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  • Exercise Affects The Human Body

    Exercise effects the human body in many fascinating ways; as it causes the body to adapt and alter to aid the body’s stimulation. Take when carrying out the Harvard step test practical. This test is where a person carries out a period of exercise for a certain length of time and then records their heart rate before and for so long after the period. This shows how fit and healthy the heart is by showing how long it takes for the heart to go back to a regular resting pulse rate. “The…

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  • Ethics In Nursing

    harm to the patient. The nurse made a poor decision when she did not give the medication as ordered, and when she failed to report a continual increase in the patient’s heart rate, and when she failed to ensure documentation of the items such as the cardiac monitor when the patient was transferred to the telemetry unit. All of the negligence resulted in the demise of the patient. The intensive care unit nurse also stated in the case that she was not experienced enough to be working in the unit,…

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  • Bjork-Shiley Heart Valve Case Study

    Every year, thousands people get heart valve replacements. There are multiple options for replacement valves that can be generalized as either mechanical or biological. One of the mechanical options from the 1970s and 1980s was the Bjork-Shiley valve, which became infamous because of the controversy surrounding its stress fracture failures. These failures resulted the death of about 400 people, causing the valve to be taken off the market. The decisions made leading to this issue must be…

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  • Sarcoidosis Research Paper

    corticosteroid treatment. APES will not resolve on its own and requires restarting corticosteroid treatment. 4 Five percent of patients may die of respiratory insufficiency. 3 Patients with myocardial sarcoidosis may develop restrictive cardiomyopathy, cardiac dysrhythmias, and conduction disorders.6 All patients with sarcoidosis will require long-term follow-up. Minimal follow-up includes a year physical exam, PFTs, CMP, eye exam, chest radiograph, and electrocardiogram to look for further…

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  • Skeletal System Research Paper

    Skeletal System The skeletal system is made up of 206 bones. It also includes cartilage, ligaments and tendons. The two main parts of the skeletal system are the axial skeleton with 80 bones and the appendicular skeleton with 126 bones. The primary purpose of the skeletal system is to provide the body with support, protection, movement, storage for minerals and lipids, and to produce red blood cells. The axial skeleton includes the skull, thoracic cage and vertebral column. The…

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  • Essay On Firefighter Training

    Firefighters-from career veterans with twenty or more years, to volunteers with only a few months under their belts-go through intense, rigorous, and extremely important training. What could happen if firefighters just did the minimum amount of training required and that was all they trained? THE DENVER DRILL On 28 September 1992, in Denver Colorado, a three-alarm fire broke out. During attempts to locate and rescue survivors, Mark Langvardt, a 16-year veteran firefighter, was separated from…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: My First Surgery In My Life

    I had my first surgery ever during the summer of 2015. I was sitting at home in my cozy living room and a sense of pain would come across my throat as well as my ears feeling full with water. I asked my mom to look in my throat because every time I swallowed, it felt like a piece of sand paper was scrapping my throat. I remember her saying we should go to the doctor bright and early in the morning because there were white, clammy spots deep in the back of my throat that should not be there.…

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  • The Importance Of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery

    Enhanced recovery after surgery is an evidence based, multimodal pathway that is designed to decrease the stress on the patient through out their surgical journey. It focuses on improving the outcome of the patient after surgery, by taking additional steps to manage the patient before, during and after surgery. The longer a patient stays in the hospital post op, there is an increase risk to become susceptible to infections in this regard, the protocol serves as a guideline used to reduce the…

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  • Death Rituals During The Elizabethan Era

    Death and burial rituals in England during the Elizabethan era were a recognized topic of importance. With the plague spreading, death was rampant resulting in the customs being unsanitary and unsympathetic. However, considering all the medical advances made throughout the years, ceremonies adapted to be a more respectable process. Modern standards of death and burial differ from those in the Elizabethan period, but they were rightfully adjusted for their current circumstances. The bubonic…

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  • Hong Kong Beauty Care Injury Case Study

    Introduction Many accidents which are about beauty care injury are happened in Hong Kong in this ten years. In the serious case, people died after doing treatment in beauty care center. That most well- known beauty care injury case are DR Group Case. In this report, Hong Kong government role are used to look at this case. Some government problems are found from the background of the case and regulation on beauty industry are recommended to government base on literature review. Background of…

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