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  • Case Study: Beat Of Another Drum

    Beat of Another Drum Mr. Rembert is a 65- year old African American male that was transported by ambulance to this Las Vegas, Nevada long term acute care facility. The patient has a substantial history of cardiopulmonary difficulties with a chronic cough and has been diagnosed with COPD (a grouping of both chronic bronchitis and emphysema); Emphysema is injury to the alveoli which are the tiny sacs in the lungs that permit oxygen and carbon dioxide to interchange between the blood stream. This…

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  • Biological Process Essay: The Functions Of Blood

    Goy, David The Functions of Blood Blood plays a very important role in maintaining the normal functions of the different, tissues, organs and organ systems in the body. It serves as the primary medium for carrying and transporting important gases, minerals and nutrients needed to maintain homeostasis. Blood is composed of several components: plasma, red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. Plasma is the fluid compartment of the blood; it carries ions, minerals, nutrients, gases,…

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  • Most Dangerous Food In The World Essay

    that can lead to a heart attack, chest pain (angina) or stroke. A buildup of fatty plaque in the arteries can cause heart diseases. So the top things I researched that can cause heart disease is salt, frozen meals, fried food and even breakfast. I will be explaining how all of these types of foods can harm you.…

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  • Heart Attack Conclusion

    Heart Disease in Women and their Unique Symptoms of a Heart Attack Introduction: Heart attacks are a very serious condition of the human body that require immediate attention. Heart attacks are known in the medical community as myocardial infarctions: myo- means muscle, cardio- means heart, -al means pertaining to; infarct means death of tissue (med term book). The parts come together as: tissue death pertaining to heart muscle (med term book). Each year, around one and half million cases of…

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  • Drowning In Salt Water Drowning Essay

    Drowning is known dying due to submersion and inhaling water. Most drownings occur within males and children. Most people drown due to not knowing how to swim, Alcohol use while swimming , and/or no supervision while swimming. One thing most people do not pay attention to is how drowning in fresh water can be different from drowning in salt water. More drownings occur in fresh water then they do in salt water and in some case the victims can die hours after the incident. Water goes into the…

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  • Hypertension Case Study Paper

    “long-term force of the blood against your artery walls is high enough that it may eventually cause health problems”, (Mayo clinic, 2015). This disease is found by the amount of blood that the heart is pumping and the flow that the blood has to the arteries. When the heart has to pump more blood to the heart, then the arteries narrow and this can cause…

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  • Nt1310 Unit 9 Lab Report

    The narrowing of the artery walls is going to make moving oxygen through them much harder than it would be in healthy arteries. So if a patient with atherosclerotic arteries performed the same test, they would show a higher double product. The patient 's resting double product is going to start higher and, with exercise, the patient will most likely…

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  • Importance Of Cardiovascular System In Home Care

    factors. The heart is responsible for pumping blood throughout the body. The arteries take the blood away from the heart and the veins bring it back to it, completing the circuit. This process is what brings oxygen, nutrients, and protection to the body 's cells. It is also the process that takes waste materials from the cells to be removed from the body. If the cardiovascular (cardio – heart, vascular – veins and arteries) system does not work properly, the body cannot function. The main…

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  • Atherosclerosis Case Study Essay

    the advancement of atherosclerosis in their arteries.12:All 2. Angioplasty- Patients with severe atherosclerosis have an artery that has a greater than 70% reduction in diameter due to cholesterol buildup. The mission of the procedure is to increase the amount of space available for blood flow in a mostly blocked artery. The surgeon will insert a balloon to open up the space and then insert a stent to ensure the artery stays open.12:All 3. Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting- This treatment is…

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  • Segment Elevation Heart Attack

    Non-ST Segment Elevation Heart Attack A heart attack occurs when a blood vessel on the surface of the heart (coronary artery) is blocked and interrupts blood supply to the heart muscle. This 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…

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