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    adds that spirit is the natural ally of reason and part of its function is to support reason between it and our appetites (Republic, 440ef, 442ab). To assign the soul this function is not to say that the corrupt or unjust soul can turn against reason. Even if Glaucon is not familiar with such corruption, even in his own case or the case of others (Republic, 440b). When it comes to appetite, the soul is mostly concerned with food, drink, and sex (Republic, 439d, 580e). It gives rise to to…

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    breathing. In addition, his vitals were stable except for the fact that he had both pitting and non-pitting edema in his upper and lower extremities and ascites in his abdomen. During breakfast, while I fed Mr. M, I observed that the he had a poor appetite; I also noted that he had a cough every now and then. I tried to feed the patient slowly, giving him small spoons of the food but he still did not eat much of the…

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    motions are based on thoughts about our appetites and aversions. He points out the roots of voluntary motion as imagination and thought which turns into action. The motion which occurs internally to make the body move is called endeavours. Hobbes explained that “this endeavour, when it is toward something which causes it, is called ‘appetite,’ or ‘desire,’... And, when the endeavour is fromward something, it is generally called ‘aversion.’ “ Therefore an appetite sends us in the direction of our…

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    Medical Marijuana Can a joint a day keep the doctor away? Marijuana, is a plant cultivated for its flowering tops and leaves. Also called hemp, marijuana is a source of rope, fibers, birdseed, medical products and others. In fact, the Philippines once provided the United States with rope from this plant before the Japanese cut the supply line. In the year of 1937, however, marijuana was banned as the people misused it. Medically prescribed marijuana has a beneficial effect on patients who…

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    lose interest. Who riseth from a feast With that keen appetite that he sits down? Where is the horse that doth untread again His tedious measures with the unbated…

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    they are taken, many children find that they will lose their appetite around lunchtime when taking the pill around breakfast time (Boorady). As a result of the decrease in appetite, it is very common that children experience weight loss. Due to the loss of appetite, children often are found skipping meals. Skipping meals can lead to low blood sugar, which can worsen your ability to focus (WebMD). In order to help with the loss of appetite that children experience from taking the medication,…

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    A Socratic dialogue reveals how tenable and untenable philosophy can be. Throughout Plato’s, Republic, this can be seen to be the undeniable truth, whereby the main character Socrates reveals the truth behind being just, and the qualities of a just soul through constant debate style conversations. The idea of self-control is a constant issue of discussion as he determines how complex the soul can be. Socrates argument on the soul determining the necessity of having a superior and inferior part…

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    2012) of malnutrition and have difficulty with their appetite and maintaining weight. CP can also lead to the development of diabetes, causing effects to blood glucose levels. Patients would need to have insulin therapy for glycemic control, which has further effects on nutritional status by increasing body weight (Ewald and Hardt 2013). Treatments include pain…

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    of the reasons for this, and this goes back to the idea that the State can be flawed therefore the soul as well, is because each part of the soul wants to rule the other two. For example, the appetite part of the soul is concerned with pleasurable things and desires. Similar to psychoanalytic, the appetite can be conceptualized as the “Id” part of us. Defined by neurologist Sigmund Freud, the Id is the part of the soul that caves into human desires such as food, sex, or wealth which is ruled by…

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    Rates in Geriatric Patients Introduction The Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) Unit at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center (PSJMC) identified a growing cause for concern related to malnutrition and decided to investigate further options to enhance appetite and promote proper nutrition. Malnutrition was identified by the ACE care team, an inter-professional team working together daily to address patient needs, plan of care and anticipated discharge plans. The ACE registered dietitian noticed an…

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