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The Long-Term Effects of ElectroShock Therapy

Electroconvulsive therapy, also called electroshock therapy, is an inpatient psychiatric treatment in which seizures are triggered inside a patient to provide temporary relief from a variety of mental conditions. Patients undergoing electroconvulsive therapy often experience symptoms such as depression and stress, but in some patients it can also cause side effects, which can lead to …

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EMG Testing Can Assist in Diagnosing Many Medical Conditions

Emg is an abbreviation for Electroencephalograph, an imaging technique used to detect the frequency, amplitude, and direction of electrical activity in the brain. EMG testing and nerve conduction studies (NCS) are clinical neurophysiological tools used to assess brain function and disease. These tests are the main diagnostic tools for neuropsychiatric clinical neurophysiological research, a specialized …

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Using the Elisa Test to Determine Blood Banking Activity

The enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay is a widely used analytical chemical assay pioneered by Engwall and Perlman in 1971. The assay includes a non-gel solid phase antibody immunoassay that detects the presence of antigen in an inorganic -soluble or insoluble solution using specific antibodies guided by an antigen binding strategy. The elISA test can be performed …

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The Importance of Proper HandWashing

E. coli is a gram-positive obligate aerobic immobile multicellular conjugated multidrug-resistant bacterium belonging to the Ecoli species. It is the cause of many diseases, including urinary tract infections, bloodstream infections, and various infections in other parts of the body. It is widespread throughout the world due to various forms of food contamination, as well as …

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Embracing All That We Are

In counseling and therapy, inclusion has always had a very positive connotation or a very negative connotation, depending on how you look at it. Many people believe that ability, while not real behavior, is an essential component of success in all areas of life, including personal development, social skills, and psychological healing. The “good” side …