Essays Tagged: "Dehydration"

"McTeague" written by Frank Norris

acks down McTeague in the desert and they both die as McTeague kills Marcusand then dies himself of dehydration. It seems the strong survive and the weak die. In thiscase the strong survive longer tha ...

(5 pages) 53 0 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Textbook picture on Diabetic Ketoacidosis.

ATHOPHYSIOLOGYDiabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) is serious condition characterized by high blood glucose, dehydration, nausea and vomiting, and the presence of ketones. Ketones are made when your body burns ...

(1 pages) 61 0 3.9 Jul/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Breast Milk: The Only Food That Baby Needs. This paper describes why breast feeding is most beneficial to a baby and the mother as well.

, brain development, and growth." (Breast Feeding or Formula?) Breast milk can also prevent against dehydration due to lower levels of calcium, phosphorous, protein, sodium, and potassium than cow's m ...

(4 pages) 187 4 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

The Importance of Adequate Hydration in an Athlete's Diet.

ans and their external surroundings. When you are feeling fatigued, the cause could be as simple as dehydration. Water and adequate hydration is crucial for both general well-being and top performance ... nt loss can cause heat exhaustion. A seven to ten percent loss can result in heat stroke and death. Dehydration can kill (Brouns, 1993).Young athletes are still growing, and therefore new muscle tissu ...

(12 pages) 120 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Provides you with all the things you have to know about rotavirus.

er diarrhea.The symptoms of rotavirus include a low-grade fever, stomach cramps, and watery vomits. Dehydration can be found on young children infected. Signs of it could be dry lips, tongue, and skin ... up properly.There is no specific treatment for rotavirus. If the person infected is suffering from dehydration, he/she should be rehydrated to replace the fluids lost. Antibodies and drugs used to cu ...

(1 pages) 59 4 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Lab report on E2 substitution on alkyl halides.

. 25Date Performed: 11/12/03Abstract: The objective of this experiment is to successfully perform a dehydration of a 2-butanol and a dehydrohalogenation of 2-bromobutane to form the products 1-butene, ... 2-bromobutane to form the products 1-butene, trans-2-butene, and cis-2-butene. It was found that a dehydration of 2-butanol yielded 4.6% 1-butene, 67.3% trans-2-butene, and 28.1% cis-2-butene, and a ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

An Experience I will never forget!

.The enervating climate was taking its toll on me, every muscle in my body was fatigued from severe dehydration. My body had to cool off quickly and I had to re-hydrate fast. I was vulnerable to cramp ...

(2 pages) 66 0 4.2 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Speech about SARS disease

but no diagnostic testing was performed. His symptoms got worse. He visited the hospital again with dehydration, cough, and severe shortness of breath. Soon after, he was admitted to the hospital agai ...

(3 pages) 33 1 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Adaptations plants had to make to be able to survive on land

dapt to living without their aquatic surroundings. In addition, they now had to face the problem of dehydration. Fortunately, they were able to form adaptations to overcome all of these problems and t ... s kept plants standing firmer than ever.As plants began living on land and were no longer in water, dehydration became a major problem. Fortunately, plants were able to develop adaptations to help the ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

How Much Water Does Epsom Salts Contain

the percent of water in a hydrate, the hydrate must be heated. The experiment did not only show how dehydration occurs, but this experiment also gives an accurate and definite portrayal of the amount ... ins water. An anhydrous compound is a hydrate in which the water is taken out of it by a process of dehydration. One example would be Epsom salts. The chemical formula for Epsom salts is MgSO4 · ...

(2 pages) 22 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Hajj: It's events and their significance.

the supplies quickly ran out and within a few days Hagar and Ishmael were suffering from hunger and dehydration. In her desperation Hagar ran up and down two hills called Safa and Marwa trying to see ...

(6 pages) 27 0 4.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

How far can we rely on the knowledge available to us through perception?

but our eyes make us believe things that aren't really there when we're tired, sick, suffering from dehydration or on drugs. The internet is full of illusions starting from elephants with 9 feet and e ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Sensation & Perception

Views on the movie "Sugar Cane Alley."

or, they are going to get thirsty and need to drink some water to keep from getting heat illness or dehydration.Adam Smith would also criticize the part of "Sugar Cane Alley" when Jose wins a scholars ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Case study of Kerala and Bangladesh.

r hunger and are mostly no longer malnourished; however there are still some who suffer from severe dehydration following diarrhoea. There is a 400% better chance of survival better than those in Bang ...

(4 pages) 31 0 4.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

An informational speech on Gatorade.

ably asking yourself "Why should I care about Gatorade while exercising?" and the answer to that is dehydration. Dehydration is defined as the excessive loss of body fluid. First I will give you a his ... lly I will compare Gatorade against other sports drinks on the market.Deep in Florida Gator country dehydration was a major problem. The University started to research on an "alternative to water" and ...

(4 pages) 63 0 1.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Health Issues Report.

s needs water to work properly, but water isparticularly important for keeping the kidneys healthy. Dehydration "lack of water" isone of the reasons why people develop kidney stones. Some people say I ...

(3 pages) 65 1 5.0 Dec/2005

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

Euthanasia Should Be Administered.

was removed on the afternoon of March 18th, 2005. Her physical condition slowly degenerated due to dehydration. She died on March 31st.Do we really understanding how the patient feels? She might be i ...

(1 pages) 26 0 4.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

A&P Chapter: Test Answers to various questions accompanied by sources

loss. Blood pressure is low and falls further when a person is standing, producing lightheadedness. Dehydration and hypotension are common due to nausea, sometimes with vomiting, and diarrhea. The mus ...

(8 pages) 24 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

What were the the conditions of trenches in Gallipoli during WW2?

k of water affected the troops at Gallipoli. There was insufficient amount given to the troops made dehydration a big effector of life in the trenches.All of these lead to diseases, a bigger killer in ...

(1 pages) 21 1 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

2nd Degree Murder

baby girl Alison in her apartment alone. Seven days later she returned to find her baby had died of dehydration. She informed the police and reported that she had left her baby with a baby-sitter. Lat ...

(4 pages) 5 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers