Research Papers on Medical Issues

Click on any of the term papers to read a brief synopsis of the research paper. The essay synopsis includes the number of pages and sources cited in the paper.

  • Hospital Learning Community Development

    In fourteen pages the many definitions attached to a learning community are considered and a case study is employed to determine how to develop such a learning community within a hospital environment. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Human Body and the Impact of Drugs

    In five pages this paper examines how illegal drugs such as cocaine, marijuana, and Ecstasy as well as various prescription medications affect the human body. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Phenobarbitone Processes of Excretion, Metabolism, Distribution, and Absorption

    This paper consists of five pages and discusses the processes that affect the human system's phenobarbitone action and also observes enzymatic reactions in drug metabolism as well as drug interactoin and pH factors. There are four bibliographic sources cited.

  • The Impacts of Caffeine on Human Behavior

    11 pages and 6 sources. This paper provides an overview of the impacts of caffeine on human physiology, with a specific view of the behavioral impacts. This paper considers the fact that caffeine is in fact a drug and that this drug has an impact on the way in which human beings function. This paper looks at the neurological impacts of caffeine use and the impacts on human behaviors through the use of existing research.

  • Xanax: An Argument for Inclusion in the DSM

    A 4 page discussion of the psychotherapeutic drug Xanax. This paper argues for the inclusion of this drug in the revised version of the DSM.

  • Reflective Learning in the Radiology Department

    The writer reviews and then demonstrates the use of Gibbs reflective cycle of learning using the example of a patient referred to radiology for a CT scan by the oncology department. None sources are cited in this thirteen page paper.

  • Overview of Medical Photography

    In ten pages this paper examines how the medical profession utilizes photography in a consideration of its applications to diagnosis, treatment, teaching, research, design, and also discusses telemedicine, video photography, and liability issues. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Hydrocodone: An Overview

    This 3 page paper reviews the benefits and concerns surrounding this Schedule II opioid. The author observes that while the drug has valid pharmaceutical uses, it is one of the most commonly abused drugs on the market. Bibliography list 4 sources.

  • Epidemiology And Infectious Disease Prevention: West Nile Virus

    3 pages in length. The current state of America's economy has triggered an expansive and detrimental backlash in so many industries that it is overwhelming to contemplate the extent to which this economic downturn has trickled into areas many people would never consider. The frequency with which delinquent homeowners are abandoning their houses has become a tremendous public health issue due to swimming pools left unattended and untreated whereby the water festers and attracts virus-carrying mosquitoes. According to Goodman et al (2009), the prevalence of this particular hazard has spiked the number of West Nile virus cases. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Omega Three Fatty Acid Intakes from Meat, Fish, or Plant Sources

    In four pages this paper discusses the arguments surrounding Omega 3 fatty acid intakes from sources including meat, fish, and plants. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Drug Ionization, Absorption, Excretion

    In four pages drug ionization and how it relates to body absorption and secretion depending upon whether it is a weak acid or base are examined. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Biological Functions of Lipids

    This paper discusses lipids and the fatty acids they are composed of, as well as dietary sources and biological functions. This seven page paper has ten sources listed in the bibliography.

  • An Oveview of Amino Acids

    In five pages this paper considers amino acids as they act as building blocks of enzymes, hormones, and proteins. There are fourteen sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Blood Pressure and the Effects of TFA

    In eight pages blood pressure and how it is affected by transfatty acids are discussed in a discussion of the importance of dietary choices. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Herbal Treatments for Acid Indigestion

    In a paper that contains five pages an overview of acid indigestion is first presented and then followd by a description of some beneficial herbal treatments for the condition. There are two bibliographic sources cited.

  • Monitoring Valporic Acid and Clozapine Levels

    This paper considers the applications and potential problems associated with this drug regimen. There are six sources listed in the three page paper.

  • Streptococcus mutans and Acid Tolerance

    In a paper containing fourteen pages this oral bacteria's physiological mechanism that allows it to exist in the human mouth's constantly fluctuating pH levels is discussed. There are seven bibliographic sources cited.

  • Breast Cancer and Big Data

    This paper offers an overview of Big Data and its influence and effects on cancer research. Three pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • Communication Barriers to Emergency Medical Services to Homeless, Transsexuals, and Prostitutes

    In six pages this tutorial discusses Emergency Medical Services communications in Ontario and Toronto and considers the barriers to access among such populations as the homeless, transsexuals, and prostitutes. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Guarding Against Cervical Cancer HPV Vaccine Program

    Parents are reluctant to vaccinate their daughters because they fear increased sexual promiscuity. Research demonstrates these fears are unfounded. There are five sources listed in this six page paper.

  • How Hospitals Are Analyzing Data

    Big Data Analytics is the most recent innovation to work with huge amounts of data. Hospitals not only have a massive amount of data, it is diverse, including documents, images, and other forms of records. This essay provides a PERT chart that displays the progression of information and data to be analyzed or prepared through several steps. The essay specifies how training will occur, what the expected outcomes will be, and how troubleshooting will happen. There are five sources used in this six page paper.

  • BENCHMARKING DATA AND HEALTHCARE

    Focuses on how healthcare is starting to rely on Big Data, and use it for benchmarking purposes. Best practices and case studies are analyzed. There are 4 sources listed in the bibliography of this 5-page paper.

  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type II

    In six pages Type II diabetes mellitus is considered in an overview of its causes, various risk factors, and how it can be prevented. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Politics and Health

    If public health and health care could be integrated, it would result in numerous benefits, however, there are barriers and challenges related to this integration. This essay discusses health care as a right or privilege, politics and health issues, and the determinants needed for high quality public health. There are four sources used in this three page paper.

  • U.S. Health Care System

    A 3 page research paper that discusses the American system. According to an online dictionary, www.businessdictionary.com, a "health care system" is defined as a "Complex of facilities, organizations, and trained personnel engaged in providing health care within a geographical area." If one considers only this extremely broad definition of a "health care system," then, yes, the manner in which health care is delivered in the U.S. is a "system." However, there are scholars who express an evaluation of the way that health care delivery functions in the US that is so negative that one can also easily make the argument that the delivery of health care in America is too dysfunctional to be considered to be a "system," as the term "system" implies organization and comprehensive service. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Funding Universal Health Care

    A 7 page paper that reports certain data, including expenses related to GDP per capita compared to other countries, the number of Americans with no or inadequate health insurance. The paper discusses how individual states attempted to fund universal health coverage and how other countries fund the program. The writer comments on the savings that could be achieved with certain practices and how such a program would need to be funded in this country. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Healthcare Administration Leadership

    A 3 page essay that justifies pursuing a doctorate degree in healthcare administration. Doctorate education in healthcare administration is formulated to aid in the creation of highly motivated, advanced healthcare leaders, who can effectively address the challenges of today's healthcare system, as well as shape effective public policy for the needs of the future (Doctor in HA). The challenges facing the U.S. healthcare system, as well as the healthcare systems in all Western, industrialized societies, are formidable. Effective leadership in healthcare administration is a crucial factor in meeting these challenges. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Basic Human Right of Health Care

    In five pages this paper argues that for individuals healthcare access should be regarded not merely as a privilege but as a basic human right. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Senior Citizens and Healthy Lifestyles

    In five pages this paper examines senior citizens and their extensive use of health services in a thesis that argues healthier lifestyles for the elderly are both social as well as economic necessities. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Hepatitis C Report Study Design

    This essay reports the methodology section of a research study that investigated the correlation between diabetes 2 and hepatitis C. Topics include rationale, design, measures, variables, and participants. There are is one source used in this three page paper.

  • Reviewing an Article on the Ways Interferon Impedes Hepatitis Progress

    In three pages a Lancet article considering using interferon to treat HCV cirrhosis and chronic hepatitis C cases is examined. There is a full article citation included in the bibliography.

  • An Overview of Hepatitis C

    This carefully researched paper examines this subject using a variety of materials. This inquiry is designed to fully explore aspects of this compelling topic and in that this paper succeeds. This paper also expands on issues such as the fact that Hepatitis C has become a serious epidemic. Statistics are included and the paper makes recommendations. This twenty page paper has twenty sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Epidemiology of Hepatitis C

    The epidemiology of Hepatitis C is the focus of this paper. Liver transplants and recurrence after transplantation is also discussed. This ten page paper has sixteen sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Herbal Medicine and the World Wide Web

    This paper reviews two popular web sites and comments on the information they include about the use of the rose in traditional medicine. There are two sources in this three page paper.

  • Complications of Medicinal Herbs and Their Impact Upon Dentistry

    In five pages this paper considers herbs including St. John's Wort, goldenseal, ginseng, gingko biloba, ginger, garlic, feverfew, echinacea, and aloe in an assessment of their medicinal value and how high concentrations can lead to dentistry issues. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Viruses Contained in Ebola

    The Ebola virus claimed tens of thousands of lives in different countries in West Africa. Other viruses cause the Ebola virus to activate. This paper focuses on the epidemiology of this virus. There are four sources used in this three page paper.

  • An Overview of Herpes

    The herpes virus is discussed in depth. Many facts are relayed about this disease. This five page paper has nine sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Clnicians Need to Understand High Blood Pressure

    This paper discusses why clinicians need to understand issues about stress, coping and high blood pressure. Data are included. There are four sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Health Overview of High Blood Pressure

    In five pages this paper discusses hypertension and its effects on renal and cardiovascular functions in an overview of diagnosis and treatment. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 'Silent Killer' High Cholesterol

    In five pages the dangers of high cholesterol are discussed. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Cholesterol and Serum Cholesterol Reduction

    In eight pages cholesterol is broadly examined and then research regarding serum cholesterol reduction is discussed in terms of cholesterol function and the importance of understanding its various properties.

  • Career in the Pharmacy Business

    In five pages this paper discusses how a pharmacy career can present a life of balance in terms of service and spirituality.

  • What Causes Birth Defects

    A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects/congenital abnormalities. It could also related to the pregnant woman being exposed to something, like rubella. Some of teratogens are identified and discussed. The second part of the paper discusses: how do heredity and early experiences influence brain organization. There are five sources used in this four page paper.

