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  • Compare And Contrast Rational Decision Making

    evaluate the effectiveness of the end result. The purpose of this paper is to compare and contrast two different decision making processes and elucidate the steps involved that are currently being utilized to determine the need for expansion of a new chest pain center within the Emergency Room of a large, busy hospital. Therefore, the Rational Decision Making Model Process will be compared to the Creative Decision Making Model Process as they both are being utilized during this decision making…

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  • Causes Of Congestive Heart Failure

    lead up to heart failure. Coronary artery disease is the main cause of a myocardial infarction. Many patients that have an acute myocardial infarction often have chest pains that indicate the lack of oxygen to the heart muscle. Some signs and symptoms of an acute myocardial infarction include angina pectoris such as tightness of the chest or a heaviness with a crushing oppressive quality. Pain that will radiate to other parts of the body such as the jaw or the extremities. Nausea, vomiting, and…

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  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

    assess a scene, you need to assess not only the person, but you also need to assess the surround area around the person. There are three things to consider when assessing if the scene is safe: is the person unconscious, do they respond, and is their chest rising and falling normally. If the person is unconscious, does not respond, and is not breathing, you move on to the next step of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, but if the person does not present any one of these three do not move on to the…

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  • Segment Elevation Heart Attack

    causes that area of the heart muscle to permanently scar. This blockage may be caused by cholesterol buildup (atherosclerotic plaque) within a coronary artery. The plaque cracks which creates a rough surface where blood cells attach, forming a clot. Chest discomfort that happens with exertion and goes away with rest is called angina. This is a warning signal that blood flow to the heart is not enough. Angina that does not go away or becomes worse may mean that there is actual heart damage and a…

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  • Importance Of Cpr Essay

    straight and use all my upper body strength as firm pressure. In the meantime, I will do thirty chest compressions. A chest compression is pushing down about two inches on the breast bone and coming up in a faster rhythm. This helps to revive the heartbeat. While I am doing chest compressions I should minimize interruptions or breaks. Usually the breaks happen when people switch out from doing chest compressions and another person starts. It is very important that when doing CPR that we keep…

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  • Bronchiectasis Exacerbation Case Study

    Pulse oximetry was taped on patient’s toe. False desaturation was noticed from irregular waveforms and was corrected when patient uncrossed legs. • Chest assessment – Wheezes were heard on expiration in the right upper lobe, right middle lobe, and right lower lobe. Bronchiectasis leads to occasional wheezes and diminished breath sounds. Breath sounds were diminished in the left upper lobe, left middle…

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  • Dysrhythmia Speech Outline

    for prevention Body (Main point 1) I. Causes - “An arrhythmia is an aberrant heart rhythm which is either a change in the speed or pattern of the heartbeats. Symptoms commonly associated with arrhythmias include palpitations, near syncope, syncope, chest pain, and shortness of breath.” A. Sub point 1. Hereditary conditions are the leading cause of cardiac arrhythmia. Because there are many other conditions related. 2. Aging is the next, as we get older so does the heart. This can cause…

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  • Black Gambeson Research Paper

    This heavy, quilted 100% cotton defensive jacket of the Holy Land, Jerusalem is quartered in blood red and off-white with two lions rampant on the chest. Dry clean only. This Gambesons is made of a cotton blended fabric and is quartered with front, back and side slits below the waist for excellent maneuverability. Available in Black or dark brown. This quilted gambeson from the early Middle Ages is made of 100% cotton. Available in Black. Hand wash only. Perfect for Medieval and Renaissance…

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  • Dust Mite Case Study Janice

    Janice has returned six weeks since the last appointment. Overall Janice is feeling better with minimal cough present. She does report some nocturnal wheeze and chest tightness and does at time note a slight constricted feeling in the throat. As you would be aware, a recent RAST assay has demonstrated sensitisation to a number of allergens but in particular dust mite. A couple of weeks ago Janice put in place some dust mite minimisation strategies including vigorous cleaning of her…

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  • Theme Of Sin In The Scarlet Letter

    sent hester to America, Chillingworth said he would meet her there. While waiting for her husband Hester had an affair with a puritan minister. She then had a baby girl named Pearl. Hester has committed adultery and now has to wear a red A on her chest to show the community her sin. All the Puritans show antipathy towards her and her baby, but hester disregards them and says the A has made her who she is and accepts that she will wear for the rest of her life. Arthur Dimmesdale is the Minister…

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