Bilirubin Essays

  • Advanced Practice Nursing Case Study

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    According to our case presentation I am going to discuss in this assignment the difference between specialty nurses and advanced practice nurse (APN) in my clinical setting. What are the positive changes that an APN can contribute to nursing practice in peri-anesthesia and discuss about the issues and challenges, moreover, discussing the difference between APNs in Singapore and United state of America (U S A). APN is a registered nurse who is expert in her clinical area with knowledge base, decision-making

  • Soup Vs Raslam

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    Soup vs Rasam? Soup or Rasam - which one do you deem is better? What snacks complement Rasam or soup the best? I have shared some of my knowledge, which would answer these questions and enhance your judgment. “The number of kids affected by obesity has tripled since 1980, and this can be traced in large part to a lack of exercise and a healthy diet.” -Virginia Foxx We live in a hectic world where we like to eat fast foods this is the reason for the popularity of canned and ready-made soups and

  • Essay On Gilbert Syndrome

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    a common condition where the liver does not process bilirubin, a substance that is produced from the breakdown of your red blood cells. Gilbert syndrome is typically harmless and requires no treatment. Part 1: What Is Gilbert Syndrome? Gilbert syndrome is characterized by elevations of unconjugated bilirubin in the blood, which is usually unrecognized until it is seen in a blood test that may be done for other reasons. Fluctuations in bilirubin levels in the blood (or hyperbilirubinemia) that are

  • Essay On Liver Function Test

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    Opening: Liver function tests are blood tests used to diagnose and screen the function of the liver. The tests measure enzymes that liver cells release in response to damage or disease. Here is some more detailed information about these common tests. Body: Liver function tests can have the objective to: • Measure the severity of a disease, especially cirrhosis; • Monitor potential side effects of some drugs. • Screen for liver infections, such as hepatitis; • Monitor the development of a disease

  • Nursing Case Study: Hepatic Failure

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    Case Study 1 Hepatic Failure Dalia O. Smith Allan Hancock College Abstract Cirrhosis of the liver is a chronic degenerative disease characterized by liver fibrosis and decreased hepatic function. Fibrotic tissue, seen in cirrhosis patients, impairs the function of the liver which eventually leads to liver failure. Although cirrhosis is often associated with prolonged alcohol use, exposure to toxic substances can also cause cirrhosis of the liver. Amongst those toxic

  • Hellp Syndrome

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    19/04/2016 12:08 Week12 gestation Albumin AST ALT Alkaline phosphatase Bilirubin Total 36 g/l 21 IU/I 10 IU/I

  • Cholecystitis Case Study

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    cholecystectomy was discussed and the patient agreed. Pre-operative laboratory investigations revealed normal kidney function, normal blood picture and elevated liver enzymes and elevated bilirubin (AST=174 u/L), (ALT=399 u/L), (GGT=206 u/L), (Alkaline phosphatase=147 u/L), (Direct bilirubin=2.0 mg/dl) and (Indirect bilirubin= 0.6 mg/dl). The patient was admitted to gastrointestinal endoscopy unit for Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). Pre-procedural investigation revealed normal serum

  • Disadvantages Of Phototherapy

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    Phototherapy remains the treatment of choice for treating neonatal unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia. (Verma 2015) A light source of wavelength 460-490 nm is recommended to cause photoisomerization of insoluble bilirubin to soluble isomers which are readily excreted into the bile without prior conjugation. (Verma 2015) In breastfed infants who require phototherapy, breastfeeding should continue. Phototherapy is generally very safe and may have no serious long-term effects in neonates. However

  • The Shroud Of Turin Essay

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    The Shroud of Turin At different times throughout the year you can visit the Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist in Turin, Italy and see the Shroud of Turin proudly on display. The Shroud of Turin has a special place in many Christians’ hearts, using it as proof that their savior, Jesus Christ, was crucified and died for them. The Shroud itself is a 14 ft 5 in × 3 ft 7 in piece of linen, which is believed by many to contain the image of Jesus Christ. It is a sacred item to Christianity, although

  • Psychoanalysis Lab Answers

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    blood cells present in the urine which is normal. If there is a high WBC esterase count and the lab results come back positive, that would mean that there is inflammation in the urinary tract or kidneys. Fortunately, you had no bilirubin present in the urine. Bilirubin is a waste product produced by the liver and it is not present in the urine in normal healthy individuals. Uribilinogen on the other hand is normally present in the urine but in low concentrations, just like you had in your lab

  • Sprague Dawley Strain Case Study

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    Materials and Methods Experimental Design Forty (40) male albino rats of sprague Dawley Strain weighing (180 - 200 g) were included in the present study. The rats were obtained from the Laboratory of Animal Colony, Minya, Egypt and were housed in well aerated cages under hygienic condition and were provided commercial rodent diet and water ad libitum for one week for adaptation. Rats were housed in temperature controlled rooms (25°C) with constant humidity and 12h/12h light/dark cycle. After the

  • Informative Speech On Pancreatic Cancer

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    digestive compounds that process sustenance, particularly high fat nourishment. How is pancreatic cancer diagnosed? •Blood science thinks about : A technique in which a blood test is checked to quantify the measures of specific substances, for example, bilirubin, discharged into the blood by organs and tissues in the body. A strange (higher or lower than ordinary) measure of a substance can be an indication of sickness. •Tumor marker test : A method in which an example of blood, pee, or tissue is checked

  • Essay On Gallbladder

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    and examine the eyes and skin for jaundice (a condition with yellow skin or whites of the eyes). And since the symptoms are similar to other inflammations, the doctor might ask for further examination such as blood tests to check for the level of bilirubin (A yellow pigment that cause jaundice) in the body, Ultrasounds to check for gallstones since it is the fastest and painless procedure to check for stones. Other tests might include, Cholecystography or Cholangiography which are dyes that are inserted

  • Pediatrics Rotation: Mubarak Hospital Case Report

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    o The CXR excludes that the cause is from a respiratory infection o The patient is hypothyroid which may explain the prolonged jaundice. The total bilirubin is high so it still needs to be monitored o Urinalysis shows increased WBC which most likely indicate that there is an infection in the urinary tract o The urine culture was positive for E.coli which is the most likely cause of the fever. o The U/S

  • Acalculous Cholecystitis Case Study

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    INTRODUCTION: Acalculous cholecystitis(AAC) is an acute necroinflammatory disease of the gallbladder with a multifactorial pathogenesis. It accounts for approximately 10 percent of all cases of acute cholecystitis and is associated with high morbidity and mortality rates (1) Most cases of acute acalculous cholecystitis occur in the setting of prolonged fasting, immobility and hemodynamic instability (2), however autoimmune diseases like systemic lupus erythromatosus (SLE) has also been proposed

  • Gallstones Research Paper

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    located under the liver. The gallbladder aids in the digestive process by storing bile and secreting it into the small intestine when food enters. Bile is a fluid produced by the liver and is made up of several substances, including cholesterol, bilirubin and bile salts (WebMD. 2005-2015).The majority of gallstones remain in the bladder (cholelithias) and may show no symptoms (silent gallstones), it may be eventually be discovered during investigation or at autopsy. Impaction of a gallstone in the

  • Disadvantages Of Using Electromagnetic Radiation

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    Electromagnetic radiation can be an alternative medicine, especially since procedures involving these radiation are non-invasive. This essay explains how electromagnetic radiation is used in biomedical engineering, and describes how the procedures are performed. It also outlines the disadvantages of using electromagnetic radiation. Electromagnetic radiation was first discovered in the early 19th century. William Herschel discovered infrared radiation, and Johann Wilhelm Ritter discovered ultraviolet

  • Creatinine Estimation Summary

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    Interference by ceftriaxone in serum creatinine estimation by Jaffe’s alkaline picrate method: a case report Abstract: Serum creatinine, routinely used to asses the glomerular function is commonly measured by Jaffe’s alkaline picrate method. Many interfering substances have been reported for this non-specific method including many cephalosporin antibiotics. We here report the effect of ceftriaxone in serum creatinine estimation by Jaffe’s method in the patient. Her serum creatinine levels before

  • Urine Specimens Lab Report

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    Name : Terry-Ann Poorman Id# : 27120454 Lab# : 1 Lab Instructor: Mrs. Bryan Title : Aim : Discussion Questions: 1) What are the types of urine specimens? Random specimen This type of specimen is used for microscopic and chemical analysis. As the name suggest this sample can be a randomly collected specimen and at an unspecified times. This is often more convenient for the patient. A random specimen is suitable for most screening purposes. Random specimens can at times give an inaccurate view of

  • Abbreviations In Medical Research

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    The urinalysis test records data based on the color, appearance, pH level, protein, glucose, specific gravity, ketone bodies, sediment and casts, bilirubin, and phenylketonuria that’s observed in the urine. Urinalysis can be helpful in detecting a range of disorders, such as urinary tract infection, kidney disease, and diabetes. Abnormal results can indicate a form of disease or illness. For instance