Pathophysiology Assignment 9
1. List, in order, the brain coverings and spaces with their contents, from the brain tissue
outward. Also explain the effect of the production of more CSF than can be reabsorbed.
1) Dura Mater
- Outermost layer
1. List Elainas signs and symptoms.
Nauseated, dizzy, cold, fever, chills and vomiting.
2. If you were in Nicks position, what questions would you ask Elaina? Try to predict Elainas response
to your questions.
I would ask her what she ate recent
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Anxiety & Mood Disorders
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What Is Stress: A condition that results when a threat -or- challenge to our well-being requires us to adapt or
make an adjustment.
There are two types of stress
Distress Response to
Mood disorders: (also called effective disorders) Disorders in which major symptoms is extreme
changes in mood (emotions) and affect (the outward expression of the mood). Moods involving both
highs and lows are called bipolar disorders; low moods without
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Schizophrenia, acute agitation.
ADVERSE REACTION: little or no
weight gain, can cause anxiety,
dizziness, insomnia, akat
Atypical Anti-Psychotic Medications - AAP
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EPS (Extrapyramidal Symptoms) A group of movement disorders associated with physic
STIs Sexually transmitted infections
Transmitted by means of: intimate contact with the genitals, mouth, or rectum of
another individual. They can also be spread by other routes such as blood or bodily fluids.
(practice to avoid these types of infections
Why do we need an ethical decision-making model?
- A step-by-step logical procedure will assist in reducing the emotional impact on our ability to think rationally.
- To be in compliance with ACA (2005) Ethical Codes of Conduct.
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1. Anterior pituitary secretes- TSH, ACTH, GH
a. Posterior pituitary gland secretes- oxytocin and Antidiuretic hormone
2. Blood glucose level. What regulates this? Pg.877
a. Pancreas and insulin
3. Glucagon, insulin, glycogen define and know how they are
speech, facial expression, hand gestures, body
The Muscular System consists of about 700 muscle
organs that are typically attached to bones
across a joint to produce all voluntary
5. Control of Body Temperature
Class: CNS Stimulant (Sympathomimetics)
Dose: 30 mg once daily; may by 1020 mg/day at weekly
intervals, up to 70 mg/day.
Expected Action: Attention span in ADHD. Number of binge
eating days per week.
Therapeutic Use: U
Class: Antihypertensives (angiotensin II receptor antagonist)
Dose: 80 mg or 160 mg once daily (not to exceed 320mg)
Expected Action: Blocks action of angiotensin, arteriole
vasodilation, excretion of Na+ & H20, retention of K
Class: Antidepressant SSNRI (selective serotonin &
norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor)
Dose: 4060 mg/day (as 20 mg or 30 mg twice daily or as 60 mg
once daily) as initial therapy, then 60 mg once daily as
Class: (Non-Opioid) Analgesics - Anticonvulsants
Dose: 50 mg TID, over 7 days up to 100 mg 3 times QD.
Expected Action: Binds to calcium channels in CNS tissues which
regulate neurotransmitter release. Does not bind to opioid
Advair Diskus (fluticasone/salmetrol)
Class: Corticosteroids (anti-inflammatory)
Dose: 2 oral inhalations of 45/21 (45 mcg fluticasone and 21 mcg
salmeterol per inhalation) BID
Expected Action: Prevent asthma attacks and to treat COPD.
Ventolin HFA (albuterol)
Class: Adrenergic (bronchodilator)
Dose: INH 2 metered doses q 46 hr. PO 24 mg 34 times daily
(not to exceed 32 mg/day).
Expected Action: Used as a bronchodilator to control and prevent
reversible airway obstruction
From the beginning to the
Era Beginning of time to
Empiric Era 1600 to 1940
Industrialization Era 1940 to 1970
Patient Care Era 1970 to present
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