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  • Weight Loss Case Study George's Health Essay

    with high body mass index, their risk of having cronary heart disease increase significantly. coronary heart disease is a condition in which the plaque, which is a waxy substance caused by high lDL level, congregate on the all of coronary arteries. These arteries supply oxygen-rich blood to your…

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  • Dr. Alley Case Analysis Essay

    arteriosclerosis or simply from his hypertension. The percentage rate is low when linking epistaxis with hypertension, but in the doctors case he stopped taking his medication. Arteriosclerosis is caused by HBP which can also lead to CAD (Coronary Artery Disease). The blurred vision and dizziness go hand in hand and are also signs of a cardiovascular disease. The auscultation observed rales and crackles. Crackles are caused when small air passages open during inspiration increase during…

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  • Abdominal Angiography: Simulated Case Study

    mesenteric ischemia and injuries to the arteries; it can locate the exact bleeding site by showing the leakage of contrast into lumen if the patient is active bleeding…

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  • Research Paper On Hypothermia

    Merriam-Webster defines hypothermia as a condition in which the temperature of the body is very low. This condition is a medical emergency that occurs when the body loses more heat than what it is able to produce; hence, the body temperature decreases. The part of the brain called the hypothalamus is responsible for controlling body temperature; therefore, hypothermia is the result of the dysfunction of the hypothalamus. In order for a person to become hypothermic, their body temperature must be…

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  • Hetastarch Hypovolemia Case Study

    Hypovolemia is a state in which the blood volume, specifically the volume of the blood plasma, is decreased. This can also lead to an imbalance in the volume contraction, or a decrease in the volume of body fluid, which includes osmolytes. Hypervolemia is often linked with sodium depletion, and is distinctly different from dehydration. Causes include loss of blood, loss of plasma, and loss of osmolytes via diarrhea and vomiting. It is recognized by tachycardia and diminished blood pressure, as…

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  • Outline On Heart Failure

    heart failure, occurs when your heart muscle doesn't pump blood as well as it should. Certain conditions, such as narrowed arteries in your heart (coronary artery disease) or high blood pressure, gradually leave your heart too weak or stiff to fill and pump efficiently.” Web. . January 12, 2016 There are contributing factors that can lead to heart failure such as coronary artery disease, diabetes, obesity, and high blood pressure. Management of these diseases such as daily exercise, weight…

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  • Essay On Pneumothorax

    Post-Biopsy Care and Complications: After the procedure is done, the skin nick is cleaned and dressed, and a repeat scan is obtained to rule out the presence of a pneumothorax. Most institutions obtain two post-biopsy chest radiographs, one immediate baseline and a repeat 2-3-hour study, to ensure no enlarging pneumothorax. The patients are observed until the follow up radiograph is obtained while fasting in case a chest tube insertion is needed (Fig. 5). The patient is discharged if the follow…

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  • Electrocardiogram Test Lab Report

    - The purpose of the Electrocardiogram test is to monitor and measure the quantity and quality of the electrical rhythm of the heart. Understanding the electrical rhythms of the heart is important because your heart's electrical system controls the timing of your heartbeat and you would have to understand how the electrical rhythm of the heart should be to know what problems may be occurring. There are three common variables that are encountered in an electrocardiogram which are the direction…

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  • The Human Body: The Respiratory System

    The respiratory system is responsible for taking in oxygen and releasing carbon dioxide. The lungs are the main organs in the respiratory system. According to the American Lung Association, red blood cells collect the oxygen from the lungs and carry it throughout the body where it is needed. As the red blood cells travel through the body, they collect the carbon dioxide, taking it back to the lungs where it is then exhaled. The human body needs oxygen in order to sustain itself. The average…

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  • Health And Social Care Level 3 Unit 3 Energy Systems M1

    They function is to circulate the blood around the body to all the muscles. The red blood cells carry oxygen to all the muscles through the vein (carries blood to the heart). The veins have thin walls and contain blood under the low pressure. The arteries (carries blood away from the heart) have thick muscular walls and small passage ways. They contain blood under high pressure. The last blood vessels is the capillaries (found in the muscles and the lungs). They are one cell thick, and have low…

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