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  • DR): Advance Directive Or Advance Directive?

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    Introduction. An advance health care directive or advance directive is a legal document that tells the doctor the wishes of a patient concerning health care. It provides a better chance of receiving the kinds of treatment a patient may or may not have when they are unable to voice those wishes to a doctor or family members. A patient may choose a living will, a medical directive, or a health care power of attorney or health care proxy, or a combination of the three. 2. Explanation of topic. Advance directives

  • advances in Prosthetics

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    Advances in Prosthetics A prosthetic is an artificial device that replaces a missing body part lost through trauma, disease, or congenital conditions. Prosthetics are becoming revolutionized to encourage amputees to pursue their highest ambitions. The technologies are progressing in prosthetics to make amputees lives more functional and the prosthetics life like. Prosthetic care goes back to the fifth Egyptian Dynasty. The basics of prosthetics started out with crutches. They were made of

  • Medical Advances

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    Medical Advances Besides the computer revolution, medical advances have caused tension between faith and reason. The medical advances of the Twentieth Century have many beneficial effects for humanity. Diseases that used to be dangerous or life threatening, like mumps, measles, and whooping cough, are no longer worries in todays medical world. Tetanus, typhoid, and the bubonic plaque can now be treated with antibiotics or other medicines. Vaccines, especially the polio vaccine, freed many people

  • Advances in Art

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    There are many aspects of art, literature, dance, science, etc. that have gotten society to where it is today. We have come from the days where owning a slave was normal, to serving prison time for treating someone unequally. Art has influenced our society ever since the past began being recorded. Cave paintings have been found all over the world. These findings prove people felt the need to express themselves in ways other than words. As far back as ancient times, the motivation for artists to

  • Technological advances

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    individual's lives easier and more efficient. For instance, we are able to keep records of our financial transactions through computers. Also, we are now able to communicate to other individuals from different countries because of technology. As technology advances, some individuals are considering machines to have qualities like human beings, such as a conscious and the structure of the human body. However, can machines really have a conscious like humans? Similarly, Alan Turing and John Searle both debated

  • Advances in Technology

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    everyday life. Technology increasingly plays important roles in education, medicine, and communication. While technology becomes a bigger part of our life it has caused some bad side effects in jobs, communication, education, agriculture, and safety. Advances in technology have changed healthcare worldwide. In some areas of the world where there are not enough doctors to serve large populations or where it can be difficult to reach patients in remote areas, Telemedicine helps doctors and patients to interact

  • Unprogessive Advances

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    The MP3 “We are born savage and self-centered, and then, unless we move to Hollywood, we get over it. We become civilized. We enter a state in which we understand that sharing is good.” – John Perry Barlow In the past few years record sales have plummeted to an all time low, the record industry has since been frantically searching for the crack in the dyke; a reason for all this. The most obvious target that has been chosen by these corporations is the act of internet file sharing, more specifically

  • The Advance of eBusiness

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    The Advance of eBusiness A major societal change that has resulted from the web is the proliferation of businesses on the web (eBusiness). Businesses on the web can be classified into two types: those who have physical stores outside of the web (like Gap) and those that were created for the sole purpose of functioning through the web (like eBay). According to Marshall McLuhan, in his book Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man, “once a new technology comes in a social milieu it cannot cease

  • Pharmacologic Advances

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    Aligning to IBT BioServices’s business model and core competency, the top four critical needs and requirements have been identified from Model 1 assessment. These criteria are compared and contrasted to the company’s model and key strengths to develop a strategic roadmap for further expansion of the market position and share. The key learning from this assessment includes (Figure 4): 1. Need of surrogate assays model that are reliable (in-vitro and in-vivo assays) and predictive of protective immunity

  • advance roles

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    Advanced Practice Roles in Nursing Compare and contrast the roles of the Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Educator, Nurse Informaticist and Nurse Administrator in advanced practice nursing pertaining to clinical practice, primary care, education, administration and research. In order to compare and contrast the Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Educator, Nurse Informaticist and Nurse Administrator role in Advanced Practice, these roles must first be defined. As previously stated by this writer, Swierzewski (2011)