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  • Obstacles In Dorsiflexion

    function. In our ankles, the bones and cartilage can break down, causing major discomfort and pain. The most major cause of this is ankle arthritis, when the gliding surface of the talus bone is worn down, and no longer has a smooth surface for joint motion. The ensuing friction between the talus bone and the fibula and tibia bones causes the discomfort and pain. While this isn’t a reversible problem, it is treatable. By replacing the surface of the bone and the cartilage with a metal and…

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  • Medication Errors Case Study Essay

    Case Study 1 – Medication errors and strategies for prevention 1A) Factors that can contribute to medication errors may include lack of knowledge, non-adherence or neglect of proper medication protocol and human error due to tiredness and fatigue. According to recent research, inadequate knowledge in pharmacology such as administration routes and dosage calculations was one of the most important reasons for the occurrence of medication errors (Shahrokhi, Ebrahimpour & Ghodousi, 2013). A…

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  • Speaker Recognition Essay

    1.1. Background of the Study Speaker recognition is the process of automatically recognizing who is speaking [4][24] on the basis of information obtained from the speech waves[13],[18],[20],[21][22]. It should be noted that this process of recognition is different from speech recognition which is not [5][16] biometrics and it’s defined as the process of recognizing what is being said, e.g., dictation of words by an individual for computer understanding (speech to text recognition). The goal of…

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  • Essay On Patellar Dislocation

    This may be done to make sure you have no loose cartilage in your joint. How is this treated? Your patella may move back into place on its own when you straighten your knee. If your patella does not move back into place on its own, your health care provider will move it back into place. After your patella…

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  • Difference Between Osteoporosis And Arthritis

    It is a systemic disease which not only damages the joints but may also affect other vital organs like the heart and lungs. Osteoarthritis (OA) – This type of arthritis is caused by damage on the cartilage that lines the joints. This results to frictional damage on the joint tissues which in manifests as stiffness, inflammation, swelling, and joint pain. It is most commonly seen as a result of overuse of the joints like those involve in sports and…

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  • Should Animals Be Used In Animal Research

    Often, when on the subject of whether or not animals should be used in animal research, it generally sparks up a debate. Some argue that animal testing does not work and the practice is cruel to animals while others argue that the use of animal research has produced tremendous medical breakthroughs and should not be stopped. Yes, animal testing has resulted in great medical discoveries and could be used to potentially discover more, however, new technological advances in medicine such as the 3D…

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  • Gas Exchange Research Paper

    Mammals: Description: Mammals are warm-blooded animals so they are able to live in almost any climate in the world. They are a vertebrate, which means they have a backbone or spine. Most live on land and they typically give birth to live young. Description of gas exchange: In mammals gas exchange takes place in the lungs. Mammals inhale oxygen though their mouth as part of ventilation and exhales carbon dioxide. The air travels down the trachea before it branches off into the two bronchi.…

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  • Mukherjee's Medical Theory

    Modern medicine is getting more advanced and with all the research that goes on it seems like we are getting closer to curing certain diseases and illnesses. Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee points to a future of medicine that will transform the way we heal. He states “Current medical treatment boils down to words: Have disease, take pill, kill something”. Mukherjee is a cancer physician and a writer. “When he’s not ferreting out the links between stem cell and malignant blood disease, Siddhartha…

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  • Essay On Knee Ligament

    synovial hinge joint, commonly known as the knee. The four bones that make up the knee joint are the femur (thigh bone), the tibia (shin bone), the fibula (lateral shin bone), and the patella (knee cap). Connective tissue known as articulating cartilage lines the ends of the tibia and femur, and the anterior of the patella, reducing friction and providing a surface for smooth contact during flexion, extension or rotation. The knee joint also contains the medial meniscus and lateral…

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  • How Does Arthritis Affect Society

    While a person could live for a long period of time, it is unavoidable to have changes. Ever since I was young my mother would take me to visit my grandmother during weekends and I enjoyed every moment of it. My grandmother used to buy me pizza and spaghetti for dinner and take me to play in a park nearby her house, I surely love my grandmother. However back then I couldn’t help but notice her painful face whenever she’d sit down or pick up a pencil, she would even take really long to walk up…

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