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07 Oct 2009

Two health-care law case studies

Thesis - 4 pages - Medical studies

Drs. Allison Jones and Emily Johnson will have to abide by several standards when attempting to open their practice in Tesson, Allstate, particularly in regard to their desire to enlist a physician's assistant to do many of their main undertakings in the new their office, especially as he/she...

25 Sep 2009

A study on dysentery

Thesis - 3 pages - Medical studies

Dysentery represents a plaque not just of the intestines, but a plague of developing nations as well. Lack of potable water and malnutrition create an environment for disease to flourish. US foreign aid has been primarily for show and not effect. More money is spent on war in developing countries...

22 Sep 2009

An overview of digestive system in humans and digestive disorders

Thesis - 8 pages - Medical studies

Digestion is the process of break down of (catabolic) complex organic macro molecules into simple assimilable micro molecules. This involves several biocatalysts called enzymes. Therefore digestion could also be said as the enzymatic hydrolysis of the food.The roof of the buccal cavity is the...

04 Sep 2009

Carpel tunnel syndrome

Thesis - 4 pages - Medical studies

Carpus Tunnel Syndrome is a condition of pain occurring in the wrist caused due to stress resultant from repeated actions involving the hand and fingers with lack of application of ergonometric conditions. The two most common instances of work leading to Carpel Tunnel Syndrome are typing and...

14 Aug 2009

How can cardiac output be controlled physiologically and pharmacologically?

Thesis - 7 pages - Medical studies

Cardiac output is the amount of blood ejected by a ventricle in a given unit of time, for example the amount of blood ejected by the left ventricle into the aortic arch per minute. The cardiac output can be changed by variations in its controlling factors. Changes in cardiac output are vital to...

12 Aug 2009

Isokinetic strength

Case study - 8 pages - Medical studies

Injuries and age lead to progressive declines in muscular strength and lean muscle mass. Evidence exists that age-related and injury related declines in muscular strength and lean mass (Feigenbaum & Pollock, 1999) can be impeded following mechanical stress on the body resulting in the form...

30 Jul 2009

Stigmas and obstacles in communicable disease research: Responses to the Herpes Simplex Virus

Thesis - 8 pages - Medical studies

The discipline of public health is a relatively new discipline addressing both old and new problems in all areas of health, including physical and mental. Given the limited funding sources and the endless public health concerns to be addressed, the faces of public health (business/private sector,...

29 Jul 2009

Surrogacy: Liberating or limiting? - published: 29/07/2009

Thesis - 4 pages - Medical studies

Does surrogacy turn women into “reproductive vessels? ” Does it liberate women to use their body as they choose, or are women becoming pawns in a scientific experiment? In the essay, Surrogate Motherhood: The Challenge for Feminists, the author, Lori B. Andrews, looks at the conflicting...

29 Jul 2009

Case study: Early-episode psychosis as the onset of paranoid schizophrenia and the direction toward holistic and client-centered occupational therapy

Case study - 7 pages - Medical studies

The following paper will present a clinical assessment of the subject, provided by a Mental State Examination (MSE), in order to produce a diagnosis consistent with the current ICD-10 and DSM-IV-TR classifications of psychiatric disorders. After determining a diagnosis of the patient's mental...

29 Jul 2009

Nursing initiatives: Application of mental health project

Thesis - 4 pages - Medical studies

The following paper will describe the home health nursing program previously promoted and approved for implementation concerning mental health outpatient care. It was discussed that patients with mental disorders receive considerable benefits from home care supplemental to their treatment plan...

29 Jul 2009

Home health nursing initiatives: Mental health outpatient care

Thesis - 4 pages - Medical studies

Extending the accessibility of home nursing care for patients with mental illness will greatly improve their health and well being. A psychiatric home care nurse (PHCN) can assist patients with a primary diagnosis of mental illness; in particular, those with a history of not following their...

28 Jul 2009

A historical overview of Leonardo Da Vinci's studies on anatomy

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

In some ways Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) appears to be very traditional. He worked as an apprentice in a workshop to develop his craft. He studies ancient sources such as Plato and Aristotle and Galen. He conducted experiments to justify his research. Leonardo Da Vinci's studies...

28 Jul 2009

A study on autism

Thesis - 6 pages - Medical studies

The purpose of this paper is to bring to light autism as a disorder that is prevalent among school children. Although autism most certainly has existed throughout the history of man, there were no publications of the disorder before 1943 when Kanner published “Autistic disturbances...

15 Jul 2009

A description of the renal system

Thesis - 6 pages - Medical studies

Kidneys are complex organs; they perform three vital, life-sustaining functions: They clean waste materials and extra fluids from the body, they also filter the blood and maintain normal body chemistry, and they regulate blood pressure and the production of red blood cells. The...

15 Jul 2009

An analysis of patient care on an acute medical ward

Thesis - 6 pages - Medical studies

The aim of this patient care study is to discuss the care and nursing interventions that a particular patient received whilst staying on acute medical ward. Clause five of the Nursing and Midwifery Council's Code of Professional Conduct (2002) states that “as a registered nurse or midwife...

