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BLOOD AND BELONGING

- This is a critique of the book, Blood and Belonging, by Michael Ignatieff. This paper will explain the subject of the book and its relevance, discuss Michael Ignatieff's methods and conclusions on the subject and finally include a personal critique of the book by the author of this paper. The author of the book travels on what he terms "the six journeys." On these "journeys" he encounters different cultures, as he travels to six different coinciding areas of the world....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Notions of Belonging

- Belonging, whether to people or place is fundamental to our needs and it is this need to feel connected which is timeless and is what ultimately creates a sense of security and individuality. It is through this that individuals also gain acceptance within a community or culture and empowers oneself both at a personal and collaborative level. However with these positive notions of belonging inevitably come consequences of not belonging. In Peter Skrzynecki’s poems “Feliks Skrzynecki” and “St Patrick’s College”, Khaled Hosseini novel “The Kite Runner” and Peter Weir’s film “Dead Poets Society” the use of literary and filmic techniques are used to address such notions of belonging and the resul...   [tags: Study, Film/Literary Analysis]

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Relationshipsand Sense of Belonging in Charles Dickens' Great Expectation

- ... Consequently severing ties with Joe and the ‘meshes’ (marshes) leaves him to become the ‘loneliest I (Pip) has ever known’. Pip’s attitude of initial abhorrence on the sudden arrival of Magwitch shifting to a willingness to care for Magwitch after learning he is the benefactor and not Miss Havisham. Magwitch’s arrival sparks in Pip a need for forgiveness, which he fulfils by taking care of the “man who has been soaked in water, and smothered in mud” to becoming Pip’s “second father” by the time of Magwitchs death....   [tags: alienation, society, transforms]

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Gangs, Belonging, and Acceptance

- Gangs, Belonging, and Acceptance A 12-year-old boy comes home from school. He enters his home through the front door and notices his mother sobbing. There is blood on the tissue she's holding. The boy starts to ask his mother why she is crying when he realizes what has happened. She answers his silent inquiry about why, by quietly saying, "your dad . . . he's on the back porch . . . he's had a bad day." Feeling helpless he goes to his room. From his window he can see his dad taking in the last swallow of beer and yelling, loud enough for the neighbors to hear, "Hey, bring me another beer....   [tags: Gangs Family Lifestyle Essays]

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Stem Cells, Umbilical Cord Blood Banking and Transplantation

- Nowadays, there are many alternatives or any other methods to improve the healthcare especially in a transplantation world. There are few choices available for the people today such as the embryonic stem cells, bone marrow stem cells, peripheral blood cell and the most new is the umbilical cord blood. The umbilical cord blood (UCB) defined by Chima and Mamdoo (2011, p. 79) as the blood which taken from the cut umbilical cord attached to the placenta of a newborn baby after a delivery. It been stated (Chima and Mamdoo 2011, p....   [tags: Stem Cell Research paper]

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How Do Awlad 'Ali Bedouin Ideas about Blood Provide the Idiom for Different Kinds of Social Relations?

- Kinship is understood as the relationships in a society through blood and marriage. It is considered a fundamental cultural basis. From kinship systems social norms develop in the communities, including rights and responsibilities, greatly impacting behavior. These systems are described as kinship terms, relationships and groups in a society. Kinship ultimately has two core functions through kinship systems that are crucial for the preservation of culture and societies. First, these ties provide continuation of generations and family formation....   [tags: kinship systems, Western desert societies]

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Comparing Stereotypes and Stereotyping in Measuring My Blood and The Artificial Nigger

- Conformity and Stereotypes in Measuring My Blood and The Artificial Nigger   Adults frequently make conscious attempts to pass on their values and judgments concerning a number of matters to younger generations by sharing their own views. Generally, the advice they pass on is helpful for one to become a successful, productive member of the general population; however, this process of indoctrination can be harmful if the views shared by the elder are racist. Gerald Vizenor's "Measuring My Blood" and Flannery O'Connor's "The Artificial Nigger" explore the circumstances in which racist individuals try to induce others into following stereotypical ideas and how their influence can le...   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Davie's Concept of Believing but Not Belonging to Religion

- Davie's (1994) concept of ‘believing without belonging’ describes the movement away from organised religion and the increasing numbers of people who are ‘spiritual but not religious’ (Davie, 1994). It describes why people feel they no longer need to take part in religious practises, but still classify themselves as ‘Catholic’. This essay will first discuss what it means to believe, secondly the extent to which Davie's concept is applicable to the Irish context by describing the in-depth penetration of religion in history and also will suggest how the contradictory hypothesis ‘belonging without believing’ is also applicable....   [tags: Belonging, Faith, Catholics]

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Antigens Are Foreign Molecules, Composed Of Protein And Polysaccharides

- ... Epidermis cells of skin are tightly connected to its neighbouring cells,leaving only small Intercellular spaces between them. These tight arrangements of cells prevents bacteria and dust from penetrating the barrier. The sebaceous glands located in the inner layer of skin - dermis - secrete an oily substance called sebum. Sebum helps the skin in retaining moisture and prevents cracks in order to block the entry of pathogens. Sebum also protects the body from bacteria by making the skin slightly acidic and creating an unfavourable environment for bacteria to grow....   [tags: Blood, Immune system, Antibody, Coagulation]

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Main Ethical Dilema in Health Care

- Main Agents in Case When evaluating any ethical case, it is crucial to examine all those involved and how their relationships with each other impact moral decisions made. In the case The Jehovah’s Witness and Blood Transfusion, all of the persons involved play an important role in determining what medical action should be taken based on ethical and moral deliberation. The first, and main, agent involved in the case is the patient herself, a 42 year old female who was recently baptized into the Jehovah’s Witness faith....   [tags: jehova's witness, blood transfusion case]

