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Homeostasis the importance of being in balance

When many people think of homeostasis they think of their body being in balance or the flight or flight response. Homeostasis is the maintenance of physiological conditions required to maintain the life of the organism. Cannon (1932) has come up with some theories on homeostasis. What are Cannon's (1932) theories on homeostasis? What is the World Health Organization's (WHO's) definition of engineering methods, also known as engineering controls?

There are five key engineering methods developed to reduce or eliminate the spread of infection and disease. How effective do you think these methods have been? Of these methods, which one has been the most effective and which one the least effective? Why? Justify your answers with appropriate research

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Homeostasis the importance of being in balance
When many people think of homeostasis they think of their body being in balance or the flight or flight response. Homeostasis is the maintenance of physiological conditions required to maintain the life of the organism. Cannon (1932) has come up with some theories on homeostasis. What are Cannon's (1932) theories on homeostasis?

Cannon's (1932) theories on homeostasis are that the brain is responsible for coordinating the body systems and maintaining a set of internal variables. Cannon believed that homeostasis is referring to "any process that living things use to actively maintain fairly stable conditions necessary for survival." (1) Homeostasis is the term describing the steady state of conditions of temperature and vital conditions ( water, salt, sugar, protein, fat, calcium, and oxygen) that the human body must maintained. Cannon's belief that the core body temperature is kept at 98.6F, and the serum sodium level at 140 mEg/L. The human body uses a number of process to control temperature. One of the main way to keep body temperature is to respond to overheating by sweating, which cools down the body. In cold weather, the body reduces heat loss by sweating less, and reducing blood ...

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Homeostasis is the term describing the steady state of conditions of temperature and vital conditions ( water, salt, sugar, protein, fat, calcium, and oxygen) that the human body must maintained.

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