People can indeed have low cholesterol. The scientific name for low blood serum cholesterol is
hypolipidemia, which also can go by the name hypercholesterolemia in literature. It further can be
broken down into two more specific categories, hypoalphalipop
Can you get all the nutrients you need from just eating food?
Yes. I believe you can get all the nutrients you need from eating food- although some of the food has to
be fortified. The one nutrient missing in many foods is vitamin D. While you can get som
I am going make the argument that fats are not making us fat. Fats are needed in our diets and provide
vital nutrients, energy, insulation and cell structure needed to maintain homeostasis in our body. As with
the case of the Inuits (which I believe our b
1. The food graphics from the various countries were interesting to me. While all followed basically the
same structures of emphasizing the importance of including higher portions of plant based foods (whole
grains, vegetables and fruits) and choosing lea
A nonpregnant woman requires 46 grams of protein per day. How many grams per day would she need if
she became pregnant?
An obese woman is trying to get pregnant with her first baby. What recommendation would you give
Food for thought.
People around the world are raising the obesity rates each year. More and more people are becoming
unhealthy. Many people ask why this might be; it is a combination of more unhealthy food options
available such as fast food, people are m
1. Treatment of Elevated Cholesterol, Benjamin M. Scirica, MD; Christopher P. Cannon, MD, American
Heart Association, Circulation.2005; 111: e360-e363,doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.105.539106,
Go back to your profile and revisit the questions you had at the beginning of this course.
How would you answer those questions now?
*The role of complete and incomplete proteins in the diet. In particular, how to use incomplete proteins
to make them more
What would you advise the person?
I would advise that low carb diets are not good long term and can have adverse effects, even if only
temporary. Instead I would suggest use controlled portions of all food groups, eliminate as many added
sugars from their
Category: Chapter 33 Children and Adolescents
1. Q: A disorder that is characterized by impairment in social interaction skills and interpersonal
communication and a restricted repertoire of activities and interests
A: Autism Spectrum Disorder
2. Q: This
IV Solution Cheat Sheet
A quick reference guide on the different intravenous solutions.
Normal Saline (NS)
0.9% NaCl in
1/2 Normal Saline
0.45% NaCl in
What is it?
Reflux of gastric
o Amount of
esophagus to clear
Who gets it?
Ch. 15: Microbial Mechanisms of Pathogenicity
1) Identify the principal portals of entry.
Pathogenicity: the ability to cause disease
Virulence: the degree of pathogenicity
Portals of Entry
Mucous membranes- line internal surfaces, conn. to external (
GNUR 293 Pathophysiology Study Guide Exam 3
Alterations in Blood Flow-14 questions
What is Virchows Triad
Three major risk factors for the development of thrombi. Endothelial injury,
hypercoagulability, and immobility.
Endothelial Injury: atherosclerosi
GNUR 293 Pathophysiology Study Guide Exam 4
What causes the 4 types of shock
Cardiogenic: inadequate cardiac output despite sufficient vascular volume
We have enough blood coming back to the heart, however the heart cannot
Type 1 Diabetes
Type 2 Diabetes
What is it?
Insulin DEPENDENT diabetes
Who gets it?
<30 years of age
Used to be juvenile onset
What causes it?
Autoimmune DESTRUCTION of beta cells
Progressive destruction of beta cell
Care of the Patient Receiving Brachytherapy
Gail, age 49, is a married mother of four. During her recent gynecological exam she was found to have a
Class IV pap smear resulting in the diagnosis of cervical cancer. She is admitted to the hospital for an
Heart Dysrhythmias Cheat Sheet
Irregular atrial and
Normal P wave preceding
each QRS complex.
Atrial and ventricular
rhythms are regular.
Rate > 100 bpm.
Normal P wave preceding
OF PSYCHOSOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
Infancy (birth to 18 months)
Trust vs Mistrust
Development of trust based on
Early childhood (18 mo - 3yr)
Autonomy vs Shame and Doubt
Development of sense of
Definition of research:
Research is a diligent, systematic inquiry, or study that validates and refines existing
knowledge and develops new knowledge. (Do not use the word proof when talking about
Diligent, systematic study indicates:
Grove: Understanding Nursing Research, 6th Edition
Chapter 01: Introduction to Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice
What is Nursing Research?
Research has a purpose: to enhance the body of knowledge within a discipline.
Nursing research focuses on
B1 Thiamin (water soluble)
Sensitive to heat, stable when
frozen,cooking loss dependent
Coenzyme in carb - energy
Func. (coenzyme) metabolism, nerve func.