Syllabus for BIO 1010:
Biology for Non-Majors
Prerequisite: RDG 0950 or appropriate placement scores
KC101 cubicle 36
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Primary function: transport of oxygen and nutrients and removal of metabolic waste products
Requires complex circuitry of vessels powered by heart
Circulatory System Study on Own
Organization of circulatory and lymphatic systems
Sustained elevation of systemic arterial pressure
Risk increases with age - 30% aficted unaware
Hypertension = when average of two or more blood pressure measurements made on two or more consecutive
clinical visits document a diastolic pressu
Alterations in Cardiac Output
Coronary Heart Disease
Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) - characterized by insufcient delivery of oxygenated blood to myocardium
Most commonly due to coronary artery atherosclerosis
Demand exceeds supply - myocardium becomes isch
Occurs when cardiovascular system fails to perfuse tissues adequately
Widespread impairment of cellular
Perfusion disrupted by factors that alter heart
function, BV, or BP
Can progress to organ failure and death
Classied by cause, princip
Acid-Base Balance (Normal & Pathophysiological Changes)
[H+] concentration in the body must be
regulated within a narrow margin for
body to function properly.
Slight changes = significant alteration
biological processes. *note as
Congestive Heart Failure
Heart failure - general term - describes several types of cardiac dysfunction that
result in inadequate tissue perfusion
Most from dysfunction of LV
RV also affected - pulmonary disease
Some conditions - inadequate perfusion with
C.J. is a 16-year-old high school student who is in the clinic for a sports physical prior to
beginning basketball practice. He has no known significant medical history, takes no
medications, and has no allergies. A review of systems reveals only that C.J
Mr. T. Is a 65-year old man who is the vice president of a prestigious law firm.
As a result of the stressful nature of his job, Mr. T. Has a habit of smoking 2
packs of cigarettes a day and has done so for the past 35 years.
During the last few years Mr.
L.S. is brought to the emergency department for management of acute mushroom poisoning. Her
respirations are slow and shallow, and she is non-responsive. She is admitted to the critical care
unit to be closely monitored for the development of ventilatory
A.O. was an 89-year old woman with a long history of congestive heart failure secondary to a
large left ventricular infarct. She had poor activity tolerance and required assistance with
activities of daily living. Even minimal activity was associa
Chapter 1 Quiz
Which of the following is not a key component of "life"?
organization into cells
response to environmental changes
inability to change
In an experiment, the control group is
not subjected to experimental error
1. The ideal female to me would be about 5 foot and 7 inches in height. Clothing size would
be a 5 or 6. She would have long wavy hair and a perfect body. The female would have
ivory skin and green eyes. She would also be very athletic.
The ideal males he
Chapter 5 Quiz
In oxidation-reduction reactions, all of the following are true EXCEPT
the molecule that accepts electrons is oxidized.
hydrogen ions are usually released.
one molecule gives up electrons.
one molecule gains electrons.
The rate of diffusion
Chapter 2 Quiz
The least inclusive of the taxonomic categories listed here is
a hydrogen bond is a(an)
sharing of a pair of electrons between a hydrogen and an oxygen nucleus.
sharing of a pair of electrons between a hydrog
1. If I had to guess when art first came about, Id say about 100,000 years ago. I picture children
of that time drawing in the sand with twigs or on stone with small sharpened rocks. Parents
making dolls out of twigs and fabric for their little ones. I fe
Chapter 7 Quiz
For glycolysis to begin,
there must be an input of energy from ATP.
glucose must enter the mitochondria.
oxygen must be available.
some hydrogen acceptors must be available.
When molecules are broken apart in respiration,
the energy release
Chapter 18 Quiz
Which of the following is NOT true of the poouli?
It is morphologically distinct from others in its group.
all of these are true
it is an outlying member of its group
it is endangered
The influenza virus can infect:
humans, pigs and birds
Chapter 3 Quiz
Glycogen is a polysaccharide used for energy storage by
have fewer hydrogen atoms than do saturated fats
are more characteristic of animal fats than plant fats
are solid at room temper
Chapter 4 Quiz
The components of membranes that account for most of their active functions are
All of the following are tenets of the cell theory EXCEPT that
cells may arise spontaneously under certain laboratory
Chapter 6 Quiz
With regard to photosynthesis, photorespiration
does none of these.
produces the same amount of PGA.
predominates in C4 plants on hot days.
predominates in C3 plants in cool weather when water is plentiful.
Match the term with the best defi
Chronic Disorders of Neurologic Function
Excessive discharges of cortical neurons
Seizure Disorders: Etiology
May only happen once in a lifetime
Symptoms are variable
Recurrent seizures referred to as
Case Study 3A Required Assignment for Pathophysiology II for Jim
Case Studies on Gastrointestinal Function
This is the third case study that is required for the class. Please submit a paper (doesnt
have to be long; you could even give me bullet-
Case Study 4A Required Assignment for Pathophysiology II with Jim
Case Studies on Renal and Bladder Function
This is the fourth and final case study that is required for the class. Please submit a paper
(doesnt have to be long; you could even gi
During a meiotic cell division, a mistake termed a nondisjunction may occur. Using your
textbook and the internet, research three disorders that result from a nondisjunction event.
Describe the chromosomal abnormality and the effects on the aff
What is the fluid mosaic model of membrane structure. Describe the structural and functional
characteristics of this model.
The fluid mosaic model of a cell membrane structure consists of a variety of individual protein molecules
moving and shi