Essays Tagged: "physicians"

Greek philosopher Hippocrates.

Aegean Sea about 469 B.C. His father and first teacher was Heraclides, who belonged to the fluid of physicians. His mother was a mid wife, and his grandfather, also named Hippocrates, a physician. The ...

(3 pages) 117 1 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

What price knowledge. En experimentation on Humans.

was in 1959 it was a common practice for drug companies toprovide samples of experimental drugs, to physicians, who were then paid togather data on their patients taking the drugs. Physicians througho ... ch went forward without review by the hospital's research committeeand over the objections of three physicians consulted, who argued that theproposed subjects were unfit of giving ample consent to par ...

(2 pages) 117 1 4.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

American Medical Association

by supporters all over. It is though these funds that help medical students, educators and retired physicians advance well into the future. Besides founding grants for medical students and educators, ... ders in medical practice, research, and education, strong advocacy agenda on behalf of patients and physicians, and the commitment to providing timely information on matters important to the health of ...

(4 pages) 177 0 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Medical Miracles on the Horizon, in the future to come?

central, most critical and comprehensive problem facing leaders of the 21st Century.In my opinion, physicians and others associated with the medical profession will participate in one of the most vit ... very possible that many incurable diseases such as autism, diabetes, and others may be eliminated. Physicians and scientists are even showing some hope for a future cure for AIDS, a terrifying and ra ...

(5 pages) 87 1 4.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Effect of Realism on Leo Tolstoy shown in "The Death of Ivan Ilyich"

g this novella was to portray the illusion of reality. Many of the minor characters, especially the physicians, depicted the theme. As Ivan Ilyich was becoming sick, many of the doctors came to check ... s because they dodged the fact that Ivan was going to die. Ivan saw right through these "celebrated physicians," knowing that they were clouding their diagnosis. Ivan's friends, too, became Tolstoy's ...

(3 pages) 185 1 3.9 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

everyone should get check-ups regularly By david george this essay is about why everyone should get physician aided check-ups regularly and some of the psychological effects that might occur.

Everyone should get check-ups regularlyThrough time people have become more and more afraid of physicians. This results in fewer and fewer doctor or dentist visitations. This is not a good habit ...

(2 pages) 60 2 3.0 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Character In "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

no harm, push her over the edge. The main character's husband, John, and her brother are well-known physicians. They use their power to control the main character, perhaps subconsciously, to feel what ...

(6 pages) 230 0 5.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Asthma, symptoms and preventions

Ninety six percent of physicians say that there is a need forincreased education among asthma patients. Asthma is a respir ...

(3 pages) 198 0 4.5 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Causes and Treatments for Anorexia

res an intensive long-term treatment program, it is always best to request treatment from a team of physicians that are experienced in this area. The team should consist of a doctor that would treat t ... sfully throughout the whole process, is the primary goal for restoring a patient's physical health. Physicians may suggest an increase in the amount of food that a patient would take, the correct amou ...

(4 pages) 153 1 4.6 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Textbook picture on Diabetic Ketoacidosis.

receive extra insulin during stress (infection, heart attack, surgery). A common misconception, by physicians and patients, is that if a patient with Type 1 diabetes is not going to eat, that he or s ...

(1 pages) 61 0 3.9 Jul/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


han any other disease of modern times. Since the epidemic was first identified in 1981, scientists, physicians, public officials, and journalists have frequently raised historical questions. Most ofte ... Austrian dermatologist Moricz Kaposi, Kaposi's sarcoma remained a rare tumor, unknown even to some physicians, until the recent full force impact of AIDS. Kaposi's sarcoma was first se in older men o ...

(11 pages) 156 2 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

About health care in America

usly most health care facilities were a place where the sick were housed and cared for until death. Physicians rarely practiced in hospitals and only those who were fortunate could afford proper care ...

(8 pages) 886 0 2.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Euthanasia Position Paper - Against Euthanasia

were legalized.Case History: A seventy one-year-old Christian woman developed cancer in her kidney. Physicians helped her by removing the kidney. However, now the cancer has spread to other parts of h ... lped her by removing the kidney. However, now the cancer has spread to other parts of her body. The physicians say that she needs dialysis, since her second kidney is now failing. They believe that di ...

(9 pages) 535 0 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Research on the career of a pharmacist.

PharmacistPharmacists dispense drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners and provide information to patients about medications and ... alth practitioners and provide information to patients about medications and their use. They advise physicians and other health practitioners on the selection, dosages, interactions, and side effects ...

(2 pages) 126 0 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Summery of an article from Journal of Healthcare Management about how the internet is affecting healthcare today.

2002 issue of the Journal of Healthcare Management explains how not only professional staff such as physicians and administrators use the internet to increase quality and care, but also the patient.Th ... ree is the role of the Internet and the physician. One of the many ways for the Internet to benefit physicians is to increase the physician-patient relationship by being able to directly contact one a ...

(3 pages) 215 0 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Fetal Alchol Syndrome

evelopment of the fetus causing physical malformations and central nervous system deficiencies. For physicians, diagnosing fetal alcohol syndrome can be difficult if alcohol use by the mother is eithe ... 17, 26). Above all the symptoms presented, the most serious is mental retardation (Boston 309).For physicians to diagnose FAS in newborns, they must suspect the mother used alcohol during pregnancy, ...

(6 pages) 245 5 3.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Issue Of Too Mnay Children

t the maximum number of multiple births in a given pregnancy, and if so, how? What are parents' and physicians' responsibilities for making sure that these limits are respected?The health risks to bot ... -term.The truth is that these are health risks that mothers and children should never have to face. Physicians using fertility-enhancing techniques know that fertility drugs can cause many eggs to be ...

(3 pages) 42 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Prescription Drug Abuse - 10 page paper that I wrote for a Toxicology class in my Sophomore year. Excellent resource with bibliography for anyone needing a little help getting started! Grade: 300/300

an estimated 9 million people were using prescription drugs for uses other than prescribed by their physicians. Of those who admitted to using prescription drugs in an abusive manner, over a quarter o ... ards a lesser amount than what is known. We must also consider the fact that much trust is given to physicians. When a physician prescribes a drug for a patient, the patient has no reason to assume th ...

(11 pages) 439 1 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Case Study.

or patients. Hospital care involves a vast array of highly trained medical professionals, including physicians, nurses, technicians, and therapists. The attending physicians who take charge of patient ...

(5 pages) 290 0 1.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges


ness or near death, but they also are usually depressed, stressed, and have serious anxiety.Because physicians are not required to report eating disorders to health agencies, and people with eating di ... t.References:The Outpatient Treatment of Eating Disorders: a Guide for Therapists, Dietiticans, and Physicians Mitchell, James E 2001Dying to be Thin McPhee, Larkin 2000 (video recording)Eating Disord ...

(3 pages) 46 0 2.6 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases