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Myocardial infarction
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Case Study2006MyocardialInfarctionSharon ThomasWaitakere HospitalAbstract Of This Case StudyHave you ever wanted to know what a Myocardial Infarction is and what its all about. Read on and find out through my eyes, about a patient I was caring for - what happened to him in both his body and mind
Is the mmr vaccination safe?
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Contents2Introduction3How does MMR give immunity?4How was MMR tested for safety?5What about the side effects?6Is there a link to autism and bowel disease?7Are separate vaccinations a better alternative?10What about mercury in vaccinations?12Are homeopathic substitutes an alternative?11Conclusion12Bibliography and References13IntroductionMMR is a combined, live, attenuated vaccination which is given to children firstly at 13 months and then again as a booster at 3 years 4 months. It provides immunity against three diseases caused by viruses: measles, mumps and rubella
Isotonic point of potatoes
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Aim:To determine the isotonic point of a potato.Research Question: To determine the isotonic point of a potato by placing it in different concentrations of salt (NaCl) solution and measuring the change in mass after a fixed time period
Gcse bioligy case sudy - mrsa
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Is going to hospital too much of a risk due to the outbreak of MRSA?Contents Page* Introduction 1* What is MRSA? 2* How does MRSA reproduce? 2* Why is MRSA resistatant to most antibiotics? 3* How do antibiotics work? 3* How can MRSA be prevented? 3* How does MRSA harm someone? 4* What are the symptoms of MRSA? 4* MRSA in hospitals 5* Arguments against going to hospital 5* Arguments In favour of going to hospital 5* Evaluation of the evidence 6* Conclusion 6* Alternative Conclusion 6* Bibliography 7Introduction In this case study I will look into the scientific and ethical implications of MRSA in hospitals. I will try to decide whether or not going to hospital is to much of a risk due to the outbreak of MRSA, whilst also explaining the science behind MRSA and the current situations we are facing with it in our day to day lives
Escherichia coli and antibiotic resistanceintroduction:escherichia coli, short e. coli is an important bacteria that are
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Introduction:Escherichia coli, short E. coli is an important bacteria that are found in the lower part of intestines of warm blooded animals, including human
Embryo screening. the embryo screening, also referred as pgd (preimplantation genetic diagnosis), is a procedure tested on an embryo to identify any unwanted diseases that is found in the genes of the embryo.
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Embryo ScreeningSettling down and starting a family is what many couples have in mind. It's a life changing decision the many indivisual choose to endure, however, obstacles and complications have delayed couples from fulfilling their goal
Biology notes
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AQAGCSE BiologyUnit 2Summary Notes12.1 Animal and Plant CellsCells* Cells are the smallest unit of life
Biology lab - transpiration
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IntroductionMost of the water a plant absorbs is not used for a plant's daily functioning. It is instead lost through transpiration, the evaporation of water through the leaf surface and stomata, and through guttation, which is the loss of water from the vascular tissues in the margins of leaves
Biology courseworkto determine if the distribution of flora across ellerbeck is due to chance. the valley containing eller beck possesses a huge variety of different species of plant life, particular species are often found in specific places
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Biology CourseworkTo determine if the distribution of flora across Ellerbeck is due to chance.The valley containing Eller beck possesses a huge variety of different species of plant life, particular species are often found in specific places across the valley, to find out why these particular plants grow in the particular places I mean to investigate where different species of plants are located and what the conditions in those particular places are, investigating the effects of several factors on the distribution of these different species across a specific area of the valley
Artificial cardiac pacemakers
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Research questions :Why is the constant beating of the heart important?What causes the heart to beat abnormally?What are the implications of having an abnormal heart beat?What is an artificial pacemaker and how does it regulate an abnormal heart beat?How are artificial pacemakers implanted?What are the advantages and disadvantages of using an artificial pacemaker?What are some alternatives used instead of artificial pacemakers?The importance of the heartThe heart is an essential organ possessed by every living human. It is vital as it pumps blood rich in oxygen (received from the lungs) to every living cell within the body and pumps deoxygenated blood to the lungs (from the body)1