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  • Reflection On The Road To The Phoenix Va Wait-Time Nightmare

    Reflection 4: The road to the Phoenix VA wait-time nightmare Rafael Martinez-Cruz HCM 4310 August 25, 2017 Dr. Robert C. Miner Thesis Statement Though many veterans’ used the Phoenix VA as their main health care facility, their trust in the VA system has been declining throughout the years. The Phoenix VA offers to the veterans a place that understands their needs and also can accommodate their necessities better than any public hospital.…

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  • Kidney Stone Psy Case Studies

    Nutrients and the Risk of Symptomatic Kidney Stones. New England Journal of Medicine, 328, 833-838. doi:10.1056/NEJM199303253281203 Curhan, G. C., Willett, W. C., Rimm, E. B., & Stampfer, M. J. (1999). Family History and Risk of Kidney Stones. Journal of Urology, 8(10), 1568-1573. doi:10.1016/S0022-5347(05)68665-X Harris, P., Nagy, S., & Vardaxis, N. J. (2010). Mosby's dictionary of medicine, nursing and health professions (2nd ed.). Chatswood, N.S.W: Elsevier Australia. Kidney Stones in…

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  • Personal Essay: A Career As A Nurse

    When I was young, my greatest dream is to become a nurse, because I have an innate desire to help sick people. This started when I visited my aunt in the hospital when I was 4 years old, I saw how fulfilling was the roles of a nurse. I admire them for being a hero at times of emergency. However, the nature of their job is physically, mentally, emotionally exhausting, still nurses able to manage their time and finish their work contentiously. What I like the most being a nurse is that, they are…

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  • Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty Case Study

    Discussion The ideal treatment option for UPJO would be minimally invasive with a low complication and failure rate. Management of UPJ stenosis has been significantly influenced by many minimally invasive techniques, including percutaneous ureteroscopic, endopyelotomy, cutting transvesical balloon dilatation as well as laparoscopic pyeloplasty. All of these procedures were introduced with the aim to obtain the standard of open dismembered pyeloplasty providing long-term success rates between 93…

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  • The Da Vinci: A Robotic System

    Surgery has always played a big role in the world. It’s the reason why we’re able to be alive today; otherwise people would be sick and not able to function properly. Surgeons are presented with a problem, their job then on is to find the source, and remove it. For centuries surgery has 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.…

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  • Bcg Research Paper

    Nursing 2050 Written Assignment: Nov 7, 2014 “Bladder Cancer drug BCG in short supply (Mellor, C. (2014, September 11)” read the headline of the Nova Scotia Chronicle Herald on Thursday, September 11, 2014. A manufacturing issue at Merck Canada Inc. in its North Carolina plant put a short supply to BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin strain tice) sold under the name OncoTICE. “BCG is considered “gold standard” and mainstay for treating bladder cancer that has not invaded muscle tissue" as well…

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  • Urethral Injury Case Study

    Colapinto and McCallum developed a radiological classification of injuries of the posterior urethra based on RUG (Table 1) (Colapinto and McCallum, 1977): Type 1 Membranous urethra is stretched but not severed. Type 2 Membranous urethra is ruptured above the urogenital diaphragm, with extraperitoneal pelvic leakage above the urogenital diaphragm. Type 3 Membranous urethra is ruptured. The injury extends into the bulbous urethra. Leakage above and below the urogenital diaphragm. Table 3:…

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  • Fdma Phase 4

    I am working in a very small biotech company and responsible person to submit our product related document to the FDA. We just got a letter from FDA that our product is approved and we have to signed postmarketing commitment (Phase IV Trial). I am going to discuss this matter with my boss. It is a signed commitments with FDA given by a sponsor before or after product approved by FDA to gather additional information about a product 's safety, efficacy, or optimal use. The Food and Drug…

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  • Primary Care Threats

    Stephanie Innes in her work, “Primary-care Shortage a Threat to all Patients: More Pay, School Debt Luring Medical Grads into Specialty Fields”, is that medical graduates are gaining interest in specialized medicine, such as cardiology, neurology, or urology, and due to this attraction, it has created a shortage in primary care physicians. Innes (2009) states, “Without enough primary doctors, patients may have trouble getting in to see doctors when…

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  • Nursing Career Outlook

    "Welcome to Career Cruising 2.0." Career Cruising. Web. 3 Oct. 2015. The fields of healthcare to work in as a nurse would allow me to gain experience in many areas related to health. To name a few; geriatric nurse, neuroscience nurse, or even a urology nurse. A nursing degree can also be used in any state, all that is required is to apply for a nursing license in the state I would like to work in. Which would be very beneficial if I were to be a traveling nurse. If I were to continue my…

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