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Placement 2.1: Weeks 5+6

Week 5

3 long days (Mon, Thurs, Sun) an interview and an exam…Phew!

After my shift Monday, Tuesday was the final chance I had to revise before my exam. 1,398 more words

Phenytoin (Dilantin®, Phenytek®) - Voltage-Gated Sodium Channel Blocker

Phenytoin is a voltage-gated sodium channel blocker commonly prescribed as an anticonvulsant.  Phenytoin or its prodrug fosphenytoin are given intravenously in the treatment of status epilepticus or in oral formulations as control treatment in seizure disorders.  127 more words

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Sox Player In Critical Condition After Brain Aneurysm

CHICAGO (CBS) — White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar is stable but in critical condition after tests show he suffered a brain aneurysm before he was carried out of the dugout during Friday night’s game. 95 more words

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The surgical gown in this picture dates back to the early 80’s. We stopped wearing cloth in favor of paper. (Cheaper than doing laundry.) Someone just went down for claiming the gowns would shield against Ebola virus. 247 more words

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Risk Of Injury Of The Spinal Cord During Diving Is Very High. Part 3 of 3

Risk Of Injury Of The Spinal Cord During Diving Is Very High – Part 3 of 3

A spinal cord injury (SCI) can result from trauma, such as a motor vehicle accident, violence, or a fall; or a disease or disorder, such as a tumor or virus, that affects the spinal cord’s genius to send and receive messages to and from the brain. 106 more words

Risk Of Injury Of The Spinal Cord During Diving Is Very High. Part 2 of 3

Risk Of Injury Of The Spinal Cord During Diving Is Very High – Part 2 of 3

The spinal cord transmits signals from the brain to a muscle. 134 more words

Risk Of Injury Of The Spinal Cord During Diving Is Very High. Part 1 of 3

Risk Of Injury Of The Spinal Cord During Diving Is Very High – Part 1 of 3

Risk Of Injury Of The Spinal Cord During Diving Is Very High. 176 more words