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  • Advantages Of Retrospective Diagnosis

    Retrospective diagnosis is examining the evidence/archives from ancient medicine or any other era and comparing that data to today’s era of medicine, or it can be to diagnose a patient from the past with today’s knowledge by using the documents and/or artifacts that may be relevant or pertain to the patient. Therefore, this paper is going to examine how retrospective diagnosis works, examples of retrospective diagnosis, it’s strengths and weaknesses, and why retrospective diagnosis is important and worthwhile. Furthermore retrospective diagnosis goes through a process by examining a piece of evidence from the past, trying to comprehend the meaning of it, and then concluding what the present day diagnosis would be. In greater detail of this…

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  • Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

    Socio-scientific issue - the use of IVF and Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis In today’s world, our technology is endlessly developing. We are constantly creating more ways to enhance our lives with concepts ranging from aeroplanes to touch screens to artificial insemination and testing. The question is, have we taken it too far? What is IVF (in-vitro fertilisaiton) and PGD (pre-implantation genetic diagnosis)? A major development in our modern technology is the use of IVF and…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

    In this day and age, it is possible to prevent deadly diseases that a person is predisposed to before they are even born. This process is called preimplantation genetic diagnosis. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) is a screening test used to determine if genetic or chromosomal abnormalities are present in an embryo created through in-vitro fertilization. In-vitro fertilization literally means fertilization “in glass,” but in actuality, simply occurs in laboratory receptacles. This…

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  • Annotated Bibliography On Oppositional Defiant Disorder

    Article Assessment- Oppositional Defiant Disorder Kathryn Ervin Appalachian State University Overview of ODD ODD is a pattern of behaviors; angry/irritable mood, argumentative/defiant behavior, and vindictiveness. The symptoms have to be distressing in areas of social functioning to themselves and others, and cause significant problems in all areas such as school, work, home. The symptoms must be present among at least one person that is not a sibling. The behaviors have…

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  • Neurofibromatosis Type 1: A Case Study

    Diagnosis of Neurofibromatosis type 1 is based mainly on clinical findings which meet the diagnostic criteria for Neurofibromatosis 1 which was developed by the National Institutes of Health. Since Neurofibromatosis 1 is caused by heterozygous pathogenic modifications in NF1, molecular testing is rarely needed for diagnosis, and is only useful for certain individuals. The diagnostic criteria for Neurofibromatosis 1 is: 1 they must have six or more café-au-lait macules which are, for prepubescent…

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  • Hairspray Case Study

    acknowledging that the situation could have caused these responses. Rather than recognizing that an external factor such as Isaac 's own core beliefs or her parents’ lack of knowledge caused the abandonment, Tracy 's core beliefs led her to think that she was the problem. Diagnosing Tracy with a mental health problem creates the potential for her to locate the issues inside of herself making her feel more hopeless about the situation she is in. The unreliability of the diagnosis criteria was…

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  • Anxiety Disorders Case Study Sample

    the Anxiety Disorders Interview Schedule for DSM-IV (ADIS; DiNardo, Brown, & Barlow, 1994). The ADIS assesses anxiety disorders, as well as psychosis and other diagnoses that are often comorbid with anxiety disorders, such as major depression. The inclusion criteria for recruitment required that patients have primary diagnoses of DSM-IV anxiety disorders, but excluding those with specific phobias and public-speaking anxiety. They have to have had cohabited with their spouse or partner for at…

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  • Free Narrative Essays: Why Is Ethan Blue?

    answer. At six months old Ethan was diagnosed with dextro-transposition of the two great arteries with ventricular septal defect; however, it was determined he had been born with these. Upon Ethan being diagnosed Val did not feel any type of relief. She felt angry because of the unnecessarily late diagnosis. While Val was telling me the story of Ethan’s diagnosis I noticed that she was very discriminated against because of her age. The doctors assumed that because she was 16 she didn’t know…

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  • The Positive And Negative Effects Of ADHD On Children

    there should be a new diagnosis for the inattentive group of children who are currently being diagnosed as ADHD –I. This new diagnosis would completely separate the inattentive children out from the ADHD group. It would have to have a new name to completely separate this new diagnosis from the children with ADHD so that there would be no confusion. It would have to be made clear to all groups that supply special services for these children that even though there is a new diagnosis special…

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  • Clinical Social Workers As Diagnosticians: Article Analysis

    Association which have impacted clinicians. Initially, the DSM was based on the psycho-social model, however, it was later changed to focus on the medical model. The result of this change caused clinicians to have to diagnose individuals and include a diagnosis in most cases. Insurance companies pushed for a diagnosis as a means reimburse for treatment and therefore pay for the services. As the DSM was being changed, social workers were impacted tremendously by the changes. The role of social…

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