Lessons for Medicine

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  • The Facts of Life - … traditional medicines that have their origins in animal products. Research and write a comparative analysis of modern versus traditional medicines. Which modern medicines have their roots in traditional medicines? What types of folklore surround some traditional medicines? What evidence is there that the medicines are effective? When and why is one type of medicine preferable over …
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  • Alternative Fix - … few years the popularity -- and profitability -- of complementary and alternative medicine has exploded. Under pressure from everyone from consumers to Congress … 's involvement in medicine, the popularity of alternative medicine in today's society and the dangers that some alternative medicines may pose. According … therapies. The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) defines complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) as "a group of diverse medical …
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  • Medical Ethics and Technology - … Classify, demonstrate, and appraise medical technologies. Indicator 2 Describe how medicines and treatments may have both expected and unexpected results. Science … "ethical, efficient, and compassionate practice of the life sciences and medicine." Accessible resources include archived newsletters and materials associated with various … , from children's magazines to professional research. * * * Vocabulary: * autonomy - in medicine, respect for patient's right to make informed, unforced decisions …
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  • QwikQure Algebra - … dose at 7am! So, for example, Mr Morrison takes his medicine 4 times over 12 hours (once every three hours) plus … take 5ml every 6 hours. They have to take the medicine between the hours of 7am and 7pm. Lesson Sequence Introduce the problem using a bottle of medicine. Ask the students to estimate the volume of the medicine and to predict what the … realistic is this problem? What are typical doses of cough medicine? Other Contexts for the Problem Walking different distances at different …
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  • 2.8 Medical careers: Working with probability - … who are board-certified in either Family Practice or Internal Medicine and have also acquired the additional training necessary to obtain the Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Geriatric Medicine. Review independent events with the class. Conduct a class discussion … Ask Dr. Math: Medicine and Mathematics Dr. Math covers many ways that mathematics are used in medicine, including administering medicine, probability of disease …
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  • Successfully Evaluating on-line Health Related Information - … traditional Western medicine. According to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Americans spend over 27 billion a year on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM … part of conventional medicine. Complementary medicine is used along with conventional medicine while alternative medicine is practiced in place of conventional medicine. While many CAM …
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  • Day of the Zulu: The Power of Potions - … modern scientific analysis techniques to an understanding of traditional herbal medicine Perform a simple chromatography lab Analyze lab results Materials needed … advantages provided by the Zulu medicine men. Explain how scientific analysis of the plants used in Zulu medicine reveals real chemicals that … . To further stimulate thinking, ask about parallels between traditional Zulu medicines and modern-day usage of performance-enhancing drugs--a possible …
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  • Medical Ethics and Technology: A Brave New World? ... - … Classify, demonstrate, and appraise medical technologies. Indicator 2 Describe how medicines and treatments may have both expected and unexpected results. Science … "ethical, efficient, and compassionate practice of the life sciences and medicine." Accessible resources include archived newsletters and materials associated with various … , from children's magazines to professional research. Vocabulary: autonomy in medicine, respect for patient's right to make informed, unforced decisions …
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  • Medicine Ball Twist - … lesson, students will build upper body strength by tossing a medicine ball to other students in a line. They will turn … them. When the students turn their bodies to throw the medicine ball, their feet must remain facing forward. The students can … and then turns the opposite direction (left) and tosses the medicine ball to the next student. Each student alternates the left … first student has tossed the ball, give that student another medicine ball. Have the student start again, but this time turn …
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  • Optional The Great Debate - … , bolsters my conviction that the misguided environmentalists and the alternative medicine enthusiasts, under the umbrella of New Ageism, are both inbreachably … latest firebrand wielded by New Age medicine wackos who feel the need to bash scientific medicine in order to advance their pseudoscientific … . I have to confess I'm no expert on medicine; an arborist criticizing medicine, it seems, is a bit like a certain …
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