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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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    Legalism And Christianity

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    them to their everyday lives, but what they don't understand is that God established these laws for a reason. The laws were simply God, protecting the Jews from themselves. They didn't have the knowledge that we have today about hygienic or medical issues, and therefore would have unknowingly killed themselves, had God not given them these laws. Another problem with this is that a lot of these laws have to do with making sacrifices (animal and grain) and most people today don't make sacrifices

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    Religion and Medical Issues Tremaine Bilham (a) (i) Infertility Treatments In Western world in recent years, infertility has become more of an issue. It is estimated that as many as 1 in 10 couples in Britain are affected by infertility. Embryology is the collective term used to describe the many solutions for infertility provided by medical technology: Ø In-vitro fertilisation (IVF) is the process whereby an ovum (egg) is withdrawn from a woman's ovaries and fertilised with

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    Ethical Issues in Medical Technology

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    Advancements in medical technology are made every day. Diseases are being cured, and better treatments are becoming available for the diseases that are not. As a result, people are living longer, and some medical problems that once killed, now do not. Almost anyone would agree that living longer would be great, but for patients’ suffering from dementia, Alzheimer’s, or any other debilitating disease, a longer life is just more time to suffer. Prolonged life has become a topic of ethical debate,

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    Medical Marijuana Ethical Issues

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    the greatest good for the greatest number of people. When one has the motivation to reach goals for the benefit of one’s self it is known as ethical egoism. In this paper we shall consider a brief history of cannabis, the parallels of legalizing medical marijuana and prohibition of alcohol in the 1920’s with regard to ethical egoism and utilitarian theories. The earliest record of man's use of cannabis comes from the island of Taiwan located off the coast of mainland China. Archaeologists have unearthed

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    discussing how to go about his condition. The new computer program, referred to as RIP, is growing in popularity in hospitals across the nation because it saves time makes tough medical decisions easier. Such a system could become very beneficial to health care across the country and the world. “Medical Technology and Ethical Issues” by William E. Thompson and Joseph V. Hickey discusses the implementation of RIP in healthcare facilities with the challenges and ethics associated with the program. According

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    Emanuel Medical Center (EMC) is having an enormous amount of issues, financially. Even the CEO, Robert Moen, knows they are experiencing a number of challenges and it cannot be fixed overnight. One of the main challenges EMC are facing is the federal regulation change(s). They are playing a big role in the financial struggle with lower reimbursement rates for federal insurance programs, implementation of EMTALA laws, development of services offered by other local competing hospitals, changes in service

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    Medical Technology and Ethical Issues Just a few days ago terrorist attack the Paris where many people die and injured, and run on the emergency rooms. I cannot imagen how the chaos that existed especially for all of the doctors that tried to save them. In the article “Medical Technology and Ethical Issues” William E. Thomson and Joseph V. Hickey point out that discuss sociological and ethical issues related to medical technology that also try to save life. There are some argument about overreliance

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    these increased risk of litigation it is important for states to develop a guideline over life and death decisions. The state of Iowa created a State Substitute Medical Board that,” is established to formulate policy and guidelines for the operations of local substitute medical decision-making boards, and to act if a local substitute medical decision-making board does not exist.” This board is also able to serve as a guardian for patients who lack anyone to speak on their behalf. The SMDB that Iowa

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    Adolescent Eating Disorders

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    Adolescent Eating Disorders With children as early as age 7 showing dissatisfaction with their body, and as young as 9 starting dieting, eating disorders are a serious issue in our society. Taking a look at perceptions, behaviors, and medical issues associated with the disorders of anorexia and bulimia, scholars have tried to categorize and find answers to the problems which certain adolescents suffer. In this paper I focused on the two major eating disorders of anorexia and bulimia. In 1978

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