  • The Role of Nutrition in Treating Celiac Disease

    A 10 page overview of this condition and the problems it introduces in terms of diet. This paper provides an overview of both the foods that should not be consumed and how to go about choosing healthy foods that can be consumed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Celiac Sprue

    A 3 page paper which examines the condition of celiac sprue. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • A Book Review of Cerebral Palsy and Irish Medical Care in the 1930's

    In 3 pages ‘My Left Foot' by Christy Brown is reviewed and examines the story of how a man's struggles with severe paralysis from cerebral palsy reinforces the need for human dignity. There is no bibliography.

  • Cerebral Palsy Impact Upon Neuronal Function and Development of Motor Skills

    In seven pages this paper examines the development of motor skills and the impact of cerebral palsy. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Cerebral Palsy

    An 8 page review of cerebral palsy. This paper explores the causes, impacts, and treatments. Bilbiography lists 6 sources.

  • An Examination of Cerebral Palsy

    An overview of cerebral palsy in terms of causes, symptoms, and outlook is presented in seven pages and includes an outline consisting of one page. There are four bibliographic sources cited.

  • Tobacco Regulation

    This 5 page paper discusses tobacco regulation and its connection to tobacco addiction. It also considers the way in which the media influences the use of tobacco. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • History of Cosmetic Surgery

    A 4 page paper which examines the history of cosmetic surgery. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Plastic Surgery

    A 9 page research paper that discusses plastic surgery. The writer begins by citing statistics that show that more and more people are choosing to have cosmetic plastic surgery and then offers a review of literature that gives an overview of the topic, discussing different types of plastic surgery, as well as cosmetic plastic surgery as a cultural phenomenon, that is, why people choose to have elective surgery. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: The Cosmetic Surgery Addiction

    In seven pages this paper examines why people in the twenty-first century are becoming increasingly addicted to cosmetic surgery in an overview that includes history, symptoms, treatment, and also discusses body dysmorphic disorder and its implications. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Patients and Diabetes

    In twelve pages diabetes Type 1 and Type 2 are considered in terms of causes, symptoms, disease management, and treatment options that are then applied to a patient that also has diabetic retinopathy as an added complication. Twelve sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Diabetes Type 2

    Brief discussion of the what diabetes is, why type 2 differs from type 1, secondary conditions and preventive approaches. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Pancreas and Diabetes

    In four pages the importance of the pancreas in both types of diabetes is examined with functional differences between Type I and Type II diabetes noted. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Dietary Supplement Creatine and its Natural Function

    In seven pages creatine and its synthetic as well as natural sources are examined and discusses its use as a dietary supplement and urges caution to individuals who plant to use it. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Cloning of Dinosaurs

    In four pages this paper examines dinosaur cloning from an ethical perspective. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Medical Coding

    This 5 page paper responds to different questions, most of which involve medical coding beginning with the constructs that affect medical coding. Other topics include cost shifting, time studies, case mix management, implementing electronic medical records and ethical lapses of two physicians discussing a patient while riding in an elevator. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Electronic Medical Records

    Some believe that Electronic Medical Records is the wave of the future, but it is something that is here now. This paper looks at three top companies in the field. There are five sources in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Steps Towards Electronic Medical Records

    This paper reports comments from four journal articles regarding private companies entering the field to provide electronic medical records. There are four sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Best Practices and Satisfaction in Health Care

    The health care system does allow for choice, and as a business, patient and employee satisfaction play a major role in the scheme of things. This paper addresses those issues and more. There are eight sources listed in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Energy Conservation and Nursing

    In twelve pages this research paper considers the importance of conserving energy in the nursing profession with a consideration of Rogers' theories and the contributions of Myra Levine. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Genetic Engineering: Ethics

    3 pages in length. The list of options was rather long as the couple sat in the waiting room filling out their paperwork. There for their first in vitro fertilization procedure, they were faced with a number of choices pertaining to the baby they would eventually create: sex - female; hair color - blond; eyes - green; height - 5'7"; body type - athletic; I.Q. - 125; aptitude - music and law. Testing for specific diseases had all but weeded out life-threatening syndromes and socially unacceptable conditions that guaranteed they would make a healthy baby - and if not then they would simply abort it - so all that was left for aspiring parents to think about was what psychological and physiological traits they wanted their perfect child to have. Is this merely the plot of a bestselling science fiction novel? Not anymore given the progress scientific advancement has rendered in the recent past. If genetic engineering continues down the path it currently follows, there will be grave consequences to pay for manipulating man's natural methods of reproduction. No bibliography.

  • Drug- Resistant Gonorrhea, An Overview

    This research paper pertains to the public health problem of drug-resistant gonorrhea and relevant issues are described. Five pages in length, five sources are cited.

  • Plato's Works on Socrates' Death and How We Die by Sherwin Nuland

    In eight pages this paper examines Plato's Apology, Crito, and Euthyphro in a consideration of living well and dying as described in How We Die by Sherwin Nuland. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • HIV

    A 3 page discussion of the cellular and molecular makeup of the HIV virus that makes it such a formidable foe. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Lack of Correlation Between the HIV Virus and AIDS

    In eleven pages HIV and AIDS are defined and then it is argued that there is little if any correlation between the two. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Hospital Technology

    The purpose of technology in hospitals is to increase efficiency and accuracy of their healthcare systems and to improve patient care. This essay explains clinical information systems, identifies a hospital that uses it, discusses how it was adopted, and offers various types of information about implementation. There are fifteen sources used in this fifteen page paper.

  • Hospital Information Systems: Identifying Pathways

    A 3 page paper identifying information pathways in a nonprofit hospital clinic. The overall system can be improved by requiring that all patient data be stored electronically. This creates a record of items presently not accounted for (such as paper messages or verbal instruction), making them available for practitioners' use as well as for greater accuracy in billing. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Proposal Hospital Implement Electronic Management

    Information technology plays a major role in mitigating different issues such as increasing demand, constrained resources, continued pressures containment of cost, and improving the quality of care in hospitals. This essay discusses decision making models, planning timeline, likely comments from stakeholders, criteria for new information management system, and how decision will be made. There are nine sources used in this ten page paper.

  • Cibelli, Lanza, West, and Ezzell's Research on 'The First Human Cloned Embryo'

    A January 2002 Scientific American article is reviewed in five pages. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • An Overview of Huntington's Disease

    Huntington's disease is a disease that is genetic in origin. While it is not a common condition, it is found at higher rates than one might imagine and is certainly cause for concern. The condition is discussed at length in this six page paper that lists four sources.

  • Trinucleotide Expansion in Huntington's Disease

    A 3 page overview of the trinucleotide expansions within the huntingtin protein that result in the extension of polyQ-encoding repeats. Bibliography lists sources.

  • Iceland and Health Care Delivery

    In six pages this paper compares Iceland's systems of health care with those of America in a consideration of economic stresses and how Iceland's system could serve as an example for all developed countries in that no citizen is ever denied health care access. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Cycle Time Throughput Time Hospital

    The focus of this paper is colonoscopy procedures at a clinic. This essay discussed cycle time and throughput time, the percent value added to the colonoscopy process, and if the colonoscopy department could really meet the needs. Recommendations include identifying non-value added, unnecessary processes and eliminating them. This will reduce costs, which is the same thing as generating revenue. There are four sources used in this five page paper.

  • Multiple Births and In Vitro Fertilization

    In fifteen pages this paper discusses multiple births and in vitro fertilization in a consideration of various health, social, legal, economic, religious, and ethical issues. Fourteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • In Vitro Fertilization and Ethics

    In sixteen pages this research paper examines IVF from liberal individualism, utilitarian, and Kantian ethical perspectives. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • In Vitro Fertilization

    This 10 page paper provides different sections to relay the history of the procedure, how it is done and nursing examples related to the process. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Generics, Ethics, and Law in the Pharmaceutical Industry

    A 14 page discussion of the pharmaceutical industry and the reception generic drugs have within that industry. This paper presents the thesis that it is both ethical and legal for pharmaceutical companies to interfere with or to delay generic drugs being released into the marketplace. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Obesity and the Development of Pharmaceuticals

    Today, the pharmaceutical industry is rushing to develop a diet drug that is both effective and safe. This three page paper examines the issue of pharmaceuticals and health related behaviors. There are three sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Generic Pharmaceuticals

    In four pages the industry of general pharmaceuticals is examined in an overview of history, company examples, and generic companies' impact upon the industry as a whole. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Insurance Companies, Health Professionals, and HMO

    In ten pages this paper examines the issues involving health care professionals and insurance companies as they relate to HMO and the inability of practitioners to adequately satisfy patient needs. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Diabetes, Internet Websites

    This research paper describes the content of five internet sites that pertain to diabetes mellitus. The writer discusses the utility of these sites and offers guidance as to the factors that patients should consider when researching information on the Internet. Three pages in length, five sources are cited.

  • The Medical Benefits of Yoga

    The writer presents a good overview of the potential benefits that may be realized by the practice of yoga. The writer considers research into many areas, including aiding mentally handicapped children and the ability to help with recovery from a range of conditions including coronary disease. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography of this seven page paper.

  • Disease and Pain Management Through the Holistic Approach of Yoga

    In twelve pages this paper examines managing pain and disease holistically through yoga. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Benefits of Yoga for Asthma Sufferers

    In three pages the complicated condition known as asthma is considered within the context of the possible benefits offered by yoga despite the lack of definitive proof. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Breast Cancer

    This research paper presents an overview of several different issues that apply to breast cancer. Topics surveyed include discussing complications of cancer, diagnosis and staging, the side effects of treatment and how to lessen the physical and psychological side effects of treatment. Seven pages in length, eight sources are cited.

  • Overview of Gene Therapy

    In seven pages this paper examines how genetic and terminal diseases can be combatted through the use of gene therapy. There is the inclusion of a bibliography provided.

  • Cystic Fibrosis and Gene Therapy

    In five pages cystic fibrosis prevention through gene therapy treatment is examined. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Gene Therapy and Shaywitz and Ausiello's Back To The Future

    In a paper consisting of five pages gene therapy and its issues are considered within the context of the article in order to argue that the authors' judgment is ethically within medical and religious bounds. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Nanotechnology and Its' Use in the Human Body; It is Desirable or Ethical?

    Nanotechnology offers miniaturization of information systems and computing at the atomic level. With predictions of possible cures for cancer and other diseases comes the promise of enhanced physical and mental abilities. This 11 page paper discusses whether injecting nanotechnology into the body be acceptable, ethical or desirable, if long-term effects are not known. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Pro Choice or Pro Life in the Abortion Controversy

    In this paper containing five pages both sides of this emotional and complex issue are explored along with the ethical arguments justifying each. There are five bibliographic sources cited.

  • A Review of Commodifying Bodies - Man, Machines And Body Parts

    This 8 page essay reviews the intriguing work Commodifying Bodies - Man, Machines And Body Parts.

  • STD Abstinence-Only Education/Is It Working?

    A 6 page research paper that examines what empirical studies and experts have to say about the content of sex education and whether abstinence-only programs should be preferred. The writer argues that this body of evidence indicates that while abstinence is an important message to send to teens, sex education should be comprehensive. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • What is ADD/AHDD?

    In five pages this paper considers the neurobiological malady known as ADD/HDD that affects up to five percent of school age children. There are four bibliographic sources cited.

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

    6 pages and 14 sources. This paper considers the problem of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and the increasing prevallence of this diagnosis. This paper provides a general overview of the problem of ADD/ADHD including the etiology, symptoms, and potential treatments for children diagnosed with this disorder. This paper also considers claims that there are genetic or biological roots of the disorder. An outline is included with this paper.

  • Instructional Strategies and ADD/ADHD as They Relate to Student Performance and Achievement

    Seven journals are cited in this paper consisting of twelve pages in order to discuss how children suffering from this condition can overcome academic difficulties. There are seven bibliographic sources listed.

  • Three Views of Down Syndrome

    This 11 page paper discusses three different articles about Down syndrome. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Subclavian Steal Syndrome And Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

    3 pages in length. The writer briefly discusses pathophysiology, etiology, signs/symptoms, diagnostic tests and treatment options as they relate to each syndrome. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Overview of Polio and the Post Polio Syndrome

    In three pages polio and the syndrome which occurs thereafter are the focus of this overview. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Case Against Animal Cruelty

    This 10 page paper argues that people who abuse animals find ways to justify their actions; it also suggests a link between human and animal abuse. Finally, it argues that there is no reason to continue testing on animals in the hope of curing human disease. Bibliography lists 5 sources

  • An Article Review on How Human Lives Are Saved by Animal Research

    In five pages the article 'Animal Research Saves Human Lives' by Heloisa Sabin is summarized and then examined in terms of how animal research testing contributed to the polio vaccine and discusses the problems researchers face regarding this experimentation on animals with ethical criticisms and condemnations of their efforts.

  • Animal Testing and its Implications

    In five pages this paper assesses the positive and negative aspects of animal experimentation. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Ethical Dilemma of Animal Testing

    The biomedical testing of animals is examined in five pages through a fictional proposed law that ban animal testing with the exception of rodents and both sides of the debate is presented with supporting evidence for each side. Eight sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • History, Etiology, and Treatment of Antibiotic Resistance

    In nine pages the topic of antibiotic resistance is considered in terms of reduction of antibiotic utilization that has proven ineffective in resistance treatment. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Antibiotics and Bacterial Resistance

    In nine pages the resistance of antibiotics to bacteria is examined with the inclusion of discussions on overprescribing antibiotics and the resistance that can result along with the bacteria's mechanisms to transfer this resistance. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Antibiotic Resistance and Nursing Implications

    In eight pages this paper discusses antibiotic resistance and its nursing implications in a consideration that includes Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus, Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamase, and Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Antibiotic Resistance Mechanisms

    In six pages this paper examines antibiotic resistance in a discussion that includes Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus, Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamase, and Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Children's Use of Antidepressants

    In six pages the growing practice of children and adolescents using antidepressants is discussed in terms of the controversy and with a recommendation that all parents be consulted before prescribing antidepressants to youth. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • A Discussion of Antidepressants

    In a paper consisting of five pages antidepressants are defined and an examination of three types with a comparison between tricyclic antidepressants and Zoloft also included. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Antidepressant Escitalopram

    In ten pages this antidepressant medication is discussed in an informational overview. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Use of Antidepressants and Increased Suicide Rates in Adolescents

    This 15 page paper provides an overview of research around the topic of the use of antidepressants and the increased number of suicides in depressed adolescents. This paper considers the existing research and potential problems with this research. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Antimicrobial Therapy, an Overview

    This research paper describes the categories used to classify antimicrobial agents, the differences between viral and bacterial infections, and the importance of identifying the correct pathogen when diagnosing and treating an infection. Five pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • Biology as it Relates to Loss of Brain Functions

    This 3 page paper provides different examples of how Biology can be used to improve memory function after a brain injury. This paper states three different ideas for treating memory loss including the use of acetylcholine, different stimuli, and biotechnological implants. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Evaluations of Biopsychosocial and Biomedical Health Models

    In seven pages this paper examines common cold patient treatment and argues that the biopsychosocial model is superior to its biomedical counterpart. Ten sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Biomedical Research Ethics

    In six pages voluntary informed consent is the focus of this examination of biomedical research and its ethics with federal regulations and research in gene therapy among the topics discussed. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Biomedical to Biopsychosocial Medical Evolution

    In six pages this paper examines the medical evolution from biomedical to biopsychosocial approaches. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Avian Flu 2

    This 10 page paper examines the occurrence and reporting of bird flu cases. The paper starts by looking at the different reports from the World Health Organization and what data is contained in the reports, how it is collected and the barriers to effective collection. The paper then looks at the spread and mortality rate of the disease and trends in the way the disease is spread in different patients, considering age, gender and locations, the paper also looks at the current research. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Bird Flu, an Overview

    This research paper presents an over all view of avian influenza A viruses (bird flu), describing the nature of the illness, signs and symptoms, existing vaccines and other topics. Five page in length, three sources are cited.

  • Avian Flu and its Effects on Business

    In three pages this paper discusses how an avian flu economic would effect domestic and international business in a consideration of its indirect and direct impacts. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Social and Ethical Implications of the Avian Flu and Japanese Biotechnology

    In five pages this paper discusses vaccine production ethics and H5N1 virus social impacts in a consideration of avian flu and Japanese biotechnology. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Payment for Donating Blood

    In six pages this paper argues in favor of payment for donating blood in a consideration of blood donation problems and the 'volunteer donor' myth. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Improving Organ Donation Through Clarification and Education

    In six pages this paper discusses how to improve organ donations through clarification of confusion regarding the concepts of death, calming the fears that signing a donor card and offering organ donation consent encourages physicians to hasten death, and the importance of community education to change perceptions, attitudes, and to develop a more informed awareness of what organ donation and transplantation means. Seven sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • High Blood Pressure Categlories Interventions

    This essay explains and reports many issues related to this condition. The four categories related to diagnostic criteria are reported and explained. National and worldwide statistics are reported. The pathophysiology of essential and secondary hypertension are explained as are their progressions. Signs, symptoms, and diagnoses are reported.Some of the most recent research on issues related to hypertension are also reported. There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this seven page paper.

  • Guinea Worm, Eradication Program

    This paper describes the Guinea Worm Eradication Program, which was implemented by the Carter Center. This campaign has had remarkable success and is close to completely eradicating the disease. Three pages in length, three sources are cited.

  • Planning and Intervention in the Disease Process of Childhood Asthma

    In ten pages this report examines childhood asthma in terms of causes and symptoms, planning and intervention possibilities, and also considers the impact of this condition on the child patient as well as on the family. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Using Christoffe’s Framework Prevent Asthma

    Christoffe's framework is explained with advocacy stepsn identifed for each step. The issue is childhood asthma. There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Reducing Asthma Attacks

    This paper begins with the data about childhood asthma. It comments on how to prevent attacks. Two goals are offered - one for parents and one for the children. There are six sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Health and Poverty/Incidence of Childhood Asthma

    A 5 page research paper that relates the details of literature review search for studies pertaining to the treatment and management of pediatric asthma among low-income young children. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • The Tradition of Chinese Medicine

    This 5 page paper discusses traditional Chinese medicine and the fact that Western physicians are finally beginning to develop respect for these ancient therapies. There are 5 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Medical Intervention or Chiropractic Care for Scoliosis?

    In eight pages an overview of scoliosis considers whether or not it should be treated by chiropractic care or some form of medical intervention. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Chiropractic Care and Insights

    In four pages chiropractic care is defined and its benefits in scoliosis treatment is also assessed. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Pediatric Asthma and Chiropractic Care

    In seven pages the connection between chiropractic treatment and pediatric asthma is discussed in terms of the benefits this treatment provides. Twelve sources are listed in the Endnotes.

  • Chiropractic Care and Pain in the Lower Back

    In five pages this paper discusses the relationship that exists between chiropractics and pain in the lower back. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Epidemic Proportions of the Plague and Cholera

    In six pages this paper takes a historical examination of the epidemic proportion reseached by outbreakes of the plague and cholera in a consideration of the causes and effects of these diseases. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • SUD as Chronic Disease plus Overweight Kids

    This essay proposes to categorize substance abuse as a chronic disease. The National Institute on Drug Abuse affirms this opinion by identifying the many similarities between addiction and other chronic diseases like diabetes. The chronic care model is explained. The other part of the paper discusses childhood obesity, causes, outcomes, and prevention programs. There are three sources listed in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Annotated Bibliography on Human Cloning

    In three pages this annotated bibliography presents eight sources that oppose the practice of human cloning in an evaluation of each source's usefulness.

  • Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

    In twelve pages this paper discusses Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis in a consideration of the causes, symptoms, and treatments related to inflammatory bowel diseases. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Disease Treatment Through Alternative and Holistic Medicine Approaches

    In seven pages various types of holistic and alternative types of medicine such as meditation, massage, and acupuncture are considered in terms of how they can treat conditions such as Crohn's Disease, migraine headaches, and high blood pressure. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Crohn's Disease - An Extended Definition

    In four pages the origins, symptoms and treatment options of Crohn's Disease are examined. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Symptoms and Treatment of Crohn's Disease

    The treatment and symptoms of Crohn's Disease are the subject of this paper, which concentrates on living with the affliction. Includes outline. This paper has five pages and three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Literature Review: Crohn's Disease

    This research paper pertains to Crohn's disease, and encompasses the topics of incidence and impact, pathophysiology and recent research, differential diagnoses and ruling them out, collaborative treatment, and conclusions. Ten pages in length, eight sources are cited.

  • Government Involvement in Health

    This paper explores how the government became involved in health care and health care insurance by tracing the history of insurance. There are three sources listed in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS AND THEIR DATA

    Focuses on particular types of data that might be gathered by healthcare organizations. Also discussed is how that data might be used. There are 2 sources listed in the bibliography of this 3-page paper.

  • Sequencing Type Differences in Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    In twelve pages this paper discusses the MRI sequencing types including Gradient Echo Sequence, Spiral Pulse Sequence, Saturation Recovery Sequence, Inversion Recovery Sequence and the Spin Echo Sequence. Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Law and Doctor-Patient Sexual Contact in California

    6 pages and 6 sources. This paper provides an overview of California Civil Code §43.5, which addresses the issue of sexual relationships between doctors and patients. This paper relates the case study of two individuals who sought counseling for marital problems and sought the services of a mental health professional. In the course of their treatment, the wife began having sexual relations with the psychiatrist. This paper covers the legal aspects of California Civil Code §43.5, including the limitations on lawsuits that can be pursued as a result of the law and the problems in seeking restitution for the negative impacts of a doctor's sexual contact with a patient.

  • Patient-Doctor Conflicts

    This essay reports the case of a depressed teenager who attempted suicide. The attending physician is not his regular doctor. The patient stormed out of the room before the doctor could say more than four sentences. The paper suggests other discussion openers that might have been more successful. The other case is a woman with severe diabetes who has already lost one leg but will not enter the hospital to get the disease under control. The essay suggests steps for each case. There are two sources used in this three page paper.

  • WWW and Down's Syndrome

    In nine pages the available information on the World Wide Web regarding Down's Syndrome is considered in a review of 10 websites that are consumer based with a table of features also included for each of the sites considered. There are no other sources cited.

  • Nursing, Diabetes, and 3 Research Articles

    In this paper consisting of 5 pages a trio of diabetes mellitus studies conducted by nurse researchers are discussed with synopses supporting the importance of intervention and continued research in order to more efficiently improve diabetes self-management . There are 3 bibliographic sources cited.

  • Whole Foods or Vitamin Supplements in Treating Hepatitis B

    Which regimen is best in treating Hepatitis B? A great deal of research is included on this important medical topic. This ten page paper has fifteen sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Should New Drugs Be Labelled As ‘New’ To Indicate A Higher Risk Than Established Dugs?

    This 4 page paper considers the issue of new drugs and whether or not they should be labelled as an issue of public safety. The FDA focuses on drug approval, leaving a gap when it comes to assessing drugs that have already been approved. There ahs been a call for all new drugs to be marked as new. The paper assesses this from the perspective of the drug companies, the health policy makers and the patients. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • Chagas Disease and Transmission

    This research paper discusses Chagas disease and presents an overview that addresses the transmission of the disease during breastfeeding. Three pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • Overview of Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

    In seven pages the research into limb girdle muscular dystrophy such as progression due to sarcoglycans is examined. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Muscular Dystrophy and the Uses of Gene Therapy

    In fifteen pages muscular dystrophy and the continuing search for a cure are discussed with a consideration of how gene therapy may be used. Twenty one sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The 1993 Jack in the Box E. Coli Fiasco

    This 10 page paper examines the E.coli outbreak that occurred in the west at the Jack in the Box restaurants in 1993. What could have been done to prevent the outbreak is noted. Recommendations are made to prevent the spread of E.coli in the future. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • E.coli

    In five pages Escherischia coli is examined in terms of its biology and impact. There are 3 sources cited in the bibliography.

  • E.coli O157 H7

    In nine pages Escherichia coli 0157 H7 is examined in terms of its causes, incidence, treatment options, and infection prevention. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Media's Role in Teenage Girls with Eating Disorders

    In this five page research paper the writer covers the struggles of teenage girls with eating disorders and the role the media plays in this development are the focus of this report. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Herbal Medicine and Environmental Pollution

    In three pages this research paper considers how radiation and environmental pollution can be offset by the effects of natural food products and herbal medicine. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Teen Epilepsy and Reasons Behind Increased Accidents

    In five pages this paper examines why teens who suffer from epilepsy are more prone to injuries and accidents. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Examination of Epilepsy

    In five pages epilepsy is defined and discussed in a consideration of causes and symptoms. There are the inclusion of 2 graphs and seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Health Information Technology

    This essay discusses the health information technology economic and clinical health act, which addresses using technology in health care facilities. More than that, it requires a meaningful use of these technologies. How meaningful use was finally defined is the focus of this essay. Priorities and criteria are included. There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this six page paper.

  • For and Against the Practice of Euthanasia

    In six pages the pros and cons of euthanasia are examined before arguing in support of its practice with various euthanasia categories including living wills defined along with statistical information analysis and a consideration of the Netherlands, which has legally sanctioned euthanasia for more than two decades. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Legislation on Euthanasia

    A 5 page research paper on legislation involving euthanasia. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • HEALTHCARE, FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING

    Focuses on questions concerning healthcare, finance and accounting. There are 3 sources listed in the bibliography of this 3-page paper.

  • Financial Trend Analysis in Healthcare

    A 5 page paper discussing financial trend analysis as it applies to health care. Financial trend analysis is a tool commonly used in making investment decisions because it allows potential investors to assess the path that a potential investment target is following. Analysis of financial statements using methods that make trends more readily apparent can inform those who seek to know the true financial outlook for an organization and make adjustments for the future. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The Most Common Cause of Liver Diseases

    Hepatitis C is a disease that evolves, which means it can build up immunities to treatments. It is the most common cause of chronic liver disease, including cirrhosis and cancer. This essay discusses diagnosis, global incidence of the disease, effects, comorbidities, and treatment. There are ten sources used in this seven page paper.

  • Chronic Lyme Disease

    Lyme disease is caused by a very specific tic that is carrying a particular bacteria. This essay explains the cause and treatment of Lyme disease, explains why the vaccine was put out of production, and comments on how to treat people with chronic Lyme disease. There are four sources used in this three page paper.

  • Tables on Acute, Infectious, and Chronic Disease

    In seven pages two tables consider various disease with the first one comprised of osteoporosis, cancer, heart disease, and diabetes and the second one containing such infectious ailments as strep throat, Chlamydia, HIV/AIDS, influenza, and Hordeolum with information pertaining to the individual diseases, treatment, and risks included. Eighteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Notch Protein Linked With Alzhiemer's Disease

    This 8 page paper examines the potential link between Notch protein and Alzheimer’s disease. The paper looks at the symptoms and biological characteristics of Alzheimer’s and roles of amyloid precursor protein (APP), the presenilin proteins and amyloid beta proteins. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • Controlling Asthma

    A 10 page paper that begins by reporting the prevalence of asthma and the contradictions between the symptoms patients report and their perception of how well they are controlling this disease. The essay discusses triggers, allergens and irritants, the typical treatment, the latest research connecting stress to asthma attacks and ideas for how patients and caregivers can help better control this condition. Statistical data included. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Overview of 'Designer Babies'

    In eight pages this paper considers the issue of 'designer babies' or babies who have been genetically manipulated in order to embody certain desirable characteristics from an ethical standpoint with the argument against such technology on moral grounds. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Application of Physical Therapy to Support Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation

    The Application of Physical Therapy to Support Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation. 5 pages. 4 sources cited. This paper relates some central information about transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS). Included in this paper is information on the applicatoin of TENS in physical therapy and the different ways that it has been incorporated into the health field.

  • Diabetes and Physical Therapy

    This research paper consists of nine pages and discusses diabetics and the importance of physical therapy with the physical therapist's role the primary focus. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Physical Therapy and the Healing of Pressure Sores

    In five pages this paper discusses the causes of pressure sores, how to treat them, and the role of physical therapy in healing them. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Radiology Digital Imaging

    In five pages radiology's digital imaging is examined in terms of the many advantages it offers. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Chiropractics and Radiology

    In five pages this research paper examines how chiropractics will feature radiology in the future in a consideration of digital and computer records, acceptable error, and reliability rate of a cervical X ray intra examiner. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Healthcare And Strategic Management

    A 4 page paper that responds to specific issues. The first is why healthcare organizations need to adopt strategic planning processes. The paper provides an overview of the evolution of strategic management and defines the terms, strategic thinking, strategic momentum, strategic planning and strategic management. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • The Creation of a Vaccine for AIDS

    5 pages and 8 sources. This paper provides an overview of the process by which scientists have pursued a vaccine for HIV/AIDS. This paper outlines information provided in the current literature about the trials made on potential vaccines for the disease.

  • The Importance of Vaccines

    This 4 page paper gives a review of vaccines and why they are important in fighting disease. The writer explains the way in which vaccines are made and how they work.

  • Developing a Genetic Vaccine for Malaria

    The writer discusses the way in which a potential genetic malaria vaccine might be developed, administered and what its effect would be. There are four sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Best Practice in Ensuring Infected Wound Healing

    An 8 page consideration of the factors that enter into wound care. The author reviews the literature for approaches to wound care. The emphasis is made that appropriate wound care is not only specific to the type of wound but to the patient themselves. The nurse's careful interaction with the patient is critical in determining their needs and an address for those needs. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Autism

    A 5 page overview of autism. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Autism

    A 3 page research paper on autism. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Autism

    A 5 page paper on autism. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Sickle Cell Anemia and its Biochemistry

    In four pages this paper examines sickle cell anemia's biochemistry from a cellular as opposed to a sociological point of view. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Type I Diabetes' Biochemistry

    In five pages this biochemical overview of Type I diabetes includes etiology, symptoms, treatment, and insulin therapy. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Comparing Nursing Definitions of Virginia Henderson and Florence Nightingale

    In seven pages this research paper examines how nursing was defined in the 19th century by Florence Nightingale and in the 20th century by Virginia Henderson's nursing theories. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • DATA STORAGE AND INFORMATION RETRIEVAL IN HEALTHCARE

    Focuses on data storage and information retrieval trends and tools in healthcare situations. There are 4 sources listed in the bibliography of this 4-page paper.

  • Malaria

    A 3 page overview of malaria. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Malaria

    A 3 page research paper that describes malaria. The tropics abound with popular tourist destinations and one seldom hears of anyone dying from having taken a vacation in the Bahamas; however, this remains a possibility because of malaria. The following discussion, which first of all, describes malaria, indicates that this scourge, which Westerners inevitably associate with the past, remains a worldwide, deadly disease. The precautions that travelers can take against malaria are also described, before concluding with a description of possible treatments, as well as the hope of an effective vaccine becoming a possibility. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Historical Impacts of the Disease Malaria

    In five pages this paper discusses the history and spread of the ancient disease malaria in a consideration of its historical impact and also notes a relationship between sickle cell anemia and malaria. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Malaria

    In five pages this paper presents an overview of malaria in a consideration of etiology, its pathogenesis and epidemiology, clinical information, diagnosis, as well as prevention and treatment options. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Malaria's Medical Geography

    In ten pages this paper considers medical geography in a consideration of malaria and the mortality rates in Africa. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Medical Coders

    A 3 page research paper that discusses the field of medical coders. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), health information technicians who specialize in assigning codes to patients' medical records for insurance purposes are known by a variety of terms, such as "health information coders, medical record coders, coder/abstractors or coding specialists" (BLS, 2008). This essay offers a brief overview of the medical coding profession: that is, what they do, the education required, associated certification processes, licensure, etc. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Medical Coding - Informed Consent Forms

    This 3 page paper responds to two diverse topics. The first one discusses the question: Is medical coding the process of operationalizing the construct of "severity" -- or the construct itself? The writer determines the illness and severity is the construct. The second question is about medical consent forms and provides a real court case as an example. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Hand Washing Hygiene in Disease Control

    A 3 page overview of recent Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines in hand hygiene. This paper reviews organism susceptibility to soap and water as well as to alcohol solutions. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Sample Thesis Proposal on the Relationship Between Psychotherapy and Buddhist Practices of Meditation

    In thirteen pages this paper presents a sample thesis proposal that examines the significance of a psychotherapist incorporating Buddhist medication practices with methodology, recommendations, and research analysis included. Fourteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Documentation Errors and Incorrect Abbreviations in Medical Documentation

    The writer discusses the types of errors in documentation and abbreviation made by medical professionals. There are four sources listed in the bibliography of this three page document.

  • Psychosocial Impact of Diabetic Eye Disease

    In ten pages this paper discusses the complications of eye disease and blindness that can frequently accompany diabetes onset and their implications. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Face Recognition

    This 4 page paper discusses face recognition, both in humans and in automatic systems. Bibliography lists 22 sources.

  • Medical Imaging and Neural Networking

    In five pages this paper considers medical imaging and how the improvements of data analysis and accuracy have been enhanced through neural networking. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Metaphysical Spiritual Healing

    A 48 page exploration in the entitled field of healing beginning with an introduction and background of metaphysical spiritual healing and an historical background. The essay's subheadings are: metaphysical healing, metaphysical healing and tools and approaches, including Reiki, magnet and crystal therapies and how they are used, spiritual healing, metaphysical spiritual healers and approaches, including faith healing and reports of some of the most successful healers, Jesus Christ and His followers, the faith of metaphysicians and the faith and Divine powers of Christ, concluding comments. Numerous examples are provided throughout the paper along with comprehensive discussions in each section. Discussion and questions of Christ's healing and raising people from the dead are explored. Bibliography lists 34 sources.

  • Functions of G-Protein Receptor Sites

    This paper addresses the function of G-Proteins. The author concentrates on the role of GT-Pase and G-Protein receptor cites, and their roles within hormonal drug activity and gene transcription. This five page paper has ten sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Europe and the Black Death

    This paper consists of six pages and examines the Black Plague or Black Death that had a catastrophic impact upon 14th century Europe. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Ebola Viral Fever

    In five pages the viral fever Ebola, considered one of the deadliest of all diseases, is defined and examined in terms of its definition, causes, symptoms, treatment, contemporary research, and implications. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Prostate Cancer Treatment Through TURP and Seed Implantation or Brachytherapy

    In five pages these 2 forms of prostate cancer treatment are assessed in terms of the pros and cons of each with a recommended therapy option determined. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Phobia and Dental Hygiene

    In ten pages dentistry is examined in terms of the influence of phobia and how education is the best way to combat this dental phobia along with practicing important preventive measures regarding diet, dental care, and dentist visits. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Epidemiology of Chicken Pox

    In seven pages Varicella or 'chicken pox' is examined in terms of its epidemiology and impact upon health. There are approximately ten sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Lyme Disease

    In fifteen pages this paper examines Lyme Disease in an overview of symptoms, how it is contracted, diagnosis, treatment, and the significance of tick bacterial ecology. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Hypothetical Case Assessment on Massage Therapy

    In five pages this paper presents a hypothetical assessment of massage therapy as it can be used to treat a computer programmer and middle aged bowler in massage focuses and pain contributing muscle factors. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Evolution of Orthopedic Sports Medicine

    In sixteen pages this paper discusses orthopedic sports medicine in terms of its evolution with such topics as injuries, treatment alternatives, and outcomes for patients considered. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Sleep Apnea from a Chiropractor's Viewpoint

    In eight pages this paper examines how chiropractic treatment can assist sleep apnea. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Causes of Viral Pneumonia and How It Can Be Prevented

    Viral pneumonia is the focus of this paper consisting of seven pages which includes its causes, treatment, and how it can be prevented. There are 5 sources in the bibliography.

  • Learning Disability and Attention Deficit Disorder

    In a paper consisting of six pages the behavioral issues connected with ADD are discussed along with the ways in which learning disabilities can lead to a misuse of the label 'attention deficit disorder.' The ways in which children with ADD learn may be different but this is not to imply that the ability to learn does not exist. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Use of Ritalin to Control Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    11 pages and 8 sources. This paper considers the impacts of using Ritalin in the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Tihs paper relates the fact that it is increasingly common to use Ritalin in the treatment of children with ADHD. This paper also considers potential problems with its use.

  • Ritalin and Attention Deficit Disorder

    In six pages this research paper explores the use of Ritalin in treating individuals suffering from Attention Deficit Disorder. There are 6 sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Conduct Disorder Causes

    In six pages four causes of conduct disorders are examined with the focus on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • An Overview of Liver Histopathology

    This paper examines the differences between normal and abnormal liver function as well as cirrhosis. The author addresses the effects of alcohol and other common toxins on the liver

  • Medical and Industrial Applications of Pyruvate Decarboxylase Enzyme

    In ten pages this paper examines how Vitamin B2 production is assisted by this enzyme with ethanol production also discussed. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Massage Therapy

    In three pages this research paper examines massage therapy in terms of its stress and cancer benefits according to recent research. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • A Medical Waste Landfill and Bacteria That is Antibiotic Resistant

    The dangers anti resistant bacteria poses is examined within the context of Marysville, Washington's Tulalip landfill for medical waste. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Near Death Experiences and 3 Articles Reviewed

    In five pages this paper considers and critiques near death experiences as described in 3 articles. There are 4 sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Issues Surrounding Breast Implants

    In eight pages popular literature is reviewed in this discussion of breast implants and examines why women opt for this procedure and possible complications involved with consideration of legal cases that have resulted and the ways in which the media shapes attitudes regarding implants and what all women should know regarding risk factors. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of the Birth Defect Spina Bifida

    In eight pages spina bifida is examined in an overview that includes its causes and treatment alternatives. Fourteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Reviewing Depression Causes

    In two pages an article that examines depression is reviewed and poses the possibility of a physical abnormality as a potential cause.

  • Integration of Alternative Medicine with Western Medicine

    In seven pages this paper discusses how alternative medicine has been incorporated into Western medicine in recent years. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Respiratory System and Asthma

    In five pages asthma is discussed in terms of the condition and preventative treatments along with the functions of the respiratory system in normal conditions. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Detrimental Impact of Performance Enhancing Anabolic Steroids

    In five pages this paper examines anabolic steroids and the side effects associated with their nonmedical uses as an athletic performance enhancement. Nine sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Common Cold Cannot Be Cured by Vitamins

    In five pages this paper discusses the common cold and how it cannot be cured by vitamins, although vitamins can boost immune systems before catching a cold or used in treating it thereafter. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Different Types of Porcelain Tooth Crowns

    In five pages this paper assesses the pros and cons of porcelain and porcelain and metal fused types of tooth crowns. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Growth of Bacteria and the Impact of Antibiotics

    In five pages this paper discusses how antibiotics affects the growth of bacteria. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Color Blindness and Achromatopsia

    In seven pages the writer argues that although achromatopsia is color blindness its causes and incidences are discussed in order to prove it is incorrect to regard it as a condition of inconvenience and offers effective coping strategies. There are five bibliographic sources cited.

  • Overview of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    In six pages obstructive sleep apnea is examined in a consideration of causes, diagnosis, treatment, and consequences in the long term. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • European Society and Black Death

    In six pages black death or bubonic plague is considered in terms of epidemiology and the societal effects Europe suffered as a result. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Sleep Disorders

    In three pages this paper discusses such sleep disorders as sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, myoclonus, narcolepsy, circadian rhythm sleep disorder, and hypersomnia. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Choosing Physician's Assistant as an Occupation

    In four pages this paper examines the career of being a physician's assistant in a consideration of licensing certification and an individual's experiences as a massage therapist, licensed practical nurse, and phlebotomy. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Relationship Between Leukemia and Ionizing Radiation

    In fourteen pages leukemia is examined in terms of its various types, symptoms, etiology, and incidence and also considers levels of ionizing radiation in a consideration of the relationship between the two regarding studies of nuclear facility employees and their families. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Contact Lenses' Manufacturing Processes

    In seven pages this paper examines the technology and other processes associated with making contact lenses. Seven sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Literature Overview of Microbial Organism Adhesion

    In five pages this literature overview focuses upon microbe molecular configuration and curvature in terms of the influential factors regarding microbial organism adhesion. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Nursing Equality and How It Has Evolved

    In seven pages this paper discusses nursing roles, how they have changed, and the status of equality over the past century with professional associations, labor unions, and higher education among the topics covered. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Sun Exposure and Skin Cancer

    In six pages this paper discusses the connection between skin cancer and sun exposure. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Study Proposal on Children's Pulmonary Function and the Effects of Second Hand Smoke

    In twenty one pages this paper discusses second hand smoke and its effects in this study proposal and survey focusing upon the pulmonary function of children between the ages of 11 and 15.

  • Assessment of Insulin Pump Therapy in Effectiveness of Treating Type I Diabetes Mellitus Study

    In twenty five pages the effectiveness of insulin pump therapy in the treatment of Type I Diabetes Mellitus as opposed to magnetic release polymer therapy is discussed with suggested experimental methodology employed to support the conclusion that judging performance can be attained through a comparison of hypoglycemic episodes, BMI, and HbA1c values after the therapy commences. Advantages and disadvantages of each treatment are also provided as discussed through literature studies. There are fifteen bibliographic sources cited.

  • Suicide and Patients with AIDS and HIV

    In eighteen pages this paper examines issues related to patients suffering from HIV and or aids in a consideration of suicide in terms of ethics and a terminally ill person's right to die by physician assisted suicide. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Personal Account of the Black Death

    In five pages this paper represents an historically true personal portrait of the effects of London's bubonic plague epidemic. Two sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Examination an Energy Diet Product Supplement

    In five pages this paper considers the GNC energy supplement product Energy Fuel® in terms of its marketing as a fitness package as well as an energy booster and concentrates on a literature view that emphasizes ma huang and guarana properties of weight loss. There are six sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Yemen, United Kingdom, and United States Healthcare Delivery Systems

    In five pages this paper examines Yemen's Ministry of Health, the UK's National Health Service, and the US's Medicaid in a comparative analysis of these countries' healthcare delivery systems. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Article Reviews on Breast Cancer

    In five pages breast cancer treatment is examined through its representation in three journal articles on the topic. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Strategic Management of Health Care

    In ten pages health care facilities are examined in terms of strategic management and leadership in an overview of problems, challenges, strategic management and planning differences, and leadership attributes. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Subconscious Mind and Hallucinogenic Drugs

    In six pages this paper examines whether or not revelations of the subconscious mind can be achieved therough the use of hallucinogenic drugs with the primitivity of cultures one of the promary considerations as is Jung's theory of 'two selves' integration. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Arthritis Clinic Led by Nurse Practitioners

    In six pages this research paper considers the United Kingdom in a discussion of a rheumatoid arthritis clinic led by nurse practitioners and the possible ramifications. Twenty sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Profiling Sufferers of Color Blindness

    This paper lists symptoms of color blindness and relates the condition to the characteristics of sufferers. Includes the latest genetic research on the problem. This paper has five pages and ten sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Leukemia

    In five pages the disease leukemia is examined in an overview of symptoms, types, diagnosis, treatment options, and scientific developments. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • A Dyslexia Overview

    An information overview on dyslexia is presented and includes a definition as well as discussions of the brain, its functions, symptoms, etiology and treatment alternatives. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Etiology and Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis

    In eight pages this paper discusses symptoms and how to treat rheumatoid arthritis, which presently has no cure. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Glioma Brain Tumor

    In five pages this paper discusses GBM in terms of causes, symptoms, and treatments. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Case Studies on Medical Care's Informed Consent

    In fourteen pages this paper features 3 case studies regarding informed consent in medical care and issues including care duty, palliative care, and negligence. Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Story About a Senior Citizen Couple and Their Gradual Memory Loss

    In five pages this short story considers a senior citizen couple's trials and tribulations traveling to the wedding rehearsal luncheon for their granddaughter while collectively struggling with memory loss.

  • STDs and Plans of Health Promotion

    In five pages this paper considers sexually transmitted diseases in terms of health promotion planning and the roles of health care practitioners especially nurses. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Connection Between Cancer and Diet

    In five pages this paper discusses the connection between diet and cancer with research on foods and cancer prevention included. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Pharmaceutical Industry, Globalization, and New Product Development

    The pharmaceutical industry as it relates to globalization is the topic of discussion. Various aspects are explored. This twelve page paper has seven sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Dr. James Gordon's Manifesto for a New Medicine

    In five pages this paper analyzes Dr. Gordon's advocacy of alternative medicine contained within Manifesto for a New Medicine with supporting evidence provided. One source is cited in the bibliography.

  • Lungs and Manual Hyperinflation

    In six pages hyperinflation is defined with causes and treatment alternatives discussed along with the role of the nurse and how lung hyperinflation can be treated by pressure manometer usage. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Relationship Between Cardiovascular Disease Stress and Cardiovascular Reactivity

    In five pages this paper defines stress terms and considers how cardiovascular reactivity can be evaluated in a discussion of the linkage between heart diseases and environmental and physiological stressors. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Selective Abortions and Medical Ethics

    In five pages this paper examines a mentally retarded fetus, aborting it, and the medical ethics involved in such a practice. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Meningitis

    In eight pages this report considers the diagnosis, treatment options, and recent research on meningitis in this informational overview. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The History and Mission of Tripler Army Medical Center

    This 8 page paper discusses the history of Tripler Army Medical Center, which has been located in Honolulu, Hawaii, for over 50 years. Tripler is one of the main medical facilities in the Pacific, serving patients from an area of over 3 million square miles with a patient base of over 750,000 individuals. In addition to providing medical care, Tripler is also a research facility and a teaching hospital. There are 6 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Epidemiology of Tay Sachs Disease

    In four pages Tay Sachs disease is the focus of this epidemiological overview that includes characteristics, causes, onset, and carrier identification testing. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Disease and Various Factors to be Considered

    In three pages this paper discusses the differing factors of cardiovascular disease and Tays Sachs Disease in this contrasting analysis. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Proposal Regarding Nursing Homes and Elder Incontinence

    In five pages this proposed research study on nursing homes and the issue of elderly incontinence, treatment, and intervention alternatives features an introduction, statement of the problem and reasoning, methodology, and a review of current research literature. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Review of Literature on Biting Nails

    In three pages this paper examines nail biting in a review of current literature. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Tattoos

    In three pages the tattoo process of application and removal are discussed in this informational overview. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Treating Schizophrenia

    This 8 page paper discusses various treatments of the mental illness schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is a chronic, life-long illness, but it can be managed with treatment. Among the therapies discussed are cognitive-behavioral therapy, medication, social skills training and electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). The writer also gives some of the symptoms of the disease, and argues that a combination of treatments is more effective than medication alone. ECT is reported to be extremely effective and beneficial. There are 5 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Examination of the Disease Leukemia

    In three pages the etiology of leukemia is considered along with treatment alternatives and a study from 2003 that shows a connection between disease incidence and pollution. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 2D Ultrasound Technology versus 3D Ultrasound Technology

    In four pages the superiority of 3D imaging technology for liver and abdominal organs are examines. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Senior Citizens and Health Care Needs

    In seven pages this paper discusses how senior citizens' growing health care needs should be addressed by the government. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Advanced Practice Nursing, the Self Care Deficit Model of Dorothea Orem, and Urinary Incontinence

    An application of the self care deficit model of Dorothea Orem to urinary incontinence problems is the focus of this paper consisting of seven pages with references made to the article 'Relationship of a pelvic floor rehabilitation program for urinary incontinence to Orem's Self-Care Deficit Theory of Nursing: Part 1' by Francie Bernier. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Medicine and Artificial Intelligence

    In twenty eight pages the ways in which medicine has benefited from artificial intelligence uses in such ways as improved physician and research functions are discussed. Fifty five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Deafness and Differing Perceptions

    In three pages this report considers the positive and negative aspects of 3 differing views regarding deafness, that it is a curable medical problem, that it is an effective communication impediment, and that the deaf community represents a completely unique culture of its own. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Short Term Memory Loss Research

    An overview of research on the topic of short term memory loss. This is an important area of study since so many factors impact memory loss, both psychological and physical. Closely linked to short term memory loss are conditions such as Alzheimer's, alcohol abuse and aging, and these too are examined in this analysis. This paper has thirteen pages and fourteen sources in the bibliography.

  • Medical Treatment, Complimentary Alternative Medicine

    Community Alternative Medicine is becoming more popular across the United States. This paper examines its pros and cons, and how it has been viewed by the media.This paper has four pages and four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Tumors of the Brain

    The writer discusses tumors of the brain with regard to their symptoms, causes and treatments. The paper is four pages long and there are three sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Using Botox as a Wrinkle Treatment

    The writer examines the use of Botox for the treatment of wrinkles. The paper is fourteen pages long and there are ten sources listed in the bibliography.

  • What Can Be Done About Dental Phobia

    In seven pages oral hygiene is examined in terms of dental phobia and how it can be prevented with the thesis argued that most of the cosmetic dental procedures increase this phobia that might be otherwise overcome. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • How Can Doctors Get Patients to Comply?

    Doctors who cultivate a good relationship with their patients have a better chance of getting the patient to comply with lifestyle and medication instructions. This paper examines the correlation between a good doctor-patient relationship and positive medical outcomes.This paper has seven pages and ten sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Causes of Migraine Headaches and How They Can be Treated

    In four pages this paper presents an overview of migraine headaches in a consideration of what causes them and how they can be treated. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Health Care System in the United States and Access by Black Americans

    17 pages and 27 sources. This paper considers the fact that the American Health Care system has some significant flaws, including the way in which African Americans can or cannot access this system. This paper relates the belief that a large population of Black Americans have little or no access to health care, a problem that can negatively impact their capacity to reduce disease, have health children and improve their long-term care. This paper also considers the call for greater equity in health care in the hopes of changing this problem.

  • Vegetarianism Impact on Blood Sugar Study Proposal

    In this paper consisting of twelve pages a random selection of subjects through email surveys are evaluated in terms of lifestyle choices to determine if there is a correlation between a vegetarian diet and blood sugar levels. There are fourteen bibliographic sources cited.

  • Overview of Pneumonia

    In three pages pneumonia is discussed in an overview of its viral and bacterial organisms, epidemiology, prevention, and treatment. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Senior Citizens and Incontinence

    In eight pages the issue of incontinence in senior citizens is considered in a research study proposal that includes an introduction, purpose, review of current literature, structural theoretical framework, with conclusions offered. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Product Life Cycle of VADs Ventricular Assist Devices Product Life Cycle

    Ventricular Assist Devices are examined in an overview consisting of six pages that includes growth effects and revenue generating as each refers to the life cycle of the produces. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • An Article on Obesity, Diabetes, and the Effect of Estrogen Reviewed

    In eight pages the article 'Estrogen can prevent or reverse obesity and diabetes in mice expressing human islet amyloid polypeptide' is reviewed in terms of content, methodology, content, and results. A conclusion is also provided.

  • Overview of Dolphin Therapy

    In eighteen pages dolphin therapy is examined in terms of its development, benefits, how such treatment can be received, dolphin training and communication with patients, with therapy results also evaluated. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Issues Involving the 'Right to Die'

    In eighteen pages this research paper discusses the cases of Cruzan, Bouvia, and Quinlan in a consideration of the issues associated with the 'right to die,' privacy rights, and U.S. law. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Pneumonia and its Connection with the reuse of Suction Catheters in Children

    This 3 page paper outlines the findings of the research delineated by Scoble, Copnell, Taylor, Kinney, and Shann in Effect of reusing suction catheters on the occurrence of pneumonia in children, a 2001 article published in Heart and Lung The Journal of Acute and Critical Care. 2 sources.

