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Love Medicine : The Idea Of Love

- There are cultural significances to the idea of “love medicine” and how the idea of love comes in different packages. In addition to these cultural images, the significance of “love medicine” can be seen between many separate characters within the novel, however I am going to focus on the following sets of characters: June and Gordie Kashpaw then Lulu Nanapush, Nector Kashpaw (and Marie Lazarre). Gordie and June June 's one-night stands are described throughout the book, while at the same time, readers learn there were many people who loved her....   [tags: Love, Marriage, Romance]

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`` Love Medicine `` By Louise Erdrich

- There are many different themes in, “Love Medicine” a book written by Louise Erdrich. Some of which are poverty, family, racism, and religion. The one that I am going to write about, is love. Love is one of the most prominent themes in this book. It conveys a mother’s love for her children, a wife’s love for her husband, and a son’s love for the ones whom he perceives his parents to be. This is but to name a few examples of love found in the book by Ms. Erdrich. However, there is also the lack of love that this work of literature portrays....   [tags: Marriage, Love, Louise Erdrich, Adultery]

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The Novel Love Medicine By Louise Erdrich

- Point of view is one of the single greatest assets an author can use. It helps to move the plot along and show what is happening from a character’s perspective. An author can make the plot more complex by introducing several characters that the reader has to view events through. The events can then be seen through different eyes and mindsets forcing the reader to view the character in a different light. From one perspective a character can seem cruel, yet, from another, the same character can seem like a hero....   [tags: Love, Romance, Character, Novel]

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A Message of Hope in Love Medicine

- A Message of Hope in Love Medicine  Love Medicine, by Louis Eldridge attempts to confront the popular stereotypes of American Indians. The novel generally follows the history of a family of Chippewa Indians who live on and off a reservation. In a thoroughly humanist approach, Ms. Eldrige narrates each chapter in a different voice, and through extremely varied characters effectively shows the diversity of the Indians. This is an important aspect of the novel, as it demonstrates that there is no single stereotypical "Indian"....   [tags: Medicine College Admissions Essays]

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Admissions Essay - Love Medicine

- Admissions Essay - Love Medicine   Love Medicine is a compelling story of love, power, and pride. Its’ collection of characters all tell there own story offering different opinions and views. This variety makes the story very interesting. The reader gets to know each character very personally because of all the different views. Many of the same events are described differently by each character, as expected. But this variance allows the reader to draw his own conclusions and affords the opportunity to know the personality of everyone....   [tags: Medicine College Admissions Essays]

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From India with Love for Internal Medicine

- From India with Love for Internal Medicine My early years were spent in a small farm in India. My parents had never been to school but were a source of inspiration to me and inculcated a sense of hard work and discipline. I studied in one of the most prestigious schools in the country and spent most of my life in boarding school. On the basis of my academic performance, the government of India sent me to USSR for medical studies .The respect in society; sacrifice of a doctor and making a contribution to the world has inspired me to become a doctor....   [tags: Medicine College Admissions Essays]

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Love Medicine

- Love Medicine Since the beginning of colonization of America, there has been the problem of dealing with the indigenous people of the land. After the first attempts in eradicating the population, the American government changed its policy to integration. It is this integration into white society and the severance from the Indian culture that causes disenfranchisement in the modern Indian reservation. In Louise Erdrich’s Love Medicine, the contradictory efforts to isolate the Native Americans on reservations and to make “regular” Americans of them are seen over roughly a fifty-year period....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Role of Love in Ancient Greek Medicine

- The Role of Love in Ancient Greek Medicine Among the many Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Greece, one that was worshipped on multiple levels and to a great extent was Love. This divine force held a powerful role in many aspects of the Greeks’ lives, including the understanding of their own bodies. As the society’s culture moved away from reliance on the Divine, and towards a more scientific method of understanding itself, the notion of love remained ingrained in the set assumptions; its dual ability to cure and destroy underscored the practices of medicine and the understandings of human anatomy....   [tags: Greece Medical Love Essays]

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Love Medicine By Louise Erdrich And Where White Men Fear

- There are various issues on Indian Reservations that have significant impacts on the lives of many Native American people, young and old. Among these are domestic violence, suicide, severe medical issues, and extreme poverty. These issues have a negative impact on family life, employment, and self motivation. A vicious cycle is created by the continuance of issues as generation after generation of Native Americans are exposed to similar conditions and find themselves struggling to adapt to a judge mental society and some cases, to survive....   [tags: Indian reservation]

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A Comparison Between The Way to Rainy Mountain and Love Medicine

- In the novels Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich and The Way to Rainy Mountain by N. Scott Momaday, the reader gains views of Native American culture, both past and present, through two disparate means of delivery. Both authors provide immensely rich portrayals through varying literary devices in efforts to bring about a better understanding of problems contemporary Native Americans face, especially regarding their own self-identity. The story of Love Medicine revolves around a central character, June Kashpaw, and the many threads of relationships surrounding her, both near the time of her death, and in what has gone on before....   [tags: Comparative Literature]

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The Relationship between Doctor and Patient Should be Platonic

- ... When it comes to physicians in the work place they should always display a level of professionalism in any and every situation. For example, a sexual relationship between a patient and a physician is totally unacceptable. Whether it is in the office or on social networks a physician is always held up to a higher standard just because of who they are. Dr. Jain of NEJM writes that, “In confirming this patient as my “friend” on Facebook, I was merging my professional and personal lives. From my Facebook page, Ms....   [tags: love and medicine]

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Ruth McBride-Jordan in The Color of Water vs Love Medicine's Marie-Lazarre-Kashpaw

- In life, we face and overcome many challenges and struggles that help to define and build who we are. According to Orrison Swett Mardon, "Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them." Ruth, Jade, and Marie do exactly that. Ruth McBride-Jordan in The Color of Water is a Jewish immigrant in America who desperately struggles to search for her identity in a time of great prejudices. Breaking free from her abusive father and religious intolerance, Ruth undergoes trials and changes that create the extraordinary life she leads....   [tags: James McBride Louise Erdrich]

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The Struggles of the Italiian Army in A Farwell to Arms, written by Ernest Hemingway

- Introduction A Farwell to Arms, written by Ernest Hemingway, is an excellent book that describes the struggles for one man to juggle his war life as a soldier in the Italian Army and his love life during World War One. Written in 1930, Hemingway wrote an excellent 330 page novel in describing the life of Lieutenant Frederic Henry, an American serving in the Italian Army and juggling the two most important things in his life right now, his job serving in the war, and his love, Catharine Barkley....   [tags: war, medicine, love]

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The Medical Ethics Of Veterinary Medicine

- “Being admitted to the profession of veterinary medicine, I solemnly swear to use my scientific knowledge and skills for the benefit of society through the protection of animal health and welfare, the prevention and relief of animal suffering, the conservation of animal resources, the promotion of public health, and the advancement of medical knowledge. I will practice my profession conscientiously, with dignity, and in keeping with the principles of veterinary medical ethics. I accept as a lifelong obligation the continual improvement of my professional knowledge and competence.” (The Veterinary’s Oath)....   [tags: Veterinary medicine, Medicine, Veterinarian]

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Greek Influence On Modern Medicine And Health

- Greek Influence on Modern Medicine and Health The healing of an individual to temporarily remove pain in order for peace, has been an objective for centuries from Egyptians to Greeks. Ancient Greece has influenced in the knowledge of medicine and health modern society of today. The arrival of philosophy came before medicine causing them to be put together which was asserted by Alcmaeon a physician and philosopher. In the field of science, who has had the most impact and known as the Father of Medicine is Hippocrates....   [tags: Health, Medicine, Health care, Illness]

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Why I Wish to Be Admitted to an Internal Medicine Residency

- The Dean of my medical school opened his welcome speech with the words “If the answer to the question: why you wish to become a doctor is to make money or to have an easy life then you probably need to look for a new profession” At that very moment I realized the decision to become a doctor includes a sense of calling. Recollecting my previous experiences, I can say that entering the field of medicine was a gradual process for me. My birthplace is Mombasa, Kenya where I studied till grade seven, after which I shifted to India....   [tags: Internal Medicine Residency]

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Forms of Love in Plato's Symposium

- Love, in classical Greek literature, is commonly considered as a prominent theme. Love, in present days, always appears in the categories of books, movies or music, etc. Interpreted differently by different people, Love turns into a multi-faceted being. In Plato’s work Symposium, Phaedrus, Pausania, Eryximachus, Aristophane and Agathon, each of them presents a speech to either praise or definite Love. Phaedrus first points out that Love is the primordial god; Pausanias brings the theme of “virtue” into the discussion and categorizes Love into “good” one or “bad” one; Eryximachus introduces the thought of “moderation’ and thinks that Love governs such fields as medicine and music; Aristophane...   [tags: Plato, Symposium, nature of love, relationships]

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My Future in Medicine as a Anesthesiologists

- On October 5, 2013 , I received outstanding news that left me speechless. I was notified by the National Academy of Future Physicians and Medical Scientists that I was chosen to represent my school and state at this wonderful event. I later realized that I was one step closer to achieving my dream of becoming an Anesthesiologist. This day led me to look at my future in medicine and realize why medicine was so significant to me. At the age of 10 I knew for sure that I wanted a career in the medical field and others around me were sure that medicine was the field for me....   [tags: medicine, career, education]

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History And Medicine : Career And Life Management

- ... The authors included a bibliography at the end of the book to ensure its relevance. Most of the information I acquired from this book is from the first chapter, where it gives a historical perspective of women in medicine. The books discussed general topics on how females started in the field, the attempts people made to exclude women from being physicians, as well as the countless steps that women had to make to achieve a higher degree of education to become a physician. Marks, G., & Beatty, W....   [tags: Physician, Medicine, Medical school, Pediatrics]

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Assistant Professor Of The Department Of Medicine New York University

- ... RESEARCH AND BIBLIOGRAPHY Since Joining Mayo Clinic in 2012, Dr. Abu Dabrh showed a sustained and strong research work ethic and progression in his scholarly and research work by being involved in various high-impact practice-level projects. He collaborated with and led different evidence-based medicine projects and reports (systematic reviews and meta-analyses) for national and international societies and institutes, including the Endocrine Society, World Health Organization, Society for Vascular Surgery, American College of Chest Physicians and American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, and eventually publishing in various journals....   [tags: Medicine, Medical school, Internal medicine]

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My First Encounter With Medicine And Healthcare

- ... The lasting and most significant experience of the trip was our visit to a health care center in a rural area. The center was packed. Some people were sitting on the floor because there were not enough beds. And the beds that were there, were packed together, barely any space between patients. There was a long line of patients waiting to be seen by the only two doctors I recall seeing there. The facility didn’t look as clean and hygienic as the hospitals I’m used to in America. This experience has definitely instilled in me the need to help the less fortunate....   [tags: Medicine, Physician, Health, Health care]

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Medicine Treatment During The Nineteenth Century

- ... The program was a long term program for students who wanted to become a physician or doctor by completing the apprenticeship, lecture sessions, 3-months of dissection, a 6-month session of hospital attendance, and an education of art and science. Physicians mainly used the basic tools which were the scalpels and forceps to deal with the patients. One of the medical practices used by the physicians that helped the physicians understand and identify the disease clearer was a compound microscope invented by Zacharius Janssen, a Dutch optician....   [tags: Medicine, Physician, Pediatrics, Medical school]

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Analysis Of Creighton University School Of Medicine

- ... This observation was made on the basis of work experiences at Kaiser Permanente, University of Colorado Hospital, Centura Health and Sky Ridge Medical Center. The influx rates for people that speak Nepali are not solely from Nepal but also from Bhutan. Bhutanese refugees are of Nepali origin and speak Nepali as their primary language and these deported citizens continue to settle down in the United States as refugees. Many Nepali immigrants also continue to seek asylum because of unstable political conditions and human trafficking in Nepal....   [tags: Health care, Medicine, Health care provider]

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My Pursuit of and Passion For Medicine

- At three in the morning, the phone rang. A trembling voice relayed the news that my friend had fallen into a coma due to an inoperable brain aneurysm. A few days later, her family decided to stop life support after confirmation that she was completely brain-dead. The fact that nothing could be done for her in this day and age, despite all our technological advancements, was a great shock to me. In addition, the fact that she was younger than me made me realize how short and precious each life truly is....   [tags: Statement of Purpose]

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Admissions Essay: The Study of Medicine

- Admissions Essay: I Intend to Pursue the Study of Medicine "The best prize life offers if the chance to work hard at work worth doing."(1) This is the premise on which my academic and career aspirations are based. The goals that I have chosen are those that will benefit others and enhance my growth by requiring me to face challenges successfully. Most importantly, my goals are all things that I will love doing, and any positive goal that a person has her heart in is work worth doing. My primary academic interest is molecular biology, specifically genetics....   [tags: Medicine College Admissions Essays]

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Homoeopathy - Survey of Alternative Medicine

- Homeopathic Survey of Alternative Medicine Homeopathy is an alternative method of treatment, based on the nature's Law of Cure, or the saying 'Like Cures Like'. Discovered by a German scientist Dr. Samuel Hahnemann in 1796, and has been verified experimentally and clinically for 200 years. Homoeopathy is the revolutionary, natural medical science. Homeopathy is gentle and effective system of medicine. The remedies are prepared from natural substances to precise standards and work by stimulating the body's own healing power....   [tags: Homeopathic Medicine essays research papers]

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Free Admissions Essay - Sojourn to Medicine

- Admissions Essay - Sojourn to Medicine On the first day that I walked into the Church Nursing Home, I was unsure of what to expect. A jumble of questions ran through my mind simultaneously: Is this the right job for me. Will I be capable of aiding the elderly residents. Will I enjoy what I do. A couple of hours later, these questions were largely forgotten as I slowly cut chicken pieces and fed them to Frau Meyer. Soon afterwards, I was strolling through the garden with Herr Schmidt, listening to him tell of his tour of duty in World War II....   [tags: Medicine College Admissions Essays]

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Admissions Essay: I Wish to Study Medicine

- Admissions Essay: I Wish to Study Medicine I have not always wanted to be a physician like many people who apply to medical school; instead my decision to enter medicine has been the culmination of experience and self-discovery. When I was fifteen I was stricken with a cryptic illness. After several years of suffering and many doctors visits I was diagnosed with Systemic Lupus Erythramatosis. The Lupus diagnosis would changed my life in almost every aspect and was the beginning of the path that has led me towards medicine....   [tags: Medicine College Admissions Essays]

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Sir Frederick Grant Banting's Influence on Medicine

