Essays Tagged: "Hepatitis C"

Hepatitis

ses that were initially concealed by flu like symptoms are now known collectively as the disease of Hepatitis. The disease of Hepatitis is actually by six different types of viral infections, namely, ... tis is actually by six different types of viral infections, namely, Hepatitis A, B, C, D, E, and G. Hepatitis descries the destructive affect of the viral invasion of the body and liver by six and sep ...

(7 pages) 122 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Hepatitis B

www.liver.ca/englisg/yourliver/your_liver.html)The most common serious liver infection worldwide is Hepatitis B(HBV). Once an individual is infected, and they may not even know it, transmitting it to ... and from an infected woman to her newborn during the delivery process. The transferring process of Hepatitis C(HCV) is only through blood. (http://www.hepb.org/info.html)There are five(5) hepatitis v ...

(4 pages) 143 1 3.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Brief outline of Death and Diseases in the medieval era.

tal factors; illness; sickness; ailment'.Six examples of diseases are;-Cancer-Meningococcal Disease-Hepatitis B-Hepatitis A-Hepatitis C-Black DeathThese can be transmitted by touch, saliva, air (breat ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Liver Disease - Hepatitis C

Liver DiseaseI chose liver disease as my subject, specifically Hepatitis C ("HCV"), because my father was diagnosed with HCV in 1999. He went on Interferon every o ... liver cells, it reproduces and spreads. HCV is spread primarily by direct contact with human blood. Hepatitis C virus infection is the most common chronic bloodborne infection in the United States. Du ... creening policies that excluded donors with (HIV) and donors with surrogate markers for non-A non-B hepatitis. Since 1994, risk for transfusion-transmitted HCV infection has not been detected, althoug ...

(3 pages) 66 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Hepatitis C

Hepatitis CI have decided to talk to you today about Hepatitis C, a viral infection that has reached ... epidemic proportions in Canada and the United States.Like most of you, I knew next to nothing about Hepatitis until someone close to me was diagnosed with it.My brother was diagnosed with Hepatitis C ... reatments and he now manages his disease by diet and vitamin supplements to the best of his ability.Hepatitis C is a viral infection that usually attacks the liver but can manifest elsewhere.Until 198 ...

(7 pages) 76 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Blood-Borne and Infectious Diseases: Hepatitis C

This assignment is based on a case study selected from HIV/Viral Hepatitis a Guide for Primary Care (Dore et al. 2001).For the purpose of this case study I will iden ... Risk assessment: what tests are to be performed and the reason for testing- The natural history of hepatitis C- Assessment of lifestyle- Advice on how to minimise impaired health from hepatitis C- Ho ... l. A particular concern of intravenous drug use is the sharing and reusing of injecting equipment. (Hepatitis C Council of SA 2000) Mariah disclosed that she allowed a friend to inject her. Mariah als ...

(13 pages) 123 1 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Hepatitis C

Hepatitis CHepatitis C was discovered in 1989 from the reliance of molecular biology and ultimately ... ultimately revolutionized the way patients with liver disease were treated. The genetic material of hepatitis C is RNA, which encodes a large protein that is processed in infected host cells into smal ... blood, received a blood transfusion or blood products before 1992 or overseas (Turkington, 13).The hepatitis C virus affects the liver, as well as other cells such as white blood cells and the lympha ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Body Art in the Extreme

by teenagers. The increase popularity in body art has also caused an increase in the incidences of Hepatitis, especially Hepatitis C. Hepatitis C is spread by contact with human blood. Since, the gov ... the government regulation has not enforced hygiene requirements for tattoo parlors, disease such as Hepatitis C thrive in these environments. Another disease that can be acquired is HIV. The governmen ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Heroin Trials

njecting drug users are infected with at least one blood-borne disease. Diseases such as HIV, AIDS, Hepatitis A, and Hepatitis C are a major risk factor with unhygienic injecting. 11,000 Australians b ... re a major risk factor with unhygienic injecting. 11,000 Australians become infected each year with Hepatitis C, and with the poor understanding of the natural history of the disease, a large proporti ...

(5 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Hepatitis C

SPECIFIC PURPOSE: To inform the audience about Hepatitis C.INTRODUCTION: I. Let me start off by telling you a story about a 50 yr ... office. That's when he receives the news that he has the disease called "Hepatitis C." II. There are many stories about people such as this one of people that don't ... e the knowledge nor do they have an idea of this "Silent Killer" known as Hepatitis C.III. That is why it's very important to be informed on this very lethal disease. ...

(3 pages) 554 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Does Cerumen have a risk for transmission of diseases?(HIV, VHF or hepatitis B)

esent.So, it appears the danger is not in cerumen itself but in blood/mucous contaminant. CDC lists Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV and Viral Hemorrhagic Fever(VHF) as infectious diseases by bloodborne ... f researchers, Beyindir, Kalcioglu et al. First article is on the study of possible transmission of Hepatitis B (ref 6), in which the authors conclude that cerumen can be a potential source of transmi ...

(2 pages) 4027 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Organ transplant - general facts

presence of HIV, active cancer or active infection. But there are still exceptions, patient who has hepatitis C and hepatitis B can donate to patient with hepatitis C and B respectively. In the case f ...

(6 pages) 54 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Analysis of evidence essay

Analysis of Evidence AssignmentDear Members of the Dallas Regional Hospital Board,As you all know, we have been faced ... tDear Members of the Dallas Regional Hospital Board,As you all know, we have been faced with an ethical dilemma regarding patients Zandro White, and Magdelena Erwin, who are both awaiting a liver tran ... Zandro White, and Magdelena Erwin, who are both awaiting a liver transplant. I have reviewed the background of each patient in detail and have made the following decision. We will change our current ...

(4 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers