Cultural Influences In Everyday Life

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It is a fundamental and universal requirement when conducting both clinical research and or trials that the main objective is and remains the same: to improve biological and medical humanistic conditions. This has been the norm for a greater part of a century. Countless scientists and diligent researchers have paved the way historically with vaccines for deadly diseases such as polio, small pox, whooping cough, measles, rabies and tetanus. As our world adjusts to ever changing components, so must we. Cultural influences have made a major impact in the medical world as well as our everyday life. These influences may inhibit an individual from a lifesaving blood transfusion or major surgery. It is through this incorporation we have come…show more content…
After his discovery King Nebuchadnezzar stated all of his people regardless of their status be required to eat legumes on a daily basis. Along with King Neduchadnezzar, British physician James Lind was thought by many to be the father of clinical trials (Collier, R. 2009). In 1747 Lind was a surgeon aboard the British naval ship Salisbury (Collier, R. 2009). After several weeks of scurvy induced ailments from many men on board James Lind saw the opportunity to take measures into his own hands (Collier, R. 2009). He chose 12 sick men and separated them into groups of two (Collier, R. 2009). Segregated from the rest of the ship, each group was given one of six remedies: cider, weak acid, vinegar, sea-water, nutmeg and barley water or lemons and oranges (Collier, R. 2009). Of the six groups the…show more content…
Few studies went into depth on the religious aspect or impact of health decisions made my Middle-Eastern communities but I was able to find some substantial information for this lack
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