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Medical Students And Medical Schools

- Medical Students 1. What top issues affect medical students and medical schools today according to AAMC . Each year in the United States a significant number of students apply for Medical schools. Hoping to become physicians in the many fields’ of practices that are offered. Medical schools are expensive and the standards are at high level of intelligence. To become a medical student one must be ready to approach learning with high admiration. But there are many issues at the forefront of Medical schools, and students are confronted with complicated problems....   [tags: Physician, Medicine, Medical school]

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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

- With the expansion of the sociology of medicine, it has become increasingly important to consider its theories in terms of their effectiveness in application. While there is a range of concepts to evaluate, the focus here is specifically on the strengths and limitations of dualism and medicalization, as they represent significant aspects of both the medical model and its spread in contemporary society. To begin, the principle of dualism and the binaries it creates and central to the philosophical basis of the medical model....   [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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Medical School At The Largest And Most Well Medical Medicine

- Crystallizing moments provide a context and foundation for the rest a person’s life. One second, their life is one way, the next, it’s completely different. When I was sick in high school, my mother was took me to our physician, who supported me throughout my illness with professional care and empathy. This was my first close contact with health professionals, and he thoroughly surprised me with his knowledge and kindness. In that crystallizing moment, I knew I wanted to be a doctor.Starting medical school at the largest and most well known Medical school in Iraq, the Faculty of Medicine, Anbar University, I was enamored while studying human physiology and pathology....   [tags: Physician, Medicine, Medical school, Pediatrics]

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A Research On A Diagnostics Medical Sonographer

- A Diagnostics Medical Sonographer also known as an ultrasound expert, it is somebody who uses extraordinary imaging equipment that coordinates sound waves into a patient’s body which is normally known as a sonogram to finding various medical conditions. For instance, heart diseases, pregnancy and cancer (ExploreHealthCareers). A sonographer commonly uses high frequency sound waves to deliver images inside the human body. Diagnostic Medical Sonographers lead in physician’s offices and medical and diagnostic laboratories....   [tags: Medical ultrasonography, Sonographer, Ultrasound]

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The And Emotional Challenges Of The Medical Field

- Those in the medical field not only treat our physical illnesses, but go far beyond that by helping us to face the personal and emotional challenges that we may also face. This became apparent to me at a very young age as I struggled with Adrenal Fatigue.Though I had visited many qualified doctors, none could diagnose this until my teen years. This made a big impact on my childhood, causing me to lose consciousness due to small triggers. It was both frightening and incomprehensible for my parents watching me lose consciousness in seconds, yet to the health professionals that I had come in contact with, I was the picture of perfect health....   [tags: Medicine, Medical school, Physician]

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Medical Marijuana Should Not Be Legal

- There are many people in the United States that use Medical Marijuana whether it is legal in the state they live in or not. There are thousands of people that cannot use medical marijuana due to it being illegal. Many people are using prescription pills and do not know the dangers of the medicine they are taking. Marijuana is not thought of as a helpful drug due to the fact that people think it is dangerous, however it can help ease the pain of many illnesses such as cancer. There has never been a report of someone overdosing on Marijuana, but many people die every year from overdosing on prescription drugs like Hydrocodone, Percocet, Xanax, and other pain relievers....   [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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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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Euthanasia And The American Medical Association

- Euthanasia, also known as assisted suicide, is considered taking steps to hasten death to a patient. There are different types of euthanasia: active, passive, voluntary, and involuntary. The Gale Encyclopedia of Senior Health provided a definition of euthanasia from the American Medical Association. “The American Medical Association (AMA) defines euthanasia in its Code of Ethics as “the administration of a lethal agent by another person to a patient for the purpose of relieving the patient’s intolerable and incurable suffering.” The English word euthanasia comes from the Greek and means “a good death” or “dying well”” (Frey, 2009)....   [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

- American Medical Student Association The American Medical Student Association (AMSA), is the oldest and largest independent association of physicians-in-training in the United States. AMSA is student-run. It is a national organization that is committed to representing the concerns of physicians-in-training. The five main goals of AMSA are “quality, affordable healthcare for all, global health equity, diversity in the medical field, professional integrity, and student well-being. AMSA members are medical students, premedical students, interns, residents and practicing physicians....   [tags: Medicine, Medical school, Physician]

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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

- Breaking with Tradition, How Technology in Medical Training Can Reduce the Risk to Patients Patients are placed at risk every time a medical student, or a new doctor, is allowed to attempt a new skill or competency he or she only previously studied in a classroom, book, or passively watched another person perform. High fidelity medical simulation mannequins are designed to be anatomically realistic. “Fidelity” refers to a simulators “resemblance to reality”, and many of the newer simulators can mimic reality effectively (Al-Elq, 2010)....   [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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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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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

- Medical marijuana has become quite the point of discussion lately. Scientists are finding ways to use the drug in medicine, from helping with the pain and nausea of chemotherapy, to assisting with AIDS patients by giving them an appetite. There are many different ways to ingest the drug rather than just smoking it, such as edible form, oil form, and capsule form. The government has a strict law prohibiting the use of marijuana, but a number of states have recently passed laws to allow sick patients with a doctor’s permission to have access to the drug in order to curb the adverse effects of their medicine....   [tags: Cannabis, Chemotherapy, Medical cannabis]

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Medical Malpractice And Its Effects

- Medical Malpractice and Its Effects According to the American Bar Association “Medical malpractice is defined as negligence committed by a professional health care provider—a doctor, nurse, dentist, technician, hospital or hospital worker—whose performance of duties departs from a standard of practice of those with similar training and experience, resulting in harm to a patient or patients.” When people think of medical malpractice they only see how it impacts the victim or the person who is suing the doctor, but do they ever wonder how it affects the doctors and those who are in the medical field....   [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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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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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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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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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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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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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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My Life At Medical School

- Being from a small village, I was the grandson of a carpenter and the son of a shopkeeper and a housewife. My family was very caring, I told them I wanted to be a doctor and they encouraged me to pursue my goals and did everything within their power to help me achieve them. I worked hard, stayed focused and was admitted to medical school. Being a medical student was more interesting than I could have imagined. I studied well, stayed among the best students in my class and enjoyed every single aspect of my life at medical school....   [tags: Physician, Medicine, Medical school]

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Medical Marijuana Should Be Legalized

- In stating my position on medical marijuana, I believe that medical marijuana should be legalized because it helps the critically ill every day. People who are able to use medical marijuana are living more ordinary lives than ever before. Marijuana use has positive traits, for example, its therapeutic esteem and use as a recreational medication with moderately mellow reactions. Numerous individuals use marijuana since they have settled on an educated choice that it is beneficial for them, particularly Americans experiencing an assortment of genuine sicknesses....   [tags: Medical cannabis, Cannabis, Tetrahydrocannabinol]

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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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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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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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The Role Of A Medical Assistant

- The Role of a Medical Assistant A clinic and doctor 's office requires many positions that are crucial to a patient’s satisfaction, and one of the most important occupations is that of a medical assistant. Whilst their job may seem simple at first, much information, characteristics, and morals are to be expected in this medical field. Upon completing their educational requirements and proving their credibility, they may commence to search for a job in a variety of locations and opportunities. Once employed, they are responsible for operating either the front desk or the back, depending whether they are specialized as a clinical or administrative medical assistant....   [tags: Medicine, Health care, Medical assistant]

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Professional Issues Of A Medical Professional

- Chinwenwa Iheme Professional Issues A medical Professional is generally someone in the healthcare field. Medical Professionals are part of a team that delivers services related to humans or animal’s health. Examples of Medical professionals are, physicians; nurses; Medical Laboratory Scientists, and dentists. A Medical professional you must attain a level of education and certification required for a specific medical profession. There are many medical professions; each requires a certain level of education, training and certification....   [tags: Medicine, Health care, Medical laboratory]

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The Importance Of The Medical Administrative Assistant

