Essays Tagged: "Surgery"

Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) what is cancer? what is colon cancer... symptoms, treatments, preventions

to prevent this cancer. Eating a diet low in fat and high in fiber also may help to reduce the risk.Surgery is the most common treatment for this type of cancer. After surgery, chemotherapy may be use ... er cancerous cells still in the body. Radiation therapy may also be used to shrink the tumor before surgery, or after surgery to destroy any remaining cancer cells. Biological therapy is also sometime ...

(2 pages) 117 0 2.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

America's Extreme Makeover.

sed with looks that some people choose painful and expensive routes to be gorgeous, such as plastic surgery, Botox, or collagen injections. There is even a new reality show, Extreme Makeover, which ta ... extra kissable and extremely sexy, a lot of risks are involved. Before going in for the outpatient surgery, an allergy test is mandatory before the procedure. Rash, hives, and flu-like symptoms are a ...

(3 pages) 54 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Case study: Shouldice Hospital Limited.

nsignificant shortcomings (lack of TV & phones, etc)-Opportunities:1)Related diversification of surgery operation services.2)Open days can be Saturday or even Sunday.3)Introducing of new location ... number of beds is not a good idea, because in this case they also will need to add more doctors and surgery rooms.4)They can look on another facilities, there their doctors can implement theirs skills ...

(1 pages) 365 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

24 Hours by Greg Iles A letter to the antagonist, Joe Hickey

therefore I feel your anger towards Will unacceptable. Your mother died shortly after going through surgery, true, but it is not fair to say that she could have lived longer. She had throat cancer- an ... not fair to say that she could have lived longer. She had throat cancer- an incurable disease. The surgery the hospital performed was successful, and was merely an attempt to keep her living for an e ...

(4 pages) 36 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Breast implants

al breast augmentation should understand the side effects of breast implants prior to committing to surgery.Patients with either saline or silicone are at risk for side effects of breast implants, alt ... cancer and autoimmune diseases. Other side effects of breast implants relate directly to the actual surgery, including possible infection, hematoma, or severe drug interactions. Additionally, side eff ...

(3 pages) 51 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Are celebrities to blame??

of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons states "I believe the number of teens having plastic surgery has increased because they're being bombarded every minute of their waking hours with inform ... She's absolutely flawless, great skin, deep eyes, nice curves, this enough to make me have plastic surgery; but that's not even the bad part, Dannii has confessed to boosting her breasts and has open ...

(2 pages) 93 4 3.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

Civil War Medical Practices

ield. Adding to this dilemma, doctors knew nothing about the connection between germs and infection.Surgery, such a common word today, was the cause of much fear for soldiers. Before a surgical proced ...

(1 pages) 15 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Castration: An Option for Sex Offenders

f the information I have gained was acquired through discussions with people who have undergone the surgery. Many of these discussions occurred "on-line". My personal discussions with Dr. Felix Specto ... ersonal discussions with Dr. Felix Spector, a physician in Philadelphia who regularly performed the surgery, has also been a tremendous benefit to me.Technically, castration is the "surgical removal o ...

(10 pages) 180 6 4.9 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

This is who I am

roving their bodies. The four most popular types of body modification are tattoos, piercing, breast surgery and plastic surgery. The main reasons people chose to get tattoos or a body piercing is for ... always trying to fit in and will do just about anything to do so. Women mainly choose to get breast surgery because they want to feel more attractive in public. The acceptance of body modification has ...

(4 pages) 65 1 4.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Case Study: Dow Corning and the Silicone Breast Implant Controversy.

he implant cases. Brockley (2003) states, "Norman Anderson, a Johns Hopkins University professor of surgery, an expert on health hazards related to breast implants, called the settlement proposal "ser ... en on many forms, one of which is our responsibility in promoting self-modification through plastic surgery. In many cases, people who opt to undergo breast augmentation are those inflicted with serio ...

(8 pages) 97 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The concept of gender and how it is constructed.

