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The Is A Bleeding Disorder

- Placenta previa is a bleeding disorder that can cause bleeding in late pregnancy. This condition occurs when the placenta attaches and develops in the lower part of the uterus instead of the upper, fundal portion of the uterus. There are different degrees of placenta previa depending on the relation to the cervix: marginal, partial, or total. Marginal or low-lying is when the placenta is attached to the lower portion but is not touching the cervical os. The low-lying is sometimes not considered true placenta previa and may or may not be accompanied by bleeding....   [tags: Childbirth, Obstetrics, Blood, Uterus]

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Hemophilia A And B Is A Bleeding Disorders

- Hemophilia A and B is a bleeding disorders, congenital where the adults and children can have a blood clot inherited condition. Children with hemophilia condition, have a bleeding problem and do not stop bleeding as quickly as other children. For people who does not have hemophilia, a little, small cuts it’s not a such big problem, but, people who suffer from hemophilia, this little cut is deep bleeding inside their body. Especially it affects their knees, ankle, and elbows. On many occasion people with this internal bleeding can damage their organs and tissues, also it could be life-threatening....   [tags: Blood, Coagulation, Haemophilia B, Hemostasis]

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Hemophilia A And B Is A Bleeding Disorder

- Hemophilia A and B is a bleeding disorder, congenital where the adults and children can have a blood clot inherited condition. Children with hemophilia condition, have a bleeding problem and do not stop bleeding as quickly as other children. For people who does not have hemophilia, a little, small cuts it’s not a such big problem, but, people who suffer from hemophilia, this little cut is deep bleeding inside their body. Especially it affects their knees, ankle, and elbows. On many occasion people with this internal bleeding can damage their organs and tissues, also it could be life-threatening....   [tags: Blood, Coagulation, Haemophilia B, Hemostasis]

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On The Sidewalk Bleeding By Evan Hunter

- On the Sidewalk Bleeding is a short story by Evan Hunter about a young man named Andy who is part of a gang. The story takes place during the last minutes Andy 's life, which is a member of a gang called 'The Royals ', as shown by a symbolic jacket he 's wearing. He got in a fierce rumble when he left his girlfriend to buy cigarettes and got stabbed by a member of a rival gang, The Guardians. He is slow to realize the severity of his wound, at first proud to have taken a hit for his group. Soon, however, Andy realizes that he is dying....   [tags: Short story, Boy, Fiction, Police]

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Hemophilia: A Bleeding Disease

- According to the Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health, hemophilia also spelled haemophilia, is a genetic disorder of the mechanism of blood clotting that is usually inherited (Fallon 1276). The symptoms of this disease can range from mild to severe which makes prognosis very difficult to determine. Sylvia Mader says, “Hemophilia is called the bleeder’s disease because the affected person’s blood either does not clot or clots very slowly” (489). Hemophilia is a rare genetic disease that affects 1 in 5,000 male births while about 400 babies with hemophilia are born each year (“CDC”)....   [tags: Disease ]

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Hemophilia, A Bleeding Disorder

- Hemo, meaning “blood”, and philia, meaning “love”, make up the word hemophilia, but hemophilia isn’t the love of blood, so what is it. Hemophilia is a rare bleeding disorder which causes the affected person to bleed more than a person without hemophilia would. When a child with hemophilia falls off his bike and cuts his knee, the blood takes longer to clot at the sight of the cut than it would for a child without hemophilia. Hemophilia also causes joint damage because the built up blood of a bleed inside the body erodes joints....   [tags: genetic disease, blood clotting]

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Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding

- Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding Nurse practitioners in primary care will often be presented by a woman having dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB). This difficult to diagnose condition can be complex. According to Schuiling & Likis it accounts for one third of all annual gynecologic visits (2013, p. 610). The terms abnormal uterine bleeding and dysfunctional uterine bleeding has fallen out of favor and anovulatory uterine bleeding has become the standardized terminology. Because many clinicians still use it, this paper shall use the terminology of dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB)....   [tags: pelvic exam, endometrial biopsy]

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The Nurse Should Monitor For Bleeding And Bleeding At Or Around The Umbilical Cord

- The nurse should monitor for bleeding and bleeding at or around the umbilical cord. The patient parents should be taught to be aware of signs and symptoms of bleeding and rash. The baby was also given Erythromycin ( llotycin ophthalmic)1 app as a one-time dose to prevent chlamydial infections. This works by inhibiting bacterial RNA-dependent synthesis. There are not any labs to monitor for this medication. Some side effects are hypersensitivity and decreased ability of the eye to focus (Medication packet, 2015)....   [tags: Infant, Breastfeeding, Pregnancy, Milk]

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The President Of The Bleeding Country : Andrew Johnson

- After the Confederate defeat in Civil War, the South was in ruins; the countryside obliterated, soil untilled, factories destroyed, railroads mangled and capital in slavery disappeared. The task of reuniting the nation as one and answering how to manage the masses of freed slaves and their civil rights, whether to punish or pardon the defeated southerners and the role of the national government in all of it was strenuous. Lincoln approached the issue pragmatically knowing that no plan would be welcomed on both sides, but that it would be better to focus on being reasonable and simply tolerable to all....   [tags: American Civil War, Abraham Lincoln]

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Private Bleeding : Self Induced Abortion

- Not only are researchers delving into the topics of offering women real options aside from abortion versus no abortion, they are also looking at self-induced abortions and their criminalization. In Tiana Bakić Hayden’s article, “Private Bleeding: Self-Induced Abortion in the Twenty-First Century United States,” the audience is introduced to the story of Gabriela Flores, an immigrant worker who induced her own abortion by taking ulcer medication that had known abortifacient properties. Two days after Flores aborted the fetus, police arrested her and took her to jail for six months....   [tags: Abortion, Roe v. Wade, Pregnancy, Pro-choice]

