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  • Pediatric Personal Statement

    During my residency, I learned diagnosis and basic management of common and uncommon pediatric diseases like birth asphyxia, hypoglycemia, respiratory distress, epilepsy, gastroenteritis, meningitis etc. It was also an ambrosial opportunity to see rare conditions such as Colliodion baby, ectodermal dysplasia, Lobster Claw deformity and bilateral elbow neurofibromatosis, few of the interesting cases that I later presented in the…

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  • My Unknown Organism: Escherichia Coli

    Unknown Organism Report I have identified my Unknown Organism #1 as Escherichia coli, or E. coli. My Unknown Organism is an anaerobic gram-negative, unicellular eubacteria. It belongs to the genus Escherichia, which is named after Theodor Escherich, a German pediatrician. E. coli is usually found in the colon of mammals, explaining the name “coli” meaning from the colon. It’s classified in the order of enterobacteriales, and the family of enterobacteriaceae. It is the most abundant bacteria in…

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  • Breastfeeding Persuasive Speech

    Ever since you became a mother everyone has been raving about breastfeeding; your mother does it, your neighborhood aunty does it, your best friend does it and when you go to online forums, they too do the same. However, none of these sources tell you the exact reasons why you should breastfeed, other than this oft repeated categorical statement: “It is good for you and your baby”. Yes, that is true. Only a few things in this world benefit both the giver and the taker alike, breastfeeding is one…

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  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome: Case Study

    EKG, Pulmonary function tests. When was his last drink of alcohol? (Guillain-Barre syndrome 2015) iii. Emphasize and discuss the pathophysiology of this diagnosis. 1. What causes it? a. 70% of cases are caused by some sort of infection or gastroenteritis causes by food poisoning, although the exact cause or nature is unknown. (Blum 2014) 2. How does it develop? a. It develops after usual acquiring of respiratory or GI infection, which leads to an immune/autoimmune reaction that’s aimed at the…

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  • Effects Of Dehydration In Sports

    Dehydration simply means decrease of water or fluid in the body, it occurs when we use lose more fluid or water than we intake daily and our body have no enough water and other fluids to carry out its normal functions. We lose water every day in the form of sweat, urine, and stool. Along with the water, small amounts of salts are also lost. When we lose too much water we may be dehydrated. In some cases, severe dehydration may lead to death. Sweating is the body’s natural way to release excess…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Breastfeeding

    A 2001 study concluded that a minimum of $3.6 billion could be saved annually in health care costs if breastfeeding rates increased to those recommended by the U.S. Surgeon General due to a reduction of otitis media, gastroenteritis and necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) cases. More recently, Batrick and Reinhold’s cost-analysis study determined that if 90% of U.S. families followed the recommendation to breastfeed exclusively for six months, the United States would save $13…

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  • ANZAC Vs Gallipoli

    the size of cats, lice, frogs and nits. These creators were responsible for many diseases such as trench fever, trench foot and head lice, (Michael Duffy 2009). Lack of sanitation at Gallipoli was a huge problem. Men suffered from dysentery, gastroenteritis, typhoid fever, pneumonia and cholera, (Victorian government 2011). Due to the conditions in both Gallipoli and western front the ANZACS life was harsh as they faced disease, challenging terrain and trying weather…

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  • Aboriginal Community Stereotypes Analysis

    The treatment of Australia’s Indigenous community is horrific. Indigenous Australians lived on this land for thousands of years before the white European settlers came and took their land along with their lives. Since the settlers arrived they have been treated like animals, lesser beings to the white European settlers and their descendants. The treatment of Australia’s Indigenous population has improved since the settlers but is nowhere near where it should be. They are forced to live with…

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  • Essay On Intussusception

    Intussusception is an important cause of acute abdomen in the pediatric emergency department. Children between the age group 6 months to 3 years of age present with recent onset of pain abdomen and vomiting (1). Intussusception was considered adverse prognosis previously with fatal outcomes in the past. Prompt diagnosis and effective treatment has lead to better management in the present time (2). In this article, we review the role of ultrasound (US) in the diagnosis of intussusception and its…

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  • Nestle Breast Milk Ethical Analysis

    the continuous hooks to breast milk promoted by Nestle in maternity wards in hospitals make babies more dependant on that type of breastmilk. Breast Milk has many natural benefits lacking in formula which protects against bacterial meningitis, gastroenteritis, ear infections, respiratory infections ,diarrhea, and the necessary nutrients for neurological development. UNICEF estimates that a formula-fed child living in unhygienic conditions is between 6 and 25 times more likely to die of diarrhea…

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