Who gets Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
By: L G Hoel
Life is a very good thing. Death is a bad thing. Why aren’t good health and life valued and strived for anymore? The smokers and obese people already have many strikes against them. Denying these, people coronary artery bypass surgery would add to their...
Should Smokers and the Obese be Denied Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
By: M. L. Kiser
My God! Have we become such a heartless society that we even have to debate this? Has humanity as a race of beings reached the point where care and concern for others of our species is a question of whether to help them or not...
By: Silva Payne
If you were able to prepare sensibly before your surgery occurred, recovery at home should be a gradual but not difficult process. The recovery period itself will be determined by the type of surgery and how invasive it was; a small local anaesthetic as a...
Why you should donate your body parts
By: Tricia Psarreas Murray
When dealing with health, many people would agree that one's physical condition is strongly influenced by the decisions we make. This is true in many ways. If we choose to partake in risky behaviors such as smoking and drinking, we know there could be...
By: Nicole Evans M.D.
Surgery can easily wear down your mental, physical and financial resources. Fortunately, there are ways to minimize the unpleasant aspects of surgery and feel as ready and relaxed as you possibly can. If you are preparing for surgery, one of the best things you can...
Wound assessment and the restoration of form and function with reconstructive plastic surgery
By: Nicole Evans M.D.
There are three main goals of reconstructive plastic surgery. These goals are to promote healing, restore form and restore function. Individuals may require reconstructive surgery for wounds sustained from any number of reasons such as trauma, prior surgery, tissue infection, burns, and cancers. For those...
Back pain: When surgery makes it worse
By: Das Govind
Surgery can make back pain worst. People who have been advised to go for surgery need to think very carefully about the outcome as the benefits may sometimes weigh the risks. It is always a wise idea to take a second opinion before the surgery...
Obese Patients and right to Treatment
By: Tony Narloch
Living in Scotland, our civil law (known as "delict") provides that a "victim" to harm must ensure that they take sufficient and proactive steps to both minimise and prevent harm, otherwise they face the very real possibility that their claim is denied or at the...
Is it acceptable for children to have gastric bypass surgery?
By: Sarah Strutt
Gastric bypass surgery in children for weight loss reasons is simply a cop-out. Obesity is a serious problem in modern society, especially amongst our children, however resorting to surgery is sending out the wrong message and will not help the cause of the problem...
Gastric Bypass
By: Jennifer Owens
With regards to the topic of the safety of Gastric Bypass Surgery, I have to say that yes it is a safe procedure. It is a safe procedure that requires a lot follow up and life change. Any kind of surgery is risky, and...

 

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