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    Essay On Heartworm Disease

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    wild animals such as wolves, coyotes, foxes, California gray seals, sea lions and raccoons. On rare occasions, dog heartworms will infect human beings. The parasite, Dirofilaria immitis, is spread dog to dog by mosquitoes. When a mosquito obtains a blood meal from an infected dog and then goes on to bite the owner, it is common for some of the heartworm larva to be transferred to the human. Therefore, Heartworm Disease can be considered zoonotic (Diseases passed from animals to man). In a normal…

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    Simulating Filtration Lab

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    Abstract: Using the PhysioEx.9.1 software, I ran Activity 4: Simulating Filtration lab to learn about the filtration of solutes in a membrane system. This experiment was conducted using four solutes: NaCl, urea, glucose, and powdered charcoal. The goal was to learn if any of these solutes passed through the three different dialysis membranes at varying pressures. Does increasing the pore size increase filtration rate? What effect will pressure have on the filtration rate? These are the…

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    Forensic Anthropology Bone Scans How do bone scans help forensic anthropologist figure out how people died? There are many different bone scans that can help them look at different fractures in the bones.The bone scans can help figure out if the deceased was abused,or brought around drugs. Some types of scans that look at bones are the Skeletal Scintigraphy, Dexa Scan, and a Bone Scan. All of these bone scans are used in different ways to help figure out how people died. “Skeletal scintigraphy…

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    Staying hydrated is tougher when you exercise, because you sweat due to the physical effort you put in the workout. Athletes have to avoid getting dehydrated when they exercise to prevent heat illness, for example. Heat illness occurs when the body gets dehydrated, because the body doesn't cool itself effectively anymore during the exercise in hot summer days. On the other hand, if you drink more water than the body needs while exercising, hyponatremia can occur. Hyponatremia appears when there…

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    diagnose Castleman Disease? One way that they may be able to diagnose someone would be doing a Blood or Urine Test. Another way they might do is an Imaging Test to see your enlarged Lymph nodes or to see your spleen. Another thing that the might do is a CT scan which they are going to look at your Abonoman and your Pelvis. The last thing that they might do if the can’t find anything from the CT scan or a Blood/Urine Test is there going to do a Lymph node Biopsy. So that is how the Doctors can…

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    The Alimentary canal or gastrointestinal tract is made up of all the organs which food passes through during digestion. Starting from the mouth, where saliva is produced protecting the teeth and chemically breaking down food molecules and teeth are used to mechanically chew food from larger molecules to smaller molecules. Food is then passed through the Pharynx. The Epiglottis in the Pharynx, is a flap of tissue that covers the trachea to prevent food from entering the lungs, thus directing…

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    fist at a hemorrhagic GI disorder, like esophageal varices listed above, the symptoms include those related to any bleeding issue, such as, low BP, increased HR, drop in H&H, etc. More specifically with GI related bleeding, patients can have blood in stools, blood in sputum, or vomit, GI pain, or aspiration. The treatment remains the same, stop the underlying cause. Find and stop the source of bleeding which often requires the usual interventions needed to explore the GI system. Often time’s…

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    Using Gene Therapy as a treatment for Cystic Fibrosis Introduction: Gene therapy is a treatment which deals with a problem at its source, unlike other forms of treatment which merely eliminate the symptoms. Cystic Fibrosis (being a single gene disorder) should, theoretically, be one of the simpler diseases to cure using this method. In this paper Gene Therapy, in relation to the treatment of Cystic Fibrosis, will be discussed, along with its effectiveness and limitations. The process of Gene…

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    Rigoberto Case Summary

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    During this past year Rigoberto was cooperative with consult appointments. He did not required pre-sedation. He attended a total of 9 consults; three consults with Neurology for Seizure disorder who the previous year initiated him on Zonegran and throughout this year increased it to his actual dose which is of 200 mg three times a day; in addition he is on Lamictal and Tegretol as part of his antiepileptic treatment. He consulted Oncology for Macrocytosis anemia and Neutropenia which as per Dr.…

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    .Diseases of the Diaphragm Ultrasound examination of the diaphragm is difficult and, under normal conditions, is made through the abdomen. For this reason the left diaphragm is more difficult to assess, because the stomach, containing air, prevents the transmission of the ultrasound beam Diaphragm defects, either congenital, traumatic or hernias, are difficult ultrasound evaluation.Viewing is enhanced when associated with pleural effusion, since the fluid acts as an acoustic window…

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