  • Senior Citizens and Rheumatoid Arthritis

    In four pages this paper considers disease characteristics and both pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatment options as they pertain to senior citizens. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Dental Hygiene, Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate

    In five pages proper dental hygiene and care required for cleft palates and cleft lips are examined. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Call Tracking and Shand's Health Care

    This paper discusses how Shand's Health Care University Medical Center can be assisted by a call tracking system in twelve pages. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Community and Patient Nursing Care and Meningococcal Meningitis

    In five pages this paper examines the role of nursing regarding Meningococcal meningitis in a consideration of patient care and community education. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Young Victims of Suicide and Depression

    In nine pages childhood depression and suicide are considered regarding the depression drugs prescribed including Zoloft, Paxil, Luvox, Prozac, and Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors.

  • An Enzymes' Overview

    In sixteen pages the term enzymes is defined, discussed, and examined in terms of what they do, how they work and what causes them to influence biological staructures of plants, animals, and humans. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Literature Review on Artificial Neural Networks Use

    In forty pages this paper presents a literature review on how medical information can be interpreted by using artificial neural networks. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Newborns and Nitric Oxide Pulmonary Therapy

    In four pages this paper discusses the treatment of newborn pulmonary hypertension through inhaled nitric oxide therapy. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Dental Hygienist Position

    In three pages this research paper discusses the position of dental hygienist as a career choice in terms of its benefits and how to articulate a respect for this employment alternative in a dental hygiene school application. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Asthma and the Human Respiratory System

    In six pages this paper assesses the impact of asthma upon the respiratory system in an overview of diagnosis and treatment alternatives. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Sleep Apnea

    In five pages the disorder known as sleep apnea is examined in an overview that includes current research, psychological views, and alleged decreased child cognition that may result. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Daycare Setting and the Protection of Welfare and Health

    In twenty pages this paper presents hygiene practices in a step by step manner and emphasizes the importance of preventing toxic chemical exposure and the spread of germs in a daycare setting. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Arguing in Favor of Legalizing Marijuana for Medical Uses

    This five page paper describes the medical benefits of legalizing marijuana. There are four sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Lance Armstrong and the notion 'Its Not About the Bike'

    This five-page discussion considers bicyclist Lance Armstrong's fight against cancer, with quotes from Armstron's book and a detailed review of the physiological changes that result from cancer. There is also a source bibliography provided.A 5 page discussion about Lance Armstrong's account of his fight against cancer. This paper provides several quotes from Armstrong's book as well as a detailed review of the physiological changes that come about with cancer. Bibliography lists sources.

  • Deadly Skin Cancer Form Malignant Melanoma

    In six pages this fast growing and deadliest of skin cancers is examined in an overview that includes prevention, causes, prognosis, and treatment. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography and there is also available a PowerPoint presentation.

  • Etiology of OCD

    In nine pages this research paper discusses etiology, symptoms, therapies, and research relating to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Breast Cancer and Mammogram Screening

    In three pages this paper discusses mammography, accuracy, and the improvements made to CAD mammography with a breast cancer screening flow diagram presented. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Article Summary on Health and Psychology Topics

    In five pages 6 articles pertaining to health and psychology types of topics are summarized. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Transgenic Genetically Engineered Plant Applications

    In three pages this paper discusses how human disease treatment can be significantly assisted by plantigens and plantbodies in this overview of transgenic genetically engineered plants and their applications. There are no sources cited.

  • Alzheimer's Disease History Overview

    In four pages this paper examines Alzheimer's Disease in a consideration of its background and discovery history. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Periodontal Laser Treatments

    In five pages this paper examines laser treatments in a consideration of periodontal laser surgical procedures. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Respiratory System and Asthma

    Asthma is considered in three pages in terms of its effects on the respiratory system. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Alcoholism is a Disease

    An 8 page paper which argues how alcoholism is a disease. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Health Care Insurance Policy

    This 3 page paper describes a health insurance policy for a 25-year-old male, full-time college student in the state of Florida. The plan is Aetna's POS Open Access 2500. The essay reports the co-payments, deductibles, benefits, and limitations of the policy. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • U.S. Health System

    This 3 page paper begins by identifying one hopes the main functions of the health system is and how that system is failing in the United States. Experts say the system is broken. Limited statistical data are reported in terms of medical errors and the uninsured. The writer also reports and discusses the mission statement from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Medical Coding and Billing

    This 3 page paper describes the fields of medical coding and billing and why they are a good career choice. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • About Breast Cancer

    This 3 page paper discusses some of the aspects of breast cancer. Bibliography lists 3 sources

  • The Importance of AIDS Research

    This 8 page paper examines the history of AIDS and AIDS research. It is argued that more research needs to be done or more people will die. The concept of the AIDS vaccine is explored. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Community Project: Self-Care For OCD

    7 pages in length. The writer provides the foundation of a community center where those with OCD can not only obtain information about self-care but also interpretation of otherwise hard to understand medical information. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Nuclear Medicine: Past, Present, and Future

    A 4 page overview of the advances made in nuclear medicine. This paper addresses the field from the introduction of the x-ray to the modern utilization of digital imaging such as PET and CT scans. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Nuclear Medicine: Past, Present, and Future

    A 4 page overview of the advances made in nuclear medicine. This paper addresses the field from the introduction of the x-ray to the modern utilization of digital imaging such as PET and SPECT scans. A variety of radiopharmaceuticals is listed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Money Can't Buy Happiness

    This 3 page paper discusses the relationship between income level and stress, and finds that the people who are most stressed by financial problems are the very wealthy and the very poor. It argues that it is absolutely untrue that less money means less stress. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • "Risk Factors For Cardiovascular Disease In Children With Type 1 Diabetes" - Brief Analysis

    3 pages in length. The general research problem Lipman et al (2000) attempt to address revolves around the relationship between children with Type 1 insulin-dependent diabetes and the prevalence of cardiovascular disease as a complication. The predominant coupling of cardiovascular disease and Type 1 diabetes in children requires a greater understanding of environmental factors and the impact they have upon the presence of CVD in these afflicted children. Lipman et al (2000) seek to determine if preventive monitoring measures will serve to be an effective means by which to enable "early identification and treatment of known risk factors" (p. 160). The ultimate goal is to combat factors directly associated with cardiovascular disease and Type 1 insulin-dependent diabetes in children, which the authors believe can be achieved by adopting a preventive approach. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Physician Induced Demand: Examples From Obstretics

    In this three page paper the author first defines and then explores the reasons behind physician induced demand. Two examples from obstretics are provided. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Complimentary Alternative Medicine

    An 8 page review of the state of knowledge regarding CAM. This paper addresses the question of "whether or not people who use complementary alternative medicine heal better and faster than people who use western medicine exclusively". Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Graves Disease/Proposed Research

    A 6 page research paper that discusses Graves' disease, which is an autoimmune disorder of the thyroid. The writer gives background on Graves' and then presents a hypothetical research proposal that suggests investigating if there is a connection between the development of Graves disease and consuming food additives. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • X-Ray Technician

    A 4 page research paper/essay that discusses the field of x-ray technician -- the duties of this position, how it contributes to a medical team and the educational requirements. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Tuberculosis

    A 4 page paper which examines tuberculosis. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Nutrition Concerns in AIDS

    An 8 page review of the importance of adequate nutrition in Auto Immune Efficienc Disorder. This paper details the various physiological processes that can be affected by nutrition. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Migraines and Acupuncture

    A 6 page review of migraine headaches. The author explores the causes and symptoms of migraines and evaluates the usefulness of acupuncture in treating those causes and symptoms. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Medical History: Smallpox

    A 3 page paper which discusses the importance and significance of Edward Jenner's An Inquiry into the Causes and Effects of the Variolæ Vaccinæ which was written in 1798. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Exercise, Bone Density & Menopause

    An 8 page research paper that examines empirical research which has suggested that there is a significant relationship between bone mass and the individual’s level of physical fitness. This examination of relevant literature focuses specifically on what this body of data reveals pertaining to the effect of exercise on bone mineral density for postmenopausal women. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Nuclear Medicine

    16 pages in length. Technological improvements within the medical profession would have practitioners from a century ago shaking their collective heads in awe and disbelief. The extent to which nuclear medicine has surpassed the expectations of technological advancement only fifty years ago is both grand and far-reaching; that its usage is incorporated into myriad procedures for disease detection speaks to the growing trend toward this nontraditional approach to health care. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

  • Strategies for Parents with Children who have Spina Bifida

    This 8 page paper examines how parents and families cope with disease. Spina Bifida is described and discussed in depth. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Breast Cancer Research & Ethics

    A 6 page research paper that examines ethical conflicts in research, focusing specifically problematic areas that have arisen in breast cancer research. A literature review is offered and then discussion addresses such issues as what this information reveals about various ethical conflict in research, such as patient consent, benefits to patients and society, therapeutic research, etc. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Oregon’s Death With Dignity Act and Physician Assisted Suicide

    In six pages this paper examines the history, passage, and specifics of Oregon’s Death With Dignity Act, the controversial physician-assisted suicide issue and what states’ positions are on it, and the contributions of Michigan Dr. Jack Kevorkian. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Childhood Obesity/Focus on Kaneohe, HI

    A 5 page research paper that addresses the problem of childhood obesity, which focuses on also on what is being done locally in Kaneohe, Hawaii. The writer discusses the health and psychological impact of obesity, as well as reviews successful interventions before making recommendations. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Iatrogenic Infection

    This 14 page paper looks at the issue of iatrogenic infection and how a hospital may undertake an innovation to reduce the occurrence of iatrogenic infection in an intensive care unit. The paper examines the risk presented by iatrogenesis and the way the infection can spread before suggesting an approach to reduce the rate of infection. The paper includes sections on the risk, the need for change, the business plan, the timetable including Gantt chart and implementation. The bibliography cites 30 sources.

