Are Aliginate dressings effective

Name: Tutor: Course: Date: Are Alginate Dressings Effective? Alginate dressings are effective due to their biodegradable and highly absorptivity properties. Furthermore, during the removal of alginate dressing, when saline irrigation and used in rinsing, the removal of the dressing does not affect the healing process of the granulation tissue. When compared with other dressing methods, alginate dressing is painless during the removal thus are useful for heavily exudating wounds (Bolton 469). Alginate dressing is effective as compared to cotton gauze, paraffin tulle, dextranomer paste and saline-soaked gauze. The effectiveness of alginate dressing, when used in surgical wounds, is due to the...

Is fertility compromised in young adult cancer survivors?

Is fertility compromised in Young Adult Cancer Survivors? Name of the Student Professor’s Name Is fertility compromised in Young Adult Cancer Survivors? Introduction 1.1 Purpose of the Assignment The main purpose of this assignment is to gather requisite knowledge about a clinical issue which would help to understand the treatment needs and care approaches much better under the current and present perspectives of need of such patients and their family members. This assignment would help in appraising various strategies which are currently used in providing certain therapeutic interventions and their pros and cons on the...

How plyometric training varies the increase in vertical and horizontal

HOW PLYOMETRIC TRAINING VARIES THE INCREASE IN VERTICAL AND HORIZONTAL By Student’s Name Presented to Professor’s Name Course University Affiliation Location Date How Plyometric Training Varies the Increase in Vertical and Horizontal Abstract Over the recent years, the importance of plyometrics in horizontal and vertical movements has been established through a number of studies conducted by varied researchers like Ben Campbell, Ramirez Campillo, Dalwinder Singh and Sukhwinder Singh. Most of these studies were based on qualitative research methodology integrated with purposive data collection techniques based on random samples of participants. The experiments involved the splitting...

from tourism destination/ business perspective, how to attract Chinese tourist?

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Characteristics and outcomes and of patients with drug overdose requiring Intensive Care Unit admission

The present study indicated that during 2010 to 2013, 8.1% patients admitted to the ICU of Frankston Hospital, were patients with drug overdose. Therefore, 1/8th of patients admitted in the ICU were of drug overdose. This is quite high, with respect to patients admitted, in the ICU with other diseases. Out of such patients, 7.8% patients had multiple admissions during the three-year period. Hence, it reflected that such patients might have been suffering from chronic physical or psychiatric ailments. The prevalence of ICU admissions varied with respect to gender. 56.57% patients admitted with drug overdose were females and 41.7% were males. Therefore, the incidences of drug overdose in females were...

Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients Admitted with Drug Overdose

Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients Admitted with Drug Overdose in an Intensive Care Unit of Metropolitan Australian hospital Results Table 1. Patient Demographics ICU Admissions during study period 3169 OD Admissions (% amongst total admissions) 255 Percentage of ICU admissions during study period with overdose 8.1% No. Patients with Repeat Admissions 18/257 Gender Males=95 Females=129 Transgender=1 Among Multiple Presenters 5 male 13 female Age Mean age (males): 39.3+ 15.4 Mean age (females): 40.6+ 13.8 Mean APACHE-III sore 53.3+ 26 Survival to ICU Discharge Survival to Hospital Discharge 98.1% 97.3% The demographics of the patients indicated that the percentage of drug overdose patients were...

An Exploration of Beliefs and Attitudes towards childbirth experiences among Ghanaian-Born Women in America (same topic that has been tweaked a little)

Research Proposal Regarding Exploration of Attitudes and Beliefs towards Childbirth Experiences in Ghanaian Women Born in America Name of the Student Professor’s Name University Research Proposal Regarding Exploration of Attitudes and Beliefs towards Childbirth Experiences in Ghanaian Women Born in America Introduction Research Problem Cultural and religious beliefs are important considerations, on the issues of childbirth in Ghana. Cultural and religious background affects individuals’ under different demographical location (Ardafiyo & Schandorf , 1994). Therefore, it may be quite natural that such cultures and beliefs regarding childbirth experiences may also be prevalent in...

Personal Health Record adoption by healthcare consumer

Effect of Education on PHR use Imke CaseyGeorgia College and State UniversityJeanne Sewell, MSN, RN-BC, Committee Chair Rebecca Kitzmiller, PhD, MHR, ADDIN EN.CITE <EndNote><Cite ExcludeAuth="1" ExcludeYear="1" Hidden="1"><Author>World Health Organization</Author><Year>2011</Year><RecNum>353</RecNum><record><rec-number>353</rec-number><foreign-keys><key app="EN" db-id="esfx2pe0td0xz1ere07590ftdfa9rx059sze" timestamp="1425831937">353</key></foreign-keys><ref-type name="Report">27</ref-type><contributors><authors><author>World Health...

identity issue in Season of Migration to the North a novel by Tayeb Salih,

University Name Identity Crisis in the Novel: Season of Migration to the North Name Course name and number Professor name Paper Due Date Abstract Identity crisis refers to the context in which that a person questions the whole idea of life. Philosophically, identity crisis has been studied under the theories of existentialism. The term is coined to indicate a person whose egoism and personality is filled with questions regarding life foundation, feeling and arguing that life has no value. In the novel by Tayeb Salih, ‘Season of Migrating to the North,’ there are several instances that can be cited to indicate the existence of an identity crisis in the story. In this paper, we highlight...

postcolonial theory of Homi Bhabha applied to V.S.Naipaul’s novel The Mimic Men

Dissertation Chapter Discussion Among the different novels that reflect on the alienation of a dominating culture on colonial subjects, The Mimic Men is surely a masterpiece that is an autobiographical memoir of Ralph Singh, who has undergone a sudden; yet, an abrupt transition in his life. The cultural shock faced by the colonial exile politician living in the imperialistic metropolis is an imitation of dystopian and utopian complexes in his lives. As V. S. Naipaul has described this novel as “a novel about the vacuum” (Mahood, 1977, 187) has presented distorted themes of illusion and disillusion. Naipaul’s Mimic Men has presented a view of self-criticism, self-examination,...