• Informed Consent Doctors Patients People
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    Informed Consent A legal document that has been written and processed through the courts is called Informed Consent. An Informed Consent Document requires that doctors give all patients important information about his / her own procedure before the surgery or the treatment takes place. The following four items are important factors in the Informed Consent: 1. the nature of the treatment / surgery , 2. the risks, 3. the advantages, and 4. the possibilities. However, having access to legal docume...
  • Becoming A Doctor Doctors Earn One
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    Becoming A Doctors doctor is someone who can help someone else in need. There are many types of doctors, ranging from general pediatricians to specialists. They are respected people and are looked to when something is wrong. Everyone needs a doctor at some point, so doctors are very much in demand. I am interested in this career because I like to help people. Also, it pays well so I can live off the salary. Another reason is because many of my relatives are doctors, nurses, or dentists. Even th...
  • Doctors Listening Skills Patients Patient Medical
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    Doctors' Listening Skills When people go to the doctor's office they want the doctor to listen. Competency and a correct diagnosis are appreciated too, but more than anything, patients value doctors's i lence (Richards, 1407). In addition, patients want "more and better information about their problem and the outcome, more openness about the side effects of treatment, relief of pain and emotional distress, and advice on what they can do for themselves" (Meryn, 1922). Doctors' technical role is i...
  • Malpractice Or Poor Judgement
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    Malpractice or Poor Judgement? The practice of medicine has never claimed to be an exact science. Infact, it is very much a hit-and-miss situation. Taking into account these above factors, India seems to be on a destructive trend regarding their level of health care. Ever since private medical services fell under the Consumer Protection Act (COPRA) in April 1993, the number of malpractice suits filed against doctors has begun to soar. For example, in Kerala, approximately 1800 cases (15% of the ...
  • The Knee Patients Patient Students
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    The Knee Most doctors agree that the dehumanization in the clinical setting can lead to the loss of a patient because of the lack of respect they are given. That is a great incentive for doctors to try to get to know their patients and make them feel as comfortable as possible. When a patient attends a teaching hospital where aspiring doctors exam patients in groups, there is no real reward for them learning personal information about the patient. They will move on to start their own practice an...
  • Medical Conditions Of Concentration Camps
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    Medical Conditions of Concentration Camps The medical conditions in concentration camps were very horrible. Many things happened to the prisoners at this camp and most of the worst things happened because of the medical treatments. Throughout all the camps medical experiments were performed on the prisoners. They were not only performed on the jewish but on all different kinds of people that were at the camps. The experiments were for the most part either harsh or deadly. Some of the experiments...
  • Euthanasia Terminally Ill
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    W. Nick Lawlor Lawlor 1 Ms. RuffuComp and Logic April 4, 2001 Euthanasia: Premature Death The famous Dr. Kevorkian, assisted suicide, and mercy killing are terms one may be familiar with, but what is the truth behind euthanasia? Euthanasia is putting someone to death who has an incurable disease and not letting them die naturally. Euthanasia can no longer be thought of as a solution. With advancements in pain medication, there is no need for mercy killing. In the light of euthanasia, doctors ho...
  • Percent Of The Time Health Doctors Green
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    New Yorkers may be covered by one of the nation's most comprehensive health consumer protection laws-but insurers routinely flout it, according to a report released yesterday by New York City Public Advocate Mark Green. Posing as prospective clients, Green's investigators called 12 of the region's health maintenance organizations, including some of the largest on Long Island and in Queens, to get information about their complaint records, lists of covered prescription drugs and medical procedure...
  • Boxing Mountain Climbing
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    Doctors Destroying Boxing In Boxing, Doctors-Round Two, Lowell Cohn tells us how he is in favor of boxing. I agree with Cohn on all of the points he brings to our attention. The point he tries to make in the first paragraph is an example of why he supports boxing. First, Cohn agrees that boxing shouldn t be singled out by doctors as the only dangerous sport. There are other sports in which there can be head injuries. Football, soccer, hockey, swimming, and mountain climbing can result in head in...
  • The Doctor Patients Patient Doctors
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    The Doctor Here is a film that portrays what happens to one member of the medical community when he faces problems normally confronted by patients. The doctor is a cool, self-centered surgeon who is in total control of his successful life until he is diagnosed as having cancer of the throat. Then he finds himself subject to the negligence, indifference, and humiliations which he has put his own patients through. Over the course of the movie, code of ethics and patient rights are violated time an...
