Analysis questions - like to know what is causing the pain What would you tell her concerning this problem She has been playing tennis all summer

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In all living cells hydrostatic and osmotic pressures exist. Define these pressures and explain how they are used in the concept of tonicity of the cell.    A 75-year-old woman and her 9-year-old granddaughter were victims of a train crash. In both cases, trauma to the chest was sustained. X rays of the grandmother revealed several fractured ribs, but her granddaughter had none. Explain these different findings. Lynn has been waking up each night with intense pain in her calves. She  does not feel that it is serious enough to seek medical attention but would 
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Unformatted text preview: like to know what is causing the pain. What would you tell her concerning this problem? She has been playing tennis all summer for several hours each day. Could this have anything to do with the night pain? Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease in which the myelin sheaths are destroyed. What process does this interfere with and what would be the consequence? Death from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis usually results from respiratory infection secondary to compromised respiratory function. Explain why....
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This note was uploaded on 11/13/2011 for the course BIO 1010 taught by Professor Rodp during the Spring '11 term at Volunteer State Community College.

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