Anesthetists: The person behind the mask
By: Norma Chew
The anesthesiologist is an important participant on the peri-operative team. He/she is the person behind the mask. Without anesthesia there would be no surgery. The pain and suffering would be unbearable. The torture would lead to severe complications of stress, shock, and no doubt an...
By: Norma Chew
Surgical instruments are the tools that provide the surgeons the ability to perform their skill and expertise in the care of their patients during surgery. These instruments must be guaranteed to meet the surgeons specifications of excellent quality and performance.If you are looking for...
Smokers Bypass Surgery Cancer from Smoking Obese Restrictive Blood Flow
By: Writer's Edge
Why would a smoker want to have bypass surgery (bypass surgery means surgery so blood can flow around a blockage in a main or in many main arteries) if s/he smokes? So the person can die of cancer later on? My cousin needed bypass surgery...
Denying Smokers and the Obese Medical help
By: Amelia Bray
Yes. Absolutely. Think about it, you're a healthy, fit person, who has happened to have the misfortune of a heart attack, or other heart problem that requires surgery. You have to wait because someone who has done this to themselves is going first. They've gorged...
Should Smokers and the Obese be Denied Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
By: Adam Churchill
The Hipocratic Oath, which all doctors are sworn under, stipulates that a Doctor must FIRST DO NO HARM, and second, DO WHAT IS BEST FOR HIS/HER patient, REGARDLESS OF PERSONAL BIAS.This, quite simply means, that regardless of RELIGION, LIFESTYLE, BAD HABIT, OR GENETICS, if...
Does weight loss surgery pose as a cop out from dealing with weight issues naturally?
By: Michelle Wilkinson
It is easy for people who do not struggle with their weight to cast aspersions on people who are unable to manage their weight, and who consider surgery to be the only solution. In our society it seems that it is acceptable to have sympathy...
Cosmetic surgery: Making a wise choice
By: Katriena Knights
There are any number of reasons why a person might choose to have cosmetic surgery. Some might be considered wise, and some might not, but in the end the only one who can make that decision is you. However, there are some things to think...
Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Obesity and Smoking
By: Tiger Lily Rose
We live in a culture where insurance companies are trying to deny health insurance coverage to people who smoke and to people who have a BMI or Body Mass Index of over 30.And now, I see this topic of: "Should smokers and the obese...
Bariatric surgery: Preparing for a gastric bypass
By: Jeffrey Ware
Gastric bypass bariatric surgery is an operation developed to rearrange the human anatomy in order to assist the morbidly obese patient to lose weight in order to live a healthier and more productive life. The operation in itself is a very minute part of the...
A brief history of surgery
By: Jeffrey Ware
The earliest finding of surgery was discovered in Keiv, Ukraine. A scull dating back to 7300 6220 B. C. was found to have holes drilled into the skull bone. This procedure called trephining was common in the early days to relieve health problems related to...
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