The Abortion Debate

A number of views regarding the legality and moral value of abortion exist and there is much controversy in religious, social and ethnic terms. The abortion debate is not a new one and it exists since a very long time and there are opponents as well as proponents of this method in the United States with each one of them …

Colonial Settlements in Kenya and Southern Rhodesia from 19001965

Kenya During the periods of war the Imperial design adopted by British for Kenya proved to have a paralyzing effect between the opposing demands of ‘West coast’ and a ‘South African Policy’ which is referred to as the conflicting requirements of peasants and settler political economy. The late Nineteenth century imperialism as demonstrated by the British rule on Africa was …

Using Computed Tomography (CT) Scanning Technique in Forensic Entomology

This paper attempts to address threefold aims namely, to discuss the 1) techniques used in CT scanning, 2) limitations and 3) implications of such a method in forensic investigations. The seminal works of Keh serve as one of the pioneering studies concerning forensic entomology, and it includes the applications and scope of the said branch of medico-legal studies. Specifically, Keh …

A Generalized Perspective

As a result, Peter has been consulting medical and psychological practitioners for improving his present condition (The Australian Psychological Society Limited, 2014). In this regard, the discussion focuses on understanding the deteriorating condition of Peter both from the psychological and behavioral perspective. The details regarding these aspects have been provided in the underlined sections.From a generalized perspective, Peter’s nature can …

Methamphetamine Use in America

According to the research findings, it can, therefore, be said that methamphetamine use has significant short-term psychological side effects such as paranoia, anger, panic, hallucinations, confusion, and convulsions. Many of these lead to violent aggressive acts and suicide. The drug methamphetamine, which also goes under the street names meth, crystal or crank, is a major issue in modern American society. …

Why Do So Many People Still Die of Malaria

Scientists discovered another dangerous species known as Plasmodium knowlesi which can also be life-threatening. Medical practitioners opine that humans may get infected with more than one type of Plasmodium at a time. Although effective medicines have been developed for the treatment of this disease, any failure in timely diagnosis would make the disease dreadful. In the opinion of Rietveld amp. …

The Dilema of Organ Donation Why We Say Yes No or Nothing at All

In patients with end-stage organ failure, current medicine offers organ transplantation. However, the number of patients needing organ transplantation far outweighs the number of organs available for transplantation (Bell, 2003). This is inevitable since, for transplantation, the only suitable organ should be live. There have been enormous advancements in transplant science, which makes it possible to avail the organs from …

Tramatic Brain Injury

TBI is also associated with closed head injuries as oppose to penetrating injuries of the skull and brain stem, although not always exclusively since there can be multiple characteristics of initial injuries with both penetrating and non-penetrating effects.. (Papanicolaou) There are an estimated 20 to 50 million people [worldwide]are injured or disabled in road traffic accidents every year with those …

Psychosocial Effect of Physical Education Programs in Schools

In the last few years, physical education and sports have witnessed unparalleled support from sources which are not a part of the school system. Today medical experts recommend routine regular physical activities as it helps in preventing diseases like high blood pressure, obesity or coronary problems (NASPE, 2004). The general public and many parents are not well aware of the …

Urine Protein Test

The researcher states that in the medical field, it is widely accepted and recognized that for a random urine sample, the normal protein level should range between 0 to 20mg/Dl. In cases where one’s urine protein levels surpass the 20mg/Dl mark, there has to be cause for concern because there may be a strong possibility of kidney damage. Diseases and …

Medical Decision Making for Minors

The focus of the issue is that, to what extent parents are responsible for making appropriate medical decisions for their children and what our children’s right in this context. In general, parents are conscientious for the care and guardianship of their children and that is why they are presumed to have the ability to make the best decision for their …

Learning profile

of Previous Clinical Experience(s) as they relate to the preceptorship placement. During the of my last few experiences, I have come across various encounters that have helped me become ready for this pre-grad placement in emergency. First placement at rehab had helped me develop my basic skills with the care. It helped me become more time sensitive with the care. …

THE MACHINE AGE

Summary of Attached Papers (p.347-353 Robert Tools was the first to receive an AbioCor artificial heart, living only 5 months and also suffering strokes. James Quinn (age 52 at death) was given an AbioCor artificial heart transplant after heart failure. He lived longer than doctors imagined, a total of nine months, most of which was spent hospitalized suffering from strokes …

