Essays Tagged: "medical professionals"

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


ancer patients.What is Cancer?Cancer is a broad ranging term that is used by many people, including medicalprofessionals such as doctors. Cancer, in its most fatal and aggressive form, is of a larger ...

(11 pages) 152 1 3.4 Mar/1994

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

What is jargon?

their daily lives. In addition, today we can see that jargon is used in many fields in our society. Medical professionals, for example, use a great deal of jargon to explain about the illness to their ... ir patients. According to Perri Kiass, the author of the essay "She's your basic L.O.L. in N.A.D.", medical jargon can be helpful but also harmful to the medical professional's work. Personally, I com ...

(3 pages) 65 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Treatment of attention deficit hiperactivity medications vs. alternative therapy .

- aged population. ADHD is characterized by inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness. Most medical professionals classify ADHD as a neurodevelopmental or neurobehavioral disorder that emerges ... ng permanent, life-changing decisions regarding their children's well-being. Treating ADHD requires medical, education, behavioral, and psychological interventions. This comprehensive approach is call ...

(5 pages) 187 0 1.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Case Study.

tient and practitioner is enmeshed in a very large and complex system that delivers the benefits of medical progress to the people. However, while Faith Community Hospital's mission statement consists ... and work independently to care for patients. Hospital care involves a vast array of highly trained medical professionals, including physicians, nurses, technicians, and therapists. The attending phys ...

(5 pages) 290 0 1.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Indications that Munchausen by proxy syndrome stems from a variety of reasons.

ent, most often the mother, who fabricates illnesses in their children, subjecting them to numerous medical examinations and tests. Scientific studies have been unable to establish a clear psychologic ... syndrome stems from a variety of reasons. In some cases, mothers may seek attention and praise from medical professionals and other supportive people. Other theories say that the mothers themselves we ...

(5 pages) 47 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Effectively Managing Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

synthesizes the various views on ADHD and compares beliefs, techniques and studies commonly used by medical and behavioral practitioners today. I reviewed medical journals to determine common thoughts ... treatment methods for ADHD. I examined articles written by nutritionists, pediatricians, and other medical professionals to obtain this information.Effectively Managing Attention Deficit Hyperactivit ...

(6 pages) 154 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

19th Century Immigration and Population Growth.

factor was the fact that the birth rates in America were increasing, since there were more learned medical professionals and new medications were being discovered every day. However, besides this, th ...

(2 pages) 77 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


age, adultcontent and violence is ruining our films capital image; the future generation of leaders,medical professionals, and teachers (TODAY'S CHILDREN) are growing up touncensored media, which pose ...

(2 pages) 56 0 3.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Laughter Therapy

r positively affecting disease" was in 1964 when Norman Cousins, published "Anatomy of an Illness". Medical professionals were shown that humour reversed Cousins' ankylosing spondylitis, a painful dis ... called "Anatomy Of an Illness."Today, the interest in humourous effects has grown so much that the medical field has named it psychoneuroimmunology, the study of how psychological factors, the brain ...

(2 pages) 79 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Sociology: Right to Die Position Paper

he wishes of patients and their families are often overlooked as physicians and staff struggle with medical, moral, legal, and economic matters. In most cases, medical professionals have significant d ... or authority and obeying rules.Physicians continue to face this ethical dilemma today. The American Medical Association said in one legal brief, ''For over 2,000 years, the predominant responsibility ...

(4 pages) 65 0 3.5 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


ibiotics.The Progression of Syphilis to Neuro-SyphilisHere is a viral infection that has confounded medical professionals consistently over the course of its history. It is transmitted in predictable ... under this circumstance. The frequency with which these two epidemics have coincided has compelled medical researchers to double their efforts (Gordon et all, 1994).With regard to neurosyphilis, diag ...

(8 pages) 24 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


ims more victims than the Nazi Holocaust. Incredibly, this monumental devastation is carried out by medical professionals and is completely preventable. The name of this vicious serial killer is "abor ...

(4 pages) 656 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


s part of my life when I grow up too. I like this career because Doctors of Veterinary Medicine are medical professionals whose primary responsibility is protecting the health and welfare of animals a ... nd zoo, sporting, and laboratory animals. They treat sick and injured animals, provide preventative medical services, and give advice about animal care and breeding to owners (CareerCruising). Some ve ...

(7 pages) 33 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


backed by multiple reasons. One argument of those who oppose euthanasia is that it is unethical for medical professionals to always try everything in their power to preserve life. Another argument is ... e operating room, on the operating tables and in the recovery rooms. The doctors are bound by their medical ethics to always fight for life and do all in their power to revive the patient, when in fac ...

(6 pages) 76 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Psychology and Health: Multi factorial Model

f many diseases like cancer and heart disease. Understanding these issues/factors can also help the medical professionals not only in diagnostics but in treatment and to recommend necessary changes in ...

(5 pages) 90 0 4.3 Mar/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Breast Vs. Bottlefeeding

er will discuss the positive sides of both ways of feeding. This paper will also discuss the impact medical professionals have on this decision and other factors that lead to the mothers choice to bre ... more convenient than breastfeeding; however, bottle-feeding is more expensive and less nutritional.Medical Professional Effect on Mother's DecisionBreast-feeding and bottle-feeding are a mother's cho ...

(5 pages) 60 2 5.0 May/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays

HIV/AIDS and Adults Fifty and Older: Barriers, Strengths, Prevention, and Recommendations for Change

rs, and knew them well, so she didn't fear sexually transmitted diseases. But, as sex educators and medical professionals have repeatedly stated for years, you don't have to be intimate with a lot of ... and treatment among the 50 and older population. Older adults have specific needs both socially and medically, and HIV/AIDS will continue to exist among these individuals unless their needs are acknow ...

(16 pages) 88 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Child Obesity: The Cause

rence, and, the most commonly used, the BMI (body mass index).Calculating the BMI is used widely by medical professionals and it is used on adults and children. BMI calculates an individual's body wei ... y lead to eating disorders or suicidal thought. This significant increase has raised concern in the medical community and initiated research of childhood studies for the probable cause. Researchers ha ...

(4 pages) 104 0 3.7 Feb/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Conceptual Framework for Therapeutic Occupations: "There is nothing so useful as a good theory"

every day. (Jacobs, 2004) The many definitions of occupation and occupational therapy have confused medical professionals for years (Nelson, 2003). The Conceptual Framework for Therapeutic Occupations ... cupation was rarely used in OT literature. (Nelson, 2003) This confused not only society, but other medical professionals as well. David Nelson created the CFTO to provide definitions of occupation an ...

(7 pages) 29 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine