Chest Essays

  • Personal Narrative - Severe Chest Pain Attack

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    11:00, I start my pre-calculus class where we are doing long division of polynomial functions when it hits me. Pain. Intense sharp needle like pain in my chest. Subtle at first, but as I continue breathing, the pain gets worse. So, to solve this, I thought my chair was too tight to the desk. I moved back. Not helping. Clenched at the chest and bent over. Breathed slower. Not helping. Tore off my jacket and bent over in my chair fully. Not helping. And my breath kept getting shorter and shorter

  • Pirates Of The Caribbe A Dead Man's Chest

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    The film,‘Pirates of the Caribbean: A Dead Man’s Chest’, was produced in 2006 in sequel to ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl’. The sequel picks up where ‘The Curse of the Black Pearl’ leaves off. In the first movie, the Black Pearl’s crewman are under a curse where anyone who took a piece of the treasure was condemned to immortality as a living skeleton, which was revealed any time the moonlight hit their skin. The only way to reverse the curse is to return all of the gold to

  • Pirates Of The Caribbe Dead Man's Chest

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    When I was younger, “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest” was often considered the favorite movie in the franchise among my friends. I disagreed, thinking it the worst movie in the trilogy (this was before 2011). Over time, however, I became less critical of “Dead Man’s Chest,” and while I don’t think it as good as its predecessor, it’s a close race. This sequel to the surprise hit that was “The Curse of the Black Pearl” sees our charming pirate Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) in a bit

  • Chest Pain Case Study For Chest Pain

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    Chest Pain History of present illness: The patient is a 71 year old male of the Veteran Association. His past medical history includes coronary artery disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The patient was involved in a contraindication at home where he was thrown into a dresser and hit his lower back. Shortly following the incident the police were contacted. During this time the patient consequently began to develop some substernal chest pain with a radiation to the left arm; the patient

  • How to Use a Stethoscope

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    Laennec was examining a female patient, and was embarrassed to put his ear to her chest. This was common practice among physicians in this time period, but Laennec was simply resistant. Instead, he recalled that sound travels through solid materials. He rolled up 24 sheets of paper, and placed one end to his patient’s chest. The other end he placed to his ear, and to his amazement, listened to the noises of her chest cavity. Not only could he hear the sounds his patient was making, he noticed the

  • Air Bag Safety For The Prevention Of Injury And Death

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    Safety Administration (NHTSA) conducted a study of real-world motor vehicle crashes and were able to conclude that the combination of seat belts and air bags is 75% effective in preventing serious head injuries and 66% effective in preventing serious chest injuries. Unfortunately for about 100 people in the past decade, their lives were saved at the expense of suffering a less severe injury caused by the air bag itself. However, when proper air bag safety is applied in conjunction of wearing a seat belt

  • Angina Pectoris: The Heart Killer

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    year after year, nonstop from birth until death. The heart is a hollow, muscular organ slightly bigger than a person’s clenched fist. It is located in the center of the chest, under the breastbone above the sternum, but it slightly slanted to the left giving people the impression that the heart is on the left side of the chest. The heart is divided into two halves, which are further divided into four chambers: the left atrium and ventricle, and the right atrium and ventricle. Each chamber on one

  • Symbols and Symbolism - The Letter A in The Scarlet Letter

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    embroidered on her chest.  The narrator shares, "When the young women- the mother of this child-stood fully revealed before the crowd...On the breast of her gown, in fine red cloth surrounded with an elaborate embroidery and fantastic flourshes of gold thread..."(50-1).  Many people there to see her when she reveals the "A" on her chest.  Most of the town people are astonished and startled on her beauty still shone.  Even though the big red letter on her chest stood for adultery

  • Mesothelioma

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    organs move easily among surrounding structures. In the case of the lung, it helps reduce friction between the lung and chest wall during normal breathing as the lung expands. The most common place for mesothelioma to develop is in the mesothelial membrane, also called the pleural lining, surrounding the lungs. The most common symptoms of mesothelioma are difficulty in breathing, chest pain, or both. Occasionally, a patient may not have mesothelioma symptoms at diagnosis. Other less common symptoms include

  • Lung Cancer: A Serial Killer

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    types of cells in the lung and spread in different ways. Small cell lung cancer is limited to a section of the chest known as the hemithorax and regional lymph nodes (World Book, “Lung Cancer';). Small cell lung cancer usually exists early and spreads out abruptly (Virtual Hospital, 3/23/99). Non-small cell lung cancer is first confined to the lung, then spreads throughout the chest (MSKCC, “Lung Cancer';). Small cell lung cancer spreads quickly (World Book, “Lung Cancer';). In

  • The Statue of Kouros

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    foot forward, the statue at the same time, represents movement and is able to stand on it own. This also gives the over life size figure, visible weight. In this early figure, geometric forms seem to predominate, and anatomical details, such as the chest muscles and pelvic arch, are presented with somewhat of exaggerated lines. Although the exaggerated lines show where these muscles belong, the detail is still missing. Looking up and down this nude body, at this miss proportioned and lacking of detail

  • Smoking and Lung Cancer

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    cases occur in people who smoke. (1) However, not everyone who smokes gets lung cancer and not everyone who gets lung cancer smokes. One of the main symptoms of lung cancer is a chronic cough that lasts for more than two weeks. Another is constant chest pain. Other symptoms include wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing blood, hoarseness, and repeated pneumonia or bronchitis. (1) There are also less noticeable signs such as unexplained fever, weight loss, or appetite loss. (2) As mentioned earlier

  • Caring

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    heart condition. Her heart had a “hole” in it and it was positioned wrong in her chest. In fact, it was said by doctors that because of her abnormal heart condition, she wouldn’t live past the age of six. She was also partially blind in her left eye, which restricted her from driving. As she got older and older, her heart grew weaker and weaker. At the age of 35 years old, she had a pacemaker surgically implanted in her chest. A pacemaker is a battery-powered case that assists the heart in beating. An

  • George B. McClellan: The Disposable Patriot

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    Maryland campaigns. In October eighteen eight-five, Mac began to experience severe chest pain that was later diagnosed as angina pectoris. His doctor prescribed different treatments and rest. Within a week or two his condition began to improve and the doctor believed Mac would make a complete recovery. However, on the evening of October twenty-eight, while finishing an article for the century, Mac began to experience severe chest pains once again. His condition quickly deteriorated throughout the night,

  • Beautiful Disasters: Pearl As A Living Breathing Scarlet Letter

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    infamous as Hester’s “A” for the wild sinful actions it symbolizes. Like Hester’s scarlet letter, Pearl shows extreme beauty in a form that is not traditional, positive, tame, or fully accepted. When Hester crafts the “A” that she has to wear on her chest, She uses a deep, passionate shade of red and embroiders it very intricately with bright gold thread. The “A” was meant to mark Hester in a negative manor; its purpose is to let everyone know that Hester is a sinner. Hester takes something extremely

  • Jetliner by Naoshi Koriyama

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    “Jetliner” Now he takes his mark At the farthest end of the runway Looking straight ahead, eager, intense With his sharp eyes shining He takes a deep, deep breath With his powerful lungs Expanding his massive chest His burning heart beating like thunders Then… after a few… tense moments… of pondering He roars at his utmost And slowly beings to job Kicking the dark earth hard And now he begins to run Kicking the dark earth harder Then he dashes, dashes like mad, like mad Howling, shouting, screaming

  • Padre Pio

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    that his hands and feet and side were dripping blood. The sight terrified me and what I felt at that moment is indescribable. I thought I should have died if the Lord had not intervened and strengthened my heart which was about to burst out of my chest. The vision disappeared and I became aware that my hands, feet and side were dripping blood.” He then goes on about the pain he experienced for the next week. These wounds never healed or festered and were still bleeding at the time of his death in

  • Albrecht Durer Self-Portrait

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    more believable and long-lasting to us than something we hear" (Hutchison 68). The position of the right hand held in front of his chest is almost as if in blessing (89 Russell). Joachim Camerarius, a professor who published a Latin translation of two of Durer's books, wrote of Durer's "intelligent head, his flashing eyes, his nobly formed nose, his broad chest," and then noted: "But his fingers- you would vow you had never seen anything more elegant" (Russell 8). Along with his qualities of

  • Benefits Of Chest Exercise

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    Effective Chest Exercises and Their Benefits for Women Want a stronger and healthier peck? Try the best workouts given here for getting a firmer bust without any surgery. Many women are unaware of the importance of doing exercises, but there is growing interest among women about stronger chest. Yes, there are exercises for chest and by doing the exercises you are assured of a firmer chest. If you are regular in doing exercise, also do some chest exercises. Here is the list of 15 effective chest exercises

  • Sinking Boat Saves the Day 

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    Sinking Boat Saves the Day Andrew and Ollie are two sixteen year old boys, it is their summer holidays at the moment; and they have been enjoying it to the limits in the small town of Polperro where they live on the southern Cornish coast. They had spent the majority of the summer out at sea in Andrews’s dads’ motor boat catching mackerel. But it all had to stop one week because of the typical English weather- there had been severe storms in Cornwall, and the sea has been extremely rough