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    “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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    Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy Zachary Uecker Genetic Disease Abstract Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy is a genetic disease that targets skeletal muscles and over time, the muscles lose protein and are replaced by fats and connective tissue, making the skeletal muscles unusable. In this paper, the parts of Duchenne’s that will be covered are the method of transmission, statistics about Duchenne’s in the population, the pathophysiology, the body systems…

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    Ucb Study

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    UCB study N01108 investigated the efficacy and safety of hydroxyzine for the treatment of preoperative anxiety (100mg oral tablet single dose) in subjects undergoing general anesthesia before ambulatory surgery. A total of 300 subjects were randomly assigned to one of the 2 treatment groups, 152 of whom received placebo and the remaining 148 received hydroxyzine. Both treatment groups were similar with respect to demographic and baseline characteristics and among them nine subjects prematurely…

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    Cattle Muscle Analysis

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    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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    Surgery I had my clinical surgical rotation this last Tuesday. The surgical rotation was the one I was most looking forward to this semester. Surgery is one of the specialties I have considered doing during my nursing career. It amazes me to see the human body open right in front of me. I am tempted to go for my doctorate degree so I can be the surgeon getting to fix the patient up. Nursing Roles There are many different nurses doing many different roles for a patient who is going through a…

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    DBS Disadvantages

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    such conditions irrespective of clinical results are. Such device-related problems can cause significant patient morbidity and increased cost of therapy in the form of prolonged antibiotics, in-patient hospitalization, device replacement and repeat surgery. Comparing the advantages and disadvantages of a DBS technique ADVANTAGES DISADVANTAGES The stimulations of DBS are adjustable.It can be programmed noninvasively to alter stimulation in the brain to maximize therapy and minimize side effects.…

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    1970s Medical Advances

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    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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    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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    attention to the most profound cardiovascular surgeon of our era, Dr. Michael Ellis DeBakey. He was fondly remembered as a “Cardiac Guru, Pioneer in Innovation and Trailblazer”2. He was the father of open-heart surgery3, first heart transplant and inventor of roller pump for heart lung machine4. A ground breaking researcher but also the man who changed the rules of the surgery…

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    Chest Wall Masses

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    often not extending fully around the heart and usually layering out posteriorly with gravity(Goodman et al.,2012). Occasionally, pericardial effusions may be loculated and compress only a portion of the heart. This is more common with post-cardiac surgery…

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