By: Dawn Roland
The history behind finding solutions for treatment of our medical needs is very fascinating. My Mother-In-Law worked at a Mental Retardation Hospital and I work at a Mental Health Hospital. You wouldn't think the care of these two very different illnesses would have the same...
Is Iridology a Real Science
By: G E Barr
ONLY AS REAL AS CONFIRMEDAt one time, "blood-letting" was considered a form of healing via purification. Of course, we know better now.Iridology or Iris Diagnosis, perhaps is a real science because it is the pursuit of knowledge concerning the signs or symptoms of illness...
Euthanasia and Dying with Dignity
By: Sandra B. Drosian
Is Euthanasia ethical or unethical?In my opinion, Euthanasia should be considered an ethical act in today's society. We are so willing to do everything possible to make the event of birth an easy one but yet we are so hung up on letting a...
The shame element of the history of eugenics
By: Wesley Deans
Eugenics ReactionEugenics was advocated in the United States from the 1890s up until the 1940s to encourage genetically healthier and more intelligent human beings. My purpose is to analyze why there was a great push for eugenics and also contrast the ethical drawbacks of attempted...
An introduction to forensic nursing
By: Imonikhe Ahimie
The word forensic, used in the context of forensic nursing relates to the sciences which and the scientists who assist in legal investigations and, of these sciences, the medical sciences and techniques used to prove the validity of information presented before a court of law...
By: Olivia Bredbenner
It is important when writing a nursing diagnosis that standardized nursing terminology is used. Since 1982 NANDA { North American Nursing Diagnosis Association} has refined nomenclature necessary to communicate in an organized and uniform way with all health care providers.. A paperback handbook by Linda...
A rational explanation of hallucinations
By: Bob Seery
When I first began reading the psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan there was an approving reference in his 1950's seminar on "The Psychoses" to the famed "Seglasian revolution" . Dr. Jules Seglas was a turn of the century psychiatrist who made the observation that many on his wards...
An introduction to forensic nursing
By: Amanda Mittra
Forensics, is a branch of science which deals with the legal aspects of human behaviour and medicine. It has been diversified into the many branches of science as possible and nursing is no exception. Almost all medico-legal cases are handled by forensic nurses, be it...
By: Debbie Stine
It might seem like the nursing process is complicated and hard to understand. It is actually a well thought out and essential part of the care given to each person. The nursing process is individualized for each patient and is ongoing during the time the...
By: Melody St. John
The International Council of Nurses (ICN) states that "nursing includes the promotion of health, prevention of illness, and the care of ill, disabled and dying people." With this far-reaching scope, nursing comprises a major aspect in the general field of health. As such, nursing...

 

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