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  • Best Practices to Reduce Ventilator Associated Pneumonia

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    What is the best evidence based nursing practice in attempting to reduce (VAP) ventilated associated pneumonia? I decided to do an evidence based paper on VAP after talking to respiratory therapy on the sixth floor of Chippenham hospital during my clinical studies. I have a friend who has spent many years as a RN in the critical care unit and has seen the effects of different methods in reducing VAP first hand. This is a nursing intervention and the sole responsibility of the nurse. I can’t think

  • 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

  • Marijuana Dangerous To Your Physical Health

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    be used. The report "Marijuana Retains Popularity Despite Anti-drug Attitudes" in The Dallas Times Herald by the Associated Press shows just how popular marijuana remains despite health warnings. A 40-something woman referred to as Ruth has a little something to say. "It's a very nice high," she said. "Often in these drug stories, people forget to mention that part" (The Associated Press, A-6). Ruth is among the 17 million Americans who use marijuana regularly. Part of the reason for marijuana's

  • Distracted Driving and Safety

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    events make us believe that teenagers are always the drivers that are distracted while operating a motored vehicle when actually recent studies have shown all ages can become distracted by a number of things while driving. Based on the article in The Associated Press on February 9, 2014, Belinda Strange Hudspeth was texting when she lost control of the car, hitting an innocent 75-year-old woman, Lavon Ramsey who was walking to the neighbors. Due to being hit by Hudspeth’s SUV, Lavon Ramsey passed while

  • Article Analysis: “Environment Group Aims to Stop Work on Power Plant”

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    In his article “Environment Group Aims to Stop Work on Power Plant”, Tom Parsons reports on two unnamed environmental groups who are asking the Arkansas Supreme Court to order that all work on a new power plant cease until further environmental studies have been completed. This article is written in the inverted pyramid style (nice use of a related term). This style presents the most important information first, drawing readers to the headlines and opening paragraphs, and also allowing the editors

  • Gabrielle Douglas’ Responds to Criticism

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    Visualize a teenage girl watching television, surfing the internet, and reading magazines. She sees beautiful women everywhere she turns. She is looking in her bedroom mirror wondering why she does not have similar beauty. She begins to feel self-aware because she reads and hears criticizing comments about the females who are just like her. She says to herself, “Am I not considered beautiful because my skin is not as clear as Angelina Jolie? Do I not fit in the category “pretty” because I do not

  • clay Beats Liston: February 25, 1964

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    Clay, later known as Muhammad Ali, as well as the attitudes of his fellow Kentuckians. The first thing I noticed in all the newspapers that I viewed was that almost all the articles written about the fight were written by writers from either the Associated Press (AP) or United Press International (UPI). This displayed three things about the Kentucky press, first the belief that Clay's fight was not important enough to cover themselves, secondly that the newspapers probably did not make enough money

  • The Effect of Users on the Development of the Telegraph and Telephone

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    purely a political decision or actually a response to the using public for the reason that the legislation passed the way it did. As for the telegraph, though Starr spends a lot of time talking about the influence of the bilateral monopoly with the Associated Press, and to a less extent the interaction with the railroads, he doesn’t seem to make the jump to actually saying that the AP and the railroads influenced the development of the telegraph from a non-political standpoint. Finally, the telephone

  • Fresno State

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    Fresno State coach Jerry Tarkanian will announce his retirement from coaching Friday after a 31-coaching career, the past seven seasons at Fresno State, a source close to Tarkanian told on Thursday. Tarkanian's attorney met with Fresno State president John Welty Thursday and the three are expected to meet again later Thursday to finalize the details of his retirement. A source close to the 71-year old Tarkanian said he would be retained as a consultant at Fresno State -- his alma mater

  • Teenagers and Alcohol

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    Teenagers and Alcohol “Spank them moderately and send them to church and don’t give them anything to drink until they’re 18, and that’s about all we can say.” This advice was given by the Associated Press to parents of teenagers regarding the topic of alcohol. The facts have shown, however, that this is not all parents can say or do. So people believe talking to children about alcohol will make them more curious and more prone to using alcohol. But studies have shown that children who receive