41 Answered Questions for the topic Pathophysiology

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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?
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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
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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
Pathophysiology Science Anatomy Nursing

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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
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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
Pathophysiology Nursing

03/25/21

HIV relation to fragile bones

how can HIV make bones more fragile and easily breakable?
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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
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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
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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
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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
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03/04/21

Heart Failure Question

Describe the compensatory mechanisms that are recruited in early heart failure to help maintain cardiac output. Explain how these compensations may be maladaptive.
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03/02/21

Left-sided heart failure

How does left-sided heart failure impact preload, afterload, and contractility?
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03/01/21

Question about Mitral Stenosis in Clinical Vignette

A nurse is caring for an 85-year-old woman admitted to the hospital with a diagnosis of mitral stenosis. The patient has been experiencing dizziness and lightheadedness and fell before admission.... more
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02/22/21

Question about hypovolemic shock treatment

The treatment of hypovolemic shock is usually directed at maintaining the circulatory volume through fluid resuscitation, rather than maintaining blood pressure through the use of vasoactive... more
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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
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02/18/21

Pathophysiology Question: Thrombosis and Hemorrhage

How does the widespread thrombosis lead to hemorrhage in patients with disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC)?
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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02/11/21

Bone Healing: Procallus vs Bony Callus

Differentiate the procallus from the bony callus in the healing of a fracture.
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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
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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
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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
Pathophysiology Science Anatomy Physiology

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

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