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  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Analysis

    you see a physician. Doctors use various ranges of motion test in order to diagnose an anterior cruciate ligament injury. One method commonly used to determine whether one has an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is the Lachman Drawer Test. The Lachman Drawer Test compares the degree of looseness in the knees. All ACL injuries, irrespective of age, the Lachman test were 81.8% sensitive and 96.8% specific; The data support an accurate preoperative diagnosis in ACL deficient knees when the Lachman and pivot shift tests are positive, and essentially rules out this type of injury when these tests are negative. (Fingeroth,Katz,1986). In order to perform this test, the patient must start in a supine position, and then flex the knee at 15 degrees, examiner must use one hand to stabilize the distal femur and the second hand firmly grabs the proximal tibia of the same leg. If the doctor suspects that the Lachman Drawers test was positive, they will order a M.R.I of the knee, which is a magnetic resonance dimensional picture of the knee .Depending on an athlete’s physician, he/she may also preform other special test on an athlete for example: the anterior drawer test or the pivot shift to determine the looseness in the injured ligament. The anterior drawer sign, although widely used, is a poor diagnostic indicator of ACL injuries, especially in the acute setting (Fingeroth, Katz 1986). The Lachman Drawer is the most accurate test to determine an ACL injury When the patient is first…

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  • Anatomical Differences For Female Athletes

    over an inch long. It stabilizes the knee while pivoting and twisting. The Anterior Cruciate Ligament connects from the back of the femur to the front of the tibia. The ACL is bathed in synovial fluid and has limited blood supply (Swift). Limited blood supply helps with the flow and once the ACL is injured more blood flow is sent to the ligament to clot around the injury causing it to swell. When the ACL is torn it sounds like a paper bag filled with air popping or the sound of a large rubber…

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  • Theme Of Struggle In The Drawer Boy

    Every good play has several themes that add depth and meaning to it. The playwright Michael Healey exemplified the use of many themes in his play, “The Drawer Boy.” The play has many dimensions, each adding a significant and entertaining purpose, which make the script very interesting and exciting to read. Of the many demonstrated, the universal theme of struggle is clearly evident through the play and The Drawer Boy would not be the same without this important element. The theme of struggle and…

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  • Mothers Day Gift Analysis

    A Mother’s Day Gift – Luxury Feminine Bedrooms on a Limited Budget As Mother’s Day approaches this weekend, the world treats their mothers like a queen. However, if you’re a mother yourself, you’re probably thinking, stretch marks, PTA meetings, sleepless nights and most importantly, nothing is more challenging the motherhood and the word “Mom” seems to be grammatically incorrect and the proper term is spelled “Queen Mom.” That said, my sisters and I set out to give our mother a gift that…

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  • Business Law Case Study

    It should be noted that the house keys also included Robinson 's master bedroom key. Robinson saw that Kathy was occupied by her daughter Sachi Hamilton, NFD as she left the hospital. Kathy and Hamilton returned to HMH with Robinson 's hygiene products and also returned her house keys. On 10-03-15, Robinson was discharged from HMH and returned to her residence. Upon her arrival, Robinson did not noticed any type of forced entry to her residence or to her master bedroom door which was locked.…

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  • Jinch Malrex And The Farm Show Essay

    The shows Jinch Malrex and The Farm Show are similar to each other in many ways. These plays, although they tell very different stories, have concepts and structure alike. Both Jinch Malrex and The Farm Show aim to challenge society’s views in regards to the topic of the play, they were written both through first-hand experiences, and the two plays have a mutual theme of tragedy. In both plays, the writers attempt to get the audience to better understand the topic of discussion through a…

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  • Importance Of Attendance In College Essay

    Thou Shalt Attend In high school it was quite apparent that students could receive many absences with little or no consequences and still be able to maintain a good grade point average. However, in college that is not the case. Student attendance in college is important because students who attend class have better grades, have better relationships with their peers as well as professors and develop responsible habits and behaviors. Students who attend class often receive better grades on tests…

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  • Student Test Anxiety Essay

    today experience stress much more than their parents. It can manifest in many different ways. Test anxiety if left untreated can be debilitating for the student. As a teacher, we should foster a safe environment for students to learn. If a teacher could change simple teaching techniques could it lower student test anxiety? Are there coping mechanisms that can be taught to a student that can be used successfully during high anxiety testing situations? The purpose of this study is to test…

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  • K-12 Classroom Observation

    responses in the chart papers; the group of students who received drama-based teaching would use pencil and loose lifts to write down their scripts during the creative drama activity. After the teacher finished the lessons, both of two groups of participants on Day 1 and Day 2 took a test to measure their reading comprehension skills of the story by approaching different teaching instructions. There were 40 copies of the test for both groups of students. The test contained 20 multiple choices…

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  • Divergent Argument Essay

    be no way to solve problems. For the Candor faction, their rules state that “1. the state or quality of being frank, open, and sincere in speech or expression; candidness. 2. freedom from bias; fairness; impartiality” (Roth, Bonus Materials 28). The people in Candor are forced to share their deepest secrets with everyone else in their faction, whether they know them or not. If they choose not to, they become Factionless; which is the same as being homeless. They can’t keep any of their secrets…

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