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  • Hashimoto's Thyroiditis Case Study

    Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis is defined as an autoimmune disease (Bishay, 2016). The lymphocytes of the body attack the thyroid and affect the functioning of it. This is a life altering disease that can cause disastrous consequences to the Hashimoto’s patient (Kırmızıbekmez, 2014). This is a disease which affects body’s functionality, energy, sleeping, fatigue, metabolism and much more (Bishay, 2016). Hashimoto’s takes a toll on its victims and often they can fall into depressed and discouraged states (Lieu, 2011). Psychologists, specifically health psychologists, could play a key role in managing symptoms and improving quality of life if they are involved in the treatment and coping of a patient dealing with this disease. The purpose of this paper…

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  • The Effects Of Stress On The Human Body

    what protects the body. This does mean stress is not always a negative thing. The body needs some stress in order to function correctly. When stress becomes a negative aspect of life is when an individual is too stress over an extended period of time. Now that there is a better understanding of what stress itself is, I will discuss how it effects the functions of the immune system and the body in a negative way. When an individual is continuously stress the ability to fight off invades is…

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  • Monoclonal Antibodies Research Paper

    produced by the human body’s immune system when it detects a substance that may be harmful (antigens like: bacteria, viruses, chemicals, parasites, etc). Antibodies are sometimes produced when the immune system mistakenly considers a healthy tissue, as a dangerous one, and creates antibodies against it. This is called an “autoimmune disorder”. [8] 2.1.3. “Antigens” An antigen can be any foreign substance capable of stimulating an immune response from the organism receiving it. Antigens can be…

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  • Case Study Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

    triodothyronine or T3, that regulate the body’s metabolism, growth and development, and regulate body temperature. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis also known as lymphocytic thyroiditis is the most predominant autoimmune thyroid disorder. According to Zaletel and Gaberscek (2011) “lymphocytic infiltration of the thyroid gland is often followed by a gradual destruction and fibrous replacement of the thyroid parenchymal tissue” (p. 576). As large numbers of white blood cells called lymphocytes aggregate in…

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  • Leaky Gut Research Paper

    beginning to understand how right he was. As it turns out, poor gut health can absolutely hinder thyroid function and trigger autoimmune diseases such as Hashimoto’s disease. Leaky Gut and Autoimmune Response The human GI tract consists of one long hollow tube that allows food to travel from the mouth all the way through the body and out the anus. One of the most important functions of “the gut” is to prevent foreign substances from leaking into the rest of the body. Now, another thing to…

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  • Nursing Interventions: A Case Study

    nursing interventions for this diagnosis are to provide nonpharmacological comfort such as a massage, administer analgesics as indicated for discomfort, and determine location, frequency, duration, and intensity of pain using a zero to ten rating scale. Secondly, she is at risk for deficient fluid volume related to excessive losses through abdominal routs evidence by JP tube and output of dark urine. Her nursing interventions for this include monitor intake and output, assess vital signs,…

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  • Why Math Is Important Essay

    Why is math important? Some people cringe when math is mentioned, but whether they favor it or not, numbers can’t be avoided. Math is present everywhere whether it be cooking, shopping, creating, caring for others or etc. According to the history, counting supposedly started right after the development of language. Egyptians had used Egyptian system around 3000-1600 BC which they wrote 10 as ^ and 13 as III^. This system was adapted by the Romans in their roman numerals. Egyptians also has the…

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  • T And B Lymphocytes

    The origin of T and B lymphocytes is through the lymphoid progenitors derived from the pluripotent stem cells within the bone marrow. Differentiation of cells that leave the bone marrow and proceed to the thymus include T lymphocytes (TL), as mature T lymphocytes will leave the thymus. Differentiation of cells that remain within the bone marrow include B lymphocytes (BL), as mature B lymphocytes leave the bone marrow and go to the secondary lymphoid organs. The production of BL begins in the…

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  • Physiological Vaccines: A Case Study

    PHYSIOLOGICAL DIMENSION IMMUNE/DEFENSE MECHANISMS Age specific variations of growth and development From the Nursing care of infants and Children, specifies different immunizations that are recommended for adolescents. Adolescents that are 11 to 18 years of age should be administered the tetanus, diphtheria, acellular, and pertussis vaccine. The meningococcal vaccine should be administered to adolescents between the ages of 11 to 12 years old, as well get a booster before the age of 16.…

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  • Bcg Research Paper

    Nursing 2050 Written Assignment: Nov 7, 2014 “Bladder Cancer drug BCG in short supply (Mellor, C. (2014, September 11)” read the headline of the Nova Scotia Chronicle Herald on Thursday, September 11, 2014. A manufacturing issue at Merck Canada Inc. in its North Carolina plant put a short supply to BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin strain tice) sold under the name OncoTICE. “BCG is considered “gold standard” and mainstay for treating bladder cancer that has not invaded muscle tissue" as well…

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