Physician assisted suicide

In today’s society, one of the most controversial issues is physician-assisted suicide for the terminally ill. Many people feel that it is wrong for people, regardless of their health condition, to ask their health care provider to end their life; while others feel it is their right to be able to choose how and when […]

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Self-Referrals And The Physician

Physicians have long been considered to be the trained medical professionals that patients consult for an illness that they experience, knowing that the knowledge the physician carries will be sufficient in healing their ailments. The medical practice is thus considered as a very noble position since these professionals have undergone intense training for several years […]

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Physician Assistants

Ailments such as the common cold, the flu, and allergies result in an unknown number of Americans seeking assistance from medical care providers each year. Add births, deaths, serious illnesses, and emergency services to this, and the figures surrounding the medical care professional to patient ratio is staggering. The sheer number of Americans who seek […]

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The Use of Force

A physician is summoned to make a housecall on a family with who he has had no prior contact. He quickly sizes up the situation: the household is poor but clean; the patient is a female child whose parents are nervously concerned, dependent on, yet skeptical of the doctor. The child’s beauty and piercing stare […]

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Ophthalmologist’s Steps

Ophthalmologist see concerns with the human eye on a daily bases. Many people today confuse ophthalmologist and optometrist thinking that they are the same, because they both deal with eyes. To be specific ophthalmologists are physicians who diagnose and treat diseases of the eye, including glaucoma and cataracts; vision problems such as nearsightedness, and eye […]

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Dr Ben Carson

Benjamin S. Carson is an internationally acclaimed neurosurgeon best known for leading a surgical team in a successful operation to separate Siamese twins. He is also recognized for his expertise in performing hemispherectomies , where half the brain is removed to stop seizures. He is the director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University Hospital […]

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Physician Assisted Suicide

Physician-assisted suicide is a method by which a terminally ill patient meeting the criteria set by the ‘Death with Dignity Law’ and wishing to terminate one’s life gets a prescription for lethal medicines from a physician. This is done upon the patient’s request and the patient ultimately administers the lethal medication. Physician-Assisted suicide, also abbreviated […]

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Physician assisted suicide in Oregon

The issue of physician assisted suicide (PAS) is one that sparks much debate across the globe. Most nations are still debating whether it should be legal or not. Concerns are however raised not only on its appropriateness or inappropriateness but also on its definition. Some define it as a way of assisting the needy but […]

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Physician committed frauds

Frauds by physicians in terms of billing and rendering of medical services are on the rise, In order to cheat insurance agencies like Medicare, Medicaid, and many other insurance firms. It is important for the patients to know their rights and question any practice which they feel is not justified and check their medical bills […]

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Medical transcription

The free encyclopediaMedical transcription, also known as MT, is an allied health profession, which deals in the process of transcription, or converting voice-recorded reports as dictated by physicians or other healthcare professionals, into text format. History Evolution of transcription dates back to the 1960s. The method was designed to assist in the manufacturing process. The […]

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Being a Doctor

“What is a doctor? What exactly do they do and why is there so much prestige associated with that profession? Well, according to the American Heritage Dictionary, a doctor is “a person, especially a physician, dentist, or veterinarian, trained in the healing arts and licensed to practice”. According to me, a doctor is much more […]

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