The Long Emergency

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  • Summary Of James Howard Kunstler's The Long Emergency

    James Howard Kunstler’s The Long Emergency is the stuff of suburban nightmare. As someone who has lived her entire life in the comforts and trappings of suburbia, the events that have been laid out in this text have raised several levels of alarm inside myself. Many suburbanites schlep their reusable bags into their hybrid or flex-fuel vehicles and regularly run their several mile journey to the grocery store multiple times a week. In the absence of fossil fuels, not only would this trip for one’s chief resource for continued survival be impossible from every angle, but additionally the idea of having electricity, heat, water, and all of the other basic “necessities” would fall completely flat. While I considered myself someone who was…

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  • The Importance Of Momentum Trading

    For long positions, we enter a buy a tick above the high of the pin bar. 2. If the next bar to the pin bar doesn’t trigger the trade, we abandon the setup, because, may times, a break in momentum can lead to a consolidation or a reversal. Hence, we want to enter only when the momentum reasserts itself. 3. The initial stop loss for the trade is just below the low of the pin bar. 4. As the markets continue in our desired direction, we keep trailing the stop loss higher, just below the low of the…

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  • Lenox Hill Hospital Case Study

    Emergency departments provide twenty-four hour care for life threatening, chronic and acute conditions. However, the increase utilization of emergency departments lead to overcrowding and an increase in the number of individuals that leave without being seen (LWBS) by a physician. “According to a Center for Disease Control and Prevention report on ED use in the United States in 2000, at least 1.8 million patients left emergency departments without being seen” (Johnson et al., 2009). This is a…

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  • Fire Prevention In Healthcare: A Case Study

    prevent fires, and reduce the damage caused by fire. Fire Prevention in Long Term Care Smoking or inflammable materials are the main cause of fire…

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  • FEMA And The Emergency Management Cycle

    FEMA and the Emergency Management Cycle On April 1, 1979, President Jimmy Carter signed the executive order that created the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in order to coordinate the federal government’s role in preparing for, preventing, mitigating the effects of, responding to, and recovering from all domestic disasters (Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), n.d). However, due to the 2005 hurricanes, the response of FEMA has demonstrated that the federal government is not…

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  • Emergency Care System

    In The US Emergency Care System: Meeting Everyday Acute Care Needs While Being Ready for Disasters, Nicole Lurie, Gregg S. Margolis, and Kristin L. Rising, state important points to why an Emergency Room should only be utilized as Urgent Care. The article was written as part of research an attempt to improve better outcomes in Emergency Departments. They are in search of a suitable action plan to suit both the non emergent and emergent situations. This paper will review the authors purpose to…

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  • How To Pursue A Career In The Emergency Room

    The emergency room is where all of the injuries come to in order to be revamped. Many people work together in the emergency department, such as nurses, paramedics, and support personnel to care for people who have emergencies; although, the person with the most responsibility is the emergency department physician. The emergency room (ER) doctor or physician’s job has many parts to it, yet the first part is one of the most critical: stabilize, assess, and determine whether to admit or transport…

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  • Unintended Pregnancy Essay

    Cohall, 2009). This is a very large problem that faces this nation’s young women. In many cases pregnant teens will not finish school and in turn don’t bring home a great salary which can lead to depression and anxiety. There are many ways for young women to prevent teen pregnancy: abstinence, birth control pills, emergency contraception pills, birth control shots, implants and intrauterine devices such as Marana. The biggest problem that we see today is that young women have no idea that…

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  • Urgent Care In Emergency Room

    When an illness or injury appear out of nowhere, you would usually go to an emergency room, but no one is being helped fast enough at an emergency room, so instead, people have turned to one of the fastest-growing segments of American health care: urgent care, a walk-in clinic. Although urgent care is not exactly like an emergency room, it is a clinic that handles many medical problems that are not too severe but need to be treated right away, especially if your primary care physician is not…

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  • The Morning-After Pill: A Case Study

    scale, reaching conclusions comes with much more complexity as varying politics, ethics, perspectives, arguments, social beliefs, laws, rights, and people of all different backgrounds are thrown into the mix. Controversy is common as a result of all of the different angles to be considered. One controversy in particular that has received much attention is on the issue of emergency contraceptives, or the morning-after pill. In 2013, the FDA approved the Plan B One-Step pill to be available to…

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