Essays Tagged: "medical profession"

American Medical Association

The American Medical Association (AMA) foundation is an organization founded in 1847 to help advance health care ... pport of education, research, and service programs at home and abroad. The foundation helps advance medical education though grants, scholarships, and all other types of funds and donations provided b ... er types of funds and donations provided by supporters all over. It is though these funds that help medical students, educators and retired physicians advance well into the future. Besides founding gr ...

(4 pages) 177 0 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

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

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 vital and urgent roles entering into the new ... roles entering into the new era. This is one of the reasons that I intend to pursue a career in the medical field after I graduate from The University of Tennessee. Of all occupations in the next mill ...

(5 pages) 87 1 4.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Holistic Care: Are we treating the Patient or the condition?

In today's fast-paced world where technology rules, the medical profession is alsoadvancing. In 1991, 2,900 liver transplants were performed in the United S ... for a live liver donor. Once someonedecides that they want to be a donor they must first under go a medical and psychiatricevaluation.The medical portion of the evaluation includes: (a) compatible blo ... nced by three areas, these include: (a) internal pressure, (b) external pressure, and (c)urgency of medical situation. All institutions have their own individual protocols for obtainingconsent but man ...

(8 pages) 226 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Neglience in doctors- payouts to plaintiffs

Most of us realize that members of our medical profession sometimes operate under difficult conditions. However, where medical negligence i ... red as a result of that negligence, a patient may sue the negligent doctor and/or the hospital.A medical negligence action is usually based on a contract between the hospital or doctor and the pati ... ctor and the patient. This contract implies that reasonable skill and care will be exercised in the medical treatment. A patient, in order to win with the claim, would have to prove, among other thin ...

(7 pages) 115 0 4.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

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

are used to obtain excessive amounts of prescription drugs and the precautions used by those in the medical profession to control prescription drug abuse. In closing, I will focus on the government's ... hysicians have had to become more aware of the many signs of a persistent prescription drug abuser. Medicals schools now teach their students too look for the underlying signs of abuse and for clues t ...

(11 pages) 439 1 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

The nurses role in the positioning of the patient perioperatively under general anaesthetic.

rsing skills such as perioperative patient positioning are gaining more emphasis from nurses as the medical profession disregards their importance. In this dissertation, the author will re-emphasise t ...

(7 pages) 132 1 3.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

How prostitution became a significant of London's history during the 18th and 19th century.

o big in London that it attracted the attention of many groups such as, "the church, the state, the medical profession, philanthropists, feminists and others." (Bartley, 1) All of these groups worked ...

(10 pages) 70 0 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Work Activity Analysis Job Title: Chiropractor

Is a medical profession that base it's treatment on philosophical system ofmechanical therapeutics diseas ... es impulses to flow freely from the brain to all parts of the body.It also uses orthodox methods of medical management.It's duties include screening and evaluation of it's clients, providing treatment ...

(2 pages) 38 0 2.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

The controversy of Euthanasia

y ill patients, just people who were in great pain (Bender). Isn't it the primary obligation of the medical profession to preserve life, not end it? A person's life is to be treated with respect, and ... cure discovered to help that person live longer, or that the person may get better with the proper medical attention. There never used to be a medicine for AIDS, but now there is medicine for AIDS pa ...

(4 pages) 67 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Ethical Issues in Organ Transplantation

Organ transplantation has been recognized as one of the biggest medical advances of the century as it provides a way of donating organs from deceased or living indi ... m deceased or living individuals to the patients with terminal failure of vital organs. Advances in medical technology and science have made transfer of organs and tissue a very important issue. The i ... he issues dealing with organ donation from the deceased, and the duties and responsibilities of the medical profession and society to help those who need help.The shortage of human organs is causing o ...

(6 pages) 297 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

TechWeb News Article summary

e their program Blue Iris. Blue Iris is a way to look up test results, prescribe medications, check medical histories, and even add diagnosis and treatment information to a patient's records. Flash se ... and Microsoft's .Net applications, but thought that Flash was better suited to encompass all of the medical profession's needs as far as the capabilities needed to create Blue Iris. Andy Nelson, direc ...

(1 pages) 94 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"In Our View, Therefore, Medical Law is a Subset of Human Rights Law" (Kennedy, I & A. Grubb. Medical Law 3rd edition (2000))

hment, the wider influences that are brought to bear on our law makers when they consider issues of medical law. Such influences include human rights law, European Union law and the provisions of heal ... clude human rights law, European Union law and the provisions of health care services. As a result, medical ethics and human rights issues now command much more attention in the medical profession and ...

(9 pages) 127 1 2.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law


nowingly prescribed for children. Since 1839 there have been numerous reports in favor of utilizing medical marijuana. In 1839 Dr. W.B. O'Shaugnessy, a respected member of the Royal Academy of Science ... W.B. O'Shaugnessy, a respected member of the Royal Academy of Science, was one of the first in the medical profession to present the true facts concerning marijuana and medicine. Dr. O'Shaugnessy's r ...

(10 pages) 117 2 5.0 Mar/2004

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

Summary and key notes on the case of Regents of the University of California v. Bakke

, a thirty-five-year-old white man, had twice applied for admission to the University of California Medical School at Davis. He was rejected both times. The school reserved sixteen places in each ente ... firmative action program, in an effort to redress longstanding, unfair minority exclusions from the medical profession. Bakke's qualifications (college GPA and test scores) greatly exceeded those of a ...

(3 pages) 46 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Right to Live or Die

The medical profession has long subscribed to a body of ethical statements developed primarily for the b ... emost, as well as society. However, there is an emerging practice that physicians are facing in the medical profession. Moreover, conflict surrounds this practice, legally and ethically. There are var ... ver, within the confines of those standards there exist uncertainty. According to the principles of medical ethics, "a physician shall respect the law and also recognize a responsibility to seek chang ...

(8 pages) 163 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Psychological Factors in Physical Disorders

soul, is separate from the body- a position called mind-body dualismNot until the 20th century were medical scientists persuaded that psychosocial factors such as stress, worry, and unconscious needs ... sually begins during early adulthoodmost common among people who: 1) as children received extensive medical treatment for a true physical disorder 2) experienced family problems or physical or emotion ...

(2 pages) 77 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Analyzing "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman regarding mental illness in society past and today

get better. Doctors, nurses and hospitals seem to create miracles daily with their advances to the medical profession in the 21st century. The main character in "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Pe ... hat attaches itself so strongly to mental illness and the people who suffer from it?I wonder if the medical profession has advanced at all in the treatment of a patient who may have depressive or ment ...

(11 pages) 212 0 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Satiric targets which are attacked in the novel 'Catch 22'

e commanding officers that are in charge. Other targets, which Joseph Heller satirises, include the medical profession, their lack of care, attention and ability. Joseph Heller uses a large quantity o ... unt of power during wartime and they abuse it freely.The lack of care, attention and ability of the medical profession is satirised throughout the novel 'Catch 22'. The care, which the Nurses treat th ...

(7 pages) 47 1 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Human Cloning: the Risks Outweigh the Benefits

do not know that you are the result of human cloning. In recent years, cloning is an achievement of medical profession and a hot news on most of newspapers and television channels because of its impor ... " clones being born would not change the likelihood that many clones born in future may have severe medical problems. The cloned children who are not feed by mother's milk will have low body's resista ...

(12 pages) 133 2 3.9 May/2005

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

Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust

4 program, also known as the Reich Work Group of Sanitariums and Nursing Homes, was created for the medical killing of mental and physical defectives. It operated from the Berlin Chancellery, at Tierg ... of the German race.Another way was that it was the beginning stage in the corruption of the German medical profession. Robert J. Lifton (a Nazi doctor) asked the question, "How did a profession commi ...

(3 pages) 25 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II