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11 Mar 2010

Ectopic pregnancy

Presentation - 20 pages - Medical studies

Pregnancy that is implanted outside the uterine cavity at a site that by nature is not designed anatomically or physiologically to accept or permit growth of the conceptus. Doubling timing in normal intrauterine pregnancy is 48 hrs. Minimum 66 % [ range 65 - 100 %] increase over...

26 Dec 2009

Practical guide for vegans during pregnancy and children

Thesis - 8 pages - Medical studies

A pregnant woman should receive a more elaborate supply to the fetus grows and changes in her body. A series of studies at "The Farm", a vegan community in the USA, shows that vegans can get pregnant very normal and that infants, toddlers and children can follow a vegan diet safely. It is...

22 Jul 2009

Before teen pregnancy: Contrasting the social capital and empowerment theories

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

This paper will analyze two human behavior theories. Within this analysis, the discussion will review the history of these theories, their supporters, the stages of acceptance of the theories, and the strengths verses the weaknesses of each theory. Next, the paper will review the social problem...

22 Apr 2008

Teen Pregnancy: The need for a Comprehensive Sexual Education Program in Massachusetts

Case study - 9 pages - Educational studies

Why does the United States have almost four times the rate of teen pregnancies as France? Almost nine times the teen pregnancy rates of the Netherlands? Other nations have sexual education implemented in an effective manner within their school systems. France has implemented a mandatory...

17 Sep 2007

Vaginal Bleeding during Pregnancy

Presentation - 28 pages - Medical studies

Vaginal bleeding during pregnancy has many causes and ranges in severity from mild (with normal pregnancy outcome) to life threatening for both infant and mother. Bleeding can vary from scant to excessive, from brown to bright red, and can be painless or painful. Causes can be...

26 Sep 2007

Assesment of Normal Pregnancy

Presentation - 48 pages - Medical studies

The diagnosis of pregnancy is usually made on the basis of a history of amenorrhea, an enlarging uterus, and a positive pregnancy test. Nausea and breast tenderness are also often present. It may be crucial to diagnose pregnancy before the first missed menstrual period to...

19 Nov 2007

Human Pregnancy

Essay - 2 pages - Medical studies

Healthier mothers and babies ranks as one of the 10 great public health achievements in the United States between 1900 and 1999. At the beginning of the century, almost 1 in every 100 women giving birth in this country died of pregnancy-related complications, and nearly 1 of 10 infants...

26 Sep 2007

Drugs, Cigarette Smoking & Alcohol During Pregnancy

Presentation - 26 pages - Medical studies

Teratogenicity has been established for only a few drugs, but many more are still not proved to be safe for use during pregnancy. The physician should have a good reason for prescribing any drug early in pregnancy, or indeed during the last half of the menstrual cycle, when any...

20 Nov 2007

Physiology of Pregnancy

Tutorials/exercises - 4 pages - Medical studies

Endometrium/decidua is the anatomical site of blastocyst apposition, implantation, and placental development. The endometrium is the mucosal lining of the uterine cavity and the decidua is the highly modified and specialized endometrium of pregnancy. From an evolutionary perspective, the...

26 Sep 2007

Normal Pregnancy

Presentation - 27 pages - Medical studies

Pregnancy (gestation) is the maternal condition of having a developing fetus in the body. The human conceptus from fertilization through the eighth week of pregnancy is termed an embryo; from the eighth week until delivery, it is a fetus. For obstetric purposes, the duration of...

21 Jul 2022

Foods that pregnant women should avoid

Summary - 2 pages - Nutrition, alimentation and dietetic

Pregnancy is a time of rapid development, so mothers to be should be very careful when choosing what to eat, because some foods may harm them or their unborn baby. This research paper is written after reading several articles on the subject.

11 Jul 2022

Children living with Cerebral Palsy (CP)

Worksheets - 4 pages - Medical studies

The maturation of the brain begins at the conception and is continuous after birth. All trouble of cerebral tissues before, during and after birth can affect certain part of brain and, depending on the degree of injury, can cause a permanent trouble characterized by the progressive injury.

16 Aug 2022

David Copperfield - Charles Dickens (1849); Cat's Eye - Margaret Atwood (1988); Juno - Jason Reitman (2007) - Difficulties in friendship and love relationships

Text commentary - 2 pages - Literature

This passage is an extract from the novel David Coperfield by Charles Dickens, at the time David Coperfield was married to Dora Spenlow. David felt completely in love with Dora, and they decided to get married. However, their relationship is not reasonable because Dora has no sense of everyday...

29 Sep 2016

The controversy surrounding abortion

Thesis - 5 pages - Sociology

Abortion is an age old question that has caused a great rift in society. While it is legal in the United States, abortion is also a question of morality and the values a person has. To what extent can or should law regulate morality, and to what extent should the state encroach on the personal...

