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  • Physiological Effects Of Coronary Heart Disease

    Coronary artery disease (CAD; also more simply referred to as coronary heart disease) is a specific type of atherosclerosis, which is in turn a form of arteriosclerosis (Dulson, Fraser, LeDrew, & Vavitas, 2011). All of these medical conditions entail the same problem, which hinders proper blood flow of oxygenated blood in the arteries: the sclerosis (that is, hardening) of arteries in the circulatory system (Sclerosis [medicine], 2016). Arteriosclerosis is a general term used to describe the…

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  • Ethical Implications Of Blood Transfusion

    Blood transfusion is a process in which blood is injected from one healthy human being to a patient; whom might be losing too much blood or suffering from an illness that requires more blood. This medical procedure is crucial in saving numerous lives. The first successful human-to-human blood transfusion was performed by James Blundell in 1818, yet a large number of patients had died because of wrong blood transfusion operations. The great discovery of Karl Landsteiner’s classification of ABO…

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  • Heart Murmur Case Study

    and untreated, how might this baby’s condition have progressed? (1 point) If this is left untreated she could develop high blood pressure in the lungs (pulmonary hypertension). This happens when too much blood circulating through the heart’s main arteries through a patent ductus arteriosus can lead to pulmonary hypertension which can cause permanent lung damage. A patent ductus arteriosus can eventually lead to heart failure. This happens because the heart is enlarged and weakened over time. She…

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  • Cause Of Heart Attack Essay

    which is caused by an obstruction of a coronary artery through artherosclerosis, a thrombus or spasm. Heart attack often occurs when the flow of oxygen-rich blood to a section of the heart muscle becomes blocked which is mostly a result of coronary heart disease (NIH, 2012). According to National Institutes (NIH), Coronary heart disease is a condition that is as a result of a waxy substance, known as plaque that builds up inside the coronary arteries (NIH, 2012) and according to Centers for…

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  • Blood Physiology Lab Report

    Sarah Hill 0583028 BIOL 3830H F03 Simon Tapper Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 The relationship between blood physiology and cardiac ability in Equus caballus compared to Bos taurus and Capra aegagrus hircus compared to Canis lupus familiaris Abstract The purpose of this experiment was to study the relationship between blood physiology and the ability to transport oxygen. The red blood cell content, hematocrit percent, and hemoglobin concentrations of Equus caballus (horse) and Bos taurus…

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  • Large Intestine Research Paper

    Background information Structure of the large intestine The large intestine (also known as large bowel or colon) is the last part of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. It extends from the cecum to the anus, with the ascending colon, the transverse colon, the descending colon, the sigmoid colon and the rectum in between. The large intestine consists of four layers of tissue: the mucosa, submucosa, muscle and serosa (figure 1). The mucosa is made out of an epithelial layer, with a layer of…

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  • Takotsubo Syndrome Case Studies

    elevated troponins and elevated ST segments on EKG. A 2D echocardiogram showed left ventricular apical akinesis with basal hyperkinesia. He had a coronary angiogram completed, and it showed no stenotic arteries, however they also injected ergonovine which appeared to cause a right coronary artery spasm. The patient was treated with calcium channel blockers and nitrates. A follow up two weeks later showed normal wall motion as well as a sigmoid septum, and normal systolic function. He was…

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  • NTG Case Study Essay

    Diagnosis History and clinical examination in NTG is similar to PAOG with special attention to some differences. 1) History Special attention should be made to systemic associations and predisposing factors, including migraine, Raynaud’s phenomenon, episodes of shock, systemic hypotension and obstructive sleep apnea. All these factors may contribute to compromised ocular blood flow. (Kanski & Bowling, 2011). 2) Clinical examination There is evidence that the left eye is 2.5 times more likely…

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  • Argumentative Essay: Why Diamonds Are Diamonds?

    Marilyn Monroe once sang, “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend.” This lyric about girls and their diamonds makes sense for obvious reasons. Diamonds are shiny, make women feel like princesses, and are a symbol of “love”. However, diamonds have an intimidating competitor, chocolate. No matter how big the “rock” is, some women would prefer delicious, melt in your mouth, chocolate. Their wise decision could potentially have some great upsides to it. For instance, dark chocolate has numerous health…

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  • Employee Reflection Paper

    by which Mg acts as a facilitator of the sodium-potassium pump in the cell membrane by catalyzing sodium to be released. Mg also acts as a calcium blocker, which would relax smooth muscle in the blood vessels and thus increase the compliance of arteries and decrease blood pressure (BP) (Kass, Skinner, and Poeira,…

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