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Medical Career For A Medical Assistant

- Is Medical Assisting a great job for me in the future world. Medical assisting is a job that you help people with. This job includes things like taking blood samples, giving shots, check-ups, etc. Any interests I have had within this career is that you help others, prescribe medicine if they are in need, being prompt and taking care of others. Related talents to this career that I have is enjoying helping people, experiencing blood, doing regular check-ups etc. I have selected medical assisting as a career because its easy/ great training in under a year, employment growth, and flexible schedule....   [tags: Health care, Medical assistant, Medicine]

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The Medical Transcriptionist and Medical Record Privacy

- In today’s age of electronics and gadgets it is harder than ever to keep medical records private especially when you work from home. It is very important that medical transcriptionists take care of the information they work with as top secret, and guard it from anyone not permitted to have this information. We cannot talk about our day at work like most people, we cannot even share amusing stories at a dinner party or at girls night out. As a medical transcriptionist, it is very important that we keep a high level of ethics for both professional and legal reasons....   [tags: Medical Ethics ]

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Medical Marijuana: A not so new form of medical treatment

- Marijuana usage for the purpose of medical treatment has been a debated issue in many states and Countries around the world. The United Kingdom and Canada have both adopted laws that are directed at protecting patients and doctors from prosecution due to possession and usage of marijuana for medical purposes. Australia has passed laws, but has not put them into effect, and the United States has not made any allowances, leaving marijuana in the same category with other illegal drugs and allowing for prosecution if a person is found to be growing, possessing or using marijuana, regardless of the reasons....   [tags: Medical Marijuana]

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A Medical Revolution

- In the spring of 1918, the first wave of one of the deadliest influenza pandemics began plaguing its victims (Peters, ix). Over the span of three lethal waves, the pandemic claimed approximately forty million victims, eradicating nearly twenty percent of the entire world’s population, or about one out of five individuals (Peters, ix). To make matters more dire, the ill-suited medical community was exceptionally unprepared for such a wide-scale pandemic: Doctors had very basic tools, knew little about diseases, and had no experience with vaccinations or prevention (Peters, 1-5; “The 1920s: Medicine and Health: Overview”, n.p.)....   [tags: Medical History ]

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The Evolution of Law of Medical Negligence

- That the negligence is a relatively new legal concept is evident in that it was in 1883 when the foundation of negligence law was laid in Heaven v Pender (1,2), and only as late as in 1932 were all of its essential components came into definitive and widely acceptable shape in decision of the famous case of Donoghue v Stevenson (2, 3). Ever since then, the legal responsibilities embedded in and the scope and categories of negligence have been so constantly evolving and being expanded, that it is hardly to be overlooked that its relevancy and application to medical malpractice have assumed a significant role in modern medico-legal issues and centred on the debate....   [tags: Medical Negligence]

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What is a Medical Library?

- The question arises what is a medical library. When the students are going to college for the first time, they are choosing to learn about becoming a Licensed Practice Nurse, Register Nurse, Physicians in all fields of medicine. During the course material the students are using in college, will show and teach them what a medical library is. With the website of National Library of medicine has article on bibliographic data for journal writing, book, the library has audio visuals aid. Then the library has computer software, electronic resources and other valuable information on any medical field the students needs....   [tags: Medical Technology]

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A Look Into the Medical Profession

- 1. Introduction I’m interested in becoming a doctor. I’m not sure what type of doctor, but I hope that this project will help me decide. 2. The History and Development of Medicine There were many developments in ancient medicine due to the fact that people get injured and get diseases. In prehistoric times, people used herbs as healing agents. When tribes were formed and the caste system enacted, there were shamans or apothecaries who were the healers. In 700 B.C., there was a medical school in Cnidus that is the first known Greek medical school that started the idea of observing patients....   [tags: Medical Field]

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Technology in the Modern Medical Office

- A small medical office of four doctors and support staff decides they want to set up a wireless LAN to let them to take their laptops with them from room to room for real-time data entry on patient records. The doctors know they need to comply with HIPPA controls over patient records and are concerned that a Wi-Fi LAN could compromise security. The intent of this paper is to offer advice to the medical office manager about the implementation of a Wi-Fi access point for their network. I will cover the elements needed within a policy, and the development of a high-level standard that will address the considerations for implementing Wi-Fi under HIPPA security rule constraints....   [tags: Medical Technology]

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Exploring Medical Coding and Billing

- Exploring Medical Coding and Billing When I was younger I use to pretend to be a doctor or nurse. It was always fun to go around and check to see who had a heart beat, who was bleeding, and who was hurt. I knew that I wanted a career in the medical field, but was unsure if I really wanted to be a doctor or a nurse. I thought the only career was to be a doctor or nurse. Of course, the medical profession is larger than that. It includes office staff, EMT’s, nurses, physician assistants, and several other kinds of physicians....   [tags: Medical Technology ]

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The Role of Medical Anthropology

- This paper seeks to show the inter-relationship of bio- medical professionals such as doctors and nurses in comparison with medical anthropologists and try to show their relevancy in the healthcare system and their collaboration in inter-professionalism. Medical anthropology is an advancing sub-discipline of anthropology. Medical anthropology is intended to provide a framework, which should enable students to identify and analyze social, cultural, behavioural and environmental factors in relation to health and disease/illness in any given society....   [tags: Medical Anthropology]

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The Usage Of Medical Terminology

- When using Medical Terminology always start with breaking your words down before putting it back together again. First start with your prefix, find your root/ combining form and end with your suffix. Once you put the term back together you’ll have the meaning and the definition of your term. The prefix is always at the beginning of the medical term. The root/ combining form is always in the middle of the term. When pronouncing the term see how many roots it has. It could have up to three roots depending on how the term is spelled out....   [tags: Medicine, Medical terminology, Medical terms]

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Electronic Medical Records and Charting

- Electronic Medical Records and Charting Today’s healthcare is changing, and more hospitals are commencing to go paperless using computers for both medical records and charting. Computers are widely accepted, in personal and professional settings. It is an essential requirement for computer literacy. Numerous advances in technology during the past decade require that nurses not only be knowledgeable in nursing skills but also to become educated in computer technology. While electronic medical records (EMR’s) and charting can be an effective time management tool, some questions have been asked on how exactly this will impact the role and process of nursing, and the ultimate effects on patie...   [tags: Medical Technology ]

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Medical Ethics in Drug Trials

- Medical Ethics in Drug Trials Thousands of people voluntarily enroll in clinical drug trials every year. They are putting their health and safety at risk by participating in a drug trial. One would think they would be doing this to promote medical advancement, but in all actuality, it is for the high dollar amounts they receive for compensation. People that frequently enroll in drug trials are often called “guinea pigs.” The monetary amount people are paid can go as high seventy-five hundred dollars....   [tags: Medical Ethics ]

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Medical Malpractice and Tort Systems

- Health care organizations, particularly hospitals, currently face numerous legal issues, several of which will be examined in this paper. The first issue to be examined is medical malpractice and the tort system. The medical malpractice and tort system makes up one of the major legal issues encountered by hospitals and health systems. Showalter (2012) states that with the decline of charitable immunity in the 1970s, healthcare was one of the areas impacted by personal injury law and was held liable for negligent acts....   [tags: Medical Ethics ]

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The Benefits of Medical Marijuana

- Haven’t you always been fascinated that something our government restricts and makes illegal could in fact save and help many people who suffer and are in need of help for medical reasons such as cancer patients, aids patients, and those who suffer from depression. How can something be illegal if it helps 7.6 million people who approximately die just from cancer on a yearly basis’s. 23.5 million Americans that are affected from an auto immune disease. Auto immune disease’s is when the body starts to destroy itself; it’s also the leading cause of death as well as disability....   [tags: Medical Marijuana ]

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My Experience Working as a Medical Student in Selayang Hospital, Malaysia

- My decision to do elective in my country, Malaysia during last summer is indeed a wise choice. In addition, I need to go back to Malaysian to serve the government for ten years after I graduated. This elective has opened my eyes and give me a flavour about Malaysia’s health system in general and what to expect about the local working environment. Aims The main aim of the elective is to find the differences between Malaysia’s and British health systems particularly in terms of public health, patient education, health staff, health service that could be offered to the multicultural population both in the urban and rural area....   [tags: medical]

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De-regulate the Medical Profession

- De-regulate the medical profession. The government has to many regulations on who can do what in medicine. Someone who is a 3rd year medical student can perform surgery and medical task and a nurse with 30 years of experience can’t. We live in a county with more than 300 million people and only have 600,000 doctors, that’s 500 patients for every doctor. There are many potential students who can make it through medical school but cannot afford it, or a family crisis. Over 95% of forms are rejected and its true we want the most proficient team of medical students but in a health care crisis like we have we have to take our chances....   [tags: medical profession, ]

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Medical Marijuana: Weed Warfare

- Medical Marijuana: Weed Warfare As I sat listening silently outside the hospital room, there lay an elderly man, clad in his hospital gown, crying in pain as he battles his severe kidney cancer. His daughter nervously paces around the room, as she is faced with a decision of whether to go with the doctor’s choice of giving her father the prescription of medical marijuana for treatment. The doctor enters the room, asking for the decision, so he can start treatment. The daughter struggling with the decision between using a substance abusing drug to help lessen her father’s pain, or request some other potent drugs with harmful side effects....   [tags: Medical Marijuana]

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Companies and Technology in the Medical Field

- In United States medical care, the instrumentation and supply industry forms a focal unit in ensuring that the field is well equipped to deal with the ever growing medical requirements for both, the people living in and out of the country. Medical device companies produce a massive amount of products used for diagnosing and treating ailments. These incorporate surgical and professional medical instruments, electromedical, and also electrotherapeutic apparatuses, precise appliances and materials, ophthalmic goods, and clinical equipment (Scannell 2004)....   [tags: medical care, accuracy inc, medical devices ]

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Novatek Medical Data Systems

- Novatek Medical Data Systems Executive Summary Novatek Medical Data Systems is a leading provider of state of the art solutions to healthcare facilities helping save patient lives and providing a better working environment. It meets healthcare technology challenges in Patient management, Cognitive Assessment, Ambulance Trauma management, Anesthesiology, Disease Control, Clinical Assay management, Organ Donors and Tissue management. Novatek applications substantially improve patient care, enhance healthcare processes, while drastically decreasing the costs....   [tags: Medical Science]

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Benefits of Medical Marijuana

- Legalizing Marijuana Marijuana is a very controversial and obtrusive issue in our society today. Although many have made malicious remarks about it in the past, and even still in the present, the truth and beneficial facts of marijuana are finally resurfacing. Unfortunately, our society has become a very critical crowd towards the legalization of marijuana due to the stereotypical view of the kind of people who are considered “pot smokers”. This contorted perception of a lazy and unmotivated America is the logic behind keeping marijuana unattainable to our citizens....   [tags: Medical Marijuana]

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Advances in Medical Science

- New long-term painkiller: The scientists are working on a new painkiller, which will be very useful in daily life for everyone. It is a painkiller which will work for almost a week. It is discovered by the combination of saxitoxin with liposomes. Saxitoxin blocks sodium ion channels on the nerve cells and can prevent the transmission of action potentials. Liposomes are some particles that dissolve real slowly which helps the distribution of drug slowly so that its effect can last long. The news caught my eye because; if this painkiller comes in the market it will be revolutionary development in medical science....   [tags: Medical Science]

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Medical Marijuana Is Not Covered By Medicaid

- Information provided by the state on sources for medical marijuana: Patients are not allowed to grow their own marijuana. On Mar. 21, 2011, the New Jersey DOH announced the locations of six nonprofit alternative treatment centers (ATCs) (100 KB) from which medical marijuana may be obtained. Medical marijuana is not covered by Medicaid. In 2014, the American Academy of Neurology reviewed all available findings levering the use of marijuana to treat brain diseases. The result was that the scientific evidence is weak that cannabis in any form serves as medicinal for curing or alleviating neurological disorders....   [tags: Medical cannabis, Cannabis, Medicine]

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The Sociology Of Medicine And The Medical Model

- ... In this case, a critical application of dualism is highly useful as it highlights the typically unquestioned male-female binary in a way that supports arguments contesting the necessity of permanent medical intervention in an attempt to ‘correct’ what can be considered normal genital variation in order to fit a dualistic conception of sex. In challenging these types of binaries or even by drawing attention to their socially constructed or arbitrary nature, dualism may be effectively used in arguments against medical objectivity, forms or processes of diagnosis, or justifications for medical intervention....   [tags: Sociology, Medicine, Medical sociology]

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The Use of Marijuana for Medical Purposes

- The use of medical marijuana (slang: Acapulco gold, ace, bhang, cannabis, hash, dope, ganja, grass, weed, hashish oil, hemp, home-grown, honey oil, indica, Jamaican roach, sativa, sinse, sinsemilla, tea, weed oil) has a been a major topic of debate for countless years. People all around the United States have seen propaganda of some sort regarding the legalization of marijuana. For example, with the ongoing discussion of legalization throughout the states, it’s abruptly mentioned in the news, everyday conversations, school topics for debate, and within stories of social media....   [tags: medical conditions, treatment]

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The And Emotional Challenges Of The Medical Field

- ... I will strive to pursue a career in the healthcare field.I want to make in people 's lives on a daily basis. I am passionate in learning more about how the human body works. I want to resolve the problems that we may be faced with and work to solve them as my duty to humanity. Having the ability to carry out procedures that are both interesting and have the ability to make a positive impact on a person 's health is something that is both intriguing and fulfilling. The human body is a work of art, and we are each gifted with our own masterpiece....   [tags: Medicine, Medical school, Physician]

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Medical Marijuana Should Not Be Legal

- ... It has been proven that Marijuana is healthier than cigarettes and alcohol, which are both legal in every state in the United States (Noonan). The Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in Marijuana might even be able to help slow down Dementia and Alzheimer 's. There are special ingredients in Marijuana called cannabinoids. All around the United States there are government funded studies one these cannabinoids of it slowing down the growth of tumors and killing cancer cells (Rappold). These ingredients can help protect the brain from damage....   [tags: Cannabis, Tetrahydrocannabinol, Medical cannabis]

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The Current Status of Medical Marijuana

- In the year 2008, Michigan voted in the use of marijuana for medical purposes. I will be exploring two papers, the first is Prohibition Works: Keeping Marijuana Illegal, the second is Legalization of Marijuana. In the paper Prohibition Works the author discusses numerous reasons marijuana should be kept illegal, and the second paper Legalization of Marijuana the author makes many valid points on why marijuana should be legalized for medical use. Michigan now joins 15 other states that have passed laws for consumption of marijuana for medical purposes....   [tags: Medical Marijuana Essays]

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The Case At The Memorial Medical Center

- According to the information from Sheri Fink’s New York Times article, in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the Memorial Medical Center was running low on resources with care administered by exhausted doctors and nurses. In the sustained process of waiting for help and evacuations, Anna Pou, Ewing Cook, and the other doctors at the Memorial Medical Center made the controversial decision to inject several patients with drugs, which, at extraordinary high doses, are known to lead to death. In this situation, the patients who were in question were those who doctors designated as very ill and had the lowest chance for survival....   [tags: Euthanasia, Medical ethics, Death]

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The Medical Field: Crimes by Physicians

- Introduction Laws are important in the society for they govern individuals to live in peace and harmony with other individuals. Laws not only control and regulate the behavior of people, but also guide how various professions conduct carry out their duties tasks. Coupled with these is the code of ethics in different professions that guide them on how to conduct themselves on various issues. This paper will attempt to analyze some of the matters that pertain to criminal activities by doctors and as well how some of the criminal activities are dealt with by various state medical boards....   [tags: medical procedures, hiv positive]

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The Journal Of The American Medical Association

- “It’s Over, Debbie” an article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, written by an anonymous person, sparks a heated debate concerning the nature of euthanasia. The article is written from the perspective of gynecology resident’s. After analyzing the patient’s condition, he gives her a twenty milligram dose of morphine sulfate. This amount of dose is not concerned lethal; however, given the patient’s underweight body and medical condition was enough to kill her. The problem arises in determining whether this was active or passive euthanasia....   [tags: Euthanasia, Death, Medical ethics]

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Taking a Look at Medical Anthropology

- Medical anthropology addresses the symbolic, narrative, and ethical dimension of healing, medicine and medical technology in many different ways. One way they address these dimensions is by exploring how local and international communities view wellness, illness, disease and healing through different perspectives. Their goal is to examine how communities are able to function individually as well as look for themes within the structure and systems of different communities between various cultures....   [tags: medical treatment within a community]

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Medical Errors in Healthcare System

- Background It is shocking to know that every year 98000 patients die from medical errors that can be prevented(Kohn, L. T., Corrigan, J. M., & Donaldson, M. S. (Eds.), 2000). Medical errors are not a new issue in our healthcare system; these have been around for a long time. Hospitals have been trying to improve quality care and patients safety by implementing different strategies to prevent and reduce medical errors for past thirty years. Medical errors are the third leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer in America (Allen, 2013)....   [tags: Medical Errors Essays]

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Euthanasia And The American Medical Association

- ... Euthanasia causes problems because it is currently illegal. Many issues arise when euthanasia is talked about due to it being illegal. Leanne Mason, a nurse that gets faced with the problem of euthanasia often, responded to an article about a euthanasia debate. “While the “actual practice of euthanasia” may “only affect a small percentage”, the issue of death and the manner of dying concerns us all, and the issue of euthanasia is very relevant to nurses” (Mason, 2014). Some people like the idea of euthanasia instead of a slow, painful death, but it is a problem because it is illegal....   [tags: Euthanasia, Death, Medical ethics]

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Medical Marijuana Should Be Legal

- Imagine owning a resource that can relieve one’s trouble. This resource can provide help to individuals who need it and much more. Although this resource can provide a solution for many problems, imagine the state of Florida continually prohibiting citizens from using it. Medical marijuana establishes itself as that neglected resource. Medical marijuana continually demonstrates itself as a necessary alternative to the drugs supplied by pharmaceutical companies. Why let someone constantly suffer....   [tags: Cannabis, Tetrahydrocannabinol, Medical cannabis]

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The American Medical Student Association

- ... In 1971 SNMA became independent of the National Medical Association. In 2000, the organization obtained its first significant federal contract with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The organization, which is primarily run by students is now thriving more than anyone anticipated. It has moved to a larger facility in DC and is continuously growing both in members, and staff, and programs being offered. One of SNMA’s most well-known events is the National Leadership Institute (NLI)....   [tags: Medicine, Medical school, Physician]

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The Ethical Roles of the Government in Medical Practice

- The ethical roles of the government as it pertains to the rights of medical practice are a slippery slope. One may argue “How can the government make decisions based solely upon the best interest of itself”. With this being focused mostly in regards to it’s stances on abortion and the rights of doctors to make ethical and moral decisions on whether or not they want to practice abortions in their clinic. While bearing in mind ethical values relating to medical practices, the role of conscience is extremely substantial....   [tags: Medical Ethics]

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Medical Information Systems in Malaysia

- INTRODUCTION Many countries have established national initiatives to implement integrated medical information system to improve nation’s healthcare system and to ensure patients with quality and efficiency of health care services, and Malaysia is no exception. According to Ching et al (2012) the rapid changes in the medical environment have greatly accelerated and increased hospitals’ demand for the quality and quantity of information processing. In Malaysia currently, the Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai has announced that the government hospitals nationwide will be able to serve patients faster by 2015 when medical records are accessible online....   [tags: Intergrated Medical Information Systems]

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The Status of Medical Marijuana

- Medical Marijuana is a growing legalization movement throughout the United States consisting of 16 states and the Washington D.C area. This movement has grown immensely as a hot topic issue since 1996, when it began in California. The main issue behind Medical Marijuana results mainly from an ethical standpoint, yet this essay will refrain from discussing any morality and will strictly be structured through factual information. Arizona recently passed Proposition 203, also known as Arizona Medical Marijuana Act (AMMA), on November 2, 2010 as an initial measure to decriminalize marijuana for those with chronic and debilitating illnesses as defined in the Act....   [tags: Medical Marijuana Essays]

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Medical Marijuana is the Future

- How long does it have to take for Indiana to recognize that marijuana is the furture of medicine. For years marijuana has been referred to as a bad drug but just recently people are now understanding that marijuana has so many uses towards medicine. That is why 20 states (including Washington D.C) have legalized medical marijuana in their states. So why hasn’t Indiana legalize medical marijuana. Well there are three reason that could change Indiana’s mind. Medical marijuana should be legalized in the state of Indiana: it has proven to kill a portion of cancer, Indiana could charge tax on it, and marijuana is safer than alcohol and tobacco combined together....   [tags: drugs, tobacco, medical marijuana]

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How Technology Is Medical Training

- ... “Simulation-based learning can be the way to develop health professionals’ knowledge, skills, and attitudes, whilst protecting patients from unnecessary risks” (Lateef, 2010 ¶1). Consequently, students can be in charge of a simulated patient encounter, run a simulated cardiac arrest, or even perform invasive skills without the fear of causing any harm. Tradition vs. Technology Tradition has long been a driving force behind the structure of modern medical training. A surgeon remembers her residency this way, “We were learning as generations of doctors before us had – under the supervision of more experienced doctors, through trial and error, and on real patients…this old paradigm of sinki...   [tags: Physician, Medical school, Medicine]

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Medical Marijuana Should Be Legal

- The cannabis plant is most commonly referred to as marijuana. The United States views marijuana as an illegal substance within its borders. This law seems simple, but a huge curveball has been thrown the government’s way: medical marijuana. Numerous clinical trials and studies are beginning to show a more benevolent side to the “drug” previously thought to produce nothing more than invalids. The federal government should legalize the use of medical marijuana because it does not inflict the harm critics claim, it possesses known medical qualities, and it can generate billions of dollars for the economy....   [tags: Legalization of Medical Marijuana]

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Medical Marijuana Should Be Legal

- In the 1970’s, marijuana was allocated in a Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. They considered it to have "a no accepted medical use." Since then, 25 of 50 US states and DC have legalized the medical use of marijuana (The United States Congress 1970). Medical marijuana is the use of a whole unprocessed marijuana plant. It is also a basic extract towards treating diseases or symptoms. Some pros of medical marijuana are: it treats glaucoma, reverses the carcinogenic effects of Tobacco, and controls Epileptic Seizures.The Medical marijuana has not been recognized by some U.S....   [tags: Cannabis, Tetrahydrocannabinol, Medical cannabis]

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The Benefits of Medical Marijuana

- Medical marijuana would have been helpful to my family-if it had been legalized in the state of Nebraska. Why is marijuana not legal in the state of Nebraska if it has been proven to help others in other states. The benefits of legalizing marijuana for medical purposes outweigh the cons. Many other states have recognised the benefits of legalizing medicinal marijuana. Marijuana has been proven to help conditions such as cancer, seizures and Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (A.D.H.D). Medical Marijuana is also proven to be safer than the use of prescription drugs....   [tags: Legalizing Medical Marijuana ]

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Medical Marijuana Should Be Legal

- ... The legalization of medical marijuana has become quite the topic of conversation. States are learning how to regulate this drug, therefore allowing legal distribution and possession under certain circumstances. Some of the circumstances for being allowed to possess the medical drug includes a doctor’s consent, a disease that is considered acceptable as a candidate for marijuana, such as severe anorexia, AIDS, Lou Gehrig’s disease, several forms of cancer, etc., and how many ounces or plants one can personally possess at one time....   [tags: Cannabis, Chemotherapy, Medical cannabis]

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Medical Malpractice And Its Effects

- ... Reputation plays a big role in our society as is and if your job is as important as treating and saving people 's live, you can’t have people doubting your ability to perform that task as perfectly as you can. In Loyola university chicago’s Annals of Health Law Volume 19 Jonathan Thomas states “the litigious nature of American society is influencing the field of medicine. An overwhelming majority of practicing physicians believe that their concerns regarding medical malpractice liability impair their ability to provide quality care, cause them to order unnecessary tests, and make unnecessary referrals....   [tags: Physician, Medicine, Medical malpractice]

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Medical Marijuana Should Be Legal

- On July 8th, 2011 “"...in a decision announced Friday the federal government ruled that [marijuana] has no accepted medical use and should remain classified as a highly dangerous drug like heroin. The decision comes almost nine years after medical marijuana supporters asked the government to reclassify cannabis...” (procon.org). The debate about medicinal marijuana has occurred for years in the United States. Though research provides substantial evidence that marijuana is medically significant, the federal government seems to turn a blind eye....   [tags: Arguments for Medical Marijuana]

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Medical Marijuana Should be Legalized

- Medical marijuana is a controversy in today’s society. Currently the community is divided on the issue. Questions are constantly being thrown around such as “How does it affect the body?” and “What good does it do for a person?” Researchers have tried to answer these questions with studies and they have shown how positive medical marijuana can be. If something can benefit an individual why not use it for the sick in an attempt to find a better drug for those who really need it. Medical use of marijuana should be legal all across the United States because of all the good it can do for a person’s overall health and the fact that everyone deserves all possible methods of treatment when they ar...   [tags: Benefits of Medical Marijuana]

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Diagnosis Of Medical Conditions: Ultrasound

- A very important reason for the New Zealand Medical Journal to consider nominating Ultrasound as the most important piece of medical equipment used today is because of its medical use in Fetal Echocardiography. When 3D ultrasound is used there are 3 steps that should be considered separately; volume acquisition, Glass-body with colour Doppler and Rendering. Firstly, 3D volume acquisition is a key technique that uses ultrasound when examining the fetal heart. This technique contains digital information of the cardiac structures and their spatial arrangement; therefore cross-sectional views can be obtained at any desired orientation, direction and depth....   [tags: medical equipment, surgery]

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Medical Practices in Third World Countries

- The Global Health Council, in its article Infectious Diseases cites “poverty, lack of access to health care, antibiotic resistance, evolving human migration patterns, new infectious agents, and changing environmental and developmental activities” as the contributing agents of the widespread of disease within third-world nation. While these agents are unquestionable in their own right, one more agent – that can possibly be derived from the above agents – needs to be added to their ranks. This agent is the lack of faith in western medical system within third-world nations....   [tags: Medical Practice]

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GEOMETRIC TRANSFORMATION IN DIGITAL MEDICAL IMAGES

- ABSTRACT One of the important areas in information technology is computer graphics. The use of computer graphics is very important because it can help users in daily work efficiently and properly (Yuwaldi, 2000). Among the most important in the field of computer graphics is geometric transformation. With the process of geometric transformation, an object can be manipulated (Yaglom, 2009). Examples of object manipulation in computer graphics are translation, rotation, reflection and scaling. An object can be manipulated in accordance with the requirements of users such as object rotation on normal images like JPEG and bitmap....   [tags: Medical Science]

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Different Physician Specialties in the Medical Field

- Becoming a physician can be only the first step in a gratifying medical career, but many choose to continue their education in a specialist area. Every physician participates in residency training in a particular medical specialty before going on to specialize in an area of medicine. In order to understand the importance each specialty plays in the successful treatment of a patient, the history of medicine must first be understood. 2000 B.C.—Here, eat this root. 1000 A.D.—That root is heathen. Here, say this prayer....   [tags: medical career, physician, medical schools]

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Positive Effects of Medical Marjuana

- Marijuana is not as harmful as a lot of people think. In Colorado medical marijuana saved a little girls life. Charlotte Figi, 5, had 300 grand mal seizures a week. Only 5 years old and she could not walk, talk or eat. Her father, Matt, gave up his career and searched for a way to help his little girl. After trying every type of medication he could, he finally found a way to help his daughter. He came across a video of a little boy from California. The little boy had been treated with medical marijuana and started showing positive reactions....   [tags: legalizing, government, medical, marjuana]

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Eliminating Abbreviations Errors in the Medical Field

- • How can eliminating abbreviations reduce errors. The use of abbreviations shortens length of many words thus really help healthcare professionals in saving time spent in writing notes. Abbreviations however do not always provide positive contributions due to misconceptions, misunderstandings, and misinterpretations leading to commitment of errors in the practice. Similarities in abbreviations for instance could root to a grave mistake. For instance the q.d. which an inscriber would like to indicate as every day could be erroneously interpreted as q.i.d....   [tags: Medical Field]

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Medical Marijuana Should Be Legalized

- ... We 're hamstrung by a Catch-22, pithily caught by the Wire: "Weed is unlawful in light of the fact that the Drug Enforcement Administration says it has no demonstrated restorative quality, however specialists need to get endorsement from the DEA to research pot 's medicinal worth." There is significant proof on its capacity to mitigate torment and sickness, however its advantages and dangers are still under-investigated with respect to what extent and how generally the medication has been utilized....   [tags: Medical cannabis, Cannabis, Tetrahydrocannabinol]

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Phrase 1 Introduction Medical Terms

- I choose the medical coder because I enjoy the field of nursing. I enjoy helping the elderly in the nursing home. With the medical transcripts or coder a person can work from their own home, it really acquires some training, patience. Working at home generally get paid 10-15 per transcript that may take up to an hour to complete. Once a person gets the hang of it you may be able to knock out 2 easy ones in an hour the individual have to be reliable and get them done on time. I choose this career choice because to help the insurance company to get right medical code on paper and on the patient chart....   [tags: Medical Research ]

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CCSVI Medical Tourism in Canada

- The heightened popularity of CCSVI treatments for MS patients is increasing in spite of the many ethical issues presented by it. As such, the Canadian government has a moral obligation to consider the implications brought on to Canadians seeking this treatment as well as the rest of its’ public. In this paper I will argue that due to increased media attention, multiple stakeholder desires, and different future health repercussions; the Canadian government needs to find some sort of regulatory measures to increase the ethical obligations warranted in such an experimental procedure while still maintaining the agency of its public....   [tags: Medical Tourism in Canada]

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Should Medical Marijuana Be Legal?

- Marijuana is a psychoactive drug that is mainly used as an illicit drug and for medicinal purposes. It I said to be the most commonly used drug worldwide today. Its legalization has been a topic of contention among many with both sides giving strong reasons about their stand. Due to its psychoactive effect, the drug has been legalized in many nations except for a few who have legalized it for medicinal purposes. The question is should medicinal marijuana be legalized. Yes, medicinal marijuana should be legalized in order to save lives that are being lost, yet something can be done....   [tags: medical conditions, pain relief]

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Patient Education and Medical Ethics

- It is understandable a family member of someone who needs a feeding tube would be scared and apprehensive of this procedure. There are fears associated with placing a feeding tube including malnutrition causing the patient to starve; however, it is the healthcare provider’s responsibility to thoroughly explain the procedure and its benefits to the family. A large aspect of the nursing profession is being an advocate for the patient and explaining to the family that certain procedures are important for the benefit of their health....   [tags: Medical Ethics Essay]

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Joseph Lister's Contributions to Medical Science

- Imagine for one moment that you are living in the 1800’s and are in need of medical help. During this time surgeons were known for the treating of wounds, amputations, and treatment of broken bone. Picture yourself lying on a dirty cot, or soiled table waiting for the surgeon to come in. When he finally enters he is wearing a bloody, dirty apron and informs you that the only option is to remove your limb. He calls in for help in holding you down and picks up a stained saw and prepares to remove your leg....   [tags: Medical Science]

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The Role Of A Medical Assistant

- ... In other words, a medical assistant needs to have the basics of these characteristics in order to prevail in their work field. Furthermore, anyone seeking to pursue a job as a medical assistant must first complete a course and prove they are capable of performing in the field. Despite administrative assistants having a minimum requirement of a high school diploma or GED, there are many programs you can used to obtain your certificate or associate 's degree along with job training. In the past, similar to administrative medical assistants, clinical medical assistants have been hired without a formal education; however, nowadays, employers are demanding for formally trained medical assis...   [tags: Medicine, Health care, Medical assistant]

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Professional Issues Of A Medical Professional

- ... Professionalism is important in the relationship between doctors and nurses, as well as doctor/physician and Medical Laboratory Scientists. Furthermore, it is very important when it comes to communication between healthcare practitioners and a patient 's. Professionals who display professionalism will be able to gain the trust and confidence of their patients. Medical Laboratory Science should display professionalism in their writing skills. Communication is a very important skill in every career or profession....   [tags: Medicine, Health care, Medical laboratory]

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Evaluation of the Medical Device Industry

- Doctor's facilities buy many expensive medical instruments, including scanning devices utilized as a part of patients' treatment. In spite of the fact that a few products are sold in intense product markets, vendors of the more specific apparatuses work in oligopolistic markets with very few contenders. In these business sectors, not all purchasers pay the same cost to a merchant for a given or comparative item. Purchasers may not know the costs different purchasers have paid. A significant part of the apparatus advertising does not fit the portrayal of an intense market in aggressive balance, with the "Law of One Price" holding, value determined down to long-run minimal cost, and benefits c...   [tags: medtronic, medical instruments, cardiac rhythm]

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The University Of Mississippi Medical School

- ... UMMC also makes it clear that they prefer Mississippi residents over out of state applicants in order to meet the state’s health care needs. Of the 354 people who applied to Mississippi School of Medicine, 100% of them were Mississippi. The university has given the requirements and necessary steps for applying. A bachelor degree is preferred and any major is acceptable. The required courses for academic preparation are biology, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, physics (8 hours each including labs), mathematics, english, and advanced science....   [tags: Medicine, Medical school, Health care]

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Marijuana Should be a Medical Option!

- Medical Marijuana Why keep those pricey bottles and boxes of drugs in our medicine cabinets which are worthless. New research suggests that marijuana is a medicine. This is a concern which should be addressed for the citizens of United States who have to fight for their medicine to feel better and ease their illness. This is why marijuana should be a medical option. Marijuana is a natural herbal plant which is often called pot, weed, MMJ, cannabis, bubble gum, green goddess and there are several other names that follows....   [tags: drugs, legalize marijuana, medical, argument]

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The Ethics of Reductionism in the Medical Sciences

- Reductionism is a method of explanation that assumes the workings of complex phenomena are reducible to the relationship of their simpler, fundamental, constituents. This practice is utilized in some form or another throughout nearly all fields of science: including physics, chemistry, ecology, sociology, medical sciences, etc. Reducing complex systems to the mechanisms of their parts is risky – it neglects properties that may emerge from the system as a whole. These emergent properties may be unpredictable, unnecessary, or unprecedented and, therefore, must be observed from higher levels of organization....   [tags: anti-reductionism, holism, medical treatment]

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Electronic Medical Records (EMRs)

- Introduction This paper will discuss the Mayo clinic and its involvement in National Health Information Network; The Mayo clinic is renowned for its outpatient clinic, and it’s diverse and complex organization. This paper will show financial considerations involved in implementing an integrative electronic medical record. Address ethical and legal issues that are involved in including the possible issues that might occur for a very small, a medium-sized, and a large organization or system when trying to replicate the Mayo Clinic’s health information system....   [tags: Health, medical records]

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Pursuing A Career As Medical Doctor

- In 2004, my maternal grandfather suddenly passed away under mysterious circumstances—less than a decade later, my widowed paternal grandmother followed suite. As a kid, they were both instrumental to nurturing my interest in the sciences despite only seeing them twice a year at most. They often taught me the importance and medicinal function of many locally-grown plants and herbs in the southern region of Nigeria. As I increased in my scientific knowledge—especially in college, it dawned on me that my grandfather might have had passed away from a longstanding undiagnosed ailment....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Physician, Medical school]

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Personal Statement On The Medical Field

- ... Days to my seventeenth birthday, my father was shot in the abdomen by assassins and was immediately rushed to the only hospital in this province of Cameroon. I visited the following morning and noticed dad had not had any surgery because the doctors claimed his body will gradually expel the bullets as he healed. Common knowledge informs me of the health concerns a foreign body in a person 's system almost always causes. Surprised by this information, I asked so many questions that dad risked an early discharge....   [tags: Medicine, Physician, Surgery, Medical school]

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The Death Of A Medical School

- My father often recites his favorite verse from beloved poet Allama Iqbal, ‘God has many worshipers who aimlessly wander the wilderness in search of His love, I will worship the One, who loves the people of God’. Growing up I was sure that these words were written for Florence Nightingale, Marie Curie or Avicenna. But to-date thousands have joined this path through organizations like MFS, UNICEF, WHO, Save the Children, Red Cross and more, giving this verse its true meaning. During medical school I took my first steps towards this path by volunteering at “Patients Welfare Association”....   [tags: Medicine, Physician, Hypertension, Medical school]

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Application Of An Electronic Medical Record

