How Medicine Is Really Practiced In America In “How We Do Harm” by Dr. Otis Brawley

In his book How We Do Harm: A Doctor Breaks Ranks about Being Sick in America, Otis Brawley illustrates the battle between honest medical practice based on ethics and evidence-based science and corrupt medical practice that seeks greed, clinical experiments that cause harm and inadequate standards. Ethical importance encompasses: to do all things reasonable to … Read more

Review on Medicare

When people hear the word, Medicare, they often believe it is one comprehensive healthcare plan, often only offered to the disabled and the underprivileged. While it does help those in need, as well as those who are unable to procure health insurance any other way, Medicare comes in several forms depending on the patient’s needs, … Read more

Beneficence vs. Non-maleficence

Beneficence and Non-maleficence are two interrelated concepts which consist of bringing no harm to others. Although the two are interrelated, there is a big difference between the two. Beneficence refers to the act of helping others whereas non-maleficence refers to not doing any harm. Therefore, the main difference between the two is that beneficence asks … Read more

Healthcare Assistant Supporting Information

I am applying to the NHS with the intention of attaining the position of Healthcare Assistant at Orchards Inpatient Unit. This aspiration has been shaped throughout my life for various reasons, most importantly understanding and seeing first-hand how much of a difference professional help makes when it comes to mental illnesses. I would like be … Read more

Vulvar Hematomas: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

INTRODUCTION The vulva is not a common site of injuries due to its location and the protective effects of the spontaneous adduction of the thighs which prevents direct trauma to the vulva. Howbeit some cases of both obstetric and non obstetric vulva haematomas have been reported, but the actual incidence is not known. Obstetric vulva … Read more

Compassionate care

Compassion is the key attribute that holds unilateral weight in all fields of nursing. Compassion holds nurses accountable for every interaction they have and is often what is expected by the public. Compassionate care is composed of two major characteristics; being able to realize the factors that make up an individual while also being able … Read more