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    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"?

    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

    Neurology Exam: Sensory Loss Questions

    (1) Your patient is an 18 year old man who sustained a spinal cord injury following a motorcycle accident. He is unable to move his left lower extremity and demonstrates the following sensory deficits: L LE: absent kinesthesia of hip, knee, ankle, greater toe L side below L2 Level: absent 2 point discrimination and pallesthe

    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

    Information about Sherrington and the hypothalamus

    I am unable to locate any information on a Dr. Sherrington. Sherrington in 1947 described the hypothalamus as the "head ganglion of the autonomic nervous system". I need to find out the relationship between the hypothalamus and the autonomic nervous system.

    Evaluation and Recommendations for Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy

    Once again another problem that i need guidance on all the data to put in order to evaluate 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, chro

    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

    Neuroanatomy/Cranial Nerves

    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

    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 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

    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?

    Hematocrit values

    Give one possible explanation that hematocrit values are usually higher or lower in healthy males than in females.

    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