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  • Muscle: Location, Action, Shape, And Function

    (external/internal intercostal muscles that assist with the respiratory movements of the ribs and transversus thoracis that crosses the inner surface of the ribs); and abdominopelvic region (external and internal oblique muscles and transversus abdominis). The rectus group consists of the rectus abdominis, between the xiphoid process and the pubic symphysis. The rectus abdominis is divided longitudinally by the linea Alba, and transversely by the tendinous inscriptions. The diaphragmatic muscle divides the thoracic and abdominal cavities performing respiration The muscles of the pelvic floor to assist in supporting the organs of the pelvic cavity and flex the sacrum/coccyx, and control movement of materials through the urethra and anus. The perineum (the muscular sheet which forms the pelvic floor) is divided into the anterior urogenital triangle and the posterior anal triangle. The superficial muscles of the urogenital triangle support external genitalia. The deep muscular layer between the public bones that supports the pelvic floor and the muscles of the urethra is the urogenital diaphragm. The deep muscular layer extending to the pubis, that supports the anal triangle, is the pelvic diaphragm. Examine the principal appendicular muscles of the body and distinguish their origins, insertions, actions, and innervations. The appendicular muscles make up forty percent of the body’s skeletal muscle. Appendicular muscles help the pelvic girdles, pectoral girdles, and the limbs.…

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  • Fournier's Gangrene Research Paper

    INTRODUCTION: According to Ong andHho1 fournier’s gangrene was originally described by Baurienne in 1764, but named by jean Alfred Fournier(1832 - 1914) in 1883 when he described the occurrence of a condition characterised by sudden onset in previously healthy young men, rapid progression to gangrene and absence of a definite cause, as quoted by Stephens et al.2 and Laor et al.3 the Persian physician Avicenna (980 - 1037) had earlier described the same condition in his book the Canon of…

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  • Essay On Early Labor

    contractions occur that eventually expel the fetus and placenta from the uterus. The first stage of labor, often called the dilation stage, begins with the onset of regular uterine contractions and extends until the cervix has dilated to a diameter about the size of the fetus’s head. This stage of labor usually lasts from 8 to 24 hours, but it can be short as a few minutes, in women who have had more than one child. Normally during labor the head of the fetus is in an inferior position within…

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  • Unit 731: Cruelty In Research

    The articles this week reflects how we are truly surrounded by evil. I read in disbelief as I learned how so many incent people were neglected, tormented, and killed for research. The article about Unit 731 was very disturbing. I was repulsed as I read about the prisoners being placed in chambers to test how much pressure they could handle until there eyes popped out. I don’t understand how anyone could justify this type of cruelty. It was just as heartbreaking to know that those who were…

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  • Certified Nurse Midwife

    Joseph DeLee (Founder of the Chicago Lying-In Hospital), believed that women needed physical assistance in the birthing process, and popularized mechanical intervention (Midwife, 2013). DeLee’s recommendations included the use of forceps: a curved, tong-like device, used to penetrate the vagina, cradle the baby’s head, and extract them from the womb. Episiotomies, or the act of cutting an incision in a woman’s perineum also became a common occurrence. Medical interventions were embraced as an…

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  • Anepartal Reflection

    493). I recognized the potential of danger that could occur since her bladder was distended and her fundus was not firm. I felt accomplished that the interventions I performed were adequate to contract her uterus and potentially eliminate her risk for hemorrhage. Administration of Motrin An important nursing function is administration of medication. One of my patients suffered a first-degree laceration during delivery that was repaired. The doctor ordered Motrin, a nonsteroidal…

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  • Case Study Of Episiotomy

    usually at or below the umbilicus (London et al., 2014). On day one A.B.’s fundus was midline, firm, and at the level of the umbilicus. On her second day, postpartum her fundus was midline, firm, at one centimeter below the level of the umbilicus which was within normal limits. The fundus should be firm, midline, and follow the expected process of involution (London et al., 2014). On both days following the delivery, A.B. had a moderate amount of red lochia without any clots or foul smelling…

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  • Magical Realism In Alejo Carpentier's The Kingdom Of This World

    significant presentation for the people of Haiti. Vodou is a synaptic religion practice by Haitian movement. Vodou is known as the rebellious force against the economic, social, and cultural injustice throughout the history of Haiti. Vodou examines contextualize of Haitians religion and music, where Haitians people dedicated their selves into their magical practices in a very serious way. In Haiti the vodou members took their representation towards their gods in the magical realism very…

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  • The Muladhara Chakra In The Feminine Body

    is the first or base chakra and is located in the pelvic floor and corresponds to the coccygeal plexus of nerves. In the masculine body it lies between the urinary and excretory openings, in the form of a small dormant gland termed the perineal body (or central tendon of perineum). In the feminine body it is situated inside the posterior surface of the cervix. This chakra is considered an embryonic form of consciousness because it is primarily active from about three months in the fetal stage…

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  • Fish Soup Book Report

    to open up the birthing canal. The husband was not allowed to look at the woman while she was in labor After the birth the fathered buried the placenta in the house. When Lia was born the whole experience was different. Foua delivered her on back on a steel table, her body covered with sterile blankets and her genitals painted with Betadine solution with a light shining on her perineum. They broke her water to speed up delivery. They weighed Lia none of her other babies had been weighed. Then…

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