Definition, causes, theories, detection, diagnosis, treatments of physical & psychological symptoms, last stage.
Discussion of the DSM IV diagnosis of the disease. Information needed to complete the five axis diagnosis. Uses a fictional client as an example of how to form an accurate diagnosis. Criteria needed including memory impairment, cognitive impairments, gradual onset, elimination of other conditions that could this this specific dementia. Intervention plan.
MEDICAL ETHICAL ISSUES.
Examines privacy, terminal illness, human rights, living wills, medicare, roles of social worker & family, autonomy, life support, right to die; focusing on home health care.
FETAL TISSUE RESEARCH.
Ethical pros & cons, medical & scientific benefits (Parkinson's disease treatment), legality, definition of life.
This paper discusses the science of cloning. Defines cloning. The controversay over human cloning. Human embryo experiments. Stem-cell research, or reproductive cloning. Discusses whether or not cloned cells should be protected by law.