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T/IC85.Kwashiorkor is a disorder among children who have achronic deficiency of protein in their diet. One of thecharacteristic symptoms is a distended and severelyswollen abdomen (Figure 6). Use the Internetand other sources to research kwashiorkor. Writea brief report of your findings. Be sure to explainthe connection between insufficient protein in thediet and the accumulation of tissue fluid leading toabdominal swelling.T/ICAFigure 6A child suffering from kwashiorkor86.Varicose veins develop from damage to the venousvalves and the veins of the lower legs. Individualswho spend a lot of time on their feet experiencevaricose veins. Use the Internet and other sources toresearch treatments for varicose veins. Compare thesetreatments by explaining each method, where it isperformed, its effectiveness, and possible side effects.Use diagrams if they are helpful.T/ICA87.Use the Internet and other sources to research thefollowing diseases of the lymphatic system: Hodgkin’slymphoma and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Compareand contrast these diseases in terms of symptoms,diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis.T/IA88. Patients receiving chemotherapy are often givenshots of pegfilgrastim. Using the Internet, find outwhat pegfilgrastim is, why it is needed before andduring chemotherapy, what it is supposed to do, andwhat the risks of taking this drug are. Write a one-page report explaining this information for potentialchemotherapy patients.T/ICA89.Results from a CBC (complete blood count) showhigh levels of plasma cells and low levels of red bloodcells (anemia). Other blood tests show high levelsof calcium and certain blood proteins. The doctorsuspects multiple myeloma. Using the Internet andother sources, research multiple myeloma. Create avisual media presentation for the class detailing thefollowing:T/ICA(a) description(b) symptoms(c) diagnosis(d) classification and staging(e) treatment and prognosis90.Use the Internet and other sources to research therole of rhesus monkeys in discovering the rhesusfactor.T/IA(a) Explain how the discovery of the rhesus factorcame about.(b) What does your research tell you about the natureof scientific discovery?91. A new treatment for cardiac arrest patients is toinduce hypothermia by cooling the body using achilled water blanket or torso vest and leg wraps.Use the Internet and other sources to research thispractice, which is called therapeutic hypothermia.How do these devices induce hypothermia? Whyis this practice used? How effective is therapeutichypothermia in post–cardiac arrest treatment?T/ICAGO TO NELSON SCIENCENELChapter 11 Review523
UNIT4UNIT TASKThe structures and functions of the digestive, respiratory,and circulatory systems all play a major role in the healthand fitness of an individual.

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