• Charlie Gordon Mentally Retarded
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    Charlie Gordon is the main character of Flowers for Algernon. Charlie is a mentally retarded, 33 year old adult. He desperately wants to be smart, especially after a very troubled childhood in a family who had a hard time adapting to his illness. Charlie has a great attitude about changing his life, and was willing to do whatever it took to accomplish the task of becoming smart. Charlie partakes in a surgery to boost his intelligence that has only been tested on rats, specifically one named Alge...
  • Pavlovich Danis Liposuction Fat Surgery
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    Liposuction: The Bad and The Ugly Due to the risk involved, liposuction is not the answer to having a great body. Liposuction is one of the most popular forms of cosmetic surgery today. Those seeking the perfect body seldom understand the risks involved in this invasive surgery. One of the risks of liposuction is that fat cells can grow back in the area where the procedure took place. Another risk associated with this procedure is over-aggressive fat removal. Poor work performed by untrained do...
  • Gastric Exclusion Surgery One Patient
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    Gastric Exclusion Operations Over thirty percent of the US population is currently obese. A scary statistic. Contrary to popular belief, obesity is not a psychological, nor an eating disorder. Obesity is a hereditary disease, that can not be "treated" by Jenny Craig, or Weight Watchers. Surgery for obesity should not be considered only as a last resort. Right now surgery is the only effective treatment for obesity. One type of surgical treatment is gastric exclusion. There are four questions th...
  • Cancer Treatment Disease Radiation Surgery
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    In recent years Cancer is disease that has seemed to captivate and frighten Americans. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the U. S. with more than 1 million new cases occurring a year. With each day scientific findings aid a better understanding of the causes of the disease. These findings have opened doors to help treat cancer patients more effectively. Scientists have gained a more specific knowledge of individual cancers and now through the wonders of science have found effective...
  • Surgery On Amputations Body Part
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    Amputation is a surgery to remove a limb or part of a limb. Amputation can also happen as an accident, which is called a traumatic amputation. Who is a candidate for the procedure? Amputation is most often used for one of four conditions: . gangrene, which is a severe limb infection with death of tissue. lack of enough blood flow through the arteries that supply blood and oxygen to the affected limb. severe trauma or injury of a limb. cancer or a tumor involving a limb Amputation has serious em...
  • Surgery Physicians Robotics Surgeries
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    Assignment: Research-Surgery and Technology Throughout the history of surgery, there has been a strong effort to reduce the invasive ness and trauma associated with it. With this in mind, physicians have been able to develop great advancements. This has allowed the surgeons to do critical surgeries with minimal contact. With the help of booming technology, physicians can now use video imaging and endoscopy to assist in tedious work. This not only allows the doctor a better perspective for diagn...
  • Plastic Surgery Breast Implant Body
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    Plastic Surgery Anyone Man kinds essential nature entails self-improvement and perfection. Because human beings have always sought out self-fulfillment through self-improvement, plastic surgery may be one of the worlds oldest hearing arts. According to the Plastic Surgery Information Service, there is written medical evidence that cites medical treatment for facial injuries for over 4000 years. Physicians n ancient India were utilizing skin grafts for reconstructive work as early as 800 BC. Furt...
  • Surgery Move Medication Rheumatoid
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    November 12, 1999 To whom it may Concern, Over a year and a half ago, I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis in all extremities. As the months passed, even while on medication, it became more and more difficult to move. During the month of June, I was treated at the Palm Bay Community Hospital, on an out patient basis, for a cyst on my back, between my shoulder blades. Because of this surgery, I had to stop working. I could no longer afford to pay for the room I rented and had to move in with...
  • Surgery Center Office Hospital Gynecology
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    The prospective employer that I would like to work for in the future is Obstetrics & Gynecology Associates, Inc. They have two locations in the Cincinnati area, one is in Fairfield at 3050 Mack Road and the other is in West Chester at 7593 Tyler's Place Boulevard Suite 103. They both can be reach at 221-3800. The Fairfield office has the hours of Monday 8: 30 to 5: 00, Tuesday 8: 30 to 7: 00, Wednesday 8: 30 to 7: 00, Thursday 8: 00 to 4: 00 and Friday 8: 30 to 5: 00. As for the West Chester the...
  • Breast Implants In Teenagers
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    Breast Implants in Teenagers The trend for a number of young girls is to get breast augmentation. They think that by changing their bodies, they " re going to change their lives. They think they will be happy, and they will be completely satisfied with their implants. Their expectation is that their self-confidence will skyrocket, and they will be attractive girls. Many young girls get implants to make themselves stand out more and to have a great appearance, but there are many reasons that they...
