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The Beauty of Staying Together

Calvina, the young battered wife of Duane, is in desperate need of a new start in life. Will her jealous husband, the mad man with whom she had been unequally yoked, prove too much to ever hope for a chance of staying together--a chance to fix her troubled marriage? Read chapter one now!


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Las experiencias cercanas a la muerte: ¿Qué dice la Biblia cristiana?

Profundizamos la cuestión de las experiencias cercanas a la muerte desde una perspectiva cristiana que se basa en las escrituras de la palabra de Dios, la Biblia cristiana. No hacemos especulaciones sino que estudiamos las experiencias reales que han vivido mucha gente que compartieron sus historias--algunas de ellas son felices mientras que otras son aterradoras. ¡Véase un extracto!


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¿Pueden los cristianos ser maldecidos?

¿Se ha preguntado alguna vez si los cristianos pueden ser maldecidos por la brujería? Si usted es una de las muchas personas que sí tiene esa duda, no está solo. Muchos creyentes, sobre todo los líderes cristianos, enseñan que la historia de Balac y Balaam en el Antiguo Testamento nos demuestra que Dios no permite que los cristianos sean maldecidos por brujería. Pero, estudiar esa historia de cerca revela que las cosas no son así de sencillas. Obtenga respuestas.


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¿Qué Tiene que Ver Conmigo? por Teófila Gottfried

¿Qué tiene que ver conmigo lo que dice la Biblia? ¿Sirve en estos días lo que se cuenta allí? ¿No son anticuadas sus enseñanzas? ¿Qué tengo que ver yo con gente que vivió hace dos, cuatro o seis mil años? ¿Es posible aplicar a mi vida algo de lo que dice la Biblia? ¿O los Diez Mandamientos es todo lo que enseña? En tal caso ¿puedo considerarme "buena persona" si los cumplo? Lo que leemos en la Biblia tiene que ver con todos los seres humanos, sean cristianos o judíos, ateos o agnósticos, budistas, musulmanes o adherentes a alguna de las filosofías o nuevas religiones que surgen en el mundo. ¿Por qué? Ver mayor información sobre este libro dinámico.

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Pediatric Rule of Nines to Estimate Extent of Burns

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What Is the Pediatric Rule of Nines?



Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics are among the health care providers who make use of a system for quickly estimating the extent of burns. When the patient is a child, the pediatric rule of nines is frequently employed to give a rough estimate of the body surface area (BSA) that has been burned. Keep in mind that this system cannot be used to determine the severity of burns, rather only the extent of them. Note also that there is a rule of nines system for estimating the extent of burns in adult patients. But, the percentages are slightly different for the head and the legs for adults.

Looking at the Body in Sections



The central concept of the rule of nines is to view the body in sections that represent approximately 9% of the BSA. The legs of infants and children are smaller relative to an adult body. And, the head is relatively larger. This is why the measurement system we are reviewing here is sometimes referred to as the pediatric rule of nines or the rule of nine for children.

Pediatric Rule of Nines for Infants



The body of an infant for the purpose of quickly estimating the extent of burns is as follows:

Head - 18%
Each arm - 9%
Chest - 9%
Abdomen - 9%
Upper back - 9%
Lower back - 9%
Groin - 1%
Each leg - 13.5%

Note: The chest and abdomen amount to the front torso. The upper and lower back amount to the back torso.

So, we have 18% for the head, plus 18% for both arms, plus 18% for the front torso, plus 18% for the back, plus 1% for the groin, plus 27% for both legs. 18 + 18+ 18 + 18 + 1 + 27 = 100% body surface area (BSA).

If the chest and the right arm of a baby were burned, we would say that about 18% of the BSA is burned, according to the pediatric rule of nines.

Estimating the Extent of Burns in Children



Although children are pediatric patients, they are not infants. Therefore, there are differences in the percentages of the pediatric rule of nines for them. They are as follows:

Head - 12%
Each arm - 9%
Chest - 9%
Abdomen - 9%
Upper back - 9%
Lower back - 9%
Groin - 1%
Each leg - 16.5%

Note: The chest and abdomen amount to the front torso. The upper and lower back amount to the back torso.

So, we have 12% for the head, plus 18% for both arms, plus 18% for the front torso, plus 18% for the back, plus 1% for the groin, plus 33% for both legs. 12 + 18+ 18 + 18 + 1 + 33 = 100% body surface area (BSA).

The pediatric rule of nines, just like the rule of nines for adults, has recently changed slightly. These are the percentages in use in 2012.

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Double Portion of Elijahs Spirit: Soul Transfer in the Bible?

The second chapter of the book of II Kings is the part of the story of Elijah and Elisha with which we are dealing. Probably the most interesting thing we learn is that Elisha received a double portion of Elijah's spirit, who was taken up to heaven. This is one of the main, if not the main, biblical passage that is used to support the belief that soul transfer, also known as spirit transfer, or walk-ins, is actually a Christian concept with biblical support. Don't be deceived! Get the definitive biblical answer now.

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