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  • Ethical Dilemma In Pain Management

    For my ethical dilemma, I chose pain management, more specially pain management in the Emergency Department (ED). The ethical dilemma faced is: who should receive narcotic analgesics and who should not; along with how much should they receive. This ethical dilemma faces providers in the ED every day, it is based around: what is a person’s level of pain (Marcus & Venkat, 2015)? In nursing school, we learned that pain level is whatever a patient says it is, this pain level is normally conveyed on…

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  • Familial Health Issues In My Family

    There are a number of familial health issues that run on both of my parents ' sides of my family. On my mother 's side cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure, and diabetes seem to be common issues. On my dad 's side cardiovascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and gout are prevalent ( records on my dad 's side of the family only go up to my grandparents due to lack of clear records) My grandfather (dad 's side)also passed away from an aneurysm, but…

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  • Essay On Prediabetes

    nerve function. Affecting the nervous system can be detrimental to the body’s functioning. Every body organ and system is correlated to nerves sending signals to the brain and maintaining a constant environment in the body called homeostasis. Gastroparesis is the loss of nerve function in the stomach where the nerves don’t process food to the small intestine and food is trapped in the stomach. This is caused by glucose build-up on the nerve and is irreversible other than a change of diet to…

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  • Arguments Against Marijuana Legalization

    Time to face reality: in not too long there will be key legislation passed in regards to the legalization of marijuana. If America legalized marijuana, there are two vastly different perspectives of its success. One side imagines a booming economy and pain relief, and the other envisions a society of increased addiction. The government 's decision will change American lifestyles either way; therefore, the benefits and consequences of marijuana legalization need to be considered and determined…

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  • Tacrolimus Case Study

    Tacrolimus toxicity mimicking Progressive Multifocal Leucoencaphalopathy in renal transplant patient ABSTRACT: Tacrolimus is an immunosuppressive drug prescribed to many transplant patients. It has many common side effects include shaking, headache, diarrhea, constipation, nausea/vomiting (N/V), stomach upset, loss of appetite, insomnia, tingling and swelling of the extremities. In kidney transplant patients, 30% or more side effects are infection, HTN, abnormal renal function, constipation,…

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  • Mast Cell Speech

    me reaching out, but I had two questions about symptoms I am experiencing and didn’t know if mast cell was the cause or a contributing factor. I suffer from Mast Cell Activation along with Dysautonmia/Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, Gastroparesis, Asthma, and Reflux/GERD. To control everything I take the following meds daily and in emergency situations/as needed. Cromolyn Sodium 100mg/5mL Ampules: 2 Ampules 4xday Epinephrine Gleevec 100mg tablets: 2 tablets daily Ketotifen…

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  • The Illness Narrative: Suffering Healing And The Human Condition Analysis

    This is the worst problem that lupus caused to Sydney's body. When asked what the chief problem that the sickness caused, Sydney replied “For me, the main issue I have from my lupus is severe gastrointestinal issues. It caused what is called gastroparesis and chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction. Pretty much, food doesn't break down and move through my GI tract correctly.” Because of this obstruction, Sydney was not taking in the nutrients she needed to maintain a healthy weight. She had to…

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  • Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Type 1

    afferent and efferent pathways of both the autonomic and somatic nervous systems. Neuropathies in the autonomic nervous system can negatively affect every body system. Complications such as incontinence, impotence, decreased tolerance to exercise and gastroparesis. This will interfere with the body’s constant functions to maintain homeostasis. Hyperglycemia causes depletion of nerve endings and well as induced oxidative stress which activates large amounts of protein kinase C. This is linked to…

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  • My Writing As A Recursive Writer

    check for flow, and I get feedback on areas that don 't flow smoothly. The final step I take is to run all my writing through Grammarly to check for plagiarism, improve vocabulary and avoid passive voice. I had the opportunity to write about my gastroparesis…

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  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Pathophysiology of Type I IDDM and Type II NIDDM Type I Insulin dependent Diabetes Mellitus (IDDM) and Type II Non-Insulin dependent Diabetes Mellitus (NIDDM) are two separate pathophysiological features that separate them from one another. Type I Insulin dependent Diabetes Mellitus (IDDM) "results from immune-mediated destruction of the insulin-producing beta cells of the pancreas" (Kantárová, 2007, p. 1). Individuals that are genetically susceptible to IDDM produce autoantibodies that becomes…

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