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  • What Ethical Issues Arise Regarding Improving Or Enhancing A Patient's Quality Of Life?

    Introduction Preterm birth can cause serious health problems or even be fatal for a baby, particularly if it happens very early (Weiss, 2015). In general, the more mature a baby is at birth, the better the chances of surviving and being healthy is. Ms. W’s case is no different; she is in preterm labor in the hospital, refusing treatment. Moreover, due to pregnancy and medication annoyance, Ms. W wants to discontinue all treatment, despite doctors’ orders. Ms. W’s potential risks of premature delivery will increase if she does not understand her medical indications, quality of life in association to risks, contextual features, and the way she applies patient preference. All are variables in this ethical case that lead to life or death. Ethics Medical Indications Medical indications are the facts, opinions, and interpretations about the patient 's physical and/or psychological condition that provides a reasonable basis for diagnostic and therapeutic activities, aiming to realize the overall goals of medicine: prevention, cure, and care of illness and injury (Jonsen, Siegler, & Winslade, 2010). Question one. What is the patient’s medical problem? Is the problem acute? Chronic? Critical? Reversible? Emergent? Terminal (Jonsen, 2010)? Case topic one. Ms. W is in preterm labor. Preterm labor is when the body starts preparing for birth too early in pregnancy. Preterm labor cannot be stopped; a baby will be born early. The earlier premature birth happens, the greater the…

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  • Essay On Premature Babies

    The Controversies of Extreme Preemies Of all the babies that are admitted to NICUs, prematurely born children seem to be the most controversial. The controversy begins because sometimes parents must make an agonizing ethical choice of whether or not to keep their child alive when machines or the only thing doing so. Every life is worth trying to save, but there may be a point, financially, physically, and mentally, when the survival of preemies may be doing more harm than good to both the child…

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  • Preterm Labour Essay

    implicated in its etiology, the two strongest risk factors for idiopathic preterm labour are low socio-economic status and previous preterm delivery. Intrauterine infection plays a major role in the genesis of preterm labour. Diagnosis of preterm labour is made when the symptoms of preterm labour are associated with cervical changes. Investigations specific for diagnosis of preterm labour include transvaginal ultrasonography, fetal fibronectin, maturity amniocentesis, PAMG-1 and cervico vaginal…

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  • Mi Chaela Windsor: Case Study

    Mi’Chaela Windsor was born October 29, 2013 as a 34-week premature baby and with a lip and tongue tie. She is the youngest sister out of the two, Serena Windsor who is 18 years old and Lekeiya Windsor who is 21 years old. Mi’Chaela has a mom and dad who is still married for 18 years, Diann Windsor and Michael Windsor. The Diann and Michael are both in their forties. Diann is a stay at home mom who recently received her Masters in Human Resource. Diann also home school Mi’Chaela due to the fact…

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  • Bath Salts Essay

    Bath salts is the name given to a class of drugs that has common manmade chemicals related to cathinone. Bath salts are a kind of synthetic drug with mood-altering and stimulant properties, typically in the form of crystals (). The bath salt drug can be confused for the salts that are used during bathing. The creators of the bath salt drugs mimic the appearance of the bathing salts. Both of the salts are tiny, white, powdery particles and are usually sold in transparent pouches. …

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  • Case Study: March Of Dimes

    March of Dimes: Jose Jacques Name: Jose Jacques Hometown: Miami, Florida Major: Exercise Science Instagram: hitmanlive5 Students across UWF are likely to see Jose’s positive and bright attitude around campus. What they might not know is how heavily involved he is. Jose is a member of the Beta Beta Phi chapter of Phi Beta Sigma, the media chair for Collegiate 100, the Vice President of the Haitian Student Organization, and is going be a facilitator for the Leadership Gauntlet this upcoming…

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  • Dot And Lil Marketing Strategy

    Dot & Lil Dot & Lil is a company that makes finely crafted goods for bath, body and home. They are located at Rosemont studio in Montreal, where all their products are made by hand. On their website www.dotandlil.com , the products listed that they sell and create ranges from facial care to candles, body oils and butters. They also sell different types of soaps like bar soap and liquid soap. Their most popular items that they are most known for are their bath salts and milks. They also make…

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  • Environmental Factors Of Cerebral Palsy

    Many environmental factors play a role in the health of your unborn child therefore creating a risk factor for your child developing cerebral palsy. Small habits such as smoking drinking alcohol and use of any illicit drugs is putting your unborn baby at risk for permanent and potential health One of the most common questions about cerebral palsy is, is cerebral palsy genetic? 'A growing body of evidence ' suggests that cerebral palsy is a result of a combination of genetic factors, like those…

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  • Essay On Preterm Birth

    Preterm Birth Almost one million children die each year due to complications of preterm birth. That is 1 in 10 babies (“March”)! Preterm birth, also known as premature birth, is the birth of a baby at less than 37 completed weeks of gestational age. Theses babies are known as “preemies”(“March”). NICU Manager Hope Garcia of South Carolinas Spartanburg Regional medical center states that the unit cares for 450 preterm babies each year. “Preterm birth is a huge problem, especially in the county.…

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  • Early Intervention

    Early intervention programs are provided all over the United States to premature infants to age three, but sometimes it can even go beyond if approved during certain situations. Early intervention programs vary from state to state with rules and regulations, but overall it helps children that are born with disabilities or developmental delays during the time they should be developing the skills that a normal developing child would have developed. These children can be either be environmentally…

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