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  • Indian Education Sherman Alexie Summary

    readers understand his literary works better. Like with many authors, life experience has influenced Alexie’s writing. In ninth grade, the narrator fainted, later finding out due to diabetes. Alexie suffered from seizures due to be diagnosed with hydrocephalus. Even though it’s slightly different in the story, I believe that he drew from his own experiences as a child. He also attended a public high school that was off the reservation, like the narrator did in seventh grade. Another connection…

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  • Psychological Studies Considered Ethical Today

    and his health during the time, Watson reported the child’s health as ‘healthy and normal’ however it has since been debated by Beck, Levinson, and Irons (2009) that Albert’s identity is that of Douglas Merritte (1919-1925) a child who died of hydrocephalus. (Fridlund, 2012) Which would question why Watson would use a child with a neurological impairment in his research, while further jeopardizing the conclusions obtained from his…

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  • Essay On Prenatal Genetic Testing

    Prenatal genetic testing has not been around for a long time. Prenatal diagnosis was first used in the 1930s in the form of amniocentesis. Amniocentesis is a test that entails a large needle being inserted into the abdomen of a pregnant woman and withdrawing a small amount of amniotic fluid. This sample is examined for genetic markers that would point towards a certain genetic disorder or disease, in the 1930s it would have been able to detect erythroblastosis fetalis, which is a blood…

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  • Alagille Watson Syndrome

    AGS is an autosomal-dominant condition affecting several body systems and characterized by neonatal jaundice along with a paucity of intrahepatic bile ducts on liver histology. It is also known as Alagille-Watson syndrome or arterio-hepatic dysplasia, and is caused by defects in the Notch signaling pathway. The disease affects the liver, heart, skeleton, eyes, kidneys, central nervous system, and is associated with characteristic facial features. (1, 2) The syndrome was first described by…

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  • The Struggle Of Hester Prynne And Arnold Spirit

    Hester Prynne and Arnold Spirit are two characters who don’t have much in common besides the fact that despite all issues and conflicts, they tried to fit into society. These two have tried to conform to social norms, yet at the same tried to escape society and rise above their struggles and the hatred they received from others. For Hester Prynne, each and every day she struggled to deal with ignominy and the townspeople constantly looking down at her because of her past. Arnold Spirit on the…

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  • Bill Haast: The Snake Man

    15. Bill Haast, the "Snake Man," was bitten by poisonous snakes at least 173 times, he injected himself with snake venom every day for over 60 years, he saved countless lives with his antibody-rich blood, and he lived to be 100. haast Image Source: Telegraph Bill Haast who has been bitten at least 173 times, 20 of them almost fatally built up his immunity by injecting himself with the mix of venom from almost 32 species of poisonous snakes. He did this for every day for over 60 years. Haast…

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  • The Genetic Cause Of Alzheimer's Disease

    many causes of dementia and according to Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V., “There are some causes of dementia that are treatable which are head injuries, brain tumors, infections (such as meningitis, HIV/AIDS, or syphilis), simple and normal pressure hydrocephalus (i.e. when the fluid in which the brain floats is collecting outside or in the cavities of the brain, compressing it from outside), hormone disorders (i.e. that is, disorders of hormone-secreting and hormone-regulating organs such as the…

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  • Analysis Of Little Emotional Albert By John B. Watson

    recondition Albert before officially ending the experiment shows the lack of responsibility and, quite frankly, lack of moral and credibility. However, no real judgements can be made since baby Albert unfortunately died at the age of 6 due to hydrocephalus; therefore, no long term effects of the experimented were ever obtained. While this topic may cause some heated arguments, one must still remember that it was through this very experiment that we are now able to look and psychology the way we…

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  • My Sister Rebecca Essay

    My Sister Rebecca: God’s Greatest Blessing When I was seven, Mom and Dad took me to stay with my grandma. They were off to the hospital for the day we all had awaited so eagerly. This was the day I would be an only child no more. Oh how I’d longed for a sister. How wonderful it would be to play dress-up and dolls with her I thought. I hung on my grandma’s every word every time the phone rang waiting to hear the news. Finally, the call came! All I really remember my grandma saying was “I’ll let…

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  • Psychiatric Nursing Case Study

    PICOT: For psychiatric mental health staff nurses providing direct care to patients with mental health conditions and or dementia-related syndromes, would atypical second generation antipsychotics pharmacology program and screening tool for complications, during routine second generation antipsychotics medication management, increase nurse efficacy in SGA patient management? 1. Setting: The setting in which my project will take place is a Skilled Nursing Facility. SNFs are…

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