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  • Essay On Lupus

    Lupus is a long-lasting inflammatory disease that strikes when the body’s immune system attacks its own tissues and organs. The inflammation that is caused by this disease affects multiple systems of the body- including your skin, blood cells, kidney, brain, heart and lungs. There are multiple forms and types of lupus, no two cases are the same. Studies show that lupus results from a mixture of your genetics, hormones, and climate. There are certain potential triggers such as sunlight,…

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  • Mental Illness Reflection Essay

    I have found through my AS Psychology lessons and from personal experience with family members, that mental illness is a topic that interests me immensely. In my lessons I learned how mental illness is treated and theories about how it is caused, such as the biological approach which suggests that mental illness is caused by changes to the brain or neurotransmitters. For example, there is evidence to suggest that depression is caused by the lack of serotonin in the body. My interest in mental…

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  • The Harmful Effects Of Stress And Its Causes

    Stress Countless exhausted and overworked people especially those who suffer from headaches and pain usually blame it on diseases and illnesses; what they do not realize is that the discomfort and troubles they feel are due to their stressful lifestyle. Anyone can experience stress symptoms on a daily basis without truly knowing that it is being produced by stress. Americans are working long unstable hours in critically demanding jobs this causes more people to suffer from stress. Stress can…

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  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Case Study

    Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, commonly known as SLE or Lupus is said to be a disease of the immune system called autoimmune diseases where ones immune system attacks the body with the production of antibodies. The attack causes damage and swelling to the tissues of the body. Inflammation caused by lupus can be very detrimental to major organs such as the lungs, heart, kidneys, brain and nervous system all of which are very important for the proper function of the…

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  • Medical Negligence Case Study

    Medical Negligence Clinicians evaluate and treat multiple cases on a daily basis. While some cases are simple, other cases are very complex and demand an extensive evaluation, including detailed history taking, and meticulous examination. A case of a 38 year-old female with apparent symptoms of pneumonia was presented. The patient was obese and had initially presented to her primary care physician (PCP) with symptoms of an upper respiratory tract infection. She had been 8 weeks post-partum and…

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  • A Study On Furosemide

    1. Furosemide (Loop-diuretics) Indication: Furosemide is a loop-diuretic that is indicated for use when treating Hypertension, Hyperkalemia, and edema that is from kidney failure, congestive heart failure, or liver cirrhosis. MOA: Its mechanism of action is to interfere with the chloride-binding cotransport system and inhibits the reabsorption of chloride and sodium ions at the distal and proximal tubules, and the loop of Henle. This leads to the pharmocological effects of enhancing the…

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  • Baccalaureate Programs

    After passing the NCLEX, newly registered nurses from associate, baccalaureate, and diploma programs are able to search for jobs. As of 2010, 66 percent of nurses were educated at the associate level, while 34 percent achieved a baccalaureate degree (Sarver, 2015, p.153). Though more students complete associate programs, their education does not provide them with the advanced knowledge and skills needed for excellent patient care. Current research has shown that nurses prepared by baccalaureate…

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  • Benefits Of Keeping Healthy While Flying Essay

    Introduction Air travel provides the best value of comfort and convenience in long distance travel. If you are a corporate figure, you are likely to make more than a dozen flight trips annually. Flying may be fun and fast, but at that high altitude, the body has to acclimatize and adapt to a new environment. Frequent flyers experience jet lag and fatigue, side effects of the flight experience. While these two are the most common, flying carries other health risks. Failure to address these risks…

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  • Cholecystectomy Case Summary

    Patient introduction Mrs. S is 45 years old, married, Caucasian female. She was admitted to a hospital for a scheduled cholecystectomy. History of present illness Mrs. S has a history of cholelithiasis, the presence of stones in the gallbladder, and eventually was scheduled for elective cholecystectomy. Cholecystectomy is a common surgical procedure on removal gallbladder, and usually carries a small risk of complications. On the preoperative day, Mrs. S’ diagnostic data was within normal range…

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  • Green Tea Benefits For Mind And Body

    those suffering from high blood pressure. • The high amounts of EGCG (catechin polyphenol) present in green tea helps avoid any kind of damage to arteries or vessels pumping from the heart. Thus mortality due to cardiovascular reasons like stroke, thrombosis, arteriosclerosis etc. can be reduced with regular consumption of green…

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