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Blood: Questions and Answers

- 1. What is the function of the blood. What specific materials does it transport. Why are these substances important. Be specific – explain why these substances contribute to homeostasis. Blood is composed of plasma (clear extracellular fluid) and cellular components, which consist of red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Necessary body fluids, nutrients, gases, chemicals, and wastes are transported throughout the body by the blood. The functions of the blood include respiration, waste elimination, thermoregulation, nutrient delivery, immunity and defense, hormone delivery, and water and pH balance....   [tags: Blood]

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What Side Are You on? Eugene O’Neill Explores Groups and Belonging in "The Hairy Ape"

- In the mist of a major conflict the most crucial decision made is deciding upon what faction to side with. The final choice stands as the product of introspection and a social projection of internal beliefs. However, often the presented factions do not coincide with our own beliefs in their entirety. In such case an individual is faced with a more complex and tumultuous question of belonging. Eugene O’Neill explores the issue of groups and belonging in The Hairy Ape. Written in 1921, the play is deeply rooted in the issues of the working class, and seems relative to the dilemma of the 1919 labor strike....   [tags: Eugene O’Neill, belonging, identity, psychology, p]

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The Effect Of Donating Blood

- The Effects of Donating Blood “Donating blood is safe and easy, and takes less than an hour and one blood donation can help as many as three or four different people. In what other activity, can so little time do so much” ("Feel Prepared. Give Blood." ). Just think, if no one gave blood then how many people would still be living who really needed it. Despite all our medical advances, there is no good man-made substitute for human blood; this is why blood donations are so important. Some people strongly believe that donating blood is bad, but what people don’t know is that it actually has surprisingly good benefits like reducing the risk of cancer, burning calories, and even saving someone’s...   [tags: Blood, Blood donation, Blood plasma, Blood type]

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The Effect Of Blood Pressure On The Blood Vessels

- ... The average person has about 5ml of blood coursing through their arterial walls at any one point. Blood pressure is often expressed as a fraction with systolic blood pressure being on the top, which is the pressure in your brachial artery when your left ventricle is pumping the blood in your heart through the systemic system. The bottom number is your diastolic blood pressure, or the pressure exerted on your brachial cephalic artery while your left ventricle is refilling with oxygenated blood....   [tags: Blood pressure, Artery, Heart, Pulse]

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Blood The Essential River Of Life

- Blood the essential river of life is the fluid that flows throughout our bodies and our living tissues. It is also considered a connective tissue even though it does not provide support or connect anything because it is developed from mesenchyme (Embryonic fluid) and living blood cells, the formed elements, are suspended in a nonliving fluid matrix called plasma (Marieb 2004).It gives us the nutrients to sustain life and the antibodies to block off most infections it enables our bodies to dispose of waste products like carbon and others and helps you to circulate much more needed gasses like oxygen to organs and other cells in need....   [tags: Blood, Blood type, ABO blood group system]

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The Rate Of Red Blood Cells

- The low number of the red blood cells count in the experiment is possibly indicate some type of anemia. However, the hematocrit percentage of all the stations are approximately within the normal range (27-45%) for sheep blood. Therefore, the anemia conditions is ruled out. The low number of red blood cells might be due to the error of too little of blood sample that cause the too much dilution. As the result, there are low number of red blood cells per mm3 of solution. In human, the averages of red blood cells is 5.4 million per mm3 for male and 4.8 million per mm3 for females....   [tags: Blood, Hematology, Blood type, Red blood cell]

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The Importance Of Exercising On Blood Pressure

- Upshot of exercising on blood pressure BIOL 1612l, Section 346 Georgia perimeter college / R. SOCCI Written by: Derick Totchum Lab partners: Ryan Slack, Ashley Jackson, Jacob meadows Submitted: June 23, 2015   INTRODUCTION According to Wikipedia, (BP) or blood pressure is the “resulting pressure as blood circulates upon the walls of blood vessels”; however pulse is the “tactile palpation of the heartbeat by trained fingertips”. In adults, a blood pressure of 120/80mmHg would be considered healthy....   [tags: Blood pressure, Artery, Blood, Vein]

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Investigating The Blood Of Blood Cells Exist Within The Human Body

- A variety of blood cells exist within the human body. These cells encompass erythrocytes (red blood cells), leukocytes or white blood cells (of which there are several) and platelets. Research reports that the average frequencies of the various white blood cells are as followed; 40%-75% for neutrophil, 20%-50% for lymphocyte, 2%-10% for monocyte, 1%-6% for eosinophil, leaving less than 1% for basophil (Parham, 2015). These reported figures match the findings of this experiment when examining the blood composition of the blood smear participant....   [tags: Blood type, Blood, Red blood cell]

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The Effect Of Blood On The Body

- ... Hemo pure’s source of haemoglobin is bovine haemoglobin. Bovine haemoglobin are from cows. Hemo pure is bovine haemoglobin placed in a salt solution. Hemo pure is universal and is suitable for all blood types. Hygiene and the need to lessen the spread of viruses are very important so Hemo pure is checked for infectious diseases and pathogens. Hemo pure has a long shelf-life and can last up to 36 months. Oxygen deliver is also immediate as time does not necessarily affect its oxygen levels. Poly heme’s source of haemoglobin is from humans....   [tags: Blood, Red blood cell, Bone marrow]

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The Effects Of Exercise On Blood Pressure

