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  • Sarcopenia Case Studies

    AIM: Sarcopenia has been defined as an involuntary loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength and/or function. The presence of sarcopenia in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) may have prognostic effects and may be mistaken for poor therapeutic control of PD. We aimed to evaluate sarcopenia in patients with PD. METHODS: One hundred non-demented PD patients, and 95 healthy subjects were included in the study. Avarage-Muscle mass, weight, bone mass, fat mass, basal metabolism rate (BMR), body…

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  • Essay On Hypothermia

    Endothermy has a lot of benefits and costs compared to ectotherms. Endotherms depend on their bodies metabolism to produce enough heat to raise their body temperature. Endotherms balance heat production with heat loss. Each endotherm has a range of environmental temperatures that keeps its body stable and it does this by regulating the heat loss and heat production. They regulate their body heat by vaping their metabolic rate and change its rate of heat loss by adjusting their insulation.…

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  • Free Narrative Essays: Why Is Ethan Blue?

    Picture this… You are in 8th grade running around at basketball practice going through your drills when you look around and realize that one of your teammates is not at practice. You think to yourself that it is really weird because he never misses practice. That’s the last you really question it until you hear the gymnasium doors swing open. You look over to the doors and see your teammate walk through the door. You see he has wires hooked up to his chest and connected to a machine. You over…

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  • Building Relationship With God: Prayer, Bible Study

    How big are your spiritual muscles? Every body builder knows there are just three primary exercises to gain size and strength. Squat, dead lift and bench press. Do these three consistently and you'll gain size and strength. Building a relationship with God is much the same. There are really just three major components to building a relationship with God: Prayer, Bible study and Church. #1- Prayer... Prayer is communication with God. Every relationship is built on communication. When…

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  • Safe Staffing Practices

    Introduction Patient outcomes should be the ultimate goal of any health care interaction. Unfortunately, reality and outside forces make perfect patient outcomes hard to achieve. Safe staffing practices are one such outside force that alter patient outcomes. The current nursing shortage complicates staffing patterns as higher levels of patients are requiring health care. This research article does a good job at establishing reasonable, and attainable staffing pattern guidelines. Nursing is one…

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  • P Wave Deflection

    Once the P wave initiates the signal, the R wave is the first upward deflection after that. Anyone can easily recognize it on the electrocardiogram (ECG). That is because it is the largest one out of all the waveforms. The R wave corresponds to the depolarization of the left and right ventricles. It does not need the Q wave to be the first deflection at all. Also, note that there can be multiple R waves. Throughout the paper, it will discuss all the wave functions, specifically the R wave, any…

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  • Sudden Cardiac Death Case Study Essay

    Introduction Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is a world wide health problem resulting in one-fifth of unexpected deaths in the western world. Ventricular fibrillation (VF) is one of the life-threatening arrhythmias contributing to the increasing number of individuals needing urgent medical assistance (Wellens, Gorgels & Munter, 2013). The following case study will explore a complex critically ill patient who has suffered from a ventricular tachycardia (VT) and VF due to dilated left ventricle (LV)…

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  • Skeletal Muscle Research Paper

    Of the three types of muscle cells, skeletal muscle cells are the most recognizable as muscles because skeletal muscles are the type used in voluntary movement. Skeletal muscles cells are some of the most distinct differentiated cells in the human body, this distinction is likely because of the clear and specific purpose in the body of being the source of contractions that allow voluntary movement. I chose skeletal muscle cells because it’s fascinating to me how movement of the body is such a…

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  • Organ System And Nervous System

    Falling at number eight on the thirteen steps of complexity are organ systems. These organ systems are extremely important in the makeup of organisms. Two very important organ systems are the muscular and nervous systems. Both have separate functions and organs and also have their own fair share of problems. The muscular system composes of the tissues and organs that are used to exert a force, whether under voluntary or involuntary control. Muscles are composed of long, slender cells called…

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  • Cultural Care Theory In Nursing

    The accepting attending physician visited with her. While speaking with her, the physician told her about her options going forward with her care. He wanted to do a cardiac ablation, a procedure used to scar the tissue of the heart decreasing or interrupting extra electrical pathways that cause AFib. The patient did not want the procedure due to it being invasive; however, the physician purposely worded his phrases to…

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