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  • Essay On Igg4-Related Disease

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    Enlargement of one or more of trigeminal nerve branches is another feature of IgG4-ROD. The most commonly involved branches are the infraorbital nerve (ION) and the frontal nerve. Other nerves may be involved such as perioptic nerves, paravertebral nerves and great auricular nerve. The disease involves mainly the epineurium and the affected nerves are infilterated by masses of lymphocytes, plasma cells, eosinophils and large numbers of IgG+ plasma

  • The Mechanics Of Acupuncture : Applying Mechanoreceptors Essay

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    The Mechanics of Acupuncture: Applying Mechanoreceptors Holly McChesney Course/Number October 26, 2016 Dr. Jaskic The Mechanics of Acupuncture: Applying Mechanoreceptors Mechanoreception is a practice where mechanical sensations of touch reinforce the stimulation of mechanoreceptors applied affecting the body’s tissue. Equal parts of impulse effects of mechanoreceptor input can excite and inhibit functions. Acupuncture points are special sites with deeper sensory disbursement to different

  • Pediatrics: Cranial Nerve Examination Essay

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    Oculomotor (III), trochlear (IV), Abducens (VI) cranial nerves Although each of these nerves control separate extraocular muscles, they are normally examined together due to their close functional interrelationships. • Look Similar to other cranial nerve examination, start with inspection of the eyes. Look at - The position of the head position: If diplopia is present, the head turned or tilted to minimize double vision. - Inspect for ptosis and eye position. - Ask the child to look at an

  • The Circulatory System

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    distends the ventricles, which are still in a condition of relaxation. The tricuspid and mitral valves open with the blood current and close readily at the beginning of ventricular contraction. The ventricular systole immediately follows the auricular systole. The ventricular contraction is slower, but far more forcible then the ventricular chambers are virtually emptied at each systole. The apex of the heart is thrown forward and upward with a slight rotary motion then this impulse, called the

  • The Circulatory System Essay

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    The Circulatory System      The circulatory system in anatomy and physiology is the course taken by the blood through the arteries, capillaries, and veins and back to the heart. In humans and the higher vertebrates, the heart is made up of four chambers the right and left auricles, or atria, and the right and left ventricles. The right side of the heart pumps oxygen-poor blood from the cells of the body back to the lungs for new oxygen; the left side of the heart receives

  • Acupuncture Is A Therapeutic Technique Of Traditional Chinese Medicine ( Tcm )

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    Introduction Acupuncture is a therapeutic technique of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) which involves “the implantation of needles to different depths at a great variety of points on the surface of the human body”, in order to “stimulate deep-lying nerve-endings” and regulate “the circulation of qi and blood round the body ” (Lu & Needham, 2002:1). The history of acupuncture can be traced back to the Stone Age according to archaeological discoveries and the earliest available records of its principles

  • Geriatric Assessment

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    Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment The geriatric assessment is a multidimensional, multidisciplinary diagnostic instrument designed to collect data on the medical, psychosocial and functional capabilities and limitations of elderly patients. Various geriatric practitioners use the information generated to develop treatment and long-term follow-up plans, arrange for primary care and rehabilitative services, organize and facilitate the intricate process of case management, determine long-term care