- ... The average pressure is under 80, prehypertension is 80 to 89, hypertension is 90 or higher. How is it Calculated. Blood pressure can be measured through the use of a sphygmomanometer or a blood pressure cuff. The cuff is inflatable via air pump and is attached a stethoscope, or a medical instrument used to hear the heartbeat and a pressure gauge, which is used for monitoring the level of millimeters of mercury or mmHg. Once the different blood pressures is measured put the systolic over the diastolic....   [tags: Blood pressure, Hypertension, Artery]

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Truman Capote's In Cold Blood

- "In cold blood" by Truman Capote is a griping, true story about the mass murder of (on). a respectful and beloved family in Northern Kansas. The lives of four people were taken on September 15th 1959 when two young men broke into their home with the intention of robbing their safe which was supposed to contain 10,000 dollars. But the source that had given them the information about the safe had been incorrect and they walked out the house with only 40 dollars and a radio, but with the responsibility of (have taken four lives)....   [tags: In Cold Blood Essays]

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Blood Donation: The Gift of Life

- In the US alone a blood donation is needed every 2 seconds; that is 41,000 blood donations that are necessary every day (Blood Facts). The first efficacious blood transfusion was done in 1667 on a boy who was administered sheep blood, the boy survived. This alone paved the way for modern blood transfusions. The first human to human donations were done in the early 1800’s and were unsuccessful due to the lack of knowledge with blood types. Then, in the 1900s, blood types were discovered and soon after blood banks popped up all over while research was done to progress the amazing transfusion system we have today (History)....   [tags: health, blood donation]

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Measuring and Changing Your Blood Pressure

- Blood pressure is defined as the force of the blood against the artery wall. If ones blood pressure is too high or too low it may cause cardiovascular problems in the future. When blood pressure is measured, a cuff is placed on your arm, we will add pressure to this cuff to temporarily stop the blood flow. With a stethoscope we will then listen to your blood flow. By doing this we get two measurements, the first is systolic pressure. Systolic pressure is the reading when the blood is being contracted by the heart, or when the heart contracts, and diastolic pressure, measured when the heart relaxes....   [tags: Blood pressure, ]

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Hypertension : High Blood Pressure

- Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) is an illness that millions of people of all sorts are affected by. Moreover, although stress and emotional tension can temporarily increase blood pressure; but it won’t be considered as high blood pressure. Hypertension usually is there with no symptoms. It may happen and remain unseen for many years. People, until told by a medical physician generally overlook high blood pressure. People are not aware of how hypertension affects the body, how it is measured, what the symptoms are of high blood pressure, and what people/ethnic groups are affected by hypertension more than another....   [tags: Blood pressure, Hypertension]

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Common Reason For High Blood Pressure

- ... Sodium consumption is an important factor of developmental essential hypertension. Studies also show that low dietary intake of calcium, potassium, and magnesium can contribute to the progress of hypertension. What can you do to prevent high blood pressure. Exercise regularly, keep your weight at a desirable level, look at your intake of alcohol, don 't smoke, or quit smoking. Also, level the amount of daily intake of cane sugar and Himalayan crystal salt and avoid poisonous sugar and table salt....   [tags: Blood pressure, Blood, Hypertension, Artery]

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Hypertension : High Blood Pressure

- ... When these two pressure are figured out the numbers are recorded like a fraction with the systolic pressure over top of the diastolic pressure. A normal blood pressure should be 120/80 mm Hg or less, so your systolic pressure should be 120 or less and your diastolic pressure should be 80 or less. Hypertension is not diagnosed solely after one solitary high blood pressure measurement, but if you consistently go to the doctor and your blood pressure is 140/90 mm Hg than the doctor will give you a plan to try and get your blood pressure back on track....   [tags: Blood pressure, Hypertension, Artery]

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Hypertension And High Blood Pressure

- Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a common disease affecting about 70 million Americans but only about half of those affected Americans have their blood pressure under control. 1 in 3 adults are in prehypertension, which means they are in the blood pressure range that is in danger of obtaining hypertension but the numbers are not quite high enough to diagnose them with the disease. Hypertension diagnosed when a person has tension, or high pressure, in their arteries. The more blood that is pumped into a person’s arteries and the narrower the arteries become, the higher the blood pressure....   [tags: Blood pressure, Hypertension]

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Truman Capote's In Cold Blood

- According to the American Heritage Dictionary, the word “Fiction” is described as being “A literary work whose content is produced by the imagination and is not necessarily based on fact” (Fiction). Fiction generally can be categorized into six sub-genres: historical, horror, mystery, romance, westerns, and science fiction. However, Capote’s novel In Cold Blood cannot be easily placed in any of these categories. With the publication of Capote’s groundbreaking work in 1965, many critics argued as to what genre it belonged in; today this conflict is still relevant....   [tags: In Cold Blood Essays]

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Truman Capote's In Cold Blood

- Literature, the dictionary defines it being the art of written works that is simultaneously designed to entertain, educate and instruct its audience; writers, using their skill of telling stories, use literature in an attempt to transfer their ideas from paper to the reader; for some, this task means bringing their story to a different place and time that is entirely separate from what the could be perceive as ordinary, on order to serve the writer’s intent. With this, the impossible, becomes the probable, and the worst fear imagined becomes the breathed reality; with no separation between the truth, and fiction....   [tags: In Cold Blood Essays]

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Truman Capote's In Cold Blood

- Truman Capote wrote In Cold Blood with the intention of creating a new non-fiction genre, a creative spin on a newspaper article with the author, and his opinions and judgments completely absent from the text, leaving only the truth for the reader to interpret. The pages of In Cold Blood are filled with facts and first-hand accounts of the events surrounding the brutal murder of a wealthy unsuspecting family in Holcomb, Kansas. Author Truman Capote interviewed countless individuals to get an accurate depiction of every one affected by and every side of the murder....   [tags: In Cold Blood Essays]

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Truman Capote's In Cold Blood

- In Cold Blood is a true account of a multiple murder case that took place in Holcomb, Kansas in 1959, written by Truman Capote. Capote’s attention to detail causes the reader to gain an extreme interest in the Clutter family even though they were an ordinary family. The suspense that is a result of minimal facts and descriptive settings was an elaborate stylistic technique that gave effective results throughout the book. His ability to make this account of a horrid crime more than just a newspaper description was a great success as a base of his many literary devices, not just is great focus to small details....   [tags: In Cold Blood Essays]

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The Effects Of Blood On Health And Disease

- Hematology is the study of blood in health and disease. Some problems that you probably know is red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, blood vessels, bone marrow, lymph nodes, spleen, and the proteins involved in bleeding and clotting. They are a medical doctor who applies their specialized knowledge to treat patients with blood conditions. This is important because if something is wrong with your blood it can affect you in a really negative way. There are also many different types of blood disorders....   [tags: Blood, Hematology, Leukemia, Bone marrow]

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Blood Transfusions and Disease

- “Blood Safety in the Age of AIDS” reflects upon the history of blood transfusions, the advancement in performing clean (disease-free) transfusions, and, specifically, the appearance of and efforts to prevent the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) virus in blood donations. The AIDS epidemic hitting the blood banks is not only examined as an urgent problem in its own right, but also as a warning to both doctors and patients who regularly or spontaneously require blood transfusions. This warning indicates that the idea of new diseases and epidemics are still a possibility despite medical and conditional advances through history and that additional measures should be researched in the eff...   [tags: Blood Transfusions, Disease, AIDS, ]

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A Cancer Of The Blood Cells

- 1. Leukaemia This is a cancer of the blood cells. Leukaemia is a common type of blood cancer and can have an effect on adults 10 times more as children. People diagnosed with leukaemia are normally people who are over 50 years old. Leukaemia usually starts in the bone marrow, where blood cells are formed in the body. The bone marrow forms three types of blood cells:  White blood cells helps fight off infections and diseases.  Red blood cells are responsible in carrying out oxygen throughout the body....   [tags: Blood, Bone marrow, Chemotherapy, Leukemia]

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Blood Diamonds: The Fuel of War

- Have you ever noticed how beautiful diamonds are. Or have you ever realize how expensive they can be. Diamonds are perfect, but they may have a dark side. Keep in mind that with value, there will be criminals. There is a whole market of these diamonds. In Africa, they aren’t referred to as black market diamonds, they are referred to as blood diamonds or conflict diamonds. They aren’t called blood diamonds because they are the color of blood but they are called blood diamonds because of the blood shed for them....   [tags: conflict, blood, law, arms, transportation]

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The Ban on Gay Blood Donors

- In 1983 the FDA put a ban on gay men from donating blood if they have had sex with another man since 1977 (Thrasher). Certain activists believe this ban is harsh and should be repealed. While it would be great if everyone in the country could donate blood, gay men are at higher risk for certain diseases such as HIV/AIDS. This increased risk makes it unwise to eliminate this ban. As stated by Mark Skinner in his article Science Should Dictate Policy, “blood donor deferrals are not judgments about individuals but are scientifically based”....   [tags: blood, gay, ban, risk, policy]

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Pulmonary Circuits : The Blood

- Pulmonary circuits take the blood (that has no oxygen) from the heart to the lungs. The blood travels through the veins [systemic], to the vena cava and the right atrium. From the right atrium, it travels to the right ventricle and out to the pulmonary arteries. From here the blood picks up oxygen and drops off the carbon dioxide. Systemic circuits take the oxygenated blood from the lungs to the heart. The blood travels back into the pulmonary arteries. From there the blood moves from the arteries to the left ventricle and left atrium....   [tags: Heart, Blood, Artery, Pulmonary artery]

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The Heart And Blood Vessels

- ... The heart on average beats 100,000 a day but the average beats per minute (Bpm) is on average 60-100 beats per minute. Because being such a strong organ of the body it can be considered a muscle rather than an organ. The size of the heart would be the fist size of one’s body, has three layers, and has four chambers and heart valves. (Fremgen, Bonnie F., Suzanne S. Frucht., 2013) The walls of the heart is thick with three layers: the endocardium, myocardium, and epicardium. Endocardium is the inner lining of the heart....   [tags: Heart, Blood, Left ventricle, Artery]

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Blood Pressure And Heart Rate

- ... To a large number of people moderate exercise could mean reaching the point of sweating. This factor could overall contribute to the variation in blood pressure and heart rate for the exercise portion of the experiment. The results from Table 5 and Figure 5 show that as the reported physical condition of the individual increased, the individual’s heart rate decreased. This data displays a negative relationship between physical condition and heart rate. For instance, the poor physical condition category had an average heart rate 82.5190 beats per minute; the good physical condition had an average heart rate after 2 minutes of rest of 69.5244 beats per minute....   [tags: Blood pressure, Hypertension, Heart rate]

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The Doping Of Blood Doping

- ... Actually, horses and trainers get tested regularly and they also have great results: from 2009 to 2011, more than 30.000 horses got tested and the 99.9 percent resulted negative to the test, which is an amazing statistic, but the lawyer Barry Irwin believes that those numbers are so great, because the trainers use drugs that do not show on the drug-tests, but that still dope the horses.(Ed Kane, dmv360article) Morally speaking, doping is extremely wrong. It means cheating, and cheating is bad....   [tags: Red blood cell, Blood, Hematocrit, Tour de France]

