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  • Case Study: Fat To Fit Faty

    excessive abdominal fat around the stomach and abdomen has built up to an extent that it is likely to have a negative impact on health. First, why does fat get accumulated around stomach? The reason is abdomen has many organs and whatever the junk we consume gets stored over there and later turns into an organ fat also known as Visceral Fat. An excess of visceral fat is known as central obesity, the "pot belly" or "beer belly" effect, in which the abdomen overhangs excessively. This body type…

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  • Organ Surgical Procedure

    Laparoscopic Removal of the Kidney from the Donor a. Inflation: CO2 gas (or another inert or non-flammable gas) is added into the abdomen to create a space between the wall of the abdomen and the viscera. b. Initial Incisions: Incisions are made in the donor’s abdomen. One incision will be about 6-8 cm long, and it will contain the hand port. The other incisions are for the video equipment, dissection instruments, and a suction port. c. Exposure…

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  • Mesothelioma

    Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that forms on the lining of the lungs or abdomen. The disease is mostly due to an exposure to asbestos. Although it is rare, mesothelioma is very aggressive and deadly. There are four types of mesothelioma. Pleural mesothelioma affects the lung’s protective lining in the chest cavity, and testicular mesothelioma forms on the lining of the testicles (West). Peritoneal mesothelioma affects the abdominal cavity and pericardial mesothelioma affects the cardiac…

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  • Gastric Ulcer Research Paper

    Gastric ulcers may cause dyspepsia, a chronic pain or discomfort in the upper abdomen that may cause nausea, bloating or a burning sensation (Talley & Vakil, 2005). Older patients are less likely to get any symptoms which can cause severe complications. Another symptom for gastric ulcers is ulcer pain. This can include a piercing pain in the stomach and chronic pain in the upper abdomen. These pains usually come after eating. Some severe symptoms of a gastric ulcer are black or…

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  • Abortion Vs Selective Reduction Essay

    the same risks, however; selective reduction is more about aborting the number of kids you can’t take care of whereas saline abortion is “performed by injecting a chemical solution consisting of either saline, urea, or prostaglandin through the abdomen and into the amniotic sac. Selective reduction sounds better, but you are still killing an innocent child. Selective Reduction is another version of abortion and is not a method. This is when the woman chooses to abort a fetus to decrease the…

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  • The Homarus: The True Lobster

    The Homarus americanus also known as the true lobster, the northern lobster, and the Maine lobster play a imperative role in the ecosystem. They are a ample source of food for America and all around the world because fishermen harvest such preponderant amounts lobster. Sometimes they are over fished so places such as the European Union, Canada, the U.S, and New Zealand are starting the manage the amount of lobsters harvested so that fishermen do not deplete the source. The reason they are so…

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  • Gallstone Research Paper

    Gallstones The majority of people with gallstones have no signs or symptoms and are unaware of their gallstones. The gallstones are "silent".The gallstones often are found as a result of tests for example,ultrasound or X-ray examination of the abdomen performed while evaluating medical conditions other than gallstones. Symptoms…

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  • Meditation Theory

    Meditation could greatly impact my personal life. Through all of the various studies of meditation it can be noted that it significantly impacts brain functioning as well as over all well being. Meditation can help me as I transition from nursing school to working as a nurse. Through using this technique, I will be able to think more clearly and increase my performance in my nursing practice. It will help me to think critically and respond quickly to emergent situations. This can also…

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  • Oedema Case Study Essay

    her shortness of breath as moving around with her physique was not easy and left her quite breathless. It was agreed on that Jill would also see a dietician to address her weight. The patient’s second main problem was oedema in lower limbs and abdomen. Oedema is the accumulation of fluid in the tissues caused by the back-up of blood returning to the heart. There are two types of oedema; pulmonary, which results…

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  • Constipation Business Plan

    bowels regular. Constipation in people who suffer from IBS can be helped by consuming more fluids, adding fiber, and watching the size of the meal they eat. Increases in fiber should be done slowly over a few weeks. What causes IBS Pain in the abdomen, gas, and bowel movements which are irregular are characteristics of IBS. Spasming muscles in the colon sometimes lead to constipation or diarrhea. If you often have stools which are hard and dry and difficult to rid your body of, you could have…

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