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  • chronic

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    had released his solo debut album, The Chronic, and forever changed the game of rap music when it sold over eight million copies and ushered in a new wave of music as West Coast hip-hop rose to national prominence. The Chronic had become an anthem for the hard streets of South Central Los Angeles where poverty, crime, and drugs had become the norm amidst the ongoing Los Angeles riots. Although becoming the epitomization of Los Angeles had helped The Chronic first gain popularity, it is the smooth

  • Chronic Fatigue

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    positive diagnostic tools exist, and for which no successful protocols for treatment exist? This describes an illness known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) in the U.S. and myalgic encephalomyelitis (M.E.) in Western Europe and Australia. According to the summary of findings from the 2004 Annual Research and Clinical Conference of the American Association of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, an estimated 800,000 people in the U.S. may have CFS/ME. Researchers estimate that only 10-17% of CFS/ME cases

  • Chronic Pain

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    Background Chronic pain is pain that is considered to last longer than six months. Chronic pain can be mild to excruciating, and episodic or continuous ("Community," n.d.). With chronic pain, the pain may remain active in the nervous system for months or years (Ratini, 2004). A recent study estimated that 31 percent of the adult United States population suffers from chronic pain, most commonly lower back or osteoarthritic pain (Bostwick, 2014). Chronic idiopathic (i.e. non-cancer related) pain is

  • Chronic disease

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    Chronic disease lasts for periods long and evolve slowly such as : Heart disease, cancer and diabetes that lead to occur disturbances affect the patient from the psychological point to patient where it becomes under the influence continuous thinking which results in anxiety and the constant fear about disease also, in social terms where the impact on life of patient becomes under the influence of thinking to the lack of community acceptance of this disease the way people look to him and his social

  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis

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    filters become inflamed, this is called glomerulonephritis. This disease can be chronic or come on sudden, as in acute. Glomerulonephritis can turn up on its own which would be considered primary glomerulonephritis. If another disease is the reason for the inflammation it is then called secondary glomerulonephritis. Acute glomerulonephritis comes on abruptly and the damage to the tissues advances swiftly and chronic glomerulonephritis happens progressively and the damage is typically massive over

  • Chronic Rhinosinusitis

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    For 8 weeks of vacation work I have been looking at preparing and characterizing nanoparticulate systems to encapsulate the antimicrobial drug mupirocin. Specifically polymeric nanoparticles and liposomes were investigated. Chronic Rhinosinusitis (CRS) is an inflammatory disease of the nasal mucosa; often resulting from a Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), a bacterial infection in the sinus cavity (Suh JD. & Kennedy DW., 2011). S. aureus can be treated with antimicrobial mupiriocin (MUP). Nasal

  • Chronic Depression

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    Most everyone will endure variations in moods. Many people at some point in life feel disappointment or the grief that accompanies the loss of a loved one. Chronic depression is defined as the inability to function, feel pleasure or obtain interest. Research stems this disorder from a biochemical imbalance in the brain also known as depression. Depression is a major unrecognized mental disturbance and is among the most common and destructive of illnesses today. In addition, many people suffer from

  • The Chronic Consequences

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    Living in the third largest city in the United States, you tend to get exposed to situations not just good but bad as well. It’s inevitable. Attending a public high school, I've seen a lot of things my schoolmates were doing, in and out of school campus. Among these types of things, drug use was the leading problem I personally witnessed. Even I myself have indulged in such activities, but only out of curiosity, and eventually I ended up growing out of it. Unfortunately, the same can't be said for

  • People with Chronic Diseases

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    affect patient’s life. WOH has mentioned that chronic conditions might lead to disability in the future which leads to spend a lot of money to treat patients (WHO, 2005). Chronic condition has been defined as “health problems that require ongoing management over a period of years or decades, and include: diabetes, heart disease, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary Disease (COPD), cancer, HIV/AIDS, depression, and physical disabilities. To control chronic diseases and prevent patients from getting

  • Coping with Chronic Illness

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    1. Introduction. o Definition of chronic illness. o Coping strategies with chronic illness. o The magnitude of chronic illness in Egypt. o Theories of caring in relation to chronic illness. o Effect of chronic illness on patient and relatives. o Health promotion strategies. 2. Definition of diabetes. 3. Types of diabetes. 4. Sign& symptoms. 5. Causes. 6. Risk factors. 7. Anatomy and physiology of pancreas. 8. Case study.  Demographic data.  Past history of:  Patient  Family