Exam 3 Study Guide
Parasites: creature living on or in another & feeds off or with them
1. Protozoans: single cell eukaryotic (animal cells) organisms
2. Metazoan: multi cellular organisms with defined organ & tissue systems
Treating parasitological infections
What is a parasite?
One who eats at anothers table
Where can I nd information about them?
Be aware of the global distribution of p
tylenol is NOT an NSAID (acetaminophen)
(Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs)
Understand the classes and sites of actions of
Understand how these drugs act on other tissues
Be familiar with system
Heat, redness, swelling,
pain, loss of function
Latin, nflamm, I ignite or to set alight.
This is a biological response that is a complex
interactions between vascular tissues in response to
The Gout James Gillray 1799
Understand the molecular basis of Gout.
Examine aspects of the differential
diagnosis of Gout.
Know the drugs used in the
treatment of Gout and their
mechanisms of action.
Diabetes Mellitus: commonly referred to as
diabetes, is a group of metabolic diseases in which
there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged
period, either because the pancreas does not produce
enough insulin, or because cells do n