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 Date: 10/13/15 23:34   in : Medicine 

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, often disabling disease that randomly attacks the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). The progress, severity and specific symptoms of the disease can not be predicted; symptoms may range from tingling and numbness t...

 

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 Date: 10/13/15 21:37   in : Medicine 

Pro Legalization Of Marijuana I choose to discuss the positive aspects to the legalization of marijuana in America. As with prohibition, if every hard working, bill-paying citizen wants to be involved with an activity, the laws have to be eventually changed to accommodate that. After a...

 

1501 days

 Date: 10/13/15 09:48   in : Medicine 

Relationship Between Nurse Practitioner and Medical Practitioner The Relationship between Nurse Practitioner and Medical Practitioner There is a patient in front of you. You are a nurse practitioner; the individual beside you is a medical practitioner. Both of you have the same in...

 

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 Date: 10/13/15 08:02   in : Medicine 

Leon Kass Essay Analysis Active euthanasia is defined as “painlessly putting individuals to death for merciful reasons, as when a doctor administers a lethal dose of medication to the patient.” (Beauchamp, Encarta) Leon Kass, a physician himself, believes that euthanasia is morally wron...

 

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 Date: 10/13/15 04:20   in : Medicine 

Thyroid Disease Thyroid disease effects millions of women, men, and their families. Then why is the disease left undiagniosed to half of that population? The thyroid is a serious part in the human body. As are the other parts of the human body, the thyroid can not be left ignored. Fi...

 

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 Date: 10/13/15 03:52   in : Medicine 

STD Testing Mandatory STD/HIV Testing in High Schools It is a scary thought to think that one in four Americans will contract an STD at some point in their life. Although STD awareness has risen in the past years, it is not where it should be. Out of approximately 15 million new cases o...

 

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 Date: 10/13/15 01:00   in : Medicine 

Cancer Case Study Mr. L. is a 69 year-old male with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), FAB-M1 normal cytogenetics diagnosed in May of 2001. He received chemotherapy (7+3: AraC/idarubican) at that time and achieved complete remission. He developed a relapse in the April of 2002. He defe...

 

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 Date: 10/13/15 00:26   in : Medicine 

Position Paper On Nursing Mandatory Overtime Mandatory overtime is an increasing problem for nurses working in hospitals. Nursing groups and unions define mandatory overtime as a time when nurses are made to work extra shifts under the threat of being fired or disciplined in some way if ...

 

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 Date: 10/13/15 00:15   in : Medicine 

Titration In experiment 1 the number of milliliters of NaOH it took to make the KHP solution neutral was found. In experiment 2 the concentration of KHP in the two unknown solutions was found. This experiment involved titration of a NaOH solution into KHP solution. NaOH solution and th...

 

1501 days

 Date: 10/12/15 23:42   in : Medicine 

Medical Essay Since childhood, it has always been one of my deepest beliefs that doctors should represent and embody the ideals of compassion and understanding, all while helping to improve the quality of life for the patients under their care. However, growing up as a minority in Americ...

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 22:59   in : Medicine 

Chiropractors Using basic herbs for medicinal purposes? Never! Most general practitioners would balk. Dating back to the times of the Neanderthal man, living off the land also meant healing off of it. “Chiropractors use natural medicines to promote general well being and to increase imm...

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 21:56   in : Medicine 

Mental Illness “Mental illnesses are socially constructed and are highlighting aspects of those illnesses that help define how both the mentally ill and normal people behave” (Text, pg. 72). There are three different explanations of mental illness: 1) the medical model, 2) the deviance a...

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 21:51   in : Medicine 

Sclerodoma Sclerodoma is an uncommon chronic autoimmune disease; it affects about 300,000 people every year. It is mostly found in females ages 30-50 years old. The ratio of women to men is 4 to 1. (http://www.sclero.org/medical/about-sd/a-to-z.html, Shelley Ensz) Sclerodoma is comp...

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 21:44   in : Medicine 

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 Date: 10/12/15 20:48   in : Medicine 

Children And Prescription Drugs On many occasions children are given unnecessary psychiatric drugs. These children are given these drugs without knowing if they are needed. I think this is wrong. There is a certain age that once they reach you know if these drugs are neccessary but doc...

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 20:45   in : Medicine 

Could Parkinsons Have A Cure Could there be a Cure for Parkinson’s The article by Nicholas Wade, “Promising Results Are Seen in Small Parkinson’s Trial”, has a very good explanation on a new experiment tried on five patients to attempt to alleviate the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. ...

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 20:24   in : Medicine 

Aeration Function Respiration: The mov’t of gases to provide E (O2) & eliminate waste products (CO2). 1. Ventilation – mov’t of O2 in & CO2 out of the alveoli. 2. Ex∆ of gases across the alv – cap membrane (O2 to pul cap & CO2 t o alv). 3. Transport of gases in the blood....

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 15:03   in : Medicine 

Premature Birth A baby is considered born prematurely if he/she is born more than 3 weeks before his/her due date. About 10% of babies will arrive early. One in eight women will give birth too early-before 37 weeks of pregnancy. The one thing about premature babies is that they have...

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 14:39   in : Medicine 

Allergies It is in all likelihood a sinus infection — sinusitis in medical parlance, an ailment that afflicts an about 37 million Americans each year, that is now soaring in prevalence and that is the fifth most common reason for which antibiotics are prescribed. But, experts say, in many...

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 14:31   in : Medicine 

Phenylketonuria Phenylketonuria, otherwise known as PKU, is a rare genetic disease that is caused by a person’s body being unable to metabolize the amino acid phenylalanine. The disease can cause mental retardation because the build up of phenylalanine in the body. When phenylalanine is n...

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 13:19   in : Medicine 

Hearing Loss This paper is based on a disability that many Americans have, hearing loss. The nature, causality, assessment, prevention, and accommodation are things that will be discussed. This paper will also discuss some of my personal experiences of hearing loss through experiences my ...

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 13:11   in : Medicine 

Gonoreha Gonorrhea, also called “the clap,” is the most commonly reported sexually transmitted disease in the United States, with 1.5 million cases occurring per year. Ninety percent of infections occur in people under 30, with 15-19 year olds reporting the highest infection rates. G...

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 12:36   in : Medicine 

Effect Of Creatine on the Human Body The combination of its popularity and the public's lack of knowledge about creatine has lead to several misunderstandings and misperceptions. Overshadowed by its dynamic strength gaining capabilities, creatine’s negative effects can hinder an athlet...

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 12:01   in : Medicine 

Altruism And Nursing In the earlier days, nursing was not a profession, but rather an altruistic behavior of any man or woman caring for, or nurturing, another individual (Carruthers, 1997, 1). How can a nurse show more altruism in his or her daily life? Deborah Adelman, from Illinois, sh...

 

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 Date: 10/12/15 09:30   in : Medicine 

Wellness Wellness: The condition of good physical and mental health, especially when maintained by proper diet, exercise, and habits. I can think of lots of things I could do to maintain my wellness, but between work, school, two kids, and housework, I barely have time to go to the bathr...