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  • Today's Writing Day Research Paper

    Today’s writing day. Great! Let’s begin, but wait, is your work area set up properly? I think so, but how can I know? To find out, Sit. Sit? Yes, sitting is something as a writer, you’ll be doing frequently. Sitting properly can reduce injury therefore increase productivity and allow creative ideas to flow. When you’re able to focus on ideas over how much pain there is you become more creative and therefore a better writer. If your workspace is set properly you will be able to use appropriate posture and increase creativity. The worst act performed as a writer is writing while sitting slouched in a chair with your legs tucked under and head cocked at an odd angle. This will only promote pain and fatigue over time. The following will show a better way to obtain the utmost out of your workspace and create a positive writing experience. Think about angles and degrees. Sitting is all about the angles of your body as well as the degrees between different parts of your body. The proper degree is 90, but where are these 90-degree angles? You want to ensure there are 90-degree angles between your feet and ankles, lower and upper legs, thigh and torso, and lastly lower and upper. That’s odd, I don’t sit like that now. Did you know that by sitting at odd angles or slumped over it can cause nerve, hip, and back damage over time? It can and does. There has been substantial research into ergonomics, which is the study of people in their work environments. If you want information on…

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  • Personal Narrative-She Hurts The Most In Poetry

    Prologue| Hurts The Most What hurts the most is letting go Just to let you know I love you so Tonight was poetry night and since he was a big fan of poetry I knew he wouldn't be willing to listen to what I had to say to him. But he was going to have to except it. I'm not like any other average black women. I had standards that needed to be made and by going out with a garbage man who makes below my standards, was a big NO. I felt this erge of wanting more. I needed more and I damn…

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  • Mandibular Paresthesia Case Studies

    To expound upon the concern listed above, IAN nerve damage, mandibular paresthesia or dysesthesia may result which may or may not resolve on its own. Additionally, the lingual nerve may be damaged causing complete or partial paresthesia of the tongue. The position of the third molars appears to play a role in the incidence of IAN injury; teeth that are impacted and horizontally positioned have a higher frequency of IAN injury. Regarding the lingual nerve, although permanent sensory deficits are…

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  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

    Symptoms including weakness and wasting of hand muscles, and numbness in the hand. Disputed TOS is caused by injury to the nerves in the brachial plexus. The most prominent symptom of the disorder is pain and other symptoms include weakness and fatigue. Venous is generally rare that affects men and women equally. The cause of this type of TOS remains unknown but often develops suddenly, frequently following prolonged limb exertion. Lastly, traumatic TOS is caused by traumatic or repetitive…

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  • Case Study: Work Related Injury

    pain. He has been refractory to 12 PT visits. Current medications include tramadol, ibuprofen, loratadine and Claritin. MRI of the lumbar spine obtained on 03/31/16 revealed a mild left lateral disc protrusion at L4-5 which causes a mild left L4-5 neural foraminal stenosis. There is lumbarization of the S1 vertebral body, with a small S1-2 intervertebral disc. Per the medical report added 05/30/16, the patient states that her condition is still the same. There are days that she is okay and…

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  • Cervicobrachial Syndrome Case Studies

    patient was subsequently diagnosed with status post cervical spine fusion; chronic pain syndrome; radiculopathy, cervical region; spinal stenosis, cervical region; and cervicobrachial syndrome. According to OMNI notes, the patient had cervical discectomy and fusion, lumbar strain and degenerative disc disease of the spine. As per visit notes on 4/7/16, the patient states that the medications have been helpful and effective for him for up to 40%. Cervical spine examination reveals a well-healed…

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  • Spinal Cord Stimulation Essay

    Common device related complications include lead migration, fracture, and hardware malfunction(12). Patient related complications include infection, hematoma, CSF leaks, seromas, or pain (7, 8, 12). Recognition of typical stimulation patterns is required to understand where an electrode may be positioned. Stimulation should be confined entirely to the dorsal columns, with paresthesias occurring ipsilateral and caudal to the electrode(13). Stimulation patterns that result in abdominal tightness…

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  • Puffer Fish Case Study

    In spite of difficulty communicating due to numbness patient was able to call ambulance and was delivered to ED. By that time Dr. Westwood had diaphoresis, motor dysfunction, paresthesias, nausea and an ascending paralysis. Dr. Westwood was cyanotic and hypoventilating. He developed bradycardia with a BP of 90/50 mmHg. Based on observed symptoms conclusion was made…

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  • Coumadin Research Paper

    Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, pancreatitis, erythema nodosum, anaphylactoid reactions, angioedema, suicidal ideation, seizures, o Moderate • Pyuria, atopic dermatitis, myopia, wheezing, gastritis, conjunctivitis, elevated hepatic enzymes, eosinophilia, hepatitis, edema, thrombocytopenia, palpitations, bleeding, memory impairment, confusion, depression, hostility, hallucinations, urinary incontinence o Mild • Dizziness, fatigue, asthenia, nasal congestion, nausea,…

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  • Alberto Juarez: A Case Study

    Alberto Juarez is a 50-year-old man who has come in today with a constant and “sharp” pain in the left leg near the calf. On Sunday, the patient came back from a vacation in Europe. On Monday, he went for a jog and tripped and fell and scraped his left lower leg. He cleansed the injury and put on Neosporin. That day, the discomfort in his calf started, in a part of the leg near the area of the injury. On a scale of 1 to 10, he describes the pain as a 5 and describes it as sharp and at times,…

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