Case I: J.T. is a 62-year-old woman who has been on estrogen therapy without progesterone for
menopausal symptoms for the past 6 years. She is seeking medical care for unexplained vaginal bleeding.
She is obese and has been menopausal for 8 years a
T.J., a 6-year-old boy, was rushed to the emergency room in a state of disorientation. His parents report
that he has been really thirsty over the past few weeks; he has been waking up two to three times per
night asking for water. He has also star
Week 1 Assignment
Judy is a 40-year-old Caucasian female born and raised in Ontario, Canada, who presents to her primary
care clinic with concerns regarding periodic memory loss, impaired vision, urinary incontinence,
stumbling when walking, numbness in h
Unit 1 Assignment 1 (U1A1)
Topic: Metric Equivalents
STEP 1: Prepare your answers to the following questions.
STEP 2: Follow the link provided where you will be able to provide your
responses to each question.
1. Using the proportional method, convert eac
MO150_wk1_Intro to Pathophysiology
Hello. Welcome to Pathophysiology and Pharmacology. I thought a great place to
begin is what exactly is Pathophysiology and Pharmacology?
Pathophysiology is the study of the changes that occur in the
Week 1: Inflammatory Diseases
Slide 1. Hello. We have all had a infection or inflammation perhaps a cut on your
finger that got infected. Lets discuss the elements of inflammation and then look into the
details of inflammatory diseases.
Slide 1. Hello. Certainly, you are aware that your entire body is made up of tiny cells.
Lets take a look at what they are and what can happen to them.
A basic structure of living tissue, the smallest compone
Slide 1. Hello. Where do babies come from? Lets discuss this and other aspects of
Fertilization and Gestation
When a sperm fertilizes an oocyte, a zygote is created. This will typically occur
Slide 1. Hello. This presentation will investigate disorders and maladies that may result
should any part of the gestational process malfunction.
Genetics is the study of diseases passed from parent to child, known as hereditary
Pathophysiology & Pharmacology 1
Complete PDR assignment. The Physicians Desk Reference or PDR is a collection of
manufacturers prescribing information on prescribed drugs. It is updated annually and designed
to help allied h
MO150_wk3_Electrolytes and Fluids
Slide 1. Hello. You may have heard about the importance of electrolytes in a Gatorade or
Powerade commercial. Now, lets look at whats really going on in the body.
Electrolytes = minerals with an electrical char
Slide 1. Hello. You probably hear the word every day cancer. The medical term is
malignancy. Lets begin by understanding what this is.
Lets first review the key terms that you need to understand, so the rest of all of thi
The Immune System
Slide 1. Hello. You may have heard someone say, I am trying to fight off a cold. From a
pathological aspect, this is very accurate.
The human bodys immune system is a network of cells, each designed to identify and
Slide 1: Hello. The five senses, as you know, are the sense of touch, taste, smell, sight,
and hearing. The sense of touch is realized in the skin - a part of the integumentary
system; taste is done in the mouth - part of the digestive
The Nervous Systems: Central & Peripheral
Slide 1. Hello. Nerves - many, many nerves - reach from your brain and your spinal
cord throughout your entire body. These nerves make you aware of a variety of
sensations, such as pain, hot and cold, and textur
MO150_wk4_Endocrine System and hormones
Slide 1. Hello. You may not be aware of the organs within the endocrine system, but
chances are good, you are aware of the effect that hormones have on the body. Lets
connect the organ with the hormones and what t
Slide 1. Hello. Last week we discussed inflammatory conditions. Now, we are going
to talk about infectious diseases.
What is Infectious Disease?
Inflammatory condition + pathogen
According to the National Institutes of Aller
U2A1: Key Assessment for Learning Objective #3
Unit 2 Assignment 1 (U2A1)
Topic: Adult Dosage Calculations
STEP 1: Prepare your answers to the following questions.
STEP 2: Follow the link provided where you will be able to provide your responses
to each q
Unit 3 Assignment 1 (U3A1)
Topic: Medication Labels for Drugs used to treat Cancers, Fluid & Electrolyte/Acid-Base
Balance and Central Nervous System
STEP 1: As we know, it is important to practice the pronunciation of medical terms including the
M.T. is a 72-year-old woman, who is transported by ambulance to the hospital, with dizziness, fainting,
weakness, fatigue, nausea, sweating, shortness of breath, and indigestion (heart burn) pain. These
symptoms began about 2 hours ago and have become pro
You are right that there is explosion in the use of anticholinesterase inhibitor used in the
treatment of cognitive impairment by their action in prolonging the action of acetyl choline a
neurotransmitter and the neuromuscular junction. In relat
Statins are a group of drugs whose main mechanism of action is the inhibition of HMG-CoA
reductase, the rate limiting enzyme in the synthesis of cholesterol (Edmunds & Mayhew, 2014).
According to Wilks, A. & Frater, D. (2012), The statins also act by decr
1A. Using the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) at
https:/nccih.nih.gov/, provide research about a complementary therapy. Provide a summary
overview of the therapy. What evidence is there about providing care for patients
Evidenced based design is a new concept. According to Feldbauer et al (2012) just as
healthcare practitioners use evidence-based practice to drive clinical decisions, evidence- based
design (EBD) can be used in parallel to create health care s
It is important that this type of diagnostic procedure be performed only by an experienced
practitioner prepared to utilize intubation, ventilation and resuscitation techniques if needed.
Once diagnostic testing confirms that a patient is indeed suffering
It is true that telemonitoring has revolutionized home care, by allowing patients stay in their
while getting treated there by avoiding institutional care. According to Ackerman, (2012),
Telenursing is variable technology, it can be as simple as
December 8, 2016
Week 4 Assignment mo
Case Study 1
1. J.T.s obesity caused her estrogen to raise which in turn
activated the tumor cells to form.
2. I would notice her vaginal bleeding without pain. And her
obesity would send me a red flag t
December 5, 2016
Week 6 Assignment
A)Pathophysiology- Its a curable disease if it is diagnosed
and treated promptly. Symptoms are caused by blood
stage parasites. When it develops if to erythrocyte, known
and unknown waste and other
December 13, 2016
Week 6 Assignment
The purpose of a urine test is to check the different elements
of urine. A regular test can help find the cause of symptoms.
Everything you do in a day comes out in your urine. There ar
1. Choosing Your Topic
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Week 2 Presentations
Because you will be using the same topic for the next two speeches, choosing
your topic can seem like a daunting task. I hope to make you feel better by dispelling
a huge myth y
Unit 4 Assignment 1 (U4A1)
Topic: Endocrine and Reproductive System
Anabolic steroids are manmade medications that are relevant to testosterone. Doctors use
these to treat hormone problems in men, delayed puberty, and muscle loss due to some
Critical Thinking Case Studies
Case I (Asthma Drugs)
Ms. Sinclair, who lives alone, says that montelukast (Singulair) her physician prescribed is
not having the desired effect. She broke her reading glasses and admits she does not
remember how often
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