  • Liposuction Cosmetic Surgery
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    Liposuction is the most popular cosmetic procedure in the United States. It came to North America in 1982. At first, the doctors used it on thighs, buttocks, and the torso. Now it can be used almost all over the body. The number of liposuction's performed increased by 386 percent from 1992 to 2000. More than 350, 000 liposuction's were performed in 2000. Women aren't the only ones worried about their looks. Last year more than 99, 000 men signed up for liposuction and other cosmetic procedures....
  • Breast Implants Women Surgery Woman
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    Breast Implants In the early 1980's breast implants began gaining popularity, but they have been on the market since the early 1960's. They were invented by plastic surgeons Cronin and Grow. Dow Corning began manufacturing them commercially in 1962. Today over two million women have undergone breast augmentation surgery. There are many negative consequences that may arise from the surgery, and there is always the risk of infection or rupture. When beginning my research on the subject I assumed t...
  • Mind Diminishing Plastic Surgery
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    Mind Diminishing Reality TV seems to have taken over television in America today. Shows such as The Real World, Eliminate, American Idol, and Extreme Makeover are just a few of these reality TV shows that are being watched in our living rooms today. While many of these shows display the reality of day-to-day life of certain people, various reality television shows effect American society as many become idealistic to the people on the shows. Shows such as, The Swan and Extreme Make Over are shows...
  • Informed Decision Surgery Risks Make
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    Case Study: Moral Issues People are faced with difficult decisions that affect their lives on a daily basis. Thinking these decisions through and taking full consideration off all aspects should be taken at all times. In the case study, a certain Ms. A, has been diagnosed with carcinoma of the cervix. She has been told that the disease is treatable by performing a hysterectomy, however, the thought of this makes her apprehensive. Consequently, her doctor is now faced with a dilemma, if he tells ...
  • Brain Surgery Evidence Medical Head
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    Brain surgery is perhaps the oldest of the practiced medical arts. No hard evidence exists suggesting a beginning to the practice of other facets of medicine such as pharmacology -- using drugs, chemical and natural ingredients to help a fellow human being. There is ample evidence, however, of brain surgery, dating back to the Neolithic (late Stone Age) period. Unearthed remains of successful brain operations, as well as surgical implements, were found in Trois Frees, France - Europe's noted arc...
  • Fundamentals Of Nursing Foot
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    Pes Cavus Pes cavus (clawfoot) refers to a foot with an abnormally high arch and a fixed equines deformity of the forefoot (see Fig. 626). The shortening of the foot and increased pressure produce calluses on the metatarsal area and on the dorsum (bottom) of the foot. CharcotMarieTooth disease (a peripheral neuromuscular disorder associated with a familial degenerative disorder), diabetes mellitus, and tertiary syphilis are common causes of pes cavus. Exercises are prescribed to manipulate the f...
  • Why Do People Get Cosmetic Surgery
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    Why do people Get Cosmetic Surgery It might be giving you a sense of uniqueness or even adds character to your whole physical appearance, but what if you just can t stand it What if you have a physical attribute that just drives you mad Well, you re certainly not alone. According to the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, thousands of people in all age groups, from children to seniors perform cosmetic surgery each year. Between 1992 and 1998 alone, the number of cosmetic sur...
  • Laser In Medicine Refractive Surgery
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    The word ^aEURoelaser^aEUR is the combination of the first letters of the statement ^aEURoelight amplification by stimulated emission of radiation^aEUR (Hecht, p: 1). As an explanation of this statement, it can be said that laser is a device that creates and amplifies a narrow intense beam of consistent light. Laser light, has a specific wavelength and is focused in a narrow beam. This type of high-intensity light contains a lot of energy. Laser is an important technology because it has contribu...
  • Xenotransplantation Vital Organ
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    Honor's Project- Rough Draft In recent years, there have been many advances in the field of biotechnology. With these advances, have come the arguments of how this information should be used, and how ethical these new processes might be. One of these processes includes xenotransplantation. Xenotransplantation is a process in which animal organs are used for vital organ transplants to humans. This process is controversial for obvious reasons, but requires further examination. Besides just vital ...
  • Essay Nursing Surgery Paper
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    An essay can have many purposes, but the basic structure is the same no matter what. You may be writing an essay to argue for a particular point of view or to explain the steps necessary to complete a task. Either way, your essay will have the same basic format. If you follow a few simple steps, you will find that the essay almost writes itself. You will be responsible only for supplying ideas, which are the important part of the essay anyway. Don't let the thought of putting pen to paper daunt ...