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  • Vampire And Schizophrenic
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    Could Schizophrenia be the Answer to the Mysterious Vampire Legend? The vampire legend and many behaviors and experiences of schizophrenics seem to share many common traits. The traits that are most recognizable are 'fears of being enclosed, periods of semi starvation or complete starvation, which can be associated with periodic gorging, reversal of the day-night cycle, and a preoccupation with or dread of mirrors' (Kayton 304). Though the term 'schizophrenia' or 'defence ' was only introduced i...
  • Personal Involvement In The Healthcare System
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    HEALTHCARE REFORM In the United States, more than forty million people are without health insurance. Of these people, many are employed by firms that do not offer coverage and many others fall just below the poverty line. Many are poor but still do not qualify for Medicaid. At least twelve million of those without health insurance are children. Reliable sources indicate that the number of uninsured people could rise as high as sixty million by the year 2007. There is also a dilemma that the insu...
  • Honor And Integrity Aspects Of Professionalism
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    Professionalism is an adherence to a set of values comprising both a formally agreed-upon code of conduct and the informal expectations of colleagues, clients and society. The key values include acting in a patient's interest, responsiveness to the health needs of society, maintaining the highest standards of excellence in the practice of medicine and in the generation and dissemination of knowledge. In addition to medical knowledge and skills, medical professionals should present psychosocial a...
  • O Cardiac Arrest Due To Ventricular Defibrillation
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    Running head: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Capital Budget Executive Summary Executive summary With the exciting advances in technology, the indications for the use of defibrillators have drastically increased. Cardiovascular deaths occur suddenly and frequently due to ventricular defibrillation. Many deaths occur in individuals who have survived a heart attack but have impaired ventricular function leading to episodes of ventricular fibrillation. The American Heart Association is an advocate for early defi...
  • Two Important Aspects Of Affective Learning
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    Teaching and learning go hand in hand despite their meanings. Teaching is the active process of delivering new information, skills, or behaviors to another person or persons who is motivated to learn them. Learning is the active process of acquiring new knowledge, skills, and behaviors. Both require the willingness of those involved whether it be to teach or to learn. One often does not occur with out the other. Teaching requires the learner who is willing and wanting to learn; learning often re...
  • Decisions On Behalf Of The Patient
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    The fear not merely of death but of vegetating encrust- ed with tubes, respirator, and pacemaker drugged into stupor or mindlessness and nevertheless alive, some- times agonizingly so - in short, the fear of ending in a 'living death' - has made many converts to the cause of euthanasia. Their position can be summed up in a single cry: Death with dignity. (Kluge, 42) In December of 1979, on a lonely two-lane road, Gary Fickler, a 23-year-old Kewaskum, Wisconsin man, lost control of his vehicle af...
  • Patient Needs
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    # Osteoporosis Osteoporosis affects millions of people in the United States. The most affecting age group are postmenopausal women and the elderly. As many as 32% of women and 17% of men up to the age of 90 will suffer at least one fracture of the hip, spine, wrist, or other susceptible bone attributable to osteoporosis (Pamela W McCoy, Dec 2001). Osteoporosis is a condition in which the bone tissue deteriorates to a point where the bone becomes fragile and may fracture with minimal trauma. Ther...

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