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Dualism and Monism are briefly defined.

Define briefly Dualism and Monism. Which philosophical approach best represents your day to day thought about human behavior? How would you go about the scientific study of behavior from each perspective (Dualism and Monism)? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each perspective?

Anatomy and Physiology Accessory Organs of Digestion

Please help with the following problem with at least 200 words and references. 1) Describe the anatomy and physiology of the accessory organs of digestion. 2) Describe the exocrine and endocrine function of the pancreas.

Lungs anatomical differences & Respiration

1) Identify the distinguishing features of the right and left lung and explain those anatomical differences. 2) Identify the factors that increase or decrease the rate of respiration.

Valsalva's Maneuver

Describe Valsalva's maneuver by stating the role of the vocal cords and the abdominal muscles in accomplishing this maneuver. How does it affect venous return of blood to the heart? Why is it used as a test for the presence of a space-occupying lesion in the spinal canal?

Questions on Fetal circulation, roles of leukocytes, and immunity scenarios

1) Identify the arterial and venous circulatory changes that occur in the fetal circulation. 2) Distinguish between the five different leukocytes and describe their roles in protection of the body. 3) Describe the type of immunity for the following scenarios: * immunization against measles * come down with t

Blood-brain barrier, medulla, ANS/SNS, beta-blockers

1. Describe the clinical significance of the blood-brain barrier. 2. Describe the autonomic centers found in the medulla and pons and how they regulate autonomic function. 3. Compare and contrast the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) and the Sympathetic Nervous System (SNS). 4. How do beta- blockers perform their pharmacol

Transient ischemic attack, stenosis of arteries

A 55-year old man complained of right-sided weakness, especially the lower limb. When he stood up, he fell down due to weakness of the right leg. The condition lasted for about 24 hours after which he had complete recovery from the symptoms. Deeply concerned of the episode, he sought medical consultation. He was diagnosed to hav

Central Nervous System PowerPoint Presentation

I need help creating a power point presentation about the central nervous system, but the main focus will be on the spinal cord. ***Information presented in a manner that would help individuals, who have no prior experience with Anatomy and physiology terminology and concepts, understand and become interested in the content.


What affect does dehydration have on the human body? Why is water essential? What are the functions of water in the body? What happens to the body when it does'nt get the water it needs? how do electrolytes have on the body? What effects does alcohol and caffeine have on hydration levels? What steps can people

For each clinical case, please answer the questions stated.

1. George, a 20-year old man, injured his jaw and lost several teeth in a bar room brawl. Several weeks later he began to experience sharp stabbing pain in his lower jaw. After visiting the dentist, he was told that he had trigeminal neuralgia. What is this condition and how is it treated? 2. While working in the emergency

Hypernatremia: Blood Plasma and Osmosis

I need help with questions 1 and 2. Thanks in advance. A 68-year-old man with chronic renal failure was in the hospital in serious condition recovering from a heart attack. He had just undergone "balloon angioplasty" to redilate his left coronary artery, and was thus on an "npo" diet (i.e. he was not allowed to have food o

Please explain theories and process of organizational development.

Needing assistance writing a paper in which you examine the concept of organizational development. Be sure to address the following items in your examination: Explain the process of organizational development. Identify the theories associated with organizational development. Describe the conditions necessary for succes

Medical abbreviations and acronyms

There are a number of problems that can be associated with using abbreviations or acronyms. Discuss possible problems of using non-standardized abbreviations or acronyms. Please Site Source

Anatomy questions

1. When we become dehydrated, we usually feel thirsty, which causes us to drink fluids. Decide whether the thirst sensation is part of a negative or positive feedback control system and defend your choice? 2, Jimmy, a 12 year old boy was awakened suddenly by a loud crash. He sat up in bed, straining to listen, his fright was

Cardiovascular Multiple Choice Questions

1)Freshly oxygenated blood is first received by the a. right ventricle b. left ventricle c. right atrium d. left atrium 2)Given an end-diastolic volume of 150 ml, an end systolic volume of 50 ml, and a heart rate of 60 bpm, the cardiac output is a. 600 ml/min b. 6 liters/min c. 1200 ml/min d. 3 liters 3)Which of the f

Macronutrients - functions and sources

Activity #1 Use the list below to describe the functions and sources of each macronutrient. You also need to describe the relationship each macronutrient has with health, illness, and death. Major Physiological Functions Sources of each Relationship with Health, Illness, and Death Carbohydrates Lipids Prot

Digestive System Parts

Complete worksheet. Diagram points to area of digestive system, write a brief discription of area it's pointing to, describing it's function. I have done most, but may have gotten some wrong.

Basic Neuroantomical Structure

Please help me explain the basic neuroantomical structures to patients in layperson's language so that they understand their diagnoses and their underlying neurological impairment. I have been asked by a neurologist to create a written guide for the patients, including both the central and peripheral subdivisions of the nervous