Traumatology

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  • Pressure Ulcer Essay

    An estimated 2.5 to three million patients are treated each year for pressure ulcers in the United States. Approximately 60,000 deaths occur each year as a result of pressure ulcers. According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, these wounds cost $9.1 billion to $11.6 billion each year in the United States with a cost of individual patient care of $20,900 to $151,700 for each pressure ulcer. It is important to note that Medicare does not reimburse for hospital-acquired pressure ulcers. After reviewing the statistics, it is not surprising that there is a great concern regarding this topic. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores or decubitus ulcers, are caused by unrelieved pressure, lying in one position for an extended period of time, and by friction over an area such as clothes rubbing against the body. They form mostly over bony prominences such as the sacrum. Their staging is related to the depth of the tissue damage from stage I to stage IV. Pressure ulcers can reduce the overall quality of life for the patient due to pain and increased hospital stay. Many patients will be on pain medications, and many will require debridement. Debridement is the removal of devitalized tissue and foreign matter from the wound. Descriptions and Stages A stage I wound is fairly mild. It has a persistent area of red skin that is intact, not broken. It could be painful. It could be warm and spongy or firm to the touch. Detection of stage I pressure ulcers is more…

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  • Essay On ACL Injury

    fix that scientists have studied have been more beneficial to preventing ACL injuries is gearing their program toward neuromuscular training. The difference between typical prevention programs and this new one is that typical prevention programs are usually focused on making the athlete realize the quality of their movements and having proper form. This may very well be true; however that is where the transition to real sports fails because it is not instinctual to the athlete. Consciously…

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  • Sandhi Marma In Garbhopanishad

    AND ASHTANGA HRIDYA The reference of Marma is available in both the grantha’s, VrIddha Vagbhata mentioning about the Marma in 7th chapter and laghu vagbhata in 4th chapter of sharir sthana respectively. KASHYAPA SAMHITA Kashyapa accepted trimarma Shira Hrudaya and Basti as the view of Charaka and told these three Marma are Mahamarma in Shareera sthana 4th chapter. BHAVAPRKASHA Bhavaprakasha mentioned detailed description regarding Marma similar to…

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  • Trauma Of War Essay

    therapy. Sufferers cannot be forced to go to therapy because only they can decide when its time to seek help. Work Cited Coker, Kendell L., Elina Stefanovics, and Robert Rosenheck. "Correlates Of Improvement In Substance Abuse Among Dually Diagnosed Veterans With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder In Specialized Intensive VA Treatment." Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, And Policy 8.1 (2016): 41-48. PsycARTICLES. Web. 27 Apr. 2016. Freh, Fuaad Mohammed. "PTSD, Depression, And…

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  • The Da Vinci: A Robotic System

    been made important for those fighting in war. In 1550 B.C, the Egyptians believed that the gift of healing was to be sent from the heavens. If someone wasn’t healed and passed on then it was their time to go. In the middle Ages, medicine evolved into a more public concern; therefore universities were built to train doctors. Many treatments for patients were performed in their homes and only for those who could afford. Doctors were a part of the upper-middle class (Săvulescu). During war, the…

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  • Counselor As A Counselor Essay

    thinks?” Thinking is associated in a curious way to time because it subsists out of order in the client’s mind after crisis. A thought can be internally muddled and out of sync with the harmony of a person’s past, present, and future while upending the equilibrium of the individual’s emotional and psychological state. Therefore, it is important for the counselor to understand when and how to help a client depending on where and when the client is in his or her thought process of personal crisis.…

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  • Trauma Informed Approach Essay

    symptoms forms the second key assumption suggested by SAMHSA (2014). Because traumatic experiences are common, clients often present complex and serious outcomes through a wide range of symptoms (Wall, Higgins, & Hunter, 2016). Within schools, early identification will help to reframe the behaviours of trauma-exposed students so that they are neither re-traumatized nor misunderstood (Overstreet & Chafouleas, 2016; Wall, Higgins, & Hunter, 2016). For example, a preschool child who is running…

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  • Toni Morrison Thesis Statement

    “othering”, violence, and voicelessness. By using textual examples from the writing of the Afro American Toni Morrison, there are certain interrogations that are asked about the similarities and differences of how psychological trauma is represented through fiction, and what this means for the female protagonists of the texts, the female writers, readers and the cultures and societies out of which these writings originate. In analysing these relations, this thesis finds that the fictional…

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  • Case Summary: Hamstring Injuries In Football

    haematoma, lessens inflammation and tissue necrosis and speeds up the early regeneration and restricted extravasation of the inflammatory cells to the tear ( Schaser et al, 2007). Even though ‘Compression’ reduces the intramuscular blood flow into the injured site, it is controversial whether compression applied after the injury stimulates the healing of the injured skeletal muscle (Petersen et al, 2005). However, it is urged to combine ice (cryotherapy) and compression in bouts of 15-20…

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  • Falls In The Elderly Research Paper

    for patients and tell them what they need to do in order to accomplish their goals and decrease their fall risk. References Chaudhuri, S., Thompson, H., & Demiris, G. (2014). Fall detection devices and their use with older adults: A systematic review. Journal of geriatric physical therapy, 37(4), 178-196 19p. doi:10.1519/JPT.0b013e3182abe779 Cutugno, C., Hozak, M., Fitzsimmons, D. L., & Ertogan, H. (2015). Documentation of preventive nursing measures in the elderly trauma…

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