Facility Planning an Emergency Room

This paper explores the various elements of an emergency facility worth considering while planning for an emergency room. Among the factors that one should consider include legal/regulatory requirements, equipment, color, noise, budgets/cost estimate, and the role of the stakeholders. Regulatory Requirements on the Design and Equipment Of great effects on the nature of an emergency room and the equipment to …

Business in France CARMAT

At present, the only options on the market worldwide are human heart transplants, artificial parts transplants such as valves, animal parts, and a few artificial devices which are not licensed for permanent insertion, but only as a last resort of patients who are not suitable for other treatments. The prototype heart produced by CARMAT is made of synthetic, animal, and …

Disaster Resilience Through Local Economic Activity

Technological innovations have also brought about a wide range of new threats, which inevitably add to the intensity and frequency of freak events of weather. Natural disasters, organized crimes, and pandemics make it impossible to address all identified factors that put rural airports, their economy and their community at risk, hence the need for disaster recovery and risk resilience (U.S. …

Balck Death in England

The Yersinia Pestis bacteria triggered England’s version of the Black Death. The fleas were the confirmed carriers of the deadly bacteria. The fleas attached themselves on the bodies of rats. The fleas sucked the blood of the rats. The Black Death pandemic reached the shores of England during a few years prior to 1350.4Furthermore, the Black Death pandemic is known …

Physician Assisted Suicides

wal of the life-sustaining treatments or administering pain medication that will hasten death through impairing critical body organ functions such as respiration (Jeffrey 73). The recent efforts of legalizing physician-assisted suicide have triggered intense medical, legal and social debates on whether physicians must be granted the authority to assist patients to intentionally end their lives. Physicians have a professional responsibility …

Interest Groups in Politics

The term interest group is used to refer to any organization that is private in nature and consists of members who operate for the achievement of a common aim or objective. One kind of an interest group is that which takes the form of political groups. the aim of the creation of this kind of interest group is to influence …

The Safety of Medication Administration

September 8, Management Memo To Mr. X, Administrator – H120 Hospital From September 8, 2016Re : Preventing Medication Errors———————————————————————————————————————IssueThere is a paramount need for health institutions to ensure the safety of the patients in terms of being provided with accurate medications as prescribed. The Indiana State Department of Health evidently monitors the number of medication errors annually and published the …

Mercy Killing or Just Killing

Proponents for euthanasia have passionately defended their position for accepting and adopting its practice. World people are facing ever-growing moral dilemmas. With the advancements in the medical field also come new procedures as well as easier ways to deal with problems. A popular moral dilemma that comes to mind is abortion. Now many people are against abortion for religious reasons. …

Ethics of Medic

Case Study: EthicsNurses and other medical health practitioners have the responsibility of protecting and promoting the health of individuals and society. This is achieved through ensuring that the conditions for living are healthy. Numerous organizations have set out moral foundations in nursing and medicine to optimize wellbeing and health as an aspect of wellbeing. Nursing and medical ethics concern itself …

Managing patient on antipsychotic medication

Managing patient on anti-psychotic medication Managing patient on anti-psychotic medication According to an estimate of general population, the lifetime prevalence of psychotic disorders has rose from a previous of 3.06percent to 3.84percent. According to the report, lifetime prevalence of schizoaffective disorder is 0.32percent, 0.07percent for schizophreniform disorder, 0.87percent for schizophrenia, 0.34percent for bipolar I disorder, 0.35percent for major depressive disorder, …

Prescription Drug Abuse

On the one side is to need to make available drugs of varying nature to the patients, who require is, and on the other is the exercise of control measures to ensure that these patients do not abuse these drugs, or make it available to others for drug abuse. In a sense, physicians may well claim that their role in …

Munchaused syndrom

However, they have induced the symptoms (Cleveland Clinic, 2014). However, victims who induce symptoms do not seek any substantial commercial gain, but attract sympathy and attention. Given their need for attention, it is fair to say that the disease is fairly portrayed by the media. Some individuals who suffer from Munchausen syndrome endure pain and very lengthy medical procedures to …

The Connection Between Twins

The researcher states that twins in different geographic locations have claimed to feel pain at the exact moment that a painful experience happens to their sibling. Young twins have reported separation anxiety when they are away from their sibling. Medical professionals have attributed this to the fact that twins share the same umbilical cord between them for nine months in …

Professional Knowledge and Career Success

Ar Career Success 7/10 Career Success With growing competition in this world it is seen that everybody is trying to achieve professional success. In the world today it is necessary for a professional to achieve enough knowledge so that he can be successful in his career. An organization known as American College of Healthcare Executives is a professional organization which …

Eye laser surgery

Eye Laser Surgery (Excimer Laser) Laser eye surgery is a process conducted by surgeons on the surface of a human eye with the aim of reshaping the surface mainly using the excimer laser. This kind of medical procedure is mainly carried out to treat both long and short sightedness as well as the surface of the eye which uneven. At …

Caffeine Does Elicit

It is not readily categorized with known drugs of dependence, such as cocaine, nicotine, heroin, and ethanol. On the other hand, caffeine does elicit some effects typical of dependence-producing drugs.(Gupta, p.143)Does caffeine secure respectability in the culinary culture and acceptance as harmless for human consumption? The answer is in the negative view from any angle. Let’s agree that Caffeine is …

Social issues in canada

Social issues in Canada Currently, one of the elements that define the Canadian identity is the social policies of Canada. These are the different regulations and laws governing how individuals in Canada live and the benefits offered by the government. These social policies are specifically seen to make Canada a progressive and distinctive nation. This paper will talk on abortion, …

Chec and the Washington Readicare Medical Group

RULE: An adhesion contract is a legally binding contract, presented by one party to the other in a standardized form which contains clauses written exclusively by one party, without them being properly negotiated with the other party. This is the result of unequal bargaining power and causes unfair consequences to the adhering party.APPLICATION: The agreement signed between Norbert Eelbode and …

Hospital Management Committee

The case was turned down on the ground that what the judge termed a misadventure could not be treated as negligence. (Bolam v. Friern Hospital Management Committee. 1957). The learned judge had, through the decision, in this case, established, perhaps unwittingly, a new precedent in English House of Lords case history, which came down the years to be named and …

Tylenol Ethical Behavior 1982

In 1982, Johnson and Johnson was charged with infected Tylenol capsules which had resulted in several deaths in the U.S. After medical examination itwas discovered that several capsules were infused with the chemical cyanide, an amount which was 10,000 times more than that required for human death. The capsules had been tampered with, once they reached the stores since the …

Gastrointestinal Disorders I

Peptic Ulcers Peptic Ulcers. A peptic ulcer is an open sore in the lining of the stomach (gastric ulcer), the duodenum (duodenal ulcer), or sometimes in the oesophagus (esophageal ulcer). A peptic ulcer develops when the mucuos membrane which protects the alimentary canal from digestive juices and acids is damaged. This permits stomach acids to penetratet the sensitive lining underneath, …

Dax’s biography

She believed that the treatments were going well even if her son did not believe these treatments to be effective (Burns, 2005). More importantly, Ada believed that God wanted her son to live and to fulfill his responsibilities to Him. And she clung to the belief that if God really wanted his son to die then he would have let …

Treatment of sepsis

International campaigns to improve outcomes have emerged based upon the efforts of 11 different organizations in the guise of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign. An international effort to increase awareness and improve outcome in severe sepsis. On the agenda are data from hospitals around the world, where the condition has been tackled by decades of dedicated work from a variety of …

Opera and Singing

Opera and Singing The interview is about Dolora Zajick and her love for opera music, which started when she was 22-years-old. The singer shares her experiences concerning singing and the requirements that an upcoming Opera musician should consider. For instance, she says that most singers normally loose breath and concentration when hitting the high note (Terry, n.p). As a result, …

Do People in the Medical Field have Different Personalities than Those in the Business Field

Methodology: The data regarding personality traits were collected from of two disciplines Medicine and 2. Business, Medicine was d as1 and Business was coded as 2. Now from each respondents (9 from Medical and 11 from Business) responses were collected. Totally for 20 respondents the data were sent to get responses through internet. Only 16 valid responses were receive ie. …

Choose one macrovascular and microvascular complication and discuss the best evidence based assessment &amp

management to identify and prevent secondary complications from the disease processMacrovascular and Microvascular Complication Evidence-based assessment amp. management to identify and prevent secondary complications from the diabetes mellitusChronic diseases have been an important issue in various countries around the world. In Australia, there is no exception as many people are affected. This is clear is Nick, Marty, and Sam cases …

Short Paper Job Requirements

Short Paper: Job Requirements Having a career is pivotal to the lives of many individuals and many try to attain the educational qualification for the career. The level of education determines the value of the career that an individual has selected and changes to the qualification have a significant effect on the individual. Medicine as a profession requires the individual …

Legalization of Medicinal Marijuana

However, 20 states approve and control its medicinal use. However, this is not enough and the number needs to be raised to 50. It is imperative to understand that the Federal government often continues to put into effect its proscription in these states. The government has over the year’s maximized fear as well as uncertainty regarding the legalization of the …

Autism and Autism spectrum disorder

Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorder Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorder Autism is defined as a brain disorder which occurs in thedevelopmental stage of children. Autism spectrum is the collection of developmental brain disorders. Spectrum shows different symptoms, level of the disease and issues of disability that are encountered by the effected children. Research indicates that some children experience complete mental …

Tranexamic acid and it’s uses in prehospital an emergency medicine

The acid should not be used because it works against clots and hence activates intravascular coagulation and platelet usage. If a person with DIC is administered with the acid they end up having end-organ damage due to microvascular pathologies. The unwanted effects of the drug include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, hypotension and disturbances in vision. Tranexamic acid is used topically. The …

Tuskegee Syphilis Study

There were 600 subjects, all who were African American men. There were a total of 399 men who tested positive from syphilis and 201 who were not infected. The objective of the study was to learn the effects of Syphilis on men. Upon the discovery of penicillin, it was not administered to those who were sick. When the study began, …

Dementia vs Cognitive Impairments

There is a degree of negligent perception from the medical practitioner responsible for the patient and for the family of those who suffers that become complacent into thinking it is normal and to be expected.It is relative to our mortality that for the luckiest of us, we follow the cycle of life and we grow old and then wither. The …

Assignments 2

Single Research: Advantages and Disadvantages Institute Single designs have been used since the dawn of research history and various research studies have been made to conclusion using this simple yet flexible design, thus mostly used in behavioral sciences due to its focus on behavior of the subject being tested under different circumstances. The paper will explore the definition as well …

What do you perceive to be the main benefits and criticisms of RCT

Introduction Randomized control trial or RCT is the most powerful research tool to test the efficacy of medicines. The s are chosen randomly and administered the medicines under controlled environment, sometimes with placebos so as to reduce the psychological barrier to being treated with the testing of new medicine for defined disease. The placebos can be defined as inactive substances …

The ableist conflation by Joel Reynolds

The Ableist of Conflation by Joel Reynold Ableist conflation is cultural, al and individual set of practices and beliefs that assign different (lower) value to people whohave developmental, emotional, physical, sensory or health-related disabilities, this is mainly caused due to transformation brought by personal initiative on how one behaves over a period of time, social culture when they associate with …

The aftermath of earthquakes in Haiti like the hurricane in New Orleans a few years ago reveals both humanitarian aid and looting and violence

The aftermath of earthquakes in Haiti has much to do with the prevailing conditions there, before the earthquake. The effectiveness of the relief operations depends upon not only with the organizations involved in relief work, , but also with the adaptability of the people to make the best use of the relief supplies. What are the ground realities in Haiti? …

The Benefits of a Sperm Bank

Sperm banks are facilities designated specifically for receiving and storing sperms which are later used by women who need the same. Sperm obtained from such a donor is known as donor sperm (Falcone and Hurd 539). Other names for sperm banks include cryobank and semen banks. As medically perceived there is no difference between pregnancies gotten through the natural insemination …

To what extent do you agree with free market economics being more effective than a mixed economy in two different countries

In contrast, a mixed economy captures the traits ascribed to the command economic system as well as the free market system. The mixed economy is the most favourable global economic system, with a few exceptions. In this regard, I will exemplify two countries, Japan and Russia, in which for a long time, the government has always influenced key economic decisions. …

Labour Dispute (identify Top 5 major issues between faculty and university at St FX university)

Francis Xavier University. In the year 2012, a conflict was observed to take place between the StFX Association of University teachers and the StFX Administration board. In order to satisfy their demands, the teachers were further identified to call for a strike which further disrupted the entire education process of the university (McEvoy, 2012). Based on this understanding, the paper …

Fadiamn book The spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

Their different approaches and beliefs to Lia Lee’s condition, the miscommunication between the parents and the doctors, partly because of the language barrier, and her parents’ refusal to administer the medication leads to worsening of the condition that leaves Lia Lee brain dead. Since the Hmong culture believed that illness was practically a matter of spirituality and sacrifices, they did …

Nutrition and Nursing Fundamentals

Food and drug interactionsInterference of drug actions in the body system by foods can be in a number of ways. Mostly the effects are caused by foods that interfere with how the drug is absorbed, which makes the drug ineffective as less of it gets absorbed into the blood stream and the site of action. Chemicals or nutrients found in …

Screen Speeds in Radiography

According to Hertrich (2005), the details of the image are inversely proportional to the speed of the screen which therefore means that the slow detail screen has greater films than the fast intensifying screen. This is so because, in slow detail screens, the area that is exposed by each x-ray will be smaller and slower hence the details better. A …

Potential sheath removal issues

The blockage may be attributable to conditions including atherosclerosis, coronary artery disease, peripheral artery disease (PAD) and renal vascular hypertension. Carotid artery stenosis, venous narrowing and narrowing in dialysis fistula or grafts can also result in blockage.Patient preparation is essential. Medications, herbal supplements, recent illnesses, medical conditions and allergies should be well documented (Benson et al. 2005). This is because …

Cost of Healthcare

Cost of Healthcare al Affiliation Cost of Healthcare In the recent days, the cost of health care has been observed to be increasing steadily. The increase in the cost of health care has been considered to have several consequences in the economy of the nation. It is important to note that the rising cost of health care is precipitated by …

Trading Simulation Report

A portfolio once built and left alone is of no use. Hence, I have decided to carry out a trading simulation and an in depth analysis of the four companies that have been chosen by me. As all four of these companies provide different products and services, it is almost obvious that different returns are expected from each of these …

Economics of Race and Gender Questions

c. Reverse Discrimination This term refers to an accusation by a member of a majority group pointing out that they have been discriminated against because of factors such as gender or race. d. Wage Structure Refers to the different levels of salaries/wages according to job levels. It can also refer to the different pay levels for different employees or the …

A short summation as to why you are interested in transferring to ICU or the Operating Room

Summary My work background includes work experiences which I believe would be highly relevant to my current application. Before I became a nurse, Iworked as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS). At that time, my work was within a satellite laboratory in the Operating Room. In this work, I was able to observe different operations and I found these procedures interesting …

The Population Bomb

This paper shall highlight those contrasting debates and reach a conclusion on the same. Going back in time, there have been reports that the population of the world has more than tripled over the last century. According to Sticklor (2011), our numbers were at one billion in 1900 but has been recorded to a whooping seven billion to date with …

Shakespeare’s Prince Hamlet as medical professional (Nurse)

To illustrate this point, several attributes of a good nurse will be discussed and then applied to a well-known fictional character, Shakespeare’s Prince Hamlet, to conjecture whether this character would have made an effective nurse.Nurses are often the first and most frequent care-giver of a person in need of medical services. Because everyone living will need medical services at some …

How to prevent an overmedicated society

How to prevent overmedication of the current society Medicine field is experiencing constant advancement leading to new treatments as well as cures for numerous medical problems that human experience. This increases life expectancies and also significantly reduces suffering related to countless conditions and disease. Currently there is medication for almost everything and almost every member of the society is one …

Reimbursement and Payforperformance paper

This information is provided by physicians, medical groups or even hospitals since they are in constant touch with the clients of these health insurance and some of them are also clients. The compensation depending on the agreed terms may be in form of elimination of payments and other non-financial incentives (Greenwald, 2010).Reimbursement works on a fee-for-service initiative where the physicians …

Week 4 reflection paper MAM

and number 12th February Reflection paper MAM After going through the materials that were supplied, I have learned a lot about chromosomes, nuclear organization and their locations. Chromosomes are structures that look like thread, and are located in the nucleus of plant or animal cells. They are known to physically interact with neighbouring chromosomes within the nucleus. Genes in the …