Essays Tagged: "medical treatment"

"Let People Decide Their own Fate: Free Market Bioethics" Discusses the benefits of allowing people (not government) to make their own decisions regarding cloning and bioengineering.

sides are firmly entrenched and ready to fight. People should be legally allowed to pursue whatever medical treatment they want to, rather than have someone dictate what is right for them. Consumer de ...

(3 pages) 136 0 3.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Neglience in doctors- payouts to plaintiffs

Most of us realize that members of our medical profession sometimes operate under difficult conditions. However, where medical negligence i ... red as a result of that negligence, a patient may sue the negligent doctor and/or the hospital.A medical negligence action is usually based on a contract between the hospital or doctor and the pati ... ctor and the patient. This contract implies that reasonable skill and care will be exercised in the medical treatment. A patient, in order to win with the claim, would have to prove, among other thin ...

(7 pages) 115 0 4.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

What is Glaucoma?

gradually and vision loss will be over a period of years. In acute the pressure goes up rapidly and medical treatment is needed to preserve the vision. The more common of the two is chronic simple or ...

(5 pages) 34 0 3.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Limited Freedoms and privacy In The US. (due to the rise in internet and terrorism)

the access of personal information to become readily available. From using the telephone to seeking medical treatment to applying for a job or sending e-mail over the Internet, Americans' right to inf ...

(7 pages) 310 1 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

The pros of the government legalizing marijuana.

drug purposes, or keep it illegal. There are numerous benefits in legalizing marijuana such as the medical treatment it offers, reducing over crowding in prison, it will eliminate the black market sa ... comes available for marijuana, people are beginning to realize that it can help patients with other medical problems. In fact, marijuana has already been legalized for medical use in Arizona and Calif ...

(6 pages) 182 3 4.4 May/2003

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

Do you believe adequate health care is a fundamental human right?

As the twenty-first century emerges, advanced cures and treatments unprecedentedly springing into medical clinics and homes. If it were not the case that the costs inherent with these satisfactory r ... use, if people are created equally, why should certain people have to be treated differently on the medical bases? Every individual, from developed or developing countries,ought to be covered by the w ...

(2 pages) 97 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Euthanasia a view of both sides.

ed death. People, in my opinion, have the right to commit suicide and the right to refuse undesired medical treatment. The terminally ill are overwhelmingly in favor of this choice. Once they have rea ... oration after which they no longer choose to live. When this point is reached, death then becomes a medical procedure. Euthanasia is legal in the state of Oregon. Oregon's "death with dignity act" has ...

(5 pages) 136 0 4.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Henrik Ibsen's play, "A Doll's House".

ra's first rebellion was when she took out a loan so that she could pay for her husband, Torvald's, medical treatment. It was against the law for women to take out a loan without their husband's conse ... ty. It was wrong for Nora to forge her father's signature to take out the loan to pay for Torvald's medical treatment, but she was in a way forced to do it. If Nora did not do it, her husband would ha ...

(3 pages) 65 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


their actions. The militants demanded that, the Shah who ruled Iran for decades and was now seeking medical treatment in the west be turned over to them for trial. The United States apologized for cri ...

(5 pages) 241 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Comparison of Chinese and Western medicine.

Compare and contrast the western idea of medical treatment with Ch'i and Chinese healing.Western medical treatment is tremendously different ... e Chinese to live happier and healthier lives, even though it seems as if they have a less advanced medical knowledge. Tai-Ch'i is a symbolic meditative dance that the Chinese use to help cure disease ...

(2 pages) 95 0 2.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

This essay describes in depth first-aid and the branches of it. If sources are needed email me.

First Aid, emergency care for a victim of sudden illness or injury until more skillful medical treatment is available. First aid may save a life or improve certain vital signs including p ... everal principles of first aid apply to all emergencies. The first step is to call for professional medical help. Determine that the scene of the accident is safe before attempting to provide first ai ...

(5 pages) 37 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Methods for monitoring drug offenders

here the offender is, confined to a specific location usually the home.Another option being used is medical treatment, where the offender attends in or out patient treatment for a certain period of ti ...

(2 pages) 89 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Helth care Report

have at least one uninsured member. But all members of those families are less likely to get needed Medical Health Care because the cost of that care is more likely to put a strain on family finances. ... or individuals without Medicaid health insurance feel that they can't just go to any doctor and get medical treatment that allows them to pay with a payment plan. So instead of getting the medical tre ...

(4 pages) 193 1 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Propose modifications to the social environment to facilitate the satisfaction of the elderly's needs.

hard to socialise. Meals on Wheels or a carer would help them to access resources such as food and medical treatment but would also provide someone to socialise with hence increasing wellbeing.So ... relink. It is important for elderly people to be financially stable as they may have such things as medical bills to pay for.An elderly individual could obtain part time or casual work so they can ...

(3 pages) 103 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Critical analysis of "Dangerous Minds," by author John Pekkanen

thor John Pekkanen uses Authority, Emotion, and Fact in a non-biased manner to discuss the topic of medical treatment of severely mentally ill individuals.Pekkanen's authority in this piece is clearly ...

(4 pages) 39 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Assisted Suicide Paper-The need to have an understanding of the moral, legal and ethical issues facing clinicians dealing with end of life issues. . .

ce moral, ethical, and legal issues involving shared decision-making, futility, the right to refuse medical treatment, euthanasia, and physician-assisted suicide. This paper will address the following ... ans, patients, and families adequately address the end-of-life issues that are an intrinsic part of medical care (Leone, 1999).IntroductionMedicine's technical advances of the past few decades have ca ...

(8 pages) 334 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Die With Dignity - Euthanasia

as ending the life of a terminally ill patient, as by injection or the suspension of extraordinary medical treatment. I believe that Euthanasia should be legal in every state.When I was ten-years-old ... to him or her are usually suffering as well. Not only are they suffering emotionally, but also the medical cost can be tremendous in the last year of life. Medicare, the government health insurance p ...

(4 pages) 118 1 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

"At long last the English courts now recognise and endorse patient autonomy" Discuss.

patient who suffers from no mental incapacity has an absolute right to choose whether to consent to medical treatment, to refuse it, or to choose one rather than another of the treatments being offere ... s been a breach of the duty of care owed to the plaintiff. The test in Bolam defines the essence of medical negligence and states that "a doctor is not negligent if he acts in accordance with a practi ...

(11 pages) 170 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Ethics of Euthanasia

Bioethics is the study of moral issues in the fields of medical treatment and research. The idea of bioethics is based upon several different codes of ethic ... asis for the first official code of ethics that was written in 1846 by the founders of the American Medical Association. Another code was developed after World War II. This code was called the Nurembe ... s established in response to the abuses in human experimentation by Nazi Germany. In the 1950s, new medical technologies developed that could keep someone alive longer, even if their heart did not wor ...

(6 pages) 244 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

This is an in depth look at the different aspects of first aid, and also dabbels in a little what to do in emergenct procedure.

_____________First Aid, emergency care for a victim of sudden illness or injury until more skillful medical treatment is available. First aid may save a life or improve certain vital signs including p ... everal principles of first aid apply to all emergencies. The first step is to call for professional medical help. Determine that the scene of the accident is safe before attempting to provide first ai ...

(5 pages) 64 1 4.9 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine