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  • Myopic Perspective In Chuck Palahniuk's Fight Club

    the first machine for a slit lamp exam to study the structure of my eyes. The machine sort of looked like a science lab microscope turned upright. She guided me from machine to machine performing various tests, each of which I attempted to handle like an academic exam, trying my best to see and respond accurately. After my time with Kelly, she guided me into Dr. Gaines’ office. My optometrist, Dr. Gaines, used the final piece of equipment known as the phoropter to determine my eyeglass prescription. Basically, the final exam involved looking through a series of lenses to determine which lens (A or B) provided the best view. Most of the time, A and B appeared the same to me, so I wondered if my lack of certainty would result in the wrong prescription. Basically, all of the tests proved that I could see objects close to me, but not objects at a distance. Next, Dr. Gaines instructed me to return to the lobby to select an eyeglass frame. For some reason, I was more nervous about picking an eyeglass frame than undergoing the actual eye exam. From the no name brands to the pricy designer labels, all of the neatly aligned frames looked like walls and walls of nerdiness to me. “Pick something to try on,” my mom said while nudging me forward, jolting me out of my daze. Normally, she would have gone into diva shopping mode on me, but this time, she wanted me to pick out my new look. Surprisingly, the first frames I picked she really liked, stating that they enhanced my…

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  • Persuasive Essay On The Chemical Philiphenyltrichloroethane

    invasive insect, they will harm anything that is living. Carson eloquently stated in her book that “they should not be called ‘insecticides’ but ‘biocides’” (8) because they not only killed insects, but also other living organisms such as bird and their predators. Carson emphasized DDT’s ability to kill more than just the targeted insects and the threat it posed to the entire environment. She emphasizes using selective spraying over blanket spraying. This point is synonymous with our overuse of…

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  • A Career: The Steps To Become A Pharmacist

    Everyone has a dream, but not everyone has the determination to make that dream a reality. To become a pharmacist it takes hard work and dedication. People want to become successful but don’t want to do the work it takes; they want everything handed on a platter. When choosing this career field, one must look at and plan the process they must take and obstacles that could be in there way. To begin, learning what pharmacy is and what pharmacists do is the most important part of choosing this…

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  • Prescription Prescription Essay

    Prescription Cascade In the United States, Tthe practice of over prescribing medication is an ever increasing problem with detrimental consequences. The practice of over prescribing medication is referred to as the prescribing cascade. According to Dr. Mehrdad Ayati, an assistant professor of medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine, prescription cascade can be described in the following way.” To put this simply, a patient goes to a doctor’s office with an illness and is given a…

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  • Sesbaniagrandiflora Case Study

    TITLE: PHARMACOGNOSTICAL, PHYTOCHEMICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTIVITY OF Sesbaniagrandiflora (L.) PERS By Mr. K.V. Veerabhadrappa,M. Pharm,(Ph.D) Under the Supervision of DR. J. Raveendra Reddy, M.Pharm, Ph.D Faculty of Pharmacy PACIFIC ACADEMY OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND RESEARCHUNIVERSITY UDAIPUR 1. NAME OF SCHOLAR :- K.V.Veerabhadrappa Hindi :-के.वि.वीरभद्रप्पा 2. TITLE OF THE RESEARCH :- Pharmacognostical, Phytochemical and Pharmacological activity of…

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  • Benefits Of Arthritis

    build a complete picture of your well being. • Ask your doctor for a clear definition of the type of arthritis you have • Find out if any of your joints are already destroyed • stay focussed on yourself as well as the treatment goals:usually for fast relief people suffering from arthritis ask their friends or relatives ,what they take if they to suffer from this problem. But it is not advisable as it is not necessary that what works for one will also work for one will also work for another…

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  • Drug Abuse Among Adolescents

    Drug Abuse is an epidemic in the adolescent age group in the USA. Stronger synthetic “street” narcotics like Ecstasy, Inhalants and Prescription Abuse are being used by teens at an inexperienced and blooming age throughout America. Many teens that are addicted to these drugs aren 't going to notice the problem in their drug usage. Different types of narcotics usually makes the user relieve the stress of school, problems at home, disagreements with friends, and other pressures of growing up.…

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  • Prescription Drug Abuse: A Case Study

    Clearly, all of drugs are addictive and unfortunately are not hard to find. “I was addicted for seven years, I was getting them from my friends, well who I thought were friends, and now after rehab I can’t see them anymore,” said Stashak (Stashak 2014). Like Stashak, many people purchase these drugs off of their “friends” who are prescribed by a doctor or get them from someone else. For some people they receive them right from their physicians. “Illegal acquisition of prescription drugs for…

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  • Pharmaceutical Advertisement Analysis

    Portfolio Project: Pharmaceutical Advertisements Most Americans do not see their doctor for advice about the stock market, so why would they look to Madison Avenue for advice about their diabetes? As one of only two countries in the world allowing direct-to-consumer (DTC) marketing of prescription medications, it is a multi-billion dollar payday in the United States for pharmaceutical companies, advertisers, and mass media (Pro Con, 2014). Proponents of drug advertising claim they promote health…

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  • Summary Of A Personal Reflection

    listens to my patients and continuously monitors their progress in health. My fluency in multiple languages would help me to communicate effectively with patients, making it easier to develop the trusting relationship that will inspire positive outcomes in treatment. Because of the care my pharmacist showed me when I had tuberculosis, and the confidence I had for her, I was able to make a full recovery. I too want to reach out to vulnerable populations by targeting groups in underprivileged…

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