- Sir Frederick Grant Banting, a Canadian scientist and doctor, was born on Nov 14, 1891 in Alliston, Toronto. Banting grew up with four older siblings and his parents on a nearby farm. His middle-class family held a strong Methodist faith, which originally had taken Banting to the Faculty of Divinity at the University of Toronto. However, his love for the sciences drew him to transfer to Medicine. Banting graduated with his M.B. in 1916 while World War I raged through Europe. Although Banting’s poor eyesight prevented him from enlisting in the army, Banting served as a medical officer in the Canadian Army Medical Corps....   [tags: pancreas, diabetes, research]

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Veterinary Medicine

- Veterinary Medicine Veterinary medicine is the branch of medicine that deals with the diseases of animals. Treating pets is one of the most profitable fields in veterinary medicine. The proper vaccination of animals and the diagnosis of diseases are part of a veterinarian’s duties. The first step to a career in veterinary medicine is deciding that it is the right path for you. If you like animals, enjoy working with your hands as well as your mind, and want a challenging job with different responsibilities, veterinary medicine may be right for you....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Elizabeth Gilbert's Journey Described in Her Novel Eat, Pray, Love

- Elizabeth Gilbert is an educated, ambitious journalist who had everything an average American woman would want - a husband, a lovely home in New York and a successful career. Aside from all the pleasures she already had, Elizabeth felt consumed by panic, grief and a great deal of confusion. After going through a divorce, a debilitating depression and a another failed love, Elizabeth decided to quit her job, leave everything behind and embark on a journey to find the art of pleasure, devotion and a balance between both worldly pleasure and spiritual devotion....   [tags: Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat Pray Love]

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A Career in The Field of Veterinary Medicine

- There are many areas in the career field of veterinary medicine that there need to be more reach done. This one in particular has numerous counts of stories and little to none reach that been done in this area of field. This area of field in veterinary medicine is the study and the use of adoptive mother. This is not talking about human mothers but animal mothers. These animals that had loss their own babies or good at raising their own babies may help care of other mother’s babies that are in a real bad situation that need the help such as being abandoned or their mother has die....   [tags: animal shelter, abandoned pups]

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Nurses Are The Staple Of American Medicine

- Although most nurses do not get enough recognition in medical environments, nurses often do the same tasks as physicians. Even though becoming a doctor requires more education, nurses are the staple of American medicine. From Florence Nightingale to present day, nurses continue to build relationships and provide care for a wide variety of patients. There are differing views regarding the importance of nurses, but I believe they are just as important as physicians and can make just as much of an impact as any other medical provider....   [tags: Health care provider, Patient, Health care]

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Zoological Veterinarian and Zoological Medicine

- A unique expertise that some students choose to pursue after veterinary certification is in the field of zoological medicine. Those who pursue this line of work go on after accreditation to “serve in responsible positions as zoo and wildlife veterinarians, teachers, researchers, government officials, and administrators of other relevant programs fostering high quality medical care for non-domestic animals and are actively involved in the discovery of new knowledge in the discipline and the dissemination of this knowledge to the veterinary profession and public” (“ACZM”)....   [tags: zoo, wildlife, treating exotic animals]

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Scientific Discovery Outside Of Medicine

- ... Defining first Ralph M. Steinman’s discovery of dendritic cells as “remarkable for its implications, both for science and for him personally,” and then his fellow researchers as “the friends he made along the way,” Harmon clearly notes the human and personal aspects of medical discovery with regards to the researchers themselves. This is similar to the introduction of the same or similar elements in general scientific discovery, and has a similar effect on the discovery itself. Within both realms being discussed, the human aspect on the researchers’ side results in research and discoveries that the scientists are exceedingly engaged and invested in....   [tags: Science, Scientific method, World War II]

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A Career in Veterinary Medicine

- I am doing my research paper on being a Veterinarian. I have a strong passion for animals. I have been volunteering at an animal shelter for almost 6 years. I enjoy working with animals and also training them. I would love to pursue my career in this because it is something I can see myself doing for the rest of my life. Veterinarians diagnose animal health problems. They vaccinate against diseases. They also treat wounds and medicate suffering animals with infections. They examine animals and determine what disease or infection they might have....   [tags: veterinarian, asistant, technician]

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The Advancements Of Modern Medicine

- Thirty three pills a day, one wound vac, thirty feet of oxygen tubing, three doctor 's visits a week, one in home nurse, and one trapped grandmother. Too many things for a frail old body to take in at once and only few were really helping. The pain she went through, due to the extra treatments, was devastating to watch. She was dying and we all knew it, but doctors were just giving her more and more to keep her alive. It is a very common thing to see patients,like my grandmother, hooked to all kinds of things or taking many different unnecessary medications near the end of their life....   [tags: Physician, Patient, Death, Doctor]

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Medicine in The Elizabethan Era

- Did you know there was a time where infectious diseases like the common cold could kill you and your family. This was the elizabethan era probably the last time where sickness became the “grimm reaper” before modern medical advancements. With infectious diseases spreading and killing so many people doctors became desperate. Because these doctors knew very little about medicine, they were completely willing to try experimental treatments on their patients (Alchin). Sadly just about anybody with an infectious disease died....   [tags: the four elements, church, care]

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Sample Resume : Dental Medicine

- ... Mentioning my past difficulties with language helped the students to be more comfortable and confident with their English, and despite the language barriers between us, we were able to share our mutual interests in music, food, and travel. I learned the importance of empathy in building trust, which is also vital to forming patient-dentist relationships. Additionally, volunteering at the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley has been a great opportunity to share my love of science with visitors....   [tags: Dentistry, Oral and maxillofacial surgery]

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What is Sports Medicine?

- What is Sports Medicine. Well the word says it all; sports medicine is the study and practice of medicine related to the science of sports in the areas of diagnosing and treating sports injuries, injury prevention, and athletic training that includes workouts or exercises and nutrition. In other words, sports medicine is a field of medicine that concentrates exclusively on the injuries resulting from sports such as football, baseball, basketball, and other sports. There are many different kinds of sports injuries; therefore there have to be several kinds of orthopedics or specialists to treat patients according to their injuries....   [tags: science, diagnosis, sport injuries]

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Pursuing Medicine in America

- Largely Personal Born to a middle class family, in a village located some two hundred miles away from the capital city and deep in the mountains, a family that was otherwise totally dependent on farming for survival, the dream of acquiring a good education was but a farfetched d...   [tags: Passing Medical School]

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My Desire to Help the Poor Through My Study of Medicine

- ... Throughout my educational experience, I have learned that dedication is required to accomplish set goals, compassion is required for understanding other people, and motivation is required for longevity of goals. Through these characteristics, I hope to become a good doctor who is not only an extraordinary physician, but also a compassionate one to help those in need. I pledge to attain these characteristics and stay motivated even after I complete my medical school to achieve my goals. My family is my major support system, a big package of love, motivation, inspiration, dedication, and patience....   [tags: poverty, education, compassion]

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Family Medicine

- In 1970's Cleveland, two entities were on the rise "The Clinic" (legally distinct from the Cleveland Clinic) and La Cosa Nostra (Italian organized crime). An aspiring 29 year old surgeon named Dane Cecchi from Cuyahoga Heights saves the life of brutal crime lord John Scalish after a shoot out with a rival gang. Dane is "persuaded" via blackmail into service for the Mayfield Road Mob also known as the Lakeview Road Gang part of the Licavoli crime family. Danes mother and father live in rural Ohio....   [tags: Television]

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Florence Nightingale And The Death Of Western Medicine

- ... Say to me 'follow the dictates of that Spirit within Thee. ' Oh my beloved people, that spirit shall never lead me to say things unworthy of me who is yours in love—Give me your blessing.”(Nightingale, Florence, and Michael D. Calabria) With her social connections she was able to obtain a job as the superintendent of Institution for Sick Gentlewomen (governesses) in Distressed Circumstances, in London, in 1853(Encyclopædia Britannica). In March of 1854 everything changed for Florence, Sidney Herbert was at the War Office when the Crimean War broke out....   [tags: Florence Nightingale, Nursing, Crimean War]

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Can Music Really be Used as Medicine?

- Can Music Really be Used as Medicine. It is very blatant to see that music is a powerful recreational force that has united people for centuries. No matter where you are in the world music can be found, whether it’s the newest pop hit on the radio or a tribal song created with two hands and a drum. In other words, music is something that lives and breathes in our culture. What many do not realize is that we should be taking advantage of all the wonderful things music can provide for us. The capability of music to treat one another has been used throughout time in many different parts of the world (Brooks)....   [tags: physical benefits, human body]

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Love in the Time of Cholera

- Written by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the novel Love in the Time of Cholera deals with a passionate man's unfulfilled love and his quest of more than 50 years to win the heart of his true love. It's without question one of the most emotional depictions of love, but what separates it from similar novels is its suggestion that lovesickness is a literal disease, a plague comparable to cholera. The novel's main character is Florentino Ariza, an obsessive young man who falls madly in love with a young girl named Fermina Daza....   [tags: American Literature]

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Film Review of Medicine Man

- Film Review of Medicine Man This movie brings together many different character personalities. But in the end this happens to work out in a good way. The doctor, being Dr. Campbell, was a really smart man that came to the jungle and joined the tribe. While being there for awhile he was known as the new nickname. Why. Because he gave a child Alka Seltzer and made him fell better. The other medicine man was not very happy with Dr. Campbell because that was his own position that he took as the real medicine man....   [tags: Papers]

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Margaret Sanger's Influence of the Field of Modern Medicine

- A phenominal woman named Margaret Sanger contributed significantly to the feministic revolution that took place in the 1920s. Her legacy of making the right to use birth control legal for women is an example in history for the foundation of the equal rights battle .Margaret Sanger believed that by giving control back to women over they sexuality lives, those women's confidence that they lives only revolved around pregnancy will be restored .She has become an influencial icon to women all around the world who enjoy the security of birth control that gives them the security in their sexuality on a daily basis.In this paper I would like to explore the life of Margaret and how she has impacted...   [tags: nursing, abortions, contraception]

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Pediatric Medicine Is a World of Different Children's Diseases

- ... There are so many challenges that come with this career. One of them being everyday problems, like trying to figure out whats wrong, how you can help, and what you prescribe them, to make them feel better. If you prescribe them something they are allergic to, it could most likely kill them. Even in order to become a pediatrician you have to go through so many years of schooling and learning facts. This takes very much work and you need to really want to be in pediatrics to go through so much schooling....   [tags: patients, schooling, emergency]

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Vaccines And Its Effects On The World Of Modern Medicine

- The process of immunization has recently developed into one of the most controversial topics within the world of modern medicine. Ever since Edward Jenner introduced the smallpox vaccine in 1798, the world has held suspicion of this process. The idea of injecting healthy individuals with foreign substances, which could potentially harm us, appears to defy common sense. Although we see movements of parents rejecting vaccines, it is not by any means a new issue. Through the history of the vaccine we can see that this process has lowered the infection rates of numerous illnesses, but the controversy still remains as to whether the risk of the side effects outweigh the risks of contracting t...   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine, Immune system]

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The Educational Mission Of The Wake Forest School Of Medicine

- 1. The Committee on Admissions values diversity as an important factor in the educational mission of the Wake Forest School of Medicine. How will you contribute to the diversity of your medical school class and to the medical community in general. (400 words or less). I believe that my world travels and experiences will help me offer unique and diverse insight to the medical community. For eight years, I annually toured internationally with the Philadelphia Boys Choir and shared music with people of all ages and backgrounds....   [tags: Mental disorder, Psychiatry, Schizophrenia]

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What is love?

- The word Love may mean many things to different people. For some it can be dangerous and complex, whereas for others it can be simple, yet fulfilling. Many have also attempted to prove the meaning of love, some successful, others not. In the poems A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning by John Donne and Sonnet 147 by William Shakespeare, both authors view love from opposite spectrums. They both attempt to argue what the meaning of love really is. They do this, by using imagery and symbols, and by writing in extended metaphors....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Shakespeare]

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A Internship On Adult Nephrology

- In the summer of 2014, I was one of twelve students from around the country selected for a premedical internship that focused on adult nephrology. During this internship, I observed physicians at Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital in San Antonio, TX. The internship reaffirmed my desire to become a physician and provided me with several reasons that this is the correct career path for me. When I arrived, I was eager to spend my summer observing as many surgeries as I could. I thought that my time spent in the OR would be my favorite part about my internship....   [tags: Physician, Medicine, Internal medicine]

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Medicine River

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- TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE Traditional Chinese medicine has a history of thousands of years. Its use spread throughout the Han society, with different treatment systems developed for the noble, peasant, worker and merchant classes .Chinese medicine," often called "Oriental medicine" or "traditional Chinese medicine (TCM)," encompasses a vast array of folk medical practices based on mysticism. in traditional Chinese medicine is that disease is due to an internal imbalance of Yin and Yang; therefore disease can be treated by correcting the Yin Yang imbalance, thereby returning the body to a healthy state....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Whats Love Got To Do With It; Everything!

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Living Well In the Life of a Pharmacist

- When elementary teachers ask their pupils what they want to be when they grow up, they expect to get answers such as: astronaut, firefighter, or teacher. I was obviously not your typical ten year old. I wanted to become someone who helped sick people feel better. I was stuck between a doctor and a pharmacist. Because I do not do well with blood, I chose to become a pharmacist. Sure a pharmacist was not as “cool” as an astronaut, but I had a great reason on why I wanted to become a pill pusher. When I was eight years old my mother passed away from a liver disease....   [tags: Medicine]

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Not Enough Time for Love

- The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare is a tragic story of two “star-crossed lovers” (prologue) fighting against time and their families for their love. This story is a prime example of what young couples should not do which is, fall in love to fast. Romeo and Juliet knew each other for less than a week when they fell in love and got married. Shakespeare used many instances of time and haste during this story. “The opening scene of the play establishes the pace at which tragic fate will unfold.” (Driver, 488)....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Shakespeare]

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Falling in Love in Twilight

- Everyone dreams of falling in love one day. They dream of that perfect soul mate who was put on this earth to love no one but them. To share a love with such intensity that the mere absence from each other can stop the air from penetrating their lungs. A man who will not only die for her but die with her as well. To share a love completely absent of doubt. A love that one only reads about. That special, once in a lifetime love that others have not only told her was non-existent, but no other has ever experienced....   [tags: Twilight, romance, relationships, ]

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My Love for Learning

- ... These programs negatively affected my confidence in school and alienated me from my classmates, as a result I lost interest in the subjects I was learning. I had a sense of shame and a sense of difference. Although I was doing poorly in school, my parents helped me realize how important education is and how much freedom and opportunity education would grant me. They would tell me stories about their life in the former Soviet Union and how hard it was for them to persevere in the communist regime....   [tags: personal reflections of an immigrant]

