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Cardiac Fibrosis Essay Examples

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An Analysis of Cystic Fibrosis
Causes Cystic fibrosis is a disease that comes from a difference in a person's genes. Any parent with the CF gene can pass it to their children. Although those parents may not actually have CF, they may carry the gene that could be passed on to their baby. When both parents are carriers of the CF gene, there is a one in fo...
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Sparking Interest on the Respiratory System I Reported about Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic fibrosis is a disease that affects the way salt and water move in and out of the body's cells. The main areas affected by this disease are in the lungs and the digestive system, mainly the pancreas. The sweat glands are also affected, which makes a saltier sweat than normal. Sweat is often used as a test to diagnose...
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The Description of the Causes, Prevalence and Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic fibrosis is a debilitating disease facing many people today. At the present time there is no cure available. According to the cystic fibrosis foundation of America, cystic fibrosis can be traced back as early as 1595. The first documented case was not reported until 1936. One group of people that seem to be affected...
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The Clinical Description of Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis Commonly found in young children, Cystic Fibrosis is an inherited disease that is caused by a genetic disorder. The disease originates in the production of a critical protein that transports chloride ions from one place to another called a cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR). The DNA...
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The Causes, Manifestation and Genetic Detection of Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis Cystic fibrosis is the most common lethal inherited disease, affecting about 30,000 patients worldwide. In the past decade, strides in patient management and the development of new pharmacological agents, coupled with scientific and technologic advances, have increased the mean life expectancy of CF patient...
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An Analysis of the Rehabilitation After an Open-Heart Surgery
Cardiac Rehabilitation
Despite major advances in cardiopulmonary bypass technology, surgical techniques, and anesthesia management, central nervous system complications remain a common problem after cardiopulmonary bypass. There are several potential causes of brain damage during open-heart surgery, including prolonged or s...
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A Description of the Circulatory System
The Circulatory System
Forwards and backwards to the right and are at the same level of the fifth to eight dorsal vertebrae. The apex of the heart points downwards and forwards to the left and corresponds to the space between the fifth and sixth ribs. However, in thin people, the hearts apex may be pointing more downwards t...
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The Evolution of Cadiac Pacemakers and Its Use Today
CARDIAC PACEMAKERS The heart is bestowed with a specialized system that automatically generates rhythmic control via the sinus node, located in the superior lateral wall of the right atrium near the opening of the superior vena cava. The specialized pacemaker cells dictate control of the rest of the heart through regular e...
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The Role of Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER) Stress and Its Link to EGFR Activation in Microvascular Dysfunction and Cardiac Fibrosis
OBJECTIVE Diabetes mellitus is a major risk factor for cardiovascular
diseases. This study explores the role of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress
and its link to EGFR activation in microvascular dysfunction and cardiac
fibrosis in a ?-cells depleted and hyperglycemic mice model.
RESEARCH DESIGN Endothelium-depen...
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Finding a Cure for Cystic Fibrosis
The defective gene that causes cystic fibrosis was discovered in 1989. Researchers are experimenting with correcting the defective gene. In 1993 a drug to thin mucus called Pulmozyme (dornase alfa) was introduced, and in 1997 an inhaled antibiotic (tobramycin) was approved. So basically, there is no cure for CF at the momen...
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A Look at the Cystic Fibrosis Disorder and Its Dangers
Cystic Fibrosis is the most common life-threatening, genetic disorder. Although being a fatal inherited disease, it is not like any other common disorder. This disorder mainly affects three out of the many important organ systems there are. Cystic Fibrosis affects the reproductive system, the digestive tract, and the respir...
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Cystic Fibrosis, One of the Most Common Lethal Genetic Diseases in Caucasians
CysticFibrosis WHAT IS CYSTIC FIBROSIS AND WHO DOES IT AFFECT: Every year, 1,000 children with cystic fibrosis are born in the United States. 1 in 3,000 Caucasian babies have the disorder, making Cystic Fibrosis one of the most common lethal genetic diseases in Caucasians. Overall, there are 30,000 America...
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An Introduction to the Genetics of the Cystic Fibrosis Gene
Cystic Fibrosis
Biology - Genetics The Cystic Fibrosis Gene
Introduction: Cystic fibrosis is an inherited autosomal recessive disease that exerts its main effects on the digestive system and the lungs. This disease is the most common genetic disorder amongst Caucasians. Cystic fibrosis affects about one in 2,500 people, wi...
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An Analysis of Diagnosis and Treatment in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis
, commonly called Cystic Fibrosis,
is and inherited disease that first appears in childhood and is
characterized by chronic lung disease, a dificiency of pancreatic enzymes
and an abnormally high concentration of salt in the sweat. Although it is
a generalized body disease, it was misnamed cystic fibrosis of the
pancreas be...
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An Overview of Cystic Fibrosis (CF)
Introduction to Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is the most common lethal genetic disease of Caucasians, which causes certain glands to malfunction. In CF, mucous glands produce a thick, sticky mucus which interferes with breathing and digestion. Mucus clogs passages in lungs and airways, causing breathing difficulty,...
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The Clinical History and Description of the Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Disease
(CF) used to be considered a childhood disease, because people born with it rarely lived to reach adolescence. Now, with marked improvement in treatmentsfrom physiotherapy and antibiotics that keep the lungs clear of mucus and microbes to enzyme supplements that aid digestionmany people with CF live into their thirties and...
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An Analysis of Cystic Fibrosis: An Inherited Autosomal Recessive Disease
Introduction: Cystic fibrosis is an inherited autosomal recessive disease that exerts its main effects on the digestive system and the lungs. This disease is the most common genetic disorder amongst Caucasians. Cystic fibrosis affects about one in 2,500 people, with one in twenty five being a heterozygote....
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An Analysis of the Cystic Fibrosis in Children
For the purpose of confidentiality the name of the case study, has been changed (UKCC 1996) The aim of this essay was to select a client, the client in this case being a ten-year-old boy with cystic fibrosis, in a hospital setting. To assess the holistic needs of that client, using Beck, Williams and Rawlings “The five...
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A Clinical Description of the Causes and Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis is one of the most common life threatening disease in North America. One in every twenty five hundred children born in Canada has cystic fibrosis.What is Cystic Fibrosis?Cystic Fibrosis is a disease with no cure and the disorder itself is inherited. It affects the lungs and the digestive system. Cystic fibro...
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Diagnosis of Cardiac Insufficiency
Cardiac insufficiency (CI) is a clinic syndrome characterized by signs and symptoms of volume overload in the blood vessels and interstice which includes respiratory difficulty and inferior member edema, as well as manifestations of inadequate tissue perfusion. Even though the mechanisms involved in the progression of card...
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Respiratory Therapy
When many people think about this certain field of therapy many don’t know much about it. In this healthcare profession specialists work with patients suffering from either acute or chronic respiratory problems. These specialist are termed Therapist in most places internationally buy may also be referred to as Scientists or...
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Glycemic Control in the Cardiac Surgery Population: Evidence Base Research
Glycemic control in hospital setting is an initiative implemented in the intent to reduce mortality and morbidity in cardiac surgery population. Hyperglycemia in postoperative patient undergoing cardiac surgery has been associate with increase mortality rate in critical ill patient and put the patient at greater risk for su...
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The Impact of Cardiac Rehabilitation on Known Cardiovascular Diseases in Latin America
CARDIAC REHABILITATION IN LATIN AMERICA Review Article Author affiliations: Departments of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases (Dr. López-Jiménez, Dr.Medina-Inojosa,J) Mayo Clinic Rochester Minnesota, Department of Cardiology, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Mediagnóstica , Tunja, Colombia (Dr. Anchique );...
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My Careers of Choice: A Pediatrician and a Cardiac Nurse
What is a pediatrician? A pediatrician is a physician who treats children. The choice to care for children should be based on a love for children and a belief that it is a significant accomplishment to make a difference in a child's life. As a bonus, a pediatrician gets to hold his patients in his arms, to see them grow and...
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An Introduction to the Analysis of Anaphylaxis
In the emergency setting, anaphylaxis is a dangerous, life threatening condition that must be treated in an aggressive and timely fashion. Anaphylaxis is a condition related to acute allergic reactions. Following the bodys exposure to the offending allergen, there are common systemic reactions. The most serious reactions in...
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