Human gastrointestinal tract

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  • Colic In Horses

    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 treatment that is affected by drowsiness is walking. Veterinarians often advise horse owners to walk their horses when an impaction colic is suspected. The movement of the intestines and muscles from walking can help move the impaction through the horse’s digestive tract and out of the body. If an animal is drowsy due to a medication they receive, they will be more reluctant to walking. This is why it is crucial that any horse owner get medical advice when treating colic symptoms. All owners also need to document any type and amount of medication that they administer to the infected…

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  • Cranberry Essay

    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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  • Role Of Agriculture In Agriculture

    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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  • Chronic Pain Management Case Studies

    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: A Literature Review

    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

    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

    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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  • The Renal System: The Urinary System

    order to eliminate waste and produce urine, maintain the body’s fluid balance, make hormones as well as balances the levels of some of the chemicals in the blood. The urinary bladder, urethra and the ureters together make up the urinary tract. The urinary tract acts as a drainage system because it drains the urine that comes from the kidneys, stores it, and then releases it during the process of urination. The main functions of the Renal System are homeostasis of water, ions, calcium, red blood…

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  • Oral Health Care Research Paper

    Provision of Oral Health Care Affects the Risk of Respiratory Infections in Institutionalized Elderly Persons Requiring Full-time Care Introduction Due to aging, many elderly adults suffer a deterioration in physical capacity and mental acuity, rendering them unable to care for themselves in general and their oral health in particular. Researches show that respiratory pathogens reside in dental plaque (Russell, Boylan, Kaslick, Scannapieco, & Katz, 1999; Scannapieco, Stewart, & Mylotte, 1992),…

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  • Chemical Reagent Dipsticks: A Case Study

    If the blood glucose level is above the renal threshold of 160-180 mg/dL, the excess will be seen in the urine (Strasinger & Di Lorenzo, 2008, p. 62). One of the most significant findings with high glucose in the urine is diabetes mellitus. The use of the dipstick for screening for glucose has greatly helped diagnose patients with diabetes. Strasinger and Di Lorenzo (2008) reported that the earlier the diabetes is detected, the better the prognosis is for the patient (p. 61). Therefore, urine…

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