Essays Tagged: "organ failure"

Sudden Death in Intensive Care - an examination on the bereavement process and counselling in an ITU environment

early 1950`s and have subsequently developed to incorporate cardiovascular, neurological and multi organ failure care for critically ill adults and children. They are very technical areas and contain ... lisation of the grief process. In this model the stages are described as that of Shock, Protest, Disorganisation and Reorganisation (Goodall et al. (2000). The advantage of this model is that it encou ...

(11 pages) 232 1 4.8 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Ethical Issues in Organ Transplantation

Organ transplantation has been recognized as one of the biggest medical advances of the century as i ... n recognized as one of the biggest medical advances of the century as it provides a way of donating organs from deceased or living individuals to the patients with terminal failure of vital organs. Ad ... terminal failure of vital organs. Advances in medical technology and science have made transfer of organs and tissue a very important issue. The increasing incidence of vital organ failure and the in ...

(6 pages) 297 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Multiple sleeping Disorders

too much iron. It is the most common form of iron overload disease. The extra iron builds up in the organs and can cause organ failure if not treated. The greatest amount of iron is found in red meat ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Xenotransplantation

as been recognized as one of the biggest medical advances ever, since it provides a way of donating organs from closely human related species to the patients with failure of vital organs. This is done ... species to the patients with failure of vital organs. This is done by genetically engineering human organs in animals, which in itself in a scientific miracle. On the other hand; it has also been seen ...

(7 pages) 55 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Blastomycosis

ess is dependents on the level of science, the availability of technology, and the degree of social organization (Stanhope & Lancaster, 2004, p. 24).When the community is small, some of the techno ... is found is disturbed. People with Blastomycosis have symptoms that range from pneumonia, to multi-organ failure. The first symptoms may be dermatitis, on the exposed parts of the body, or a persiste ...

(5 pages) 46 0 4.2 Jan/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Persuasive essay on becoming a

nse. Rather than reacting with justifiable bitterness, Reginal and Maggie Green donated their son's organs to seven Italians. If this were your child what would you do? Organ and tissue transplantatio ... e a routine practice that can dramatically improve and save the lives of those suffering from vital organ failure, or those suffering from bone defects, burns and blindness. Since the first successful ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Persuasive essay on becoming a

nse. Rather than reacting with justifiable bitterness, Reginal and Maggie Green donated their son's organs to seven Italians. If this were your child what would you do? Organ and tissue transplantatio ... e a routine practice that can dramatically improve and save the lives of those suffering from vital organ failure, or those suffering from bone defects, burns and blindness. Since the first successful ...

(4 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Topic: Cell Free Plasma DNA as a Predictor of Outcome in Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock

and hospital mortality, as well as to see if there was a relation between cell free plasma DNA and organ failure.Procedure:Real time quantitative PCR assay for Beta globin gene was used to measure bl ... physiologic score (SAPS II), acute physiology and chronic health evaluation (APACHE II), Sequential organ failure assessment (SOFA), lactate concentration and creatine clearance score using Cockcroft ...

(2 pages) 531 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Science Essays