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Patients ' Restraint : Qsen Competencies

- Patients’ Restraint: QSEN competencies in patient restraint. Physical restraint, according to Health Care Financing Administration, can be defined as any handling, physical and mechanical methods applied to a patient with the aim of denying him or her the freedom of movement or access to his or her own body (Di Lorenzo et al., 2011). It may involve use of belts or ties that restrain movement of an individual such as seclusion. Seclusion refers to isolation from others, often done in a room that’s I avoid of any furniture and has a small observable window as the only connection to the outside world (Chandler, 2012)....   [tags: Patient, Medicine, Decision making, Illness]

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Special Education: Should Restraints or Seclusion Be Applied on Individuals with Disabilities

- Under the Steering Committee on the Enabling Masterplan, the Ministry of Education (MOE) has been recommended to hold the ownership and leadership of special education. (Poon, Shobana, & Wettasinghe, 2013) Enabling Masterplan 2012-2016 seeks to build an inclusive Singapore where every person with disability can maximize his potential and is embraced as an integral member of our society. This initiative builds on the Enabling Masterplan 2007-2011, where the government feels that there was some progress, but more could still be done in enabling people with disabilities to be equal and integral member of our society (Enabling Masterplan Handbook, 2012)....   [tags: disabilities, restraint, perception]

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Restraint of Trade in Sangapore

- 1.0 Introduction The question was concerning that restraint of trade in Singapore was continuing evolve and the restraint of trade clause in restrictive contract was used by the employer to prevent employee from leaving and joining a competitor. Nowadays, there are many companies would use restraint of trade clauses in the employment covenants. It used to prevent employee from joining competitors in the future in order to void the competitive with others competitors in same industry. Besides, restraint of trade is normally applied in the sale of business agreement....   [tags: employment, contracts, proprietary]

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The Use of Physical Restraint

- The use of physical restraint is quite common among caregivers in health facilities when dealing with geriatric patients. Yet this topic is one of the most debated issues in healthcare and medicine. The purpose of medical restraints is to prevent patients from harming themselves or those around them. It seems to be a simple solution and panacea for unruly patients who needs to be treated. However, ethical implications surround its usage as the practice of physically restricting people strips them of their autonomy as well as other psychological factors, such as agitation and trauma....   [tags: healthcare, medicine, geriartric patient, ethics]

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Judicial Activism and Judicial Restraint

- Judicial Activism is the Supreme Court’s willingness to use its powers to make significant changes in public policy or creatively [re]interpret the texts of the constitution. Judicial Restraint is the Supreme Court’s willingness to limit the use and extent of its power avoid making significant changes in public policy. These two terms designate opposite approaches on how the judges interpret the constitution and public policy for different cases. For example, Miranda vs. Arizona, on March 13, 1963, Ernesto Miranda was arrested by the Phoenix Police Department for the conviction of kidnapping and rape of 18 year old girl, after hours of interrogation Miranda finally confessed to the rape char...   [tags: Supreme Court's power limitations]

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Dietary Restraint And Early Adolescents

- There has been a loss of control over the amount of food children are consuming at a young age and the parents are to blame, according to Greg Critser in his article Too Much of a Good Thing. Throughout his article, he speaks for "dietary restraint" in childhood and early adolescents (Critser 161). Critser believes there has been a lack of education for parents (161). There has been failure to alter their children 's eating patterns at the dinner table and a scarcity of knowledge in beginning their kid 's lives with healthier serving sizes and choices based on the child 's needs (161)....   [tags: Nutrition, Eating, Food, Dieting]

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The Impact of Education on The Use of Physical Restraint

- The purpose of this paper was to understand what the best practice was for the utilization and application of restraints in the cognitively impaired. For this paper’s purpose, “cognitively impaired” will be defined as “altered cognitive function”, either temporary or permanent (Craven, 2013, p. 1214). The use and surrounding knowledge of restraints has undergone critical changes that affect nurses’ care plans and the patients’ therapeutic outcomes. According to the Joint Commission, all licensed healthcare professionals are to adhere to the guideline “that require restraints to be a part of the medical treatment after all less other appropriate disciplines have been consulted, and supporting...   [tags: seclusion, child, adolescent]

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Judicial Restraint Is The Best Idea For The Country

- The American Judicial system has proved to be more troublesome and controversial than the founding fathers would have imagined. The debate on whether judicial activism or judicial restraint is the best idea for the country to follow has been long living. Both judicial activism and judicial restraint are described as types of judicial review. While both can be beneficial, Judicial activism is clearly more important than the other. Judicial restraint is “The judicial philosophy whose adherents refuse to go beyond the text of the Constitution in interpreting its meaning.” In other words, judicial restraint is an idea that one should not interpret laws differently than what has been expressed in...   [tags: Supreme Court of the United States, Law]

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Article Review : Law Enforcement Restraint

- The article “Law enforcement restraint in the use of deadly force within the context of ‘the deadly mix’” examines the reports of using excessive force by the American law enforcement officers. A survey was given to 295 law enforcement officers across the United States of America in hopes to gather insight regarding their experiences with using discretion towards the use of force. The study conducted by the researchers shows that 70 per cent of the police officers sampled had been in a situation where they could have used deadly force legally, but chose not to....   [tags: Police, Police officer, Nonverbal communication]

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Criminal Restraint Vs. Judicial Activism

- When deciding on outcomes to a case all judges must adhere to the laws as outlined by the state; in the matter of the Supreme Court, the judges must ascribe the U.S. Constitution as their bases for law. When interrupting the Constitution under these conditions two views become distinctive; those who view the constitution as static and unchanging are deemed originalist, and those who view it as a fluid piece of legislative that must be interpreted with the times as non- originalist. These views have conflicted in many cases, most notably the Obergefell v....   [tags: United States Constitution]

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Discipline and Restraint

- Discipline and Restraint Without discipline and restraint where would this world be. Where would we be. We all have someone or something we learn from or look up to. We can be told who to like or who to admire, but does it really work like that. No, it doesn’t. We all are given the power to choose from birth. But growing up everyone has two, or in some cases one, person they learn from, their parents. Their parents teach them discipline but restraint, well that’s something they teach themself....   [tags: essays papers]

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Restraint and Activism

- Restraint and Activism Judicial activism is loosely defined as decisions or judgements handed down by judges that take a broad interpretation of the constitution. It is a decision that is more of a reflection of how the judge thinks the law should be interpreted rather than how the law has or was intended to be interpreted. There are many examples of judicial activism; examples include the opinions of Sandra Day O'Connor in the Lynch v. Donnelly and the Wallace v. Jaffree trials. Sandra Day argues for the changing of the First Amendment's ban on "establishment" of religion into a ban on "endorsement" of religion....   [tags: Papers]

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Limited Restraint in Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

- ... Days without food can darken the gentlest of minds, but somehow the cannibals restrain themselves from going mad. Joseph Conrad tries to show the reader how the cannibals have practiced restraint and it helps them survive. Any European faced with starvation would lose restraint and go mad. Marlow notices the restraint of the cannibals, “And these chaps, too, had no earthly reason for any kind of scruple. Restraint. I would just as soon have expected restraint from a hyena prowling amongst the copses of the battlefield” (38)....   [tags: chaos, control, loss, learn]

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- Restraint Restraint is a major idea in Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness. Restraint constantly influences the decisions people make. Kurtz’s lack of restraint kills him, while Marlow’s restraint saves and prevents him from becoming like Kurtz. Kurtz is a man who “[kicks] himself loose of the earth” (Conrad, 61). He does not have allegiance to anyone except to himself. Kurtz’s absence of restraint exists because he holds a lusty power in an un-civilized country. Restraint is affected by three factors; power, lust, and his surroundings....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Use Of Physical Restraint From The Acute Respiratory Unit

- The aim of the project was to minimize the inappropriate use of physical restraint from 45% to about 20% in the acute respiratory unit, which caters to about 28 to 38 patients with acute respiratory issues, in the promotion of the patient safety and improving patient outcomes. In the beginning of the project, it was noted that the acute respiratory unit was one of the lowest performing units when it comes to the proper utilization of physical restraint. As what argued by (2015), using a physical restraint does not reduce harm, but contributes to the delirium of the patient and sometimes cause other serious condition such as the development of pressure injuries, fall, and even death...   [tags: Patient, Health care provider, Health care]

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Freedom And Restraint Are The Backbones Of The Astounding Short Story

- Freedom and restraint are the backbones of the astounding short story, ¨The Story of an Hour.¨ Early in the 19th century, a young woman named Louise Mallard encounters the traditional gender restrictions set by the male-oriented society. After the unexpected news of her spouse’s death, she began to experience the true meaning of freedom. Throughout time, duties and responsibilities were defined by people’s social standards. While men were deemed as rational and superior, women were characterized as physically and intellectually inferior to men....   [tags: Gender role, Woman, Gender, Sociology]

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We Cannot Behave Freely without Restraint

- We as individuals and especially as a country, encompass this idea of freedom into our lives. America is known as the land of the free. New Hampshire’s state motto is “Live Free or Die”. America’s documents like the Bill of Rights, Declaration of Independence, and the Constitution, have been called the “Charters of Freedom” ( These charters give U.S. citizens the freedom of press, speech, protest, gun ownership, privacy, and many more freedoms that we use every day....   [tags: freedom, social psychology]

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Restraint in Lord of the Flies and Heart of Darkness

- Restraint in Lord of the Flies and Heart of Darkness Throughout Lord of the Flies and Heart of Darkness the importance of restraint is greatly stressed. This being the restraint to remain human and maintain sanity. In Heart of Darkness, Marlow was able to remain his restriant despite how difficult it was for him. He was always surrounded by cannibals and constant chaos. On the other hand, Kurtz was unable to keep his restriant, as a result he lost his humanity and sanity, and eventually died because of it....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Restraint in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness

-      "Restraint. I would have just as soon expected restraint from a hyena prowling amongst the corpses of a battle," comments Marlow as he questions why the hungry cannibals aboard his steamer hadn't gone for the white crew members (Conrad 43). "The glimpse of the steamboat . . . filled those savages with unrestrained grief," Marlow explains after recalling the cries of the natives seeing the steamer amidst a brief fog lift (Conrad 44). "Poor fool. He had no restraint, no restraint . . .a tree swayed by the wind," speaks Marlow of a slain helmsman amidst an attack by tribal savages (Conrad 52)....   [tags: Heart Darkness essays]

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Moral Restraint and Thought in "Heart of Darkness"

- Modernist authors of the twentieth century reinvented literature. Instead of placing the main focus of storytelling on the story itself, they went one step further and based their novels on the concepts of truth, and the understanding of self. They explored the ideas of consciousness, alienation, and inner conflict within the mind, and asked important questions of the reader while testing the boundaries of the soul. Henry James, for example, was concerned with the act of thought itself, and his writings transpired mainly within the minds of his characters....   [tags: European Literature]

