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Essays Category: medicine

Acupuncture

Homeland of Acupuncture and Its Further Dissemination Acupuncture is surrounded by many legends. It is credited with miraculous healing properties that cure a variety of diseases from depression and allergies to infertility, stroke, and ...


Acupuncture and its Relation to Chinese Medicine

In the past years, the field of medicine has greatly advanced. Most ailments known to people can be treated by use of simple medication advanced technology. Even with these great strides in the field of medicine, traditional medicine and medical ...


Benefits of Creating and Utilizing Medical Records

There are both benefits and disadvantages in using electronic medical records. Positive aspects of applying an electronic medical system record outweigh the negative ones. This paper explores the positive aspects of employing medical record system. ...


Bio-psychology

Introduction Fear conditioning refers to a behavioral model whereby organisms learn to anticipate aversive events. Blanchard & Blanchard (1972) consider fear conditioning as a form of learning whereby a particular aversive stimulus, such as an ...


Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a major health and social problem in all industrialized countries. COPD is one of the most widespread diseases. It is a leader in the number of days of incapacity, causes of disability and, death and ...


Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate

Cleft lip and cleft palate are the most common types of orofacial clefting although there are approximately fifteen types. They are the most common head and neck congenital malformations. It is estimated that 1 in 700 live births has one of the ...


Clinical Observation

Therapists apply several therapeutic exercises in treating several medical conditions. For example, for patients with cardiac diseases, they conduct cardiac rehabilitation test to try to recover the heart's normal rate. COPD is a medical condition ...


Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as Treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Schnurr, P. P., Friedman, J. M., Engel, C. C., Foa, B. E., Shea, T. M., Chow, K. B., Resick, A. P et al. (2007). Cognitive behavioral therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder in women: A randomized control trial. The Journal of the American Medical ...


Cultural bias in ancient medicine

The paper researches the cultural and social bias of ancient medicine and evaluates the evidences about women body image, diseases, and physiology features basing on the contemporary medical texts. The main information about the women physiology in ...


Diseases

Diseases as well as Their Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment The problem of health has become paramount today. People begin to lose confidence in medicine. They refuse from vaccination and do not always follow orders of the doctor. Therefore, one ...


Examination of Clinical Psychology

Introduction Clinical psychology is a branch of psychology that deals with the investigation and treatment of disabilities and mental illnesses. Pomerantz (2011) elaborates that clinical psychology incorporates science, theory and clinical ...


Examination of the possible heart defects

1.1. Heart rate is a prognostic marker for longevity. It is not only a sign of the body activity but also a reflection of various medical problems. The lower the rate is (within the defined norm), the better the cardiovascular system of the body ...


Factors That Influence the Health and Wellbeing

Factors That Influence the Health and Wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in Australia Australian Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders have extensively faced a history of discrimination when it comes to access to basic ...


Food Regulations and Healthcare

Introduction Food safety remains one of the hottest public concerns in the United States. The rapid development of food production technologies does not help protect citizens from the risks of foodborne diseases. Processed foods, ultra-processed ...


Global Health for Older Adults

Global Health Since the population of the world has been increasing during the last decades, the proportion of older people is becoming higher in most developed countries. It means that the investigation and understanding of their health needs have ...


Health Effect of Smoking

Introduction Addiction is an extremely complex condition arising from multiple pathways and manifesting in innumerable ways. It is more than just a bad habit that can be stopped through willpower. Addiction can be considered as a medical state that ...


Healthcare Interview

Healthcare in the U.S has evolved from a simple to a complex system. Several changes and improvements from one generation to another have been observed. This has been prompted by the advancing technology and innovations that are being achieved every ...


Healthcare Measures to Prevent Chronic Diseases in the Elderly

At present, the percentage of the elderly population in the US is rapidly growing. Additionally, up to 80 percent of the aged population suffer from at least one chronic disease (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2010). Research shows that the number ...


Healthcare System in the USA

Healthcare system in the USA is currently experiencing radical and monumental changes that threaten to alter the present state of affairs, especially for pharmaceutical companies. Big pharmaceutical companies have raised enormous revenues for the ...


Integrative Healing for Drug Treatment and Recovery

Integrative Healing Approaches for Drug Treatment and Recovery Since time immemorial, people have been using various methods in health treatment. Most patients undergo a medicinal treatment since drugs is the major form of treating patients. ...


Managing Acute Coronary Syndrome

The cases of elderly patients with multiple comorbid conditions have become rampant in the today's society. This calls for a practical study on how to manage this condition to help in establishing ways of managing the condition among the elderly. ...


