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An Analysis of Proper Patient Care in To Err is Human, a Report by the Institute of Medicine
In November 1999, the Institute of Medicine published a report titled “To Err is Human” that emphasized patient safety through the reduction of incidents at the hands of a health care provider. This report stressed that it is the role of every health care provider to be beneficent, to cause no harm. Assuming the role as a n...
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The Negative Aspects of The Patient Protect and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare): The Impact on Small Businesses, Ethics, and Quality Care
Is Obamacare Really the Best Option? The Patient Protect and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), popularly referred to as Obamacare, has been a very controversial topic since its introduction in 2009. Some people support this act that mandates citizens to purchase health insurance; their justification is that it is beneficial for...
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An Argument in Favor of Implementing Extrinsic Motivation Health Programs on University Campuses
My college, along with many others, has made significant improvement in promoting a healthy lifestyle on campus. With weight rooms in dorms, posted calorie and nutrient breakdown of cafeteria food, healthy living classes, and numerous group exercise classes occurring on campus, it should be easy to live a healthy style at c...
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Universal Healthcare Should Be Available to All United States Citizens and Not Required to Purchase
Universal Health Care? Out of 34 countries, Mexico and The United States are the only members of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) who do not provide their citizens with Universal Healthcare. Proponents of the right to health care say that no one in the richest nation on earth should go wi...
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A Plan to Cut the Shortage of Doctors in America
The Problem With Doctors The purpose is to decrease the projected shortage of physicians in the United States. This comes from the academic discipline of medicine because this is what physicians practice. After I graduate from college I would like to go to medical school and become an oncologist. Recently I learned that b...
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A Discussion on the Principle of the Use of Physical Restraints to Promote Client Safety
The principle that the use of physical restraints to promote client safety, by preventing them to move freely, has been accepted for over 100 years. This principle has contributed, in particular, to the rise in restraint use for the elderly in nursing homes (www.nursingworld.org). Client safety is a primary role of the nurs...
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The Factors Affecting Healthcare and Its Impact in the United Health Group
The amount of money being spent on healthcare has changed drastically over the past few years. Americans currently spend much more on health-related costs than they did in the past. Some of those costs are paid directly by taxpayers, but a large percentage of the increase in healthcare spending has been done by large corpor...
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Informed Patients Should Be Granted Approval to Go Forward with the Experimental Research Because of Their Right to Self-Govern
Essay #2 - Dr. Beringer The questions and arguments for and against human research are
compelling and extensive. The problem with human research is the fact that
many patients of medical research experiments often do not fully understand
the risks. On the other hand, performing human research has proven
triumphant in...
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The Positive and Negative Effects of Physical Exercise
The effects of exercising can be both positive and negative. Exercising can help people stay healthy physically, mentally, and emotionally. If you don’t exercise you can become overweight, depressed, and it can make you mentally dysfunctional. When you don’t exercise you can have all kinds of health problems mentally, physi...
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The Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment of Narcolepsy in Older Adults
Narcolepsy in older adults: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment During the 17th century, Thomas Willis recognized narcolepsy while calling it “a sleepy disposition who suddenly fall fast asleep.” Narcolepsy is a chronic lifelong condition of brain disorder that involves poor control of sleeps or wake pattern due to abnormal g...
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