Driving forces in nursing theory development
By: Andrew Thorn
In focussing upon current research and experience of nursing service development, a number of factors are involved in ensuring quality HealthCare delivery is provided. One such factor is the organisational commitment to provide time and opportunity for the development of reflective practice. This commitment...
The function of the kidneys
By: Norma Chew
The kidneys are two small bean shaped organs about the size of your fist located on either side of the spine below the rib cage. The proper functioning of these two organs is vital to your health and well being. What are the Functions...
By: Vonda J. Sines
A rotator cuff is a hard worker. It's made up of the muscle and tendons in your shoulder and connects your upper arm bone with your shoulder blade.Accord to the Mayo Clinic, the anatomy of a rotator cuff results in the largest range of...
The human sense of smell
By: Janet Farricelli CPDT-KA
Smells, aromas, perfumes, all reach our olfactory system under the form of volatile molecules. Such molecules are dispersed in the air and are invisible to our eyes. However, they effectively reach our nose and our brain through several neurons equipped with cilia that allows us...
By: Tracy Blankenship
What is xenotransplantation? A current statistic states that every day ten people die while waiting for donor organs for transplantation. This crushing need has for years, driven research into the possibility of using animal organs to replace human ones. This is called xenotransplantation. According...
Concerns about the safety of vaccines
By: Kris Kennedy
Vaccine Safety Disease eradication comes from prevention, but on the individual level, it becomes a risk. For the future benefit of humankind we vaccine. Diseases that plagued our grandparents are known existent and illness we suffered as children have become deadly. Past History The Rotary...
What is a coronary bypass graft?
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
1. What is a coronary artery? The coronary artery is the vessel that supplies blood to the heart musculature and its effective functioning is mandatory for an active lifestyle. The artery starts from the coronary sinus at the base of the great artery, the aorta...
Operating procedure: Gastric bypass surgery
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
What is a 'Gastric bypass surgery'? Gastric bypass surgery is one of the surgical procedures carried out in the treatment of morbid obesity or the unresponsive obesity. It will drastically reduce the amount of food a person can eat and thus alter the eating habits...
Ideas on eradicating AIDS
By: H.W. Holdings
Ideas on eradicating AIDS? The easiest way to eradicate AIDS and HIV is the one that so very often gets rejected vehemently by libertarians and left-wing social activists i.e. isolating the disease by putting people in a quarantined community. This should be a no-brainer...
Anatomy: Early human brain development
By: Emily McDowell
When I was in high school I took a psychology class in which we learned about the debate of Nature versus Nurture. At the time, it was unclear which one was the dominant factor in a person's development. Were intelligence level and emotional stability based...

 

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