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Nursing Students | Microbiology Class

By at December 29, 2012 | 8:50 am | 0 Comment

Microbiology (St. Louis) Report by Maureen Schleeper December 6, 2012 BIO 203 INTRODUCTION Education is the first step to the prevention and spread of microorganisms within a hospital environment.  Understanding the general concepts of bacterial identification and the steps required for the identification of unknown pathogens emphasizes the overall importance of more...

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Microbiology Unknown Lab Reports

By at December 28, 2012 | 9:32 am | 0 Comment

Microbiology Unknown Lab Report by Courtney Wiedemer 12/06/2012   INTRODUCTION Throughout the duration of the microbiology class, many techniques were taught for culturing, transferring, viewing, and testing metabolic capabilities of microorganisms. The techniques were taught to allow students to be able to correctly identify an unknown microorganism by more...

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Klebsiella pneumoniae Unknown Lab Report

By at December 26, 2012 | 2:19 pm | 2 Comments

Unknown Lab Report Amy Kaiser 12/6/12 Fall/2012 Introduction By knowing what diseases are caused by different types of bacteria and their modes of action, healthcare workers can treat patients with the proper medication.  Also, healthcare workers can help prevent the spread of disease by knowing how different types of bacteria are passed.  The community benefits more...

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Cardiac Arrhythmias by Claire Perry 5 | CPR St. Louis

By at December 25, 2012 | 7:05 am | 2 Comments

The potential risks of having an EP study done include minor bleeding, temporary arrhythmias caused by the catheter itself, and temporary changes in blood pressure.  More serious complications include perforation of the heart wall causing a life threatening condition known as cardiac tamponade, or fluid around the heart.  Extensive bleeding can cause cardiac arrest and more...

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Cardiac Arrhythmias by Claire Perry 4 | CPR St. Louis

By at December 24, 2012 | 8:03 am | 0 Comment

Certain factors may increase the risk of developing an arrhythmia, including Coronary Artery Disease, previous heart surgeries, high blood pressure, thyroid problems, obesity, etc.  Narrowed arteries, heart attack, abnormal valves, and other physical heart damage are risk factors for almost every kind of cardiac arrhythmia. High blood pressure increases the risk of more...

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