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The Issue of Critical Health Care in Rural Areas
Living in a rural area can be peaceful and quiet, mostly surrounded by wildlife rather than other people within a couple of miles from you. However, is this an ideal place to be when needing health care? For example, let’s say that you’ve injured yourself severely and as a result, you are losing a lot of blood. The closest...
The Causes and Reasons for the Long Wait Time in Hospitals
Why Are Hospital Wait Times So Long? The emergency department is a great asset to a hospital in the way it is geared to treat patients that come in with serious injuries quickly. The only problem with emergency rooms is that many hospitals are seeing an increase in wait times for their patients being admitted to a room or...
My View on Euthanasia
You have a terminal illness. Your final days will be spent in an enormous amount of pain. You have exactly one month before you eventually die. Not much time is it? What are you going to do with the twelfth of a year left on the planet? Odds are you won’t be taking that trip to France that you’ve always dreamt of. Instead y...
A Case Study on the Treatment of an Infected Surgical Wound, the Treatment Procedures, and Outcomes
This case study will focus on a patient who has received treatment for an infected surgical wound at my place of work. I will discuss the care and procedures used throughout her treatment and will analyse the current and contemporary guidelines and evidence relating to this. Using research of appropriate literary materials,...
The Changes in the Research and Treatment Protocol throughout History
In 1951, a black tobacco farmer named Henrietta Lacks arrived at Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore, Maryland to receive treatment for a sharp pain in her lower abdomen. After determining the source of the pain was a cancerous tumor, Dr. Lawrence Wharton, Jr. removed a small piece of the tumor during Lacks’ treatment and d...
Health Insurance as Means for Healthcare to Be Available to People
In our daily experiences as human beings, we get to contact different diseases or even get exposed to circumstances that lead to our health deteriorating. Our lifestyles result in various diseases such as diabetes, cancer, obesity among others. Some people are also born suffering from chronic illness such as sickle-cell ane...
Why Do We Think That Using Contraceptives Is Immoral and Unnatural?
Think of earth and how massive we perceive it to be. Seven billion humans and counting, no matter how large we think it is we will be someday we will run out of room. Birth control is the most effective way of preventing overpopulation. Birth control is also very affective for other means than just not wanting to have a chi...
A History of Vaccinations and the Anti-Vaccination Movement in the United States
In the past decade, a new wave of supporters of an old conspiracy theory has arisen from the shadows: the anti-vaccination movement. This movement opposes the use of vaccination to combat deadly diseases. Though this theory has existed since the 19th century (Wolfe), a more vocal movement has recently come come forward to i...
An Overview of the Canada Health Act to Help to Identify Challenges With the Canadian Healthcare System
Introduction The Canada Health Act (CHA) was implemented in 1984. An overview of the CHA will help to identify challenges with the Canadian healthcare system. Analyzing the methods within the framework of this system have been objectives worth focusing on to keep the nation’s regime thriving. Throughout the history of...
The Issue of Maternal and Child Healthcare in the United States and in Developing Countries All Over the World
A problem that should be addressed is the issue of maternal and child healthcare not only in the United States but for other developing countries as well. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, in the United States alone there is 18 pregnancy related deaths per 100,000 live births in America. In a years...