Mandating Nurse Patients Ratio

Notes to the Legislator · In California, where the minimum nurse patient staffing requirements were first enacted, the lower rates of patient to nurses improved the quality of healthcare and reduced mortality. The institution of the staffing ...


Medical Financial Policy

The patient should first identify his or her primary care provider and ensure that the name or phone number of the primary care provider appears on the card. This will validate the transfer of financial responsibility from the patient to the ...


Naturalistic Observation Assignment for AP Psychology

Once I went to the park with my friends. Everything around us was beautiful, clean and tidy. The plants were green, and the flowers were blooming, just like in paradise. However, suddenly a clearing caught our eyes. Apparently, someone had a picnic ...


Neuroprosthetics

Neuroprosthetics are the devices that designed to improve or replace the work of an aspect of the nervous system and that are implanted in the nerve system. The cochlear implant is one of the most popularly used neuroprosthetic, it sidesteps the ...


Neurotransmitters

Both depression and schizophrenia are associated with neurotransmissions at the synapse of the neurons. Neurotransmitters are the messengers of the brain involved in the carriage of information across the brain cells. Depression has been associated ...


Nursing Ethics:Type 2 Diabetes

  Abstract There has been a proliferation of cases where nurses have been implicated for failure to adhere to nursing ethics in their daily practice. This has put the healthcare establishments where they work at risk of being undervalued and ...


Nursing's Future: What Is the Message?

As soon as the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) had issued their report The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health in 2010, the nursing business and the complete healthcare sector were ...


Obesity in the UAE

Obesity The problem of obesity, especially, experienced by the children, has taken the epidemic scales recently in the UAE. In fact, epidemiological researches established that there is a genetic predisposition to obesity. The genetic factors can ...


Obesity Annotated Bibliography

Peer-Reviewed Articles on Obesity in Historical Context: Annotated Bibliography Obesity has taken a character of an epidemic during the recent decades. It is naive to reduce the problem only to excessive weight and aesthetic effect. Excess of fat in ...


Pan American Health Organization

Research Project: Pan American Health Organization The current research project provides a needs assessment, a gap analysis, an intervention plan along with the implementation strategy, and the effectiveness evaluation of Pan American Health ...


Personal Nursing Philosophy

Nursing Autobiography Everyone has a childhood dream of the career they would like to pursue depending on personal interests and passions. I was born in Atlanta, Georgia, in a family of five. I am the second of three children and the only nurse in ...


Pharmacology

Pharmacodynamics is the study of physiological and biochemical effects of the drug on biological systems by discussing chemicals, biological receptors and relationship between drug concentration and its effect. It is summarized as what the drug does ...


Problem of HIV/AIDS in Africa

Africa continent has undergone numerous challenges since the time of colonial era. Many countries in the continent have undergone severe economic problems. Majority of the countries are still languishing in the problems of poverty, illiteracy, ...


Professionalism and Professional Values of Nursing

To value the notion of professionalism, we are primarily required to identify the term profession. Webster illustrates profession as a selected, salaried employment necessitating extended training and proper criterion. Professionals then might be ...


Providing Healthiness and Humanity

Introduction This paper provides an analysis of a current pressing food issue. The issue selected for discussion concerns the safety and appropriateness of genetically modified foods. Technology has been lauded as the way to go. No doubt, it has ...


Safety and Health Principles by OSHA

Any space that is not intended for human beings is a confined space. In most cases, it contains hazardous nature. Among them are tanks, vaults and silos. A confined space can accommodate a worker; however, this is not its purpose. It has regulated ...


St. John’s Wort

Herbs for Health Many people prefer natural herbs to traditional pills for different reasons. Firstly, such choice of medicine can be easily explained by the fact that when a patient takes a herbal remedy, he or she knows that it is natural. In ...


The Future of Nursing

According to the IOM report, General role of nurses in American health care should grow. The first aspect that has to be changed is nursing education. This is so for a number of reasons. The first reason is that if training and study processes are ...


Therapeutic Recreation for Children with Autism

Autism is a cognitive disorder that occurs during children's development (O'Brien, 2010). This condition starts during the early developmental phase of children. In the world today, two out of two thousand children born have this condition. Male ...


Tubulin and Microtubules

Tubulin is one of the components found in the family of globular proteins. It constitutes proteins that make up the microtubules. Microtubules are, on the other hand, intracellular organelles that are formed by the tubulin proteins. These organelles ...


Wilms' Tumor

General Information about the Wilms' Tumor The number of cases of cancer among the world’s population is frightening, and what is even worse, oncological diseases also affect children. Retroperitoneal tumors are one of the most common ...