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  • Zika Virus Paper

    From 1947 to 2006 there were only a few sporadic cases recorded, but then in 2007 on Yap Island in the Federate State of Micronesia, more than 118 cases were reported (Charrel, Leparc-Goffart, Pas, de Lamaballerie, Koopmans, & Reusken, 2016). Following this outbreak on Yap Island, between the years of 2013-2014 there was another outbreak in the French Polynesian Islands. There were over 30,000 suspected cases (Charrel, Leparc-Goffart, Pas, de Lamaballerie, Koopmans, & Reusken, 2016). Zika, compared to many other mosquito-derived viruses, had hardly been discussed within the academic and media circles until January 2016. In 2016 there was a sudden outbreak of Zika in South America. The outbreaks in South America were so abrupt and unexpected because many of the patients who have Zika Virus are asymptomatic during the outbreak. Eighty percent of the people who are infected with the virus do not show signs or symptoms right…

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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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  • Narrative Essay On Where Do I Live

    Where Do I Live? 1 Scooter’s black, silky hair brushed the floor as he scrambled past his bed and up to the door of the house. “Yap! Yap! Ms. Lilly’s home! Ms. Lilly’s home!” 2 “Hi, Scooter. What adventures did my little Yorkie have today?” Yorkie was the name Ms. Lilly used when she thought about Scooter’s curiosity about inside things and outside things and things that move and smell. 3 “I chased a ladybug in the window. I chewed on my leash, and l looked for you.” Ms. Lilly cuddled Scooter…

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  • Primary Source Critique

    A Primary Source Critique Paper The research problem that I have chosen in Unit 1 was pressure ulcers. This problem needs to be researched in order to properly address such problems in nursing home settings and to be able to find ways to at least prevent if not solve the problem is not only promoting positive patient care outcomes, but also increasing the quality of care of the nursing home facilities. As nurses, we are encouraged to apply evidence-based practice in our profession. In finding…

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  • The Importance Of Interpersonal Communication

    Interpersonal communication is also like dynamic communication because it is a distinct form of communication as it is straight, subjective as well as natural. (Yap & Massila, 2010) Besides, listening is a deliberate process which we are pay attention and listen single-mindedly. (Yap & Massila, 2010) Listening is thought mind and it is an internal as well as external process. (Yap & Massila, 2010) It involves deriving meaning from the sound, decipher the meaning what you are listening and…

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  • What Is Liminality?

    that elude a definitive and denotative meaning. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, that which is liminal has three interpretations: “minimality”; something “characterized by being on a boundary or threshold” or a “transitional… state between culturally defined stages of a person’s life”. This liminality is evident in Yap’s distinct artistry, where he engages in a sparse and economic style, representing the physical environment “sufficiently to give the reader a sense of what one feels,…

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  • Crisis Intervention Plan Essay

    this is good news it is still imperative to have a plan to put into action when catastrophes happen. There are different strategies to handle school shootings. For instance, there are programs that mentor young people who are prone to violence, there are programs that teach students what to do during a shooting, and there are programs that deal with the emotional distress correlated to school shootings. An example of a program that mentors youth in hopes of preventing school shootings is the…

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  • Law Of Attraction: Unlocking Your Happy Life

    Law Of Attraction: Unlocking Your Happy Life By Wenny Yap | Submitted On March 01, 2012 Recommend Article Article Comments Print Article Share this article on Facebook Share this article on Twitter Share this article on Google+ Share this article on Linkedin Share this article on StumbleUpon Share this article on Delicious Share this article on Digg Share this article on Reddit Share this article on Pinterest Expert Author Wenny Yap Whether you want to live a long life or if you only…

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  • Golden Land Berhad Case Study

    number of established conglomerated in the business, with strong basic across the entire supply chain and interest, and in addition a fringe of small scale upstream makers. The threat from substitutes and bargaining power of consumers, combined with heavy investment costs mentioned early, have made exiting the industry troublesome and expensive. (c) An assessment on the management of the company. Beh Sui Loon joined the Board of Golden Land Berhad on 11 May 2009. He serves Golden Land Berhad…

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  • Barn Owl Research Paper

    Birds are warm-blooded vertebrate that have a body of more or less covered with feathers and has wings. Remember that not all birds can fly. Penguins and ostrich are example of birds that cannot fly. Birds build their nest at the high area to protect their eggs or babies. Many birds can be seen at daytime and there’s also birds that can be seen at night time.Here are some nocturnal birds. The barn owl is a silent hunter. Its scientific name is Tyto Alba. They chase food by flying low, examining…

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