Thyroid Disease Case Study
1. What type of thyroid disease does Elena have?
Answer-Elena has Hypothyroid disease, characterized by and elevated TSH in the
blood and a decrease in the amount of bound T4 that can get into the cells. Elenas
T4 cells are norm
1. What is asthma? Why is it sometimes linked to allergies?
Asthma is defined as chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways. It is characterized by
increased responsiveness of the tracheobronchial tree to carious stimuli, resulting in episodic
1. Heart failure is defined as an abnormality in cardiac function. It is a
complex clinical syndrome characterized by dyspnea, exercise
intolerance and edema. It occurs when the heart can no longer pump
at a rate commensurate with metabolic requirements.
1.According to the national Institues of Health, Metobolic syndrome is a
group of risk factors that raise your risk for heart disease and other
problems like stroke and diabetes. The meaning of metabolic is a
biochemical proccess in the body. According to
Guillain-Barr Case Study
1. Based on what you know about the function of myelin, why do you think a
nerve conduction velocity test is important for diagnosis of Guillain-Barr
Answer- Myelin is necessary for neuron protection as well as rapi