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    Movement Ambulation

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    deep vein thrombosis. (Lewis et al, 2015, p.356) While ambulation is not possible for an ORIF patient, active range of motion in unaffected limbs and core movement should be encouraged (Lewis et al, 2015, p.1528) Pain is among the top fears before surgeries and one of the biggest complaints afterwards. Controlling pain is essential to allow uninhibited activities of daily living. “SEVERE postoperative pain remains a widespread but still underestimated problem. Extensive studies have demonstrated…

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    An anesthesiologist is a nurse or physician that administers anesthetics to clients who have to be put to sleep for surgery or other procedures. During surgery anesthesiologists carefully monitor the patient's vital signs such as, heart rate, rhythm, blood pressure, breathing, and kidney function and adjust anesthetics accordingly. “As a high school student,I can by focussing on advanced science classes such as biology and chemistry. I could also volunteer or work at a hospital for first hand…

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    Craniosynostosis

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    Introduction Craniosynostosis is defined as a premature closure of one or more calvarial sutures. Surgical intervention is indicated to improve appearance and prevent complications of increased intracranial pressure such as cognitive impairment, auditory and visual loss. Correction of craniosynostosis includes various surgical techniques, some of which are associated with substantial blood loss. Cranial vault remodeling is the historical gold standard for treating this condition and yields…

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    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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    millions of Americans and foreigners. “Today, roughly 17,000 Americans undergo kidney transplantation annually, according to statistics from the National Institutes of Health. Nearly all of them-better than 95 percent- survive the first year after surgery, and more than 80 percent are still alive five years later”(Harvard News). The organ transplantation brought countless medical benefit to the nation and its people. Many’s life were extended because of the procedure. Patients were able to…

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    Sternotomy Case Study

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    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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    Allogenous Bone Grafts

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    resolved as more time, research, and money are invested into this product. For example a cardiac stent has gone from bare metal to drug-eluting lowering the mortality and morbidity of vascular…

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    Patient Explanatory Model

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    two medical professionals with some of the highest stress work. Everyday the lives of their patients are put in their hands. These two must also work together in communicating the status of the patient before, during and after a surgery. A simple wisdom tooth removal surgery is no different. The vital signs of the patient must be monitored continuously throughout by the anesthesiologist, this information must be relayed to the surgeon, and the surgeon must use this information in addition to…

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    2.4 Medical Science

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    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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    Pattock Period 03 Career Paper December 15,2016 Nurse Anesthetist A Nurse Anesthetist’s job at first may seem quite simple, but they tend to face split second decisions that can cost a life or save one. Everyday numerous surgeries are being performed. Whether it’s an open heart surgery, or just getting your wisdom teeth out. A Nurse Anesthetists will always be by your side to make sure everything is going as planned. A Nurse Anesthetist is one of four Advanced Practice Registered Nurse…

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