Essays Tagged: "Chronic pain"

Legalization of Marijuana

person's health would benefit from the use of marijuana in the treatment of cancer, anorexia, AIDS, chronic pain, spasticity, glaucoma, arthritis, migraine, or any other illness for which marijuana pr ...

(4 pages) 93 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Should Medical Marijuana be legalized?

person's health would benefit from the use of marijuana in the treatment of cancer, anorexia, AIDS, chronic pain, spasticity, glaucoma, arthritis, migraine, or any other illness for which marijuana pr ... uscle spasms and seizures, as well as osteoarthritis, menstrual cramps, migraine and other forms of chronic pain. It is safer than most prescriptionmedicines and often works better, with less serious ...

(4 pages) 155 0 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Argues for the decriminalization of medicinal marijuana.

s sentenced to spend more than 90 years in an Oklahoma jail, despite the fact that he suffered from chronic pain. These four people were all unjustly forced to serve time for trying to self-medicate w ... effects caused by chemotherapytreatments. And Forster still sits in a jail cell, continuing to have chronic pain (Marijuana PolicyProject, http://www.mpp.org).There are only seven people allowed by fe ...

(9 pages) 141 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Children of an Idle Mind- Part2 (final)

for a walk to get some fresh air. After all these years, my disease was finally getting to me. The chronic pain in my chest started to impair my walking, so I casually strolled down the dirty streets ...

(2 pages) 89 7 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Pain

opped beforeShattered to it's very coreMended back together through timeBut nothing ever healed the painTrust was slowly gainedUntil the very dayIt was dropped againShattered with little hopes of heal ...

(1 pages) 63 4 4.8 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Music Therapy: A Complementary Health Treatment Therapy

related conditions, substance abuse problems, brain injuries, physical disabilities, and acute and chronic pain, including mothers in labor can all benefit from music therapy. Since music therapists ...

(5 pages) 102 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Oxycontin A Cursed Cure

drug by the name of Oxycontin was introduced in 1996 as a breakthrough for the treatment of severe chronic pain. The drug has become a problem in recent years, after abusers discovered that crushing ... circumstances in which have been researched and studied have also implicated that adults with true chronic pain be put in difficult situations with their physicians. Due to the addiction and overdose ...

(2 pages) 33 1 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Overcoming Pain AP psychology

technique is called counter-irritation. Pain clinics and accupuncture use this technique to reduce chronic pain by activating a great number of small pain fibers, thus masking the chronic pain.

(1 pages) 41 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Pain Assessment Tools

en those who appear to have identical injuries or illnesses. There are two types of pain, acute and chronic:Acute pain, for the most part, results from disease, inflammation, or injury to tissues. Thi ... at is, it is confined to a given period of time and severity. In some rare instances, it can become chronic.Chronic pain is widely believed to represent disease itself. It can be made much worse by en ...

(5 pages) 174 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Legalizaton Of Marajuana Research Paper

the use of marijuana would benefit the person's health in the treatment of cancer, anorexia, AIDS, chronic pain, glaucoma, or any other illness that marijuana brings relief to (http://www.Rxmarihana. ... e suffering from malnutrition because of AIDS' "wasting syndrome," and alleviating muscle and chronic pain due to multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, and spinal cord injuries.An issue was brought up a ...

(5 pages) 71 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Marijuana Legalization

production of paper, clothing material, oils, and many other things 4. It can be used to treat both chronic pain and nausea Subtopic B-Economics 1. Marijuana has the potential to gross 50-53 billion d ...

(1 pages) 9 0 1.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

OxyContin Epidemic

rminally ill. When this drug was first introduced in 1995 it was hailed as a miracle drug. It eases chronic pain because its dissolvable coating allows a measured dose of the oxycodone to be released ...

(4 pages) 21 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Medical Marijuana

h of "medical marijuana". Researches found that the use of marijuana helps to combat muscle spasms, chronic pain and nausea caused by chemotherapy, which allows patients to maintain crucial weight for ... lower eye pressure in glaucoma patients, control spasms due to multiple sclerosis, and relieve and chronic pain. (DeNoon) California Proposition 215 allows doctors to recommend marijuana, but not pre ...

(2 pages) 28 0 2.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Euthanasia

We should not understate the agonies involved in chronic pain and suffering. Nobody wants to see a loved one suffer or make the decisions that accomp ... g a burden to their families. The right to die could be interpreted by a patient as the duty to die.Chronically ill or dying patients may be pressured to choose euthanasia to spare their families fina ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Medical Marijuana Marijuana is a drug that has been in

to treat a multitude of illnesses such as AIDS, glaucoma, cancer, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, and chronic pain. Currently, the treatment that is promoted most is the use of marijuana for its ability ... ellular changes. Marijuana smoking, if it occurs on a regular basis, leads to symptoms of acute and chronic bronchitis. Chronic Bronchitis consists of chronic cough for most of the days in a few month ...

(4 pages) 341 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Marijuana as a Medicine

rm, marijuana can be used. Such cases include AIDS, glaucoma, cancer, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, chronic pain, arthritis, migraine headaches, and depression. Marijuana can reduce nausea, vomitin, a ... ility, multiple sclerosis. Marijuana can prevent epileptic seizures caused by epilepsy, and relieve chronic pain caused by disorders and injuries. Marijuana can relieve arthritis pain, and pain from m ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Psychosocial Factors Role In Adjustment Of Chronic Pain

533; PAGE \* MERGEFORMAT �2� Running Head: PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS ROLE IN ADJUSTMENT OF CHRONIC PAINPsychosocial Factors Role In Adjustment Of Chronic Pain�Psychosocial Factors Role ... social Factors Role In Adjustment Of Chronic Pain�Psychosocial Factors Role In Adjustment Of Chronic PainIntroductionPain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience, to be chronic; it be ...

(7 pages) 8 0 0.0 Jun/2011

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Pain Assessment Tool for Postoperative Pain-week 12

pharmacological interventions, as well as changes in intensity in different patients with acute or chronic pain (Belanger et al. 1989, Price et al. 1989, Choiniere et al. 1996). In addition, Cotanch ... n e.C. (1982) Measurement of pain. Journal of Rheumatology 9, 768-769.IASP (1994) Classification of Chronic Pain , 2nd edition. IASP Press, Seattle.Jensen M.P., Smith D.G., ehde D.M. & Robinsin L. ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jun/2013

Subjects: Science Essays

Pain Assessment Week 11

t 1989). The second of these studies, the VAS has been confirmed as a ratio scale of measurement in chronic pain and experimental, and the simultaneous action was established in the latter study. Down ... Littman et al. (1985) compared with the VDS VAS and verbal scale of pain in patients with acute and chronic pain (N = 1497). It was concluded that all three measures are well correlated (R = 0.89-0.93 ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jan/2014

Subjects: Science Essays

Pain Assessment Tool for Postoperative Pain-week 11

t 1989). The second of these studies, the VAS has been confirmed as a ratio scale of measurement in chronic pain and experimental, and the simultaneous action was established in the latter study. Down ... Littman et al. (1985) compared with the VDS VAS and verbal scale of pain in patients with acute and chronic pain (N = 1497). It was concluded that all three measures are well correlated (R = 0.89-0.93 ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jan/2014

Subjects: Science Essays