- The average person is going to have to see their physician eventually for some reason in their life span. The purpose of seeing a physician is to be treated, checkups, examinations or whatever that reason maybe, however, believe it or not the doctor is our friend. Fortunately, behind every great leader is their supporter i.e. nurse, medical office assistant. When someone walks into a medical office the front desk is the first impression one would receive and would determine the likelihood of ones visit for the duration of the time....   [tags: Medicine, Physician, Medical history, Patient]

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Motivation And Planning For The Medical Field

- Growing up the son of an optometrist, I saw my dad come home after long days at the clinic. He would be exhausted. I wondered what drove my dad to return to the clinic every day. I did not understand the long hours, the intense studying, and the commitment to his work. A successful career in the medical field takes appropriate motivation and planning. A career in the medical field requires perseverance. Countless hours will be spent studying for exams, shadowing other physicians, and researching....   [tags: Medicine, Physician, Pediatrics, Medical school]

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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

- I grew up in Mississippi, and so I feel that I can give a good representation of what the state is like. Mississippi is a lovely place. It’s warm,peaceful, and has southern charm like no other. It is full of nature and has the clearest nights you’ve ever seen. Some say that nothing really happens in Mississippi, but that is only partially true. We have wonderful people and are very close. Living here will guarantee you a family of caring people. This fact also holds true at the University of Mississippi Medical School, which is at the heart of Jackson,Mississippi....   [tags: Medicine, Medical school, Health care]

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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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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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Problem Viewing It As Medical Treatment

- Problem viewing it as medical treatment The previous section outlined how the interpretation or the understanding of the Hippocratic Oath provides arguments for and against Euthanasia being considered medical care. However, I find that the Oath, even if not taken literally, shapes a special ethic in medicine that should continue to be upheld. The spirit of the Oath, as mentioned earlier, offers to patients a sense of what they expect from their physicians- ultimate care. It took years to form the long-standing ethical norms in the patient-physician relationship and allowing physicians to euthanize patients threatens this central norm....   [tags: Medicine, Medical ethics, Physician, Patient]

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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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Medical Introspection : Becoming A Physician

- Medical Introspection Becoming a physician means so much more than the academics and extracurricular activities, the arduous studying and relentless applications. Passion is a key factor, but what does it mean to be passionate beyond the dictionary definition. As aspiring healthcare providers, we should strive to bring aid to those in need, whether they 're in their final hours or at the beginning of their lifespan. To be devoted in medicine is to aid a community that we resonate with beyond mere words....   [tags: Medicine, Physician, Pediatrics, Medical school]

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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

- "Life was never meant to be easy and giving up is not an option”, my favorite of all my mom 's sayings which guides my daily endeavors. Being a doctor has always been more than just role play in my childhood games of 'Doctor ', it is a passion and the only thing I ever want to be. Experiences from my childhood to present day continuously fortify my call to the medical field. My mother was a nurse in Cameroon and still is here. My grandmother was a ‘traditional nurse’. As a means to supplement our family income, mom opened a medicine store where she provided first aid and other basic healthcare services to patients prior to their hospital visits if at all any....   [tags: Medicine, Physician, Surgery, Medical school]

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Application Of An Electronic Medical Record

- Selecting the suitable product for the implementation of an electronic medical record is one of the most complex tasks of the implementation process. As research indicates, the first step in the selection process is to perform a needs assessment that is the requirement assessment for the Hospital and the Clinics. The assessment will clearly define what kind product or service is required and best fit the settings. As there are many products in the market and most EMR vendors now include an integrated system that incorporates with billing and creates interface with the practice management system, it is important to keep the requirements handy before searching for a suitable product and reachi...   [tags: Health care, Electronic medical record]

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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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Becoming A Physician For Medical Research

- Becoming a physician of any sort seems like a ton of hard work and dedication, that’s because it is. Going to school your whole life, struggling to bring money to the table while you’re in school and being in debt even after your graduate and start your career seems like it’s not even worth going through. So why do so many people want to become doctors . Why don’t they just choose another option for a career choice. You have to love what you do in order to be willing to go through all of the obstacles involved....   [tags: Medical school, Physician, General practitioner]

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