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  • Aspects Of Hydroxychloroquine

    Results Of 11,996 articles, 15 articles were reviewed for this systematic review that were relevant to clinical research topic. The results from the articles were used to address the question which treatment immunosuppressives or corticosteroids is better in treating adolescents with systemic lupus erythematosus. Immunosuppressives reviewed in this paper are Hydroxychloroquine, Methotrexate, Cyclophosphamide, Rituximab, Azathioprine, Mycophenolate Mofetil, Anti-cytokines (including anti-TNF therapies such as Etanercept, Infliximab and Adalimumab). For corticosteroids there are Glucocorticoid, Prednisone and Methylprednisolone. Hydroxychloroquine Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) is an antimalarial medication that is used to treat childhood-onset…

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  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Case Study

    months to properly diagnose her with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. The antibiotics had worsen her case and she died from lupus five days later after her diagnosis. Diagnosis of lupus is very hard because the symptoms of the disease are not very specific. Although it is hard to diagnose the disease, tests that help in the detection of lupus are fortunately available. These tests include echocardiograms, antinuclear antibody test, urinalysis, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and complete blood…

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  • Plaque Psoriasis Research Paper

    Protecting the body from disease and infection is the immune system, one of the body’s most important and necessary function. However in some cases, the immune system attacks healthy cells in the body by mistake; which can causes various of problems and diseases in the body. Conditions and diseases of this abnormal response of the immune system are often referred as an autoimmune disease. One of the most common autoimmune diseases is psoriasis, a chronic skin diseases categorized with raised,…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Cyclophosphamide

    • The mechanism of action of cyclophosphamide is an alkylating agent that causes cross-linkage of DNA strands, thereby blocking synthesis of DNA, RNA, and protein. Has pronounced antineoplastic effects and immunosuppressive activity. EFFECTS?? • The Pharmacodynamics of the cyclophosphamide includes the absorption from the GI tack. The drug is widely distributed going to the brain, and breast milk. Should be careful while taking cyclophosphamide because it does cross the placenta. The drug…

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  • Tobacco And Caffeine Research

    While researching the several legal drugs that are available to worldwide, I will be focusing on alcohol, tobacco, and caffeine. Within this paper I will be addressing why it is legal to be use these drugs recreationally. As well as, how addictive each drug can be, the benefits that may accompany each drug along with the damages that can occur, and how much money is each industry worth along with the national amount of money spent on medical care and treatment following the effects of the drugs.…

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  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring: A Case Study

    Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Psychotropic Drugs for Dementia Residents As per World health organization (2015), there are 47.5 million people who has dementia and there are 7.7 million new cases every year. In our dementia care unit, our residents will receive benevolent expert care to prolong and fulfil their quality of life. As a newly appointed operations management team in our dementia care facility, we continuously aim to provide and improve our quality of care to our dementia residents…

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  • The Similarities Between Kirby And Ullala

    Although, the court held that these slight details do not qualify as transformative elements because they are still an exact depiction of the No Doubt band performing songs, which is what they do in real life and what they are known for as celebrities (192 Cal. App. 4th pg. 1018). Unlike Activisionʻs portrayal of the No Doubt band, Segaʻs portrayal of Kirby was altered significantly and recreated as an entirely different character. Despite the similarities between Kirby and the Ulala character,…

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  • Painkiller Overdose

    Examining the Painkiller Overdose Epidemic through Historical Perspectives Introduction: Prescription drugs, most notably painkillers, have been prevalent in the 21st century among high-schoolers. According to a 2005 study, 4.4 million teenagers (aged 12 to 17) in the US admitted to taking prescription painkillers, and 2.3 million took a prescription stimulant such as Ritalin. So why is there an increase in the usage of painkillers, specifically among high-school students in southern…

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  • Analysis Of Richard Gottfried's Health Care Policy

    seizures. Even after the bill was passed still many individuals could not use the drug and many died trying to fight to have access. Individuals believe that many are suffering and waiting for their marijuana drug to help with their ill conditions. Richard N. Gottfried chair of Health Committee Assembly said that many individuals are waiting to get access to medical marijuana to help serious conditions and not having access can be dangerous for their health (Alliance, 2015). He was discussing…

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  • Why Drugs Should Be Allowed In Sports Essay

    aspects to the athletic world that are often hot topics, or controversial issues. One of the biggest, most popular topics in the society of sports is whether performance enhancing drugs should be legalized and used, or banned altogether. In my own opinion, these performance enhancing drugs should not be legalized, or allowed in the world of sports. There are many reasons that the use of performance enhancing drugs should not be allowed in athletics. One of the biggest reasons is to make the…

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