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  • Hypernatremia Case Study

    Hyperosmolality was found to be associated with rhabdomyolisis, a disease consist of elevated serum creatinine kinase (CPK) and myoglobinuria. Fluid resuscitation is the mainstay of the treatment to prevent life-threatening complications including acute hyperkalemia and acute kidney injury (AKI). We presents herein a first human case of nephrogenic DI who presented with rhabdomyolisis. Case presentation A 74 year old man with multiple comorbidities was transferred to emergency department for…

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  • 4 Risk Factors For Cardiovascular Disease

    21. State 3 lifestyle choices that can help prevent or control type 2 diabetes. (max. 3 marks) There are 3 distinct lifestyles choices that can help prevent or control types 2 diabetes, they include: Consuming low glycemic foods that are rich in nutrients and fibre as part of a healthy diet. participating in physical activity regularly with moderate exercise maintain a healthy body weight All these choice can help an individual prevent type two diabetes. By working on choices one and two you…

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  • Fava Bean Research Paper

    Fava bean has over the years being a good source of various nutrients and dietary supplements. Fava bean has no saturated fat or cholesterol and contains a high concentration of some B family vitamins, vitamin K, potassium, copper, selenium, zinc, magnesium, iron, isoflavone, and dietary fibers. A serving of cooked or fresh fava beans can significantly increase your intake of dietary fibers and all nutrients that can benefit your health in many ways. POTASSIUM Potassium is a vital mineral to…

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  • Essay On Eating Bananas

    6 super benefits of bananas, № 2 is a surprise! Do you know which the most popular fruit is? Apples? No, you’re wrong. According to most studies banana are the most consumed fruit in the USA. It shouldn’t be a surprise. Bananas are sweet, tasty and healthy. But I’m sure that you haven’t thought about what the health benefits of eating a banana are. Don’t worry. I’m going to tell you everything in details. Here I’ve prepared a list of the most awesome qualities of the bananas. I’m sure that…

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  • Antibiotics Essay

    Antibiotics can save lives when used properly. Either killing bacteria or keeping the bacteria from reproducing is the trade of an antibiotic. The use of antibiotics when they are not needed or not using them properly can add to antibiotic resistance. This stresses the importance of understanding each individual antibiotic. The key areas of interest include; the antibiotic classification, mechanism of action, metabolism and excretion, infections and common bacteria normally treated, common…

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  • Four Stages Of Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)

    Congestive Heart Failure or CHF is a disease that makes it hard for the body to pump enough oxygen-rich blood to the body's organs. The heart muscle becomes damaged from other conditions such as myocardial ischemia, hypertension and arrhythmia. When this happens the heart is very weak, but it works too hard to efficiently pump enough oxygen-rich blood to the body resulting in life-threatening congestion. Congestive heart failure can affect all ages, from children to the elderly. Almost five…

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  • Pharmacology Case Study Freda Wilson

    Electrolytes are vital in neurological and cardiac function, acid-base balance, fluid balance, and many other processes. The most critical electrolyte disruptions include hypernatremia, hypernatremia, hypocalcemia, hypercalcemia, hypokalemia, and hyperkalemia. The renal system works to maintain a relatively constant electrolyte balance in blood and body fluids, despite alterations that may be occurring. Electrolytes are what the cells, specifically those in the nerves, muscle, and heart use…

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  • Myopia Case Studies

    Although the human eye’s complexity is extensive, it is unable to handle time prolonged computer screen viewing, as the eyes are most comfortable switching between various focal distances and light complexities. Chris’ eyes will be under extreme strain due to her age and slowly degrading eye functionality, as well as the constant use of a digital screen. The pressure on the eye from an iPad screen is due to the screens fixated distance, which is not encouraging the activity of the eye. Two sets…

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  • Chronic Kidney Disease Case Study

    Chronic Renal Disease: J.H. and ESRD J. H. is a 55-year-old African American male who presented himself to the Emergency Department with a progressively worsening headache. He had a blood pressure (BP) of 233/134, with complaints of regular abdominal pain with nausea and vomiting and shortness of breath with exertion. Alert and oriented, he stated non-compliance with his BP medications and refusal to do dialysis since his initial diagnosis. Pathophysiology ESRD is the fifth and final stage…

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  • Patient Interview Research Paper

    Patient Interview Paper The chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive and mostly irreversible deteriorating condition of the function of the lung and disease of heterogeneous with comorbidities. According to World Health Organization (WHO, 2015) the COPD is going to be the third leading cause of death by 2030 and estimated approximately 80 million in worldwide. This is the general term used to explain the numeral conditions inclusive of chronic bronchitis and emphysema. The…

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