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    would like to go on a date I was very excited. My heart was pounding…

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    MADNESS Depression and suicidal thoughts/actions have played a large role in Esther’s life throughout the book. Her madness takes over most of the text, with the help of many symbols to show life and death in Esther’s eyes. Some examples of these are: The Fig Tree, The Bell Jar, Blood, Mirrors, and her Beating Heart. Going into detail, The Fig Tree is one of the many symbols throughout the text to show Ester’s madness. Specifically, when Esther reads about a Jewish man and a nun who meet under a…

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    should have given him an A in her class because it was a very complex class. Vivian’s end- of –life wishes wasn’t said but it was implied she desired to go outside like her professor told her, and have some fun outside of the library. She also desired that she had been a more humane teacher. These were little wishes we had wanted but didn’t have. Ms. Vivian actually had two types of wishes which are: her wish about her social life and herself as a teacher and the other was what she wanted to do…

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    In Australian the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute and surgeons at St Vincent's Hospital in Sydney have made a quite remarkable breakthrough in heart surgery. It would seem that in the week just gone they have successfully transplanted hearts that had stopped beating. This is without doubt a ground-breaking a world first that could well herald a global change to the way organs are donated and used, because up to now those transplant surgeons have only been able to use still-beating…

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    The Heart-Junk Machine

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    The heart-lung machine, or pump oxygenator, invented by John Gibbon in the early 1950s, had opened the era of modern heart surgery for coronary artery disease (Buxton & Galvin, 2013). It significantly increased the survival rate and quality of life of patient suffering from coronary artery disease (CAD); however, the higher complication rate caused by the heart-lung pump machine, such as the neurocognitive impairment, the systematic inflammation, the long recovery time, and the high operation…

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    Atrial Fibrillation

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    amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone), and sotalol (Betapace, Sorine). Although these drugs may help maintain a normal heart rhythm, they can cause side effects, including: nausea, dizziness, and fatigue. Rarely, they may cause ventricular arrhythmias – life-threatening rhythm disturbances originating in the heart’s lower chamber. These medications may be needed indefinitely. Even with medications, there is a chance of another episode of atrial fibrillation. The patient may be prescribed medications…

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    Cardiac Arrests are mostly triggered by abnormal heart rhythm called arrhythmia. They happen without warning, right after symptoms. Every 90 seconds a person dies from sudden Cardiac Arrest. A Heart Attack is often mistakenly used to describe a Cardiac Arrest. The Adult Chain of Survival begins by recognizing it and activating the emergency response system. Next,begin early CPR with emphasis on chest compressions. Then, use the AED rapid defibrillation. Then, get advanced medical. To end the…

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    The Circulatory System

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    Every part of the body is essential to its function. The heart is one of the most essential organs in the body; it essentially gives us life. Without the heart, the blood in our bodies would not be able to run its course through our veins and arteries. Without the heart, fresh oxygenated blood could not be produced for the many components of the body that depend on it. Without the heart, a body could not be kept alive. The heart is an organ that pumps blood through the body, supplies oxygen and…

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    The heart is one of the strongest muscles in the human body. It is mostly made up of cardiac muscle, which causes the contractions of the heart, or heartbeat. The cardiac muscle works constantly to pump blood throughout the body and is one of the three major types of muscle. The cells in the heart are closely connected so that they all beat at the same time, and they form the thick middle layer of the heart, in between the outer epicardium and the inner endocardium layers. There are two main…

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    What is the SCA? What Can Cause your heart to stop beating? We hear a lot about heart disease and its causes that considered from our wrong daily habits. Most of them can be treated and coexist with, but there is a disease that affects the heart and makes it stop pumping blood through the body without any introductions or previous symptoms which would lead to the death of the injured person on the spot. This disease, known as sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) • What is the sudden cardiac arrest?…

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