Looking To Get a Physician’s Assistant Degree?

Going to the doctor can always be a stressful ordeal, not limited by the fact that you are in pain or ill, having to open up to someone who, in some cases, is a stranger and then trusting that they know the best way to cure your illness or alleviate your pain. Furthermore there is always that physician’s assistant smiling, helping the doctor picking up tools or even giving advice. In that stress, have you ever found yourself wondering “What degree does a physician’s assistant need?” I know, I know it sounds petty to question a PA’s capabilities, this is someone who has …

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Stage 4 Kidney Disease On Dialysis

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A patient with stage 4 kidney disease means that his glomerular filtration rate is lower than 15 ml/min/1.73m2.  This is also known as end stage renal disease. The patient develops this stage when more than 80% of the renal function is lost. There are lot of problems associated with stage 4 kidney disease because the kidneys can no longer function to excrete the toxic waste and excess water from the body. Kidneys also maintain the electrolyte balance and produce erythropoietin hormone which is essential in forming red blood cells from the bone marrow. There can be metabolic abnormalities such as uremia, hypercalcemia and …

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What are Eye Floaters?

Nowadays, more and more people tend to have vision problems. One particular type of problem affecting the eyes may be something called eye floaters. Eye floaters are small spots that tend to drift in front of your field of vision. Usually, they stand out whenever you look at a place, location, or light source with a lot of brightness. Smaller eye floaters are not a problem, but the larger ones can indeed shadow your vision. Eye floaters are pieces of collagen, and they are a part of the vitreous, a substance that is like gel and can be found in the back of …

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