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  • Anatomy And Physiology: Sickle Cell Anemia

    Sickle Cell Anemia Anatomy and Physiology 9/1/2014 Victoria Nimtz Definitions and History: Sickle Cell Anemia is a genetically passed disease. Instead of having normal disc – like red blood cells, a person would end up producing semicircular (sickle) shaped blood cells. This turns into a huge problem because the semicircular shaped blood cells block the blood flow within the blood vessels, which happen to carry inside them a protein known as hemoglobin, which ends up carrying oxygen from…

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  • Deurenberg-Yap And Guricci: Article Analysis

    Throughout the review Deurenberg, Deurenberg-Yap and Guricci states the use of anthropometric measurements such as skinfold thickness, waist circumference or bioelectrical impedance measurements are suitable for assessing body composition. Throughout the review it was identified that Asian populations have a higher BF% at a lower BMI measure than Caucasians. Highlighting the flaw with utilising BMI in measuring obesity especially with various ethnicities. Deurenberg, Deurenberg-Yap and Guricci…

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  • Patient Confidentiality Case Study

    Medical (or Healthcare) Indications: Martinez has a complicated pregnancy; the ultrasound examination showed that she has Placenta Previa; this abnormally invasive placenta is the primary cause of obstetric hemorrhage and postpartum hysterectomy, causing a significant maternal and fetal morbidity and even mortality (Radmila, Ljiljana…

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  • Abortion Vs Surgical Abortion

    skull into pieces and continues to sweep the debris out through the small tube. Although aspiration is the most popular, there are numerous options for surgical abortion. The most gruesome form of termination is partial birth abortion. Guided by an ultrasound, the abortionist grabs the baby’s legs and delivers the entire body except the head. Scissors are then jammed into the baby’s skull and the wound expanded. After, the baby’s brain is suctioned out, which collapses the skull. When the brain…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Kidney Cancer

    the kidney cancer is at a later stage. The cancer can be diagnosed in multiple ways, these include looking at your medical history, a physical exam, lab tests, urinalysis, complete blood count test, blood chemistry tests, imaging tests, CT, MRI, ultrasound, and many…

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  • Evolution Of Breast Cancer Essay

    earliest stage. In the 1950s the mammogram was introduced to the medical community, then later popularized. (Basset and Gold) With advancements in technology, mammograms are not the only way to spot breast cancer; there are alternatives such as ultrasounds and thermography. The first glimpse of breast cancer backtracks to more than 3,600 years ago; the…

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  • Venous Thrombosis Pathophysiology

    This paper is scribed to present the compare and contrast between chronic venous insufficiency and deep venous thromboses. It will also present pathophysiology and treatment of the two mentioned diseases. The symptoms to the diseases may be identical although the anatomy is truly different.There is no exact amount of the people that are affected by chronic venous insufficiency and deep vein thrombosis although the estimated range is from 300,000 to over 600,000 each year in the United States.…

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  • Role Of Women In China

    Examining the roles of women: India and China Imagine a woman holding her deceased child in arm, a woman selling her body to make ends meet, or a woman who has little say so in anything she does. The women to whom this description applies come from India and China. In both societies women are seen as weak and of low importance. The woman of subject go through events which reveal their worth and meaning. The Women of China and India have roles in regard to parenting, marriage, and work that…

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  • Should Abortion Be Illegal?

    Abortion is always a contentious debate. The question is whether it should be illegal or not. As of now, it is legal, and the choice of whether to abort the child is the mother’s choice. There are many reasons that I would like to introduce as to why abortion should be illegal. The baby can’t make their decision on whether they want to live or not; therefore, it is based on the choice of the mother. The child that is sacrificed because of the choices made by the adults is an innocent child. They…

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  • Excess Potassium Research Paper

    Excessive Potassium in the Blood in Cats What is Excessive Potassium? Potassium is an essential electrolyte found in the blood of cats as well as humans. In a cat, potassium helps to regulate several body functions, including muscle contractions, nerve impulses and heart function. Without it, the heart, skeleton, blood pressure and muscles are unable to function properly. Although some potassium is necessary, it is possible for your cat to have too much. This condition is known to…

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