Essays Tagged: "hospitals"

Before the death of innocence- a insight into premature depression

disinfectant hit me as soon as I walked in. Followed by a strangely clean smell of sickness. I hate hospitals. Especially this one, I've never been here before, this was downtown- a place my friends a ...

(6 pages) 67 0 4.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Oklahoma City Bombing

e bombing. Within an hour of the explosion, the lines to give blood stretched around the block, and hospitals around the city reported more donors than they could handle.At 9:02 a.m. on Wednesday, exa ...

(3 pages) 138 0 4.6 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

An issue proposal on the shortage of nurses.

After all, they are the ones who usually inflict the harm. Or is the answer more indirect? Are the hospitals at fault because they have unrealistic expectations of realistic people?In a survey of nur ...

(2 pages) 279 1 3.0 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

About health care in America

s 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 at home or in private clinics. ... th care is to have a continuum of care for the patient, one which is integrated on all levels. Many hospitals offer a referral service or discharge plan to patients who are being discharged. Plans for ...

(8 pages) 886 0 2.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Backstreet Abortions

t AbortionsBackstreet Abortion is the term we use for illegal abortions, which are not performed in hospitals or clinics. Backstreet abortions were usually performed at the pregnant woman's house, she ...

(1 pages) 444 7 2.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Essay required for admittance to a radiology tech program, containing observation experiences

more to it.Radiology Technologists are everywhere from physician and dental offices to clinics and hospitals, and they are doing all kinds of things. On my day of observation, I started off with one ...

(4 pages) 91 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Opinionated essay about Michel Foucault's essay "panopticism"

es how the idea of panopticons are used at all levels of society, everything from schools, asylums, hospitals, and barracks all have panoptic similarities. Knowing this, one would have to believe that ...

(4 pages) 146 0 2.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Steroids, An Overview.

as steroidsBecause steroids are known to build body tissues, they are used for numerous reasons. In hospitals all over the world (and under professional guidance), steroids have been used as an agent ...

(1 pages) 51 1 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Infection control and universal precautions, A nursing perspective.

The principle of infection control is something that is becoming increasingly important in hospitals and healthcare settings. This is primarily because of the hardship and suffering it causes ... an infection whilst in hospital and also because of the cost it brings to our already under funded hospitals from increased stays and healthcare workers falling ill.The author will discuss the princi ...

(8 pages) 381 0 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

My father, my hero.

the one we see today.While in Saudi, he met my mother, who was working as a nurse in one of the hospitals there. They got married in India and started their married life in Saudi Arabia. Soon afte ... i Arabia. My mom on the other hand, is now the 'Deputy Nursing Director' of one of the best private hospitals in the Kingdom. Both my father and mother, hold high executive positions and are a great h ...

(2 pages) 129 2 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Social structures and economic forces that determine our health and our access to health resources.

involves health habits such as exercise and eating the right food, as well as institutions such as hospitals and doctors. In Western societies it is commonly accepted that if we are ill it is a resul ... best health care. This is becoming of even greater significance, as there is a continued shift from hospitals being charitable organizations towards "bureaucratic organizations selling medical commodi ...

(9 pages) 714 0 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Hardship Experience Is Not Necessary For Young Students to Mature

ind of hardship is not necessary for young students to mature. Otherwise, there will be no need for hospitals and other kinds of healthy organizations to exist, and the whole nation even the world wil ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Proud or Ashamed of Earth?

d to show them everything we've accomplished. From our vehicles, airplanes, and even spaceships, to hospitals and laboratories that have come up with cures for diseases, and computers and the age of e ...

(3 pages) 48 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This is a opinionated paper on Health care and if the government should gain profit in health care or help society for no profit gain.

tient arrived at the county medical center dying; he suffered a cardiac arrest, and died. These two hospitals shifted these patients to county facilities not for medical reasons, but for economic ones ... these patients to county facilities not for medical reasons, but for economic ones -- the receiving hospitals feared they wouldn't be paid for treating the patient. What's right? Choosing people or pr ...

(5 pages) 315 0 4.2 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Telivision, For or Against?

and educational. They cover a wide range of subjects like aeroplanes, famous battles and real life hospitals. In my opinion the best documentaries are the animal ones. For example the "Wildlife on on ...

(3 pages) 64 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Apathy in the Workplace.

em with apathy, I think, is in the workplace. This could be in many different jobs. For instance at hospitals, large corporations, restaurants, even at school.Over the years I have heard many differen ...

(2 pages) 41 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


out 43% of American women will have atleast one abortion during their lifetime. Women's centers and hospitals perform more than a million abortions per year. Abortions are obviously in great demand. W ...

(2 pages) 31 1 2.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Bacterial Resistance.

cteria, but leaves the mutated bacteria unharmed. Mutant bacteria's favorite breeding ground are in hospitals. This causes many patients to be stricken with these Super Bugs that are resistant to anti ... hem. The CDC and other health organizations are developing guidelines for the use of antibiotics in hospitals, but unless these guidelines are enforced, it will be useless. Bacterial resistance has be ...

(3 pages) 62 0 2.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Quality care of patients in hospitals and the current nursing shortages

n on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), the growing shortage of nurses in America's hospitals is putting patient lives in danger and requires immediate attention. "The current nursing ... isis to a national security concern. A recent study in Pennsylvania found that surgical patients in hospitals with high patient-to-nurse ratios experience higher rates of mortality and deaths followin ...

(5 pages) 617 1 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Lawsuits against medical malpractices.

improper diagnosis, and lack of informed consent. These litigations involve suits against doctors, hospitals, nurses, and other health care professionals. Most of the suits that are filed are filed a ... care workers actually take pride in their work is sometimes debated. The settings that surround the hospitals and doctor offices are often thought to be free of error, when in fact, they are just as a ...

(4 pages) 144 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine