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  • CPR/Aed Education Program Analysis

    Lawrence, the president of Downing Digital Healthcare Partners said, “Customers just aren’t aware of the prevalence of sudden cardiac arrest.” Each year in the United States over 424,000 victims are being affected all ages, in Hawaii, Native Hawaiians are 1.7 times (over 70%) more likely to die from heart disease than other race. To prevent this from happening to all citizens, CFL (Certification for Life) wants to increase funding for more access to an AED. Our goal as the CFL is to train citizen into having the knowledge of an AED, improve access of an AED and fund for classes and training for students and staff on campus to have the knowledge react when an emergency happen. By doing so, we do hope the percentage of deaths from cardiovascular…

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  • Similarities And Differences Between Skeletal, Cardiac, And Smooth Muscle.

    physiological similarities and differences between skeletal, cardiac, and smooth muscle. Skeletal Muscles are attached to bones. Their functions include: produce skeletal movement, maintain posture and body position, support soft tissues, guard body entrances and exits, maintain body temperature, and store nutrients. They are striated muscles because of their appearances of having bands of actin and myosin that form the sarcomere which is located in the myofibrils. The skeletal muscle consists…

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  • Muscular Dystrophy

    DMD can start to show symptoms in toddlers soon as they begin to walk, impairing their gait and balance. Some signs and symptoms of DMD can include but not limit to “loss od some reflexes, a waddling gait, frequent falls and clumsiness, difficulty when rising from a sitting or lying position or when climbing stairs, changes to overall posture” (2). As DMD progresses, some of the muscles that contribute to breathing often weaken causing “impaired breathing, lung weakness, and…

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  • Kapalbhati Pranayama Essay

    Repeat this process as long as your body allows you comfortably. BENEFITS:  It calms body and mind.  It stimulates excretory system and circulatory system  It gives glow on face and skin.  It reduces dark circles around the eyes.  It stimulates cardiovascular functioning. PRECAUTION:  Avoid it If one is suffering from acidity, ulcer, high blood pressure, cardiac problems. 2. BHRAMARI PRANAYAM (Bee Breathe) 4731, 4751 Steps:  Sit down erect in the Padmasana .  Now take…

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  • Energy Consumption Lab Report

    that are expected to change during exercise are metabolic rate, heart rate and blood pressure, stroke volume, cardiac output, and total peripheral resistance. The energy required to maintain the bodily functions comes from the food that we eat- carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. Metabolism or metabolic rate describes all the chemical changes that occur within our body.…

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  • Exercise Compare And Contrast Essay

    Exercise is very general word. There are hundred types of exercises, and they are for different reasons. For example, there are sports for avoiding diseases, building bodies, or entertainment(1). However, each one of them is important. Three aspects about exercise that will be highlighted are The definition of exercise, similarities between two exercises, and differences between another two exercises. The first aspect that will be discussed is the definition of exercise. Exercise…

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  • Case Study: Code Blue-Where To?

    could include the staff being new to the unit and not familiar with procedures or perhaps a code had never occurred on the psychiatric unit. It was obvious that the code team was also not trained on the procedure for answering a code in the psychiatric unit. Equipment. The next system error that occurred has to do with available supplies. The psychiatric unit was using older, incompatible leads which led to a nurse having to return to the main hospital to obtain the correct leads. The other…

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  • All Or None Law Research Paper

    The All-or-none law is the principle that the strength by which a nerve or muscle fiber responds to a stimulus is independent of the strength of the stimulus. If that stimulus exceeds the threshold potential, the nerve or muscle fiber will give a complete response; otherwise, there is no response. It was first established by the American physiologist Henry Pickering Bowditch in 1871 for the contraction of heart muscle. According to him, describing the relation of response to stimulus, “An…

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  • HCSMA Case Studies

    Case Study: Hereditary Canine Spinal Muscular Atrophy Genetic Background Hereditary canine spinal muscular atrophy (HCSMA) is proven to be an autosomal-dominate disease that affects most noticeably the Brittany spaniel (Pinter MJ, Waldeck RF, Wallace N, & Cork LC, Motor Unit Behavior in Canine Motor Neuron Disease, 1995). HCSMA originated as a spontaneous mutation in the Survivor Motor Neutron gene found in the purebred Brittany spaniel population (Ericsson. A & Rubin. C, 2012). Due to the…

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  • Are Athletes Born Or Made

    Who is the Real Winner? The question of whether athletes are born or made has become the leading topic of athletic debate in the recent decade. Were esteemed athletes such as Michael Phelps, Usain Bolt, Lionel Messi, and Rory McIlroy born with gifted talent, or were they made elite athletes through hard work and the right nurturing?. Through the development of the human genome and the increasing research into genetics, many scientists and athletes have wondered if nature or nurture has more of…

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