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Medical Futility

  • 20 page paper

A 20 page argument against the concept of medical futility and medical paternalism. The writer posits that as a concept, the idea of medical futility has no practical meaning in light of legal, social and moral values held by western society. The writer supports this argument with case law and legal and ...

A 6 page paper. There are numerous laws and regulations regarding the content of medical records and what must be documented. There is a significant difference between what must be included in acute care medical records and what must be included in long term care medical records. The writer provides examples of the lengthy ...

A 5 page paper. This essay discusses some of the challenges of having multiple layers of medical care, such as primary care physicians and specialists. One topic discussed is coordination and communication with survey data reported. The last part of the essay reports the medical malpractice award caps in Texas. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 5 page review of the impact of technological advances on medical radiology. Outlines the advantages and disadvantages of two new technologies, High Resolution CT and Photoangioplasty. Suggests considerations for the medical manager. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Circadian Rhythms

  • 6 page paper

This 6 page paper examines Circadian Rhythms what they are, how they work and their biology along with some of the medical and non medical myths that surround this little known subject. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

A 100 page paper closely examining extant literature and proposing a study to be conducted investigating methods of containing the costs of medical care in America. Formerly an issue of "worth any price," that old view of health care has come under the scrutiny of the pragmatic as economic reality has set in and ...

This 10 page paper considers the nature of the existing modern medical system in the Western world, with a focus on the impact of the male-dominated traditional medicine and the impacts on providing services and effective care for women. This paper integrates a view of the historical perspectives on the issue and a feminist ...

Abortion is a religious issue as well as a medical and social issue. The extreme range of emotions that are involved in the debate concerning abortion as a core religious and political ideologies. This 8 page paper compares the laws governing abortion in the United States and in Spain. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Health Care Rationing

  • 7 page paper

A 7 page consideration of the ethical impacts of health care rationing. The author asserts that a combination of our longer life spans and more and more elaborate and expensive medical technology has resulted in stressed health care resources. Patients clamor for optimized care and the medical profession and our political system struggle ...

This 12 page report discusses the debate regarding who or who should not receive certain forms of medical treatment or health care and the many questions the issue presents. In this climate of ostensibly “compassionate conservatism,” far too many people, in a wide array of life circumstances, are without access to, much less the money to afford ...

4 pages in length. The leaps and bounds of technological advancement created a wave of medical, military and space expansion throughout the twentieth century. Indeed, the extent to which satellites have improved man's ability to progress as a species is both grand and far-reaching; that such aspects as medical sensors, GPS systems and ...

Ageism

  • 18 page paper

An 18 page paper which argues that ageism affects the medical treatment received by the elderly in this country, and other countries as well. The paper presents information relating to how the elderly are treated as a whole, through the workplace, government, and society, which serves to help support the problems with ageism as it involves medical treatment. An ...

This 6 page paper compares different aspects of the health care system in these two countries. As such, it comments on a variety of issues and provides a great deal of statistical data. Examples include: infant mortality rates, life expectancy, expenditures per capita, availability of medical technology, percentage each government spends, impact of an aging ...

This 3 page report discusses three different views of deafness: 1) a medical view which sees deafness as a medical problem to be cured; 2) a communicative view, which takes deafness to be an impediment to effective communication with others, and; 3) the cultural view, which focuses on the distinctive cultural heritage and patterns of ...

A 5 page assertion that networking is opening vast avenues for increased efficiency and accuracy in the analysis of medical imaging. Traditional methods of data analysis in such applications and medicine relied solely on the visual inspection of that data by experts. Neural networking complements this inspection with detailed computer analysis utilizing complex ...

A 4 page discussion of the case outlined in an August 2003 article published in the Ethics Journal of the American Medical Society and titled "Faith-based Decisions: Parents Who Refuse Appropriate Care for Their Child". The case is commented on by three separate physicians, all of whom contend that a parent's right to chose their ...

This 5 page paper looks at religious views of modern medicine, euthanasia and circumcision along with the clinical medical model. The Jewish religion along with The General Assembly Church of the First Born are discussed in respect to health care. Prayer is looked at as an alternative to medical care. Bibliography lists 7 sources. ...

This 3 page paper provides an overview of an admissions essy to medical school. Specifically, this essay relates the ideals of a lifelong learner to the mission statement at Mount Sinai Medical School. Bibliography lists 1 source.

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 ...

A 9 page paper discussing an approach to planning a primary care center at a fictional teaching hospital associated with a fictional medical school. The paper recommends establishing the equivalent of a permanent health fair to serve several purposes: serving the local community; providing access to care to uninsured people; and bringing back ...

Medical Law/5 Questions

  • 20 page paper

A 20 page research paper that answers 5 questions pertaining to medical ethics and medical law. Topics covered include ERISA tort cases; handling of ethical situations, such as a patient choosing to forego life-saving procedures; and malpractice cases. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

This is a 5 page paper discussing the morality, ethics and legality of abortion in today’s society. The debate over legal abortions is still considered controversial in many countries throughout the world yet millions of abortions still take place despite the fact that abortion is still illegal in many countries. The reason for the continuance ...

8 pages in length. Many of the Asante are religiously confused due to the many religions that have been placed upon them. Because of this confusion, their methods of healing and spirituality can become clouded and mixed, pulling certain beliefs from each religion to create a hodge-podge of medical practices. The poverty is another problem contributing to the ...

