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Before the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was enacted, Section 1115 Medicaid Demonstration Waivers were used by several states to expand medical coverage to adults and support Medicaid programs operations in ways that were against the federal rules (Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, 2013). Indiana started enrolling adults in January...

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The production of the human growth hormone (hGH) requires the use of recombinant DNA (rDNA) technology (Brennan, 2017). Facilities required include a laboratory for production of rDNA. A plasmid vector and E. coli are required for the creation of rDNA. Fermentation chambers are required mass cultivation of E. coli and...

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Abstract Mandatory vaccination provides the needed motivation and incentive for many to receive their necessary vaccinations. Such positive outcomes cannot occur with only voluntary programs, but passing laws which make it mandatory for students and health workers has been proven to increase rates, and it provides an example that is...

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The Cardiac Society of Australia Summary and New Zealand, The American multisociety, and the European Society of Cardiology al have similar guidelines of indications for the use of computed tomography coronary angiography for adults These guidelines have been created in order to evaluate chest pain which cannot be attributed to...

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Peadiatric out of hospital cardiac arrest is majorly caused by sudden injury as a result of an external force. Due to low survival and poor neurological outcomes resuscitation is considered pointless. For reason there are guidelines that terminates resuscitation of out of hospital traumatic cardiac arrest in older people (Aminoff...

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Cancer is one of the most leading diseases that cause death to millions today. Research, campaigns, test, fundraisers, and marathon are endless when it comes to finding the ultimate cure for it. Even though surgical removal of infected body parts has been favorable in certain situations (ex. mastectomy), it is...

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The Length of the autopsy of the deceased individual will depend on the urgency of the autopsy and the condition of the body. When photographing a dead person, certain procedures are needed to make sure that the autopsy is carried out accordingly (Oliver, 2011). The first step in photographing a...

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The purpose of the criminal justice system is to focus on prevention, treatment options, and reducing repeat offenses. Drug and substance abuse offenses are one of the most important area in terms of the importance of treatment in reducing repeat offenses. Unless the addiction is treated and the offender receives...

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Based on the personal statement, it is imperative to first establish the dependent variable. After carefully going through the statement, the issue on the reduction in the number of alcohol-related death was found to be the dependent variable (Duperrex et al, 2002). The reason is if other reported issues such...

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Modern nuclear medicine (NM) utilizes small quantities of radioactive material to diagnose, estimate the severity of and to treat a variety of illnesses, such as numerous types of cancers, endocrine, gastrointestinal and neurological disorders, heart disease, etc. Its procedures offer high precision, have the potential to identify diseases in their...

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James Alverez is a 52 y.o., recently divorced, Hispanic male; a new patient who arrives at the community health clinic for an appointment with a primary care NP. His chief complaint included abdominal pain with vomiting, fatigue, and weight loss. He mentions that although he has experienced overall weight loss,...

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Allergan is a global multi-specialty pharmaceutical company that develops and commercializes a broad range of innovative biological, medical and aesthetic products. The company is a leading producer of eye care, surgical devices, aesthetic pharmaceuticals, including best-selling Botox. Allergan is headquartered in Irvine, California where it was founded in 1950 (SEC,...

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Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is an inner ear disorder that causes repeated bouts of vertigo in the individual. It is the most common cause of vertigo in individuals. Vertigo “is a sensation of spinning or movement in which the world is revolving” (Tortura, 1997, p. 283). Vertigo is distinct...

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Policy makers have recently discussed the possibility of delivering preventative treatments, such as vaccines against malaria at subsidized prices in developing countries. The justification for this policy conception is a simple one. “Vaccines are among the most cost-effective interventions in health care, but economic factors may interfere with their optimal...

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While solution-focused therapy is a valid method of treatment in social work, there are many situations where it is not the appropriate primary intervention. In particular where there are issues that stem from macro-level problems such as policy, systematic or institutionalized discrimination or unfairness, solution-focused therapy and interventions can be...

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Experimental research design is used to periodically measure a defined group of individuals’ behavior or condition before and after implementation of an intervention to determine the effect of the intervention or treatment. One area of specialization that would be of interest to me would be the government-funded meal program on...

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Isoniazid Prophylactic Therapy for the Prevention of Tuberculosis in HIV-Infected Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Trials is the article chosen for this project. The article was done by Ayele, Mourik, Debray & Bonten (2015). What was the hypothesis of the study? The article reviewed studies whose objectives...

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One of the most amazing feats of modern science was the ability to define and map the human genome. As soon as scientists better understood where genetic material rested in the DNA that makes up a human being, they were able to develop techniques that allowed them to modify said...

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Medication errors account for a significant amount of patient care errors in the United States. Specifically, dispensing errors in the administration of pharmaceuticals create a significant risk to the patient's health and well-being. Due to the large volume of pharmaceuticals dispensed annually world-wide, even small levels of dispensing errors can...

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Research Question Glucose control in many patients is a major concern to the patients and the doctors involved. There are several methods applied in the control process, and Arterial Catheter method has been classified as one of the best methods applied in ICU departments. The method has two designs, which...

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Abstract This paper focuses on the case of Sheila, a 75-year old woman diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Using this case, I explored the five domains of the OT Practice Framework, including occupation, client factors, performance skills, performance patterns, and context and environment. Each of the domains has a list of...

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Asperger’s Syndrome is a mild case of Autism. People with Asperger’s have trouble with reading facial expressions and understanding body language. They cause people no harm. People with Asperger's are often confused with Sociopaths who have no conscience, feel no shame, and disrespect the rights of others. Sociopaths have an...

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Defibrillators are one of the most commonly seen and useful innovations in cardiology. Designed to treat cardiac dysrhythmias, ventricular fibrillation and pulseless ventricular tachycardia, these devices have saved countless lives over the years. These irregularities in the heart’s sinus rhythm result in a weaker than necessary contraction of the heart muscles, meaning that...

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Though there are many important and distinct areas of advanced imaging that enhance medical diagnostics and treatment such as mammography, sonography, ultrasound, and CT scans, nuclear medicine is one specialty area where many serious conditions or disease states can rapidly and accurately be determined and treatments for these disease states...

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According to the American Diabetes Association, nearly 29.1 million Americans were diagnosed with diabetes. That is nearly 9.3% of the population. That was up 25.8 million from 2010 statistics (American Diabetes Association, 2014). Exercise has long been considered one of the most important factors in controlling diabetes in any age...

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