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Neck and Shoulder Pain Caused by Posture

- Being a dental assistant can be very challenging when it comes to posture and sitting properly. There are several musculoskeletal disorders that can affect your job in the long run. Some so severe you may have to have surgery!. I don’t think we want that. Dental assistant mostly experience right-sided neck and shoulder pain, also hand and finger pain that is worst in the first and second fingers. If it doesn’t get taken care of immediately, this pain could lead to muscle imbalances, ischemia, nerve compression, or disc degeneration....   [tags: dental assistant, porture, neck pain]

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Neck Pain

- Neck pain is defined as pain between the occiput and third thoracic vertebrae (Cote et al., 2003) and is a common debilitating condition (Carroll et al., 2008). It is estimated 30-50% of all adults will develop neck pain at some point in their lives and of those affected, 11-14% will experience a degree of work-related limitation (Cote et al., 2008). Studies conducted in South African settings reported that the prevalence of neck pain was 50% in the Caucasian population and 45% in the indigenous African population....   [tags: clinical diagnosis, radiographic diagnosis, pain]

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Analysis Of The Story ' Anna Round The Neck '

- In every rags to riches story, the protagonist eventually must decide whether it is better to continue to associate with impoverished loved ones from the past, or whether he or she should instead abandon former relationships and enjoy all that the life of fame and fortune has to offer. Anton Chekhov gives his readers a snapshot of a young woman in such a scenario in his short story Anna Round the Neck. While this story certainly gives a glimpse of the social climate in Russia during the nineteenth century, its primary focus is the transformation of Anyuta (Anna) Leontyich from a meek, formerly impoverished newlywed into a free-spirited, self-confident noblewoman....   [tags: Social class, Short story, Anton Chekhov]

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Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

- Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma (HNSCC) is the 8th and 13th most common malignancy in the world for males and females, respectively, with the majority of malignancies of the upper aero-digestive tract being oral squamous cell carcinomas (OSCC) (Warnakulasuriya, 2009; Scully and Bagan, 2009; Nicole et al., 2010). The highest incidence of OSCC is found in India due to the increased preponderance of habits like chewing tobacco, betel quid and areca-nut which are the most important risk factors (Facompre et al., 2012)....   [tags: cancer, malignancies, chemotherapy]

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The Evolution of the Giraffe Neck

- The Evolution of the Giraffe Neck Throughout time, one theory has remained constant in terms of why giraffes developed longer necks. The idea, which was presented by Charles Darwin states quite simply that giraffes selected for longer necks in order to reach the food that was higher off the ground during the dry season. No one has ever challenged that idea until 1996. Initially, Gould argued that "the story-the giraffe evolved its long neck in competition to reach scare foliage-is supported by no evidence" (18)....   [tags: Papers]

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Assessing the Results of Neck Reconstruction in Patients with Burn Scars

- Background Neck reconstruction is considered as one of the most important surgeries in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. The present study aimed to assess the results of reconstructive surgery of extensive face and neck burning scars using tissue expanders. Methods This descriptive prospective study was conducted on 36 patients with extensive burning scars on the neck and face. Operation for tissue expander insertion was performed and tissue distension started two or three weeks later, depending on the patients’ incisions....   [tags: research, expanders, donor]

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The Thing Around Your Neck And Raymond Carver

- In this essay we will be comparing the two short stories from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie "The Thing around Your Neck" and Raymond Carver "Are These Actual Miles". In these two short stories we will be exploring how both the authors challenge relationships and how different consequences have huge effects on them. Also differences of cultures influence conflict between one another. Adichie looks at the cultural clash between America and Africa. Carver focuses more on materialism and the breakdown of relationship due to bankruptcy....   [tags: Short story, Anton Chekhov, Fiction, Short stories]

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The Attic Black Figure Ovoid Neck Amphora

- The Attic Black-Figure Ovoid Neck-Amphora is a pottery piece that one does not know a lot about. It was produced sometime between 600 to 400 B.C., and is now housed at the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska. It was used to hold liquids and was often a source of trade for the Greek potters. In this paper, one will learn how the pottery was made, what the designs on the vase mean, history, and about the culture of the Greeks. The first step in understanding the Attic Black-Figure Ovoid Neck-Amphora and other black figure pottery is to understand how the pottery is made....   [tags: Greek mythology, Athena, Black-figure pottery]

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Assessing the Role of HPV in Head and Neck Carcinoma Formation

- In 2009, 650,000 new cases of head and neck cancer were diagnosed around the world03; in the United States, this cancer subset has the fifth highest incidence and the sixth highest mortality among all types of cancer05. The risk factors associated with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (herein, HNSCC) have changed drastically over the last thirty years – now, more individuals are being diagnosed with diseases linked to HPV, rather than alcohol or tobacco use01,02,03,04,05. This burden is borne disproportionately among the African-American community who have a lower overall disease incidence, but have higher rates of mortality, more dire side effects, and worse health outcomes associated...   [tags: Disease/Disorders]

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Career Development Assignment : The Neck And Competitive Working Environment

- Career Development Assignment In order to excel in today’s neck-to-neck competitive working environment, it is very important that one adapts to a more active approach instead of a passive approach when it comes to career development. Additionally, with the growing social networking sites such as LinkedIn or the increasing popularity of job search websites such as Indeed.com, Monster.com, and Simplyhired.com, has led to a greater need to be more proactive in terms of career enhancement. Unlike old days when jobs were more secured and provided less fluidity of moving literally in their designated departments, these days workers face a more dynamic working environment....   [tags: Employment, Recruitment, Résumé]

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Meeting At Colts Neck Annual Board Meeting

