Second Doctor

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  • Motor Neuron Disease Case Study

    Problem Scott is a physician in charge of many terminally ill patients, including Sarah. Sarah has a motor neuron disease commonly known as ALS. Sarah has asked Scott for a drug that will reduce her pain but will shorten her life. Should Scott listen to Sarah and administer the drug, provide the standard care for patients with a terminal illness by not administering the drug, or pass Sarah and the decision off to another doctor? Input Scott, a medical doctor, is overseeing the care of a woman, Sarah. Sarah has a motor neuron disease commonly known as ALS. She was diagnosed with this disease five years ago and it normally kills a patient after four years. For this disease, death is brought on via suffocation due to the inability of the inspiratory muscles to contract. Sarah has written down her…

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  • Pneumonia Narrative

    Well in jan 2010 i got Pneumonia and was in the hospital for a week.Then was released with asthma , a few months went by and I kept coughing and coughing up everything I would drink. So my mom took me to the doctors on May 26, 2010. I will never forget this day I went to the doctors they ran many many tests on me everything came back normal but my mom told the doctors “something's really wrong with my son“ so then they ran some more test and found out that every time I would drink it would go…

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  • Unprofessionalism In William Carlos Williams The Use Of Force

    In the short story “The Use of Force,” by William Carlos Williams, a doctor narrates his visit to the Olson Family whose daughter, Mathilda, may be sick with diphtheria. The doctor explains that he is trying to be nice to Mathilda, but seeing that she refuses to let him examine her he asks the parents to consent to a forceful method. Eventually, he uses excessive force to get the diagnosis. Are his actions justifiable? Given that Mathilda is finally revealed to have diphtheria and the doctor’s…

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  • Personal Essay: Why I Want To Study Medicine

    Three words identify me: Gujarati, 1st generation, and the eldest. One thing I learned from being identified with these words is the importance of my family. It is from them I get my support and motivation to keep trying, even if all odds are against me. More importantly, it was because of my family that I am here in the United States having an opportunity to study and to pursue a dream or rather goals, despite being a woman and being part of a low cast group. My family gave me the opportunity;…

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  • Essay: The Right To Die Legislation

    In the article, Margaret Dore writes, “They often start out with small crimes, such as stealing jewelry and blank checks, before moving on to larger items or coercing victims to sign over deeds to their homes, change their wills, or liquidate their assets. Victims may even be murdered”(Whose Choice Will it Be). Even without the medical aid in dying, there have been cases of elder abuse all over the UNited States. Adding medical aid can make it even more catastrophic, for it can be a gateway for…

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  • Personal Narrative-A Life Of Little Bets

    My naval career included going to the second hardest school in the navy, I qualified for the top school for enlisted but my gender disqualified me. The skills I acquired academically and professionally during my navy enlistment molded me into the strong woman I am today. I am no longer the meek girl that hides in the corner trying not to be noticed, afraid to stand up. I met an amazing man of whom I have been married to for 24 years and we have five amazing daughters (3 biological and 2…

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  • Case Study: Gentiva

    The second group consist of two mangers or PCMs. PCM stands for patient care mangers. Each manger has a team that works under them. The team includes a doctor, nurses, CNAs, PCSs, and social workers. The list of clients are broke in to two color groups. Depending on their location and medical history they will either be assigned to the green or orange group. The mangers are in charge of scheduling which nurse and CNAs is going to visit the client and on which day. The two groups share the…

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  • The Problem Of Assisted Suicide

    We should not allow assisted suicide there are major problems that go with it. The problems that are know is their is an increase in the suicide rate, the people that allow that are not in a right state of mind. The last one is that doctors make mistakes in diagnosing their patients. Also their is a message that we are sending out to teens and to the younger kids because we are saying it okay to kill your self. The increase in the suicide rate in Oregon went up 32% because they allow it. The…

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  • Seattle Grace Hospital Red Line Analysis

    represents the lives of every roaming doctor and nurse. Throughout the hospital, this red line is painted through hallways and doors. It represents where these elite surgeons are allowed to go, compared to the average citizen that walks in with a complaint. It separates areas where the hospital goes from being accessible to all, to only enterable by few. When one walks into a hospital there are many aspects to notice. There are families who have been waiting hours hopeful hear good news and…

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  • Similarities And Differences Between Doctors And Nurse

    When it comes to the medical field, there are endless possibilities of what one can become. The length of time it can take you to earn your degree can be as little as a year, or at most, fourteen years. Two of the most important roles played in the medical field are nurses and doctors. A nurse and a doctor work hand-in-hand with one another. They both require an intelligent person to hold the job title and make smart decisions based on the condition of the patient or issue that occurs at the…

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