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  • 1970s Medical Advances

    different ways. In the 1970s, two life changing surgeries took place. They both occurred in 1972 and they were the world’s first toe-to-thumb…

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  • Robotic Surgery Research Paper

    Robotic Surgery With the beginning of the 21st century new innovations have come forth slowly letting things be easier while creating things in many topics including the health care and engineering like robotic surgery. Robotic Surgery is a new method that performs a surgery using small tools attached to a robotic arms that the surgeon controls through a computer allowing the surgery to be completed with more precision, flexibility and control that sometimes isn 't normally possible. The surgery…

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  • Cattle Muscle Analysis

    and skeletal systems. [Internet]. C1992-2001. [cited 2015 October 22] Available from: http://www2.estrellamountain.edu/faculty/farabee/biobk/BioBookMUSSKEL.html#Table of Contents Gulotta LV. 2009. Muscle injuries: an overview. Hospital for Special Surgery. [Internet]. [cited 2015 October 22]. Available from: https://www.hss.edu/conditions_muscle-injuries-overview.asp Marieb E, Hoehn K. 2012. Human Anatomy and Physiology 9th ed. Pearson. 1264 p. 332, 334, 342, 346, 348, 350, 351, 353, 356, 366,…

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  • The Importance Of Anesthesia

    As the patient entered the surgery room the anesthesiologist explained that she would be receiving general anesthesia. General anesthesia is known to be the most controllable method. Few side effects are present with this anesthesia. This type of anesthesia is a reversible loss of consciousness. Depression of the central nervous system takes place which helps with pain relief as well. The patient is unconsciousness and unaware during the entire surgery. Based on this anesthesia it is important…

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  • Physiological Effect Of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    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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  • 2.4 Medical Science

    knowledge base has since been grown to a full-blown sanatorium. A brief history of medical science on time-line would throw some light on the medical milestones as well as on the mysteries of the human body: 2750 BC – In Egypt, the earliest known surgery 2600 BC – In Egypt, Imhotep describes diagnosis and treatment of 200 diseases 2596 BC – In China, Huangdi Neijing an ancient Chinese medical text that is still followed today 1500 BC – In Greece, Saffron was used as a…

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  • Sandhi Marma In Garbhopanishad

    They are certain unbelievable deeds attributed to Aswinidevas including plastic surgery. They restored the mobility of Shayava whose leg was cut at three places3 and blessed the queen Visphala, the wife of Khela Rajah with metal legs when she lost her leg in the battlefield. It is also mentioned that fire (Agni) was used as the ultimate weapon to destroy Marma. MARMA IN UPANISHAD Plenty of material of anatomical interest is found in Chandagya Upanishad, Kshirakopanishad…

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  • Sternotomy Case Study

    preoperative patients who had been taking chemotherapy, radiotherapy or immune-suppressive drugs. Methods: All patients who are involved in this study should make a consent before subjecting them to the following measurements before, during or after the surgery: 1- Medical history is taken for age, gender, socio-economic status, age at operation, risk factors including COPD, DM or Obesity. 2- Clinical examination post-operative including post-operative, wound infection, the stability of the…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Life Support

    “To be or not to be that is the question” ( Shakespeare III.i.64). In this famous Shakespearean soliloquy, Hamlet ponders a captivating question that presents itself to 5.7 million people annually (Critical Care Statistics). This frightening statistic describes the amount of people on the precipice of life or death. The elementary answer to this question is simply life support. It has the propensity to sustain life for an extended amount of time and even revive those who have fallen victim to…

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  • Ekg Research Paper

    The ECG/EKG When most people think of heart tests, they think of the ECG. ECG stands for electrocardiogram. It's also called an EKG, from the German elektrokardiogram. Although it may look like an ECG is recording heartbeats, it's not. In fact, it records the electrical activity (the electrical triggers, if you will) that presage the actual heartbeat. The mechanical beats follow the electrical triggers by about a tenth of a second -- unless, of course, there's a problem. Or to state it in…

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