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  • Oedema Case Study Essay

    carefully in the home; the care team provided instructions to Jill on how to store the oxygen correctly. See appendix 2 for side effects and more information about oxygen. Fortunately, Jill was a non-smoker and her four litres of oxygen seemed to be working for her. Unfortunately, Jill was overweight at 115 kg which had to be addressed and probably assisted in the maturation of her CHF. Furthermore, it did not help with her shortness of breath as moving around with her physique was not easy and…

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  • Malignant Mesothelioma Research Paper

    Malignant mesothelioma is considered as an aggressive form of cancer and giving out accurate prognosis is not that easy. Prognosis for patients diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma is somehow discouraging since it has a long latency period. In most cases, it is only identified when it is in a radical stage already. What is malignant mesothelioma? It is a rare tumor of mesothelial cells and it mostly affects the pleura (the lining that shields the lungs). Most people diagnosed with…

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  • Eisenmenger Syndrome Analysis

    According to the article “Eisenmenger Syndrome in Children” by Ayden and Brass (2017), it is considered an “advanced form of Pulmonary Hypertension.” Pulmonary Hypertension is where the “arteries that carry blood from the heart to the lungs become narrow.” When these arteries become narrow, the pressure within these arteries rise to dangerous levels making the heart have to work harder to pump the blood back to the lungs, this eventually begins to damage the lungs (para. 1). According to the…

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  • Cardiovascular System Questions And Answers

    organs; maintaining homeostasis; and transport gases, waste, and hormones. The different types of blood vessels are: arteries, capillaries, and veins. The vessels that carry blood towards the heart are veins and the vessels that carry blood away from the heart are arteries. Gas exchange occurs in the capillaries. 2. Describe the layers of blood vessels. Describe the differences between arteries and veins. The layers of blood vessels are: a hollow interior (lumen), contains an outer…

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  • Pacemaker And Icd Similarities

    The second device is the implantable cardioverter defibrillator(ICD), which works by noticing when the heart is converting into an unwanted rhythm and shocking the heart until it returns to its normal rhythm. Although an ICD has some similarities to the pacemaker it also has some big differences. The pacemaker and ICD are both implanted the same way, just under the skin of the chest or in the abdomen. Implanting the device is a minor procedure today and is common. Most people only need to stay…

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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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