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profession (better known than defined) concerned with the provision of services essential to the maintenance and restoration of health by attending the needs of sick persons. Also, feeding a infant at the breast.

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Can Systolic BP ever be less than Diastolic?

My background is physics; not biology, but I am doing a course to be a nursing assistant. We've been learning to take blood pressure, and what it means. Systolic is the higher number; pressure when the heart beats. Diastolic is the lower pressure, when the ...

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by ChrisHoStuart
Sun Oct 13, 2013 8:04 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Can Systolic BP ever be less than Diastolic?
Replies: 5
Views: 10098

Female fight

... via fighting or dominating other males, proves himself. Females are less available less often for procreation due to time spent gestating and nursing. (mammals being discussed here) Many animal females will not mate unless they come into heat. Some males come into rut, but many are willing ...

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by Wallyanna
Wed May 09, 2012 5:20 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Female fight
Replies: 7
Views: 5206


... Animal Management for the last two years which, as well as biology, covers animal care, veterinary business, veterinary care and treatment, animal nursing, animal welfare, animal related law and the management of animals in a zoo. Dog breeding has come up quite frequently and we've studied it to ...

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by Squirrell
Thu Feb 23, 2012 12:00 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: genetic diseases of dogs
Replies: 8
Views: 6556

B.S and M.S in Bio, no job

Last year I got online nursing degree and did not have any trouble finding a job. The largest teaching hospital in my area has a program for new nurses and it welcomes new nurses on a surprising number of units. Working as a care partner ...

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by JennImme
Mon Jul 26, 2010 7:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: B.S and M.S in Bio, no job
Replies: 9
Views: 32672

Bioengineering vs. Genetic engineering

... I am in a BS for science program. It's not what I want so I am just building credits. The only thing at my school close enough to biochemistry is nursing and Pharmacy classes. Therefore I have finally decided to go to UIC or perhaps USC and they are offering BS classes in Biochemistry, immunology, ...

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by CXCR4
Fri Jan 01, 2010 6:18 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Bioengineering vs. Genetic engineering
Replies: 7
Views: 11571
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