Essays Tagged: "blood stream"

BLOOD ALCOHOL LEVEL (BAL) MONITORING

BLOOD ALCOHOL LEVEL (BAL)MONITORINGThe amount of alcohol in your blood stream is referred to as Bloo ... rred to as Blood Alcohol Level(BAL). It is recorded in milligrams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood, or milligramspercent. For example, a BAL of .10 means that 1/10 of 1 percent (or 1/1000) of y ... our totalblood content is alcohol. When you drink alcohol it goes directly from the stomach intothe blood stream. This is why you typically feel the effects of alcohol quite quickly,especially if you ...

(2 pages) 77 0 4.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

DRUNK DRIVING LAWS. This essay is on laws dealing with DWI, DUI and consequences for being charged with these crimes.

under the influence of drugs oralcohol that you can not safely operate the motor vehicle.WHAT IS A BLOOD ALCOHOL LEVEL?When you drink, alcohol from the drink is absorbed into your blood stream. Vario ... bed into your blood stream. Various testshave been designed to measure the level of alcohol in your blood. In most states, if yourblood alcohol level is greater than .10, you are presumed to be too in ...

(2 pages) 198 1 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Marijuana properties.

rs. The potency of marijuana has increased since the 1970's. Marijuana lasts for a few days in your blood stream but is then metabolized, hair testing is now being done because hair contains some of t ...

(2 pages) 86 1 3.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

This essay is about the digestive system organs and functions. It covers information about the path food travels.

drochloric acid, mucus, hormones and Vitamin K. The system absorbs nutrients to send throughout the blood stream. Lastly, it eliminates waste.Saliva and teeth begin the track by breaking down the food ... e covered with microvilli. These little threads absorb healthy nutrients and put them back into the blood stream. There are between 4 and 5 million of these just in the small intestines. Food is in th ...

(3 pages) 188 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Alcohol and effects on the body.

who drink alcohol, no matter how often they do it. When a person drinks alcohol is gets into their blood stream and causes it to go to all the organs of the body, slowly damaging every organ in a per ... ve may also cause nausea. The elimination of alcohol begins almost as soon as it is absorbed in the bloodstream. About one-tenth of it is eliminated and unchanged as a part of sweat, urine, and air. T ...

(3 pages) 76 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

The nature of sexual attraction. What makes a human attractive/unattractive.

vival. When the hypothalamus is informed of a condition, it secretes chemicals and hormones to the blood stream to signal the body for an innate and necessary response. Hunger, thirst, self-defense, ...

(4 pages) 139 4 4.9 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

A report on a few different feild in radiological jobs in mississippi.

npatients and outpatients. They take x-rays and administer non-radioactive materials into patients' blood stream. They are also responsible for preparing patients for examinations. Technologists are r ... n disorders, and assist in some medical procedures. They look for motion, shape, and composition of blood, organs and tissue. The technologists obtain the images that doctors use to make diagnosis abo ...

(2 pages) 55 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A paper on decompression sickness

e tissues of the body. (Henry's Law) At depth, the diver with nitrogen dissolved in the tissues and blood-stream experiences no apparent problems. On ascent, however, significant pressure/volume chang ... depend upon the area in which the nitrogen bubbles are expanding. If the bubbles are forming in the blood it might restrict circulation; those collecting in muscles, joints, nerves, or bones could cau ...

(3 pages) 49 1 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Find an explanation to how cancer started. i took the proof that exists today of how cancer may have started and explained how joseph, son of jacob, could be responsible for it.

constant growth allows for the disease to spread to other organs. Sometimes the cancer gets to the blood stream and damages a person's DNA ("History"). When this occurs, the disease can then be sprea ... , he was thrown into a well after his coat was torn off. His brothers covered the coat with sheep's blood and told Jacob that he was killed by a beast. Barely alive, Joseph was picked up by a caravan ...

(5 pages) 52 1 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Vanadium Insulin Mimetics

te carbohydrates of the food are broken down to glucose, a simple sugar, which is absorbed into the blood stream. This triggers certain cells in the pancreas to release tiny amounts of insulin, which ... gers certain cells in the pancreas to release tiny amounts of insulin, which takes glucose from the blood into each of the cells that make up the body's various tissues and organs. Insulin also helps ...

(9 pages) 42 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Substance Abuse and Pregnancy

Any substance which flows through a pregnant woman's blood stream; whether it be positive or negative, debilitating or helpful, will pass through placent ...

(12 pages) 202 0 4.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Fitness Assignment

as a result of appropriate recovery from the physical load, the heart muscle becomes stronger, the blood vessels become more elastic (ie. Capable of handling greater range of blood pressure) and tiss ... tissue breathing becomes more efficient (ie. Capable of absorbing greater amount of oxygen from the blood stream) Strengthening your heart and cardiovascular system results in improved circulation and ...

(11 pages) 96 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Everything about diabetes 1st, 2nd and gestational.

Diabetes is a disease that causes an abnormally high level of sugar, or glucose, to build up in the blood. Diabetes also is caused by a shortage or improper use of insulin. Insulin is a hormone that i ... one that is produced by specialized cells(bets cells) in the pancreas. It is then released into the blood stream. Insulin is required to allow glucose (sugar) to enter the cells in the body to be used ...

(4 pages) 124 0 3.8 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Penicillin

ople had open wounds. Bacteria that would enter the wound was dangerous because it could poison the blood stream, usually leading to death. In 1922 Fleming made an observation that a human teardrop co ...

(1 pages) 33 2 4.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Medical Info

After reviewing the test results of Lisa's physical, which included blood pressure, pulse, temperature, height and weight, shows that everything is normal. We also stud ... e, temperature, height and weight, shows that everything is normal. We also studied a sample of her blood, which was compared to Leukemia, Sickle Cell Anemia, and Mononucleosis and it came back negati ... that by eating foods high in simple carbohydrates produces starches and sugar. They are sent in the blood stream and transported into the muscles and other tissues after a hormone called insulin has b ...

(1 pages) 298 0 1.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Black Plague

the inner thigh. They would grow to the size of an orange, turn black, split open, and ooze pus and blood. The pneumonic plague didn't have the buboes, but the victim would suffer severe chest pains, ... didn't have the buboes, but the victim would suffer severe chest pains, sweat heavily, and cough up blood. The septicemic plague would infect a person via the blood stream. The victims of this form of ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

AIDS

After it latches on to the T cell, it reproduces its DNA inside the cell, then breaks open into the blood stream, tearing the cell and killing it. The T cell is the cell that stimulates the other immu ... HIV is not the same as Aids. HIV is classified as Aids when there is less than 200 T cells in your blood. Aids is also asymptotic. Which means showing no symptoms. Aids also does not do anything to y ...

(1 pages) 335 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Black Death

DEATH" VIDEO 1. Why did the plague spread so quickly in Europe? It was carried in the blood stream of rats and the flee that feed off of them. These rats that traveled everywhere carried ...

(1 pages) 350 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Elements and the Human Body - Calcium

e teeth and the skeleton of the body, while the remainder is distributed in other areas such as the blood stream. It is essential for the human body to have calcium in order to function properly. The ... d is important for muscle contractions. Calcium also activates the protein fibrin which is used for blood clotting, to regulate the heart beat, muscle tone, muscle contraction and nerve conduction. Ca ...

(4 pages) 18 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The thing they carried

e things carried out of the Army. The images of dead bodies, sleep disorder and deadly toxins in my blood stream are constant reminders that life is full of choices. The choices we make today do influ ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth