Essays Tagged: "medical care"

Relationship with Primary Care Physician

With the realization that today?s consumer has access to the finest medical care in the world but often does not receive it, then one can see why patients have must car ... One of the most important pieces of information a patient can provide to their doctor is a thorough medical history, which is necessary to help the doctor make an accurate diagnosis (Korsch and Hardin ... te diagnosis (Korsch and Harding, 1997). Patients should develop the habit of maintaining their own medical file on themselves and should be prepared to happily share this with a physician.Should a do ...

(5 pages) 158 0 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

A simple informative essay on child abuse.

pysical and emotional. With physical neglect, a parent fails to provide physical things, like food, medical care and shelter. Emotional neglect is when a parent fails to comfort the child or not pay a ...

(4 pages) 317 1 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Euthanasia, is there any individual liberty?

his. A person has some terrible, deadly disease; he is trapped in a hospital bed, with all sorts of medical equipment connected to him, unable to move or do much of anything. He is in terrible pain an ... himself? It is his life. It is extremely rare today for a doctor to try to force someone to receive medical care that he doesn't want. Pro-lifers readily agree that anyone should have the right to ref ...

(5 pages) 91 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Euthanasia and the Law

ypes of euthanasia, active and passive. Active euthanasia is the intentional killing of a person by medical personnel either by a lethal injection or by denying ordinary means of survival. The act of ... The act of euthanasia called 'passive euthanasia', is committed by denying or withholding ordinary medical care to a patient..Currently, under Canadian law euthanasia is prohibited. In Holland euthan ...

(7 pages) 134 0 3.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law


Some of the problems that Haiti still face today are political instability, repression, and lack of medical care. Because of this, an average Haitian only lives about 33 years.About 95% of the people ... Some of the problems that Haiti still face today are political instability, repression, and lack of medical care. Because of this, an average Haitian only lives about 33 years.About 95% of the people ...

(2 pages) 109 0 4.5 Jun/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Whose life is it? Reasons for legalizing euthanasia

s the commission of act (i.e. example lethal injection). Passive euthanasia is the opposite whereby medical care is withheld from the patient (also know as omission). Although there is a positive move ... unnecessary death. Doctors themselves are not perfect. "Dr. I.M. Rabinowhich, in an address to the medical undergraduates society of McGill University, emphasized the point that doctors are not infal ...

(8 pages) 349 0 4.5 Oct/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

"We were Soldiers" and the novel "all Quiet on the Western Front".

it is set among soldiers fighting on the battlefield. They go without food and sleep, clothing, or medical care. They are forced to deal with the sudden deaths of their close friends. Paul States, "W ...

(3 pages) 64 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

WELFARE..this paper is a persuasive topic about welfare in todays society.

. These are all the advantages to public assistance. Even though the welfare system provides money, medical care, food, housing, or other things for most people in need, it puts a dent in the United S ... to the needy, which is a concern many have.The U.S. Department of Health and Human Service oversees medical care given to the needy and the elderly through Medicare insurance or the basic services pro ...

(5 pages) 358 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


being, interpersonal relationships, and spiritual health. Due to the loss in production, health and medical care, car accidents, social programs for alcohol problems, and violence, The Institute of Me ... . The rising problem of alcoholism in our society is growing very fast, effecting young and old.The medical science community has not yet identified the exact cause of alcoholism, but research suggest ...

(4 pages) 107 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Should abortion be illegal or legal?

women feel it is absolutely necessary, they will choose to have abortions, even in secret, without medical care, in dangerous circumstances. In the two decades before abortion was legal in the U.S., ... illnesses that can be life-threatening, the availability of legal abortion has helped avert serious medical complications that could have resulted from childbirth. Before legal abortion, such women's ...

(3 pages) 172 2 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The US Consumer Price Index (CPI) vs. the German CPI

ing and utilities, 37.7 percent;clothes and maintenance, 5.2 percent; transportation, 21.8 percent; medical care, sixpercent; and other goods and services, 10.3 percent. The CPI can be calculated for ...

(3 pages) 88 1 2.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

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

Value of EducationIn Nigeria there are little or no opportunities for the medical field to advance its technologies. Unfortunately I was born there. To make it even worse I c ... like mine, the circumstances do not end positively. Through my own experience of Nigeria's lack of medical care, I strive to change my country's shortcomings. For these reasons I want to further my e ...

(1 pages) 412 0 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Economical Issues in Health Care

Economy plays a huge role in our everyday life and especially in health care industry. The modern medical markets have developed in such a way that any economical change will almost certainly effect ... middle and lower class population in the negative way. The increased availability of more effective medical care programs have changed expectations about what physicians could do and highly increased ...

(7 pages) 404 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Priavte vs. Public Healthcare.

te healthcare. Why should Canadians not have choices regarding the time, place, and nature of their medical care when the suggestion of similar restrictions for food would be met with universal outrag ... uld be met with universal outrage? It is very hard to imagine why people should be denied choice in medical services when the only governmental challenge is to make sure that no Canadian is deprived o ...

(7 pages) 261 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

What does Capitol Punishment mean to me?

tting them to death or letting them live the rest of their lives in jail? You would have to pay for medical care, electricity, food, guards and anything they might need to stay clean. Some of them can ...

(2 pages) 36 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Socialized Medicine: Misleadingly Successful

Socialized Medicine: Misleadingly SuccessfulMedical-care is a basic right of life that the American public overwhelmingly believes should not be ... nded by the national treasury and by direct payments from the insured for part of the cost of their medical care. America's neighbor to the north, Canada, provides for its citizen's needs through its ... merica's neighbor to the north, Canada, provides for its citizen's needs through its own socialized medical system. In a recent poll, 97% of Canadians said that they preferred their system of medical ...

(12 pages) 204 2 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

National Waiting List

a temporary basis as a non-immigrant alien for purposes which include tourism, business, education, medical care, or temporary employment." (Finn) Although some aliens can be granted permission to e ... ent." (Finn) Although some aliens can be granted permission to enter the United States to receive medical care, some still enter illegally. In an article in USA Today, the Santillan family, illegal ...

(5 pages) 55 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Michel de Montaignes view on the structure of the human phsyche

ttack the human body daily, many of which can kill a person, provided they are not given the proper medical attention. However, even with the best of medical care and a person's body will always start ...

(2 pages) 27 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

America's Welfare Programs Should Be Abolished: Views shared between Egoists, Utilitarians and supporters of the Divine Command Theory

Welfare is a government program that provides money, medical care, food, housing, and other things that people need in order to survive. People who can r ...

(3 pages) 91 1 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

The Downfalls of Socialized Medicine

clear and solutions have been laid out on the table. The only problem is that socialization of the medical industry is the only option getting publicity from the media and from the majority of politi ... from the media and from the majority of politicians. Once socialized, it will eliminate the private medical field, and people will have a lack of options for doctors and hospitals that they would norm ...

(3 pages) 69 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science