Archive | November, 2013

Discussion on Average Heart Rate By Krystell Peralta

Abstract An experiment was performed to determine the effects of change in position and exercise on heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rate and respiratory minute volume. Heart rate was measured in three different positions, supine, sitting, and standing, plus staying on a standing position for two minutes and five minutes. Heart rate was also measured […]

First Aid for Catfish Stings

Catfish stings are caused by a type of ray-finned fish known for their prominent barbells called catfish. Named after their resemblance with cat’s whiskers, catfish have substantial commercial importance. They are served as part of dishes, either fished or farmed, but some species are used in aquarium hobby. Catfish are also popularly called “mud cats,” […]

Cardiogenic Shock

Cardiogenic shock occurs when the heart’s contractility in pumping blood throughout the body is impaired and the supply of oxygen rich blood is not reaching the vital organs of the body for nourishment. The cause of cardiogenic shock  is known as either coronary or noncoronary in nature. Coronary cardiogenic shock is more common than noncoronary cardiogenic […]

Preparing for Biological Emergencies

Biological emergencies refer to situations where there is a spread of infective micro-organisms or substances that lead to illnesses. Viruses, bacteria, and poisons cause biological emergencies. These unwanted micro-organisms can be spread into the air, put into drinking water, or used to contaminate food products. It is also possible for viruses and bacteria to spread through […]

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