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Ali Rajani

KCL Medic | Evidence based coaching

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Biology

Asked by Jeniffer · 2 years ago

Why do evolutionists think that resistant bacteria is proof of evolution?

It would be better phrased to say that *increased* resistance to stronger antibiotics is evidence for evolution. When an antibiotic is introduced, it is usually done so because the effects are dramatic in suppressing bacterial populations. Therefore, an increasing incidence of resistant bacteria goes to show that the selection pressure from antibiotics induced a need for a resistance factor in... more

General

Asked by Jess · 2 years ago

What is the best way to revise so the information gets stuck in your head and you don’t forget it?

1. Firstly understand the topic. You may find it easier if you organise the topic into a tree of questions which explain the topic to the foundational knowledge required to grasp the concept. 2. Apply the concept in questions or revisit the material in a way where you need to pull information out of your head. You can do this via past papers or flash cards. This is known as active recall. This p... more

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Asked by First · 2 years ago

What’s the difference between a doctor and a nurse?

The difference stems from purpose and the resulting training that takes place. Doctors have a managerial role when it comes to the care of the patient. They create and co-ordinate the care plan of the patient, ensuring they receive attention from the required healthcare professionals e.g. physios, dieticians, nurses and so forth. In producing the care plan, they take the patients history and exp... more

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Asked by Ssarah · 2 years ago

Please give me a tip how to write a review about bad restauran?

Keep it very short and digestible. 1. What did you not like (One line sentence) 2. Why did you not like it (Give 2 -3 reasons) 3. What were your expectations (one line) 4. Describe how this experience will affect your future decision to go to or recommend the restaurant. That’s all! Hope your next experience is better :)

Biology

Asked by Sarah · 2 years ago

What happens to lac repressors in E-coli when lactose is present?

This effect takes place when glucose is exhausted and lactose is present: 1. Lactose binds to lac repressors. 2. Bound lac repressors undergo conformational change in shape and detach from the operator (Lac O). 3. The free operator region allows RNA polymerase to bind the promoter region to upregulate (increase) the transcription of Lac Z (Beta-galactosidase) and Lac Y (Lactose permease). 4.... more

Biology

Asked by Kab · 2 years ago

What is Cushing’s disease?

A disease caused by exposure to chronic (repeated) glucocorticoid excess and the malfunctioning of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis. This can be due to a iatrogenic causes (consumption of steroids or use of hydrocortisone lotion) or due to tumours in the HPA. This usually manifest in signs such as increased blood pressure, abnormal distribution of fat (Excess on shoulders and belt... more

General

Asked by Emily · 2 years ago

Any tips how to get over being squeamish/ fainting of blood?

Appreciate that blood is just like any other bodily fluid - An accumulation of water, protein and fats. You most likely fear it only because you picture blood in the context of life threatening or infectious situations, both of which can bring unease. Try to understand where your feelings of unease may come from. If you can get work as a healthcare assistant, you can begin taking blood on a re... more

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Ali Rajani

KCL Medic | Evidence based coaching

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17Questions answered
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