The study had three groups. One was the mirror group; patients viewed the reflection of their intact foot on the mirror. The second group was trained in mental visualization; patients with closed eyes imagine the movement of the limb. The last group was the covered-mirror group; patients move their intact foot while the mirror was covered. Both groups had done the therapy for 15 minutes daily for 4 weeks.
NAME: Cassianna Sookram ID#: 812003173 DATE: 20.04.2016 CASE REPORT: Retinitis Pigmentosa (Pathology 2) ABSTRACT This case looks at the clinical findings, causes, signs, symptoms, diagnostic tests and management options of a patient with retinitis pigmentosa. Keywords: Retinitis Pigmentosa INTRODUCTION Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is an inherited, degenerative eye disease that causes severe vision impairment due to the progressive degeneration of the rod photoreceptor cells in the retina. It may be inherited as autosomal dominant (seen often), recessive or X-linked. It must be noted that RP can also occur as an isolated sporadic disorder and it is associated with myopia. This disease has no preference for age, it can occur to anyone from early
Qualitative Critique Review The research article, “ Perceptions of patient-provider communication in breast and cervical cancer-related care: A qualitative study of low-income English and Spanish- speaking women. The article is qualitative study because its aim is to explore perceptions of Spanish-speakers who experience a experience a combination of patient-provider language concordance and discordance through the care continuum. It uses direct quotations of the participants to explain its findings. Melissa Simon, Daiva Ragas, Narissa Nonzee, Ava Phisuthikul , Thanh Luu, XinQi Dong, who are the authors of article, collected and analyzed the data. Therefore, which makes it a primary sources.
(Human Risk) In adults, malathion has been found to have very low levels of toxicity when ingested, inhaled, or applied dermally. 2 In the cases of extremely high doses, malathion has been found to cause excessive perspiration, constructed pupils, salivation, abdominal cramping, vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, chest tightness and difficulty breathing. In children, the likelihood of the above symptoms from extremely high doses of malathion are lessened, but children are more likely to experience muscle weakness, lethargy,
The amount of physical activity recommended to get mental health benefits is the same of that of obtaining academic benefits, which is 30-60 minutes per day. Another study at the U.S. National Institute of Health had participants do yoga every day for eight weeks, and take brain scans before and after. These scans showed that a part of the brain called the amygdala, which controls fear, anxiety and stress, had shrunk after the 8 weeks of yoga practice. Physical activity/exercise helps increase the chemical norepinephine which helps relieve stress. Exercise also helps increase endorphins in the brain which makes people feel happier and less
FETAL DISTRESS The terms fetal distress and birth asphyxia are broad terms which may point at an adverse condition affecting the fetus. Fetal distress is a a term used to describe a situation where the clinician feels that the fetus is hypoxic or acidotic or is at risk of becoming so and this concern is significant enough to warrant intervention, usually in the form of operative delivery100. Fetal asphyxia is clinically defined as progressive hypoxaemia and hypercapnia with significant metabolic acidemia100. In practice, obstetricians put great emphasis on monitoring of the fetal heart rate patterns as the main means of assessing fetal well- being in labour, whether done by intermittent auscultation or continuous electronic methods. However,
: The most frequent and known is hypertension. But maternal malnutrition, infections (toxoplasmosis, rubella, cytomegalovirus, listeria), changes in blood clotting, etc. can influence. The list of diseases or pathologies in the mother, which can influence the development of the baby, is very extensive. In this sense, my advice is that, if it is your case, make a preconceptional visit and consult your gynecologist.
One month before the event she attended the outpatient clinic and an echocardiogram was performed, which showed: normal left ventricular dimensions, wall thickness mildly increased, normal left atrium and aorta, mild left ventricular dysfunction with an estimated ejection fraction of 50%, hypokinetic basal inferior and mid inferior segments and mitral inflow filling pattern of delayed relaxation (according to her age). Right chambers dimensions and right ventricular function were normal (TAPSE of 20 mm Hg), a calcific trileaflet aortic valve with normal leaflet excursion was observed, with normal gradients and no regurgitation. Mitral valve was normal, without regurgitation, and tricuspid valve and pulmonary valve were also normal. There was absence of pericadial effusion and both septae were
Analysis of Mammal Tooth Mass Loss in Laboratory Phosphoric Acid Results from the experiment of soaking tooth in phosphoric acid (Table 6 and Graph 1) show a very weak positive correlation between the concentration of phosphoric acid and percentage mass loss in each tooth. Initially from 0.1M to 0.3M, there is a sharp increase in percentage mass loss of tooth soaked within these solutions, however, as seen from the graph, the percentage mass loss of tooth within 0.4M and 0.5M starts to decrease steadily. The data points combined together almost show a parabolic relationship between the two variables. The R2 value is less than 0.5, suggesting a non-linear relationship between the two variables. Below will be an explanation of each reasons
Although decrease in levels of lipid peroxidation in plasma and kidney to intermediate levels with a percentage of 7.5% and 19% respectively was observed in the diabetic group treated with 12.5% of blackberry beverage, but generally, the values are not statistically different if compared with the diabetic group treated only with water. In fact, the diabetic group treated with higher dose of blackberry beverage (25%) showed significantly different values in the reduction of lipid peroxidation levels with a percentage of 19% from the diabetic group
The doctors believe there is a strong body/mind/emotional context to her problem. The hospital practices evidence based medicine and ask you to provide an evidence-based decision as to whether your programs could help in this case. Case 1: Louisa Age: 25 Presenting problem-Louisa has a history of allergies. Currently, she has a very stubborn and agonizing rashes on hands and arms. Doctors query eczema but would run more tests to be sure.
211). An article in Times Magazine entitled “Why Girls May be Protected Against Autism” explores why this may be the case. There may be genetic factors that increase the risk among boys or maybe there are factors that protect girls against being as susceptible to developing ASD. Maia Sxalavitz discussed how a research team analyzed data collected from twins. The team theorized that if there were something protecting girls from ASD, the girls who did develop ASD would “have to be faced with a heavier burden of whatever genetic or environmental risk factors cause ASD in order to actually develop it” (Szalavitz, 2013).
Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone (RAA) and adrenergic antagonists improve symptoms and the quality of life while decreasing mortality. No such therapies have been discovered for diastolic heart failure; however, angiotensin receptive blocking agents have the potential to decrease morbidity in the patients, but not the mortality. (Chatterjee 574). Although patients with diastolic heart failure have a lower annual mortality rate than patients with systolic heart failure, they have a higher rate than the general population. They also have hospitalization rates similar to those of patients with systolic heart failure.
This should also impact obtaining the documentation needed for appropriate coding and improved collections. 2. The medication override mechanism has continued to provide the desired results in decreasing medication cost. Encouraging the use of PAP and delivery of medication samples had continued to be utilized more consistently, allowing for a significant decrease in medicine
The vitals are as follows: Temperature: 97.20F, Heart rate: 70 beats per minute, BP: 130/76 mmHg, respiration: 18breaths per minute, and Pulse oximetry: 98% on room air. Rudd reports no pain on pain assessment using PQRST pain assessment method. Rudd is looking very happy to go back home. The nurse brings the discharge paperwork, educational booklet and discharge medication reconciliation form. The nurse also calls the hospital pharmacy and gets the one month supply of Rudd`s medications as per discharge medication reconciliation orders.