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  • Physician Underperformancy

    It is no secret that the job of a medical doctor is among one of the most challenging. Every decision a physician makes has the potential to, quite literally, be a matter of life and death. Despite this relatively common knowledge, the true extent to which these challenges can affect physicians remains widely unrecognized. As the field of medicine rapidly evolves in an effort to improve the health and lives of patients, physicians are subjected to more stressful and exacting work environments, often with little to no support. Thus, due to the difficult demands of modern medicine, a large portion of physicians now suffer from chronic stress, that if not properly addressed can lead to a poor quality of patient-care, the development of mental illness, and above-average suicide rates. An abundance of stress in any career can lead to an underperformance of workers. But with the lives of patients in their hands, the underperformance of medical doctors can reap much more severe consequences than that…

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  • Virtual Physician Visit

    This paper will discuss my innovative approach making use of latest technology in health care. As I began my research, I came across a product that caught my eye. The product is Virtual Physician Visit. The reason I choose this product is due to lack of knowledge about it. I had never heard off such product. As my research went into more depth about virtual office visit, it became a lot more attractive to me. According to (Michelle, Eads, MD) “ they are convenient, they’re efficient, and for a…

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  • Analysis Of Physician Assistants

    This paper is all about physician assistants and what they do for the medical field. Starting with who physician assistants are and what they do. Then this paper discusses what kinds of writing is involved with physician assistants. Patient notes, drug orders, and journals are just a few writings physician assistants must do. The writings must be written in a certain way in order to have a consistency in the medical field. Patient notes must be written in SOAP format, drug orders must have the…

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  • The Importance Of The Physician Assistant

    The Physician Assistant (PA) profession has been around since World War II, and is a highly sought out career option for individuals who want to study human medicine in modern America. This is mainly because the amount of school required is only six to seven years, which is less than many higher level medical professionals. A PA has a similar job function to that of a normal physician except that they are under supervision of an M.D. According to Humphrey Hodgson, author of “A New Kid on the…

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  • Traditional Physician Narrative

    The Traditional Physician’s Narrative The traditional physician’s narrative lacks the compassionate side of the physician, and avoids mention of any interpersonal relationship between patients and doctors. Medicine often dictates that physicians remain in a state of detached concern, which permits treatment and generalized humanitarian concern but rejects sincere compassion. All of Us and Lessons from the Heart of the AIDS Epidemic challenge this traditional narrative through the lens of Dr.…

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  • Characteristics Of A Physician Assistant

    1250 character limit • Physician Assistant education programs are highly competitive. What unique characteristics set you apart from other applicants? I am an extremely hard worker, and dedicated to everything that I engage in. I enjoy being challenged, constantly look for opportunities to grow professionally and personally, and have risen to all the academic and work related challenges in my life. I have been dreaming about working in health care since my childhood and I will bring that passion…

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  • The Legalization Of Physician-Assisted Suicide

    Although there is an ongoing debate in the United States about physician-assisted suicide and whether it should be legalized across the United States, the legalization of physician-assisted suicide would not only help patients “die with dignity”, it would also help their families and medical professionals as well. Physician-assisted suicide, or euthanasia, is the process of a medical doctor assisting a terminally ill patient end their lives in a pain free and professional process.…

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  • Palliative Physician Assisted Suicide

    the debate about physician assisted suicide. The debate has grown since Dr. Kevorkian was arrested in the 1990’s for the murders of some of his patients. Today, some may still argue that certain religions restrict the hastening of death for anyone. However, physician assisted suicide should be considered as another form of end-of –life care. Physicians need to be willing to provide their patients with the best treatment options, even if they include physician assisted suicide. Once palliative…

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  • Physician Assisted Suicide Speech

    Persuasive Speech The Right to Kill a Human Specific Purpose (Goal/Objective): To educate my classmates on why Physician- Assisted suicide should not be legalized. Thesis Statement (Content Overview): Death is a hard concept to swallow through physician- assisted suicide it becomes even more difficult one will lack trust in a doctor- patient relationship, economical motives, and lack of depression diagnosis. INTRODUCTION (about 1 min) – should include the following “I will apply dietetic…

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  • Importance Of Physician Patient Relationship

    “He who sins before his maker, may he fall into the care of a physician” (Bible; Sirach 38:15). It is becoming increasingly difficult to ignore the importance of the physician patient relationship. There is a significant therapeutic power in the physician patient cooperation. Furthermore, working together presents the chance to substantially develop the patient 's quality of life and health status. That therapeutic union comprises a particular and vital physician responsibilities. This…

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