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Lung Transplants and Ethics

Lungs can be successfully transplanted. Because a donor can live a normal life with less than 2 lungs, should a person be allowed to sell a lung or a portion of a lung? Explain how a person can live with less than 2 lungs and the ethics behind selling an organ. Helpful thought: Why would evolution allow for extra structures?

Disease Process and Osteoporosis

Describe the (disease) process at work in people who have been diagnosed with the bone disease known as "Osteoporosis" and describe how the disease process at work in Osteoporosis represents an alteration in normal bone structure and function

Questions for Digestion and Urinary Tract

Questions for digestion and urinary tract (Multiple Choices): Please refer to the attachment for original question document. 1. Which of the following will increase acid secretion in the stomach? A) Aspirin B) Proton pump blocker C) Gastrin D) All of the above E) Only A and C above 2. Resistin: A) Secretion is incre

Anatomy and Physiology of Respiratory System

1. Explain how carbon monoxide interferes with oxygen transport. Be sure to include the binding of CO to hemoglobin. If the air is contaminated with 0.1% CO and CO binds with about 200 times more affinity than oxygen (21% O2 in normal air), then what will be the ratio of oxygen versus CO bound? 2. A 65 yo male patient goes to

A description of the process of bone remodeling.

A description of the bone remodeling process with attention to the hormones and the minerals involved in that process. The process is broken down into four steps, with an analysis of the cells, hormones, and minerals involved in each.

Stages of the Cell Life Cycle

Discuss the cell life cycle through various stages as chromosomes are replicated ending in the division of the cell's cytoplasm.

The Link Between the Kins, Kidneys, and Immune System

This article reviews the common connections between integumentary system, urinary (renal) system, and immune system. Particular attention is paid to toxin elimination, vitamin D production, and protection from invading pathogens.

Knee Joint Injury for Health Science Students

Our patient, a 45-year old former tennis player, has been recommended for right knee-replacement surgery. Let's discuss the characteristics of the knee which makes this joint so susceptible to injury! Let's also add a focus on the specific muscles used. Where these isotonic contractions or isometric?

Physiology of Blood

1. Josephine is in a car accident and loses 2 out of 6 liters of blood. She gets only plasma for replacement. How long will it take for her to get her RBC count back to normal? EPO increases RBC production about 5-fold and it takes an additional 2- 3 days for reticulocytes to mature into RBCs. 2. Alice is a vegetarian with ir

Advances in Memory

The study of the anatomy of memory has come a long way since H.M.'s misfortune. What kind of advances do you think will be made in the next decade?

Summarize organ systems and evolution.

What main components in cigarettes affect the respiratory system and explain their effects on specific organs, cells and/or processes in the respiratory system? Explain how smoking might lead to increased levels of carbon dioxide in the blood since there are alternate mechanisms of transporting carbon dioxide. Can smoking

Separated Pulmonary and Systemic Circulatory Systems

Please help with the following problem. Provide at least 200 words in the solution. In mammals and birds, the pulmonary and systemic circulation are functionally separate. Discuss why they are separate and why this may be important. Consider differences in lung tissue including alveoli.

Changes in the Body's Neural and Endocrine Systems

What changes would happen in my body (neural and endocrine systems) and do these systems effect other body systems? Once the fright has passed, how do the different physiological systems of the body interact to return homeostasis to the body and what are the major control mechanisms?

Neurological Anatomy Questions

I need help in answering this question, if possible straight to the point answer in a way in which I can understand it well. Thank you so much. A) After a severe blow to the head, a patient suddenly does not produce sensations of hunger and seems unable to tell if he is dehydrated. The attending physician should suspect dama

Examine sports physiology.

1. Briefly discuss the positive benefits of exercise on the brain and include how regular exercise maintains neuronal health. 2. Discuss the difference between force and speed of movement during muscular contraction. 3. Discuss what factors regulate heart rate during exercise. Stroke volume? 4. Explain the central com

Some young men were told by their mothers not to wear tight briefs, as this could make them sterile and infertile. Explain how wearing tight briefs could do this. What alternative methods could you implement to avoid sterility and infertility, and why?

Some young men were told by their mothers not to wear tight briefs, as this could make them sterile and infertile. Explain how wearing tight briefs could do this. What alternative methods could you implement to avoid sterility and infertility, and why?

Pathway of Blood for Health Science/Anatomy Students

1. Trace the way of a drop of blood from the inferior mesenteric vein into the brachial artery. (name in proper order all structures of the cardiovascualr system.) 2. Trace the way of a drop of blood from the left cephalic vein to the ascending aorta. (name in proper order all structures of the cardiovascualr system.) 3.

How 2 organ systems work together for homeostasis

How does the cardiovascular/circulatory system and the nervous system work together to keep the body running smoothly (homeostasis). I have been working on this for 3 days and I do not know where to go from here. Any help would be appreciated.

Physiology inquiries

1. How does the myelin sheath affect the speed of an action potential? What about the diameter of the nerve fiber? 2. Describe the structure of a synapse. 3. Describe the general functions of the hypothalamus. 4. What is the difference between static and dynamic equilibrium? 5. Identify the hormones produced by each

Solutions to a variety of anatomy and physiology case study questions. These questions deal with a variety of A&P topics, including: a look at Elvis' death, bacterial toxins and muscles, a resource for Phineas Gage, arthritis and deafness, bedwetting and vasopression, differential blood counts, cardiac output, shingles, MS and myelin, blood pressure in a patient with diabetes insipidus and Addison's and NFP in a bleeding patient.

These questions deal with a variety of A&P topics, including: a look at Elvis' death, bacterial toxins and muscles, a resource for Phineas Gage, arthritis and deafness, bedwetting and vasopression, differential blood counts, cardiac output, shingles, MS and myelin, blood pressure in a patient with diabetes insipidus and Addison'

Gland and hormone review

C. What is the function of triiodothyronine? D. What is the function of calcitonin? E. What is hyperthyroidism? What are its effects on the body? Activity 3: The Parathyroid Gland Questions: A. What does parathyroid hormone (PTH) do? B. Based on your answer to Question 1, can you live without your parathyro

Job Performance

Mental ability, job experience and personality are said to all be predictors for job performance. Select a job and highlight why one of these three is most important predictor and why?