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    Baylor Medical Center and Emergency Care Issues Description of Organization Baylor Health Care System is a medical network that services seven counties in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex. It is a not-for-profit, faith-based network of hospitals, primary care centers and practices, rehabilitation clinics, senior health centers, affiliated ambulatory surgery centers, and the Baylor Research Institute. According to the 2003 fiscal year statistics, Baylor has "$543.9 million total long-term debt, $2

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    phony form of treatment, if a treatment at all. However, times change. More and more people believe in these types of alternative medicine than ever before. These new types of alternative medicine, including massage therapy, continue to change the medical field more and more. Many sports utilize it, including the Olympics. The general purpose of massage therapy includes the promotion of wellness and a general good, healthy feeling. This purpose is achieved through the many benefits massage therapy

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    It is estimated that about 100 million women are circumcised (Toubia 1994,712). Female Circumcision or Female Genital Cutting or Female Genital Mutilation as it is also known is a very important issue that deserves much attention and understanding. Female Circumcision is closely related to women’s sexuality and reproductive role, which is why it has strong cultural significance to those that have the procedure done (Toubia 1994,712). The practice is done in a variety of cultural and ethnic groups

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    The Role Quality of Life Issues Displays in Medical Decisions Jahi McMath is a 13-year-old girl living in Oakland, CA who was declared brain dead by multiple neurologists more than three months ago. Jahi was declared brain-dead December 12th after barriers during surgery a few days earlier to remove her tonsils, adenoids, and uvula at Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland. At least three neurologists confirmed that Jahi was unable to breathe on her own, had no blood flow to her brain, and

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    studies as it reflects on my undergraduate transcript. At that point, it has pulled my grades down and has affected me emotionally. Later on, I discovered that these events in my life should be used as a pivotal to be a pharmacist. Niagara Falls Medical Center is situated approximately 5 minutes from Walgreens Pharmacy. Thus, most of our customers are patients from the hospital. We also received customers from Canada especially over the weekends. ...

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    wanted to stay anonymous. So in this case we have not only an ethical dilemma, we also have to look at legal aspects and even economic aspects. The main issue in this case is, are doctors allowed to do everything what’s medical possible without the willing of the patient (even when she’s retarded), especially in the case that there’s no medical necessity to do that. In the Ashley case there are two choices; to treat her or not to treat her. Apart from the static encephalopathy she was physically

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    Electronic Medical Files: A Threat to Privacy? Abstract:  Electronic medical databases and the ability to store medical files in them have made our lives easier in many ways and riskier in others.  The main risk they pose is the safety of our personal data if put on an insecure an insecure medium.  What if someone gets their hands on your information and uses it in ways you don't approve of? Can you stop them?  To keep your information safe and to preserve faith in this invaluable technology

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    Shifting the Medical Gaze: Towards a Feminist Ethic of Childbirth The term "reproductive rights" has become synonymous with abortion rights, birth control access, and issues surrounding reproductive technologies, yet the struggle for a woman's right to choose when and how to become pregnant often overshadows a woman's right to choose where and how to give birth. The lack of feminist discourse and activism surrounding issues of childbirth may attest to the hegemony in the modern American birth

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    for the next eight to twelve weeks. You just got over a serious medical condition yourself which you acquired while on vacation and do not have any vacation time or sick time to take off. Do you have to quit your job? Can your employer terminate you for taking time off to be with your child? What options do you have? What can your employer do for you? Well, the answer lies in the Family and Medical Leave Act. The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was passed in 1993 and allows employees to take

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    The Outsourcing of Private Medical Information Offshore The estimated $20 billion medical transcription industry[1] turns a doctor’s audio notes into an electronic record. These notes could contain diagnosis, x-ray analysis or a myriad of information essential for communication between healthcare providers[2]. It could also contain sensitive information such as whether a patient has cancer, a sexually transmitted disease, or some other information that the patient would like to keep private

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