- On the evening of Thursday, April 7, 2016, I attended The Grande at Colts Neck monthly board meeting. My reason for attending the meeting was to ask a few questions about when the grass will be cut and about having security cameras installed on the exterior of my unit due to the disturbing and alarming behavior actions committed by several female residents on Federal Key. Unbeknownst to me two of the female residents that have falsely accused me and my husband of various actions toward them also decided to attend the meeting....   [tags: Board of directors, Management, Fiduciary]

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Neck Guards In Hockey

- OUTLINE Thesis: Although most hockey athletes believe that by wearing required equipment keeps them safe from injury, however I believe that these regulations should be stricter because of the severity of recent and past injuries. Introduction: Are equipment regulations enough to keep our hockey athletes safe. I. Injuries a. Richard Zednik b. Clint Malarchuk c. Bill Masterton II. History of Equipment a. Pre 1950 b. 1960-1970 c. 1970-1980 d. 1980-1990 e. 1990-2000 III. Current Equipment regulations a. Neck Guards b. Helmets c. Goalie masks IV. Neck Guard Debate a. Pros b. Cons Conclusions: Will it take a death to make NHL officials change there minds on the policies regarding neck guards lik...   [tags: Sports Safety hockey]

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History of Throgs Neck and Maritime College

- History of Throgs Neck and Maritime College. “In September 1642, John Throgmorton , with 35 families applied to the Dutch authorities in Niew Amsterdam for permission to settle in. Permission was granted in October 1642, and the conlonists settled on the long neck lying south of what is Eastchester Bay today and named it Throgmorton’s Neck after their leader. By the time of the American Revolution, the name had been contracted to Throgg’s Neck. Throgmorton and his colony thrived for short time, for in the later part of 1643, the Siwanoy Indians attacked the colony and destroyed it....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Audrey Hepburn's Neck

- Western Conceptions and Coming to Age in Alan Brown's Audrey Hepburn's Neck Alan Brown's story is a comical yet emotional tale of a Japanese man obsessed with American women, after viewing his first Audrey Hepburn film at the age of nine. Jane, a flamboyant American English teacher, seduces Toshi, a twenty-three-year-old manga cartoonist living in Tokyo. As Toshi tries to carve a life for himself, he discovers the complexities associated with sexuality and American women, especially Jane. Throughout the book, Brown beautifully captures how atypical and baffling the Western style can be to someone from outside the culture....   [tags: World Cultures]

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Throgs Neck in the Movie Summer of Same Directed by Spike Lee

- ... If you are driving into Throgs Neck then you will notice its main highways the Cross-Bronx Expressway and the Throgs Neck Bridge. The Throgs Neck Bridge connects the Bronx to Queens. The area Throgs Neck once was “Vriedelandt” later changed to Throgs Neck. For a while, people have been arguing whether or not Throgs Neck has two GG’s or one. The name Throgs Neck originally comes from an English man named John Throckmorton who was able to stay as the Dutch had allowed him to, in 1642. Ultimately, the American Indians drove out the Dutch....   [tags: crime, neighborhood, parades]

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A Summary Article By Barbara Pauloski, Rehabilitation Of Dysphagia Following Head And Neck Cancer

- Today, head and neck cancer in the United States is about 3% of all cancers. This type of cancer is the most common in individuals over the age of 50 and has a greater risk in men compared to women. There are many risk factors that can increase your risk of getting head and neck cancer, such as alcohol and tobacco use, two of the most common (“National Cancer Institute”, 2013). Following treatment of head and neck cancer, many side effects occur, such as dysphagia, depending on the type of treatment that is chosen....   [tags: Cancer, Radiation therapy, Chemotherapy, Oncology]

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Grace - Original Writing Of A Dog By A Hunk Of Fur On The Back Of Its Neck

- I sat up quickly when the front door burst open. Grace drug in a dog by a hunk of fur on the back of its neck. It was the skittish Border Collie, and it was not happy to be here. Its nails dug into the wood floor, it whimpered, and its tail was tucked between its hind legs. “Little bitch, should’ve never got with child,” Grace muttered under her breath, “What am I going to do. Gonna get rid of them, that’s what I’ll do.” Grace stormed over to my cage, clutching the dog, her eyes filled with fury....   [tags: Dog, Puppy, Bitch, Dogs]

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Diesel Or Petrol : The World Population Increases At Break Neck Speed

- Khan, Muhammad Mrs. Lescure English 1301, MWF 12-1 November 25, 2015 Diesel or Petrol People around the world use many different sources of energy to get through their day. In order to run cars, motorcycles, boats, trucks, planes and even generators we need either gas or diesel, the two most common types of fuels. Now the question stands as the world population increases at break-neck speed, is the demand for a certain type of fuel going to change our quality of life. If so, which fuel is more efficient, powerful, and earth friendly....   [tags: Internal combustion engine, Petroleum, Gasoline]

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Creative Essays: The Dream

- A glinting piece of metal catches my eyes, within the darkness. My feet walk quietly over to the glinting metal; my feet take steps cautiously towards it for some reason. I looked at the piece of metal and took in the circular edging. I stared into the reflecting surface and stumbled in shock at the reflection. Instead of my normal appearance; all I could see was pink hair, a silhouette face and body, with a matching pair of eyes looking into the mirror. This isn't me I averted my eyes to look around in the blackness of the room, I or she was currently in....   [tags: puppet, neck, glinting metal]

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Symptoms and Preventing Musculoskeletal Disorders in Dentistry

- Musculoskeletal disorders can cause problems in dentistry workplace causing the ability to not be able to perform duties in the workplace. Musculoskeletal disorders have increased worldwide in the workplaces for the past decade. Work related injuries can also be a part of musculoskeletal disorders such as neck and shoulder, headaches, back pain, and carpal tunnel. These are the main factors of musculoskeletal disorders in the dentistry field, in which this relate to the dentist and dental assistant....   [tags: dentistry, neck pain, shoulder pain]

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Evaluation of a modified neck snare to live-capture coyotes

- Pruss, S.D., N.L. Cool, R.J. Hudson and A.R. Gaboury. 2002. Evaluation of a modified neck snare to live-capture coyotes. Wildlife Society bulletin. 30(2):508-516. Many researchers opt for the most humane and safe techniques when obtaining live animals for study. A variety of devices are employed in the trapping of coyotes (Canis latrans), one option being the neck snare. Since all trapping methods have their dangers, researchers in the article “Evaluation of a modified neck snare to live-capture coyotes,” are motivated to improve trap safety to decrease mortality rates....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Sir Gawain Preparing Himself and His Neck

- Sir Gawain Preparing Himself and His Neck Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, written by an anonymous fourteenth-century poet, describes the Arthurian legend about the Green Knight’s game with Sir Gawain. Now almost a year passes since the Green Knight has started a friendly challenge of a blow for a blow. And it is time for Sir Gawain to prepare and to meet the Green Knight to receive his strike. Sir Gawain sees how the people around him care for him and wish he didn’t have to go....   [tags: Arthurian Legands English Literature Essays]

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The Increase of Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

- The incidence of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) has been steadily increasing, in contrast to the steady decline of other head and neck cancers.1- 5 This trend has been attributed to the increased incidence of human papillomavirus (HPV)–positive OPSCC,6,7 comprising 40.5% of cases of OPSCC before 2000 and up to 70% since 2009 (P < .001).3 The differing etiologies for OPSCC has been shown to affect 2 different patient populations with differing overall prognosis. Human papillomavirus–positive OPSCC affects younger, nonsmoking, white males and patients with more extensive sexual history.1,8- 12 Human papillomavirus–negative OPSCC tends to affect older patients with a history of h...   [tags: neck cancer, symptoms, HPV status]

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Management of Head and Neck Injury

- In the case study provided, the 82 year old unconscious female needs an assessment and a differential diagnosis completed so that the paramedics know how to treat and to determine if the patient is time or transport critical. A differential diagnosis comes from the paramedics’ education and the patient’s history, current vitals signs, and pertinent knowledge gained from those at the scene. The paramedic must, after the differential diagnosis, have an understanding of the pathophysiological process and how this affects the patient....   [tags: Paramedic Essay]

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The Back Bones Connected to the Neck Bone, and The X-rays Connected to Liberal Arts Education

- ... A patient not knowing too much will ask many questions that the technician must make them understand. Being new at the job or even having a new co-worker that is not familiar with the new machines they will need someone’s help. As co-worker they will help one another as in the Ericksen article mentioned one of the people interviewed said that they have learned a lot from the people they have worked with. Therefore co-workers teach one another, so they can become a better team. If they are all successful workers they can get their work done much faster, especially if they have good communication skills with one another....   [tags: learning ability, critical thinking, education]

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Abdominal Crunches are a Real Pain

- Crunches can be a real pain in the neck. Although this popular exercise helps strengthen your rectus abdominis at the front of your waistline, if you're a newbie to exercise, or if your form is poor, it can do more harm than good, and strain your neck. Gradually building up your abdominal strength and mastering proper form is essential to get the most out of crunches. About Abdominal Crunches Although crunches don't spot reduce fat from your tummy, they do strengthen your abs, and as part of your core, strong abs can alleviate lower back pain, and improve your athletic performance, balance and stability....   [tags: exercise, muscles, cardio]

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Description of the Shubb Capo

- Description of the Shubb Capo Introduction- General Description The Shubb Capo is a simple mechanism that is used to bar the strings of any fretted, stringed instrument, on a certain fret therefore changing its key. The Capo consists of four major parts: the main frame (figure #3), containing the string bar and to which all of the other parts are connected, the neck brace (figure #2), which is the piece that secures the capo to the neck of the instrument, the pivoting lock mechanism (figure #1) that works with the locking screw, to force the neck brace to the back of the neck of the instrument, and the protective rubber arm (figure #4) that fits over the string bar to pad the fret bo...   [tags: Papers]

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Traumatic Stress Disorder ( Ptsd )

- When something causes a rapid and forceful back-and-forth movement of the neck, whiplash can occur. This motion has the ability to injure the disks, bones, muscles, ligaments and tissues of the neck. Although the majority of people suffering with a whiplash injury will recover within a few months, about 25 percent will not. These individuals suffer disability and have long-term pain that can last years. According to scientists at Northwestern University, within the first two weeks of a whiplash injury, special Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) allows the scientists to determine which patients will develop chronic pain, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and disability....   [tags: Pain, Suffering, Muscle, Prescription drug]

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Evolution of Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) Necks: By Sexual Selection or Competing Browsers?

- Introduction At a height of 18 feet, the giraffe is extremely unique and the world’s tallest mammal. All nine species of giraffes are found in Africa, which limits the amount of research that has been done with them (“Giraffe”). Some analysis on this mammal has been performed, and one immense question surrounding the giraffe is the origin of the evolution of its long neck. From many of the studies done over the years, two hypotheses have arisen. Some scientists believe the cause of the evolution of the giraffe’s increasing neck length is due to sexual selection, while others argue it is due to competing browsers....   [tags: Animal Science ]

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Human Health: Understanding the Activity of Signal Pathway

- The research, in this article, is significant to human health because the understanding of the activity of a signal pathway can or cannot give you a grasp on how it can affect other processes in the body. If the effects are known and understood, then we can know how to treat and/or modify the processes and give a discovery in the field of science. Specifically, in this article, understanding the structure of chromatin is vital to understanding how it affects replication, transcription, and repair....   [tags: Chromatin, histone acetylation, chemotherapy]

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Descriptive Essay- Describing Bass Guitar

- Description paper You can describe an object a few ways. Depending on what that object is, you have to decide on the best manner of analyzing it. If you were describing a musical instrument like a bass or guitar, the physical description might be sufficient. However, to a musician there's a lot more to it. Sitting in a music stand in the corner of a room right now is a bass. This bass looks very simple to the eye, but actually has a lot more detail than you think. To the normal eye, someone sees a smooth body shape with a long wooden neck overlapping and continuing vertically up....   [tags: description essay, observation essay]

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Historical Investigation on the Tollund Man

- Historians and archaeologists investigated Tollund man extensively through the wonderful preservations of his body which gave them hard evidence to support their theories about Tollund Man’s death. The Tollund Man was found on the 6th of May 1950 by two brothers at Silkeborg, Denmark, in a peat bog. He was positioned on his side in a cradle position, naked with a leather belt around his waist, a pointed sheepskin cap with a leather strap that was positioned firmly under his chin and a noose around his neck....   [tags: Denmark, Archaeologists, Discovery]

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The Physics of the Alto Saxophone

- The Alto Saxophone is a single-reed musical instrument that was invented in 1846 by Antoine-Joseph (Adolphe) Sax. Adolphe Sax was born on November 6, 1814 in Dinant, Belgium. During his childhood, he studied the clarinet and flute at Brussel’s Conservatory. His father was a renowned maker of musical instruments during that time. Since Adolphe grew up with his father making instruments and studying the clarinet and the flute, it was obvious that he would end up following in his father’s footsteps....   [tags: wind musical instruments]

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Cases of Cancer During Pregnancy

- In this series of patients there were four cases of nasopharyngeal carcinoma, four cases of the major or minor salivary glands and three tongue carcinomas. Diagnosis of head and neck cancer during the pregnancy had an impact on gestation of delivery with the majority delivered preterm to accommodate further treatment intervention. One patient had a termination of pregnancy to undergo treatment. However all infants recovered well and there were no maternal deaths (need to confirm). Diagnosis and management of cancer prior to pregnancy did not appear to result in any adverse consequences....   [tags: radiotherapy, miscarriage, chemo]

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Improving Team Performance Through Health and Fitness Programs

- Goal-Setting Techniques and Team Performance When it comes to goal setting, there are four main characteristics, they are as follows: goals should be difficult but attainable, goals should be specific and have a set list of guidelines, group members should display a feeling of commitment to the goal, and all teams should have a feedback system to provide members with information about progress (Robbins & Judge, 2013). Another important factor for successful group performance is the ability of the group leader to understand the self-efficacy of each individual group member....   [tags: fitness goals, healthier companies]

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Symptoms And Treatment Of Thyroid Cancer

- Anna Bakas May 4, 2016 Disease Research Paper Thyroid cancer is one of the most diagnosed cancers with 62,500 new cases as of 2015 (American Cancer Society). There are more cases of thyroid cancer diagnosed in women than in men (American Cancer Society). In 2015, there were 47,230 cases diagnosed in women and 15,220 in men (American Cancer Society). Although thyroid cancer has a high diagnosis rate each year, the different types of thyroid cancer can usually be treated successfully with good remission statistics to follow (American Cancer Society)....   [tags: Cancer, Oncology, Cancer staging, Chemotherapy]

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The Dental Hygiene Process Of Care

- o Please describe a time when you performed a thorough head, neck and oral exam and the findings had a significant impact on how you proceeded with the dental hygiene process of care. Annette was performing her usual head, neck, and oral exam on a patient and she found an enlarged thyroid. She recommended to the patient that she go see her primary care physician to get a better diagnosis. The patient went to her primary care physician and was told it was probably nothing. Later the patient returned to the dental office and saw Annette and told her what the physician said....   [tags: Patient, Physician, Doctor-patient relationship]

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Thoracic Outlet Syndrome With Rehab

- Thoracic Outlet Syndrome With Rehab Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) is a group of signs and symptoms that happen when the vein, artery, or nerves that supply your arm and hand are squeezed (compressed). To reach your arm, all of these have to pass through a tight space under your collarbone and above your top rib (thoracic outlet). There are three types of TOS: • Compression of the nerves that supply your arm and hand is called neurogenic TOS. Most people with TOS have this type. • Compression of the vein that returns blood from your arm and hand (subclavian vein) is called venous TOS....   [tags: Physical exercise, Stretching, Exercise]

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Cancer Of The Eyes Box

- Cancer of the Larynx Cancer of the voice box (larynx), sometimes referred to as throat cancer or laryngeal cancer, occurs when cells in the larynx become abnormal and grow out of control. Cancer of the larynx usually starts in very thin, flat cells (squamous cells) that line the outside of the larynx. Cancer cells can spread and form a mass of cells called a tumor. The cancer may spread deeper into the larynx, or it may spread to other areas of the body (metastasize). This condition often affects one or both of the smooth, fiber-like cords that stretch across the opening of the larynx (vocal cords)....   [tags: Cancer, Cancer staging, Tobacco, Lymph node]

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The Evolution of Guitars

- The guitar is one of the most famous instruments worldwide. It has been used for almost all types of music. The guitar has made many cultural impacts on society. There have also been drastic changes over history. They have changed looks, sounds, and overall style. How have guitars evolved over time. Before the guitar was even thought of, there were instruments that showed some similarities. The first stringed instruments were around about 4000 years ago. The first few instruments were called tanburs and bowl harps....   [tags: music, instruments, history]

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Stinging a Guitar

- Changing guitar strings is a relatively easy process; although it definitely requires a bit of patience to get them correct. Once you have completely the steps a few times, this process may take about fifteen minutes to complete. Important parts of the guitar that you will need to know about: the bridge located underneath the sound hole, the neck of the guitar is located where the strings lie it is made up of frets (this is the majority of where you place your fingers while playing), and the head where the tuning posts (tuners) are located....   [tags: tuning, tighten, bridge pins]

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Charles Darwin And Jean - Baptiste Lamarck

- Charles Darwin and Jean – Baptiste Lamarck are two of the earliest scientists known for their distinct concepts of evolution. Although both concepts aimed to explain the complexities of evolution, they each take a different approach. Darwin approached evolution through his views of natural selection, while Lamarck approached it through his model of acquired Characteristics. Darwin’s natural selection referred to survival of the fittest. In organisms, some variations are better adapted to their conditions of life than others, and, on average, the favorable ones are preserved while the others perish (Holmes.,1948)....   [tags: Evolution, Biology, Species, Natural selection]

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The Science of the Guitar

- Sound is longitudinal wave produced by compression and rarefaction of matter. Sound is produced when a vibrating source creates rhythmic variations in the air pressure (zitzewits & Murphy, page 268) to determine the wavelength of sound you need an equation which is, v=fλ. To explain this equation in broken down context v=velocity (m/s), f= Hertz(Hz) and the symbol λ(Lander) is the unknown that needs to be solved in order to determine the wavelength. Physics of the guitar The guitar has been around for thousands of years in one form or another....   [tags: sound, vibration, frequency]

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The Definition of Rheumatoid Arthritis

- Padilla, Byers- Connon, Lohman (2012) define Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) as a progressive autoimmune disease with onset in young adulthood or midlife. RA initially presents with inflammation and pain in the metacarpophalangeal and interphalangeal joints of the hands and eventually progresses to other organs. Signs and symptoms characteristic of RA include fatigue, loss of appetite, fever, deformities, overall achiness or stiffness that occurs on awakening, also indicates systemic involvement. The severity of the systemic symptoms usually matches the severity of joint involvement....   [tags: progressive autoimmune disease]

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The Evolution of the Modern Guitar

- The modern guitar can be easily acknowledged as one of the most influential and renown instruments in the world. The guitar recognized today has been around for hundreds of years and it is still leaving a legacy in the musical world. Some early iterations of the guitar dating back as far as 1400 BC have evolved into what is known as the modern guitar through design innovation. Before the use of synthetic materials in the development of guitars, a guitar was defined as being an instrument having “a long, fretted neck, flat wooden soundboard, ribs, and flat back, most often with curved sides” (citation)....   [tags: Music History ]

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The Reasons And Classification Of Asphyxia

- Asphyxia is a term whose origin is from Greek and referred to the failure to have a pulse. It is a condition preceded by inadequate uptake of oxygen by the body cells around the brain thus leading to too much retention of carbon dioxide which can cause death. The nerve cells in the brain can only run for four minutes without oxygen. However, if at this time there is no uptake of oxygen, these cells will die and results in unconsciousness, and the greatest consequence, death. A number of factors cause asphyxia, and this forms the basis for its response....   [tags: Oxygen, Carbon dioxide, Asphyxia, Victim]

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The Voice Box ( Larynx )

- Laryngectomy Laryngectomy is partial or total removal of the voice box (larynx). The larynx allows air to pass through the vocal cords, which allows you to speak and breathe. After having a laryngectomy, you will no longer be able to speak normally or breathe out of your nose and mouth. Instead, you will have an opening (stoma) in the front of your neck that you will use to breathe and communicate. Laryngectomy is commonly done to treat cancer of the larynx. If cancer has spread (metastasized) to the lymph nodes in the neck, lymph nodes may be removed from one or both sides of the neck....   [tags: Medicine, Health care, Blood]

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History of The Electric Guitar

- Electric Guitar The electric guitar was first made in the Oklahoma. This electric guitar design that was made in Oklahoma was the first of its kind and changed music for everyone. The simplicity of the electric guitar surprised many people. All electric guitars since then have been based on this simple guitar design. Many famous musicians such as Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and many other have made electric guitar more affordable and widely available. Many parts to a guitar exist; one of the most important parts of the guitar is the bridge....   [tags: oklahoma, types, coil pickup]

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The Evolution of Evolution

- The views of society towards the creation of humanity have rapidly changed since the discovery of evolution. Nevertheless, there was a time before the world did not know the theory of evolution and the theories demonstrated by Sir Charles Darwin. Before the evolution, there were people who were subjected to religious ideologies of how mankind was created, they believed that the upper class was known to be “divine creatures”. However, the introduction of evolution leads the theory to be the base of biology and changes the minds of people all over the world....   [tags: creation, darwin, humans]

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The Death Penalty: Lethal Gas Is A Legal Way To Kill Vile Criminals

- Dying painfully is unconstitutional but there is a way to die pain free and yet, we have to use it while delivering the death penalty to inmates. Imagine a death row inmate that was sentenced to life for murdering a small family. Even though the convict should die painfully, we cannot enforce that in the United States legally. If the government wants the inmates to die pain free then we shall give it to them in the best way. A good percentage of the general population would prefer a death row inmate get served the death penalty rather than have their taxes go to feeding, housing, etc....   [tags: Pro Capital Punishment Essays]

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The University Of Ottawa For Entrance Into The Residency Program

- Dear Dr. Vaccani and members of the CaRMS Selection committee. "Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young." Henry Ford (1863-1947), the founder of Ford Motor Company. Although I didn’t read Ford’s words until recently but they describe my path throughout my life. That is why I am applying to the University of Ottawa for entrance into the residency program in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck surgery. Growing up in a Nile-side city in Egypt, I inherited the kindness and genuineness of the ancient Pharaohs....   [tags: Medicine, Medical school, Physician]

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What Aesthetic Surgical Procedures Are Performed On The Aging Face?

- Ans- Rhinoplasty, or nose reshaping, reshapes the nose to improve appearance, and it may also be used to alleviate breathing problems. Pain from nose reshaping procedures are surprisingly mild. A splint is usually worn over the nose and sometimes inside the nose for five to seven days. There may be some bruising around the eyes, but this usually clears up in one to two weeks. Q- Can I receive a second nose reshaping if the first surgery does not produce the desired result. Ans- Sometimes a touch-up is necessary after a nose reshaping, but it is generally better to wait a year before any additional surgery is performed....   [tags: Plastic surgery, Breast, Breast reconstruction]

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Farquhar’s Alternate Realities as a Means of Escape

- An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce is the story of Peyton Farquhar, a thirty-five year old successful Southern planter, who longs for the glory of a soldier’s service to prove the courage that he possesses. His story is told through three sections. In section I, Farquhar is standing upon the edge of Owl Creek Bridge waiting to be hanged. Farquhar closes his eyes to think about his wife and children, but he is distracted by a metallic sound which turns out to be the ticking of his watch....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Lamarck And Darwin 's Theory Of Evolution

- The cave fish can be a curious object of study. One of which has scientists rushing to discover exactly why this fish lost the ability to see. The cave fish live in dark caves and have evolved to life without vision. This mysterious regression has scientists scratching their heads. Is this Both Lamarck and Darwin had excellent theories concerning evolution. In the case of Darwin, he believed that natural selection had the biggest impact on the evolution of a species. Darwin theorized each population had variations, these variations caused the individual to either have a greater or lesser chance of survival....   [tags: Natural selection, Evolution, Eye, Genetics]

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how do image and sound create meaning and what other functions does so

- Baby's First Sweater size: 6 months - 1 year; chest size: 21 1/2"; finished size: 22" materials: 4-ply worsted weight yarn; needles size 8, 1 ¼ yrds 3/8" satin ribbon gauge: stockinette stitch on size 8 needles-- 9 stitches = 2" 6 rows = 1" back: cast on 50 stitches (sts) • row 1: work in garter stitch (knit every row) for 6 rows. • row 7: work in stockinette stitch until 7” from beg. end purl row. • note: width across back is 11". sleeve shaping: cast on 24 sts at end of just worked purl row....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Smartphones And Social Media Are Drugs

- Smartphones and social media are drugs to people. Call them phone addicts. Phone addicts are the ones that wake up in the morning and check their social media or they cannot simply live without their phones. In the New York Times, author Sherry Turkle compares how people’s communications changed from face-to-face talk to smartphone talk. People became too dependent using their smartphones and social media to communicate to the outside world. She also sees how this impacts the younger generation communication with others....   [tags: Mobile phone, Smartphone, IPhone]

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My Position With Kaiser Permanente 3

- I am writing this letter as a claim letter representing my injuries, hardships, and pain/suffering. Since the accident on August 10, 2015 I have endured many treatments from my medical provider; that have still not resulted in much pain relief. I have completed special injection procedures, physical therapy, electrotherapy, and followed a home based physical therapy treatment program. In still not finding full relief some of the existing options to look into would be burning the effected nerves; and if all else fails infusing the disc in the neck through surgery....   [tags: Pain, Suffering, Massage, Injury]

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How to Smoke a Hookah

- Before you purchase any of the items you need to smoke hookah, you may want know what hookah is. Hookah is the term used when all elements used to smoke are combined. What exactly are you smoking. The flavored tobacco put into your hookah is referred to as shisha. “Shisha is the very moist and sticky tobacco that has been soaked in honey or molasses.” (Kamal, 2014) It’s a lot different from smoking cigarettes due to the fact that it is wet and it’s not lit, but heated with a coal. You don’t want to smoke too much because of the side effects....   [tags: tobacco, pipe, chemicals]

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Evolution Of The Cave Fish

- The cave fish is a curious object of study. One of which has many scientist rushing to discover exactly why this fish developed that cannot see. The cave fish live in dark caves and have evolved to life without vision. Both Lamarck and Darwin had excellent theories about evolution. Darwin believed that natural selection had the biggest impact on the evolution of a species. Darwin theorized each population had variations, these variations caused the individual to either have a greater or lesser chance of survival....   [tags: Natural selection, Evolution, Eye, Genetics]

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Does Structure Determine Function?

- Does structure determine function. Or does function determine structure. Two ambiguous questions which may or may not have a decisive answer, does each determine the other. By definition structure is “the arrangement of and relations between the parts or elements of something complex” (Oxforddictionaries.com, 2016) whereas function is defined as “an activity that is natural to or the purpose of a person or thing” (Oxforddictionaries.com, 2016). Here by definition you can infer that function is natural to a living organism, and thereby determined by structure....   [tags: Nervous system, Neuron, Axon, Spinal cord]

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Bass Guitar: Origins

- Bass Guitar: Origins In terms of guitars, the bass guitar is one of the “newest” instruments. The bass guitar, however obvious it may seem, was not derived from the guitar. Electrical guitars were created from acoustic guitars, while bass guitars were actualized from the double bass instrument. These instruments were at first known as electrical bass instruments or the electric bass. The double bass instruments are colossal classical instruments that have been around for hundreds of years. They are played with the instrument placed in a vertical position on the ground and the musician using a bow across the strings....   [tags: Music]

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The Magnificent Giraffes

- Why are giraffes magnificent creatures. For one they are the tallest creatures in the world, thanks to their long legs and neck (“Giraffe.” National para. 1). Second, there are areas where large animals have disappeared, but the giraffes have survived; researchers think it is because of their height (Maisano para. 30). Giraffe camelopardalis is the scientific name (“Giraffe.” Britannica para. 8). There is a lot to learn about giraffes, such as how they were suspected to have evolved, their poaching, their physical appearance, and their behavior....   [tags: Evolution, Poaching, Physical Appearance]

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Cervical Spinal Stenosis

- Cervical Spinal Stenosis is a rare disorder that can ruin the life of young adults and many adults over 50. It is an unknown disorder that at any point and time a certain twist or pinch could put someone in a hospital, wheelchair, or even worse six-foot underground. The benefits of professional careers and everyday life hang in the balance waiting for the time bomb to go off and put an abrupt end to a regular life. It all has to do with the way the body moves, they way the vertebra can twist and curl and on the amount of pressure the spine can take before it gives in....   [tags: rare spine disorders]

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Versatile Uses for Scarves

- For centuries, scarf has been the foremost versatile accent for ladies. This text talks concerning some basic scarf attachment directions or steps on the way to tie a shawl for many common and common forms of scarves. Due to varied scarf styles, materials and shapes out there of late, scarf has become a perfect accent for all seasons and occasions. If worn well, it adds barely of magnificence and charm to any formal or informal apparel. Commonly, fashionable or modern scarf is created of silk, material or acetate that give a lightweight weight, fluid movement, strength, and a shiny end....   [tags: shawl, bandana, designer]

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The Massospondylus Carinatus Fossils

- ... 1.2 ) Dating and naming of the fossils The fossil was named Massospondylus (massōn, "longer") (spondylos, "vertebra") this name comes from the Greek. In 1854 by Sir Richard Owens 1.3) Description of main fossil/s found at the site Massopondylus carinatus, was a medium sized herbivore, had a small head and large eye sockets . large teeth and nostrils, its upper jaw jutted out beyond its bottom jaw and had a variety of tooth types. Scientists are not sure whether this animal was a herbivore or carnivore, but evidence from the stomach proves that it was a herbivore....   [tags: jurassic period, dinosaur]

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Thyroid Cancer Is The Most Rapidly Increasing Endocrine Conditions That Has Been Studied The Past Eight Years

- Abtract Thyroid cancer is the most rapidly increasing endocrine conditions that has been studied the past eight years. With recent studies it is known for women with a 5% greater chance of having thyroid issues that possibly lead to thyroid cancer rather than men. (8) It has yet to be resolved why this issue is more common in women even at a younger age as well. Depending on the persons enviornment and diet there can be an difficulties with the amounts of iodine that the body needs especially the thyroid gland in order to promote the bodys metabolism rate....   [tags: Oncology, Cancer, Thyroid, Thyroid disease]

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What is Vocal Health and Why is Vocal Health Relevant to Contemporary Singing

- Human voice is an expressive musical instrument as people use their own voices to perform pieces or songs with or without any other instruments. If the voice is damaged to a serious stage, it can be lost forever. Therefore, vocal health is important to singers to take care their voices. In the following discussion we will discuss what the vocal health is, why it is relevant to contemporary singing from vocal anatomy, physiology and voice function. Vocal health Vocal health is the ideal operating of the vocal mechanism (Hughes, 2002)....   [tags: human voice, instruments, vocal health]

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The Thyroid Gland Is Responsible For Producing Hormones That Control A Person 's

- Abstract The thyroid gland is responsible for producing hormones that control a person’s metabolism. This gland consists of two lobes, the left and the right. Thyroid cancer occurs when the cells within the thyroid gland begin to transform. The mutating cells continue to grow out of control until they develop into a tumor. Tumors can be either benign or malignant. Malignant tumors are cancerous. Tumors in the thyroid gland may also be referred to as nodules. Most nodules are not cancerous....   [tags: Oncology, Cancer, Thyroid disease, Thyroid]

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Traveling Around the Fashion Trends of Women: 20th - 21st Century

- The word fashion trends mean a change of clothing style. The first fashion capital of the world was Paris, France. The ‘Belle Epoque’ was the very first fashion trend. In the early 20th century, women had a conservative figure to concentrate on their body figure. A new style was born in the roaring 20’s, was brought the beginning of modern fashion. The roaring 20’s was known for the flapper skirts, gathered skirts, pleated skirts, higher hemlines, and low-cut necklines. The era of the Great Depression became known for its sophisticated Garbo look, where nylon stockings became trendy....   [tags: Fashion ]

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Analysis Of Charlotte Perkins Gilman 's ' The Yellow Wallpaper '

- Throughout many circumstances in life, people encounter difficult tasks in which they must persevere in order to reach success. In these various situations, people decide to make rather rash decisions which changes their lives forever. This is the case in The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The narrator, Charlotte Perkins, in this story becomes mad due to a depression called post-partum. Due to this depression and the wrong treatment, the narrator ends up murdering her husband John with an axe....   [tags: Charlotte Perkins Gilman, The Yellow Wallpaper]

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The Use Of Lynching And Its Effects On The Society

- In addition, another method of execution are lynchings. Lynchings, compared to other ways of execution, are actually one of the best ways to be executed. There are different ways of lynching someone such as suspension, a short drop, a standard drop, and a long drop. How suspension works is quite simple, instead of dropping someone, the executioner would suspend the prisoner, or lifted from the ground. This type of lynching is said to be very painful for the person executed since their airways are being blocked, the victim struggles for air and slowly suffocates to death....   [tags: Capital punishment, Lethal injection]

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My Grandmother 's House : The Latino Version Of Bingo

- In summer 2005, my mother decided to take my siblings and I on vacation. "We’re going to Mexico!” She said. My siblings and I felt ecstatic because it was our first time visiting Mexico. Unfortunately, my vacation didn 't turn out as great as expected. I witnessed an awful situation the time I was there. One night, my cousins and I were playing loteria at my grandmother 's house. Loteria is the Hispanic version of bingo. We were having a great time until we heard loud noises outside. My cousin and I went outside to see what the whole fuss was about....   [tags: Psychology, Clinical psychology]

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The Components of Mishel’s Uncertainty of Illness Theory

- ... Cognitive capacity may be affected or impaired because of multiple factors the patient experiences. As stated by Neville, cognitive capacity may be affected by difficulty processing information due to anxiety, fatigue, drugs and chemotherapy. Structure providers are defined by Neville on page 208 as, “the resources available to assist an individual,” such as the person’s social support and educational level. Mishel views uncertainty as a danger or an opportunity (Neville, 2003) Merle Mishel developed a way to measure uncertaintity....   [tags: symptoms, treatment, cancer]

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Patients From The Care Of The Elderly Department

- During my placement, I observed that patients from the Care of the Elderly department were mostly diagnosed with falls, general decrease in mobility due to frailty, along with multiple pathologies, and most of tend to be dependent on a family member or carer. Dreeben- Irimia (2009) and Clegg et al. (2011) suggested that patient’s education along with home exercise programme and goal setting has a role in optimising self-independence and their rehabilitation. Moreover, although patients obtained medical information from healthcare professionals verbally, they might not fully understand about the medical content due to their reading ability (Graham and Brookey, 2008; Farrisi, 2012)....   [tags: Typography, Typeface, Patient]

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Short Story : ' Keep Sucking ! '

- I start to jack off Todd when Diggie slaps my ass again I moan out. It stings but it also feels so damn good. He separates my cheeks and then dives his tongue into my hole. I let out a loud high moan as he invades my hole with his tongue. He immediately pushes his tongue into my ass making me moan. I try to move my ass away from his tongue but he grabs onto it and doesn’t let me move. He slaps my ass again making me moan and whimper again. “Keep sucking!” Todd moans and shoves his dick back into my mouth....   [tags: Fuck, Profanity, Debut albums, 2006 singles]

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Tablets Are Valuable Assets to a Classroom

- Tablets are one of the leading causes for improved learning in the world. They are a cutting edge piece of technology overpowering books and other physical materials. Learning time is cut in half; they are safe, lightweight, customizable, and extremely interactive. Regardless of the ease of use and simple functionality of textbooks, tablets should replace all books in a primary and secondary classroom setting. Textbooks are a thing of the past and will wash away with the morning tide. Before the tablets of today were introduced, many prototypes and failures were tried....   [tags: using technology as a tool in teaching]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Natsu '

- Natsu is a restless sort of man, and somehow or another he is able, without much effort, to rope Lucy into sparring with him. It’s not the first time it’s happened, but there’s something different in the way he handles her this time. He’s gentler, but it doesn’t take him long at all to have her pinned to the floor. He’s embarrassed at first, but Lucy doesn’t push him away, and he’s curious, so his hands find their way to her hips, lightly grasping. “Natsu?” She asks, bewildered. He gulps and his hands slide down to her thighs, soft and pliant beneath him....   [tags: Finger, Hand, Index finger, Middle finger]

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Home Care Instructions For A Halo Brace

- A halo brace prevents the neck from moving after a break (fracture) in the neck bones. This keeps the head in place relative to the spine and helps the neck bones to heal. These instructions provide you with information about caring for yourself with a halo brace. Your health care provider may also give you more specific instructions. Your treatment has been planned according to current medical practices, but problems sometimes occur. Call your health care provider if you have problems or questions....   [tags: Health care, Medicine, Health care provider]

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Oropharyngeal Malignancies: TORS with Adjuvant Therapy

- Adjuvant Therapy In the present study, 12 pts were advised adjuvant radiotherapy either with or without chemotherapy. TORS alongwith neck dissection allowed us to identify patients with favourable pathological features, thus allowing for deintensification of overall treatment in comparison to concurrent chemoradiation. In a similar prospective single arm study by Weinstein et al.,25 ipsilateral SND at the time of TORS for primary oropharyngeal carcinoma allowed to "deintensify’’ adjuvant therapy (postoperative chemoradiation) in many pts....   [tags: chemotherapy, treatment]

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Adaptable and Popular Instruments: The Guitar

- Guitar has become one of the most adaptable and popular instruments; it can be used in most genres of music. Guitar has been around since the 15th century. An instrument in Spain called the vihuela is the first guitar but it only had four strings and were very small if we compared it to a modern day instrument it would closely resemble a ukelele. Since then the instrument has advanced. From Jazz, to rock 'n' roll, and country guitar has the biggest impact on how music is today. There is a lot of history from electric guitars to acoustic guitars....   [tags: vihuela, spain, lute, strings]

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