Barrett's esophagus

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  • Barrett's Esophagus Case Study

    Barrett’s esophagus is a complication in the esophagus from a reflux disease predisposing patients to esophageal adenocarcinoma. Esophageal adenocarcinoma is a tumor in the esophagus that has increased up more than 7-fold over the past few decades. Since there has been such a significant increase in esophageal adenocarcinoma, the topic of endoscopic screening and surveillance for GERD and Barrett’s esophagus is being heavily debated. Barrett’s esophagus is a result of chronic gastro-esophageal reflux disease, also known as GERD. GERD is a condition that occurs when a backflow of stomach contents, such as acidic fluid, flows back up through the esophagus. Esophageal complications from GERD lead to: reflux esophagitis, Barrett’s esophagus, and…

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  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Case Study

    of the stomach are brought back up the esophagus and can lead to a variety of symptoms and discomfort that can be mild to severe (1). It is also something that everyone has experienced to some degree. Anytime someone burps, has an acid taste in their mouth, or heartburn, he or she is experiencing symptoms of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. There is no reason to be concerned unless these symptoms begin happening more frequently, as often as daily (2). In this case, there are several…

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  • Weight Management And Wellness Center Case Study

    Carolinas Weight Management and Wellness Center “The Journey to Good Health Begins Here” It started with the diagnosis of Barrett’s esophagus, the journey to understanding its cause, and attaining a logical solution to stopping its progression. Carolinas Weight Management and Wellness Center was the open door for my journey to good health. When I was younger, I didn’t have three meals a day. I was glad if I had two meals in one day. This was the result of my mom being a single parent…

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  • Nursing Personal Statement Examples

    structure of medical training was at a week-long course in AIIMS conducted by doctors from New York. I was highly impressed by the American pedagogy and method of teaching. The evidence-based approach was remarkable. I was fortunate enough to gain a visa and moved to the United States to complete clinical externships in southern California. I wanted to explore clinical research, which brought me to the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). At UCLA, I started working with Dr. Raman…

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  • Mental Status Interview Essay

    supplemental insurance, he lives adequately on social security, pension money, and part-time teaching. JW is very active in the community, he serves on two committees for housing development. He enjoys biking, playing tennis (only doubles), and softball, he is an avid reader, he enjoys the arts and music. JW is a non-practicing Catholic, he finds spirituality through his subjective experiences and psychological growth, working with diverse cultures on housing projects. Nutrition…

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  • Bulimia Nervosa And Eating Disorders: A Case Study

    There are many risks associated with Bulimia Nervosa that professionals will not see with Binge-Eaters nor Anorexics. These risks include extensive damage to the esophagus and teeth due to various acids present in the stomach; there are cases in which high level of damage included the removal and replacement of teeth. Another high risk consequence of Bulimia Nervosa is, Barrett’s Esophagus which is associated with cancer, in which the cells in the esophagus changes; this is also known as…

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  • Antacid And Hydrochloric Acid

    antacid simply because it contains a higher concentration of calcium carbonate. Neutralization reactions require a strong acid (such as HCl) and strong base (such as NaOH); they generally produce a salt and water. The experiment was based on the analysis of diverse antacids in neutralizing hydrochloric acid by indirect titration. Using indirect titration, was the key technique to use to determine which antacid is best. This experiment is important because it can help people choose the right…

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  • Diagnostic Reasoning Symptom Assignment

    Negative Murphy’s sign. Neuro: No gross neuro abnormalities Skin: Acanthosis Nigricans on the back of neck. D. What is the physiology, pathophysiology, or etiology associated with each hypothesis? Explain the phys/patho/etiology in patient vernacular and in your own words. Hypothesis 1: GERD: Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is a digestive disorder that affects the lower esophageal sphincter (LES), the ring of muscle between the esophagus and stomach. In normal digestion, the lower…

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  • The Correlation Between Jim And Larry's Overall Health

    We perceive and comprehend our overall health differently. Jim and Larry mutually believe their general state of health is good, but differ in their approach to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Both men sell cars for the same car dealership, share the same birthday of January 4th but are three years apart in age. Jim L. is a seventy-three year old man who has lived in Omaha, Nebraska his whole life. He has been married for fifty-three years, is the father of two children and grandfather of…

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