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  • Pleurisy And Pleural Effusion
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    In normal breathing, the lungs expand and contract easily and rhythmically within the ribcage. To facilitate this movement and lubricate the moving parts, each lung is enveloped in a moist, smooth, two-layered membrane (the pleura). The outer layer of this membrane lines the ribcage, and between the layers is a virtually imperceptible space (the pleural space), which permits the layers to glide gently across each other. If either of your pleurae becomes inflamed and roughened, the gliding proces...
  • Mr Spangler Pain
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    Human Comedy In the Human Comedy by William Saroyan, Mrs. Macauley, an intelligent mother of four in Ithaca, California, states, 'If a man has not wept at the world's pain he is only half a man, and there will always be pain in the world. ' ; (p. 131) People are different in many ways but how people deal with pain gives the world an insight to the character of that person and who they truly are inside. In a section of the Human Comedy, Mrs. Macauley shares her view of people, pity, and pain. Whe...
  • Cause Of Bursitis
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    Bursitis Does it hurt to move your arm? Is it tender and radiating pain to your neck and finger tips? Do you have a fever? If you answered yes to two or more of these questions then you may have typical joint injury called bursitis. Bursitis is an inflammation of the bursa that is easily prevented, detected and treated. Bursitis is a common condition that can cause much pain and swelling around an affected bursa. A bursa is a sac between body tissues that move against each other. They are filled...
  • Experience Of Chronic Pain
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    Pain is something that everyone feels at one point in their lives. A person's pain threshold is completely different from the next person. No two people experience pain the same way. 'Unlike other sensations, pain can arise from intense stimulation in sensory pathways. ' (Zimbardo PG 185) Pain is always subjective. People learn the application of this word through their own personal experiences. Pain can be helped. It can be eased and sometimes vanished completely. Most pain goes untreated or im...
  • Burn Injury
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    Burns Epidemiology: US - 2 M seek serious burns 70 k require hospitalizations, 5 k die Usually caused by careless and ignorance, nearly half are smoking or alcohol -related. Goal: well healed durable skin with normal function and near-normal appearance. Pathology Cutaneous burns - caused primarily by the application of heat to the skin resulting in coagulative necrosis of some or all of the epidermis and dermis. Depth of burn - depends on heat of the burn source, thickness of the skin, duration ...
  • Effects From Mental Pain
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    Pain is Inevitable Pain, a word that is always associated with getting hurt. The real question now is how it hurt. There are two different kinds of pain; physical and mental. The physical aspect of pain is like falling from something, cutting your arm, or stubbing your toe. The mental part is hurting someone's feeling from saying something harsh or doing something to them emotionally, which hurts inside. The causes and effects of physical and mental pain are very different but can be both equall...
  • Infection With Chlamydia Trachomatis
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    Chlamydia trachomatis What is Chlamydia trachomatis Chlamydia trachomatis is a small bacterium that cannot grow outside a living cell. In this respect it resembles a virus, but it is actually a very sophisticated organism. There are two other related organisms: Chlamydia psittaci is widespread in animals and can be transmitted to humans. This organism in humans is an uncommon cause of severe pneumonia particularly when acquired from infected birds of the parrot (Psittacine) family, and occasiona...
  • Dose
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    Streptokinase Thrombolytic, aka clot buster. One of our TPA (tissue activator) used to bust clots in a pt with a stroke from an embolus or a thrombus or is having an MI from a thrombus or an embolus. Problem is if you bust the clot it will bust clots from head to toe giving biggest risk of BLEEDING. Aminophylline / Theodor Adrenergic, watch levels bc there is I fine line between therapeutic and toxic. Dilate pupils so don't give to closed angle glaucoma. Will make you nervous jittery, decrease c...
  • Fourteen Different Brands Of Pain Killers
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    The word pain is defined as a physical suffering associated by a bodily disorder, characterized by physical discomfort or acute mental or emotional suffering. Some of the most common types of physical pains people suffer are smaller pains like headaches, allergies, colds and body aching. Every ache and pain is different and caused by bodily and environmental influences, such as chemical reactions and stress. American people today look for a pain-free life and an instant solution to all of their ...
  • Pain Of Disc Protrusions
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    Several forms of injury affect the vertebral discs. Disc bulges, for instance, are more broad-based injuries, while disc herniations tend to be more focal. Complete tears of the annulus result in disc extensions, while free fragments of the annulus cause disc sequestrations. All of these forms of disc injury can cause pain in both the back and extremities, and the symptoms worsen as the injuries progress from bulges to sequestrations. Most commonly, pain is due to nerve root compression by the p...

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