Essays Tagged: "Organ transplantation"

This essay is about Renal Autotransplantation and the affects it can have on a human body.

ion associated individuals with the syndrome. There has been widespread physician skepticism of the organic nature of the pain, with the belief that the symptom is factitious or exaggerated and preced ... ted in the article that I read, the psychiatrists involved believed that the pain was severe and of organic origin. But, putting two and two together has proved even more of a battle because of the ef ...

(5 pages) 74 0 3.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

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

s for the procedure in the United States alone (Heffron, T. G., 1993).Due to shortages of available organs for donation/transplantation, specifically livers, once againscience has come to the rescue.A ... come to the rescue.Although the procedure is fairly new in the United States, the concept of living organdonation is fast growing. Living related liver transplantion was first proposed as a theoretica ...

(8 pages) 226 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Human Cloning is Good

The British Organ Donor Society (BODY) supports cloning efforts to relieve the strain of the lack of organs that ... cure for cancer can be found, then further testing may lead to a cure for heart attacks and cloning organs for organ transplantation. Scientists believe that they may be able to treat heart attack vic ... y heart cells and injecting them into the areas of the heart that have been damaged. The cloning of organs would eliminate individuals waiting on a list for an organ transplant. Skin for burn victims, ...

(2 pages) 262 4 3.5 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Effects of Aspergillosis, nosocomial infections

in a host with a weak or otherwise compromised immune system. Patients atrisk are those undergoing organ transplant or bone marrow transplants, and depending onthe type of transplant, mortality rates ... gh the upper respiratorytrack. The infection then becomes systemic and is spread into multiple deep organs.Because few reliable tests are available for diagnosing pneumonia due to Aspergillus,clinicia ...

(1 pages) 35 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

A critique of the article "Psychosocial evaluation and prediction of compliance problems and morbidity after heart transplantation", written by Shapiro et al.

al evaluations have reliable predictive value for heart transplant outcomes (Shapiro et al., 1995). Organ transplant programs use differing selection criteria and screening procedures to establish whi ... istical test indicates otherwise. The authors also discuss the policy issues involved in the use of organ transplantation arguing that "if screening can identify patients at heightened risk for poor o ...

(7 pages) 126 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Research into Human Cells Has Vast Implications. this essay discribes the effect stem cell research has on society.

y, improve scientific understanding of developmental biology, and advance the science of tissue and organ transplantation. But they also noted that many legal, ethical, and technical obstacles must be ... an embryo develops into a fetus, most cells become specialized, or differentiated, growing into the organs and tissues of a mature human being. Once a cell begins to differentiate, it becomes committe ...

(5 pages) 236 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Ethical Issues in Organ Transplantation

Organ transplantation has been recognized as one of the biggest medical advances of the century as i ... n recognized as one of the biggest medical advances of the century as it provides a way of donating organs from deceased or living individuals to the patients with terminal failure of vital organs. Ad ... terminal failure of vital organs. Advances in medical technology and science have made transfer of organs and tissue a very important issue. The increasing incidence of vital organ failure and the in ...

(6 pages) 297 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Embryo Reasearch Debate

e people deserve transplants more than others" Do you agree?Yes, I believe that some people deserve organ transplants more than others since the person being given he organ might have the potential to ... where as if someone has had a failure for a non-self inflicted reason, they surely deserve a vital organ more than him.This idea is based on religion itself. The fact that you are allowed a second ch ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Organ Transplantation. This essay deals with what organ transplantation is, what can be transplanted, how it is, etc.

What is an organ transplant?Organ transplantation is when organs or tissues are taken from a 'donor' and given ... rgans or tissues are taken from a 'donor' and given to a 'recipient.'What can be transplanted?Major organs such as the heart, kidneys, liver and lungs can be transplanted. Tissues such as skin, bone, ... can also be transplanted.How is it transplanted?The most common way of transplantation of the major organs is from 'dead donors.' Dead donors are only available for a matter of hours and therefore are ...

