Aortic dissection

    Page 1 of 5 - About 47 Essays
  • Essay On Aortic Dissection

    Aortic Dissection Treatments I. The Search Story When I was little, my aunt had open heart surgery to repair an issue in her aorta. Ever since then I have been fascinated with the human heart, especially the aorta. I used to pretend to be a doctor and walk around the house in a white coat. My aunt would tell me about her surgery, and it always kept me at the edge of my seat. When time came to pick our topics, I naturally leaned towards the aorta. However it was too broad to write one paper on. I chose aortic dissections because they intrigued me the most. I researched many different topics before settling on aortic dissections. It took a while to fully grasp the topic. Once I figured out exactly what aortic dissections were, I pushed myself to find a specific aspect of…

    Words: 1516 - Pages: 7
  • Essay On Vasovagal Syncope

    Vasovagal Syncope, Adult Syncope, which is commonly known as fainting or passing out, is a temporary loss of consciousness. It occurs when the blood flow to the brain is reduced. Vasovagal syncope, which is also called neurocardiogenic syncope, is a fainting spell that happens when blood flow to the brain is reduced because of a sudden drop in heart rate and blood pressure. Vasovagal syncope is usually harmless. However, you can get injured if you fall during a fainting spell. CAUSES This…

    Words: 732 - Pages: 3
  • Personal Narrative: The Importance Of Community Service

    As the red and blue emergency lights emanated from our ambulance during a cold January night, I began to think about the possible medical emergencies (chest pain) that I might encounter upon our arrival. Whether it was an asthma exacerbation, aortic dissection, or costochondritis, I needed to think and prepare for every possibility. However, my thoughts were soon interrupted by my partner, who turned off the sirens and picked up the radio. “Dispatch, this is Rescue three. On scene.” “Copy,…

    Words: 750 - Pages: 3
  • Walt Whitman's Poem 'When I Heard The Learn' D Astronomer

    Whitman’s intention is to show that numbers and diagrams cannot sum up what the universe has to offer. To get a better grasp of a lesson, one must experience the lesson first hand. Whitman’s behavior and actions throughout the poem may appear to be unusual, but they seem common to me. I had a similar experience back in high school. When Whitman stepped outside and gazed up at the stars, there was no mathematical analysis that confined him to seeing the true beauty of the universe. In my…

    Words: 1582 - Pages: 7
  • Essay On Aneurysm

    it is and how fast it is growing. The watch and wait method include an ultrasound every 6 to 12 months .The patient will be asked to stay aware of any discomfort and report it immediately to their doctor. Any aneurysm bigger than 2.2 inches require surgery. Endovascular is another safer way to remove an aneurysm. A graft (a woven tube covered tube with a metal mesh supporting it) is inserted in a catheter which goes in and threaded up into the aorta. The mesh is place at the location of with…

    Words: 1119 - Pages: 5
  • Night Doctors

    In Bonnie Stanfill’s Night Doctors, she explains the history of grave robbing: “During the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, grave robbing was a serious problem. This was due to the need for education in the field of anatomical dissection. There were constant shortages in available bodies so grave robbers started filling the demand. Due to the Christian belief that there would be a physical ‘resurrection’ of the deceased body there was no tolerance for this by the wealthy white population who…

    Words: 1376 - Pages: 6
  • Cadaver Interview

    In this world of mortals, everything that lies within it is impermanent for everything here on earth has its end. Only death can separate the living from the dead, it is inevitable wherein even the most powerful human being cannot escape from this fate. That is the reason why death is the greatest fear of man for he would never know when and where it will happen thus, this leads him to discover more of his body. Most of us would say that it is not unusual to see a dead body face to face due to…

    Words: 733 - Pages: 3
  • My Experience As A Medical Assistant Student Reflection

    This summer I started at ITT Tech. I started off a medical assistant student. I was going to class on Mondays and Wednesdays. I went to class for six weeks, I learned a lot. In those six weeks I had three classes, Human Anatomy and Physiology I, Medical Terminology for Health Care, and Strategies for the Technical Professional. In anatomy and Physiology I we learned the human body using a systems approach, focusing on the integumentary system, bones and skeleton tissues, joints, and muscles,…

    Words: 1021 - Pages: 4
  • Against Animal Testing

    difficult to apply to humans. Additionally, animals respond differently to various kinds of drugs and chemicals applied to them for testing. There are alternative methods of animal testing that are proving to be efficient and reliable. Let us give animals the chance to live their lives rather than use them for our needs. Is animal testing necessary? Stand up for helpless animals! Our animals deserve better! PETA, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals believe that, “Each of us can help…

    Words: 1454 - Pages: 6
  • Ineffectiveness Of Animal Testing

    Ineffectiveness of Animal Testing in the Medical Field Experimenting on animals for knowledge in the scientific field is not something newly developed. Aristotle in 300 BC was known for dissecting animals and then making hypotheses about what he discovered in their anatomy. Even in current modern society, learning is done through animal experimentation and dissection. Almost as if a rite of passage, most students in high school will dissect either a worm or cat to help with their learning…

    Words: 1025 - Pages: 5
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5

Related Topics:

Popular Topics: