Essays Tagged: "Doctors"


lot about his life. Hippocrates was known as the Father of Medicinebecause he was one of the first doctors to use scientific cures. He has many writings, includingthe Hippocratic Oath, that are credi ... nly a doctor, but a teacher as well. He ran his own school andtaught medicine for a fee. He forbade doctors to perform abortions, particularly in theHippocratic Oath, which I will discuss later.Hippoc ...

(2 pages) 81 0 4.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Seeing The Blood Vessels In The Back Of your Own Eye

ested in eyes because I have an uncle who got in a car accident and now he is blind. I hope someday doctors can help all those who are blind to be able to see.I guessed that a person could not see the ... ested in eyes because I have an uncle who got in a car accident and now he is blind. I hope someday doctors can help all those who are blind to be able to see.I guessed that a person could not see the ...

(5 pages) 57 0 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

A WORLD OF DREAMS. Achieving your dreams.

For many years jobs such as doctors, accountants, and corporate executiveswere considered high profile . In the last decade, car ...

(2 pages) 124 0 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Assisted suicide

kill myself'? With painful and crippling diseases such asAIDS and cancer, and Alzheimers along with doctors such as Dr. Kavorkian, somepeople are choosing death over life. Doctor assisted suicide has ... controversial subject in the past few years. Some states such as Oregon have passedlaws which allow doctors to prescribe lethal drugs to patients who have less then sixmonths to live.(Henin 1) Other s ...

(3 pages) 275 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Think in Practical Way. Nursing.

es and teach them how to stay healthy orcope with their illness. Nurses basically the helper of the doctors. They assist the doctorsby giving medicine, treatments, tests, injections, or draw blood as ...

(2 pages) 179 0 2.8 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Euthanasia in Today's Society

been wearing off. She just lies there in pain and unable to communicate with the outside world. The doctors give her a month to live at the most. What would you do? Would you let her sit in a hospital ...

(8 pages) 573 2 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

The concept of Afterlife as explained through world's major religions

. Please, give me just one more day... The beeps soon became increasingly far in between, while the doctors frantically bustled on in a futile attempt to stabilize the dying man like a bunch of panick ... e was somehow reunited with his physical body, lying on that uncomfortable hospital bed, amidst the doctors sighing in relief, surrounded no longer by that soft glow, but again by that rhythmic beep, ...

(10 pages) 322 1 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


roups and Anti-Euthanasia have seen euthanasia as a sin and a choice that no-body should make. Some doctors have taken ill patients life's as a request from the patient should this now be openly done. ...

(3 pages) 113 0 3.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Marajuana: effects and after affects

inal(THC) was not found until the mid 1960's. Marijuana can be used medically or for an intoxicant. Doctors prescribe it to relieve pain for people in chemotherapy, or with other diseases.During the 1 ...

(2 pages) 88 1 3.7 Nov/1996

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

Healthcare in India

er the Consumer Protection Act (COPRA) in April 1993, the number of malpractice suits filed against doctors has begun to soar. For example, in Kerala, approximately 1800 cases (15% of the total number ... dical Association puts it: "It's degenerating into a kind of witch-hunt."For years the community of doctors across India was immune to charges of malpractice, but the tide has begun to turn. Doctors a ...

(4 pages) 67 0 4.3 Mar/1994

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Female Circumcision: Good Tradition or Not

cision is a very dangerous and sometimesdeadly tradition. The procedure is not preformed bylicensed doctors, it is preformed using unsterilized toolsthat are extremely painful to the female. There are ...

(1 pages) 330 9 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

A Not Entirely Benign Procedure... Four Years As A Medical Student

was written by Perri Klass. Perri Klass wrote the book in order to allow readers to understand how doctors are really trained from the perspective of a woman. Throughout the novel, Perri Klass descri ...

(1 pages) 65 1 3.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Pass the Peace Pipe

psychoactive drug marijuana has been lifted by voters in Arizona and California. Under the new law, doctors can prescribe marijuana to those patients who can possibly benefit from the drug's medicinal ... ican Health Association neither accepts nor believes that marijuana serves any purpose in medicine. Doctors claim that there is a great risk that results from smoking the drug. Inhaling any burning su ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.4 Jan/1997

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


a prescription drug called Ritalin(methylphenidate). This drug is being handed out more and more by doctors as a way of treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, a complex neurological impair ... tates is at least five times higher than in the rest of the world according to federal studies. Are doctors just catching this disabling affliction more often? Or does society just want a convenient w ...

(6 pages) 126 0 4.3 Jan/1996

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


ldren, is being seized on by a generation worried aboutcontrolling inappropriate behavior. But some doctors think Ritalin is beingprescribed to children who are simply having trouble in school. The nu ... it's often notdiagnosed until a child starts school, when they begin failing or getting intotrouble.Doctors in every field of study related to ritalin are having troubledeciding on what the increase o ...

(6 pages) 126 0 4.8 Nov/1996

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

Analysis of "Scared to Death of Dying", Article by Herbert Hendin

in a decent way not killing them. If we don't have a policy or rule against this we are permitting doctors, like Jack Kevorkian, to become famous for killing people. The claim for this work is that a ... n suicide and the doctor would have assisted him without any problem since he had no mental illness.Doctors can cause or hastened death without the patient's request. This can be seen in the Netherlan ...

(2 pages) 65 0 4.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

An Easier Way Out, assisted suicide

An Easier Way OutDoctor Kevorkian and other so-called 'death doctors' should be permitted to assist in the premature deaths of the terminally ill. Although many ...

(2 pages) 102 0 4.1 Sep/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

This essay is basically a summarization of many inventions that made and changed the 1970's.

was quickly considered a major health threat (V.D.-H.K.p.354). Even thou there was none cures many doctors and organizations were helping victims of AIDS. It was later discovered to prevent AIDS safe ...

(3 pages) 116 2 2.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

The Effect of Realism on Leo Tolstoy shown in "The Death of Ivan Ilyich"

cters, especially the physicians, depicted the theme. As Ivan Ilyich was becoming sick, many of the doctors came to check on him. Ivan had a problem with these doctors because they dodged the fact tha ...

(3 pages) 185 1 3.9 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Euthansia Addressing the pros and cons of the issue of ethunasia in the United States. Should the practice be out lawed?

ng 10 days or more in an intensive care unit" (Horgan, 1996). In these cases the patients, or their doctors, tried to resist death with the aid of modern medicine. One might wonder if there is anythin ... ve if they think their present standard of life has "degenerated to the point of meaningless", when doctors can no longer help, and perhaps the pain has become unbearable? At this point, if the person ...

(6 pages) 309 3 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays