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    them due to lack of improvement in her condition. She had been prescribed with tea tree oils, which she used twice daily until it ran out three months ago. She has also been having daily baths with dove and herbal soaps and bath salts twice a week. She has also been using shea butter and urea cream 20%. Regardless, she has been itchy, but has had no fever or drainage from eczematous lesions. She presents to the clinic today because she has not been able to get an appointment with the dermatologist and her mother would like to get her started on creams again. History of Present Illness She was diagnosed with eczema at 6 months of age when her mother realized she frequently had bouts of rashes and was unable to sleep well at night due to restlessness and itching. The mother took her to the pediatrician after she unsuccessfully tried a variety of home…

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    My Skin Research Paper

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    the counter itch-stopping eczema creams. I knew I needed to learn how to control my stress, and since then I have effectively managed my stress. Stress corresponding with how your body responds and overall health is not new to me. Knowing that stress and anxiety is a big factor in your health, I took steps to get it under control. I have had my share of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, I preferred to not take any prescription drugs, and since then have found natural supplements. My skin…

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    Ulcer Case Studies

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    age are potentially at risk of pressure ulcers (Myers, 2014). There are around 410,000 people who develop pressure ulcers a year which costs the NHS £1.8-£2.6 billion annually (Posnett & Frank, 2008). During the initial assessment, the nurse collected information regarding the integrity of Beryl’s skin such as; skin diseases, previous bruising, usual wound healing and any skin lesions. The nurse then examined Beryl’s skin by feeling the skin; this enabled her to gain information on the skin…

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    Jock Itch Research Paper

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    Jock Itch Jock itch (tinea cruris) is a fungal infection of the skin in the groin area. It is sometimes called ringworm even though it is not caused by worms. It is caused by a fungus, which is a type of germ that thrives in dark, damp places. Jock itch causes a rash and itching in the groin and upper thigh area. It usually goes away in 2–3 weeks with treatment. CAUSES The fungus that causes jock itch may be spread by: • Touching a fungus infection elsewhere on your body, such as athlete's…

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    Ringworm Research Paper

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    culture. A KOH preparation is a test that helps your physician find out if a fungus is causing your rash. The physician takes a sample of your skin by lightly scraping the infected area. The skin sample is placed on a slide with a potassium hydroxide solution and is gently heated. If the fungus cells are present then the doctor can see them using a microscope. A Wood’s light exam is used to see if the rash is caused by a fungus. The physician shines a special light on the skin where you have the…

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    De100 Argument Analysis

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    The logo was regarded as unlikable by thirteen out of the twenty participants in the control condition compared to only five in the experimental condition. The results show that they were statistically significant, therefore, they were not down to just chance alone. In consideration of this the results support the hypothesis that if the DE100 logo is paired with a corresponding positive image (graduating students) then it is perceived more favourably than if it is not. This could have been…

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    likes and dislikes. A previous study by Hollands et al (2011) looked at whether pairing images of energy-dense snack foods such as cakes and biscuits, with images of potential effects such as obese people could affect people’s attitudes towards food and food choices. Another real-world example could be the use of negative images being shown on tobacco products to influence people to reconsider smoking. A study by Chen et al (2012), the one on which the DE100 project has been based, looked at…

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    Discussion The purpose of the present study was an experiment to test a logo DE 100 IPTV for a new internet TV channel and examine whether evaluative conditioning will increase people liking the new logo and will be more appealing to the audience. The results of the test were statistically significant, indicating a significantly higher difference between the liking logo in the experimental condition and control condition. We predicted that pairing the DE 100 IPTV logo with positive image will…

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    The similarities between the two studies are that the research team for DE100 followed the same approach taken by Chen et al. (2012) and present participants with a slide show of images showing a similarity between the two, DE100 used three fictitious logos, three neutral images (this being household items, one positive image (the happy graduating students) and one image of the DE100 IPTV logo. Another similarity between both studies is that they both showed the images five times so that the…

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    for help and were less helpful towards others also in comparison to participants with non-money reminders. Participants primed with money generally preferred to be independent of others and complete work individually. They created more physical distance between themselves and others in response to meeting new people. In this study priming with money clearly showed results unlike in our study which could have been caused by the time put into priming participants which money. During the nine…

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