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  • Heartburn Research Paper

    Heartburn is a common ailment across the globe that is unpleasant, and, if it is not treated, could potentially have severe negative effects on the body. The stomach is filled with a highly acidic fluid that assists in the breakdown of foods. The stomach is able to contain this acid because it has a special lining preventing the tissue from being burned by the low pH. The esophagus, a tube that connects the throat to the stomach, does not have that lining, and therefore is in danger of being…

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  • Cardio Health Lab

    Observation: The cardiovascular system is responsible for getting the constant supply of oxygen the body needs to the tissues that need it. It also helps removes carbon dioxide, a waste product, from tissues and transports it to the lungs where it's removed when breathes out. Since the cardiovascular system’s roles are vital, people need to take good care of their hearts in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The purpose of this investigation is to determine whether teenagers can improve…

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  • Role Of Trauma In Critical Care

    1. Damage control principles in critical care The role of Intensive care unit in the poly-trauma context encompasses patient management and organ support; in other words, on-going physiology resuscitation. The goals of critical care are recognition and treatment of complications which ensue as a result of primary injuries (1st hit) as well as prevention, identification and management of iatrogenic injury (2nd hit). Permissive hypotension, hemostatic resuscitation and damage control surgery…

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  • Selye's Stress Theory

    What is it? Described first by Hans Selye, General Adaptation Syndrome, or GAS, is used to describe the body’s short and long-term reactions to stress. Selye was said to be the “Father of Stress” and the first to give an explanation for biological stress. He first believed that stress was involved with the nervous system and the endocrine system, but later outlined a three stage reaction to stress. These three stages include: the alarm reaction, the resistance stage, and the stage of exhaustion…

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  • Coronary Angiography Essay

    Description Angiography is a medical imaging technique used to visualize the inside of blood vessels and organs of the body, with particular interest in the arteries, veins, and the heart chambers. It is used to detect abnormalities, including narrowing (stenosis) or blockages in the blood vessels (called occlusions) throughout the circulatory system and in some organs. It is the x-ray (radiographic) study of the blood vessels. Pre Surgery Your doctor may recommend coronary angiography if you…

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  • Chronic Injury Case Study

    1 Chronic cough 2 Cardiomyopathy 3 Type 2 diabetes 4 Hypertension 5 Guillain-Barré - age 14 Thank you for referring Paul Travena, a 34-year-old gentleman who works in inventory at The Northern Hospital. Paul is a non-smoker and keeps a pet cat and dog, and has had animal exposure for much of his life. At the age of 14, Paul was diagnosed with Guillain-Barré that predominately affected his upper limbs. He required an extended period of hospitalisation and rehabilitation through Royal Talbot…

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  • Informative Speech On Heart Arrhythmia

    blood pressure, diabetes, excessive use of alcohol or caffeine, drug abuse, stress and many more( WebMD Publishers www.webmd.com ). The person experiencing heart arrhythmia may also have scarring from a previous heart attack. A person may get blocked arteries because they have too much cholesterol in their blood and it makes the blood fat ( Sandhyha Pruthi M.D.www.mayoclinic.org ) . Another cause may just be genetics, your parents or someone in your family may have heart arrhythmia. Smoking can…

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  • Exercise Testing: A Case Study

    Throughout history, there are different guidelines set on the topic of exercise testing. Two organizations that handle these changes are the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA). These organizations set guidelines for exercise testing in 1997 but then revised these guidelines again in 2002. In 2002, they modified ten categories from the 1997 guidelines. These ten guidelines that were changed include: ST heart rate adjustment, unstable angina, older…

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  • Essay On Rheumatic Fever

    Rheumatic heart disease is when the heart is damaged. It’s often damage to the valves of the heart. Rheumatic heart disease is a result of having rheumatic fever. It’s commonly seen in children in many developing countries around the world. To begin with, Rheumatic fever causes a person to have rheumatic heart disease. Rheumatic fever affects the connective tissues of the body, mostly the connective tissues of the heart, brain and the joints of the body. Rheumatic fever is associated with having…

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  • Essay On Chronic Heart Failure

    Chronic heart failure is a disorder where the heart weakens and therefore the heart is unable to fill and pump blood as well as a healthy heart. Conditions that overstrain the heart muscle can lead to heart failure (5). The main causation of chronic heart failure is a heart attack which results in damage to the muscle of the left ventricle (8). In addition cardiomyopathy (chronic disease of the heart muscle) may cause heart failure; this may perhaps be initiated by a viral infection…

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