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Types Of Bleeding Disorders And Its Effects On The Blood

- Haemophilia is a group of bleeding disorders caused by a missing clotting factor in the blood. There are three types of bleeding haemophilia types A, B and C but the most common types of haemophilia is types A and B.* haemophilia is usually diagnosed after receiving a blood test which is taken to determine if clotting factors descend below a certain level or if it is missing. You are more likely to take a blood test for haemophilia if it has been in the family. There are two ways to treat it; the preventative treatment- the person diagnosed with haemophilia undertakes medication to prevent joint and muscle damage as well as bleeding....   [tags: Blood, Coagulation, Haemophilia A, Haemophilia B]

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Changes Resulting From Trauma Associated Bleeding

- Question 1: Hemodynamic changes resulting from trauma-associated bleeding Answer: Hemodynamics is an essential part of cardiovascular physiology dealing with the forces that govern the blood flow in various segments of the cardiovascular system (Wade, 2013). The pumping action of the heart makes pulsatile blood flow, which flows into the arteries, through the micro-circulation and finally, returns via the venous system to the heart. In the course of each heartbeat, systemic arterial blood force varies among a systolic and diastolic pressure....   [tags: Atherosclerosis, Blood, Myocardial infarction]

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Bleeding paper

- Bleeding The most common cause of external bleeding is an injury. Any type of cut, scrape, or fall where blood is coming from an open wound is regarded as external bleeding. The type of blood vessels damaged in a cut determines the speed at which blood is dispersed from the injured area. External bleeding is divided into three types. Capillary bleeding is the most common type of external bleeding, which occurs when blood oozes from the capillary. It is easiest form of external bleeding to control and is typically not serious....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Bleeding Kansas

- Bleeding Kansas The Compromise of 1850 brought relative calm to the nation. Though most blacks and abolitionists strongly opposed the Compromise, the majority of Americans embraced it, believing that it offered a final, workable solution to the slavery question. Most importantly, it saved the Union from the terrible split that many had feared. People were all too ready to leave the slavery controversy behind them and move on. But the feeling of relief that spread throughout the country would prove to be the calm before the storm....   [tags: History]

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On the Sidewalk Bleeding by Evan Hunter, The Hunger Games by Susan Collins

- ... As he is bleeding out on the sidewalk he begins to realise that the only reason he was stabbed was because he was a Royal. He thinks to himself “they didn't stab Andy they stabbed a Royal and now Andy is dying”. Andy then uses all of his diminishing energy to take off his purple Royals jumper because he wants nothing to do with it. This is a very unfortunate story. It showed me that the decisions you make when influenced by your surroundings may not always be positive, as it resulted in Andy being stabbed....   [tags: literary analysis, film, choices]

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Economic Systems Need the Ability to Stop Bleeding through Coagulation

- Anyone who has ever been seriously cut can tell you, doctors have an exact procedure for treating cuts: First they stop the bleeding; second, they stitch you up; and third they clean up the mess. Likewise if we wish to avoid “bleeding out” our economy, we need to stop foreclosures, make sure people are secure so the “wound” won’t open back up, and clean up the damage from the “cut.” An economic system does not have a built in mechanism like the human body’s ability to stop bleeding through coagulation; instead, we have to create a system to make sure that the people who are on the verge of losing their homes don't lose it, it is an axiom of economics that low supply and high demand begets hi...   [tags: economy, foreclosures, USA,]

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Major Veins And Arteries And Veins

- Major veins and arteries are located in similar positions deep below skin and muscle tissue, make blood color and rate of bleeding important identifying factors. A few notable arteries and veins are located above the heart and into the neck, with the carotid arteries that pump blood into the brain and the jugular veins that drain blood back to the heart. Several large arteries and veins also flow through the extremities, specifically in the upper arm with brachial arteries and veins and in the upper leg with the femoral artery and vein....   [tags: Blood, Heart, Bleeding, Hypovolemia]

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I Will Be Using Baby X And Ms. X

- Coming to Know In this decision making framework I will be using a pseudonym to protect my client’s information and keep all potential identifiers private. Ms.X has been hospitalized to give birth to her third child. The pseudonym that I will be using baby X and Ms.X as the pseudonyms in this assignment to address my assigned clients. Ms.X is a 34 year old woman that has 2 living children at home and has just given birth to baby X by SVD at 0640 this morning. Baby X’s apgar scores were 8 and 9 (1 minute and 5 minute scores) and the weight of the baby is 4188g which is considered within the normal limits....   [tags: Childbirth, Blood, Pregnancy, Bleeding]

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Pathology and Symptoms of Hemophilia

- Hemophilia Condition Overview Hemophilia a hereditary blood clotting disease. It is characterized by a lack of blood clotting factors, which results in excessive bleeding. (Chabner, 2014, p. 517). A person with hemophilia has a normal platelet count, however, there is a deficiency in factor VIII or IX. The lack of these clotting factors results in prolonged coagulation times. Hemophiliac patients often bleed into weight-bearing joints, such as the knees and ankles. (Chabner, 2014, p. 517). Hemophilia is hereditary and is often inherited by male children....   [tags: coagulation, bleeding, fibrin ]

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The Digestive And Cardiovascular Systems

- While the respiratory and cardiovascular systems are most reliant on one another, all body systems require a functioning circulatory cycle in order to thrive. Consistent transfer of oxygen through blood vessels is required to maintain cell and tissue life. Without this cells and later tissues will die Disturbances to this process cause cells and tissues to die (Red Cross 48). This required state in which all body systems are functioning properly is called homeostasis, defined as a “condition of equilibrium in the body’s internal environment due to constant interaction of body’s many regulatory processes.” This process also can help regulate any disruptions or changes within the body (Tortura...   [tags: Blood, Bleeding, Hypovolemia, Hematology]

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History of the Crack Cocaine

- ... Taking crack cocaine produces a sense of euphoria, well-being (University Of Maryland). Symptoms of crack cocaine are both physical and psychological. Physical and psychological withdrawal begins if the addict lacks crack cocaine. Once he hits on the drug, his tolerance level boosts; he takes increased amounts of the drug each time to get desired effects. Psychological indications include the following: excessive thoughts over buying crack cocaine, regular craving for crack, determined etc and physical signs are as follows: insomnia, widen pupils, loss of appetite (“Crack abuse signs…”)....   [tags: powder, coughing, respiratory bleeding]

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Causes And Treatments Of Esophageal Varices

- Introduction Esophageal varices are abnormally enlarged veins usually located in the submucosa of the lower esophagus and are caused when there is an obstruction of the portal venous circulation. They are most common in individuals with liver diseases and in most circumstances can be life threatening. It is imperative that we diagnose esophageal varices in a timely manner to decrease complications. Pathophysiology and Concept Pathophysiology Esophageal varices are usually caused by portal hypertension....   [tags: Blood, Bleeding, Vein, Esophageal varices]

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The Cause of Endometrial Cancer

- Uterine cancer, sometimes referred to as endometrial cancer, is the most commonly diagnosed gynecologic cancer in the United States (ACS, 2013; CDC, 2012). Each year about 45,000 women get uterine cancer and about 8,400 women die from it (CDC, 2012). It is a cancer caused by abnormal cells growing in the lining of the uterus, or endometrium (ACS, 2013; CDC, 2012). The two major types of uterine cancer are adenocarcinoma and sarcoma. Adenocarcinoma develops from the endometrium, which make up more than 95% of uterine cancers (Amant et al., 2005)....   [tags: abnormal cells, estrogen, vaginal bleeding]

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Hemophili A Genetic Disorder

- What is it. Hemophilia is a rare genetic disorder characterized by the bloods inability to form clots as a result of the lack or alteration of a certain trace plasma protein; in other words hemophilia is when the blood is unable to clot normally, meaning you may bleed large amounts of blood for a long period of time after an injury. The injury can be as small as a paper cut, or as big as a wipeout injury. It can also be internal or external bleeding, internal bleeding is especially common in your joints; knees, elbows, and ankles....   [tags: Blood, Coagulation, Haemophilia B, Bleeding]

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Sexualy Transmited Diseases: Hemophilia

- Hemophilia is a genetic bleeding disorder that slows down the clotting process of one’s blood. There are two types of the disorder: hemophilia A and hemophilia B. Both result in very similar symptoms, however, they are caused by different mutations of genes on the X chromosome. The way in which the disorder is inherited is known as an “X-linked recessive pattern.” Since males only have one X chromosome, one gene mutation is all that is needed in order to obtain hemophilia. On the other hand, females have two X chromosomes meaning that two mutations (on on each X chromosome) are required to inherit hemophilia....   [tags: Genetic Bleeding Disorder, Blood Clotting]

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Hydraulic Breaks and Bench Bleeding

- Brake Hydraulic System Principles & Service Tips. Everyone who works on brakes MUST know these concepts and procedures In the early days of the automobile, some very clever engineering was employed to apply brakes mechanically. For example, the Italian Bugatti routed the cables over the top of the front axle so that the twisting action generated by stopping added force to the shoe cam lever. No matter how ingenious the design, however, there was always a major drawback: Nothing could insure that braking force would be exactly equal at any pair of wheels, so there was a good chance that stepping on the pedal would cause swerving and skidding....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Blending in With the World Today Is Not Easy to Do

- Blonde haired, blue eyes, thin, lean and beautiful. Life should come easy to any person who fits this description according to what we learn from society. Society brainwashes us by telling us what we should look like to make it in the world. Often times people fall into society’s pressure and transform themselves. So I ask myself, what about the people who start out accepted and then fail at meeting society’s standards. To get an idea of such a concept, I interviewed Leena Smith, a family friend for over 6 years....   [tags: meeting and beating social standards]

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Blending the Classroom: The Inclusion of New Media Tools in Education

- Blending the Classroom: The Inclusion of New Media Tools in Education As the Common Core State Standards are implemented into curriculum in elementary, middle, and high schools across the country, teaching practices must be adjusted to meet new requirements and expectations. Technology use is now a central focus of the standards, which concerns many teachers for a wide variety of reasons including lack of teacher training, a decline in face-to-face communication skills, the lack of student control, the decline in test scores and essential skills, and even the role of the teacher becoming obsolete (Wilson, 2013)....   [tags: technology, educators, students, skills]

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Final Discussion Board on Simulation Article and a Reflection

- ... Retrieved from: A Summary of the Article The study consisted of a 3 month follow-up survey of medical surgical graduate nurses at an Australian university. Fifty graduate students were immersed in high fidelity simulation training using Resusci Anne Simulator® and SimMan®. Thirty-eight of the 50 students then agreed to complete a follow-up survey three months post graduation. The four objectives of the study were to: a) evaluate frequency of use of emergency response skills, b) examine the extent of the of improved response, c) evaluate the most useful aspects of simulation-based learning and, d) to determine if...   [tags: nurses, blending, learning, emergencies]

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Blending Reality and Fantasy in Going After Cacciato

- Blending Reality and Fantasy in Going After Cacciato by O'Brien As O'Brien's third novel, Going After Cacciato is one of his most acclaimed works. The book brings to the reader many chilling aspects of war while developing a connection between the reader and the narrator. After many years, Going After Cacciato still dominates over more recent war novels by providing a unique glimpse into the soldiers mind. O'Brien reflects upon his wartime experiences in Vietnam while successfully blending reality and fantasy in an original war story....   [tags: Going After Cacciato Essays O'Brien]

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The Blending of Prose and Poetry in Janice Mirikitani's Spoils of War

- The Blending of Prose and Poetry in Janice Mirikitani's Spoils of War The experiences of being a Japanese-American woman serve as an important inspiration for author and poet Janice Mirikitani in her story "Spoils of War." Through the weaving together of poetry and prose, she details the struggles for self-understanding that often come with being both a descendant of an Asian culture and a female. "I write about these things," Mirikitani says of her style, "because I think it is healthy to express these thoughts or these feelings of violence and rage in words ....   [tags: Mirikitani Spoils of War Essays]

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Blending Face-to-Face and Distance Learning Methods in Adult and Career-Technical Education

- Blending Face-to-Face and Distance Learning Methods in Adult and Career-Technical Education Strengths and Limitations of the Two Methods In theory, the advantages of face-to-face and distance learning methods complement each other (Leung and Tran 2000). In classroom learning, face-to-face contact both in and out of class can help motivate and involve students; active learning can engage students in thinking and interaction through questioning, discussion, small-group presentation, role play, and case studies....   [tags: Learning Adult Education Essays]

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From James Joyce's Stephen Hero to "After The Race" - Blending Narrator and Character

- From James Joyce's Stephen Hero to "After The Race" - Blending Narrator and Character James Joyce's fragment of a novel, Stephen Hero, leaves the reader little room to interpret the text for themselves. The work lacks the narrative distance that Joyce achieves in his later works. Dubliners, a work Joyce was writing concurrently, seemingly employs a drastically different voice. A voice which leaves the reader room to make judgments of their own. Yet it is curious that Joyce could produce these two works at the same time, one that controls the reader so directly, telling not showing , while the other, Dubliners, seems to give the reader the power of final interpretation over the characters...   [tags: James Joyce Stephen Hero]

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Blending of Past, Present, and Future in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman

- Blending of Past, Present, and Future in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman       The most significant and challenging aspect to Death of a Salesman is its structure. In reading and watching the play it may appear at first that Miller is relying on the tried but true "flashback" technique in dramatizing the events of the play. In reality, Miller is actually attempting something much different. He is actually trying to fuse the past, present, and future into, what David Biele has aptly termed, a "constant state of NOW." It's not too unlike the Buddhist notion of living in the "eternal present" - meaning, whether we are conscious of it or not, everything that happens, happens now....   [tags: Death Salesman essays]

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Blending With Wendy Rose

- The creative format I have attempted to do here is a poem in which I describe a situation in my life that is somehow related to Wendy Rose’s poems in which she describes several of her personal experiences within’ the society she has lived and her ancestors. My intent is to show the reader that by using literary techniques such as metaphors, symbolism, and personification that the style of writing of my poems will demonstrate the relationship with Wendy Rose’s style of writing. The intended audience is teenagers and adults for the reason that the poems I made have deeper meanings than what they are actually describing....   [tags: Poetic Elements]

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What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Hemophilia?

- Hemophilia is an inheritable bleeding disorder that almost always affects males and is caused by either non-existent or low levels of clotting proteins called factors. There are 13 different kinds of these factors, called coagulation factor and when they are combined with platelets and fibrin, they create a clot which stops bleeding. They are labeled I through XIII and it is the lack of VIII, IX, or XI factors that cause the disorder. If even one of these factors are missing or present but at low levels, this can cause blood clotting problems and a proper clot will not be able to form....   [tags: health, disease]

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The Important Questions about Hemphilia

- Hemophilia What is hemophilia. Hemophilia is a inherited disease. It’s when there is either exaggerated blood clotting, or poor blood clotting. Blood clotting is when blood changes from a liquid state to a solid state. so it’s like if you cut yourself and it takes a longer time than it should for it to stop bleeding, it doesn’t bleed faster, just longer. It’s a lifelong disease, and people can live normally if they have it. It is very rare 1 in 10,00 people have it. And it is when people don’t have enough clotting factor, clotting factor is the proteins that control the blood....   [tags: hemophilia, inherited disease, blood clotting]

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Symptoms And Treatment Of Pediatric Thrombocytopenia

- Pediatric thrombocytopenia is a condition in which blood doesn’t clot properly because there aren’t enough platelets. Thrombocytopenia can result of disseminated intravascular coagulation, leukemia, lymphoma, bone morrow failure, an immune system problem, some virus or certain genetic conditions. Sepsis threatening complication of an infection or medication side effects or exposure to toxic chemicals. The most common reason in children ITP occurs in the immune system attacks and destroy platelets....   [tags: Blood, Immune system]

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The Effects Of Hemophilia On The Blood

- Drawing In On Hemophilia While working in the fields of hematology and phlebotomy, there are a number of important factors involving the blood that health care workers and students will have to learn, know, and pay attention to. These factors include medications, medical history, and diseases. One of the first questions that students are taught to ask the patients is if they have any blood disorders that they are aware of. This paper will speak about one disease in particular, hemophilia, that phlebotomists and other health care workers might come across while working with patients....   [tags: Blood, Coagulation, Hemostasis, Haemophilia B]

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Understanding Hemophilia

- Description Hemophillia is a rare bleeding disorder in which the blood does not clot normally. Hemophillia is usually inherited and people born with it have little or no clotting factor (a protein needed for normal blood clotting). These proteins work together with platelets to help the blood clot. When blood vessels are injured, clotting factors help platelets stick together to plug cuts and breaks on the vessels. Hemophillia usually occurs in males with about 1 in every 5 000 males being born with the disease each year....   [tags: Disease/Disorder Report]

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Hemophilia Is A Common Type Of Hemophilia

- What is hemophilia. Hemophilia is a mutation, deletion, or inversion affecting factors in X gene chromosomes. Females have a XX chromosome and men have a XY chromosome. Since females have a XX Chromosome they may have one deficient X chromosome,creating a carrier gene. Males have one X chromosome which will not produce sufficient quantity of factor 8 and 9.Genetic hemophilia accounts for 2/3 of hemophilia cases, 1/3 are a mutation. Hemophilia is a genetic disorder of blood clotting (thrombocytes)....   [tags: Blood, Coagulation, Haemophilia B, Haemophilia A]

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Blood Treatment Of Blood Disorders

- Blood is a particular fluid in the body made up of liquids called plasma (made of fats, protein, salts, sugar, and water) and solids (contains platelets and red and white blood cells). The blood works to: • transfer and move oxygen and nutrients to the lungs and tissues • create and mold blood clots to prevent overflow leading to blood loss • transport cells and antibodies needed to fight infection • deliver waste products to the kidneys and liver where the blood is filtered and cleaned • normalize the temperature of the body....   [tags: Blood, Hematology, Red blood cell, Hemostasis]

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Diverticulitis and Bowel Movements

- Risk Factors In one observational study, patients with constipation were not directly related to diverticulosis. Patients who had more frequent bowel movements developed a greater risk for diverticulitis (Sames, 1970). The risk of developing diverticulitis increases with age. Changes related to age, like a weakened elasticity of the colon wall contribute to formation of diverticula. In countries where a high fiber diet is common, the rate of diverticulitis is drastically lower than countries with more processed food choices and lower fiber intake....   [tags: observational study, risk, development]

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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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Medicine And The Practice Of Medicine

- Medicine and the practice of medicine has been in use for thousands of years. It incorporates different technologies for the purpose of diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease in order to restore or maintain health. But what guides physicians to make life and death or difficult decisions. Most would argue that physicians are guided by the principles of medical ethics. Medical ethics are a set of moral principles that apply values and judgments to the practice of medicine. The four values of autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence, and justice are commonly considered to be the fundamentals within medical ethics....   [tags: Health care, Medicine, Health care proxy, Patient]

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Abruptio Placentae versus Placenta Previa

- Abruptio Placentae vs. Placenta Previa Abruptio Placentae vs. Placenta Previa The placenta is the first connection between mother and fetus that will be instrumental in providing life and forming a connection that will last a lifetime. The placenta is the lifeblood of the fetus- the site of nutrient absorption, gas exchange and waste elimination. When that connection has complications, the results can be devastating. In this paper we will compare two very serious complications that can occur in utero- Abruptio Placentae and Placenta Previa....   [tags: complications at birth]

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Types Of Brain Injury And Their Impact On Individuals

- Traumatic brain injuries can impact various portions of the brain. Depending on the area impacted, an individuals life maybe ultimately affected. According to (21) The Traumatized brain, variables that affect a traumatic brain injury are pre-existing condition and experiences as well as former injuries. Significant types of injuries are; penetrating injury, blast injury and internal force injury. The course of this paper attempts to discuss types of brain injury and their impact on individuals....   [tags: Traumatic brain injury, Brain, Neurotrauma, Blood]

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Hemophilia: A Blood Disorder

- ... With each pregnancy, a woman who is a carrier has a 25% possibility of having a son born with hemophilia. Since the father's X chromosome is what determines if the unborn child will be a girl, all of the daughters born of a man with hemophilia will be carriers. None of his sons, which is determined by the father through his Y chromosome, will have hemophilia. Individuals who suffer from mild hemophilia may choose to use a non-blood product known as Desmopressin acetate (DDAVP) to help treat the small bleeds and/or scrapes....   [tags: human anatomy and physiology]

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Agents Are Medicines Used For Reduce Clotting Of An Artery, A Vein, Or The Heart

- Anticoagulants agents are medicines used to reduce clotting in an artery, a vein, or the heart. These clots can block the blood flow to your heart muscle and could cause the patient to have a heart attack. This blockage can also block blood flow to your brain, causing a patient to have a stroke. There are several types of anticoagulants like warfarin and heparin. Certain labs such as INR and PT have to be done before warfarin is given and the PTT must be checked also before giving heparin. It’s important to know this because if a patient is already bleeding, you should not give anticoagulants because the patient will further bleed out....   [tags: Stroke, Myocardial infarction, Blood]

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Complications of Obstetric Hemorrhage in the Antepartum and Postpartum Periods

- ... Internal bleeding will occur if the separation is central. In comparison if the separation is apparent and complete, external bleeding will present. Both incidences pose life threatening risks for the mother and fetus. The incidence rates are 1 in 120 live births and are associated with 20-30% of fetal mortality. Oppositely maternal mortality is rare from this complication (Bledsoe et al., 2011). The PHM for APH stated by St John (2013) protocols directs initial positioning of the patient to the left to prevent supine hypotension....   [tags: obstetrics, child birth, pregnancy]

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Food and Drug Administration Letter for Eliquis Manufacturer

- Cardiovascular diseases are the most common causes of death in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). At least one American dies from a stroke, a type of cardiovascular disease, every four (4) minutes on average.1 A stroke is by medical definition the result of the absence or lack of blood supply to the brain due to a blood occlusion in some area, damage of the blood vessels to the brain, or heart failure. It is mostly frequent in patients with recent orthopedic surgeries for total or partial limb replacement, and is responsible for most disability in adults....   [tags: cardiovascular diseases, stroke, apixaban]

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Traumatic Brain Injury

- Injury Stats Roughly 1.4 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury every year in the United States.1 Of these 1.4 million, 235,000 injuries are severe enough to require hospitalization—and 50,000 result in death. More than half (over 700,000) of all of these yearly brain injuries are from sports-related activities, falls, and physical assaults. In the year 2000, traumatic brain injury cost an estimated $60 billion in the United States, totaled in both direct medical fees and indirect costs such as lost productivity....   [tags: Health]

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Description of Different Types of Leukemia

- Leukemia is a disease that can cause death. Leukemia is defined as the type of cancer in the blood cells that causes the cells to work improperly, usually affecting the white blood cells. It occurs when an abnormal increase of immature blood cell is produced compared to mature blood cell. Large numbers of abnormal blood cells produced caused the bone marrow to contain more abnormal cell, thus causing difficulties for normal cell to survive. This disease spread among the cells without control and can cause a major death to the patients....   [tags: blood cells, cancer, acute, chronic]

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Hospital Ambulance ( 2013 ) Protocols

- Victoria Ambulance (2013) protocols follow a similar pattern to St. John for PHM of APH. The left lateral tilt is also used, stating that this can help reduce aorta-caval compression and subsequent hypotension. The use of blankets or pillows as wedges placed under the patients right hip is encouraged to achieve a 30° tilt of the patient. If clinical signs of altered perfusion are present fluid resuscitation as per the hypovolemia section is indicated. With a BP less than 100mmHg systolic, 0.9% normal saline at 20ml/kg IV is indicated....   [tags: Childbirth, Obstetrics, Blood, Pregnancy]

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Sports Therapist Preparation for Matches

- As Redhead, J and Gordon, J stated “To fail to prepare is to prepare to fail” (2012. P.2) shows how important it is to prepare in medical emergencies in sport. One of the main things that a sports therapist should do in preparation of any match or a situation that would result in any form of trauma/injury is an Emergency Action Plan (EAP).an EAP is a formal document covering the steps to be taken in the occasion of a medical crisis or disaster (France, R.C.2011). Not only should there be an EAP but it should be assembled and well-rehearsed in advance as this helps with the efficiency of preventing any further injury and transporting the athlete off of the pitch as fast and effectively as pos...   [tags: medical emergencies in sport]

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Abortions Should Not Be Legal

- Abortions Abortions are happening all over the world but it cause issues and many young children and adults. Abortions are the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, most often performed during the first 28 weeks of pregnancy. According to Obos Abortion Contributors ,“Between 1967 and 1973, 14 states reformed and four states repealed restrictive abortion laws. Changes included allowing women access to abortion in certain circumstances, such as when the pregnancy was the result of rape or incest.” The Life Center explains that “Medical (Nonsurgical) Abortion Medical abortion is a way to end a pregnancy with medicines without a surgical procedure....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Miscarriage, Birth control]

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Abortions Should Not Be Legal

- Abortions Abortions are happening all over the world, but it causes issues and many young children and adults. Abortions are the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, most often performed during the first 28 weeks of pregnancy. According to Obos Abortion Contributors ,“Between 1967 and 1973, 14 states reformed and four states repealed restrictive abortion laws. Changes included, allowing women access to abortion in certain circumstances, such as when the pregnancy was the result of rape or incest.” The Life Center explains that “Medical (Nonsurgical) Abortion Medical abortion is a way to end a pregnancy with medicines without a surgical procedure....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Miscarriage, Birth control]

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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

- Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) introduction to the clinical practice revolutionized the interventional cardiology ,it is a valuable option for a non –operable patient with sever aortic stenosis or high risk population however ,TAVR is associated with a risk of cerebral embolization and ischemic vascular events and possible neurological impairment the estimate of these complication is vary but it have been reported early and late after the procedure moreover the reported incidence of bleeding associated with TAVI is relatively high .with this given incident of complication required adequate antithrombotic therapy during and following procedure ,however despite the current g...   [tags: Clinical Pratice, Interventional Cardiology]

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The Effects of Placenta Previa

- ... If bleeding shall continue or you are anemic at any time during this high risk pregnancy you can be on in-hospital bed rest to the end of your pregnancy. This will be the case so the doctors can keep a close eye on mother and baby, give them supplements with iron and vitamin C, along with blood transfusions so the mother will be able to carry the baby as far as possible (Child Birth Solutions). This brings us to our second form of treatment, constant monitoring throughout the pregnancy. Constant monitoring in a pregnancy is rarely new to any mother because you usually visit the doctor during a regular pregnancy at least once a month till the end of your term....   [tags: problems during pregnancy]

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Planning Events That Benefit Society Need Time, Effort, And Help From Others Around The Community

- Planning events that benefit society need time, effort, and help from others around the community. Kroger is a grocery store corporation within our community that has an upstanding reputation for making charitable donations and helping with charity inspired events. Therefore, making Kroger our primary partnering choice for our charity event. Currently, our group is coordinating a blood drive that would also partner with the American Red Cross charity. The target audience for this event will be students attending Stephen F....   [tags: Blood, Blood donation, Donation, Blood plasma]

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The Cardiovascular System Is Vital For Living

- “For something to collapse, not all systems have to shut down. In most cases, just one system is enough. For example, the human body is a system of systems. If just one system, such as the cardiovascular system, shuts down, death follows (Robert Kiyosaki)”. The cardiovascular system is vital for living. The cardiovascular system consists of the heart, blood vessels, veins, arteries, capillaries, and blood being the foundation for the rest of the body. Blood is critical for life and the cardiovascular system is where the blood works and transfers to areas in the body where needed....   [tags: Blood, Coagulation, Heart, Blood vessel]

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Symptoms And Symptoms Of Crohn 's Disease

- Definition: Crohn’s Disease commonly called Crohn’s is a persisting inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It is typically located in the ileum (end of small intestine) and the cecum (beginning of large intestine), although it can be found anywhere along the digestive tract (mouth to anus). This happens when areas in the digestive system swell and have open sores called ulcers. Many doctors do not know what causes Crohn’s, but they do know that it can happen when the body has an irregular response to a known bacteria within the body....   [tags: Crohn's disease, Ulcerative colitis]

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A Study On Child 's Mother

- Presented your chosen case in the same manner as you would present it to a preceptor or consultant. This is P.S., an eighteen month old Asian male, who came to this clinic today for a well-child visit. The child’s mother is concerned because he seems pale and some bruising on his lower extremities. The child’s mother reports he eats well, and drinks four to eight ounce of whole milk per day. Developmentally, he is on track for his age and his M-CHAT is normal. He has occasional constipation and has normal urinary output....   [tags: Hemoglobin, Red blood cell, Anemia, Hematology]

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Signs And Symptoms Of Peptic Ulcer

- Signs and Symptoms of Peptic Ulcer The clinical manifestations of peptic ulcer include a gnawing or burning pain in the middle or upper stomach between meals or at night, bloating, heartburn, nausea or vomiting. The pain with the peptic ulcer is usually located near the midline in the epigastrium near the xiphoid and may radiate to the back or shoulders. The pain occurs in periodicity,which tends to recur at intervals of weeks or months and is relieved by food or antacids. The other major complications of peptic ulcer disease are hemorrhage, perforation and penetration, and gastric outlet obstruction....   [tags: Peptic ulcer, Stomach, Cyclooxygenase]

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Distributive Justice As The Primary Dilemma

- While an initial review of this case might drive one to consider distributive justice as the primary dilemma, the definitive question is more closely intwined with beneficence and non-maleficence as they relate to medical futility. While distributive justice does take part in this scenario, by the potential of limiting the administration of life sustaining blood products, it is the determination of whether or not those blood products would be beneficial that defines the ethical dilemma. The blood bank has asked us to reevaluate her need for blood, which places us in the position of determining if life saving medical care for Pamela is possible, and can be looked at as establishing whether t...   [tags: Blood, Red blood cell, Platelet]

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Hemophilia Is An Inherited Genetic Disorder

- Hemophilia is an inherited genetic disorder that can affect both males and females, but is seen more frequently in males due to the disorder being x-linked recessive. This disorder affects the human body in a way where a person cannot form blood clots because they lack specific clotting factors. If someone were to receive a papercut, this event would lead to prolonged bleeding. The severity of hemophilia ranges from person to person depending on how abnormal or deficient their coagulation factors are (Tiunstseva et al, 2003)....   [tags: Blood, Coagulation, Warfarin, Thrombus]

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Understansing Haemophilia

- Introduction to Haemophilia Haemophilia is a term that is used to describe a collection of hereditary blood disorders which has a lifetime defect in the clotting method of the blood. It is estimated that 1 in 5000 men have haemophilia. For a person without haemophilia, the clotting point act like a row of dominos against each other like a cause and effect reaction. When one of the factors is missing the clotting mechanism is not activated. Haemophilia A also known as factor VIII is the common defective seen in haemophilia....   [tags: Haemophilia Research Paper]

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Alternatives Medicine Interference with Warfarin

- The use of alternative medications, like herbals and vitamin supplements, has become increasingly popular in today’s society. Many people are turning to more holistic ways to treat chronic ailments in an attempt to avoid prescription drug use. This is possible in part due to the overwhelming media influence suggesting the negative implications of prescription drug use. With all the drug recall and fetal adverse effect commercials seen today, people’s apprehension is somewhat understandable. What people do not take into account is that not all herbal supplement use is proven safe and the effect of their use with commonly used prescription medications is largely unknown....   [tags: Medicine]

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The Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever Description

- According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the Marburg Virus, or the Marburg hemorrhagic fever (MHF), is a very deadly virus. It has a fatality rate anywhere from 24% all the way up to 88% if an outbreak occurs. The Marburg virus takes its name from Marburg, Germany; which is the place where it was initially detected in the year of our Lord 1967. There were other outbreaks of this virus in Frankfurt, Germany and also in Belgrade, Serbia. The main carrier of this virus is believed to be the rousettus aegypti, or fruit bat....   [tags: filoviridae famili, fruit bat, marburg virus]

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Stillbirth : Causes And Treatments

- Stillbirth Stillbirth, also called intrauterine fetal demise, is the loss of a baby after 20 weeks of pregnancy and before or during delivery. A stillborn baby does not show any signs of life, such as a heartbeat or breathing. Usually, there is nothing that can be done to prevent stillbirth. WHAT CAUSES STILLBIRTH. Often the cause is unknown. Sometimes stillbirth is caused by: • An abnormality in the umbilical cord. • An abnormality in the placenta. • A birth defect, genetic disorder, or severe infection in the baby that causes him or her to develop abnormally....   [tags: Childbirth, Blood, Pregnancy, Coagulation]

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The Menstrual Period: Becoming a Woman

- The Menstrual Period When little girls are in the process of growing into women, there are certain changes that take place. The first major change that will take place is puberty. Puberty is a stage in life when girls will begin to mature both mentally and physically. The physical aspect of maturation will be changes of your body, such as, growing breast, growing body hair, widening of hips, weight and height gain. Puberty takes place at different times for different people, and takes longer for some than it does for others....   [tags: Health, Sex Education, Human Body]

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Overview of Hemophilia

- One mutation in a blood clotting factor lead to the death of many historical figures. People named the mutation “Queen Victoria’s Gene”. The gene genetically passed down through the generations, profoundly affecting history. Hemophilia is the scientific name for this genetic disease. The genetics of this gene are foundational to understanding anything about Hemophilia. Hemophilia is a sex-linked genetic disease. Meaning the gene is carried on the X chromosome. Males are more susceptible to the disease because they only have one X chromosome while females have two....   [tags: health, queen victoria's gene]

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Teen Pregnancy and Abortion: Young Girls Should Have The Rights To Abortion

- Abortion, the termination of a fetus in a women’s early days of pregnancy, can have many benefits for women and also the fetus inside of the women. Abortion has been practiced since the 1650’s, and is still being practiced today in America. Although it used to be illegal, it became legal in 1973 after the court case, Roe v. Wade. This procedure has saved many lives over the years. Abortion can be performed surgically in a clinic, or with special pills to abort the fetus. Women should have the right to an abortion because it can save her life, she might have been raped or, taken drugs that might have harmed the fetus....   [tags: pregnancy, fetus, women]

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Alprolix: Innovation in Treatment for Patients with Deficient or Dysfunctional Factor IX

- ... It is believed that FcRn enables Alprolix to use a naturally occurring pathway to extend the plasma half-life. Alprolix is ultimately the first long acting Coagulation Factor IX treatment, decreasing frequent product infusions and improving patient care management. CLASS/TYPE OF PRODUCT Alprolix is classified as a therapeutic biological recombinant plasma derivative, because of its active ingredient Coagulation Factor IX (Recombinant), Fc Fusion Protein is a recombinant fusion protein comprising the human Coagulation Factor IX sequence linked to the Fc domain of human immunoglobulin G1 (IgG1)....   [tags: hemophilia B, Christmas disease, Biogen Idec]

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Minute-to-Minute Urine Flow Rate Variability: A New Renal Physiology Variable

- Urine output is a time-honored measure of the patient’s effective blood volume (EBV) and a surrogate for tissue perfusion. Urine output is typically measured at one-hour intervals and expressed in milliliters per hour (ml/h). Because small volumes are difficult to measure, initial information becomes available only 20-30 minutes after catheter insertion by extrapolating to one full hour. This extrapolation can result in considerable over- or underestimation. Lately digital urine-meters were developed as a nursing tool to reduce urine output reading errors reaching 30%....   [tags: Medicine]

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What Are The Important Facts About The Case?

- 1. What are the important facts of the case. There are numerous facts about this case that will be legally significant. The facts about the accident would include: 1. The patient being involved in an auto accident after escaping from a detention center 2. The patient seemed alert and claimed to be going through drug withdrawals 3. The patient stated he was in a methadone program but did not know his normal dosage 4. The dose of Methadone given was moderate 5. The patient was never an addict, nor was he in a Methadone program The important physical findings facts include: 6. The blood pressure was low and this was likely from internal bleeding 7. The patient was in need of blood but refused...   [tags: Hospital, Emergency department, Patient]

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Reducing Blood Loss in the Trauma Patient

- Traumatic injury is the leading cause of death for patients between the ages of five and 44 and accounts for 10% of all deaths worldwide. Among this 10%, 30-40% of these deaths can be contributed to uncontrolled bleeding that has the potential to be corrected in the pre-trauma center environment (Spahn et al., 2010). Various methods have been studied throughout the past 10 years to improve the outcomes of patients who suffer from massive trauma. A problem currently facing the nursing transport community is the availability of diagnostic tools and products to give the patients who present with symptoms of massive hemorrhage....   [tags: Healthcare Issues, Coagulopathy]

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The Dangers of Using Birth Control Pills

- Birth control pills should be removed from general consumption because of physical changes, emotional changes, and synthetic hormones. Birth control pills are very dangerous it could come with a lot affects. The few effect that birth control pills come with is that is more serious, although rare woman that take the pill are in the risk of having a heart attacks, high blood pressure, blood clots, strokes, liver tumor, and gallstone. These effects are most likely not to happen to woman the chances are very low....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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Systemic Lupus Erythamous and Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

- Autoimmune diseases are controlled by genetic and environmental factors. Genetic and environmental factors have an impact on the immune systems overall function. Autoimmune diseases until today are considered to be rare and most people do not understand why and how people develop these diseases. There are several various types of autoimmune diseases, there are about 80 distinct autoimmune diseases that exist. Autoimmune diseases can target a specific part of the body; autoimmune diseases can affect the vital organs in the body, hormones, skin, nerves, the circulatory system, and also the gastrointestinal system....   [tags: Autoimmune Diseases]

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Symptoms And Symptoms Of A Peptic Ulcer

- A peptic ulcer is defined as a painful ulcer or sore in the lining of the stomach of the stomach or the first part of the small intestines. A peptic ulcer can be very painful and present as a continuous burning pain that does persist. There are three different types of ulcers that will be discussed throughout the paper that will include each diagnostic material, signs, symptoms, treatment, and causes. For a peptic ulcer there are signs and symptoms that include a burning pain, bloating, heartburn, nausea, and vomiting....   [tags: Peptic ulcer, Stomach, Gastroenterology]

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