PEDIATRIC HISTORY & PHYSICAL EXAM
1. To understand the content differences in obtaining a medical history on a
pediatric patient compared to an adult.
a. To understand how the age of the child has an impact on obtaining an
What are natural killer cells and how do they work?
Natural killer cells
They are cells that act as guards in the body blood lymph. They are a group of defensive cells that work
together to cancer and virus infected body cells before the immune system is
Functions of the bones
Apart from giving us a body shape and form the bones perform the following functions:
1. It acts as a reservoir for calcium and phosphate. The stored minerals are released to the blood
stream as ions for distribution to the parts of
Briefly explain what nutrition is:Nutrition
Nutrition without nutrients is not nutrition. A nutrient is a substance found in food used by the body to
promote good growth, maintain and repair body tissues. There are six essential nutrients that promote