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  • Nursing Research Critique

    Critique of the Introduction This paper critiques a nursing research study that evaluated the effects of home-based exercise on patient’s perceived self-efficacy (PSE) who underwent a thoracotomy for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The title of the paper is “Too Sick Not to Exercise: Using a 6-Week, Home-Based Exercise Intervention for Cancer-Related Fatigue Self-management for Postsurgical Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients”. The authors of the paper are Amy J. Hoffman, PhD, RN, Ruth Ann Brintnall, PhD, AOCN, APRN-BC, Jean K. Brown, PhD, RN, FAAN, Alexander von Eye, PhD, Lee W. Jones, PhD, Gordon Alderink, PhD, PT, Debbie Ritz-Holland, BSN, RN, OCN, Mark Enter, RN, OCN, Lawrence H. Patzelt, MD, & Glenn M. VanOtteren, MD. Research indicates…

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  • The Negative Effects Of Smoking Cigarettes

    As quote “Cancer Sticks”, is what people normally call cigarettes in today’s society. In the Los Angeles Times newspaper a report was published by the (Journal of Medical Association), “28.8% of all cancer deaths in 2014 representing at least 167,133 people were related to smoking cigarettes. More than a third of those deaths occurred in California”. Imagine the entire world, cigarettes are like an epidemic once a person smokes one cigarette it leads to smoking a pack a day. Once the person…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Smoking

    convince to stop smoking and I know they have a choice to quit smoking or not. We should stand as one to help them change their minds or their habit Smoking is the reason why some people have cancer. Tobacco smoke is a toxic mix…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Banning Cigarettes

    Banning Cigarettes My mother smoked cigarettes for over 30 years. I always told her she should quit before she gets lung cancer or worse, but she continued to smoke anyway. Four years ago, my mother finally quit smoking after she suffered a severe heart attack. The doctors had to perform emergency open heart surgery, which was risky since my mom was 69 at the time. My mother’s surgery was successful and she fully recovered a year later. My mother is considered lucky to win her battle with…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Smoking Cigarettes

    or even lung cancer due to secondhand smoking, because secondhand smoke releases harmful chemicals in the air, which are being inhaled by those who are nearby. These chemicals contain toxins such as arsenic, nickel, benzene, and vinyl chloride which are known to cause cancer. And there are hundreds of other chemicals that have been found in cigarette smoke. So even when a nonsmoker is around secondhand smoke, they will also be effected. They can start to have breathing problems, coughing, and…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Pap's Death Changed My Life

    change the world. Two years ago, my incredible pap Arnold passed away from cancer. My pap 's death changed my life forever because I learned several things, such as my mom is incredible, my phone will always be with me, spreading the word about low-quality Pennsylvania hospitals and raising awareness for cancer is important to me, my family comes first, and how to deal with the loss. First, I learned that my mom is a strong, incredible lady. My mom…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Anti Smoking

    Since the late 1990s, American state legislators have debated the subject of smoking. Who is allowed smoke (tobacco) cigarettes? Where can you smoke? How much will those cigarettes cost? These questions are in mind as state legislators establish criminal, and occupation safety and health laws against smoking in public. Cigarettes contain a multitude of known carcinogens and toxic substances, such as acetone, ammonia, carbon monoxide, lead, arsenic, methanol, butane, and formaldehyde. The most…

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  • Analysis Of Góða Nótt Elsk Goodnight, Darling

    of my being with fears, questions, guilt, and sadness. Reflection on Loss When I watched my Amma die, I cried. I can remember looking at her laying in her hospital bed and feeling flooded with sadness. It felt truly unfair. My Amma’s battle with cancer had begun only a short-time prior. Having spent years challenging her to quit her sixty-plus year smoking habit, she eventually inevitably acquired lung cancer. Amma fought though, she was pretty tough that way. The lunch cancer resulted in a…

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  • Smoking Persuasive Essay

    About 10 million people in the UK smoke and it is not uncommon to see people smoking when you are out and about. We all know, however that smoking is not good for us. Some people do not seem to think of this when they start the habit. There are many reasons why people begin smoking such as peer pressure or if members of your family smoke you are likely to do the same. Parents should not be encouraging such behaviour. Others begin smoking because they think that it will relieve stress. Smoking…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Recreational Marijuana

    both physically and mentally. After tobacco, marijuana is the most smoked product in the United States. Similar to tobacco, marijuana brings a lot of the same health issues. Lung damage and COPD (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) which is a disease that blocks the air flow to the lungs are two of the major health risks that individuals who smoke marijuana are likely to get. According to the American Thoracic Society, young marijuana smokers usually under the age of 45 have the potential to…

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