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Cystic fibrosis
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The secretary glands contain sweat and mucus. Parents who give rise to offsprings with Cystic fibrosis might not have the disease themselves… It also affects the lungs by building up and blocking the airways that carry the air in and out of the lungs. Thus, the blockage does not allow bacteria to grow and resulting in infections. In most cases, the disease…
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Cystic Fibrosis
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The gene in question is called cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) which normally expresses a protein that helps chloride ions move in and out of epithelial cells lining… Hence, the normal movement of chloride ions is disrupted, producing thick aggregates of mucus that clog air passages resulting in breathing difficulty and chronic…
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Cystic Fibrosis
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Existence of cystic fibrosis has been known for a very long time from stories of old cleaning ceremonies where foreheads of children were licked to see if they were salty and if they were those children were feared to die soon due to the disease which we today call cystic fibrosis (Busch, 13-15 ).… Another important clinical feature included severe respiratory…
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Cystic Fibrosis
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The sweat of a person with CF will be much saltier than that of the average person which lead to the first and still standard test for CF in which the sweat is tested… Reflecting on the experiences of the patient who has CF provides deeper insight in to the illness and shows that it has a great impact on the lives of the child, family, and then the adult who…
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Cystic Fibrosis
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It occurs when both parents to a patient are carriers of the defective CFTR gene thereby contributing to the embryo. The carrier… The CFTR protein is located in epithelial cells, which form a lining of major body organs. The CFTR protein in people without cystic Fibrosis controls the flow of salt and water through the epithelial walls. As a result, it retains…
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Cystic Fibrosis
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Existence of cystic fibrosis has been known for a very long time from stories of old cleaning ceremonies where foreheads of children were licked to see if they were salty and if they were those children were feared to die soon due to the disease which we today call cystic… nifestation of the disease in the form of pancreatic malabsorption considered to be due…
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Cystic Fibrosis
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Medical archives indicate that, among the litany of genetic diseases known to affect man, cystic fibrosis constitutes one of the thoroughly researched and understood diseases. To this end, it has provided insight on the multiple medical problems that arise from a single genetic defect. … The exact date on the first case of cystic fibrosis has not yet been…
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Cystic Fibrosis
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Medical archives indicate that, among the litany of genetic diseases known to affect man, cystic fibrosis constitutes one of the thoroughly researched and understood diseases. To this end, it has provided insight on the multiple medical problems that arise from a single genetic… To better provide insight of cystic fibrosis, an intricate understanding is…
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Cystic Fibrosis
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Cystic fibrosis is a recessive genetic disorder caused by a single mutated gene; the mutated gene is cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator (CFTR). It occurs when both parents to a patient are carriers of the defective CFTR gene thereby contributing to the embryo.… Caucasians are the highly affected by cystic fibrosis patients, although it occurs in all…
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Cystic fibrosis
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This disease is inherited and its primary feature is the excessive production of mucus. The mucus is abnormally thick and sticky and may cause inflammation in the lungs and pancreas. This… It is possible that several hundred different mutations of the gene exist than can cause cystic fibrosis. The gene was discovered in 1989. The underlying defect stems from a…
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Case study information: Information per CF clinic visit on 3/30/2010 Name: NA (female) DOB: 10/07/ 1994 Diagnosis: Cystic Fibrosis, pancreatic insufficiency, CFRD, sinusitis, gastroesophageal reflux Past medical history of pneumonia Genetics: delta F 508/delta F 508 Airway Clearance: In-Courage (vest) System, 30 minutes 2x/day, Acapella, Quake Most recent laboratory data: taken 10/7/2009, due for blood draw today for annual labs and allergy labs, chest x-ray done 11/08/2009 Medications: Albuterol nebulizer 2 puffs 2x/day or as needed every 4 hours, Pulmozyme 1 vial 1x/day, Asmanex 220 mcg one click 2x/day, Colymycine inhaled 2x/day 28 days on, 28 days off and gentamycin alternating months 28 …
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Biochemistry - Cystic Fibrosis
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This gene mutation blocks chloride transport causing cystic fibrosis. The protein called the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) influences the transport of… In some cases, the CFTR protein is prevented entirely to take place at all and in some cases, CFTR protein does produce and get its way into the cell membrane but cannot operate…
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Cystic Fibrosis Community Assessment
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The goal of the present paper is to conduct a community health care service assessment with a focus on the Cystic Fibrosis prevalence within the community. Therefore, the paper shall examine the demographics of this community, its resources and needs… a) Sex and Age: This is a heterogeneous community comprising of both males and females in almost…
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Impacts of Cystic Fibrosis
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This essay is focused on the investigation of the cystic fibrosis impacts. According to the text, the impacts and effects of Cystic Fibrosis at Prenatal Care extend to both the expectant mother and the unborn baby. … The impacts and effects of Cystic Fibrosis at Prenatal Care extend to both the expectant mother and the unborn baby. During the pregnancy, a…
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Cystic Fibrosis Transplantaton
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In the United States there are an estimated 30,000 individuals diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis (“About cf,” 2014). Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is associated with issues of the pancreas, lungs, and gastrointestinal… CF is inheritable and live threatening genetic disorder mostly experienced at the Northern European parts .To develop the disorder, one must inherit…
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Lung Transplant in Cystic Fibrosis
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LUNG TRANSPLANTS (for patients with cystic fibrosis) Name of Student (author) Student ID Number: Name of Course: Professor’ Name: Name of School (University) Estimated Word Count: 1,927 December 31, 2011 LUNG TRANSPLANTS FOR PATIENTS WITH CF Introduction Cystic fibrosis is a recessive genetic disease due to genetic mutation of the gene that is responsible for regulation of the body's sweat, digestive juices and mucus.…
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Lung Transplant for Patients with Cystic Fibrosis
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The author of the paper "Lung Transplant for Patients with Cystic Fibrosis" discusses the necessity of lung transplantation in case of cystic fibrosis. Reportedly, cystic fibrosis is a recessive genetic disease due to the genetic mutation of the gene.… Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disease that affects the body's secretory glands which are the producers…
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Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes: A Literature Review
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The current dissertation "Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes: A Literature Review" is primarily purposed to state that manifestations such as diabetes mellitus become apparent, and late complications of treatment are beginning to present new medical problems. … The results of the OGTT, fasting glucose were 5.6 plus/minus .9 mmol/ and HbA1c 6.3 plus/minus .8%.…
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Treatment of Pancreatic Insufficiency due to Cystic Fibrosis
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Cystic fibrosis is a rare inborn autosomal recessive disease common among people of Northern and Central Europe. CF is all about the problem of mutation of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator or CFTR gene, which makes possible the secretion of the protein that regulates body fluids like digestive fluids, sweat and mucus. … The pancreas is…
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Early detection of signs of aminoglycoside-induced hearing loss in children with cystic fibrosis
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early detection of signs of aminoglycoside-induced hearing loss in children with cystic fibrosis [Type the document subtitle] Aminoglycoside based antibiotics are being considered as one of the primary sources of auditory disorders among human beings, and especially in children.… So, the early detection mechanisms can deploy this factor in a very productive…
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Report about this paper In Vitro Activities of Synthetic Host Defense Propeptides Processed by Neutrophil Elastase against Cystic Fibrosis Pathogens
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This is because HDPs play diverse and complex roles in immune response from mediating the killing of invading microorganisms to being potent antimicrobial peptides at modest… The potential of HDPs as multifunctional effectors of innate immunity in higher organism provides the impetus and motivation for the progress in their research. The research paper being…
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Assessing the validity of screening audiological tests in detecting early signs of ototoxicity in cystic fibrosis children
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Results Simple Linear regression equation was plotted and correlation co-efficients were analyzed along with kappa values. Result1: Left Standard PTA (Y) to Left Screening HFPTA(X) Y = alpha + beta X Intercept (alpha) 0 Slope (beta) 0.6 S.D. (beta) 0.0974 T-Stat (beta) 6.1619 P-Value (beta) 0 Correlation 0.7474 R-squared 0.5586 Result 2:Right Standard PTA (Y) to Right Screening HFPTA(X) Y = alpha + beta X Intercept (alpha) 0 Slope (beta) 1 S.D.…
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Cf child
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It is a genetic complication with effects such as recurrent cough, “recurrent chest and lung infections,” and low weight (The National Health Services 2012, p. 1). No cure has been developed for the condition… All identified effects of the exercise were positive induced emotional and physical status as well as the children’s self worth. The children’s…
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Medicine
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Table of Contents Introduction 4 Type of Research 5 Central Question for Research 5 Research Activity on the Subject 6 Aims and Objectives of Research 7 Description of Methodology 7 Results and Conclusions 9 References 18 Article Review and Discussion of Results: THE EFFECT OF ASPERGILLUS FUMIGATUS INFECTION ON VITAMIN D RECEPTOR EXPRESSION IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS (Coughlan, Chotirmall, Renwick, et al.…
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Psychology ( paramedic )
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The discussion will focus on the children suffering from cystic fibrosis and how it effects their overall development and their families… This further leads to respiratory problems. Children suffering from cystic fibrosis have to go through lot of medication to keep them healthy (Giddings, 2009, p. 43). A study was embraced to figure out if groups of children…
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