Ultrasound

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  • Roe V. Wade

    The topic of abortions has been an on-going controversy since the famous court case Roe v. Wade. Before this court case only three states in the U.S provided access to abortions. People involved in the court in the Roe v Wade case were a poor pregnant woman, two young inexperienced lawyers, and a supreme court justice with a background in medical law (Purdy). In 1973, Supreme court with a decision 7-2 verdict, using the concept of privacy and the statue of due process, the supreme court…

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  • Fetus Image

    technology. No area of life has been unaffected, pregnancy included. Ever since Ian Donald used sonar to see a fetus inside of the womb in the 1950s, ultrasound technology has been utilized to examine the development of fetuses (Tropp 2013, 19). When it became apparent that there was a high demand for visual imaging technologies in pregnancy the ultrasound began to emerge as a routine practice to monitor pregnancy. With the standardization of the fetal image there emerged “a scene of…

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  • Abortion: The Planned Parenthood Case

    to 311.820 to require an ultrasound prior to an abortion; amend KRS 311.990 to provide a criminal penalty.” Senate bill 152 requires women seeking an abortion to receive an ultrasound prior to the abortion. According to Kimport, Weitz, and Foster, in the U.S. approximately 1.1 million abortions are performed annually and even though an ultrasound isn’t medically necessary, it is sometimes used to date pregnancy gestation. According to the Guttmacher Institute, an ultrasound may also be used to…

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  • Heroin Addiction Case Studies

    Jessica is a 21yo, G1 P0, who was seen for an ultrasound evaluation and consultation for FTS. The patient has a history of opiate use disorder involving heroin addiction. She has used this off/on with the father of the baby and has actually used it recently. She states that she recently entered your Subutex program and is now on 8 mg Subutex b.i.d. and believes that she is doing better. It does appear that she has been off/on treatment in the past and relapsed numerous times and therefore has…

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  • Informative Speech On Testicular Cancer

    Testicular cancer is a tumor that is located in the scrotum underneath a mans intromittent organ. Testicular cancer is very rare there are fever than 20,000 cases of this type of cancer each year in the United States. The testicles produce male sex hormones and sperm for reproduction. Testicular cancer is most common cancer in American males in the ages of 15 to 35. Testicular cancer is highly treatable, even if the cancer has spread beyond the testicles. Regular testicular self-examinations…

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  • Diagnostic Considerations In Nursing Case Studies

    taken the difficulty out of diagnosing acute cholecystitis, with developing international consensus for diagnosis (Gurbulak et al., 2015). Tokyo’s guideline diagnostic criteria include one local sign or symptom, one systemic finding and confirmatory ultrasound findings (Dennis et al., 2015; Gurbulak et al., 2015; Yokoe et al., 2012).…

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  • Negative Effects Of Medical Technology

    diseases is ultrasound scannings currently used in medicine. This method evolved from the 20th century when it was used as a radar for research during wartime. For instance, doctors are aware that pregnant women are usually very fragile and need cautious attention during their pregnancies. As a result, Research from Marinac-Dabic, D., Krulewitch, C. J., & Moore, R. M.. (2002) indicates that diagnostic ultrasounds have become in a essential part of the pregnant women currently. Ultrasounds, which…

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  • Nursing Case Study Placenta Percrete

    Normal foetal growth and well-being were noted on arrival. Ultrasound at 33 weeks initially revealed placenta accreta and previa. She was scheduled to have a caesarean section and a total abdominal hysterectomy at 37 weeks. Further ultrasound revealed an anterior placenta which prompted an investigation with MRI of the in-utero foetus and placenta, which revealed placental percreta with invasion of…

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  • Veincare: A Case Study

    reticular veins, venous leg ulcers, facial veins and much more. Call: 1300 730 100 Are you worried about having varicose veins? Don't be! Veincare is here to help! We offer varicose vein treatments in Melbourne utilising state-of-the-art laser and ultrasound technology to deliver optimum and lasting results. Contact us today! 1300 730 100 There's no reason to from discomfort anymore with varicose veins - Veincare has the solutions that will work for you. We have three clinics located…

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  • Amniocentesis Essay

    prenatal genetic testing. Another change made to early amniocentesis procedures was the introduction of the ultrasound, which provided a more direct and safer guide into the uterus. Due to the danger of doing an amniocentesis without the ultrasound, the procedure was typically reserved for those 35 or older whose child may be at risk for a birth defect. However, with the use of ultrasounds to safely guide the needle, and an analysis of the predictive value of the test and a cost benefit…

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