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    The uptake of oxygen into muscles is what facilitates muscle contraction. Oxygen that is obtained through breathing by the lungs is transported to the rest of the body, as well as the heart by means of haemoglobin. The rate of liberation of oxygen from haemoglobin has an effect on the quantity of oxygen available in the muscles for a muscle contraction to ensue. The higher the oxygen concentration in the muscle the greater the force of muscle contraction. Temperature has an effect on the…

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    Intradialytic Hypotension

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    Vascular calcification is the hardening of blood vessels that can occur due to multiple reasons including endocrine dysfunctions, diet, and mineral metabolism dysfunctions. In addition, vascular calcification can be linked to certain diseases such as arthrosclerotic ishemia, damaged brain circulation, and decreased coronary perfusion. Intradialytic hypotension is low blood pressure often due to hemodialysis. Some of the risk factors of acquiring intradialytic hypotension includes diabetes, age,…

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    Explain how atherosclerotic plaque is formed. Atherosclerosis is a disease of the large and intermediate sized arteries, where fatty lesions called atheromatous plaques develop on the inside surfaces of arterial walls. It is characterised by endothelial dysfunction, vascular inflammation and an accumulation of lipids, calcium, cholesterol, and cellular debris within the intima wall - making it a multifactorial disease that usually develops many years before manifestation of clinical symptoms.…

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    lead to Pulmonary Hypertension (PHTN), PHTN is a type of blood pressure that affects the arteries in your lungs and the right side of your heart. When lower extremities are horizontal for long lengths of time, the flow of the venous blood slows and blood can pool in the legs, causing blood clots. The blood clots come from deep veins in your legs, occurs most often when a blood clot gets wedged into an artery in your lungs which is a Pulmonary Embolism (PE). We will be talking about the symptoms,…

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    DOI: 10/19/1986. The patient is a 77-year old male driver/transporter who sustained injury to his low back while he was carrying 70-75 pounds money upstairs. Office notes dated 04/22/2016 revealed that the patient complained of chronic back pain with spinal stenosis. He has been managing with oral medications which include hydrocodone/APAP, ibuprofen, wherein these medications seem to keep things under control. Office Notes dated 05/23/2016 revealed that the patient has a history of spinal…

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    Hypertension is a heterogeneous disorder that may result either from a specific cause (secondary hypertension) or from an underlying pathophysiologic mechanism of unknown etiology (primary or essential hypertension). Secondary hypertension accounts for fewer than 10% of cases, and most of these are caused by chronic kidney disease or renovascular disease. Other conditions causing secondary hypertension include pheochromocytoma, Cushing’s syndrome, hyperthyroidism, hyperparathyroidism, primary…

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    Heart Pathophysiology

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    a stethoscope. Typically, these sounds come from the abnormal motion of blood amid cardiac chambers and across valves. As a result, turbulence occurs, bringing about “vibrations in the chambers of the heart or outflow vessels (aorta or pulmonary artery) that are detected as audible, low-frequency sounds,” (Klabunde, 2016). These sounds are different from the regular heart sounds that symbolize the closing of the atrioventricular and semilunar valves amid the cardiac cycle. Murmurs are either…

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    The heart is a hollow organ that sits in the mediastinum cavity, the heart itself is surrounded by a sack known as the pericardium. The most inner layer is the epicardium the outer layer is the parietal pericardium and in between these two layers is pericardial fluid. In a normal heart a person usually contain 30-50mL of pericardial fluid. The tough layer that surrounds the parietal layer is the fibrous pericardium. The fibrous tissue sack provides physical protection to the heart by not…

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    What Is Homeostasis

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    system should begin to function abnormally, it can throw off the body's entire homeostasis, or steady state. The cardiovascular systems distributes oxygen rich blood from the lungs to all of the body's organs and tissues by its heart pump and many arteries and veins. Cells throughout absorb what oxygen and nutrients are needed and then dispose of any carbon dioxide and waste which then flow back to the heart's right chambers and on to the lungs to be exchanged for more oxygen. As you inhale,…

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    Varicose Veins

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    We are exposed to so many medical issues and problems on our day to day routine that we sometimes forget their names as well. The world today is so occupied with diseases and ailments that every now and then we get to hear about a new endemic being spread. Amongst these convulsions there arose a very widely spreading common problem of Varicose Veins. In some cases these veins do not cause any serious problems but in cases of serious cosmetic issues and dermatitis, varicose veins treatment…

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