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    Animals and humans have bacterial populations all over their body. However, the gastrointestinal microbiome is one of the most complex and dense populations studied (Todar, 2012). The mammalian gastrointestinal tract is comprised of about four million bacterial genes with more than 95% located in the large intestine (Galland, 2014). The gastrointestinal microbiota varies along the tract at longitudinal levels and horizontal levels due to particular bacteria attaching to the epithelium in the lumen (Todar, 2012). With DNA sequencing and metagenomic studies becoming increasingly popular, the concept of identifying bacterial colonies throughout the gastrointestinal tract is rising in interest (Marteau et al., 2001). Both the cecal and the fecal…

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    Colic In Horses

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    anti-inflammatory drug that is administered intravenously into the horse’s neck to help alleviate pain quickly. Banamine is another common drug that is used to help relax the muscles in the horse without making them drowsy. If medication is administered to a horse that is known to cause drowsiness, treatment for colic will become more difficult. Horses that are suffering from colic need to be as alert as possible for the veterinarian so that they can give an exact diagnosis. One form of…

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    one of the leading cancers in America. According to the Handbook of Gastro-Intestinal Cancer, there are plenty of cancers that arise from within the GI tract. One in particular is the “lymphoma” which is an infection in the immune system. In addition, according the Handbook of Gastrointestinal Cancer also states that the most common site of disease is the stomach accounting for 60-70% of cases, followed by the small bowel, duodenum, colon, and rectum. Nevertheless, the events that lead to…

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    Priority Pathophysiology

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    The purpose of this academic paper is to explore the concept of prioritization from a nursing lens which will adequately incorporate the research presented from the final concept map. Using evidence-based literature, this paper will incorporate the information from the given case scenario and examine one priority pathophysiology, discuss the priority complication related to the chosen pathophysiology, and consider five priority nursing interventions specific to the chosen complication. Priority…

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    Cranberry Essay

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    The Cranberry: A Healthier, Cheaper Alternative to Antibiotics? Have you ever heard that cranberry juice helps prevent a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)? The Vaccinium oxycoccus, more commonly known as the small cranberry, is a plant that I have always been curious about researching and exploring in further detail. The fruit may remind people of holiday decorations, or of the Ocean Spray commercials in the beautiful cranberry bogs in Massachusetts. They remind me of their incredible powers in…

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    Agriculture in most developing economies is the core sector providing a livelihood to a significant proportion of population, especially in rural areas. Since this sector faces the largest burnt of underemployment, unemployment and poverty, a growing agriculture and allied sector is expected to contribute vastly to overall growth and poverty alleviation. Increasing the productive capacity of agriculture through higher productivity has been an important goal in developing countries. There has…

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    treatment for fatigue, lack of strength and energy, pain management, and depression. She took a psychotropic medication for depression and anxiety. Education: 8th grade in a foreign country. Work experience: Per “Request for Reinstatement – Title II” (06/23/2015), the claimant reported that she had multiple jobs in the past; some of them lasted a short period. Her jobs included working in a kitchen and home care. Two days a week, she cared for an elderly woman; the rest of the…

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    Hospital acquired infections are particularly challenging because many of these infections have developed antibiotic resistance (Pollack, 2010; Rosenberg, 2015). However, most hospital acquired infections are preventable through a variety of techniques, including the use of hand washing, equipment sterilization, use of gloves, sanitizing surfaces, among other things (Mehta et al., 2014; Monistrol, Calbo, Riera, Nicolas, Font, Freixas, & Garau, 2012; U.S Department of Health and Human Services,…

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    Serratia Liquefaciens

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    Microbiological Application1, is a gram-negative rods that are usually found in the digestive tract. The data was gathered by isolating the organism and various tests were carried out, and observations from scientific literature were used to affirm that the organism is S. liquefaciens. Most of the tests carried out included cultural characteristics tests, morphological, oxidative and fermentative reactions, hydrolytic and degradative reactions, and multiple test media. Different situations…

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    Urinalysis Lab Report

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    INTRODUCTON Urinalysis is a test that evaluates a sample of urine. The urinalysis is used as a screening/or diagnostic tool because it can help detect substances or cellular material in the urine associated with different metabolic and kidney disorders. It is ordered widely and routinely to detect any abnormalities that require follow up. Often, substances such us protein or glucose will begin to appear in the urine before people are aware that they may have a problem. It is used to detect…

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