  • Epidemiology & STDs

    An 8 page research paper that defines and discusses the impact and relationship of epidemiology to healthcare interventions and policies pertaining to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). This overview of epidemiology looks specifically at the uses and applications of epidemiological analyses and data as it pertains to the management STDs. This information addresses how hospitals and community-based healthcare address the decision-making processes for allocation of limited healthcare resources and also the role and use of epidemiological data as this information relates to the evolution, definition and refinement of disease management programs that address STDs. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

  • The Health Insurance Crisis

    This 5 page paper discusses the health insurance care crisis in the U.S., what causes it, and what it means for the future of health care. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Legalization of Marijuana for Medicinal Purposes

    A 5 page research paper on legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Disease Management/Hypertension

    A 9 page research paper that discusses disease management programs, with a focus on hypertension. To address the problem of hypertension, healthcare provider systems and health plans have turned to the strategies provided by disease management (DM) programs as a method for improving patient outcomes in hypertension management. This examination of DM programs in regards to hypertension seeks to evaluate DM as a tool for containing cost and ensuring quality in regards to control of this chronic condition. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Stress and Health

    A 12 page paper which examines how stress affects a person’s health. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Review of "Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin and the Free Androgen Index Are Related to Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Multiethnic Premenopausal and Perimenopausal Women Enrolled in the Study of Women Across the Nation (SWAN)"

    A 5 page paper critiquing a research article for form and validity. The article can be said to have weaknesses in form in that it does not include a literature review and does not define the terms it uses. It still is a highly useful study that can inform patient care, however, particularly the care of peri- and postmenopausal women at risk for developing cardiovascular disease. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Health Care Communication

    This 6 page paper provides a general overview of the importance of effective communication within the health care system. The discussions include: health care provider and patient; the need for communication skills to be learned, the need to recognize cultural and national communication differences, communication between professionals, and an example of how one organization set up its internal communication network. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Lesson Plan : Seniors And Smoking

    A 5 page paper that incorporates and labels aspects of a lesson plan for senior citizens on the relationship between heart disease and smoking. The lesson incorporates small group brainstorming on different topics, large group discussion, questions, and lecture notes that include statistical data. The lesson ends with a quote that affirms the success rate of senior citizens who try to quit smoking. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The Kidneys and Renal Failure

    This 4 page paper discusses the kidneys and renal failure; nursing assessment of such patients, including lab results and patient interaction; types of dialysis and finally, transplant. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Obesity in Adults

    This 30 page paper looks at the problem, causes and treatment of obesity. The paper starts with an introduction, defines what is meant by obesity and discusses the influences on obesity, including genetic, environmental and behavioural influences. The paper discusses the conditions that result from, or that are aggravated by, obesity, including diabetes and coronary heart failure. The paper then goes on to look at the way obesity can be treated and the models of change which can help to frame treatment approaches, including the Tannahill Model as well as the approach of Prochaska and Diclemente. The discussion in the paper includes policies and approaches seen in the United Kingdom National Health Service (NHS) and UK obesity statistics .The bibliography cites 34 sources.

  • Exposure of Sanitation Workers to Disinfectants in a Hospital Environment

    This 10 page paper looks at the problem that may be faced by sanitation workers using disinfectants in hospitals. The paper focuses on the issues within Trinidad, but uses a range of research from around the world to understand and explore the subject as well as provide guidance for prevention and control and further research. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • Medical Ethical Dilemma - Stem Cell Research

    This 7 page paper begins with an explanation of what a stem cell is and why it is so valuable. The writer reports some of the diseases stem cells can cure and/or prevent and discusses the progress in stem cell research. This is followed by a discussion of the ethical dilemma with this type of research and concludes with the need for the U.S. to remain competitive. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Diabetes Control: A Review of Literature

    This 9 page paper provides an overview of 8 articles that represent current research in the area of diabetes management and diabetes education. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • The Prevalence of Seasonal Affective Disorder in the Nordic Countries

    This 3 page paper looks at the higher prevalence of SAD in Nordic countries and the research which has sought to explain the higher incidence level. The hypotheses of latitude and genetic inheritance are considered in the context general research as well as research focusing on the Nordic countries. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • The ‘Philosophy’ of Massage Therapy

    In five pages this paper examines the philosophical underpinnings of massage therapy in terms of beliefs concerning health, illness, and the basis for massage therapy, with comparisons made between it and allopathic medicine. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Dementia

    An 8 page research paper on dementia. Dementia is often regarded by the general public to be a common, and therefore, a “normal,” part of aging. However, dementia is not normal, but is, rather, a pathological condition that prevents individuals who develop this neurological disorder from living autonomously and fully. Individuals suffering from dementia often become a burden on their families, as their loss of cognitive function makes independent living in older years impossible. It is important to accurately diagnose and treat dementia in order to provide a level of care that will facilitate, to the greatest extent possible, older individuals retaining autonomy and a high quality of life. In other words, knowledge of the various types of dementia and the nature of dementia is essential to providing a high level of care and in making decisions associated with the care of dementia patients. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Type 1 Diabetes

    A 15 page exploration of the condition also known as insulin-dependent diabetes, childhood-onset diabetes and juvenile-onset diabetes. This paper considers the causes, symptoms and treatment of this disease. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Bacterial Meningitis: Overview and Case Study

    A 10 page exploration of bacterial meningitis. This paper discusses causes and treatment and applies the knowledge identified to a fictional cases study. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Article Analysis: Skin Cancer

    This 3 page paper is an analysis of an article by Geller and his colleagues dealing with SunWise, a program to educate children about skin cancer. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Stem Cell Controversy: Chapter Analysis

    6 pages in length. The volatile nature of debates that revolve around stem cell research illustrate just how passionate supporters and opponents alike are about this unprecedented approach to furthering man's existence on planet Earth. Peters (2002) introduces readers to myriad issues associated with the forward push of stem cell research, some of which has found a bit of common ground among people on both sides, some that remains staunchly divided by a chasm unlikely to ever be closed and some that as of right now is unanswerable. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • ANALYSIS OF CODING ARTICLES

    This 3-page paper examines three articles dealing with medical terminology and CPT (coding procedures) for medical procedures.

  • Pancreatic Cancer

    A 6 page discussion of this potentially fatal disease. This paper describes symptoms and methods for diagnosing the condition. Bibliography lists sources.

  • Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

    This 3 page paper provides an overview of this condition. Diagnosis and treatment are some things discussed. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Revolutions in Science and Technology

    A 7 page research paper that discusses advancements and innovations. This examination of scientific creative innovation begins with the medicine and the penicillin revolution, but then looks also at the examples of creative revolutions that have occurred in the contemporary era and concludes with observations bout the way in which scientific and technological creativity tends to overlap. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Barack Obama’s Universal Healthcare

    A 9 page paper which examines President Elect Barack Obama’s universal healthcare plan. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • About Bacterial Meningitis

    This 8 page paper discusses bacterial meningitis: what it is, its symptoms and treatment. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Autism/MMR Controversy

    An 8 page research paper that discusses autism and the MMR vaccine as a potential cause. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

  • The History of Medicine in the Nineteenth Century

    This 5 page paper examines the history of medicine during the nineteenth century. Holistic medicine, the advent of vaccines, and new inventions are discussed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Medical Marijuana

    A 4 page paper which examines medical marijuana and supports legalization of medical marijuana. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The Link Between Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity

    This paper explores the so-called Syndrome X, the relationship that exists between our propensity to develop Type 2 non-insulin dependent diabetes and obesity. 8 sources are included in this 6 page paper.

  • Forensic Pathology Of Sudden Unexplained Death

    8 pages in length. Death of any origin requires a legal certificate that denotes the cause of demise, however, the reason for a death that is sudden and unexpected can keep prevent that cause field on the certificate blank for many months. Determining cause of death in this instance - which is defined as "those that do not result from a diagnosed terminal illness or other debilitating or deteriorating illness or condition where death is anticipated (natural death) unless the illness or condition is the result of an injury, whether intentional or not" (Washington State Department of Health, 2005) is the task of forensic pathologists who are not only trained in identifying the nature of disease and injury but also the "mechanisms of sudden death and subtle forms of homicide" (Washington State Department of Health, 2005). The criminal nature of forensic pathology provides the conduit between difficult police investigations and an appropriate criminal justice outcome. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS - SYMPTOMS, DIAGNOSIS AND LIFE SPAN

    This 5-page paper examines the disease of multiple sclerosis, the symptoms, treatment options and other factors. Bibliograpy lists 5 sources.

  • Teens Living with Spina Bifida

    This 10 page paper discusses what spina bifida is, and how it affects teens who are living with it. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Autism and the Vaccination Scare

    This paper addresses the question of whether or not autism is caused by the vaccine for measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR). Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Careers in Health Information

    Some of the careers in health information are analyst, medical records technician, medical record director, information security officer, information privacy officer and compliance officer. This paper discusses each. Seven pages, seven sources.

  • Healing With Prayer

    Christian or Spiritual healing began with Jesus Christ and subsequently His Apostles. Over the centuries, other faith healers have emerged, many with great success. In recent years, there has been a renewal of interest in charismatic Christian healing, which is the primary focus of this paper. Key terms are defined and the write comments on the efficacy of this kind of healing. There are fourteen sources listed in the bibliography of this sixteen page paper.

  • The Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Myleogenous Leukemia

    This paper provides an overview of this serious but rare form of leukemia. The condition is defined and an explanation provided of how it is diagnosed and treated. There are three sources listed in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Alzheimer’s Disease

    This is a paper that offers up a look at Alzheimer’s Disease. There are three sources in this five page paper.

  • TOUCH THERAPY AND PREMATURE BABIES: A LITERATURE REVIEW

    Focuses on literature and research conducted on the effects of gentle massage on preterm infants. There are 5 sources listed in the bibliography of this 8-page paper.

  • Risk and Hypertension, Pancreatic Cancer

    This brief research paper discusses risk in relation to pancreatic cancer and also to developing hypertension. The writer, citing scholarly sources, argues that in both instances improved nutrition reduces risk for these conditions. Three pages in length, two sources are cited.

  • Pending Health Care Legislation

    This research paper describes and discusses the bill passed by the House of Representatives, H.R. 3200, which, in conjunction with the Senate version of the bill, holds the promise of effective health care reform. Five pages in length, five sources are cited.

  • Future Issues Impacting on Pathology in a Teaching Hospital

    Careers and jobs change, the writer looks at some of the different influences which may impact on pathology in a UK teaching hospital looking at professional as well as environmental influences. Five sources are cited in this four page paper.

  • Stem Cell Research Addressing the Challenges

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