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    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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    Dsm IV Diagnosis

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    DSM IV Diagnosis Using the DSM IV diagnostic tool, Elizabeth’s substance use would be diagnosed as Alcohol dependence (AD). She has more than the minimum three required criteria to meet the DSM IV diagnosis of alcohol dependence. A study by Pabst, Kraus, Piontek & Baumeister (2012) shows that to be classified as alcohol-dependent, a person has to meet at least three of the seven DSM IV criteria of AD in the previous 12 months. She has tolerance, as she has markedly increased amounts of…

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    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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    Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis is a procedure in which helps identify genetic defects within the embryos before implantation, that is created through in vitro fertilization that prevents diseases or disorders from being passed on to the offspring. IVF known as IN Vitro Fertilisation is a reproductive technique that is used to assist infertile couples to conceive a child. IVF is a reproductive technology in which the woman’s egg is removed and is joined with a sperm cell from a male in a test…

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    Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis is “a process whereby embryos are created through in-vitro fertilization (IVF), which are then screened prior to the implantation to identify any genetic defects; to further prevent certain diseases or disorders from being passed on to a child” [1] – these diseases include, but are not limited to: - Cystic Fibrosis - Down Syndrome - Huntington’s Disease - Hemophilia PGD is used for women who have had reoccurring miscarriages, infertility, and for people…

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    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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    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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    Persuasive Speech On Adhd

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    The rate of children, from the age of four to eleven, has jumped from a rate of only three to five percent to now over 15 percent of children are being diagnosed and taking medication for ADHD. An even more alarming number is that more than 20 percent of high school boys are being informed that they have ADHD (EurekAlert, Frances, Newmark). Diagnosis of ADHD are similar in other countries such as: Taiwan, Canada, and Iceland. The case study using those countries they looked at the children and…

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    Protection of Human Subjects. After receiving approval from Baptist Hospital and University of Florida IRB committees data collection began. Data was gathered by Tanya Warner, DNP student and employee of Baptist Hospital. Data was kept in Tanya Warner’s office on campus at Baptist Hospital. Computer data and patient’s medical records were password protected. No identifiable data was included in data collected. 2014 Results 2014 Age and Gender. Patient’s identified as being discharge with…

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    Introduction Autism Spectrum Disorder is a very common developmental disability in the United States, and affects children on a varying spectrum of mild to severe. It is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders, found in approximately 1 of every 110 children (McPartland, 2012). ASD individuals often demonstrate non-normal behavioral, learning, social, and auditory interactions to varying levels of functional ability. Disease Diagnosis and Acquisition Autism/Autism Spectrum…

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