Some chemicals in marijuana seem to have a calming effect on the immune system, which may be how it helps deal with symptoms of Lupus. The rest of the positive impact of the marijuana is probably from the effects on pain and nausea.
Contrary to stoner stereotypes, marijuana usage has actually been shown to have some positive mental effects, particularly in terms of increasing…
Case study one
1. Principle of APTT: Platelet poor plasma (PPP) is incubated at 37 degrees Celsius then phospholipid (cephalin) and a contact activator (e.g.: Kaolin, ellagic acid) are added followed by calcium (all pre-warmed to 37 degrees Celsius). Addition of calcium initiates clotting and timing begins. The APTT measures the time required to regenerate thrombin and fibrin polymers via the intrinsic and common pathways.
Platelet poor plasma (PPP)
Surface activator: example;…
Peripheral neuropathy is a term that describes the damage to one or more of your peripheral nerves. This affects messages traveling between the central nervous system and the peripheral system. There are several conditions that may lead to peripheral neuropathy. Diabetes is the most common cause of chronic peripheral neuropathy. The sign and symptoms of peripheral neuropathy depend on which type of peripheral nerves are damaged (sensory, motor or autonomic nerves)…
Losing the King of Pop
After months and months of working on his comeback, the Michael Jackson This Is It tour was almost ready. But sadly, he and the rest of the world would never get to experience this comeback. The news spread through the world like wildfire, resulting in an incredible amount of grief, sadness, and sympathy. One of the most influential artists in music, The King of Pop, was dead.
On June 25, 2009, Jackson was found unconscious in his home in Los Angeles by his personal…
health issues due to being born early. Delivering a baby early is not ideal, though it may be necessary to prevent irreparable harm to the child or mother.
According to the Institute of Medicine (US) Committee “chronic hypertension, systemic lupus erythematosus, restrictive lung disease, hyperthyroidism, pregestational diabetes mellitus, maternal cardiac disease, asthma, gestational diabetes mellitus, pregestational renal disorders and preeclampsia are all examples of maternal medical problems…
(Werlock). O’Connor lost her father to Systemic Lupus Erythematosus at the age of fifteen (Gordan). She achieves the master program in creative writing. She is an influential American Poet and essayist in history. O’Connor insists that her Christian viewpoints of human life and destiny dominates all her writing (Johnson). She first published in 1953. O’Connor died in Baldwin County Hospital, on August 3,1964, from a fibroid tumor reactivating her lupus. Many of Flannery O’Connor short…
Alex Elle, author of Words from a Wanderer, states, “I am thankful for my struggle because without it I wouldn’t have stumbled across my strength.” As a first-generation college student from Southwest Virginia, I have witnessed and experienced much strife. However, I do not feel regretful or saddened by my past. I believe I experienced hardships to fully understand my purpose in life. I do not wish to harp on my struggles, but I feel their mention will help more deeply explain my strength.
As of Tuesday, November 9th, 2012, Colorado and Washington legalized the use of Marijuana (pot). Allen St. Pierre, the executive director of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws states, "These two states are the only places on the face of the Earth that have actually put the imprimatur of the state on legalization of cannabis.”
Elsewhere, marijuana law is either decriminalized, ignored, or convoluted. But Washington and Colorado have now completely…
the correct E/M code?
2. A European American male pPatient withhas a historyHx of Lupus present. It is a 50-year old European American male patient is presentsing for a follow up visit. for a follow up visit. The patient diagnoses are Chronic Kidney Disease is seen for stage 4stage 4 chronic kidney disease, and lupus erythematosus with an expanded problem focused history and exam.. Which E/M code should be selected?