(3 pages) 102 0 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Science Breakthroughs? good or bad?

t exists today that cloning may lead to a cure for heart attacks, a revolution in cosmetic surgery, organs for organ transplantation, and predictions about how cloning technology will save thousands o ... s.There has been a breakthrough with human stem cells. Embryonic stem cells can be grown to produce organs or tissues to repair or replace damaged ones. Skin for burn victims, brain cells for the brai ...

(5 pages) 76 1 3.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Become an Organ Donor

Become an Organ DonorBy this time tomorrow, 16 people in America who are alive right now will be dead.Not beca ... ldn't get to a hospitalThese folks will be dead simply because they couldn't be given a life saving organ transplant in timeMoney is not the issue..most insurance carriers provide coverage, and privat ... vate and public organizations often pick up the parts not coveredNor is scarcity....there's lots of organs out there....Indeed there are literally millions of organs that could be made available to th ...

(3 pages) 115 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Kidney Transplantation

ate new kidney. However, these processes need financial support to accomplish the creation of human organ. According to stem cell research, if you needed a kidney, doctors could take a hair and used t ... going through. Another reason I believe Mrs. Swaot should wait for another perfect -match kidney is organ transplanted complications. These complications could cost a lot of money which could be used ...

(3 pages) 27 0 4.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Oppinion on Lab Animal Testing

er amounts to anything, such as; for years they have been trying to successfully do a cross-species organ transplants and they are still unsuccessful.Animal testing is almost unneeded now because of t ... testing is almost unneeded now because of the growing number of people that choose to donate there organs to research upon death.

(1 pages) 16 0 1.0 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Being An Organ Donor

mply because they couldn't be given a life-saving transplant in time.12 people will die because the organ transplant they need will not be possible.Money's not the issue here.Nor is scarcity.There are ... e here.Nor is scarcity.There are lots of organs out there....Indeed there are literally millions of organs that could be made available to these transplant candidates.... but they have to come from do ...

(1 pages) 17 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Coronary Artery Disease

rculation of the blood (cardiac death-the heart stops forever)".Before a heart may be taken from an organ donor, his/her family would have to give consent under very short circumstances. This is a ver ... awback after a heart transplant is that the new heart may be rejected by the immune system or other organs, causing the immune system to send out antibodies to destroy the new heart. Rejections of the ...

(5 pages) 107 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Organ donation

Why You should Become an Organ Donor Why should you become an organ donor? There are plenty of reasons why you should become ... hould become an organ donor. Many of humans die every hour just because one person didn't become an organ donor. This paper will give facts and reasons why you should become an organ donor.A person di ... ons why you should become an organ donor.A person dies every three hours because of the shortage of organ donors. Just one person, can help over 50 people. Organ donation, is the donation of your orga ...

(2 pages) 44 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

An Academic Without Religions

ng to our children is just purity soul and beautiful mind. But the fact is that, when we talk about organ transplantation research, which gives tens of thousands of patients the only hope to continue ...

(4 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Ethical Decision: Donating a Loved Ones Remains

very difficult ethical decision I had to make in the past was whether or not to donate my sisters? organs after she was involved in a car accident. My mother was too distraught to make that type of d ... d to help other people. I believe she would have wanted to help others to live with the help of her organs. We had also talked about when she received her drivers? license becoming an organ donor so i ...

(1 pages) 574 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Addressing International Legal and Ethical Issues

the CRTIC. This law dictates for the international technology transfer between foreign and Candoren organization. The difference in the two are one is for technology trading and the other if for the s ... to the Cad Mex contract issue a look at one other interesting international issue is the selling of organs. The ethical, cultural and legal issues surrounding such sales are not uncommon in the medica ...

(5 pages) 50 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Greatest Health Problem: Malaria

ansmissions through mosquitoes, malaria can also be passed on through sharing contaminated needles, organ transplantation and blood transfusions. (Tolle et al, 2009, p.98 )The main factor that establi ... rasitic disease currently afflicting the human species (Tolle et al, 2009, p. 98). The World Health Organization (WHO) has stated that malaria has resulted in 300 million accounts of "actute illness" ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine