Mr. Smith was lifting a heavy piece of furniture when he experienced crushing pain in his chest,
began sweating heavily, and was nauseated. His wife drove him to the hospital, where he was
diagnosed with a myocardial infarction (MI, al
Cancer, Genetics, and Genomics
Rachel comes from a family with a history of breast cancer on her mothers side. Rachels
mother died of breast cancer when she was very young. Rachel has two sisters, Lisa and Kristin.
Rachel has remained close to Lisa, but s
Alterations in Immunity
Donna, a twenty-one-year-old nursing student, comes to her nurse practitioner in December with
a five-week history of itchy eyes and nasal congestion with watery nasal discharge. She also
complains of a tickling cough, especially a
Week 2 Entry 1:
1. What are the Different types of Anemias?
a. There are four different types of anemias: Aplastic Anemia, Hemolytic Anemias,
Iron Deficiency Anemia and Pernicious Anemia-Vitamin B12 Deficiency.
Hemolytic Anemias however, is a special type
1) Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease that occurs in the Reproductive system. This STI/
STD occurs when the body is infected with a protozoan parasite called Trichomonas vaginalis. The
parasite is transmitted through genital contact during s
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 job a year ago and was suffering from depression. He
consumes about 1216 cans of beer every day. He has lost his appetit
Jane, aged 23 years, tested positive for gonorrhea a year ago. Her partner was also diagnosed
with penicillinase producing N. gonorrhoeae, and was given antibiotics. However, on the same
day, Jane was taken to the ER with severe abdominal pain and vomitin
1. Which of the following is correct about Duchenne's muscular dystrophy? There is
difficulty climbing stairs or standing up at 2 to 3 years of age.
Inflammation of the vagina with a copious yellow-green frothy discharge and foul odor is
typical of: Tr
Using an appropriate graphic organizer:
1. Distinguish osteoporosis, osteomalacia, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, and osteoarthritis based on signs and
2. Compare their pathophysiology, etiology, manifestations, possible complications, and treatmen