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    Lethal Injections

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    What role should medical personnel play in giving treatment to a patient who has to die from a terminal illness or a court order? While we know the patient’s fate would be death, it has been controversial in the federal and the medical world on whether medical personnel should assist in state executions, involving lethal injections. The 8th amendment prohibits cruel and unusual punishment, such as executing an inmate by a firing squad, hanging, or electrocution. To carry out this law, the courts require medical personnel assistance, for example in tasks like placement of intravenous lines, monitoring of consciousness, adjustment in medication timing and dosage in state executions (Gawande ). This makes execution through lethal injections…

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    Lethal Injection

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    Although the Death Penalty is cost effective and could save the lives of innocents, the Death Penalty actually goes against the First Amendment, in many instances has executed the wrong person, and goes against many religious and moral views; and additionally is becoming a problem in our own state as the penalty is being rushed in order to make sure the necessary drug does not expire. One of the most controversial arguments is the Eighth Amendment vs. Lethal Injection argument. While lethal…

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    Lethal Injection Summary

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    The Presence of Physicians for Lethal Injection Summary of Major Ethical Positions Physician participation is required in 17 of the 35 states that currently use lethal injection as their main form of execution (Giby, 34). Whether or not this requirement is ethically acceptable as deemed by many medical associations becomes a conflict with the state laws in which these executions are taking place, and also with the federal rulings regarding capital punishment. The American Medical Asssociation…

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    SQL Injection Attacks

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    Structured Query Language (SQL) injection attacks have been around for nearly two decades and have posed a threat to companies and government agencies around the world (SQL Injection Defense, n.d). The former head of payment security for Barclaycard, Neira Jones, states; “some 97 percent of database attacks worldwide are still due to SQL injection somewhere along the attack chain (SQL Injection Defense, n.d). A SQL injection attack can lead to an unauthorized access to database content and web…

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    Lethal Injection History

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    Lethal injection is currently used by 36 states. This form of execution is one of the more dangerous ones, but it is the most commonly used in the United States. Lethal Injection begins with binding the criminal onto a hospital gurney with restraints on the bodies extremities. Once strapped down and secured, a medical team attaches an Electrocardiograph monitor and a stethoscope to make sure the injections are working. Once all of the medical machines are working properly, a person without a…

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    Quantitative Article Sisson, H (2015) Aspirating during the intramuscular injection procedure: a systematic literature review. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 24, 2368–2375. The following identify how the researcher addressed the five areas of the selected journal article: •background or introduction: The aim of this study was to review current practice regarding aspirating during intramuscular (IM) injections and to propose guidance for future practice. The introduction discusses the fact that…

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    Examples Of SQL Injection

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    SQL Injection An SQL Injection is the technique of inserting complete or partial SQL commands in user-supplied data fields of a web application and submitting them for execution by the database server. The SQL Injection is normally injected by attackers to compromise the security of a website, access private data and perform other unauthorized actions that a developer never anticipated. Overview Majority of businesses use website features such as contact forms, search functions, feedback…

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    Lethal Injections Summary

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    The article, “Cruel and Increasingly Unusual; Lethal Injections,” from The Economist, discusses the death sentence in the United States. The article explains that in the US, the most common method of execution is lethal injection, although the practice is becoming rare. In several cases, the contents of the syringe proved to be faulty and the article briefly describes the controversy across the U.S. concerning lethal injections. The article also uses Kelly Gissendaner, a convict who was…

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    Lethal injections have been a controversial topic for many centuries. People have many opinions as to if lethal injections are humane or if the act violates the Constitution. The use of lethal injections became a topic of interest around the 1980s. The first lethal injection execution was administered by Dr. Ralph Gray in 1982. The execution went successfully and from there the use of lethal injections became more popular, which started arguments as people expressed their opinions. For example,…

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    death row for the past 20 years, after your conviction for a triple murder, yet the brief states that an injection would impose “cruel or unusual punishment” on you. Your attorneys have talked to health professionals and they have stated that the lethal injection would cause you major painful seizures. Well all this is all happening to Ernest Lee Johnson; ABC news stated that in 2008 doctors removed part of a brain tumor found in his head. They also stated that scar tissue and the remaining…

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