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  • Epigenetic Differences In Our Life

    throughout the day. At the age of 18, I got a benign ovarian cancer which let me behind from school for a year. Right after I got my condition, my mother had a stroke and more responsibility was given to me. At the age of 20, my brother had his hydrocephalus due to an ear infection. It was the worst years of my life. Jumping into my early adulthood, I was prepared with more stress coming into my life, especially I just got petitioned by my father to go to…

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  • The Absolutely True Diary Of A Pat-Time Indian Analysis

    The Absolutely True Diary of a Pat-Time Indian talks about a fourteen year old boy name Junior, born with hydrocephalus. Due to health condition he has developmental issues and is much smaller than the average, he experience seizures, poor eyesight, stuttering and lisping. He is of an Indian heritage, attendin a high school where he is picked on, he get into trouble after hitting his teacher with a book it was recommened for him to transfer to another school. A much wealthier school with…

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  • Case Study: Absolutely True Dairy Of A Part-Time Indian

    given or received any unauthorized assistance on this assignment. I chose the main character Arnold Spirit Jr. in the novel "Absolutely True Dairy of a Part-Time Indian" as my focus student for UDL Plan. Junior is a school age student, he had hydrocephalus when he was born. The surgery left various sequelae including brain damage and cause seizures and different body proportion with others. However he always an optimistic child with humor. He also has an average intelligence quotient. He…

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  • Achondroplasia Research Paper

    Dwarfism- Achondroplasia There are many differences between an average height person and a little person. When looking at a little person, their shorter than normal, heads are bigger, eyebrows may touch, and the hands and feet may look a little strange. Although their body is disproportionate or their features may be deformed, they are still human. People can be viewed in many ways, but it is all about how each person look at one another. It is natural for humans to judge, but do not judge…

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  • Intraoperative Monitoring

    Overall, a good long term outcome after ETV is between 70-80% in most case series 23.With expertise, complication rates are bound to come down. In fact it is now accepted as a therapeutic option ahead of shunt revision in cases of obstructive hydrocephalus…

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  • Sherman Alexie Analysis

    Sherman Joseph Alexie, Jr., grew up in Wellpinit, Washington, on the Spokane Indian Reservation. He is a Spokane-Coeur d'Alene novelist, short story writer, poet, and filmmaker. Alexie uses his personal experiences to show what his life was like on the Spokane Indian Reservation in Wellpoint, Washington. Alexie and Junior, both have had similar medical experiences, family support, and cultural experiences. Although, “his father, an alcoholic, spent little time at home, and his mother supported…

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  • Short Summary: The Cheroid Movement Of The Body

    The choroidal arteries are deep cerebral arteries that supply deep structures in the brain. The anterior choroidal artery is a branch of the internal carotid and it supplies the choroid plexus in the lateral ventricles, parts of the visual pathway, the putamen, the thalamus, and the hippocampus. The posterior choroidal artery is a branch of the posterior cerebral artery. It supplies blood to the choroid plexus of the third ventricle and parts of the thalamus and hippocampus. An occlusion of…

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  • Essay On Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

    There is no way to indicate that infants might have a birth defect or other health problems. By understanding common infant health conditions and ways to prevent them may decrease the risk of having a baby born with medical issues. Birth defects usually cannot be discovered until after birth. This is why it is so important for mothers’ to really take in account that they need to take care of themselves while pregnant. In some occasions you can discover infants medical conditions prenatally. In…

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  • Congenital Anomalies Cause And Effect

    A congenital disorder, also known as a congenital disease, deformity, birth defect, or anomaly is a condition existing at or before a birth regardless if cause. Of these disorders, those characterized by structural deformities are termed “congenital anomalies” and involve defects in a developing fetus. Birth defect vary widely in a cause and symptoms. Any substance that cause birth defect is known as teratogen. Some disorders can be detected before birth through prenatal diagnosis. “Birth…

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  • Analysis: I Was Born With Water On The Brain

    can cry, when boys have to stop holding hands with their friends) and how to fit in as a “freak” who is bullied by his peers and even by some adults. Beginning his story “I was born with water on the brain” (a reference to his own disability of hydrocephalus) and identifying his tough, hot-tempered best friend Rowdy as being “born mad,” Junior puts an emphasis on how people’s traits at birth define their characters, suggesting the he initially holds a slightly reductive vision of identity that…

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