  • Brain Transplant Successfully Perform
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    Brain Transplant Medical technology has seemed to advance enough so that doctors are able to perform brain transplants. So far this procedure has only been successfully performed on animals, and now doctors hope to perform this procedure on humans. I believe brain transplants should not be performed at all, and especially not on humans because of the numerous problems and side effects that could arise. Even though brain transplants can be successfully performed on animals, this does not mean tha...
  • Surgery Center Hospital Money Centers
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    Haugh, Richard, Hospitals are feeling 'niche d to death', H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks, 10688838, Apr 2002, Vol. 76, Issue 4 This article is about a small Louisiana town where a dispute between the sole hospital and its largest physician group. The hospital is a 160-bed facility in and is going to be losing a big part of its surgery business to the Green Clinic, a 35-physician multi-specialty group that is building its own specialty hospital a few miles down the road. The doctors serve the ...
  • Middle Class Hospital Doctors Medical
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    Operating Strategy Apollo Hospitals, India Considering the elements of a strategic service vision, the following are the factors applicable to the Apollo Hospitals of India. The service vision framework are according to an exhibit from 'Lessons in the Service Sector' by James L. Hesketh, Harvard Business Review, March/April 1987, p. 120. 1. Target Market segments. Population Statistics: Population above 920 mill. people with wide variety of economic levels, social statuses, and cultures. Lowest...
  • Roman Medicine Doctors Romans Surgery
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    The Romans used both scientific and mythological methods in their medicine. By adopting the methods of Greek medicine; the Romans obtained a solid foundation. They copied Hippocrates, who separated the study of medicine from philosophy and had an overall approach to the health of humans. Hippocrates also observed the habits and environment of humans to accurately determine illnesses and discover treatments. The Romans adapted the Hippocratic method and combined it with mythical and religious vie...
  • Medical Experiments Of The Holocaust
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    Medical Experiments of the Holocaust As a society we place those in the medical profession on a pedestal. They are people to be looked up to and admired. In many ways they are Gods, right here with us on earth. People put the hope and faith in doctors hoping they can perform miracles. Throughout history, doctors have indeed preformed many wonders. There were, however, some doctors that betrayed this belief and peoples trust. These doctors could be found in concentration camps such as Auschwitz ...
  • Medicine In The Renaissance
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    In the Renaissance, some aspects of medicine and doctors were still in a Dark Age. Outbreaks of disease were common, doctors were poor, medicine was primitive and many times doctors would kill a patient with a severe treatment for a minor disease! But, there were other sections where medicine and the use of medications improved greatly. This paper is written to illustrate the "light and dark" sides of medicine in the Renaissance. The filth of the cities promoted the spread of disease faster than...
  • Comparison Contrast Essay For Charly And Flowers For Algernon
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    Although the movies Charly and Flowers for Algernon have many similarities and differences they still carry the same theme. The theme in both movies is that Charlie is retarded so he undergoes an operation to make him smarter. Charlie then reverts back to his original retarded self in the end of each movie. Both movies showed how Charlie had deceiving doctors because they didn't tell Charlie that they knew of the failures of all the other similar experiments. However Charly reacted more calmly t...
  • Patch Adams Raging Against The Dying Of The Light
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    Imagine lying in a bed with a disease. Monitors beeping. A feeling of loneliness. Nurses run around you. You sit in your frigid cot and think that no one even knows you " re there -- unless your machine starts to go off. The doctor doesn't care if you die today or die tomorrow, just as long as he gets paid. This is the grim reality for most of the unfortunate people who have terminal illnesses. This is the way many view their time in a hospital. In the film Patch Adams, Robin Williams plays a d...
  • Arrowsmith True Scientist
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    Arrowsmith is a classic American novel written by Sinclair Lewis. Lewis wrote this book in the early 1900's as a current outlook on the world of science in that time. The main theme it focuses on is commercialism and its effect on science. During this time period there were many advances in the field of medicine; everyone was racing to find the cure to deadly diseases and then patent it and profit off it. Helping humanity was more of a business than a service to the human race as doctors and ins...
  • Essayedge Why Medicine Essay One
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    My earliest impression of medicine occurred when my mother repeatedly required the assistance of physicians in dealing with her chronic migraine headaches. Her doctors were always there for her, day or night. The respect that my parents bestowed on doctors, and the doctors' ability to ease suffering, sparked a desire to one day become a physician myself. This was an ambitious goal for someone coming from a family in which no one had obtained a professional degree. However, my traditional family-...