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  • Scalable Coagulation Sensor 20.1 Advantages And Objectives Of Flowmap

    FlowMAP is a microfluidic platform developed to measure the overall hemostatic phenotype of an individual, coagulation profile. It is willing to replace the current tests of thrombogenecity, that are focused on isolated components of clotting and under standardized conditions. These individual’s hemostatic profiles under certain conditions and particular drugs will lead to a better understanding of bleeding risk ad clinical clotting prediction. Unlike other complex bench-top tests, it can…

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  • Ischemic Stroke Research Paper

    with contract could be done to show the a more detailed view of vessels in the and head and neck. (Doenges, Moorhouse, and Murr, 218). There is no definitive laboratory test to confirm ischemic stroke (Ignatavicius and Workman, 937). Hemoglobin and Hematocrit levels are often elevated do to the bodies attempt to compensate for lack of oxygen to the brain (Ignatavicius and Workman, 937). Cardiac enzymes and an EKG are also done. (Ignatavicius and Workman, 937). INR or PT and a PTT are drawn in…

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  • Physical Nursing Assessment Report

    Database and Assessment Table 1 – Physical Nursing Assessment Data GENERAL: Patient is an 88 year-old Caucasian male. Vital signs stable at 97.3°F, 82BPM, 22 breaths/min, 84/54mmHg, 100% on 1.5lL O2, 0/10 pain, patient weight 58kg. SKIN/HAIR/NAILS: Skin was thin and fragile, warm and moist, skin color slightly pale, skin tear on left upper arm measuring 3 inches, no bleeding or pain. Mucous membranes are moist. Fingernails trimmed and clean. Toenails were thick and had a yellowish color to…

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  • Essay On Hypoxia

    Physiological Effects of Decreased Atmospheric Pressure At lower altitudes such as sea level, the main stimulation for ventilation is carbon dioxide. (7) At high altitudes, hypoxia stimulates ventilation. (7) However, hypoxia only stimulates ventilation when the partial pressure of inspired oxygen is reduced to roughly 13.3kPa, and is at an altitude of 3000m or more. (7) When the inspired partial pressure of oxygen is 13.3kPa, alveolar oxygen pressure is 8kPa. (7) As hypoxia continues to…

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  • Ultrasonography Essay

    This disease is often found when a person is going to the doctor for a routine checkup; their labs usually show an increased amount of blood cells of all types. The patient’s hemoglobin the day of clinical was 8.8; his platelets were 641. Ultrasonography is a type of diagnostic tool used to screen for any type of tumors that may have precipitated the illness. The most common types that cause polycythemia are kidney and liver tumors. The kidneys produce erythropoietin; these are what generates…

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  • Hodgkin Lymphoma Essay

    Hodgkin 's Lymphoma Hodgkin 's lymphoma (also known as Hodgkin 's disease) is a cancer that develops in the lymphatic system called lymphocytes. Lymphocytes are a type of white blood cell that helps the body fight infection. All other lymphomas are classified as non-Hodgkin 's lymphoma. Hodgkin 's disease is distinguished by the presence of large abnormal cells, called Reed-Sternberg cells. The disease is less common than non-Hodgkin 's lymphoma (Simon, 2013). Hodgkin 's lymphoma affects…

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  • Analysis Of Araliae Continentalis Radix

    for biomedical research involving human subjects and the rules of Good Clinical Practice. The subjects were in good health prior to the study as confirmed by physical examination, medical history, and laboratory tests (blood analysis; hemoglobin, hematocrit, RBC, WBC, platelet, albumin, total cholesterol and triglyceride, hepatic function test; ALP, ALT and AST, and renal function test; BUN, creatinine, and CrCl). The volunteers were selected if there was no possibility of their being sensitive…

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  • Essay On Chronic Kidney Failure

    Pathophysiology for chronic kidney failure • Chronic kidney failure, also previously known as chronic kidney disease, is a nonreversible disease. The kidney may lose up to 80% of its nephrons before any signs and symptoms may appear. The nephron is the smallest part of the kidney and its job is to filter blood. The loss of nephrons can come from various ways ranging from diabetes, hypertension, urinary tract obstruction, chronic glomerular disease and chronic infection. Diabetes causes loss…

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  • Nursing Role Essay

    1. Nursing Role: In what ways did the RN utilize critical thinking in each setting? What professional/unprofessional conduct did you observe while in these settings? The nurse demonstrated flexibility by being open to change of the treatment plan. For example, a patient was scheduled for a lipid panel and was supposed to be fasting, but was eating prior to her scheduled appointment due to discomfort. The nurse was flexible by rescheduling her lipid panel and adjusting her treatment plan…

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  • Placenta Case Studies

    vital signs, pregnancy weight, heart and breath sounds, check the size of the uterus and determine if the patient pelvis can deliver the baby. I would draw labs on the patient to get a baseline. Blood laboratory test would include hemoglobin and hematocrit, complete blood count, blood type, RH factor, rubella titer, and renal function. A pap smear and urinalysis will be…

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