Essays Tagged: "Liver transplantation"

Holistic Care: Are we treating the Patient or the condition?

's fast-paced world where technology rules, the medical profession is alsoadvancing. In 1991, 2,900 liver transplants were performed in the United States while therewere 30,000 canidates for the proce ... ffron, T. G., 1993).Due to shortages of available organs for donation/transplantation, specifically livers, once againscience has come to the rescue.Although the procedure is fairly new in the United ...

(8 pages) 226 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues


health began to decline. After several tests were taken, it was concluded that she was in need of a liver transplant right away.When Yolanda notified Ricardo of the heartbreaking news, he became quite ... actually approved. Lastly, her daughter's father was tested and was a perfect match for Danielle's liver transplant.Within 1 year after Danielle's liver transplant, her health started to fail once ag ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.6 Jan/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

The Cause and Effects of Liver Failure

The liver is the largest organ in the body. The liver is a vital organ. Without it we would not be able ... uch like a factory. One of its most amazing features is its regenerative power. Some 9/10ths of the liver can be cut away and providing the remaining 1/10th is healthy, the liver will grow back to its ... different substances which are vital in order for healthy growth and development. For example, the liver produces substances which aid with blood clotting. The prothrombin it produces keeps people fr ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Analysis of evidence essay

th an ethical dilemma regarding patients Zandro White, and Magdelena Erwin, who are both awaiting a liver transplant. I have reviewed the background of each patient in detail and have made the followi ... sible quality of life each patient would experience, as well as the probability of survival of this liver if transplanted into each candidate. I have decided to request that we donate this liver to pa ...

(4 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers