Essays Tagged: "Medical history"

Abortion.

pregnancy is the procedure to an early termination.Before the abortion, you will be asked to fill a medical history form and other paperwork. A social worker will spend time with you to inform you abo ... a pill that helps you calm down will be given to you 30 minutes to an hour prior to the procedure.A medical provider will go over your medical history and will examine your heart and abdomen a little ...

(5 pages) 83 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

This essay is how to clone.

e late seventies scientists have been cloning mammals using cells taken from embryos. In July 1996, medical history was made when a sheep named Dolly was cloned. The only thing that set Dolly the shee ... loning the endangered animals, they could be saved from destruction and increase their population. "Medical Benefits of Cloning" said that many animals are also being bred to provide organs for organ ...

(5 pages) 71 1 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Am I Uninsurable?

uld increase my insurance rate factor? Over 700 insurance companies are joined together to form the Medical Insurance Bureau (MIB), they hold a database on patient records and insurance transactions. ... privacy and the insurance company right to know?What are our rights? What do we have to protect our medical history? The first one that comes to mind and most medicine is practiced under is the doctor ...

(4 pages) 107 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Cloning, once the stuff of science fiction, will with recent advances become a fundamental part of our society.

In 1997, medical history was made when Dr. Ian Wilmut successfully cloned the first sheep, named Dolly. He us ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy

member that MSBP is a relatively uncommon disorder. More often than not, a child with a mesmerizing medical history or frequent hospital visits does have an underlying medical condition that has elude ... ur categories:1.         Parents of vulnerable children- a child may be born with a medical problem or have chronic conditions, and the parent may subsequently see the child as being v ...

(8 pages) 78 3 4.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Benefits of Stem Cell Research w/ 7 works cited

Medical research has brought to the world many great improvements: cures for numerous types of illne ... s, and an infinite number of things that have changed the way people look at the scientific side of medical research. Along with the remarkable breakthroughs of medical research comes the cons that ha ... have derived from the practice. This includes nerve agents that have been used in chemical warfare. Medical research has the potential to be one of the greatest things that has ever happened to mankin ...

(5 pages) 460 1 4.9 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Clinical Case Study-Hypertension.

an only be recognized when complications occur in target organs, such as the heart in this instance.Medical History: Has history of high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Sedentary lifestyle. Heavy ... lting from injury, disease or aging, and can often provides information not available through other medical testing. This may actually eliminate the need for exploratory surgery.Nearly every part of t ...

(5 pages) 140 1 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Case Study - Haemodialysis Patient.

ruling, the pseudonym "Gloria" is used to identify the patient in this study.Patients Biography and Medical HistoryI have chosen Gloria as the focus of my assignment because, as her Named Nurse, it is ... e, as her Named Nurse, it is my responsibility to assess her care needs. She presented with various medical problems, such as diabetes, anaemia, hypertension and anxiety over her sexual function with ...

(38 pages) 412 0 4.7 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Important Canadian contribution to the improvement of healthcare.

t of various illnesses, and the way health care is delivered. To each patient, timely and effective medical care can be a case of life and death. Thanks to modern medicine in the form of new treatment ... at we as Canadians are healthier than we were in the past. This is not to say, that we have all the medical answers, such as cure for diabetes, cancer, or AIDS. However, it does mean we as a nation ar ...

(7 pages) 58 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Washing a bed-bound patient

k when washing a bed-bound male patient.Before starting this procedure, I read documentation on his medical history and his current emotional state to ensure safe practice.I approached the patient and ...

(3 pages) 32 0 2.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The ethics of the Bristol Heart Enquiry

ust's chief executive John Roylance's career was in jeopardy. The enquiry was one of the longest in medical history, costing around $2.2m. The enquiry covered a period of seven years between 1988 and ... o express a different opinion and to advise and assist the patient to seek an alternative source of medical care. As a last resort, a doctor has a moral duty to act if he or she thinks a colleague is ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

US Healthcare Solutions Case Study

care organization on education along with comprehensive packages. These services include electronic medical record storage, advance healthcare directives, universal data forms and insurance links to w ... ion forms. USHS offers these services through educational seminars that are contracted by legal and medical communities. These services are to provide emergency information rather than individual medi ...

(14 pages) 627 0 3.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

"The past is a different country. They do things differently there" Is this an appropriate comment concerning medical history? Give some specific examples from tutorials and lectures.

d of the past:Since the ancient times to modern days, there has been progression in most aspects of medical history including technology and perspectives of human beings towards different medical appr ... ntion methods than during the 18th century.During the 19th century, Bernard (1813-1876) was a great medical phycologist that convinced biologists to take an experimental approach to apply phenomena to ...

(12 pages) 45 0 3.7 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Stem Cells

In recent medical history stem cells have been used in a variety of medical procedures, including life-saving ... are pro-life and those who are pro-choice. Even though the use of human embryonic stem cells in the medical community is a questionable procedure, "the benefits far outweigh the concerns"� (Mil ... ad to the return of limb function in a paralyzed patient. This would be a monumental advance in the medical community because more than 25,000 Americans have disabling spinal cord injuries, and that n ...

(9 pages) 88 1 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Child Abuse And Dave Pelzer

disease that has a major effect on society, yet there is no known reason or cure for it. SIDS is a medical term that describes the sudden death of an infant, which still remains unexplained. All know ... sible causes were carefully ruled out through autopsy, death scene investigation, and review of the medical history ("Facts" 1). SIDS remains the leading cause of death among infants betw ...

(3 pages) 14 0 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Electronic Medical Records

access to, or sees, the total medication picture and is never completely sure of the patient's past medical history.Without integrated data, it is difficult to know if the medication is working. Conso ... rarely participate in decisions involving the most appropriate medication therapy for the patients medical condition. To be most effective in the future, disease management will be shared between phy ...

(4 pages) 152 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Perioperative Nursing

he client's family."� The health history can be broken up into developmental considerations, medical history, medications, previous surgical experiences and perceptions and knowledge of the cur ... ; Thorough documentation of the client's progress in the PACU is included in the client's permanent medical record.· Notify significant others if the client required a prolonged stay in ...

(5 pages) 62 0 3.5 Dec/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Heart Palpitations

the heart begins to work harder and pump faster. Exercising, illness, anxiety, stimulants, and some medical conditions are generally the cause of most palpitations. Any substance containing caffeine, ... s and shortness of breath also accompany these symptoms.Key to the diagnosis of this disease is the medical history of the patient. Occurrence of the palpitations, other symptoms, how long they lasted ...

(2 pages) 954 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Nursing

operative information, takes vital signs (blood pressure, pulse, temperature) and obtains patient?s medical history. The nurse then has to prepare the equipment for procedures to be done, and may have ... it with me, no matter what profession I am going to chose. I am certain it will be something in the medical profession, the path I have not yet decided for sure.As my co-op is coming to an end, I know ...

(5 pages) 202 1 4.1 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Gene Therepy

e deaminase deficiency (ADA). Dr William French Anderson, Dr Michael Blaese, and Dr Ken Culver made medical history in 1990 by successfully treating her with gene therapy. This exciting discovery even ... SGT 3.) At this point the government stopped all experimentation at the university. Many well-known medical institutions and organizations experimenting with gene therapy volunteered to stopped all pr ...

(3 pages) 354 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects