35 Answered Questions for the topic Medicine


What causes swelling after impact?

Why does the head swell after getting hit by something hard? What is the liquid that forms after impact?

Why are pharmacology studies so experimental?

I am a med student, and as far as I see from our pharmacology lectures, pharmacologists work almost completely experimental. Quite typically they take a substance (e.g., from nature), they add,... more


If I used 40 pills in 110 days how many pills have I used in a month?

Do not understand what you mean by decription.  It is a question.


question about hypokalemia/hyperkalemia

this is really confusing me! so say someones TOTAL body potassium were to stay the same but they developed BLOOD hyperkalemia due to something like low insulin levels or acidosis. ultimately the... more


Discuss three factors that can decreases the seizure threshold, thereby increasing the likelihood of seizures?

 Discuss three factors that can decreases the seizure threshold, thereby increasing the likelihood of seizures.?


What role can a nurse play in ensuring that a correct dose of medication is administered to a patient?

The medication administration process starts with a health care provider (medical doctor, physician’s assistant, or nurse practitioner) who examines a patient, makes a diagnosis, and then writes... more


How were soldiers medically treated after the civil war?

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Whole problem is in the description

A doctor prescribes an ointment that is 2% hydrocortisone. A pharmacist has 1% and 5% concentrations in stock. How many ounces of each should the pharmacist use to make a 3-ounce tube?

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