Academic Papers on Health Care

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A 9 page research paper which looks at what is generally meant by the term 'modern medicine.' The writer demonstrates how this term can vary according to whether one is looking at certain key philosophical changes or actual advancements in practical applications. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

A 3 page review of Christy Brown's touching personal story entitled "My Left Foot" -- the auto-biography of an individual who suffered from Cerebral Palsy and was paralyzed so that he had control over only one foot. The writer focuses upon Christy's struggles and the idea that his story evidences the importance of treating everyone ...

An 8 page research paper which examines topics which should be covered in establishing an education program which will empower both the asthma patient and the patient's family to take control of this chronic, yet controllable disease. The writer covers such topics as creating a personalized care plan, the role of allergens, and how to ...

Caffeine And Behavior

  • 11 page paper

An 11 page paper that discusses the impacts of caffeine on behavior, based on physiological changes caused by the drug. This paper considers physiological changes relative to neurotransmissions that impact behavioral considerations presented in a number of supporting studies. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 6 page overview of the history of structural change within U.S. hospitals. An emphasis is placed on the merging of smaller hospitals into large hospital systems and the pros and cons of those mergers. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

An 8 page paper that considers the issues surrounding the use of less expensive generic drugs, and determines the issues related to this pharmacological conflict. Bibliography included.

A 5 page overview of existence of and the dangers presented by antibiotic resistant bacteria. Includes specific information regarding persistent and resistant bacteria in the Tulalip medical waste landfill in Marysville, Washington. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

6 pages in length. Change in physician supply and demand has occurred in the past twenty plus years with an anticipation of increases in some areas and decreases in other areas. Predictions are made as to the supply and demand for physicians in the year 2000. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Drug Price Control

  • 11 page paper

An 11 page paper that discusses the topic of drug price control as it relates to health care and health maintenance organizations. This paper takes a specific look at the way HMOs impact drug pricing. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

This 5 page report looks at this industry historically in addition to its effects on society today. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 5 page paper compares and criticizes three articles written about near death experiences. The author of the paper establishes which paper is the most credible of the three and to which the author had the strongest response. Bibliography lists four sources.

An interesting 5 page look at an American where medicine can be dispensed to anyone- whether or not they have enough money to pay for it. Based on the assumption that Bill Clinton's 1996 health care initiative would have been passed, this paper examines what pharmacy would be like in the year 2035. Pharmacists themselves ...

In this 5 page essay, the writer feels that a future world in which Bill Clinton's health care initiative had been passed would be with an institutionalized, old-fashioned multi-tier system of health care. Prescriptions are more readily available in this fictitious version of the year 2035 and the role of the pharmacist has inherently evolved ...

6 pages in length. An insightful look at what pharmacy and pharmaceutical care would be like in the year 2035 if Bill Clinton's 1996 health care initiative had been passed. The writer points optimistically to many positive changes including greater accessibility to medicine, better cost control, and more.. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

An 8 page overview of the importance of medical intervention in cases of domestic abuse. Provides numerous statistics about women who experience domestic abuse and concludes that it is medical personnel's responsibility not only to provide medical treatment for these women but also to correctly diagnose these women so that their chances of escaping ...

This 5 page paper explores the health care delivery system, its problems, and possible solutions. Also included in the discussion are issues such as vaccine research and development, the use of information technology in the field as well as the overuse of pharmaceuticals. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 45 page paper explores the Balanced Budget Act of 1997, the prospective payment system instituted, and the effect on Medicare beneficiaries. Specifically, the writer offers a proposal for a study focusing on the increased costs for seniors as a result of the BBA and the PPS. An extensive literature review explains the changes in ...

In the United States, the healthcare system has developed in such a manner that it has become necessary to either have health insurance or rely on government programs such as Medicare and Medicaid to meet essential needs. The economic recession of the last decade brought to the foreground of political debate the increasing numbers ...

anesthesiologist's assistants, physicians assistants, cardiovascular technologists, histologic technologists, medical laboratory technicians, medical record technicians, nuclear medicine technicians, radiology technicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, occupational therapists, physical therapists and numerous others. This 11 page paper examines the reasons for choosing allied healthcare as a career, specifically in terms of pay scales, career security and educational requirements ...

The rising cost of health care ushered in the health management organization (HMO) or 'managed care' concept of the past two decades. In managed care the patient chooses a primary care physician (PCP) that oversees their medical interactions, often being the point of contact as well as providing diagnosis and referral. Most managed ...

It would be expected that heavy drinking and alcohol abuse and, or, dependence among primary care patients would be reflective of or greater than the general population. A screening tool that would be of great benefit if included as part of the primary care process would be a questionnaire geared to detect abuse and, ...

A 15 page paper discussing the social and economic factors contributing to the increasing number of middle-class Americans who have no health-insurance coverage. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

A 5 page paper discussing the inevitable decline in health care and the cost of that reduction. Opinions vary from consumer to HMO provider to physician to hospital. There is perhaps no one solution to the problem but rather it is compromise in many instances which appears to offer the best solution to the problems ...

A 10 page research paper focusing on the U.S. Health Care System. The effects of reforms on physicians, families, seniors, health care administrators are discussed. Managed Care Organizations and HMOs are explained with a discussion of the increase in their numbers. One particular HMO is described as an example for the reader. An extensive bibliography ...

This 18 page report discusses health maintenance organizations (HMO) and Preferred Provider Organizations (PPO) from the viewpoint of their difference, what the published literature has said about the two, and the development of an informational experiment evaluating a certain factor related to the two. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

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