describe substances, mainly bases, that are used to counteract excess stomach acid and relieve heartburn

Antacid’ is a common term used to describe substances, mainly bases, that are used to counteract excess stomach acid and relieve heartburn. In this lab report I am going to investigate the neutralising behaviour of six different antacids on hydrochloric acid. Antacids are available in a variety of different formulations and are mainly available as over-the-counter (OTC) preparations. Antacids work by neutralising excess stomach acid and by doing so they raise the pH of the stomach. The pain felt by the sufferer…
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More and more parents have been turning their backs on giving their children the triple MMR vaccine. Controversy over MMR safety was triggered after a paper was published in 1998 in a medical journal suggesting the vaccine was linked to autism. The level of vaccinations has fallen below the World Health Organisations target of 95%. Any level below this does not provide herd immunity. This means the risk of suffering from one of these illnesses is higher for children who…
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Throughout this section we looked at the behaviour that we can associate with health and illness, as we explored two stages throughout the process of becoming ill. In stage two of the process we look at how the symptoms develop, these can be physical, social and psychological. Whereas in stage three of the process it discusses more of the interpretation and perception of these symptoms as people need to view these problems as a health related issue because they can…
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“If I go out into nature, into the unknown, to the fringes of knowledge, everything seems mixed up and contradictory, illogical and incoherent. This is what research does; it smoothes out contradiction and makes things simple, logical and coherent.” (Waltz et al 1991) Research delivers information. The more information we have about the population, the more we are able to influence and control the health services. Research may be descriptive, dealing with questions like “how many”, “who”, “what’, or it may…
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This essay will discuss one aspect of care, from a service user’s perspective, and consider the way in which the knowledge gained can help a student to develop their practice. The aspect of care chosen for discussion was the advice given to a service user who visited his general practitioner complaining of the symptoms of depression. The rationale for the choice was the fact that depression was considered to be a significant current issue since it is a common condition….
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These interviews is been done by Shaida Nadia Bt Shaidin, Norani Sahak and Nurul ‘Aisya Syahliza Bt Mohd Ali. We wish to thank Mr. Mohd Fazlin as, the EHS Officer, Environment Safety and Health Department in GlaxoSmithKline, Ampang/Ulu Kelang Industrial Estate for his permission to present this paper. We wish to express our gratitude for his time and effort in providing all the information that we need in a nick of time. Thanks also to Mr. Asmidi Farhan Bin Mashan…
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Geeta Kumar Dr. McLaughlin MGMT 190 August 16, 2012 Evaluating St Vincent’s Hospital Recruitment Process 1. I believe St. Vincent’s Hospital is using to many recruiting sources, all of which are unsuccessful. Because there was 11 percent of nursing positions that were not filled five years ago and now it has increased to 23 percent. Having multiple recruiting sources can be beneficial only if they all are successful, but each source is unsuccessful and the hospital is wasting money and…
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