Essays Tagged: "chest pain"

The Differences and Similarities of Pneumonia and Tuberculosis

ill a few weeks ago when she develop a sore throat. Since her sore throat she had been experiencing chest pain, a loss of appetite, coughing and a low fever so she went to visit her doctor. Her doctor ... TB the doctor will look at the patients' symptoms, and outcomes of the skin test, sputum tests, and chest x-rays. A person has active tuberculosis when their immune system is weakened and they start t ...

(10 pages) 110 1 3.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Lung diseases associated with smoking

he trachea and carry air to smaller tubes in the lungs. Acute bronchitis is characterised by fever, chest pain, severe coughing, and often the secretion of a mucoid expectorate (mucous material coughe ... ases. The lungs increase in size, and in severe cases the patient develops a characteristic "barrel chest". The lungs become unable to supply enough oxygen to the body tissues. This reduction in oxyge ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

This was a descriptive essay about a job we have. This essay is what it takes to be an EMT on the firedept.

The Perfect EMTWho is it that you call when you have chest pain that feels like a truck is sitting on your chest or when a loved one has collapsed unexpe ... ted as they enter their first EMT training program. Curiosity helps them understand that a person's chest can't expand with a two-ton truck sitting on it. Curiosity forces them to attend their first p ...

(4 pages) 89 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sickle Cell Anemia is most dominant in African Americans than any other race.

Bridget Dawkins was complaining of hip pain. Weeks later she would have a fever, and chest pain. While playing basketball with her neighbors she collapsed. The doctors at the local hosp ... cted because they supply the oxygen to unsickle the cell. This leads to dangerous acute episodes of chest pain. "Factors that make sickle cell anemia worse would be the acidity of the environment." (S ... ctober 3, 2005). In this study they developed a therapy which showed reductions in the frequency of chest pain, fever and abnormal chest x-rays. "Although it is not a cure, hydroxyurea therapy is the ...

(5 pages) 31 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Case Study: Aortic Valve Stenosis

ht-headedness, and dizziness, especially during or after exercise, shortness of breath, fatigue and chest pain. The patient indicated he had been suffering from fatigue and chest pain which are includ ... e rest of the body. The heart murmur is cause because the AV valve isn't able to perform correctly. Chest pain is caused because the heart is pumping but little blood flow is working due to the calcif ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Reflective Practice on an Oncology Ward

at Marsascala. During the previous week her husband was admitted into a medical ward suffering from chest pain and therefore she had to stay home by herself as both her children live abroad in the UK. ...

(4 pages) 68 0 0.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy"

s. After the age of 18, you develop cardiomyopathy. This causes you to have high blood pressure and chest pain along with other symptoms ("Cardiomyopathy"� 1). After years of struggling and wai ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Meth

d physical activity, loss of appetite, increased heart rate, inability to sleep, strokes can occur, chest pain, increased blood pressure, irregular heart rate, aids and HIV through the use of needles, ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Meth 2

d physical activity, loss of appetite, increased heart rate, inability to sleep, strokes can occur, chest pain, increased blood pressure, irregular heart rate, aids and HIV through the use of needles, ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Emergency Room

to take x-rays on her back and from then on they would know what to do. Next, there was a that had chest pain. The male patient felt spasms in his heart around 8:30 A.M. His heart was hurting and it ... leurisy, which is the inflammation of the pleury. The symptoms of pleurisy are tight feeling in the chest, nausea, and shortness of breath. It also could be a disease of the blood vessel of the heart ...

(1 pages) 553 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Medicine Pitocin

the increased pain. Side effects with Pitocin are rare. Serious side effects with Pitocin include: chest pain or difficulty breathing, confusion, difficulty passing urine, sudden weight gain, excessi ...

(1 pages) 1615 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases