Essays Tagged: "Blood transfusion"

ANEMIA - types, causes, and treatments explained

Anemia is not a disease, but a sign that the body has some sort of problem with its red blood cells (RBCs). If a person's blood does not have the right amount of red blood cells or hemoglo ... ood cells or hemoglobin, anemia can develop. Anemia is defined as a decrease in the circulating red blood cell mass and an equal decrease in the oxygen carrying capacity of the blood (also known as he ... by their underlying cause. To determine which type, doctors describe color, size, and shape of red blood cells. Treating it has to be specific for each type, which means treating the underlying disea ...

(3 pages) 88 0 4.2 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

AIDS + HIV

iduals are now taking more precautions with sexual intercourse, and medicalfacilities are screening blood more thoroughly. Even though HIV ( HumanImmunodeficieny Virus) can be transmitted through shar ... Virus) can be transmitted through sharing of non sterilize needlesand syringes, sexual intercourse, blood transfusion, and through most bodily fluids,it is not transmitted through casual contact or by ...

(9 pages) 108 0 3.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Dr. Charles R. Drew.

real, Canada where he studied medicine and this is where he witnessed a man's life being saved by a blood transfusion. In 1933 he earned his Master of Surgery and Doctor of Medicine degrees, he also g ... first African American to receive a doctorate in medical science of Physicians and Surgeons in 1940.Blood was needed urgently with the outbreak of World War II. He organized the blood for Britain proj ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Anaylsis of HIV & AIDS in West Africa.

old boy named Ryan White was officially diagnosed with the virus in Indianapolis after receiving a blood transfusion. AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) and HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) ...

(4 pages) 99 0 4.1 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Value of Education, A college admission essay explaining the value of education.

o make it even worse I came down with a fever when I was one. I was so sick that I had to receive a blood transfusion from my mother. However, in many cases like mine, the circumstances do not end pos ...

(1 pages) 412 0 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Liver Disease - Hepatitis C

he is on the national liver transplant list and has been for over 3 years. He has never received a blood transfusion and has never taken intravenous drugs. We think that he may have gotten the diseas ... d is essential in keeping the body functioning properly. It removes or neutralizes poisons from the blood, produces immune agents to control infection, and removes germs and bacteria from the blood. T ...

(3 pages) 66 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Discuss the issues surrounding the attempts to control the content of popular music

even a funnier case there was a song by the name of "Transfusion" banned because it was felt that a blood transfusion was not a laughing matter. Perhaps the most farcical form of censorship in the 50' ...

(5 pages) 97 3 3.4 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Adversity

to correct this problem I had to undergo a major operation. This operation resulted in me needing a blood transfusion. Unfortunately in 1983 blood donors were not screened for diseases. I was one of m ...

(3 pages) 60 2 3.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Simulating safe and unsafe blood tranfusions

Simulating Safe and Unsafe Blood TransfusionsHypothesis-My hypothesis is that blood type O cannot combine with any other blood ... cause it is represented by the color white and my guess is that if you combine white with any other blood type (color) it won't change its color. If O is mixed with yellow, blood type A, it won't chan ... its color. If O is mixed with yellow, blood type A, it won't change in color. If O mixes with blue, blood type B, it won't change color. And if O is combined with blue and yellow (green) it won't chan ...

(3 pages) 24 0 4.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Animal Research: A Life-Saving Technique

imal research hadn't existed, where would humans be? When a person takes insulin for diabetes, gets blood transfusion for a life-saving operation, or takes medication to alleviate allergies, he or she ... ure can only be an accompaniment animal research, but cannot replace it. "A computer can't generate blood to test the blood sugar of a diabetic patient," says Marianne Koch of the Health Safety and Re ...

(3 pages) 33 1 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Hepatitis C

er structural and nonstructural proteins. The detection of antibodies against these proteins in the blood of the infected person plays a important part in diagnosis and screening of the common blood s ... anic whites. Many things can put you at risk for HCV such as injected drugs, being exposed to human blood, received a blood transfusion or blood products before 1992 or overseas (Turkington, 13).The h ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Syphilis

only way the disease may be passed. It may be passed from mother to child or through a contaminated blood transfusion. Once the disease is in the system, it is very important to treat it before it wor ... is type of transmission occurs the baby may have any of the following defects: skin soars, runny or bloody nose, slimy patches in the mouth, inflamed bones, inflamed liver, anemia, jaundice, and an ir ...

(8 pages) 38 0 2.3 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

PROFFESSIONAL ACCOUNTABILTY

discuss the case of a patient who, due to their religious beliefs, chooses to refuse a life saving blood transfusion even though staff have explained, in full, the consequences of their decision. Ins ... (Kenworthy et al 2003), i.e. Where the end justifies the means, that the consequence of giving the blood transfusion would be beneficial and would prove the greatest balance of good over evil, and to ...

(5 pages) 121 0 3.8 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Comentary for english

fferent to them .The poem describes how this person made a mistake of trusting people and getting a blood transfusion made the person get an incurable disease. The aspect of the issue in the ma ... eath S for suspicion Personel Choice because he or she made a choice to trust people in the blood transfusion and because of that mistake the person got the deadly disease called AIDS . He or ...

(2 pages) 412 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Comentary for english

fferent to them .The poem describes how this person made a mistake of trusting people and getting a blood transfusion made the person get an incurable disease. The aspect of the issue in the ma ... eath S for suspicion Personel Choice because he or she made a choice to trust people in the blood transfusion and because of that mistake the person got the deadly disease called AIDS . He or ...

(2 pages) 566 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Favorite Hobby or Extracurricular Activity

e group why AIDS awareness was so important to me. My younger cousing Jane had contracted it from a blood transfusion at age nine and had recently died at age fifteen. I was painfully aware of the ign ...

(2 pages) 2043 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Favorite Hobby or Activity

e group why AIDS awareness was so important to me. My younger cousing Jane had contracted it from a blood transfusion at age nine and had recently died at age fifteen. I was painfully aware of the ign ...

(2 pages) 10 1 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Hepatitis C

une up," this man's physician decided that he should go ahead and draw a series of blood tests. A week later this man receives a call from his docto ... I. Description of Hepatitis C: A. What is Hepatitis C? 1. Hepatitis C is a blood-borne virus that was previously referred to as non-A/non-B hepatitis; which enters th ...

(3 pages) 556 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Need to Donate Blood (persuasive paper)

Throughout today’s society someone needs a blood transfusion every second of the hour. Imagine riding a motorcycle and getting hit by a vehicl ... not responding, one of your fingers are missing, you have several open wounds and has lost a lot of blood. A helicopter is now called to come and air lift you to the hospital. Afterward, arriving to ... e hospital. Afterward, arriving to the hospital you have to be rushed into emergency surgery and a blood transfusion is needed. This incident happened to my brother-in-law and it is not a nice image ...

(4 pages) 33 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Days of Grace: Arthur Ashe

ars afterwards.Then the unbelievable struck the world in 1988; Arthur Ashe had received AIDS from a blood transfusion during a surgery. Keeping this a secret, Ashe finally announced his deadly sicknes ...

(1 pages) 10 0 5.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers