Study Guide Exam 2
Understand synaptic transmission: neurotransmitters and neuro receptors
Chemical synapses operate in 1 direction
Neuronal transition and synaptic cleft. Electrical impulse travels along axon of first neuron to
Etiology & Pathophysiology
- Collection of symptoms characterized by thought disorders
- Thought disorders reflect a breakdown between the cognitive and the emotional
sides of ones personality
- Affects 1% of world population
- Affects men a
Chapter 31: Alterations of Cardiovascular Function in Children
Whereas cardiogenesis begins at approximately 3 weeks gestation, most cardiovascular development occurs between the fourth and seventh.
Cardiogenesis begins at approximate
Chapter 30: Alterations of Cardiovascular Function
Atherosclerosis is an inflammatory disease.
Although there remains considerable controversy as to the pathophysiology of atherosclerosis and many questions remain to be answered, the
Chapter 29: Structure and Function of the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
1. Blood contained within the atria and ventricles is a recognized source of oxygen for the cells of the heart.
The blood within the heart chambers does not s
Chapter 23: Alterations of the Reproductive Systems
1. Constitutional delay of puberty seldom requires treatment, unless the delay is causing psychosocial problems.
Many clinicians recommend intervention (i.e., exogenous sex s
Chapter 21: Alterations of Hormonal Regulation
1. Diabetes insipidus is caused by insufficient secretion of insulin.
Diabetes insipidus is caused by insufficient secretion of antidiuretic hormone (ADH). REF:
2. Giantism occurs o
Chapter 24: Sexually Transmitted Infections
1. All virally induced sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are incurable.
Although the majority of STIs can be treated, virally induced STIs are considered incurable. REF: p. 923
Chapter 14: Structure and Function of the Neurologic System
1. Chemical synapses between neurons can send messages in both directions.
Because the neurotransmitter is normally stored on one side of the synaptic cleft and the receptor sit