15 Jul 2009

Drug error in a practice placement

Thesis - 7 pages - Medical studies

For this summative assignment using a reflective model of my choice, I am going to critically reflect upon an aspect of my professional development which has been chosen from my professional portfolio. Reflective writing is considered a key component of portfolio assessment because it...

15 Jul 2009

A discussion and analysis of wound care

Thesis - 7 pages - Medical studies

The aim of this essay is to explore the underlying theory of wound care. This will be broken down and looked at in terms of comfort, safety, and status and assessment of the nursing model - activities of daily living concerning wound care. Under examination will be definitions of care and...

15 Jul 2009

Analysis of care with regards to patient admission into a high tech area within a medical high dependency unit

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

The aim of this essay is to discuss the nature of illness and dependence in relation to the issues that the nurse should take into account when providing evidence-based care. The issues that will be analyzed are the nursing process and nursing models, the implications of nursing technology on the...

15 Jul 2009

A medical case study concerning an elderly man with congestive heart failure

Thesis - 7 pages - Medical studies

For the purpose of this case study the patient shall be referred to as John to ensure patient privacy and confidentiality in accordance with the Health Information Privacy Code 1994 (Burgess, 1999). John is an 80-year-old European male. He lives with his wife who is a very supportive person. John...

15 Jul 2009

The yellow emperor's moral canon of politicized medical ideology the science behind politically correct medicine

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

The Yellow Emperor's Canon of Internal Medicine makes many attempts to disguise itself as a scientific medical text that contains the secrets of well being and longevity. Though surrounded by this framework, the text itself contains very little in regards to medicinal remedies and ventures most...

13 Jul 2009

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Thesis - 3 pages - Medical studies

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the name given to chronic bronchitis and emphysema, two conditions which often exist together and cause the narrowing of the airways. This causes a limitation on the amount of air that is circulated through the lungs and results in shortness...

10 Jul 2009

Structuring the communication process between the nurse and patient/client

Thesis - 4 pages - Medical studies

Communication is possibly one of the most important tasks nurses perform in the execution of their duties. We may as a matter of habit take for granted the way we greet and end encounters with those around us, not considering what these actions portray. As professionals greater emphasis must be...

07 Jul 2009

Applications and limitations of diagnostic imaging

Essay - 58 pages - Medical studies

The traditional evaluation of the patient includes the history and physical examination and a well-planned set of diagnostic tests, often including imaging. Dramatic advances in imaging not only supplement the physical examination, but also now may begin to substitute for part of it. Medical...

06 Jul 2009

Sexuality of older women with select chronic illnesses

Thesis - 3 pages - Medical studies

The literature of human sexual dysfunction tends to focus on the problems of men; specifically erectile dysfunction. There are relatively fewer investigations into sexual problems experienced by women, even though the studies that have been conducted indicate that women experience sexual...

21 Jun 2009

Actions of a progestin derived from 19-norprogestérone on the mammary gland: The nomégestrol acetate

Thesis - 14 pages - Medical studies

Réceptologie work showed that the acetate nomégestrol a high specificity and affinity for the progesterone receptor, especially in the normal human breast tissue and cancer. It significantly inhibits the synthesis of progesterone receptors in breast cancer cells, hormone-dependent human T-47D in...

20 Jun 2009

Mini-epidemics of infection by Pseudomonas and its outbreak

Thesis - 6 pages - Medical studies

Although outbreaks of infections with Pseudomonas aeruginosa pseu extra-mural have been described, this germ is not pathogenic in the immune competent host. For against, it is a major agent of nosocomial infections, especially in the ICU, where he is responsible for pneumonia, urinary or skin...

20 Jun 2009

Serotonin syndrome: A risk that should not be overlooked

Thesis - 7 pages - Medical studies

Serotonin syndrome is a complication potentially lethal psychotropic. It is characterized by altered mental status and the presence of disorders neuro vegetative and neuromuscular. In most cases, this syndrome is secondary to the prescription of several drugs responsible for an increased rate of...

20 Jun 2009

Reducing multi-medication in the elderly

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

The multi medication is generally defined as taking more than four concomitant medications. However, it can also be defined as the prescribing or use more drugs than those actually needed to care for a patient. The latter definition adds a qualitative dimension, that of the adequacy of the...

20 Jun 2009

Prevention of recurrence of pre-term birth by progesterone

Thesis - 8 pages - Medical studies

For years, the prescription of progesterone in the event of a threat of premature birth was normal, despite the absence of any demonstration of a fetal or neonatal benefit in this situation. The description of an increased risk of cholestasis of pregnancy during this treatment was terminated this...

19 Jun 2009

LED syndrome antiphospholipide and CNS

Thesis - 11 pages - Medical studies

The neurolupus represents the second leading cause of death in the LED. Although its incidence is high, it remains difficult to diagnose because of the diversity of events and the possible confusion with other brain diseases. In the absence of pathognomonic lesions, the diagnostic approach based...

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