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The Pathophysiology of CVI and DVT

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Disorders of the Veins and Arteries
Pathophysiology of Chronic Venous Insufficiency and Deep Venous Thrombosis
The pathophysiology of Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) is either obstruction or reflux of venous blood flow. It can develop from the protracted valvular incompetence of the superficial veins, deep veins or the perforating veins that connect them. In all these cases the result is venous hypertension of the lower extremities. The bicuspid valve which is located in the superficial and deep veins assists in ensuring that blood is pumped towards the heart and it prevents blood from refluxing towards the feet when the patient is standing in an upright position (Eberhardt & Raffetto, 2014). Perforating veins valve function by preventing the reflux of blood from the deep veins into the superficial veins. In normal conditions, when a patient is standing erect, venous return is pulsatile and the valves will open and close about 20 times…… [Read More]

References
Eberhardt, R. T., & Raffetto, J. D. (2014). Chronic venous insufficiency. Circulation, 130(4), 333-346.
Line, B. R. (2001). Pathophysiology and diagnosis of deep venous thrombosis. Paper presented at the Seminars in nuclear medicine.
SPIRIDON, M., & CORDUNEANU, D. (2017). Chronic Venous Insufficiency: a Frequently Underdiagnosed and Undertreated Pathology. Mædica, 12(1), 59.
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Theatre Art

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Blood by Suzan-Lori Sparks expands on the main theme of society's unfair disregard for its people of low condition in general, for women, and for adulterers. Hester La Negrita, the protagonist, is an African-American woman who struggles to survive in poverty along with her five base-born children. The family's outcast status is portrayed as a direct inducer and accelerator of emotional suffering, poverty, lack of education, and sexual exploitation.

(A) From a structural perspective, In the Blood is constructed in two acts and nine scenes, employing a linear plotline (ush, 2005). In this sense, the play debuts with the equilibrium of Hester striving to provide for her children in meager conditions, the inciting incident represented by the suggestion to seek help from the available former lovers and fathers of her children, the major dramatic question of whether or not she will attain it, the developing action as Hester approaches everend…… [Read More]

References

Bailin, D. (2006). "Our Kind: Albee's Animals in Seascape and the Goat Or, Who Is Sylvia?." The Journal of American Drama and Theatre, Vol. 18, No. 1.

Putnam, R.D. (2000). Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Rush, D. (2005). A Student Guide to Play Analysis. Carbondale, Illinois: Southern Illinois Printing Press.
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A& 38 P 2 Kidneys

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blood ion levels, particularly sodium, potassium, and calcium levels, if there is a decrease in overall blood flow to the kidneys. A full credit answer will discuss the mechanisms at the cellular and chemical level.

Kidney failure: What occurs when there is a decrease in blood flow to the kidneys?

A decrease in blood flow to the kidneys can lead to complete organ failure at worst or at minimum severely disrupt the body's state of homeostasis. The kidneys play a critical role in the regulation of electrolytes, particularly sodium, potassium, and calcium. As their name suggests electrolytes, or ions, "are the charged particles in body fluids that help transmit electrical impulses for proper nerve, heart, and muscle function" (Astle 2005). In a healthy organism, positive and negative ions are in a state of equal balance. Decrease in blood flow to the kidneys severely disrupts the body's ability to not only…… [Read More]

References

Astle, S. (2005). Restoring electrolyte balance. Modern Medicine. Retrieved:

http://www.modernmedicine.com/modern-medicine/news/restoring-electrolyte-balance

Fluid and electrolyte balance. (n.d). Berkeley. Retrieved:

 http://mcb.berkeley.edu/courses/mcb135e/kidneyfluid.html
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Night of September 30th 1919

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Stockley devotes much of his narrative to explaining the psychological implications of the massacre, specifically how it has impacted both blacks and whites in their mentality of Southern society and politics. He argues, "it will not be enough to make the case that what occurred in Phillips County had to do with economics and power" (Stockley, xix). Rather it is an understanding and acknowledgement of the South's violent past that has hitherto been ignored and neglected.

Although Stockley presents a convincing argument for how this event has shaped southern thinking in terms of intra-racial history. view this book more as a social framing for the events of the Elaine Massacre. Stockley fully captures the social, economic and political circumstances that surrounded this event and increases our understanding of historical memory. However, his claim that both whites and blacks have not fully embraced the South's violent past seems to be a…… [Read More]

I thought Stockley's account was riveting; he combined a historical non-fiction with the action packed style of a legal thriller. As a result, this book was both highly entertaining and emotionally riveting. It is evident that Stockley did not see this book as merely a story about the Elaine Massacre, but a stage upon which he could present his own interpretation of how the Elaine Massacre impacted the real racial history of the South. Stockley devotes much of his narrative to explaining the psychological implications of the massacre, specifically how it has impacted both blacks and whites in their mentality of Southern society and politics. He argues, "it will not be enough to make the case that what occurred in Phillips County had to do with economics and power" (Stockley, xix). Rather it is an understanding and acknowledgement of the South's violent past that has hitherto been ignored and neglected.

Although Stockley presents a convincing argument for how this event has shaped southern thinking in terms of intra-racial history. I view this book more as a social framing for the events of the Elaine Massacre. Stockley fully captures the social, economic and political circumstances that surrounded this event and increases our understanding of historical memory. However, his claim that both whites and blacks have not fully embraced the South's violent past seems to be a bit thin. The strength of book lies in the fact that he carefully documents the legal understanding of these events, and not only how whites benefited from the Elaine Massacre, but how African-Americans also took advantage of this event to further their position. In effect, he digs into the past to find out the truth of an entire social movement surrounding violence within the South. I thoroughly enjoyed this read and would recommend it to others.

Grif Stockley. Blood in Their Eyes: The Elaine Race Massacres of 1919. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2001.
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Empire an Global Race Relationships

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Empie

The theme of gende and sexuality is elated to social powe. In Repoducing Empie: Race, Sex, Science, and U.S. Impeialism in Pueto Rico, Biggs shows how ace, class, gende, and powe ae inteelated and inteconnected. Pueto Rican cultue has been sexualized, and the sexualization of Pueto Rico has been lagely o exclusively the pojection of white Anglo-Saxon Potestant values placed upon a dake-skinned, Catholic populace. The esult has been the conceptualization of an exotic otheness, coupled with a simultaneous fea. Pueto Ricans have been citicized as developing a cultue of povety in the United States, and Pueto Rican families ae blamed.

Regading the theme of gende and sexuality and how it is elated to citizenship and immigation, Biggs shows that white Ameicans have pojected the cultue of povety on Pueto Rico by blaming Pueto Ricans, athe than acknowledging the sociological oots of the poblem that can be taced to…… [Read More]

references to the Cold War. However, the main gist is related to the theme of global apartheid.

The strengths of this article in relation to the theme is that it is about global apartheid, linked thematically to other analyses thereof. Moreover, this article has a strong sense of time and place, which is important for a reliable and valid historiography. The weakness of the article is that it is not inclusive of gender issues.

Analyze strengths and weaknesses for essay themes, see above each book.

gender and sexuality how is related to citizenship (violence, abuse, immigration)

2. meaning of citizenship in the U.S. Empire (immigration laws change culture)
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Organelle Functioning in the Human Cell

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a&P Lab

Design Project -- A&P Lab

Ammonia (NH3) is produced by cells located throughout the body; most of the production occurring in the intestines, liver, and the kidney, where it is used to produce urea. Ammonia is particularly toxic to brain cells, and high levels of blood ammonia can also lead to organ failure. The imaginary organelle referred to as a hydrosome functions in a manner that decreases the blood ammonia levels in people, thereby circumventing the need for medications such as to treatment to prevent hepatic encephalopathy and conditions associated with a failing liver. The hydrosome functions similarly to a primary lysosome, also containing a highly acidic interior with lytic enzymes called hydrolases. However, the waste disposal that the hydrosome conducts serves to convert ammonia to a water-soluble waste that is then excreted by the kidneys.

About this Organelle

I came up with the idea for this organelle…… [Read More]

Works Cited:

Batshaw ML, MacArthur RB, Tuchman M. Alternative pathway therapy for urea cycle disorders: twenty years later. Journal of Pediatrics. 2001; 138: S46-55.

Haberle J, Boddaert N, Burlina A, Chakrapani A, Dixon M, Huemer M, Karall D, Martinelli D, Crespo PS, Santer R, Servais A, Valayannopoulos V, Lindner M, Rubio V, and Dionisi-Vici C. "Suggested guidelines for the diagnosis and management of urea cycle disorders." Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2012: 7, 32. doi:10.1186/1750-1172-7-32. PMC 3488504. PMID 22642880 Retrieved http://www.ojrd.com/content/7/1/32

Interactive Concepts in Biochemistry - Interactive Animations. John Wiley & Sons Publishers, Inc. 2002. Retrieved  http://www.wiley.com/legacy/college/boyer/0470003790/animations/cell_structure/cell_structure.htm 

Prasad S, Dhiman RK, Duseja A, Chawla YK, Sharma A, Agarwal R. "Lactulose improves cognitive functions and health-related quality of life in patients with cirrhosis who have minimal hepatic encephalopathy." Hepatology 2007: 45 (3): 549 -- 59.
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Cold Punishment Capital Punishment In

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The desperation evident in the tone of the book makes it clear that this preservation is a last ditch effort, and would be unnecessary if taking a life was truly disallowed.

Towards the end of the book, when Capote is both narrating Smith's writing of his account of his own life and presenting large chunks of this narrative in what purports to be Smith's own hand, Capote comments that "Smith's pencil sped almost indecipherably as he hurried," signaling the extreme desperation on the part of this author, as well (Capote 339). The taking of a life is something that cannot be condoned, but the psychological anguish Smith goes through is worse than the deaths he inflicted in his crimes. It is certainly arguable that Smith deserves such anguish and worse, but society deserves better than to be responsible for inflicting such torture. When life is held in enough esteem to…… [Read More]

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Workflow Analysis of a Selected Nursing Activity

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Workflow Anaysis

Workflow Analysis Of A Selected Nursing Activity

Workflow Analysis:

The Tele-Management System

Medication errors have resulted to numerous injuries, which has led to some healthcare providers adopting IT systems such as electronic records and information systems as a measure to minimize the errors. The adoption of these technologies involves several stakeholders, but most importantly, the informatics nurses. These nurses play an important role in optimization by representing the needs of clinicians. In addition, they also assist in improving technological solutions in case of technological hitches with the IT systems. When hospitals adopt technology solutions, it will influence their workflow process (McGonigle and Mastrian, 2012).

The informatics nurses come in to redesign the workflow to accommodate the solution, through evaluation of tasks that will require the utilization of technology. However, the solutions adopted should allow for exchange of information across different hospitals to improve or eliminate dependence on one…… [Read More]

References

Hussain, A.A. (2011). Meaningful use of information technology: A local perspective. Ann Intern Med, 154, 690-692.

Logan, G.A. et al. (2007).Mobile Phone -- Based Remote Patient Monitoring System for Management of Hypertension in Diabetic Patients. AJH, 20, 942-948.

McGonigle, D., & Mastrian, K.G. (2012). Nursing informatics and the foundation of nursing (2nd ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones and Barlett Learning.

Pickering, T.G., Gerin, W., Holland, J.K. (1999). Home blood pressure teletransmission for better diagnosis and treatment. Curr Hypertension Rep, 1, 489 -- 494.
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Mobile Computing

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Mobile Computing

esearch shows that Social media is playing a huge part when it comes to the health care industry. One study done by DC and Interactive Group shows that beyond 90% of individuals from the ages 18-24 mentioned they would rely on health data discovered on social media channels. The study showed that one in two adults utilize their smart phone to find health information. Even patients are going to the internet to converse about the care they are getting: 50% of individuals mentioned they would share negative or positive situations of a medical facility or hospital, and 52% made the point they would not waver to post comments about a nurse, doctor, or healthcare supplier on social media (iberio, 2013).

Monitoring Patient Vital Signs via Mobile Computing vs. In-Patient Visits

The Internet is exceptional for the reason that it provides the chance to the public and healthcare professionals…… [Read More]

References

Freeman, K. (2012, May 23). How Social Media, Mobile Are Playing a Bigger Part in Healthcare. Retrieved from  http://mashable.com/2012/12/18/social-media-mobile-healthcare/ 

Riberio, A.M. (2013, August 7). Wireless Monitoring of Patients Vital Signs. Retrieved from http://cdn.intechopen.com/pdfs/31522/InTech Wireless_monitoring_of_patient_s_vital_signs.pdf

VanVactor, J.D. (2011). Strategic health care logistics planning in emergency management. Disaster Prevention and Management,, 21(3), 299-309.
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HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV Is a

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HIV

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is a virus that attacks the immune system causing the individual to be at risk for opportunity infections, or infections that come about because the immune system is weak. It is a slow progressive disease that is present throughout the body. Humans can get infected with HIV through contact with tissues, such as vaginal, anal area, mouth, eyes, or a break in the skin, such as a wound. It is diagnosed with blood tests and treated with a combination of drug therapies. There has been no cure found for HIV, so the person ends up dying from the virus in the long run.

The most common way HIV is spread is through sexual contact, needle sharing, and transmission from an infected mother to a baby through pregnancy, labor, or breastfeeding. It is spread by body secretions of an infected person to tissues of another person.…… [Read More]

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Nursing Case Study the First Concern Is

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Nursing Case Study

The first concern is that Mrs. Baker is taking a new drug that has side effects such as she is experiencing. Although the other high blood pressure medication has similar side effects (Drugs.com, 2012), she has been taking it for a long period of time and should not be experiencing as much difficulty. It seems germane to ask her how long she has been taking the hydrochlorothiazide though. One of the first thoughts is how well do the two medications work together, which is something her doctor understands, and if she can have an increase in side effects because of the increase in medication. The second question the symptoms, especially the fact that she seemed "confused and beside herself" on the phone, is to determine if there are other symptoms of stroke. Her breathing difficulties could be a symptom of the medication, and so could the confusion,…… [Read More]

References

Drugs.Com. (2012). The side effect of Lisinopril. Retrieved from  http://www.drugs.com/sfx/lisinopril-side-effects.html
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Cardiac Arrest

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Heart Disease

Relationship between cardiac arrest and coronary cardiac disease

The heart is an essential organ in the human body, it keeps the individual alive. Understanding how the heart operates and functions is essential to help protect your heart from heart disease. Cardiac arrest and coronary heart disease are significant heart related illness that has a high mortality rate. It is important for individuals with pre-existing heart disease to understand the symptoms of cardiac arrest and coronary heart disease, since these are both leading causes of fatality in the United States. Understanding how the heart works, the individuals risk for heart disease, and how to prevent or delay heart disease is essential. In this paper I will address the relationship between cardiac arrest and coronary heart disease. I will also explain how the heart functions and discuss some ways of preventing cardiac arrest and coronary heart disease.

Cardiac Arrest

Cardiac…… [Read More]