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No Restraint Needed in Our Response to Terrorism

- No Restraint Needed in Our Response to Terrorism Many liberals have called for restraint in responding to the September 11 attack on the United States. These groups proclaim that we must not ask "who" committed these horrible crimes but instead ask "why" the killers were so angry at the United States. In other words, what has America done to lead these people to the conclusion that murderous terrorism is the only appropriate action. The liberals contend that the terrorists feel that such monumental wrongdoing have been inflicted upon them, their families and their way of life by the United States that such calamitous actions are the only remedy....   [tags: September 11 Terrorism Essays]

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Judicial Activism vs. Judicial Restraint

- Judicial Activism vs. Judicial Restraint Judicial activism and judicial restraint are two opposing philosophies when it comes to the Supreme Court justices' interpretations of the United States Constitution; justices appointed by the President to the Supreme Court serve for life,and thus whose decisions shape the lives of "We the people" for a long time to come. Marbury v. Madison, one of the first Supreme Court cases asserting the power of judicial review, is an effective argument for this power; however, it lacks direct textual basis for the decision....   [tags: Papers]

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Restraint And Its Impact On Patient 's Mental And Physical State

- Restraint is the practice of controlling the physical and behavioural activity of a patient or a specific portion of his or her body using physical, chemical, and/or environmental measures. Various studies have found that the practice of restraints can actually have a negative impact on patient’s mental and physical state. These negative impacts include; increased severity of falls, increased confusion, loss of muscles, chronic constipation, loss of bone mass, the formation of pressure ulcers, emotional distress, agitation, and depression....   [tags: Health care, Nursing, Health care provider]

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The Danger for Journalists Covering the Violence in Syria

- According to Tostevin and Hemming (2012) which states, "Such outrageous use of force against civilian population constitutes a violation of applicable international law and of the commitments of the Syrian Government under United Nations Security Council Resolutions". Russia, which along with China has vetoed two Security Council resolutions calling for tougher action against Damascus, said the "tragic" events in Syria deserve condemnation and called for a U.N. assessment of the violence there (Tostevin and Hemming, 2012, para....   [tags: speech, media, restraint]

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Human Rights Concerning Mental Treatments

- A thin line draws the limits of what is morally acceptable, and controversial topics stand along its contours. The conflict zone where treatments for mental health transgress human rights can be evaluated within a frame of ethics. The field of ethics is here to help us make moral judgments and therefore to reflect on what is good for individuals and the society. Thanks to applied ethics, one of the major branches of this moral philosophy, evaluating polemical subjects is possible. Panza and Potthast (2010, p....   [tags: Ill Patients, Restraint, Sectioning]

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Excessive of Self-restraint in Saint Augustine’s Confessions

- Excessive of Self-restraint in Saint Augustine’s Confessions When it comes to renunciation, "no pain, no gain" is what I've slowly, reluctantly, inexorably come to believe. And when Pete opted for scholarly monkhood, I think he was just trying to outsmart his pain. . . . He'd calculated that by considering the physical world "illusory" and burying his nose in metaphysical texts he could go on doing something comfortable--while his ignorance and sufferings and hometown and troublesome family just fell away like so much excess poundage....   [tags: Philosophy Religion Essays]

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The Difference between Judicial Activism and Judicial Restraint

- The Difference between Judicial Activism and Judicial Restraint Our American judiciary branch of the federal government has contributed and molded our American beliefs in this great nation. This branch of government is respected because of the code of conduct that the judges, no matter how conservative or liberal. The language of the court as well as the uniform of the cloaks that judges wear has most probably contributed towards this widespread respect. Throughout the history of the United States, I noticed a pattern of "cause and effect" that our judiciary branch had practiced....   [tags: Papers]

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Internet Users Should Practice Self Restraint

- Internet Users Should Practice Self Restraint The generation of the 90s, the information generation, or better yet the generation-X, has been plunged into a world of computers. To survive, each individual must have knowledge of and feel comfortable with the computer; a scary word and a frightful system to those not acquainted with it. The Internet is the essential application that needs to be grasped. It is the information network of the future. However, the variety of people using it is as vast as the world around....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument Essays]

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Judicial Restraint/Activism

- Judicial Restraint/Activism Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. said it the best in his speech to the Text & Teaching Symposium, "We current Justices read the Constitution in the only way that we can: as Twentieth Century Americans." Justice Brennan also called the Constitution a fundamentally public text and called for its use to resolve public issues. If that is true, then the document must be interpreted from today's perspective - Judicial Activism. However, using only that approach would be saying that the work of the original framers was mute....   [tags: Papers]

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The Effects of Seclusion and Restraints on the Treatment Outcomes of Patients in Mental Health Ward

- Introduction This literature review is focusing on discussing the effects of seclusion and restraints on treatment consequences of patients in mental health area. Seclusion and Restraint are used for controlling the behavioral patterns of the mentally ill patients in different surroundings consisting of psychiatric management facilities and hospitals (Kentley, 2009). Over past decade, comprehensible consensus has come out that seclusion and restraints are secure interventions of last alternative and application of those interventions should and can be diminished significantly (Knight, 2011)....   [tags: Use of Restraints]

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Obesity and Eating Disorders: The Two Extreme Eating Behaviors

- On the eating spectrum, there seems to be two opposite extremes, obesity and eating disorders. Most people would categorize their eating behavior as normal or between these two extremes. However, these two conditions are still prevalent in society today. Although rare, eating disorders and obesity have a long history of origin. These conditions, while requiring attention and response, created other concepts and theories. Restraint theory is one that stemmed from curious minds of different eating behavior....   [tags: obesity, eating disorder, restraint theory]

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What Behavior Influence Techniques Does He Or She Seem?

