(Was present in class on Monday 1/16/12)
What is the difference between Hemoglobin, hematocrit, platelets, Mean corpuscular volume. how will changes in
these numbers affect homeostasis in the blood.
Hemoglobin: an oxygen carrying pig
Reason for Absence: Air Force Officer Qualifying Test
1. A woman broke her left leg. Explain the cellular adaptations that have led to the
following changes after 3 weeks?
-Cells respond to env
Quiz 3 Due December 9
1. Define the two basic methods of staging and grading tumors
Grading according to the histological or cellular characteristics of the tumor and staging
according to the clinical spread of the disease. Graded from 1-4
What affects the alteration of blood flow that would cause one to be either hypotensive or hypertensive.
What life style modifications could one change in order to help decrease hypertension. What are non
modifiable changes, meaning
How would you define graft vs Host disease?
Graft versus Host disease (GVHD) is a complication of bone marrow transplants in which T cells in the
donor bone marrow graft go on the offensive and attack the host's tissues. Graft-versus
A 34 year old woman with diabetes is admitted to the Emergency room in a stuporous state. her skin is
flushed and warm, her breath has a sweet odor, her pulse is rapid and weak, and her respirations are
rapid and deep. Her initial laborator
list several autosomal recessive diseases. discuss in greater detail. Cystic Fibrosis, from
diagnosis, treatment, nursing care and life expectancy?
Tay-Sachs Disease, Usher Syndrome, Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease, Hurler
What are the 4 major Leukemia's that we will be discussing for disorders of WBC. For each one listed,
give a brief explanation defining the difference between the four
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia: a malignant disorder involving immature lymp
Quiz 16: List 3 ways to test for genetics
Gene Mapping: the creation of a genetic map assigning DNA fragments to chromosomes.
When a genome is first investigated, this map is nonexistent. The map improves with the scientific
progress and is
In order to answer these questions, you may need to read about diabetes. But the
answers will be in Chapter 8.
A 34 year old woman with diabetes is admitted to the Emergency room in a stuporous
state. her skin is flushed and warm, her breath has a sweet o
FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE
Normal Range for K+: 3.5-5.0 MeQ/L
NG suctioning and diarrhea can cause hypokalemia. Monitor K+ with use of diuretics
What does Calcium do in the Body? Helps with clotting, bone growth
Hypocalcemia: tetany, arrhythmias, paresthesias