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  • Essay On Lupus

    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, infections, and medications. However, the cause for lupus is still unknown. Symptoms and signs may develop thought a life span or very rapidly. The severity and length of the symptoms fluctuates as well. The most distinctive sign of lupus is a…

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  • A Summary Of Ethnomethodology

    difficulty breathing, chest pain, coughing up mucus and blood, excess sweating at night, fatigue, fever, weight loss, and wheezing (MedlinePlus, 2013). The elderly, infants, and adults with weakened immune systems are highly susceptible to this infection. According to the church burial registers, consumption is largely responsible for childhood deaths. A total of 66.6%, or four out of six cases, of all recorded consumption cases across the two-year period were understood to be the cause of…

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  • Essay On Droplet Precautions

    PREVENTING NOSOCOMIAL BLOOD STREAM INFECTIONS Reducing the risk of nosocomial blood stream infection requires preventive activities in addition to standard precautions. If a nosocomial blood stream infection occurs, early diagnosis is important to prevent complications such as endocarditis and brain abscess. Any vascular access device (VAD) can serve as the source for a blood stream infection. Hand hygiene and strict attention to aseptic technique are essential…

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  • Ebola Research Paper

    According to the World Health Organization, Ebola first appeared in 1976 in two simultaneous outbreaks, in Nzara, Sudan, and in Yambuku, Democratic Republic of Congo. The latter was in a village situated near the Ebola River, from which the disease takes its name. Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a severe, often fatal illness in humans, and disease outbreaks have a fatality rate of up to 90 per cent (Leroy, 2004). The infectious disease is transmitted to people as a result of direct contact with…

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  • Skin Diseases In The Salon Essay

    Impetigo is a contagious bacterial skin infection characterized by weeping lesions, mostly seen in children. Conjunctivitis(pink eye) is a common bacterial infection of the eye, it is extremely contagious. Herpes Simplex is a recurring viral infection that often presents as a fever blister or cold sore. Verruca is a hypertrophy of the papillae and epidermis, it is a virus that can be spread from…

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  • Bacteriophage Lab Report

    Introduction: Viral infections can affect many things, including bacteria. When bacteria undergo infections from a virus that virus is called a bacteriophage. After a bacteriophage infects a bacteria it can create two different phases, the lytic or lysogenic cycles. During a lytic stage the bacteriophage causes death to the bacteria. When this happens on an agar plate covered in bacteria it creates a clear spot known as a plaque. Each plaque is created by one virus so from the number of plaques…

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  • Ebola Virus Disease Analysis

    The main areas of infection are the lymphatic organs, liver, kidneys and reproductive organs. Massive blood loss will occur due to capillary leakage and bleeding. Most deaths due to EVD are caused by multiple organ failure and shock from blood loss (123helpme.com). The Ebola…

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  • Essay On Shingles

    body part or area. Shingles are caused by a herpesvirus that also causes chickenpox. After chickenpox has occurred, shingles could occur in the body within years later. People who develop shingles could have vision loss, neurological problems, skin infections, and postherpetic neuralgia that is severe pain in the nerves where the area was affected. Shingles have existed since the Middle Ages. Shingles were mixed up with smallpox since it was similar at the time.Older adults could be…

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  • Yellow Fever 1793

    Imagine having a horrible sickness with nobody agreeing on how to treat the sickness. This is what many Yellow Fever victims had to go through in the Yellow Fever epidemic of 1793 in Philadelphia. Doctors all had different ideas of how to treat the Yellow Fever victims. Not to mention, many people did not know what the symptoms, causes, or treatments even were. While there are many different ideas on the symptoms, cures, and treatments, there are only some that are correct, such as the “French…

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  • The Plague And Bioterrorism: The Black Death

    Bioterrorism is terrorism involving the release of toxic biological agents. Common biological weapons are anthrax, botulism, plague, and smallpox. The plague has been one of the most devastating epidemics to mankind, second only to smallpox. Humans can become infected after being bitten by fleas that have fed on infected rodents. The plague develops rapidly and carries a high fatality rate despite immediate treatment and antibiotics. It has been used on various occasions because it’s difficult…

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