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  • Essay On Abscesses

    An abscess is a pus filled pocket or blister within the skin that may be caused by a number of different reasons such as; a sebaceous gland or sweat gland becomes obstructed, a hair follicle or a group of hair follicles becomes inflamed, or minor breaks and punctures in the skin allow bacteria to invade causing redness, warmth, pain, inflammation, and pus formation. This disturbance of the skin is no stranger to history as there have been documented cases of abscesses from before the Roman era to the onset of the industrial age and through to the present. When an abscess becomes filled with infected pus the only solution is to drain the site of all infection and to clean the site with antimicrobial substances to ensure the infection does not recur. A simple…

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  • A Quantitative Research Design Critique

    implementing interventions. Aside from that, as healthcare professionals, we have to determine the validity of the study. This paper aims to review the research conducted by Bergstrom et al. (2013) in determining the efficacy of the repositioning intervention. Article Summary Bergstrom et al. (2013 aimed to “determine optimal repositioning frequency of nursing home (NH) residents at risk for pressure ulcers (PU) when cared for on high-density-density foam mattress” (p. 1705). The study has been…

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  • Primary Source Critique

    problem of PUs and its prevalence. The research study by Yap et al. (2013) is considered quasi-experimental research because it involved an implementation of interventions, the researchers lacked certain amount of control of the intervention and management settings (Grove, Gray, & Burns, 2015). The part that of the research being experimental was the presence of intervention and control groups. Certain groups of LTC facilities served as treatment groups because they have adopted the musical cues…

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  • Doctors In The Civil War Essay

    It a very painful illness. This was the #1 killer disease in the Civil War. Soldiers that had Dysentery may have gone through a vary of symptoms. Stomach pains, fevers, chills, nausea, vomiting, watery diarrhea, which can contain blood, mucus or pus, fatigue, or and constipation. Most likely it is a mild stomach ache and diarrhea. It normally lasts 1-3 days. Most cases of Dysentery is just mild and not worth going to the doctor, but back then they didn't know how to treat it. Intently, the…

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  • Big Pimples Research Paper

    Nodules can solidify into profound blisters and may leave harsh scars, in many areas. In case that you frequently encounter big pimples, you might need to find a way to abstain them by having an adequate diet and drinking a lot of water. Additionally, skin cleanliness is an absolute necessity for keeping the skin perfect and free from irresistible microorganisms and acne. You can regularly treat pimples yourself with over-the-counter cleanser or creams. Generally, skin break out items contains…

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  • Pneumonia Essay

    of fluid during a surgery, and oxygen therapy will have to be instituted.provided. Skin Disorders: Stevens-Johnson syndrome is a skin reaction that starts with flu like symptoms and leads to a painful red rash. The rash may turn into blisters that spread. Other skin conditions that may arise include erythema multiforme, as well asnd toxic epidermal necrolysis. Patient must bring the condition to the attention of a doctor as soon as possible, so that appropriate treatment can be provided.…

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  • Gonorrhea Case Studies

    A woman can also experience painful urination if the bacteria spreads to her urinary tract. However, for men the symptoms fade after a couple weeks, and it is dismissed as nothing of great importance. But, in fact it is if gonorrhea remains untreated, the bacteria could spread to a man’s reproductive organs, which could lead to epididymitis, and this could lead to future infertility issues. Moreover, for woman the situation is direr since about 80% do not show symptoms in the early stages of…

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  • Acute Anal Fissure Case Study

    It is the most common type of anal abscess. During an infection, the immune system of the body responds by yielding dead white blood cells or pus at the inflamed area. It is excreted in the form of a whitish-yellow, yellow or yellow-brown liquid which is rich in protein. In the event that the inflamed area is near the anus, the accumulation of pus is called anal abscess. Perianal abscess, on the other hand, appears as a red, boil-like swell in the anal area. Aside from anal fissure, other…

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  • Olecranon Research Paper

    DESCRIPTION The olecranon is the pointy bone at the tip of the elbow. The Bursae are thin, slippery sacs located throughout the body that act as cushions between bones and soft tissues. They contain a small amount of lubricating fluid that allows the skin to move freely over the underlying bone. However, the bursa can become irritated or inflamed and fill with extra fluid. When this happens, a painful swelling develops at the back of the elbow. This swelling is olecranon bursitis. CAUSE •…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of The MMR Vaccine

    humanity as a whole. This is in contrast to, and often used alongside of, the Rhetoric of Hope, a rhetoric which present their own argument as either a moral high-road or, in the case of scientific development, as a new technology that can be of great benefit to humans and the greater public. Both sides in this debate tend to use the Rhetoric of Fear in order to disparage their opponents before switching to the Rhetoric of Hope to showcase their own opinion. Though this is how these rhetoric’s…

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