What is an arterial blood gas?
By: Virginia Gaces
Blood gas analysis (BGA) is also known as arterial blood gas determination (ABG), and is considered a special test in the clinical laboratory. The commonly assayed parameters are partial pressure carbon dioxide (pCO2), hydrogen ion concentration (pH) and bicarbonate (HCO3). The determination of these substances...
Is Euthanasia Ethical or Unethical
By: Carla Baron
I believe and have believed for a long time that euthanasia should be legal. I feel it is very ethical and I myself wish that the choice of active euthanisia was legal and available so that I could specify this in my own will. I...
When an embryo becomes a human being
By: Lanae
There is a particular process that the egg will follow from development through implantation, in which a union is formed with the spermFirst, an egg is developed in the ovaries and is then directed to the oviducts (uterine or fallopian tubes) where the egg then...
By: Janet Grischy
The first time I gave blood it was a directed donation. Someone in my family needed blood, and he wanted blood from people he knew. I don't know why blood from people you know would be any better than blood from strangers, but that's what...
By: Janet Grischy
Cognitive science is the interdisciplinary study of mind and intelligence. It incorporates insights from the study of linguistics, psychology, artificial intelligence, neuroscience, and anthropology in an attempt to understand cognition, thought.This science tries to understand reasoning as a function of representational structures in the...
By: G E Barr
THE FRIEDEWALD FORMULALDL is known as "bad" cholesterol. It is so bad that it can, if enough of it is deposited into a heart arterie, cause death by heart attack.To be sure, the body needs fats. They are important for the following reasons: Waterproof...
Iridology Bernard Jensen Alternative Medicine Homeopathy Medicine Study of the Eye Iris
By: Kacey Stapleton
Iridology like any belief claiming to be a science does not have the right to remain silent, and the burden of proof rests entirely with its believers. The main question of course is not one of innocence exactly so much as, whether or not practitioners...
By: Alison Bowler
In 1957, a drug, produced by the German drug company Grunenthal, was released following the drug safety trials normal for that time. The drug had been tested on rodents and seemed to be safe. It was marketed as a sedative and anti-emetic and, as such...
By: Roger Science
Diabetes can be described as a disorder of insulin in the body. Either due to insufficient or diminishing production of insulin from the pancreas OR due to vascular resistance to the effects of insulin OR both. In any case, the function of blood glucose regulation...
Is Euthanasia Ethical or Unethical
By: Cristin Tkachuk
Physician assisted suicide has been a continually growing issue over the past 30 years. During the early and mid 1990's, it was perfectly acceptable to let patients die as a result of termination of treatment, but to let the physician assist in hastening death was...

 

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