- Shea & Bauer Chapter 9 Project # 1 p. 193- Observe a teacher engaging students in several lessons. What behavior influence techniques does he or she seem to use. What are the apparent strengths of these techniques. My response: For this observation, I went to a third-grade classroom several different times to see how consistent the teacher way to ensure that my observations were accurate. First, I would like to say that the only negative behaviors that I found in this classroom during my observations included talking and not following directions, such as working on their work when they were supposed to be....   [tags: Teacher, Education, Physical restraint, Behavior]

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Restraint, Weight Suppression, and Self-Report Reliability: How Much D

- In the analytical report entitled Restraint, Weight Suppression, and Self-Report Reliability: How Much Do You Really Weigh. By P.J. Morgan and D.B. Jeffrey, they look at the eating habits of people and categorize them as three types of people. Those categories are Dieting and Overeating group, Current Dieting, and Weight Suppression. The Dieting/Overeating group consists of "individuals who undergo repetitive cycles of dieting and overeating,"(Morgan, 1999). They have the appearance of a diet, but overeat every once in a while to make up for it and to fulfill food desires....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Best Bite: The Stories of Army Hempel and Annie Beattie

- The Best Bite: The Stories of Amy Hempel and Anne Beattie An amuse-bouche is an hors d'oeuvre served to shock the taste buds. Chefs are meticulous in their choice of ingredients for an amuse-bouche, as this one bite proclaims who they are and what they create. The bite must be just right. The writing of Amy Hempel and Anne Beattie is a lot like an amuse-bouche. Their opening sentences are immediately engaging, a unique and deliberate diction allows for maximum intensity in a limited space, and their stories are about the moment, rather than a prolonged succession of cause and effect events....   [tags: short fiction, restraint, details, amuse-bouche]

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The Importance of Freedom of Speech in College

- ... When freedom of speech is confined in higher institutions, it diminishes the budding adult’s importance of this crucial right. Freedom of speech was formulated by our founding fathers to insure that all citizens had a right to speak out against whatever injustices done to them without fear of punishment. However, the institutions that are responsible for the advancement of America’s future tax-paying citizens are denying them one of the most important rights of our country. Some universities are even digging their noses deeper and require their athletes to give them full access in their social networks....   [tags: Opinions, Censorship, Restraint]

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The Federal Reserve - It's Time to Put an End to Central Bank Independence

- The Federal Reserve - It's Time to Put an End to Central Bank Independence If "taxation without representation" could rally the colonists against the British Crown in 1776, tight money and ruinous interest rates might be cause for populist revolt in our own day. Federal Reserve monetary policy also has severe social burdens, measured by huge changes in aggregate output, income, and employment. The imperious Fed, much like the English Crown two centuries ago, formulates and carries out its policy directives without democratic input, accountability, or redress....   [tags: Economics Monetary Policy Fed's Restraint]

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The Issue Of Healthcare Professionals

- According to Wild Iris Medical Education (2013), a mental health crisis is an intensive behavioral, emotional, or psychiatric response triggered by a precipitating event and if this crisis is left untreated, it could result in an emergency situation, placement of a person into a more restrictive setting such as inpatient hospitalization, or significantly reduced levels of functioning in the person’s primary activities of daily living. When individuals who are in distress call a telephone hotline or go to an emergency department, healthcare professionals assess the person and the problem, identify the precipitating event, consider influencing factors, and plan appropriate intervention (Wild I...   [tags: Psychiatry, Mental disorder, Physical restraint]

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Mental Restraints And Physical Restraints

- In October of 1998, the Courant’s survey of the 50 states identified that 142 individuals died in physical restraints or seclusion. Another study was done in four Turkish hospitals from July to September of 2005. The study’s findings were, “Nurses used either wrist, ankle, or whole body restraints at various levels. Those nurses who worked in surgical intensive care units and emergency departments and had in-service training used more physical restraint than did others. Only a third of nurses decided on physical restraint together with physicians and three-fourths tried alternative methods....   [tags: Health care, Health care provider, Patient]

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Psychiatric Hospitals and Restrain and Seclusion

- Every school, psychiatric unit should always make an effort to prevent the need for restraint and seclusion. Everyone has their own opinion on how they feel about these two issues and what the laws should be set on. School policies on seclusion and restraint will always differ from the psychiatric unit’s policy since they are two different environments and may deal with different clientele. There have been many laws that have been set and also changed throughout the years regarding how you should and shouldn’t restrain a patient or student because you could eventually seriously injure them....   [tags: emotions, control, patients]

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The Effects Of Restraints On The Mentally Ill

- In 2001, over 450 million people worldwide suffered from mental illness (World Health Organisation, 2001) and these numbers have increased by a wide margin since then. Using restraints in treatment for those who are mentally ill is a topic that creates a large amount of controversy. Many are concerned with how the use of restraints can affect the person and if they are necessary or if alternative measures could be used. The National Alliance of Mental Illness has indicated their position on restraints, “The use of involuntary mechanical or human restraints or involuntary seclusion is only justified as an emergency safety measure in response to imminent danger to a patient or others.” (The Na...   [tags: Schizophrenia, Mental disorder]

