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23 Apr 2009
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Characterization of the niche for stem cell self-renewal in the hippocampus

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

Shortly after John Gearhart's amazing discovery of isolating and growing embryonic stem cells in culture, he made the following prediction, “The potential of these unique, versatile cells for human biologic studies and medicine is enormous”. In fact, many have underestimated the...

22 Apr 2009
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Analyzing district nursing in relation to the diabetic patient

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

In today's National Health Service (NHS) developments in technology, changing patterns of disease and reduced length in hospital stays are putting district nurses at the heart of Government policy. Liberating the Talents, the governments framework for nursing in primary care (Department of Health...

20 Apr 2009
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Legal and economic analysis of the use of performance enhancing drugs

Thesis - 13 pages - Medical studies

Drug testing of athletes has been a controversial issue since the dawn of sports competition. The use of performance enhancing drugs remains a heavily debated issue of sports policy that has reached the congressional and Supreme Court level. Athletes of all ages use performance enhancing drugs to...

15 Apr 2009
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A nursing management perspective of a critical incident report

Thesis - 8 pages - Medical studies

The assignment will discuss a critical incident from a nursing management perspective, being an admission assessment experienced during placement. It is not a care study. There will be an overview of the nurse-managers responsibilities during the admission assessment and attention drawn to local...

15 Apr 2009
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An assessment of a nurse's work with an elderly person within the mental health environment

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

This account will reflect on the skills of a nurse, observed at an older person functional mental health unit. It will focus on the organization of care, and skills used when dealing with a Multi Disciplinary Team. (MDT) It gives an understanding of the skills used to clearly establish...

13 Apr 2009
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Health care practices and clinical skills

Thesis - 6 pages - Medical studies

The aim of this essay is to discuss health and maximizing the health and well being of a client with mental health problems. Factors, which can enhance the health and social well being of the client, such as anxiety management and relaxation therapy, will be identified; the role of the nurse in...

13 Apr 2009
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A critical appraisal of key perspectives related to medical sociology and the sexual behavior of teenagers

Thesis - 4 pages - Medical studies

The purpose of this essay is to critically discuss the sociological factors that influence sexual behavior during adolescence. A period of physiological changes from puberty to adulthood where society's perception and treatment of both boys and girls begins to change, also a period where...

13 Apr 2009
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The importance of eating whilst recovering in a hospital

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

The Hungry in Hospital report concerns the importance of food in relation to nutrition, and how nutrition is important when people are ill in terms of the healing process. It explores how food is therefore part of a patient's treatment, the reputation of hospital food, and suggests that health is...

13 Apr 2009
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A critical analysis concerning one aspect of the nursing care of older people who require palliative care

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

Cancer is a significant health problem in the UK today and according to Redfern and Ross (1999) is a major cause of mortality in the ageing population. Brooker and Nicol (2003) added that cancer is a medical diagnosis that covers the most distinctive diseases. Cancer Research...

13 Apr 2009
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A discussion concerning electronic fetal monitoring

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

So much has been written on electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) that it is legitimate to ask if there is anything new to say. This ubiquitous piece of technology has been rigorously evaluated over 20 years by randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and systematic reviews, and more recently has been the...

30 Mar 2009
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Dietary advices in disease prevention

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

Dietary advices aimed at reducing disease risk of the entire population can be of major benefit for the nation's health because even a relatively small reduction in risk factors in a large number of moderate-risk people could lead to much greater benefit for the total population than a large...

24 Mar 2009
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Pressure ulcer program proposal

Thesis - 4 pages - Medical studies

Pressure ulcers are one of the largest risks facing patients in hospitals today. The program that is described in this proposal sets out an agenda for dealing with this problem in a way that focuses on prevention. It is important because increasing numbers of patients are entering...

18 Mar 2009
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Profession in Dentistry

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

What do you want to be when you grow up? I've been asked this question many times since I was young. My reply was always rapid and quick from a teacher to a nurse to a tattoo artist. My answer changed as frequently as I changed my socks. This question, however,...

18 Mar 2009
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The evidence for a link between stress and ill health

Thesis - 4 pages - Medical studies

This essay is going to examine the evidence for a link between stress and ill health. It will include sections on what stress is, how it is caused and its effects on the body and the mind. This essay is going to look at and evaluate different psychologist's views on stress and the effects...

17 Mar 2009
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What's wrong with May?

Thesis - 6 pages - Medical studies

In April 2006, a 92-year-old Caucasian widow, May C., fell in her kitchen 10 miles west of Yakima, Washington, resulting in a compound fracture of her right femur. May called her LifeLine service for help and was transported to Providence Yakima Medical Center. Surgical repair of...

05 Mar 2009
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An investigation into the effect of exercise on clinical depression

Thesis - 7 pages - Medical studies

Problems with depression are by no means limited to those who are clinically diagnosed as being so. Generalised, negative affect is experienced by everyone throughout the course of a lifetime. Usually, non clinical depression is linked to some kind of stressor in the environment which can be...

05 Mar 2009
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The 'OneWorld' health model and the prospects for future development of therapeutics for infectious disease of the developing world

Thesis - 15 pages - Medical studies

Despite the vast improvements in health care and prevention of infectious diseases in the developed world, six out of ten deaths in the developing world can still be directly attributed to infectious disease. Diarrheal diseases, lower respiratory infections, malaria, measles, TB, and...

13 Jan 2009
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Clinical tests in developing countries and pharmaceutical ethics issues

Thesis - 10 pages - Medical studies

The clinical trials performed on humans by the pharmaceutical companies are essentials for the advancement of the knowledge of human health. After the terrible Nazis experimentation during the Second World War, some actions have been taken to protect the participants of the clinical trials. Many...

12 Jan 2009
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The consecration of the patient's autonomy

Thesis - 11 pages - Medical studies

Pain, suffering and death are to some extent, inevitable in human life, though Health care must always seek to eliminate unnecessary suffering and untimely death. But it is easy to recognise that prolonging the process of dying us often undesirable. The difficulty encountered by medical teams is...

09 Jan 2009
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Cost literature review: Assisted reproductive techniques and In-vitro fertilization

Thesis - 11 pages - Medical studies

According to the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, fertility problems affect 7.3 million of women and their partners in the United States. That compromises about twelve percent of the population of reproductive age (American Society for Reproductive Medicine, 2008). The majority of...

30 Jul 2008
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Is abortion immoral?

Thesis - 8 pages - Medical studies

Abortion is an issue that has probably become one of the most controversial issues that are debated in the United States and in other countries today. Different schools of thoughts have different ideas and opinions regarding abortion, some ideas are pro-abortion and some argue for the abolishment...

07 Jul 2008
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Risk assessment: Dicamba study case

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

The purpose of this paper is to analyze the human health effect associated with Dicamba residue on asparagus and soybeans in the United States. Generalizations are made in regards to Dicamba consumption and its lack of toxicity toward human health. ADD, ADI, HQ, and LADD calculations were...

12 May 2008
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Renal diet

Thesis - 1 pages - Medical studies

This diet is for people with renal diseases. This is when the function of the kidney tissue is diminished. The diet allows 70g of protein, 2000mg Sodium, 1500mg Potassium and 2000 or more calories per day. Protein has to be within ½ g, sodium within 23mg and Potassium within 39 mg. 2/3 of...