Tuesday, January 21, 2020
1. Introduction In Confucian thought, women had their purpose beside their men or within their households as mothers. However, the legend of Hua Mulan precedes Confucius. MulanÃ¢â¬â¢s story had inspired early Chinese Feminists such as Qiu Ji to go against the society built to keep her space as a woman separate from the rest of the world. In modern times, Fa Mulan (from Disney) added more diversity to the usual Disney Princesses and gave westerners an image of Chinese culture. The Disney film about Fa Mulan and the live action film about Hua Mulan by Jingle Ma ultimately chronicle the journey of Mulan and her service in the military but the films will have significant differences because of the different perspectives telling the stories. The changes of the female roles in China in the 21st century have their starting point with the story of Mulan because of her positive role in female identity later on. How Mulan changed the stigma about women over time may not have helped. Although Mulan is a legend, legends tend to shape some fields of thought in society. Changes in female structures in China took many centuries but I believe MulanÃ¢â¬â¢s presence had an irreplaceable impact on the women in Chinese society. I define Confucianism in the female role as follows: A womanÃ¢â¬â¢s duties pertain to her husband, the parents of her husband and the children birthed between she and her husband. A womanÃ¢â¬â¢s duties to her husband include but are not limited to, keeping him happy and full with good meals. Her duties to her husbandÃ¢â¬â¢s family includes, but are not limited to, keeping his parents happy and adjusting to the rules of her governing mother-in-law and providing grandparents with grandchildren. A womanÃ¢â¬â¢s duties to birth children include, but are not... ... to the Imperial City to warm her old friends of the imminent attack on the emperor, everyone ignored her. Hua Mulan did not face this same problem in the live action movie. When her comrades discovered her, they decided to keep their discovery to themselves instead of sending Mulan to her death. The only reason Fa Mulan remained alive in the movie was her heroic actions before her superior discovered her. Works Cited 5. Confucianism Since the core of Confucianism is the belief 6. Conclusion References: 1. http://ww.chinapage.com/mulan.html 2. Ã¢â¬Å"Ode To MulanÃ¢â¬ http://www.yellowbridge.com/onlinelit/mulan.php 3. Ã¢â¬Å"Mulan in LegendsÃ¢â¬ http://www.ourorient.com/mulan-in-legends.htm 4. DVD DisneyÃ¢â¬â¢s Mulan 5. DVD Jingle MaÃ¢â¬â¢s Mulan 6. Lan, Fen. "The Female Individual and the Empire." Duke University. http://www.jstor.org/stable/pdfplus/4125407.pdf.
Sunday, January 12, 2020
Traditionally, nutrition programs were targeted to the indigent and poor populations in developing countries. Many of todayÃ¢â¬â¢s Americans are malnourished also, but they are inundated with unhealthy foods and require a multidisciplinary approach to nutrition education. What would be the three most important points to include in a public nutrition program? Provide current literature to support your answer and include two nutritional education community resources. Malnourishment is no longer an issue seen only in the indigent population and developing countries. Many Americans are also plagued with this issue, largely due to unhealthy food choices. Providing a multidisciplinary approach to public nutrition education will help in combating the problem. There are many aspects which should be covered in these programs, however, we will look at three top points. 1.) The relationship between eating behaviors and chronic diseases Several chronic diseases can occur in relationship to unhealthy eating. Cardiovascular disease, obesity and diabetes are a few. Eating foods high in fat can lead to coronary artery disease which can lead to heart blockage which can lead to death. High fat foods as well as over eating can lead to obesity, which can lead to cardiovascular disease and/or diabetes which can lead to death. Though most complications and/or diseases will manifest themselves in adulthood, looking back most will find the risk factors began in early childhood with poor food choices. As stated by Green Facts (n.d.), Ã¢â¬Å"The risks of developing chronic diseases begin in fetal life and continue into old age. Thus, adult chronic diseases reflect the combined effects of prior exposure to damaging environments.Ã¢â¬ As you can see, it is a vicious cycle we must be cognizant of throughout every stage of life. 2.) Mindful Eating Each time you prepare a meal your first thoughts should be on the nutritional value of the food and then Ã¢â¬Å"am I really hungry, or am I eating for some other reason?Ã¢â¬ For example, it is mid-afternoon at work and you are hungry and unable to wait until dinner time. Your choices are high calorie, high fat, nutrient dense items from the vending machine or a granola bar, fruit or yogurt. An appropriate snack choice would be the granola bar, fruit orÃ yogurt. Another example: you are sitting at home at 8:00pm on a Thursday night watching television. You go to your pantry and retrieve a bag of chocolate chip cookies. At this point, stop and ask yourself, Ã¢â¬Å"am I hungry or am I choosing to eat right now because I am bored?Ã¢â¬ If you are going to eat them out of boredom find something else to do to occupy your time, such as read a book, do a craft, or play a game with your family. As stated by Harris (2013), Ã¢â¬Å"The core principles of mindful eating include being aware of the nourishment available through the process of food preparation and consumption, choosing enjoyable and nutritious foods, acknowledging food preferences nonjudgmentally, recognizing and honoring physical hunger and satiety cues and using wisdom to guide eating decisions.Ã¢â¬ 3.) Cooking demonstrations When talking to individuals about healthy eating often times they say they do not know the proper foods to prepare or how to prepare them to maintain their nutritional value. Offering cooking demonstrations would offer a hands on approach to the issue. We also make sure we are teaching about foods that are affordable and easily accessible in the area. Nutritional education community resources in the greater Houston, Texas area: Houston Food Bank Portwall Headquarters 535 Portwall Street Houston, Texas 77029 713-223-3700 Texas Department of State Health Services, Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC) 711 N. Velasco, Ste. A Angleton, Texas 77515 1 (800) 942-3678 Reference: Harris, C. (2013). Mindful eating. TodayÃ¢â¬â¢s Dietitian, 15. Retrieved from http://www.todaysdietitian.com/newarchives/030413p42.shtml Green Facts: Diet and nutrition prevention of chronic diseases. Retrieved November 17, 2014 from http://www.greenfacts.org/en/diet-nutrition/l-2/3-childhood-eating-habits.htm#1 Houston Food Bank: Nutrition education. Retrieved November 16, 2014 from http://www.houstonfoodbank.org/programs/nutrition-education/ Texas Department of State Health Services, Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC). Retrieved November 16, 2014 from http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/wichd/
Saturday, January 4, 2020
Newtons Laws For this you will experiment with a simulated wagon, or sled (Fendt, W. (2003). Newton second law experiments. Retrieved on March 1, 2008, from HYPERLINK http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/n2law.htm _blank http://www.walter-fendt.de:80/ph14e/n2law.htm ). The experiment is set up so that you can change the mass of the sled, the value of the hanging mass, and the coefficient of friction between the sled and the surface supporting it. The Experiment The mass of the wagon (M) and the hanging mass (m) are in kilograms. The total mass of the system is Mt, the sum of M and m. The acceleration of gravity (g) is 9.8 m/s2 . The acceleration of the system (a) varies, depending upon the experimental values of M, m, and Ã µ. In the situation shown above (Ã ¼ = 0), the only force acting on the system is the weight of the hanging mass, Wm. Fill in the following table, using the value of a obtained from the simulation. Record and calculate data to the nearest three decimal places. The masses in the table are in kg, but the input data are in grams, so make the necessary conversions. The first row has been completed for you. M m a Wm Mt (Mt)a .100 .01 .892 .098 .11 .098 .100 .03 2.264 .294 .13 .294 .100 .05 3.270 .490 .15 .490 .100 .07 4.039 .686 .17 .687 .100 .10 4.905 .980 .2 .981 Used the following work to get results for the table: Wm=m* 9.8ms2 Wm=.03* 9.8m/s2= .294 Wm=.05* 9.8m/s2= .490 Wm=.07* 9.8m/s2= .686 Wm=.1* 9.8m/s2= .980 Mt= M +m Mt=Show MoreRelatedTrial And Prove Newton s Third Law1396 Words Ã |Ã 6 Pagesthis experiment was to trial and prove NewtonÃ¢â¬â¢s Third Law. NewtonÃ¢â¬â¢s Third Law states for every action there is a reaction equal in magnitude and opposite in direction. In this experiment, by analyzing the difference of magnitudes of forces detected by the force sensors. This experiment consists three parts, each with different situations. 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Friday, December 27, 2019
The major difference between healthcare finance terminology and business finance terminology is that these terms focus on factors unique to the health services industry. For example, the provision of health services is dominated by not-for-profit orÃ ¬ganizations (such as ours), which are inherently different from investor-owned businesses. Also, the majority of payments made to healthÃ ¬care providers for services are not made by patientsÃ¢â¬âthe consumers of the servicesÃ¢â¬âbut rather by some third-party payer (e.g., a commercial insurance company or a government program). Even the purchase of health insurance is dominated by employers rather than by the individuals who receive the services. These terms emphasize ways in which the unique features of the health services industry affect financial decisions. The healthcare industry is a service industry. It is not in the business of manufacturing, say, widgets. Instead its essential business is the delivery of healthcare se rvices. 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Thursday, December 19, 2019
Recently, researchers have examined how emotional intelligence or EI plays a role in an individualsÃ¢â¬â¢ leadership abilities (e.g. Neck, Manz, Houghton, 2017; Houghton, Wu, Godwin, Neck, Manz, 2011; Goleman, 2004). Understanding emotional intelligence is important because it helps leaders understand their values and goals (Goleman, 2004 p. 2); furthermore, it helps individuals understand or regulate other persons emotional as well (Neck, et al., 2017 p. 145). Emotional intelligence has become such a staple in leadership that psychologist have begun to study EI in low-level positions as well (Goleman, 2004 p. 2). Currently, in my position as an Academic Advisor, I do not have any leadership positions besides advising students. Having theÃ¢â¬ ¦show more contentÃ¢â¬ ¦Goleman (2004) expressed that leaders with high emotional intelligence are not overly critical or unrealistically hopeful and have I self-confidence (p. 3). One of my strengths, as associated by Clifton s Strenthfin der 2.0, was intellections. Intellection is a strength or talent to think (Rath, 2007 p. 129). Unfortunately, according to Welch, Grossaint, Reid, and Walker, (2014) when leaders overuse their strengths, their strengths become weaknesses or a shadow (p. 27, 30). As I think about my self-confidence, I have a tendency to over analyze a situation. Another aspect of self-awareness that is critical for leaders is honesty. Although I am honest to others and my abilities, I have the potential to downgrade my strengths because I am overly critical of myself. To increase my self-awareness, it is important that I improve my confidence through building a relationship (Welch, et al., 2014 p. 24). I can analyze my self-work writing a note to myself, every time I feel down, I could read that note to overcome doubt. Another self-development strategies I can use it to print out every time I receive an uplifting message from a student. 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Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Question: Discuss about the Examine Clinical Evidence in Commonly. Answer: Introduction The paper deals with the PICO question generated in response to the case study of Peggy, a 65 year old lady suffering from degenerative osteoarthritis in her Knees. In response to the PICO question the paper performs database search to retrieve relevant articles. The findings from the two best research results will be summarised in the paper. The clinical question is designed to compare the effectiveness of taking fish oil degenerative osteoarthritis in older women (Peggy) to those not taking or relying on alternate remedy such as medication. The question is designed with the aim to obtain clinical evidence on improvement of arthritis on taking fish oil. Based on the real evidence obtained the patient can be advocated or recommended to take fish oil. The rationale for the study is the million of Australians consuming fish oil as remedy for arthritis (Pittaway et al., 2015). Two databases have been used to search for the evidence based on the question. It includes PubMed and Cochrane Management. PubMed is the reliable database for more than 27 million articles. This free search engine allows to access other databases management such as MEDLINE to conduct research on nursing, dental, medical, health care and selected life science journals. The other advantages include automatic term mapping that marked the search more comprehensive when compared to other versions. It gives quick access to new articles published and allows for efficient information retrieval by the end users (Patten, 2017). The other database CINAHL is the definitive research tool. It is the most comprehensive database for the nursing, medical and allied health care. For nurses around the globe it is the most respected research tool (Besner, 2015). Key words terms/phrases Alternative words P Osteoarthritis women, osteoarthritis older adults, Osteoarthritis patients OR knee osteoarthritis, osteoarthritis pain OR knee pain women I Fish oil osteoarthritis, fish oil pain relief, osteoarthritis fish oil Osteoarthritis patients OR fish oil, Fish oil OR osteoarthritis C High dose fish oil, low dose fish oil, Dietary fatty acids, omega 3 fish oil, efficacy fish oil Low dose fish oil OR Dietary fish oil Fish oil OR marine oil O Fish oil knee treatment, Fish oil arthritis pain relief, Efficacy fish oil Omega-3 fatty acid osteoarthritis relief OR fish oil arthritis relief Efficacy fish oil Or Pain relief For CINAHL Action Search mode Results Limiters/Expanders S1 SmartText searching- Efficacy of fish oil in osteoarthritis treatment 217 Expander: Apply related words S2 SmartText searching- Fish oil in arthritis treatment 167 Expander: Apply related words S3 Find all my search terms- Osteoarthritis patients OR Fish oil 140 Publication type- The journal of clinical nutrition S4 Find any of my search term - fish oil in arthritis pain 55 Full text, 2013-2017, Peer reviewed article Publication type- The journal of clinical nutrition S5 Boolean/Phrase- Osteoarthritis patients AND fish oil, 46 Full text, 2013-2017, Peer reviewed article Publication type- The journal of nutrition, health aging S6 Boolean Phrase- Fish oil AND osteoarthritis treatment 5 Full text, 2013-2017, Peer reviewed article (Source: Richardson-Tench et al., 2016) Relevant results Two of the research articles were most relevant to the PICO question and appeared to address the