- ... Uses The PowerChart is used for multi-entity electronic medical record. This product streamlines the workflow process into one application, allowing access to the functions that support EMR and administrative functions. Beside all this essential solution, it also delivers the benefits of clinical database, with all functionality that allows to view data and documents in both forms-based and structured-text approach in one application (Ginsberg, 2004).. The universal PowerChart has benefits across multiple user and disciplines, thereby improving efficiencies and user adoption....   [tags: Health care, Electronic medical record]

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Becoming A Physician For Medical Research

- ... The Washington post said that in 2025 the united states are projected to need more than 90,000 doctors. That’s a lot of people, that’s a major increase in jobs. So unless you have 90,000 people going to school to be a doctor right now, by 2025 there won’t be enough. That’s sort of a scary thought, what if something major happens during that time . like an outbreak of the flu or any other virus. We seen what happened with Ebola and how countless people lost their life due to the dieses. With a lack of doctors and an ever growing population living close together in big cities, chance or infection will rapidly increase....   [tags: Medical school, Physician, General practitioner]

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Medical Marijuana Should Be Legal

- Medical Marijuana or Medical Cannabis contains about 500 compounds which about 80 are used in medicine and science (Medical Compounds). Five of those compounds are used in medicine. Also, there are a couple different ways you can use marijuana you can smoke it, take a pill, vaporized, and a liquid extract. There are two different names for marijuana you can call it medical marijuana or medical cannabis. Medical marijuana should be legalized, because the legalization of marijuana for medicinal use would improve the lives of countless Americans who are suffering with terrible illnesses....   [tags: Medical cannabis, Cannabis, Cancer, Chemotherapy]

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Medical Treatments Of The Hospital Bill

- Introduction A person is going about their business, doing their regular routine and it is time for a doctor’s visit. The patient goes in there, and the doctor performs his regular examine and sends the patient home. The next phone call they get from their doctor is a tragic one. They have just been diagnosed with a disease that has a low survival rate. Also so begins the medical treatments. These treatments could last weeks, months, or years, during which the patient will face some of the most difficult choices....   [tags: Death, Patient, Physician, Medical ethics]

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Why Medical College Of Wisconsin

- Why Medical College of Wisconsin. (1,000) The Medical College of Wisconsin’s emphasis on primary care, in particular rural medicine, and its commitment to serving the uninsured populations of Wisconsin reflect my values and goals as a future physician. While growing up in rural Red Wing, MN, I had the opportunity to experience quality personal care. I developed a long term relationship with my doctor, who was interested in me as a person as well as a patient. I want to provide this same individual, personal care for my patients....   [tags: Physician, Medicine, Medical school, Pediatrics]

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Medical Marijuana Ethical Issues

- The process by which society detects and interprets information from the external world in a utilitarian theory claims: one should always do the greatest good for the greatest number of people. When one has the motivation to reach goals for the benefit of one’s self it is known as ethical egoism. In this paper we shall consider a brief history of cannabis, the parallels of legalizing medical marijuana and prohibition of alcohol in the 1920’s with regard to ethical egoism and utilitarian theories....   [tags: medicine, medical drugs]

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Medical Marijuana Home Delivery

- Herbal Remedies Home Delivery Cannabis usage for medical purposes has grown in popularity amongst society, patients, and doctors alike. The marijuana industry is an industry that is relatively new and lots of opportunities to grow within. The company I am creating for an online non-profit venture is called Herbal Remedies Home Delivery. This company is an online site that medical marijuana patients can virtually order medicinal products via web chats to have delivered to their home address from a protected company van....   [tags: medical marijuana, cannabis]

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Shared Medical Appointments (SMAs)

- A normal doctor’s appointment consists of two hours mostly waiting to be seen by the doctor and around ten minutes of consultation with the doctor. Our society grows every day, by a little more, and it gets more difficult to make an appointment, it takes around 3 or 4 months after you scheduled an appointment to be seen by the doctor. There have been cases where, people need to go to the doctor for any kind of illness, they scheduled an appointment and from there to the time they get to see the doctor the illness is gone....   [tags: Doctor Medical Appointments]

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History of Medical Marijuana

- According to Grinspoon (2005) marijuana, may have been a crop farmed as many as 10,000 years ago. The first evidence discovered that attests to the use of medicinal cannabis dates back to the Chinese Emperor, Chen Nung, who lived five-thousand years ago when this plant was recommended for malaria, constipation, and rheumatic pains, as well as, the inability to concentrate and pains in relation to the female body (Grinspoon, 2005; Guterman 2000). Even Queen Victoria had a physician recommend that she use marijuana as medicine for ailments such as “insomnia, migraines, menstrual cramps, and muscle spasms” (Guterman, 2000, p....   [tags: Medical Marijuana Essays]

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Medical Professionalism and Ethics

- Anne is a single mother, and grew up in a deprived area of the inner city. She currently lives in a local authority housing estate near to where she grew up and leads an unhealthy lifestyle. She smokes, does not exercise and more importantly, does not follow medical advice given to her. This is detrimental to her well-being as in the long run, her health will deteriorate. Having grown up in possibly poverty, she probably does not have a fair amount of education as well. Being a single mother of two means that she has to shoulder the stress of bringing up the children in addition to providing for them, this emotional burden, coupled with her ill health, will have a likely impact on her upbrin...   [tags: Medical Case Studies]

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