16 Dec 2014

Building an acceptable Mother-Daughter relationship

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Most generally than not, mothers tend to accept an already absolute band amid they and their children, during the stages of pregnancy. And from the aeon they are brought forth, a dematerialization of that accustomed band or accord occurs as time passes, and this is mostly apparent if it...

03 Jul 2009

The sex talk for children: A look at modern sex education

Thesis - 6 pages - Educational studies

Every year, hundreds of thousands of American teenage girls become pregnant. According to the Guttmacher Institute (2006), a private research company in the field of teenage pregnancy studies, 821,810 teen girls, ages 15-19, became pregnant in the year 2000, and many more may occur, only...

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...

09 Jan 2009

When "just say no" does not work

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

Growing up in a small suburb of Tulsa was an experience one might want to soon forget. I grew up in Glenpool, Oklahoma for the first eighteen years of my life. It was a small, poor suburb with only one school. Despite all the churches in Glenpool, which numbered eleven at my last count about...

13 Apr 2009

A discussion of key models of health promotion

Thesis - 6 pages - Social sciences

Health is a broad concept, which can embody a huge range of meanings, from the narrowly technical to the all-embracing moral or philosophical. The word health derived from the Old English word for heal (hael) which means ‘whole', signaling that health concerns the whole person and his or her...

17 Jun 2008

Impact of feminism on the ability of women to make notable strides and improvements in certain areas of their lives

Essay - 4 pages - Social sciences

When the feminist movement formally began in the late 1960s, many women saw the movement as an opportunity to raise the American consciousness about critical issues that had long impacted the ability of women to acquire social, political and economic equality. Although it is evident that feminism...

26 Nov 2007

The Decidua

Tutorials/exercises - 4 pages - Medical studies

This tissue is the specialized, highly modified endometrium of pregnancy. The transformation of secretory endometrium to decidua is dependent upon the action of estrogen and progesterone and other stimuli provided by the implanting blastocyst (or maternal platelets) during trophoblast...

26 Sep 2007

Calculation of Gestational Age and Estimated Date of Confinement

Presentation - 26 pages - Medical studies

After the diagnosis of pregnancy is made, it is imperative to determine the duration of pregnancy and the estimated date of confinement (EDC). Normally, human pregnancy lasts 280 days or 40 weeks (9 calendar months or 10 lunar months) from the last normal menstrual period...

10 Sep 2008

Stress and postpartum depression

Essay - 6 pages - Medical studies

Many women experience some mood changes after childbirth. The mild form of mood alteration experienced by two-thirds of mothers following the birth of a child is commonly known as postpartum blues. This is a mild, transient change in mood which usually begins within one to five days following...

03 Sep 2009

A research on women's health in relevance to their rights and freedom

Thesis - 4 pages - Journalism

In the span of our lives we have seen national crisis come and go: The Vietnam War in the 60's, the drug epidemic of the 70's, and the AIDS crisis in the 80's. Most of these conflicts were managed by government control with plans and policy making they slowly settled. Today, in light of recent...

28 Feb 2010

The destructive effects of abortion

Thesis - 4 pages - Social sciences

Imagine someone stabbing your head with scissors and abruptly pulling your skull out. A suction device is inserted inside your head which evacuates your skull contents. Your body is then cut up into small pieces and thrown away like an empty pop can. Pretty picture right? Well unfortunately,...

23 Sep 2009

Parental discourses in sexual education

Thesis - 19 pages - Social sciences

Teen pregnancy is a pressing crisis throughout the world, the United States, and Knox County. A gap in expectations between which topics parents should address and which schools should address may be partially to blame; while most parents believe that they should be the loudest voice in...

12 Jul 2010

The issue of abortion

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

Abortion is a tricky issue that has been debated about for hundreds of years. Abortion itself is the act of terminating a pregnancy. There are two sides to this issue: pro-life or pro-choice. Pro-lifers take the stance that abortion should be illegal (mostly because of moral issues), while...

05 Aug 2010

How young is too young?

Thesis - 2 pages - Social sciences

England has recently unveiled a new sexual education program focused on beginning such programs early in a child's development. The curriculum would introduce topics pertaining to a sexual nature starting as early as five or six years of age and would continue through middle adolescence in an...

11 Jan 2013

Abortion argument

Case study - 2 pages - Medical studies

Abortion is a difficult topic. I am not a supporter of abortion in all cases, but in the case of the 17 year old pregnant girl whose boyfriend was killed in a car accident, I will argue that her choice for abortion was the right one for her situation. I will justify my position using Judith...

26 Nov 2007

The Amnion

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Medical studies

The amnion at term is a tough and tenacious but pliable membrane. It is the innermost fetal membrane and is contiguous with the aminonic fluid. This particular avascular structure occupies a role of incredible importance in human pregnancy. In many obstetrical populations, preterm...