Essays Tagged: "Dialysis"

Everything about Kidney's.

ore, people are able to have more choices for treatments. The three main types of treatment are hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, and kidney transplantation. All of these treatments save thousands of ... bad parts to them. To decide a treatment one should talk with their doctor for the best result.Hemodialysis is a procedure that cleans and filters your blood. It helps your body get rid of harmful wa ...

(6 pages) 90 1 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

This provides examples of writing a lede and descriptive piece for publication.

receive. This is what Maryville student David Glenn goes through three times a week four hours each dialysis session in order to stay alive.David had a cist on his pancreas, which resulted in renal ki ... f, or I could resume a normal life." This latter part of that statement is what David chooses to do.Dialysis is a very draining process in which two needles are inserted into the patient. One needle i ...

(2 pages) 25 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

How the Rate of Diffusion is Affected by the Temperature of Water

21).With this knowledge we tried to recreate diffusion for students to understand the process. The dialysis bags represented our selectively permeable membrane with the fluid inside it, sucrose. How ... perature is the rate of diffusion will stay the same.Materials and MethodsThe materials used were a dialysis bag, string, pipet, beaker with water, 10% sucrose water, and a balance. The variables that ...

(4 pages) 31 1 4.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Cell wall transport

arch solutionbefore yellow whiteafter yellow green blueConclusionIn dialysis, small molecules pass through a membrane by diffusion. It is like dust blowing through a sc ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Prevention of Hypotension During Dialysis.

Hypotension during dialysis is a common complication in haemodialysis patients,which typically occurs during the later ... s a common complication in haemodialysis patients,which typically occurs during the later stages of dialysis. It is estimated thathypotension occurs 25 to 50% of dialysis treatments (Victor and Henric ... dialysis treatments (Victor and Henrich 1994 pg196-208). Many factors involve in hypotension during dialysis including volumedepletion, high ultrafiltration rate, autonomic dysfunction, antihypertensi ...

(8 pages) 36 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Case Study - Haemodialysis Patient.

IntroductionThe focus of this assignment is to analyse the care given to a patient on haemodialysis. It will attempt to explore the physical, psychological and social needs and to identify wh ... Gloria is a 28-year-old single lady, who lives with her family. She gave up her studies due to haemodialysis treatment, resulting in feelings of isolation, loneliness and depression. Gloria's mother i ...

(38 pages) 412 0 4.7 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


y. However, now the cancer has spread to other parts of her body. The physicians say that she needs dialysis, since her second kidney is now failing. They believe that dialysis might keep her alive fo ... ney is now failing. They believe that dialysis might keep her alive for six to nine months. Without dialysis, she would probably survive a couple of weeks. An experimental drug that might have some ef ...

(3 pages) 34 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Euthenasia, Affecting Todays World

eptable and permissible. This includes the withholding and withdrawing of medical treatment such as dialysis, feeding tubes or hydration and nutrition when they no longer prolong the life of the dying ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Medical And Genetic Issues

the kind of constitution that would allow them to survive and flourish under a regimen of lifetime dialysis. (Volti, 111) This statement seems as though older citizens should be neglected. If I was o ... ems as though older citizens should be neglected. If I was of the age where I could be cut off from dialysis as the statement is referring to, I would be very upset in the fact of my life being valued ...

(3 pages) 7 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


h the bag because the concentration gradient outside the bag is more than inside the bag.MATERIALS: Dialysis Bag Starch Solution (Small Beaker) Strings (2) Iodine Beaker PROCEDURE: 1.Get starch soluti ... olution (Small Beaker) Strings (2) Iodine Beaker PROCEDURE: 1.Get starch solution and put it in the dialysis bag.2.Tie both sides of the dialysis of the dialysis bag.3.Put water into the beaker.4.Put ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Kidney Tranplant

to afford the costs of doctors? aid in order to live healthy or better whether it be chemotherapy, dialysis, or in this case kidney transplant.Many kidney patients tend to believe that a kidney trans ... tors and surgeons take time on doing. Most pre-kidney transplant patients are required to be put on dialysis prior to surgery. Most kidney patients are put on waiting lists where they are put on dialy ...

(2 pages) 8 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

9 year old boy with testosterone disorder

ne with the testosterone that crosses in the serum believed to be the unbound portion or free. Most dialysis assays use small tracer amounts of radiolabeled testosterone added to the serum. This isoto ... nsuming. With only a small amount of testosterone able to cross the membrane .5-3% (5) measuring by dialysis itself can be problematic.Another approach is to estimate free testosterone by measuring to ...

(5 pages) 2290 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Ethical and Legal Issues

r a disease process that will result in imminent death, such as a patient in renal failure refusing dialysis (Guido, 2008). Shannon (2008) discussed the differences of legal and ethical decisions as " ...

(5 pages) 163 0 4.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

My one and only hero

kidney disease, he never let that stop him from living his life. Even if it meant he had to get his dialysis up where we went camping.When my grandpa found out that he had this rare kidney disease, he ... g. He hadn't noticed anything wrong until both of his kidneys failed due to this disease. He was on dialysis for about a year, and then his brother decided to go and get tested to see if he could dona ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays