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  • Etiology of HIV-Associated Dementia

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    Etiology of HIV-Associated Dementia The etiologic agents of the neurologic disease associated with HIV and AIDS are many. Opportunistic infections- cryptococcus, toxoplasmosis, cytomegalovirus, are a few of the organic causes of neurologic disease in AIDS patients, but will not be the main focus of this paper. The human immunodeficiency virus in itself is implicated in much of the neurological manifestations of the disease, and it is the effects of the presence of the virus within the central

  • Atrocities Associated with the Eugenics Movement

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    Atrocities Associated with the Eugenics Movement Among the fears of many environmentalists is that of overpopulation. Acutely aware of the finite resources that the planet possesses and the limitations of renewable resources, there are concerns that the planet may soon reach its maximum caring capacity. Since the First Great Transition ten thousand years ago, the planet has experienced an astounding increase in population. Generations later, the planet is beginning to feel the effects of continual

  • Health Risks Associated with the Atkins Diet

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    Health Risks Associated with the Atkins Diet Low carbohydrate and high fat and protein diets such as the Atkins Diet are very bad for one's health in the long run. The Atkins Diet stresses to steer clear of foods that contain many carbohydrates such as pastas, fruits, vegetables, and breads while instead eating foods such as meats, cheeses, peanuts, and dairy that are high in fat and protein. This eating habit eventually takes a toll on one's health because a certain amount of carbohydrates

  • Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Research Paper

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    About Ventilator-associated Pneumonia Ventilator-associated Pneumonia (VAP) is pneumonia that develops 48 hours or longer after mechanical ventilation is given be means of an endotracheal tube or tracheostomy. VAP results from the invasion of the lower respiratory tract and lung parenchyma by microorganisms. VAP may account for up to 60 percent of deaths from healthcare-associated infections in the United States. VAP an also increase the patient’s stay in the ICU by four to six days. Relevant Statistics

  • Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Case Study

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    Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia and Oral Bacteria Nelya Sirotinskiy and Danielle Davidson DHYG 221 Columbia Basin College February 9th, 2017 Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is one of the most common nosocomial infection associated with increased morbidity and mortality. It is recognized that 36-60% of all health associated infection-related deaths are attributable to VAP (Gupta et al, 2016). Ventilator-associated pneumonia is a lung infection that develops in a person who is on a

  • Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Case Study

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    Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Abstract Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP) is one of the most common infections that are acquired through many ways and is particularly found in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). One of the primary risk factors that lead to the development of VAP is the availability of an endotracheal tube. In many cases, the intubation process takes place in the emergency room (ER), pre-hospital, and in the operation room. In the current world, VAP has been directly associated with the

  • Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Case Study

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    Four acute conditions that bronchial hygiene is indicated are: Ventilator associated Pneumonia ( VAP) is pneumonia that is acquired after 48 hours of being place on the ventilator. It is the most common nosocomial infection in the Intensive Care Units “ The risk for pneumonia increases 3 – 10-fold in patients receiving mechanical ventilation” ( Auguston, B.2007 ). Mechanical ventilation negates effective cough reflexes. This leads to micro aspiration of organisms into the lungs. Atelectasis is a

  • Runner's High

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    Runner's High Many runners have had the opportunity to experience a state of euphoria while running. While the actual state that they feel varies immensely for each individual there is a common feeling associated with the term "runner's high". When a person is asked about runner's high they typically will say that it a pleasant state that a runner might experience after a certain distance. This in fact may not be true for only runners though. Skiers, surfers, football players and wrestlers all

  • A Good Leader

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    is illegal nation wide and so a leader is not setting the proper example or being a good citizen if he or she participates in the use, sale, or is associated with drugs. A leader should not order or tell his subordinates to do anything in which he can not do or does himself. If a leader explains the hazards of drug use and why not to use or be associated with them he should follow his or her advice. This leads right into how to communicate with ones subordinates on how not to and why not to use drugs

  • The Theme of Light and Darkness in Dracula

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    When Lucy is bitten she acts as a human, during the day but during night time her physical appearance dramatically changes because 'her teeth were longer and her gums retracted', this shows that evil is associated with night and good is associated with day. Although darkness is associated with evil, there are moments in the novel that contradict this because the reader can spot the evil characters by their descriptions 'pale or white skin'. It can be argued that the theme of light VS darkness

  • Football Players Energy System

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    Energy Systems Associated with Football Players Easily one of the most demanding sports in the world and by far the most popular. Soccer or football to the rest of the world takes on a unique conditioning progam. A soccer player must possess the ability to stop, start, run, jump, pivot and sprint all in the same game. The conditioning program must emulate the conditions on the field or pitch, as the brit's like to call it. A solid nutritional program should accompany

  • Hospital Associated Infections

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    Preventing Hospital Associated Infections Booth, K. A. (2016). Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs). Journal Of Continuing Education Topics & Issues, 18(1), 18-23 Booth who is part of a software company that specializes in educational solutions for allied health and nursing education discuss the prevention of hospital acquired infections. Healthcare associated infections previously known as nosocomial infections are infections that occur secondary due to numerous different factors

  • Healthcare-associated infections

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    Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) have been a persistent problem in the United States for decades. Yang et al. (2013) stated that “Nosocomial infections or healthcare-associated infections are defined as a localized or systemic condition resulting from an adverse reaction to the presence of an infectious agent or its toxin. There must be no evidence that the infection was present or incubating at the time of admission to the acute care setting” Also if infections occur within 48 hours of

  • Health Associated Infections

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    and bloodstream infections (14%). ( book). The most common microorganisms associated with the types of infections are Esherichila coli, Enterococcus species, Staphylococcus auerus, Coagulase-negative staphylococci, or Pseudomonas aeruginosa.(secondary) Urinary tract infections occur when one or more of microorganisms enter the urinary system and affect the bladder and/or the kidneys. These infections are often associated improper catheterization technique. Surgical site infections occur after surgery

  • Healthcare Associated Infections

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    Introduction Nosocomial infections also known as healthcare associated infections (HAI’s) are infections that patients get while receiving treatment for another condition in a healthcare facility. In 2011, there were an estimated 722,000 HAIs in U.S acute care hospitals and of those about 75,000 died (CDC, 2014).The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) estimates the financial burden attributable to HAIs to be between $28 billion to $33 billion each year. The thousands of people who

  • Sports Journalism

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    sports and take a great deal more understanding with me as I watch and study them. The sportswriter career has many responsibilities that go along with writing the stori... ... middle of paper ... ...entative, and a timed news writing test (The Associated Press 1-2). In conclusion, researching this paper has only fueled my passion for sports journalism. I am absolutely positive that this is the occupation I want, and I only hope that I have the talent to go along with the will to write. My ultimate

  • Origins of The Beauty Myth

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    Naomi Wolf's "The Beauty Myth," discusses the impact of our male-dominated society upon women. Wolf argues that women's most significant problems associated with societal pressures are a "fairly recent invention," dating back to the 1970s (6). She explains that women have "breached the power structure" by acquiring rights equal to men in areas such as, education, professional careers, and voting. As a result, Wolf suggests that the "beauty myth" is the "last one remaining of the old feminine ideologies

  • Dual Court System Q&A

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    carried beyond the initial stages are finally resolved through plea bargaining. What are some of the problems associated with plea bargaining? Given those problems, do you believe that plea bargaining is an acceptable practice in today's criminal justice system? A. The problems associated with plea bargaining are entered pleas may be choose for the punishment likely to be associated with them rather than for their accuracy in describing the criminal offense in which the defendant was involved

  • The Pros and Cons of Liposuction

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    surgery. One of the risks of liposuction is that fat cells can grow back in the area where the procedure took place. Another risk associated with this procedure is over-aggressive fat removal. Poor work performed by untrained doctors poses many problems in itself. Pulmonary Thrombosus, Lidocaine Toxicidy, and imbalances of bodily fluids also are serious risks associated with liposuction, not to mention the ultimate danger with any surgery, death. What exactly is this procedure for which so many people

  • Marijuana Users

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    falls sharply after the age of 22. Young people within the 18- 20 year old range seem to be looking for new and different experiences. The idea of being high also appeals to many young marijuana users- a temporary way to forget about the problems associated with youth. Marijuana users tend to constitute a majority of the white, middle class community, which may be a shock to some Americans. My reading found in most cases that being black or oriental decreased the likelihood that a student would