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  • Aortic Valve Stenosis

    have this medical condition (“Aortic Valve Stenosis”). What is this potentially deadly disorder and who does it affect? This disorder is called Aortic Valve Stenosis and it can affect anyone. Aortic Valve Stenosis, also known as AVS, happens when the aortic valve narrows. The narrowing keeps the valve from operating properly by not allowing the valve to fully open. With the aortic valve not working correctly, it causes extra stress on the valve. Since the heart has extra stress on it, the blood flow is often reduced. The blood that cannot make it through the aorta causes the heart to work harder in order to supply the body with the correct amount of blood that the…

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  • Prosthetic Aortic Valve Endocarditis Case Study

    Prosthetic aortic valve endocarditis without evidence of vegetation Introduction The modified Duke criteria for the diagnosis of infective endocarditis (IE) include three major and five minor criteria. One of the major criteria is evidence of structural findings on echocardiography such as an oscillating intracardiac mass, abscess or partial dehiscence of a prosthetic valve (1-2). Less common echocardiographic findings of IE include pseudoaneurysm, fistula, or valve perforation. The American…

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  • Temperature And Temperature Experiment

    labquest and set up for new data collection. Rubber stopper assembly obtained and connected to plastic tubing and valves. Connector attached at free end of tubing to the gas pressure sensor with a clockwise turn. Two-way valve left open. Rubber-stopper assembly inserted tightly into the 125 mL Erlenmeyer flask. Closed the two way valve so it was perpendicular with valve stem. Mode changed to selected events on labquest. Graph settings changed to display pressure vs. temperature graph,…

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  • Home Roof Research Paper

    Would you believe that in most first time cases of home roofing repair, the leak is actually made worse? Or worse yet, in a good many cases, the attempt to repair one leak only leads to the creation of even more leaks? So read on and learn a few tips from the pros, on how you can get it right the first time. Water Can Travel Under a Roof Leak The very first thing you have to do if you have water dripping down through your ceiling, is determine where the leak is coming from. You see once water…

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  • Faucet Repair Case Study

    Before calling a plumber in Arlington, check the water pressure at other faucets. If the water pressure is low only at a single faucet, first ensure the shut off valve is open. Next, inspect the aerator for clogging due to hard water sediment. Soaking in vinegar and scrubbing with a soft brush should correct the problem. Otherwise, replace the aerator. While the aerator is off check the water pressure at the faucet. If low, a problem is affecting the faucet. Faucets receive significant use,…

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  • Heat Transfer Lab Report

    Next, the arrow icon was clicked to begin measuring temperatures. After that, the water drain valve was closed tightly. Next, the water flow was set to 2 gpm, and the steam valves were opened. Flow rate oscillated up and down during the process of heating, so adjustment was required to maintain the desired flow rate. Then, temperatures were recorded if stabilization and no significant changes occurred. Next, the tubes were examined, and the transition between boiling and non-boiling heat…

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  • 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…

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  • French Horn Evolution

    still highly limited in reaching its full musical potential. 1.3 Addition of valves The addition of valves around 1815 is arguably the most significant development in French horn technology. A crude piston valve system, known as the Stölzel valve, was developed around 1815 by Heinrich Stölzel and Friedrich Blühmel. In this system created by Stölzel and Blühmel, air entered through the bottom of the final valve in the sequence. The air would then travel either through an extended length of…

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  • Bjork-Shiley Heart Valve Case Study

    Every year, thousands people get heart valve replacements. There are multiple options for replacement valves that can be generalized as either mechanical or biological. One of the mechanical options from the 1970s and 1980s was the Bjork-Shiley valve, which became infamous because of the controversy surrounding its stress fracture failures. These failures resulted the death of about 400 people, causing the valve to be taken off the market. The decisions made leading to this issue must be…

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  • 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,…

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