Essays Tagged: "Stroke"

Health, Disease and Disability

veral years of extra living thanks to continuing medical progress against cancer, heart disease and stroke.Specialists in the field of aging, developmental health psychologists, and gerontologist , co ... hanges and improved treatment of hypertension have already produced a dramatic national decrease in strokes.(p.13)In addition being aware of and accepting aging is an important process in aging. It is ...

(5 pages) 384 0 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

John Collier and his short stories. Compares the short stories with a common theme

London, England on May 3,1901 and lived his last years in Palisades, California where he died of a stroke on April 6, 1980. Collier was a writer of the 1920's era, educated in post-Victorian England, ...

(8 pages) 70 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Creative writing about a swim meet(dialogues)

through the ears of my memory. The horn sounded, then the crowd went wild, and we were off."Swim...stroke...pull...kick...faster...NOW BREATH!" my train of thought ran through my head. "Kick...pull.. ...

(1 pages) 40 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The nervous system and its bodily functions.

r cures or diseases. The studies of the nervous system helped lower death rates from heart disease, stroke, accidents, etc. The nervous system is a network of neurons (nerve cells) that that sends inf ... rt of science because understanding it can help save lives. Millions were saved from heart attacks, strokes, etc. from treating the nervous system. Understanding about the nervous system is also neces ...

(8 pages) 207 0 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Why did Stalin win the struggle for power, 1924-1929?

wanted, so a not so well-known Georgian was given the position. In that same year, Lenin suffered a stroke and began a long physical and mental break down, in which the powerful Communist even started ... cted and abused Lenin's wife. Not knowing whether to tell Lenin, fearing it may trigger off a final stroke, Lenin's wife did tell him and an addition was written in 1924 before Lenin died. This includ ...

(6 pages) 70 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

What causes cardiovascular disease?

disease (CVD) remains the number one killer in North America. These diseases--such as heart attack, stroke, angina pectoris, arteriosclerosis and arteriosclerosis, and high blood pressure--and their r ... an lead to aneurysms and blood clots, and clots in turn can result in thrombosis, heart attack, and stroke.An aneurysm occurs when the wall of a blood vessel weakens and balloons out. Like a balloon, ...

(4 pages) 197 0 4.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Identify the characters which make the aged a unique entity.

alth issues and chronic illnesses associated with the aged, such as; dementia, Parkinson's disease, stroke, heart attack, arthritis, vision and hearing problems, high blood pressure, varicose veins an ...

(1 pages) 35 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Basic physics of rowing

will be equal and opposite to the momentum acquired by the boat.Consider a boat before and after a stroke.Figure (1.1)Before the stroke, total momentum p = 0, since everything is at rest.After the st ... ny other combination of mw and vw that gives the product mwvw = mbvb = 100 kg m/s.During the normal stroke (i.e. with the boat already moving) it is less obvious that water is moved backwards in order ...

(13 pages) 39 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

A- level Physics coursework on rowing

will be equal and opposite to the momentum acquired by the boat.Consider a boat before and after a stroke.PIC 1Before the stroke, total momentum p = 0, since everything is at rest.After the stroke, t ... b ¡V mwvw = 0 because the total momentum can't change (Newton's second law).During the normal stroke (i.e. with the boat already moving) it is less obvious that water is moved backwards in order ...

(15 pages) 37 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Reflection Assignment 4 Following Johns Model of Structured Reflection

CVA) and was now just waiting for residential placement. One of the side effects left over from her stroke was that she had a drop-foot for which she had a splint and a walking stick; she had declined ...

(6 pages) 457 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Of Sound Mind by Jean Ferris

ecial because they share common interests. Later in the story Thomas, Theo?s dad gets ill, he has a stroke while at Ivy?s house paralyzing his left side. Palma frightened of her husbands conditions an ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Real Courage-Comparison between the central characters in "Roger Malvin's Burial" and "A Good Man is Hard to Find"

Courage is not a virtue which can be defined in one broad stroke. Nor can it be easily under adverse conditions. In "Roger Malvin's Burial" by Nathaniel Hawth ...

(10 pages) 84 1 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Obesity in Youth

e, overweight kids are seriously jeopardizing their health, putting them at risk for heart disease, stroke, arthritis, and even certain kinds of cancer, in fact, it is the second leading preventable d ...

(4 pages) 196 1 4.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Thatrical Review of Fuddy Mears

t make a correlation with the two; but, the speech of one of the main characters who had suffered a stroke could be the relation. The manner in which she spoke defiantly served as much needed comic re ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

"The Stranger" World Literature Reading

r died in World War II in the Battle of Marne. His illiterate charwoman mother soon suffered from a stroke after her husband's death, permanently impairing her speech. While growing up, Camus suffered ...

(5 pages) 41 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Arteriosclerosis

on the plaque's surface. If either of these occurs and blocks the entire artery, a heart attack or stroke could occur. This disease affects large and medium sized arteries alike. The type of a ... o the heart is reduced, a heart attack can occur. When the oxygen supply to the brain is cut off, a stroke can follow. And if oxygen to the extremities is cut off gangrene can result. Then there is al ...

(1 pages) 14 0 1.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Trust Again

ghts they do invadeWhen my dreams become unpleasantAnd I tremble with such fearYou whisper soft and stroke my hairYou kiss me and hold me nearYou took my broken, battered heartAnd are handling it with ...

(1 pages) 522 1 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Technology of Sport Compact Cars.

valves, letting air in and exhaust out. Each time the piston is forced up or down, that is called a stroke. The piston starts at the top of the engine, the intake valves open, and the piston moves dow ... en the piston moves back up to compress the air and fuel. When the piston reaches to the top of its stroke, a spark is created from a spark plug that ignites the gasoline. The gasoline in the cylinder ...

(4 pages) 38 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

France Under the Reign of Louis XIV.

lt in the long term may have been a betterment of France, the only reason anything was done, was to stroke and coddle Louis XIV's massive ego.One of Louis' greatest endeavours was the constant strengt ... them for their crimes against the state, against the king. The schools were a good way for Louis to stroke his ego, he could have the teachers teach their students all of the things Louis had done. If ...

(5 pages) 45 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Poisoning America - Describes the harmful effects of chemicals in American food and the corrupt food industry that has taken over the country. Includes Works Cited list

believe me? Well everyone knows that obesity has risen significantly in America and heart disease, stroke, and diabetes are more common in Americans today than ever before. Part of it has to do with ...

(3 pages) 61 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine