Essays Tagged: "Wheelchair"

In An Oldster's Mind

tor causes the plant to move? I turn my head as if I have seen my friend, a close friend passing my wheelchair. What I see at the back actually is a nurse who is frightened by my active and rare movem ...

(6 pages) 32 0 3.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Multiple Sclerosis

to 3 groups for exercising, 1.independent 2.independent with assistance of crutch, cane or walker 3.wheelchair mobile Aerobic for many people with ms, cardiovascular exercise activities may be unsuita ...

(5 pages) 57 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

"The Pianist"

f Jews by the SS soldiers. The SS raided one family's house at dinnertime and they threw a man on a wheelchair over the balcony, the torture went to this extent.Szpilman's family had money saved up wh ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Old People and Babies: What's the Difference?

lace. Many elderly and infants can not walk without assistance. A person weak with age may sit in a wheelchair all day and require others to push them because they are unable to turn the wheels themse ...

(3 pages) 29 0 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Redneck Mystique

to a small restaurant and sitting quietly in a corner after placing a lunch order. An Irishman in a wheelchair comes into the restaurant, is shown to his table, whereupon he recognizes Jesus, and asks ... ctors. He places his hand on the shoulder of the Irishman, who finds himself able to arise from his wheelchair, a feat he had not been able to accomplish in years. Likewise, the Englishman, upon recei ...

(4 pages) 81 0 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Life's Asylum

asylum. The play ends with one of the characters (who is still in bondage) is being rolled off in a wheelchair after being demeaned and belittled by caretakers of the institution. This relates to toda ...

(1 pages) 32 1 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Gattaca Analysis- FilmText

hat Vincent's only priority is to disguise himself as Jerome Morrow who is currently living life on wheelchair, Vincent has to go through extreme measures to pass all tests by seeking perfection. The ...

(3 pages) 104 3 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Gobbly Goop

!"Yo, i saw an R2-D2 machineand he was like"Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!""*Bleep*"Yo, i saw this kid in a wheelchairgoing over a hill really fast and he was like"Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!"Yo, i was watc ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Book Report on a book by Dean Koontz called Midnight

can convert her also. So Sam and Tessa protect her.Harry: Harry got injured in the war so he's in a wheelchair and he has a dog named Moose whose the BEST in the whole story I think!!! He helps Same a ... ue to a report of strange things going on in that town, Harry called in and reported it. He is in a wheelchair and he has a dog named Moose. Anyways Sam runs into Tessa Capshaw, Janice's sister who's ...

(3 pages) 39 1 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Social and Traditional Models of Disability.

n out some books related todisability. For most people this doesn't present any problems. But for a wheelchair boundperson or one with limited mobility, there are huge obstacles to overcome. Personall ... in floor where I asked for some assistancelocating the materials I needed. However for someone in a wheelchair,this sequence of events would take much longer.First of all, he/she would have to locate ...

(5 pages) 87 0 3.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Transferring a wheelchair bound patient using effective moving and handling skills following TILE (Task,Individual, Load, Environment).

Direct observation: (1): Manual handlingTaskThis task involved transferring the client from his wheelchair to a soft chair. The client is wheelchair bound due to quadriplegic and is therefore unab ... is wheelchair bound due to quadriplegic and is therefore unable to move himself. Being bound to his wheelchair means his more prone to pressure sores especially on his bottom (Barnes 1996). To reduce ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Glory and pain

as been happening, the Shanghai hospital are pushing for me to be capable of travelling around in a wheelchair. It has been hard and emotional, but it's all slowed down dramatically. I now live with m ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"The Big Lebowski" - A Modern Western?

to collect a debt incurred by the wife of multi-millionaire Jeff Lebowski (David Huddleson) who is wheelchair-bound and, as the Dude points out, probably keeps a tidier house. At the insistence of hi ...

(10 pages) 17 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy"

age of 10 you are required to wear braces to help you walk and by the age of 12 you become totally wheelchair confined. Your physician has put you on a low-calorie diet, high in fluids and fiber, bec ... The braces help for a year or two, but walking soon becomes impossible. Most boys are confined to a wheelchair by the age of 12 and develop cardiomyopathy by the age of 18 ("The"� 1). Infected ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Stephen Hawkings

ng on to finding out major mysteries. Even though he can only talk through a computer and move on a wheelchair. So he had to have lots of determination to continue.When Stephen Hawking was in college ...

(1 pages) 590 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

A Day Of Being Disabled

d to live such an active lifestyle until one day I was in a car accident and now I am confined to a wheelchair. I pull back the covers of my bed and gently lift each leg over the side of the bed so th ... each leg over the side of the bed so they dangle close to the floor. I reach out and slowly pull my wheelchair toward myself and lift myself into it. I used to be able to jump out of bed and race out ...

(3 pages) 1262 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Career Goals

d cheered him on as he regained strength in his upper arms. I watched while he learned to operate a wheelchair and and was amazed to see him actually "walk" with the aid of a prosthetic leg. I believe ...

(2 pages) 33 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Euthanasia

octor told you "Sorry,but you are going to die in 3yrs.it's going to be a long and slow.You will be wheelchair bound with arthritis in every joint and of no use to anybody or even yourself,you will ne ...

(1 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Disability Discrimination

but I have found a story about customers getting rejected by a restaurant because a person is in a wheelchair and the waiter is unwilling to rearrange the table for the customer. He is being discrimi ...

(4 pages) 49 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Away From Her - A Film Review

he forgotten him, but Fiona has transferred her feelings to another man. The other man is Aubrey, a wheelchair bound mute patient at the nursing home. His wife Marian later moves Aubrey out of the hom ...

(8 pages) 1582 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies