Essays Tagged: "medication"

Black Like Me by John Griffin

n in the deep south? He sought the real answer to this by darkening his skinwith extreme amounts of medication. A new skin color determines everything and John is nowthrown into a new world that he wa ...

(3 pages) 90 0 5.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Euthanasia in Today's Society

agnosed with a terminal disease. She lies in a bed, motionless and unaware of her surroundings. The medication to ease her pain has been wearing off. She just lies there in pain and unable to communic ...

(8 pages) 573 2 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Medicinal Marijuana

If your every waking moment was consumed by pain and nausea, wouldn't you ask for medication? What if the only medication legally available would leave you unconscious or do nothing ...

(5 pages) 143 0 4.7 Apr/1997

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

Is Marijuana Dangerous to your Physical Health?

body while others are explaining how chemicalsextracted from the marijuana plant are being used as medication.The problem is, just what are the effects, and how bad is it forsomeone who uses this dru ...

(5 pages) 175 0 4.8 Jan/1996

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


performed in the US are surgical abortions, where the fetus is removed by suction or other means. (Medication offers another option, to be discussed later in this report.) During a suction abortion, ... p to the violence toward abortionists and clients, I think it will definitely decrease it.Different medications are offering a safe and private alternative to clinic abortions. RU486 is an abortion in ...

(5 pages) 152 1 3.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

Euthanasia and assisted suicide.

on to death for merciful reasons. A doctor in this situation would give a person a deadly dose of a medication. Passive euthanasia involves the lack of action to prevent death. A good example of this ...

(10 pages) 624 1 2.1 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

The profession of a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA). What pay is like what to expect in this carrier.

such as surgery, root canal, basically anything that involves major pain a CRNA inject you with the medications needed to complete the surgery or medical operation. This could be as simple as a shot o ... eration. This could be as simple as a shot of pain killers or as difficult as a precise amount of a medication. Often CRNA's are overlooked and what they do is often misunderstood and not given the cr ...

(2 pages) 121 0 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Diagnoisis of Attention Deficit Disorder and if Ritalin should be taken.

and ADHD, Ritalin helps them. " Just as a pair of glasses help the nearsighted person focus, so can medication help the person with ADD see the world more clearly" ( Hallowell 235 ).Ritalin is methylp ... sts, I have drunken certain juices, I have gone on certain diets, and I have even tried many herbal medications formed to help ADD. Yet, none have helped me as much as Ritalin.Those who argue against ...

(5 pages) 91 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

The link between creativity and bipolar disorder.

displayed by bipolar patients at different stages as compared with a group under the effect of the medication, lithium. Experimentation is reflective of the regular and elated states in bipolar disor ...

(3 pages) 64 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Medicine: The Last Resort. Medicine should not be used often; rather, therapy should be used.

t to another department of the hospital. Perhaps the doctor should consider prescribing some strong medication to the patient to relieve his or her symptoms. Alternatively, perhaps, the doctor should ... he prescribing doctor to make the decision and assess the risk of side effects versus benefits of a medication; however, doctors can make mistakes, even fatal ones. That makes one feel that drugs shou ...

(5 pages) 93 0 4.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Tabloidisation of the media.

The definition of tabloid has changed over time. It originally meant to describe a small tablet of medication that was easy to swallow. When first applied to the media it described the smaller size o ...

(13 pages) 136 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Alternative Medicine: Is it Effective?

diabetes, and asthma, others claim to have derived a safe, effective treatment through alternative medication. Alternative medicine, an unrelated group of non-orthodox therapeutic practices, which ha ...

(6 pages) 396 4 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

This essay discusses why technological exploration is more important than the exploration of the 1500s.

times there were no medicines, even for the common cold. Technology has allowed doctors to develop medication, and effective treatments for disease. These include, radiation for cancer and shots for ...

(1 pages) 31 2 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Dealing with Bipolar Disorders in Children: A mother's story of Despiration.

l be next for this young man." I feel sorry for him, he shouldn't have deal with taking all of this medication.Let me take you back about seven years to the time that my son was born. I'd had a normal ... him at. I traveled back and forth until he came home.After he had came home, I would administer his medication through a picc catheter that was placed in him armpit. The antibiotic was being given for ...

(2 pages) 34 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

This is an example of a case study done on a nursing home resident with dementia. Includes physical assessment data

the inability of client to care for herself, as evidenced by inability to remember if she took her medication and needing assistance when toileting. Her code status is a DNR, comfort measures only. A ... een performed, as evidenced by not being able to remember if she had cleaned her teeth or taken her medications. Inability to recall factual information or recent/past events, as evidenced by inabilit ...

(12 pages) 338 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia A birth defect research paper written for an infant development class.

the world "Normal" means growing up and maturing with a rare congenital disease that requires daily medication for life. Although normal for those people living with this affliction, this paper will d ... he two main kinds). With both PLCAH and SLCAH the patient is required to take a second but separate medication. For PLCAH the patient would have to take extremely potent doses of Potassium Chloride th ...

(13 pages) 90 2 3.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Factors that infulence the ways Americans view death.

ain reason.With the technology of modern medicines it is hard for people to die. Now that there are medications and machines to prolong death people are continuing to live much longer. With medication ...

(2 pages) 53 2 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Perfect Murder

n 215 of the Criminal code clearly outlines restrictions regarding the withholding or withdrawal of medications to assist a suicide. This section states that, "every one is under a legal duty to provi ... are being infringed upon. Doctors especially handle patients extremely cautiously when prescribing medication of any kind. Often a patient will not be administered an ample amount of medication, for ...

(7 pages) 62 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Information system case study essay - logistics at Biocard GMH.

one deal's with clinical supply distribution, which involves shipping clinical trial materials and medication to different regional centers, which conduct specific medical studies.During the period f ...

(10 pages) 306 0 3.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Food for thought: a look into adderal, concerta, ritalin and the things of this nature

g routine. She took a quick shower, put on her makeup, ate a bowl of Lucky Charms and then took her medication. As she reached for her Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) pills, she realiz ... two weeks early.Susan's need for an early prescription that morning wasn't due to her overusing her medication, and the pills weren't spilled or lost in the cushions of her couch. Susan illegally sell ...

(6 pages) 72 1 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs