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    educate the patient on proper usage. There has been much research suggesting that marijuana provides extensive pain relief especially in illnesses such as rheumatoid arthritis, glaucoma, cancer, AIDS, multiple sclerosis and seizures ("About marijuana- medical," 2013). When considering the American Nurses Association’s stance on medicinal use of marijuana they are in support of effectively treating patients for different symptoms of many conditions. The ANA states that nurses should be educated on the therapeutic

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    Medical Malpractice Litigation Issues: Is There A Solution? Healthcare law is constantly growing daily now more than ever before. We are seeing an increase in health policies with the Affordable Care Act, which in turn are calling for a great number of health lawyers to support, dictate, enforce, and control this new legislation. The rate that this is unfolding is exponential and is truly a growing aspect of our society today. Personally, this is my main interest and the opportunity and growth

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    face. Medical residents often work unimaginably long shifts, sometimes exceeding 24 hours. Levels of fatigue by the end of these work periods have contributed to accidental injuries and deaths; it is no secret that humans make more errors when they are tired (Bates). Why not just limit shifts to a standard eight- or twelve-hour day? Continuity of care. This concept has caused physicians to widely believe that they are immune to the symptoms of fatigue. Only recently has the medical community

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    the position or to achieve the expressed goals of the informed patient.” However a guardian or surrogate of the patient is allowed to override the DNR. Ashley Bassel argues because the courts decided that futility issues are not to believe resolved in court there is a bioethical issue of who is able to make the decision to resolve this dispute. 90% of hospital has a full ethics committee or small team that supposed to perform an ethics consultation. According to the AMA the function of the committee

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    Privacy Issues with Web-Based Medical Information Abstract: With growing concerns about the privacy of personal medical information, the president has taken action and passed regulations attempting to protect this privacy. It should work well in traditional health care situations, but it questions still remain about how applicable it will be to health care on the web. A hacker downloads thousands of medical records from the University of Washington Medical School [1]. Eli Lilly and Co

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    age of 5, however about 90% of Americans survived to their 50th birthday. While we have moved towards closing that gap, these statistics still mark a gross disparity. People debate our obligation to provide medical care globally to those who cannot afford it, but most of the world's medicals need are shockingly inexpensive. To me, there is no debate: it takes only pennies worth of clean water and re-hydration salts to prevent an individual from dying of diarrhea, the second leading killer of children

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    patient, ending it with the reliability of the technology. Will all of this be right to prolong life just by using a machine. From the story “Medical Technology and Ethical Issues” by William E Thompson and Joseph V Hickey. I’ll discuss why I think we should not prolong life with medical technology machines like the RIP Machine

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    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

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    Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was eight long years in the making. After many bitter debates between the Republicans and Democrats, Congress passed the Act on February 4, 1993. President Clinton signed the measure into law the following day. The Act became effective on August 5, 1993. The Act required employers with fifty or more employees within a seventy-five mile radius to offer eligible employees up to twelve weeks of unpaid leave during a twelve month period for a variety of medical reasons

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    Medical Issues of Africa

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    As many shortages continue to increase in Africa, one of the main shortages is assistance in the medical field. Many factions of medical assistance that should be in Africa are not being sent, the different factions of medical assistance includes dental, general medicine, optometrical, and missionary (volunteer) work. Medical problems included are the pandemics of AIDS, Malaria, Polio, and Bilharzia. Many inland waters in Africa, especially the central region are infected with Bilharzia, which

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