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  • Bilateral Anterior Dislocation Of The Shoulders
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    While doing seated behind-the-neck military presses, a young man of 22 years, experienced bilateral anterior dislocation of the shoulders. He came into the emergency department complaining of acute bilateral shoulder stiffness and pain. He claimed to have been performing behind-the-neck military presses with a 108-lb (50 kg) weight while being spotted by a training partner. While performing the military presses, he suddenly felt that his shoulders were going out of place, and lost control of the...
  • Case Of Dr Quinn's Patient Diane
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    Diane: A Case of Physician Assisted Suicide Diane was a patient of Dr. Timothy Quill, who was diagnosed with acute leukemia. Diane overcame alcoholism and had vaginal cancer in her youth. She had been under his care for a period of 8 years, during which an intimate doctor-patient bond had been established. It was Dr. Quill's observation that "she was an incredibly clear, at times brutally honest, thinker and communicator". This observation became especially cogent after Diane heard of her diagno...
  • O.C.D. Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
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    The mental abnormality Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder has been thought as through the years another chic he chapter in the book of mental malfunctions. However by experts it is considered to be a great risk to the lives of many more adults than people realize. It makes chaos out of everyday routines and puts extreme complication onto the simplest situations (NIMH 2). Understanding this mental illness requires one to know what the ailment is, why people have it, the different ways in which it affe...
  • Their Moral Codes
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    My dear Scrapetooth, You may wonder at receiving a communication from someone of my Abysmal Seniority. The truth is, I was on an errand in the Second Circle and happened to pass by the student notice boards, where the new patient assignments are posted. Permit me to congratulate you on being assigned a television anchorman. I look forward to seeing what you do with him. The task is significant and complicated enough to have attracted considerable attention Below; you may consider it a chance to ...
  • Healthy Caring Relationship With The Patient
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    Medical Malpractice: Is Your Care Below Standard? Imagine yourself lying on an operating table, motionless, quiet. Above, you notice people standing over you. You try to speak but the words just cannot come out. Your arms feel as if they are plastered to the table. You begin to stand up but feel as if weights are strapped to your back and you are bound to the table. Suddenly you feel a sharp pain in your midsection. In and out, you see a surgeon slicing your body open with a scalpel. Every motio...
  • Brain Dead And Comatose Patients
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    Artificial Life or Death Euthanasia has been a hotly debated about topic for the past couple of decades, but has recently been thrust into the limelight by many controversial court and hospital decisions. Euthanasia is defined as the 'mercy killing' of a person who is brain dead, terminally ill or otherwise at death's door. This usually, but not necessarily, affects people who are are separated from death only by machines. Whether you personally believe 'mercy killing' is a viable solution in a ...
  • Jung's Concept Of The Archetype
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    Jeffrey Schein Introduction to Jung Term Paper Prof. Frank FarandaSpring '04 The Life and Work of C.G. Jung Reconsidered In my original paper on Carl Gustav Jung, I took a rather skeptical view of the doctor and his work, for several reasons that I will reiterate. However, after studying further into his work, I realized that these objections only related to his early psychiatric cases, and I found myself to be far more intrigued and impressed by his later work and theories. While I had stated i...
  • Patient With A Significant Mechanism Of Injury
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    Trauma patients am currently taking a EMT course through Copper Mountain College. We have had to study trauma and medical cases. I would like to share with you in detail some of the cases that we have studied first ill introduce you to some of the assessments that have to be done before we begin. For a trauma patients especially one whose injuries are serious-time must not be wasted at the scene. This patient needs to get to a hospital as quickly as possible. On the other hand, enough time must ...
  • Salmonella Enteric A Bacteria
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    Description Salmonella is an intestinal infection caused by Salmonella enteric a bacteria. You can become infected by eating foods contaminated with Salmonella or by touching infected pets. In rarer cases, Salmonella infection can also be carried in medical products that were derived from contaminated animals. Before a Salmonella infection can begin, somewhere between 100,000 and 100,000,000 Salmonella enteric a bacteria must actually be swallowed. Salmonella bacteria invade the intestinal wall,...
  • Medicare Drg Classification System
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    Page 2 I. Introduction The rising cost of medical care in the United States has been a concern for quite some time. Beginning in the 1960's with the advent of Medicare, a system has been needed that will balance cost with services provided within acceptable parameters. In 1982, the US Congress placed a cap on operating expenses for each Medicare case treated in a hospital, as a protective measure to insure adequate payment within reasonable limits. A prospective payment system (PPS) was initiate...
  • Case Study On A Patient
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    Perception Without Awareness: What Cruel Acts Of Fate Teach Us About Brain Function Much of the research and discoveries regarding how our brain functions can be attributed to cruel acts of fate- the brain injuries and disorders which damage key areas of the brain. It is through studying how these injuries and disorders affect human behavior, that we gain insight into how different brain structures contribute to human functional capability. The literature of neuropsychology is filled with countl...
  • Type Of Disregard For Doctor Patient Confidentiality
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    AIDS and Confidentiality Does an AIDS patient have rights to FULL confidentiality Meaning being does an AIDS patient have the right to deny this information to their spouse and / or sexual partner Even greater, does a physician have an obligation to inform the partner A lot of controversy is currently occurring due to this topic. In a recent case, Mr. B., a twenty-eight year old prominent member of the city council was recently tested positive for HIV antibodies (the virus that causes AIDS). He ...
  • Blood Passes Through The Glomeruli
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    Jason's case is not unmoral for children of his age. After taking into consideration all of his ailing factors and noted symptoms it is apparent that Jason is suffering from Glomerulonephritis. Glomerulonephritis is the term used for several related diseases that damage the Glomeruli, the tiny filtering units in your kidneys. Glomerulonephritis is associated with disorders in which your immune system attacks the Glomeruli. In a healthy kidney, blood passes through the Glomeruli, which filter out...

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