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20 Jun 2009
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Reducing multi-medication in the elderly

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

The multi medication is generally defined as taking more than four concomitant medications. However, it can also be defined as the prescribing or use more drugs than those actually needed to care for a patient. The latter definition adds a qualitative dimension, that of the adequacy of the...

20 Jun 2009
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Prevention of recurrence of pre-term birth by progesterone

Thesis - 8 pages - Medical studies

For years, the prescription of progesterone in the event of a threat of premature birth was normal, despite the absence of any demonstration of a fetal or neonatal benefit in this situation. The description of an increased risk of cholestasis of pregnancy during this treatment was terminated this...

19 Jun 2009
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LED syndrome antiphospholipide and CNS

Thesis - 11 pages - Medical studies

The neurolupus represents the second leading cause of death in the LED. Although its incidence is high, it remains difficult to diagnose because of the diversity of events and the possible confusion with other brain diseases. In the absence of pathognomonic lesions, the diagnostic approach based...

18 Jun 2009
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Pharmacodynamics of substance abuse

Thesis - 9 pages - Medical studies

Abuse of pharmacologically active substances has attracted in recent decades numerous pharmacological studies, using a wide range of models and methods, and generating a considerable literature. Several reasons explain this trend: first, of course, the extent of the scourge, the severity of their...

18 Jun 2009
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Lupus erythematosus and respiratory

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

Most patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have, during their illness, respiratory reached the most frequent is the pleurisy (one of the eleven diagnostic criteria recognized by the American Rheumatism Association). The respiratory events that found in the LED cover both the lung...

18 Jun 2009
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Intrinsic asthma

Thesis - 4 pages - Medical studies

It is widely accepted that asthma is a clinical manifestation of atopy. Specially relevant in children, this concept is less obvious in adults where there is the classic distinction between asthma "extrinsic" (allergic) and "intrinsic" (non-allergic). Intrinsic Asthma is deliberately late third,...

08 Jun 2009
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Short term load forecasting using artificial neural networks

Thesis - 6 pages - Medical studies

Today's electric power industry is undergoing many fundamental changes due to the process of Deregulation. In the new market environment, the power system operation will become more competitive. Therefore the Utilities are required to perform optimal planning in order to operate their system...

27 May 2009
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T-DNA and the GUS Gene

Thesis - 24 pages - Medical studies

Development of an organism is strictly regulated by molecular and genetic mechanisms. The precise regulatory processes involving switching on or off of certain set of genes at a specific stage and place mediated by certain combination's of regulatory elements are fundamental to the...

26 May 2009
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Analytical Methods for the Development of Haemophilus influenza virus b Vaccine

Dissertation - 44 pages - Medical studies

The ability to provide timely, accurate, and reliable data is central to the discovery, development, and manufacture of biopharmaceuticals. Analytical data are used to screen potential vaccine candidates, aid in the development of vaccine synthesis, support formulation studies, monitor the...

26 May 2009
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Application of microbiological techniques in the analysis of water for injections

Dissertation - 48 pages - Medical studies

Microorganisms constitute the world of microscopic or sub-microscopic form of diverse life. They constitute a world of their own, full of uniqueness from different biological standpoints. These micro organisms not only contribute to the well being of mankind, they also put lives at risk due to...

26 May 2009
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Neuropathic pain and its therapeutic approach

Thesis - 10 pages - Medical studies

The study and treatment of peripheral neuropathies and neuralgia has become an important field of research. The pain associated with these pathological conditions has not yet been fully understood and still have not received the due interest in the common neurological tests. The pain caused by...

22 May 2009
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Measurement of pain

Thesis - 9 pages - Medical studies

The pain often makes the patient unfit physically and emotionally by both cluttering and subvert the behavior of the sore subject. The pain prevents you from thinking coherently and induces the patient to seek treatment or relief.According to a reliable model, the pain consists of four...

22 May 2009
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Insecurity and access to care: "Better to be rich and healthy than poor

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

In Western Europe, the number of excluded and especially that of illegal aliens continues to grow, along with the globalization of socio-economic and migratory movements. Difficult access to health care for excluded are multi-factorial, they depend on the care system and the patient himself but...

22 May 2009
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Caring for patients in alcohol-dependent: Prejudices and attitudes against alcoholic patients

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

Alcoholic patients often uncomfortable caregivers in general and doctors in particular. Trigger behavior among health professionals emotional reactions that directly affect the nature of the therapeutic relationship. These reactions, called against-attitudes, are rooted in the relationships that...

21 May 2009
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Using research in midwifery

Thesis - 10 pages - Medical studies

Discuss the importance of research within midwifery, both in terms of appreciating and evaluating available papers and how the evidence is applied to practice. Pressure has increased on health care professionals, via government directives such as the National Health Service Plan (DOH 2002) and...

20 May 2009
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Better in the health system to create unity of action between partners

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

The pursuit of ambitious goals of quality, equity, relevance and cost-effectiveness in the delivery of health services requires a high degree of coordination between different actors on the board of health. However, the fragmentation of the health system, illustrated by the boundaries between...

20 May 2009
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Access to Care The patient from another culture

Thesis - 4 pages - Medical studies

The profiles and cultures of migrants are becoming more diverse. Despite a policy of universal insurance for migrant workers and asylum seekers, barriers to access to care persist for these groups. This is mainly due to a lack of health services to meet the specific needs of these...

19 May 2009
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Negative effects of technology on society

Thesis - 4 pages - Medical studies

Although technology can be very helpful, as it helps our society advance, there are some damaging side effects. Technology is advancing computers, phones, transportation, medical studies, and many other things, but it also has negative effects. Technology is socially damaging...

18 May 2009
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Industrial Toxicology: Proposal and validation of criteria for determining times reentrancy for pesticides used in forest nurseries

Thesis - 7 pages - Medical studies

Agricultural farming practices, forestry or horticultural involve the use of many pesticides to deal with problems created by the proliferation of weeds, fungal diseases and insect pests. It is well known that users can be exposed to these pesticides during the preparation or implementation and...

18 May 2009
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Toxicology of urgency: Treatment of poisoning by cyanide

Thesis - 11 pages - Medical studies

The cyanide poisoning has been around for centuries if not millennia since it is likely to occur following the ingestion of certain plants such as the bitter almond, cassava, beans of Java, the core of apricots, plums, cherries. The industrial age has led to a significant increase in the use of...

17 May 2009
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Why Sunshine Coast residents value conventional medical treatment more than natural therapies

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

Great progresses have been made, during the last century in the treatment of diseases. Indeed cure is more effective and quick today. Conventional medicine, drugs and scientific research is used everywhere, but it still varies according to the country. At the same time, we see that natural...

13 May 2009
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Discussion about the organ transplantation: An irreconcilable conflict

Thesis - 6 pages - Medical studies

According to the United Kingdom (UK) Transplant website , 9000 people in this country are currently in need of an organ transplant. However less than 3000 transplants are performed each year. What is true at the scale of the UK is also verified worldwide. There is an important lack of...

10 May 2009
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Examining the addictive properties of cocaine

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

Throughout history human beings have been fascinated with chemicals and substances that alter the body's mental and physical states. Activities such as the chewing khat and smoking opium poppies have been exercised for hundreds of years in different cultures across the globe. Nevertheless, while...

09 May 2009
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Harmfulness of mobile phones

Thesis - 6 pages - Medical studies

If I ask you what is the thing that you always have with you? You will probably answer: "my watch", "my purse" or "my diary"…but I am sure a lot of you will answer "my mobile phone"!! and it is normal, in fact, if you think well, this little device can replace all the things quoted before:...

09 May 2009
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A comparative study of the market potential of different cardiovascular drugs in the pharmaceutical industry

Case study - 56 pages - Medical studies

A sample size of 20 hospitals and 33 chemists was chosen from the region. The survey method chosen was pharmacy to pharmacy by conducting personal interview, the data collection was extended for over 45 days and 20 pharmacy in-charge and 33 chemists were interviewed and asked questions regarding...

04 May 2009
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How visual images are captured and encoded by the retina and represented in the primary visual cortex

Thesis - 8 pages - Medical studies

Visual perception is the ability to interpret information from visual light reaching the eye, the resulting perception of this information is sight. Light is electromagnetic energy that is emitted in the form of waves, it is reflected off an object to enter the eye, and is refracted by the eye to...

30 Apr 2009
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Biological effects of ultrasound

Tutorials/exercises - 5 pages - Medical studies

Medical sonography, high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU), and ultrasound-enhanced systemic thrombolysis are just three of the medical applications of the natural phenomenon of ‘ultrasound,' high frequency sound waves that are undetectable to the human ear. Ultrasound waves have a...

29 Apr 2009
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Progress of Alzheimer's disease

Tutorials/exercises - 5 pages - Medical studies

Alzheimer's disease is a progressively debilitating condition that occurs in stages, from pre-Alzheimer changes in brain cognitive functioning to late stage deterioration. The disease process includes memory loss, lack of ability to perform formerly easily carried out higher-motor skill...

27 Apr 2009
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Olfaction and Alzheimer's: How and why are they connected?

Thesis - 5 pages - Medical studies

For many years olfaction has been the most disregarded and least studied sense in the scientific and medical communities. Consequently, the amount of knowledge about how olfaction works is small compared to the vast knowledge we have about the other four human senses2. Olfaction is the chemical...

25 Apr 2009
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The care of an elderly person in the mental health system: A patient-led approach

Thesis - 6 pages - Medical studies

This account will reflect on the skills of a nurse, observed at an older person's functional mental health unit. It will focus on the organization of care, and skills used when dealing with a Multi Disciplinary Team. (MDT) It gives an understanding of the skills used to clearly establish...