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03581. Philosophy and Science.

A comparison of the kinds of theoretical concepts found in philosophy and those of science. Determination of meaning, the formation of concepts, and the rules of logical thought are seen in terms of the problems of modern physics. Science and philosophy are said to meet at the borderline of metaphysics. 9 pages, 16 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $63
 

03530. Continuing Education for Nurses.

Basic overview (with some subjective comments) of the pros and cons of requiring continuing education for the legal relicensing of nurses. 7 pages, 9 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

03385. The American Health Empire.

A review of the book by this title authored by Barbara and John Ehrenreich. A critique of the medical establishment. 6 pages, 4 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

03380. High School Drop-Outs and Public Health Nursing.

Very good examination of the drop-out problem from the nurse's point of view; first part of the paper examines the causes of dropping out, concludes that the problem is largely socio-economic; finds the P.H. nurse can help in things like diet and by "educating" people to the problem. 19 pages, 0 footnotes, 24 bibliographic sources.
  $133
 

03361. Psychosurgery: Social and Behavioral Implications.

Well-written, well-balanced study of the psychosurgery controversy. includes history of such surgery, pros and cons of believers and disbelievers in its effectiveness and morality. 7 pages, 21 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources. Plus chart of brain on p. 7.
  $49
 

02415. Breast Feeding vs. Bottle Feeding for Infants.

Very good overview of the pros and cons of the two methods, including usual patterns of milk production & child's needs, decline of breast feeding in America, fears about breast feeding, nutritional composition of mother's milk and formula, and psychological factors for mothers; 13 pages, 22 footnotes, 11 bibliographic sources.
  $91
 

02299. Scientific Ppoductivity and Academic Organization in Nineteenth Century Medicine by Joseph Ben-David.

A critical examination of the author's theory that competition increases the productivity of the larger scientific discoveries. The emphasis is on the shift of scientific leadership from France to Germany and then to the United States. 12 pages, 0 footnotes, 0 bibliographic sources.
  $84
 

02056. The Childhood of Helen Keller.

Brief overview of the life of Helen Keller, before the arrival of her teacher Anne Sullivan; also comments on the writer's attempts to recreate the experience of handicapped persons. 6 pages, 12 footnotes, 3 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

02048. Formal Organization Changes in the Hospital.

How marketing strategy and managerial theory might be used to lower hospital costs; for example, combined purchasing, pooling specialized equipment and workers. 10 pages, 0 footnotes, 0 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

01876. Adaptive Physical Education for Allergy and Asthma Victims.

Good summary of exercises for kids who can't breathe. Discusses medical basis of allergies and asthma, problems of sufferers, yoga techniques and breathing exercises to increase confidence and self control. 9 pages, 0 footnotes, 8 bibliographic sources.
  $63
 

01836. Social-Psychological Differences in Alcoholism.

Differences here refers to the variations in alcoholism rates among sub-groups in the population; includes sex, age, social class, attitudes and environmental influences; a comparison to drug users is made, finding them more permissive. 16 pages, 11 footnotes, 12 bibliographic sources.
  $112
 

01819. The Ethical Drug Industry and Drug Substitution.

A comprehensive examination of the ethical standards of the drug industry and the practices of prescribing drugs. The thesis is advanced that the substitution of a drug for another manufacturer's version is a viable procedure, and the industry's arguments against substitution are untenable. The generic vs. brand controversy is seen from every angle, including the welfare system, hospital formulary practices, and the economics of substitution both for producers and consumers. The positions of the USP, the AMA and the government are examined in light of the arguments advanced in government hearings and in advertising. 57p., 103f., text sources.
  $133
 

01733. Palate Closure and Its Failure.

The problem of the cleft palate and incomplete closure are examined in relation to embryonic development, cortisone treatments, and Eustacian tube dysfunctions. The various measurements of impedance audiometry are discussed in terms of cleft palate repair. 11 pages, 25 footnotes, 25 bibliographic sources.
  $77
 

01705B. Disease in Nigeria.

An overview of the problem of disease in an underdeveloped society; specific causes extent of minor diseases. attempts at treatment; discussion of the socio-economic factors preventing a resolution of the poverty-disease cycle. 15 pages, 23 footnotes, 21 bibliographic sources.
  $105
 

01393. A Paradigm for Doctor-Patient Decision Making.

Good analysis of doctor-patient relationship in terms of communications theory. Mutual responsibilities and expectations, framework of basic issues to be decided, discussion of perceptual variables on both sides. 14 pages, 0 footnotes, 10 bibliographic sources. (notes in text.)
  $98
 

01357. Research on Flourine.

Traces the discovery that flouridated water is related to less tooth decay, then focuses on research done in 60's indicating malnutrition and kidney disease patients may have bad side effects from flourine. Seems to be anti-flourine, but little mention of public controversy. 5 pages, 0 footnotes, 3 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

01355. Radiation Exposure.

Good discussion of the dangers of exposure to radiation; reports on studies done on mice, the difficulties of applying these to men or to doing experiments on men. 8 pages, 3 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $56
 

01339. Radiation-Based Disease in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

This paper provides a spine-chilling, clinical and objective report on symptoms of severe radiation exposure, and the increased incidence of leukemia and cancer documented among residents of the two bombed cities. 7 pages, 12 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

01194. Vesalius.

A brief overview of the work and scientific importance of this pioneering doctor of the l6th cent. 4 pages, 0 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $28
 

01181. Government and the Safety of Foods.

Not a complete survey of the field, but an interesting and original discussion of gov. responsibility for unsafe foods in practice. Concentrates on cranberry case of 1959, Bon Vivant soup, good discussion of ethical issues. 10 pages, 0 footnotes, 0 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

01162. The Origins of Medical Science.

Concise overview of the history of medicine: Hippocrates, Galen, Paracelsus, Vesalius, Harvey, and on to the modern era. 5 pages, 0 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

00798. Food Additives.

Good general overview of food additives concentrating on describing the major types and their uses, their role in the food industry and the potential dangers. 9 pages, 0 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $63
 

00697. Loneliness.

Essay by nursing student, written with empathy, on the terrors of loneliness and how nurses should be aware that hospital patients are lonely day in and day out. 9 pages, 3 footnotes, 3 bibliographic sources.
  $63
 

00689. Dr. Holmes and Civil War Embalming.

Interesting paper by writer claiming to be registered embalmer, giving overview of embalming techniques typical of the time and contributions of Dr. Holmes to improved embalming technology. 7 pages, 0 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

00663. Problems of Involuntary Commitment.

Very good discussion of involuntary commitment to mental hospitals, and the fact that once the process has started, everything converges to reinforce the presumption of insanity, whether it's justified or not. 14 pages, 18 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $98
 

00646. Sickle Cell Anemia.

Good overview of the disease, focusing on chemical and hereditary bases of the condition. 7 pages, 10 footnotes, 17 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

00543. Breast Feeding vs. Bottle Feeding.

Well-done examination of the differences in the two methods, finds breast feeding superior on the grounds of nutritive value, natural anti-bodies against disease, psychological benefits to mother and child. 12 pages, 30 footnotes, 13 bibliographic sources.
  $84
 

00377. Coronary Circulation.

A review of the structural and functional aspects of the coronary circuit in the human body, examining matters such as blood flow, work load and cardiac output in relation to the coronary failure. The use of drugs in cardiac treatment ahd the role of basal metabolism in sustaining the cardiac muscle are also reviewed. 15 pages, 0 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $105
 

10,232. Children's Literature and Its Usefulness in Preparing Children for Hospitalization or Visits to Physicians.

This paper describes how various types of children’s books can be used to help children overcome their fear of medical treatment in a doctor’s office or in a hospital. Several books in this genre are described and discussed. Keywords: fear anxiety children doctors medicine stories. 7 pages; 15 footnotes; 10 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

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53920. Work Stress and Heart Disease.

Good survey of the first medical reports to link stress and heart disease; 14 pages, 43 footnotes, 10 bibliographic sources.
  $98
 

53918. Psychiatric Nursing Consultation on a Burn Unit.

Very good overview of why psychiatric nurses are needed on burn units at hospitals, what they should do and how they should be organized for maximum effectiveness. Based firmiy on medical and psych. studies. 8 pages, 4 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $56
 

53785. Kala-Azar or Black Fevfr.

The infectious disease which is caused by the protozoal organism Leishmania dono-vani is discussed in this paper. The symptoms, means of transmission, and areas of infection are described in detail, and some methods of treatment are suggested. 7 pages, 3 footnotes, 3 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

53757. The Rh Factor in Human Blood.

The discovery and experimentation concerning, the Rh factor are examined in this study. Antibodies, transfusions and the general theory of blood groups are discussed, as well as inheritance of types and diseases resulting from blood type mixture in pregnancy. 5 pages, 11 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

53608. California Mental Health Care.

Critical examination of the state of California's mental health facilities in the wake of the Short-Doyle Act's emphasis on community treatment; focuses on political, institutional and social problems preventing the full promise of the concept from being realized. 15 pages, 31 footnotes, 23 bibliographic sources.
  $105
 

53578. Serum Sickness.

The problem of antigen-antibody reaction and serum sickness is studied in relation to the overall goals of the science of immunology. Contraindictions of specific drugs, treatment programs and test mechanisms for the analysis of their efficacy are discussed in detail. An excellent review of the current state of knowledge in the entire field. 11 pages, 24 footnotes, 14 bibliographic sources.
  $77
 

53541. Effects of Marijuana Use on Physical Activity and Sports Performance.

Good summary of research on the physical effects of marijuana, noting that experienced users do not suffer as much in performance of tasks, and that its use by an athelete might not be noticeable. 8 pages, 6 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $56
 

53485. Carbozypeptidase A.

A process of protein digestion and the importance of this pancreatic enzyme in that process are described in detail. A good brief analysis of the chemical and experimental knowledge available on the digestive processes. 5 pages, 7 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

53480. Immunoglobulin Iga.

A technical analysis of the make-up of an important component in blood serum. The sub-groups and antigenic differences among the immunoglobulins are discussed, and the role of the chemically-pure compound IGA in the secretion of tears, saliva, and gastrointestinal and urinary fluids, is discussed. 10 pages, 20 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

53407. Psychiatric Nursing.

An overview of this branch of the nursing field, concentrating on the development of typical educational programs and requirements for psychiatric nurses. 9 pages, 7 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.
  $63
 

53397. The Function of School Nursing.

Good discussion of the vital role of the school nurse in both health care and education; the development of school nursing, the need for more respect of the nurse by administrators and students. 9 pages, 12 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $63
 

53372. Redefining Death.

Changing attitudes in the medical community toward death and the preparation of the terminally ill for death are reviewed. The problems of impersonality and depression among patients in large hospitals are considered, and a number of case histories of the terminally ill are compared. 11 pages, 15 footnotes, 10 bibliographic sources.
  $77
 

53063. Line and Staff Relationships in Hospital Management.

Good study of the tensions between the two kinds of responsibility in actual practice; discusses concepts of line and staff thoroughly, also focuses on interaction between various kinds of nursing supervisors. 10 pages, 0 footnotes, 0 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

52957. An Hlstorical Survey of Drug Addiction.

Good overview of opiate use and social attitudes towards it; concentrates on early history and the Far East, including how Japan was able to wipe out addiction; takes story in U.S. only to the 1920's. 18 pages, 29 footnotes, 9 bibliographic sources.
  $126
 

52921. Crisis Intervention Centers and Their Effectiveness in Drug Counselling.

Good basic overview of the reasons for, and work of, the drug crisis intervention center; focuses on the types of services offered and attempts at evaluating their usefulness. 10 pages, 4 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

52906. Some Psychological Effects of Disease on the Pre-School Child.

Good overview of the traumas that can come from being hospitalized at an early age, including strategies for lessening anxiety and overreaction, and specific problems associated with various major diseases. 10 pages, 4 footnotes, 10 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

52806. California Certification for X-Ray Technicians.

The California State Laws regarding training, examination and certification of X-ray technicians are reviewed. A brief history of the technology, and the development of protective methods in the application of radiation, are offered, and the particulars of the Radiation Technology Act of 1969 are described. 17 pages, 61 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $119
 

52726. Health Problems of the Aged.

Good, critical study of the inadequacies of health care, could be a regular "Woodward & Bernstein" with a few more facts and some reorganization. Concentrates on increased health needs of the elderly, their psychological problems, problems they face getting care, their financial problems, lack of attention to specialized problems by medical profession, and the problem of money-grubbing nursing homes. 20 pages, 36 footnotes, 9 bibliographic sources.
  $133
 

52555. The Effects of Heavy Metals on Human Physiology.

A study of the influence of lead, mercury, copper and manganese on the human physiology, including pulmonary disorder, tremors, and the impairment of sight, touch, hearing and speech. Clinical signs and therapeutic techniques are touched on briefly. 5 pages, 4 footnotes, 3 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

52543. Silicosis.

The health problem created by silicosis, a form of pneumoconioisis found among mining workers and industrial victims as well, is examined in detail in the paper. Theories of the disease's origins, diagnostic procedures and the unfavorable prognosis for most victims are all discussed from a medical viewpoint. 8 pages, 6 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $56
 

52497. A Diabetic Pregnancy.

This research paper provides an overview and analysis of some of the diagnostic procedures, tests, and possible complications in the case of a diabetic pregnancy. Potential dangers to the fetus and the mother are mentioned and special diets and treatments recommended. 8 pages, 3 footnotes, 8 bibliographic sources.
TAGS: diabetic pregnancy research paper, diabetes pregnancy, endocrine disorders pregnant women, diabetes complications childbirth, fetus, diabetes treatments

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  $56
 

52386. Cultural Aspects of Death and Dying.

Interesting report, from nursing students' point of view on the typical customs and attitudes of Mexican, Indian, Jewish, Black, Irish, and Italian-Americans towards death. 10 pages, 0 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

52377. Refined Food Products and Nutritional Values.

The refining processes of milling, canning and freezing foods is seen as a destructive influence in the average American's diet. The research of Adelle Davis, the Ralph Nader study group and other researchers into American nutrition. is commented on. 6 pages, 10 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

52279. Cerebral Palsy.

The nature and treatment of cerebral palsy are examined in this paper; the diverse etiological factors of the disease are listed, and the importance of physical therapy in the treatment of afflicted children. Neuromotor problems, loss of hearing and emotional damage are all discussed in terms of pediatric therapy. The role of the physical therapist is discussed as well. 17p., 15 f., 13b.
  $119
 

52212. An Examination of Cultural Stress and Its Effects.

Very well-done study of stress, with thorough technical description of its effects on the body; then argues that stress is inherent in many jobs and stress causes illness, to establish that American economic and educational institutions are literally killers. 12 pages, 12 footnotes, 9 bibliographic sources.
  $84
 

52086. Blood Sugar and Physical Activity.

A discussion of the relationship between lowered blood sugar and physical activity, with a look at the homoiostatic mechanisms of glucose breakdown and their influence on a typical group of test subjects. 8 pages, 8 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $56
 

52073. Nursing Assessment and Intervention.

A review of some of the problems encountered working with a typical aged patient, one Mrs. W., and how these were overcome by nursing techniques. 6 pages, 3 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

52069. The Nursing Observation Process.

This nursing research paper provides a description of the intervention and assessment techniques used with a typical diabetes patient. Following a description of the patient and a discussion of appropriate diabetes assessment, intervention and education techniques, the paper includes an evaluation of the improvements effected by the nursing care. 6 pages, 3 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
TAGS: nursing research paper, nursing case management diabetic patient, nursing assessment diabetes, nursing intervention, diabetes education prevention, nursing care evaluation

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Chronic Illness Management of an Elderly Patient with Diabetes, Renal Failure and Heart Failure

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Diabetes: An Overview

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  $42
 

52045. Pickwickian Syndrome.

A technical analysis of the causes, etiology and treatment of Pickwickian syndrome, a disease which afflicts the obese and which is characterized by breathlessness, somnolence and ultimate cardiorespiratory failure. 9 pages, 12 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $63
 

52032. Marijuana.

Very good discussion of the inadequacies of the literature on marijuana, and what sociologists should be studying; origins, habits, attitudes and long-term effects of white-collar users. 10 pages, 1 footnote, 9 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

52008. Multi-Level Pressures Operating on a Medical School.

Very good study of education in the real world: how pressure groups ranging from doctor-short citizens to the AMA act and react on a medical school, with Mich. State U. med school used as example. 8 pages, 3 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $56
 

51984. Renal Insufficiency and Hypersensititivy.

A good description of the pathology of hypersensitivity-caused uremia; the association of kidney disorders and hypersensitivity is discussed in terms of the job of the public health nurse. 6 pages, 11 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

51946. Cerebral Palsy.

An epidemiological study of cerebral palsy, with a look at the statistical figures on pregnancy-caused disease and some discussion of the etiology of such damage. 7 pages, 4 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

51848. Native Alaskans and Foreign-Introduced Disease.

Good sympathetic overview of how the white man's diseases were the first and most devastating fruit of civilization harvested by the native Alaskans. 9 pages, 10 footnotes, 8 bibliographic sources.
  $63
 

51547. Methadone Treatment.

The pros and cons of the methadone maintenance programs for heroin addicts are reviewed. The history of the drug and the programs instituted with it is given, and the effects and benefits of the drug are questioned with regard to long term efficacy. 10 pages, 12 footnotes, 10 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

51533. Hospital Purchasing and Supplies.

This study describes the role of the purchasing agent in the supplying of hospital needs, with specific data on St. Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco, California. Problems of auditing, centralizing purchasing, and administering support systems in the hospital are discussed, and a personal interview with a purchasing agent used as a source. 18 pages, 21 footnotes, 9 bibliographic sources.
  $126
 

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  $14
 

16150. Chronic Disease and Handicapping Conditions in Children.

A good annotated bibliography of the materials available to workers and planners of services for handicapped children. References for parents, home care, teachers and therapists are list by groups. Pediatrics, post-natal care, and mental retardation rehabilitation are all discussed. 16 pages, 0 footnotes, 46 bibliographic sources.
  $112
 

16104. Nursing Care of Spasm of the Lower Extremities of Quadraplegic and Paraplegic Patient.

Good technical overview of caring for the disabled patient, including medicines, mobility techniques and equipment, physical therapy and emphasizing the importance of a good attitude in the patient. 11 pages, 23 footnotes, 11 bibliographic sources.
  $77
 

16100. The Necessity of Exercise.

The need for modern Americans to take exercise, and the various forms of activity required for good physical conditioning, are given a general treatment. 5 pages, 5 footnotes, 3 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

16097. The Effect of Smoking on Human Health.

Good overview of most of the problems caused by smoking tobacco, includes ingredients of tobacco smoke, Surgeon General's conclusions, good discussion of the fact that little can be done to get people to quit if they don't want to. 9 pages, 16 footnotes, 13 bibliographic sources.
  $63
 
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