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  • Bariatric Body Mass Index

    Body mass index is a ratio created between the height and weight of a patient. The equation to find this number is weight divided by height squared; then you multiply that number by 703. This number then places you into a weight category. These categories are underweight, normal, overweight, obese and morbidly obese. Bariatric patients are those who are morbidly obese and have a body mass index of 40 or greater (McFadden). When you have a bariatric patient, or morbidly obese patient, there are certain modifications that need to be taken into consideration. One of the main considerations that needs to take place is all the specialized equipment that needs to be used. Most standardized equipment cannot support the weight of bariatric patients.…

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  • Low Body Mass Index

    Article Review Link: Title: The title of the article I am reviewing is “Lower Body Mass Index is a Risk Factor for In-Hospital Mortality of Elderly Japanese Patients Treated with Ampicillin /sulbactam” Abstract: Main objective and results of the article review: not specific (Consists of objectives, methods, results, and conclusion) This scientific journal articles delves into the relationship between patients hospitalized with bacterial infections and their…

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  • Using The Body Mass Index (SBP)

    In one study done by Li and Hooker (2010), in the past obesity rates have doubled among children aged 6 to 11 years and tripled from age 12 to age 19. Using the Body Mass Index (BMI) as a measure, the study examined the relationship between childhood obesity and family, school and community. The method used was a survey designed to examine the effects of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and The School Breakfast Program (SBP). The purpose of this study was to examine the physical and…

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  • Case Study 4: The Fragile State Index: Nigeria

    It then places each state into one of 11 categories of fragility, ranging from “very sustainable” to “very high alert” (Fund for Peace, 2017). In 2017, Nigeria scored 101.6, and was ranked the thirteenth least stable country out of the 178 counted. Harsh criticism in the past has suggested that the Fragile States Index might be “fatally flawed” (Evers, 2014). This was mainly motivated by the idea that the answer to global challenges and insecurities would lie in more state building. And this…

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  • Body Mass Index: A Case Study Of A Sixty-Eight Year Old Female

    In this paper, a case study of a sixty-eight year old female, who is independent and has no restrictions of mobility will be explored. The paper will identify her body mass index and discuss screening tools that maybe used to help identify potential issues with nutrition and exercise. Potential outcomes and interventions will be discussed to help promote healthier aging as well as potential barriers to meet these outcomes. Body Mass Index Body mass index is used to help measure a person’s body…

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  • Vigour Index Essay

    Mycelial discs (5 mm diameter) were inoculated in potato dextrose broth as above and incubated at 28+1°C for 7 days. The mycelial inoculum of M. phaseolina was centrifuged at 5000 rpm for 10 minutes. Supernatant was decanted and pellets were washed and re-suspended in sterile distilled water. At 15th days after sowing, the soil was inoculated in Set-II by drenching the soil near plant roots. On 8th day ten seedlings from three replicates were chosen randomly for measurements of shoot and root…

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  • Observational Study Methods

    The study design of the Evans study was based upon the use of both direct interview and observational study methods. For the direct interview methods, social demographic data, medical variables, employment status, and subjective indicators were obtained via personal interview Interviewers were trained during a three-day training session to ensure uniform interview processes. Completed interviews were obtained from 90% of eligible patients (Evans et al, 1985). The responses to these interview…

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  • Walkability Inequalities

    (2005) developed walkability index (WI) to measure the characteristics of the physical environment that contribute to walkable neighbourhood design. Leslie et al. (2007) adapted the WI to Australia. WI for these studies contains four main data components. The first component is residential density which is the number of residential units per particular areal unit within a neighbourhood. A high residential density value shows that more people live in the area. The second data component of the…

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  • Pairwise Combination Strategy And Constraints Strategy

    Since CBPTT only accept integer, comma and x as constraint input. This input was converted to get the constraints information. Based on pizza ordering system, there were three constraints which is vegetarian cheese with roasted chicken, vegetarian cheese with ground beef and meat lover and mushroom. To convert this input into constraint input format, the index of each value must be known. Table 3.6 shows the index of each parameter value of pizza ordering system. Table 3.6 System index…

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  • Nt1330 Unit 6 Paper

    higher probability of turnover. Higher power distance index is correlated with lower probability of turnover, meaning CEO is more secure and is being challenged less. Long Term Orientation leads to a lower probability of turnover. Having a long term orientation decreases as it gives CEO more time to improve her performance and makes decisions that may have negative effects in short term and positive effects in long term on firm’s performance. Being in a civil law country decreases the…

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