Difference between a tumor and cyst
By: Paul Simms
The major difference between a tumor and a cyst is that a tumor is composed of normal body tissue but a cyst is composed of a gas or fluid filled sac. Both tumors and cysts can be indicative of cancer, but with a tumor, the...
Genetics: How it brings the human family together
By: Kris Kennedy
Humans more alike than Different The Human Genome Project has proven people are more alike than different so how can we express racial identity. Humans need to reflect human identity. Percentages Humans are 99 percent the same. The differences in human fall within this small...
By: Virginia Gaces
There are three methods on how to obtain the body temperature. Anyone can perform this relatively easy procedure. There are three methods used to obtain the body temperature, the axillary, the oral and the rectal methods. You can use any of these depending upon...
By: Effie Moore Salem
An American engineer in the 1950s, Hal Anger, invented the gamma scintillation camera and made possible the use of nuclear medicine in the diagnosing and the treatment of illnesses. Although knowledge of radioisotopes has been around since the 1930s, its use was only speculative.The...
By: Anthony Khoo
Since the development of nuclear medicine in the 1950s, radioisotopes have been used extensively in medicine for one of two purposes. Some, such as 'Technetium' allow the non-invasive exploration of body functions and structures, whilst other radioisotopes are used to treat diseases, primarily cancer, by...
Should Smokers and the Obese be Denied Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
By: Danelle Karth
It's never to late to make a difference with your life. This can mean doing something good for another human life, or changing your habits to make it possible for a better future. As long as you truly believe that it is never to late...
By: Barbara Kasey Smith
Would you have ever thought wound-care clinics around the country would be using maggots on some patients after high-tech treatments fail? Can you imagine using these wriggly little creatures for treating wounds? Maggots are making a medical comeback, cleaning out wounds that just won't heal...
Should Smokers and the Obese be Denied Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
By: Joseph Whalen
Denying medical treatment based on personal habits or physical condition is the first step down a very treacherous path. Insurance companies seem to be going out of their way to find new and creative ways to deny the claims of their customers. This is hardly...
By: Jonte Rhodes
Human cloning is usually one of those moral conundrums that divides everyone right down the middle. On the one hand there are the benefits to some portions of human cloning, such as cloning new organs for the terminally ill. On the other there is the...
By: Ronnie Reese
Foley Catheter Insertion: Sterile Technique for the Medical Professional Before you start: Before you insert a Foley catheter there are a few things you need to consider: *Do you have a Dr.'s order to do so? *Do you have a built in protocol to...

 

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