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Fighting Against Restraints on Freedom

- As human beings, we endure each and every day, a constant fight for freedom. Liberty is described as ‘’the power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants without hindrance or restraint’’ ( Relevant examples are found throughout history of the restraints of rights and the ever constant search for true freedom. Perhaps the most atrocious removal can be seen in the Second World War; Legal and fundamental rights were taken away at this time without thought or conscience. Other examples include the segregation of the blacks and white in South Africa during the Apartheid Era, the Vietnam War, and more recently the War on Terrorism (Al-Qaeda)....   [tags: Society, Freedom, Media, History]

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Physical and Chemical Restraints

- We all know someone who has been placed in a health care setting such as a rest home or hospital because their needed care is out of their families own ability; whether it’s our own grandma or the neighbor’s great aunt. Many people in this day and age are getting care from health care workers on a daily basis and need constant watch and care. Many of those in the older population are put into rest homes where they can spend the rest of their lives in comfort, while others are placed in hospitals to recover from a stroke or a mental illness....   [tags: healthcare, hospital, rest home, injury, aggresion]

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Proper Restraints for Children

- Children are more likely than adults to be injured in a car crash if not put in the proper restraints, because they have softer bones, weaker neck muscles, and their bodies are more fragile. Children have larger heads in proportion to their bodies. This is due to children 13 years of age and under should ride in the back seat of a vehicle. A child safety seat is designed to: hold the child in the seat in the vehicle, protect the child from being thrown out of the vehicle or from hitting something in the vehicle, absorb the force of the impact, and prevent crushing of the child by other passengers....   [tags: car crash, children, safety]

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The Positive and Effective Use of Restraints for Patient Safety

- According to Ruth Craven, Constance Hirnle, and Sharon Jensen in Fundamentals of Nursing Human Health and Function a restraint is used to stop a patient from being able to move freely, whether it be physically or assisted with medication. Types of restraints include physical, chemical, nonviolent/self-destructive, violent/self-destructive, and seclusion. Ultimately restraints are used in situations to help keep both the patient and the staff caring for that patient safe. The purpose of this paper is to recognize and explore ways to improve the use of bed restraints and further educate nurses on proper use to enhance patient safety....   [tags: Nursing Essay]

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The Improper Use of Patient Restraints

- The Improper Use of Patient Restraints Running head: PATIENT RESTRAINT PROTOCOLS Patient restraints have been a hot issue within the past ten to fifteen years in nursing. There have been numerous studies done on the adverse affects restraints have on patients, physiologically and psychologically. Anger, fear, impaired mobility, bladder and bowel incontinence, eating difficulty, skin breakdown, and nosocomial infections have all been associated with the use of restraints (Weeks, 1997; Janelli, 1995)....   [tags: Papers]

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We Should Stop Using Patient Restraints

- Physical restraints are used to prevent someone from falling out of bed or a chair. Although restraints may prevent some falls or accidents, they cause significant risks. Many residents have been seriously hurt while trying to escape improperly applied devices. Serious injury, entrapment, and strangulation can and does occur. The other common side effects include decreased appetite, and decrease in mobility, and increase in illness. Diminished independence and social contact, loss of dignity, withdrawal, depression, anxiety and agitation....   [tags: Health Care, Patients]

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The Utilization and Application of Restraints in Non-psychiatric Patients

- ... Lastly, the implications of restraints directly impact the experience of patients and sometimes in a negative way. Patients report feeling embarrassed (Heinze et al., 2011), restless, delirious and even remembering being restrained contributing to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) (Benbenbishty et al., 2010). I feel that restraints should be used as a last resort and for minimal time possible due to the emotions the patients feel and what it puts them through. Most importantly, the implications of restraints can cause patients to experience loss of muscle strength, pressure ulcers, and strangulations to name a few (Demir, 2007)....   [tags: stress, nurse, temporary]

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Artificial Restraints In Lord Of The Flies

- "GOLDING PUTS SO MANY ARTIFICIAL RESTRAINTS ON HIS STORY IN ORDER TO EMPHASISE HIS POINT, THAT THE WHOLE THING COMES OUT TOO NEATLY AND, IN FACT, REDUCES THE POWER OF HIS MESSAGE."I think that, while the boys experience immense bad luck due to the author, the story still proves its point. It is still possible though, that the bad luck of the boys could have been experienced in real life. I think that without this bad luck, the point of the story wouldn't be as great, because without the restraint's Golding placed on the boys, life on the island would have been too easy for the boys.The major constraint that Golding puts on the boys is the personality clash between Jack and Ralph....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Restraint of Feminine Power in Kubla Kahn, Heart of Darkness, and Death Constant Beyond Love

- Feminine power has long struck awe into the very heart of humanity. From modern believers in a single female God to the early Pagan religions, which considered every woman a goddess due to the mysterious and god-like power of the “sacred feminine” to create life, people of various faiths and time periods have revered the powers of womanhood. In traditional American culture, however, women are supposedly powerless and fragile, and men supposedly have both physical and political power. Is this true for modern society....   [tags: Death Constant Beyond Love]

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Hedda Gabler, by Henrik Ibsen and Madame Bovary, by Gustave Flaubert

- Often times many authors depict their characters’ inner lives as well as their actions within their literary works. Other instances authors exemplify their probing of social problems, and the limitations society holds on its residents. In the two literary works, Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler and Gustave Flaubert’s Madame Bovary, they share a common portrayal: the main heroine faces the complications of societal restraints. The novella by Ibsen and Flaubert’s novel emphasize upon women that struggle with what can and cannot be done in their society....   [tags: Societal Restraints, Rebels]

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The Use of Social Network or Social Media for Recruitment Purposes

- The use of social network or social media for recruitment purposes provide a substantial prospects for employers to search and recruit potential candidates. Since social media and online resources are the most available and effective tools in the 21st century, they are more convenient and appropriate to use for recruitment purposes nowadays. But as there are number of advantages there are also couple of significant challenges for employers if they want to have screening or background checks or check employee job references....   [tags: restrains, online screening]

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The Adaptive Immune System Restrains Alzheimer 's Disease Pathogenesis By Modulating Microglial Function

- Review and analysis of “The adaptive immune system restrains Alzheimer’s disease pathogenesis by modulating microglial function”. This article presents eight important findings, these will be mentioned and discussed together the data that support them. First, immunocompromised Alzheimer’s disease (AD) mice model, showed aggressive development of AD-neuropathology. In figure 1, is shown that the accumulation of Aβ soluble and insoluble is elevated in the immunocompromised AD mice compared with the “normal” AD mice model....   [tags: Immune system, Innate immune system, Antibody]

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Ethical Judgement Can Restrain Someone from Expanding Their Knowledge

- ... When I found out that the liquid wasn't just any liquid, but rather a Serrano's own urine, I knew it was something deeper than just attacking the Christian faith. I decided to take some time and reflect upon this display beyond its physical appearance. Perhaps the purpose of this visual art was not to stir up a controversy among Christian believers but rather to initiate an in-depth reflection, much like what happened to me. I began to see the display as a representation of Christian believers and their life of sin....   [tags: scientific procedures enable growth]

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Benefits and Restraints of Genetic Engineering and the Use of Recombinant DNA

- Benefits and Restraints of Genetic Engineering and the Use of Recombinant DNA Genetic engineering and recombinant DNA have many useful purposes which benefit humans in many different ways in many different fields. The latest bio-technological breakthroughs allow the use of recombinant or 'mixed' DNA to be used more and more and in increasingly safer conditions. However there are still many problems and restrictions with using recombinant DNA such as side-effects or long term changes and the effect a new characteristic will have on its surrounding environment, be it the human body or a whole environmental ecosystem....   [tags: Papers]

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William Golding’s Lord of the Flies: A Laboratory Demonstration of Human Behaviour Sans the Restraints of Civilization”

- Nobel Laureate Sir William Golding’s Lord of the Flies(1953) has become a compulsory stop on the route of any surveyor of the English novel published in the second half of the twentieth century. During an atomic war, an aeroplane carrying a group of young English school boys is shot down and the party is marooned on an island in the Pacific. The boys, with no elders around, initially try to organize themselves by laying down rules and calling assemblies by means of a conch. Their leader at this stage is Ralph, symbolizing the good, helped by an obese, asthmatic Piggy, symbolizing practical commonsense....   [tags: human behavior research]

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Real Time Decision Making and Networking Part II

- Project Constraints: Internal constraints:- Constraints Impacts 1. Installation constraint: The initial analysis and configuration might consume time and hence the time allocated to this initiation phase would be 6 working months for all the big data centers deployed across 14 states. This includes installation of hardware and software and corresponding verification, testing, monitoring and assessment of use cases from Idea to filter out irrelevant data and set the stage for actual deployment. This impacts the time to deployment and eventually launch of the project....   [tags: Restraints, Analytics, Project]

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Solving Employee Retention, Financial Restraints and a Need for More Space to Accomodate a Growing Client Base

- Strategy and Implementation University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is searching for ways to solve their three top challenges. These challenges are employee retention, financial constraints, and a need for more space to accommodate their ever growing client base. In our statements below we have presented strategies that we believe will help to meet these challenges and make UT MD Anderson Cancer Center a Stronger company. Employee Retention Employee retention is important to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center....   [tags: strategy and implementation]

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The Acute Respiratory Unit Which Accommodates 34 Inpatient Beds

- The microsystem of the study is the acute respiratory unit which accommodates 34 inpatient beds. The patients are adult with respiratory issues and multiple co-morbidities. Most of the patients need breathing treatment, BiPaP, VapoTherm, or pulmonary drainage and percussion treatment as well as other treatments that pertains to the respiratory aspect. The patients are either from home, Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF), assisted living, and Board and Care. Due to their acute respiratory issues, patients usually need assistance with activities of daily living (ADL) to function, such as toileting, feeding, and grooming....   [tags: Health care provider, Patient, Health care]

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Ethics And The Treatment Of The Mentally Ill

- Is It Ethical To Use Restraint In The Treatment Of The Mentally Ill. Using Restraint in the treatment of the mentally ill brings about some issues, one being whether it is ethical to do so. The main points to take into consideration are the reasons for restraint, the legislation and governance of restraint and applied ethical theories. The report 'physical restraint in crisis ' (MIND 2013) has shown that since the death of 38-year-old David 'Rocky ' Bennett, there have been a further 13 restraint-related deaths....   [tags: Ethics, Business ethics, Normative ethics, Virtue]

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The Law Should Not Limit The Person 's Liberty

- The restraint of trade implies that ‘’a man contracts to give up some freedom which otherwise he would have had’’. The autonomy of an individual is crucial in creating and maintaining contractual relationships. The law should not limit the person’s liberty to exercise their profession or skill. On the other hand, free flow of labour and resources is essential for a market economy to be functioning. Both principles are benefiting the community and the effort to reconcile these two conflicting principles by the courts should be appreciated....   [tags: Contract, Contract law, Capitalism]

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An Environment Of Safety For Patients, Their Families, And The Health Care Providers

- The eagerness to promote an environment of safety for the patients, their families, and the health care providers as well as promoting compliance, led me to dig deep into the issue. This also promotes advocacy, being a voice for those patients who are unable to express their concerns and their rights due to disability or medical condition. Determining the barriers and needs that prevent the inappropriate use of physical restraint by a series of data collection through observation, chart audit, and informal questionnaires was compiled....   [tags: Patient, Health care, Health care provider]

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The Employer/Employee Relationship

- How difficult (or easy) is it for an employer to prevent an employee working for others (or themselves), both during the employment and after it has ended. Refer to relevant cases and legislation. This essay will look at the definition of what an employer and employee are according to legislation. It will then discuss whether or not an employer can prevent an employee from working for others (or themselves), after the employment has ended. Analysis will be done on whether restraint of trade clauses are legal and if so the restrictions they carry for both employer and employee....   [tags: Labor]

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The Road Home

- In Homer's poem, the Odyssey, self-restraint is a major theme and directly impacts the progress of Odysseus' journey home. A close look at the different encounters with the Cyclops, the Sungod, and the suitors reveals that self-restraint can cause the journey to progress, while a lack of self-restraint can cause the journey home to be delayed or even end for some. Odysseus' encounter with the Cyclops contains examples of both self-restraint and a lack of self-restraint. When Odysseus and his crew first reach the Cyclops' territory, they land on an island very near the Cyclops shore....   [tags: Homer, Epic poem, The Odyssea]

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Evaluating the Anti-Stress Effects of Resveratrol

- Stress leads to threatened body homeostasis which causes biochemical and physiological changes that result in serious health risks. The aim of present study was to evaluate anti-stress effects of resveratrol, a polyphenol compound in an animal model of chronic restraint stress (CS). The effect of resveratrol was studied on CS-induced perturbations in behavioral, biochemical and brain oxidative stress status. The rats were subjected to restrain stress in an adjustable cylindrical plastic tube for 3 h once daily for ten consecutive days....   [tags: biochemical, imbalance, antioxidant]

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The Supreme Court Ruled On Same Sex Marriage

- Introduction and Overview On June 26, 2015, The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is a fundamental right in the decision on Obergefell et al. v. Hodges, Director, Ohio Department of Health, et al. This controversial decision overturned the law of more than 17 states. In the 5-4 decision, Justices Kennedy, Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor and Kagan voted with the majority and Justices Roberts, Scalia, Thomas and Alito were dissenting. At the heart of the controversy is the philosophy of judicial restraint and judicial activism....   [tags: Supreme Court of the United States]

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Lessons Learned From The Cold War

- During the Cold War, many lessons were learned. The United States had to learn these lessons to survive in a rapidly changing world. It learned lessons from the incident in the Gulf of Tonkin and the resolution that followed that lead to the invasion of Vietnam. It learned lessons from the horrors of war in Vietnam. And it learned lessons from The My Lai massacre in Vietnam, one of those very horrors. One lesson that was learned from all these incidents is that in uncertain times, restraint should be exercised....   [tags: informative essay, compare]

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What 's The Case?

- What’s the Case. Senior citizens deserve to take delight in a plentiful and distinguished life after years of contributing to society. Unfortunately, the elderly battle against abuse and neglect daily. Although exact numbers are unknown, about 16 million people live in approximately 17,000 nursing homes in the United States. One million of the elderly population live in residential care facilities. Americans today are healthier; therefore, they live longer. Most family members would rather put a loved one in a residential facility, than have to deal with the stress of taking care of them....   [tags: Abuse, Psychological abuse]

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International Business: Trade Sanctions

- The topic I picked to research was trade sanctions. Trade sanctions are one of the many different trade barriers that countries usually use to protect their domestic market. They are penalties that are placed on a country by another country, usually at time where countries face a policy or political dispute. The penalties usually take the form of duties or tariffs. The 3 articles I found are: Iran looks to oil to ease the pressure of economic sanctions by Jason Rezaian, The power of sanctions between countries by Brent Radcliff, and Why sanctions on Cuba must remain by Jamie Suchlicki....   [tags: trade barriers, domestic market protection]

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The Fisrt Amendment Analysis: Basic Freedom

- The interpretation of the first amendment has been seen throughout our history and, it had either been incorporated in a manner of conservancy or alteration. The first amendment basically describes what congress was under limited power to and, our basic freedoms. However, the concern was never questioned if the state government can curb those liberties since during the ratification of the bill there was little concern of this even being true. This had proven to be reality later on with the various cases that questioned not only the first, but several other amendments....   [tags: first amendment, amendments, freedom]

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The Common Types Of Abuse

- Abuse can happen to anyone regardless who they are, but people with disabilities are more at risk than anyone. The most common types of abuse are emotional/psychological, physical, sexual, and medication abuse. Each form of abuse affects people with disabilities in distinct ways, however, each type is detrimental. Psychological abuse can cause emotional pain due to put-downs, name calling, stalking, harassing, etc. Physical abuse involves assaulting the victim by hitting, pushing, kicking, etc. Sexual abuse involves forcing someone in sexual activities without consent....   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse, Bullying, Psychological abuse]

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The Terror of Obesity

- Human body has always been a profound symbol. In modernist writing, body, as it was, is a gendered theme. Female body has long been viewed in subtle connection with primitivism and sensuality. In patriarchy, corpulent female body is defined as and related to fertility symbol as traditional female role in the society is linked with reproduction. In this regard, corpulence becomes a part of femininity as well as a part of what Simone de Beauvoir calls “the eternal feminine” that is primitive and sensuous under male gaze; this in turn legitimizes woman’s immobility and shackle in domestic role under patriarchy....   [tags: Conrad's Heart of Darkness]

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Heart of Darkness: Analysis of the Two Major Themes

- In the novel Heart of Darkness, there are several themes including Good versus Evil, Power, Femininity, and Fate. Two themes are further prevalent and significant. These themes are restraint and identity. They are the two most noteworthy themes in the book because both capitalize on the complexity and flaws of human nature. The value of restraint is stressed throughout Heart of Darkness. On one hand, Marlow is saved by his self-discipline while on the other hand; Kurtz is doomed from his lack of it....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Temple Grandin's Life and Accomplishments

- Autism, it is considered a death sentence when one is diagnosed with it. However, one woman overcame all odds and changed the world. Despite her autism, Temple Grandin became a well-known and well-loved book writer, helping thousands of people with autism. Temple Grandin was born in Boston, Massachusetts. Her mother's name was Eustacia, but her father is rarely ever mentioned. Eustacia noticed that Temple was a different kind of child. She had said nothing, she did not like being hugged or touched, and she did not play like other kids played....   [tags: temple gardin, autism, autisitc people]

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Legal And Ethical Issues Of Nursing

- Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing Ethics asses the values, morals, and principles of nurses. Legal codes or laws are rules established by our government. It’s important that nurses have a clear and comprehensive understanding of ethical and legal codes within their career. The understanding of these codes is essential for nurses to safely practice and to protect their patients. Nurses must abide by these principles or face the consequences of legal action. These principles include autonomy, utilitarianism, confidentiality, and many others....   [tags: Ethics, Morality, Nursing, Business ethics]

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The Major Themes of Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness

- The two major themes of Heart of Darkness are the conflict between “reality” and “darkness,” and the idea of restraint and whether or not it is necessary. Conrad’s passage describing the restraint of the hungry cannibals exemplifies both themes:  It describes how reality shapes human behavior, and contrasts the characters of Kurtz and Marlow.  “Reality,” as it is used here, is defined as “that which is civilized.”        Conrad emphasizes the idea of what is real versus what is “dark,” what is civilized versus what is primitive, what colonizes versus what is colonized, repeatedly throughout Heart of Darkness.  As stated above, “real,” in this case, contains all the implications of a civili...   [tags: Heart Darkness essays]

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Rapid Response Team : Rapid Reaction Team

- Identify the purpose of the rapid response team The rapid response team (RRT) main purpose is to save lives and decreases the risk for harm by providing care to patients before a respiratory or cardiac arrest occurs (Ignatavicius, 2013). All facilities have different protocols when it comes to activating the Rapid Response Team and Code Team. The rapid response team are on-site and always available, the rapid response team usually includes ICU nurses, intensivist, respiratory therapist, and a hospitalist....   [tags: Patient, Health care, Health care provider]

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How The First Amendment Rights Have On Advancing Democracy

- Democracy is a form of government that limits the national government, while expanding the rights of the people. “Americans have long believed the limits of the power of government are an essential part of what makes America free” (Bardes, Shelley, 2014). In the Bill of Rights, the most famous of the first ten amendments was the First Amendment. The purpose of the paper is to evaluate the impact the First Amendment rights have had on advancing democracy in the United States. The First Amendment guarantees the freedom of religion, speech, press, assemble and petition to the national government....   [tags: First Amendment to the United States Constitution]

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Organizational Change At Xe Services

- With time change is inevitable, but sometimes it must be forced ahead of a given schedule, either way it will not be without drawbacks and consequences. As well the attracting and developing, of a quality workforce, with qualified personnel that are the right fit for a particular job and organization should be considered a must. All of this is a monumental task for any given organization, where the most competent, diverse, and skilled of managers may have problems with accomplishing this function; even with the help of a human resources department this task may be no easier....   [tags: Human Resources]

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Two Themes in Heart Of Darkness

- Two Themes in Heart Of Darkness There are many themes that run through the novel Heart of Darkness. There are however two main and significant ones. These are the theme of restraint and man's journey into self. The importance of restraint is stressed throughout Heart of Darkness. In the novel Marlow is saved by restraint, while Kurtz is doomed by his lack of it. Marlow felt different about Africa before he went, because the colonization of the Congo had "an idea at the back of it." Despite an uneasiness, he assumed that restraint would operate there....   [tags: Heart Darkness essays]

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The Controversy Over The Public 's View Of The Judiciary

- In the midst of heated controversy over the broadening spectrum of judicial power, the discourse of the United States has begun a trend of emotive language manipulation which disregards the actual practices of the judiciary. The employment of the terms ‘judicial activism’ and ‘judicial restraint’ lack little formal substance in the legal lexicon, but are utilized frequently by naysayers who accuse judges of commissioning undemocratic practices, based in what has been dubbed activism. The use of these arguments have basis outside of the political bipartisanship, and are equally disseminated by both conservatives and liberals alike....   [tags: Separation of powers, Democracy, Judge, Law]

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