Answer the following questions Unit 4DB

Medical Sciences Unit 4DB Student’s name Institution name Introduction Muscles are tissues made of fibers and cells found all over the body, whose contraction and relaxation leads to movement. Muscles in the human body are categorized based on their location and functions. There are three types that include cardiac, smooth, and skeletal muscles. All muscles create a muscular system used to maintain posture, movement, support and coordination. In the human body skeletal muscles makes up 50% of human weight; there are over 500 skeletal muscles in the human body (SEER…, nd). Cardiac muscles are found on the walls of the heart to assist in pumping of the blood. Smooth muscles are found on...

Rocky mountain spotted Fever ( Bacterial Research Project)

Rocky Mountain spotted fever Name of Student Class Name of Instructor Rocky Mountain spotted fever is a disease caused by Rickettsia rickettsii and causes symptoms like high grade fever, rash, myalgia and headache. The disease was so named as it was first detected in Rocky Mountain States. It was first reported by Edward Ernest Maxey in 1989 and Howard Taylor Ricketts found its relation to tick bites thus lending his name to the causative agent. This paper will deal with the causative agent, mode of transmission and then go on to the epidemiology of the disease. The clinical symptoms, diagnosis and treatment will also be discussed. Causative Organism The disease is caused by Rickettsia...

syphilis

Name of the Student Professor’s Name Medicine DateAnalyzing the Social Determinants of Syphilis Syphilis is a venereal disease and a chronic transmitted infection caused by the bacteria Treponema pallidum pallidum . The infection might be transferred from the mother to the child during pregnancy and also t may be transmitted sexually. The stage of syphilis include primary, secondary, latent and tertiary. The infection is managed by penicillin antibiotics. Untreated syphilis may lead to disease progression. Therefore it is important to detect and diagnose syphilis appropriately and in a timely manner (Clement et al 1905). The present article would try to evaluate the major social...

epidural anesthesia for Childbirth

Student's Name Instructor’s Name Course Date Epidural Anaesthesia for Childbirth The use of epidural anaesthesia for childbirth exposes both the mother and the child to health risks and complications because of the drugs they contain. There is an increasing preference for epidural among a majority of women admitted to labour wards for the purpose of relieving pain. Close to a third of all women in the child-bearing age have used an epidural, and its use is particularly prevalent among first-time mothers. Those bearing children through the caesarean section use epidurals as a substitute for general anaesthetic, giving the women the ability to have a good experience during the birth process...