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    Crohn's Disease Essay

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    Who is affected? “Crohn’s Disease can affect as many as 780,000 Americans, and is most likely to affect both men and women. While Crohn’s Disease can happen at any age, the disease is more common with adolescents and young adults between the ages of 15 and 35” (Crohn’s & Colitis, n.d.). Although it can affect anyone, Crohn’s tends to affect people of different ethnic groups such as “African-Americans, Caucasians, and Jewish people of European descent than Asians and Latinos” (Crohn’s & Colitis,…

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    Ocean Acidification Lab

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    Introduction The contamination of large bodies of water is becoming a greater problem across the world due to our rapidly increasing population. People commonly pollute these areas with their release of waste products and trash, and these contaminants can spread from small streams or lakes to oceans and complete ecosystems. The pollutants that are released into the water sources are often inorganic substances, and the dissolved forms of these compounds can become ionic cations and anions. An…

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    Diagnosis Prolapse is originally identified by taking a patient history and giving a rectal examination while the patient is in a crouching position. It is confirmed by sigmoidoscopy (inspection of the colon with a viewing instrument called an endoscope). Barium enema x-rays and other tests are done to exclude neurologic (nerve) illnesses or disease as the chief cause of prolapse. Treatment In kids, conservative treatment, entailing strapping the buttocks together between bowel movements and…

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    What Is Nuclear Fission

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    Fritz wrote to her about an experiment they had recently performed back in Nazi Germany. The experiment consisted of bombarding uranium with neutrons and the result showed that the element was not what they expected. The results showed the element of barium instead of radium. Lise Meitner called this experiment an example of nuclear fission. Many people during this time thought this was amazing feat and beyond belief. When the uranium was bombarded with neutrons the neutrons collided with the…

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    Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome is a rare gastrointestinal disorder. This syndrome can also be known as SMA Syndrome. It is a very rare acquired vascular compression disorder. IN this disorder the Aorta and Superior Mesenteric Artery compress on the intestine causing many digestive issues. The compression is caused when the angle between the two arteries is very low usually 6° to 15° or 2 to 8 mm. The normal angle between these two arteries is between 25° to 60° or 10 to 28 mm. The arteries…

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    The first differential diagnoses I would suggest for the three-month-old infants is pyloric stenosis. Pyloric stenosis is seen frequently in pediatric patients and is a progressive hypertrophy of the pylorus due to gastric outlet blockage (Hiller, Petty, & Sieren, 2015). It is when food is prevented from entering the small intestine because of the pylorus muscle. The symptoms of pyloric stenosis can start anywhere from one week to five months and include postprandial vomiting, which is…

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    Lack of energy. How is this diagnosed? This condition is diagnosed based on: Your child's symptoms. A physical exam. An X-ray of your child’s colon after dye has been put into the colon (barium enema). An abdominal X-ray. Removal of a colon tissue sample to be examined under a microscope (biopsy). Measuring pressure in the rectum by inserting a balloon and inflating it (anal manometry). There is no way to diagnose this condition before birth…

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    diagnosed? This condition is diagnosed based on: Your child's symptoms. A physical exam. Your child may have other tests to confirm the diagnosis. These tests may include: Taking an X-ray of your child’s colon after dye has been put into the colon (barium enema). Removing a tiny piece of colon and looking at it under a microscope (biopsy). A biopsy is the most accurate way to diagnose the disease. There is no way to diagnose the disease before birth. How is this treated? This condition is…

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    Flame Test Lab Report

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    Preparation of the sample The sample must be prepared for testing by: • Dissolving the solution in distilled water • Filtering the dissolved solution • Evaporating the water to increase the concentration Equipment 1 beaker 50ml of distilled water Stirrer 1 Funnel Filter paper 1 crucible 1 Bunsen burner 1 heatproof mat 1 tripod 1 teaspoon of soil sample 1 conical flask 1 Pipeclay triangle Method 1. Place the soil sample in the beaker and add 50ml of distilled water and stir until…

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    questions about your child's bowel movements. He or she might recommend one or more of the following tests to diagnose or rule out Hirschsprung's disease: Abdominal X-ray using a contrast dye. Barium or another contrast dye is placed into the bowel through a special tube inserted in the rectum. The barium fills and coats the lining of the bowel, creating a clear silhouette of the colon and…

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