National Beta Club

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  • Beta Leadership Camps Analysis

    They're constantly growing as people through the summer programs and conventions that are hosted. As described on the Beta Club website, "Beta Leadership Camps offer experiences that build confidence and character. Students will be motivated, inspired and changed as they interact with other Beta members from across the nation and form bonds that last a lifetime." Conventions are also excellent as well. Not only do they provide a healthy competitive environment to students so they can work to improve themselves, it also inspires students who aren't even involved in the organization! According to one Beta Club Sponsor from Louisiana, "Our students were able to enter competitions at the convention and their excitement and eagerness was definitely evident. Upon returning to school, they informed other students about their educational excursion and the effect was contagious - others wanted to know how they can become members! Beta has opened the door for them to express themselves in ways which are not often feasible during the regular instructional day!!" Through these programs, students get much needed learning…

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  • Case Study Of Dopamine

    mouth twice daily, to control his blood sugar levels for his type 2 diabetes. Metformin (Glucophage) is used to help to lower blood sugar when it is too high and help restore the way you use food to make energy (“Metformin (Oral Route),” 2015). Methylprednisolone (Solu-Medrol). Mr. Borg was prescribed methylprednisolone (Solu-Medrol) 500 mg IV daily, to help reduce inflammation in the lungs. This medication is a corticosteroid that works on the immune system to help relieve swelling…

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  • Case Study Of Amiodarone (Cordarone)

    Borg is currently taking 500 mg po bid to control his blood sugar levels for his type 2 diabetes. Metformin is used to help to lower blood sugar when it is too high and help restore the way you use food to make energy (Metformin (Oral Route), 2015). Methylprednisolone (Solu-Medrol). Mr. Borg was prescribed methylprednisolone (Solu-Medrol) 500 mg IV qd to help reduce inflammation in the lungs. This medication is a corticosteroid that works on the immune system to help relieve swelling…

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  • Metoprolol Succinate: A Case Study

    1. The name of the drug The generic name of the drug that is the theme of this assessment is Metoprolol succinate. The trade names this drug is known as in New Zealand is Betaloc CR and AFT-Metoprolol CR (AFT-Pharmaceuticals Ltd, 2009); AstraZeneca Limited, 2014). 2. General classification of given drug This drug is an antihypertensive medication and a beta1-selective beta-blocker (AstraZeneca Limited, 2014). 3. Indication of use and purpose of given drug Jack is taking Metoprolol succinate…

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  • Amyloid Cascade Hypothesis By Karl Herrup: Article Analysis

    theory as a cause for Alzheimer’s disease. In 1992, John Hardy and Gerald Higgins created the amyloid cascade hypothesis. Their hypothesis is “…the deposition of amyloid beta protein is the reason… is the causative agent of Alzheimer’s pathology and that the neurofibrillary tangles, cell loss, vascular damage, and dementia follow as a direct result of this disposition” (Hardy & Higgins, 1992). The protein that the amyloid beta peptide originates from is called the amyloid precursor protein…

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  • Beneficial Effects Of The Beta Adrenergic Antagonists

    Beneficial effects of the beta adrenergic antagonists in the treatment of the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It is not uncommon for the patients to present with two or more disease states at the same time. Thus, the management of such concomitant disease states may be pharmacologically challenging as it is, for example, in the treatment of the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and hypertension (HTN) with a compelling indication of the post-myocardial infarction (post-MI).…

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  • The Effects Of Alzheimer's Disease

    Alzheimer’s disease (AD) was first discovered in 1907 by Alois Alzheimer, a German psychiatrist and neuropathologist. He noticed that the brain tissue of a recently deceased woman was exhibiting strange abnormalities. Upon further examination he discovered abnormal clumps and tangled fibers; which are now known as amyloid plaques and tau tangles. Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible and progressive brain disorder characterized by memory loss and loss of cognitive abilities. While Alzheimer’s…

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  • Essay On Heart Failure

    They block the effect of adrenaline that is a vasoconstrictor. Adrenaline constricts the blood vessels causing increased blood pressure. High blood levels overwork the heart leading to an increased size of heart muscles in turn failing the heart. Beta-blockers lower the heart rate which decreases heart 's oxygen demand. Beta blockers also decrease rennin production reducing oxygen demand of the heart. They are used in the long-term management of chronic failure of the heart. Examples of this…

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  • The Beta Israel Community

    Ethiopian Jews, also known as the Falasha (immigrant in Hebrew) or the Beta Israel community, have a complicated, controversial, religious history. There are several theories as to the history of the Beta Israel community, the first being that the Beta Israel are the descendants of the entourage that accompanied Menelik 1, son of King Solomon and Queen Shiba. The second that they are descendants of the Jews who left the conquered Kingdom of Judah in Egypt after the destruction of the First…

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  • Hcr 220 Week 5 Celta Reflection Journal

    trend shows that she is improving with her vancomyosin. She also had a history of cardiac arrhythmia and hypertension, so we have her on metoprolol. I was going to give her heparin as a prophylaxis but she denied it. Upon assessing her I found that she was at a falls risk because she had macular degeneration. What I taught her was to make sure her environment is clean without obstruction and to walk slowly when navigating to areas. During assessment of her abdomen, she said she have not had a…

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