• Supreme Court Denies Constitutional Liberties To D
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    In a decision laden with issues no less weighty than Life and Death, the U. S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously today that terminally ill people have no constitutional right to doctor-assisted suicide. The decision has already galvanized consumers on both sides of the issue of whether doctors should be free to prescribe lethal doses of drugs to terminally ill patients who request them to end their lives. Those opposed to doctor-assisted suicide have argued that death is a wrong, not a right-and ...
  • Expert Systems In Health Care
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    A case referring to the beneficial use of the expert systems in the health sector was the attempt of the LDS Hospital in Salt Lake city, Utah to build the most complex artificial intelligence system ever created according to the words of DR David Classes. Its name was AIC or Antibiotic Computer Consultant and it was part of HELP (Health Evaluation through Logical Processing), which was LDS s hospital information system. The latter was existed, before the implementation of the Expert System. The ...
  • United State Doctors Medical German
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    Role of Doctors in Nazis Racial Hygiene Germany was out to establish a new utopian world order where everything worked in harmony. They wanted to become a healthy and vibrant organism of healthy Aryans. The German doctors were mobilized to create this new world. The German bureaucrats believed all their social burdens were brought on by the handicapped, incurables and homosexuals as well as the Jews and gypsies. The physicians were to use all their medical knowledge and scientific expertise in t...
  • The Value Of Human Life
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    Euthanasia-A Critique was published in the New England Journal of Medicine on June 20, 1990. Peter A. Singer and Mark Siegler are the two authors of this article. Singer is a graduate of the University of Toronto Medical School and holds a master's in public health from Yale University. He is assistant professor of medicine and associate director of the Center for Bioethics at the University of Toronto. Siegler got hi medical degree from the University of Chicago. He is the director of the Cent...
  • Medicine Of Elizabethan Times
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    Medicine of Elizabethan Times For a dog bite: Boil all together one spoonful of tin shavings, one drum of treacle, a handful of rice, and a quart of ale (Curtis 318). Pouring oil on wounds was believed to heal them fast (Ramsey 2). Bizarre remedies like this represent the medical ideas of Elizabethan times. Such ideas could be explained by the respect people had for superstitions that existed. This is why medicine of the Elizabethan times was based on superstition and intuition rather than medic...
  • Assisted Suicide Pain Life Doctors
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    Assisted Suicide: A Medical Oxymoron by Suzanne Fields[Pro-Life Infonet Note: Suzanne Fields is a nationally syndicated columnist. ]A patient falls ill in one of Voltaire's philosophical tales and the author observes: 'Despite the attention and ministrations of the leading medical doctors of Europe, he survived.' This is the sardonic wit we should apply to a debate today: Should a physician who has sworn to do no harm be allowed, legally, to help a patient kill himself with prescribed lethal dos...
  • Medical Malpractice Picard Ellen
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    Medical Malpractice The doctor-patient relationship has been defined differently through the years. In the beginning it developed into a 'common calling' which meant doctors practiced medicine as a duty to their patients. Laws were developed to protect patients, therefore doctors used proper care and expert skill. In the past six centuries, medical malpractice has increased, which lead to revision and addition to the law. Liability was introduced along with the 'GIANT of all torts', negligence. ...
  • Characterization Of The Physician
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    Direct Characterization: Doctor of physics He was very into astronomy. He kept his patient from being depressed by horoscope and magic. He could sense the fortune that " ll arrive in his sick patients dwelling. He was a very good physician. He knew the cause of every sickness. His patient pays him in gold. He read a lot of medical books written by the famous physicians such as Esculapius, Deiscorides, Hippocrates and Hali' etc. He was careful about his diet; never ate a bite more than he should...
  • The Medical Career Fourth Year
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    A Careers As A Physician Doctors can pursue many career paths, including private practice, university-hospital work, or a job with a health maintenance organization. The first lets the physician be his own boss. The second offers him the opportunity to divide his work between treatment, research and instruction, in varying proportions. The third means he work for a large corporation, which provides him with patients and handles most of the administrative and business tasks that physicians in pri...
  • Ebola Virus 3 Doctors Zaire Outbreak
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    The History of the Ebola Virus There are many diseases out there that do not have a cure nor even a simple treatment. The unfortunate ones lay on their deathbed, crying out for mercy or praying for a miracle to happen. Their bodies slowly deteriorate and eventually rest in peace. The Ebola Virus is held responsible for the lives of nearly six hundred people. Back in 1976, when this so called Ebola Virus was first discovered in Zaire, very little was known about this virus. The doctors were just...
  • Classical Green Medicine Greeks Gods Doctors
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    Most Greeks thought that dissecting dead bodies was wrong but it was through dissection that the most important discoveries about the body were made. One of the first doctors to carry out dissections was Herophilus who lived around 250 BC. His most important discovery was that the brain controls the body. Another great doctor working in Alexandria was Erasistratus who almost made an equally important discovery. Whilst dissecting a human heart, Erasistratus noticed it had four one-way valves. He...
  • Doctor Assisted Suicide People Doctors Patients
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    Physician Assisted Suicide The issue of whether doctors should be allowed to assist patients in suicide has been a very sensitive and emotional topic for people of both sides. With machines to substitute organs and blood, there is no doubt technology have saved and prolonged many lives. Although medical studies on improving life have increased, many patients have lost their will to live, or some feel pressure to end their lives with the growing cost of medical care. Questions on the value of lif...
  • The Place Of Witch Doctors In Zande Society
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    The Place of Witch-Doctors in Zande Society As much of Zande society, the character of witch doctors is overseen by political authorities, such as the nobles and princes. Although the profession of a witch-doctor is exclusively only a commoner profession, the nobles do have some interest with the activities of the witch-doctor. Nobles seem to have a broader range of concerns, since many of the political interests are added to their everyday responsibilities. A prince that owns a large number or ...
  • The Four Humors Yellow Bile
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    Medieval doctors had quite an understanding of the human anatomy, considering their lack of equipment and knowledge. Most doctors in medieval times were philosophers more than actual medical doctors as most people know them today. Much of the knowledge they did acquire may have only been speculation, but quite a bit of it was due to concentrated observation. Many scientists studied wounds and diseases intensely and one scientist in particular, Empedocles, came to the conclusion that that body co...
  • Cultural Imperialism Children Ayah Culture
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    The forces of cultural imperialism are so strong that assimilation or elimination is inevitable. In Leslie Marm on Silko's story Lullaby, Ayah's children are taken away and learn of a new culture. Also in Lullaby, Ayah finds that after her children come back to visit many years later, the children have changed a lot and are not connected with their original culture anymore. In A Red Girl's Reasoning by E. Pauline Johnson, cultural imperialism is seen taking place in Christie and her family, and ...
  • Cloning Good Or Bad
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    Humanity is plagued with many moral issues each day. With recent announcement that a research facility in England had successfully cloned a sheep, many more questions arose. The overall question is, "To clone or not to clone?" Many groups worldwide, doctors, politicians, religious people, have been battling with this question. Many doctors believe cloning is an advancement to help save more people's lives. Although specific organs or rare blood types have yet to be cloned and actually made avail...
  • Jared Doctors Told Higgin
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    "Man looks on the outward appearance but God looks on the heart.' ~1 Samuel 16: 7 On the inside, Jared Higgin was just a regular kid. He liked to hang out, play video games, and see movies. But on the outside, he wasn't so normal. He had been diagnosed with muscular dystrophy at age seven and a year later had been confined to a wheelchair. At the time of diagnosis, the doctors told him he had only a year or so to live. That had been two and a half years ago. But he had told the doctors that he ...
  • Alcohol Benefits Beneficial Effects
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    Can you get the health benefits of wine without the alcohol? Red wine is making a lot of news lately for its positive benefits on heart health. Doctors believe it may even be responsible for the so-called French paradox — people in France eat high-fat diets, but have lower rates of heart disease than Americans do. One reason red wine seems to have beneficial effects is that it contains chemicals called flavonoids, which appear to help prevent heart disease. Researchers in California found ...
  • Angus Mclaren Abortionist If A Pro
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    Angus McLaren, author of "Illegal Operations: Women, Doctors, and Abortion' demonstrates the life of an abortionist in the late 1800's to the mid 1900's. McLaren explains a series of affairs in detail with many different abortionists. Since abortion was illegal at the time, many women consulted midwives, or took the procedure of abortion among themselves, this at times resulted in their death. The articles purpose is to use legal sources to explore the decision to abort while the state, and the ...
  • Attention Deficit Children Joe Adhd
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    Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Attention-Deficit Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Essay, Research Paper Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affects an estimated three to seven percent of all elementary school children. This disorder is known to be more prevalent among boys than girls by a three to one ratio. (Psych pg 611-612) There are three very common yet distinct ways of telling if a child is suffering from ADHD: if they are impulsive, hyperactive, and inattenti...