question. Hill et al. (2016) conducted a randomised, double bind trial to determine if the high dose fish oil is effective in treating osteoarthritis. The researcher enrolled 202 patients with both regular knee pain and those with osteoarthritis. The researchers compared the efficacy of the high dose fish oil consumption with the low dose. All the participants recruited were above 40 years with the knee pain score above 20 mm on a 0100?mm scale. During the run in period the patients who can tolerate the fish oil were allocated to two treatment arms that is high dose and low dose. The process involved the computer generated random allocation. Both the groups showed improvement. When compared with the high dose group, the low dose group had greater improvement in the pain and function scores when administered for 2 years. Further there was no difference in the loss of cartilage volume, BML core, and quality of life. At the differences of one year there was no significant difference between both the groups. The benefit of using fish oil is noted prominently in the participants however, there is no remarkable improvement found with the increase in dosage. Overall better efficacy of fish oil in reducing pain was found in two years of time. Senftleber et al. (2016), conducted systematic review and met analysis of the randomised trials to determining the effectiveness of taking fish oil. Six databases were searched and 30 trials were found to meet the inclusion criteria. There was a substantial heterogeneity present. Overall the pooled standard mean differences revealed a favourable effect. The meta analysis results showed a significant effect of fish oil on the rheumatoid arthritis patients but not on the osteoarthritis (5 trials; SMD, -0.17, 95% CI, -0.57 to 0.24). It can be concluded that the results showed a moderate quality evidence of the use of fish oil to alleviate pain in patients with arthritis. Conclusion Since strong evidence from quantitative paper and moderate level evidence from the qualitative paper is found Mrs Peggy can be advocated to take fish oil in addition to normal treatment. In conclusion there is a need of intense research to determine the effectiveness of fish oil in osteoarthritis. References Besner, G. E. (2015). This goal of this review was to examine the clinical evidence in support of commonly utilized measures intended to reduce complications following elective colorectal surgery. Literature searches were performed to identify relevant studies from Medline, PubMed, and Cochrane databases management. The American Pediatric Surgery Association Outcomes and Clinical Trials Committee selected eight questions to address...Journal of Pediatric Surgery,50(1), 192-200. Besner, G. E. (2015). 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The image of the Ã¢â¬Å"Two bulbous eyes star[ing] at you upside downÃ¢â¬ (Gilman 78) seems to anger her greatly as she cannot seem to grasp the idea of the Ã¢â¬Å"impertinence and everlastingnessÃ¢â¬ (Gilman 78) of the wallpaper. The wallpaper seems to bring out these detrimental emotions in the narrator, which initiates her obsession with it. The obsessive relationship with the wallpaper is what causes the slow decay of her mental wellbeing. The basis of this obsession can be attributed to the frustration brought about by the artistic images of the wallpaper. Neddy looks upon the swimming pools as a source of comfort, but comes across pools that seem displeasing. Neddy describes his experience in the first pool as Ã¢â¬Å"the resumption of a natural conditionÃ¢â¬ (Cheever 206). The public pool however can be perceived as a disconcerting pool, where Neddy refers to it as a Ã¢â¬Å"stagnant bend in the Lucinda RiverÃ¢â¬ (Cheever 209). The emotional change can be interpreted as a jolt or awakening, which brings him back to reality. We will write a custom essay sample on Swimmer and Yellow Wallpaper or any similar topic specifically for you Do Not WasteYour Time HIRE WRITER Only 13.90 / page It shows a different side of the Lucinda River and perhaps a different side to his current lifestyle. The carefree life of Neddy is not devoid of obstacles and does comprise of imperfections. The narrator in Ã¢â¬Å"The Yellow WallpaperÃ¢â¬ is shown to win her freedom by removing the wallpaper. The narrator exclaims that Ã¢â¬Å"she has pulled most of the paper so [they] canÃ¢â¬â¢t put her backÃ¢â¬ (Gilman 86), where this action can be perceived as crossing the threshold into insanity. The narrator does feel liberated, but this liberation has come at the cost of her sanity. The imperative emotional change observed marks the final chapter in her mental wellbeing where one can no longer interpret her thoughts and actions as sane. The short stories use personal objects to bring about crucial emotional changes in the characters of Nedddy and the narrator. Neddy is shown to emotionally transition from a sense of purpose and personal connection to that of feeling disheartened and disconnected. At the same time, the frustration of the narrator is brought about by the wallpaper, which in turn fuels the obsession with it. The wallpaper then acts as the final obstacle between the narratorÃ¢â¬â¢s current mental condition and insanity. References: