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    Chronic Illnesses Essay

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    Define chronic illness I think I have a good understanding about what chronic illness is and how it differs from acute illness. Acute illness and chronic illness are different types of illnesses so they are not managed in the same way. Acute illnesses are those that have a shorter duration and will resolve with time and treatment within a few months so the focus is on treatment how to get rid of the illness. Chronic illnesses on the other hand, have a longer duration and may even be lifelong…

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    1.) Marty Smith ate at a buffet and probably consumed more food than he normally ate at a meal. He probably ate different foods than he normally ate also. 2.) If he was having heartburn, which sometimes causes chest pain, nitroglycerin would not alleviate the pains he was having. He could also have a hiatel hernia, which could also cause pains, the nitroglycerin would also not eleviate his pains. 3.) Also the paramedics hooked him up to an ECG, which did not show any signs of a myocardial…

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    Leukemia Persuasive Speech

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    your assumed “flu” symptoms weren’t subsiding and leaving after a professional in a white coat gives you life-changing news. You have leukemia. Your world, once fair and upright, seems to come crashing down. You are scared. You know leukemia is a horrible disease that affects millions but you’re not quite sure what it entails or the treatments available to you. Leukemia is a sad consequence of life that affects many but there are options available to patients. Medicine has made immense…

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    What is A.L.L. and its history? Acute lymphocytic leukemia, or known as A.L.L., was discovered in 1913. For leukemias, there are two main types, chronic and acute. Since this is an acute disease, it is very fast acting. If it goes untreated, then it can become fatal in as little as a few months. This type of leukemia affects, particularly, the bone marrow. It begins in the white blood cells located there, called leukocytes. Although it is primarily in the bone marrow, it does have the ability…

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    Cancer Stem Cells Stem cells play an important role in the creation of complex structures within the human body, and they can also produce tumors. The properties of stem cells have a large implementation of how cancerous stem cells survive and replicate. Elimination of these cancer stem cells presents a complex challenge because in order to remove the stem cell it must first be targeted and eradicated using critical therapeutic approaches. The properties of cancer stem cells are used to develop…

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    way to parent? The two stories My Sisters Keeper by Jodi Picoult and The Glass by Jeannette Walls are the stories of two very different dysfunctional families. In My Sisters Keeper, the Fitzgerald family’s eldest daughter, Kate, is going through leukemia treatment, while their other daughter Anna, the narrator, was born to donate body parts to Kate. Kate eventually becomes tired of treatment and wishes to die but cannot tell her caring parents that, and she request that Anna prevent them from…

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    Introduction Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia is a type of cancer that occurs when bone marrow produces too many leucocytes (white blood cells) . This over production of leucocytes occurs when they grow uncontrollably by overcoming the cell regulation cycle. Cells not undergoing the regulation cycle continue to divide without dying ,causing an overcrowding of cells, hence, forming a tumour in bone marrow. The tumour can become an even more serious issue when the cancer cells from a tumour spreads to…

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    Everyone has a reason why they chose the career they did. I like to think my reasoning is special, sad but special. Some people decided it because they just like the job, but I had a life changing experience that decided it for me. I decided in fifth grade that I wanted to help people when I grow up and that has been my plan ever since. The exact careers I have picked has changed, but they all had to do with helping people. There are always things that happen in our lives that impact us greatly…

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    Sending people to the hospital for more than 100 years, leukemia affects a high percent of earth’s population. Researchers and scientists work insistently every day to help patients diagnosed with leukemia. Before the knowledge of this illness and its causing factors, many other known “ailments” aided to the treatment of the infamous disease. Medicine, as many people know, had not contributed to society until around the 16th and 17th century, therefore viciously increasing the health of many,…

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    Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia

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    other parts of the body. In the case of acute lymphocytic leukemia, however, cancer starts from early versions of white blood cells, which are also called lymphocytes (“What is Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia?”). Since these cells are inherently a part of the immune system, they can spread quickly throughout the body, affecting essential organs such as the lymph nodes, liver, spleen, and spinal cord (“What is Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia?”). However, the term “acute” refers to the ability of the cancer…

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