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  • Pompe Disease: A Case Study

    Pompe Disease is also referred to as GAA Deficiency, Glycogenesis Type II, and Glycogen Storage Disease Type II. It is a lysosomal storage disorder that must be passed down by both parents due to the fact that it is a recessive mutation in genes (Type II, 2014). As a lysosomal disorder, Pompe Disease is the inability of lysosomes to breakdown glycogen into glucose and causes the glycogen to build up inside the lysosome (Pompe, 2010). The glycogen build up has specific effects on the muscles of the body I chose Pompe Disease because of its effects on the muscular system. Also, I feel that, because of its specific effects directly on the lysosomes of cells causing it to be a rare disorder, it does not receive enough attention.…

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  • Essay On Pompe Disease

    Pompe Disease Plan For my graded unit I have chosen a genetic disorder called Pompe disease as my topic to research and write about. After looking at a number of different genetic disorders, I have chosen Pompe disease. This topic relates to the cell biology aspect of my course, where in cell biology we study the structure, the function and the physiological properties of a cell and through out this report I will be writing about the cells that are affected by pompe disease. This report will…

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  • Case Study: The Ethics Of Testing And Screening

    Chapter 11 Summary and Case Study: The Ethics of Testing and Screening The reliability of machines is not always sufficient in the processing of information. As technology is the forefront of processing data, ethical complications manifest from the incorrect interpretation of testing involving diagnosis and health screening. As the results of the test are concluded, additional concerns develop such as the risk of disclosing personal information, the possibility of losing a job, inability to…

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  • Analysis Of The Dissolution Of A Romantic Relationship

    experience) were expected to report greater use of adaptive conflict styles (integrating, avoiding, dominating, obliging, and compromising). The outcome resulted in a positive correlation between the conflict styles and the traits of the Big Five. A Type I error would be that the partners participating in this study may have perceived an entirely different experience of the same relationship at the time this study was taken place. This would have affected the ending resulting with falsified…

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  • Rapid Diagnostic Testing For Influenza

    Influenza is a highly contagious respiratory infection caused by the influenza virus. The illness can range from mild to severe, and can infect people of all ages, races, genders, and sizes. Generally, the illness is not life threatening in most people, but certain groups are at higher risk of requiring hospitalization or even dying from influenza. These at-risk groups of people include young children, the elderly, and people with compromised immune systems. The CDC estimated that there were “25…

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  • Systematic Screening Test

    There is a great need for a practicable systematic screening test with high sensitivity in order to reduce the missing cases of CH specialy in preterm infants. Evidently pre-term and low birth weight infants require special cares and follow ups.10,11.In this review we try to sytematiclly review previous works in this field and provide a comprehensive protocol for screening of these high risk neonates. Up to this date, a few approaches have been introduced in order to reach this goal. One is…

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  • Null Hypothesis Case Study

    For instance when testing the null hypothesis H0: the performance of male students in science and mathematics is similar to that of female students, a researcher might reject the null when it is true. In this case, the researcher would conclude that the performance of male students in science and mathematics is different from that of female students while it is false. Type II Error Type II error is an error that arises when a researcher accepts a false null hypothesis. For instance, in testing…

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  • SLUMS Screening Toolbox: A Case Study

    Introduction Screening tools are an important part of the physical therapy toolbox. It is the first step needed, to identify patients that are at risk for a particular medical condition. For the screening examination to be valid, it has to follows important guidelines to ensure its precision. Screening inquisitions can be arranged in a variety of frameworks, for instance, an individual answer a series of standardizing questions or a dynamic pattern; a person is engaged in selected…

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  • PDAC Biomarker Identification And Validation Analysis

    PDAC biomarker identification and validation. Biomarkers in ex vivo expanded CTCs will be recognized by stringent statistical analysis and subjected to further characterization in three studies. First, we will confirm the association of biomarkers with CTCs and CTC-PDX models. Second, the biomarkers will be validated for correlation with clinical PDAC metastasis and therapeutic resistance. Finally, we will retrospectively test the application of selected biomarkers in PDAC diagnosis, treatment…

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  • 3D-CAM Vs Cam-Icu

    helps prevent delirium in hospitalized older people. The program uses four components to help reduce the number of delirium; “protocols targeting risk factors, the use of trained HELP volunteers, and is patient-friendly. HELP uses diagnostics tools, such as the 3D-CAM and the CAM-ICU to help detect delirium. According to the study, with the assistance of HELP has shown to decrease the “absolute rate of delirium by 14.4% with a risk reduction of 35.3%” as well as saving the hospital about…

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