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    In Ishmael Beah’s memoir, A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, Beah encourages the opinion that everyone is responsible for his/her own actions in all cases. Beah proves this opinion to be true through death, thievery, and violence. Throughout the memoir there are many cases of death, some because of health reasons and others for intentional reasons. Through family, anger, and survival of the fittest, Beah makes being responsible for someone else’s death known. After Beah’s long, treacherous

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    Epistaxis Research Paper

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    What is Epistaxis? Epistaxis is a medical term for nosebleed. Epistaxis occurs in sports like boxing, soccer, football, wrestling, hockey, and basketball. A simple collision can also cause a nosebleed. Now, to summarize the article. To begin with, an athlete whose nose is bleeding should be checked in order to determine the source of bleeding. A way to verify if its anterior epistaxis or posterior epistaxis is the rate of bleeding. When the bleeding is moderate to severe bleeding it is a posterior

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    Recurrent epistaxis is one of the diagnostic criteria for Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT). HHT is an autosomal-dominant disorder that is also depicted by skin and mucosal telangiectasias. Feared complications of HHT include rupture of pulmonary or cerebral arteriovenous malformations (AVM). The etiology of HHT is most often due to genetic mutations that impair normal angiogenesis. We report a case of suspected HHT in a 49-year-old female, with a first-degree relative with HHT, and a history

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    Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Surgery for Pituitary Adenoma: Outcome and complications Karam Kenawy1, 2, Mashahiro Toda1, M. Abdelaal2 , Tarek L Salem3, Kazunari Yoshida1, Roshdy Elkhayat4 1-Department of neurosurgery, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan. 2- Department of neurosurgery, Sohag University, Sohag, Egypt. 3- Department of neurosurgery, Ain shames university, Cairo, Egypt. 4- Department of neurosurgery, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt. Address for

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    Decedent Essay

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    The case stated that the decedent complained of epistaxis, anosmia, diurnal pain located in the frontal region of the head in addition to trouble breathing, which was not described in the decedent’s chart. All healthcare professionals have a duty to generate and keep a detailed, relevant, timely, and factual

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    Hypertension Case study A forty-nine-year-old patient with a health history of essential hypertension reports spells of dyspnea upon moderate exertion, and epistaxis accompanied by vertigo and blurred vision. The patient also reports cessation of prescribed antihypertensive medication the previous year. Upon examination, the patient’s blood pressure (BP) is 180/110, and during thoracic cavity auscultation rales are noted. The doctor then orders tests and directs the patient to resume taking the previously

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    Case Report Factor X Deficiency Name of authors in sequence of authorship Departments Name of corresponding author Phone no. Mailing address INTRODUCTION Factor X is a vitamin K-dependent, liver produced serine protease that serves a pivotal role in coagulation as the first enzyme in the common pathway to fibrin formation. . Factor X deficiency is a rare heritable bleeding disorder with autosomal recessive inheritance pattern. General population prevalence is estimated to be

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    Chronic Sinusitis (OSA)

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    Dr. Andrew Jamison of Sleep Medicine Associates of Texas, states in a briefing available online that 2/3 of CPAP users experience side effects to include rhinorrhea, nasal congestion, nasal/oral drying, epistaxis (bleeding from the nostril or nasal cavity), insufflation of tear ducts, insufflation of middle ear, tympanic membrane rupture, increased intraocular pressure (fluid pressure in the eye), sinus discomfort, difficulty exhaling, cardiac arrhythmias

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    that the patient’s symptoms were consistent with allergies and prescribed the patient Amoxicillin. Ten days later the patient was prescribed a second course of antibiotics. The patient returned six months later, in August 2000, for complaints of epistaxis and was diagnosed with sinusitis by unknown mentioned provider in this case study. In August 2000, it was noted that the patient also complained of multiple other symptoms which included anosmia, regular nosebleeds, diurnal pain located in the frontal

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    Introduction Epistaxis is defined as the occurrence of haemorrhage from the nose, which is relatively common and does not always need professional medical attention. However, prolonged or repeated events of nosebleeds, also known as 'recurrent idiopathic epistaxis ' may indicate certain bleeding disorders or potential adverse effects from the use of anticoagulant therapy. Warfarin (Coumadin) is a common anticoagulant that affects clotting factors that are produced in the liver. It is often administered

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