Essays Tagged: "Drug overdose"

Brave New World: A society of Addicts This essay compares and contrasts our societies views on drugs, to those of the society in Adolus Huxley's novel, Brave New World.

In Brave New World, there is only one drug left, Soma. Soma is distributed freely for the suppression of unpleasant emotions. Today's drug ... difference, because they have never truly felt any of them. They have been programmed to feel that drug use is acceptable, where our mainstream society feels that it is not.Soma does not have any app ... t.Soma does not have any apparent side-affects, but in really has the same worst side-affect as all drugs do: it makes you forget who you are, and you become someone else. This, along with the advent ...

(2 pages) 104 1 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Drugs, Alcohol, Adults, and Kids.

Drugs, Alcohol, Adults, and KidsThese days, drugs can be found everywhere, and it seems like everyon ... ms like everyone is doing them. Many young individuals are tempted by the excitement or escape that drugs seem to offer. Learning the facts about drugs, and what causes a person to take them can help ... causes a person to take them can help us see them for what they or who they are. So many different drugs, and so little time to express the reality that our nation is falling into a habitual drug ove ...

(17 pages) 290 0 4.3 May/2003

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

Cocaine - Effects, Risks, Crack, Overdose.

Cocaine is a harmful drug that has destroyed millions of lives and will hurt many more in the years to come. I am going t ... g term effects, physical and psychological risks, another form of cocaine and overdose.Cocaine is a drug extracted from the leaves of the coca plant. It is one of the most powerfully addictive drugs. ... res, heart attack, kidney failure, fatal rise in body temperature, and lastly death.Would you let a drug destroy your health, your mind and even your life? A white powder is not worth more than everyt ...

(1 pages) 84 2 4.0 Jan/2004

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

Case Study: Closer Look at a Medication Regimen

le admitted through the emergency department (ED) with loss of consciousness, possibly related to a drug overdose. Subsequently, she was transferred to the medical/surgical floor with a medical diagno ... ine, opiates, and benzodiazepines. Whether these results are from prescribed medications or illicit drug use is unknown. Most recently, her laboratory values included: Na2+ = 138; K+ = 4.2; Cl- = 100; ...

(14 pages) 110 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Doing Illegal Drugs

When doing illegal drugs, a person can ruin his life. He steals, lies, and and may end up in jail. He may also cause hi ... nd may end up in jail. He may also cause his family to worry. When someone is trying to support his drug habbit, he will most likley steal from family or strangers when he runs out of money. He may al ... decides to steal or lie, and gets caught, he will end up in jail. The saddest part of someone doing drugs, is the tourment that person puts on his parents. If this person has a child and ends up in ja ...

(1 pages) 68 3 3.9 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Explain the effect of conditioned drug tolerance and why it may important in cases of drug overdose.

Explain the effect of conditioned drug tolerance and why it may be important in cases of drug overdose.Before one can go onto explain ... ay be important in cases of drug overdose.Before one can go onto explain the effects of conditioned drug tolerance and its importance in drug overdose, it is vital that key terms are clarified and how ... e in drug overdose, it is vital that key terms are clarified and how they interact with each other. Drug tolerance, can therefore be defined as a "state of decreased sensitivity to a drug that develop ...

(9 pages) 43 0 4.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Euthanasia

a chronically painful condition in a painless or minimally painful way either by lethal injection, drug overdose, or by the withdrawal of medical support. This issue is mostly looked at from an emoti ... . Kevorkian supposedly assisted only by attaching the individual to a device that he had made which drugs or chemicals would be released at the push of a button, which would end his or her own life. A ...

(6 pages) 70 0 3.5 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Euthanasia: Essay on euthanasia in general

a chronically painful condition in a painless or minimally painful way either by lethal injection, drug overdose, or by the withdrawal of medical support. I'm sure that many of you don't know the dif ... performs the last act, euthanasia has occurred. For example, if the patient swallows an overdose of drugs that has been provided by a doctor for the purpose of causing death, this would be classified ...

(3 pages) 80 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Physician Assisted Suicide

d as living an intolerable life, in a painless or minimally painful way either by lethal injection, drug overdose, or by the withdrawal of life support" (Euthanasia). When Euthanasia is performed or a ... tic Oath is the basis of medical ethics. In particular, Physicians swear to, "neither give a deadly drug to anybody who asked for it, nor will I make a suggestion to this effect" (Hippocratic Oath- Cl ...

(8 pages) 84 1 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Heroin Story

d, heroin usually has the same result, addiction. With some luck, maybe a couple of trips to rehab, drug rehab meetings and a hell of a lot of counseling would save many lives. Then again, for some pe ... aces. Heroin causes thousands, maybe millions of deaths a year and will continue to do so until the drug labs are shutdown and destroyed, and the drug dealers taken off the street. Jerry pulled ...

(5 pages) 641 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Car Crashes

king.Car crashes are the leading cause of death among teens in the United Sates, outpacing suicide, drug overdose and cancer. Six thousand three hundred teens died in car accidents in 1996, six thousa ... uenced by emotions, peer group pressure and other stress. The experimental use of alcohol and other drugs by adolescents puts them at particularly great risk. Alcohol has been implicated in about one- ...

(10 pages) 44 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Blown Away

y Jr. to Kelsey Grammar has fallen prey to this nose candy. The devestating effects of a rich man's drug seems to be known, but does anyone know how cocaine made its way to Hollywood.In Blow, Johnny D ... skate to the day he goes to the hospital to see his daughter's birth, just before collapsing from a drug overdose. Being taken through both personal and illegal moments in Jung's life, we slowly watch ...

(3 pages) 1453 0 0.0 Sep/2001

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

Go Ask Alice

nt Go Ask Alice is about a 15 year old girl that is in a deep depression, that she turns to drugs as a way out in fact it was absolutely no way out at all. At first the anonymous girl was into ... out in fact it was absolutely no way out at all. At first the anonymous girl was into the "gateway" drugs such as marijuana and cigarettes. She finds herself at a party playing a game that I had never ...

(2 pages) 706 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Herion

e on Heroin. People Magazine Weekly, 83-87.II. Knowledge- I know that heroin addiction is a serious drug problem that some people have.Users who are addicted to heroin may have first started out using ... have first started out using it as a muscle enhancer to help build up muscles. When people use this drug, they become very lazy and never feel like doing anything, not even going to school or a job at ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

The Good Samaritan Law

(1 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

A Tale of Five Cities: A perspective on modern poverty. May be used for a critical writing course, social science, economics, etc.

ft suffering in pain for almost an hour before being given any morphine, since he is perceived as a drug-overdose by paramedics and nurses with his sweats and paleness from his pain. In London, a man ... he is in. The woman in Moscow doesn't have to pay over a thousand dollars for a simple local store drug, the man in London doesn't have to switch doctors constantly for where he is best "qualified", ...

(12 pages) 39 0 3.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Woodstock

in the small town of Woodstock, NY more than half a million people gathered for four days of rain, drugs, and rock 'n' roll. The event was a promotion of music and peace, since during this time our c ... eated their own communities, listened to psychedelic rock, embraced the sexual revolution, and used drugs such as cannabis and LSD to explore alternative states of consciousness (Woodstock Festival). ...

(6 pages) 29 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers

Drugs

Sawall 1Evonna SawallProfessor KaeferEnglish 1A27 February 2014Drug AddictionDrug addiction is a severe problem that has been skyrocketing in society. About 570,00 ... is a severe problem that has been skyrocketing in society. About 570,000 people die annually due to drug use. People sometimes feel they are too bright, too powerful, and too much in control to become ... re too bright, too powerful, and too much in control to become addicted. Addiction can trap anyone. Drugs restrain individuals from accomplishing goals, cause physical damage, can be deadly, and alter ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Drug Abuse and its Negative Effects

Name: Stephanie RhymesCourse: UNV-1048Date: 05-17-2014Instructor: DiCarloDrugs and Negative EffectsIt is all fun in the beginning. The excitement, the anticipation, the "hig ... in the beginning. The excitement, the anticipation, the "high". The feeling a person gets when the drugs they have taken kick in. It is usually explained as euphoric. However, all good things come to ... lth issues, and death.Poor coordination, reaction time, judgment, and impaired motor skills, due to drug use, cause many injuries. There are over 527,000 emergency room visits per year due to drug rel ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Drug Crimes in the World Today

Drug Crimes in the World TodayGood afternoon everyone. Today I am going to tell you about drug crime ... e. Today I am going to tell you about drug crimes in the world. Did you know that besides diseases, drug crimes are the leading cause of death these days? Drug crimes are so terrible these days. Drug ... death these days? Drug crimes are so terrible these days. Drug dealers turn children into hustlers.Drugs have caused so many deaths the last four years. You don`t have to be on street drugs in order ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays