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Epidemiology and Treatment of Sickle Cell Anemia

This research paper describes how sickle cell anemia results from factors pertaining to hemoglobin. The writer describes crises th...

Treatment of Sickle Cell Anemia

long as several days, which detrimentally impacts the bones, back and chest, with recurring crises inflicting damage upon lungs, k...

Sickle Cell Anemia

but can pass it on to their children (TeensHealth, 2007). The Mayo Clinic (2007) indicates that, "Approximately one in 12 black Am...

Sickle Cell Anemia, Genetic Bases

This overview of sickle cell disease discusses the genes associated with sickle cell anemia. Three pages in length, five sources a...

Sickle Cell Anemia and Bone Marrow Transplants

In a paper consisting of six pages pros and cons of bone marrow transplants for the treatment of sickle cell anemia are discussed....

Overview of Sickle Cell Anemia

patterns have lead researchers to conclude that a cure is looming in the not too distant future. But will it come in time, the stu...

Understanding Sickle Cell Anemia

and intermittent episodes of vascular occlusion causing both acute and chronic pain. It is estimated that 70,000 Americans of diff...

Sickle Cell Anemia and its Biochemistry

cells which carries oxygen throughout the body, is spherical and soft and as such is ideally suited to traverse the sometimes cons...

Information on Sickle Cell Anemia

This research paper offers a comprehensive discussion of sickle cell anemia that includes its causes and also the geographic and d...

Anemia

name can be traced to an ancient Greek word that translates to mean "without blood". The term "anemia", however, encompasses a va...

Historical Impacts of the Disease Malaria

in World War II and those serving in the military in Vietnam. We have experienced this disease even more directly, however, right...

Sickle Cell Disease Awareness and Advocacy Strategies

promote new and innovative treatments for sickle cell disease, as well as to increase the quality of life in those who have the di...

Sickle Cell Disease, an Overview

This research paper offers a comprehensive overview of sickle cell disease (SCD). First of all, the writer describes the gene muta...

Differences In The Way A Mammalian Cell And Yeast Cells Coordinate Cell Growth And Cell-Cycle Progression

cells, which means that there must be check points as there is a constant average size in a yeast cell population, if this were no...

Case Assessment of Neurological and HEENT Assessment

muscle responses and her muscle strength appeared normal. She complained of pain during assessments of physical condition, but th...

Sickle Cell Disorders

circulation problems (Bennett, 2005). When oxygenated properly, the cells may return to the normal round shape, unless they are al...

Case Study Director Of Blood Management

A real nurse leader is the subject of the beginning of this essay. She is the Director of Blood Management and is interested in se...

Elective Surgery and Preoperative Anemia

There is a greater possibility of being transfused if the patient has anemia prior to surgery. There is a greater chance of compli...

The Elderly and Anemia

elderly, the most common of which include chronic disease, inflammation and blood loss (Williamson et al, nd). Smith reports there...

Research on Stem Cells

This essay discusses several aspects of stem cells and stem cell research beginning with what are stem cells and why are they so i...

Cell Structure Aspects and Current Research

In ten pages cell structure aspects are examined in terms of current research and include a consideration of nerve cells, cell div...

Stem Cell Research/Not an Ethical Issue

equivalent. Stem cells are extracted while the embryo is, as yet, an undifferentiated ball of microscopic cells referred to as a b...

Medical Ethical Dilemma - Stem Cell Research

totipotent cells, which becomes the placenta and inside the blastocyst are numerous embryonic stem cells (Sumanas, Inc., 2007). It...

Prevention and Management of Constipation

healthcare provider to assess the potential risk of constipation and helping to get preventative measures (Campbell et al, 2001). ...

Stem Cells Research Use and Business Ethics

cells under specific condition, hence their presence in embryos and foetuses, they develop into whatever cells are required for th...

Overview of Human Papillomavirus (PPV)

up on their own, they can recur at any time, and for the most common HPV types that do not cause warts, treatment can prove ineffe...

Chemical Dependency Issues

the substance replaces recreational social or occupational activities (American Psychiatric Association, 2000). * The continuing u...

Considerations in Stem Cell Research

of all the possibilities were fetal stem cells. Because fetal stem cells are collected from fetuses at a specific time during the...

The Limitations of Human Cloning and Stem Cell Research

of these embryonic stem cells left and the adult stem cells are just not as promising. In order to explore this subject further, i...

Morality of Stem Cell Research

of productive, almost miraculous ways; however, there are also problematic moral issues involved due to debates concerning the poi...