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    circulation will be directed to the Fontan circulation (except the coronary sinus which continues to drain into the right atrium and when the Fontan is circuit is fenestrated) bypassing the heart [31]. Many investigators believe that routine pre-Fontan cardiac catheterization is mandatory step to assess the single ventricle hemodynamic…

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    Safe Staffing Practices

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    to code the proficiency of various staff to handle specific procedure calls. One example of a specific procedure call may be for open heart surgery. The green zone for experience requires staff to practice procedures at least weekly during their scheduled practice hours. Per the previous example, a nurse in the green zone must work with open heart surgeries at least once a week to be experienced to handle a heart call at a green zone level of preparedness. To meet the requirements for the yellow…

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    examination. They can work in various places from the operating room, dentist’s office, birthing centers, or plastic surgery centers. The educational requirements for a cardiac surgeon must complete four years of college, four years of medical school, five-year residency and additional two to three year specializing further in pediatric cardiology. Also heart transplant surgeries may require additional training. The median annual salary for a nurse anesthetist can be $50 to $60 per hour…

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    Apollo Hospital Case Study

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    Introduction: Apollo hospitals group was the first co-operate hospital in India and it founded by Dr. Prathap c Reddy in the year 1983, which was started as the 150 bedded hospitals in the state Tamilnadu, and today it is the largest hospital group in Asia with almost 10,000 beds across 64 hospitals, 100 primary care and diagnostic clinics, 2200 walk in pharmacies, 115 telemedicine clinics and 15 academic institutions within and outside India. It is also estimated that about 4925 doctors , 8264…

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    Muscles help provide strength, endurance, and help to keep the body warm. Muscles help keep the body warm by continuously pumping blood out of the heart and by body movement. There are three main categories of muscles in the human body: skeletal, cardiac, and smooth (non-striated) muscles. One type of muscle, known as skeletal, controls mobility. It is the only type that is voluntary and is also striated. Everyday living activities are performed using the majority of the skeletal muscles…

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    used to help patients remain mobile as long as possible and to reduce any skeletal and joint deformities that form from the muscle’s weakening. Such treatments include the use of braces, walkers, or wheelchairs and also physical therapy exercises; surgery also stands as an option to help correct any resulting deformities (Haldeman-Englert, 2014). The steroid prednisone can also be prescribed to those with DMD in order to delay weakening and help improve muscle strength (Do & Thomson, 2015).…

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    Mia Gonzalez Case Study

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    and get rid of phlegm when she got a cold. "We freaked out to go from thinking she had asthma to being told she needed to have open heart surgery," said Katherine Gonzalez, Mia's…

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    due to his involvement in study protocol, 16-H-0144, Impact of Elastin Mediated Vascular Stiffness on End Organs. XX is from Manchester, England. He was diagnosed with supraventricular aortic stenosis (SVAS) and experienced multiple cardiac arrests and heart surgery associated with this diagnosis. He currently experiences hypertension, difficulty regulating his temperature, difficulties with memory, migraine headaches, GI pain, and anxiety. XX is color blind. XX’s mother reported no concerns…

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    before surgery, then there was a group that took the patient to the surgery area and stayed with the patient throughout the surgery, and finally a group that the patient is passed off too following the surgery. I manly worked and shadowed the nurses and doctors that took the patient to the surgery and preformed the operation. There was a nurse who had charge of the room and over saw everything that went on in the room. He was also responsible for bring the patient into the room for surgery with…

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    Epidural Anesthesia

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    1941 Rees and Abajian utilized the epidural space for thoracic anesthesia. The progression of epidural anesthesia finally peaked with continuous infusion of an anesthetic in thoracic surgeries in 1953 (Blas, 1996). Hemodynamic complications associated with epidural anesthesia include the possible development of severe bradycardia or asystole. According to Hines and Marschall, this is most likely to occur an hour after the epidural is used for injection (2012). Approximately half of the…

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