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Hypertension ( Htc ) : High Blood Pressure

- Hypertension (HTC) also known as High Blood pressure,some even call the lifestyle disease. About 70 million adults and 2 million teens and children in the United States are affected by Hypertension, and over half of those affected do not have their blood pressure under control.(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in September 2012, ) What Is Hypertension. Hypertension is a condition where the pressure in the arteries are elevated....   [tags: Blood pressure, Hypertension]

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The Truth About High Blood Pressure

- High Blood Pressure is major health problem affecting the lives of many people. Most people are not aware of the many causes or solutions of high blood pressure. Causes can range from high sodium diets to high amounts of stress. In modern society, many people live a fast paced lifestyle, which puts them in a position to be more exposed to fast foods loaded with large quantities of sodium and stressful situations within their careers. Having high blood pressure means that there is a strong force of blood pushing against the artery walls throughout the circulation of the body....   [tags: DASH, blood, pressure]

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Sickle Cell Amenia: A Change of the Blood

- A Change of the Blood Sickle Cell Anemia is a blood disorder which is passed down from parents to a child. Many people have Sickle Cell Anemia in the U.S and around the world. These people have a wide variety of symptoms, varying from semi-severe to life threatening problems while others live with little to no recognizable symptoms. Sickle Cell Anemia is caused by a genetic mutation in the hemoglobin inside of red blood cells. The mutation occurs in the hemoglobin gene on the 11chromosome. The mutation causes the red blood cell to get deformed in to a rod shape similar to a farmers Sickle, hence the name....   [tags: genetic mutation, blood disorder]

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Blood Diseases And Disorders Affect Every Human Being

- Blood diseases and disorders affect every human being. Many people suffering from or experiencing a blood disease or disorder are not even aware of the fact. Blood diseases and disorders are extremely dangerous, and gaining an understanding of the dangers is not only important to determining how these deadly conditions originated, but also provides insight as to possible cures. Information and knowledge regarding the precarious conditions is a necessity for every person to have. Sufficient understanding is suggested because one day, this intelligence might save a life....   [tags: Blood, Red blood cell, Hematology]

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Analysis Of The Novel ' The Cold Blood '

- ... In conclusions, Mr. Smith and Mr. Hickock were hanged on April 14, 1965. In speculation, Perry Smith did have reasons as to why he slaughtered the innocent family that went beyond greed. His adolescent years were not the best, causing extreme psychological damage in the long run. It all started after his parents were forced to quit the rodeo business and move to Nevada, where Perry’s father started abusing his mother because of her promiscuous ways and alcoholic problems. Therefore resulting in his parents separating and moving to San Francisco with his mother, leaving his father behind, but that didn’t stop him....   [tags: Truman Capote, Richard Hickock, In Cold Blood]

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The Cold Blood, By Truman Capote

- “The paths of glory lead but to the grave,” (Truman Capote, In Cold Blood, 332) Glory is such an estranged concept and what one actually perceives as glory is defined only by personal values. Some value monetary status, or fame, or reputation, being charitable or intellectual- but for a certain few people, glory is power. Glory is knowing that you hold power over life and death. It’s also acting upon that power. The book In Cold Blood, by Truman Capote, follows the case of two men who brutally murdered four innocent people of which neither shared any acquaintance....   [tags: Truman Capote, In Cold Blood, Holcomb, Kansas]

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The Cold Blood By Truman Capote

- ... Clutter’s door open, but she didn’t want to enter out of respect so she went back to the car and told her father “maybe they are sleeping” said Nancy and her father responded “but that’s impossible. Can you imagine Mr. Clutter missing church. Just to sleep?” The Ewalt’s then proceeded to go see if Nancy Clutter’s best friend, Susan Kidwell to see if she knew what was going on or if she had heard from Nancy. They called and got no one so they proceeded back to the home. Nancy and Susan went into the Clutters home together in addition to no one answering the door Nancy and Susan realized they hadn’t eaten yet....   [tags: In Cold Blood, Truman Capote, Harper Lee]

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Vengeance in Truman Capote's In Cold Blood

- In this day and age the term “murder” is coined as a word used in everyday language, albeit fifty years ago in the [rural] heartland of America, that word evoked emotion out of the entire town’s population. Prior to writing In Cold Blood, Truman Capote had written several pieces that lead him to writing a piece of literature that would infuse fiction and nonfiction, thus In Cold Blood was created, albeit after six years of research (“Truman” 84). "Truman Capote is one of the more fascinating figures on the American literary landscape, being one of the country's few writers to cross the border between celebrity and literary acclaim…He contributed both to fiction and nonfiction literary genre...   [tags: In Cold Blood Essays]

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The Outsider : The Cold Blood, Truman Capote

- The Outsider: In Cold Blood, Truman Capote The re-invention of Capote The contrast between the dark introductory scene with that of the quiet farmhouse scene helps to build the difference between the outsider (Capote) and his new friends at the party. His rather charismatic and friendly rapport endears him to the crow encircling him to hear his juicy tales about Jimmy Baldwin; who seemingly has a new novel in its final stage. This chatter seems to be his initial entry strategy into this rather quiet Holcombe town, Kansas....   [tags: Truman Capote, In Cold Blood]

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The Cold Blood By Truman Capote

- How can it be that four members of a family, such as the Clutters, could have been murdered in cold blood. Who would want to commit such a horrible crime. What could the killer’s motivation be. These are key points and questions for the book “In Cold Blood”. I chose the book, “In Cold Blood” by Truman Capote. I think that this book is a good source for the theme of psychosis and violence. My main interest in this book and its underlying theme is found in my own personality. I am a people watcher....   [tags: In Cold Blood, Capote, Truman Capote, Infamous]

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The Cold Blood, By Truman Capote

- ... Dunphy wanted Capote to “stop drinking and taking drugs”, which, over the years, seemed too hard for Capote to do (Biography). So their lengthy relationship came to an end. While no longer physically intimate, the two stayed close, spending time together in their neighboring homes in Sagapomack, Long Island. Capote also had “other relationships with younger men”, which did little to improve his emotional and psychological state during the research of the making of In Cold Blood (Biography). In Capote’s telling, Smith and Hickock were “the other, dark side of Herb Clutter’s America....   [tags: In Cold Blood, Truman Capote, Capote, Infamous]

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In Cold Blood: Nature vs Nurture

- In Truman Capote’s famous non-fiction novel, In Cold Blood, there is evidence that supports the injustices of the trial: death penalty. The final outcome of the trail was never to be any different than death. “Of all the people in all the world, the Clutters were the least likely to be murdered” (Capote 85). We know the two men who killed the Clutter family, Perry Smith and Bill Hickock, preplanned the crime with malice and forethought. Although the actions were crul and grusome, does Death Row fit what they did if their pasts, childhood environments and situation, are bad....   [tags: In Cold Blood Essays]

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Does Music Affect Blood Pressure?

- This experiment was performed twelve times, on three subjects, over a period of 4-6 weeks. The first subject was a six-year-old boy named Gideon (results are shown in Figs.1-4). His initial blood pressure was 92/53 mmHg; this stayed consistent throughout the entire experiment. The first genre of music that was tested was rock music (Fall Out Boy: My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark). The first time the experiment was performed, his blood pressure was 98/55 mmHg, the second time it was 99/56 mmHg, the third time it was 99/55 mmHg, and the fourth time it was 98/56 mmHg....   [tags: Study, Music, Blood Pressure]

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Wise Blood, by Flannery O’Connor

- Wise Blood showcases the flaws of organized religion as seen by the author, Flannery O’Connor, via the story of the anti-religious protagonist and representative of society, Hazel Motes, and his road to redemption. The author makes sharp commentary on the concept of atheism by setting up the idea that christ is a matter of life or death. The novel is used as a proclamation of faith as well as an analysis of american society.. The novel reflects the society, both religious and nonreligious, of the time that it is set in; this reflection allows O’Connor to emphasize both her own and her faith’s opinions of the world that surrounded her post World War II....   [tags: literary analysis, Wise Blood]

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High Blood Pressure

- ... A meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies reveals that increased consumption of fruit and vegetables from less than three to more than five servings/day correlates with a 17% reduction in coronary heart disease risk (He, Nowson, Lucas, & MacGregor, 2007). The hypothesis that dietary fibres protect from ischemic heart disease was introduced in 1970s (Trowell, 1972). Since then, a diet rich in fibre has been linked to the CVD risk factors (e.g. obesity, high cholesterol and hypertension) (Van Horn et al., 2008; Truswell, 2002)....   [tags: systolic, diastolic blood pressure ]

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A Short Note On Blood And Urinalysis Tests

- ... Urinalysis shows: Presence of Protein of 1.7gm/ 24 hours, this significant increase is due to loss in urine; suggests renal dysfunction. The Glomerular filtration rate is less than 30 ml/min which is a significant decrease indicative of reduced renal filtration, and is suggestive of renal failure. Urine sediment shows the presence of Gram negative bacilli, numerous WBC’s, numerous RBCs, and granular and waxy casts. Gram negative bacilli suggests a renal infection, the WBC and RBC presence suggests renal dysfunction, and the presence of granular and waxy casts indicates degeneration of nephrons and chronic renal disease....   [tags: Kidney, Renal failure, Nephrology, Blood]

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The Usage Of Herb And The Blood Glucose Level

- Alternative medicine practitioners suggest the usage of herb to lower the blood glucose level in diabetics. There have been claims that herbs play an important role in decreasing the complication of Diabetes and in some cases curing the malaise. Are these just claims or is there enough scientific research done on the effectiveness of herbs. Diabetes is a severe illness affecting millions of people. If untreated, it leads to the developing other conditions such as kidney disease, eyes and . Diabetes is a condition which results of having impaired insulin secretion or insulin resistance....   [tags: Insulin, Diabetes mellitus, Blood sugar]

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Commonalities between Blood Families

- ... The third letter is between a wife and husband, Margery Paston and Sir John Paston. Paston starts her letter off saying “worshipful husband” (Moriatry 234). She also goes on and says she is sorry he is not going to home for Christmas and that she would think of herself as “half a widow” because he is not home (Moriatry 235). Paston does not like to be away from her husband. With her saying she is “half a widow” until he comes homes shows the strong bond between the married couple. The final letter being looked at from “The Voices of the Middle Ages”, is between German Polo and his wife’s parents....   [tags: true, blood, english, italian, wives, bond]

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William Harvey 's On The Heart And Blood

- What is there to do after you have finished reading William Harvey 's, On the Motion of the Heart and Blood. You begin your own dissection of the heart in order to find truth or faults in William Harvey 's investigation. I did just that. I was given two hearts to dissect; one was a moderately sized sheep heart with lungs attached, and the other was a massive cow heart. When digesting both hearts I had set different goals on what I was going to view. For instance, in the sheep heart I was primarily focused on the four openings going to and from the right and left ventricles of the heart....   [tags: Heart, Blood, Vein, Pulmonary artery]

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How Tot Ake Blood Pressure

- ... It wont take a lot of explaining to have the audience understand this narrative. I believe much of my audience will share my attitude forward this subject, or at least one other medical skill like it. Im willing to share the part of my life that concerns me learning to do vital signs from the first experience to the present. mystance would be critical of myself,yet open and encouraging of others who may face similar emotions when starting somthing new, or anxiety when they have to demonstrate compentence in somthing that will have an affect on someone elses health....   [tags: Need, Want, Blood pressure, Audience]

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Hypertension : The Clinical Term For High Blood Pressure

- Hypertension is the clinical term for high blood pressure (HBP). About one third of the United States population has HBP (Department of Healh and Human Services, 2012). Blood pressure is the amount of force exerted on the walls of vessels by circulating blood. Hypertension is defined as having a systolic pressure greater than 140mmHG and a diastolic pressure greater than 90mm Hg. HBP is a serious condition that, if left untreated, can lead to coronary heart disease, heart failure, stroke, kidney failure, and other health problems....   [tags: Hypertension, Blood pressure, Artery]

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The Effects Of Blood Doping On Athletes 's Performance Enhancing Technology

- We have all been part of some sort of competitive sport- whether it is chess, football, skiing, or arm wrestling- the drive to want to win and be the “best” is constantly there. We get this drive from wanting to satisfy our fans, family, and ourselves. Coaches are constantly saying, “I expect more from you” or “you are not playing 100 percent.” There are trainers and specialist being paid to help these athletes get to their peak in performance. Athletes have also taken it upon themselves to find ways to excel without adding one more coach to the list....   [tags: Red blood cell, Blood, Hematology]

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The Role of Capital Punishment in the Book, In Cold Blood

- The death penalty is killing people for their murderous action. A book called In Cold Blood talked about people dying or being robbed. Two people named Perry and Dick did that, and now they sent themselves to jail and will get the death penalty for what they did. What they suggest for the death penalty now is rich never hang. Only poor and friendless, finding guilty people to death penalty, and defendants that stand up to the jury will get the death penalty. The first of In Cold Blood’s death penalty is....   [tags: In Cold Blood Essays]

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How Blood Diamonds Can Be Considered Diamonds

- Namibia Blood Diamonds Sabrina Torres 5 October 2014 Part I-Background of Topic Blood diamonds could be considered diamonds that are obtained through dangerous methods that have caused harm to a human being, brutal fatalities including the severing of limbs or death. These objects of great worth cost more than just material money, but also the abuses human rights. They first we brought into the view of the diamond industry ten years ago. Until present day blood diamonds may are mined within areas controlled by guerilla forces that create conflict within countries and are opposed to the larger legal system, such as governments that are internally recognized....   [tags: Diamond, Blood diamond]

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Chronology in Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood

- In Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood the author writes the entire book, overall, in chronological order. Specifically in chapter two, “Persons unknown”, Capote begins the chapter with the events that happened one after another. As the chapter progresses Capote goes into more specific details and sometimes even goes back into time to give us, the readers, a more thorough understanding. In page 85, in the last paragraph, Capote goes into more details on how K.B.I members have nicknames. The author did this so we can have more of an insight on a K.B.I member’s life....   [tags: In Cold Blood Essays]

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Truman Capote 's Cold Blood

- ... In the movie In Cold Blood, besides some little changes like some names and some, not really important characters, the writers stayed true to the story. Something that doesn’t happen with every adaptation from book to movie. The Clutter family was brought to life in the movie In Cold Blood, and the movie fulfilled the expectations I had for it, it was just as I imagined the book in my head while reading it. On the other hand, in the movie Capote, we can see the author Truman Capote getting interested in the story of the murders....   [tags: In Cold Blood, Truman Capote, The New Yorker]

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The Role of 'Belonging' in Film and Print

- Belonging has many aspects several of which can be seen in the following texts. The texts “The Crucible” (“TC”) by Arthur Miller, “Rockstar” by Nickelback and “The Pursuit of Happyness” is a movie starring Will Smith display several different aspects of belonging. The concept explored by Arthur Miller in “TC” is the conflict between different groups and the ramifications of belonging to a group. Meanwhile in “Rockstar” the composer explores the concept that people will wish to belong to various groups and what extremes they are willing to go to in order to belong....   [tags: The Crucible, Pursuit of Happiness, Rockstar]

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Belonging

- Through analysis and exploration of my chosen text, “A Selection of Songs by The Smiths”, as well comparisons linked to Emily Dickinson’s set poems, a vast array of representations of belonging have been discerned. Through an abundance of ideas, and devices used to convey thesis’s, the texts provide variable discourses as to how we can view belonging, exploring the state of belonging, mainly through its paradoxes. Thus the study of The Smith’s songs individually as well as comparatively to Emily Dickinson has contributed significantly to my understanding of belonging....   [tags: Social Studies]

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Belonging

- The need to belong in an integral part of the human psyche. All people, on some level, desire to feel a sense of belonging that will emerge from the connections made with people, places, groups, communities and the larger world. Belonging cannot be achieved without an understanding of oneself and their surroundings. Belonging encompasses many different themes, several of which are explored in Romulus My Father. Throughout Romulus My Father the characters are either developing or not developing, an understanding of themselves and their surroundings through the connections made with people, places, groups, communities and the larger world....   [tags: Human Relationships]

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A New Sense Of Self And Belonging

- ... This reoccurring theme within two texts is the link to understanding the sometimes difficult, Hierarchy of Needs proposed by Abraham Maslow. As Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs suggests, the longer a person goes without fulfilling their needs, the more they crave for it to be done. Like stated before, external factors play a large role in an individual 's actualization of these needs and often delays this process. Both Benji and Walter are victims of this for multiple reasons such as damaged relationships, lack of confidence and identity crisis....   [tags: Maslow's hierarchy of needs, Abraham Maslow, Self]

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Smart Phones and a Sense of Belonging

- Smart Phone Consumption Mobile phone used to be a communication device. It has turned into an indispensable necessity ever since the development of smart phone. It has become much in prevalence worldwide in recent years, especially in Asia, Pacific, Western Europe and America markets. According to Gartner, Inc. (2013), global smart phone sales to end users reached 455.6 million units in the third quarter of 2013, while the sales of feature phones continued to decline, because users rushed to replace their old models with smart phones....   [tags: socialization, culture, technology]

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The need for social belonging

- For several years lay observations have caused a postulate of theory which is; within the time it takes for a high school senior to advance to a distinction of sophomore at University level, a phenomenon of sudden change by these young adults to a contradictory belief system has occurred. Having close association to young adults; both relational and by acquaintance, certain aspects of personality, specifically; the need for social belonging, raised the thought that it was this rather than true contemplation of ideas and beliefs, that had influence over the rapid contrast in ideological belief....   [tags: Ideology, Socialization]

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Investigating The Permeability Of The Membrane Using Red Blood Cells

- An investigation of the permeability of erythrocyte membranes. A membrane is a barrier between the cell contents and the cells surroundings. The structure of a membrane contains a lipid bilayer that forms a membrane by the arrangement of molecules. (Wright, 2015) The functions of the membrane are to protect the cell, detecting molecules and cells within the external environment and control the cells contents. (Nature Edition, 2012) Chemicals can get through a cell membrane by the nuclear pore complex, which controls what enters and exits the nucleus....   [tags: Cell membrane, Red blood cell, Cell nucleus, Blood]

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Diamonds are Forever: the James Bond Franchise and Blood Diamonds

- Diamonds symbolize wealth, success, power, and really all of the characteristics of living the good life. Shirley Bassey immortalized her love for the jewels as she sang “diamonds are forever, they are all I need to please me “are the first two lines of the song. Diamonds are forever is the theme song of the same name for the seventh film in the James Bond Franchise. Diamonds are forever was released in 1971, transitioning into the decade 2010 I believe we still have the same Obsession on the value we as consumers and a society place on Diamonds....   [tags: James Bond, diamonds, blood diamonds, ]

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African Diaspora and National Belonging

- The Pan Africanism movement covers the African diaspora subject across the globe, most recently in the Asian continent. The following communities discussed in this paper are from India and the Persian Gulf area. In the Land of Israel, immigrants of Ethiopian began settling in the state since the 1970’s. Black Jews practice Judaism and Ethiopians migrated to Israel primarily for religious reasons. With roots going back to biblical times, Ethiopians Jews were surprise to find other groups of people who had been practicing the religion as well....   [tags: The African Diaspora]

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The Success of Blood Brothers on Stage

- The Success of Blood Brothers on Stage Blood Brothers has been very successful on stage - write about some of the elements in the play that you think may have made the play so popular. The musical blood brothers, written by Willy Russell, is a very popular and demanding play of the modern ages....   [tags: Blood Brothers Essays]

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Depravity and Destruction in Blood Meridian

- Depravity and Destruction in Blood Meridian Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian is a passionate, lyrical, and ugly novel of depravity and destruction of life in the Old West. It is a story of a hellish journey where violence and corruption are currency in a life of murder and treachery. Contrasting scenes of scenic beauty, poetically described by McCarthy, are negated by his gruesome accounts of despicable scenes of human cruelty in the examination of evil. Like all of McCarthy's earlier novels, Blood Meridian (1985) had a lukewarm arrival to the literary world in the sense of sales and publicity, in part due to McCarthy's own aversion to self-promotion (Woodward 28)....   [tags: Blood Meridian Essays]

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Exploration of Themes in Blood Brothers

- Exploration of Themes in Blood Brothers Blood Brothers is a hugely popular play and musical written by the well-known author of Educating Rita, Willy Russell. It is fast moving and perceptive, entertaining and thought-provoking, funny yet ultimately tragic. It tells the tale of twin brothers who are born into a large working-class family and what happens when their mother decides to have one of them adopted. Blood Brothers looks at the differences and conflicts of their upbringings, their relationships with each other and with their real and adopted mothers....   [tags: Blood Brothers Essays]

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Blood Transfusion as One of the Most Common Hospitals Procedures

- The topic chosen is blood transfusion. Blood transfusion is one of the most common procedures that are performed in the hospital setting to save lives and help improve one’s health. People who have serious injuries may need blood transfusions to replace the lost of blood. Some of the injuries are more critical than others and require an enormous amount of blood. In addition, many people have illnesses that prevent their body from making blood properly. Blood circulates in the body providing oxygen and nutrients and collects waste so it can be eliminated by the body; therefore, it is an important factor for everyone’s lives (Lewis Medical surgical nursing)....   [tags: blood bank, rh factor, transfusion medicine]

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Exploring Elements of Blood Brothers

- Exploring Elements of Blood Brothers 'Blood Brothers' has many features that appeal to its audiences. The play has a very strong plot, with many dramatic incidents. Doing this makes the play very interesting, and helps keep a quick pace, therefore keeping the audiences attention. ===================================================================== There have been many themes that have interested audiences of 'Blood Brothers'. The theme are particularly like is the one which expresses the friendship between Mickey, Edward and Linda; and the ways their friendship alters through the play....   [tags: Blood Brothers Essays]

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