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Cosmetic Surgery Is Not an Answer to Down Syndrome
Down syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects the mind and causes
physical disability. It is caused by irregular division of cells which
causes formation of a full or extra chromosome. A normal person should have
a 21 pairs of chromosomes but, Down syndrome people have extra chromosomes
(Suzedelis, 2006). Th...
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The Complex Problem of the Abuse of Perscription Drugs
Abuse of prescription drugs The American Nurses Association’s (ANA) position is that pharmacology education for all healthcare providers expands to ensure safe and appropriate drug prescription activities. Specifically, ANA envisions achieving this objective by containing fraudulent and incompetent prescription activities...
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An Overview of Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering is the exercise of engineering principles for the benefit of medicine health. Biomedical engineers do a wide variety of jobs that can include research and develop medical products; designing or modifying equipment for clients with special needs or managing clinical equipment in hospitals and medical f...
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The Benefits of Electrolysis
Electrolysis may produce very pure metals and emits minimal gases, is not known to be an economically practical method. Although this is a more eco-friendly option, there are still ways to ameliorate the electrolysis procedure. There is an absence of carbon, hence making this an economically safe method. Now although this i...
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The Impact of the Montgomery Test in Modern Healthcare Practices
The law of consent has shifted recently from pro doctors to pro patients. Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board, confirmed the patient-centered approach instead of the Bolam test, which confirmed a doctor-centered approach to consent and the disclosure of risks. This essay will focus on how the law was applied before Montgo...
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The History and Application of the Neuman Systems Model in the Healthcare Industry
Founded in 1970, the Neuman Systems model is a major theoretical foundation of Nursing established by Betty Neuman. This theory of nursing views the patient as an open and receptive system that responds directly to stressors in the environment. In doing so, a researcher will use a concrete scientific method to identify stre...
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The Importance of Birth Control in Preventing Unwanted Pregnancy
Introduction Birth Control is the practice of preventing unwanted pregnancy, typically by use of contraception. Many teens think having sex is all just fun and games until someone becomes pregnant that is when it gets real and they start to have to worry about carrying for a child and all the financial needs the child wil...
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The Epidemics of AIDS in Malawi: How Can We Help?
We are very fortunate. Somewhere, people are suffering. At most, they are only educated for five years; the five years of primary school. Most women are married off at about the age we are when we finish fifth and sixth grade. Most are illiterate and many are infected with AIDS. Many don’t even have a hope for a future; unl...
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An Experiment to Determine if a Single Dose of Azithromycin is as Effective as a Single Dose of Ciprofloxacin for Cholera Treatment in Children
Cholera Critique In the article, Single Dose Azithromycin Versus Ciprofloxacin for Cholera in Children: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Kaushik, Gupta, Faridi, and Das showcase the results of their experiment. They wanted to test to see if a single dose of azithromycin was just as effective as a single dose of ciprofloxacin...
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The Effectiveness of Oxygen Versus Opioid in Treating Dyspnea
Hospice has been around since 1967 when Dame Cicely Saunders created St. Christopher’s Hospice in the United Kingdom (Wondafrash, 2016). Since then health care providers have come leaps and bounds with providing more effective pain management and end-of-life care for terminally ill patients. These patients go through physic...
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The Disease Model and the Moral Model for Considering Drug Addiction
There are two primary models for considering drug addiction, the disease model and the moral model. They both address the same issues, but from a different perspective. The disease model treats drug addiction as an affliction suffered by the individual. Abuse is to be treated medically as if is any other disease, such as...
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Embryo Selection for Cosmetic Purposes
Embryo Selection for Cosmetic Purposes The beginning of embryo selection starts in 1978, when the first In Vitro Fertilization, or IVF was created. This procedure was made for couples trying to have a baby, and needed some extra biological help. Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis, also known as PGD, is another step towa...
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The Invention That Changed the Field of Diagnostics
The Invention that Changed Diagnostics Things in the medical field are ever-changing. There are always new practices and ideas coming about, along with new cures, vaccines and inventions. Today, almost all hospitals are 100% electronic, and if they are not they are very close (Westveer). In 1977, Dr. Raymond Damadian perfo...
