Essays Tagged: "pain killers"

The effect of Ibuprofen on the heart rate of the daphnia (crustacean organism)

daphnia. The reason that I chose to do this was because many people in society use over the counter pain killers without really understanding any of the long term effects of this medicine other than c ... really understanding any of the long term effects of this medicine other than clearing their aches pains, and swelling. One of the leading drugs on the market today is Ibuprofen which you may know as ...

(4 pages) 50 0 2.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The profession of a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA). What pay is like what to expect in this carrier.

e. Before any medical procedure such as surgery, root canal, basically anything that involves major pain a CRNA inject you with the medications needed to complete the surgery or medical operation. Thi ... dications needed to complete the surgery or medical operation. This could be as simple as a shot of pain killers or as difficult as a precise amount of a medication. Often CRNA's are overlooked and wh ...

(2 pages) 121 0 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Acupuncture: Finding a Home in America.

riginal Chinese practice of puncturing the body . . . at specific points to cure disease or relieve pain . . ." as a possible new source of medicine in America (Webster's 12).Patrick LaRiccia, MD, dir ... new source of medicine in America (Webster's 12).Patrick LaRiccia, MD, director of the Acupuncture Pain Clinic at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia says of acupuncture, "There is the Wes ...

(11 pages) 90 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Drug abuse and addiction.

physical and/or psychological harm to the user and those around them. Addictive drugs are basically pain killers, they chemically kill physical or emotional pain and alter the minds perception of real ... By the time this law passed, it was too late. In many parts of the world it was used as a relief of pain for the terminally ill. Although in the United States the manufacture and importation of the dr ...

(6 pages) 182 0 4.0 Nov/2003

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

Legalization of marijuana; comparison to alcohol and cigarettes

even out of fifty states. People suffering from life-threatening diseases today live every day with pain and agony. These patients deal with their ailments with placebo, despite the fact that marijuan ... at marijuana has been proven more effective than placebo, and reduces the need for highly addictive pain killers (MAPS).Most patients who are HIV-positive or undergoing chemotherapy have trouble consu ...

(2 pages) 91 1 4.1 Apr/2004

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

The Effects of Drug Abuse

cted to drugs on accident, for instance a football may be in a situation where they are in a lot of pain from strain from the physical sport that they participate in and they may start taking pain kil ...

(4 pages) 190 2 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Pfizer

d to produce chemicals that were unavailable in the United States. In 1862 because of the Civil War painkillers were needed. This was the first time Pfizer produced morphine as well as other drugs. Do ... ll as other drugs. Doctors and soldiers in the civil war were grateful for Pfizer's developments of pain killers. Because of the Civil War Pfizer's revenues doubled. This allowed for expansion. In 188 ...

(8 pages) 213 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Pain Killers.

of a traumatic event at least once in his/ her life. During that period of time people usually feel pain, loneliness and sadness; sometimes they also feel angry or desperate or guilty or even dying. T ... in real life but also in the most famous American novels and stories.There are numerous examples of pain killers in the short stories of Hemingway; one of them is called "The Snows of Kilimanjaro". Th ...

(7 pages) 30 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Tylenol case.

ple had died from using Tylenol capsules. Tylenol had 37 percent of the market for over the counter pain killers, before the poisonings, and was Johnson and Johnson biggest money maker.The Tylenol pro ... s trust back by having a huge marketing campaign and making Tylenol one of the top over the counter pain killer drugs.Under what conditions, if any, would past Tylenol consumers be likely to return us ...

(5 pages) 183 0 2.2 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Behaviors and communicating with Autism.

oreoften. I passed all my testes and my check-ups. After nine months I was due.My mother had severe pain non stop and had to recieve pain killers every fivehours.At 1:35 on November 20,1988 I was born ...

(2 pages) 16 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Euthanasia

on to keep them alive. The second most common type of euthanasia is the over use of drugs, such as pain killers, in large doses, this can lead to death.2 It is both ethically and legally wron ...

(1 pages) 299 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"Fat Kid Rules The World" By K.L Going. - Narrative Paragraph

on the stage, therefore he had to leave. Days had past and Curt had got seriously sick from all the pain killers he had obtained. Curt had surpassed death, and it was a life changing experience. Troy ...

(4 pages) 27 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Animal testing is unethical and should be regulated.

labs" (Bekoff 1). Imagine howanimals feel when they are tortured and killed as they do not receive pain killers; this is sheer brutality. Animal rights agencies are continuously pressurizing governme ... w Hill, 2006. 117-119.Bekoff, Mark. "In the Name of Science: Do Researchers Have a Right to Inflict Pain on Lab Animals?(Book Review)." Discover March 2002. Opposing ViewpointsResource Center. Gale Gr ...

(5 pages) 83 0 4.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Animal Testing

A brief introduction to the nature of psychoactive drugs

tranquilizers, and opiates all qualify as depressants. Opiates are narcotics, medically prescribed pain killers that are highly addictive. Minor tranquilizers are also medically prescribed as treatme ...

(2 pages) 26 1 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Acetaminophen

to use. A less toxic extract called phenacetin was later found to be just as effective but also had pain-relieving properties. In 1949, it was learned that phenacetin was metabolized into an active bu ... counter brand names, most popular being Tylenol.Acetaminophen serves one basic purpose, to relieve pain. It is the main ingredient in pain killers that relieve headaches. It also substitutes anesthes ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Barbiturates

the body's functions, reaction times, and ability to work. Depressants come in many forms (such as pain killers and alcohol), and barbiturates cover a large section of these. Because barbiturates are ... alcohol), and barbiturates cover a large section of these. Because barbiturates are used to relieve pain, or calm people down, they are widely prescribed for people who have panic attacks, or are goin ...

(4 pages) 1562 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Marijuana as a Medicine

r how many Tylenol or Asprin you took you could not get rid of it? Or have you ever been prescribed pain killers that simply knock you out? Do conventional medicines just not work for any of your symp ... juana can be used. Such cases include AIDS, glaucoma, cancer, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, chronic pain, arthritis, migraine headaches, and depression. Marijuana can reduce nausea, vomitin, and loss ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

The Effect of Drugs

the body's functions, reaction times, and ability to work. Depressants come in many forms (such as pain killers and alcohol), and barbiturates cover a large section of these. Because barbiturates are ... alcohol), and barbiturates cover a large section of these. Because barbiturates are used to relieve pain, or calm people down, they are widely prescribed for people who have panic attacks, or are goin ...

(6 pages) 44 0 5.0 Nov/2008

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

Should there be a MMR vaccine

ts may last longer, and the effects of the disease could be more severe). Measles can be treated by painkillers; bed rest is also recommended and drinking plenty of fluids.Mumps is another infectious ... well and female ovaries, the effects last for a week to two weeks, as well. Mumps can be treated by pain killers, bed rest is also recommended, drinking plenty of fluids and eating soft foods Rubella ...

(7 pages) 28 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

How to Make College More Affordable

hysterectomies, and fewer medications, including aspirin, sleeping pills, tranquilizers, antacids, pain-killers, blood pressure medications, laxatives, and insulin (Knutsen). Studies also show that a ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jun/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues