41 Answered Questions for the topic pathology

04/27/21

Pathophysiology Clinical Question about the Brain

A 65-year-old woman presents with a 1-hour history of right-sided weakness and aphasia. An immediate CT scan of the brain is negative.  Where in the brain is the pathology?

04/19/21

What are the effects of a C2 and C3 spinal cord injury?

A 20-year-old man suffered spinal cord injury at the C2 to C3 level as the result of a motorcycle accident.  Explain the effects of this man’s injury on ventilation and communication, sensorimotor... more

04/13/21

pathophysiology case scenario question

A 72-year-old man has a radical prostatectomy for localized prostate cancer. After surgery his PSA level was undetectable. He presents 5 years later having been “lost to follow up.” He complains of... more
Pathology Science Anatomy Nursing

04/08/21

Why do these manifestations occur in end-stage renal failure?

Explain why each of the following manifestations occurs in end-stage renal failure:  Metabolic acidosis  Hyperkalemia  Hypocalcemia  Increased BUN and serum creatinine  Anemia  Impaired... more

04/06/21

Glomerulonephritis Question: Clinical Case Scenario Cause

A 6-year old boy is diagnosed with acute glomerulonephritis that developed after a streptococcal throat infection. At this time, the following manifestations are noted: decrease in urine output,... more

03/19/21

Pathophysiology question about acromegaly

Explain why longitudinal bone growth cannot occur in patients with acromegaly.Is it because longitudinal growth occurs until puberty? And so acromegaly will often develop after puberty when the... more

03/15/21

Pathophysiology Clinical Vignette Question

A 6-year-old boy is admitted to the emergency department with nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. He is very lethargic; his skin is warm, dry, and flushed; his pulse is rapid, and he has a sweet... more

03/15/21

Pathophysiology Clinical Vignette Question

A 6-year-old boy is admitted to the emergency department with nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. He is very lethargic; his skin is warm, dry, and flushed; his pulse is rapid, and he has a sweet... more

03/08/21

Pathophysiology question about COPD

A 62-year-old man with an 8-year history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) reports to the clinic with complaints of increasing shortness of breath, ankle swelling, and a feeling of... more

02/22/21

Pathophysiology: Aortic Dissection vs. Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

A 55-year-old man presents at the emergency department of his local hospital with complaints of excruciating, “ripping” pain in his upper back. He has a history of poorly controlled hypertension.... more

02/17/21

Blood Disorder Question

Identify the blood or lymphatic disorder(s) in which they occur:Increased hematocrit without an actual increase in the number of red blood cells.
Pathology Science Biology Anatomy

02/16/21

Identify blood and lymphatic disorders question

For each of the following characteristics, identify the blood or lymphatic disorder(s) in which they occur:NOTE: For most, I wrote down what I think occurs in these scenarios, I'm just wondering if... more
Pathology Science Biology Anatomy

02/15/21

Question about Pathophysiology and Anemia

A 65-year-old woman is seen in the clinic because of numbness in her lower legs and feet and difficulty walking. She has no other complaints. She takes a blood pressure pill, two calcium pills, and... more
Pathology Science Biology Nursing

02/15/21

Pharmacology/Pathophysiology Question

A new mother is admitted to the intensive care unit and started on low-molecular-weight heparin and warfarin. She is told that she will be discharged in a day or two and will remain on the heparin... more
Pathology Science Biology Anatomy

02/11/21

Bone Healing: Procallus vs Bony Callus

Differentiate the procallus from the bony callus in the healing of a fracture.
Pathology Science Biology Anatomy

02/08/21

Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinical Scenario Question

A 30-year-old woman recently diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) complains of general fatigue and weight loss along with symmetrical joint swelling, stiffness, and pain. The stiffness is more... more
Pathology Science Biology Anatomy

02/08/21

Clinical Scenario Question about Osteoarthritis

A 65-year-old obese woman with a diagnosis of osteoarthritis (OA) has been having increased pain in her right knee that is made worse with movement and weight-bearing and is relieved by rest.... more
Pathology Science Biology Anatomy

02/07/21

Musculoskeletal Disorder Questions

A 39-year-old man is in intensive care after a motorcycle accident in which he skidded across the pavement on his right side. He has fractures of his right femur, pelvis, and several ribs on the... more

02/03/21

Question about Antibodies and Hypersensitivity

Use the following terms to describe the types of antibodies (environmental, allogenic, autoimmune) present with each of the following hypersensitivity reactions: Reaction to pet dander Tissue graft... more
Pathology Science Biology Anatomy

02/02/21

Pathophysiology Immune Disorders Question

A 32-year old man presents in the allergy clinic with complaints of allergic rhinitis or hay fever. His major complaints are those of nasal pruritis (itching) nasal congestion with profuse watery... more
Pathology Science Biology Anatomy

01/26/21

Pathophysiology Calcium Question

Explain how malabsorption of calcium from the intestine would affect serum calcium and serum PTH.Any help on this question would be greatly appreciated, thanks!
Pathology Science Biology Anatomy

01/26/21

Pathophysiology Hormone Balance

Fill in the following table regarding the hormones involved in water and sodium balance.  Stimulus for Release Effects of hormone ADH Aldosterone Atrial natriuretic peptide If... more
Pathology Science Biology Anatomy

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
Pathology Biology Microbiology

06/05/20

Is bacteria a type of cell?

It seems very similar to plant cells with cell wall, has a nucleus. They look like bad cells that do not need to be formed inside bodies, but once in bodies of animals, multiplies and creates... more

07/19/19

Why is rabies incurable?

I'm still not sure about the mechanics that lead to rabies being incurable. I know that it can be treated before any symptoms show up, but why is it that once symptoms show the person is a dead man... more

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