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The Negative Influences of Industry and Technology on the Health of Pygmies in Central Africa
With the cultural advances in first-world countries, the simple life of hunting a gathering has been left in the past but this isn’t the case in untamed areas of certain continents such as, the Congo in Africa. Multiple parts of Africa have advanced culturally through the introduction of more technologies and higher-mainten...
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The Approaches of Sign Language Studies and the American Journal of Audiology toward Explaining the Cochlear Implant
Deaf Journal Review In a world with a mixture of cultures and communities, perspectives are predetermined to be extremely contrasting. Specifically, the division of the hearing and the deaf world create varying opinions and attitudes on scientific possibilities. A fairly recent scientific development, the Cochlear Implant,...
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The Use of Pivotal Response Therapy in the Management of Autism
Assignment 4: Journal Article Autism is gradually becoming one of the most prevalent disabilities in special education. Applied Behavior Analysis is a proven and widely used therapeutic treatment to suppress behaviors deemed socially unacceptable and potentially harmful to themselves or others as well as increase communi...
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The Practical Uses of LSD in the Medicinal World
The “trippy vibes” are all around; in social media, in the perspectives of the youth, staying “trippy” is most certainly a positive aspect in the modern day. Although the social media praises the ideas and colors of “tripping,” it is actually becoming an increasingly popular trend in the medicinal world to study the behavio...
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A Description of the Red Dwarf Syndrome
Red Dwarf Syndrome Analysis . Well as described within the Red Dwarf series there is a DNA modifying machine that will allow the person to manipulate his or her DNA and make any certain type of changes they believe can help in their life. Though in my point of view I believe that there is an ability that can truly help the...
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The Use of Nanotechnology in Curing Human Diseases
Abstract Nanotechnology and the use of Nanobots is an innovative, up and coming technology. When used in the human body it is acting as a major enhancement to the human immune system and modern day medicine. Many studies suggest the acceleration of the curing of widespread diseases such as AIDS, Malaria, Cancer, etc. Th...
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An Examination of Go-Pills and Its Background, Chemistry, and Application
I. Thesis a. Go-Pills are a critical instrument utilized by the United States Air Force to improve human efficiency in completing a mission, carefully managed by chemical principles. b. This is only a working thesis and may be altered during or after the writing of this paper. II. Background a. Dextroamphetamine, also...
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A Comparison of the Book of Epstein and Rouse on Health Disparities
Epstein’s book discusses health disparities in research while Rouse’s book portrays these health disparities through an analysis of sickle cell disease in the clinic. Despite their separate focuses, there were several common themes woven throughout both books. Both authors urge society to address social and political issue...
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HeLa (Henrietta's Cells): A History. Characteristics and Use in Medicine
HeLa Essay Rough Draft HeLa (pronounced hee-la) cells have been fueling modern medical innovations for years. These cells were the first immortal cell line, or group of tissue samples that could not only survive in a lab, but do so reproducing indefinitely (“Origin”). This characteristic makes the HeLa cells ideal for rese...
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The Revolution of Medical Technology During the Past Decade
INTRODUCTION Medical technology has been revolutionized over the past decade. Mechanical devices have been created to interact with body muscles, nervous system and the skeleton to help or increase someone’s motor responses. It is wonderful how technology can allow someone who lost the ability to walk to walk again, or som...
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The History, Symptoms and Treatment of Epilepsy
Epilepsy History of Epilepsy The history of Epilepsy goes as far as the ancient Babylonian civilization, where such disease was considered to be the cause of the presence of demons. Many had believed that the type of seizure was specifically given or caused by a particular distinct demon, thus causing the severi...
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AI Robots and the Evolution of Laparoscopic Surgeries
Surgery is one of the most difficult and precise professions in the medical industry. It’s a very specialized field that few are qualified for, for obvious reasons. Since the 1980s, some surgeons have been using surgical robots to perform more precise, smaller incisions during laparoscopic surgeries. Laparoscopic surgeries...
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