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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.

Dehydration

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

Designing a Muscle Experiment: Example Problem

Design an experiment to test the following hypothesis: Muscle A has the same number of motor units as muscle B. Assume you could stimulate the nerves that innervate skeletal muscles with an electronic stimulator and monitor the tension produced by the muscles.

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

Urinary System Diagnosis

A 55-year old male is operated on for a cerebral tumor. Approximately one month later he is complaining of excessive thrist and that he has been voiding almost continuously. A urine sample is collected and its specific gravity is 1.001. What would the diagnosis of this man be? How might it be connected to the surgery?

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

Identification of Common Neck/Trunk Vascualture on Model

On attached picture, please identify the major arteries and veins. Just the numbers can be used. 1) Brachiocephalic artery 2)a)R b)L: R & L common Carotid 3)a)R b)L: R & L external carotid 4)a)R b)L: R & L subclavian artery 5) Thoracic aorta 6) Abdominal aorta 7) Celiac trunk-common hepatic artery 8) Superior Me

the self-awareness trap

You have encountered the self-awareness trap when you A begin to think that other people are inferior to you. B reflect so much on yourself that highlight shortcomings. C go shopping for compliments frequently. D use yourself as a standard of perfection.

Radial Nerve Anatomy and Physiology

2.Mr. Smith staggered home after a long night at the local pub. While attempting to navigate the stairs, he passed out cold and lay all night with his right armpit straddling the staircase banister. When he awoke the next morning, he had a severe headache, but what bothered him more was that he had no sensation in his righ

Comparing Subdural hemorrhages to Epidural hemorrhages

Please answer the following 2 questions in 3-4 sentences... Which is more dangerous, and why: a subdural or an epidural hemorrhage? What symptoms will likely result from a stroke that blocks the right middle cerebral artery, and why?

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.

Human Biology: Organ System

What organ systems are associated with protection and fighting disease in the body? What are these organs and their functions? If these organs fail, or begin to work in a diminished capacity, what are some examples of diseases associated with that organ?

Anatomy and Physiology

List five of the nine abdominopelvic regions. Associate two organs that are located in each region and discuss how they work to sustain life?

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

Heart rate - Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong has a resting heart rate of 32-34 bpm, but his resting cardiac output is about the same as an untrained person who has a resting heart rate of 70 bpm. In 4 sentences, explain how this is possible.

Heart - Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong has a resting heart rate of 32-34 bpm, but his resting cardiac output is about the same as an untrained person who has a resting heart rate of 70 bpm. In 4 sentences or less, explain how this is possible.

Using Physiology to Solve a Crime: Hyper-, Hypo-, and Isotonic

The San Francisco Police find a dead body in the salt water of San Francisco Bay. During the autopsy, the medical examiner discovers that the cells in the victim's lungs are swollen with water. Upon hearing the evidence, you as the coroner have to choose one of the following decisions and justify your decision. 1. The person

Reinforcement Schedule in Gambling

What is the "reinforcement schedule" that is found in gambling? How does that schedule affect the resistance of the behavior to "extinction"?