44 Answered Questions for the topic Medicine

01/28/22

Define the meaning of the term ‘peptic ulcer disease’.

Define the meaning of the term ‘peptic ulcer disease’. Discuss some of the risk factors that make people susceptible (including factors that protect the mucosa of the stomach/duodenum and those... more
Medicine Neurology

01/23/22

Career Questions From an Aspiring Neurologist

I am trying to get more information on a career I am very interested in going into. I would love it if someone in a medical field even close to Neurology would be kind enough to answer these quick... more

11/05/21

What resources are the best for studying for Step 1 during dedicated period?

Please give your top 3-4 resources.

10/22/21

Please help me with this question

Mr. Jim had R total hip replacement 1 day ago. He's having trouble coughing up secretions after her surgery, complaining of SOB & a sensation of "tightness" in his chest, pale & sweating.... more

10/19/21

Please help me with this question

Mr. Jim had R total hip replacement 1 day ago. He's having trouble coughing up secretions after her surgery, complaining of SOB & a sensation of "tightness" in his chest, pale & sweating.... more

10/18/21

Please help me with this question

Mr. Jim had R total hip replacement 1 day ago. He's having trouble coughing up secretions after her surgery, complaining of SOB & a sensation of "tightness" in his chest, pale & sweating.... more
Medicine Math Science Nursing

05/09/21

Medical Math Question

What is the most likely value for CaO2, if the hematocrit is 30?A. 16-20 vols%B. 12-16 vols%C. 8-12 vols%D. 4-8 vols%

05/06/21

Clinical nursing question

A nurse summons you too assess a 300-pound, one-day post-operative cholecystectomy patient. He has no fever, has no productive cough, and has a negative chest x ray. He is, however, reluctant to... more

04/30/21

Blood clotting inside a syringe

Can someone explain the mechanism of blood clot formation inside a syringe? Not inside a blood vessel, why does it happen?
Medicine Anatomy Physiology

02/28/21

want to be a tutor

how to be register as a tutor on Wyzant? I am aMedical doctor and professor

01/25/21

Pathophysiology Clinical Scenario Question

A 16-year-old girl is seen by her primary care doctor because her parents are concerned about her binge eating and their recent discovery that she engages in self-induced vomiting. Initial... more

12/17/20

Enumerate at least three concrete applications of the importance of Mole concept in the field of Medicine.

The only applications I can think of are so doctors can avoid giving an overdose to their patients. Any suggestion is welcomed. Thank you!

10/17/20

Question regarding bcaa branched chain amino acids?

I recently consumed high amounts of soya chunks for muscle growth while resistance training but recently i am suffering from depression. I recently red bcaa in high amounts blocks the pathways that... more
Medicine Physics Chem

12/14/19

Turbulence and Poiseuille's equation

(P3) [8 points] Poiseuille’s equation does not hold if the flow velocity is high enough that turbulence sets in. The onset of turbulence occurs when the so-called Reynolds number Re, exceeds... more

Is it possible to synthesize chiral version of an organism (incompatible with our pathogens)?

In theory, it should be possible to synthesize chiral (mirror image) version of some organism: with all molecules replaced with their enantiomers, e.g. L-sugars in place of our D-sugars.Direct... more

06/19/19

Can/Have cancer cells be/been used in stem cell culture lines?

Since Cancer cells have unlimited growth potential, can they be induced towards totipotency and pluripotency? If so, can cancer cells be used in stem cell culture because of similar properties of... more
Medicine Anatomy Physiology

05/30/19

Bone transplant

I know you can’t graft parts of bone and transplant bone marrow. I was wondering if someone would be able to tell me why we can’t transplant complete bones from someone who died.

Blood draw from the elderly or those with tiny veins?

A lot of people have very small veins making it next to impossible to draw blood. Would a nitroglycerin tablet (or some other vasodilator) before drawing blood help to enlarge veins?
Medicine Pharmacology

05/12/19

Homeopathy is placebo, but isn't placebo good?

I never considered homeopathy as a serious and scientific medicine, and now we have plenty of evidence supporting this... more

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