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    Antimicrobial sensitivity testing is important clinically because the proper selection of an antimicrobial drug in the treatment of a bacterial infection is ideally based on the knowledge of the sensitivities of the infecting organism. In this laboratory exercise you will be working within a group performing a commonly used test that is designed to determine whether or not an isolated organism is able to be treated using a specific antimicrobial drug. The procedure is called sensitivity testing. This

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    as error. Less the error more accurate is the instrument. SENSITIVITY Sensitivity may be defined as the rate of displacement of the indicating device of an instrument, with respect mn to the measured quantity. In other words, sensitivity of an instrument is the ratio of the scale spacing to the scale division value. For example, if on a dial indicator, the scale spacing is 1.0 mm and the scale division value is 0.01 mm, then the sensitivity at any value of y=dx/dy, where dx and dy are increments

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    Cultural Sensitivity and the Church • Cultural sensitivity begins with a recognition that there are differences between cultures • These differences are reflected in the ways that different groups communicate and relate to one another • Cultural sensitivity is more than an awareness that there are differences in culture in order to interact effectively • A culturally competent person views all people as unique individuals and realizes that their experiences, beliefs, values, and language affect

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    Sensitivity and Limit of detection; or as also known (LOD) are two terms, that are often misused or mixed up. One of the known definitions of sensitivity indicates that, the smallest concentration which could be detected that which produced a percent absorption signal of about 1%A (0.0044 absorbance units). Whilst, limit of detection is the lowest concentration that can be detected by Atomic Absorption; Which was a result of the advances in the AA system that permitted the usage of a smaller concentration

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    Cultural Sensitivity

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    Cultural sensitivity occurs when people recognize and are aware that each country or various ethnic groups of people have their own set of experiences, beliefs, values, and language that affect their perceptions toward life. Addressing Cultural sensitivity permits people to comprehend that there are differences between cultures. Furthermore, having awareness in the differences between cultures permits a culturally competent person to communicate effectively with others that are outside of one’s realm

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    cultural sensitivity. One of the ways that physicians must meet the demands of the increasingly diverse community is to become aware of the need for cultural sensitivity in the treatment of patients. But why is cultural sensitivity important? Cultural sensitivity is important because in order for physicians to respect the autonomy of the patient and to practice not only non-maleficence but beneficence, the physicians must exert energy into becoming culturally aware. II. Cultural Sensitivity in a Health

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    Pingelap: Island of the Colorblind

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    survived to replenish the isolated island's population. Roughly four generations after the typhoon, the citizens of Pingelap began exhibiting symptoms of a rare recessive disorder known as Achromatopsia. Achromatopsia is characterized by extreme light sensitivity, poor vision, and complete inability to distinguish colors (3). This anomaly is the focus of Oliver Sacks' new book The Island of the Colorblind and its publication has succeeded in raising public awareness about the rare hereditary disease of Achromatopsia

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    The idea of Sensitivity analysis in any robustness studies is key element in structuring and solving decision models. It has been long identified as a key stage in the modelling, inference and evaluation used in the field of operational studies and research as well as decision analytics and risk management studies. The core questions that sensitivity analysis is trying to answer to is "what makes the most difference in this decision? In another word, what is the most important element that makes

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    that some brain state-types-namely, those involved in the production of purposive behavior-are nonlocally sensitive, where by ‘nonlocal sensitivity’ I mean cases where relevant causal histories and environmental circumstances effect a difference in some of an organism’s brain state-types intrinsic, causal properties. I will argue that such a mode of sensitivity of brain state-types offers the best way out of the exclusion problem for anyone convinced that mental state-types should be relationally

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    different levels of this defect. It was very interesting to learn that those who suffer from autism see the world very different from those who do not have autism. Their over sensitivity to sight and sound must be very difficult for them to deal with and does give good reasoning to their sudden outbursts as children. The over sensitivity to touch also, how frustrating to the parents of these children! This could be a sign of a child not feeling well or having some other type of medical illness so it is

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