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  • Fire Alarm System Essay

    Security and Fire Alarm Systems Security and fire alarm systems are often used to warn the building occupants of an impending danger, hence giving them the opportunity to vacate the house or stay safe. An alarm system monitors several security and fire triggers and then alerts the home owner and authorities whenever there is an issue. This not only increases the safety and peace of mind for the occupants, but also helps in protecting the property from fire damage or theft. Home owners with alarm systems usually enjoy discounts of between 10 and 20 % on insurance covers. In fact, some insurance companies insist on a suitable fire alarm system before issuing a policy. The same may apply when insuring the property against burglary. The two alarm…

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  • Home Fire Alarms

    Lives are being lost everyday due to the cost of fires with old fire alarms. According to the National Fire Protection Association, almost two-thirds of home fire deaths result from fires in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 's) fire department survey, showed that in 2009-2013 fires in homes with no smoke alarms caused an average of 940 deaths per year (38% of home fire deaths). An additional 510 people per year were fatally…

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  • The Importance Of Home Security Systems

    on your weekend. We have not set the alarm clock and we are not going to ring it for you. We are talking of an alarm of a very different kind – one that is even more important than that your household clock rings. We are about to discuss regarding different types of alarm systems, their functions and importance of having them at your residence. And yes, there will be work for you. You certainly cannot expect to rest easy till you have made your home sufficiently secure. As Picasso said, “Work…

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  • Eyewitness Identification Analysis

    Eyewitness testimonies provide crucial evidence in pinpointing the identity of the perpetrator in order to solve a crime, thus the criminal justice system depends upon the accuracy of eyewitness identification to investigate and prosecute criminals. However, eyewitness identification is imperfect and the leading cause of wrongful convictions (Huff, Rattner, & Sagarin, 1996; Scheck, Neufeld, & Dwyer, 2000). One prominent method of eyewitness identification is a line-up procedure during which “A…

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  • Nursing Concept Analysis Paper

    be concreate or abstract, and is typically articulated in as little as one word, or an expression that bestows common expectations, or recommendations. A concept analysis is completed when a concept requires clarification or definition for the purpose of student nurses, such as inquiry, theory perfecting, or practice (McEwen and Wills, 2007, p. 47-54). Concepts that are pertinent to nursing are grieving after a mastectomy, emotional anguish, and alarm fatigue. “Alarm Fatigue: A Concept Analysis”…

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  • Cognitive Facial Recognition

    these rankings. This assisted them in factorally merge both the hemispheric styles (left, right) and the recorded Eysenck personality Inventory scores (extravert, introvert), thus forming four basic characteristics. The test took into consideration a range of factors, such as what were referred to as “hits and false alarms” (Thompson & Mueller, 1984, p. 244). Finding the information was valuable. This was found to be useful when considering the covariation in the hit rate and false alarm rate as…

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  • Alarm Fatigue Report

    Alarms alert staff when a patient is experiencing abnormal ranges set by each machine company. A variety of alarms can sound, such as those for blood pressure machines, ventilators, and ECG monitors. In the ICU it is crucial for staff to listen for the alarms to alert them of issues a patient may be experiencing. Often the patient may move causing the alarm to sound excessively. In her article Monitor Alarm Fatigue: An Integrative Review, Maria Cvach, MS, RN, CCRN, (2012) explains “Medical…

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  • Why Do People Manipulate People Do Differently

    (lines 8-11) The broad word that allows the reader to manipulate what the author is trying to say again in this sentence is the word “it” again. Additionally, the author as previously done already, narrows the things that the reader can manipulate the word “it” by saying that “it” has to be “lifting up” and also has to be “large as a giant”. Consequently, although the option of interpreting “it” with an alarm clock is no longer a valid option since an alarm clock doesn’t follow the rule of…

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  • Observation In College Preparation

    acquiring many material things. Generally, how you go about preparing depends on whether a student plan to attend a technical school, community college or a four year university. The supplies needed may change depending on what higher education institution one pursues. When leaving for college, students want any and everything that they can get for their dorm or apartment. Most students don’t look at what is a needed, but more about the comforts of their living space. First, the list of the…

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  • Narrative Essay: The Day Before A Ride Along

    tired, or sleepy. Though in the end it was unneeded. The drive over all was pleasant despite the usual San Francisco traffic even on a Saturday morning. Luckily my father was willing to drive me and drop me off so that way I wouldn’t have to deal with finding a parking spot. Upon arriving to the station I had a quick hug with my father before he departed for home. I grabbed all my equipment and the muffins I bought the day prior from the car and walked over to the first firefighter I saw, who…

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