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Depression and Psychosis - ... Whilst waiting for the appointment I was left to wait twenty minutes over my appointment time and this although probably unavoidable left me with the feelings that I was not important and that I was not worthy of the psychiatrists time. This combination of unimportance and my illness left me feeling very low indeed. Upon entering the room I immediately felt disempowered. The psychiatrist had upon his wall his degree certificate and was sitting looking pristine in a suit. I was sat on a small uncomfortable plastic chair wearing whatever clothes I could manage to pull out of the wardrobe probably with dinner stains on....   [tags: Mental Health] 2787 words
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Root Canal - ... Carries, caused by different acids which are produced by bacteria in dental plaque. Plaque is bacteria and food debris that forms on the tooth surface within a 24 hour period of brushing the teeth, and also eating and drinking. Not brushing and flossing at least twice a day before and after meals is open doors for plaque. There are four different types of pulp diseases . The two main concerns in rotary therapy are reversible and irreversible pulpitis.(Yoffee, 2011. para. 3, 4). Reversible pulpitis is when a dentist or endodontist are able to save the tooth....   [tags: Health, Edodontics] 1249 words
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Body Modification for Cultural Adaptation? - ... From homemakers with feminine, hourglass figures, women eventually filled positions in offices and went to work. It was in 1941 to 1951 that one of the surges in the clerical work was “accompanied by a clear feminization trend” (A History of Women and Work 10). Later, the number of single mothers increased. Women learned to take on responsibilities that are usually shared with another parent. As Sullivan quoted Hewitt, “the acute awareness of feeling alive induced by pain” replaces their psychological issues with a “euphoric feeling of mastery” (544)....   [tags: Gender Studies]
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Essay on Euthanasia and Doctor-Assisted Suicide - Understanding Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide   This paper will address some of the more popular points of interest involved with the euthanasia-assisted suicide discussion. There are less than a dozen questions which would come to mind in the case of the average individual who has a mild interest in this debate, and the following essay presents information which would satisfy that individual's curiosity on these points of common interest.   Euthanasia and assisted suicide are legal in the state of Oregon and in the country of the Netherlands; these are the only two jurisdictions in the world where laws specifically permit euthanasia or assisted suicide....   [tags: Euthanasia Physician Assisted Suicide]
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Advertising and Breast Augmentation - Advertising and Breast Augmentation       Why do we advertise products. What are the implications of these advertisements. How do advertisements further impact our society and culture. These are all very important questions to look at when discussing the motivation, success or failure and ultimately the impact of advertising. How does advertising affect our images of ourselves, and what we are ideally supposed to be. In trying to produce stimulating ads is the industry selling the viewers short of obtainable images....   [tags: Media Argumentative Persuasive Argument]
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Phantom Limbs: Sensations When There Should be None - Phantom Limbs: Sensations When There Should be None The phenomenon known as the phantom limb occurs in 95-100% of amputees. It can occur soon after amputation or occur years later. It is when patients feel sensations where the arm or leg used to be as if it were still there. These sensations can be either non-painful sensations or painful sensations, which are called phantom limb pain. These non-painful sensations are described as similar feels as if the limb were there such as warmth, tingling, itching, and movement....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]
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Phantom Limbs - Phantom Limbs Phantom Limb Pain (PLP) is a serious condition that occurs when a person who has lost a part of their body though amputation, trauma (brachial plexus), or loss of nervous connections in an appendage, perceives that the limb is still there and experiences sensations coming from this area. It was first described in 1866 by S. Weir Mitchell, an American neurologist, through a short story published in Atlantic Monthly. While Mitchell may then have wondered if this was specific to wounded Civil War soldiers, it has since been established as quite common (1)....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]
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Electronic Fetal Monitoring - Electronic Fetal Monitoring Technology has had a very prominent influence on electronic fetal monitoring since its appearance in the 1960’s and 1970’s. For many years, fetal monitoring was simply done by listening to a fetal heartbeat through a stethoscope. Dramatic changes in the heartbeat, such as a long period or a drop in the rate or intensity, could be detected,. Now, not only is the electronic fetal monitor used on the outside of the womb by strapping electrodes to the mother’s abdomen but electrodes can also be inserted during the first stage of labor and placed directly on the baby’s head....   [tags: Technology Pregnancy Essays]
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Augustine Medical, Inc. - Augustine Medical, Inc. Introduction ( Background and Situation) Augustine Medical, Inc. was founded by Dr. Scott Augustine, an anesthesiologist from Minnesota, in 1987. The company was created to develop and market products for hospital operating rooms and postoperative recovery rooms. The company provides innovative solutions to combat postoperative conditions such as hypothermia. Medical research indicates that 60 to 80 percent of all postoperative recovery room patients are clinically hypothermic....   [tags: Business Management Case Study Essays, solution] 1890 words
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No Mo Accidents - No More Accidents Bike helmet safety is a big problem in our society. People do not realize that a bike helmet to a biker is the same as a seat belt to a motorist. We as bikers need all the protection that we can get since we don’t have the tank-like protection of a ’88 Ford Tempo. So now I am going to tell you a story of a personal experience, the basics to a helmet and some statistics Even though bike helmets are designed to lessen the impact in one particular spot and disperse the force throughout the helmet....   [tags: essays research papers] 1200 words
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THROAT CANCER - Throat Cancer Each year, smoking kills more people than AIDS, alcohol, drug abuse, car accidents, murder, suicide, and fires---combined. The use of tobacco increases the risk of contracting throat cancer. Throat cancer is one of the most prevalent cancers within the United States. Cancer of the larynx (or voice box) is a disease in which cancer (malignant) cells are found in the tissues of the larynx. The larynx is a short passageway shaped like a triangle that is just below the pharynx in the neck....   [tags: essays research papers] 1437 words
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The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women by Naomi Wolf - Define a beautiful woman. What kinds of adjectives come to mind. Do her inner qualities make her beautiful as well. What does "beauty is only skin deep" really mean. I always thought what made a person truly and genuinely beautiful, is whats on the inside. So often, we judge women on their appearance first, then their abilities. Did you ever wonder how this came about and why we all do this today. dont try to deny it, were all shallow and addicted to entertainment, its simply our culture, our way of life....   [tags: Naomi Wolf] 1675 words
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The Main Buildings and Change In Their Use Over Time - The Main Buildings and Change In Their Use Over Time The buildings in the surrounding area of the canal will help us find out how the canal system affected the lives of the people and the landscape of the villages of stoke bruerne. The first building I came across was the Brick Built House. This building is made up of brick and wood. Looking from the front it looks old and derelict. It is now used as a private house but looks very abandoned. This building used to be the lock keepers cottage....   [tags: Papers] 2273 words
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A View of Jeffery Dahmer's Personality - A View of Jeffery Dahmer's Personality Why does a Jeffery Dahmer happen. How does a person become a serial killer, necrophiliac, cannibal and psychopath. There are probably very few convincing answers that come forth. Many of the theories would have you believe that the answers can always be found in childhood abuse, bad parenting, head trauma, fetal alcoholism and drug addiction. I don’t think Jeffery’s past paints a picture of these causes. However, no family is absolutely sterile and I guess there were some issues in the Dahmer family but where they enough to cause and individual to react as he did....   [tags: Papers] 929 words
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Animal Experimentation at New York University - Animal Experimentation at New York University Using animals for medical experimentation and education is a controversial subject that often leads to a heated debate. The issues are complex, but the suffering and waste involved in animal experimentation are painfully obvious. Vivisection, the act of cutting into a live animal, has led the nation down countless scientific dead ends, while detracting funds and attention from more applicable scientific research. The practice of animal experimentation at NYU continues, not because it has been proven to be an accurate and reliable means of research (which it has not) but rather, because of tradition and promotion from those with strong vested interests (i.e....   [tags: Papers] 785 words
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Exploring the Pros and Cons of Bioplastics - Plastics are one of the most versatile of all material and we use them in everyday items such as cars, pens, planes, toothbrushes and the list goes on. But there is a problem, plastics are synthetic and take very long to decompose in landfills so we can’t get rid of them easily. Well, now there is a lot of hype about bio plastics; plastics that are made using corn, potato or other annually renewable sources which are compostable & biodegradable (Glen 2009). Bio-plastics are commonly portrayed as environmentally friendly in terms of the time it take to decompose but there are many more cons to bio-plastics than pros....   [tags: environment]
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a Bridge to the 18th Century - American Plastic Plastic materials have become so numerous that you cannot go through a single day without touching something made of plastic. Toothbrushes, ballpoint pens, unbreakable dishes, cabinets and knobs for machines and appliances, light switches – all of these things and many more are made of plastic. It seems hard to believe that before 1869, there was no such thing as plastic. The first plastic, celluloid, was invented in 1869 by John Wesley Hyatt, (Meikle 5). A $10,000 prize had been offered to anyone who invented a material that could replace ivory for making billiard balls....   [tags: essays research papers] 543 words
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Disposing Large Amounts of Waste - In present-day society,plastic packing are pervasive around the street ,causing a lot of problems . A study from Department of Enviroment,Food and Rural Affairs Annual Report(2008) shown that the amount of packaging waste reached approximately 10.7 million tonnes in the UK ,which has been deal with. It is obvious that the problems of waste are serious. In this essay I will analysis some problems caused by this phenomenon ,then propose some solutions and criticized them as well . Some problems come out due to people produce a large amounts of waste....   [tags: waste, recycling, ] 1086 words
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The Laparoscopic Method - ... The surgeon inserts cannulas in the other three ports and then carefully cuts the gallbladder away from its surroundings. Once finished with the delicate process of cutting the gallbladder away, the surgeon removes it through one of the ports (Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, par. 6). The ports are closed with either a couple of stitches, or special surgical tape. Because the incisions are so small, they only take a few weeks to heal. Another procedure that surgeons can perform using the laparoscopic method is the removal of masses in the stomach....   [tags: Medical Technology]
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The Laparoscopic Method - ... The laparoscope is inserted through the cannula, and displays the images the surgeon needs to complete the surgery. The surgeon inserts cannulas in the other three ports and then carefully cuts the gallbladder away from its surroundings. Once finished with the delicate process of cutting the gallbladder away, the surgeon removes it through one of the ports (Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, par. 6). The ports are closed with either a couple of stitches, or special surgical tape....   [tags: Medicine, Surgical Techniques, Technology]
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Does America have a Throw Away Society? - ... For example, plastic bottles tossed into the recycling bin will never again be plastic bottles because recycling plastic is too difficult. All in all, as Captain Charles Moore says of the percentage of plastics that Americans recycle, “the under-five-percent of plastics recovered in our waste stream [is] diddly-point-squat.” This inefficiency shows that even if more waste was recycled, it would not be enough to compensate for America’s extreme waste generation. The Consequences of a Throw-Away Society Are Severe, Visible, and Affect Humans All of this trash means one thing: the current rate of waste generation in the United States is unsustainable; something must be done....   [tags: Environmental Issues]
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Recycling Activity in Australia and Vietnam - ... Furthermore, the energy needed to recycle metals is only equivalent to 25% of the energy needed in the making process from raw materials, thus thousands of dollars can be saved solely via recycling (ibid). Consequently, both Vietnam and Australia have emphasized on recycling this material, but with different approaches. In Australia, these kinds of waste products must first be separated by household members before being collected and transported to appropriate Material Recovery Facility such as Waste Services NSW at Chullora by the councils....   [tags: Environmental Issues]
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Presentation on Bioplastics - Presentation on Bioplastics Bioplastics, What are they. * Compostable Plastics -or- * Any plastics-made from organisms (or Organism by-products). * Currently, there is much confusion over the definition of bioplastics Mixture of Acids that could be made into bioplastics Making Bioplastics, Etc. Goal of Bioplastic Production * To Save Resources by either reducing the production of standard Polypropylene plastics by replacing it with a less resource-intensive plastic....   [tags: Environment polypropylene renewable resources] 959 words
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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch - The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Today, scientists believe the world's largest garbage dump isn't on land but it is in the Pacific Ocean. It is known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, stretching 10 million miles from the coast of California to China floating on either side of Hawaii and swirling beneath the surface. It's estimated to be twice the size of the state of Texas. It consists of 100 million tons of discarded plastic such as water bottles, bags, DVD cases, toothbrushes, toys, shampoo bottles, plastic wrap, Tupperware, credit cards, plastic plates and cups eyeglasses just to name a few items....   [tags: Environment, landfill]
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Intraoperative and Postoperative Complications of Hypothermia - ... On the other hand, Smith, Sidhu, Lucas, Mehta & Pinchak (2007) did a quasi-experimental design study to evaluate the incidence, severity, costs, and complications of hypothermia in two groups of patients undergoing ambulatory surgery requiring general anesthesia. The cases were minor; most of the cases were under two hours in duration. There were a total of 336 patients divided into two groups. One group, 156, was actively warmed preoperatively and intraoperatively. The second group of 180, was provided routine thermal care (RTC) with cotton blankets....   [tags: Medical Research]
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The Gross Clinic - In 1874, Thomas Eakins took a second course in anatomy at Jefferson Medical College. He attended surgical lectures and clinics presided over by Professor Samuel D. Gross. Eakins painted “The Gross Clinic,” to show the emotion involved in medical procedures. It appears as if the doctors performing the surgery have emotionally removed themselves from the situation at hand. By removing themselves from the emotional aspects of the surgery, the doctors can complete the task much easier than they would have been able to do if they had become emotionally attached to the patient....   [tags: essays research papers] 523 words
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Ear Infections - Ear Infections A hypothesis which states how a minor surgery does not decrease ear infections in children is not adequately proven by some scientists in the article " Ear-infecton surgery has limited gain ". The claim that the use of antibiotics, helps morewhen it comes to decreasing ear infections is not well supported. Scientists investigated 280 children who recieved medication and underwent surgery for ear infections. However, this resulted in infection rates being subscribed or successful in the first year....   [tags: Papers] 380 words
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Quicksand - Quicksand Goal: To see if I can make quicksand and to see how it works. Apparatus: Plastic aquarium, plastic tubing (make sure that a portion of it is able to fit around the output of the chemical lawn sprayer), Plexiglas, cardboard, brass tubing, 2 hose barbs, 2 connectors, chemical lawn sprayer, plastic jug (to hold the same amount that the sprayer will), gas shut off-valve, small plastic cup, silicon sealer, epoxy, marker or pen, razor, wood, tape, scissors or knife, rocks, fine sand, sandpaper, drill, waterproof tape, jigsaw (or another saw that can cut Plexiglas), heavy object, string....   [tags: Papers] 657 words
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Removing trash from the Great Pacific Garbage Gyre - Re: Removing trash from the Great Pacific Garbage Gyre Dear , Pollution all around the globe in an increasing problem effecting the entire planet. As human beings continue to consume more and more products, the waste produced by these products also increases. Unwanted bottles and packaging from land as well as buoys and netting from boats is finding its way to the sea. These items float on the surface of the water and drift at the mercy of the ocean’s currents. Gyres, which are circular surface currents, gather the trash from offshore and spin it into a massive rotating vortex of pollution in the middle of the world’s oceans....   [tags: Pollution]
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Neurosurgeon and Patient - Neurosurgeon and Patient Brain injury is an unexpected and complex disability. The brain can be damaged in many ways: as a result of an accident, a stroke, alcohol or drug abuse, tumors, poisoning, infection and disease, hemorrhage, near drowning, AIDS, and a number of other things such as Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, and Alzheimer’s disease. The human brain is one of the most vital and complex organs in the human body. It is where we store our thoughts, feelings and all of our learned behavior....   [tags: Neurology Medical Health Essays] 1357 words
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Surgical Treatment For Morbid Obesity - According to the World Health Organization, globally there are now more than 1 billion overweight adults, and at least 300 million of them are obese. During the last 40 years, obesity has reached epidemic proportions. There are more obese people each year, and the severity is increasing. In the United States alone, 300,000 deaths are associated with obesity. Thesis: Many obese people fail diet after diet. For them, bariatric surgery is an option even though risks are involved (Flancbaum, et al....   [tags: Overweight Obese Research Papers] 1364 words
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ambulatory care - Haugh, Richard, Hospitals are feeling 'niched to death', H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks, 10688838, Apr2002, Vol. 76, Issue 4 This article is about a small Louisiana town where a dispute between the sole hospital and its largest physician group. The hospital is a160-bed facility in and is going to be losing a big part of its surgery business to the Green Clinic, a 35-physician multi-specialty group that is building its own specialty hospital a few miles down the road. The doctors serve the vast majority of patients in the town of 25,000....   [tags: essays research papers] 426 words
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Central Nervous System Cancers - ... We aimed to determine patients’ functional capacity by measuring strength, neuropathy, balance, and 6MW distance. We hypothesized that lower scores on the strength and higher scores on the modified total neuropathy score will positively correlate with the distance that the patient will walk during his or her 6MWT. We also examined whether gender has a significant effect on physical function. Works Cited 1. Institute NC: A snapshot of brain and central nervous system cancers., 2008 2. CBTRUS: Fact Sheet, 2004-2007....   [tags: Medical Research]
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Summary of Riordan Manufacturing - Summary of Riordan Manufacturing Riordan Manufacturing Inc. is in the field of plastic injection molding. A leader in plastics designs in many different areas, with state of the art capabilities in developing innovative products for their customers. The company was founded by Dr. Riordan, a professor of chemistry, working with processing polymers into high strength plastic articles. Dr. Riordan obtained patents and licensing to start manufacturing plastic fans in the plant at Pontiac, Michigan in 1992....   [tags: Business Analysis]
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Home Page Design - Home Page Design For the title of my home page I have decided to put it in WordArt. The WordArt title is the name of the surgery, which is "PARK VIEW VETERINARY SURGERY". I haven't decided what WordArt I am going to use yet so I will state the WordArt, which I will use when I am making and implementing the actual web page. For the font of the text I have decided to keep it in "Times New Roman" as it will be easy to read. For the text size of the WordArt I have chosen to keep the size as 36 as it will be a good size for a title so that it won't take up too much space....   [tags: Papers] 3450 words
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Surgical Treatment of Obesity - A rising health epidemic that America is currently facing today is obesity. This is becoming very wide spread among all races and class levels due in part to the abundance of inexpensive food available, most notably, fast food restraints . There are literally thousands of diet books available but due to the extreme will power many of these programs demand, more and more people are turning to weight loss surgery as a final solution. The most popular procedures being Gastric Bypass, and Lap Band surgery....   [tags: Health] 629 words
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Causes and Effects of Water Pollution - There are many causes for water pollution. The main one is plastics. The reason for that is that plastics take four hundred and fifty years to decompose in the water. Also many companies use plastic and people throw it in the waterways. Because water can float and be carried by the wind, it can cause harm to unsuspecting creatures hundreds of feet from where it was originally dumped. Such waste includes bags, bottles, cups, straws, cup lids, utensils, six pack holders, cling wrap, fishing line, bait bags, and floats....   [tags: cause and effect paper, environment] 626 words
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Exploring Composite Body Panels on Vehicles - Exploring Composite Body Panels on Vehicles She kicks the tires. Not bad, maybe too clean, but we can fix that, she thinks. Ray is positively drooling. He scurries to the driver's side of the 4-door sedan and hops inside. In his enthusiasm, the slam of his door echoes across the high-ceilinged showroom and an unaccustomed frown grows on his face. "Did you hear that?" he demands of his wife, Diane, as she joins him on the passenger side. She stares back inquiringly, one brow lifted. "The door," he replies, as if explaining to a small child....   [tags: Exploratory Research]
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Gastric Bypass - Gastric Bypass More than 40,000 people a year are so desperate to lose weight they turn to the controversial, sometimes life-threatening surgery such as Gastric Bypass. I will be explaining what the surgery entitles, disadvantages vs. advantages. And most important, is Gastric bypass surgery the right choice when considering the risks. The most common form of “stomach stapling” is gastric bypass. In this procedure, a small pouch is formed in the stomach and stapled shut. The small intestine is then cut and stapled onto the pouch, shrinking the stomach’s ability to take in food....   [tags: essays research papers] 803 words
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Weight Loss Satisfaction - ... Tables for statistics found are clearly indicated in the results as well as presented in the research. The limitations for the study are clearly indicated in the discussion of the research as well as future implications for nursing. Several negative factors were found regarding this article. The method of research is not clearly indicated in the abstract, not allowing the reader to know what methods were used as research. The samples used may have biases because of the voluntary nature of this study and they are not a diverse group....   [tags: Health, Obesity] 2342 words
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ACL Reconstruction - ... A meniscus is frequently torn at the same time an ACL tears during injury. Usually, depending on a person’s activity level, a torn ACL needs to be fixed. Unfortunately, a simple repair by stitching the torn ligament together again is not effective. To have a successful repair, your doctor will completely replace your torn tigaments. There are many ways to do this. Part of the patellar tendon (the ligament of the knee cap) is commonly used in reconstructing a torn ACL along with the hamstring tendons....   [tags: Medicine]
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Product Evaluation: A Hairdryer - Product Evaluation: A Hairdryer Introduction. I am a 4th year student in St Patrick's Grammar school Downpatrick studying technology and design for my GCSE. I must do two focused tasks, my first task is a product evaluation, for this task I will be evaluating a hairdryer manufactured by Vidal Sassoon. Justification. I picked this appliance because: Ÿ It is a commonly used household object. Ÿ I have this appliance in my house so I can look at it whilst testing it against my specification....   [tags: Papers] 653 words
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The Contact Lens - The Contact Lens When the contact lens was invented, the world of vision correction was altered forever. No longer were those people lacking perfect 20/20 vision forced to look any different than everyone else. Both discrete and revolutionary, the contact lens provided a brand new, viable, alternate solution to an age-old problem. After centuries of engineering and discovery the contact lens has evolved greatly. Presently contact lenses are made hard or soft, for daily or continuous wear, gas permeable, and even providing ultraviolet protection....   [tags: Eye Sight Vision Corrective Lens]
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Colloid Cysts, Physical and Personal Impacts on Patient and Spouse - Colloid Cysts, Physical and Personal Impacts on Patient and Spouse Introduction: The patient is a 45 year old male who was in a car accident that involved alcohol on July 29, 2004. I have known the patient for three years and will be referring to aspects of the patient that I know to be true, but am unable to cite all details due to learning them via the dynamics of the relationship. The patient and the patients’ spouse have requested complete anonymity for the purpose of this paper. The car accident resulted in a series of injuries for the patient which were a fractured pelvis, a lacerated bladder, internal organ bruising, a moderate concussion, and sciatic nerve palsy (nerve damage)....   [tags: Medical Medicine Papers]
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Beauty and the Bloke by Cosmo Landesman and Breaking Free of Oldfashioned Stereotypes - Beauty and the Bloke by Cosmo Landesman and Breaking Free of Oldfashioned Stereotypes "Beauty and the bloke" by Cosmo Landesman is an argumentative article trying to put across the message that men and women are breaking free of old fashioned stereotypes, he is trying to convey the message that it's the nineties, men no longer have to be macho and hairy. They are no longer afraid or ashamed to care for their appearances, even if it means cosmetic surgery. Women to are also making a stand, no longer will they stand silent being made to look good by men, women are now "prepared to give the men they love a shove in the direction of the cosmetic surgeon" Landesman throughout the article, puts across the message that women are to blame for men's insecurities in their appearances....   [tags: Beauty and the Bloke] 645 words
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Gastric Exclusion Operations - Gastric Exclusion Operations Over thirty percent of the US population is currently obese. A scary statistic. Contrary to popular belief, obesity is not a psychological, nor an eating disorder. Obesity is a hereditary disease, that can not be "treated" by Jenny Craig, or Weight Watchers. Surgery for obesity should not be considered only as a last resort. Right now surgery is the only effective treatment for obesity. One type of surgical treatment is gastric exclusion. There are four questions that will help someone decide if this surgery is right for them....   [tags: Papers] 490 words
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Judging a Book by Its Cover: My Lazy Eye - I have always been taught that you should never judge a book by it‘s cover. Something happened at birth that has greatly affected who I am today. I was born with a condition called lazy eye. Lazy eye syndrome is a condition where the eyes do not align properly, causing one or both eyes to weaken. If left untreated, the lazy eye does not develop properly. I inherited this from my dad, who also inherited the condition from his father. My mother first noticed I had eye problems when I was 2 months old and had my eyes examined....   [tags: Personal Narrative, bullying] 675 words
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The Body in Western and Non Western Cultures - ... While they look healthy and act healthy these drugs have devastating effects inside of their body such as liver damage and formation of devastating cancers. In this example while the body was healthy by society standards it was not by medical standards. In non western cultures, especially in Hmong culture, the body is a house for the spirit. The house is a mystery; no one knows how it works. For example, in The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down doctors have to reassure patients that blood work will not decrease the amount of blood in the body....   [tags: Beauty ]
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Ms - A Second Chance at Life: Gastric Bypass Surgery In the recent years, American adults and even children have become morbidly obese, which has fueled a campaign for an effective intervention. The intervention that is beginning to receive widespread popularity is gastric bypass surgery. According to Tish Davidson and Teresa G. Odle in the article ‘Obesity Surgery,’ “gastric bypass surgery [is] probably the most common type of obesity surgery; gastric bypass surgery has been performed in the United States for about 25 years....   [tags: essays research papers] 748 words
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Concrete - According to major supplies, “Use of synthetic fibers for reinforcing concrete is continuously, increasing. The increase has been considerable since 1980, but slowed somewhat in 1990, a year of substantial construction cutbacks. Apparently the construction community believes there are advantages in the use of synthetic fibers in concrete.” (Schupack) Synthetic fibers are used to improve crack control in concrete. Some reports say that synthetic fiber reinforced concrete (SFRC) would replace welded wire fabric in many slab-on-grade applications....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Possums Eat Anything: Chew or false? - Introduction: The Australia Brushtail Possum (Trichosurus vulpecula Kerr) is an introduced pest to New Zealand. Devices are set up to detect the presence of possums in certain areas. This information is used to determine where possum control is necessary and how effective it has been. Other than trapping, the most common detection devices are wax tags, and chew-track cards. The latter of the two being a rectangular piece of core flute/corrugated plastic, into which a bait (usually peanut butter) is forced down the flutes and then nailed onto a tree....   [tags: Biology] 2763 words
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