Should Smokers and the Obese be Denied Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
By: Pedro Miranda
This is the question that will arise when and if medical care becomes socialized in this country. As soon as the state (meaning taxpayers) starts paying for healthcare, and as soon as it becomes obvious that there are not enough healthcare dollars to provide the...
Should Smokers and the Obese be Denied Medical Treatment
By: Marlin Bressi
At first glance, it would seem perfectly acceptable to deny medical treatment to smokers and the obese. After all, why should we help those whose conditions have been caused by a lifetime of bad habits and self-destructive behavior? Well, the answer is a simple matter...
They have the right to be Treated
By: Patrick Stewart
Smokers although diminishing in the United States as they become educated on the dangers of smoking. Obesity growing rampantly as the media shoves Mcdonalds, Burger King, SubWay, Quiznos, and the many other Fats Food restaurants that rush to get our dollars. They do get them...
By: Joe Paradis
Shoulder to Shoulder - Rotator Cuff SurgeryHe came toward me from across the room at the funeral parlor. A huge man, easily 250 lbs. Barrel-chested, close cropped hair, goatee, leather jacket. He wasn't anyone that I knew. But then I saw that he had his...
Partial spleen removal: Concerns
By: G E Barr
PARTIAL SPLENECTOMY CONCERNSRemoval of the spleen is a radical decision based on various disease issues. The partial splenectomy, it has been found, has the desired effect of removing the disease issues and retaining a certain immunology.The human spleen is shaped kind of like a...
Gastric Bypass Bariatric Surgery Morbid Obesity Weight Loss Weight Loss Surgery
By: Jeffrey Ware
Gastric bypass surgery for the morbid obese can very well be a safe operation when performed by a competent bariatric surgeon and the proper preparation and selection of the patient is done. Gastric bypass is much more than just an operation; it is a process...
Preparing for a total knee replacement
By: Bob Johnson - 441162
Treating Pain In Knee Replacement Surgery with Interferential and Tens As Well as Topical Pain Patches & Aromatherapy Patches Treating Pain In Knee Replacement Surgery This article was prompted by helping a friend who had undergone her second knee replacment surgery, on same knee, and...
What is percutaneous vertebroplasty?
By: Pam Sharp
Commonly known as PV, this surgical procedure represents hopes for the millions of people suffering from back pain due to osteoporosis and spinal compression fractures. The dowager's hump suffered by so many aging women is a typical manifiestation of the aging process affecting the spinal...
By: Swati Nitin Gupta
Do I need a surgery for an ovarian cyst? Before we answer this question we need to understand what is ovarian cyst and how are they formed.Ovarian cysts are a collection of fluid within the normally solid ovary. Although ovarian cysts are an extremely...
Should Smokers and the Obese be Denied Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
By: Lily Garner
Has our world really come to this? Are we seriously discussing who should get medical treatment and who shouldn't? It is a right as a human to be able to obtain medical help, or at least it should be; we all have the right to...

 

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