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The Yellow Wall Paper : We Learn Time Changes Medicine And Practice

- In the Story The Yellow Wall Paper, we learn time changes medicine and practice and the knowledge we have today is much more different then back then. Mental health affects many people today in our society that would have been misdiagnosed in past history. A term such as nervous disorder is what the husband/doctor of the narrator uses to try to explain the reasoning behind her experiences with paranormal hallucinations. Many people believed in the past that the narrator was possessed by ghosts but really now we see her as being possessed b her own unhealthy mind....   [tags: Psychology, Bipolar disorder, Mind, Mania]

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Personal Statement : A Mother 's Love

- A Mother’s Love As the contractions began to grip my stomach, I realized that my life would forever be changed. Knowing the old me had to die in order for me to become a new me. After being abandon at the age of five, I grew up feeling lonely and unloved. I was filled with so much anger, malice, hurt and unforgiveness that I held against others. I didn’t have the luxury of living in a stable environment, because growing up I was always living from home to home....   [tags: Anxiety, Emotion, English-language films, Pain]

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Personal Narrative : A Mother 's Love

- ... These pains was so painful it was as though a war was taken place inside of my uterus. I was in the deliver bed with a daze, going in and out of pain. All I could think about was that I wanted the pain to stop. It was almost as if the doctors knew what I was thinking, because come in these two doctors with this gigantic needle I mean the needle was so big It looked as though they was about to stick me with a knife. As the needle went it and that cold feeling started to run up and down my back the contractions began to feel less painful....   [tags: Anxiety, Emotion, English-language films, Pain]

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A Father 's Love : Unconditional Or Distant?

- ... I hated living in Byhalia, but by being the vivacious and fashionable five year old that I was, I tried to make the best of a sour lemon of the situation by pouring some sugar into it. Since my father was a trucker for a major company, he would be gone away from home on weeks, sometimes months on end and the household responsibilities would shift from him to me (my mother would immediately be induced in a Valium and wine induced numbness). I would take care of me and my twin brother Marshall, do the laundry and make sure that everything was in tip-top shape....   [tags: Family, Parent, Mother, Father]

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Detached Between Life and Emotional Love

- Andrew Largeman in the Garden State, written and directed by Zach Braff, is a movie in which we see a main character who is detached from life. We watch as Andrew Largeman grows in his level of emotional capabilities, starting out seemingly unable to feel emotion of any kind due to being highly meditated by his psychiatrist father, and ending in falling in love with Sam a girl he meets along the way. He seems to have a detachment from life based on the fact that the opening scene depicts airplane crash where he is calm and relaxed and shows no fear....   [tags: garden state, andrew largeman, feelings]

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Elizabeth Gilbert's Eat, Pray, Love

- Frankfurt explains that what is essential to the self are the desires and cares that the self identifies with. In order for a self to transform then it must change its desires or cares therefore self transformation is possible through the modification of which it desires or cares for. Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat Pray Love, claims to have transformed herself throughout the three years that the novel takes place, but did she actually transform herself. Elizabeth Gilbert was born in Waterbury, Connecticut July 18th, 1969, and grew up on a small farm....   [tags: an autobiographical account, story analysis]

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The Nurse Answered The Phone Call

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My Experience At Hackensack University Medical Center

- Ever since I can remember I have wanted to be a doctor. This summer, through Yeshiva University, I had the unique opportunity of participating in the Summer Internship Program at Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, New Jersey. Over the course of four weeks, along with three other students, we observed and communicated with esteemed physicians and staff from a full range of medical specialties. Endoscopies, imaging techniques, ER, surgery, pathology labs and ICU’s – were among the many areas of medicine we got to discover and learn about first-hand....   [tags: Physician, Medicine, Specialty, Surgery]

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Symptoms And Treatment Of Stroke Patients

- One quiet morning, a week before high school graduation, my mother screamed my name. Something about her tone scared me, so I ran to see what the matter was. My grandfather had slid off the bed and defecated in his clothes. She thought his bowel movement was an accident and wanted me to help her get my grandfather in the shower. As I knelt to help her, I noticed the asymmetry in his face and recalled a stroke pamphlet in the doctor’s office, so I asked him to move his arms. He raised his right arm on cue, but could not move his left....   [tags: Physician, Patient, Cancer, Medicine]

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Personal Statement : Animal Science

- Personal Statement Growing up in rural Texas, you have to learn to care for the things that are important to you. There really is not much to entertain yourself with so many adolescents become vulnerable to trouble. Luckily for me, I grew up with the responsibilities that came with growing up on a farm. I had things to care for on a daily basis and for the longest time, the things I cared for most were animals. I exhibited livestock in my youth and this is where I spent the majority of my time....   [tags: Medicine, Health care, Physician]

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How Dahl Uses Humor in his Books Boy and Georges Marvellous Medicine to Manipulate the Reader's Perception of Events that Occur

- ... Some believed that Dahl created these adult creatures based on his own childhood experience with elder people (Meredith et al., 2013). In George’s Marvellous Medicine Dahl makes use of different kinds of figures of speech to create humour. In fact the whole book is full of it. These are used to create certain pictures in die mind of the reader as well as colour and awareness to wake up the readers’ imagination (Figures of speech, 2014). There are not a lot of metaphors in the book but when Dahl makes use of it he does is devastatingly effective....   [tags: children's books, story analysis]

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Why I Am A Doctor

- Born in a family of engineers where my grandfather dedicated his entire life to establish an engineering empire, it was expected of me to become an engineer. My parents were astonished when I expressed my desire to become a doctor. It all began 18 years ago, on a cold winter night, when an old woman came up to my father and me, asking us for money to buy food. As a 6 years old girl with a sheltered life, I was taken aback with the woman’s appearance – shabby clothes, disfigured hands and multiple open wounds....   [tags: Medicine, Physician, Medical school]

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Why I Am A Doctor

- Doctors are generally known to diagnose, treat, and advise patients with illnesses, diseases, or injuries. Ever since the young age of three, I have always wanted to be a doctor. My mom told me I walked up to people and told them to call me Doctor Miracle because I was going to have a shiny white coat and a stethoscope, and treat every sick person I saw. I enjoyed watching health related programs and would ask my parents to buy me medical-related books and toys. As I progressed in school and maturity, my love for medicine further blossomed....   [tags: Physician, Medicine, Medical school]

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The Darling: Exploring Olga's Love

- In The Darling, Anton Chekhov tells the story of Olga Semyonovna, a woman who is empty without love in her life. Olga is widowed twice, takes a lover who leaves her, and eventually focuses on her old lover's child as the object of her obsession. In all these relationships, she takes on the ideas and emotions of her companion. She smothers the boy, Sasha, with so much attention that he cries out in his sleep. Olga's capacity to love is infinite, but that love is a parasitical and debilitating one....   [tags: European Literature]

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Fighting For Our Love Ones

- In today’s world, most families have a love one struggling to live with cancer, HIV, glaucoma, or multiple sclerosis. Most of us, here in the United States, have watched a love one endure the pain of chemotherapy, uncontrollable muscle spasms, or blindness. Our love ones not only suffer physical pain, but mental anguish as well. Our dying loves ones are at war with our Federal Government. They are fighting for a chance at a better quality of life. They are fighting for the legalization of marijuana for medical use....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Love and Healing in A Worn Path, by Eudora Welty

- The story “A Worn Path” by Eudora Welty tells the narrative of Phoenix Jackson, an extremely aged African American woman who lived in the Mississippi. Phoenix lives in a quiet rural area with her one and only grandson, whom she cares for. Two years ago her grandson swallowed lye and his throat has yet to heal. This torment sends dear old Phoenix out to the country into town to see the doctor to inquire about getting some more soothing medicine to help the healing process. During this particular journey, she encounters many stumbling blocks, real-life hardships, temptations, lies, aggressions and racism....   [tags: Slavery, Racism]

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I Love Softball So I am a Coach

- I am a high school softball coach and a high school social studies teacher. The reason why I am coaching softball is because I love softball and would like to teach other people about the sport I love. One day I would like to see the girls I coach love softball as much as I do. Softball is not the only sport, but it is a part of my life and it is the game that I love. The reason why I would like to teach social studies is because social; studies is my favorite subject and I would like to teach my student how many people risked their lives and died forming our country....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Paul Monette's Love Alone

- Paul Monette's Love Alone Loss. Grief. Mourning. Anger. Disbelief. Emotions are in abundance when a loved one passes away. People need to find a way to cope with the situations and often need to express themselves by writing their feelings down in order to get them out. This is exactly what Paul Monette does in his book of poetry title “Love Alone” in remembrance of his companion Rog. Through writing his poetry Monette describes his emotions and the events that occurred during Rog’s battle with AIDS....   [tags: Poetry Poem Poet Essays]

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Career Path For Becoming A Veterinarian

- ¬¬¬Running Head: CAREER PATH My Career Path to Become a Veterinarian Betsy Berenback-Gold Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Assignment #4 for Biology Orientation Seminar (BIOL 1004) Dr. Jack Evans, Instructor 10/16/14 Wanting to become a veterinarian was not a childhood aspiration that I spent hours dreaming about becoming. In reality, I fell upon loving this occupation based on an accident. In eighth grade, I was required to shadow a professional for a day....   [tags: Veterinary medicine, Veterinarian, Medicine]

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What Path Way Best Fits Me

- ... Medical examiners hold medical degrees and receive their positions by appointment, where as coroners do not have to have medical degrees and act as elected official to proceed with the job at hand. A Medical examiner (ME) is the person in charge of the forensic investigation of a death that has occurred in his or her area of jurisdiction. He or she has a number of tasks to carry out, chief of which is the determination of the cause and manner of the death through performing an autopsy. The medical examiner also takes charge of the analysis of evidence, works with the police investigating the scene of the crime, and presents evidence in court....   [tags: Veterinary medicine, Medicine, Veterinarian]

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