Euthanasia is Ethical
By: Lorraine Traylor
I understand the question at hand is whether or not euthanasia is ethical or unethical. May I ask of you a more fundamental question first? Should someone other than you decide whether or not you should be allowed to die peacefully, if that is your...
Will Political Setbacks for Stem Cell Advocates Destroy Medical Research Efforts
By: Lorraine Traylor
Will political setbacks for stem cell advocates destroy medical research efforts? YES! If there is one person, one life that is lost while an unaffected group of politicians, sipping bottled water whilst being paid to ponder whether or not medicine should be allowed to assist...
Understanding Iridology
By: Barbara Ross
I am an Iridologist and have used this technique for over 20 years to understand the condition of the body and to observe the inherent weaknesses which may lead to some disease undetected by the medical profession. I have helped many people to understand their...
Driving forces in nursing theory development
By: Andrew Thorn
In focussing upon current research and experience of nursing service development, a number of factors are involved in ensuring quality HealthCare delivery is provided. One such factor is the organisational commitment to provide time and opportunity for the development of reflective practice. This commitment...
A look at hospital safety
By: Brenda Schmitt
Preventable mistakes made in the hospital are a leading cause of death in the United Sates. Hospital acquired infections, wrong site surgeries, patient falls and medication errors are high on JACOH's list of benchmarks when deciding to accredit a hospital. Safety is a huge issue...
The problem of Housemaid's knee
By: Elizabeth M Young
Housemaids knee. What an aggravating and painful condition. The knee is red. It is swollen. It hurts at the top of the knee. It hurts to move the knee. Kneeling and scrubbing the floor is a thing that can be done no more! But the...
Dying on my Terms
By: Kate O'Leary
We are kinder to our pets then we are to our fellow human beings. As a society we tend to treat death as a failure something that should always be overcome no matter what the cost emotionally and/or physically. The reality is that often times...
Euthanasia a Moral Choice
By: Roy Blokker
There comes a point when a pet owner must make a terrible decision, whether or not to have his or her pet put to sleep. The pet is suffering - badly hurt, terminally ill, in the last vestiges of old age, incontinent, can't breathe...
A look at hospital safety
By: Joyce Good Henderson
Just because a hospital room appears clean and well-run, doesn't mean it is. Any time you are hospitalized, you run the risk of developing complications not associated with the reason for being in the hospital. Hospital safety involves certain risks. Risk # 1: Medication error...
How to write a nursing teaching plan
By: Kris Kennedy
Writing a Nursing Teaching Plan There are basic means of writing an education plan and a nursing plan should follow these same characteristics. In most cases, it becomes important because of the life affecting consequences of the training. The teaching plan must get the nurse...

 

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