Question 40, three common factors that affect the health of peoplei.Physical activities and exercises- Physical exercises can improve personal health and reduce the risk of developing a disease such as cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes, and cancer. A minimum of one hour of regular activities can improve quality of life and increase life expectancy. Some of the benefits of regular physical activities include reduced heart attacks, lowering body cholesterol and body weight management(U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2017). ii.Balance diet- People who eat poor balance diets are at risk of developing nutritionally related disorders like obesity and anorexia. Balanced diet enforces our body with strong diseases defense mechanisms thus improving the quality of life(National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health, 2015).iii.Hand washing and personal hygiene- Individuals who regularly wash their hand after toilet, before eating meals and practice personal hygiene have reduced risks of contracting communicable diseases like diarrhea, typhoid fever, and cholera.Question 41 Evidenced Based Practice and how it helps to maintain standards in NursingEvidence-based practice involves the use of current best practice and knowledge in making decisions about the care of patients individually(Culyer, Jatulis, Cannistraci, & Brownell, 2018). More, often experts usually talk about evidence-based practice as the process by which the
DIPLOMA OF NURSING 4already existing research evidence can be used to make decisions concerning a specific group of population(Culyer et al., 2018). Nurses can use evidence-based practice to maintain nurses standards in various ways. These include making interventions that are based on best practice, frequently conducting nursing research, help to bring better patients outcomes, increases nurses confidence in decision making, keeping nursing current and relevant and in developing guidelines, policies and procedures based on latest research(Levin & Chang, 2014).
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