Essays Tagged: "medical technology"

Euthanasia

Euthanasia, or assisted suicide is a very sensitive and debatable topic of todays world. With the medical technology of today, it is possible to keep a person alive even if brain dead, by the use of ... ht to choose to die by an assisted suicide. Here are the opinions of those for it. In todays world, medical technology has advanced so much that it is now possible to sustain life through formerly lif ...

(3 pages) 92 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

A Massive Project for the Benefit of Mankind. A Look at the Human Genome Project

Scientists are taking medical technology to new heights as they race to map all of the genes, nearly 100,000, in the 23 ch ... ividual acquires the gene, it is only a matter of time before they acquire the disease. Because the medical costs of treating such persons in terminal illnesses are extremely high, insurance companies ... people feel that this information gives insurance companies unfair advantage over those covered by medical insurance and point out that release of genetic information to insurance companies puts a se ...

(6 pages) 186 0 2.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

The Crucible by Arthur Miller - Condemnation of the Salemites

ciety in which they lived, the patriarchal snobbery they exhibited toward each other, their lack of medical technology and in depth knowledge of disease and of an analysis of the fear they displayed o ... e time to oppose them, or to teach them religious and social tolerance as seen in society today.The medical technology and knowledge of disease possessed by the Salemites was scarce in comparison to t ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Brain Transplant?

Medical technology has seemed to advance enough so that doctors are able to perform brain transplant ... ns.The advancement of technology can be very beneficial to everyone, but I do not believe that this medical technology of brain transplants will help anyone. We were all born with one brain and throug ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.3 Oct/1993

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The History of Surgery.

the human body. They did a surprisingly competent job of treating the sick and injured. Some of the medical technology developed in ancient times surpassed anything available in the modern world until ... was difficult. The knowledge we have now was obtained from these people's exploits.The first known medical procedure is called trephination. Trephination is the cutting of a hole through one's skull ...

(10 pages) 115 0 3.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Cloning: The Future of the World?

cis Crick published their paper on the structure of DNA in 1953. And with continual advancements in medical technology, we are rapidly moving toward an era where anything is possible, from cloning ani ...

(3 pages) 101 1 3.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Euthanasia

port it. However one looks at this topic,we will all be confronted with this in one way or another. Medical technology has allowedlife to be sustained longer than anyone would have imagined. According ... d punishable byGod. It does, however, allow a seriously ill person the right to refuse extraordinarymedical procedures to preserve life (McAteer J13). Other opponents feel that it can getout of contro ...

(4 pages) 55 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Write a research paper on euthanasia

Euthanasia is InhumanSubject that has been disputed more ever since medical technology has dramatically improved is Euthanasia. Euthanasia is assisted suicide, or it co ... sia. Euthanasia is assisted suicide, or it could be ending patience's suffering by letting him die. Medical technology is advancing so fast euthanasia is not needed to be a practice in today's society ... es so any of the above euthanasia can be avoided. This psychological treatment is called Palliative medical treatment and care. This treatment describes not only medical treatment and physical care, b ...

(4 pages) 64 1 4.1 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Cloning...a point of view

ve the statistics of natural reproduction. Reproduction naturally is inefficient; however, with the medical technology now available, science is helping improve the odds of embryo survival. Even the m ... t likely develop into very different individuals. Other uses of human cloning are expected to allow medical breakthroughs that would revolutionize life for millions. Using adult cells, failing organs ...

(3 pages) 40 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Crucible

ociety in which they lived, the patriarchal snobbery theyexhibited toward each other, their lack of medical technology and in depthknowledge of disease and of an analysis of the fear they displayed of ... he time to oppose them, orto teach them religious and social tolerance as seen in society today.The medical technology and knowledge of disease possessed by theSalemites was scarce in comparison to th ...

(5 pages) 30 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Advanced Technology Improves Our Quality of Life.

e that have a mental and physical disabilities would have more painful experiences without advanced medical techniques. Finally, the cell phone helps us to have better communication. Without computers ... We should not forget the benefits of Internet, also.Secondly, the opposition also believes that the medical technology can kill patients accidentally. However, we cannot forget the lives it has saved. ...

(3 pages) 237 1 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Technology and Medicine.

Technology has had a great impact on society when it comes to medicine. Medical technology has been around since the cave man began using rocks as tools to perform trepheni ... we can now live longer.Technology has also helped medicine with the use of robots. At the Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg, Florida, Jeff Lannigan oversees 1,300 prescriptions a day. [2] Tha ... nt organs. [4] This is one spot where the government is trying to shun the use of technology in the medical field. This new technology could be used in many areas. It could be used with burn victims, ...

(3 pages) 108 0 2.8 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Animal Rights.

ights Movement has been a concern of many Americans in present day society, especially those in the medical profession. Many scientists agree that the Animal-Rights Movement severely limits the capabi ... ists agree that the Animal-Rights Movement severely limits the capability of scientists to test new medical procedures and drugs on animals, which will stall the advancement of medical technology. Bot ...

(3 pages) 46 2 4.7 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Organizing related to Knowledge and Technology: The Heska Corporation

level of organization in order to function optimally. Being a company that designs and distributes medical technology, a vast knowledge of the industry combined with the latest medical technology is ... est medical technology is essential to organizational success.Obtaining knowledge in the veterinary medical industry is difficult, time-consuming, and competitive. There are thousands of researchers a ...

(4 pages) 93 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Euthanasia: Mercy or murder? The adequacy of australian and international law.

With the huge advancement of medical technology during the past 200 years, most people are now living longer, healthier, lives. H ... ves. However these discoveries also put before society an ethical and moral dilemma. The advance in medical technology currently allows us to keep people alive; even if their quality of life is so poo ... terminal illness or and incurable condition, by lethal injection or the suspension of extraordinary medical treatment."(Http://www.thefreedictionary.com/euthanasia) There are three main categories of ...

(6 pages) 43 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Near Death Experiences

s for thousands of years, but they have become more common in the last several years because of the medical technology that can bring more people back to life. (Jaegers 158) A near death experience ca ...

(6 pages) 411 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Near Death Experinces

s for thousands of years, but they have become more common in the last several years because of the medical technology that can bring more people back to life. (Jaegers 158) A near death experience ca ...

(6 pages) 16 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Abortion

or a very long time. Most abortion laws derived from positions in the Roman Catholic Church. Before medical technology was developed as it is today, women did not know they were pregnant until around ... e is no way that they could have a child and not love it more than anything. While he was in medical school to become a doctor, in 1945, Bernard N.Nathanson met a girl named Ruth. They began to ...

(9 pages) 77 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Population

th rate. When industrialization begins both the mortality rate, because of healthier conditions and medical technology, and the birth rate, due to higher education and increased costs of living, lower ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

NICU

handling and family centered care. Part three will deal with oral feeding and discharge.Progress in medical technology and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) have made the survival of smaller and ... eedings for > 8weeks* 100 100 100 70 50 20 15 0 Gut problems - necrotising enterocolitis needing medical/surgical treatment 100 90 50 40 30 20 10 5 Visual Problems 23 17 10 5 5 3 0 0 Presence of re ...

(19 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors