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Biomedical Devices for the Eyes
Students examine the structure and function of the human eye, learning some amazing features about our eyes, which provide us with sight and an understanding of our surroundings. Students also learn about some common eye problems and the biomedical devices and medical procedures that resolve or help to lessen the effects of these vision deficiencies, including vision correction surgery.
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Prevention Strategies for Needlestick and Body Fluid Exposures
This lively nine minute video, geared towards medical student and resident learners, teaches techniques for prevention of needlestick and body fluid exposure. It presents universal precautions and reviews the pearls and pitfalls of commonly performed procedures which involve the use of needles.
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Mental Status Exam: Normal Exam: Praxis
The patient is asked to perform skilled motor tasks without any nonverbal prompting. Skills tested for should involve the face then the limbs. In order to test for praxis the patient must have normal comprehension and intact voluntary movement. Apraxia is typically seen in lesions of the dominant inferior parietal lobe. The first principle of neurologic diagnosis is regional or anatomical localization. In order to become skillful the student must understand how structure relates to function of t
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1.1.3 Activités 2 et 3

Activité 2

Listen to Extract 40 in which you ask Christine where three places are. Speak after each prompt. The first one has been done as an example.

Écoutez l'extrait 40 et parlez dans les pauses.


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Sensory Exam: Anatomy: Dorsal Column-Medial Lemniscus
The axons from the 1st order neurons located in the dorsal root ganglion enter the dorsal root entry zone and then ascend in the dorsal columns on the same side of the cord until they reach the 2nd order neurons in the medulla. Axons from the 2nd order neurons cross at the level of the medulla and then travel near the midline in the medial lemniscus. By the time the medial lemniscus reaches the rostral pons it has moved laterally and at this point it is in close proximity to the spinothalamic tr
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1 Sur la Côte d'Amour

This section on summer holidays in France starts with a video sequence showing a typical beach scene from a French resort on the Atlantic coast. As well as finding out a little about the history of holiday-making in France, we hear present-day holiday-makers describing the advantages and disadvantages of a popular beach. A number of people then explain how much holiday they take and when they can take it. Finally we explore current trends and investigate how popular foreign holidays are among
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wisskomm wochenschau 8/08
German vodcast about science communications. Diese Woche: Die Wurzel, eine Mathezeitschrift für Schüler, der Wettbewerb "Mathe erleben", die Encyclopedia of Life (EOL), Matthew Nisbet zur Zukunft des Wissenschaftsjournalismus, der Science Tunnel ist in Berlin, "Aus" für das Videoportal stage6, "The War" von Ken Burns bei Arte (und in den USA bei PBS), Wissenschaft per Popmusik einst bei Nickelodeon und als Remix. Die Wisskomm Wochenschau ist eine Gemeinschaftsproduktion von Wisskomm e.v. und
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1st St Cross Special Ethics Seminar TT11: Professor Roger Trigg
Human Rights vs Religion? If human rights are seen as an important element in ethics, two opposed historical currents affect modern judgments. The first, stemming from seventeenth century England and eighteenth century America sees rights as having a religious base. The second, associated with the later European Enlightenment sees religion as a threat to social stability , to be contained by the appeal to rights. The opposing insights are the root of much moral controversy. Which is right?
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1.2.1 Death and Tolstoy

Inevitably, the way in which people deal with death, whether by denial or by the construction of a complex system of beliefs and myths, leads to questions about the meaning of life. For Julia Neuberger this is the lesson of death. ‘It is nothing to fear of itself, but it concentrates the mind powerfully in examining what it is we mean by life’ (Neuberger and White, 1991, p. 13).

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Learning outcomes

By the time you have completed this unit you should be able to:

  • Relate beliefs about death to the meaning people attach to life;

  • Reflect upon the way in which death structures life;

  • Critically evaluate new encounters with death affect perspectives upon life;

  • Assess the quality of dying;

  • Critically examine the notion of a ‘good death’ in relation to individual experience;

  • Recognise the implication
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References

Glaser, B. G. and Strauss, A. L. (1965) Awareness of Dying, Chicago, Aldine.
Foucault, M. (1977) Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison (trans. Sheridan, A.), Harmondsworth, Penguin.
Hochschild, A. (1983) The Managed Heart: The Commercialisation of Human Feeling, Berkeley, University of California Press.

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Learning outcomes

After completing this unit you should be able to:

Knowledge and understanding

  • evaluate end-of-life care approaches in the UK and challenges to care delivery.

Cognitive skills

  • evaluate the usefulness of theoretical models of death, dying and bereavement;

  • recognise the relevance of critical social perspectives associated with death, dying and bereavement.

Practical and/or professional skills
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References

Cooper, B. (2008) ‘Constructive first engagement: best practice in social work interviewing – keeping the child in mind’ in Jones, K., Cooper, B. and Ferguson, H. (eds) Best Practice in Social Work: Critical Perspectives, London, Palgrave.
Glaister, A. (2008) ‘Introducing critical practice’ in Fraser, A.W. and Matthews, S. (eds) The Critical Practitioner in Social Work and Health Care
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