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  • Erysipelas Research Paper

    Erysipelas Erysipelas is an infection that affects the skin and the tissues near the surface of the skin. It causes the skin to become red, swollen, and painful. The infection is most common on the legs but may also affect other areas, such as the face. With treatment, the infection usually goes away in a few days. If not treated, the infection can spread or lead to other problems, such as abscesses. CAUSES Erysipelas is caused by bacteria. Most often, it is caused by bacteria called…

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  • Essay On Strep Throat

    Strep Throat Streptococcal pharyngitis, which is more commonly known as strep throat, is a common disease that effects people all the time. Bacteria, viruses, mycoplasmas, fungi, and parasites cause strep throat. Streptococcus bacteria may live in your throat or nose without causing any symptoms. In the winter most people actually have this bacteria in their nose or mouth and be healthy. These people are carries who do not have any symptoms nor spread the bacteria to other people. If these…

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  • Outline On Heart Failure

    congestive heart failure, occurs when your heart muscle doesn't pump blood as well as it should. Certain conditions, such as narrowed arteries in your heart (coronary artery disease) or high blood pressure, gradually leave your heart too weak or stiff to fill and pump efficiently.” Web. . January 12, 2016 There are contributing factors that can lead to heart failure such as coronary artery disease, diabetes, obesity, and high blood pressure. Management of these diseases such as daily exercise,…

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  • Catheter-Based Ablation Case Studies

    Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia with a significant impact in morbidity and mortality (1). One of the well-established treatments for symptomatic atrial fibrillation is catheter-based ablation (2). AF ablation is a complex interventional procedure associated with potential risk of thromboembolic complications as periprocedural stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) and cardiac tamponade (1, 2). Approximately, from 0 to 7 % of AF patients undergoing…

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  • Hip Pain Case Studies

    DOI: 12/12/2014. Patient is a 52-year-old female sales advisor who sustained a work-related injury when she almost fell off the toilet seat in the rest room. As per OMNI, she was diagnosed with right hip pain. Based on the progress report dated 08/24/16, the patient presents for reevaluation regarding her right hip pain. She had her FCE done 7/6/16. She continues to complain of bilateral hip pain and is wanting the left hip checked out to rule out any other possible problems that may be causing…

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  • Rectal Prolapse Research Paper

    happen owing to aging, ailments, or in rare circumstances, surgical trauma. Prolapse is brought on by straining to have bowel movements, protracted laxative use or severe diarrhea. Symptoms of rectal prolapse take account of discharge of mucus or blood, pain during bowel movements and incapability to control bowel movements (fecal incontinence). Patients might also feel the mass of tissue bulging from the anus. With big prolapses, the patient may lose the normal impulse to have a bowel movement.…

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  • West Nile Virus Case Study

    The environmental factors which may have influenced the emergence of West Nile Virus include hydrogeography, urbanization, precipitation, temperature, and vector species feeding habits. These factors seem to have increased the abundance of mosquitoes as well as infection rates in humans. The increase in temperatures increases the abundance of vector mosquito species since they can reproduce and survive for longer periods, which, in turn, increases the rate of transmission of the disease. During…

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  • Ancient Egyptian Funerary Practices

    The Ancient Egyptians developed high levels of mathematical skills to enable them to build their pyramids and temples with remarkably simple tools. There mathematics seems to have been of a more practical nature than that of the Mesopotamians, and therefore may have influenced later civilizations less; however, this practical mathematics must have been of a very high order indeed. Medicine Ancient Egyptian funerary practices, which involved embalming the dead, did not lead to detailed…

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  • Essay On Pneumothorax

    tube with the pigtail strategically placed along the anterior apex of the pleural space under fluoroscopy- or CT-guidance to best decompress the pneumothorax and help resolve the persistent bronchopleural fistula (Fig. 5). Injection of an autologous blood patch may decrease likelihood of chest tube insertion…

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  • The Cause Of Kawasaki's Disease

    Journal Entry 9 Kawasaki disease is a very rare disease that is typically found in children from five years of age and under. Kawasaki disease causes inflammation in the walls of arteries throughout the body(Kawasaki Disease). It is also known as Mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome, because it commonly affects a person’s lymph nodes, skin, and the mucous membranes. With this disease being so rare there is only about 4,200 cases a year in the United States(Kawasaki Disease Foundation). Although it…

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