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  • Gastric Digestion: A Case Study

    Normal pathophysiology of gastric acid stimulation and production. Normally the stomach holds around 50cc of fluid. There are several stimuli that work together in the complex process of the digestion process (Huether & McCance, 2012). There are three phases of gastric secretion, first being the cephalic phase, which is stimulated by the thoughts , smells and taste of food. Stimulation releases acetylcholine and the release of gastrin-releasing peptide, thus indirectly stimulates hydrogen ions.…

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  • Water Pollution Control Act Research Paper

    Test showed outcomes of high levels of arsenic, nickel, and barium. How does this family cope with day to day needs of water? For starters, this family will not drink the water that comes out of the tap anymore. Things like brushing teeth, cooking, rinsing out mouths, are used with bottled water. When taking a shower…

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  • Zacatecas Research Paper

    The state of Zacatecas, located in the north-central portion of the Mexican Republic, is a land rich in cultural, religious, and historical significance. With a total of 75,040 square kilometers, Zacatecas is Mexico's eighth largest state and occupies 3% of the total surface of the country. With a population of 1,441,734 inhabitants, Zacatecas depends upon cattle raising, agriculture, mining, communications, food processing, tourism, and transportation for its livelihood. Although much of…

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  • Stoichiometry In Chemistry

    Content Stoichiometry is the relationship of the masses of the reactants and products in a chemical reaction. For a given mass of a substance in a reaction, the mass of any other substance in the reaction can be obtained using the coefficients of the balanced chemical equations and the molar masses of the substances involved. The amounts obtainable from a balanced chemical equation are called stoichiometric amounts (Villamar Jr., 2004). As what was said in the introduction, the first topic that…

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  • Causes Of Crohn's Disease

    Introduction Inflammatory bowel disease is a chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Inflammatory bowel disease is “any intestinal inflammatory disease, especially Crohn 's disease and ulcerative colitis, of unknown cause” (Inflammatory Bowel Disease, n.d.). Inflammatory Bowel Disease is broken down into two types Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative colitis are not the same thing. Dr. Burrill B. Crohn’s first described Crohn’s disease in 1932, with…

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  • Moon Landing Research Paper

    oxygen and the test had been in progress fourteen days at the time of the fire. The odor removal system used activated charcoal and the Carbon Dioxide Removal System had an aluminum cover and consisted of a mixture of 80% calcium hydroxide and 20% barium hydroxide. A review of one unmanned and four manned experiments in which there were fires was undetermined. They were believed to be electrical in nature. The only fatalities occurred in the two accidents in which there was a flash fire. In…

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  • Gastrointestinal Cancer: A Case Study

    Gastrointestinal cancer refers to cancers that typically affect the digestive system. This incorporates cancers of the oesophagus, gallbladder, liver, pancreas, stomach, small intestine, bowel, and anus (GI Cancer Institute, 2012). The types of Gastrointestinal cancer can be in the upper digestive tract or the lower digestive tract. Cancers in the upper digestive tract are: Esophageal, Stomach, pancreatic, liver,gall bladder. Cancer of the lower digestive tract include: anal, and colorectal…

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  • Research Paper On Crohn's Disease

    A series of test are performed to rule out other diseases before an accurate diagnoses is made. Radiographic procedures are often valuable in diagnosing Crohn’s disease due to its distinctive radiographic characteristics. Barium enemas, upper GI series, CT scan of the abdomen, and MRI of the abdomen are radiographic procedures typically performed to diagnose Crohn’s disease. Skip lesions or string signs along the intestine are positive indications of Crohn’s disease (see…

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  • Analysis Of Henry Moseley's 'Completing The Table With A Bang'

    Chapter Six: Completing the Table…with a Bang 1. What is the difference between a “dirty” bomb and a conventional nuclear bomb? (1 mark) The difference between a “dirty” bomb and a conventional nuclear bomb is that a nuclear bomb is designed to destroy organisms using heat and impact, while a dirty bomb is designed to kill with gamma radiation. Radiation from dirty bombs, besides burning through skin, also alters the DNA in bone marrows, which significantly weakens the body’s immune system, and…

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  • Essay On Self Referral

    Self referrals- Self-referral is a system of access that allows patients to refer themselves which basically means for them to go see someone preferably a doctor directly, without having to see or be prompted by another healthcare practitioner' Professional referrals- professionals’ referrals is when a care professional recommends and refers you to a medical or paramedical professional. For example someone goes to visit the GP and to see the doctor about their pain on their knees. The doctor…

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