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    Venous thromboembolism, encompassing deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, has been increased in cancer patients, adversely affecting their prognosis. Low-molecular-weight heparins are recommended as efficacious and safe anticoagulation treatment in cancer patients. However, in clinical practice, oncologists prefer oral anticoagulation, especially if long-term or extended treatment is necessary. The novel oral anticoagulants have recently emerged as an alternative to the standard therapy owing to the ease of administration, predictable anticoagulation effect without the need for laboratory monitoring, and few drug interactions. Currently, the preliminary data showed that these new agents are effective and safe for the management of cancer-associated…

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    consequences many patient continue to suffer needlessly (Wallis & Autar, 2001). Most of the deep vein thrombosis conditions do not have symptoms; therefore, it is difficult to detect its presence (Pearse, Caldwell, Lockwood, & Hollard, 2007). Therefore, it is easier to prevent the DVT from occurring than trying to cure it (Wallis & Autar, 2001). To prevent deep vein thrombosis, nurses should ensure that patients are given proper care before and after operation (Kahn, 2006). The DVT prophylaxis…

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    The laboratory confirmation of DVT is done with serum D-dimer measurement, and homocysteine level, protein C and S, Complete blood count (CBC). The serum could be checked prior for antiphospholipid antibodies, antithrombin III level and lupus anticoagulant. When the serum tests are not revealing anything unusual, genetic testing is acquired to look for mutation such as prothrombin G20210A mutation should be done (Dugdale, 2013). Some non-intrusive methods to detect DVT are Doppler ultrasound or…

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    or failures. Another reason why designer babies have no history of success is because of the lack of research, they have an extremely high failure rate. 15-24% of IVF pregnancies resulted in miscarriages and only 21.1 IVF births were successful out of 100 couples. Out of those low number of births, they have even more birth defects and low birth weights. Babies born with ART were 25% more likely to have a birth defect than those naturally conceived. To add, these babies were 2.3% more…

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    Twin studies aid in strengthening the correlations between fetal environment, low birth weight, and adult disease. On average, twins have lower than average birth weight as they experience reduction in growth during their third trimester due to limitations in size of the uterus (Vagero & Leon, 1994). Research involving monozygous and dizygous twins has determined that the lighter twin was more likely to develop higher blood pressure and have increased cardiovascular disease risk (Baird, Osmond,…

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    Furthermore, many know that they must eat right, stop bad harmful habits before becoming pregnant, while pregnant, and after pregnancy. Essentially, there were not as many in this group as the other two age ranges of 14-21 and 21-28. The age group of 28-35 account for 20.1% of the sample. It’s possible they looked at this age to factor if many of the women within this age exhibited many prior risks factors that contribute to low birth weight babies. In my opinion, many of the women within this…

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    to different areas of the United States because the biggest shortages of nurses remain located in the southern and western states of the country. Specifically America remains in high demand for young nurses. In 2013, 55% of nurses remained age 50 or older ("Nursing Shortage"). The lack of young nurses will significantly affect the health care industry in the next 15 years when these nurses retire. Obviously a demand for registered nurses exists, but the demand remains even higher for Neonatal…

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    Jasienska. G, 2009, Low Birth Rate of Contemporary African Americans: An Intergenerational Effect of Slavery? American Journal of Human Biology. This article’s aim is to analyses slavery as being a lasting intergenerational effect on the low birth weights of modern African Americans. The article succeeds in its analysis through its identification of racial disparity in birth weight being social and environmental causes not genetic. Also a success is its use of other contextually relevant example…

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    medications to hinder the formation of blood clots. An example of a drug used is Heparin. Using Heparin poses some Heparin side effects. What are the side effects of heparin? Before thinking about the side effects, it is crucial to learn about Heparin, precautions to take and how the drug works. Heparin And Its Uses Heparin dosage comes in form of solution and injectable. It falls under the category of low molecular weight Heparin. Heparin minimizes the…

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    Furthermore, Mugosa et al. (2016) describe that polypharmacy is a common approach in cardiovascular pharmacology. It is the treatment of combining multiple classes of anti-hypertensive medications in con-junction with other medicines for synergistic effects for achieving blood pressure control. Conversely, patients taking cardiovascular drugs for a long period are at high risk for hypo-tension. Wang et al. (2015) report that bleeding is another potential risk for patient using low molecular…

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