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Medical Uses Essay Examples

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Should the Use of Marijuana as a Prescribed Drug Be Allowed?
Medical marijuana should be a medical option, because it helps individuals who suffer from illnesses that prescribed medications have failed to treat, it eliminates side effects, and it is less addictive than other medications that are prescribed to patients. Marijuana comes from the hemp plant and is known as “cannabis sat...
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Reasons on Pursuing a Career in the Medical Profession
Ever since I was young, I have always wanted to pursue a career in the medical profession. My short-range professional objectives include acquiring a medically related job while continuing my college education. I hope to complete the MBA/MHA dual degree program in 2-3 years, after which I hope to obtain an administrative po...
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The Debate Surrounding Medical Negligence and How Courts Handle the Matter
Most of us realize that members of our medical profession sometimes operate under difficult conditions. However, where medical negligence is clear and damages are suffered as a result of that negligence, a patient may sue the negligent doctor and/or the hospital. A medical negligence action is usually based on a contract b...
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An Argument That Medicinal Insurance Is Non-Beneficial
Medical Insurance
The initial idea of medical insurance should have been a good idea as a way of
helping Americans afford medical bills in a case of emergency or just routine physicals
and check-ups. A lot of lower class Americans could not afford the treatment and would
therefore go with...
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An Analysis of the Medical Nemesis's Quotation That 'Medical Establishment Is a Major Threat to Health'
The quotation “the medical establishment is a major threat to health” was one devised by Illich in Medical Nemesis (1976 p11) where he attempted to explain the detrimental effects medical professionals and their procedures can have on the health of individuals. In order to discuss the effects of the medical establishment it...
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The Use of Knots and Lore in the Novel The Shipping News
The list for uses of knots and sailing lore seems endless; from the countless uses on the armed forces; to the boys scouts, knots have many uses. They are used for protection, in the event of an emergency; security, to keep sailors and others safe on sea; and they are always a symbol of trust, because they can be relayed...
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An Analysis of the Uses of Television in Modern Society and the Uses for Education
"TV is justly called `the boob tube'." I disagree, in my opinion,
television has many positive and informational uses. Television is now being
used more in school because it is proven that students remember and comprehend
better than from a regular class lecture. Television has always been good for spreading the...
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A Discussion of the Moral and Ethical Uses of Computers
Morality and Ethics and ComputersThere are many different sides to the discussion on moral and ethical uses ofcomputers. In many situations, the morality of a particular use of a computer is up to theindividual to decide. For this reason, absolute laws about ethical computer usage isalmost, but not entirely, impossible to d...
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An Analysis of the Most Profitable Plant in the World, Marijuana
Marijuana Marijuana is the most profitable and versatile plant in the world, yet it is illegal. Tobacco and alcohol have no medicinal values, but they are legal. Where as marijuana has thousands of positive uses and it is illegal. Marijuana should be made legal for its many positive therapeutic, environmental, and economi...
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The Commercial and Industrial Uses of Nylon Polymers
THE NYLON POLYMER WHO?, WHAT?, WHEN?, AND HOW? OF NYLON Nylon was one of the first commercial polymers ever developed. It was first invented by a team of chemists at the Du Pont de Nemours and Company research facility in the 1930 s. This team was led by Dr. Wallace Hume Carothers. The goal of nylon was to create a poly...
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Bigger, Faster, Stronger: A Documentary about Steroids
Scene: Nathan, Sam, Bobby and I having lunch discussing ``Bigger,
Stronger, Faster'' the day after viewing the documentary for the first
time. Bobby: Hey! How is everyone doing? I'm glad you could make it to lunch. Christa: Great! Thanks for having me; I can't wait to hear your
interpretations of the documentary bec...
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Ancient History Shows Medical Uses of Marijuana
Should Marijuana Be Legalized??? Marijuana should be legalized! Marijuana, cannabis, is a plant that is used for many reasons. Marijuana was utilized as far back as 2737 B.C. by Chinese emperor Shen Nung. Then a Chinese physician mixed cannabis and white wine to make an anesthetic. By the 1890s, some medical reports had s...
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The Medical Uses of Genetic Engineering and Its Impact to Society
Genetic Engineering and its Future Impacts on Society Genetic Engineering, the process of editing the genetic structure of a living organism, is most likely the most power science in existence. With this technology one can literally create life, change life, and formulate life to service the creator. Genetic Engineering...
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A Study on Uses of Radioactivity for Medical Purposes
Uses of radioactivity in medicine Introduction Radiation is a potent cause of cancer. Radiation causes changes in DNA, including breaks in the chromosomes (the tiny structures in cells that contain DNA) and chromosome transpositionsthe exchange of chromosomal material between two chromosomes. Radiation causes a norma...
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An Argument in Favor of the Medical Use of Marijuana
Although possessing a medicinal value and therapeutic uses for body ailments such as multiple sclerosis, glaucoma and anxiety, exaggerated marijuana abuse is harmful to the body and legalizing the drug would pose negative effects upon public health and well-being. The main argument of pro-legislators of Marijuana is that o...
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The Sensitive Subject of Cloning and Its Medical Uses
Cloning can be a very sensitive subject. It seems that it's a battle between science and ethics. Does the ladder outweigh the former or vice versa? Maybe a few definitions will shed some light on the subject. Cloning is to create a genetic duplicate of an individual organism through asexual reproduction, as by stimulating a...
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Exploring the Uses of Marijuana for Medical Purposes
Marijuana For Medical Use
Marijuana for Medical Use For many years the United States government has prohibited some drugs, such as marijuana, from being sold in the marketplace. Yet, even with prohibition, marijuana use has only decreased minimally. Because of its illegality, only the bad aspects of marijuana use have bee...
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An Analysis of the Legalization of Marijuana For Medical Use From Munir Slaiman
From Munir Slaiman LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA: MEDICAL USE Cannabis or Marijuana as commonly known has been used for thousands of years by many cultures to ease numerous ailments. Today, it is widely used to combat pain, glaucoma, AIDS wasting syndrome, multiple sclerosis, and nausea associated with cancer chemotherapy. Th...
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A Study on Legalization of Marijuana and Its Medical Uses
Legalization of Marijuana Legalization of Marijuana has quickly become a controversial issue in America. In the United States, legalization of marijuana for medicinal purposes is spreading to the state level. For example, in November 1996, the people of California and Arizona voted to legalize marijuana for medicinal reaso...
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An Analysis of the Moral Issues of Human Cloning
Cloning is a shameless act of playing creator. Introduction Cloning is a relevant issue that has cause a major uproar not only in the field of science but also throughout the entire world. The world is in a bind deciding on the issue of cloning. The main question that is asked wonders if cloning should be considered human...
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Marijuana Found to Be Beneficial as Analgesic
DESCRIPTION: Marijuana is a green, brown, or gray mixture of dried, shredded flowers and leaves of the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa. Marijuana is often called by street names such as pot, herb, weed, boom, Mary Jane, gangster, reefer, or chronic. There are more than 200 slang terms for marijuana. HISTORY: Cannabis w...
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Pro Marijuana Groups Argued That the Drug Should Be Legalized for Medical Use
Pro marijuana legalization groups such as the Physician's Association for AIDS Care, National Lymphoma Foundation argue that marijuana should be legalized in order to treat terminally ill patients. Among them are AIDS victims who find that marijuana stimulates their appetites so they can fight off dangerous emaciation; glau...
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The Medical Usage of Marijuana
Recently doctors have prescribed marijuana, and “the Clinton administration threatened to prosecute doctors who prescribe marijuana,” (Gonnerman 40). Doctors are prescribing marijuana for its medical benefits. The Clinton administration on the other hand is outlawing marijuana because it has not been approved by the FDA. Si...
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How Breast Implants Are Performed
Breast Implants One of the first uses of silicone in a medical implant came in the form of lifesaving tubes implanted into young children to funnel excess fluid from the brain into the chest cavity, where the fluid could be safely metabolized and excreted. Since these "shunts" were first used, in the late 1...
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The Job Description of a Medical Assistant
Medical assistants aid physicians by performing administrative duties and handling basic clinical tasks. They work in doctors' offices, hospitals, and medical clinics, helping to keep operations running smoothly and efficiently. The job description of a medical assistant varies from office to office. Some assistants do pati...
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