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Musculoskeletal and Neurologic System

Using the South University Online Library or the Internet, research the conditions affecting the musculoskeletal and the neurologic systems. Based on your research and understanding, respond to one of the following scenarios:

1. A 12-year-old female is admitted with severe pain in her spine. While checking history, the patient and her mother state that several weeks ago the patient was treated for an upper respiratory infection. The infection subsided after several days of taking antibiotics. However, several days later, the child complained of joint swelling and pain in her right elbow, which subsided, but then seemed to migrate to her left knee. A week later, today, the child began to complain of worsening back pain. The mother has been treating the pain with over the counter pain medication and heat and ice packs, but this did not seem to help.

o What are the possible causes of the pain and how you would proceed?

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assignment 2

Describe the global issues leading to vulnerable populations and disparity at present time. What factors are responsible and what steps can we take as healthcare professionals to advocate for the vulnerable people at a global level?

Assignment Description: This assignment will be at least 1500 words or more

This week you will reflect upon global issues in healthcare to answer the following questions:

  • Briefly define the Sustainable Development Goals.
  • How can you do your part upholding the Sustainable Development Goals?
  • Reflect on your future responsibilities involving ethical norms in healthcare.

Assignment Expectations: 

  • Length:
    • 1500-2000 words (6-8 pages); answers must thoroughly address the questions in a clear, concise manner
  • Structure:
    • Include a title page and reference page in APA style
  • References:
    • Two scholarly references are required; you should include the appropriate APA style in-text citations and references for all resources utilized to answer the questions