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  • Essay On Meningoccal Septicaemia

    This series of events leads to intravascular thrombosis, where micro clots form in the smaller blood vessels, causing further inadequate perfusion and worsening of ischaemia. These clots form widespread purpura fulminans, best described as the tiny blood spots and discoloration of the skin in patients infected with the meningococcal bacteria (Heyderman, 1993). As these micro clots form, clotting factors become exhausted leading to thrombocytopenia. With a reduced amount of platelets and clotting factors in the blood, the body recognises it has overcompensated and begins to break down the already formed clots. Disseminating intravascular coagulation results, where widespread bleeding occurs internally and externally, effectively worsening hypotension, decreasing perfusion, and contributing to multiple organ failure (Manchanda, Gupta, & Bhalla,…

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  • Personal Narrative: Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

    The reason why I choose this topic because it's a condition I have been dealing with when I was growing up and it had a big impact on my life. It effect me in many different ways where I would have to go to the hospital and some time the doctor wouldn't have a clue on what was happening to me? So one day my doctor Anna Marie had took the time to analyze my labs until she seen that I had a low count of white cells and it was very serious matter to take care of. At the time I didn’t understand…

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  • Essay On Immune Thrombocytopenia Purpura (ITP)

    Immune thrombocytopenia purpura (ITP), is a blood disorder that is characterized by the destruction of the blood platelets caused by the presence of antiplatelet antibodies. This bleeding disorder is not associated with a systemic disease. It’s typically chronic in adults, but self-limited in children. The trouble with this there is not defining diagnostic that presents this disease clearly, instead the diagnosis is presented through the exclusion of other variables. Typically, patients have…

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  • Itp Research Paper

    Final Paper: Measuring Change in HRQoL of ITP Patients in Japan treated by Eltrombopag Introduction Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is an autoimmune disorder, which is characterized by a low platelet count caused by both increased platelet destruction and insufficient platelet production [1]. In Japan, there are 20,000 patients with ITP and the incidence of ITP is estimated at 3,000 per year [2]. Major signs and symptoms include red spots and/or bruising on the skin, prolonged…

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  • Essay On Kidney Disease

    multiple kidney diseases that are known to the Medical world, but there will be a discussion about Henoch Shönlein Purpura today. Many young kids have had this Kidney disease and it is not to be taken lightly. At first it comes off as something simple, and it looks like the victim has probably just pulled a muscle, has a fever or has a stomach ache because they are vomiting but no, that is just the beginning of this horrid kidney disease. There are probably many questions going around now about…

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  • Due Process Model Vs Crime Control Model

    Under the due process principle, the individual has the right to liberty, to own property, and right to life. In this case, if a person is charged due to crime, the justice system ought to protect his or her rights under the model. On its part, the crime control model bases its law enforcement on absolute reliability of police in finding facts and treating the suspects as if guilty already (Cole, Smith, & DeJong, 2015). Thus, crime control model seems less preservative of human rights and is…

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  • US Police System Comparison Essay

    In every modern civilization, the role of police has a significant importance. Policing has undergone an evolutionary process to develop to the well-established agencies that are existent today (Purpura, 1997). Police are tasked with maintaining public safety, enforcing laws, apprehending offenders and testifying in courts (Wilson, 2012; Purpura, 1997). Though the functions of police are the same across the board, the laws that govern how they administer themselves and enforce the law are quite…

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  • Beauty By Caio Abreu Analysis

    Nearly every named object in the house is described to possess some degree of oldness or decrepitude. His purple splotches will never be senile purpura, because at best, they are a precursor to his eventual death. He will not develop wrinkles on his skin and or grow white hair on his almost shaven head. The contradiction lies within the fact that age and decay are presented with a negative lens, as if it were an ugly, repulsive thing. On multiple occasions, his mother nonchalantly and…

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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of 5 Flurocytosine

    a preventing agent for candida infections in hematopoietic stem cell of the transplantation patients and it is usually known to be injected IVly. The drug is said to be teratogenic as per the embroytoxic researches so it’s not recommended for pregnant women and should only be given if the potential harm or side effects to the fetus is lower than the potential benefit of the drug. The dose also needs to be adjusted for patients in liver diseases or kidney diseases. Its side effects include: •…

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  • The Rh Factor Essay

    when it comes to practice because the blood from the donor may be incompatible because of the other antigen which are not routinely type but may still lead to a problem if the recipient serum contains the antibodies that will target them. Thus the cross match is done to make sure that the donor red blood cells exactly do match the against the recipients serum. (Dean) Immune reaction The patient immune response is triggered when incompatible products are transfused into a patient circulation.…

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