• Kidney Failure and Related Isssues
    Abstract This paper is dedicated to National Kidney Month and touches on several areas about and related to kidney disease. A brief overview of kidney failure includes what the kidneys do, why they fail, how they fail, signs & symptoms, and treatment, is given in the first section of the report....
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  • Stats Proposal/Nursing
    TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER 1: 1.1 Introduction 4 1.2 Statement of the problem 4 1.3 Purpose of the study 5 1.4 Need for the study 5 1.5 Delimitations 7 1.6 Limitations 7 1.7 Assumptions 8 1.8 Hypothesis 8 CHAPTER 2: 2.1: Review of L...
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  • Artificial Heart Devices
    Artificial Heart Devices In its never ending pursuit of advancement, science has reached a crucial biotechnological plateau, the creation of artificial organs. Such a concept may seem easy to comprehend until one considers the vast knowledge required to provide a functional substitute for one...
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  • The Heart
    The HeartINTRODUCTIONIn today's society, people are gaining medical knowledge at quite a fast pace. Treatments, cures, and vaccines for various diseases and disorders are being developed constantly, and yet, coronary heart disease remains the number one killer in the world. The media today concentra...
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  • Congestive Heart Disease
    Essay on Congestive Heart Failure According to a recent study, people over 40 have a 1 in 5 chance of developing Congestive Heart Failure in their lifetime. Nearly 5 million people in the United States—mostly older adults—already have Congestive Heart Failure, and the number of people with Co...
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  • Abc of Heart Failure
    Heart failure is the end stage of all diseases of the heart and is a major cause of morbidity and mortality. It is estimated to account for about 5% of admissions to hospital medical wards, with over 100 000 annual admissions in the United Kingdom. The overall prevalence of heart failure is 3 2...
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  • Case Study Pneumonia
    INTRODUCTION Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lungs caused by an infection. It is also called Pneumonitis or Bronchopneumonia. Pneumonia can be a serious threat to our health. Although pneumonia is a special concern for older adults and those with chronic illnesses, it can also strike young, hea...
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  • Nursing
    COPD Cigarette smoking is usually cited as the most common risk factor for COPD. Other risk factors include workplace exposure to inhaled irritants such as coal dust. Women, having proportionately smaller lungs and airways than men, are more likely to develop symptoms of COPD. The common factor t...
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  • Artificial Heart
    Artificial Heart The never ending pursuit of advancement by science and technology in its endeavor to ease the human life has been so tremendous that what we once thought was unfeasible is now a reality, such as in the creation of artificial organs. From an historic angle, no one would have ever...
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  • Failure Trends in a Large Disk Drive Population
    Appears in the Proceedings of the 5th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST’07), February 2007 Failure Trends in a Large Disk Drive Population Eduardo Pinheiro, Wolf-Dietrich Weber and Luiz Andr´e Barroso Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy Mountain View, CA 94043 {edpin,w...
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  • Framiningham Heart Study
    Introduction Due to an alarming epidemic of cardiovascular disease beginning in the 1930's, the United States Public Health Service decided to undertake a large-scale study to investigate why heart disease was the nation's number one killer by the late 1940's. Researchers and doctors wanted to lea...
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  • Heart Diseases
    -A- Aneurysm-This term refers to a localized dilation of an artery or chamber of the heart. The behavior and prognosis for aneurysms varies, depending on their size and location. Aneurysms of the heart are usually the result of a prior heart attack. They generally don't require surgical resection....
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  • 'Provocative' New Evidence Links Vitamin D and Other Nutrients to Heart Disease
    REACTION PAPER: I got this article from Medical News Today.Com and was published on July 11, 2009. It talks about the new emerging research that deficiency of Vitamin D, Magnesium, Folic Acid and other micro and macro nutrients can affect the risk and progression of cardiovascular diseases. Accord...
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  • Heart Transplant
    Introduction to Heart Transplant The first Heart transplant in human beings was done in South Africa in 1967 by Dr. Christiaan Barnard: the patient only lived 18 days. Once Stanford started reporting better results, other centers started doing heart transplants. However, successful transplantat...
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  • Androgen Blocking Drugs and Treating Patients with Mild Heart Failure
    Background Clinical trials have shown that ß-adrenergic blocking drugs are effective and well tolerated in patients with mild to moderate heart failure, but the utility and safety of these drugs in patients with advanced disease have not been evaluated. Methods and Results We enrolled 56 patien...
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  • Smoking and the Effects on the Heart
    The Surgeon General has called it "the leading preventable cause of disease and deaths in the United States." Smoking is among the top preventable risk factors of heart disease amongst many other health problems. Coronary heart disease and strokes are the primary types of cardiovascular disease cau...
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  • Feasibility Study on Putting Up the Spasso Resort
    PISCO Private School Abu Dhabi, U.A.E S.Y. 2008 – 2009 Feasibility Study on Putting Up “The Spassó Resort Club” Spassó Resort Club would be located near Ladies Beach, which can provide people the Best place to have their quality time with their loved ones. In Partial...
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  • Transcultural Nursing
    As nurses we will come across individuals from many different cultures and regions of the world. Some may have things in common with us and some may have differences that we are not familiar with or understand. Yes, our patients will have different cultural values, beliefs and practices from our own...
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  • Feasibility Study
    PROJECT PROPOSAL Magobbo and Manyonyo smallholder sugar production Feasibility Study to Assess Possible Support to The Magobbo and Manyonyo Smallholder sugar outgrower schemes Under EC Sugar Reform Accompanying Measures Final September 2008. By John Fynn PROJECT PROPOSAL Magobbo and Manyo...
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  • Racing Against Your Heart
    Racing Against Your Heart Friedman, M,. & Roseman, R.H. (1959). Association of specific over behavior pattern with blood and cardiovascular findings. Journal of the American Medical Association, 169, 1286-1296. This study by Friedman came about in a very odd way, and dared to take a look at...
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