5 pages in length. The Internet has become an instrumental component in overall information, diagnosis and treatment of myriad ailments and diseases. While many of these sites are backed by reputable entities with strong ties to the medical community, others have no such substantiation in connection with their advice. When assessing which web ...

29 pages worth of in-depth essay responses to questions concerning medical ethics, AIDS, euthanasia, the Hippocratic Oath, and more. An EXCELLENT resource for pre-med and early med students. No Bibliography.

This is an 11 page paper discussing the importance of student autonomy in the education of health care professionals. Health professionals within the health care environment are expected to handle autonomous decisions, independent problem solving and administration throughout their careers. When students enter medical or nursing programs however, they have had little or no exposure ...

This 6 page essay argues that Charlotte Perkins Gilman's short story "The Yellow Wallpaper" should be interpreted as a critique of nineteenth century gender roles, marriage and the medical establishment of that era. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

In three pages, this paper considers how the social patriarchy of the Victorian era influenced nineteenth-century medical practices as they pertained to women with an examination of the female protagonist in Gilman’s short story with emphasis upon the so-called ‘rest cure’ and ‘neurasthenia.’ Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

A 6 page paper. A strategic plan was written for this medical university. The present paper discusses an environmental scan, strengths, competing, and global competition. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 16 page paper which looks at some of the ethical issues surrounding the concept of person-hood, the individual's right to life, and medical technologies such as gene therapy and IVF. The bibliography lists 16 sources.

This 5 page paper looks at issues concerning a change to be introduced to a healthcare organization which provides professional care in patients’ homes. The change proposed is the introduction of electronic medical records to be used by the mobile staff. The paper discusses the need for change, identifies barriers which may exist, looks at ...

This 8 page research paper describes IT trends n health care record-keeping , focusing on the implementation of electronic medical record (EMR) systems. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

The sociolegal controversy over an individual's right to die is one that has attempted to re-define death and to question when it actually occurs (i.e., brain death or heart death ?). This 2 page essay looks at the infamous Karen Quinlan case in which the Supreme Court granted Ms. Quinlan's family the right to let ...

A 6 page paper. This essay reports the classic and modern versions of the Hippocratic Oath and compares and contrasts them. The writer comments on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in terms of the Oath where three medical personnel were charged with murder. The rest of the essay discusses comments from Tooley, Finnis, and ...

A 7 page paper. This essay reports the classic and modern versions of the Hippocratic Oath and compares and contrasts them. The writer comments on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in terms of the Oath where three medical personnel were charged with murder. The rest of the essay discusses comments from Tooley, Finnis, and ...

This is a 6 page paper that provides an overview of the HR 29 Mobile Medical Homeless Health Improvement Act. The background of the bill is explained in detail. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 12 page research paper on some of the choices of benefits employers have made available to their employees over the last several years. The changes have greatly reduced the employers' costs of benefits, and employees enjoy the ability to choose plans that will best suit their needs at any point in their lives, whether ...

A 10 page paper discussing medical application for data warehousing. In the information age, we have come to assume that solid information should be instantly available at all times and in a form both immediately useable and also adaptable for other applications. Medical information has been woefully fragmented and ineffective for ...

Informatics Technology

  • 10 page paper

A 10 page research paper that offers an overview of medical informatics and how they impact healthcare delivery and access. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of religious affiliation and acceptance of medical treatment. It explores a published scientific article. Bibliography lists 1 source.

6 pages in length. As Health Administrator at County General Hospital, Jack Sinclair (not his real name) oversees a number of issues pertaining to the facilities daily operations, not the least of which includes policy and ethics. Sinclair worked his way up the ranks with a combination of insurance and medical backgrounds, having ...

A 3 page paper answering questions about the legality of several events associated with a medical malpractice case. Dr. Sanders operates an abortion clinic in California and advertised her services. Medical error caused a patient to have difficulties; the patient sued Dr. Sanders. The patient's attorney filed a complaint with Superior Court ...

An 8 page paper discussing two types of managerial positions. Managers in general administrative and in health-related roles face different futures and different levels of demand. There is much competition for administrative services manager positions, which typically do not carry the stringent requirements for advanced degrees that medical services managers generally must have. ...

A 4 page paper assessing one economic effect of SB 1661, the California Family Rights Act (CFRA). The California law extends the federal Family Medical Leave Act that allows workers to take off up to 12 weeks from work for any reason included in the law. The California extension guarantees that the worker ...

7 pages in length. Modern medical technology is a wondrous thing. With just the flick of a switch, life can be snatched from the grips of death. However, without the proper equipment, life merely hangs in the balance, preventing medical professionals from effectively performing their life-saving jobs. It has ...

5 pages. The introduction of bioengineering into the mainstream of science and technology has been nothing more than a natural progression. To be sure, there is a definite need for such advancement if humanity is to endure the climate changes that are affecting the very food crop upon which people depend. Additionally, the advantages of bioengineering within the ...

A 5 page paper outlining the major ethical issues dealing with reproductive technology and modern medicine. Some of the technologies discussed include in vitro fertilization, surrogate motherhood, etc; The writer takes the view of the protagonist: these medical breakthroughs should be used by those people unable to have children naturally. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 4 page paper provides an overview of the issue of technological advancement and the prolonging of life from a positive financial perspective. This paper also responds to three questions on medical ethics. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 3-page paper discusses medical technology in home health care settings. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

10 pages in length. The advent of the Internet coupled with technological advancement has afforded mankind tremendous progress as a species. Not only have the Internet and technology provided the world with a wealth of social, scientific, economic and political benefits, but they have also carved an entirely new path upon which humanity ...

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