. In fact, many times they would push the parents into making very hasty decisions about corrective surgery. "Before twenty four hours pass, the child must leave the hospital as a sex, and the parents ... tors base their recommendations for the sex of the baby on the easier, more normal looking route of surgery. They do not conduct any tests to determine whether or not the baby has more feminine charac ...

(9 pages) 130 0 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Case Study: Aortic Valve Stenosis

ons only relieve symptoms and don't do much for the disease itself. The only way to eliminate AS is surgery to repair or replace the valve and open up the passageway. These procedures consist of aorti ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Baby Jane Doe

icrocephaly (an abnormally small head, suggesting that part of the brain was missing). (Rachels, 5) Surgery was needed in order for her to survive, but doctors disagreed over whether it should be perf ... isagreed over whether it should be performed. Dr. George Newman, a pediatric neurologist, held that surgery would be pointless because even with it, Baby Jane Doe could never have a meaningful life, a ...

(1 pages) 3154 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparison between "Putting Your Best Face Forward" and "Absolutely the Pitts: MTV's and Fox's plastic-Surgery Shows Mess with Face-and Heads"

lliot is about how people consider the self-transformation through artificial means such as plastic surgery or extreme makeover a positive thing in nowadays society. The author describes a Fox reality ... y others' opinions and judgments The second article, "absolutely the Pitts: MTV's and Fox's plastic-Surgery Shows Mess with Face-and Heads", by Marc Peyser is mainly describing about how the whole pro ...

(3 pages) 36 0 2.5 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Benefit of Cosmetic Surgery

While some get cosmetic surgery to look young, there are different types of cosmetic surgery people can get done to help wit ... out of doctors helping others feel good about themselves.HistorySurgeons began to develop cosmetic surgery in response to birth disfigurement and war deformities. Cosmetic surgery started because the ... royed facial and head features. The war injuries greatly accelerated the experimentation of plastic surgery and quickly became the starting point for the history of cosmetic surgery. (, ...

(3 pages) 12 0 3.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Artificial Disc Replacement--Evolutionary Treatment for Degenerative Disc Disease

treatment I would recommend unless you are in severe pain. If your pain is severe then you may need surgery. There are different treatments for degenerative disc disease.Degenerative disc disease occu ... relieve inflammation and painPhysical therapyIf these conservative treatments are unsuccessful then surgery is the next step. There are two types of surgery for degenerative disc disease.Spinal fusion ...

(3 pages) 2016 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Article/Case Law Search

Ambulatory surgery centers are considered medical facilities that are especially designed to give elective same ... acts concerning buying and with the legal obligation of selling the center for retail value. When a surgery center needs to sell because of finances, being able to find someone who will buy the center ... the early notice of physician financial interest. These coverage conditions demands that ambulatory surgery centers contact their clients of physician financial interest within the center in writing b ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

How the Artificial Heart is Installed Into the Patient

a very complex machine and with it comes a very complex procedure to install it in the patient. The surgery takes about 7 hours to complete and the surgeons require many support staff in order to succ ... the patient's body and re-oxygenates the red blood cells thus keeping the patient alive during the surgery. If the patient was not on a heart-lung machine then their body cells would die from oxygen ...

(3 pages) 1875 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Case of Conjoined Twins- an Ethical Dilemma

#146;s heart and lungs will fail and both twins will die. The parents are resolutely opposed to any surgery for the twins as they feel it would be morally wrong to intentionally cause the death of one ... sually arise in trying to understand or explain the situation. For example, will the outcome of the surgery be successful? Is sacrificing one twin to save the other justified?In this rare case of conj ...

(13 pages) 10 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays


The Kindest Cut? Teens and Plastic SurgeryMaggie is a student who convinced her parents to let her make a surgery for her nose in order ... heir opinion affect on the teens?In paragraph 6 of page 1 the writer states the reasons why plastic surgery has become popular as a hair cut. Also, he speaks about the different kinds of surgeries tha ... Also, he speaks about the different kinds of surgeries that teens are making with the price of each surgery.When we look at the prices of such surgeries we become surprised due to their high costs. So ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies