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    Ralph Yeung

    Jun 2012
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    • BSc, Queen's University, 2011
    • MSc (IP), Queen's University, 2013


    • Health Sciences
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Psychology

    About Ralph Yeung

    In his undergraduate career, Ralph pursued research topics in behavioural psychology, analytic chemistry and clinical orthopedics. He also participated in a novel teaching paradigm in the anatomical sciences which he has since become a senior teaching assistant for. Specializing in the topics of Life Sciences, with specialization in the Neurosciences, Ralph is currently pursuing a M.Sc. at Queen's University studying the enteric nervous system. Besides his Honours degree in Life Sciences, Ralph is also a first aid instructor and a nationally licensed Medical Radiation Technologist who has clinical experience working in medical imaging in large trauma center and smaller outpatient settings.

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    Clinical Case Study

    Case Scenario

    Ms. G., a 23-year-old diabetic, is admitted to the hospital with a cellulitis of her left lower leg. She has been applying heating pads to the leg for the last 48 hours, but the leg has become more painful and she has developed chilling.

    Using the case study and the information b READ MORE »

    Health Sciences / Topics in Health and Wellness » 518161

    Impacts on the Asteroid in Earth's Atmosphere

    1. Due to friction with the Earth's atmosphere, a large static electric charge could build up on our plummeting asteroid fragment. Would you expect our fragment to generate a magnetic field? Explain why or why not.

    2. As the fragment falls through the atmosphere, it is heated and some of the m READ MORE »

    Physics / Astrophysics and Atmospheric Physics / Astronomy / Solar System / Asteroids » 505055

    Asteroid Physics Problems

    1. As mentioned before, our asteroid is in the shape of a sphere and has a mass of 1000 kilograms. Determine the density (in grams per cubic centimeter) of this asteroid if its diameter is known to be 1.0 meters. Useful information: 1 kg = 1000 g, 1 m = 100 cm, volume of sphere = 4/3 p r3. Remember READ MORE »

    Physics / Astrophysics and Atmospheric Physics / Astronomy / Solar System / Asteroids » 502876

    Acidosis and Urinary Disorders


    A 42-year-old female presents with metabolic acidosis from starvation.

    1. What might be her symptoms in metabolic acidosis?

    2. How would her pH, carbon dioxide, and bicarbonate levels be upon presentation if no compensation has occurred?

    3. What other conditions may cause metabo READ MORE »

    Biology / Human Biology / Human Anatomy and Physiology » 498990

    Tort Reform - Who does it benefit?

    Watch the Part 3 Tort Reform: The Solution or Punishment video. In your opinion, do you think Tort Reform will benefit the patients or the medical practitioners? How will this change effect medical institutions?


    Health Sciences / Topics in Health and Wellness » 499190
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