and those with respiratory problems from particulates and should be tightened.

Not surprisingly, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has come down against such an action, alleging that it would cost $50 to $150 billion and would wreak economic havoc. According to its own Web site, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world's largest business federation representing more than three million businesses and organizations of every size, sector and region.

Another organization firmly…. [read more]

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