Questions for Pathophysiology of Stress and Glucocorticoid Therapy

Questions for Pathophysiology of Stress and Glucocorticoid Therapy

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Questions for Pathophysiology of Stress and Glucocorticoid Therapy 1. What is the Adrenal medulla responsible for? 2. What is the Adrenal cortex responsible for? 3. Of the two which hold more responsibility? 4. When aldoesterone (Mineralcorticoids) is secreted what is retained and what results? 5. Which of the parts of the adrenal cortex is the most prevelant? 6. The pituitary gland has two parts. 7. Of the two parts, which does the antidieuretic hormone take place in? 8. What is stress? 9. What is a stressor? 10. What type of stressor are you having while studying for a test? 11. What type of stressor are you having while sick? 12. What are the different responses evoked when different stressor of shapes and sizes are occurring? 13. How are we maintaining homeostasis when a stressor is upon us? 14. What is the homeostatic regulator? 15. Where is this regulator located? 16. What are examples of positive feedback our bodies go through? 17. What hormone is released by the hypothalamus that starts the neg. feedback process?
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course NURSING Nursing taught by Professor Nursing during the Spring '08 term at Kentucky.

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