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Lymphatic and Digestive System

What I need help on is an outline, rough draft, and final copy for a paper on the Lymphatic and Digestive systems. See the attached documents for a detailed explanation.

Organ System Case Studies

Please help me so I can complete the following questions: Clinical Questions Answer the following clinical questions using your knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology obtained in this unit. Case Study 1 You are a young research assistant at a pharmaceutical company. Your group has been asked to develop an effective

Various Case Study Questions

You have helped me before and I learned a lot from your answers. Attached are misc case studies. I have done many for homework assignment, but these are the ones I struggled with. Please help. Thank you. Clinical Questions Answer the following clinical questions using your knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology obtaine

Acid-Base Balance and Reproductive System

1. How are carbonic and lactic acid produced? 2. Are fruits and vegetables acid-forming or base-forming foods? 3. Identify several acid-forming elements. 4. What is a physiological buffer? 5. What is the normal range of blood Ph? 6. Name the accessory glands of the male reproductive system. 7. List the genital ducts in t

Chemotherapeutic drugs, tissue types, bone callus, white fat

Please see the attached file. 1. Two examples of chemotherapeutic drugs (drugs used to treat cancer) and their cellular actions are listed below. Explain why each drug could be fatal to a cell. Vincristine: damages the mitotic spindle Adriamycin: Binds to DNA and Blocks mRNA synthesis 2. In adults, over 90% of all


Blood Describe the structure of hemoglobin. How does the structure of hemoglobin allow it to combine to oxygen? Cardiovascular Discuss the size, position, and location of the heart in the thoracic cavity. How is CPR accomplished? What is the significance of the placement of the heart in the thoracic cavity a

Physiology - Consequences of Vision Loss

Consequences of Vision Loss Use the Internet to find information by and about people with different types of vision loss. Write a few paragraphs indicating the things that he or she is most uncomfortable with in terms of their vision loss. - What aspect of vision has he or she lost? - What types of v

Maslow's Hierarchy is applied.

In a typical workday, which of the needs noted in Maslow's hierarchy motivates a person (such as a student or teacher) to engage in various activities?

Anatomy and Physiology - Skin Diseases

I was thinking of doing skin diseases caused by the sun or skin cancer due to the sun. I am in Vegas, so I was interested in the long run health of sun exposure on the skin. What should I focus on? Is this a good topic for a report? How should I title this report? We can write on any topic that is related to anatomy and phy


Once again another problem that i need guidance on all the data to put in order to eval and implement a PT evaluation. EC Case 2 70 y/o female admitted secondary to fall at home secondary to syncopal event, (-) fractures. Medical w/u reveals dehydration, Rx with IV fluids. PMH significant for MI, CAD, CHF, NIDDM, chronic

Cardorespiratory Problems with some neuroanatomy

Your patient is a 76 year-old female who has been admitted after experiencing a right embolic CVA. She presents with dysphagia and left sided hemiparesis. Physical therapy has been consulted to evaluate and treat this patient. On reading the chart you note the patient to have a temperature or 101.6 F, a consolidated left lower l

Where is the lesion?

A 74 y/o woman with poorly controlled hypertension presents with (a) inability to abduct the right eye, (b) a left-sided paralysis of the upper and lower extremities, and (c) a loss of proprioception, discriminative touch and vibratory sense on the left side of the body. The patient's fa

Neuroanatomy: cranial nerve problem. Where is the lesion?

A 65 y/o man develops (a) subtle slurring of speech, combined with a (b) loss of pain and thermal sensation on the right side of the face and left side of the body. A careful examination reveals that he has (c) paralysis of facial muscles on the right side involving upper and lower portions of the face. Masticatory muscles appea

Neuroanatomy - cranial nerve question (find the lesion from the symptoms given)

Q. A woman presented with the symptoms of (a) deafness, vertigo, and double vision (diplopia). She also suffered from severe headaches, which were increasing in frequency and severity. During the headache attacks she vomited several times. She was found to have (b) right internal strabismus and there were a (c) flattening of

Neuroanatomy - Cranial Nerve Pathologies

Q. A 65 y/o man was in a meeting when suddenly he lost control of the right side of his body, including his face. He slumped in his chair and the right side of his face appeared to sag and he complained of double vision. He did not lose consciousness. Somatosensation is intact. Movement and strength on the left side of his body


Give the 12 leads of your ECG (adults).

ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate) test

The blood of a cancer patient undergoing chemotherapy is given an . The results show a slower ESR from the previous month. What might this indicate about the patient's disease?

Erythrocyte Sedimentaiton Rate

Sickled red blood cells have an abnormal shape and do not tend to form stacks of cells (rouleaux formation). The would increase or decrease the sedimentation rate?

Cardiac output during strenuous exercise

A male athlete is sprinting to the finish line at the end of his race. His heart beat has increased past 160beats/min (therefore the preload decreases) are contractility and afterload increasing or decreasing? How will a decreased in preload, a _________ in contractility, and a __________ in afterload affect the cardiac output o


When insulin travels to the cells of the body, the concentration of what compound will elevate with the cells? What is the specific action of this compound, within the cells?

Neurology - Queckenstedt's sign & a blood vessel

(1) The notes on a patient state that he has a positive Queckenstedt's sign. Explain Queckenstedts' sign. This what I have could you please check and make sure I am not missing anything? Also known as: Queckenstedt's method Queckenstedt's sign Queckenstedt's symptom Queckenstedt's test Queckenstedt-Stookey test Stook

What is the level of damage to the spinal cord?

A woman was in an auto accident. Although she had her seat belt fastened (no shoulder strap) she was thrown forward on impact. She said she could not feel anything in either leg and could not move her legs. Examination revealed the following: a. Complete motor and sensory loss in both legs below the inguinal ligament and abse

Neuroanatomy question

A pediatrician examining an infant found a large swelling in the lower part of the infants back over the fourth and fifth lumbar vertebra. The summit of the swelling had an oval raw area from which a clear fluid was discharging. The legs were hyperextended and feet were held in a position of talipes calcaneus. What is the pro