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History of Microbiology – outline

By at September 17, 2012 | 8:07 am | 0 Comment

I. Microbiology A. Observe microscopic organisms (microbes) 1. Bacteria 2. Viruses 3. Fungi 4. Protozoa 5. Algae 6. Helminths (parasitic worms) B. Why is Microbiology important for you as a healthcare provider? 1. Understand infectious disease a. Ex) sterile technique, diagnostic, treatment, risk assessment, transmission, more...

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Adult Brain Tumors by Stefanie Meadows

By at August 1, 2012 | 6:05 pm | 0 Comment

This year alone 22,910 brain and spinal cord tumors will be diagnosed and if benign tumors were added to this total it would be much higher. Within in this number there are more males diagnosed at 12,630 than females who are at 10,280 and so more males will die form this disease than females . It averages out to about 1 in every 150 men will be diagnosed and around 7,720 more...

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Breast Cancer By Emma Kriegel

By at July 6, 2012 | 6:18 am | 0 Comment

Cancer is a common disease throughout the world. A type of cancer that many people, especially women, question about is breast cancer. Although more common in women, men can get breast cancer too. Breast cancer begins in the cells of a breast by a type of tumor called a malignant tumor. A malignant tumor is a cluster of cancer cells that attack surrounding areas of more...

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Restless Leg Syndrome by Hanisa Mehmedovic

By at July 4, 2012 | 8:15 am | 0 Comment

Do you ever wake up at night and feel a unpleasant and unusual cramp in your leg? Or have trouble falling asleep due to a crawling or a tingling feeling in your things, calves, or feet? If so, don't ignore it. This may be some sings or symptoms of Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS). RLS is a neurological movement disorder that targets the legs and feet during inactivity such as more...

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Congestive Heart Failure By Donna Columbus

By at June 30, 2012 | 7:59 am | 0 Comment

Congestive heart failure is the inability of the heart to supply sufficient blood flow to the entire body. This usually takes place when the body is congested with fluid or when the body needs more oxygen and nutrients than the heart can provide. A few signs or symptoms of this disease are shortness of breath, swelling of the legs and the inability to exercise. Many more...

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