What are the different types of anemias?
The four main types of anemia are iron-deficiency anemia, vitamin deficiency
megaloblastic anemia, aplastic anemia, and hemolytic anemia.
Iron-deficiency anemia is the most common type of anemia and happens wh
Many factors delay wound healing, select the parameter that does not.
2 of 2
Cancer treatment involving the use of drugs to kill
Pick any two diseases that require diagnostic tests to identify them from the body system. Use
one of the body systems: cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, hepatobiliary, lymphatic,
reproductive or nervous systems. For each of the diseases, explain:
Dr. Ally, a 49-year-old professor, was diagnosed with essential hypertension 12 years ago and
was on antihypertensive drugs. However, he did not take his medications last year because he
was feeling just fine. In addition, he was very busy with work. Neve
Chapter 6: Infection
Dr. Susan M Williams-Lockhart
Study of Microbes
Chap 6 and 7
Please review the chapters as well as the videos to answer
Bacteria and Viruses
Inflammation Healing. Burns.
Name the 5 classic signs of inflammation. Explain why they occur?
List the systemic effects of inflammation. Explain
Chaps 1 -5- 6 -7 -20
What is hypertrophy?
What is wet gangrene?
What is a serous exudate?
What is metaplasia?
What is the rate of
Review for Exams
Chap 1: General pathophysiology
Language of Pathophysiology
-Definitions concerning disease,
Adaptations, Damage, Necrosis.
May 21, 2016
Assignment 1: Gastrointestinal Disorders
A 50-year-old man has been suffering from substernal pain for the last 5 months, particularly on
waking up in the morning. He lost his jo
BIOS 2015 CHAPTER 13- Respiratory System Disorders
ransport of oxygen from air to blood
emoval of carbon dioxide from the blood
Two anatomical areas
Upper respiratory tract
- Contains resident flora
Lower respiratory tract
Inflammation and Healing
Review of Body Defenses
First line of defense
Unbroken skin and mucous membranes
Secretions such as tears and gastric juices
Second line of defense
BIOS 2015 CHAPTER 12- Cardiovascular System Disorders
The circulatory pathway:
1. blood from upper and lower body collected via superior and inferior vena cavae.
2. to right atrium
3. through tricuspid valve to right ventricle
4. through pulmoni
BIOS 2015 CHAPTER 10- Blood and the Circulatory System
Circulatory System - refers to blood vessels.
"Cardiovascular System" - refers to the heart and blood vessels.
Hematopoietic System - refers to the bone marrow and blood.
BIOS 2015 CHAPTER 11- Lymphatic System Disorders
The lymphatic system starts in the interstitium
with lymphatic capillaries that collect fluid from
These drain into progressively larger lymphatics
vessels that eventually dump t
BIOS 2015 CHAPTER 9- Musculoskeletal Disorders
These notes are limited to the diseases in the LOM
Other disease processes are covered in the power point presentations.
There is a decrease in bone mass and density
BIOS 2015 CHAPTER 7- Immunity
First Line (non-specific) : mechanical, skin and mucous membranes and secretions (tears, saliva).
Second Line (non-specific ): phagocytosis, inflammation, and interferon.
Third Line (specific ): h
BIOS 2015 CHAPTER 6 - INFECTION
Review of Microbiology
Microbiology refers to the study of microorganisms or microbes, very small living forms that are visible
only with a microscope.
Microorganisms include bacteria, fungi, protozoa, and viru
BIOS 2015 CHAPTER 5 - INFLAMMATION AND HEALING
First Line-Skin and mucous membranes assisted by secretions (saliva, tears) that contain enzymes and
chemicals that inactivate or destroy bacteria.
Second Line - Non-specific: 1. P
BIOS 2015 CHAPTER 2- Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances
Note: Key to meeting the objectives in this chapter is to learn the metabolic processes in a way that
allows you to derive answers when given data. Similar to multiplication, you
BIOS 2015 CHAPTER 1 - INTRODUCTION
Pathophysiology involves the study of functional or physiologic changes in the body that result from
Key is to understand normal so that deviations from normal can be appreciated.
March 21, 2016
Assignment 2: Diagnostic Techniques
Pick any two diseases that require diagnostic tests to identify them from the body system. Use one of the
body systems: cardiovascular, resp
When the body is subjected to any kind of stress, internal or external (e.g., hormonal changes,
neurotransmitter changes, invasion of bacteria or virus, ultraviolet rays, pregnancy, and lack of
oxygen supply), cells react to it by making various types of
The diseases that I chose include, heart disease and liver disease.
Since there simply isnt one test that can determine heart disease, a doctor can diagnose a
patient with heart disease through family history, medical exams and test procedure that
The two diseases that I chose for this weeks assignment would be Type 2 diabetes and
Hodgkins disease. Type 2 diabetes would be a renal disease found primarily in adults. Its
known as noninsulin dependent diabetes which is a seriousl
Asthma is a disease that affects the airway where the muscles around the bronchial tubes
tighten up, in turn making the airway narrower and harder to take in oxygen (Asthma - Asthma
Symptom, Treatment, Prevention, Cause , n.d.). Asthmas is diagnosed by ha
Week 1 Assignment 2
Parkinsons disease- Diagnosis of Parkinson's disease is based on your medical
history and a thorough neurological exam. There are no lab tests that can diagnose
Parkinson's. You physician may order blood test to see if you have any oth
Fragile X syndrome and Turner syndrome
Fragile X syndrome
Fragile X syndrome is when a child will have mental retardation due to a mutation on the FMR
gene. The gene is present in everyone, however when that mutation is there then the child will
Two Diseases That Require Diagnostic Testing
Congenital heart disease is first detected when the physician hears abnormal heart sounds
known as a murmur. To confirm his or hers diagnosis the physician would order a ECG
(electrocardiogram) and/or an echoca