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    Nursing Interventions for Graves’ Disease According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) (2012), “Graves’ disease, also known as toxic goiter, is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism in the United States”. Hyperthyroidism is a disorder that occurs when the thyroid gland makes more thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) than the body needs. The thyroid gland helps control how the body uses energy. When there is a problem with the thyroid becoming hyperactive in producing hormones, then it can affect several of the bodies systems. The thyroid gland makes hormones that affect metabolism, brain development, breathing, heart rate, the…

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    Grave’s disease, named after Robert J. Graves in the 1830s, is an immune disorder that results in the overproduction of thyroid hormones. This overproduction is known as hyperthyroidism and there are a number of disorders and diseases that may result in hyperthyroidism, with Grave’s disease being the most common cause. According to Grazia Aleppo MD, FACE, FACP, who is an associate professor of Medicine at the Northwestern University in Chicago, IL, hyperthyroidism can be defined as a condition…

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    Graves Disease is a condition within the immune system that appears as a result of the thyroid gland producing an overabundance of hormones. Deception occurs within the immune system of our body, eliciting a release of false, abnormal antibodies that are trying to imitate the normal chemical thyroid-stimulating hormone, TSH, by latching to the thyroid hormone receptor, TSHR, on the epithelial cells of the thyroid gland (Jin, Lawless, Sehgal, & Mchenry, 2012). This latching produces a plethora of…

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    Introduction Graves' disease, or toxic diffuse goiter, is an autoimmune disease where too much activity of the thyroid gland causes an overproduction of thyroid hormones such as T3 and T4. The disease is known for resulting in hyperthyroidism (an over active thyroid) which causes an enlarged thyroid and eye problems among other things. A large amount of different conditions and effectors can cause hyperthyroidism, but Graves' disease has shown to be one of the two most common. The disease can…

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    TSHR gene, which encodes the TSH receptor protein. Graves' disease, an autoimmune disorder is the main cause of hyperthyroidism producing antibodies by the immune system arouse the thyroid to produce too much T4. Hyperthyroidism can be caused due to many conditions likes grave’s disease an autoimmune disorder, producing antibodies to excite thyroid gland to produce excess hormone, and causing inflammation of thyroid Gland. Drug induced, excess intake of iodine…

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    Hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism are the two predominant types of diseases of the thyroid. Hypothyroidism or underactive thyroid results from a deficiency of hormone production in triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4) in the blood. Additionally, Hashimoto thyroiditis, radiation treatment, and surgery to remove the thyroid gland are several contributing factors that may cause hypothyroidism. The autoimmune disease, Hashimoto thyroiditis treats the thyroid tissue as a foreign antibody,…

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    only recently have they established this to be taught as part of our school curriculum. That is, the forgotten history behind residential schools. A short documentary on the Regina Indian Industrial School (RIIS) primarily focused on the discovery of an unmarked cemetery on Pinkie Road in Saskatchewan where children who died while at the RIIS have been buried. The documentary is titled “RIIS from Amnesia” because there is a sense of amnesia around the school and cemetery. According to…

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    specialization of burials Brown separates the burials into three main categories, disarticulated, partly disarticulated, and articulated. Once these are broken down and each burial’s specializations measured, he concluded that the partly disarticuated remains and the articulated remains are on average unspecualized (Brown, 1971, p. 98). This charcteristic shows less manipulation of the body after death for those in burials with less protected and elaborate burials. To even further the evidence…

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    Upon visiting Grove Cemetery, the first cemetery I have actually taken the time to stop and wander through, I was struck by how the arrangements of the dead make an intense effort to resemble those of the living. The cemetery incorporates the pavement of a central road that diverts off into separate streets, each with their own typical middle-American name. Walking down one of these ‘neighborhoods’ you notice the fenced gates of family burial plots, with an obelisk containing all the names and…

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    About one hundred and fifty-five years ago, Abraham Lincoln gave “The Gettysburg Address” on a blood soaked battlefield in Pennsylvania (Brown). “The Gettysburg Address” was first verbalized months after the battle of Gettysburg at a service to dedicate the opening of the national cemetery (The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica). Lincoln’s Address was spoken to the citizens and soldiers of the union in the wake of the second invasion of the North by Robert E. Lee (The Battle of Gettysburg Facts…

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