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    could indicate that she has type two respiratory failure. The main aims when treating type two respiratory failure is directed at reversing the underlying cause. Non-invasive ventilation with a tight-fitting facial or nasal mask with low levels of oxygen therapy often stabilizes these patients. When a patient is suffering from type two respiratory failure, the effectiveness of a peak flow would not affect the treatment given directly, especially when time critical, however, in none emergency situations, it proves successful in measuring how fast a person can exhale and forced expiratory volume. It can be used to measure the effectiveness of treatments such as nebulisers and inhalers have been administered. Peak expiratory flow meters have…

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    Respiratory Failure Respiratory failure is a deterioration of the gas exchange function of the lungs (Hinkle & Cheever, 2014). The lungs are not able to provide adequate oxygenation or ventilation for the blood. Respiratory failure is caused by impaired ventilation or perfusion mechanism in the lungs. Colon Cancer Colon cancer arises from the epithelial lining of the intestine. It may start as a benign polyp and become malignant. “It will invade and destroy normal tissue and extend into…

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    Evaluation of the physiologic effects of high-flow nasal cannula (HFNC), which “is a heated, humidified, high-flow oxygen delivery system that can generate total gas flows of up to 60 L/min with an adjustable FIO2”, compared to conventional oxygen therapy (COT) for patients with hypoxemia and acute dyspnea in the emergency department was the focus of this study published in the American Association for Respiratory Care Journal (Rittayami, Tscheikuna, Praphruetkit, & Kijpinyochai, 2015). The…

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    Respiratory acidosis (respiratory failure/ventilator failure) is an acid based disturbance characterized by abnormally high amounts of carbon dioxide gas dissolved in systemic arterial blood, above 45 mmHg (millimeter of mercury) and a deviation of pH away from the normal value of 7.4. The elevation in PCO2 has been never due to an increase in CO2 production. (Angus MD, 2006). Other causes include the presence of excessive carbon dioxide in inspired air (inhaled breath). Decreased alveolar…

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    previous seven stage, people are confronted with acts and tasks they are supposed to fulfill and successfully resolving the crises and enjoying the outcome of their success or pay the price for their failures. “At the integrity versus despair stage, the key conflict centers on questioning whether or not the individual has led a meaningful, satisfying life.” (Cherry K 2016) This is the time of our life, when we are done with the struggle of seeking approval, achievements in life, and being…

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    In Discussion 1.2, I stated that I am actively pursuing my goal to open my own medical billing and coding company. I am still eager and ready to step out into the world of entrepreneurship. Armed with the knowledge that I have attained during this course and the experience that I have as a leader, I am confident that my business will succeed. I know that this is just the beginning and that there is still a great deal of work and research that is needed to ensure my success, however I am…

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    through my life so far; I bet that as the years go by and I get older, my vocation will keep growing. I see that the purpose of having a vocation is to be happy, to expand the way you see people and the world. Vocation broadens our world and helps us take advantage of every opportunity we get in life. I’ve had many experiences that have shaped my vocation. Those experiences began from the time I was six years old. Each year I’ve seen that I have gone through moments in my life that have…

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    People fail every day. People can fail in a test, work assignment, or a promise. Failure exposes that people are not perfect beings; they are imperfect beings trying to act perfectly. This does not mean success is never attainable for a human, but success relies on the actions failure provides. People never strive to fail; otherwise, people will never start their projects. True failure is the outcome of trying, but missing the minimal goal set as the standard. False failure is slothfulness and…

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    and praising the child for their hard work, opposed to their talents. They need to have a healthy view on failure and understand that failure does not mean that they cannot achieve that task in the future. It is about education, and letting the child know that anything is possible with hard work and determination. Emphasizing the process will provide children with persistence when tackling difficult tasks, and a want to pursue these challenging tasks. Parents need to shift their thinking from…

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    When we think of the idea of forgiveness, we usually think about forgiving others; not ourselves. When the world in as interconnected as it is, forgetting about ourselves is often easy. Sometimes we are so focused on a goal or another person that we do not realize that we have to take care of our own physical and emotional states. Whether it is our careers, family, or the affairs of the country, we must think of what is essential to live meaningful lives. While the path to discovering one’s…

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