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Overview of the respiratory system

Working in the health care industry, a medical professional must be familiar with the different systems in the body. The respiratory system is one such system that you may encounter when working as a medical billing and coding specialist. Write an overview of the respiratory system. What is one other body system to which tha

Neuron membrane potential

When the membrane potential of a neuron reaches the threshold level: a. voltage-gate sodium channels open, and sodium diffuses out of the cell b. voltage-gated potassium channels open for a very brief period c. voltage-gated sodium channels close, so sodium cannot diffuse out of the cell d. the sodium channel protein c

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?

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?

Concept map help

1. First one 25 year old male with cocaine addiction who is in a rehab facility. I just made him up, because I was not able to get the forms the first clinical day. 2. A 12 year old transexual girl who is suicidal who cut her wrists. She says "She is a boy stuck in a girl's body". She has a history of sexual abuse.

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

Anatomy case study: extradural hematoma

A lateral blow to the area of the temporal fossa can cause an extradural hematoma. What is an extradural hematoma? What artery or arteries have been injured? What possible complication can occur if the hematoma occurs within the area of the pterion on the left side of the temporal fossa.

Hemoglobin and Nitrogin Oxide Release

Hemoglobin moving to the tissues will release NO in response to entering areas with: A) Low oxygen B) Low carbon dioxide C) High oxygen D) High carbon dioxide E) None of the above I'm pondering either (D) or (A) as the correct answer, please tell me which one is right answer and WHY.

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

Diversity of People and Thought

Discuss the conclusion of research: Devers teams utillze diverse opinions and approaches and are generally more effective in their accimplishment of tasks. Yet, the text states "diversity promotes conflict", In what ways does diversity make conflict into a positve result? How can the appreciation and encouragement of people

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