Essays Tagged: "Institute of Medicine"

Treatments of Alcoholism

afflicted with FAS;*More than twenty thousand people die annually inalcohol related car accidents. (Institute of Medicine, 1989)Clearly alcoholism harms society in numerous ways and it is in society's ... s ago, Marc Galanter was appointed as a career teacher in alcoholism and drug abuse by the National Institute on Mental Health. Galanter found nothing on the technique of resolving a drinking or drug ...

(7 pages) 166 0 4.3 Dec/1996

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

The Legalization of Marijuana

he views of not only myself but also many others is the vast usage today. A 1999 report done by the Institute of Medicine, a highly credible source, found that, in 1996 68.6 million people or 32% of t ...

(4 pages) 91 3 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Marijuana myths. an informing paper on the myths the government tells about the use of marijuana

in the late 1970s. This study was reviewed by a distinguished panel of scientists sponsored by the Institute of Medicine and the National Academy of Sciences. Their results were published under the t ... t (812) 333-1384 or e-mail to hagerp@cs.indiana.edu on the InterNet.SOURCES1) Marijuana and Health, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences, 1982. Note: the Committee on Substance Abuse an ...

(9 pages) 262 6 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

*Opinion Paper on the Legalization of Marijuana*-Pro Legalization for Medical Purposes- complete with small works cited-Written fall semester of the 2004-05 year.

as that D.A.R.E. tiger the police officer brought in advocatedfor. Again, citing government funded Institute of Medicine (IOM) studies, the legalizationcommunity points out the already available drug ... he 70's. Online. May 5, 1999.- Board on Nueroscience and Behavioral Health. Marijuana and Medicine. Institute ofMedicine. Pub. March 1, 1999.Availiable: http://bob.nap.edu/books/0309071550/html/- Drug ...

(5 pages) 43 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Paper on moderation management as a treatment.

eported that physicians diagnosed 2,372,000 people with alcohol related problems (NIAAA, 2002). The Institute of Medicine (IOM) found that only one out of every four-problem drinkers fulfilled the req ... natives to abstinence, it is essential to remember the moderation is not for everyone. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism recommends that a physician assess patients through brief ...

(5 pages) 31 0 5.0 Jul/2005

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

Obesity Among Our Children

t in the body" is the official definition of obesity (Britannica Online, [nd]. But according to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academics (2004), obesity means "an excess amount of subcutane ... s and dieticians use to measure obesity. One way is called BMI or Body Mass Index. According to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academics (2004), the meaning of BMI or Body Mass Index is, "A ...

(9 pages) 377 2 4.5 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Patient Concern: Personal Safety

ered in hospitals, outpatient departments, long-term care facilities, and many other settingsIn the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) report, To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System, revealed that ... rutgers.edu/~kmckee/George, J.B. (1995). Nursing theories Norwalk, Connecticut: Appleton & LangeInstitute of Medicine. (2000). To err is human: Building a safer health system. Washington, DC:Natio ...

(8 pages) 573 0 3.3 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

General paper about Autism

n conditions, a cluster of unstable genes may interfere with brain development resulting in autism.(Institute of Medicine) Still other researchers are investigating problems during pregnancy or delive ... a relationship between vaccines and autism continues to be debated. In a 2001 investigation by the Institute of Medicine, a committee concluded that the "evidence favors rejection of a causal relatio ...

(4 pages) 101 0 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Importance of Legalizing Marijuana

among experts…on the scientific evidence about potential medical uses of marijuana." (1999, Institute of Medicine) Studies yield results contradicting previous beliefs that marijuana is extrem ... marijuana carries the same level of typical side effects as any prescription pain-reliever. (2002, Institute of Medicine)Marijuana is classified as a drug because it alters a person's mood. As it is ...

(5 pages) 70 2 4.5 Oct/2007

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

Elements and the Human Body - Calcium

an ingredient in bile and helps digest fats.Recommended Daily Minimum RequirementsAccording to the Institute of Medicine at the National Academy of Sciences, the recommendations for adequate intake o ...

(4 pages) 18 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Emtvssleep

-hour limits for resident physicians. Statistics addressed at this conference included one from the Institute of Medicine, it estimated that "medical errors cause more than 1 million injuries to patie ...

(2 pages) 334 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Medical Errors

ies as a result, some even die. In its report, To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) estimates that 44,000 to 98,000 Americans die each year not from the med ... t could mean the health provider chose the right course of care but carried it out incorrectly. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) estimates that fully half of adverse reactions to medicines are the resu ...

(9 pages) 197 1 4.4 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Risk Management

ch day. Patients's deserve and expect safe, quality care. The S.T.A.B.L.E. Manual (2005) quotes the Institute of Medicine (2003) in describing patient safety as "freedom from accidental injury." Medic ... e concentrations of the same drug (Landro, L., 2008, March 5).After the first incident in 2006, the Institute for Safe Mediation Practice (ISMP) had the following recommendations:1)Hospitals need to t ...

(7 pages) 174 0 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Medical Errors

the punch of a national alert. By publishing 'To Err is Human: Building A Safer Health System", the Institute of Medicine in effect did exactly that. For reasons not difficult to understand, there is ... (2005). Communicating about health: Current issues and perspectives (2nd ed.)New York: McGraw- Hill.Institutes of Medicine (1999). To err is human, crossing the quality chasm. www.jom.eduVan Ess Coeli ...

(6 pages) 90 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Equipping your child With an early Advantage

n for future challenges.1Shonkoff J., and Phillips, D. (Eds.) (2000). National Research Council and Institute of Medicine. FromNeurons to Neighborhoods: The Science of Early Childhood Development. Was ...

(5 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

Laws in Health Care

are is and why we need it. Two of the most noted definitions of public health were developed by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and Winslow, who base the definition of public health on what public hea ... c health, but none have gained as much recognition than the definitions provided by Winslow and the Institute of Medicine. Considering that the definition of public health has been quite difficult to ...

(5 pages) 85 1 4.5 Jul/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Contemporary Health Issues: Bar Coding Human Drug Products and Blood

rotect the patient from potential harmful mistakes was needed nationwide.In November 1999, the IOM (Institute of Medicine) released a report, To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System, which det ...

(8 pages) 20 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

On Food Advertising Directed Towards Children

evaluate the persuasive intent of carefully crafted television advertisements. According to a 2006 Institute of Medicine report and comprehensive study review entitled Preventing Childhood Obesity: H ... at children (Hawkes, 376). Dr. Hawkes, a Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute in Washington, D.C., explains in her paper found in Nutrition Bulletin that this review un ...

(9 pages) 63 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Legalization of Marijuana

ection to one's self, a better appreciation for things, and trouble carrying on some conversations.(Institute of Medicine) None of these experiences are bad. In school they teach you these experiences ... s one of the first addictive drugs teens try. It is also legal and extremely cheap. According to an Institute of Medicine study "There is no evidence that marijuana serves as a stepping stone on the b ...

(10 pages) 53 0 5.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Complete Medical Marijuna and its affects on Legal System

ine. Medical marijuana is helpful to people with certain diseases, when other medicines aren't."The Institute of Medicine (IOM) study team received reports of more than 30 different medical uses of ma ... emory and cognition in Alzheimer's patients.In 2007, the California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute discovered that a compound in cannabis called cannabidiol (CBD) works by blocking the acti ...

(30 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science