Archive for September, 2016

The economic impact of Brexit on the UK economy

The economic impact of Brexit. The role of the single market, risks and opportunities involved in Brexit, and economic decisions faced by the UK government. This assignment critically evaluates the long-term economic impact of Brexit on the UK. It contends that the short-term economic effects are established as being largely negative due to the uncertainty created, but that the long term impact will be dependent on the views and actions of politicians. This argument is made by using recent rele ... The economic impact of Brexit. The role of the single market, risks and opportunities involved in Brexit, and economic decisions...

End of Life and Palliative Care for Dementia

Dementia is a progressive, life-limiting condition. There is evidence that support for the dementia patient is often not based on palliative care. Dementia is a progressive disease for which currently there is no cure. Treatment options are limited to medication aimed at slowing down the cholinergic degeneration that occurs in the brain at the onset of dementia (Roy et al., 2016). However, these treatments are limited and are only used with the small population of those diagnosed specifically w ... Dementia is a progressive, life-limiting condition. There is evidence that support for the dementia patient is often not based on...

The Syrian refugee disaster is a result of the Middle East’s failure to grapple with modernity and Europe’s failure to defend its ideals.

This paper debates the extent to which the Syrian refugee disaster can be linked to the Middle East’s inability to subscribe to modernist ideals as well as to an ideological failure from a European perspective. The paper argues against modernist propositions which perceive the perpetuation of a patriarchal and traditional society in the Middle East to be an overarching cause of the refugee disaster. The paper also suggests that the over-zealous defence of European liberal ideals threatens to e ... This paper debates the extent to which the Syrian refugee disaster can be linked to the Middle East’s inability to...

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Functional magnetic resonance imaging is a medical diagnostics tool that uses oxygen concentration measurement to detect areas of increased brain activity. Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) is an emerging medical diagnostics technique that is sensitive to the concentration of oxygen in biological tissue and therefore to the level of functional activity that the tissue exhibits. The most exciting application of this technique is the study of activ ... Functional magnetic resonance imaging is a medical diagnostics tool that uses oxygen concentration measurement to detect areas of increased brain...

An Examination of Cloud Computing Benefits and Challenges

This paper discusses the benefits and challenges of cloud computing to present a balanced view on which decisions regarding its use can be made. An Examination of Cloud Computing Benefits and Challenges Introduction Cloud computing is one of the more recent developments in the field of technology. There is some consensus in current literature as to what the term denotes: fundamentally, it is suggested that cloud computing is the realisation of the ability to provide computing as a service. Armb ... This paper discusses the benefits and challenges of cloud computing to present a balanced view on which decisions regarding its...

Project Management Issues in the Construction Industry

This essay discusses the major project management issues faced by project managers in today’s construction industry: time, safety, workforce and nature of the work. Introduction Issues and challenges with regards to construction project management have emerged over the last two decades. Naoum and Egbu (2015) assert that most of these project management issues faced by construction managers may result either directly from construction operations or indirectly from peripheral activities. It is ... This essay discusses the major project management issues faced by project managers in today’s construction industry: time, safety, workforce and...