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Cardiac Arrythmias

Explain the cardiac arrythmia referred to as the Ventricular Tachycardia (VT). Provide a diagram if possible.

Rising cost of health care

What is the relationship between the rising cost of healthcare in the US and the increase in prevalence and treatment of chronic illnesses in the past 25 years. (Why are costs rising so dramatically? Why were they down in the mid-1990s?)

Laterally flexing the spine

Have a subject sit astride in a chair with no arms, and laterally flex the spine as far as possible, first to one side then the other. Report the shape of the spine as seen from the rear and compare the 3 regions of the spine with regard to degree of lateral flexion. Report the variations in spinal mobility at the different r