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Chronic diseases, by their nature, are different and are treated differently from accidents, injuries, and ordinary diseases that require treatment in a hospital facility, but then after treatment are no longer of concern. And though chronic diseases are generally more serious than these other kinds of events that can occur...

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The examination conducted was not sufficient to rule out the possibility of the risk for premature cardiac death. With the second sound of the murmur or S2 systolic murmur, there was a need for further examination (Renchen, 2014). In most cases, murmurs in children are studied on several components. The...

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The transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) test takes a picture of the heart and blood vessels. It makes a picture by using sound waves. This is called ultrasound. The TEE is done for people with heart trouble. This test is done to see if there is any  heart valve disease, tumors, and...

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Hypothyroidism is an important endocrine disorder which is related to the low production of the thyroid hormone. It is thought to occur in around 0.3% of the population, but could be present in subclinical levels at around 8.5% (DiMasi et al., 2003). Schmidt et al. (2013) conducted a randomized controlled...

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Chronic pain is particularly problematic in the elderly population, especially those aged 65 and older. It has been estimated that half the elderly population living in standard communities suffer from chronic pain, whilst some estimates place the prevalence to be up to 80% in some nursing homes (King, 2012). Although...

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A protocol from the National Guideline Clearing House regarding evidence-based practice for the treatment and prevention of pressure ulcers was compared to the findings of three separate research studies. The first of these studies was aimed at ascertaining the effects of repositioning and comfort measures upon bedridden children, the second...

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An autopsy is an examination carried out on a dead body to determine the cause of death and other factors such as time of death (Knudsen, Thomsen, Ampanozi, & Thali, 2014). Two different types of examinations are carried out in an autopsy, internal and external examinations (Knudsen et al., 2014)....

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Autoimmunity refers to a condition in the body in which the immune system attacks the body, rather than a foreign invader. While the immune system is crucial to the defense of the body, it can be horrifically damaging to the cells of the body when it focuses on the self,...

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Central lines (CLs) are a basic tool of the nursing trade. They are used for a variety of functions, including “allowing for the administration of intravenous fluids, blood, products, chemotherapeutic medications, and parenteral nutrition,” as well as for “hemodialysis and hemodynamic monitoring” (Truscott, 2013, p. 22). CLs have changed the...

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1—Absolutely Not Genes, embryos, and their parts are all basically forms of life, either human or animal. For a person to attempt to control the creation or destruction of these forms of life through the use of copyrights is reprehensible. It is already illegal for human organs to be bought...

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Understanding the pathophysiology of Alzheimer’s disease is vitally important. This disease currently threatens to affect at least 30% of all individuals presently alive in twelve most developed countries, unless effective interventions are found to treat or prevent the disease (Perry, 2006, p. 123). Despite the fact that memory loss is...

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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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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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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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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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